Monthly Archives: August 2005


Tonight at the VLDB conference banquet we were served something I’ve never eaten before: reindeer. To complement the entree was a starter of poached scallops with white wine, and a dessert of white chocolate and orange mousse. As for entertainment … Continue reading

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Demo Number 1

This morning the VLDB presentation of the software and demo went well, and this afternoon it was time for the actual demonstration to the conference participants. We had a total of seven sensor platforms ( that went on to the … Continue reading

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Trondheim Sights

Since the conference didn’t start until today I was able to get out and do some sightseeing in and around Trondheim yesterday. I mentioned in a previous post that two of the most famous landmarks in the city are the … Continue reading

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The Flight Over

I’m finally here in Trondheim, Norway, after about 18 hours of travel. The flight from Orlando to Amsterdam was delayed an hour so getting into Amsterdam an hour later made it difficult to catch the Fokker 100 jet over to … Continue reading

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