Research Grants

The following table shows research grants awarded to faculty members of the School of Computer Science at Reykjavik University (RU) during the last few years.

Duration Fund Project name Project manager / applicant  Co-applicants Amount (EUR )
2011-2013
The Icelandic Research Fund
Timed Asynchronous Reactive Objects in Distributed Systems: TARO
Marjan Sirjani
Luca Aceto (RU), Anna Ingólfsdóttir (RU), Carolyn Talcott (SRI International), Ramtin Khosravi (University of Tehran), Frank S. de Boer (CWI)
42,200
2011-2013
The Icelandic Research Fund
Robust Continuous Machine Learning of Complex Realtime Communication
Kristinn R. Thorisson (IIIM)
Stacey Marsella (IIIM), Guðný R. Jónsdóttir (IIIM), Yngvi Björnsson (RU)
38,600
2010
The Icelandic Research Fund Meta-theory of Algebraic Process Theories Luca Aceto  Anna Ingólfsdóttir (RU); Wan Fokkink (Vrije
Universiteit Amsterdam);
MohammadReza Mousavi
 40,200
2010
The Icelandic Research Fund General Intelligence Problem-Solving Agents for Gameplaying and Planning
Yngvi Björnsson
 N/A 29,000
2010
The Icelandic Research Fund
Processes and Modal Logics
Anna Ingólfsdóttir
Luca Aceto 30,000
2010 NILS mobility project
ABEL Extraordinary Chair
  Luca Aceto  David de Frutos Escrig 13,600
2010 NILS mobility project
ABEL Extraordinary Chair
  Sergey Kitaev
 Marc Noy Serrano 39,800
2010 NILS mobility project
ABEL Extraordinary Chair
  Anna Ingólfsdóttir
 David de Frutos Escrig 3,500
2009-2012

EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

Humanoids That Learn Socio-Communicative Skills by Observation Kristinn R. Þórisson, RU IDSIA, Scuola Universitaria Professionale Della Svizzera Italiana (Switzerland), Robotics Lab, Università degli Studi di Palermo (Italy), Institute of Cognitive Sciences & Technologies, National Research Council (Italy), ASLab, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) and Communicative Machines Ltd. (UK) 2,000,000
2009-2016 RANNÍS  Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines / Vitvélastofnun Íslands Kristinn R. Þórisson, RU Stacy Marsella, Svafa Gronfeld, Helga Waage, Kristinn Andersen, Torfi Frans Ólafsson 2,200,000
 2009 The Icelandic Research Fund
(Grant for Excellence) 

Combinatorics on Permutations and Words

Einar Steingrímsson Anders Claesson, Mark Dukes (Univ. Iceland), Sergey Kitaev, Luca Zamboni  134,000
 2009 The Icelandic Research Fund
(Grant for Excellence)  

