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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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New researcher and MEA conference

Moro! I am the new guy in the department (not that new actually, started early this year but did not meet you guys so much since I am working in TAYS campus). I am working in Bio-integrated SW project, thus … Continue reading

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Niko Goes Beyond Apps

MSc Niko Mäkitalo’s doctoral dissertation On Programmable Interactions took place on a sunny Wednesday 15.6. The opponent was Professor Jukka Manner from Aalto University. The leading concept in Niko’s research was programmable interactions. Also, physical proximity and social aspects have played important roles in … Continue reading

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Research Visit: University of Bristol

I had an opportunity to visit for a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) at University of Bristol during week 16 (18.04-22.04). The visit was funded by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action IC1403 Cryptacus. The title was “Side … Continue reading

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The Cookbook for Successful Internal Startups

The cookbook for successful internal startups was launched on 26th of April 2016. The book can be downloaded from http://www.n4s.fi/publication/cookbook-successful-internal-startups/ Companies and research institutions in Digile’s Need for Speed-program (www.n4s.fi ) wrote this book as a joint project. Idea for … Continue reading

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New employee at TF207

My name is Hannu Pulli and I came to the Department of Pervasive Computing to work on my Master’s Thesis in the field of Human Computer Interaction. It is a project I started by myself and the people at IHTE … Continue reading

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MA Tanja Walsh defended her doctoral thesis “Online Surveys in Collecting Cross-Cultural Qualitative User Experience Feedback”

On Friday, 15 April 2016 in Tampere University of Technology Tanja Walsh successfully defended her doctoral thesis “Online Surveys in Collecting Cross-Cultural Qualitative User Experience Feedback”. Prof. Gilbert Cockton (Northumbria University, UK) acted as the opponent. The Custos was Prof. Kaisa Väänänen from … Continue reading

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Software Startups – What does the Science Say?

Tampere 5-6.4. We trained pitching, practiced video making and got lessons on how to apply grounded theory in start-up research. This means that content was versatile, but audience also had a varying background. The majority was PhD students but several … Continue reading

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