HIIT Update 3/2008

Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT Newsletter
29 Oct 08

HIIT ORGANISES NETWORKING SESSION AT ICT 2008
HIIT organizes “Future Internet Socio-Economics” networking session at ICT 2008. ICT is Europe's biggest research event for information and communication technologies. The session takes place in Lyon, France, on Tuesday, 25 November.
ICT 2008: ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/ict/2008/index_en.htm »
The session: ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/cf/item-display.cfm?id=624 »

HIIT LAUNCHED A 3D VERSION OF MULTI-TOUCH DISPLAY CITYWALL
HIIT has launched a new, 3D version of CityWall. CityWall is a large multi-touch display that supports large numbers of people interacting by touch on the display simultaneously.
www.hiit.fi/node/726 »

HIIT'S CITYWALL VIDEO DRAWS OVER 250 000 VIEWERS
HIIT's new video on the 3D CityWall multi-touch display has drawn over 250 000 viewers. Several international IT media have embedded the YouTube video on their website.
www.hiit.fi/node/736 »

HIIT ORGANISES PERVASIVE 2010
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and the Department of Computer Science of University of Helsinki will organise Pervasive 2010, the Eight International Conference on Pervasive Computing. The conference will take place in Helsinki, Finland during four days in Mid-May 2010.
www.hiit.fi/node/733 »

TEEMU KOPONEN: A NEW NETWORK ARCHITECTURE
HIIT researcher Teemu Koponen proposes a new network architecture for the Internet in his dissertation.
www.hiit.fi/node/723 »

PEKKA RÄSÄNEN: COMMUNALITY PREVENTS SHOOTINGS
Neighbourhood and local social networks can provide resources for preventing mass-violence. HIIT Senior Researcher Pekka Räsänen has been comparing local community's recovery after a shooting incident in a school in Jokela, Finland, one year ago to ones of similar shooting incidents in the USA.
www.hiit.fi/node/716 »

DEADLINE SOON: OPEN POSITION - PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST
Applications are now also welcomed for the position of Principal Scientist. The Principal Scientist will be in charge of Future Internet research programme of HIIT. Closing date for the applications is 10 November.
www.hiit.fi/node/713 »

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