Background and activities

More information can be found in my extended web page.

My professorship is in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. My main research area is artificial intelligence, an in particular methods for data analysis and decision-making, aimed at support for interactive problem solving and experiential learning. The emphasis is on representing and utilizing human experiences, combined with automatic analysis of data in order to extract useful informasjon.

Special fields of interest, and topics for students, are case-based reasoning, machine learning mroe generally, knowledge level architectures, ontologies, knowledge modeling/representation, combined reasoning methods, and AI-related aspects of cognitive science and philosophy.

Type of applications in focus are data analysis, detection of unwanted events, and decision support, targeted at real-world applications in petroleum technology, medicine, fish farming, and traffic and transport systems, among others. Research results are documented in my list of publications. Extended information is available in my summarized CV.

I am Senior Advisor Research in the company Verdande Technology AS (formerly Volve AS), a spin-off company from my AI group at IDI, and Scientific Advisor at SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture.

Currently I am Deputy Head of Department with responsibility for research.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Postal address

Department of Computer and Information Science Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway