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  • 1.
    Al-Battat, Ahmed
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Anwer, Noora
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Utvärdering utifrån ett mjukvaruutveckling perspektiv av ramverk för SharePoint2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The functionality was tested by two different tests, which showed that the product is suitable for usage in the intranet within a company or an organization, there are great benefits from using intranet as a tool for sharing of information. A good intranet contributes to a better flow of information and effective cooperation. SharePoint is a platform for intranet with interactive features, it makes the job easier for staff and even the company. The framework Omnia is a solution designed for Microsoft SharePoint 2013.This essay evaluates how Omnia acts as a framework and what the product is suitable for. Omnia framework evaluates carefully and is an independent assessment carried during this essay. The evaluation is based on scientific studies which are based on the qualitative and quantitative research methodology. The evaluator's main areas are based on system performance, scalability, architecture and functionality. A test prototype develops during the process in the form of an employee vacation request application by the development framework Omnia.The framework Omnia is considered to be suitable for the development of interactive web-based applications for SharePoint. The architecture for the system meets the requirements for scalable systems because it is based on the tier architecture. The system also has good performance but it needs to be improved if the number of users exceeds one thousand. The functionality of this product is quite suitable for the system's usage.

  • 2.
    Andersson, Andreas
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Spirometri med en smarttelefon: Utveckling av en app för att mäta rotationshastigheten till en spirometerprototyp för smarttelefoner2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The goal with this bachelor thesis was to develop an application with an algorithm to measure the rotation speed of a prototype, as a low-cost solution for measuring spirometry with a smartphone. In a pilot study it was investigated how a smartphone can be used to measure health and what algorithms there are to detect motion in videos. After the pilot study an app with the function to record a video by using the camera of a smartphone and then use an algorithm to detect the rotation speed in the spirometry-prototype’s turbine was developed. To make it work it is important that the rotation speed is low enough so it does not exceed half of the cameras fps. Therefore, to capture the rotation speed of the spirometry-prototype’s turbine the rotation needs to be limited and a smartphone with a camera with at least 120 fps is required.The result of this work is an algorithm that can measure the rotation speed in the spirometry prototype turbine. The algorithm is detecting the peaks in a PPG. To minimize the computation time and to increase the accuracy the algorithm analyses the colour intensity over a ROI in every frame. There is great potential to use this algorithm to further develop this alternative method of measuring spirometry.

  • 3.
    Araya, Cristian
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Singh, Manjinder
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Web API protocol and security analysis2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    There is problem that every company has its own customer portal. This problem can be solved by creating a platform that gathers all customers’ portals in one place. For such platform, it is required a web API protocol that is fast, secure and has capacity for many users. Consequently, a survey of various web API protocols has been made by testing their performance and security.

    The task was to find out which web API protocol offered high security as well as high performance in terms of response time both at low and high load. This included an investigation of previous work to find out if certain protocols could be ruled out. During the work, the platform’s backend was also developed, which needed to implement chosen web API protocols that would later be tested. The performed tests measured the APIs’ connection time and their response time with and without load. The results were analyzed and showed that the protocols had both pros and cons. Finally, a protocol was chosen that was suitable for the platform because it offered high security and fast connection. In addition, the server was not affected negatively by the number of connections. Reactive REST was the web API protocol chosen for this platform.

  • 4.
    Ekman, Jonas
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Evaluation of HCI models to control a network system through a graphical user interface2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    SAAB has a project under development for a network system with connected nodes, where the nodes are both information consumer and producer of different communication types. A node is an equipment or an object that are used by the army e.g. it can be a soldier, military hospital or an UAV. The nodes function as a part of a mission e.g. a mission can be Defend Gotland. The aim of this project is that the user will rank different missions from the one with the highest priority to the lowest. This will affect the network in a way that the communication between the nodes at the mission with the highest rank will be prioritised over the communication between the underlying missions. A user can via the GUI rank the missions, and then set the associated settings for them. Via the GUI the user should be able to work at three different levels. The first is to plan upcoming missions. The second one is in real time see if the system delivers the desired conditions. The last one is to simulate if the system can deliver the desired conditions.

    This thesis investigated various HCI models that could be used to create a GUI, to reduce the risk of a user configuring the system incorrectly. The study showed that there are no HCI models that take account for misconfigurations, and therefore a new model was created. The new model was used and evaluated by creating a prototype of a GUI for SAAB’s project and was tested on a potential user. The test showed that the new model reduced the risk of misconfigurations.

