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Vanishing Point: Marko Leppänen’s doctoral defence 27.2.

On Friday 27.2. Marko Leppänen defended his work titled “Vanishing Point: Where Infrastructures, Architectures, and Processes of Software Engineering Meet”. For the last time at Pervasive Computing, professor Tommi Mikkonen acted as custos. Marko’s opponent was professor Heikki Saikkonen from Aalto University. Infran, softa-arkkitehtuurin … Continue reading

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Algorithms, Software design and Project planning, all wrapped into one PhD thesis

Friday 2.12.2016 was the day for MSc Sriharsha “Harsha” Vathsavayi’s thesis defence. The title of the thesis was “Applying Genetic Algorithms for Software Design and Project Planning”. In practice, Harsha had used said algorithms to automate software design by automatically … Continue reading

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Profes’16: a Norwegian Take on Product Focused Software Process Improvement

At the end of November, our researchers focusing on modern software systems development and engineering headed to lovely Trondheim to attend the 17th international conference on product-focused software process improvement, or PROFES. While our flight there did not go according to … 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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Rehearsal defence

The day of one’s thesis defense is a pivotal point in every Ph.D.’s career. It is a day one waits anxiously for  – both as it finally seals the deal on many years of gruesome labor and also because it … 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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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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EMBC conference 2016

In my last post, I promised that you’ll hear more from our project as ideas are set and now need to get implemented. So here we are, Emre and I went to present some of the results to the 38th … Continue reading

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