Recent Submissions

  • Effects of different increments in workload and duration on peak physiological responses during seated upper-body poling 

    Brurok, Berit; Mellema, Mirjam; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Baumgart, Julia Kathrin (Springer, 2019-07-16)
    To compare the effects of test protocols with different increments in workload and duration on peak oxygen uptake (V̇ O2peak), and related physiological parameters during seated upper-body poling (UBP). Methods: Thirteen ...
  • Caffeine Increases Strength and Power Performance in Resistance-trained Females During Early Follicular Phase 

    Norum, Martin; Risvang, Linn; Bjørnsen, Thomas; Dimitriou, Lygeri; Rønning, Per Ola; Bjørgen, Morten; Raastad, Truls (Wiley, 2020-07-18)
    The effects of 4 mg·kg−1caffeine ingestion on strength and power were investigated for the first time, in resistance-trained females during the early follicular phase utilizing a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, ...
  • SHADE: Absorption spectroscopy enhancement with ambient light estimation and narrow-band detection 

    Sherkat, Habib; Pinto-Orellana, Marco Antonio; Mirtaheri, Peyman (Elsevier, 2020-06-19)
    Ambient light (AML) limits the usage of absorption spectroscopy to strictly-controlled environments due to its impact on the quality of the signals. In medical applications for Optical instruments that require high reliability ...
  • Method to Obtain Neuromorphic Reservoir Networks from Images of in Vitro Cortical Networks 

    Mello, Gustavo; Pontes-Filho, Sidney; Sandvig, Ioanna; Valderhaug, Vibeke Devold; Zouganeli, Evi; Huse Ramstad, Ola; Sandvig, Axel; Nichele, Stefano (2020-02-20)
    In the brain, the structure of a network of neurons defines how these neurons implement the computations that underlie the mind and the behavior of animals and humans. Provided that we can describe the network of neurons ...
  • Comparison of Probabilistic Models and Neural Networks on Prediction of Home Sensor Events 

    Casagrande, Flavia Dias; Tørresen, Jim; Zouganeli, Evi (IEEE, 2019-09-30)
    We present results and comparative analysis on the prediction of sensor events in a smart home environment with a limited number of binary sensors. We apply two probabilistic methods, namely Sequence Prediction via Enhanced ...
  • Comparing generic and vectorial nonlinear manoeuvring models and parameter estimation using optimal truncated least square support vector machine 

    Xu, Haitong; Hassani, Vahid; Soares, C. Guedes (Elsevier, 2020-01-18)
    An optimal truncated least square support vector machine (LS-SVM) is proposed for the parameter estimation of nonlinear manoeuvring models based on captive manoeuvring tests. Two classical nonlinear manoeuvring models, ...
  • Truncated least square support vector machine for parameter estimation of a nonlinear manoeuvring model based on PMM tests 

    Xu, Haitong; Hassani, Vahid; Guedes-Soares, C. (Elsevier, 2020-01-28)
    A new version of least square support vector machine (LS-SVM), the truncated LS-SVM, is proposed to estimate the nondimensionalized hydrodynamic coefficients. Truncated LS-SVM is shown to be an efficient and robust method ...
  • A methodology for building a data-enclosing tunnel for automated online-feedback in simulator training 

    Marcano, Laura; Manca, Davide; Yazidi, Anis; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Elsevier, 2019-10-21)
    Extensive research confirms that feedback is the key to an effective training. However, in many domains, human trainers, who can provide feedback to trainees, are considered not only a costly but also a scarce resource. ...
  • Experimental investigation on the light transmission of a textile-based over-cap used in functional near-infrared spectroscopy 

    Sherkat, Habib; Gjøvaag, Terje; Mirtaheri, Peyman (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2019)
    Functional near-infrared spectroscopy as an optical (i.e., light-based) neuroimaging technique is susceptive to ambient light noise. In the daily task scenario experiments, light is required to monitor the movement of ...
  • Multiphysics Impact Analysis of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Shell 

    Strand, Cathrine Høgmo; Andleeb, Zahra; Khawaja, Hassan; Moatamedi, Mojtaba (Materials Research Forum LLC, 2019)
    With increasing popularity of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) over time, the need for research in the field has increased dramatically. Many industries, i.e. aeronautical, automotive, and marine are opting to install ...
  • Detection of Zn in water using novel functionalised planar microwave sensors 

    Frau, Ilaria; Wylie, Stephen; Byrne, Patrick; Cullen, Jeff; Korostynska, Olga; Mason, Alex (Elsevier, 2019-07-11)
    Metal pollution in aquatic environments has attracted global attention. Current methods are not able to monitor water quality in-situ at low-cost. This paper reports on a novel approach for detecting changes in the ...
  • A systems biology approach uncovers cell-specific gene regulatory effects of genetic associations in multiple sclerosis 

