NIK is a broad national conference aimed at being an important
national venue for discussions, networking, and dissemination of
research and advanced development work in informatics and computer
science. Topics of interests cover all areas of informatics,
theoretical and applied computer science. NIK accommodates
interdisciplinary work and diversity in scientific approaches and
Submitted research papers can be in the form of long papers (up
to 12 pages) reporting on ongoing or completed research work.
Submitted papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will
be published in proceedings of the Norwegian Informatics Conference.
The proceedings has its own ISSN number and is approved as a
scientific publication channel at level 1.
Accepted papers must be presented at the conference. The paper and
presentation can be in Norwegian, in another Scandinavian language,
or in English. NIK also encourages the submission of papers based on
Bachelor and Masters theses; a number of grants covering the
registration fee will be available to submitted student papers.
Research papers submitted to NIK are subject to peer review by three
or more independent reviewers. In assessing the papers, we consider
the following points:
- Is the paper relevant for the themes and purposes of NIK?
- Does the paper have the potential to stimulate discussion about
teaching and learning?
- Does the paper bring something new to the field?
- Is the contribution of the paper important for many people, or
important for groups that are important or challenging to support?
The paper should comply with the following formal requirements for
- The title accurately reflects the content of the paper.
- The summary is well-structured, well-formulated, and properly
reflects the main points of the paper.
- The research problem is well-formulated, and, e.g., expressed
as concise research questions that can be answered
- The research method is described and the choice of method is
- The results are made clear.
- The authors discuss the results in light of relevant research,
making clear what is the contribution of the paper.
- The authors discuss limitations and weaknesses of the work.
- The conclusion is clear and based on analysis and discussion.
- The references are relevant and include the current state of
- The paper is well-structured, well-written, and concise without
- The formatting of the paper is in accordance with the NIK
template including the maximum pages limit of 12.
Note: Papers that have previously been published will be rejected.
If parts of the research in the paper has previously been published,
it must be referenced.
It is not required that the submission be anonymous, but you may
choose to submit anonymously.
Deadlines for submitting (mandatory) abstract and research paper
can be found under Important dates
Submitted papers must be conform to the format described
Papers are submitted via
by following the link.
NIK 2020 Organization
- Reggie Davidrajuh, UiS
- Kerstin Bach, NTNU
- Anne C. Elster, NTNU
- Siri Fagernes, Univesity College Kristiania
- Christopher Frantz, NTNU
- Marius Geitle, HiOf
- Terje Gjøsæter, OsloMet
- Nils Gruschka, UiO
- Tor-Morten Grønli, Univesity College Kristiania
- Rune Hjelsvold, NTNU
- Jan Høiberg, HiOf
- Eric Jul, UiO
- Lars Michael Kristensen, HVL
- Pedro Lind, OsloMet
- Bogdan Marculescu, Univesity College Kristiania
- Antonio Martini, UiO
- Anh Nguyen Duc, USN
- Mariusz Nowostawski, NTNU
- Vladimir Oleshchuk, UiA
- Edvard Pedersen, UiT
- Adrian Rutle, HVL
- Kjetil Raaen, Univesity College Kristiania
- Maben Rabi, HiOf
- Frode Eika Sandnes, OsloMet
- Susanne Koch Stigberg, HiOf
- Hao Wang, NTNU