22-year-old Ksenia Konyuskhova studies in the Algorithms and Machine Learning subprogramme of the Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki. She has also landed a job at Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT.
University research and education laboratory Software Factory has launched a new kind of Open Source collaboration with the software industry and leading universities like Stanford and MIT.
A Last.fm user might feel forced to listen to a variety of music considered good taste just to mask his liking for a cheesy song. “Information is manipulated in order to sell a self-chosen concept of self,” states social scientist Suvi Silfverberg from Helsinki Institute for Information Technology.
Social Psychology graduate and HIIT (Helsinki Institute for Information Technology) research assistant Iris Summanen examines how Finnish emigrants build Finnishness through blog writing.
The alumni of Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki and developer of Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds, talked to the students and staff of Faculty of Science in October.
Finding an object is a common yet time-consuming and frustrating chore. What makes this task complex is that humans’ pattern recognition capability reduces to a serial one-by-one search when the items resemble each other. A novel glove offers a solution.
FabLab, an open workshop with state-of-the-art equipment like 3D printers and laser cuttters, is something that started at MIT, spread around world and through Japan, India and Netherlands reached Aalto University’s School of Art, Design, and Architecture in Helsinki.
Computer scientists at the University of Helsinki have developed a method that automatically composes music out of sleep measurements. The composition service works live on the Web.
It is not always that easy to tell in what mood the people close to you are, therefore, a robot that can do just that might sound a bit like science fiction.
The global competition for highly skilled people calls for organizations to invest in retaining and re-training their existing staff in new ways. In collaboration with Aalto University, TARGET project was set up to research and develop a new technology enhanced learning environment the core of which is a computer game.