Samuel Kaski appointed Academy Professor

28. toukokuu 2015

The Academy of Finland has decided to fund eight new research posts as Academy Professor. One of them works at the School of Science.


The Department of Computer Science welcomes new research groups

26. toukokuu 2015

The total number of professors is currently 44 along with more than 400 employees, being the largest department at the Aalto University.

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Researchers developed a machine-learning algorithm that learned to rap

23. toukokuu 2015

DeepBeat, an algorithm for rap lyrics generation, outperforms top human rappers by 21 % in terms of length and frequency of the rhymes in the lyrics.

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28.5. Media Lab Demo Day

20. toukokuu 2015

Our open for all spring party and “exhibition” Demo Day happens, as always, in the end of May.

Studies Other

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Computer Vision

13. toukokuu 2015

We seek strong candidates specializing in capture, processing, synthesis, and reproduction of three-dimensional geometry, animation, and appearance.

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Dept of Media minor subject studies

5. toukokuu 2015

Applications only 1.-15.5.2015.


Marko Turpeinen to lead EIT ICT Labs Silicon Valley Hub

29. huhtikuu 2015

New Directors for Silicon Valley and Helsinki

Other Science and art

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New book "Advances in Independent Component Analysis and Learning Machines"

29. huhtikuu 2015

The very latest advances in independent component analysis and machine learning

Science and art Other Press releases

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Professor Kaisa Nyberg appointed IACR Fellow

29. huhtikuu 2015

The fellowship is a recognition of her outstanding scientific work in cryptology.

Honored Science and art

A Collective Crystal Ball was selected for a crowdfunding programme for science

24. huhtikuu 2015

Fifteen science projects have been selected for a crowdfunding programme. The campaign is to be implemented in 2015.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Otso Hannula wins university category of 2015's game industry thesis competition

24. huhtikuu 2015

The winning thesis, "Game Structure in Knowledge Co-creation", deals with the role of game-like structures in the co-creation of knowled.

Studies Honored

A unique vision can take you far in the games industry

23. huhtikuu 2015

Students, industry professionals, and various companies all met for the fourth time at this year's Aalto in the Game event.

Studies Cooperation

The Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce a new course: Law in Digital Society

13. huhtikuu 2015

The legal challenges of digitalization and who gets to exploit data: a new course Law in Digital Society will be a launched.


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Professor Samuel Kaski, the new director of a center of excellence, wants to augment science by using machine learning

2. huhtikuu 2015

Professor Samuel Kaski has directed the Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research COIN since February.

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Augmented climbing wall taken into pilot use at Boulderkeskus

30. maaliskuu 2015

Interactive exercise motivates both beginners and the more experienced – and inspires children.

Science and art Cooperation

Ernst Lindelöf award in mathematics given to master's thesis on Big Data

20. maaliskuu 2015

In his award-winning master’s thesis doctoral candidate Jerri Nummenpalo analysed a method for Big Data computation.


For students MOOC is more than just a course

16. maaliskuu 2015

A recent study shows that learning from others also encourages students at open online courses to continue in the online community after the course.

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Three best dissertations of 2014 receive awards at the School of Science's traditional Get together

16. maaliskuu 2015

The awards were given to Doctors of Science (Tech) Riku Ruotsalainen, Paula Savioja-Kangasluoma and Atte Aalto.

Honored Science and art

Director of the Finnish Centre of Excellence COIN and Aalto Distinguished Professor Erkki Oja retires

30. tammikuu 2015

Erkki Oja has directed the Centres of Excellences and supervised many talented researchers for 15 years.

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