Viable language technology beyond English - Icelandic as a test case

Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, UI Hrafn Loftsson, RU 79,000 
2009 The Energy and Environment Research fund of Reykjavik Energy Climate Change and Utility Operations  Ari K. Jónsson 6,200
2008-2010 The Icelandic Research Fund
(Grant for Excellence)
Humanoid Agents in Social Game Environments Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson, RU Kristinn R. Þórisson, Ari K. Jónsson, Yngvi Björnsson og Marta Lárusdóttir, HR; Eyjólfur Guðmundsson and Torfi F. Ólafsson, CCP Games Inc.  418,230
2008-2010 The Icelandic Research Fund Permutations, patterns and algebras Einar Steingrímsson, RU  62,500
2008-2010 The Icelandic Research Fund New developments in Operational Semantics Luca Aceto, RU Anna Ingólfsdóttir, RU; MohammadReza Mousavi, TUE  156,000
2008-2009 The Icelandic Research Fund General Game Playing Yngvi Björnsson, RU  104,000
2007-2009 The Icelandic Research Fund Integrated Browsing and Searching of Personal Digital Image Collections Björn Þór Jónsson, RU Laurent Amsaleg, IRISA-CNRS  105,000
2007-2008 The Icelandic Research Fund Context-sensitive spell checking Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, UI Hrafn Loftsson, RU; Sigrún Helgadóttir, SÁMíf  35,000        
2007-2008 The Icelandic Research Fund Humanoid Agents in Social Game Environments Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson, RU Kristinn R. Þórisson and Marta K. Lárusdóttir, RU; Torfi F. Ólafsson, CCP Games hf.  108,000
2007-2009 The Icelandic Research Fund Improved tagging accuracy of Icelandic text Hrafn Loftsson, RU Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, UI; Sigrún Helgadóttir, SÁMíf  35,000
2007 Orkuveita Reykjavíkur Möguleikar við gerð reglna um losun gróðurhúsalofttegunda og áhrif þeirra Kristinn R. Þórisson, RU Ágúst Valfells, Rögnvaldur J. Sæmundsson, Jón Þór Sturluson, Anna Ingólfsdóttir, Thor List, Guðrún Gauksdóttir and Margrét Vala Kristjánsdóttir, RU  16,000
2007-2008 The Icelandic Research Fund Parameterized algorithms for hypergraphs Magnús M. Halldórsson, UI/RU Fedor Fomin, Háskólanum í Bergen; Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research  60,000
2007 The Icelandic Research Fund A Unifying Framework for Operational Semantics MohammadReza Mousavi, RU Luca Aceto and Anna Ingólfsdóttir, RU  40,000
2006-2007 The Icelandic Research Fund Performance and application of the PvS-index Björn Þór Jónsson, RU Laurent Amsaleg, IRISA-CNRS  87,000
2006 The Icelandic Centre for Research: Patent Grant The NV-tree: An Efficient Index for Multimedia Data Björn Þór Jónsson, RU  N/A  5,600
2006-2008 The Icelandic Research Fund
(Grant for Excellence)
Permutation Patterns Einar Steingrímsson, RU Sergey Kitaev and Anders Claesson, RU  267,000
2006 The Icelandic Research Fund Shallow parsing of Icelandic text Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, UI  Hrafn Loftsson, RU   42,000
2006 Research Services at University of Iceland Context-sensitive spell checking Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, UI  Hrafn Loftsson, RU; Sigrún Helgadóttir, SÁMíf   5,600
2006 The Icelandic Centre for Research: Research Student Grant  Blazingly fast image retrieval using distributed PvS Friðrik Ásmundsson, RU Björn Þór Jónsson, RU  2,800
2006 The Icelandic Centre for Research: Research Student Grant    Guðný R. Jónsdóttir, RU Kristinn R. Þórisson, RU  8,900
2006 The Icelandic Centre for Research: Research Student Grant  Multimedia Retrieval with the PvS-Index Herwig Lejsek, RU Björn Þór Jónsson, RU  17,800
2006-2008 The Icelandic Research Fund The Equational Logic of Parallel Processes Luca Aceto, RU Anna Ingólfsdóttir, RU  116,000
2006-2007 EU-Marie Curie IRG Platform for Cognitive Robots Kristinn R. Þórisson, RU    77,800
2006-2008 The Icelandic Research Fund Scheduling split intervals Magnús M. Halldórsson, UI/RU Hadas Shachnai, The Technion – Israel Inst. Tech.  44,500
2005 The Icelandic Centre for Research: Research Student Grant  Performance of cache-conscious indexes in MySQL Árni Már Jónsson, RU Björn Þór Jónsson, RU  13,300
2005-2007 INRIA Associated Team Grant Efficient and Effective Image Retrieval Björn Þór Jónsson, RU Laurent Amsaleg, IRISA-CNRS  
2005 The Icelandic Research Fund Towards the Maturation of IT Usability Evaluation Ebba Þ. Hvannberg, UI Marta K. Lárusdóttir, RU  144,500
2005 The Icelandic Research Fund Rannsóknagrunnur fyrir greind vélmenni Kristinn R. Þórisson, RU Helga Waage, Hexia.net; Magnús S. Magnússon, UI  106,000
2005-2007 The Icelandic Research Fund Mispörunarskimun á samsvörunum erfða- og umritunarmengja Jón J. Jónsson, UI Magnús M. Halldórsson, RU, o.fl.  150,000
2005-2006 The Icelandic Research Fund Hypergraph coloring Magnús M. Halldórsson, UI Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research  44,500
2005-2006 University of Iceland Research Fund Hypergraph coloring Magnús M. Halldórsson, UI  N/A  17,800
2005-2007 The Icelandic Research Fund Development of methods for learning search control in heuristic search Yngvi Björnsson, RU  N/A  133,000
2005-2006 EU-Marie Curie IRG Adaptive Real-Time Heuristic Search Yngvi Björnsson, RU  N/A  77,800
2005 The Icelandic Centre for Research: Equipment Fund Infrastructure for research facilities for intelligent systems Yngvi Björnsson, RU Björn Þór Jónsson, Kristinn R. Þórisson and Marta K. Lárusdóttir, RU  66,700
2004-2007 Jules Verne Travel Grant Efficient and Effective Image Retrieval Björn Þór Jónsson, RU Laurent Amsaleg, IRISA-CNRS  8,300
2004-2005 The Icelandic Research Fund Cache-sensitive indexes and database performance Björn Þór Jónsson, RU   Philippe Bonnet, DIKU  16,700
2004 The Icelandic Research Fund Definition of measurements for comparison of software processes Marta K. Lárusdóttir, RU  N/A  6,700
2004-2006 The Icelandic Research Fund Efficient navigation in dynamic multi-agent environments Yngvi Björnsson, RU  N/A  66,700
2003-2005 The Icelandic Research Fund Efficient and Effective Image Retrieval Björn Þór Jónsson, RU  Laurent Amsaleg, IRISA-CNRS  117,000
2002 The Icelandic Research Fund The influence of distance education and distributed education on learning style Ásrún Matthíasdóttir, RU  N/A  6,700

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