Sökning: "intentions in action"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 64 avhandlingar innehållade orden intentions in action.
1. Expressing and recognizing intentions
Sammanfattning : With the advancement of Artificial Intelligence, intelligent computer programs known as agents are coming increasingly close to the life of human beings. In an optimistic view, predictions tell us that agents will be governing many machines such as phones, robots and cars. LÄS MER
2. Withhold or withdraw futile treatment in intensive care : arguments supported by physicians and the general public
Sammanfattning : Background: Since the 60s and with increasing intensity a discussion have continued about balance between useful and useless/harmful treatment. Different attempts have been done to create sustainable criteria and recommendations to manage the situations of futile treatment near the end of life. LÄS MER
3. Brandvägg. Ord och handling i en yrkesutbildning
Sammanfattning : Brandvägg describes how a group of firefighters, who consistently maintain that they are “practitioners and not theorists”, relate to various forms of language based knowledge and language based “knowledging” in their vocational training, which is based on problem based learning. From a sociocultural perspective to learning, and within the parameters of a didactic perspective with the focus on the students as learning language users, understanding is searched for what happens in the educational setting. LÄS MER
4. Agency and Artefacts : A cognitive semiotic exploration of design
Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the role of artefacts in relation to human agency and design within a cognitive semiotics framework. It deals with questions such as What is agency? What are artefacts and how does agency relate to them? What kind of intentions are involved in the activity of designing? What is human-specific with respect to agency and design? How can the origins and evolution of design be explained? Addressing these questions, the thesis proposes a layered model of agency for explaining the relations between different grades of agentive complexity. LÄS MER
5. Encounters in nursing homes : Experiences from nurses, residents and relatives
Sammanfattning : The care of residents in nursing homes (special housing) is a major challenge for the nursing profession, especially as the population of older people has increased in recent decades. One important aim of this care is to promote the wellbeing and security of the residents. LÄS MER