• Architecture for generic service development on mobile handsets 

      Dahle, Peter (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2007-06-15)
      Several actors are involved in all layers the handset architecture, from hardware producers to service providers, and the numbers are raising. Lack of collaboration amongst these actors across and within layers has led to a complex development-process of services and applications, which in turn leads to difficult use of such applications and services. In this thesis we took a closer look at the ...
    • Arctic HARE. A Machine Learning-based System for Performance Analysis of Cross-country Skiers 

      Nordmo, Tor-Arne Schmidt (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
      The advances in sensor technology and big-data processing enable performance analysis of sport athletes. With the increase in data, both from on-body sensors and cameras, it is possible to quantify what makes a good athlete. However, typical approaches in sports performance analysis are not adequately equipped for automatically handling big data. This thesis presents Arctic Human Activity ...
    • Argos container, core and extension framework 

      Eriksen, Dan Peder (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2007-06-01)
      With the emergence of the internet and e-commerce in the 90’s new common problems arose when developing applications that span the internet. These common problems include among others scalability, robustness, networking, database usage and heterogeneity. Software developers creating internet applications saw themselves reinventing the wheel repeatedly. This lead to the creation of middleware systems ...
    • Auto scaling framework, simulator, and algorithms for the META-pipe backend 

      Teige, Tim Alexander (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
      META-pipe is a metagenomic analysis service provided in the ELIXIR distributed life science infrastructure. It provides assembly of sequence data, functional annotation, and taxonomic profiling. The analysis is computationally intensive and it consist of many jobs which have different requirements and varying complexity and execution times It therefore requires an execution environment that can ...
    • Automated Lung Sound Analysis 

      Grønnesby, Morten (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-06-01)
      Lungs sounds has been used as a diagnostic tool for centuries. The usefulness of listening to lung sounds, or pulmonary auscultation, as a definite diagnostic method has been diminished by advances in medical imaging such as chest X-Ray, but these advanced methods also bring a higher monetary and time cost. In addition, when the severity of pulmonary conditions changes, audible symptoms change ...
    • Automatic Image Tagging based on Context Information 

      Evertsen, Martin Hætta (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-06)
      People love to take images, but are not so willing to annotate the images af-terwards with relevant tags. Manually tagging images is both subjective (dependent on annotator) and time consuming. It would be nice if the tag-ging process could be done automatically. A requirement for effective searching and retrieval of images in rapid growing online image databases is that each image has accurate and ...
    • Beyond the hospital walls - Extramural mobile communication with CallMeSmart 

      Hanssen, Bård Johan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-06-01)
      Physicians, nurses and other people who work at hospitals and in the healthcare sector often move around a lot. As they also frequently need to contact each other, mobile communication devices like pagers and wireless phones are important tools for letting them maintain contact. This can lead to problems as personnel are constantly interrupted during their work because coworkers don't know whether ...
    • Breathing as user interface for pulmonary rehabilitation : respiration tracking using the Wii remote controller 

      Guirao Aguilar, Julian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-06-01)
      INTRODUCTION: Respiration exercises are an important part of the pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patients. Furthermore, there is evidence that showing feedback about their respiration pattern helps them to improve their breathing skills. This study tests the feasibility of monitoring respiration using the Wiimote's infrared camera and showing BPM (breaths per ...
    • Capturing High Rate Satellite Data. An Analysis of Lossless, Persistent Reception, Local Storage and Transmission of High Rate Satellite Data From Time Window Based Datastream 

      Mæland, Ruben (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-31)
      Satellites generate data through their instruments as they hover in orbit. Satel- lite data is widely used in weather forecasts, environmental science, for military purposes, earth observation and more. The world depend on satellite data, for many purposes.
    • Collecting and distributing sensor data using the Argos middleware platform 

      Mortensen, Mats (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2007-06-15)
      Applications that adapt to environmental and situational changes are difficult to build because computers cannot capture, represent or process context information as easily as human beings. Nevertheless, context information is very valuable because it allows applications to be made more user-friendly, flexible, and adaptable. This realization has spawned a multitude of research efforts to simplify ...
    • Collecting relevant images context information 

