Department of Computer Science

Computing Systems

The study, design and development of modern computing systems.

The study, design and development of modern computing systems, including distributed system architectures, real-time and distributed computing models and algorithms, resource management, systems software and tools, interconnects and middleware for computers, sensors, vehicles and instruments.

Research topics: Mobile computing, distributed systems, IoT, edge and cloud computing, systems software, real-time multimedia systems, extended reality (AR/VR/XR), vehicular networking and cyber-physical systems.



Mario Di Francesco elected Computer Science teacher of the year 2020

The teacher of the year was announced at the CS department’s online holiday party on Thursday 17 December 2020.

Illustration of the Internet of Things

What prevents us from making the most of the IoT? Aalto researchers developed ways to make IoT truly ubiquitous

For his doctoral dissertation, Óscar Novo Díaz researched the technical challenges that prevent us from using the full potential of the Internet of Things

photo: Aleksi Neuvonen

What if AR Navigation could help you find free coffee at Slush?

VimAI uses machine learning mixed with computer vision to bring on a new kind of augmented reality or as they say, augmented intelligence, for indoor settings. It’s all easily accessible on a smartphone, and with no hefty infrastructure investment.

Maria Montoya is establishing an info screen in computer science building at Aalto University

Algorithms make information displays more interesting

To make content shown in information displays more interesting for passers-by, computer scientists apply a theory from behavioral sciences


Latest publications

Analyzing Fine-Grained Material Usage Behavior

Charles Koutcheme, Juho Leinonen, Juha Sorva, Arto Hellas 2021 Seventh SPLICE Workshop at SIGCSE 2021 “CS Education Infrastructure for All III: From Ideas to Practice”

Demonstration Paper: Monitoring Machine Learning Contracts with QoA4ML

Tri Nguyen, Linh Truong 2021 Companion of the 2021 ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE ’21 Companion), April 19–23, 2021, France

Modeling Communication Reliability in LoRa Networks with Device-level Accuracy

Veronica Toro Betancur, Gopika Premsankar, Mariusz Slabicki, Mario Di Francesco 2021 INFOCOM 2021 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications

Benchmarking Blockchain Interactions in Mobile Edge Cloud Software Systems

Hong Linh Truong, Filip Rydzi 2021 Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimizing - Third BenchCouncil International Symposium, Bench 2020, Revised Selected Papers

Using IoTCloudSamples as a software framework for simulations of edge computing scenarios

Linh Truong 2021 Internet of Things: Engineering Cyber Physical Human Systems
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Department of Computer Science

Modern computer science to foster future science and society.

Artistic depiction of a bright light in space / made by Ray Scipak

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Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses

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