The speed and security of future 5G applications are enhanced through artificial intelligence

Professor Jukka Riekki‘s research team at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing, has received significant funding (500, 000 eur) to investigate the new possibilities offered by edge computing enhanced by artificial intelligence. The project will focus on the development of new technologies and applications around the 5G network, in which low … Continue reading

Horizon 2020 project CUTLER: Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing has joined project CUTLER- Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency, financed by the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under the Societal Challenges Pilar, and in response to call Co-Creation-06-2017: Policy-development in the age of big data: data-driven policy-making, policy-modelling and policy-implementation. CUTLER’s … Continue reading

STOP: Sentient Tracking Of Parkinson’s – funded by the Academy of Finland ICT 2023 programme

  Adjunct Professor Denzil Ferreira, at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing has been awarded funding from the Academy of Finland’s ICT 2023 programme, for project STOP: Sentient Tracking Of Parkinson’s. About STOP: Effective monitoring of patients is technically challenging with wearables due to: 1) battery life is limited to a few … Continue reading

Human-Smartphone Interaction towards Personality and Usage Effects

This project is carried out by Wuhan University, Central China Normal University, Sun Yat-sen University, Shandong Technology and Business University, Aalto University and University of Oulu. This project mainly focus on: Phone users’ personality and their phone usage patterns; Effects related to phone usage patterns; Data analysis techniques of phone … Continue reading

Road surface condition monitoring using buses

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing in collaboration with the Oulu bus company Oubus Oy and the Finnish Meteorological Institute have begun co-operation in Data to Intelligence project on the collection of environmental data. A road condition sensor has been retrofitted onto one of the buses operating between Puolivälinkangas and Saarela, and expected to collect data during December … Continue reading

Understanding Mobile Privacy and Security Concerns

Motivation Smartphone users are unable to preemptively identify potential mobile application malware. We developed Securacy, a mobile application that: crowdsources users’ concerns of application’s security and privacy (i.e., securacy); informs the users of potential risks; reveals hidden application network connections to servers; and pinpoints the applications’ servers location. We propose … Continue reading