Monthly Archives: November 2014

Research visit to Limerick

Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre is situated on the premises of University of Limerick, in County Limerick, south-western Ireland. The research centre is home to Software Process Quality research group, lead by Dr. Ita Richardson, who have years … Continue reading

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A new colleague

Hi Everyone! My name is Vafa (I know it is a bit strange in Finnish language, but the right pronunciation is Väfa!). It is my second year here at TUT and I am studying a double-major degree in Biomedical Engineering … Continue reading

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Good Discussions on Computing Education in a Cosy Athmosphere

The Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research was once again a great experience. There were many regular Koli Calling authors (like myself) but also newcomers, for example André Santos whom you might remember from the time when he … Continue reading

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New FPGA+ARM boards

We have brand new Terasic VEEK-MT-C5SoC  development boards for teaching hardware design and embedded programming. The board contains Altera Cyclone V SoC, 7” multi-touch touchscreen, gigabytes of fast memories, a 5mpix camera, Ethernet, USB, UART, JTAG etc. connections. The SoC contains … Continue reading

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Easi-Clouds ITEA review – and on importance of demos

(The important message “demo or die” is at the end) Easi-Cloud is an international collaboration project with partners from Finland, France, Germany, South Korea and Egypt. The project worked on new issues of cloud computing. Especially brokering (ways to find … Continue reading

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16 years of SoC symposium

Annual international System-on-Chip symposium was held at Tampere once again. This year the conference had about 20 presentations and 4 invited speakers, for example Hank Hoffmann (Univ. Chicago) had very interesting observations about multicore chips and their on-chip communication. Our … Continue reading

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Course on OSS and UX

aka the opportunity of a lifetime: Pervasive Computing is looking for students who would like to attend a global course on Open Source Software (OSS) development. The course is a unique opportunity to work with real OSS projects in global student … Continue reading

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IECON 2014 conference in Dallas, USA

IECON 2014, the flagship conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) was held in Sheraton Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA from October 29 to November 1, 2014. I was presenting there a paper titled “Automatic Crash Detection for Motor Cycles”. … Continue reading

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Project work course groups show nice progress in mid-project presentations

Project work course students have worked for 2 months and showed their progress yesterday (4.11)  in the course’s mid-project presentation session. It was great to see the various projects in practice and how the groups are developing usefull and challenging … Continue reading

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Defense rush in October

The department had two dissertation defenses in October, first on the 10th Hadaytullah defended his thesis on “Applying Genetic Architectural Synthesis in Software Development and Run-time Maintenance”, and on the 17th Juha-Matti Vanhatupa defended his thesis titled “Tool Support for … Continue reading

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