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(135) Li, Xiaobai (CMV) Reading subtle information from human faces. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 622.

(134) Schuss. Christian (CAS) Measurement techniques and results aiding the design of photovoltaic energy harvesting systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 619.

(133) Kokkoniemi, Joonas (CSP) Nanoscale sensor networks: the THz band as a communication channel. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 603.


(132) Varjo, Sami (CMV)  A direct microlens array imaging system for microscopy. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 588.

(131) Aikio, Sanna (NEGOMA) Improving robustness and disposability of integrated Young interferometer sensors for portable diagnostics. VTT Science 136.

(130) Lanz, Brigitte (CAS) Compact current pulse-pumped GaAs–AlGaAs laser diode structures for generating high peak-power (1–50 watt) picosecond-range single optical pulses. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 583.

(129) Su, Xiang (ISPACES) Lightweight data and knowledge exchange for pervasive environments. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 581.

(128) Harjula, Erkki (NET) Energy-efficient peer-to-peer networking for constrained-capacity mobile environments. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 573.

(127) Keränen, Pekka (CAS) High precision time-to-digital converters for applications requiring a wide measurement range. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 565.

(126) Nguyen, Vu Thuy Dan (RAT) Transmission strategies for full-duplex multiuser MIMO communications systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 564.


(125) Pakanen, Minna (INTERACT) Visual design examples in the evaluation of anticipated user experience at the early phases of research and development. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Scientiae rerum naturalium A 663.

(124) Halkola, Eija (INTERACT) Participation in infrastructuring the future school : a nexus analytic inquiry. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Scientiae rerum naturalium A 660.

(123) Kursu, Olli-Erkki (CAS) Micromotion compensation and a neural recording and stimulation system for electrophysiological measurements. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 554.

(122) Komulainen, Jukka (CMV) Software-based countermeasures to 2D facial spoofing attacks. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 537.

(121) Herrera Castro, Daniel (CMV) From images to point clouds: practical considerations for three-dimensional computer vision. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 536.

(120) Goncalves, Jorge (COMAG) Situated crowdsourcing: feasibility, performance and behaviours. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 535.

(119) Pedone, Matteo (CMV) Algebraic methods for constructing blur-invariant operators and their applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 538.

(118) Alves, Hirley (RAT) On the performance analysis of full-duplex networks. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 523.

(117) Partala, Juha (BME) Algebraic methods for cryptographic key exchange. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 519.



(116) Bordallo Lopez, Miguel (CMV) Designing for energy-efficient vision-based interactivity on mobile devices.  Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 512.

(115) Huang, Xiaohua (CMV) Methods for facial expression recognition with applications in challenging situations. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 509.

(114) Sobocinski, Maciej (EMPART) Embedding of bulk piezoelectric structures in Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 514.

(113) Tuovinen, Tommi (CSP) Operation of IR-UWB WBAN antennas close to human tissues. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 505.

(112) Rezazadegan Tavakoli, Hamed (CMV) Visual saliency and eye movement : modeling and applications, Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 504.

(111) Harjumaa, Marja (OASIS) On the development of persuasive systems : a framework for designing and evaluating behaviour change support systems and its applicability for e-Health. VTT Science 68.

(110) Juntunen Eveliina (EMPART) From LED die to a lighting system. VTT Science 64.

 (109) Sliz, Rafal (NEGOMA) Analysis of wetting and optical properties of materials developed for novel printed solar cells. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 492.

(108) Väyrynen, Eero (MTEAM/BME) Emotion recognition from speech using prosodic features. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 487.


(107) Komulainen, Petri (WICS) Coordinated multi-antenna techniques for cellular networks : Pilot signaling and decentralized optimization in TDD mode. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 474.

(106) Kukkola, Jarmo (EMPART) Gas sensors based on nanostructured tungsten oxides. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 462.

(105) Kotelba, Adrian (WICS) Theory of rational decision-making and its applications to adaptive transmission. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 460.

(104) Nardelli, Pedro Henrique Juliano (WICS) Analysis of the spatial throughput in interference networks. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 457.

(103) Morais de Lima, Carlos Héracles (WICS) Opportunistic resource and network management in autonomous packet access systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 456.

(102) Pantisano, Francesco (WICS) Cooperative interference and radio resource management in self-organizing small cell networks. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 452.

(101) Guo, Yimo (CMV) Image and video analysis by local descriptors and deformable image registration. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 451.

(100) Sonkki, Marko (WICS) Wideband and multi-element antennas for mobile applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 447.

(99) Hannu, Jari (EMPART) Embedded mixed-signal testing on board and system level. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, Technica C 446.

(98) Sangi, Pekka (CMV) Object motion estimation using block matching with uncertainty analysis. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 443.

