Publications and presentations by Ingvar Tjøstheim, NR

I. Tjostheim, JA Waterworth (2020) Predicting Personal Susceptibility to Phishing. International Conference on Information Technology & Systems, 564-575.

I. Tjostheim, JA Waterworth (2020) Virtual tourism in a game environment: untangling judged affordances, the sense of presence and intentions to visit. Human-Computer Interaction International 2020 - 22nd International Conference on Human Computer Interaction

I. Tjostheim, JA Waterworth (2020) Inverting the panopticon to safeguard privacy in ambient environments: an exploratory study. 8th International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions.

Awareness Learning Tools for Datasharing Everywhere - ALerT. 

A research project funded by the IKTpluss program, the Research Council Norway.

Report in Norwegian (NR-report:1044):  Nordmenn og deling av persondata

Tjostheim, Ingvar,  Leister, Wolfgang  & Waterworth, John A. (2019) Telepresence and the Role of the Senses, The International Association for Computing and Philosophy.  Philosophical Studies Series, Spring Nature.


Tjostheim, I (2018) Is there (a) room for privacy? Annual meeting - International Association of Computing and Philosophy (IACAP2018); The Staszic Palace, the Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, June.

Leister & Tjostheim (2018). Which Generation Shows the Most Prudent Dat Sharing Behavior? Amsterdam Privacy Conference, APC2018.

Tjostheim, I & Fritsch, L. (2018) Similar Information Privacy Behavior in 60-65s vs. 50-59ers - Findings From A European Survey on The Elderly, In: Proceedings of the Mobile Privacy and Security for an Ageing Population workshop at the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI) 2018; September 3, 2018

Fritsch, L, Tjostheim, I. & Kitkowska, A. (2018) I’m Not That Old Yet! The Elderly and Us in HCI and Assistive Technology, In: Proceedings of the Mobile Privacy and Security for an Ageing Population workshop at the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI) 2018; September 3, 2018

Digital Storytelling and Engagement in Exhibitions about Shipping. Artikkel i Norsk museumstidskrift, 02/2108.


Leister, Wolfgang; Tjøstheim, Ingvar; Joryd, Göran; de Brisis, Michel; Lauritzsen, Syver; Reisæter, Sigrun. An Evaluation-Driven Design Process for Exhibitions. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction (ISSN 2414-4088). 1(4) pp 1-13. doi: 10.3390/mti1040025. 2017

Tjøstheim, Ingvar. (2017) The Feeling of being There – Is it an illusion? The Society of Philosophy and Technolgy (SPT) 2017, SPT’s 21st biennial conference.

Wolfgang Leister, Camilla Fongen, Dag Magnar Soldal, Kåre Birger Hagen, Trenton Schul, Aleksander Bai, Liming Chen, Carl-Henrik Franke, Ingvar Tjøstheim, Lars Thomas Boye, Vebjørn Berre, Nina Østerås, Jon Hagfors, Jan Halvard Relbe-Moe, Hanne Dagfinrud (2017) Evidence-Based Self-Management for Spondyloarthritis  Patients (accepted for publication in Multimodal Technologies and Interaction

Leister, Wolfgang; Tjøstheim, Ingvar, Schulz, Trenton Wade; Joryd, Göran; Larssen, Andreas; de Brisis, Michel. (2016) Assessing Visitor Engagement in Science Centres and Museums. International Journal On Advances in Life Sciences, ISSN 1942-2660. 8(1&2) pp 50-64. 2016.

Tjøstheim, Ingvar; Joryd, Göran. Privacy and big data. Ecsite Annual Conference 2016, Graz, 09 - 11. June.

Leister, Wolfgang; Tjøstheim, Ingvar; Schulz, Trenton Wade; Joryd, Göran; Larssen, Andreas; de Brisis, Michel. (2016) Assessing Visitor Engagement in Science Centres and Museums. International Journal On Advances in Life Sciences (ISSN 1942-2660). 8(1&2) pp 50-64. 


Tjostheim, I. ; Leister, W. ; Schulz, T. ; Larssen, A. (2015) The role of emotion and enjoyment for QoE — A case study of a science centre installation, 7th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX) , IEEE, Proceedings. ISBN 978-1-4799-8958-4. pp 1-6. 

Leister, Wolfgang; Tjøstheim, Ingvar; Joryd, Göran Kurt; Schulz, Trenton W.. (2015) Towards Assessing Visitor Engagement in Science Centres and Museums. In: PESARO 2015, The Fifth International Conference on Performance, Safety and Robustness in Complex Systems and Applications. (ISBN 978-1-61208-401-5). pp 21-27. 