  • 5.
    Ernmark, Niklas
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Utveckling av en CAN-adapter i ett sensorsystem för övervakning av däcktryck.: Development of a CAN-adapter in a sensor system for tire pressure monitoring.2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This report describes a degree project at the Royal Institute of Technology. The purpose was to create a unique system solution in which a CAN adapter card (Controller Area Network) was to be integrated with an air pressure monitoring system for heavy duty vehicles. The goal was to present measurement values ​​from valve sensors on a personal computer. The air pressure monitoring system is called J1939 - TPMS and is a finished product. J1939 - TPMS sends CAN-frames to a CAN-bus in J1939 format. These frames are to be read by the adapter card and presented on a terminal program on a personal computer. The job has been to investigate how the J1939 - TPMS system works in detail. The role of the J1939 protocol and its relationship with CAN has been clarified. Also, a detailed description of how J1939 frames are interpreted and how the measuring data TPMS is decoded is done. Principles for how a CAN node works has been clarified. Based on this, a CAN adapter card has been designed. The design has included component selection, design of electronics schema, design of computer cards and development of embedded software. The result was a ready-to-use CAN adapter card tested with J1939-TPMS. Requirements for the project were met. However, more work with the card will be needed to make it a finished product. The work was carried out at Motion Control in Västerås AB in cooperation with Transeco Däckservice (Transeco Tire Service).

  • 6.
    Ezzeddine, Kassem
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Oskarsson, Robert
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Analys av kondensatorbatteriers tillkopplingsfenomen: Undersökning av de kopplingsfenomen som uppstår vid tillkoppling av kondensatorbatterier och deras påverkan på närliggande komponenter2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Many electrical devices need reactive power to operate. Transmission of reactive power occupies a proportion of the available capacity in the power system and therefore capacitor banks are used near to the end user to generate reactive power. Thus, the reactive effect is generated and consumed in a separate part of the power system. Capacitor banks switching causes transients which may damage the surrounding components.

    Based on the real substation Stallbacka in Trollhättan, this study has analysed capacitor banks switching transients within the medium voltage level. The analysis has covered the size of these transients according to different conditions and scenarios. The result showed that the transients in this case never reached serious levels, thus there was no impact on the components. It is not clear whether the transients affect the power quality because there are no defined limits. 

    A calculation tool to the predicted transients was supposed to be created in the process. This calculation tool was never completed due to the unmanageable solution that was obtained.

  • 7.
    Gidlöf Örnerfors, Linus
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Testautomatisering av linjärmotorer2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This diploma work has been carried out on behalf of Stegia AB. Stegia manufacturesand sells linear motors that are tested in a test bench before shipped to thecustomer. Today there is a need for a test bench that collects test results from theperformed tests. The company would like to lower the risk of falsely made tests,and to make the test bench easier for the production staff to use. At this moment,the test of the linear motors is made up of several manual tasks before the test iscompleted. This increases the risk of wrong results because of incorrectly madetests, with no traceability of the results. The goal with this diploma work is to lowerthe risk of incorrect test result by automating the testing process for the productionstaff. The result is presented as a prototype, that should increase the reliability ofthe test result of the motors. The result is then validated and analyzed in this report.

  • 8.
    Grahn, Erik
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Evaluation of MEMS accelerometer and gyroscope for orientation tracking nutrunner functionality2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    In the production industry, quality control is of importance. Even though today's tools provide a lot of functionality and safety to help the operators in their job, the operators still is responsible for the final quality of the parts. Today the nutrunners manufactured by Atlas Copco use their driver to detect the tightening angle. There- fore the operator can influence the tightening by turning the tool clockwise or counterclockwise during a tightening and quality cannot be assured that the bolt is tightened with a certain torque angle. The function of orientation tracking was de- sired to be evaluated for the Tensor STB angle and STB pistol tools manufactured by Atlas Copco. To be able to study the orientation of a nutrunner, practical exper- iments were introduced where an IMU sensor was fixed on a battery powered nutrunner. Sensor fusion in the form of a complementary filter was evaluated. The result states that the accelerometer could not be used to estimate the angular dis- placement of tightening due to vibration and gimbal lock and therefore a sensor fusion is not possible. The gyroscope by itself can be used to provide the angular displacement around every axis with high accuracy without taking into account the gimbal lock phenomena or external forces in the form of vibration of the tool. The gyroscope provided data with a probability to measure ±1° in future tightenings by 69,76%. The gyroscope provided data with high accuracy and stability and can be used in real world application and production for true angle functionality of the tools. 

