Dissertations

Note: UEF=University of Eastern Finland, LUT=Lappenranta University of Technoloy, JoY = University of Joensuu, KuY = University of Kuopio.

2018

  1. Hoorieh Afkari Roshkari,  UEF, Interactions in the micro-surgery operating room: the potentials for gaze-based interaction in the surgical microscope
  2. Alexey Sholokhov, UEF, Improving machine learning methods for speaker recognition and segmentation
  3. John Loewen, UEF, Framework for authentic and relevant learning systems for indigenous learners
  4. Nasibu Rajabu Mramba, UEF, Mobile technology for street traders in Tanzania
  5. Solomon Sunday Oyelere, UEF, Design and development of a mobile learning system for computer science education in Nigerian higher education contex
  6. Richard A.W. Tortorella, UEF, Framework for Context Aware Learning Systems

2017

  1. Aleksandr Sizov, UEF, Secure and robust speech representations for speaker and language recognition
  2. Marwan Albahar, UEF, Bluetooth pairing security : threats and countermeasures
  3. Rosa González Hautamäki, UEF, Human-induced voice modification and speaker recognition : automatic, perceptual and acoustic perspectives
  4. Olayemi Olaolu Olawumi, UEF, Data Security in Smart Devices for Assisted Living
  5. Emmanuel Kolog, UEF, Contextualising the application of human-language technologies for counselling
  6. Radu Mariescu-Istodor, UEF, Efficient management and search of GPS-routes
  7. Ana Gebejes, UEF, Spectral video: application in human eye analysis and tracking
  8. Myriam Douce Munezero, UEF, Leveraging emotion and word-based features for antisocial behavior detection in user-generated content
  9. G. M. Atiqur Rahaman, UEF, Use of Reflectance Measurements to Study Turbid Media by Imaging
  10. Najlah Gali, UEF, Summarizing the Content of Web pages
  11. Taina Kurki, UEF, Roolipohjainen resurssienhallinta tiedonhallinnan työkaluna pelastustoimessa

2016

  1. Pavel Orlov, UEF, Extrafoveal Vision During Source Code Comprehension: a Gaze-Contingent Tool
  2. Shahram Eivazi, UEF, Eye gaze patterns in micro-neurosurgery : from remote to ocular-based eye tracker
  3. Piotr Bartczak, UEF, Spectrally tunable light sources for implementing computationally designed illuminations
  4. Hamid Behravan, UEF, Advances in automatic foreign accent recognition
  5. Kari Saarelainen, How and why things happen - anatomy of IT service incidents 
  6. Miia-Maarit Saarelainen, UEF, Decision-making in modernization of information systems
  7. Rezaei Mohammad, UEF, Clustering validation
  8. Tomonori Tashiro, UEF, A User-Centered Design of Discomfort Glare Evaluation for White LED Light Sources

2015

  1. Susanna Martikainen, UEF, Towards better usability: usability and end-user participation in healthcare
    information technology systems development.
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  2. Karol Waga, UEF, Processing, Analysis and Recommendation of Location Data. Download dissertation
  3. Andrei Tabarcea, UEF, Location-Based Web Search and Mobile Applications. Download dissertation
  4. Bennett Kankuzi, UEF, Deficiencies in Spreadsheets: A Mental Model Perspective. Download dissertation
  5. Mikko Malinen, UEF, New Alternatives for k-Means Clustering. Download dissertation
  6. Paras Pant, UEF, Optimizing Spectral Bands of Airborne Imager for Tree Species Classification. Download dissertation
  7. Marcus Duveskog, UEF, Digital Storytelling for HIV and AIDS Education in Africa. Download dissertation

2014

  1. Gaetano La Russa, UEF, Towards an Understanding of Humanoid Robots in eLC Applications. Download dissertation
  2. Marjo Virnes, UEF, Four Seasons of Educational Robotics: Substantive Theory on the Encounters Between Educational Robotics and Children in the Dimensions of Access and Ownership. Download dissertation
  3. Jyri Kemppainen, UEF, Appropriating IT Service management Education in a Tansanian University: Global and Local Perspectives. Download dissertation
  4. Guangbing Yang, UEF, Contextual Text Summarization for Content Processing in Mobile Learning. Download dissertation
  5. Marika Pentikäinen, UEF, Co-Development of Work and Information Systems - An Analysis of the Construction of the Activity-Driven ISD Methodology in 2001–2013. Download dissertation
  6. Andres Moreno, UEF, Re-Designing Program Animation - From Tools' Roles to New Learning Activities. Download dissertation
  7. Anu Raninen, UEF, Practical Process Improvement: How to Initiate Software Process Improvement in a Small Company. Download dissertation

