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  • 1.
    Ajanovic, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and Informatics. University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Ohrozený megalopolis japaneského ANIME 32011In: Homo Felix, ISSN 1338-2268, no 1, p. 71-72Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 2.
    Ajanović, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Anime ohrozený megalopolis japaneského 2010In: Homo Felix, no 1, p. 68-71Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 3.
    Ajanović, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Little man at the turn of the worlds : A view of the origin, history and basis of the phenomenon of the Zagreb School of Animated Film 2010Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 4.
    Ajanović, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mannen som tecknade Musse Pigg2010In: Göteborgs-Posten, no 18/12, p. 114-114Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 5.
    Ajanović, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Milan Blazekovic: life in a cartoon =  Život u crtanom filmu 2010 (ed. 1)Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 6.
    Ajanović, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Nedovrsena prica2010In: Kvadrat, ISSN 1845-8009, no 22, p. 93-95Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 7.
    Ajanović, Midhat
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Tamna strana Potemkinovih kulisa: sovjetski animirani film od animiranih agitki do animacije otopljavanja u filmovima Fjodora Hitruka 2010In: Hrvatski filmski ljetopis, ISSN 1330-7665, Vol. 63, p. 70-93Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 8.
    Amoson, Jonas
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Building complex GUIs in Plan 92009In: Proceedings 4th International Workshop on Plan9, Athens, GA: University of Georgia , 2009, p. 15-21Conference paper (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    How can non-trivial graphical user interfaces be designed in Plan 9 without them losing their minimalistic style? Different toolkits are discussed, and a proposal for a tabbed toolbar is suggested as a way to add functionality without cluttering the interface and avoiding the use of pop-up dialog boxes. A hypothetical port to the GUI in LyX is used as an example.

  • 9.
    Angenete, Eva
    et al.
    University of Gothenburg, Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra.
    Jacobsson, Anders
    Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm.
    Gellerstedt, Martin
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Haglind, Eva
    University of Gothenburg, Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra.
    Laparoscopy on the Risk of Small-Bowel Obstruction: A Population-Based Register Study2012In: Archives of surgery (Chicago. 1960), ISSN 0004-0010, E-ISSN 1538-3644, ISSN 0004-0010, Vol. 147, no 4, p. 359-365Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Objective  To investigate the incidence and risk factors for small-bowel obstruction (SBO) after certain surgical procedures. Design A population-based retrospective register study. Setting Small-bowel obstruction causes considerable patient suffering. Risk factors for SBO have been identified, but the effect of surgical technique (open vs laparoscopic) on the incidence of SBO has not been fully elucidated. Patients The Inpatient Register held by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare was used. The hospital discharge diagnoses and registered performed surgical procedures identified data for cholecystectomy, hysterectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, bowel resection, anterior resection, abdominoperineal resection, rectopexy, appendectomy, and bariatric surgery performed from January 1, 2002, through December 31, 2004. Data on demographic characteristics, comorbidity, previous abdominal surgery, and death were collected. Main Outcome Measures Episodes of hospital stay and surgery for SBO within 5 years after the index surgery. Results A total of 108 141 patients were included. The incidence of SBO ranged from 0.4% to 13.9%. Multivariate analysis revealed age, previous surgery, comorbidity, and surgical technique to be risk factors for SBO. Laparoscopy exceeded other risk factors in reduction of the risk of SBO for most of the surgical procedures.

    Conclusions Open surgery seems to increase the risk of SBO at least 4 times compared with laparoscopy for most of the abdominal surgical procedures studied. Other factors such as age, previous abdominal surgery, and comorbidity are also of importance

  • 10.
    Ayers, P. W.
    et al.
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Department of Chemistry.
    Jenkins, Samantha
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    An electron-preceding perspective on the deformation of materials2009In: Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 130, no 15, p. 4104-Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 11.
    Bernhard, Irene
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media Production.
    Blomgren, Roger
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Divison of Informatics.
    Grundén, Kerstin
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    En kritisk analys av IT-visioner inom hälsa och kultur2010In: Förvaltning och medborgarskap i förändring: etablerad praxis och kritiska perspektiv / [ed] Lindblad-Gidlund, Katarina, Ekelin, Annelie, Eriksén, Sara, Ranerup, Agneta, Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2010, 1, p. 251-270Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 12.
    Boklund, Andreas
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Namaki, Nima
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Gustafsson, J
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Lingbrand, M
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Dual-core efficiency for engineering simulation applications2008In: 2008 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, PDPTA 2008: Las Vegas, NV; 14 July 2008 through 17 July 2008, 2008, p. 962-968Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 13.
    Boklund, Andreas
    et al.
    University West, Department of Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Division for Computer Science.
    Namaki, Nima
    University West, Department of Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Division for Computer Science.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Division for Computer Science.
    Jiresjö, Christian
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    A characterisation tool for the impact of network deficiencies on HPC applications2008In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, PDPTA 2008, 2008, p. 888-894Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 14.
    Borjesson, Anna
    et al.
    Ericsson, Goteborg.
    Pareto, Lars
    IT University of Goteborg.
    Lundh Snis, Ulrika
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Staron, Miroslaw
    IT University of Goteborg.
    Continuing professional development by practitioner integrated learning2007In: Companion to the 22nd ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object-oriented programming systems and applications companion: Conference on Object Oriented Programming Systems Languages and Applications, ACM , 2007, p. 897-907Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 15.
    Broeren, Jurgen
    et al.
    Sahlgrenska Akademin, Göteborgs Universitet.
    Pareto, Lena
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media and Design.
    Johansson, Britt
    NU-sjukvården, Uddevalla kommun.
    Ljungberg, Christer
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Rydmark, Martin
    Sahlgrenska Akademin, Götebrog Universitet.
    Stroke rehabilitation using m-Health Care and 3D virtual environments: work in progress2010In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies / [ed] Sharkey, Paul & Sánchez, Jaime, 2010, p. 115-122Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

     We have now started testing a telehealth system for stroke rehabilitation in a rural area in Sweden (NU- Hospital Group Area). For collection of assessments and audiovisual communication, the telehealth system has bidirectional contact with the home-based units. To date, three stroke subjects’ participated; they were instructed to play 3D computer games with the hemiplegic upper extremity. The intervention led to clinical changes for all subjects. The analysis of the audiovisual communication revealed that the both stroke subjects and therapists were not yet effective in regulating their turn taking process. The data suggests the feasibility of a distance based approach using 3D virtual environments for upper extremity rehabilitation after stroke.

  • 16.
    Bäckman, Kjell
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Ant Colony Optimization and Evolutionary Algorithms Applied to Jazz Solo Improvisation2010Conference proceedings (editor) (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

     

    This paper describes an experiment of using a variant of the TSP (Traveling Salesman Problem) of ACO (Ant Colony Optimization) and automatic fitness in the evolutionary algorithm to create jazz improvisation solos. It is a sub-project of our overall EJI (Evolutionary Jazz Improvisation) project, where we try to explore the inner nature of jazz music and model jazz improvisation solos and jazz harmony in the computer by means of evolutionary algorithms, swarm theory, chaos theory, neural networks, memetics and other kinds of heuristics

  • 17.
    Bäckman, Kjell
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Evolutionary Jazz Harmony: A New Jazz Harmony System2008In: BIOINSPIRED OPTIMIZATION METHODS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bioinspired Optimization Methods and their Applications, BIOMA 2008 / [ed] Bogdan Filipič & Jurij Šilc, Ljubljana: Jožef Stefan Institute , 2008, p. 133-140Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 18. Bäckman, R
    et al.
    Christiernin, Linn G.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    MIDAS: a process support tool for multi-layered designsIn: Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, ISSN 1552-6496, E-ISSN 1532-4516Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 19.
    Cardon, Peter W.
    et al.
    University of South Carolina.
    Marshall, Bryan
    Georgia College, State Univ.
    Choi, Jeongil
    Soongsiil Univ.
    El-Shinnaway, Maha. M.
    American Univ. of Cairo.
    North, Matthew
    Washington Jefferson College.
    Svensson, Lars
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Wang, Sujie
    Nankai Univ.
    Noris, Daniel T.
    McNeese State University.
    Cui, Lixin
    Beijing Institute of Technology.
    Goreva, Natalya
    Point Park Univ..
    Raungpaka, Voraphan
    Kasetsart University.
    Usluata, Ayseli
    Kasetsart University.
    Whelan, Catherine
    Georgia College & State Univ.
    Cho, Juyun
    Colorado State Univ. - Pueblo.
    Collier, Caroline
    Georgia College & State Univ.
    Nillson, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Ravid, Gilad
    University of Haifa.
    Valenzuala, Juan Pablo
    Georgia College & State Univ..
    Online and offline social ties of social network website users: An exploratory study in eleven societies2009In: Journal of Computer Information Systems, ISSN 0887-4417, Vol. 50, no 1, p. 54-64Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This study presents results of a survey about social network website (SNW) usage that was administered to university students in China, Egypt, France, Israel, India, Korea, Macao, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, and the United States. The offline and online social ties of SNW users were examined by nationality, levels of individualism-collectivism (I-C), gender, SNW usage, age, and access location. Contrary to existing literature, we found no differences in the number of offline friends between individualist and collectivist nations. Similarly, there was not a difference in the number of online social ties between individualist and collectivist nations. However, members of collectivist nations had significantly more online social ties never met in person. Heavy SNW users in individualist nations maintained significantly higher numbers of offline social ties; however, heavy SNW users in collectivist nations did not have higher numbers of offline social ties. Related implications and recommendations are provided.

  • 20.
    Christiernin, Linn G.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Guiding the designer: a radar diagram process for applications with multiple layers2010In: Interacting with computers, ISSN 0953-5438, E-ISSN 1873-7951, Vol. 22, no 2, p. 107-122Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 21.
    Christiernin, Linn G.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Pros, cons and problems with the MLD concept: M+ a suggestion for the next generation of layered structuresIn: Journal of Computer Science and Technology, ISSN 1000-9000, E-ISSN 1860-4749Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 22.
    Christiernin, Linn G.
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Olsson, A
    Boklund, Andreas
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    A case study evaluation of RDPM: a process confirmed successfulIn: Interacting with computers, ISSN 0953-5438, E-ISSN 1873-7951Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 23.
    Christiernin-Gustafsson, Linn
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Martin, Anneli
    University West, Department of Social and Behavioural Studies, Division for Educational Science and Languages.
    A multi-Layered aesthetical web-portal interface for governmental integration issues2010In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI 2010, Rome, 2010, p. 341-344Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The County Administrative Board, a governmental authority in The West Region of Sweden, has in collaboration with the local Counties asked us for advice in presenting information in an official and simple way on the web for the foreign person or refugee, just arrived in Sweden. Administrator officers and social workers are taking part in their introduction. In this paper, we describe our investigation and study in how to present a web design for a "newcomer" in Sweden through a multi-Layered design concept, a kind of design which will interact with each person's needs. In this multipurpose concept and portal, it has been important to consider aesthetical values, layout and graphic design. It has also been important to design a layout that provides different users with different contents. Copyright © 2010 ACM.

  • 24.
    de Blanche, Andreas
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Operativsystem: teori och praktiskt handhavande2008Book (Other academic)
  • 25.
    de Blanche, Andreas
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Availability of Unused Computational Resources in an Ordinary Office Environment2010In: Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, ISSN 0218-1266, Vol. 19, no 3, p. 557-572Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The study presented in this paper highlights an important issue that was subject for discussionsand research about a decade ago and now have gained new interest with the current advances ofgrid computing and desktop grids. New techniques are being invented on how to utilize desktopcomputers for computational tasks but no other study, to our knowledge, has explored theavailability of the said resources. The general assumption has been that there are resources andthat they are available. The study is based on a survey on the availability of resources in anordinary o±ce environment. The aim of the study was to determine if there are truly usableunder-utilized networked desktop computers available for non-desktop tasks during the off-hours. We found that in more than 96% of the cases the computers in the current investigationwas available for the formation of part-time (night and weekend) computer clusters. Finally wecompare the performance of a full time and a metamorphosic cluster, based on one hypotheticallinear scalable application and a real world welding simulation.