  • 9.
    Gustavsson, Robert
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering. KTH.
    Lind, Alexander
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering. KTH.
    Utvärdering av energiförbrukning av ett IoT-system för övervakning av hundars rörelsemönster2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Tracy Trackers is currently developing an AI platform which purpose is to monitor a dog's movement pattern. The platform consists of hardware with accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature and humidity sensors attached to the dog. The hardware is connected to a mobile through Bluetooth. A study was conducted to investigate which batteries that are available on the market and which ones that fit best for the prototype. The aim of the study was to find a rechargeable battery with long operat-ing hours that is economically and environmentally viable for future production. Hardware for monitoring the battery voltage characteristics was built to determine differences between kinds of batteries and if there was an optimal type of battery for the specific product. The sensors used by the prototype were studied using os-cilloscopes and a self-constructed circuit in order to be able to determine power consumption at different sampling frequencies. Furthermore, a circuit was built for filtering out certain frequencies to determine the current consumption of the DC-components. The current consumption measured by the tests in this study refers to what draws current in the prototype. The developed hardware can be used for measurements of future prototypes

  • 10.
    Hassan, Waleed
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Hellström, Martin
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Realtidsövervakning av multicastvideoström2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The enormous increase in multicast services has shown the limitations of traditional network management tools in multicast quality monitoring. There is a need for new monitoring technologies that are not hardware-based solutions such as increased link throughput, buffer length and capacity to enhance the quality of experience. This paper examines the use of FFmpeg, and OpenCV as well the no-reference image quality assessment algorithm BRISQUE to improve the quality of service as well as the quality of experience. By detecting image quality deficiencies as well as bit errors in the video stream, the QoS and QoE can be improved. The purpose of this project was to develop a monitoring system that has the ability to detect fluctuations in image quality and bit errors in a multicast video stream in real time and then notify the service provider using SNMP traps. The tests performed in this paper shows positive results when using the hybrid solution proposed in this paper, both BRISQUE and FFmpeg alone are not sufficiently adapted for this purpose. FFmpeg has the ability to detect decoding errors that usually occurs due to serious bit errors and the BRISQUE algorithm was developed to analyse images and determine the subjective image quality. According to the test results BRISQUE can be used for multicast video analysis because the subjective image quality can be determined with good reliability. The combination of these methods has shown good results but needs to be investigated and developed further.

  • 11.
    Hededal Klincov, Lazar
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Symeri, Ali
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Devising a Trend-break-detection Algorithm of stored Key Performance Indicators for Telecom Equipment2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    A problem that is prevalent for testers at Ericsson is that performance test results are continuously generated but not analyzed. The time between occurrence of problems and information about the occurrence is long and variable. This is due to the manual analysis of log files that is time consuming and tedious. The requested solution is automation with an algorithm that analyzes the performance and notifies when problems occur. A binary classifier algorithm, based on statistical methods, was developed and evaluated as a solution to the stated problem. The algorithm was evaluated with simulated data and produced an accuracy of 97.54 %, to detect trend breaks. Furthermore, correlation analysis was carried out between performance and hardware to gain insights in how hardware configurations affect test runs.

  • 12.
    Herrlin, Emma
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Alternativa reglermetoder för en energieffektiv byggnad2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Ungefär 60 % av den totala energianvändningen för uppvärmning (inklusive varmvatten) i Sverige går åt till att värma upp flerbostäder och lokaler, vilket ger en indikation på att det finns potential att minska energianvändningen ytterligare genom att hitta alternativa metoder för styr- och reglering av befintliga värmesystem. En viktig faktor oberoende av vilken metod som används är att veta byggnadens dynamiska egenskaper. Det finns en rad olika metoder på marknaden för att kunna minska energianvändningen och en del av dem är välbeprövande medan andra fortfarande är på forskningsnivå. Den beprövade metoden är prognosstyrning vilket också utvärderades vidare i examensarbetet genom en studie av tidigare utförda arbeten inom området. En gemensam och viktig faktor för att kunna spara energi för uppvärmning i byggnader är att veta byggnadens tidskonstant, även kallad värmetröghet. För att påvisa dess betydelse utfördes simuleringar i ett program som heter TEKNOsim som är utvecklat av Chalmers tekniska högskola. Resultatet från simuleringarna som utfördes för 6 olika scenarier visade att den stora faktorn som påverkade byggnaden var internvärmen från belysning, apparater och personer. En yttre påverkande faktor som också hade betydelse var solavskärmning för fönsterna vilket gav en jämnare rumstemperatur. Då simuleringarna anpassades till två olika driftfall för ventilationssystemet till ”kontorstid” och ”utanför kontorstid” höll sig rumstemperaturen inom ramen för högsta och lägsta temperatur under tiden då kontoret var bemannat. En annan metod som användes var en litteraturstudie för arbeten inom området prognosstyrning. För de arbeten som valdes ut undersöktes två olika leverantörer som är marknadsledande i Sverige, eGain och Kabona. I snitt visade resultaten en besparing på 10–15% för uppvärmningskostnaderna men den individuella spridningen för eGains prognosstyrning var stor. Vissa fastigheter hade ingen besparing alls medan andra hade en besparing på 26%. Den stora spridningen berodde antagligen på att det nya systemet endast varit igång i 6 månader då studiens utfördes, vilket är för kort tid för att få några tillförlitliga resultat. För Kabonas tjänst Ecopilot var resultaten mer jämna.

