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    • A relativistic trolley paradox 

      Matvejev, Vadim; Matvejev, Oleg; Grøn, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02)
      We present an apparent paradox within the special theory of relativity, involving a trolley with relativistic velocity and its rolling wheels. Two solutions are given, both making clear the physical reality of the Lorentz ...
    • A Review of Building Information Modelling for Construction in Developing Countries 

      Bui, Nam; Merschbrock, Christoph; Munkvold, Bjørn Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-12)
      Building Information Modelling (BIM) is wide ly seen as a catalyst for innovation and productivity in the construction industry. BIM can assist a more sustainable construction process that in turn may contribute to ...
    • A Review of the Performance of Buildings Integrated with Phase Change Material: Opportunities for Application in Cold Climate 

      Madessa, Habtamu Bayera (Journal article; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12-26)
      Buildings generally need serious attention in order to reduce global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Phase Change Materials (PCMs) that change phase just above normal room temperature are a promising means ...
    • A science of culture: Conceptual and experimental analysis on cultural selection 

      Stokken, Anne-Lise (MALKS;2016, Master thesis, 2016)
      Behavior analysis offers a conceptual framework of the scientific model of selection, which explains selection on three different levels: phylogenetic, ontogenetic and cultural. Cultural practices can be considered the ...
    • A secret success? 

      Heidenstrøm, Nina (Rapport, 2010)
      Elektrisitetsforbruket i norske husholdninger har stagnert og til og med sunket siden 1990. I prosjektet ønsker vi å definere hvilke faktorer som kan forklare en slik uforutsett utvikling. Dette notatet forsøker å validere ...
    • A secret success? 

      Heidenstrøm, Nina (Rapport, 2010)
      Elektrisitetsforbruket i norske husholdninger har stagnert og til og med sunket siden 1990. I prosjektet ønsker vi å definere hvilke faktorer som kan forklare en slik uforutsett utvikling. Dette notatet forsøker å validere ...
    • A Simple Browser-based 3D-Sketching Framework for Novice and Infrequent Users 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Lianguzov, Yuriy (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Modelling in 3D is considered time-consuming and difficult, requiring special training. There are currently no 3D modelling user interface conventions. This paper thus presents a framework for simple 3D modelling based ...
    • A Simple MVC-Framework for Local Management of Online Course Material 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Eika, Evelyn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Managing online materials for large classes can be time-consuming and error prone. In particular, it can be challenging to manage long lists of students, lecture progress, and auditorium schedules as these often change on ...
    • A solution of the Mitra Paradox 

      Grøn, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The “Mitra paradox” refers to the fact that while the de Sitter spacetime appears non-static in a freely falling reference frame, it looks static with reference to a fixed reference frame. The coordinate-independent nature ...
    • A Study to Explore Single Mother’s Experiences in Raising their Children in Chibolya, Zambia. 

      Zulu, Henry Thomas (Master thesis, 2017)
      The objective of this thesis is to explore the situations and experiences of single mothers in raising their children in Chibolya, Zambia. The breakdown of family structure in developed, and recently in developing countries, ...
    • A Tale of Two Autonomies 

      Rønningstad, Chris (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Despite comprehensive theoretical discussions on the nuances of autonomy, research tends to treat autonomy as a unidimensional concept. In contrast, this study of Norwegian welfare professionals presents empirical support ...
    • Abandoned ideas and the energies of failure 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke; Grothen, Geir; Frers, Lars (Emotion, Space and Society;Volume 36, August 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-14)
      Our academic life is ripe with failures and things abandoned, with hurt and feelings of defeat and despair. Already as students, we learn how to hide and tuck away such experiences and the impact they have on us. As a ...
    • ABM-utvikling og avvikling: institusjonell konvergens og divergens i kulturpolitikken 

      Skare, Roswitha; Stokstad, Sigrid; Vårheim, Andreas (Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidsskrift;vol. 22, Nr. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority (ABM-utvikling – Statens senter for arkiv, bibliotek og museum) existed between 2003 and 2010. This article raises the question of why ABM-utvikling was not continued as ...
    • Abscess infections and malnutrition - a cross-sectional study of polydrug addicts in Oslo, Norway 

      Sæland, Mone Eli; Wandel, Margareta; Bøhmer, Thomas; Haugen, Margaretha (Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-03-16)
      Injection drug use and malnutrition are widespread among polydrug addicts in Oslo, Norway, but little is known about the frequency of abscess infections and possible relations to malnutrition. Objectives. To assess the ...
    • Academic Librarians in Data Information Literacy Instruction: A Case Study in Meteorology 

      Frank, Emily P.; Pharo, Nils (College & Research Libraries;77(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07)
      E-science has reshaped meteorology due to the rate data is generated, collected, analyzed, and stored and brought data skills to a new prominence. Data information literacy—the skills needed to understand, use, manage, ...
    • The Academic Librarians: New Roles and Challenges: a Comparison with Kurt De Belder's "Partners in Knowledge" 

      Gregersen, Anne-Berit (Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education;2013, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      For many years libraries have adapted to digital change as this has been expressed on the immediate and tangible levels - books, journals, search & retrieval etc. But they have done so within established institutional and ...
    • Academic Library and Research Data management Roles: The Case of Norwegian Libraries 

      Boateng, Kwasi Amoyaw (Master thesis, 2015)
      Within the knowledge society, data constitutes a significant fragment. The management and sharing of data especially with respect to research data coupled with the influx of information communication and technology is thus ...
    • Acceptability of an mHealth app intervention for persons with type 2 diabetes and its associations with initial self-management: Randomized controlled trial 

      Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Jenum, Anne Karen; Årsand, Eirik; Ribu, Lis (Journal of Medical Internet Research;Vol 6, No 5 (2018): May, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-21)
      Background: Mobile health interventions are increasingly used in health care. The level of acceptability may indicate whether and how such digital solutions will be used. Objective: This study aimed to explore associations ...
    • Acceptable air velocities using demand-controlled ventilation for individual cooling 

      Thunshelle, Kari; Nordby, Henrik S.; Solberg, Håkon Rikoll; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Schild, Peter (E3S Web of Conferences;Volume 172, 2020. 12th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics (NSB 2020). Article Number: 09002, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-30)
      One of the main challenges in highly insulated buildings is the increasing share of energy demand for cooling. New solutions for low energy cooling are needed. Individual cooling by demand-controlled ventilation and use ...
    • Acceptance of construction scheduling visualizations: bar-charts, flowline-charts, or perhaps BIM? 

      Rolfsen, Christian Nordahl; Merschbrock, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-12-02)
      Four - dimensional Building Information Modelling is widely viewed as the next evolutionary step in construction scheduling. Linking scheduling information to parametric object models is believed to ...