Leister, Wolfgang; Tjøstheim, Ingvar. Can we measure visitor engagement in science centres and museums? Workshop, QMUL and NR bilateral seminar; London, 16.10.2015. 

Leister, Wolfgang; Tjøstheim, Ingvar. Can we measure visitor engagement in science centres and museums? Workshop, Science Museum London and NR bilateral workshop; London, 15.10.2015.

Schulz, Trenton W.; Tjøstheim, Ingvar. Using Technology to Measure Trust and Engagement. Workshop, Current and future applications of non-invasive and invasive BCIs; Oslo, 23.03.2015. 

Electronic-voting / Online voting.

Invited talks

Valg og teknologi. Hvorfor ble det ikke noe e-valg i 2015? (Voting and technology)

The Norwegian Museum of Technology/Norsk Teknisk Museum, September 6th, 2015

Collecting data with surveys and revealed preferences. The Norwegian e-voting trails

Statistics for Innovation (sfi)² - Lunch Seminar September 4th 2013

Measuring Trust with Questionnaires
SecUSo – Security, Usability and Society.Technische Universität Darmstadt,  January 10th 2013. 

Evaluating E-Voting

Presentation at the Copenhagen DemTech Workshop on e-voting. October 5th 2012


Experiences in VEs and Merleau-Ponty’s Theory of Perception 

The 18th International Conference of  the Society for Philosophy and Technology, Lisbon 2013

Gaming technology: Two demo-applications

Test the VR store
Grocery shopping and computer gaming software.

Test the VR Kon Tiki


Guest in the NRK morning news. (Morgennytt) November 30th. Topic:
Sensors and future technology. The uTRUSTit project

Talk at the conference "E-valg i et demokratisk perspektiv" 12. september 2012, Institutt for samfunnsforskning.

E-voting and accessibility: Voters with disabilities - key findings.

Book-chapter in Evaluering av forsøket med e-valg 2011, Tilgjengelighet for velgere, tillit, hemmelig valg og valgdeltagelse.

Gamification, user-experience and sensor. Talk at CRM 2012 with Wolfgang Leister


Kronikk i Enkelt e-valg?

Paper at HCI 2011, Washington, IASTED

Book-chapter in the Place Branding Yearbook 2011, Palgrave Macmillan


Market research with the latest gaming technology
Introduction to an article by Tjostheim in Research World, June 2010 (Esomar Magazine)

Capturing situations and context in mobile surveys
Key Note
at the Mobile Research Conference in London,


Mobile Applications and Tourist Information In Situ
Conference Abstracts: ENTER 2010 Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism  

Video of mobil app for tourists.

Solheim, I. , Tjøstheim, I et. al (2010). Search and navigation as retrieval strategies in large photo collections., ECIR 2010.


Gjesteblogg MiniTV
After working with miniTV (mobile TV) I wrote this comment published by Svein Ølnes, Vestlandsforskning

Part 1 MiniTV is a success?

Part 2 MiniTV

Emanuel Maxl / Nicola Döring / Astrid Wallisc
Mobile Market Research, 2009
by Herbert von Halem Verlag,

Chapter by Ingvar Tjostheim
Mobile Phone in Market Research: Four Decision Making Topics Market Research Companies Need to Address

June 2009
Tjostheim, I & Tronvoll, B (2009) City Marketing with New Technology.
European Cities Marketing, Gothenburg University, Sweden, June 17

Tjostheim, I & Go, F. M. (2009) Sightseeing in a Virtual Environment (VE). Telepresence and Vicarious Sense of Place.
6th CPTHL 2009, MODUL University, Vienna, June 1, 2009 – June 3, 2009

April 2009

Tjostheim, I & Go, F. M. (2009) Sense of Place in a Virtual Environment. Edward Relph’s Place Theory, Vicarious and Behavioral Outsideness
TTRA Europe, Rotterdam, April 22-23

February 2009

Mobile Research Conference 2009, 16-17 February, London

Doing surveys where it matters - the GPS-age and privacy. How the MR industry can do surveys where the action is and at the same time deal with location data and privacy.
Ingvar Tjostheim, Lothar Fritsch, Norwegian Computing Center


Tjostheim, I; Fesenmaier, D (2008) Mobile devices as substitute or supplement to traditional information sources. City tourists, mobile guides and GPS navigation         
Proc. Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2008 in O’Conner, Hopken, & Gretzel (eds). pp.324-335, SpringerWienNewYork.

Youngjin Yoo; Tussyadiah, I.P.; Fesenmaier, D.R.; Saari, T.; Tjostheim, I. (2008) Emergent Distributed Narratives in Spatiotemporal Mobility: An Exploratory Study on Mobile 2.0 Services     
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference 7-10 Jan. 2008 Page(s):85 - 95; ISSN: 1530-1605; ISBN: 978-0-7695-3075-8         


Tussyadiah, I. & Tjostheim, I (2007) Organic representation of destinations - interpretation from personal photo galleries - (USA), Proceedings, 6th International Symposium on Aspects of Tourism, 13-15 June 2007

Tjostheim, Ingvar, Tussyadiah, Iis P & Sigrid Oterholm Hoemb (2007) Combination of Information Sources in Travel Planning. A Cross National Study. Proceedings, Global Travel & Tourism Technology and eBusiness Forum, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 23-25 JANUARY 2007

Leister, W., Tjostheim, I, & Lous, J (2007) Market Research Using a Virtual Test Store on Gaming Technology, Proceedings, The 18th Simulation and Visualization Conference, SimVis, March 2007, Magdeburg, Germany.


Attracting visitors – using computer games technology to build a VR-museum.
Ingvar Tjostheim & Joachim Lous
IFITT's Global Travel & Tourism Technology and eBusiness Forum 
Lausanne, Switzerland. 18-20 JANUARY 2006


Mobile self-interviewing: an opportunity for location-based market research?
Are privacy concerns a showstopper?

Ingvar Tjøstheim (2005)
Mobile Computing, London, Friday 22nd April 2005.


"What do you plan to buy in the store today?"
Impulse buying in grocery stores: The challenge for market research
Ingvar Tjøstheim & Bjørn Haugland
 Paper (Draft March 8.)
 Retaling Industry - Store wars, ESOMAR conference, Budapest, 19-21 April 


"How to validate a new MR tool? A case study in FMCG"
Innovate - The best in innovation from around the world.

Tjøstheim, I & Sæther-Larsen, H (2005)
ESOMAR-conference, Paris, 27 February - 1. March, 2005
Proceeding. Volume 293 ISBN nr. 92 831 13721
Power point presentation

A game experience in every travel web site? Game technology is next.
Tjøstheim, I & Lous, J. (2005)
Paper presented at ENTER 2005, Information and Communication Technologies in Travel and Tourism 2005.
Conferences web-site:     

Book chapter in Excellence in International Research, an ESOMAR publication:
Are the mobile phone users ready for MCASI - mobile computer assisted self-interviewing?  Tjøstheim, I et. al.. (2005) pp. 465-488   ISBN 92 831 1376 3



Danielsson, J. & Tjøstheim, I (2004) The need for a structured approach to digital forensic readiness.
Digital forensic readiness and e-commerce. IADIS 2004, 
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Lisboa
Aftenposten 16. februar "Slipp plagsomme telefoner, svar via SMS når du vil"

Are the mobile phone users ready for MCASI - mobile computer assisted self-interviewing?
Technovate 2, Barcelona, February 2004
The paper was nominated for the "John and Mary Goodyear Award."
This paper/best papers presented at ESOMAR events will be published in "Excellence 2005 in International Research".
Conferences web-site:
Power point  presentation

Location-based mobile services and privacy - controlling access to location information.
ENTER 2004, Cairo, January 2004
Power point presentation
Conferences web-site:


The GPRS project about surveys on mobile phones, MCASI
Travelers and location-information in the mobile environment – consumer attitudes and a prototype of a service for early adopters of mobile Internet service.
ENTER 2003, Helsinki,
Power point presentation
The Conference web-site:



Holiday planning and the use of information sources
Utdrag fra reiselivsundersokelse 2002

The Internet and city tourists: A study of preferences for information sources in travel planning
International City Tourism Conference (ICTC 2002), June 2002
 Power point presentation

The Internet in competition with the traditional information sources
Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2002, Innsbruck, January 23
ENTER 2002,
Power point presentation



Online-consumers and privacy
- a national study of what the e-consumers are willing to share of personal information

E-handel og villighet til å oppgi personinformasjon
NR-report 979, December 2001


 Mobile Commerce - Who Are The Potential Customers?
 COTIM 2001, Conference on Telecommunications and Information Markets
 Karlsruhe, Germany, July 18 - 20, 2001
Power point presentation

Consumers on the Internet – How Common is it to Shop online?
14th Bled Electronic Commerce Conference
Bled, Slovenia, June 25 - 26, 2001
Power point presentation