  • 13.
    Ibrahim, Goran
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Ek, Leonard
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    En processbeskrivning för utveckling av webbaserade system och gränssnitt: En fallstudie av utvecklingsprocesser på GMP-Systems AB2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Business systems lacking a clear interface and subsequently a diminished usability, can lead to limited usage or no usage of parts of the system. It may therefore be critical to have a process outlined for the development of such system and its interface to ensure that all parts of the system are used.   The objective of this case study was to investigate whether it is possible to develop a process description for IT projects at the initial stages of the development phase of a new interface in a system. More specifically, the question investigated in this report follows: 

    “How should a development method or development process for IT systems look to seize scientific, theoretical and technical aspects of Human Computer Interaction (HCI)?”

    A case study of the project was carried out at the company GMP-Systems AB. A literature-study on aspects of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) was carried out to arrive at a result and answer the question. Further, an analysis was conducted to consider whether the technical implementation of such process can be accomplished by adopting frameworks. In addition, interviews were conducted with users that have interacted with the system, and an analysis was carried out on the feedback provided to develop prototypes for the system. A development method and process description linked to the literature and the experience gained from the projects case study is outlined in the result section. To the client, GMP-Systems, a prototype, a use-case model[1] with user-stories[2] and a sequential diagram[3] will be delivered. 

    Keywords: HCI, evaluation method, Angular JS, Knockout JS, React, Moqups, process description, development method.

    [1] Use-Case model is a description of actions that a user can perform and defines the interaction between the roles of a system to accomplish a goal[2] User stories are a tool in system development to provide a description of the desired functionality, often from an end user perspective.[3] A sequential diagram shows how objects operate with one another and in what order.

     

  • 14.
    Karlsson, Kristoffer
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Den intelligenta pumpstationen -Optimering av energiförbrukningoch utveckling avautomatiseringsfunktion förfelhantering2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This paper has investigated the possibility of optimizing the power consumption of pumps through the control system for a wastewater pumping stations. Further-more, the possibilities of developing new control functions has been investigated, with the purpose to simplify the operation maintenance of the station. To investigate energy consumption, a theoretical model of a pumping station has been made where energy tests for three different control methods have been per-formed. Two of the methods studied were on/off control and a P controller which are commonly used in pump stations. The third method was a Fuzzy controller which, with regard to the level and level change, regulates the speed of the pump.The results from the energy tests showed that on/off control consumed most en-ergy and the Fuzzy controller demonstrated best features to optimize energy con-sumption. The Fuzzy controller’s energy consumption was less in most of the tests compared with the P controller. The Fuzzy controller showed the best properties when the inflow was low relative to the pump’s capacity and the bottom area of the sump was smaller.When investigating new control functions, interviews with management executives has been made to get a picture of the problems that may occur in a pump station. The control functions developed had the purpose of reducing the number of clogged pumps as this was the biggest problem.

  • 15.
    Kåhre, Jonathan
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Boeryd, David
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Resolution for dynamic configuration of consumer placed equipment2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Networking devices and other internet-enabled hardware require configuration to work correctly and manually configuring each and every device is expensive and slow. In order to relieve these problems, the concept of automatic configuration was conceived. For this to be possible, a device must be able to not only find the location of the host keeping the configuration but also negotiate how the configuration will take place. In this paper, two new protocols are proposed to resolve configuration servers for the device to negotiate with and the negotiation protocol to arrange the actual configuration procedure. Additionally a business model is presented in order to structure and maintain the system supplementing existing production and sales.

  • 16.
    Lundmark, Magnus
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Dahlman, Carl-Johan
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Differential privacy and machine learning: Calculating sensitivity with generated data sets2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Privacy has never been more important to maintain in today’s information society. Companies and organizations collect large amounts of data about their users. This information is considered to be valuable due to its statistical usage that provide insight into certain areas such as medicine, economics, or behavioural patterns among individuals.

    A technique called differential privacy has been developed to ensure that the privacy of individuals are maintained. This enables the ability to create useful statistics while the privacy of the individual is maintained. However the disadvantage of differential privacy is the magnitude of the randomized noise applied to the data in order to hide the individual.

    This research examined whether it is possible to improve the usability of the privatized result by using machine learning to generate a data set that the noise can be based on. The purpose of the generated data set is to provide a local representation of the underlying data set that is safe to use when calculating the magnitude of the randomized noise.

