it2901 – successful customer projects

Today the students of it2901 presented their final demos. All the groups pitched their idea and then presented a demo of their work. 19 very different projects, all of them in different ways challenging and innovative. Amazing to see what the groups have achieved this semester, their professional attitude and commitment! Thank you for an Read more about it2901 – successful customer projects[…]

Learning from students

Today I attended the first IT3010 Students Symposium, the closing event of IT3010, Research-based Innovation Methodologies in Computer and Information Science. The course IT3010 is coordinated by  Babak Farshchian and Elena Parmiggiani (in the photo) who have really gone an extra mile to create an engaging experience leading to excellent learning outcomes. The main objective of the course is to Read more about Learning from students[…]

Daniel Satcher on Enabling IoT Development

Enabling Internet of Things (IoT) development for non-experts and end-users is the impetus behind Daniel Satcher’s research. This effort is part of a series of projects involving TILES, an IoT toolkit that provides a common set of hardware components, application infrastructures, and interaction primitives (how users tangibly interact with the TILES hardware) in order to Read more about Daniel Satcher on Enabling IoT Development[…]

Sarah Serussi about girls and programming

Sarah Serussi is writing her specialization project about girls’ views on programming and technology. Through Kahoots, interviews and questionnaires she is hoping to find some reasons as to why programming as a subject is generally less appealing to girls versus boys.In 2008 the percentage of female applicants to the Computer Science master’s degree programme at NTNU Read more about Sarah Serussi about girls and programming[…]

William Tisdall on crowdsourcing and information sharing

 William is currently working on his  specialization project which addresses information needs among immigrants settling in Norway. The project explores possibilities of designing a mobile crowdsourced video learning platform for context specific information sharing. A system like this would allow people to share information, experiences and knowledge from specific contexts through user generated videos and video annotations. Read more about William Tisdall on crowdsourcing and information sharing[…]

Anders Riise Mæhlum on TILES and the Internet of Things

Anders Riise Mæhlum is currently working with the TILES project for his Master thesis. The Internet of Things, or IoT, is growing rapidly in popularity, and many toolkits for developing IoT applications are emerging. The TILES toolkit developed for the TILES project is one such toolkit, providing tools for rapid prototyping of IoT applications using Read more about Anders Riise Mæhlum on TILES and the Internet of Things[…]

Lisa R. Klecha on sustainable mobility

As part of her master, Lisa Rebekka Klecha is addressing challenges connected to sustainable mobility in smart cities. Urban mobility poses one of the pressing challenges in cities undergoing growing urbanisation. In order to cope with this issue, a shift in behaviour is necessary towards more sustainable means of transportation. Technology can mediate the process of behaviour change. Read more about Lisa R. Klecha on sustainable mobility[…]

Guest lecture on virtual and augmented reality

Another interesting guest lecture for TDT4245. Today Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland and Mikhail Fominykh presented us the latest news in the area of virtual and augmented reality for collaboration and learning. Ekaterina presented some of the projects she is involved in, from ski jumping to nurse training. Interesting to learn how collaborative 3D virtual  environments can be used to promote cooperation Read more about Guest lecture on virtual and augmented reality[…]

Guest lecture from Dr. Farshchian – SINTEF Digital

Today at the course on cooperation technology (TDT4245) we had a guest lecture from Dr. Farshchian on call centers for health care. Lectures notes are available in itslearning for the course students. You can also read a summary of the research presented by Dr. Farshchian here (in Norwegian) or read the related paper in the Read more about Guest lecture from Dr. Farshchian – SINTEF Digital[…]