Search for dissertations about: "social informatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 136 swedish dissertations containing the words social informatics.

  1. 1. Tinkering Care Moves : Senior Home Care in Practice

    Author : Peter A. Lutz; Mats Utas; Klaus Lindgaard Hoeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Health Care Research; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shared Virtual Environments : Technology, Social Interaction, and Adaptation over Time

    Author : Maria Spante; Erik Stolterman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shared virtual environments; virtual reality technology; social interaction; adaptation; collaboration; time; Informatik; Informatics; time.;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates social interaction and adaptation over time in shared virtual environments. Shared virtual environments (SVEs) are computer generated 3D graphical spaces where geographically distributed people can meet and interact with each other in a graphical space. READ MORE

  3. 3. Connected Practice: The Dynamics of Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environment

    Author : Maria Spante; Ralph Schroeder; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; time; connected practice.; Shared virtual environments; virtual reality technology; dynamics; social interaction; practice; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the phenomenon of social interaction in shared virtual environments (SVEs), supported by virtual reality (VR) systems over time. SVEs are computer generated 3D graphical spaces where geographically distributed people can meet and interact with each other in a graphical space. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prometheus at the wheel : Representations of road transport informatics

    Author : Oskar Juhlin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethnography; engineering; representational practice; testing; technical demonstration; constructivism; road transport informatics; intelligent transportation systems; situated practice; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the challenge of developing information technology for road transport, a field often referred to as Road Transport Informatics. Oskar Juhlin studies in particular how engineers cope with the contingent and social aspects of the design process and of road use. READ MORE

  5. 5. Virtual Mobility and Pollution Prevention - The Emerging Role of ICT Based Communication in Organisations and its Impact on Travel

    Author : Peter Arnfalk; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; travel reduction; pollution prevention; telework; web-meetings; audioconferencing; videoconferencing; virtual mobility; virtual communication; IT; IKT; ICT; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp; Informatics; systems theory; Informatik; systemteori; Telecommunication engineering; Telekommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies change the way we work and communicate, enabling us to telework and to have virtual meetings - collaborating without a physical meeting. This can influence the need for commuting and business travel by provision of access to an activity without mobility - virtual mobility. READ MORE