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    • UbiWheel: A Simple Context-Aware Universal Control Concept for Smart Home Appliances that encourages Active Living 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Herstad, Jo; Stangeland, Andrea Marie; Orsi Medola, Fausto (IEEE, 2017)
      Smart homes contain many useful appliances that can help individuals live independently for longer. A problem with current smart homes prototypes is that each device often has its own remote control or control unit. These ...
    • Understanding WCAG2.0 Colour Contrast Requirements Through 3D Colour Space Visualisation 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika (IOS Press, 2016)
      Sufficient contrast between text and background is needed to achieve sufficient readability. WCAG2.0 provides a specific definition of sufficient contrast on the web. However, the definition ...
    • Undervisningskvalitet som praksis 

      Wittek, Line; Habib, Laurence (Universitetsforlaget, 2012)
      Denne artikkelen handler om hvordan vi kan forstå undervisningskvalitet. Den går inn på mulige definisjoner for god og læringsfremmende undervisning, og reiser spørsmålet om hvorvidt vi kan og bør operere med generelle ...
    • Universal Design in the Technology Education Curriculum: Experiences from Norway 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Eika, Evelyn (The Design Society, 2017)
      In recent decades the engineering and technology education curriculum has changed from being purely technical oriented towards being more socially aware. In addition, to adequately master technologies ...
    • Universal design of ICT for emergency management: A systematic literature review and research agenda 

      Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar; Chen, Weiqin (Springer Verlag, 2018-06-05)
      The primary objectives of this article are to give a systematic overview of the current state of the emerging research field of Universal Design of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Emergency Management, ...
    • Universal design of user Interfaces in self-driving cars 

      Ferati, Mexhid; Murano, Pietro; Giannoumis, G. Anthony (Springer Verlag, 2017)
      Self-driving cars are already being tested in our roads, and several benefits to society are expected with their mainstream use. They also present an opportunity to increase independent mobility for people with disabilities ...
    • Universality of Evolved Cellular Automata in-Materio 

      Nichele, Stefano; Farstad, Sigve Sebastian; Tufte, Gunnar (Old City Publishing, 2017)
      Evolution-in-Materio (EIM) is a method of using artificial evolution to exploit physical properties of materials for computation. It has previously been successfully used to evolve a multitude of different computational ...
    • Universally Designed Text on the Web: Towards Readability Criteria Based on Anti-Patterns 

      Eika, Evelyn (IOS Press, 2016)
      The readability of web text s affects accessibility. The Web Content Acces sibility guidelines (WCAG) state that the recommended reading level should match that of someone who has completed basic schooling. ...
    • Universe models with negative bulk viscosity 

      Brevik, Iver Håkon; Grøn, Øyvind (Springer, 2013-10)
      The concept of negative temperatures has occasionally been used in connection with quantum systems. A recent example of this sort is reported in the paper of S. Braun et al. [Science 339, 52 (2013)], where an attractively ...
    • Unobstructedness and dimension of families of codimension 3 ACM algebras 

      Kleppe, Jan Oddvar; Miro-Roig, Rosa Maria (American Mathematical Society, 2007)
      The goal of this paper is to study irreducible families of codimension 3, Cohen-Macaulay quotients A of a polynomial ring R=k[x_0,x_1,...,x_n]; mainly, we study families of graded Cohen-Macaulay quotients A of codimension ...
    • Unobstructedness and dimension of families of Gorenstein algebras 

      Kleppe, Jan Oddvar (Universitat de Barcelona, 2007)
      The goal of this paper is to develop tools to study maximal families of Gorenstein quotients A of a polynomial ring R. We prove a very general Theorem on deformations of the homogeneous coordinate ring of a scheme Proj A ...
    • Unsupervised and Fast Continent Classification of Digital Image Collections using Time 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika (IEEE Computer Society, 2010-08)
      Advances in storage capacity means that digital cameras can store huge collections of digital photographs. Typically such images are given non-descriptive filenames names such as a unique identifier, often an integer. ...
    • Usability of Indoor Network Navigation Solutions for Persons with Visual Impairments 

      Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Pandya, Umesh; Ferati, Mexhid; Krivonos, Daria; Pey, Tom (Springer, 2018)
      The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) obligates States Parties to ensure personal mobility and independence for persons with disabilities by promoting access to and the ...
    • User Identification based on Touch Dynamics 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Zhang, Xiaoli (IEEE Computer Society, 2012-09)
      Touch interaction has quickly become the de-facto means of interacting with handheld devices due to its perceived attractiveness and low hardware cost. This study proposes a strategy for identifying users based on touch ...
    • User Interface Design for Public Kiosks : an Evaluation of the Taiwan High Speed Rail Ticket Vending Machine 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Jian, Hua-Li; Huang, Yo-Ping; Huang, Yueh-Min (Institute of Information Science Academia Sinica, 2010)
      Low hardware costs and high staffing costs have resulted in an increase in public information and transaction kiosks. Ticket vending machines are one important subset of such kiosks. These machines must offer efficient ...
    • User interface evaluation of a ski injuries management system 

      Dalipi, Fisnik; Ferati, Mexhid; Yildirim, Sule (Springer Verlag, 2017)
      Although many technological devices and solutions to enhance the skiing experience are now available for skiers, skiing sometimes could turn to be potentially dangerous. The speed of movement, environment unpredictability, ...
    • Using Fuzzy Systems to Infer Memory Impairment from MRI 

      Huang, Yo-Ping; Zaza, Samuele M. M.; Chu, Wen-Jang; Krikorian, Robert; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Taiwan Fuzzy Systems AssociationSpringer Verlag, 2017-11-21)
      Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a common form of dementia which mostly affects elderly people. Gradual loss in memory and declining cognitive functions are core symptoms associated with AD. Conventional brain images do not ...
    • Using MOOCs to promote digital accessibility and universal design, the MOOCAP experience 

      Gilligan, John; Chen, Weiqin; Darzentas, Jenny (IOS Press, 2018)
      The recently completed Massive Open Online Course for Accessibility Partnership project (MOOCAP), had the twin aims of establishing a strategic partnership around the promotion of Universal Design and Accessibility for ...
    • Using non-speech sounds to increase web image accessibility for screen-reader users 

      Thapa, Ratan Bahadur; Ferati, Mexhid; Giannoumis, G. Anthony (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017)
      Screen-reader users access images on the Web using alternative text delivered via synthetic speech. However, research shows that this is a tedious and unsatisfying experience for blind users, because text-to-speech ...
    • Using Type-2 Fuzzy Models to Detect Fall Incidents and Abnormal Gaits Among Elderly 

      Huang, Yo-Ping; Liu, Wei-Heng; Chen, Szu-Ying; Sandnes, Frode Eika (IEEE Computer Society, 2013)
      — June 2012, 11% of the overall population in Taiwan was over the age of 65. This ratio is higher than the average figure for the United Nations (8%) . Critical issues concerning elderly in healthcare include fall ...