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Miscellaneous: Photos

The photo gallery contains pictures from various professional and leisure events within the last two decades. Here you can find anything from thesis defences to conference visits to skiing events.

Before 1990 | 1990-1995 | 1995-2000 | 2000-2004 | 2004-2005 | 2005-2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

2014

Massimiliano Ruocco

23th of May, Massimiliano Ruocco defended his PhD thesis entitled Geo-Temporal Mining and Searching of Events from Web-based Image Collections.

Photos from the disputation (Flickr) by Heri Ramampiaro.

Muhammad Ali Norozi

4th of April, Muhammad Ali Norozi defended his PhD thesis entitled The Contextual Features in Schema-Agnostic Enviroment.

2013

Naimdjon Takhirov

7th of November, Naimdjon Takhirov defended his PhD thesis entitled Extracting Knowledge for Cultural Heritage Knowledge Base Population.

Photos from the disputation (Flickr) by Heri Ramampiaro.

Robert Neumayer

8th of March, Robert Neumayer defended his PhD thesis entitled Semantic and Distributed Entity Search in the Web of Data.

Photos from the disputation (Flickr) by Kai T. Dragland.

Lars Fredrik Høimyr Edvardsen

21st of February, Lars Fredrik Høimyr Edvardsen defended his PhD thesis entitled Using the structural content of documents to automatically generate quality metadata.

Photos from the disputation (Flickr) by Kai T. Dragland.

Simon Jonassen

Tuesday 5th of February, Simon Jonassen defended his PhD thesis entitled Efficient Query Processing in Distributed Search Engines.

Photos from the disputation (Picasa) by Svein Erik Bratsberg.

DIF at Matbaren

Wednesday 15th of January 2013, the Data and Information Management research group gathered over dinner at Matbaren in Trondheim.

Photos from the event (Flickr) by Kai T. Dragland.

2012

DIF at Astrum Grill and Raw Bar

Tuesday 18th of September 2012 the Data and Information Management research group gathered to explore the new Astrum Grill and Raw Bar at the Clarion Hotel & Congress in Trondheim.

Photos from the event (Flickr) by Kai Dragland.

Dr. Nattiya Kanhabua

Friday 24th of February 2012, Nattiya Kanhabua defended her PhD thesis entitled Time-aware Approaches to Information Retrieval

Photos from the event (Picasa) by Heri Ramampiaro.

Dr. João Batista Rocha-Junior

Monday 30th of January 2012, João Batista Rocha-Junior defended his thesis entitled Efficient Processing of Preference Queries in Distributed and Spatial Databases for the degree of PhD.

Photos from the dissertation (Flickr) by Heri Ramampiaro, Naimdjon Takhirov and Kai T. Dragland.

2011

Dr. Norvald H. Ryeng

Monday 28th of November 2011, Norvald Hegelstad Ryeng defended his thesis entitled Improving Query Processing Performance in Large Distributed Database Management Systems for the degree of PhD.

Photos from the dissertation (Picasa) by Heri Ramampiaro.

Bowling

Thursday 1st of Desember, the Data and Information Management group went bowling in the middle of Trondheim.

The evening ended with dinner at Jonathan.

2010

Bowling

Thursday 25th of November, members of the Data and Information Management Section (DIF) gathered at Bowling 1 to socialize at an arena outside of the university.

The social evening ended with Thai-dinner at the Bangkok Cafe.

Photos from the DIF Bowling event (Flickr).

VLDB Singapore

Professor Kjetil Nørvåg and Professor Kjell Bratbergsengen at VLDB 2010 in Singapore.

DIF at Sverresborg

Wednesday 16th of June, the Data and Information Management (DIF) section visited Sverresborg Folk Museum.

The evening at Sverresborg was spent both learning about the Norwegian history at the museum, and dining together at Tavern.

Photos from the event (Flickr).

Best Paper Award

George Tsatsaronis won the best paper and the best presentation award at the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2010).

The winning paper - An Experimental Study on Unsupervised Graph-based Word Sense Disambiguation - was co-authored by Iraklis Varlamis and Kjetil Nørvåg.

