Advanced Search
DSpace@MIT

Browsing Theses - Media Arts and Sciences by Issue Date

Research and Teaching Output of the MIT Community

Browsing Theses - Media Arts and Sciences by Issue Date

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Yang, Hye Soo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis presents Variable Reality, a wearable augmented reality-based system focused on creating a unique on-the-go reading experience that combines the readily accessible nature of digital books with the favorable ...
  • Niles, Savannah (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    There is an emotional dimension to the informative function of the news. When we read the news we participate in a collective emotional experience- whether that is grief, celebration, worry, or wonder. News video is a ...
  • Hashmi, Muhammad Ali, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Critical discourse analysis (CDA) aims to understand the link "between language and the social" (Mautner and Baker, 2009), and attempts to demystify social construction and power relations (Gramsci, 1999). On the other ...
  • Spaulding, Samuel Lee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    In recent years there has been a renewed enthusiasm for the power of computer systems and digital technology to reinvent education. One-on-one tutoring is a highly effective method for increasing student learning, but the ...
  • Satat, Guy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    In this thesis we demonstrate novel methods to overcome optical scattering in order to resolve information about hidden scenes, in particular for biomedical applications. Imaging through scattering media has long been a ...
  • Ntabathia, Jude (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The internet has enabled people with few or no formal qualifications to create, share and disseminate cartographic information. One of the best platforms that has empowered citizens to create cartographic data is OpenStreetMap. ...
  • Morris, Robert (Robert Randall) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    More than 30 million adults in the United States suffer from depression. Many more meet the diagnostic criteria for an anxiety disorder. Psychotherapies like cognitive-behavioral therapy can be effective for conditions ...
  • Legault, Julie, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    With the ability to transfer a trait from one creature to another purposefully, synthetic biology is advancing across unforeseen domains. From algae cells that convert carbon dioxide to fuel, biocementation bacteria to ...
  • Vosoughi, Soroush (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The spread of malicious or accidental misinformation in social media, especially in time-sensitive situations such as real-world emergencies can have harmful effects on individuals and society. This thesis develops models ...
  • Wang, Che-Wei, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis presents an investigation into the development of a series of devices that alter our relationship to time. The intention behind each of these devices is to help people become more aware of the temporality that ...
  • Sethi, Srishti (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Deep personal connections foster rich learning. Making such connections is one of the most valuable benefits of attending face-to-face conferences. Online technologies offer the opportunity to meet with more people at a ...
  • Schoessler, Philipp (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Pin based shape displays can not only give physical form to digital information, but they have the inherent ability to accurately move and manipulate objects that are placed on top of them. This document presents ways and ...
  • Panjwani, Alisha (Alisha Hasan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Storytelling and making are two of the oldest forms of self-expression. Through stories we give meaning to our everyday experiences making sense of our world. By making physical objects, we can create tangible representations ...
  • Nuñez, David S. (David Scott) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Mobile devices, like tablet computers, are potentially potent tools for delivering language learning to children otherwise unreachable at any reasonable scale in a variety of home situations. The ubiquity and distribution ...
  • Rosenbaum, Eric (Eric Ross) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis introduces the idea of "musical tinkering," exploring how to engage people in playfully creating and experimenting with their own musical instruments and compositions. I discuss the design and study of two new ...
  • Pan, Wei, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This dissertation's main contribution is a new methodology, Reality Hedging, which is to use big-data driven approaches and tools from Computational Social Science for understanding, monitoring and designing economic and ...
  • Follmer, Sean (Sean Weston) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The world is filled with tools and devices designed to fit specific needs and goals, and their physical form plays an important role in helping users understand their use. These physical affordances provide products and ...
  • Alfaro Bernate, Santiago Eloy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Digital Synesthesia is the concept of using sensors and mobile technology to create a user experience that mimics the way people use their senses and enables the perception of information that is outside of our sensory ...
  • Lazarovich, Amir (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The problem of maintaining complete control over and transparency with regard to our digital identity is growing more urgent as our lives become more dependent on online and digital services. What once was rightfully ours ...
  • Jakimo, Noah (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Technologies for long-term recording of cellular pathway activation are constrained by the difficultly to constantly monitor transient signaling events and expression of target genes. To overcome these limitations we ...
MIT-Mirage