    The results of this research has determined that this approach is currently not a feasible solution, but demonstrates possible ways to base further research in order to improve the usability of differential privacy. The research indicates limiting the noise to a lower bound calculated from the underlying data set might be enough to reach all privacy requirements. Furthermore, the accuracy of the machining learning algorithm and its impact on the usability of the noise, was not fully investigated and could be of interest in future studies. 

  • 17.
    Lundmark, Staffan
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Ekholm, Gustav
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Successiv transponering av luftledningar för högspändväxelström2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Three phase high voltage alternating current overhead line systems are associated with losses along the lines and disrupting magnetic fields surrounding the conductors. These negative effects could possibly be combated by twisting the conductors. The twist was achieved by gradually shifting the conductors positions (transposition) over each span of transmission line. A test circuit with a stainless steel wire was made. Geometric and electromagnetic modelling of a successively transposed power line was performed. A miniature three phase overhead line model was constructed.. The model was based on the results from the geometric modeling and data from a real △-configured power system application. Experiments were made with both the steel wire circuit and the overhead line model. Voltage drops in the circuit with a straight - and twisted wire was measured with an oscilloscope. Magnetic flux around the overhead line models were measured with a solenoid. The results from the experiments showed that twisting the conductors resulted in an increase in inductance and a decrease in capacitance. Regarding the magnetic fields, indications of an overall decrease was observed with the twisted configurations compared to the straight. Twisted overhead lines could be viable when an overall decrease in magnetic field is needed. Due to uncertainties in the magnetic field measurements, more extensive experiments should be conducted in order to solidify the results of this work.

  • 18.
    Melinder, Jenny
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Lagerström, Ulrika
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Kluriga webbgränssnitt som förvirrar låntagare: Hur Nordeas webbgränssnitt kan förbättras genom användarcentrerad design2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The society is becoming more digital, this is affecting bank systems and customer relations. Nordea is working hard to keep up with the digitalization to sustain and satisfy the customer needs. Digital systems are decreasing the personal contact between the bank and its customers, how is this affecting the relation? This study examines customers vision as well as Nordea and their competitor’s way of working with digital mortgage. Nordea’s interface is evaluated as digitalizing allows website to be the bank’s public face and the first thing costumer meet when applying for digital bank errands. The study aims to develop improvements for Nordea’s design choices and interface. The inquiry has been carried out in the form of interviews and user tests. The result of the study accounts for the flaws in the system and the customers wish of improvement. A prototype with enhancements and suggestions of change for Nordea’s webpage is presented in the end of the report.

  • 19.
    Papadakis, Alexander
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Falge, Emil
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Sensorbaserad riskbedömning av belastningsbesvär2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) is a rising problem in society leading to several socio-economic problems. In combination of the trend of an aging population, MSD can cause even more challenges in the future. Expanding the knowledge of ergonomics is a good way to reduce the risk of stress injury. Today, a visual assessment of ergonomics is primarily used. These observations are individual and not consistent. Availability of cheaper and smaller Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) has increased the possibility of using objective measurements instead of subjective observations.

    In this thesis work, the Texas Instruments SensorTag CC2650 was used as a sensor, because it is cheap and has many built-in sensors where the 9-axis motion sensor was the most sought one. A web-based development environment called Node-RED was used to develop a prototype and the sensor was connected to a smartphone along with Texas Instruments own application. The data from the sensor was sent from the smartphone to the web application. Measurements were performed on an arm to measure the load on a shoulder, when the hand's position passed the height of the shoulder it indicates that there is a risk of musculoskeletal disorders after an amount of time. To calculate the angle of the arm, sensor fusion of an accelerometer and a gyroscope were used together with a complementary filter.

    Developed system was evaluated by series of tasks exposing the shoulder to a higher risk e.g., painting compare to lower risk tasks e.g., paper sorting. It turned out that measurement are useful for assessment of the risk. However, there are known limitations like low sampling rate of 5Hz (due to limitation in the android app from Texas Instruments). Adding magnetometer to the sensor fusion and evaluation of reliability of calculations are the next natural steps for future work.

  • 20.
    Paunovic, Stefan
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Hiwa Kader, Baran
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Optimering av 1177 Vårdguidens teletjänstcentraler2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Call centers are used today in many areas of customer service of various kinds with the objective of providing the best service possible. The problem is when multiple instances provide the same services, but where each instance is responsible for its own geographical area. A frequent problem that arises is that the load of these call centers varies drastically, some call centers might have too much to do while others will not have anything to do at all.

    It is therefore of interest to analyze the interaction between these centers and review any changes in efficiency. The solution of 1177 Vårdguiden system today is that the system handles the call flow in a fashion where a phone call is sent to the nearest call center, in the same region.