2013

  1. Tommi Tykkälä, LUT, Real-time Image-based RGB-D Camera Motion Tracking and Environment Mapping. Download dissertation
  2. Nataliya Strokina, LUT, Machine Vision Methods for Process Measurements in Pulping. Download dissertation
  3. Harri Hämäläinen, LUT, Integration of Learning Supportive Applications into the Development of the e-Portfolio Construction Process. Download dissertation
  4. Ilkka Jormanainen, UEF, Supporting Teachers in Unpredictable Robotics Learning Environments. Download dissertation
  5. Yue Dai, UEF, Designing Text Mining-Based Competitive Intelligence Systems. Download dissertation
  6. Caiming Zhong, UEF, Improvements on Graph-Based Clustering Methods. Download dissertation
  7. Rauno Pirinen, UEF, Towards Realization of Research and Development in a University of Applied Sciences. Download dissertation
  8. Zijian Zhu, UEF, High Quality High Dynamic Range Imaging. Download dissertation
  9. Andrey Maglyas, LUT, Overcoming the Complexity of Software Product Management. Download dissertation
  10. Pesal Koirala, UEF, Simulation and measurement of colored surfaces. Download dissertation
  11. Joseph Bada, UEF, Integrating digital learning objects for HIV/AIDS prevention: a contextualized approach. Download dissertation

2012

  1. Minjie Chen, UEF, Processing of Maps and GPS Trajectories in Locationbased Applications. Download dissertation
  2. Were Oyomno, LUT, Usable Privacy Preservation in Mobile Electronic. Download dissertation
  3. Carolina Islas Sedano, UEF, Hypercontextualised Games. Download dissertation
  4. Hanna-Miina Sihvonen, UEF, Studies on Software Process Improvement in Organisational Changes. Download dissertation
  5. Irmeli Luukkonen, UEF, Activity-Driven Needs Analysis and Modelling in Information System Development. Download dissertation
  6. Qinpei Zhao, UEF, Cluster Validity in Clustering Methods. Download dissertation
  7. Jonna Laaksonen, LUT, Tactile-Proprioceptive Robotic Grasping. Download dissertation
  8. Jukka Antikainen, UEF, New Techniques for Spectral Image Acquistion and Analysis. Download dissertation.
  9. Sami Jantunen, LUT, Making Sense of Software Product Requirements. Download dissertation
  10. Hongyu Li, UEF, Spectral and Manifold Clustering for Image Segmentation and Retrieval.
  11. Saku Kukkonen, LUT,  Generalized Differential Evolution for Global Multi-Objective Optimization with Constraints. Download dissertation

2011

  1. Teemu H. Laine, UEF, Technology Intergration in Context-Aware Learning Spaces. Download dissertation
  2. Tuija Tiihonen, UEF, Information System in Context: Building a Tool for Analysing the Sociotechnical Context of Organisational Information Systems. Download dissertation
  3. Ari Happonen, LUT, Muuttuvaan kysyntään sopeutuva varastonohjausmalli (in Finnish). Download dissertation.
  4. Anssi Jääskeläinen, LUT, Integrating User Experience into Early Phases of Software Development. Download dissertation.
  5. Jukka Kasurinen, LUT, Software Test Process Development. Download dissertation.
  6. Teemu Kinnunen, LUT, Bag-of-Features Approach to Unsupervised Visual Object Categorisation. Download dissertation.
  7. Alexey Andriyashin, UEF, Non-Negative Bases in Spectral Image Archiving. Download dissertation.
  8. Evgeny Karpov, UEF, Efficient Speaker Recognition for Mobile Devices. Download dissertation.
  9. Maija Marttila-Kontio, UEF, Visual Data Flow Programming Languages: Challenges and Opportunities. Download dissertation.
  10. Topi Haapio, UEF, Improving Effort Management in Software Development Projects. Download dissertation.
  11. Satu Alaoutinen, LUT, Enabling Constructive Alignment in Programming Instruction.
  12. Rahim Saeidi, UEF, Advances in Front-end and Back-end for Speaker Recognition. Download dissertation.
  13. Ville Heikkinen, UEF, Kernel Methods for Estimation and Classification of Data from Spectral Imaging. Download dissertation.
  14. Minna Kamppuri, UEF, Theoretical and Methodological Challenges of Cross-Cultural Interaction Design. Download dissertation.

