Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
The Influence of Social Network in Mobile Experience Sampling -Development and Implementation of Android based Mobile Experience Sampling tool
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The Experience Sampling Method (ESM), a research technique, was initiated to understand human experience and behavior upon a certain subject. This subject can be a commercial product, a period of time or even the quality of our lives. The mostly used pattern in the ESM is questionnaire, a common example of which can be customer satisfactory survey. During the past three decades, the technology used in this kind of research has changed dramatically: from primitively written on paper to vividly popping up in your modern devices [1]. Therefore, a new approach called Mobile Experience Sampling has been developed, which relies on the ubiquitous computing technologies to collect data. Among these technologies, there is an emerging star— social network. Nowadays, everyone is networking, not really by actual socializing but via countless social network sites: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Life details are generously shared on these sites: what they do, where they go and, of course, how they feel.

As the user population rockets, this special kind of sites has potentially become an ideal source for information/data collection of Experience Sampling. In this paper, quantitative and qualitative research methodologies are combined with the ESM to study the influence of social network on Mobile Experience Sampling. The study shows that the social network sites significantly affect the response and participation rate in the Mobile Experience Sampling experiment designed by the researcher, which indicates its influence on articipants compliance and motivation levels.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 44 p.
Series
Trita-ICT-EX, 16
Keyword [en]
ESM, Android, Mobile Experience Sampling, XML, Java
National Category
Engineering and Technology
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-92238OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-92238DiVA: diva2:512878
Subject / course
Electronic- and Computer Systems
Educational program
Master of Science - Design and Implementation of ICT Products and Systems
Uppsok
Technology
Examiners
Available from: 2012-03-29 Created: 2012-03-29 Last updated: 2012-03-29Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(2130 kB)538 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 2130 kBChecksum SHA-512
6323fcb4aa6f5522ae9918afcba81e01024a63c610c5c00d053de3842851675b678c2d3d2731ba48bca6456dfbc5153c3de34f5c2d971e0f17ffdb5df474aac9
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Engineering and Technology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 538 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 554 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf