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    • C*-algebras of right LCM one-relator monoids and Artin-Tits monoids of finite type 

      Li, Xin; Omland, Tron; Spielberg, Jack (Communications in Mathematical Physics;volume 381, issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-23)
      WestudyC*-algebrasgeneratedbyleftregularrepresentationsofrightLCM one-relator monoids and Artin–Tits monoids of finite type. We obtain structural results concerning nuclearity, ideal structure and pure infiniteness. Moreover, ...
    • C*-simplicity of HNN extensions and groups acting on trees 

      Bryder, Rasmus Sylvester; Ivanov, Nikolay A.; Omland, Tron (Annales de l'Institut Fourier;volume 70, issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-15)
      We study non-ascending HNN extensions acting on their Bass– Serre tree and characterize C∗-simplicity and the unique trace property by means of the kernel and quasi-kernels of the HNN extension in question. We also present ...
    • CA-NEAT: Evolved Compositional Pattern Producing Networks for Cellular Automata Morphogenesis and Replication 

      Nichele, Stefano; Ose, Mathias Berild; Risi, Sebastian; Tufte, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Cellular Automata (CA) are a remarkable example of morphogenetic system, where cells grow and self-organise through local interactions. CA have been used as abstractions of biological development and artificial life. Such ...
    • Caffeine Increases Strength and Power Performance in Resistance-trained Females During Early Follicular Phase 

      Norum, Martin; Risvang, Linn; Bjørnsen, Thomas; Dimitriou, Lygeri; Rønning, Per Ola; Bjørgen, Morten; Raastad, Truls (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports;Volume 30, Issue 11, November 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-18)
      The effects of 4 mg·kg−1caffeine ingestion on strength and power were investigated for the first time, in resistance-trained females during the early follicular phase utilizing a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, ...
    • Calendars for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities: A Comparison of Table View and List View 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Lundh, Maud Veronica Gine (Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2015)
      Calendars can be important memory aids for individuals with cognitive disabilities. This study compared the effect of the popular two-dimensional table calendar view and the simpler list view. A controlled experiment was ...
    • Calibration of interest rate models in Solvency II: Impact on capital requirements 

      Lund, Kristin Olsen; Haugen, Endre Nyfløt (Master thesis, 2014)
      Solvency II is the new solvency regulations for European insurers and reinsurers that will replace the current regulations. Solvency II has been postponed several times, but implementation is now scheduled for January ...
    • Caliente Vena : hvordan designe en frittstående peis til brukere i andre kulturer ved bruk av scenarioutvikling i designprosessen 

      Oskarsen, Heidi; Altmann, Beate (Master thesis, 2009)
      Bakgrunnen for prosjektet var at Jøtul AS ønsket at vi skulle designe en frittstående peisovn til Øst- Europa, Frankrike, Italia og Spania. Det å designe til andre kulturer var en oppgave som var interessant. Jøtul AS ...
    • "Calling it a Crisis : Modes of Creativity, Work and Magic in an Elite Architect Company 

      Hagen, Aina Landsverk (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      In recent years we have seen a resurfacing of magic as an analytical category in anthropological literature, with particular emphasis on modern forms of occultism and witchcraft. Magic has yet to prove itself a useful ...
    • Camp-based family treatment of childhood obesity: randomised controlled trial 

      Benestad, Beate; Lekhal, Samira; Småstuen, Milada C; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Halsteinli, Vidar; Ødegård, Rønnaug Astri; Hjelmesæth, Jøran (Archives of Disease in Childhood;volume 102, issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-03-20)
      Objective To compare the effectiveness of a 2-year camp-based family treatment programme and an outpatient programme on obesity in two generations. Design Pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Setting Rehabilitation ...
    • Can a better informed listener be easier to persuade? 

