Dissertations

LAHARI SENGUPTA Evaluation and players’ performance of the location-based game O-Mopsi
Opponent Prof. Vincent Charvillat, University of Toulouse, France
Reviewers Prof. (Emeritus) Jari Veijalainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Dr. Damianos Gavalas, University of the Aegean, Greece
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Dr. Radu Mariescu-Istodor, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

December 9, 2019. Press release


ALEKSANDR SIZOV Secure and robust speech representations for speaker and language recognition
Opponent Prof. Tuomas Virtanen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Reviewers Dr. Douglas A. Reynolds, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Professor Claude Barras, Université Paris–Saclay
Supervisors Associate Professor Tomi Kinnunen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Dr. Kong Aik Lee, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
Defence

December 18, 2017. Press release


ROSA GONZALEZ HAUTAMÄKI Human-induced voice modification and speaker recognition: automatic, perceptual and acoustic perspectives
Opponent Dr. Okko Räsänen, Aalto University, Finland
Reviewers Professor Isabel Trancoso, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Emeritus Professor Gérard Chollet, Institut Mines-Telecom, France
Supervisors Associate Professor Tomi Kinnunen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

November 16, 2017. Press release


RADU MARIESCU-ISTODOR Efficient Management and Search of GPS Routes
Opponent Prof. Walter Kropatsch, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Reviewers Prof. Hassan Karimi, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Dr. John Krumm, Microsoft Research, USA
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

August 25, 2017. Press release

 


NAJLAH GALI Summarizing the Content of Web pages
Opponent Prof. Jari Veijalainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland 
Reviewers Prof. Olfa Nasraoui, University of Louisville, USA
Prof. Jyrki Nummenmaa, University of Tampere, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

January 27, 2017. Press release

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HAMID BEHRAVAN Advances in Automatic Foreign Accent Recognition
Opponent Prof. Martti Vainio, University of Helsinki, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Jean-Francois Bonastre, University of Avignon, France
Prof. Michael Wagner, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Supervisors Dr. Ville Hautamäki, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Dr. Tomi Kinnunen,  University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

November 28, 2016. Press release

 


MOHAMMAD REZAEI Clustering Validation
Opponent Prof. Ioan Tabus, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Reviewers Prof. James Bailey, University of Melbourne, Australia
Prof. Ana Luisa N. Fred, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

June 10, 2016. Press release

 


KAROL WAGA Processing, Analysis and Recommendation of Location Data
Opponent Prof. Vasile Manta, Technical University of Iasi, Romania
Reviewers Dr. Jukka Teuhola, University of Turku, Finland
Dr. Shonali Krishnaswamy, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

November 9, 2015. Press release

 


ANDREI TABARCEA Location-Based Web Search and Mobile Applications
Opponent Prof. Tapio Salakoski, University of Turku, Finland
Reviewers Dr. Helena Ahonen-Myka, Tibidiscis Oy, Finland
Dr. Dirk Ahlers, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

September 30, 2015. Press release

 


MIKKO MALINEN New Alternatives for k-Means Clustering
Opponent Prof. Refael Hassin, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Reviewers Prof. Erkki Mäkinen, University of Tampere, Finland
Prof. Olli Nevalainen, University of Turku, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

June 25, 2015. Press release

 


CAIMING ZHONG Improvements on Graph-based Clustering Methods
Opponent Prof. Tommi Kärkkäinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Reviewers Dr. Samuel Rota Bulo, University of Venice, Italy
Prof. Martti Juhola, University of Tampere, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

August 23, 2013. Press release

 


ZIJIAN ZHU High Quality High Dynamic Range Imaging
Opponent Dr. Alessandro Foi, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Rafal Mantiuk, Bangor University, United Kingdom
Dr. Radu Bilcu, Nokia Research Center, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Prof. Susanto Rahardja, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Defence

August 7, 2013. Press release

 


MINJIE CHEN  Processing of Maps and GPS Trajectories in Locationbased Applications
Opponent Prof. Susanto Rahardja, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Reviewers Prof. Ioan Tabus, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Prof. Sebastien Lefevre, University of South Brittany, France
Prof. Pierre-Francois Marteau, University of South Brittany, France
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Prof. Mantao Xu, Shanghai Dianji University, China
Defence

