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The influence of contextual elements, actors’ frames of reference, and technology on the adoption and use of ICT in construction projects: a Swedish case study
In contemporary research on construction‐related ICT (information communication technologies), little distinction is made between the use of ICT in permanent line organizations and its use inExpand
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How do you play with a robotic toy animal?: a long-term study of Pleo
Pleo is one of the more advanced interactive toys currently available for the home market, taking the form of a robotic dinosaur. We present an exploratory study of how it was interacted with andExpand
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Play, belief and stories about robots: A case study of a pleo blogging community
  • Mattias Jacobsson
  • Computer Science
  • RO-MAN - The 18th IEEE International Symposium…
  • 10 November 2009
We present an analysis based on user-provided content collected from online blogs and forums about the robotic artifact Pleo. Our primary goal is to explore stories about how human-robot interactionExpand
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Hospital robot at work: something alien or an intelligent colleague?
This paper describes a case study of the initial reactions to a transport robot running in a semi-public hospital environment. The robot was transporting goods and samples for an orthopedicExpand
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User perceptions of ICT impacts in Swedish construction companies: ‘it’s fine, just as it is’
The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in construction companies has been growing steadily during the last decade. However, few studies inquire into either perceptions of theExpand
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Impromptu teams in a temporary organization: On their nature and role
The abundance and importance of temporary project teams in society introduces the need of understanding their nature. The purpose of this article thus is to highlight the existence of an onlyExpand
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The role of industry: an analytical framework to understand ICT transformation within the AEC industry
Abstract Despite wide-ranging research on information and communication technologies (ICT) in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, little is known about the role thatExpand
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Researching Projects and Theorizing Families of Temporary Organizations
Following contemporary development in which most temporary, focused, and organized endeavors can be regarded as a project and studied as a temporary organization, here we ask: How can these phenomenaExpand
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Breaking out of the straitjacket of project research: in search of contribution
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how a different and partly new strategy is needed in order to make research on projects relevant and interesting to a wider scientific community,Expand
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A rationale for alliancing within a public-private partnership
Purpose – This case study was chosen for its rare, if not unique, project procurement strategy. It is, to the authors’ knowledge, the only example of a project alliance (PA) being undertaken withinExpand
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