Essays about: "activity theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 essays containing the words activity theory.

  1. 1. PLUGGING IN TO QUEER IN GOTHENBURG. An Emotion and Power-Sensitive In-depth Group Study on Being Queer in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Jaring; [2019-03-26]
    Keywords : Queer; Gothenburg; Emotion; Power; Research Process; Diffraction; Intra-activity;

    Abstract : This study aims to extend the existing knowledge of how different queer persons experience being queer in Gothenburg and in extension, attend to emotions and power relations in the process of knowledge production. The study applies Donna Haraway’s situated knowledge, Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology and theory on what emotions do, and Karen Barad’s theory of intra- action and diffraction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Relationship Between Personality, Gender and Preferences in Contemporary Office Workspace Design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Peter O'Reilly; [2019]
    Keywords : Biophilia; Environmental Psychology; Evolutionary Workspaces; Flex-office; Gender; Green Enriched Office; Lean office; Office Design Preference; Personality; Self-Determination Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Objective: The study explores office workspace design preferences, and their psychological antecedents (personality and gender), among a sample of professionals before they have commenced work in an office environment – an approach not previously undertaken. Background: The physical environment of an office workspace and its design characteristics are important to employees’ psychological well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Combining Acoustic Echo Cancellation and Voice Activity Detection in Social Robotics

    University essay from KTH/Matematik (Avd.)

    Author : Anton Fahlgren; [2019]
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    Abstract : This thesis is partly a theoretical introduction to some basic concepts of signal processing such as the Fourier transform, linear time invariant systems and spectral analysis of random signals, both in the continuous and discrete setting. A second part is devoted to theory and applications of echo cancellation and voice activity detection in so called social robotics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vulnerable and Marginalized Women and Young Girls: The development of Human Trafficking in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Mikal Fekadu; [2019]
    Keywords : Human trafficking; Women; Young girls; Push and pull; Motivated offender; Postcolonial feminism; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the author explores the main factors that may have contributed to the development of human trafficking in terms of sexual exploitation in Sweden. The aim is to identify the background of the main women and young girls exposed to human trafficking and to identify the factors that could potentially decrease the development of human trafficking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Survival Analysis Using Time-Frequency Analysis of Heart Rate Variability During Exercise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Carl Sjögren; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Heart rate variability as an indicator of increased morbidity has been established in previous studies. It is defined by different frequency bands, corresponding to different biological mechanisms. This thesis aims to study heart rate variability indices in the time-frequency domain through extraction from the UK Biobank dataset. READ MORE