Search for dissertations about: "sense perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 swedish dissertations containing the words sense perception.

  1. 1. Tactile Perception : Role of Friction and Texture

    Author : Lisa Skedung; Mark Rutland; Siegfried Derler; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human skin; tactile friction; finger friction; skin friction; skin tribology; biotribology; tactile perception; haptic perception; psychophysics; haptics; surface roughness; surface texture; contact area; nanostructure; model surfaces; surface wrinkling; printing paper; tissue paper; magnitude estimation; multidimensional scaling; tactile threshold; psychophysical relations; smoothness; coolness; coarseness; softness; force sensor; skin lipids; topical formulations; skin creams; taktil friktion; fingerfriktion; hudfriktion; hudtribologi; biotribologi; taktil perception; psykofysik; haptik; ytråhet; ytstruktur; ytveckning; nanostruktur; kontaktarea; modellytor; friktionskoefficient; kraftmätare; bestruket papper; obestruket papper; tryckpapper; mjukpapper; multidimensionell skalning; magnitud estimation; taktilt tröskelvärde; lenhet; mjukhet; svalhet; strävhet; hudlipider; topikala beredningar; hudkräm;

    Abstract : Tactile perception is considered an important contributor to the overall consumer experience of a product. However, what physical properties that create the specifics of tactile perception, are still not completely understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experiencing sense of place in a virtual environment : real in the moment?

    Author : Ingvar Tjøstheim; Rikard Harr; John Waterworth; Phil Turner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; telepresence; perception; sense of place; virtual tourism; video-games; digital humaniora; digital humanities;

    Abstract : The main goal of this thesis is to contribute to telepresence research by investigating a sightseeing experience in a virtual environment (VE) and by discussing insights from theories of telepresence, perception, experience of place, marketing and philosophy. The empirical work concerns a sightseeing experience, a visit to a city in a videogame (the VE). READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychophysiological reactions to experimental stress : relations to pain sensitivity, position sense and stress perception

    Author : Marina Heiden; Eugene Lyskov; Tohr Nilsson; Ulf Lundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : public health; autonomic activity; cognitive-behavioral training; muscle oxygenation; physical activity; position sense; pressure-pain thresholds; sick leave; stress; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Stress and monotonous work contribute substantially to the development of chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Yet, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the process, particularly the involvement of autonomic regulation, remain unclear. READ MORE

  4. 4. It's All in the Brain : A Theory of the Qualities of Perception

    Author : Jesper Östman; Pär Sundström; Howard Robinson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of perception; philosophy of consciousness; hallucination; phenomenal qualities; qualia; sense data; physicalism; Russell; disjunctivism; representationalism; brain theory; color; the brain; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the location and nature of phenomenal qualities. Arguably, these qualities naively seem to belong to perceived external objects. However, we also seem to experience phenomenal qualities in hallucinations, and in hallucinations we do not perceive any external objects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sense of Touch in Robots

    Author : Magnus Johnsson; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; touch perception; neural network; robot hand; brain model; cognitive model; robot model; tensor network; associative self-organizing map; SOM; proprioception;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses a number of robot touch perception systems. All these systems are self-organizing and model different aspects of human touch perception. The thesis starts out with introductions to the anatomy and the physiology of the human hand. READ MORE