      Jakobsen, Børge (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-01-08)
      Digital photographing has become more and more popular as cameras and mobile phones get more advanced and have newer technology embedded. Manually searching in these growing image collections is problematic because of missing context information related to the image itself. If related context information could be added as an automated process, it could help the user view and locate images and ...
    • COMBUSTI/O. Abstractions facilitating parallel execution of programs implementing common I/O patterns in a pipelined fashion as workflows in Spark 

      Fagerli, Jarl (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-31)
      In light of recent years’ exploding data generation in life sciences, increasing downstream analysis capabilities is paramount to address the asymmetry of innovation in data creation contra processing capacities. Many contemporaneously used tools are sequential programs, ofttimes including convoluted dependencies leading to workflows crashing due to misconfiguration, detrimental to both development ...
    • Creating a better play store for cancer apps by using the meta data. Is the metadata available enough to improve app finding for apps related to cancer? 

      Johansen, Håvard Hemmingsen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-12-15)
      The current app store is minimalistic and gives a minimum of functionality, there are in principle two options, a list of recommended apps and the search function. Where the search function is as good as the user is able to come up with search words. The question then is; is it possible to create a third party app that works as an overlay and give a more useful result. In order to make the problem ...
    • Design and implementation of a prototype for capturing immediate user experiences 

      Ekvang, Espen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2007-06-01)
      Everywhere we go we are overwhelmed with impressions and experiences making our day. Research has proven these to change over time, thus psychologists and experimenters in surveys are interested in what a person actually experienced at a particular point in time, referred to as immediate experience. Whether it was as a reaction to some event or just at specific times during the day, is determined ...
    • Design and implementation of an encourager and motivator application for physical activity based on Bluetooth devices and Argos Middleware Platform 

      Hanssen, Harald Sømnes (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2008-01-27)
      Argos is a middleware platform developed at the ArticBeans lab at the University of Tromsø. The purpose of Argos is to provide a personal application platform for custom services. In this thesis we look at how Bluetooth devices along with Argos can be combined to create an application for encouraging and motivating physical activity. Physical activity is steadily decreasing among the population. ...
    • Detecting events in videos using semantic analytics of subtitles 

      Leer, Erik Bræck (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06)
      Recently, television broadcasters such as the NRK and TV2 channels, have begun offering live internet television and movie archive along with their regular schedule, much like the known video archives such as Youtube and Vimeo. The amount of all television offered reduces the ability of the user to get an overview of the programs that are available at any given time, making the user will probably ...
    • DMNI. Dynamic Mobile Network Infrastructure 

      Fagerli, Simon Kristoffer Nilsen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
      Each winter the Climate-Ecological Observatory for Arctic Tundra (COAT) project deploys a range of small devices to measure and monitor the climate changes that occur in the Arctic regions in an attempt to gain better understanding of how the changes are affecting the Arctic tundra ecosystems. The deployed devices are often limited in terms of energy and connectivity range. Due to this, researchers ...
    • Eatnu: a storage system for evaluating and persisting sensor data 

      Stenhaug, Magnus (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-01)
      The amount of information generated exceeeds the current available storage. Big Data, the Internet of Things and the increasing popularity of self-tracking gadgets call for new storage solutions to manage and analyze the data. To handle the constant flow of information, we have implemented Eatnu. Eatnu is a storage system designed to handle large data streams, where programmers can specify what ...
    • Efficient intra-node Communication for Chip Multiprocessors 

      Henriksen, Torje Starbo (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2008-10-15)
      The microprocessor industry has reached limitations of sequential processing power due to power-efficiency and heat problems. With the integrated-circuit technology moving forward, chip-multithreading has become the trend, increasing parallel processing power. The shift of focus has resulted in the vast majority of supercomputers having chip-multiprocessors. While the high performance computing ...
    • Embedded analytics of animal images 

      Thomassen, Sigurd (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-12-14)
      Due to the large increase of image data in animal surveillance, an effective and efficient way of labeling said data is required. Over the past few years the Climate-ecological Observatory for Arctic Tundra (COAT) project have deployed dozens of cameras in eastern Finnmark, Norway during winter, which have resulted in a large volume of wildlife images which is used to document the effects of climate ...