Search for dissertations about: "virtual environments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the words virtual environments.

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

    Author : Maria Spante; Erik Stolterman; Institutionen för teknik och samhälle Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shared virtual environments; virtual reality technology; social interaction; adaptation; collaboration; time; Informatik; Informatics;

    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

  2. 2. Virtual Learning Environments in Higher Education : A Study of User Acceptance

    Author : Christina Keller; Sven Carlsson; Birger Rapp; Fredrik Nilsson; Lars Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; e-learning; web-based learning; virtual learning environment; technology acceptance; organisational learning; diffusion of innovations; Informatics; Informatik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to create knowledge about factors influencing acceptance of virtual learning environments among academic staff and students in blended learning environments. The aim was operationalised by four research questions. READ MORE

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

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

    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

  4. 4. Code begets community : On social and technical aspects of managing a virtual community

    Author : Daniel Pargman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mud; community; virtual community; virtual environments; adventure muds game; hobby; hackers; open source; software engineering; Virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : What is reality beyond the hype of virtual communities on the Internet? This Ph. D. thesis is based on three and a half years of studies in a Swedish-speaking adventure mud - a text-based virtual reality system. The focus is not primarily on the players, but on the administrators and on the work to make this virtual community work. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Usability of Collaborative Virtual Environments: Towards an Evaluation Framework

    Author : Ilona Heldal; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; use; social interaction; effectiveness; interaction via technology; presence; collaboration; Virtual environments; evaluation; usability; immersive;

    Abstract : Collaboration is often a necessity in order to reach one's goals in society, organizations, or among individuals. Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) can be used as a medium supporting communication and interaction between people. READ MORE