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

Nokia Foundation Recognition Award to Finland's pioneer in artificial intelligence, Aalto professor Erkki Oja

23. marraskuu 2017

The award was granted to Erkki Oja, Professor Emeritus from Aalto University, for his pioneering work in machine learning, pattern recognition and neural networks.

Honored Science and art

All of Finland's war cemeteries and fallen soldiers in the WarSampo online application

22. marraskuu 2017

Open data of all of Finland’s casualties in WWII compiled in a unique semantic web application.

Science and art

  • semantic_web
  • sotasampo
  • open_data
  • big_data

Social schedules should follow the natural daylight patterns

22. marraskuu 2017

Scientists conducted “reality mining” of anonymous mobile phone records from about one million people.

Science and art

  • computer_science
  • complex_systems

Almost three million euro Erasmus Mundus funding for information security master’s programme

16. marraskuu 2017

The European Commission has granted €2.9M funding for SECCLO – Master’s Programme in Security and Cloud Computing starting in 2018.

Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Europe’s largest hackathon Junction takes over Aalto University

16. marraskuu 2017

Aalto’s main building Dipoli will turn into a giant hackathon community on 24–26 November. Over 1400 coders and designers from all over the world will come together to solve real-life challenges.

Campus Press releases Science and art Studies

Master’s student Daniel Bruzual successfully combined software containers with Internet of Things

1. marraskuu 2017

Bruzual presented his research on the Internet of Things at the Docker conference.

Studies Science and art

  • internet_of_things
  • software

ProDE game opens the way to the world of directed evolution

30. lokakuu 2017

Master’s students Lassi Vapaakallio and Laura Laakso constructed a game about last year's Millenium Technology Prize winner Frances Arnold’s directed evolution technology. The game was commissioned and funded by TAF, Technology Academy Finland.

Science and art Cooperation

  • ProDE
  • directed_evolution
  • game

Recent graduate Klaudia Krawiecka received the 2017 national information security Master thesis of the year award

27. lokakuu 2017

Klaudia’s thesis introduced a new technique that uses widely available trusted hardware for protecting user’s passwords and other sensitive data on the web.

Science and art Studies

Aalto's Computer Science placed 47th in the US News ranking

25. lokakuu 2017

Economics and Business and Space Science also made it to the top 100.

Other

  • US_News
  • rankings

Aalto University and the University of Helsinki join forces in artificial intelligence research

23. lokakuu 2017

The objective of the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence is to make Finland a leading country in artificial intelligence research and its utilisation.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • digitalisation
  • machine_learning

Aalto Bachelor's programme in Science and Technology in English to start in 2018

13. lokakuu 2017

The graduates will be top-level experts of digital society. The first majors are Data Science and Digital Systems and Design.

Studies Science and art Other

  • digital_systems_and_design
  • bachelors_programme_in_science_and_technology
  • data_science

Internet researchers harnessed the power of algorithm to find hate speech

13. lokakuu 2017

The aim was to identify hate speech targeted at minorities and people in a vulnerable position.

Science and art Press releases

  • elections
  • AI
  • algorithm
  • machinelearning

Students and researchers got together in Computer Science Research Day

13. lokakuu 2017

Research Day was jointly organized by the departments of Computer Science and Communications and Networking

Science and art Studies

  • research_day
  • studies
  • computer_science
  • computing
  • research
  • students

Finns enjoy success at Nordic Collegiate Programming Contest (NCPC)

11. lokakuu 2017

More than 250 teams took part in the competition, and four of the top ten teams were from Finland.

Studies

  • programming_contest
  • programming
  • NCPC

Aalto's Computer Science placed 73rd in NTU ranking

10. lokakuu 2017

Aalto's Chemical Engineering also ranked among the world's top one hundred universities.

Other

  • ntu_ranking
  • Ranking

Over two million euro funding for a revolution in algorithmics and optimization

6. lokakuu 2017

Five-year projects aim to tackle the challenges of uncertainty, optimization and dynamic data with new theoretical advances.

Science and art

  • ERC
  • AI
  • algorithm
  • academy_of_finland

Data Star (Datatähti) programming competition for comprehensive school and upper secondary school pupils with design and implementation of algorithms as theme

4. lokakuu 2017

The preliminary round of the Data Star competition is open for anyone, and you can participate online.

Studies

  • datatähti
  • programming_contest
  • programming

Extensive research project advances the use of artificial intelligence in B2B content marketing

21. syyskuu 2017

The Tekes funded cross-disciplinary project utilizes big data of partner companies.

Science and art

Digitalization facilitates cross-cultural encounters in health care

19. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University researchers and students develop a new app for cross-cultural education targeted for health care professionals.

Studies Science and art

  • multidisciplinary
  • computer_science
  • digitalisation
  • healthcare

Full house of industry representatives and researchers at Al Goes Industry event

13. syyskuu 2017

Finland has every possibility to be a leader in artificial intelligence.

Science and art Cooperation

  • AI
  • machinelearning

European conference in machine learning and data mining gathers a record number of participants

13. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University researchers have been involved in both chairing and participating in the program committees.

Science and art

  • data_mining
  • Conference
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

New research institute solves information security of robotic cars and drones

7. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University is a member of Intel Labs' CARS research lab that tackles security and privacy challenges of autonomous systems.

Science and art Press releases

  • privacy
  • secure_systems_group
  • Cyber_Security
  • Cyber_attacks
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

Science and art

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