7th of November in 2013, Naimdjon Takhirov completed his trial lecture and thesis defense. He will eventually be awarded the PhD degree. Associate Professor Trond Aalberg supervised Naimdjon's PhD work at the Data and Information Management research group. Professor Ingeborg Sølvberg and Associate Professor Heri Ramampiaro have co-supervised the PhD work.
The committee appointed to evaluate his thesis, trial lecture and defense consisted of; Professor José Borbinha (Lisbon Technical University, Portugal), Senior Researcher Dr. Diana Maynard (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom) and Professor Svein Erik Bratsberg (NTNU). Svein Erik Bratsberg was also the administrator of the assessment committee.
Naimdjon's trial lecture was titled: State of the art in event detection
He defended his PhD thesis:
Extracting Knowledge for Cultural Heritage Knowledge Base Population (pdf)
Photos from Naimdjon's disputation (Flickr, by Heri Ramampiaro)