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Visualisation during Large-Scale Events: Technical Support for Volunteers
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Engineering, Department of Interaction and System Design.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Engineering, Department of Interaction and System Design.
2004 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesisAlternative title
Visualisering under Storskaliga Arrangemang : Tekniskt Stöd för Funktionärer (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

Our work, which this master thesis is based upon, has been committed to analysing the settings of large-scale events, proposing, and designing an IT-artefact that can be adapted to different contexts depending on the event. In order to give examples of the contexts of which the IT-artefact could be used, it was developed tailored to two temporary large-scale events. Throughout the thesis we have been struggling with the question of how it is possible to facilitate the co-ordination during large-scale events through visualising tasks and resources. Our aim has been that the design proposal shall support the sharing of tasks and resources to facilitate the cooperation among volunteers during the realisation of temporary large-scale events. We conclude that our design proposal of the IT-artefact should be investigated further in the settings presented in this thesis and others, as we see prospects to develop and adapt the design proposal to various large-scale events in the nearby future.

Abstract [sv]

Vårt fokus är ett tekniskt stöd för funktionärer under storskaliga arrangemang. Våra samarbetspartners är Hultsfredsfestivalen och Vasaloppet. Vi sätter användning av teknik i fokus och utgår från behov hos användarna i den studerade kontexten. Detta har vi åstadkommit med stöd av etnografiska undersökningar, workshops, analys av materialet samt framtagande av en designlösning. Vår frågeställning om huruvida det är möjligt att underlätta koordinationen under storskaliga evenemang med hjälp av visualisering av arbetsuppgifter och resurser har lett till att vi har föreslagit en designlösning. Denna ska stödja och underlätta funktionärers arbete genom att tillhandahålla olika funktioner och stöd beroende på behoven hos funktionärerna vid respektive evenemang. Vårt syfte är att designlösningen ska stödja fördelningen av uppdrag och ett gemensamt utnyttjande av resurser för att underlätta samarbetet mellan funktionärer.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2004. , 52 p.
Keyword [en]
Visualisation, Transparency, CSCW, PD, Ubiquitous Computing, Ethnography
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Computer Science Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics Telecommunications
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-2437Local ID: oai:bth.se:arkivex28E47B6EF171D7AFC1256EBA003D7FFDOAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-2437DiVA: diva2:829714
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2004-06-21 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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