Search for dissertations about: "toolkits"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word toolkits.

  1. 1. Opening Up Design Engaging the Layperson in the Design of Everyday Products

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Guido Hermans; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; democratisation of design; toolkits; 3D printing; layperson participation; post-phenomenology; research through design; design; design;

    Abstract : This dissertation in industrial design focuses on the gap between the context of design and the context of use. It aims to open up design to the layperson and investigate an active role for the layperson in the design of everyday products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Architecture and Applications of a Geovisual Analytics Framework

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Quan Ho; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; GeoVisual Analytics; toolkits; frameworks; web-enabled; visualization; interactive visualizations; interaction; interaction techniques; visual data analysis; component architecture; storytelling;

    Abstract : The large and ever-increasing amounts of multi-dimensional, multivariate, multi-source, spatio-temporal data represent a major challenge for the future. The need to analyse and make decisions based on these data streams, often in time-critical situations, demands integrated, automatic and sophisticated interactive tools that aid the user to manage, process, visualize and interact with large data spaces. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who is the Active Consumer? Insight into Contemporary Innovation and Marketing Practices

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Business Studies

    Author : Oscar Persson Ridell; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cocreation; Practice; Knowledge; Toolkits; Value; Value proposition; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : There are consumers who engage in innovation and who cocreate value together with other consumers, and with producers, in relation to products. This thesis has the purpose of exploring the nature of this ‘active consumer’ from a firm perspective, and thereby providing an answer to the thesis-level research question: ‘What are the implications of the active consumer on innovation and marketing practices?’ Four papers, drawing on research in the fields of consumer innovation and value cocreation, are presented that contain findings about the knowledge of the active consumer (Paper I), support (Paper II) and management (Paper III) of the active consumer, and challenges with the active consumer (Paper IV). READ MORE

  4. 4. Toward Industrialized Retrofitting Accelerating the Transformation of the Residential Building Stock in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qian Wang; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrialized retrofitting; retrofitting toolkits; Swedish residential buildings; energy savings; cost-effectiveness; building typology; SRA - Energy; SRA - Energi;

    Abstract : Energy utilization issues are becoming increasingly important around the world. Existing residential and building service sectors represent a large part of total energy utilization, and the corresponding operational costs and environmental impacts are high. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning for safety: Improvements of Swedish authorities’ toolkits for societal resilience

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Borell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Societal safety; Crisis management; Emergency management; Learning; Evaluation; Exercise; Risk assessment; Safety culture;

    Abstract : This thesis suggests improvements of selected parts of the Swedish authorities’ toolkits for societal safety and crisis management; crisis response evaluations, crisis management exercises and organizational risk assessments. The thesis also explores how visualizations of safety culture data can be used to support safety culture development. READ MORE