Sökning: "KTH Royal Institute of Technology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 150 avhandlingar innehållade orden KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

  1. 1. Designing with Urban Sound : Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    Författare :Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; Konstfack; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research; Architectue;

    Sammanfattning : The licentiate thesis Designing with Urban Sound explores the constitution and qualitative characteristics of urban sonic space from a design-oriented and practice-based perspective. The act of lifting forth and illuminating the interaction between architecture, the creation of sound and a sonic experience aims to examine and develop useful tools and methods for the representation, communication and analysis of the exterior sonic environment in complex architectural spaces. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Technological knowledge and technology education

    Författare :Per Norström; Sven Ove Hansson; Per Sandin; Peter Kroes; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of technology; epistemology of technology; technology education; technological knowledge; rule of thumb; explanation; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : Technological knowledge is of many different kinds, from experience-based know-how in the crafts to science-based knowledge in modern engineering. It is inherently oriented towards being useful in technological activities, such as manufacturing and engineering design. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Ethics of Imprisonment : Essays in Criminal Justice Ethics

    Författare :William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Göran Duus-Otterström; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Collateral Harms; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Consequentialism; Criminal Justice Ethics; Doctrine of Double Effect; Electronic Monitoring; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Moral Education Theory of Punishment; Privacy; Philosophy of Punishment; Retributivism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis consists of three essays which all concern the ethics of imprisonment and what constitutes an ethically defensible treatment of criminal offenders.Paper 1 defends the claim that prisoners have a right to privacy. I argue that the right to privacy is important because of its connection to moral agency. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Att bygga kunskapsstaden : en studie av högskolornas framväxt i Stockholm 1850-1960

    Författare :Julia Lindkvist; Sverker Sörlin; Martin Rörby; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of architecture; History of technology; higher education; Universities; Scientific institutions; The Royal institute of Technology; laboratories; buildings; scientific landscape; Stockholm; Sweden; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

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  5. 5. Philosophical controversies in the evaluation of medical treatments : With a focus on the evidential roles of randomization and mechanisms in Evidence-Based Medicine

    Författare :Alexander Mebius; John Cantwell; Jeremy Howick; Sven Ove Hansson; Julian Reiss; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Evidence; randomized controlled trials; observational studies; systematic reviews; meta-analysis; methodology; process assessment; outcome assessment; medical care; randomization; evidence-based medicine; selection bias; philosophy of medicine; philosophy of science; mechanisms; quality of evidence; animal studies; treatment effect; causation by absence; medical technology; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines philosophical controversies surrounding the evaluation of medical treatments, with a focus on the evidential roles of randomised trials and mechanisms in Evidence-Based Medicine. Current 'best practice' usually involves excluding non-randomised trial evidence from systematic reviews in cases where randomised trials are available for inclusion in the reviews. LÄS MER