The use of Internet for travel purposes in the Norwegian population
TTRA Europe, Stockholm, April 24th
Power point presentation

The characteristics of wap-phone users - travel habits, Internet usage and demographics
Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2001, Montreal, April 25th, ENTER 2001, ISBN: 3-211-83649-7

Internet use and e-commerce in the Norwegian population
NR-Report 971, March, 2001 (in Norwegian)


In newspapers - 2001

Digi 21.mars - Norsk netthandel dobler seg

Dagens Næringsliv 20. mars - Norsk e-handel i vekst

Aftenposten 15. mars - Nordmenn de ivrigste brukere av nettbanker

Dagens Næringsliv 12. januar - "Nettkjøp tar av"  



Travel - sites and the market for booking of holiday-packages on the Internet
NR- Report 966

Surveys about the traveler and the Internet - some findings

A report about the attitudes to web in the Norwegian real estate industry (in Norwegian)
Marius Bergan & Ingvar Tjøstheim
Notat: GEM/01/00, January 2000


Web-baserte spørreundersøkelser - Erfaringer fra en undersøkelse om NRKs web-sider ved hjelp av telefon og web.

In the newspaper Aftenposten 2000

Aftenposten 25 august  Dobling av reisekjøp på Internett siste år

Aftenposten 26 januar Nettfeberen raser i Norge

Aftenposten 5 januar Turistene vil ha nettinfo 


«Datainnsamling på nett».
Foredrag – Medlemsmøte, Norges Markedsanalyseforening, Oslo 11. november 1999. Ingvar Tjøstheim, Svein Thalberg (Norsk Gallup), Kristian Tolonen (NRK) og Håkon Kavli (NRK)


Tjostheim, I., Solheim, I, & Aldrin, M. (1999) Combining information from a web based survey and a telephone survey. Competitive paper. Ninth Biennial World Marketing Congress, Malta, Academy of Marketing Science. (June 1999)

Internet based surveys Academy of Marketing Science, World Congress, Malta, June 1999


The tourists’ use of the Internet – conference web-site:

Internet use and e-commerce in the Norwegian population: Promise 99

Breakfast meeting about e-commerce (Eforum and MMI)

DND - meeting  November 1999 about e-commerce

The tourist and the use of Internet  
Presentation at the Norwegian Farm Tourism Conference October 1999


In newspapers – 1999

Dagens Næringsliv 23. oktober - Handler mest på nettet.

Computerworld 1. oktober - Gir blaffen i e-svar

Dagens Næringsliv 28. april - 1,4 millioner nett-turister.


The Ministries in Cyberspace - Departementene møter cyberspace.

 NOKOBIT98 (in Norwegian) Ivar Solheim & Ingvar Tjøstheim
See also; An evaluation of ODIN, the website of the Norwegian government and ministries (1997)

A case study of an online auction for the World Wide Web. Proceedings -  Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 1998, D. Buhalis, A. M. Tjoa & J.Jafari (eds) Springer Verlag, Istanbul, January 1998. pp.149-161 Best paper award




Webspørreskjema som analyseverktøy - erfaringer fra et evalueringsprosjekt (Web-questionnaires as a marketing research tool)
Paper presented at Norsk Informatikk Konferanse (NIK’97), November 1997

An evaluation of ODIN, the website of the Norwegian government and ministries: Report (in Norwegian) NR-Report


What do tourists buy?  in Dynamic Aspects in Tourism Development. Proceedings of the 5th Nordic Symposium in Tourism Reseach. Volume 1. S. Aho, H. Ilola & J. Jarviluoma (eds.) pp.77-83  ISBN 951 634 643 X


Electronic commerce - a managerial perspective. February 1997 (in Norwegian)

The NORI-project and the Norwegian Computing Center, 1995 1998.

The Norwegian Computing Center has been working with the Norwegian Tourism Board (NORTRA) in the network project called NORI since 1995. For information regarding the web-guide: 'The Norwegian Tourist Guide' and the partners of the project see:


Internet Marketing and the Norwegian Tourism Industry - INET'97 (The Internet Society)


The New Network in the Norwegian Tourism Industry - Marketing and Organizational Theories as Perspectives for a Study  

Proceedings, Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism. A Min Tjoa (ed.), Springer-Verlag, 1997 pp 100-118.


The New Extranet for the Norwegian Tourism Industry. Proceedings -  Information Communication Technologies in Tourism 1999, D. Buhalis & W. Schertler. (eds), Springer Verlag. pp.357-364 

The Norwegian Tourist Guide
The first prototype was developed by NR in 1995/96.

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