Essays about: "Distraction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the word Distraction.

  1. 1. Development of an interactive seriousgame for stress relief during flights

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : William Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : In-Flight Entertainment; serious game; guided breathing; distraction; negative emotions; biofeedback;

    Abstract : Airway travel is an easy and accessible form of transportation that allows billions of people to travel the world each year. Many passengers are however not perfectly comfortable on flights, with stressful flight-related anxieties or phobias being common. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Benefits of Breathing Practices For Computer Science Workers

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Rahwa Mebrahtu Araya; [2021-12-15]
    Keywords : Breathing practice; Well-being; Resilience; software developers; computer workers;

    Abstract : Breathing is a powerful internal resource that is within conscious control and that often goes unnoticed in one’s daily life. In this study, the benefits of breathing practice for software developers who are under a high amount of stress due to continuous deadlines and over commitments are investigated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prediction Accuracy And Autonomy : Assessing how recommender systems objectives can align with user autonomy

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Anton Angwald; Kalle Areschoug; [2021-11-24]
    Keywords : recommender systems; autonomy; design ethics; user studies; YouTube; evaluation metrics; intention-behaviour gap;

    Abstract : Entertainment recommender systems have been criticised by journalists and tech-industry insiders for undermining individuals’ autonomy. These systems might exercise unwanted control over peoples’ lives, not through coercion but rather through distraction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nikāḥ as precondition for paradise? Spiritual corporeality and al-Ghazālī’s theology of marriage in the Kitāb ādāb al-nikāḥ

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Mariette Frieda Anita Minnemann; [2021]
    Keywords : al-Ghazali marriage asceticism Medieval theology history of religion Islamic theology Soteriology cosmogony eschatology embodiment Sufism Sufi tasawwuf spiritual corporeality mysticism Ibn Arabi Islamic mysticism jihad body Ihya kitab nikah intercourse sex celibacy embodied resurrection din Medieval Islamic studies religious studies; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : With the 11th century text Kitāb ādāb al-nikāḥ, the “Book on the Proper Conduct of Marriage”, the Islamic thinker al-Ghazālī (1056 –1111/447–504) replies to a contemporaneous debate within Sufi asceticism with a theology of nikāḥ. The text is part of his opus magnum, the “Renaissance of the Knowledge of dīn”, which aims at a renewal of Muslim piety and provides practical guidance to the male audience addressed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Data Driven Adaptive Autonomy

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2021]
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    Abstract : Manual work in hazardous environments puts the operators at a great risk.Developing autonomous robots specialized for the task is one way to removethe need for human operators to be present at the scene makes but still lacksthe reasoning and expert knowledge of a human operator. READ MORE