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  • Harðarson, Gísli (Linguistic Society of America, 2020-03-23)
    This paper discusses parallels between the conditioning of phonological processes at the word- and phrase-level. The approach taken here is a direct reference approach in which apparent mismatches between morphosyntactic domains and phonological domains ...
  • Macdonald, Jed (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-05)
    Movements of animals en masse are impressive phenomena that continue to fascinate scientists of all persuasions. Fishes display some of the most striking examples, and an extensive literature has explored the subject in marine species with long ...
  • Liu, Dong; Liu, Cong; Wang, Xiyin; Ingvarsson, Sigurður; Chen, Huiping (Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,, 2012)
    It is known that RNA editing occurs in human cells, which can change the information transmission from DNA to RNA and proteins. Most previous studies have focused on editing of the mRNAs. Here we reported that several kinds of RNAs, including miRNA, ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar (Elsevier BV, 2017-08)
    Low levels of education have serious social, economic and cultural ramifications in rural areas. In many countries, regional universities have explicitly been built to educate the local population, create professional jobs and stimulate innovation. ...
  • Bonetto, Giulia; Kamen, Yasmine; Evans, Kimberley Anne; Karadottir, Ragnhildur Thora (Frontiers Media SA, 2020-06-11)
    Plasticity in the central nervous system (CNS) allows for responses to changing environmental signals. While the majority of studies on brain plasticity focus on neuronal synapses, myelin plasticity has now begun to emerge as a potential modulator of ...
  • Grétarsson, Kristján Hólm (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020-12)
    Umframerfðastjórnprótein taka þátt í að stjórna mismunandi genatjáningu og koma þannig up sérhæfðu umframerfðamengi í frumum sem allar hafa sama erfðamengið. Það er mikilvægt að skilja hvernig umframerfðamerkjum er stjórnað snemma í fósturþroskun ...
  • Sigurðsson, Þorgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-06-03)
    ARINBJARNARKVIÐA is an Old Norse poem in the kviðuháttr meter. It is composed in praise of Arinbjǫrn Þórisson, a friend of the skald Egill Skallagrímsson. The only source of the poem, except for a few citations in scholarly work, is page 99v in the ...
  • Zhao, Bin; Ulfarsson, Magnus; Sveinsson, Jóhannes Rúnar; Chanussot, Jocelyn (MDPI AG, 2020-04-07)
    This paper proposes three feature extraction (FE) methods based on density estimation for hyperspectral images (HSIs). The methods are a mixture of factor analyzers (MFA), deep MFA (DMFA), and supervised MFA (SMFA). The MFA extends the Gaussian mixture ...
  • Watkins, N. D.; McDougall, Ian; Kristjánsson, Leó (1977-06-01)
    A total of 362 successive lava flows, which were extruded at a regular rate between t= 6.7 and 1.6 Myr in the Borgarfjördur area of Western Iceland, have been subjected to palaeomagnetic study. In contrast to the result of a study by Wilson & McElhinny ...
  • Arngrímsson, Arnar Davíð; Sigurgeirsson, Hersir; Ásmundsson, Jakob Már (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2018-06-25)
    Alþjóðlegar reglur og venjur um framkvæmd afleiðusamninga hafa í gegnum tíðina mótast af dómafordæmum. Saga afleiðusamninga á Íslandi er stutt og framan af komu ekki mörg deilumál til kasta dómstóla. Þetta breyttist í kjölfar bankahrunsins árið 2008 ...
  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig; Hjartarson, Torfi; Þórhallsdóttir, Bergþóra (Háskólaútgáfan, 2014)
    Í þessum kafla er er lýst þeim hluta rannsóknarinnar á starfsháttum í grunnskólum þar sem markmiðið var að skoða áhrif upplýsingatækni á nám og kennslu. Upplýsingatækni er ætlað að gegna lykilhlutverki í skólastarfi og þróun nútímaskóla og tengist ...
  • Sigurjónsson, Jóhann Örn; Kristinsdóttir, Jónína Vala (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2018)
    Í greininni eru könnuð viðhorf framhaldsskólakennara til viðfangsefna er lúta að gagnrýninni og skapandi hugsun í upprifjunaráföngum í stærðfræði. Byggt er á viðtalsrannsókn þar sem fimm kennarar úr þremur framhaldsskólum tóku þátt. Tekin voru viðtöl ...
  • Las Hayas, Carlota; Jónsdóttir, Bryndís Jóna; Ingibergsdóttir, Alda; Palsdottir, Hrefna; Arnfjörð, Unnur B.; Kaldalons, Ingibjorg; Ólafsdóttir, Anna Sigríður (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-10-29)
    Background: Adolescence is crucial period for laying the foundations for healthy development and mental well-being. The increasing prevalence of mental disorders amongst adolescents makes promotion of mental well-being and prevention interventions at ...
  • Urupina, Darya; Lasne, Jerome; romanias, manolis; Thiery, Vincent; Dagsson-Waldhauserova, Pavla; THEVENET, Frederic (Elsevier BV, 2019-11)
    V-dust (v-dust) is a highly variable source of natural particles in the atmosphere, and during the period of high volcanic activity it can provide a large surface for heterogeneous interactions with other atmospheric compounds. Icelandic v-dust was ...
  • Ala-Mantila, Sanna (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2017-05-05)
    Cities are engines of growth and productivity. In addition, great expectations are set upon these agglomerations to contribute to development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own. ...
  • Csapo, Adam; Spagnol, Simone; Herrera Martinez, Marcelo; Bujacz, Michał; Janeczek, Maciej; Ivanica, Gabriel; Wersényi, György; Moldoveanu, Alin; Unnthorsson, Runar (Audio Engineering Society, 2017-05-11)
    This paper focuses on auditory sensory substitution for providing visually impaired users with suitable information in both static scene recognition and dynamic obstacle avoidance. We introduce three different sonification models together with three ...
  • Johannesdottir, Lilja; Alves, Jose; Gill, J. A.; Gunnarsson, Tomas Gretar (Wiley, 2017-12-21)
    Agriculture is one of the primary threats to biodiversity but agricultural land can also provide key resources for many species and, in some parts of the world, agricultural land supports important populations of species of conservation concern. In ...
  • Macdonald, Allyson; Pálsdóttir, Auður; Jóhannesson, Ingólfur Ásgeir; Norðdahl, Kristín; Bergmann, Stefán (Desktop publishing: Gergely Pattantyus – Eszterházy Károly University Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development, 2018)
    INTRODUCTION This is the story about a research and development project in Iceland between 2007 and 2011 named “GETA”. In Icelandic the name means “capability” and reflects the interest of the project in both Action Competence and Action Research. ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Whitehead, Thomas; Baboudóttir, Fatou N’dure; Baldé, Aladje; Jandi, Zeca; Boiro, Hamadou; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (MDPI AG, 2020-12-01)
    Digital technology plays an important role in achieving many of the Sustainable Development Goals. However, access is uneven, with 80% of those in high-income countries being online compared to 20% of those in the 47 least developed countries. This ...
  • Halle, Kristine Flo; Fjose, Maria; Kristjánsdóttir, Hildur; Bjornsdottir, Amalia; Getz, Linn; Tómasdóttir, Margrét Ólafía; Sigurdsson, Johann Agust (Springer Nature, 2018-12)
    Background and aim Use of ultrasound scans early in pregnancy is increasing, but we have limited knowledge about the actual prevalence, associated decision-making and impact on expectant women/couples in a general population. The aim of this study was ...