Search for dissertations about: "philosophy of information"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 189 swedish dissertations containing the words philosophy of information.

  1. 1. Decisional-Emotional Support System for a Synthetic Agent Influence of Emotions in Decision-Making Toward the Participation of Automata in Society

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Javier Francisco Guerrero Razuri; Aron Larsson; David Sundgren; Rahim Rahmani; Alessandro Villa; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Affective Computing; Machine Learning; Adversarial Risk Analysis; Broaden and Build Theory; Facial Expression Recognition; Speech Emotion Recognition; Detection of Emotional Information; Emotional self-regulation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Emotion influences our actions, and this means that emotion has subjective decision value. Emotions, properly interpreted and understood, of those affected by decisions provide feedback to actions and, as such, serve as a basis for decisions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic Information - Values and Rights. The morality of presymptomatic genetic testing

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Niklas Juth; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; morality; biomedical ethics; genetic information; genetic testing; presymptomatic; values; rights; autonomy; well-being; justice; genetic counselling; Kantian ethics; authenticity; privacy; confidentiality; insurance;

    Abstract : The focal point of this dissertation is the question of the value of and right to genetic information from presymptomatic genetic testing that may reveal risk of disease. This question is discussed regarding first parties, that is, the person on whom the test is performed, second parties, that is, blood relatives’ of first parties, and third parties, such as insurance companies and employers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographies of eHealth: Studies of Healthcare at a Distance

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jesper Petersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; eHealth; telehealthcare; Actor-network theory; space; information and communication technology; Governmentality;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the proliferation of healthcare services using information and communication technology to overcome spatial and temporal obstacles. These services are given such names as telemedicine and telecare, which are sometimes grouped together as telehealthcare under the umbrella term eHealth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Non-linear belief revision : Foundations and applications : by John Cantwell

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : John Cantwell; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Belief revision; iterated belief revision; non-linear belief revision; epistemic entrenchment; plausibility relations; possibility relations; preferential relations; sources of information; contradictory information; non- prioritised belief revision; AGM; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : Three structures for belief revision: plausability relations on states, relations of epistemic entrenchment on propositions and systems of spheres (hypertheories), are generalised to the non-linear (non-connected) case. The further generalisation to the case of sets of such structures is also investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. F. A. Hayek's Critique of Legislation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law

    Author : Cyril Holm; Torben Spaak; Pauline Westerman; Wennström Bo; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hayek; legislation; rules; law; rationality; rational action; rational social order; equilibrium; utilitarianism; method of deliberation; criterion of correctness; Elinor Ostrom; Avner Greif; Vernon Smith; Joshua Epstein; complexity; knowledge; social cooperation; information; know-how; the Hayek problem; the invisible hand; Adam Smith; Mises; Keynes; Marx; welfare state; Gilbert Ryle; Michael Polanyi; theory of legislation; legisprudence; jurisprudence; Neo-Kantianism; historicism; cognitive closure; theory of prices; competition; syntax grammar; game theory; generative social science; agent-based computational modeling; institutional policy analysis; normative; primacy of economics; primacy of politics; Sheri Berman; constructivist rationalism; socialism; social democracy; Nozick; Rawls; distribution; justice; freedom; Kant; polycentric government; process of experimentation; speculative philosophy; analytical philosophy; freedom under the law; liberty; philosophy of mind; consequentialist; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : The dissertation concerns F. A. Hayek’s (1899–1992) critique of legislation. The purpose of the investigation is to clarify and assess that critique. READ MORE