We stayed a couple of days at the island of Åmøy for a coding retreat and to have some fun.
Maarten de Rijke from the University of Amsterdam visits us on March 13-14. Maarten also gives a public talk at UiS.
We had a project seminar in Trondheim, preceded by some team building activity near Røros.
Prof. Kalervo Järvelin and Mia-Maria Saastamoinen from the University of Tampere, Finland, visited IAI for a seminar on task-based and iteractive information retrieval.
We spent a two-day seminar at NTNU, Trondheim, which consisted of a series of research and tech talks, plus a coding session. Then, we headed off for a weekend of mountain air, skiing, and adventure.
Krisztian Balog will spend 5 weeks at Microsoft Bing in Bellevue, Seattle WA, USA, as a visiting researcher.