    Softronic had earlier a mission to analyze and optimize the call system of 1177 Vårdguiden by streamline and enhance the quality of call handling in the form of faster response times and calls answered in the same region they were calling from. Softronic has developed two models, with promising results, however not fully in line with the objectives. This is the basis for this thesis.

    After thorough analysis six unique models were used were 3 of these were developed in the thesis. These models were designed according to several parameters and took into account for example competence, which is based on where a call is answered geographically as well as how long a call is placed in the queue. These models were simulated using a tool developed for this purpose, and these results were compared. The results of these simulations revealed that the best model was with a combination of collaboration between a local and national queue.

  • 21.
    Persson, Lucas
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Markström, Sebastian
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Indoor localization of hand-held Shopping Scanners2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis investigates applicable indoor navigation systems for the next generation of hand-held shopping scanners, on behalf of the company Virtual Stores. The thesis research and review applicable indoor localization methods and ways to combine and evaluate received localization data in order to provide accurate navigation without introducing any other worn equipment for a potential user. Prototype navigation systems was proposed, developed and evaluated using a combination of carefully placed radio transmitters that was used to provide radio based localization methods using Bluetooth or UltraWide Band (UWB) and inertial sensors combined with a particle filter. The Bluetooth solution was deemed incapable of providing any accurate localization method while the prototype using a combination of UWB and inertial sensors proved promising solution with below 1m average error under optimal conditions or 2.0m average localization error in a more realistic environment. However, the system requires the surveyed area to provide 3 or more UWB transmitters in the line of sight of the UWB receiver of the user at every location facing any direction to provide accurate localization. The prototype also requires to be scaled up to provide localization to more than 1 radio transmitters at the time before being introduced to the Fast moving consumer goods market. 

  • 22.
    Poyraz, Furkan
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Sakalouski, Pavel
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Vilken metod kan användas för att bredda IT-system mot nya marknader?: Framtagning av en utvecklingsprocess med tillämpning i en fallstudie.2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Within each activity, there is always some kind of project planning when you want to do business in a new market. These types of preparation are done in different ways and the challenge for companies is to make use of the right establishment strategy. To succeed in implementing a project, on the respective market that organizations are working on, one of the success factors is to have a clear and thoughtful approach.

    The company Beta offers cloud-based customs management services, which provide solutions that help other companies handle their customs issues. Beta is established in the Swedish market and wants to try to offer their IT solutions in Norway. The company therefore has a need to investigate how the Norwegian market looks, if there is an opportunity to broaden their existing system solutions and, if so, how they should go about getting a working system that can communicate with the Norwegian customs office.

    The report proposes a method that can be used as a basis for expanding a business to new markets. The development process presented should also be generalized, serve as a basis, and used by other companies facing the same challenge as Beta. This report also contains an analysis of the Norwegian market. There is a comparison between parts of the Swedish and Norwegian customs system and a presentation of the changes that need to be made based on differences.

    As a result, the report provides a clear picture of how one might possibly be able to address similar problems. The project members also present a result describing a solution to Beta's problems. 

  • 23.
    Rahme, Daniel
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Utveckling och mätning av följdetekteringsalgoritm för V2V med hänsyn till tidsfördröjning2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Traffic accidents are a problem in today’s society and new solutions regarding intelligent transportation systems (ITS) are being requested. One solution to such is vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V), where safer traffic can be achieved by vehicles transmitting relevant traffic information to surrounding vehicles. In this report, we researched and developed methods for a follow-detection algorithm for V2V communication. The task was to find a solution for follow-detection by using GPS and FM-RDS, with regards to time delay. An algorithm was developed in a simulated environment, to then be implemented in a prototype for measuring traffic. For efficient usage of FM-RDS packets, the transmitted position was compressed and then decompressed at the receiving side. The results of the simulations and traffic tests indicated that it was possible to detect if a vehicle followed another in traffic, by using GPS positioning and FM-RDS with time delay. The accuracy of the algorithm degraded at higher time delays, however there is potential for improvements. Suggestions for improvements of the reconstruction function and the algorithm are discussed in this report.

  • 24.
    Rådeström, Johan
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Skoog, Gustav
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Realtidssammanställning av stora mängder data från tidsseriedatabaser2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Large amounts of time series data are generated and managed within management systems and industries with the purpose to enable monitoring of the systems. When the time series is to be acquired and compiled for data analysis, the expenditure of time is a problem. This thesis was purposed to determine how the extraction of time series data should be performed to give the systems the best response time possible.

    To make the extraction and compilation as effective as possible, different techniques and methods were tested and evaluated. The areas that techniques and methods were compared for were compilation of data inside and outside the database, caching, usage of in-memory databases compared to other databases, dataformats, data transfer, and precalculation of data.

    The results showed that the best solution was to compile data in parallel outside the database, to use a custom built-in in-memory database, to use Google Protobuf as data format, and finally to use precalculated data.

