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>> Current Graduate Students   (go to top)

>> PhD Graduates   (go to top)

  1. Herwig Lejsek, Ph.D. June 2015, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis: NV-tree : A Scalable Disk-Based High-Dimensional Index.

>> MSc Graduates   (go to top)

  1. Daníel Brandur Sigurgeirsson, M.Sc. June 2017, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Teaching Practical Software Maintenance: Students' Impression of Learning in a Software Development Course.

  2. Sæmundur Melstað, M.Sc. June 2014, Reykjavík University.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): Reykjavik University Data Warehouse.

  3. Kristján Rúnarsson, M.Sc., January 2012, Reykjavík University.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): A Face Recognition Plug-in for the PhotoCube Browser.

  4. Hlynur Sigurþórsson, M.Sc., June 2011, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): PhotoCube: Multi-Dimensional Image Browsing.

  5. Valdís Sigurþórsdóttir, M.Sc., June 2011, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Towards Automatic Generation of Realistic Web Query Sequences.

  6. Grímur Tómas Tómasson, M.Sc., June 2011, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): ObjectCube ñ A Generic Multi-Dimensional Model for Media Browsing.

  7. Haukur Pálmason, M.Sc., January 2011, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Large-Scale Music Classification using an Approximate k-NN Classifier.

  8. Stefán Freyr Stefánsson, M.Sc., January 2011, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Using Range Information to Reduce Local Descriptor Computations.

  9. Andri Mar Björgvinsson, M.Sc., June 2010, Reykjavík University.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): Distributed Cluster Pruning with Hadoop.

  10. Arnar Ólafsson, M.Sc., June 2008, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Dynamic Behavior of Balanced NV-trees.

  11. Friðrik Heiðar Ásmundsson, M.Sc., August 2006, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): The NV-Network: A Distributed Architecture for High Throughput Image Retrieval

  12. Árni Már Jónsson, M.Sc., June 2006, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Performance Considerations for the Prefetching B+-tree.

  13. Hafþór Guðnason, M.Sc., June 2006, Reykjavík University.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): Median Rank Aggregation in Face Recognition.

  14. Herwig Lejsek, M.Sc., June 2005, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): The PvS-index: An Indexing Method for Local Image Descriptors.

>> Student Awards and Honors   (go to top)

  1. Herwig Lejsek.
    Keynote speaker at the Multimedia in Forensics, Security and Intelligence (MiFor '10) workshop held in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2010.

  2. Herwig Lejsek et al.
    Videntifier Forensic. Ideenwettwerb Genius 3rd Prize 2008. Austria, January 2009.

  3. Herwig Lejsek, Friðrik H. Ásmundsson, Kristleifur Daðason.
    Videntifer. Innovit National Student Innovation Contest, Iceland, 2008.

  4. Kristleifur Daðason.
    Video Retrieval. B.Sc. Thesis Award. National AI Contest, Iceland, 2007.

  5. Herwig Lejsek, Friðrik Heiðar Ásmundsson.
    Our::images. EUROPRIX Top Talent Award Quality Seal. Europe, September, 2006.

  6. Herwig Lejsek, Friðrik Heiðar Ásmundsson.
    PvS-Index - Eine schnelle Bildersuche in Grossen Bilddatabanken. Ideenwettwerb Genius 2005 Innovationspreis. Austria, November, 2005.

>> Committees   (go to top)

  1. Trausti Sæmundsson, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, June 2014.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Performance Profiling of Cache Systems at Scale

  2. Áslaug Eiríksdóttir, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, June 2014.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): The Software Adoption Process Seen Through System Logs

  3. Silas Luttenberger, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, June 2014.
    Thesis (27 ECTS): Prototypic Implementation of a Web Service for Video Identification Based on Videntifier Techniques

  4. Gylfi Þór Guðmundsson, Ph.D., University of Rennes 1, September 2013.
    Thesis: Parallelism and Distribution for Very Large Scale Content Based Image Retrieval.

  5. Ástvaldur Sigurðsson, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, May 2013.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Towards a Framework for Modeling Fisheries Systems for Increased Analyzability

  6. Hilmar Finnsson, Ph.D., Reykjavík University, June 2012.
    Thesis: Simulation-Based General Game Playing.

  7. Gylfi Þór Guðmundsson, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, June 2009.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): Single-Agent Search for Solving General-Game-Playing Puzzles.

  8. Ársæll Þór Jóhannsson, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, June 2009.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): GPU-Based Markov Decision Process Solver.

  9. Kristján Valur Jónsson, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, January 2008.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): A Gateway for Wireless Dissemination of Delay-tolerant Content.

  10. Jónheiður Ísleifsdóttir, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, December 2007.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): GTQL: A Query Language for Game Trees.

  11. Jónas Tryggvi Jóhannsson, M.Sc., Reykjavík University, December 2006.
    Project Report (30 ECTS): Experiments with Automatic Weight Tuning in Heuristic Evaluation Functions.