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Aalto researchers awarded for an article showing that algorithms cannot match more effectively than they do now

Any method designed to find a matching is either slow or leads to a wrong solution
Research & Art
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Jukka Suomelan työryhmän aaltolaiset

”Machine learning excited me before I knew it was a thing”

Arno Solin received funds allocated to young researchers in the summer of 2019. Solin is excited about machine learning, as it offers a way to both delve deep into theory and solve real-life problems.
Research & Art
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Apulaisprofessori Arno Solin

Five MSc students awarded for health-related theses – Alko made a donation inspired by students’ attempt to empty their store

According to Alexander Frey, Vice Director of Life Science Technologies program, the results influence on future health-related research
Studies
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Photo from the Computer Science Building

Aalto receives EUR 3.5 million funding for ICT research

The ICT 2023 programme funds 12 Aalto researchers.
Research & Art
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Rahoitusta ICT-tutkimukseen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Aki-Pekka Sinikoski.

Researchers at Aalto and Karolinska developed a microscope without a microscope

DNA microscopy makes it possible to view biological molecules on micro-level without expensive optics.
Research & Art
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Voronoi Mona Lisa

Erkki Oja has been awarded the Frank Rosenblatt Award for his achievements in artificial intelligence research

The huge current boom in artificial intelligence research started just as Professor Oja retired after a decades-long career in the field. His impact and contribution to our understanding of AI is now being recognised by the IEEE.
Honoured
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Understanding the past helps train future engineers

Saara Matala, Doctor of Technology and historian, studied last spring the role of Nokia engineers in the development of mobile platform security
Research & Art
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Saara Matala on tekniikan tohtori ja historioitsija

Summer internship in Finland: research experience, great work-life balance, and dips in the sea

Three master’s students from Paris spent their summer in Helsinki working as research interns
Studies
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Luc Motte, Antoine Moulin and Jane Douat

Machines to make sense of our health

Making use of artificial intelligence methods for personalised medicine.
Research & Art
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Samuel Kaski

Two unique exhibitions by Aalto University at the Oodi Library to experience and play

The Finnish EU presidency is now in full swing and for September (when the EU level AV conference will take place), Aalto is offering two very different exhibitions to be on display at the Oodi library in Helsinki.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art, University
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Screenshot from Interactive Diorama - Rembrandt 1632

“If you feel like an idiot every time you use a service, it isn’t very motivating”

Sari Kujala helped Kone improve its elevators and Fiskars make better axes. Now, she works as a deputy director in the DigiIN project that aims to ensure that digital services will not increase social exclusion.
Research & Art
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Sari Kujala Computer Science, Aalto University

Deep learning model detects diabetic eye diseases accurately

Finnish AI researchers have developed a deep learning system that may help detecting diabetic eye diseases, which could make doctors’ work easier and reduce healthcare costs
Research & Art
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Syväoppimismenetelmä auttaa tunnistamaan diabeteksen aiheuttamia silmäsairauksia.

Information security researchers need to anticipate the next step of an attacker

In his doctoral studies, Mika Juuti focused on machine learning methods in information security
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Mika Juuti studied the use of machine learning in information security for his dissertation.

Does data make the difference? Let’s find out at the upcoming RDA Plenary in Finland

Data has both an enormous and diverse potential to change the way we work, make decisions and empower citizens. But does data really make the difference? This is the theme at the heart of the upcoming 14th Plenary of the Research Data Alliance (RDA).
Research & Art
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Konferenssin juliste

Assistant Professor Elisa Mekler: Gaming can help to cope with difficult life situations and improve one’s wellbeing

Elisa Mekler found out in her recent study that video games might help people to cope with difficult life situations, which offers a new challenge to game designers
Appointments, Research & Art
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Kun tietotekniikan laitoksen uusi apulaisprofessori Elisa Mekler teki väitöskirjaansa, pelillistämisen tutkiminen psykologisesta, teoreettisesta näkökulmasta motivaatioteorioita hyödyntäen oli uutta. "Sitä ei yksinkertaisesti tehty aikaisemmin", Mekler sanoo.

Machine learning helps to predict blackouts caused by storms

A collaboration between computer scientists at Aalto University and the Finnish Meteorological Institute applies machine learning to predict how damaging a storm will be
Research & Art
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Lightning strikes

Finns were reluctant to share election tweets of bots

According to the final report of ELEBOT project, the effect of Twitter bots was minimal during this year’s Finnish elections
Press releases
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Kuvituskuva, jonka pohjana käytetty visualisointia eduskuntavaaleihin liittyvistä aihetunnisteista

Apps and wearable technology help to track sleep of people with mental health disorders

According to the findings of a recent review article, this type of technology could even help to recognize factors that correlate with mental health disorders
Research & Art
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Ana Triana Hoyos (vasemmalla) ja Talayeh Aledavood tekivät tutkimuskatsauksen mielenterveyspotilaiden unta seuraavista sovelluksista ja laitteista. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto

Meet the new Innovation Advisors at SCI

We chat to Ilkka Hyytiäinen and Juha Siivola who, along with Tuomas Planman will support the school as innovation advisors
Appointments
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Juha Siivola ja Ilkka Hyytiäinen. Kuva: Matthew Allinson.

Working as a researcher is ’like playing with your favorite toy but you get paid for it’

Academic career wasn't a clear choice to Professors Friedrich Simmel and Francesco Ricci.
Research & Art
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Francesco Riccin ja Friedrich Simmelin mielestä menestyksekäs tutkijan ura vaatii uteliaisuutta, täsmällisyyttä, kilpailunhalua - ja onnea. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto