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    • Academic Burnout : Causes and Consequences 

      Jensen, Maria Therese; Olsen, Espen (Chapter, 2023)
      The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, as means of peace and prosperity for people and the planet. Several of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are also ...
    • Accountability Requirements for the Cloud 

      Jaatun, Martin Gilje; Tøndel, Inger Anne; Moe, Nils Brede; Cruzes, Daniela Soares; Bernsmed, Karin; Haugset, Børge (Chapter, 2017)
      In order to be responsible stewards of other people’s data, cloud providers must be accountable for their data handling practices. The potential long provider chains in cloud computing introduces additional accountability ...
    • Activist leadership in the Caribbean : The case of the University of the West Indies 

      Oftedal, Elin Merethe; Dick-Forde, Emily; Longsworth, Luz (Chapter, 2022)
      This chapter investigates how a cross-national university (the University of the West Indies), in a transitional region such as the Caribbean, implements its third mission. We employ a broad understanding of the third ...
    • Ad Hoc Table Retrieval using Semantic Similarity 

      Zhang, Shuo; Balog, Krisztian (Chapter, 2018)
      We introduce and address the problem of ad hoc table retrieval: answering a keyword query with a ranked list of tables. This task is not only interesting on its own account, but is also being used as a core component in ...
    • Alt som lever, må dø : døden som tverrfaglig kunnskapsfelt 

      Gripsrud, Birgitta Haga; Thoresen, Lisbeth (Chapter, 2019)
      Døden angår oss. Våre dødsforestillinger sier noe om hvem vi er, hvordan vi oppfatter oss selv, og hva som er viktig for oss. Tanatologi er vitenskapen og læren om døden. Den utgjør et voksende tverrfaglig felt internasjonalt. ...
    • The application of Norwegian humane ideals by front-line workers when collaboratively reintegrating inmates back into society 

      Dugdale, William; Hean, Sarah Catherine Patricia Duff (Chapter, 2021)
      The purpose of this chapter is to explore how the humane Norwegian policy principles and values may impact the prison-based practices and the implications of these for the collaborative work undertaken by front-line ...
    • Application of the quemada viscosity model for drilling fluids 

      Knutsen, Sandra; Cayeux, Eric; Saasen, Arild; Khalifeh, Mahmoud (Chapter, 2021)
      A number of different models are used to describe the shear rate dependent viscosity of drilling fluids. Most, such as the Herschel-Bulkley model, have a purely empirical basis. The Quemada model, while still empirical, ...
    • Architectural Risk Analysis in Agile Development of Cloud Software 

      Jaatun, Martin Gilje (Chapter, 2019)
      Software in the cloud is predominantly developed using agile methodologies, where practices such as continuous deployment and DevOps contribute to increased speed and quick turnarounds. This increased speed does however ...
    • Archives 

      Ravndal, Ellen J. (Chapter, 2023)
      International organizations (IOs) have left behind an abundance of documents and other archival material. Combined with state and personal collections, these offer a rich basis for IO studies. Researchers can use archives ...
    • Automating Security in a Continuous Integration Pipeline 

      Chalishhafshejani, Sohrab; Pham, Bao Khanh; JAATUN, Martin Gilje (Chapter, 2022)
      Traditional approaches to software security are based on manual methods, which tend to stall development, leading to inefficiency. To speed up a software development lifecycle, security needs to be integrated and automated ...
    • Availability model of a 5G-MEC system 

      Pathirana, Thilina Dhanushka Kalahe; Nencioni, Gianfranco (Chapter, 2023)
      Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) is one of the enabling technologies of the fifth generation (5G) of mobile networks. MEC enables services with strict latency requirements by bringing computing capabilities close to the ...
    • Barents Sea Oil and Gas 2025: Three Scenarios 

      Øverland, Indra; Bambulyak, Alexei; Bourmistrov, Anatoli; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias; Mellemvik, Frode; Zolotukhin, Anatoly (Chapter, 2015)
      What are some of the possible futures for Barents Sea oil and gas? This chapter draws upon the key trends and issues covered by the book’s thematic chapters and presents three scenarios on the prospects for Norwegian–Russian ...
    • Beastly Belonging in the Premodern North 

      Jørgensen, Dolly (Chapter, 2018)
      This article discusses the representations of animals on maps from the Middle Ages and early modern period that depict Scandinavia. It argues that examining animal images on maps of Scandinavia, like the Carta marina made ...
    • Biographical research at the boundary : A careful listening for the micro, meso, and macro in end-of-life care 

      Moen, Kjetil (Chapter, 2021)
      Death is an intrinsic part of the ecology of life. Yet in Western societies, end-of-life care has to a large degree moved out of the home and into institutions. A pressing question for educational institutions and employing ...
    • Bringing Nordic mathematics education into the future : a review of the papers presented at the NORMA20 conference 

      Fauskanger, Janne; Naalsund, Margrethe; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Nortvedt, Guri A.; Pálsdóttir, Guðbjörg; Portaankorva-Koivisto, Päivi; Radišić, Jelena; Sigurjónsson, Jóhann Örn; Wernberg, Anna (Chapter, 2022)
      The NORMA conferences held triennially gather academics from the Nordic area and beyond. The conferences offer a window into the key topics and outcomes of Nordic mathematics education research. This paper presents an ...
    • Burial : settlement relations at Forsandmoen, Southwest Norway 

      Dahl, Barbro Irene (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      In 2017, a pre-development excavation of two burial mounds and surrounding buildings was carried out within the densely settled archaeological site of Forsandmoen, southwest Norway. The investigation provided an opportunity ...
    • Chad. Realpolitik and Aspirational Deprivation 

      Hansen, Ketil Fred (Chapter, 2021)
      Chadians have experienced harsh governance and personal rule since colonization. Between independence in 1960 and the coup d’état in 1990 that brought President Déby to power, violent conflicts, and civil war continuously ...
    • Challenging an old theory – Portable X-ray fluorescence(pXRF) analyses of greenstone adzes in Rogaland, southwestern Norway 

      Nyland, Astrid Johanne; Gebremariam, Kidane Fanta; With, Ruben (Chapter, 2022)
      The first large scale regional provenance analysis of greenstone and diabase adzes in western Norway was undertaken forty years ago. The study identified two social territories, which have been central in Norwegian archaeology ...
    • Children’s basic needs : How do we create resilience in children, so they can thrive and sustain positive development? 

      Øverland, Klara; Nag, Heidi Elisabeth (Chapter, 2023)
      What are children’s basic needs and how can we create a resilient environment? In this chapter the factors that are needed to create a safe and positive, healthy development for children will be presented. Some of these ...
    • Coastal Erosion Due to Decreased Ice Coverage, Associated Increased Wave Action, and Permafrost Melting 

      Kostopoulos, Dimitrios; Yitzhak, Efrat; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias (Chapter, 2018-11)
      It is broadly recognized that the Arctic area has become highly popular for hosting new activities and new infrastructure. This is due to the combination of the need of exploring new areas to satisfy the ever increased ...