Essays about: "Quantified Self"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words Quantified Self.

  1. 1. In Harmony : Virtual Power Plants: Predicting, Optimising and Leveraging Residential Electrical Flexibility for Local and Global Benefit

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Tim Ryan; [2020]
    Keywords : Virtual Power Plants; Flexibility; Residential Demand Response; Self Consumption; Virtuella kraftverk; Flexibilitet; Demand Response; Självkonsumtion;

    Abstract : Electrical demand flexibility is a key component to enabling a low cost, low carbon grid. In this study, residential electricity demand and flexibility is explored from the lens of a virtual power plant operator. Individual and aggregate asset consumption is analysed using a pool of >10,000 household assets over 6 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quantifying Static and Dynamic Stability in Amputees with Low Activity

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Snorri Rafn Theodórsson; [2019]
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    Abstract : Background: Approximately 67% of lower limb amputees fall once or more every year. It is important for their daily functioning and their social life that their prosthetic device provide them with stability and security. Measuring stability for amputees and their prosthetic devices is challenging, especially for amputees with low activity level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Embodying Self-Tracking: A Feminist Exploration of Collective Meaning-Making of Self-Tracking Data

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : SENA ÇERÇİ; [2018]
    Keywords : Human-Computer Interaction; Interaction Design; Research-through-design; Self-tracking; Quantified Self; Personal Informatics; Embodiment; Feminist HCI;

    Abstract : This Research-through-Design conducted as thesis project within Malmö University Interaction Design Master’s programme is an attempt to bridge the gap between the quantified self and the subjective & collective experiences of the self-tracking for less normative ways of meaning-making of data. In order to accomplish this, it offers a feminist critique of self-tracking and an exploration of new features for self-tracking apps using provotypes to inform the HCI community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing for an Enhanced Body Relation: A Mindful Technology that Encourages Adolescents to Explore Emotions

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Simone Marie Okholm Hansen; [2018]
    Keywords : participatory design; soma-based design; somaesthetics; affective computing; mindfulness; adolescents; interaction design; prototyping; wearables; quantified self; emotions; body relation;

    Abstract : This thesis questions the idea that; quantified self technology can make us understand our bodies better and facilitate a healthy relationship with the body. Instead, it proposes that a healthy relationship to the body is developed through technology that facilitates a somatic practice, involving the bodily experience in the interpretations of the data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visualization of Quantified Self data from Spotify using avatars

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Stefan Aleksikj; [2018]
    Keywords : Quantified Self; Chernoff faces; avatars; data visualization; Spotify;

    Abstract : The increased interest for self-tracking through the use of technology has given birth to the Quantified Self movement. The movement empowers users to gain self-knowledge from their own data. The overall idea is fairly recent and as such it provides a vast space for exploration and research. READ MORE