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Calls for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students open


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 open2019-12-17T11:44:42+02:00

AIX Forum: Tekoäly ja julkishallinto


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 julkishallinto2019-10-29T12:07:51+02:00

AI Day 2019


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 20192019-10-29T12:35:52+02:00

HIIT celebrated its 20th anniversary


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 anniversary2019-11-15T13:58:28+02:00

AIX Forum: Economics and Causal Reasoning


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 Reasoning2019-10-29T11:52:26+02:00

Com­puter vis­ion iden­ti­fies ripe fruit and coun­ter­feit drugs


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 drugs2019-10-31T11:22:41+02:00

European Big Data Value Forum 2019


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 20192019-09-13T11:44:32+02:00

Ten research papers from FCAI accepted to the prestigious NeurIPS conference


Research conducted at the Finnish Centre for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) is well presented at this year’s NeurIPS conference. In total, the conference has accepted ten submissions from either Aalto University or the University of Helsinki. NeurIPS is the largest [...]

Ten research papers from FCAI accepted to the prestigious NeurIPS conference2019-09-30T16:20:37+02:00

MyData 2019


MyData 2019 conference is a place for accelerating global change towards a human-centric approach to personal data. On 25-27 September 2019, some 1000 experts from business, legal, tech and society sectors will gather for the fourth time in Helsinki, with the focus on how to effect the change we need.

» Conference website

MyData 20192019-06-10T11:56:43+02:00

RIOT Summit 2019


Over the last four years, RIOT has been emerged as one of the agile and state of the art operating system for the IoT. The previous Summits were a big success. It’s time to meet again face-to-face!

The RIOT Summit aims for bringing together RIOTers, beginners and experts, as well as people interested in the IoT in general and decision makers who plan to deploy RIOT [...]

RIOT Summit 20192019-06-27T11:18:19+02:00

2019 IJ­CAI-JAIR Best Pa­per Prize


The 2019 IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Prize awarded article, co-authored by Matti Järvisalo, was selected from more than 250 articles published in the preceding five calendar years in the leading AI journal Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research.

Marijn Heule (now at Carnegie Mellon University, USA), Matti Järvisalo (Constraint Reasoning and Optimization Group [...]

2019 IJ­CAI-JAIR Best Pa­per Prize2019-09-02T12:44:40+02:00

Deep learning model developed by Finnish AI researchers detects diabetic eye diseases accurately


Finnish AI researchers have developed a deep learning system that shows great potential in detecting diabetic eye diseases, which could facilitate doctors’ work and decrease healthcare expenses.

According to the research findings [...]

Deep learning model developed by Finnish AI researchers detects diabetic eye diseases accurately2019-08-19T13:59:06+02:00