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dc.contributor.authorKalwar, Santosh
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-27T19:04:09Z
dc.date.available2016-06-27T19:04:09Z
dc.date.submitted2009-01-16
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/71619
dc.description.abstractIn this thesis, "Human behavior on the Internet", the human anxiety is conceptualized. The following questions have guided the writing of the thesis: How humans behave with the Internet technology? What goes in their mind? What kinds of behaviors are shown while using the Internet? What is the role of the content on the Internet and especially what are the types of anxiety behavior on the Internet? By conceptualization this thesis aims to provide a model for studying whether humans show signs of less or exacerbated anxiety while using the Internet.The empirical part of this thesis was built on new developed model and user study that utilizes that model. For the user study, the target users were divided into two groups based on their skill level. The user study used both qualitative and quantitative research methods. The qualitative research was conducted using interviews and observational analysis. The quantitative research was conducted in three iterations by using questionnaires and surveys.These results suggest that the significance of human on using technology would be integral part of such a study. The study also suggests that Internet has lulled humans with the sense of dependency to greater extent. In particular, the results identified seven main areas of human anxiety. These forms of anxiety require further studies to encompass human anxiety in more detail.en_US
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dc.titleHuman behavior on the Interneten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentFaculty of Technology Managementen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.grantorLappeenranata University of Technologyen_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://www.kalwar.com.npen_US


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