  • 25.
    Sapra, Gurmel Singh
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Isa burak, Kubilay
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Bröstmjölksmätning med diafanografi2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis has been carried out on behalf of KTH the school for medicaltechnology, who saw the need to use diaphanography, an medical imaging methodto detect breastmilk and diseases in women. In this thesis, diaphanography is usedto detect breastmilk in breastfeeding women.Breast engorgement is a problem for women who breastfeed. When the motherproduces more milk than the baby uses, pain occurs. To reduce engorgementdiaphanography can be used to analyze and see if there is any milk produced.Two methods, reflectance and penetration was used to examine the amount ofmilk.The results showed that both methods could detect milk, but only the penetrationcould estimate the amount of milk.

  • 26.
    Soto Trujillo, Fernando
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Grehnik, Mattias
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Optimering av budgivning i Google AdWords2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Google allows companies to buy ad space on Googles search engine, which goes by the name AdWords. Docklin Digital creates ads and buys ad space for the company’s clients with the help of AdWords. Google AdWords lets companies input bids that will affect the ad space an ad will receive. Docklin Digital inputs these bids manually and is searching for a way to optimize the bidding process with the help of JavaScript. To solve this problem a pilot study was conducted into earlier works in the field, facts about Google AdWords and appropriate methods to test and analyse a procedure for automatic changing of bids. The pilot study resulted in two developed scripts. One of the scripts was developed by applying a theory from a thesis. The other script was based on the company’s manual way of configuring bids. In the analysis stage of this thesis, the script that was developed from the thesis was found to perform marginally better but to an increased cost of 36 %. In the end the script that was based on the company’s manual way of working was deemed to perform better, the reason being the lower total costs and performing in an almost similar way.

  • 27.
    Stefan, Vasic
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Nicklas, Lindgren
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Product categorisation using machine learning2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Machine learning is a method in data science for analysing large data sets and extracting hidden patterns and common characteristics in the data. Corporations often have access to databases containing great amounts of data that could contain valuable information.

    Navetti AB wants to investigate the possibility to automate their product categorisation by evaluating different types of machine learning algorithms. This could increase both time- and cost efficiency.

    This work resulted in three different prototypes, each using different machine learning algorithms with the ability to categorise products automatically. The prototypes were tested and evaluated based on their ability to categorise products and their performance in terms of speed. Different techniques used for preprocessing data is also evaluated and tested.

    An analysis of the tests shows that when providing a suitable algorithm with enough data it is possible to automate the manual categorisation. 

  • 28.
    Thun, Julia
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Kadouri, Rebin
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Automating debugging through data mining2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Contemporary technological systems generate massive quantities of log messages. These messages can be stored, searched and visualized efficiently using log management and analysis tools. The analysis of log messages offer insights into system behavior such as performance, server status and execution faults in web applications.

    iStone AB wants to explore the possibility to automate their debugging process. Since iStone does most parts of their debugging manually, it takes time to find errors within the system. The aim was therefore to find different solutions to reduce the time it takes to debug.

    An analysis of log messages within access – and console logs were made, so that the most appropriate data mining techniques for iStone’s system would be chosen. Data mining algorithms and log management and analysis tools were compared. The result of the comparisons showed that the ELK Stack as well as a mixture between Eclat and a hybrid algorithm (Eclat and Apriori) were the most appropriate choices. To demonstrate their feasibility, the ELK Stack and Eclat were implemented. The produced results show that data mining and the use of a platform for log analysis can facilitate and reduce the time it takes to debug.

  • 29.
    Tran, Tony
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Levin, Mats
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Blockchain, the future opportunity for trading progression?2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The rapid expansion of computer technology have forced several business sectors to integrate with the continuous development of techniques in order to assist them in various tasks. Many fields have happily embraced the technology implementing it in numerous ways, however the development speed have proven difficult to keep up with. The insurance industry have struggled with ridding themselves of old and monolithic legacy systems with a haphazard construction. These systems are costly, cumbersome and often reliant on a “third party” centered structure creating such flaws as data leaks and monopolisation.

    Blockchain is a distributed ledger operating over a peer-to-peer basis, with the intention to unshackle contemporary system from their dependence towards central authorities. Additionally, the peer-to-peer architecture introduced a new form of transparency which differs from contemporary solutions used in centralised systems, beyond the peer-to-peer architecture, the blockchain also incorporated consensus algorithms, allowing peers to verify one another to achieve consensus regarding the validity of each block. This resulted in a "trustless system" considering no single party in the community is dependent on the credibility of a central authority.