2010

  1. Tomi Kauppi, LUT, Eye Fundus Image Analysis for Automatic Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy. Download dissertation.
  2. Albert Sadovnikov, LUT, Computational Evaluation of Print Unevenness According to Human Vision. Download dissertation.
  3. Tuija Jetsu, UEF, Modeling Color Vision. Download dissertation.
  4. Tuomas Eerola, LUT,Computational Visual Quality of Digitally Printed Images. Download dissertation.
  5. Ukishima Masayuki, UEF, Prediction and Evaluation of Color Halftone Print Quality Based on Microscopic Measurement. Download dissertation.

2009

  1. Diana Kalenova, LUT, Color and Spectral Image Assessment Using Novel Quality and Fidelity Techniques. Download dissertation.
  2. Jani Rönkkönen, LUT, Continuous Multimodal Global Optimization with Differential Evolution-Based Methods. Download dissertation
  3. Olli Alkkiomäki, LUT, Sensor Fusion of Proprioception, Force and Vision in Estimation and Robot Control. Download dissertation.
  4. Matti Juutilainen, LUT, Towards Open Access Networks - Prototyping with the Lappeenranta Model. Download dissertation.
  5. Jussi Nuutinen, JoY, Nucleus Model for Designing Social Mindtools: Woven Stories. Download dissertation.
  6. Juha Lehtonen, JoY, Spectral Sampling and Spectral Image Compression
  7. Tanja Toroi, KuY, Testing Component-Based Systems - Towards Conformance Testing and Better Interoperability. Download dissertation.
  8. Niko Myller, JoY, Collaborative Software Visualization for Learning: Theory and Applications. Download dissertation.
  9. Konstantin Hyppönen, KuY, Open Mobile Identity: Secure identity management and mobile payments using hand-held devices. Download dissertation.
  10. Keijo Haataja, KuY, Security Threats and Countermeasures in Bluetooth-Enabled Systems. Download dissertation.

2008

  1. Toni Kuparinen, LUT, Reconstruction and Analysis of Surface Variation Using Photometric Stereo. Download dissertation.
  2. Ville Hautamäki, JoY, Improving Pattern Recognition Methods for Speaker Recognition. Download dissertation.
  3. Marko Jäntti, KuY, Difficulties in Managing Software Problems and Defects. Download dissertation.

2007

  1. Roman Bednarik, JoY, Methods to Analyze Visual Attention Strategies: Applications in the Studies of Programming. Download dissertation
  2. Alexey Podlasov, JoY, Processing of Map Images for Improving Quality and Compression. Download dissertation
  3. Jarmo Ilonen, LUT, Supervised Local Image Feature Detection. Download dissertation.
  4. Tuomo Kakkonen, JoY, Framework and Resources for Natural Language Parser. Download dissertation.
  5. Marko Hassinen, KuY, Studies in Mobile Security. Download dissertation
  6. Maxim Mozgovoy, JoY, Enhancing Computer-Aided Plagiarism Detection. Download dissertation.
  7. Petri Pehkonen, KuY, Methods for Mining Data from Genome Wide High-Throughput Technologies. Download dissertation.
  8. Ossi Taipale, LUT, Observations on Software Testing Practise. Download dissertation.
  9. Huang Haibin, JoY, Lossless Audio Coding for MPEG-4. Download dissertation.
  10. Mikko Vesisenaho, JoY, Developing University-level Introductory ICT Education in Tanzania: A Contextualized Approach. Download dissertation.
  11. Timo Koponen, KuY, Evaluation of Maintenance Processes in Open Source Software Projects Through Defect and Version Management Systems. Download dissertation.
  12. Jarkko Vartiainen, LUT, Measuring Irregularities and Surface Defects from Printed Patterns. Download dissertation.
  13. Niina Päivinen, KuY, Scale-free Clustering: A Quest for the Hidden Knowledge. Download dissertation.
  14. Juha Mykkänen, KuY, Specification of Reusable Integration Solutions in Health Information Systems. Download dissertation.

2006

  1. Junhong Liu, LUT, On the Differential Evolution Algorithm and Its Application to Training Radial Basis Function Networks
  2. Risto Honkanen, KuY, Towards Optical Communication in Parallel Computing. Download dissertation.
  3. Alexander Akimov, JoY, Compression of Digital Maps. Download dissertation.
  4. Matti Tedre, JoY, The Development of Computer Science: A Sociocultural Perspective. Download dissertation.
  5. Leena Ikonen, LUT, Distance Transforms of of Gray-Level Surfaces. Download dissertation.
  6. Ismo Kärkkäinen, JoY, Methods for Fast and Reliable Clustering. Download dissertation.

