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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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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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