• A Desktop Grid Computing Approach for Scientific Computing and Visualization 

      Constantinescu-Fuløp, Zoran (Doctoral Theses at NTNU, 1503-8181; 2008:153, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      Scientific Computing is the collection of tools, techniques, and theories required to solve on a computer, mathematical models of problems from science and engineering, and its main goal is to gain insight in such problems. ...
    • A Framework for Speech Recognition using Logistic Regression 

      Birkenes, Øystein (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2007:165, Doctoral thesis, 2007)
      Although discriminative approaches like the support vector machine or logistic regression have had great success in many pattern recognition application, they have only achieved limited success in speech recognition. Two ...
    • A Model-based Approach for Clinical Evaluation of Left Ventricular Deformation 

      Remme, Espen W. (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:48, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
      Assessment of left ventricular (LV) deformation is essential for clinical evaluation of LV function and cardiac images are frequently used to evaluate the LV motion and function. By combining the images with mathematical ...
    • A system dynamics analysis of the Nordic electricity market : the transition from fossil fuelled toward a renewable supply within a liberalised electricity market 

      Vogstad, Klaus-Ole (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2005:15, Doctoral thesis, 2005)
      A system dynamic model to analyse long-term versus short-term implications of various energy policies within the context of the Nordic electricity market has been developed. The model itself provides a theory of the ...
    • A Voltage Instability Predictor Using Local Area Measurements 

      Warland, Leif (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 2002:21, Doctoral thesis, 2002)
      There has been a pressure to operate power systems closer to their security limits. This has partially been due to financial imperatives following the deregulating of markets. Other practical difficulties have been obtaining ...
    • Acceleration Feedback in Dynamic Positioning 

      Lindegaard, Karl-Petter (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 2003:74, Doctoral thesis, 2003)
      This dissertation contains new results on the design of dynamic positioning (DP) systems for marine surface vessels. A positioned ship is continuously exposed to environmental disturbances, and the objective of the DP ...
    • Active surge control of centrifugal compression systems: Theoretical and experimental results of drive actuation 

      Bøhagen, Bjørnar (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2007:126, Doctoral thesis, 2007)
      This thesis addresses modeling and active surge control of a simple compression system, using only the drive system of the compressor for actuation. Theoretical results are validated by experiments on a test rig that was ...
    • An Approach to Developing Extensible Application Composition Environments for End Users 

      Stav, Erlend (Doctoral Theses at NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:58, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      Most software is now developed by professional programmers, and the millions of users of “shrink-wrapped” applications never meet the developers. The skills of professional programmers are obviously required in many software ...
    • An experimental study of Hydrodynamic Forces on Cylinders and Cables in Near Axial Flow 

      Ersdal, Svein (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:125, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
      The thesis addresses the hydrodynamic forces on cylinders where the angle between incoming flow and the cylinder axis, the angle of attack, is low. Measured results for a rigid cylinder with length to diameter ratio of ...
    • Analysis and optimization of pilot-aided adaptive coded modulation under noisy channel state information and antenna diversity 

      Duong, Duc Van (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:157, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      The thesis is largely built on a collection of published and submitted papers where the main focus is to analyze and optimize single-carrier adaptive coded modulation systems with and without antenna diversity. Multidimensional ...
    • Augmenting Bioinformatics Research with Biomedical Ontologies 

      Kusnierczyk, Waclaw (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2008:78, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      The main objective of the reported study was to investigate how biomedical ontologies, logically structured representations of various aspects of the biomedical reality, can help researchers in analyzing experimental data. ...
    • CAGISTrans: Adaptable Transactional Support for Cooperative Work 

      Ramampiaro, Herindrasana (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 2001:94, Doctoral thesis, 2001)
      The theme of this thesis is on transactional support for cooperative work environments, focusing on data sharing. It is thus concerned with the provision of suitable mechanisms to manage concurrent access to shared data ...
    • Cantor minimal systems and AF-equivalence relations 

      Dahl, Heidi (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2008:54, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
    • Charge accumulation in rod-plane air gap with covered rod 

      Mauseth, Frank (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:239, Doctoral thesis, 2007)
      The focus of this work has been on hybrid insulation in inhomogeneous electric fields under lightning impulse voltage stress. The principal idea behind hybrid insulation is the intentional use of surface charges to ...
    • Coordinated Control of Marine Craft 

      Ihle, Ivar-Andre Flakstad (Doctoral Theses at NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:164, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      This thesis contains new results on the problem of coordinating a group of vehicles. The main motivation driving this work is the development of control laws that steer individual members of a formation, such that desired ...
    • Decision Aid for Planning Local Energy Systems: Application of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis 

      Catrinu, Maria (Doctoral Theses at NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:62, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      Planning is what sustains an energy system. It is a process of analysis and ongoing decision making about what resources and energy technologies to use when supplying energy to society. This research focuses on integrated ...
    • Design of Low-Power Reduction-Trees in Parallel Multipliers 

      Oskuii, Saeeid Tahmasbi (Doctoral Theses at NTNU, 1503-8181; 2008:61, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      Multiplications occur frequently in digital signal processing systems, communication systems, and other application specific integrated circuits. Multipliers, being relatively complex units, are deciding factors to the ...
    • Diagnostic applications of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy 

      Randeberg, Lise Lyngsnes (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2005:100, Doctoral thesis, 2005)
      This thesis covers a wide field of applications, with an emphasis on applications of reflectance spectroscopy for diagnostic purposes. Reflectance spectroscopy in the visible part of the spectrum has been proved to be a ...
    • Discernibility and Rough Sets in Medicine: Tools and Applications 

      Øhrn, Aleksander (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 1999:133, Doctoral thesis, 2000)
      This thesis examines how discernibility-based methods can be equipped to posses several qualities that are needed for analyzing tabular medical data, and how these models can be evaluated according to current standard ...
    • Distributed Energy Systems with Wind Power and Energy Storage 

      Korpås, Magnus (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:39, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
      The topic of this thesis is the study of energy storage systems operating with wind power plants. The motivation for applying energy storage in this context is that wind power generation is intermittent and generally ...