    In order for the blockchain technology to be applicable on the market it must overcome obstacles such as privacy and the new EU data protection regulation “General protection data regulation”. However a vague definition of personal data have caused ambiguity which appears to be irreconcilable with the blockchain technology. Research have therefore shifted its focus to explore opportunities for the technology to collaborate with techniques from centralisation in order to overcome its obstacles.

  • 30.
    Wass, Anton
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Löwenborg Forsberg, Eddie
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Augmented reality i en industriell tillverkningsprocess2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    With the digitization that is happening right now in the industrial world, there is a lot of curiosity about how future technologies like Augmented Reality can be applied in industrial manufacturing processes. The aim of the thesis was to investigate whether and how augmented reality technology can be utilized in industries to improve current work processes. Two prototypes were developed for the augmented reality glasses Microsoft HoloLens and evaluated by comparing previous working methods with new ones. Tests of the prototypes showed that efficiency, production quality and mobility increased for the user at the expense of worse ergonomics.

  • 31.
    Wazir, Omerjan
    et al.
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Frantsalis, Ioannis
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Prestandautvärdering av Bluetooth och Wi-Fi för en smart hubb2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis has been carried out on behalf of the consulting company Seavus to re-duce cable usage in their office. Smart hubs (i.e. a central control unit) are made tomake usage of devices more effective.One problem is to decide between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for communication betweenthe user and the smart hub. The choice may depend upon several factors such asbandwidth (throughput), jitter (variation in delay) and packet loss, which are im-portant parameters for assessing the quality of the communication channel.The HW-platform Raspberry Pi and compatible software was used as a measure-ment tool to test Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in different environments.The result showed that Wi-Fi is best suited for communication systems that requirehigh bandwidth and low jitter, and where high amount of packet loss is tolerable.Bluetooth is best suited for communication systems where low bandwidth and highjitter is tolerable, and minimal packet losses preferred.

  • 32.
    Wernersson, Johan
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Automatiserad elektrisk testning av styrenheter: Styrenheter med verkliga laster i befintliga testriggar2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis work intends to study the possibilities to automate electrical testing of electronic control units in an existing test environment. The work was executed on behalf of Scania CV AB for the department Electronic Hardware, who run tests in development and verification of requirements for electronic control units. By using an automated testing system, the testing process could be made more effective and raise the quality. The testing work is done on test rigs which are equipped with full-scale hardware from real trucks to emulate the working environment the electronic control unit operates into. Development models were used to be able to create a testing system which could meet the requirements that were defined during the requirement engineering process. Evaluation matrices were used to choose the soft- and hardware that could be considered the most appropriate for the automated testing system according to the requirements. The result shown that the testing system should consist of a testing software that runs on an ordinary computer and an embedded system equipped with electronic components to enable the testing system for electrical tests. To demonstrate the possibilities of the whole testing system a prototype was manufactured which was designed to execute a test case that could greatly benefit from the advantages that comes with automation. It was a test case set out to measure voltage levels when switching in a digital input. The prototype was based on a microcontroller card from Arduino and was joined by a printed circuit board to be able to run electrical tests with the higher voltage levels that were demanded by electronic control units. To design test cases and manage the test process, LabVIEW was chosen, a software in which tests are designed in a graphical programming language. Test results for the prototype test system showed that verification of the requirements for voltage levels when switching was radically simplified by an automated procedure, as the test time could be drastically reduced, particularly in a repetitive procedure.

  • 33.
    Westerberg, Rickard
    KTH, School of Technology and Health (STH), Medical Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering.
    Lösningsalternativ för strömförsörjningsproblem på Nockebybanan och Tvärbanan2017Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Abstract

    Several problems regarding power supply of Nockebybanan and Tvärbanan tram lines have been detected. The goal of this work has been to investigate and solve some of these problems. One of the problems was that so called relay protections were breaking the current too often, even when there was no fault. The protections also often break the power supply because of current transients, which can arise when a pantograph passes a section delimiter or in the winter when there is hoarfrost on the catenary.

    The result of the investigation and analysis shows different solutions, of which one appropriate procedure for reducing the number of breaks in the rectifier stations, is to limit the current in the trams so that they are not able to use as much current. This procedure was not possible to develop for the tram manufacturer alredy to the autumn of 2017, only a power limitation was the option for the short time perspective. An investigation of the settings of the relay protections was proposed as a procedure to reduce the number of breaks and was done by Siemens. The aim was to investigate if the relay protection could be readjusted so that the number of breaks could be reduced. The investigation showed that the so called derivative protection could be readjusted a bit. In this thesis work, it was also proposed that the lapse when a tram passes a section delimiter should be investigated, and was done so by the tram manufacturer. Their result was supposed to be finished after the completion of this thesis work. Options for operating trams when there is hoarfrost on the catenary is investigated and a relatively simple solution is to let a roller apply glycerol on the overhead line, preventing hoarfrost.

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