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    • “A qualitative study of Health worker’s perceptions on HIV incidence and risk factors in Ruhiira” 

      Sørlie, Petter Asplin (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2017)
      Background: HIV, the virus that results in AIDS, is one of the most severe health and development challenges the world faces today. The continent most affected by HIV/AIDS is Africa. Strategies to fight HIV/AIDS have been ...
    • A qualitative study of immigrant women on long-term sick leave and their experience of dignity 

      Nortvedt, Line; Kumar, Bernadette N.; Lohne, Vibeke (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore if and how immigrant women suffering from chronic pain experience and maintain their dignity, during rehabilitation. Methods: The study was designed as a field study, ...
    • A qualitative study of women’s experiences of living with COPD 

      Steindal, Simen Alexander; Österlind, Jane; Halvorsen, Kristin; Schelderup, Therese; Ellen, Kive; Sørbye, Liv Wergeland; Dihle, Alfhild (Wiley Open, 2017)
      Aim To explore women's experiences of living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at home. Design An explorative and descriptive qualitative design. Methods A consecutive sample of nine women ...
    • A qualitative study of women’s experiences of living with COPD 

      Steindal, Simen Alexander; Österlind, Jane; Halvorsen, Kristin; Schjelderup, Therese Marie; Kive, Ellen Henriksen; Sørbye, Liv Wergeland; Dihle, Alfhild (Wiley, 2017)
      Aim: To explore women’s experiences of living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at home. Design: An explorative and descriptive qualitative design. Methods: A consecutive sample of nine women with COPD ...
    • A quantitative analysis of the uncertainty in grading of written exams in mathematics and physics 

      Hammer, Hugo Lewi; Habib, Laurence (iSER Publications, 2016-03-05)
      The most common way to grade students in courses at university and university college level is to use final written exams. The aim of final exams is generally to provide a reliable and a valid measurement of the extent to ...
    • A Queue Model for Reliable Forecasting of Future CPU Consumption 

      Hammer, Hugo Lewi; Yazidi, Anis; Bratterud, Alfred; Haugerud, Hårek; Feng, Boning (Springer, 2017)
      Statistical queuing models are popular to analyze a computer systems ability to process different types requests. A common strategy is to run stress tests by sending artificial requests to the system. The rate and sizes ...
    • A relativistic trolley paradox 

      Matvejev, Vadim; Matvejev, Oleg; Grøn, Øyvind (American Association of Physics Teachers, 2016-02)
      We present an apparent paradox within the special theory of relativity, involving a trolley with relativistic velocity and its rolling wheels. Two solutions are given, both making clear the physical reality of the Lorentz ...
    • A Review of Building Information Modelling for Construction in Developing Countries 

      Bui, Nam; Merschbrock, Christoph; Munkvold, Bjørn Erik (Elsevier, 2016-12)
      Building Information Modelling (BIM) is wide ly seen as a catalyst for innovation and productivity in the construction industry. BIM can assist a more sustainable construction process that in turn may contribute to ...
    • A Review of the Performance of Buildings Integrated with Phase Change Material: Opportunities for Application in Cold Climate 

      Madessa, Habtamu Bayera (Elsevier, 2014-12-26)
      Buildings generally need serious attention in order to reduce global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Phase Change Materials (PCMs) that change phase just above normal room temperature are a promising means ...
    • A science of culture: Conceptual and experimental analysis on cultural selection 

      Stokken, Anne-Lise (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus. Institutt for atferdsvitenskap, 2016)
      Behavior analysis offers a conceptual framework of the scientific model of selection, which explains selection on three different levels: phylogenetic, ontogenetic and cultural. Cultural practices can be considered the ...
    • A Simple Browser-based 3D-Sketching Framework for Novice and Infrequent Users 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Lianguzov, Yuriy (2017)
      Modelling in 3D is considered time-consuming and difficult, requiring special training. There are currently no 3D modelling user interface conventions. This paper thus presents a framework for simple 3D modelling based ...
    • A Simple MVC-Framework for Local Management of Online Course Material 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Eika, Evelyn (Springer, 2017)
      Managing online materials for large classes can be time-consuming and error prone. In particular, it can be challenging to manage long lists of students, lecture progress, and auditorium schedules as these often change on ...
    • A solution of the Mitra Paradox 

      Grøn, Øyvind (MDPI, 2016)
      The “Mitra paradox” refers to the fact that while the de Sitter spacetime appears non-static in a freely falling reference frame, it looks static with reference to a fixed reference frame. The coordinate-independent nature ...
    • A Study to Explore Single Mother’s Experiences in Raising their Children in Chibolya, Zambia. 

      Zulu, Henry Thomas (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2017)
      The objective of this thesis is to explore the situations and experiences of single mothers in raising their children in Chibolya, Zambia. The breakdown of family structure in developed, and recently in developing countries, ...
    • A Tale of Two Autonomies 

      Rønningstad, Chris (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2017)
      Despite comprehensive theoretical discussions on the nuances of autonomy, research tends to treat autonomy as a unidimensional concept. In contrast, this study of Norwegian welfare professionals presents empirical support ...
    • ABM-utvikling og avvikling: institusjonell konvergens og divergens i kulturpolitikken 

      Skare, Roswitha; Stokstad, Sigrid; Vårheim, Andreas (Universitetsforlaget, 2019)
      The Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority (ABM-utvikling – Statens senter for arkiv, bibliotek og museum) existed between 2003 and 2010. This article raises the question of why ABM-utvikling was not continued as ...
    • Abscess infections and malnutrition - a cross-sectional study of polydrug addicts in Oslo, Norway 

      Sæland, Mone Eli; Wandel, Margareta; Bøhmer, Thomas; Haugen, Margaretha (Informa Healthcare, 2014-03-16)
      Injection drug use and malnutrition are widespread among polydrug addicts in Oslo, Norway, but little is known about the frequency of abscess infections and possible relations to malnutrition. Objectives. To assess the ...
    • Academic Librarians in Data Information Literacy Instruction: A Case Study in Meteorology 

      Frank, Emily P.; Pharo, Nils (American Library Association, 2016-07)
      E-science has reshaped meteorology due to the rate data is generated, collected, analyzed, and stored and brought data skills to a new prominence. Data information literacy—the skills needed to understand, use, manage, ...
    • The Academic Librarians: New Roles and Challenges: a Comparison with Kurt De Belder's "Partners in Knowledge" 

      Gregersen, Anne-Berit (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2013)
      For many years libraries have adapted to digital change as this has been expressed on the immediate and tangible levels - books, journals, search & retrieval etc. But they have done so within established institutional and ...
    • Academic Library and Research Data management Roles: The Case of Norwegian Libraries 

      Boateng, Kwasi Amoyaw (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2015)
      Within the knowledge society, data constitutes a significant fragment. The management and sharing of data especially with respect to research data coupled with the influx of information communication and technology is thus ...