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Fixing back problems and improving hygiene at music festivals: innovative ideas by this year’s undergraduate student projects

The theme of this year’s annual SCI course project was health and well-being
Studies
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Vesi-ilmapallojen heittopeli. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Getting a PhD in watching Twitch: exploring why millions watch people play video games

In his doctoral dissertation, Max Sjöblom examines services like YouTube and Twitch and tries to understand why people keep watching others play video games
Research & Art, Studies
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Max Sjöblom_Aalto_photo by Matti Ahlgren

Jussi Rintanen knows how to find the right option from among the countless possibilities

Algorithm-based artificial intelligence can help optimise bus routes, factories and work shift lists. It can also be used to automate the much of current software development.
Research & Art
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Jussi Rintanen

€32 million funding boost for Smart Cities Research in Tallinn & Helsinki

Smart Cities Centre of Excellence to be established as a joint project between Tallinn University of Technology and Aalto University
Cooperation, Press releases
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Image: Mikko Raskinen.

CS Dissertation: Tuomo Lempiäinen increases understanding of capabilities and limitations of distributed systems

During his doctoral studies, Tuomo Lempiäinen studied the theory of distributed computing and participated in the organization of the ALGO conference.
Research & Art, Studies
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Tuomo Lempiäinen_photo by Matti Ahlgren

Prodeko Purpose Hackathon aims to save the planet

As well as aiming to fix the programmer shortage, topics on the 5 April event will also include the accountability of the construction industry, climate change, and the net impact of companies.
Press releases
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Prodeko-seminaari 2018. Kuva: Olli Kiikkilä.

International Women's Day alumni seminar stirs up discussion of neural networks and peace

The topics covered in the alumni seminar also included new business models and the societal impact of AI and digitalisation.
Research & Art
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Annu Nieminen

CS Dissertation: Jarno Lintusaari reveals recent developments in approximate computational inference

In his doctoral thesis Jarno Lintusaari modeled the complex spread of tuberculosis with Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) methods and he was one of the main developers of openly available software tool ELFI
Research & Art, Studies
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Jarno_Lintusaari_Aalto_University_photo_Matti_Ahlgren

World-leading neuroscientists gathered on Twitter for online research conference

Scientific conferences are expensive, time-consuming and often involve a heavy carbon footprint. Luckily, there are alternatives
Press releases
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Twitter-konferenssi kokoaa yhteen aivokuvantamisen asiantuntijoita eri puolilta maailmaa. Kuva: Baran Aydogan.

Bugs or dust? New method quickly reveals whether a surface is truly clean

By combining artificial intelligence and hyperspectral imaging, we can make sure facilities are clean during norovirus and flu season—cutting cleaning costs and reducing use of disinfectants
Press releases
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Image: Mikko Raskinen.

EIT Digital Strategic Innovation Agenda 2020-2022

EIT Digital has decided on a new strategic innovation agenda for years 2020-2022.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Quantum Wheel brings world-class game makers and quantum physicists together

From 15th until 17th February 2019 the Helsinki SkyWheel and Allas Sea Pool are the base for the 5th Quantum Game Jam; an intensive weekend during which game makers and physicists get together with the aim of creating games that harness the nature of quantum mechanics.
Research & Art
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Quantum Wheel

Artificial intelligence ARTIST instantly captures materials’ properties

New approach holds potential to slash research and development costs for designer materials and technologies of the future
Press releases, Research & Art
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Artificial intelligence ARTIST - Jari Järvi/Aalto University

Hacker students as micro-operators at COMNET 5G IoThon in May

One hundred master and doctoral students will develop 5G and IoT application during the first weekend in May. There are still a few places available for corporate partners!
Campus, Research & Art
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Students discussing their ideas at a Hackathon

Making computer-generated images look just right

Machine learning imperfections in materials
Research & Art
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Smart Art - Machine learning imperfections in materials

Finnish Olympiad in Informatics announces winners: a study place and international contests as incentives for secondary school students

Finnish Olympiad in Informatics 2019 winners are Santeri Toivonen, Roope Salmi and Olli Järviniemi. The competition may guarantee a study place at a university for the best competitors or take them to international programming competitions.
Studies
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Henrik Lievonen ja Miska Kananen. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Mixing art and artificial intelligence

Artists have for long been quick to experiment, use and misuse new technologies--but does AI mean the end of human-made art?
Research & Art
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Smart Art - Mixing art and AI

How to use artificial intelligence to augment multidisciplinary education

Using semantic matching to find teachers and students for the FITech Summer Boost course.
Cooperation
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artificial intelligence in education

Significant boost for AI research from the Academy of Finland

The Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) has been selected as a Flagship of the Academy of Finland, which is a status granted to very few selected centers of excellence with high societal impact.
Research & Art
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FCAI

Quantum Technology studies begin at Aalto – Pioneering physics student Artturi Jalli is already programming the IBM quantum computer

The unique Quantum Technology major takes you to the forefront of the ongoing quantum revolution in computation, communication, sensing, and simulation.
Studies
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Quantum Garden