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    • 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 ...
    • An accessible directions-based text entry method using two-thumb touch typing 

      Ye, Linghui (Master thesis, 2018)
      Text entry on smartphone is a common activity in people's daily lives, and this activity heavily relies on users’ visual feedback and advanced motor function. Generally, the average touchscreen size of current smartphones ...
    • An accessible directions-based text entry method using two-thumb touch typing 

      Ye, Linghui (MAUU;2018, Master thesis, 2018)
      Text entry on smartphone is a common activity in people's daily lives, and this activity heavily relies on users’ visual feedback and advanced motor function. Generally, the average touchscreen size of current smartphones ...
    • An adaptive knowledge evolution strategy for finding near-optimal solutions of specific problems 

      Huang, Yo-Ping; Chang, Yueh-Tsun; Hsieh, Shang-Lin; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Expert Systems with Applications;38 (4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-04)
      Most real-world problems cannot be mathematically defined and/or structured modularly for peer researchers in the same community to facilitate their work. This is partially because there are no concrete defined methods ...
    • Aesthetics and the perceived stigma of assistive technology for visual impairment 

      dos Santos, Aline Darc Piculo; Ferrari, Ana Lya Moya; Medola, Fausto Orsi; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-05)
      Purpose: The aim of this study was to identify factors that influence the perceived stigma of two assistive devices for visual impairment, namely the white cane and smart glasses. Method: Face-to-face semi-structured ...
    • An Area-Based Prior Value Method for Detectionof Micro Contamination in Hard Disk Drives 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Muneesawang, Paisarn; Ieamsaard, Jirarat (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This paper presents a new area-based prior value technique for the improvement of automatic visual inspection in hard disk drive manufacturing. Micro-contaminations are detected on the air-bearing surface of the head gimbal ...
    • Are electronic white canes better than traditional canes? A comparative study with blind and blindfolded participants 

      Aline Darc Piculo, dos Santos; Medola, Fausto Orsi; Cinelli, Milton José; Ramirez, Alejandro Rafael Garcia; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Universal Access in the Information Society;20 (2021), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-17)
      Visually impaired individuals often rely on assistive technologies such as white canes for independent navigation. Many electronic enhancements to the traditional white cane have been proposed. However, only a few of these ...
    • Are Split Tablet Keyboards Better? A Study of Soft Keyboard Layout and Hand Posture 

      Aschim, Thomas Bekken; Gjerstad, Julie Lidahl; Lien, Lars Vidar; Tahsin, Rukaiya; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2019;volume 11748, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Soft Qwerty keyboards are widely used on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Research into physical keyboards have found split keyboards to be ergonomically better than ordinary physical keyboards. Consequently, ...
    • Assessing the Reading Level of Web Texts for WCAG2.0 Compliance—Can It Be Done Automatically? 

      Eika, Evelyn; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-08)
      Readability of text on the web is a key prerequisite for achieving universal accessibility. The World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines state that general text should not require reading levels ...
    • Associating Absent Frequent Itemsets with Infrequent Items to Identify Abnormal Transactions 

      Kao, Li-Jen; Huang, Yo-Ping; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Applied intelligence;42(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-07)
      Data stored in transactional databases are vulnerable to noise and outliers and are often discarded at the early stage of data mining. Abnormal transactions in the marketing transactional database are those transactions ...
    • Authoring WCAG2.0-Compliant Texts for the Web through Text Readability Visualization 

      Eika, Evelyn; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Texts on the web need to be readable in order to be accessible to a wide audience. WCAG2.0 states that tests should not exceed the reading level of upper secondary education . Several readability ...
    • Automatic Optical Inspection of Solder Ball Burn Defects on Head Gimbal Assembly 

      Ieamsaard, Jirarat; Muneesawang, Paisarn; Sandnes, Frode Eika (Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention;Volume 18, Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-02-23)
      The detection of low quality solder joint quality in hard disk drive (HDD) manufacturing is a time consuming, error-prone and costly process that is often performed manually. This paper thus proposes two automated optical ...
    • An automatic two-hand 2d:4dD finger-ratio measurement algorithm for flatbed scanned images 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika (Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2015)
      Abstract— There is a vast body of research based on 2D:4D finger ratio measurements within the fields of medicine, physiology, and several other disciplines. There are well-known conventions for how such finger measures ...
    • Automatically generated interactive weather reports based on webcam images 

      Sandnes, Frode Eika; Pettersen, Kim Andre; Skaufel, Espen; Haugstad, Erling (Norsk Informatikkonferanse;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-11-20)
      Most weather reports are either based on data from dedicated weather stations, satellite images, manual measurements or forecasts. In this paper a system that automatically generates weather reports using the contents on ...
    • Avoiding product abandonment through user centered design: A case study involving the development of a 3D printed customized upper limb prosthesis 

      Figliolia, Amanda; Medola, Fausto Orsi; Sandnes, Frode Eika; Rodrigues, Ana Claudia Tavares; Paschoarelli, Luis Carlos (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing;volume 975, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-05)
      This study reports on experiences with a user centered design approach for the development of a customized mechanical transradial prosthesis for a patient who were unable to adapt to a standard prosthesis. The development ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Car steering in racing games: similar performance with joysticks and keyboards 

      Astrup, Birk Knut; Danielsen, Viktor; Grønvold, Kristian Ludvig; Hals, Alexander William Ingvarsson; Klophmann, Andreas; Sandnes, Frode Eika (International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS);PETRA '19: Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019-06)
      Many gamers use keyboards for playing computer games. Yet it is a commonly held belief that the control of the game is better with a more dedicated input device such as a joystick. This study set out to explore the effect ...
    • Colour Contrast Based On WCAG 2.0 

      Zhao, Anqi (Master thesis, 2015)
      Insufficient contrast between text and the background is a common problem on the web meanwhile very few researchers study the insights of the designers’ design thinking process, how they choose the specific colours from ...