Department of Computer Science
Hannu Toivonen

Contact information

Street address: Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b, Exactum building, Room B229b
Mail address: Department of Computer Science, P.O. Box 68, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 9 19151184, fax +358 9 19151120, Mobile +358 50 9112405, Skype

Hannu Toivonen

Hannu (T.T.) Toivonen

PhD, Professor of Computer Science, University of Helsinki

Leader, Discovery Research Group

Member, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT

Research interests

Knowledge Discovery, Creative Discovery, computational creativity, data mining, analysis of scientific data, search and exploration of networked information, with applications e.g. in bioinformatics.

Press coverage of research

YLE TV1, 11 Feb 2015: Prisma Studio    DR    Uusi Suomi (Online), 10 Jun 2014: Tekoälyn läpimurto potaskaa    Nelonen (TV), 21 May 2014: Hyvät ja huonot uutiset    Deutsche Welle, Spectrum: The Fascinating World of Science and Technology, 20 Apr 2014: The autocorrect humor bind      The Times, 22 Jan 2014 (p. 7): The academic who wants to autocorrect our sense of humour      The Mail (Online), 22 Jan 2014: Can autocorrect blunders be used to teach a computer a sense of humour     Yle TV2, 14 Sep 2012: Alueuutiset      New Scientist, 13 Oct 2012 (issue 2886, p. 23): Predictive text errors inspire AI comedians    Discovery News (Online), 12 Sep 2012: Find Out What Your Dreams Sound Like    CNET (Online), 12 Sep 2012: Your sleep patterns, now in soundtrack form    Ppressetextressetext, 12 Sep 2012: Traumhaft: Programm macht Schlaf zu Musik      Engadget German (Online), 13 Sep 2012: Daten-Musikalisierung: Nachtschlaf als Klavierstück anhören      01net. (Online), 11 Sep 2012: Un logiciel transforme vos rêves en musique    Techgear 13 Sep 2012: Sleep Musicalization, το software που μετατρέπει τον ύπνο σου σε μουσική   YLE Radio Suomi, 18.11.2011: Ajantasa: Konerunoraati     Lab Times (Online), 12 May 2012: 5 Questions to... Hannu Toivonen     CBC Radio, 11 Nov 2012: Spark 196: Sound, security, sleep Helsingin Sanomat, 8 Sep 2012: Kuvia katujyrällä, runoja tietokoneella