Search for dissertations about: "touch surfaces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words touch surfaces.

  1. 1. Smells: olfactive dimension in designing textile architecture

    Author : Jyoti Kapur; Clemens Thornquist; Delia Dumitrescu; Astrid Mody; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; smells; touch; movement; textiles; architecture; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Designing with non-visual attributes challenges ways of representation. This research explores methods for designing with invisible materiality within the research practice, as well as ways of representation through textiles when designing spaces. Exploring textiles and smells within a space, the research program investigates spatial interactions. READ MORE

  2. 2. User-Centered Collaborative Visualization

    Author : Daniel Cernea; Andreas Kerren; Achim Ebert; Helen C. Purchase; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; collaborative information visualization; computer-supported cooperative work CSCW ; user-centered design; emotion visualization; affective user interface; tabletop; touch surfaces; nestable tangibles; subjective evaluation; Information and software visualization; Informations- och programvisualisering; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : The last couple of years have marked the entire field of information technology with the introduction of a new global resource, called data. Certainly, one can argue that large amounts of information and highly interconnected and complex datasets were available since the dawn of the computer and even centuries before. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adhesion and Friction - a Study on Tactility

    Author : Kenneth Duvefelt; Ulf Olofsson; Emile Van Der Heide; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Adhesion; finger; friction; humidity; material; model; tactile friction; tactility; Machine Design; Maskinkonstruktion;

    Abstract : Although we are surrounded by hundreds of surfaces we can still distinguish them from each other simply by touch. The tactile information, interpreted by our brain and given by our fingers, is precise, but to put words to the sensation is very difficult — is it smooth, sticky or harsh? We do not only perceive surfaces differently, we also describe them in our own way. READ MORE

  4. 4. Origin of intraradicular infection with Enterococcus faecalis in endodontically treated teeth

    Author : Roberto Vidana; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The reported prevalence of Enterococcus faecalis, both a commensal of the gastro-intestinal tract and a common nosocomial pathogen, ranges from 24% to 77% in post-treatment root canal infections. To date it has not been possible to explain this prevalence, since its origin remains unknown. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bacterial sensors and controllers based on organic bioelectronics

    Author : Karen Butina; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Bacterial infections and contaminations are worldwide problems, leading to morbidity and mortality, food waste and economic losses in a variety of industries. The situation is aggravated by the increased occurrence of antibiotic-resistant strains, identified by the WHO as one of the biggest threats to development, food security and public health today. READ MORE