Petri Myllymäki, Ph.D., Docent of Computer Science
Photo Professor
Intelligent systems, especially machine learning
Department of Computer Science
University of Helsinki, Finland

Programme Director
Computational Inference Research Programme (CI)
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)

Doctoral Programme in Computer Science (DoCS)
Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT (HICT)

Group Leader
Complex Systems Computation Research Group (CoSCo)
Room A320, Exactum, Pietari Kalmin katu 3, Kumpula Campus
Phone: +358 2941 51337 (office), +358 40 553 1162 (mobile)
Fax: +358 9 191 51120


Mailing address:
Complex Systems Computation Group
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology
P.O.Box 68 (Department of Computer Science)
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland

Petri Myllymäki obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science at University of Helsinki, where he became a Docent in computer science in 1999. Dr. Myllymäki is one of the co-founders and the current leader of the Complex Systems Computation (CoSCo) research group, and he has over 20 years of experience in research in the area of intelligent systems. His current special research interests are focused on Bayesian and information-theoretic modeling, in particular with Bayesian networks and other probabilistic models. He has been an editorial board member, program chair/committee member and reviewer for numerous international scientific journals, conferences and organizations, and he has published over 100 scientific articles in his research area. He is a co-founder of Ekahau Inc., Cloud'N'Sci Inc. and BayesIT Inc., and has also been responsible for several applied research projects with other companies including Nokia, Elisa, M-Brain, Kesko, Kone, StoraEnso, Space Systems Finland/European Space Agency, ABB and AlmaMedia, and the industrial co-operation has lead to a number of fielded applications and patents. Dr. Myllymäki is a professor at the Department of Computer Science of University of Helsinki, the Director of the Helsinki Doctoral Programme in Computer Science, and he is also working as a programme director at Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT), a joint research institute of University of Helsinki and Aalto University.

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