  • 26.
    de Blanche, Andreas
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Method for Experimental Measurement of an Applications Memory Bus Usage2010In:   / [ed] Hamid Arabnia, CSREA Press , 2010Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The disproportion between processor and memory bus capacities has increased constantly during the last decades. With the introduction of multi-core processors the memory bus capacity is divided between the simultaneously executing processes (cores). The memory bus capacity directly affects the number of applications that can be executed simultaneously at its full potential. Thus, against this backdrop it becomes important to estimate how the limitation of the memory bus effects the applications performance. Towards this end we introduce a method and a tool for experimental estimation of an applications memory requirement as well as the impact of sharing the memory bus has on the execution times. The tool enables black-box approximate profiling of an applications memory bus usage during execution. It executes entirely in user-space and does not require access to the application code, only the binary. 

  • 27.
    de Blanche, Andreas
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mankefors-Christiernin, Stefan
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Minimizing Total Cost ($$) and Maximizing Throughput: A Metric for Node versus Core Usage in Multi-Core Clusters2010In: Proceedings of the International conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications:   / [ed] Hamid R. Arabnia, Las Vegas: CSREA Press , 2010, p. 241-248Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    When most commercial clusters had one processor core each, decreasing the runtime meant executing the application over more nodes – the associated cost (in $) would scale linearly with the number of nodes. However with the recent advances of multi-core processors the execution time can be increased by utilizing more nodes or by utilizing more cores in the same nodes. In the industrial cluster environments a key question is how to run the applications, to minimize the total cost while maximizing the throughput and solution times of the individual jobs. The number of core used and their contribution to the total runtime reduction is especially interesting since companies often use commercial software that is licensed per year and process. The annual license cost of one single process is often far greater than that of a complete cluster node including maintenance and power. In this paper we present a metric for the calculation of the optimal way to run an application on a cluster consisting of multi-core nodes in order to minimize the cost of executing the said job. 

  • 28.
    Ek, Christian
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Norling, Edvin
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Performance evaluation of a network infrastructure monitored with SNMP polls and traps2011Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The result of this bachelor thesis is a comparison between three different network devices on how many resources that is used on them when utilizing SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c polls and traps. The devices tested are an old Cisco router, a modern Juniper gateway and a Linux server. The experiments conducted prove that SNMP does not utilize the network devices resources to a point that it becomes an issue for the performance. These tests are done to ensure that SNMP do not use up to many resources on the infrastructure which would decrease the functionality and performance of the network. This study shows whether or not SNMP monitoring is a problem for the enterprise network

  • 29.
    Eklann, Anders
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Business Administration.
    Kjellén, Bengt
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Svensson, Lars
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Lärande med hjälp av praktikfall2010In: Lärande i och för det nya arbetslivet / [ed] Lagrosen, Stefan, Lundh Snis, Ulrika, Nehls, Eddy, Lund: Studentlitteratur , 2010, 1, p. 125-138Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 30.
    Feldt, Robert
    et al.
    Blekinge Institute of Technology.
    Lefteris, Angelis
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dept. of Informatics.
    Torkar, Richard
    Blekinge Institute of Technology.
    Samuelsson, Maria
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Links between the personalities, views and attitudes of software engineers2010In: Information and Software Technology, ISSN 0950-5849, E-ISSN 1873-6025, Vol. 52, no 6, p. 611-624Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Context:Successful software development and management depends not only on the technologies, methods and processes employed but also on the judgments and decisions of the humans involved. These, in turn, are affected by the basic views and attitudes of the individual engineers.Objective:The objective of this paper is to establish if these views and attitudes can be linked to the personalities of software engineers.Methods:We summarize the literature on personality and software engineering and then describe an empirical study on 47 professional engineers in ten different Swedish software development companies. The study evaluated the personalities of these engineers via the IPIP 50-item five-factor personality test and prompted them on their attitudes towards and basic views on their professional activities.Results:We present extensive statistical analyses of their responses to show that there are multiple, significant associations between personality factors and software engineering attitudes. The tested individuals are more homogeneous in personality than a larger sample of individuals from the general population.Conclusion:Taken together, the methodology and personality test we propose and the associated statistical analyses can help find and quantify relations between complex factors in software engineering projects in both research and practice.

