21st of February, Lars Fredrik Høimyr Edvardsen completed his trial lecture and thesis defense. He will eventually be awarded the PhD degree. Professor Ingeborg Torvik Sølvberg supervised Lars' PhD work at the Data and Information Management research group. Associate Professor Trond Aalberg and Associate Professor Hallvard Trætteberg have co-supervised the PhD work.
The committee appointed to evaluate his thesis, trial lecture and defense consisted of; Professor Ray R. Larson (University of California, Berkley), Professor Edie Rasmussen (University of British Columbia) and Associate Professor Heri Ramampiaro (NTNU). Heri Ramampiaro was also the administrator of the assessment committee.
Lars' trial lecture was titled: On use of external web-based information sources to populate and validate the metadata of research data files: The problems of big data
He defended his PhD thesis:
Using the structural content of documents to automatically generate quality metadata (pdf)
Photos from Lars' disputation (Flickr).