Lic.Sc. (Tech.) Jan-Erik Ekberg will defend the dissertation “Securing Software Architectures for Trusted Processor Environments” on 24 May 2013 in lecture hall T2, Konemiehentie 2, Espoo. The dissertation examines how secure hardware fundaments in contemporary mobile processors can be used to implement trusted execution environments for the benefit of applications and end-user services. More information: http://sci.aalto.fi/en/current/events/vaitos_ekberg_jan_erik/
The following Doctoral Dissertation will be held (in Finnish) on Friday 10th of May at 12 noon in Hall T2: Hannu Peltola: Towards Faster String Matching Opponent: Ph.D. Juha Kärkkäinen, University of Helsinki Supervisor: Professor Jorma Tarhio, Aalto University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. M.Sc. Hannu Peltola will defend the dissertation “Towards Faster String Matching” on 10th of May. Exact string matching is a much studied and popular problem. The task is to find the occurrences of a string pattern in a long text. We introduce several new algorithms for online exact string matching and study their experimental performance … Read more
The Finnish Data Protection Ombudsman Reijo Aarnio will give tomorrow a guest lecture at the Law in Network Society – course (12:15-14:45 @ T6). The main topic of the presention is the EU’s fortcoming Reform of data protection legislation, which will have rather huge impact on how personal data can be stored and used in the future. The lecture is in English.
The following Doctoral Dissertation will be held on Friday 15th of March at 12:00 am in Hall AS1. Mikael Johnson: How Social Media Changes User-Centred Design Opponent: Prof. Jan Gulliksen, KTH, Sweden Supervisor: Prof. Marko Nieminen, Aalto University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Social media changes the game for user involvement in service design. Active user communities, fast paced iterative development, digital trails, peer production, and low-cost software distribution are well known facets that bring substantial changes. The question is, have the most important user involvement approaches—user-centred and participatory design as well as lead-user involvement—kept up with the changes, … Read more
Ahmad Taherkhani: Automatic Algorithm Recognition Based on Programming Schemas and Beacons: A Supervised Machine Learning Classification Approach Opponent: Professor Tapio Salakoski, University of Turu Supervisor: Professor Lauri Malmi, Aalto University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Lic.Sc.(Tech.) Ahmad Taherkhani will defend the dissertation “Automatic Algorithm Recognition Based on Programming Schemas and Beacons: A Supervised Machine Learning Classification Approach” on 8th March 2013 at 12 am in Hall T2. This dissertation introduces the techniques developed for automatic algorithm recognition and discusses the empirical studies conducted for evaluating the performance of the techniques. The techniques can be used, for example, in automatic … Read more