2005

  1. Erja Mustonen-Ollila, LUT, Information System Process Innovation Adoption, Adaptation, Learning, and Unlearning: A Longitudinal Case Study
  2. Päivi Ovaska, LUT, Studies on Coordination of Systems Development Process. Download dissertation.
  3. Tomi Kinnunen, JoY, Optimizing Spectral Feature Based Text-Independent Speaker Recognition. Download dissertation.
  4. Mantao Xu, JoY, K-means Based Clustering and Context Quantization. Download dissertation.
  5. Jarkko Suhonen, JoY, A Formative Development Method for Digital Learning Environments in Sparse Learning Communities. Download dissertation.
  6. Kari Heikkinen, LUT, Conceptualization of User-Centric Personalization Management

2004

  1. Olli Virmajoki, JoY, Pairwise Nearest Neighbor Method Revisited.
  2. Paula Leinonen, KuY, Automation of Document Structure Transformations. Download dissertation.
  3. Uolevi Nikula, LUT, Introducing Basic Systematic Requirements Engineering Practices in Small Organizations with an Easy to Adopt Method. Download dissertation.
  4. Pavel Kopylov, JoY, Processing and Compression of Raster Map Images. Download dissertation.
  5. Pekka Jäppinen, LUT, ME - Mobile Electronic Personality. Download dissertation.

2003

  1. Jarno Mielikäinen, LUT, Lossless Compression of Hyperspectral Images.
  2. Joni-Kristian Kämäräinen, LUT, Feature Extraction using Gabor Filters. Download thesis.
  3. Alexander Kolesnikov, JoY, Efficient Algorithms for Vectorization and Polygonal Approximation
  4. Kari Smolander, LUT, On the Role of Architecture in Systems Development.

2002

  1. Tuomo Kauranne, LUT, Introducing Parallel Computers into Operational Weather Forecasting. Download dissertation.
  2. Lasse Lensu, LUT, Photoelectric Properties of Bacteriorhodopsin Films for Photosensing and Information Processing.
  3. Ville Kyrki, LUT, Local and Global Feature Extraction for Invariant Object Recognition. Download dissertation.
  4. Stephen Eriksson-Bique, JoY, An Algebraic Theory of Multidimensional Arrays. Download dissertation.

2001

  1. Jouni Ikonen, LUT, Improving Distributed Simulation in a Workstation Environment.
  2. Markku Tukiainen, JoY, Developing a New Model of Spreadsheet Calculation: A Goals and Plans Approach.. Download dissertation.

2000

  1. Arto Kaarna, LUT, Multispectral Image Compression using the Wavelet Transform. Download dissertation.
  2. Eugene Ageenko, JoY, Context-based Compression of Binary Images. Download dissertation.

1999

  1. Michael Frydrych, LUT, Color Vision System based on Bacteriorhodopsin.
  2. Markku Hauta-Kasari, LUT, Computational Techniques for Spectral Image Analysis. Download dissertation.
  3. Seppo Leppäjärvi, LUT, Image Segmentation and Analysis for Automatic Color Correction.
  4. Virpi Kasurinen, KuY, Informal and Formal Requirements Specification.

1998

  1. Jari Porras, LUT, Developing a Distributed Simulation Environment on a Cluster of Workstations. Download dissertation.
  2. Simo Juvaste, JoY, Modeling Parallel Shared Memory Computations. Download dissertation.
  3. Erkki Pesonen, KuY, Studies on the Experimental Construction of a Neural Network-based Decision Support System for Acute Abdominal Pain.

1997

  1. Martti Forsell, JoY, Implementation of Instruction-Level and Thread-Level Parallelism in Computers. Download dissertation.
  2. Jilei Tian, KuY, Artificial Neural Network and Signal Processing Techniques Applied to the Analysis of Auditory Evoked Potentials.
  3. Anneli Tikkala, KuY Neural Network and Lexical Processing: Three Models for Finnish.
  4. Marja Kopponen, JoY, CAI in CS. Download dissertation.

1996

  1. Eila Kuikka, KuY, Processing of Structured Documents Using an Syntax-Directed Approach.
  2. Pekka Toivanen, LUT, New Distance Transforms for Gray-Level Image Compression. Download dissertation.

1995

  1. Jarmo Ahonen, JoY, Modeling Physical Domains for Knowledge Based Systems. Download dissertation.
  2. Seppo Lammi, KuY, A Statistical Expert System Prototype. An application of Knowledge Engineering to Management of Confounding Factors.