2009

Ringve Museum

Thursday 7th of May 2009, the Data and Information Management Section visited Ringve Museum in Trondheim. A guided tour of the museums' history, followed by a dinner at the Tordenskjold Tavern set the framework for the social event.

See more photos from the Ringve event.

2008

Kristiansten Festning

Wednesday 29th of October 2008, the Data and Information Management Section visited the Kristiansten Fortress in the middle of Trondheim. A guided tour of the fortress' history, followed by a dinner at the Commanders Apartment set the framework for the social event.

See more photos from the Kristiansten Fortress event.

Dr. Heine Kolltveit

Friday 20th of June 2008, Heine Kolltveit defended his thesis entitled Efficient Commit Processing in High-Availability Main-Memory Databases for the degree of PhD.

See more photos from the dissertation.

Go-Kart

The Database group, Information Management group, and department administration burned rubber and gasoline at the Go-Kart race.

The evening ended at the Bangkok Café with an original Thai Dinner. See more photos from the event.

Longrec People

Members of the LongRec project during a project meeting on board the ship Richard With in Trollfjorden May, 2008.

In photo from left to right: Inger-Mette Gustavsen (project leader, DNV), Nattiya Kanhabua, Feng Luan, Jianqiang Ma (PhD students), and Kjetil Nørvåg.

2007

Dr. Jørgen Løland

Tuesday 4th of Desember 2007, Jørgen Løland defended his thesis entitled Materialized View Creation and Transformation of Schemas in Highly Available Database Systems for the degree of PhD.

See more photos from the dissertation.

DIF Christmas Dinner

Tuesday 27th of November 2007, the Data and Information Management Section arranged the annual welfare arrangment.

The evening started with Bowling at Centrum Bowling. The dinner was held at To rom og kjøkken. See photos from the welfare arrangement.

Sanjay Madria

Thursday 23rd of November 2007, Associate Professor Sanjay Madria from University of Missouri-Rolla (USA) visited out department. Madria held a guest lecture about Dynamic Data Replication Schemes for Mobile Ad-hoc Network Based on Aperiodic Updates.

Photo of Sanjay Madria and Kjetil Nørvåg.

Professor Christian S. Jensen

Tuesday 4th of September 2007, professor Christian S. Jensen visited our department and held two interesting guest lectures: Streamspin: Enabling Mobile 2.0 and Concepts in the Indexing of Moving Objects.

DIF Bowling

Wednesday 20th of June 2007 the Database group and the Information Management group went bowling. We finished a nice evening at the Havfruen fish restaurant.
See more photos from the event.

2005-2006

HNL Disputas

Friday 10th of November 2006 Hien Nam Le defended his thesis entitled "A Transaction Processing System for Supporting Mobile Collaborative Works" for the degree of Ph.D.. This photo was taken after the defence was finished and the committee is satisfied. See more photos from the dissertation.

Go-Kart

The Database group and Information Management group Go-Kart race. See more photos from the event.

Disputas Hao Ding

Thursday 23rd of November 2006 Hao Ding defended his thesis entitled "A Semantic Search Framework in Peer-to-Peer Based Digital Libraries" for the degree of Ph.D.

See more photos from the dissertation.

VLDB 2005 - Trondheim

VLDB 2005 was the 31st conference in the series of the Very Large Data Bases conferences, the premier international database conference organized every year by the VLDB Endowment. VLDB 2005 took place in Trondheim, Norway from August 30 to September 2, 2005. More photos from VLDB 2005.

JH Disputas

Tuesday 27th of September 2005, Jon Heggland defended his thesis "OntoLog: Flexible Management of Semantic Video Content Annotations" for the degree of dr.ing. (Ph.D.). This photo was taken while Jon is explaining his approach. See more photos from the dissertation.


2004-2005

JO Hauglid

Friday 11th of February 2005 Jon Olav Hauglid defended his thesis "User Interfaces for Accessing Information in Digital Repository" for the degree of dr.ing. (Ph.D.). This photo was taken while he is answering one of the member of the committee's objections. See more photos from the dissertation.

O Sandstå

Friday 29th of October 2004 Olav Sandstå defended his thesis "Tertiary Storage in Digital Video Archives" for the degree of dr.ing. (PhD). This photo was taken just before his mendatory lecture the same day. See the photos from the dissertation.