  • 31.
    Feldt, Robert
    et al.
    Blekinge Institute of Technology.
    Torkar, Richard
    Blekinge Institute of Technology.
    Angelis, Lefteris
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
    Samuelsson, Maria
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Towards individualized software engineering: empirical studies should collect psychometrics2008In: Proceedings of the 2008 international workshop on Cooperative and human aspects of software engineering: International Conference on Software Engineering, ACM , 2008, p. 49-52Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 32.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    An enhanced communication model2007In: Proceedings of 30th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia: IRIS 30 / [ed] Tarja Tiainen, Hannakaisa Isomäki,Mikko Korpela, Anja Mursu, Pirkko Nykänen,Minna- Kristiina Paakki & Samuli Pekkola, University of Tampere , 2007, p. 1135-1144Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The concept of information is often taken for more or less granted in research about information systems. This paper introduce a model starting with Shannon and Weaver’s data transmission model and ends with knowledge transfer between individual persons. The model is in fact an enhanced communication model giving a framework for discussing problems in the communication process. A specific feature of the model is the aim for providing design guidelines in designing the communication process. The article ends with identifying a need for develop the model further to incorporate also communication within and between organisations of different kinds.

     

     

  • 33.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    An Enhanced Communication Model2009In: International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, ISSN 1577-8517, E-ISSN 2340-5058, Vol. 9, p. 31-43Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The concept of information is often taken for more or less granted in research about information systems. This paper introduces a model starting with Shannon and Weaver data transmission model and ends with knowledge transfer between individual persons. The model is in fact an enhanced communication model giving a framework for discussing problems in the communication process. A specific feature of the model is the aim for providing design guidelines in designing the communication process. The article ends with identifying a need for develop the model further to incorporate also communication within and between organisations of different kinds.

  • 34.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Framework for Knowledge Transfer between Organisations2007In: Uddevalla Symposium Tenth Anniversary 2007: Institutions for Knowledge Generation and Knowledge Flows - Building Innovative Capabilities for Regions: Revised papers presented at the 10th Uddevalla Symposium, 14-16 June, 2007, University West, Uddevalla, Sweden. / [ed] Iréne Johansson, Trollhättan: University West , 2007, p. 387-398Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The concept of information is often taken for more or less granted in research about information systems. This paper introduce a model starting with Shannon and Weaver´s data transmission model and ends with knowledge transfer between individual persons. The model is in fact an enhanced communication model giving a framework for discussing problems in the communication process. A specific feature of the model is the aim for providing design guidelines i designing the communication process. The article ends with identifying a need for develop the model further to incorporate also communication within and between organisations of different kinds.

  • 35.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    "Handbook of Research on E-Government Readiness for Information and Service Exchange: Utilizing Progressive Information Communication Technologies"2010In: Online information review (Print), ISSN 1468-4527, E-ISSN 1468-4535, Vol. 35, no 5, p. 819-821Article, book review (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 36.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Nu går drevet…2010In: Digital Life - magasinet för en digital livsstil, no 4, p. 13-13Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 37.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Om faran med för många uppgifter2007In: Digital Life, no 1, p. 15-Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 38.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Om intellektuell upphovsrätt2007In: Digital life : magasinet för en digital livsstil, no 11Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 39.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Om kopieringsskydd2007In: Digital life : magasinet för en digital livsstil , no 9Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 40.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    The new informatics revolution - not2008In: Proceedings of the 31th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia, IRIS 31: Public systems in the future – possibilities, challenges and pitfalls, Åre, 2008Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Systems development seems to be taught in a very traditional way in the Swedish unversities. It is supposed that an inhouse development starting from scratch will be at hand. This is shown using an investigation of current books in the area, of contemporary educations in systems deveopment. But the needs from the business word are different and this is shown in an investigation of job advertisments in Sweden. The conclusion is that informatics as subject is at a deep crise: We educate students for a work that was at hand in the 80´s and not for the 21st century!

