The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference (widsconference.org) aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This annual one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science [...]
The meeting of the FCHealth (Foundations of Computational Health) research programme of Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT) was held on 6 February 2018 in Biomedicum Helsinki, and it brought together nearly 40 scientists from 12 different research groups. [...]
There are four (4) vacant professor positions in data science at the Department of Computer Science at University of Helsinki. The deadline is 28 February 2018. Further information is available available in the call.
Economy is undergoing a shift and needs new global and localised socio-technological interventions to accommodate the changes. To address the issue, a seminar "Blockchain Experiment Starting: Can local currency become new strength of Helsinki?" was held on [...]
The Artificial Intelligence Day held on 13 December 2017 in Dipoli, brought together 600 artificial intelligence experts and enthusiasts from universities, research organizations, companies and the public sector. The organiser of the event, the new Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI established by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, wishes to make the AI Day an annual [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]