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    • Activity Game Avatar: A interactive exergame for people with intellectual disabilities. 

      Eilertsen, Thomas (Mastergradsoppgave; Master thesis, 2021-03-01)
      Statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) show clear indications that some groups in society have more significant struggles than others getting the recommended amount of physical activity. One of these groups is people with intellectual disabilities, which have different functioning resulting in different needs in terms of facilitation, accessibility, and usability. Many within this group ...
    • AGA: A Game-Inspired Mobile Application for Promoting Physical Activity in People With Intellectual Disabilities 

      Wiik, Marius Foshaug (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-31)
      Obesity and other health problems have a high prevalence in people with intellectual disabilities. Many lead a sedentary lifestyle and often have low scores on fitness indicators such as muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. The purpose of this research is to identify design techniques and features of a mobile application that can help promote physical activity in people with intellectual ...
    • Aika: A Distributed Edge System For Machine Learning Inference. Detecting and defending against abnormal behavior in untrusted edge environments 

      Alslie, Joakim Aalstad (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-12-14)
      The edge computing paradigm has recently started to gain a lot of momentum. The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has also grown in recent years, and there is currently ongoing research that investigates how AI can be applied to numerous of different fields. This includes the edge computing domain. In Norway, there is currently ongoing research being conducted that investigates how the confluence ...
    • AktiMotBot: A social media chatbot with activity tracker integration for motivating increased physical activity 

      Sandsdalen, Helle (Mastergradsoppgave; Master thesis, 2022-05-27)
      The World Health Organization has reported that more than 80% of the world’s adolescent population is insufficiently physically active [1]. Up to five million deaths per year could be averted if the global population were more active[1]. The low adherence to physical activity shows the need to implement services that promote physical activity. In addition, it is crucial to educate people on ...
    • 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 ...
    • Asynchronous replication of eventually consistent updatable views 

      Thomassen, Joachim (Mastergradsoppgave; Master thesis, 2023-06-01)
      Users of software applications expect fast response times and high availability. This is despite several applications moving from local devices and into the cloud. A cloud-based application that could function locally will now be unavailable if a network partition occurs. A fundamental challenge in distributed systems is maintaining the right tradeoffs between strong consistency, high availability, ...
    • Authentication and Authorization in Blind Data Miners 

      Myrland, Morten (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-06-15)
      Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts for at least 12 weeks. People with chronic pain conditions can have difficulties getting through daily tasks because the pain can limit their mobility, strength, and endurance. As of 2021, there is no universal treatment that works for all cases of chronic pain. A tool that can give personalized treatment alternatives for each patient can benefit this ...
    • 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 ...
    • BacklinkDB: A Purpose-Built Backlink Database Management System 

      Jørgensen, Marius Løvold (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2023-02-15)
      In order to compile a list of all the backlinks for a given webpage, we need knowledge about all the outgoing links on the web. Traversing the web and storing all the backlink data in a database allows us to efficiently retrieve the list of backlinks for a web page on demand. However, the web consists of billions of backlinks which translates to terabytes of data. As the web is continuously evolving, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Can a code snippet portal contribute to greater learning outcomes in other fields of science and technology? 

      Taha, Sidra (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-06-08)
      In this project we developed a web portal for students and by students in order to be able to help each other understanding coding in the different subjects across fields of study. The web portal is implemented using HTML programming language and its templates, and running the front-end with flask web application framework. A database has been made for collecting and storing code snippets.
    • 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 ...