September 21st, 2012. Press release

 


QINPEI ZHAO Cluster validity in clustering methods
Opponent Dr. Tapio Pahikkala, University of Turku, Finland
Reviewers Prof Olli Nevalainen, University of Turku, Finland
Dr. Yi Da Xu, University of Technology, Australia
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Prof. Mantao Xu, Shanghai Dianji University, China
Defence

June 25th, 2012. Press release

 


EVGENY KARPOV Efficient speaker recognition for mobile devices
Opponent Prof. Zheng-Hua Tan, Aalborg University, Denmark
Reviewers Prof Paavo Alku, Aalto University, Finland
Prof. Yuri N. Matveev, The National Research University of Information Technologies, Russia
Supervisors Dr. Tomi Kinnunen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

November 19th, 2011. News

 


RAHIM SAEIDI Advances in front-end and back-end speaker recognition
Opponent Prof. Haizhou Li, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Reviewers Dr. Douglas A. Reynolds, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Mikko Kurimo, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Supervisors Dr. Tomi Kinnunen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

May 31st, 2011. News

 


VILLE HAUTAMÄKI Improving pattern recognition methods for speaker recognition
Opponent Prof Pekka Kilpeläinen, University of Kuopio, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Martti Juhola, University of Tampere, Finland
Prof. Olli Nevalainen, University of Turku, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

October 3rd, 2008.

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ALEXEY PODLASOV Processing of map images for improving quality and compression
Opponent Prof. Pekka Toivanen, University of Kuopio, Finland
Reviewers Associate Prof. Su Yang, Fudan University, China
Prof Jukka Teuhola, University of Turku, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

December 10th, 2007. News in IT-Viikko

 


 

HAIBIN HUANG Lossless audio coding for MPEG-4
Opponent Dr. Adriana Vasilache, Nokia Research Center, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Martti Juhola, University of Tampere, Finland
Prof. Ioan Tabus, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

October 12th, 2007. News in IT-Viikko

 


 

ALEXANDER AKIMOV Compression of digital maps
Opponent Prof. Xiaolin Wu, McMaster University, Canada
Reviewers Prof. Ioan Tabus, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Prof. Søren Forchhammer, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Dr. Alexander Kolesnikov, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

November 11th, 2006. News in IT-Viikko

 


ISMO KÄRKKÄINEN Methods for fast and reliable clustering
Opponent Prof Laurence S. Dooley, Monash University, Australia
Reviewers Prof. Olli Nevalainen, University of Turku, Finland
Prof. Xiaowei Xu, University of Arkansas, USA
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

June 2nd, 2006

 


TOMI KINNUNEN Optimizing text-independent speaker recognition
Opponent Prof. Anil K. Jain, Michigan State University, USA
Reviewers Prof. Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Prof. Unto K. Laine, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

June 19th, 2005

 


MANTAO XU K-means based clustering and context quantization
Opponent Prof. Samuel Kaski, University of Helsinki, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Laurence S. Dooley, Monash University, Australia
Prof. Ales Leonardis, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

June 18th, 2005

 


OLLI VIRMAJOKI Pairwise nearest neighbor method revisited
Opponent Prof. Erkki Mäkinen, University of Tampere, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Martti Juhola, University of Tampere, Finland
Prof. Olli Nevalainen, University of Turku, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

December 11th, 2004

 


PAVEL KOPYLOV Processing and compression of raster map images
Opponent Prof. Søren Forchhammer, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Reviewers Prof. Jukka Teuhola, University of Turku, Finland
Prof. Pekka Toivanen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

October 20th, 2004.

 


ALEXANDER KOLESNIKOV Efficient algorithms for vectorization and polygonal approximation
Opponent Prof. Gunilla Borgefors, Uppsala University, Sweden
Reviewers Prof. Sergey Ablameyko, National Academy of Science of Belarus, Belarus
Prof. Xiaolin Wu, McMaster University, Canada
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

October 18th, 2003

 


EUGENE AGEENKO Context-based compression of binary images
Opponent Ioan Tabus, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Reviewers Prof. Søren Forchhammer, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Prof. Olli Nevalainen, University of Turku, Finland
Supervisors Prof. Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Defence

May 5th, 2000.