(97) Määttä, Mikko (BME) Assessment of osteoporosis and fracture risk. Axial transmission ultrasound and lifestyle-related risk factors. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Medica 1192.


(96) Pouttu, Ari (WICS) Performance analysis of mMCSK-mMFSK modulation variants with comparative discussion. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 437.

(95) Meng Wang (OPME) Polymer integrated Young interferometers for label-free biosensing applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 432.

(94) Destino, Giuseppe (WICS) Positioning in Wireless Networks: Non-cooperative and cooperative algorithms.  Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 434.

(93) Halunen, Kimmo (ISG) Hash function security: Cryptanalysis of the Very Smooth Hash and multicollisions in generalised iterated hash functions. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 433.

(92) Jansson, Jussi-Pekka (CAS) A stabilized multi-channel CMOS time-to-digital converter based on a low frequency reference.  Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 430.

(91) Myllymäki, Sami (EMPART) Capacitive antenna sensor for user proximity recognition. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 429.

(90) Lorenzo Veiga, Beatriz (WICS) New network paradigms for future multihop cellular systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 422.

(89) Suutala, Jaakko (ISG) Learning discriminative models from structured multi-sensor data for human context recognition. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 421.

(88) Ketonen, Johanna (WICS) Equalization and channel estimation algorithms and implementations for cellular MIMO-OFDM downlink. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 423.

(87) Hietakangas, Simo (CAS) Design methods and considerations of supply modulated switched RF power amplifiers. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 419.

(86) Davidyuk, Oleg (MTEAM) Automated and interactive composition of ubiquitous applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 420. (*


(85) Kononen, Keijo (ALCOMEIS) On some questions in finite fields, applications of Gauss, Jacobi and Kloosterman sums.

(84) Berg, Markus (WICS) Methods for antenna frequency control and user effect compensation in mobile terminals. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 410.

(83) Goratti, Leonardo (WICS) Design, analysis and simulations of medium access control protocols for high and low data rate applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Technica 400.

(82) Teirikangas, Merja (EMPART) Advanced 0–3 ceramic polymer composites for high frequency applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 398.

(81) Janhunen, Janne (WICS) Programmable MIMO detectors. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 404.

(80) Rajanen, Mikko (INTERACT) Applying usability cost-benefit analysis - explorations in commercial and open source software development contexts. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Scientiae Rerum Naturalium 587.

(79) Huttunen, Sami (MVG) Methods and systems for vision-based proactive applications. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 401.

(78) Koskela, Timo (MTEAM) Community-centric mobile peer-to-peer services: performance evaluation and user studies. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 396.

(77) Kassinen, Otso (MTEAM) Efficient middleware and resource management in mobile peer-to-peer systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 391.

(76) Nissinen, Ilkka (CAS) CMOS time-to-digital converter structures for the integrated receiver of a pulsed time-of-flight laser rangefinder. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 390.

(75) Nissinen, Jan (CAS) Integrated CMOS circuits for laser radar transceivers. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 389.

(74) Karjalainen, Juha (WICS) Broadband single carrier multi-antenna communications with frequency domain turbo equalization. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 387.

(73) Myllylä, Markus (WICS) Detection algorithms and architectures for wireless spatial multiplexing in MIMO-OFDM systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis Technica 380. (*


(72) Plekh, Maxim (EMPART) Ferroelectric performance for nanometer scaled devices. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 372.

(71) Vartiainen, Johanna (WICS) Concentrated signal extraction using consecutive mean excision algorithms. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 368.

(70) Palukuru, Vamsi (EMPART) Electrically tunable microwave devices using BST-LTCC thick films. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 366.

(69) Siirtola, Antti (ALCOMEIS) Algorithmic multiparameterised verification of safety properties - Process algebraic approach. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis A 560.

(68) Zhonghong Ou (MTEAM) Structured peer-to-peer networks: Hierarchical architecture and performance evaluation. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 361.

(67) Ylioinas, Jari (WICS) Iterative detection, decoding, and channel estimation in MIMO-OFDM Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 358.

(66) Loikkanen, Mikko (CAS) Design and compensation of high performance class AB amplifiers. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 356.

(65) Heiskanen, Juha (EMPART) Synthesis of 4-substituted tris-(8-hydroxyquinoline) aluminum derivatives and their photophysical properties.


(64) Still, Kaisa (INTERACT) Mobile technology for interest-based communities - Concept design with a knowledge-based approach.

(63) Bennis, Mehdi (WCS / CWC) Spectrum sharing for future mobile cellular systems. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 347.

(62) Vallius Tero (ISG) An embedded object approach to embedded system development. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C 343.

