Search for dissertations about: "useworthiness"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word useworthiness.

  1. 1. The Useworthiness of Robots for People with Physical Disabilities

    University dissertation from Certec, Lund University

    Author : Håkan Eftring; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Page-turning; End-effector; RAID; Manus; Independence; Needs Analysis; Simplified Robot Use; Automatic Grasping; Case Studies.; Ethics; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; rehabilitation; revalidation; kinesitherapy; Physical medicine; Rehabilitation Robotics; Robots; Physical Disabilities; Useworthiness; Usability;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with robotics and the new possibilities it offers people with physical disabilities. I focus on the user and the use of the technology and, in particular, on what makes robotic aids worth using - useworthiness as distinguished from usability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Construction of Technical Aids - Personal Meaning and Interactional Effects of Disability and Assistive Devices in Everyday Life

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Oskar Krantz; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Legislation; Hand prosthesis; Gender; Dysmelia; Disability; Congenital Limb Deficiency; Body-image; Active ultra lightweight rigid frame wheelchair; Assistive device; Needs; Upper Limb Reduction Deficiency; Self-image; Regulation; Prescription; Useworthiness;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the role of disability and assistive devices in everyday life among persons with, for instance, impairments related to mobility (e.g. wheelchair users) and bodily shape and configuration (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persons with functional difficulties as resources in ICT design processes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Hans Persson; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; “Design for all”; functional difficulties; usability; useworthiness; accessibility; design methodology; “Design for all”; funktionssvårigheter; användbarhet; användvärdhet; tillgänglighet; designmetodik.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Computational linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Datorlingvistik;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling har sin grund i mina erfarenheter av att arbete med människor som har funktionsnedsättningar. Vanligtvis är denna grupp den sista en producent ser som sina kunder. Det är ganska vanligt att producenter gör olika produkter(produkter och tjänster) för personer med funktionsnedsättningar och en för andra. READ MORE