News

Aalto computer scientists in CHI 2024

Ten papers from Aalto Department of Computer Science were accepted to the CHI 2024 conference.

The ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. This year the conference takes place in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA from May 11th-16th, 2024.

Best Paper award for Jaakko Väkevä, Elisa D. Mekler and Janne Lindqvist for the paper "From Disorientation to Harmony: Autoethnographic Insights into Transformative Videogame Experiences". Honorable Mention award for Solip Park, Perttu Hämäläinen and Annakaisa Kultima for the paper "Comic-making to Study Game-making: Using Comics in Qualitative Longitudinal Research on Game Development".

CHI 2024

Researchers develop a new way to instruct dance in Virtual Reality

The researchers started by experimenting with visualisation techniques familiar from previous dance games. But after several prototypes and stages, they decided to try out the audience wave, familiar from sporting events, to guide the dance.

The WAVE technique developed by the researchers is based on anticipating future movement, such as a turn. Picture: Markus Laatta

Keeping your data from Apple is harder than expected

New study shows that the default apps collect data even when supposedly disabled, and this is hard to switch off

Asennusprosessi

Just believing that an AI is helping boosts your performance

People perform better if they think they have an AI assistant – even when they’ve been told it’s unreliable and won’t help them

tekoälyohjelma käynnistyy

Accepted papers

In alphabetical order. Click the title to see the authors and the abstract.

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

School of Science

Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses

  • Published:
  • Updated:

Read more news

AI applications
Research & Art Published:

Aalto computer scientists in ICML 2024

Computer scientists in ICML 2024
Photo: Tima Miroschnichenko, Pexels.
Press releases Published:

In low-hierarchy organisations, even key policy issues are discussed in Slack

In a recent study, Aalto University alumn Lauri Pietinalho, a visiting scholar at New York University's Stern School of Business, and Frank Martela, an assistant professor at Aalto University, investigated how low-hierarchy organisations deal with shared policies in confrontational situations and how authority functions within them.
bakteereja ohjataan magneettikentän avulla
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Getting bacteria into line

Physicists use magnetic fields to manipulate bacterial behaviour
border crossings 2020
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Nordic researchers develop predictive model for cross-border COVID spread

The uniquely multinational and cross-disciplinary research was made possible by transparent data-sharing between Nordic countries.