Sökning: "make sense"

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  1. 1. Electricity externality studies : do the numbers make sense?

    Författare :Thomas Sundqvist; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : During the 1980s and 1990s a number of studies have addressed the problem of valuing the externalities arising from electricity production. The main objective of these studies has been to guide decision-making with respect to future fuel choices. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Demystifying the Black Box - Exploring How Users Make Sense of Fully Automated Vehicles

    Författare :Mikael Johansson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Automated vehicles; Driving Automation; Meaning; Conceptual model; Make sense; Product semantics; Signifiers; Understanding;

    Sammanfattning : Vehicles are becoming increasingly automated. Already today vehicles are able to take over and assist the human driver in certain driving tasks, and the scope of technical possibilities is rapidly expanding. However, for the proliferation of AVs to occur, there are several challenges that must first be overcome. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Sense and Sensibility : Four Essays on Evaluative Discourse

    Författare :Nils Franzén; Matti Eklund; Andreas Stokke; Pekka Väyrynen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :aesthetics; aesthetic language; evaluative language; expressivism; Allan Gibbard; R.M. Hare; David Hume; John MacFarlane. metaethics; moral language; philosophy of language; predicates of personal taste; relativism; speech-acts; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : The subject of this thesis is the nature of evaluative terms and concepts. It investigates various phenomena that distinguish evaluative discourse from other types of language use. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Making Sense of Negative Numbers

    Författare :Cecilia Kilhamn; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics education; metaphor; signed number; negative number; number sense; case study; longitudinal; social constructivism;

    Sammanfattning : Numbers are abstract objects that we conceptualize and make sense of through metaphors. When negative numbers appear in school mathematics, some properties of number sense related to natural numbers become contradictory. The metaphors seem to break down, making a transition from intuitive to formal mathematics necessary. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Making sense of contested illness : Talk and narratives about chronic fatigue

    Författare :Pia Bülow; Lars-Christer Hydén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chronic illness; CFS; illness narratives; illness experience; narrative analysis; sense-making; interaction; identity; morality; temporalization; co-narration; storytelling; discursive management; kroniskt trötthetssyndrom; patienter; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Sammanfattning : The primary aim of this thesis is to study how people suffering from chronic fatigue (usually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS) make sense of their medically unexplained and invisible illness. Due to the vagueness and indefinable character of this illness, it becomes disputed and doubted in many contexts. Thus, I call it a contested illness. LÄS MER