2000-2004

JO Hauglid

J. O. Hauglid in front of a model of the old Sverresborg rendered by the Fakespace Systems RAVE II stereoscopic and interactive visualization environment. In February 2003, we were invited to visit the visualization laboratory run by the algorithm and visualization group. Our host, professor T. Hallgren explains the control equipment in front of J. O. Hauglid, M-M Vladoiu, G. Brataas, J. Heggland and E. Tøssebro. T. Hallgren in front of a seismic model from the North Sea, E. Tøssebro tries the equipment.

Dinner at Chablis, February 2003

Dinner at Chablis, February 2003. Birgit Sørgård, Peter Hughes, Øyvind Vestavik, Gunnar Brattås, Jørgen Løland and Mads Nygård. More photos: Kjell Bratbergsengen, Susmit Bagchi, Jon Heggland, Erlend Tøssebro and Heri Ramampiaro and Løland, Nygård, Tøssebro, Roger Midtstraum, Sørgård, Hughes, Svein Erik Bratsberg, Vestavik.



ET

Monday 9th of September 2002 Erlend Tøssebro defended his dr.ing. thesis "Representing uncertainty in spatial and spatiotemporal databases". This photo was taken just after the defence was completed. See the photos from the dissertation.

ET China

Erlend Tøssebro in front of a stone boat in the Summer Palace garden in Beijing, China.

Heri Ramampiaro

In March 2002, Professor Betty Salzberg from Northeastern University in Boston visited our group to work with Svein-Olaf Hvasshovd. During her stay, she presented some of her work in the talk "Updating Indexes after Online Data Migration in Parallel Systems". See the photos from her presentation.

Heri Ramampiaro

Wednesday 6th of February 2002 Heri Ramampiaro defended his dr.ing. thesis "CAGISTrans: Adaptable Transactional Support for Cooperative Work". This photo was taken as Heri was preparing his mandatory trial lecture. See the photos from the dissertation.

ET Denmark

Erlend Tøssebro at Wireless Information Management '2001 in Alborg, Denmark.

Maitrayi

Maitrayi Sabaratnam defended her thesis "Improving Dependability in Database Management Systems" on the 19th of November 2001. Click on the image to see more photos from the dissertation.

VLDB2001

Kjell Bratbergsengen and Rachel Bratbergsengen at the VLDB'2001 dinner in Rome.

VLDB2000

Svein Erik Bratsberg, Øystein Grøvlen, Rachel Bratbergsengen and Kjell Bratbergsengen visit pyramides outside Kairo as part of the VLDB'2000 experience. More photos from VLDB'2000: Svein Erik and Øystein, Rachel and Kjell, Svein Erik, Svein Erik, Øystein, Grete and Heri Ramampiaro,Heri Ramampiaro.

Dr.ing. students 2000

Some of the doctoral students in the Database Systems group in August 2000: Maitrayi Sabaratnam, Olav Sandstå, Kjetil Nørvåg, Heri Ramanpiaro, Jon Olav Hauglid, Erlend Tøssebro, and Rune Humborstad.

K Nørvåg

Kjetil Nørvåg during his dr.ing. (PhD) dissertation, August 28th 2000. Click on the image to see more photos.

skiday

Jon Heggland at IDI's ski day in Bymarka, 5th of April 2000. Click on the image to see more photos from the ski day.

OB Brusdal

Computer pioneer Olav B. Brusdal in his office the last day before retirement, February 2000. Brusdal brought the first digital computer to Trondheim in 1962 and was instrumental in the developement of a norwegian computer terminology. Olav B. Brusdal passed away October3rd, 2002.

1995-2000

Jon Olav Hauglid, 1999

Jon Olav Hauglid in front of a copy of the soviet space station Mir. ACM Multimedia '99, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 1999.

Dinner at Tyholttårnet

Dinner at Tyholttårnet, June 1998. Wendy Borneman, Olav Sandstå, Rune Humborstad, Roger Midtstraum, Kjetil Nørvåg, Erlend Tøssebro and Maitrayi Sabaratnam.

Another photo: Wendy Borneman, Heri Ramanpiaro and Olav Sandstå.

ABB price

Jon Heggland and Jon Olav Hauglid receive ABB Technology's Price for best "hovedoppgave" from Jan Bugge, CEO of ABB Technology, November 1998.

kjell Bratbergsengen

Department Chairman and Database Professor Kjell Bratbergsengen relaxing at his farm in Lillehammer, September 1999.

Photo of Olav

Olav Sandstå in his office, August 1998.

Photo of Erlend

Erlend Tøssebro at lunch time, August 1998.

Kjetil Nørvåg at DEXA'98

Marc Welz, Tomohiro, Kjetil Nørvåg, Claudia Wenzel and Stijn Hoppenbrouwers at DEXA'98, Wien, Austria, August 1998.

Kjell Bratbergsengen

Kjell Bratbergsengen in his office, fall 1997.

Kjell Bratbergsengen at BNCOD'97

Kjell Bratbergsengen (upper left corner) at BNCOD-15 (summer 1997) in London , UK. Picture stolen from BNCOD-15 Social Events where it is published under the title: Susan Embury surrounded by her fan club!

Outside the Taj Mahal Hotel

Rune Humborstad and Roger Midtstraum outside the Taj Mahal Hotel in Bombay, India (VLDB 1996).

Inside Taj Mahal Hotel

Øystein Grøvlen (AK Group), Roger Midtstraum and Rune Humborstad outside Rune and Roger's room at the Taj Mahal Hotel, VLDB 1996, Bombay, India.

Roof Top Bar

Rune Humborstad, Kjetil Nørvåg and Øystein Grøvlen enjoy a drink at the Roof Top Bar at the Taj Mahal Hotel, VLDB 1996, Bombay, India.

Rune Humborstad, Svein-Olaf Hvasshovd, Betty Salzberg, Tore Risch, NN and Maitrayi Sabaratnam at Sigmod'96.

Chendong Zou, Maitrayi Sabaratnam, Chris Nyberg, Rune Humborstad, Øystein Torbjørnsen and Jim Gray at Sigmod'96.

1990-1995

Even-Andre Karlsson, Øystein Torbjørnsen and Petter Moe på "koietur", June 1991.

Øystein Torbjørnsen looking out of his tent, "koietur", June 1991.

Lasse Natvig, Håvard Tvite, Hege Fredhall, Erik Odberg, Petter Moe, Kjell Bratbergsengen and Arne Halaas at the Program Systems Group party in the spring of 1990.

Before 1990

Kjell Bratbergsengen entering the saloon, door impersonated by Lasse Natvig and Arne Halaas, at the Program Systems Group party in the spring of 1990.

In 1989, the HypRa Company was founded to commercialise results from the hypercube research. Sadly, this company was not able to reach its ambitious goals. However, after several intermediate steps Clustra Systems was eventually established in 1997 to compete in the market for highly reliable database systems. Clustra Systems was aquired by Sun Microsystems in February 2002.

Hypercube hardware.

Petter Moe and Kjell Bratbergsengen on their way to sell the HypRa Project to Californian investors.

Bjørn Arild W. Baugstø, Jarle Greipsland, Torgrim Gjelsvik and Kjell Bratbergsengen somewhere in Holland. PARLE'89 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Jarle Greipsland, Torgrim Gjelsvik, NN, Kjell Bratbergsengen and Bjørn Arild W. Baugstø at Koningshof in Veldhoven. PARLE'89 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Kjell Bratbergsengen pretends to be soldering the HC16-186.

Torgrim Gjelsvik with cactus, Pasadena (Los Angeles), January 1988.

Kjell Bratbergsengen in front of his poster at the Hypercube conference in Pasadena (Los Angeles), January 1988.

Torgrim Gjelsvik and Kjell Bratbergsengen at the Caltec Campus, January 1988.

Mrs. Berre, Arne Jørgen Berre and Kjell Bratbergsengen somewhere in Oregon, January 1988.

Øystein Torbjørnsen and Kjell Bratbergsengen listen to a presentation at IWDM, September 1987.

Terje Jacobsen, Morten Schanke and Kjell Bratbergsengen at IWDM, September 1987.