    Madireddy, Lohith; Patsopoulos, Nikolaos A.; Cotsapas, Chris; Bos, Steffan Daniel; Beecham, Ashley; McCauley, Jacob; Kim, Kicheol; Jia, Xiaoming; Santaniello, Adam; Caillier, Stacy J.; Andlauer, Till F.M.; Barcellos, Lisa F.; Berge, Tone; Bernardinelli, Luisa; Martinelli-Boneschi, Filippo; Booth, David R.; Briggs, Farren; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Comabella, Manuel; Comi, Giancarlo; Cree, Bruce A.C.; D'Alfonso, Sandra; Dedham, Katrina; Duquette, Pierre; Efthimios, Dardiotis; Esposito, Federica; Fontaine, Bertrand; Gasperi, Christiane; Goris, An; Dubois, Bénédicte; Gourraud, Pierre-Antoine; Hadjigeorgiou, Georgios; Haines, Jonathan; Hawkins, Clive; Hemmer, Bernhard; Hintzen, Rogier; Horakova, Dana; Isobe, Noriko; Kalra, Seema; Kira, Jun-ichi; Khalil, Michael; Kockum, Ingrid; Lill, Christina M.; Lincoln, Matthew R; Luessi, Felix; Martin, Roland; Oturai, Annette; Palotie, Aarno; Pericak-Vance, Margaret A.; Henry, Roland; Saarela, Janna; Ivinson, Adrian; Olsson, Tomas; Taylor, Bruce V.; Stewart, Graeme J.; Harbo, Hanne Flinstad; Compston, Alastair; Hauser, Stephen L.; Hafler, David A.; Zipp, Frauke; De Jager, Philip; Sawcer, Stephen; Oksenberg, Jorge R.; Baranzini, Sergio E. (Nature Research, 2019-05-20)
    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified more than 50,000 unique associations with common human traits. While this represents a substantial step forward, establishing the biology underlying these associations ...
  • Design and verification of a sway-yaw control system for Surface Effect Ships using vent valves 

    Teigland, Håkon; Hassani, Vahid; Auestad, Øyvind Fidje (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2019-12-26)
    For an offshore worker in the oil and gas industry, the helicopter transport is the activity associated with the highest risk. An alternative to helicopter crew transfers is to use Surface Effect Ships (SES) to transport ...
  • Action Recognition in Real Homes using Low Resolution Depth Video Data 

    Casagrande, Flavia Dias; Nedrejord, Oda Olsen; Lee, Wonho; Zouganeli, Evi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-08-05)
    We report work in progress from interdisciplinary research on Assisted Living Technology in smart homes for older adults with mild cognitive impairments or dementia. We present our field trial, the set-up for collecting ...
  • Enhancement of collaboration in the early stage of an interdisciplinary engineering and design project: mapping group dynamics 

    Risnes, Martha; Mellema, Mirjam; Pinto-Orellana, Marco Antonio; Sherkat, Habib (The Design Society, 2019)
    Health care systems are moving towards interdisciplinary patient-centred solutions. Team members can agree on high-level aspirations, but it does not imply that they will have conformity in specific objectives. Collaboration ...
  • Predicting Sensor Events, Activities, and Time of Occurrence Using Binary Sensor Data From Homes With Older Adults 

    Casagrande, Flavia Dias; Tørresen, Jim; Zouganeli, Evi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-08-08)
    We present a comprehensive study of state-of-the-art algorithms for the prediction of sensor events and activities of daily living in smart homes. Data have been collected from eight smart homes with real users and 13-17 ...
  • Surface Effect Ship with Four Air Cushions Part II: Roll and Pitch Damping 

    Haukland, Ola; Hassani, Vahid; Auestad, Øyvind Fidje (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2019-12-26)
    This paper introduce damping of roll and pitch motion on a Surface Effect Ship (SES) in low vessel speeds. The SES consist of two side-hulls, a reinforced rubber bow and stern seal skirt system and four air cushion. The ...
  • Surface Effect Ship with Four Air Cushions Part I: Dynamic Modeling and Simulation 

    Haukeland, Ola; Hassani, Vahid; Auestad, Øyvind Fidje (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2019-12-26)
    This paper deals with dynamic modelling and numerical simulations of a Surface Effect Ship (SES) with split cushion. Traditionally, a SES is a catamaran with front and aft seals equipped with lift fans that could fill ...
  • Hybrid Collision Avoidance with Moving Obstacles 

    Chai, Yi; Hassani, Vahid (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2019-12-26)
    This paper proposes a hybrid collision avoidance (COLAV) approach based on the integration of a global path planning algorithm and a reactive collision avoidance technique. This combination provides a robust path planning ...
  • Vent Valve Thrust Force for Surface Effect Ships 

    Teigland, Håkon; Hassani, Vahid; Auestad, Øyvind Fidje (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2019-12-26)
    The Surface Effect Ship (SES) holds promise as a viable and appealing alternative for transferring crew to offshore wind farms and oil platforms due to its superior seakeeping capability, high comfort and speed. A SES is ...

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