Search for dissertations about: "socio-technical systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 swedish dissertations containing the words socio-technical systems.

  1. 1. Engineering principles for open socio-technical systems

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Jenny Lundberg; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; principles; socio-technical systems; semantics; ethnography; empowerment; service; agent; sensor;

    Abstract : Engineering Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for robust information sharing is the fundamental area of investigation in thesis. Robust workflow based information sharing systems have the potential to be part of robust information infrastructures providing positive effects for the individuals and teams as well as opportunities for societal and economical gains. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enabling socio-technical transitions – electric vehicles and high voltage electricity grids as focal points of low emission futures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Martin Albrecht; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socio-technical system; innovation system; transition; MLP; TIS; low emission future; electric vehicles; high voltage transmission grid; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Finland; United Kingdom; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Today humankind is facing numerous sustainability challenges that require us to question CO2 intensive practices like those present in the transport and energy sector. To meet those challenges, many countries have adopted ambitious climate targets. Achieving such targets requires an understanding of the wider socio-technical context of transitions. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Socio-technical Analysis of Information Systems Security Assurance A Case Study for Effective Assurance

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Job Asheri Chaula; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the concepts of Information System (IS) security assurance using a socio-technical framework. IS security assurance deals with the problem of estimating how well a particular security system will function efficiently and effectively in a specific operational environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Framework for Adaptive Information Security Systems A Holistic Investigation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jeffy Mwakalinga; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Security; framework for adaptive security systems; socio-technical; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This research proposes a framework for adaptive information security systems that considers both the technical and social aspects of information systems security. Initial development of information systems security focused on computer technology and communication protocols. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk and Vulnerability Analysis of Interdependent Technical Infrastructures: Addressing Socio-Technical Systems

    University dissertation from Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Jonas Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Critical Infrastructures; Interdependencies; Risk analysis; Socio-Technical Systems; Vulnerability Analysis; Network Analysis; Resilience; Crisis Management; Response Systems; Technical Infrastructures;

    Abstract : The society of today is highly dependent on technical infrastructures. Several incidents around the world the last decades have clearly highlighted the major effects technical infrastructure breakdowns have on life, health and economy of society. READ MORE