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TTA-based Co-design Environment (TCE) v1.17 released

In addition to pocl, the other open source project Customized Parallel Computing (CPC) research group has been leading the development of for quite some time is TTA-based Co-design Environment (TCE). TCE is an open source toolkit for design and programming of energy … Continue reading

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Guest lectures in the computer graphics seminar

The computer graphics seminar had two guest lecturers this week. In the first half of the lecture Antti Heinonen from Vertex Systems Oy gave a talk about 3D model simplifications and the glTF format. Simplification of a 3D model is … Continue reading

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When our Pepper robot became a TV star…

The day full of Actor-Robot Interaction On Monday 19th of February the Human-Centered Robotics team was invited to YLE studios with Pepper. The purpose of the day was to shoot material for Robomestarit television series. Robomestarit is a production that … Continue reading

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Erno Salminen’s guest lecture on HW/SW degugging

As part of TIE-50506 System Design, Erno Salminen from Nokia Networks gave a guest lecture on HW/SW debugging on Monday Feb 19 2018. Erno got the PhD at our lab in 2010 and when moved to Nokia SoC team has … Continue reading

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Exciting Summer Jobs in VGA Group

Virtual reality and Graphics Architectures (VGA) research group of Laboratory of Pervasive Computing works on parallel software and hardware techniques needed by the next  generation ultra-realistic mixed reality applications and devices. We are now looking for new programmers and hardware … Continue reading

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A new course on gamification this spring!

A new course on gamification, TIE-40306 Gamification: A Walkthrough of How Games Are Shaping Our Lives, will be organized for the first time this spring. On the course top experts on gamification will introduce different aspects to the phenomenon that … Continue reading

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New Tenure Professors and a Post-Doc on SW and CyberSec

Today, we had cake and coffee for a good reason: we had the delight to welcome four new colleagues to strengthen our team: Tenure prof. Antonios Michalas who previously worked in University of Westminister in London. He specializes on Cyber … Continue reading

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New PYNQ boards arrived

We just got a batch of 300 Xilinx PYNQ-Z1 development boards. This is a follow up of a pilot we started last fall in Introduction to programming that accommodates hundreds of students per year. With PYNQ we offer an easy … Continue reading

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Seminars coming up in the spring

The lab is organizing several interesting seminar in the spring, come and join us discussing these contemporary topics: Computer Graphics: An updated version of the old computer graphics course will return in periods 3 and 4 (Spring 2018) under the … Continue reading

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Suomi Finland 100 celebration

Congratulations Suomi, 100 years! As a part of the celebration we release a special version of Kactus2 that is available only on Finland’s Independence Day, the 6th December 2017. This limited time edition is available for download here only today. … Continue reading

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