  • 41.
    Flensburg, Per
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Varför vill ingen läsa IT?2007In: Digital life : magasinet för en digital livsstil, no 10Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 42.
    Flensburg, Per
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Bernhard, Irene
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Law, Politics and Economics.
    Nåfors, Annika
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    IT-Supported Work Processes for Contact Services in Swedish Municipalities: The Initial Design Steps2009In: Proceedings of ECIME 2009. The 3rd European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation held at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden on 17-18 September 2009 / [ed] Jan Ljungberg & Kerstin Grundén, Göteborg: Göteborgs universitet , 2009, p. 497-503Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    A contact service in a municipality is a place where the citizens can apply for processing of their claims concerning municipal jurisdiction. Examples could be application for a place at pre-school, planning permission or change of dustbin etc. The clerks at the contact centre should be able to provide immediate service in most of the matters. This requires the work-process for each matter to be known. Before starting of a contact service this knowledge existed in the administration for the actual claim. In many cases it was tacit and not described. This paper discusses the problem of making this knowledge explicit and described in order to be used at the contact service. Issues concerning work organisation, personnel and job satisfaction are recognised, but not in focus. Instead our focus lies on the work content, processing of the claims, which the clerks are dealing with. It is a qualitative study, based upon three existing contact services and one, which is in the design phase. We start with a brief discussion of different types of knowledge, related to classical epistemologies within the organisation area (Nonaka & Takeuchi, Brown & Duguid, Cook & Brown, Polyani, etc). Based upon empirical material from the cases we identify some typical knowledge categories. It might be general knowledge about rules, procedures and such things; it might be experience-based knowledge from previous claims, typical claims and work praxis developed over time. It might also be knowledge about the specific citizen and about the specific application. But it can also be totally new categories. Two categories we are pretty sure to identify are matter-oriented knowledge, concerning the actual matter and procedural knowledge, concerning the processing of the matter-oriented knowledge. In our previous research about work-flow four levels have been identified and we suspect the same basic reasoning might apply here.

  • 43.
    Flensburg, Per
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Kurti, Arianit
    Social Informatics in the Future2006In: Social informatics: An Information Society for All? Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Human Choice and Computers (HCC7), IFIP TC 9, Maribor, Slovenia, September 21–23, 2006 / [ed] Berleur Jacques, Impagliazzo, John, Nurminen Markku I., Boston, USA: Springer Boston , 2006, p. 87-96Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    When Internet in the middle of the 1990s made its breakthrough a revolution occurred compared to the industrial revolution. Suddenly the cost for information transport was reduced to almost zero and genuinely new opportunities arose. Work, that can be performed by unskilled workers, are outsourced and the focus is on the business process. This requires a genuine new way of doing business; we see a need for trust, loyalty, and sharing of values. Education of users at the workplace will be a major concern and a common language and a mutual and deep understanding of the concepts and social contexts used is a prerequisite. A 3D apple model for context is described. For defining the social context, a user centred approach must be used. We need genuinely new informatics paradigms adapted to the network economy. This requires a massive re-education of all workers, both white and blue collar. To sum it all up: Reliable and sustainable production, availability of reliable information, trust, and flexibility are the means for us to survive in this new economy.