      Bizzotto, Jacopo; Vigier, Adrien (Economic Theory;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-22)
      We study the impact of exogenous news on the classic Bayesian persuasion problem. The sender supplies information over multiple periods, but is unable to commit at the onset to the information that she will supply in periods ...
    • Can a midwife-led continuity model improve maternal services in a low-resource setting? A non-randomised study in Palestine 

      Mortensen, Berit; Lukasse, Mirjam; Diep, Lien My; Lieng, Marit; Abu-Awad, Amal; Suleiman, Munjid; Fosse, Erik (BMJ Open;2018; 8: e019568, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-22)
      Objectives: To improve maternal health services in rural areas, the Palestinian Ministry of Health launched a midwifeled continuity model in the West Bank in 2013. Midwives were deployed weekly from governmental hospitals ...
    • Can a Successful Outcome After Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation Be Defined by the Oswestry Disability Index Raw Score? 

      Werner, David Andreas Thomas; Grotle, Margreth; Gulati, Sasha; Austevoll, Ivar Magne; Madsbu, Mattis Aleksander; Lønne, Greger; Solberg, Tore (Global Spine Journal;Volume 10, issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Study Design: Prospective multicenter cohort study. Objective: To investigate (1) the discriminative ability and cutoff estimates for success 12 months after surgery for lumbar disc herniation on the Oswestry Disability ...
    • Can access be accessible? Facilitating digital access to information for everyone 

      Rambø, Thomas Hanssen (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
      This thesis evaluates two norwegian library websites with regards to universal design. The research question guiding the thesis is, "How can two Norwegian library websites improve how they facilitate digital access to ...
    • Can Animals Refer? Meta-Positioning Studies of Animal Semantics 

      Ongstad, Sigmund (Biosemiotics;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-16)
      This meta-study applies a socio-semiotic framework combining five basic communicational aspects, form, content, act, time, and space, developed to help answering the question Can animals refer? It further operates with ...
    • Can Automatic Abbreviation Expansion Improve the Text Entry Rates of Norwegian Text with Compound Words? 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika (DSAI 2018 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Software Development and Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion;, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-20)
      Text entry can be challenging for users with reduced motor function. Prefix-based prediction has been successfully applied for text in English and other languages. However, prefix-based text prediction does not work optimally ...
    • Can bone mineral density loss in the non-weight bearing distal forearm predict mortality? 

      Hauger, Annette Vogt; Bergland, Astrid; Holvik, Kristin; Emaus, Nina; Strand, Bjørn Heine (Bone;Volume 136, 115347, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-30)
      Purpose: Low bone mineral density (BMD) is associated with increased risk of fractures and mortality. We investigated if rate of BMD loss in the distal forearm over seven years predicted mortality. Methods: 1725 postmenopausal ...
    • Can depression in psychogeriatric inpatients at one year follow-up be explained by locus of control and coping strategies? 

      Bjørkløf, Guro Hanevold; Engedal, Knut Arne; Selbæk, Geir; Maia, Deborah Deborah Bezerra; Borza, Tom; Saltyte-Benth, Jurate; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Aging & mental health;22(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-04)
      Objectives: Treatment of depression (in late life) is good. The short-term, but not long-term prognosis after treatment of depression in late life is good. To identify modifiable factors, we wanted to examine whether coping ...
    • Can dual energy CT with fast kV-switching determine renal stone composition accurately? 

      Mussmann, Bo; Hardy, Maryann; Jung, Helene; Ding, Ming; Osther, Palle J.S.; Graumann, Ole (Academic Radiology;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-23)
      Rationale and objectives To determine whether a single source CT system utilizing fast kV switching and low dose settings can characterize (diameter and chemical composition) renal stones accurately when compared infrared ...
    • Can library use enhance intercultural education? 

      Pihl, Joron (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-02-27)
      This article explores the questions to what extent educational research addresses library use in education and how the library can contribute to intercultural education. The focus is primarily on elementary education in ...
    • Can MLVA differentiate among endemic-like MRSA isolates with identical spa-type in a low-prevalence region? 

      Blomfeldt, Anita; Hasan, Abdullahi Abdi; Aamot, Hege Vangstein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Norway is low, but an endemic-like MRSA clone with Staphylococcal protein A (spa)-type t304 has been established especially in nursing homes in the ...