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Designing AI that understands humans’ goals better

To make a better smart assistant, we need an AI that understands its user and does not constantly need detailed instructions
Research & Art
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Suomessa kehitettiin tekoäly, joka ymmärtää paremmin ihmisen tavoitteita

Researchers are importing electricity and internet connections to a Namibian village – required technology can be transported in a pickup

The initiative to be piloted on Independence Day seeks to aid the everyday lives of people in small communities while creating a framework for businesses.
Research & Art
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Oniipa

Decorations for Aalto personnel on the Independence Day 2019

Kristiina Mäkelä, Ingmar Björkman and Martti Mäkelä receive the decoration of Commander of the Order of Lion.
Honoured
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Suomen Leijonan komentajamerkki

Liquid crystal polymer learns to move and grab objects

Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs.
Research & Art
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Polymer film that bends when light is shone on it

Solutions innovated during the Digitalism Challenge course are put into practice

The Finnish Organic Association, Tapola Camphill Organic Farm and Fat Lizard Brewing Co. were very satisfied with the solutions created during the course.
Honoured, Studies
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Digital Challenge -kurssin 6-henkinen voittajatiimi ja oikealla pitchaus-kilpailun juontaja

WarSampo publishes new Linked Open Data on the over 4,000 Finnish prisoners of war in Soviet Union

The Prisoners of War web application is based on archival material from Finland and Russia. The data is a part of the WarSampo application, which has been used by over half a million Finns to date.
Press releases
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Sotavangit

Data analytic methods being used to study Finnish parliamentary data and Finnish films

Projects funded by the Academy of Finland will study political and film data from 1907 onwards.
Research & Art
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Eduskunta koolla VPK:n talossa 1907.

Developing individualised biomaterials for medical treatment

New types of biological mesh can also be used in treating gynaecological prolapses, hernias and urinary incontinence.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Prolapse mesh.

How to achieve digital equality in smart cities

Who we design digital devices and apps for can unintentionally exclude some users, a process referred to as ‘digital inequality’
Research & Art
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Diversity & equality conversations in the School of Science

Discussions about opinions and experiences in our community help inform next year’s equality action plan
University
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A group of students sat on a wall

‘The ethical issues in Artificial Intelligence are a hot topic all around at the moment’

Master’s student Nagadivya Balasubramaniam, originally from India, enjoys the fact that at Aalto students get enough time to learn things profoundly. For her thesis, Balasubramaniam studied ethics of AI – and soon she will continue her Aalto career by starting her doctoral studies.
Studies
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Nagadivya Balasubramaniam sitting on a red armchair

Professor Lauri Malmi receives prestigious, international award for his significant contribution to computer science education

The SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education that Malmi receives honors researchers that have significantly contributed to computer science education.
Honoured
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Lauri Malmi

Smart crane receives open development environment

The development environment includes the Ilmatar crane and its digital twin. Many components of the digital twin can now be utilised in the development of new products and services for the crane – at any time and anywhere in the world.
Cooperation
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Ilmatar-nosturi

New way to know an old friend: New method reveals clean carbon nanotube transistors with superb properties

Scientists at Aalto and Nagoya University find new way to make ultra-clean nanotube transistors with superior semiconducting properties
Research & Art
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Nanotube transistors on a chip being tested electically

Strategy preparation process in the final stage

The Board will discuss the strategy next week - check out the material we prepared together!
University
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Ilmakuva Väreestä ja Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Taivas upean punakeltainen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mika Huisman

Aalto University invests in international cooperation in digital twin research

The MACHINAIDE project explores the prerequisites for collaboration between digital twin devices made by various manufacturers and for the efficient combination of information from them.
Research & Art
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Infographics explaining the Machinaide projects

Aalto Talent Expo 2019 took over Otahalli

The first Aalto Talent Expo fair was organised on 31 October in Otahalli, where 142 organisations and more than 4000 students of art & design, technology and business got together and created new connections.
Cooperation
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Aalto Talent Expo 2019 / Photographer Rasmus Karppinen

Arkady V. Krasheninnikov and Zhipei Sun among the world’s most highly cited researchers

Web of Science Group identifies the top 1% of influential researchers globally.
Research & Art
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Paperi, jossa tekstiä ja osa tekstistä merkitty korostuskynällä.

A new semantic portal brings together data on Finnish civil war victims for open use

A new semantic portal and linked open data service combines information about the war victims of the Finnish Civil War (1918) and prison camps, the First World War, and Kinship Wars that took place around the same time, a century ago.
Research & Art
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Punavankeja Tampereen Keskustorilla 6.4.1918.

How ecological is AI? How can you compose with a neural network? Come to AI exhibition to find out!

A new exhibition by Aalto Digi Platform and FCAI combines science and arts and sheds light on the history, state of art, and future of AI.
Research & Art
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Connecting Dots näyttely