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    • Making Learning Materials Accessible in Higher Education-Attitudes Among Technology Faculty Members 

      Chen, Weiqin; Sanderson, Norun Christine; Kessel, Siri (IOS Press, 2018)
      With the increasing popularity of digital technologies, more and more digital learning materials are available in education. However, making digital learning materials accessible to diverse students can be a challenging ...
    • Making touch-based kiosks accessible to blind users through simple gestures 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Tan, Tek Beng; Johansen, Anders; Sulic, Edvin; Vesterhus, Eirik; Iversen, Eirik (Springer, 2012-11-01)
      Touch-based interaction is becoming increasingly popular and is commonly used as the main interaction paradigm for self-service kiosks in public spaces. Touch-based interaction is known to be visually intensive, and current ...
    • Mandatory coursework assignments can be, and should be, eliminated! 

      Haugan, John; Lysebo, Marius; Lauvås, Per (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Formative assessment can serve as a catalyst for increased student effort and student learning. Yet, many engineering degree programs are dominated by summative assessment and make limited use of formative assessment. The ...
    • Maximal isotropic subbundles of orthogonal bundles of odd rank over a curve 

      Hitching, George Harry; Choe, Insong (World Scientific Publishing, 2015-11-25)
      An orthogonal bundle over a curve has an isotropic Segre invariant determined by the maximal degree of a maximal isotropic subbundle. This in- variant and the induced strati cations on moduli spaces of orthogonal bundles ...
    • Maximizing hypervisor scalability using minimal virtual machines 

      Bratterud, Alfred; Haugerud, Hårek (IEEE Computer Society, 2013)
      The smallest instance offered by Amazon EC2 comes with 615MB memory and a 7.9GB disk image. While small by today's standards, embedded web servers with memory footprints well under 100kB, indicate that there is much to be ...
    • Measuring 2D:4D finger length ratios with Smartphone Cameras 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika (IEEE Press, 2014-10)
      Finger length ratios have received much attention among researchers as the 2D:4D ratio has been linked to several physical and mental characteristics. This study explores the feasibility of using a Smartphone as an ...
    • Measuring digit ratio with smart phone to unveil health conditions and behavior 

      Huang, Yo-Ping; Basanta, Haobijam; Sandnes, Frode Eika (IEEE Computer Society, 2015)
      Finger lengths have fascinated scientific researchers for a long time and people hardly notice different underpinnings of the relation between the shape and size of our body to the scientific meanings. The idea behind the ...
    • Medstudentvurdering i matematikk og fysikk 

      Haugan, John; Lysebo, Marius (Universitetsforlaget, 2015)
      Høsten 2014 ble det gjort endringer i begynnerundervisningen i matematikk og fysikk ved ett av studieprogrammene ved Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus. Alle arbeidskravene ble fjernet, og medstudentvurdering ble innført. Målet ...
    • A memory aid for reduced cognitive load in manually entered online bank transactions 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika (Akademika forlag, 2012-10)
      Paper based invoices are still commonly used in Norway where users manually copy large amounts of digits in order to set up transactions. Such digit copying tasks are cognitively and visually demanding, errors are ...
    • Menu Positioning on Web Pages. Does it Matter? 

      Murano, Pietro; Lomas, Tracey J. (SAI Organization, 2015)
      This paper concerns an investigation by the authors into the efficiency and user opinions of menu positioning in web pages. While the idea and use of menus on web pages are not new, the authors feel there ...
    • Metadata and Universal Access in Digital Library Environments 

      Beyene, Wondwossen (Emerald, 2017)
      Purpose- Accessibility metadata has been a recurring theme in recent efforts aimed at promoting accessibility of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions to all regardless of their disabilities, cultural ...
    • Metrics for Ensuring Security and Privacy of Information Sharing Tools for Improved City Resilience: A Review Approach 

      Radianti, Jaziar; Gjøsæter, Terje (IGI Global, 2017)
      City resilience is a pressing issue worldwide since the majority of the population resides in urban areas. When disaster strikes, the consequences will be more severe in the cities. To achieve resilience, different ...
    • Microbial specialists in below-grade foundation walls in Scandinavia 

      Nunez, Maria; Hammer, Hugo Lewi (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-02-17)
      Below-grade foundation walls are often exposed to excessive moisture by water infiltration, condensation, leakage, or lack of ventilation. Microbial growth in these structures depends largely on environmental factors, ...
    • Mining time-dependent influential users in Facebook fans group 

      Kao, Li-Jen; Huang, Yo-Ping; Sandnes, Frode Eika (IEEE, 2016)
      Klout, a famous App, could measure people's social network influence power. Klout score is measured according to the data from past 90 days and an individual who has high Klout score is thought as having high social influence ...
    • A mobile app supporting exercise adherence for people with Parkinson's disease 

      Upsahl, Kristoffer; Vistven, Annette Faber; Bergland, Astrid; Chen, Weiqin (Springer Verlag, 2018-06-26)
      Researches have shown that physical exercise in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an effective method reduce or limit the progress of the disease and improve physical and psychological health. However, exercise ...
    • Mobile Identity as a tool to develop society 

      Do, Thanh van; Feng, Boning; Swafford, Clark; Khuong, Loc H. (IEEE Press, 2015)
    • Mobile Instant Messaging for the Elderly 

      Bong, Way Kiat; Chen, Weiqin (Elsevier, 2015)
      While the use of Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM) has been expanding vastly along with mobile technology, existing MIM applications have not sufficiently addressed the needs of elderl y users. MIM applications have great ...
    • Modelling 3D Objects using 2D Sketches through Radial Renderings of Curvature Maps 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Eika, Evelyn (Springer, 2018)
      Modelling 3D objects is challenging; often special software skills are required. This paper explores a new method for experimenting with 3D modelling using two-dimensional drawings. These drawings use coloured areas to ...
    • Modernization from a Maintenance Process Perspective: Challenges and Lessons Learned 

      Yamashita, Aiko (Journal of Advances in Information Technology, 2017)
      Modernization and migration initiatives are not limited to projects where complex legacy systems need to be phased-out. They include wider contexts, from the replacement of obsolete middle ...
    • Moduli Spaces of Reflexive Sheaves of Rank 2 

      Kleppe, Jan Oddvar (Canadian Mathematical Society, 2010)
      Let F be a coherent rank 2 sheaf on a scheme Y in P^n of dimension at least two. In this paper we study the relationship between the functor which deforms a pair (F,s), s in H^0(F), and the functor which deforms the ...