  • 44.
    Flensburg, Per
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Milrad, Marcelo
    Center for Learning and Knowledge Technologies (CeLeKT), Växjö University.
    Current approaches to network-based learning in Scandinavia (Guest Editorial)2007In: Journal of Educational Technology & Society, ISSN 1176-3647, E-ISSN 1436-4522, Vol. 10, no 4, p. 1-2Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 45.
    Flensburg, Per
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Mosnik, Gunnar
    Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap, Linnéuniversitet.
    Bernheim, Bo-Göran
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    On process modelling between contact centres and administrations in Swedish municipalities2010In: Proceedings of the 33rd IRIS Seminar. 2010 / [ed] Hanne Westh Nicolajsen, John Persson, Lise Heeager, Gitte Tjørnehøj, Karlheinz Kautz, Peter Axel Nielsen, Rebild, 2010Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Establishing contact centres in municipalities is a contemporary issue. Many

    municipalities started establishing contact centres as the municipalities face towards the

    environment. A problem often neglected is the integration of the contact centre with the other

    administrations of the municipality. Our focus lies on designing common processes in the

    municipality for ensuring an information flow between the contact centre and the administrations.

    Derived from the empirical data, the authors present a model with the purpose to establish

    processes, which might reduce conflicts between the contact centre and the administrations. A

    focus is on the use of naming and tagging matters. The model is based upon the use of ontologies

    of the clerks working with a matter in a workflow. One characteristic of this model is that the

    ontologies are developed in close cooperation with the clerks. 

  • 46.
    Gellerstedt, Martin
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    M12: Medicinsk statistik 2004 (ed. 1)Book (Other academic)
  • 47.
    Gellerstedt, Martin
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Statistiska metoder för kvalitetsutveckling1997 (ed. 1)Book (Other academic)
  • 48.
    Gellerstedt, Martin
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Vad betyder referensintervallet för den enskilde individen?: Individens risk för falskt positiv2006In: Laboratoriet : Svenska laboratrisföreningens tidskrift, ISSN 0345-696X, no 5, p. 16-18Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 49.
    Gellerstedt, Martin
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Bengtsson, U
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Niggemann, B
    University Children’s Hospital Charité, Berlin, Germany.
    Methodological issues in the diagnostic work-up of food allergy: a real challenge.2007In: Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology, ISSN 1018-9068, E-ISSN 1698-0808, Vol. 17, no 6, p. 350-356Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The standard of reporting in diagnostic studies has generally been low. Fortunately, this issue has begun to be addressed in recent years through the discussion of important methodological issues in educational series, textbooks, and checklists. Double-blind, placebo-controlled, oral food challenges (DBPCFC) are considered to be the gold standard for diagnosis of food allergy. However, there is no consensus regarding how to interpret the outcome and how to define positive and negative provocations in DBPCFC. Furthermore, since most theories on the diagnosis of food allergy rely on the assumption that the DBPCFC has a high accuracy, this accuracy must be formally statistically evaluated. In this review, we discuss essential methodological issues for diagnostic accuracy studies in general and for oral food challenges in particular and discuss the importance of methodological issues as a guide for forthcoming studies of diagnostic procedures.

  • 50.
    Gellerstedt, Martin
    et al.
    University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Computer Science and Informatics.
    Bengtsson, U
    The Asthma and Allergy Research Group, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergy,Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Niggemann, B
    Department of Pneumology and Immunology, University Children’s Hospital Charité, Berlin, Germany.
    Methodological issues in the methodological issues in the diagnostic work-up of food allergy: a real challenge2007In: Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology, ISSN 1018-9068, E-ISSN 1698-0808, Vol. 17, no 6, p. 350-356Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The standard of reporting in diagnostic studies has generally been low. Fortunately, this issue has begun to be addressed in recent years through the discussion of important methodological issues in educational series, textbooks, and checklists. Double-blind, placebocontrolled, oral food challenges (DBPCFC) are considered to be the gold standard for diagnosis of food allergy. However, there is no consensus regarding how to interpret the outcome and how to defi ne positive and negative provocations in DBPCFC. Furthermore, since most theories on the diagnosis of food allergy rely on the assumption that the DBPCFC has a high accuracy, this accuracy must be formally statistically evaluated. In this review, we discuss essential methodological issues for diagnostic accuracy studies in general and for oral food challenges in particular and discuss the importance of methodological issues as a guide for forthcoming studies of diagnostic procedures.

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