Author Archives: Pervasive Computing

Hyvää joulua! Happy holidays!

Laitoksella arkinen aherrus alkaa hiljetä, kun tutkijat ja opettajat suuntaavat joulua juhlimaan. Ahkerin saa vielä huomenaamulla avata luukun 23 laitosta ilahduttaneesta joulukalenterista, mutta 24. luukku taitaa jälleen jäädä jo perinteiseksi arvoitukseksi, ehkä jopa ensi vuoteen saakka. Adventtikalenterin myötä Tietotekniikan laitos … Continue reading

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Conference Tour of the Navigation (Sensor) Group

This is a three-in-one report about the conference trips of the Navigation (Sensor) Group in the Department of Pervasive Computing. Our visiting researcher Jan Rácko made a great study on pedestrian navigation with smartphones and we published together a paper Pedestrian Dead Reckoning … Continue reading

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Do you know what are Fatfonts? Or steamgraphs?

Neither did I, but then I went to VIS. IEEE VIS2016 conference was held in October 23-28 at Baltimore, Maryland (USA). With five parallel tracks of visualization and data-analytics related topics, there was much to choose from and lots of … Continue reading

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ICTSS 2016 and Automated Model Construction

A while back I visited the 2016 International Conference on Testing Software and Systems. The conference was held at the Graz University of Technology in Austria. The university is just over 200 years old and right at the city center, … Continue reading

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Missä on Hilkka?

Journalistitiimimme päätti selvittää, onko tilanne oikeasti näin paha. Ei, se on vielä pahempi. Hilkan nykyistä huonetta ei mikrohiirikään löytäisi. Esitämme nyt ohjeet, joiden avulla voit mahdollisesti löytää perille: THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND COME WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY! … Continue reading

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Älykästä lasia

Tietotekniikan laitoksella on jo kohta kaksi vuotta tehty lasiprojektia, joka nimenä ehkä ei kuulosta tietotekniikalta lainkaan. Pohjimmiltaan kyse on todellakin lasista, onhan projektin tilaajana ollut Pilkington, joka tekee autojen ja työkoneiden tuulilaseja. Perinteiseen tuulilasiin meillä ei varmaan olisikaan mitään lisäämistä, … Continue reading

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From Montréal to TC133

Busy weeks for Jussi Parvainen. Last week was spent in Montréal to present a paper Robust Misalignment Handling in Pedestrian Dead Reckoning by Jayaprasad Bojja, Jussi Parviainen, Jussi Collin, Riku Hellevaara, Jani Käppi, Kimmo Alanen and Jarmo Takala at 2016 … Continue reading

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Common data encryption problem in www.nettiauto.com

A regular wednesday morning starts, but with a small inspiration from yesturday evening. Being a car enthusiastic the best place to check out the price and sale status of cars is probably the www.nettiauto.com page. After checking it around for … Continue reading

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Greetings from Salamanca, Spain

This fall I had the privilege to give a keynote at El Congreso Español de Informática (CEDI) or Spanish Conference of Computer Science, a collection of national Spanish conferences where  some 500 Spanish-speaking computer and software educators from different universities meet … Continue reading

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Finnish-Chinese “Forest Course” of Design (Platinum course) took place in Pirkanmaa

On Friday the 5th of August we saw cool demos in Kampusareena Auditorium. The day was the last day of Platinum course’s first workshop week, and the day consisted of hard work (coding), restorative work (Brainwolk walking meeting in TUT … Continue reading

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