Petri Myllymäki, Ph.D., Docent of Computer Science
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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 is a full professor at the Department of Computer Science of University of Helsinki, Finland, and one of the four Programme Directors of Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT), a joint research institute of University of Helsinki and Aalto University. He is also the Director of the Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT (HICT), the Director of the Helsinki Doctoral Programme in Computer Science (DoCS), the Academic Coordinator of the Data to Intelligence (D2I) national research programme on Big Data and innovative data intensive services, and one of the PIs of the Finnish Center of Excellence in Computational Inference (COIN). Prof. Myllymäki is one of the co-founders and the current leader of the Complex Systems Computation (CoSCo) research group, and he has over 25 years of experience in research in the area of intelligent systems. His current research interests are focused on machine learning and data analytics, 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 120 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.

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