Previous research
My academic background is from pure mathematics, but with quite a bit of
theoretical physics. I first did a master in several complex
variables, bordering to algebraic geometry. Later, after military
service and a period as a consultant, I returned to the university to
do a PhD in algebraic geometry.
Between the master and PhD, I worked as a consultant in medical
statistics at Medstat Research AS, which has provided much of my
background in statistics; many of the projects on which I worked
during this period were research projects, though my part was
primarily that of doing the statistical analyses.
After the PhD, I returned to consulting, starting in Teknometri AS
(later part of Software Innovation ASA), though this time with a
much broader scope than merely medical statistics. The main focus was
at statistical analyses and data mining, with a highly diverse
portfolio of projects.
Mathematical research
Here are my master and PhD theses and an article based on my PhD
thesis:
 The Pfaffian CalabiYau, its
Mirror, and their link to the Grassmannian G(2,7)
 An article version (i.e. short version) of my PhDthesis.

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Abstract:
The rank 4 locus of a general skewsymmetric
7x7 matrix gives the pfaffian variety in P^{20}
which is not
defined as a complete intersection. Intersecting this
with a general P^{6} gives a CalabiYau manifold. An
orbifold construction seems to give the 1parameter
mirrorfamily of this. However, corresponding to two
points in the 1parameter family of complex structures,
both with maximally unipotent monodromy, are two
different mirrormaps: one corresponding to the general
pfaffian section, the other to a general intersection of
G(2,7) in P^{20} with a P^{13}.
Apparently, the pfaffian and
G(2,7) sections constitute different parts of the Amodel
(Kahler structure related) moduli space, and, thus,
represent different parts of the same conformal field
theory moduli space.

Programs:
Maple programs for
performing
calculations.
 A Case of Mirror Symmetry Defined as NonComplete
Intersections and Significant Topology Change for Multiple
Mirror Manifolds
 PhDthesis.
 Push Forward of Holomorphic Forms
 Masterthesis.