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New We­binar: AI and Data Science against COVID-19

2020-06-16T16:19:05+03:00

Starting on 11 May 2020, Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI organises a webinar series together with Helsinki Centre for Data Science HiDATA. The webinar series sheds light on how artificial intelligence-based systems and data science could be of help while fighting against COVID-19. [...]

New We­binar: AI and Data Science against COVID-192020-06-16T16:19:05+03:00

Interactions with biomedical data support several kinds of insights

2020-06-16T16:35:25+03:00

A recent article published in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics shows how patterns of interaction during visual exploration of data can lead to several different kinds of insights. The research continues the collaboration [...]

Interactions with biomedical data support several kinds of insights2020-06-16T16:35:25+03:00

A growing number of ‘sampos’ are facilitating the work of humanists

2020-06-16T16:23:51+03:00

The semantic computing initiatives led by Eero Hyvönen have produced 12 publicly available portals that integrate data from various sources and provide tools for analysis. The most popular ones at the moment are BookSampo and WarSampo [...]

A growing number of ‘sampos’ are facilitating the work of humanists2020-06-16T16:23:51+03:00

New doctoral students starting work on multidisciplinary applications of AI

2020-06-16T16:45:24+03:00

Eleven new doctoral students at the University of Helsinki are specialising in multidisciplinary applications of artificial intelligence. They were selected from the joint call of the 32 doctoral programmes of the university [...]

New doctoral students starting work on multidisciplinary applications of AI2020-06-16T16:45:24+03:00

Predictive models can guide the development of better vaccines and vaccination programmes

2020-05-27T20:12:22+03:00

Researchers from the University of Helsinki in Finland, Simon Fraser University in Canada and Imperial College London combined genomic data, models of bacterial evolution and machine learning to predict [...]

Predictive models can guide the development of better vaccines and vaccination programmes2020-05-27T20:12:22+03:00

Calls for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students open

2020-05-27T20:12:46+03:00

Aalto University and the University of Helsinki are looking for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students to tackle interesting challenges in multiple areas of ICT. The deadline for applications is January 27th, 2020.

Please see the home pages of the postdoc call and the doctoral student call [...]

Calls for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students open2020-05-27T20:12:46+03:00

AIX Forum: Tekoäly ja julkishallinto

2020-05-27T20:13:51+03:00

Suomen tekoälykeskus (Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence, FCAI) on tekoälyn osaamiskeskus, jonka Aalto-yliopisto, Helsingin yliopisto ja VTT ovat perustaneet. FCAI on yksi Suomen Akatemian tukemista kuudesta lippulaivasta. FCAI järjestää sarjan tilaisuuksia, joissa keskustellaan tekoälyn soveltamisesta eri aloilla (AIX = AI + ala X). Tässä [...]

AIX Forum: Tekoäly ja julkishallinto2020-05-27T20:13:51+03:00

AI Day 2019

2020-05-27T20:13:59+03:00

AI Day brings together researchers, companies, students and the public sector involved in the fast-developing field of AI. The event promotes matchmaking, information sharing and cross-border collaboration. Come to learn about the latest developments in AI research and to share your research results or challenging problems that need solving using AI. We will ensure that there is plenty of time for [...]

AI Day 20192020-05-27T20:13:59+03:00

HIIT celebrated its 20th anniversary

2020-05-27T20:14:38+03:00

HIIT was founded in 1999 to enhance the quality, visibility and impact of Finnish research on information technology. The 20th anniversary gave an opportunity to reflect on the role that HIIT has played at various levels.

The reflections started from the big picture. Collaboration between the two [...]

HIIT celebrated its 20th anniversary2020-05-27T20:14:38+03:00

AIX Forum: Economics and Causal Reasoning

2020-05-27T20:14:29+03:00

Discovering causal mechanisms that explain observed properties and behaviours in both nature and human societies is a central goal in natural sciences, economics, and many other fields of study. Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (Helsinki GSE) invite you to a joint informal seminar on causal [...]

AIX Forum: Economics and Causal Reasoning2020-05-27T20:14:29+03:00

Com­puter vis­ion iden­ti­fies ripe fruit and coun­ter­feit drugs

2020-05-27T20:14:49+03:00

When would this avocado be suitably ripe for making guacamole? Is the drug I bought on my travels to far-off places the real thing or a fake? How big an apple crop are we getting this year? Soon, answers to questions like these will be easily obtained, as computer vision technology developed by researchers will be made [...]

Com­puter vis­ion iden­ti­fies ripe fruit and coun­ter­feit drugs2020-05-27T20:14:49+03:00

European Big Data Value Forum 2019

2020-05-27T20:14:56+03:00

The European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF) is the main event of the European Big Data and Data-Driven AI Research and Innovation community. EBDVF2019 aims to continue the success of previous editions, where on average every year around 700 industry professionals, business developers, researchers, and policymakers coming from 40 different [...]

European Big Data Value Forum 20192020-05-27T20:14:56+03:00

Momentum of the MyData movement continues

2020-05-27T20:38:29+03:00

Momentum of the MyData movement continues The conferences of MyData Global have established their position as the premier events [...]

Momentum of the MyData movement continues2020-05-27T20:38:29+03:00