14th EGSR 2004

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The Accommodations
Veronica haunting the halls of the hostel where we stayed. As our group's only Swede, she served as our travel agent and made all our arrangements and reservations for us. She did a superb job.
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Enjoying the fine Swedish weather (under the eaves).
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A tribute to a female labor activist.
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UK phone home
Modern social life -- everyone checking their mobiles.
Captured June 19 2004 6:49:50p

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Museum of Work
The Museum of Work (under construction).
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The Norrkoeping Lutheran Church.
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From the inside (in high dynamic range of course).
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We had some sun. It didn't last.
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This was a nice place to lunch, if you didn't mind getting your feet wet.
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Norrkoeping has canals running all through it, like Venice only not sinking.
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One of the many parks we didn't visit during our visit.
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Lunch in front of the grocery mart.
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Early Birds
The early group, enjoying a brief tour of Norrkoeping. I don't know who the statue depicts.
Captured June 20 2004 1:20:30p

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Museum of Work
The non-tradesman's entrance to the Museum of Work.
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I think they designed the canals for white water rafting.
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In the Museum of Work's freight elevator, with human cargo. That's Veronica, Kate, Alan, & Kadi.
Captured June 20 2004 2:09:29p

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There was a cool rope/art/activity exhibit on the 3rd floor. Kate gave the rope bridge a try.
Captured June 20 2004 2:15:54p

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Spaghetti Cowboy
Patrick missed this try, but the log cow wasn't going anywhere and he got it a minute later.
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Eating lunch back at a favorite pub.
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On the way to registration.
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The early registration for eager-geeks.
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The Cromwell, where everyone gathered to watch two football matches happening simultaneously.
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I found myself turning my head from one screen to the other, which were situated across the room from each other.
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It was a lot like watching a tennis match, actually.
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The first talk of the rendering symposium was given by Jan Koenderink, the famous Dutch computer scientist.
Captured June 21 2004 9:19:29a

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We were a crowd in this room, but it was nice because there was no avoiding people even if you were sleepy.
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Lunch the first day (as well as the last) was held at the Pappa Grappa restaraunt, which served food of no identifiable nationality.
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The company was good, at least.
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Seated beside Phil is Veronica's brother, Anders, who had volunteered to help out at the symposium. Xi is on the far right.
Captured June 21 2004 1:04:49p

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This is the only shot I got of Lofstad Castle, inside which no cameras were allowed. They had a lot of old furniture and artwork that I wish I could show you, but I can't.
Captured June 21 2004 7:21:28p

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Dinner afterwards was a crowded affair, but fun. A largish group of us got together to sing the traditional "Philosopher's Drinking Song" by Monty Python. I led the singing, which was not good. People told us afterwards that we were loud, at least.
Captured June 21 2004 8:27:04p

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Towards the end of our meal, we had live entertainment -- "The Specular Highlights," who sang (much to our embarrassment) a perfect three-part rendition of "The Philosopher's Drinking Song." I have no pictures from our group's rendition, but I was very glad we went first.
Captured June 21 2004 9:46:13p

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Our trip to lunch on the second day of the symposium.
Captured June 22 2004 12:53:30p

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The social event the second night took us to a "dolphinarium," where we saw a water show worthy of (and no doubt inspired by) a broadway musical.
Captured June 22 2004 7:36:17p

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EG predators
Two very hungry-looking tigers, waiting in ambush for...
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EG prey
...a large group of unsuspecting tourists.
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Darned moat!
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Mmmm... This tree is good. What is that?? Does it have food? Damn. I need a haircut.
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Dinner was in a lovely surrounding. We had food. The surrounding was lovely.
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Heja Sverige!
Alan and others were busy painting Swedish flags on their cheeks, in show of support for the match underway against Denmark.
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Kate and I taunting the flamingos as they try to sleep.
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Proof that flamingos are pink, even in the dark.
Captured June 22 2004 10:44:04p

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Our last meal together was again at the Pappas Grappas. The empty chair in front is mine, and Carsten and Marie-Claude were seated to my right, Reynaud and Yiorgos to my left.
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The Host
After the final talk, our student volunteers were each awarded a medal, and the host (Anders Ynnerman) was given a signed soccer ball (oops -- football).
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The Organizer
Mark Ollila, the organizer, was given a signed rugby ball by Alan.
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The Co-chairs
The co-chairs, Alex Keller and Henrik Wann Jensen, said a few words.
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The lot of us. We were an awful lot.
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To celebrate the end of the workshop and the European Cup, we held our own "Teapot Cup" following the tradition started in Pisa two years before. The group was split into Nordic players and the rest. I ended up on the Danish team, because I had a Danish for breakfast, so there was Danish blood flowing in my veins.
Captured June 23 2004 7:28:33p

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Patrick had a few outstanding shots on goal, but only two got through on the non-Nordic side.
Captured June 23 2004 7:30:31p

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Steadfast Goalie
Francisco was the non-Nordic team's goalie, and did very well until he injured his arm towards the end of the game.
Captured June 23 2004 7:42:01p

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You'll never get it from me. You're wasting your time. Go away.
Captured June 23 2004 7:57:46p

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The volunteer players, non-Nordic in green.
Captured June 23 2004 8:37:02p

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While we were busy playing football, two volleyball games were going on in another part of the park with other folks from the symposium.
Captured June 23 2004 8:47:52p

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Sleeping it off
A high dynamic range shot of a low dynamic content scene. That's Patrick snoring quietly in the bottom bunk. Gavin was in the top, motion pod in neutral.
Captured June 24 2004 8:04:19a

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