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  • Teaching cybersecurity to computer science students utilizing terminal sessions recording software as a pedagogical tool 

    Hassan, Ismail (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This Innovate Practice Full Paper presents our experience with teaching a cybersecurity course to undergraduate students utilizing terminal sessions recording software as a pedagogical tool.Developing a practical cybersecurity ...
  • Automated authentic assessment: Applied to an undergraduate course in network and system administration 

    Hassan, Ismail (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The traditional pen and paper exam is overwhelmingly the preferred method of assessing students in Norwegian higher education. There is a pressing need to explore alternative approaches that can authentically assess critical ...
  • 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 ...
  • Towards an Indoor Navigation Application for Emergency Evacuations and Persons with Visual Impairments – Experiences from First Responders and End Users 

    Giannoumis, George Anthony; Gjøsæter, Terje; Paupini, Cristina (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology;Volume 575, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-04)
    As natural and human disaster are increasingly affecting people’s lives around the globe in a growing and variegated way, the need to be prepared for a variety of conditions is imperative. Notwithstanding the relevance of ...
  • A Machine Learning-based Tool for Passive OS Fingerprinting with TCP Variant as a Novel Feature 

    Hagos, Desta Haileselassie; Yazidi, Anis; Kure, Øivind; Engelstad, Paal (IEEE Internet of Things Journal;Volume: 8, Issue: 5, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09-15)
    With the emergence of Internet of Things (IoT), securing and managing large, complex enterprise network infrastructure requires capturing and analyzing network traffic traces in real-time. An accurate passive Operating ...
  • Is Peer Feedback Helpful When Learning Literature Review Writing? A Study of Feedback Features and Quantity 

    Eika, Evelyn (English Linguistics Research;volume 10, issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-27)
    The literature review is an important part of an academic text. It is common for students to learn literature review writing through reading and practice. This study explored peer feedback as an assisting interactive social ...
  • Learning in Higher Education Under the Covid-19 Pandemic: Were Students More Engaged or Less? 

    Eika, Evelyn (International Journal of English Linguistics;volume 11, issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05-17)
    This study explored students’ learning experiences in higher education during the Covid-19 pandemic. A journal writing methodology was used to extract learners’ reflective thoughts regarding their living and learning during ...
  • Distributed learning automata-based scheme for classification using novel pursuit scheme 

    Goodwin, Morten; Yazidi, Anis (Applied intelligenc;volume 50, issue 7, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-02)
    Learning Automata (LA) is a popular decision making mechanism to “determine the optimal action out of a set of allowable actions” (Agache and Oommen, IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern-Part B Cybern 2002(6): 738–749, 2002). The ...
  • 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, ...
  • Instantaneous mental workload assessment using time–frequency analysis and semi-supervised learning 

    Zhang, Jianhua; Li, Jianrong; Wang, Rubin (Cognitive Neurodynamics;volume 14, issue 5, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-12)
    The real-time assessment of mental workload (MWL) is critical for development of intelligent human–machine cooper- ative systems in various safety–critical applications. Although data-driven machine learning (ML) approach ...
  • Enhanced Equivalence Projective Simulation: A Framework for Modeling Formation of Stimulus Equivalence Classes 

    Abolpour Mofrad, Asieh; Yazidi, Anis; Abolpour Mofrad, Samaneh; Hammer, Hugo Lewi; Arntzen, Erik (Neural Computation;Vol. 33, No. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-02-01)
    Formation of stimulus equivalence classes has been recently modeled through equivalence projective simulation (EPS), a modified version of a projective simulation (PS) learning agent. PS is endowed with an episodic memory ...
  • Peekaboo: Learning-Based Multipath Scheduling for Dynamic Heterogeneous Environments 

    Wu, Hongjia; Alay, Özgü; Brunstrom, Anna; Ferlin, Simone; Caso, Giuseppe (IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications;Volume: 38, Issue: 10, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-08)
    Multipath transport protocols utilize multiple network paths (e.g., WiFi and cellular) to achieve improved performance and reliability, compared with their single-path counterparts. The scheduler of a multipath transport ...
  • A reinforcement learning based game theoretic approach for distributed power control in downlink NOMA 

    Rauniyar, Ashish; Yazidi, Anis; Engelstad, Paal E.; Østerbø, Olav Norvald (IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications; 2020 IEEE 19th International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA), Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-05)
    Optimal power allocation problem in wireless networks is known to be usually a complex optimization problem. In this paper, we present a simple and energy-efficient distributed power control in downlink Non-Orthogonal ...
  • Edge information based image fusion metrics using fractional order differentiation and sigmoidal functions 

    Sengupta, Animesh; Seal, Ayan; Krejcar, Ondrej; Yazidi, Anis (IEEE Access;Volume: 8, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    In recent years, the number of image fusion schemes presented by the research community has increased significantly. Measuring the performance of these schemes is an important issue. In this work, we introduce three ...
  • Stable marriage matching for homogenizing load distribution in cloud data center 

    Sangar, Disha; Upreti, Ramesh; Haugerud, Hårek; Begnum, Kyrre; Yazidi, Anis (Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems; Volume 12390, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-20)
    Running a sheer virtualized data center with the help of Virtual Machines (VM) is the de facto-standard in modern data centers. Live migration offers immense flexibility opportunities as it endows the system administrators ...
  • Advanced passive operating system fingerprinting using machine learning and deep learning 

    Hagos, Desta Haileselassie; Løland, Martin V.; Yazidi, Anis; Kure, Øivind; Engelstad, Paal E. (International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN); 2020 29th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-30)
    Securing and managing large, complex enterprise network infrastructure requires capturing and analyzing network traffic traces in real-time. An accurate passive Operating System (OS) fingerprinting plays a critical role ...
  • Capacity Enhancement of NOMA‐SWIPT IoT Relay System with Direct Links over Rayleigh Fading Channels 

    Rauniyar, Ashish; Engelstad, Paal E.; Østerbø, Olav Norvald (Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies;Volume 31, Issue 12, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-21)
    It is known that when the direct links between the base station (BS) and the users exist and are nonnegligible, consolidating direct links could significantly enhance the performance of the cooperative relaying systems. ...
  • On the Performance of Bidirectional NOMA-SWIPT Enabled IoT Relay Networks 

    Rauniyar, Ashish; Engelstad, Paal E.; Østerbø, Olav Norvald (IEEE Sensors Journal;Volume: 21, Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-24)
    In this article, a bidirectional relaying (BR) non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) with simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT) termed as BR NOMA-SWIPT is proposed and investigated for the Internet ...
  • Adaptive Pursuit Learning for Energy‐efficient Target Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks 

    Upreti, Ramesh; Rauniyar, Ashish; Kunwar, Jeevan; Haugerud, Hårek; Engelstad, Paal E.; Yazidi, Anis (Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience; e5975, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-25)
    With the proliferation of technologies such as wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and the Internet of things (IoT), we are moving towards the era of automation without any human intervention. Sensors are the principal components ...
  • On automated cloud bursting and hybrid cloud setups using Apache Mesos 

    Haugerud, Hårek; Xue, Noha; Yazidi, Anis (Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience;Volume 32, Issue 17, Special Issue: Special Issue on Computational Intelligence Techniques for Industrial and Medical Applications (CITIMA2018). Special Issue on Cloud Computing, IoT, and Big Data: Technologies and Applications (CloudTech17), e5662, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-05)
    Hybrid cloud technology is becoming increasingly popular as it merges private and public clouds to bring the best of two worlds together. However, due to the heterogeneous cloud installation, facilitating a hybrid cloud ...

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