Helsinki ICT Research News

This news feed aggregates content from the Research News feeds from the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Aalto University Department of Computer Science, and the University of Helsinki Department of Computer Science.

  • New machine learning method developed by researchers at the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and Waseda University of Tokyo can use for example data on cell phones while guaranteeing data subject privacy. Modern AI is based on machine learning which creates models by learning from data. Data used in many applications such as health and human behaviour is private and needs protection. New privacy-aware machine learning methods have been developed recently based on the concept of...
  • On 29.11.2017 the HIIT Board appointed Patrik Floréen as an additional vice director of HIIT for the period of 1.1.2018-31.7.2020 . So starting next year, the vice directors of HIIT will be Juho Rousu from Aalto and Patrik Floréen from UH.  Add to highlights: Banner image: Importance: NormalShow in: HIIT news
  • The Artificial Intelligence Day brought together researchers, companies and the public sector involved in the fast-developing field of AI. On Articial Intelligence Day on 13 December 2017, 600 artificial intelligence experts and enthusiasts gathered in Dipoli, Aalto University’s newly-renovated main building. The organiser, the new Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI established by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, wished to promote matchmaking, information sharing...
  • The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT) is a joint initiative by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, the two leading universities within this area in Finland. The network involves at present over 60 professors and over 200 doctoral students, and the participating units graduate altogether more than 40 new doctors each year. The quality of research and education in both HICT universities is world-class, but the education is still...
  • The goal is to attract the best students worldwide to meet the acute and growing need for information security professionals. The Helsinki-Aalto Center for Information Security (HAIC), a joint initiative between Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, continues to attract company donors for its second year of operation. Donations will go towards scholarships for Master’s Students in order to attract the best students worldwide to meet the acute and growing need for information...
  • The goal is to attract the best students worldwide to meet the acute and growing need for information security professionals. There's an acute and growing need for information security professionals.  Photo by Ari-Pekka Sinikoski The Helsinki-Aalto Center for Information Security (HAIC), a joint initiative between Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, continues to attract company donors for its second year of operation. Donations will go towards scholarships for Master’s Students...
  • Data and traces of our mobile phone use and digital behaviour can be used to understand and treat mental health disorders. Using anonymous mobile phone data, Aalto University doctoral researcher Talayeh Aledavood has tapped into patterns in people’s behaviour. She has found out that our ‘chronotypes’ – our inherent periods of sleep during a 24-hour-period – correlate with the size of our social networks and how much we are in contact with others and also the kind of chronotypes with whom we...
  • Selected influential users can efficiently spread information on both sides of a controversial discussion. Social media has become an important news source for a majority of adults. A common complaint is that social media help create echo chambers in which people reading information do not expose themselves to different viewpoints but are often confined to their own. This happens especially with controversial and polarising topics where two viewpoints become so isolated and conflicting...
  • Tietojenkäsittelytieteen apulaisprofessorin/professorin tehtävän kärkihakijat antavat opetusnäytteensä ja pitävät tieteellisen esitelmän seuraavasti. read more

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