iAD - information Access Disruptions
Partially funded by the Research Council of Norway as a Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI). iAD is directed by Microsoft Development Center Norway (MDCN) in collaboration with Accenture, and leading universities: Cornell University, Dublin City University, BI Norwegian School of Management and the universities in Tromsø (UiT), Trondheim (NTNU) and Oslo (UiO).
Disputation Muhammad Ali Norozi
On the 4th of April, Muhammad Ali Norozi completed his trial lecture and thesis defense. He will eventually be awarded the PhD degree. Associate Professor Øystein Torbjørnsen has supervised his PhD work at the Data and Information Management research group. Co-supervisors have been Professor Jon Atle Gulla and Professor Sven-Olaf Hvasshovd
The committee appointed to evaluate his thesis, trial lecture and defense consisted of; Professor Birger Larsen (Ålborg University Copenhagen, Danmark), Senior Researcher Fabrizio Silvestri, Yahoo Labs, Spain) and Professor Svein Erik Bratsberg (NTNU). Svein Erik Bratsberg was also the administrator of the assessment committee.
Muhammad Ali's trial lecture was titled: Learning to rank (pdf)
He defended his PhD thesis:
The Contextual Features in Schema-Agnostic Enviroment (pdf)