Espoo becomes member of FCAI

24. toukokuu 2018

FCAI is a research centre launched by Aalto University and University of Helsinki, which gathers together the best artificial intelligence researchers in Finland.

Science and art

Software students doing projects mentored by companies – an ideal learning environment for all

16. toukokuu 2018

The second year in a row, Tuxera's student team was selected as the winner of the Accenture Quality Award.

Science and art Studies

  • partners
  • computer_science
  • software

Professor Kimmo Kaski’s farewell seminar attracted renowned researchers to Aalto

15. toukokuu 2018

Professor Kaski, pioneer of computational complex systems research in Finland, will continue to work as senior adviser at Aalto.

Other

Academician Risto Nieminen elected as foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences

9. toukokuu 2018

The election is a prestigious recognition of Nieminen’s scientific achievements.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanoscience
  • material_physics
  • Risto_Nieminen
  • physics

AI-created family trees confirm class divisions in Finland in the 18th and 19th century

3. toukokuu 2018

The genealogy algorithm AncestryAI efficiently combines huge amounts of birth data.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • artificial_intelligence
  • algorithm
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

2.7 billion tweets confirm: echo chambers in Twitter are very real

24. huhtikuu 2018

Bipartisan users, who try to bridge the echo chambers, pay a price for their work: they become less central in their network, lose connections to their communities and receive less endorsements from others.

Press releases Science and art

Summer school: Number theory and coding theory - contemporary applications in security

9. huhtikuu 2018

The school is aimed at students at all levels (BSc/MSc/PhD) and postdocs.

Studies

  • privacy
  • mathematics

The traits of fast typists discovered by analysing 136 million keystrokes

5. huhtikuu 2018

An online study with 168,000 people shows large variation in typing speeds and styles.

Press releases Science and art

  • interfaces
  • human-computer_interaction
  • typing
  • UX

Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 23–27 April

4. huhtikuu 2018

Are you interested in 5G, blockchains, crowdsourcing or perhaps digital ethics? Call a researcher week offers a unique opportunity to have a chat with experts.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Mathematical method exposes differences between social and healthcare providers

29. maaliskuu 2018

A more comprehensive assessment of service quality makes it possible to cut social and healthcare spending without affecting the quantity or quality of the services.

Science and art Press releases

  • health_technology
  • Health
  • healthcare
  • math
  • mathematics

Leading trends in AI – a new weekly minisymposium

20. maaliskuu 2018

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI launches a series of minisymposia on leading trends in Finnish AI research.

Other

School of Science dissertation awards 2018

14. maaliskuu 2018

The doctoral dissertation awards 2018 were presented 9 March at the traditional Get-together for doctoral candidates.

Other

The technology sector is more versatile than girls in middle school had thought

9. maaliskuu 2018

A strong basic degree as well as language and communication skills are central in working life.

Studies Science and art

AI application for treatment of gestational diabetes

7. maaliskuu 2018

AI allows individualized predictions for expectant mothers and newborn children. The aim of the individual recommendations is a positive experience for the user combined with activity that is beneficial for the glucose level.

Science and art Cooperation

  • AI
  • artificial_intelligence
  • Health
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Social support improves the results of online courses

6. maaliskuu 2018

Despite the results, researchers don't recommend using friends as learning support. This kind of support from friends can lead to superficial learning and prevent the development of skills.

Studies Science and art

  • online_learning
  • online_course
  • data_science
  • mooc

Rid of routine coding – AI automates the construction of large information systems

6. maaliskuu 2018

A new technology under development will bring down development costs so much that complex systems can be built from scratch.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • Informations_systems_science
  • artificial_intelligence
  • Innovation

Professor emerita Kaisa Nyberg receives Finnish Cultural Foundation award

28. helmikuu 2018

Kaisa Nyberg was awarded for effective protection of information and secure communication.

Honored Science and art

  • cryptology
  • privacy
  • mathematics

Love and fear are visible across the brain instead of being restricted to any brain region

14. helmikuu 2018

The brain mechanisms of basic emotions such as anger and happiness are fairly similar across people. Differences are greater in social emotions, such as gratitude and contempt.

Science and art

  • emotion_research
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • algorithm
  • brainscience

Parallel computing to assist in the control and quality control of steel furnaces

7. helmikuu 2018

The results of Christian Westerlund's Master's thesis promote the productivity of the steel industry. The thesis is based on multidisciplinary studies at Aalto University.

Studies Science and art

  • steel_industry
  • parallel_computing
  • functional_materials
  • computer_science

Half a million euros in donations for a new Information Networks Professor at Aalto

10. tammikuu 2018

Aalto University will use the funds to establish a new Professor of Practice for the Information Networks degree programme.

Press releases Cooperation

  • digital_services
  • information_networks
  • computer_science

Extensive strategic cooperation between Nokia and Aalto University

4. tammikuu 2018

The areas of partnership include artificial intelligence and data networks.

Cooperation

Artificial Intelligence Day attracted 600 people fascinated by AI

19. joulukuu 2017

The Artificial Intelligence Day brought together researchers, companies and the public sector involved in the fast-developing field of AI.

Cooperation Science and art

Huawei and F-Secure will donate to student scholarships through the Helsinki-Aalto Center for Information Security HAIC

18. joulukuu 2017

The goal is to attract the best students worldwide to meet the acute and growing need for information security professionals.

Science and art Studies

  • Cloud_Computing
  • Cyber_Security

Night owls have larger social networks than early birds

7. joulukuu 2017

Data and traces of our mobile phone use and digital behaviour can be used to understand and treat mental health disorders.

Science and art Press releases

Conflicting views on social media balanced by an algorithm

5. joulukuu 2017

Selected influential users can efficiently spread information on both sides of a controversial discussion.

Science and art

  • data_mining
  • algorithm
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