(61) Tick, Timo (EMPART) Fabrication of advanced LTCC structures for microwave devices.

(60) Salmi, Tuukka (ALCOMEIS) Very small families generated by bounded and unbounded context-free languages.

(59) Ojansivu, Ville (MVG) Blur invariant pattern recognition and registration in the Fourier domain.

(58) Leinonen, Jouko (WCS / CWC) Analysis of OFDMA resource allocation with limited feedback.

(60) Ghaboosi, Kaveh (WCS / CWC) Intelligent medium access control for the future wireless networks.

(57) Komulainen, Mikko (EMPART) Bandwidth enhanced antennas for mobile terminals and multilayer ceramic packages.

(56) Arhippainen, Leena (INTERACT) Studying user experience: issues and problems of mobile services – Case ADAMOS: User experience (im)possible to catch?

(55) Puska, Henri (WCS / CWC) Code acquisition in direct sequence spread spectrum systems using smart antennas.

(54) Koskimäki, Heli (ISG) Utilizing similarity information in industrial applications.


(53) Hannuksela Jari (MVG) Camera based motion estimation and recognition for human-computer interaction.

(52) Karppinen, Mikko (OPME) High-bit-rate optical interconnects on printed wiring board – Micro-optics and hybrid-integration.

(51) Kangasvieri, Tero (EMPART) Surface-mountable LTCC-SiP module approach for reliable RF and millimetre-wave packaging.

(50) Keränen, Kimmo (OPME) Photonic module integration using silicon, ceramic and plastic technologies. VTT Publications.

(49) Borkowski, Maciej (CAS) Digital Δ-Σ Modulation - Variable modulus and tonal behaviour in a fixed-point digital environment.

(48) Popov, Alexey (OPME) Ti02 nanoparticles as UV protectors.

(47) Hiltunen, Jussi (OPME) Microstructure and superlattice effects on the optical properties of ferroelectric thin films

(46) Kunnari, Esa (WCS / CWC) Multirate MC-CDMA - Performance analysis in stochastically modeled correlated fading channels, with an application to OFDM-UWB.

(45) Rabbachin, Alberto (WCS / CWC) Low complexity UWB receivers with ranging capabilities.

(44) Rinta-aho, Marko (ALCOMEIS) On monomial exponential sums in certain index 2 cases and their connections to coding theory.

(43) Antti Tölli (WCS / CWC) Resource management in cooperative MIMO-OFDM cellular systems.

(42) Stoica Lucian (WCS / CWC) Non-coherent energy detection transceivers for Ultra Wideband Impulse radio systems.

(41) Lyöri, Veijo (CAS) Structural monitoring with fibre-optic sensors using the pulsed time-of-flight method and other measurement techniques.

(40) Nissilä, Mauri (WCS / VTT) Iterative receivers for digital communications via variational inference and estimation.

(39) Toivonen, Tuukka (MVG) Efficient methods for video coding and processing.


(38) Paaso, Janne (OPME) Moisture depth profiling in paper using near-infrared spectroscopy.

(37) Codreanu, Marian (WCS / CWC) Multidimensional Adaptive Radio Links for Broadband Communications.

(36) Rahtu Esa (MVG) A multiscale framework for affine invariant pattern recognition and registration.

(35) Xiaosong Zheng (INTERACT) Reference modeling for high value added mobile services.

(34) Turtinen Markus (MVG) Learning and recognizing texture characteristics using local binary patterns

(33) Aikio, Janne P (CAS) Frequency domain model fitting and Volterra analysis implemented on top of harmonic balance simulation.


(32) Sankilampi, Olli (ALCOMEIS) On the linear independence measures of the values of some q-hypergeometric and hypergeometric functions and some applications.

(31) Pirinen Pekka (WCS / CWC) Effective capacity evaluation of advanced wideband CDMA and UWB radio networks.

(30) Alarousu, Erkki (OPME) Low coherence interferometry and optical coherence tomography in paper measurements.

(29) Ojala, Pasi (OASIS, SPIRAL (**) Implementing a value-based approach to software assessment and improvement.

(28) Koskinen, Miika (ISG) Automatic assessment of functional suppression of the central nervous system due to propofol anesthetic infusion. From EEG phenomena to a quantitative index

(27) Kinnunen, Matti (OPME) Comparison of optical coherence tomography, the pulsed photoacoustic technique, and the time-of-flight technique in glucose measurements in vitro.

(26) Hämäläinen, Matti (WCS / CWC) Singleband UWB systems. Analysis and measurements of coexistence with selected existing radio systems.

(25) Kayo, Olga (MVG) Locally linear embedding algorithm. Extensions and applications.

(24) Molin-Juustila Tonja (INTERACT) Cross-functional interaction during the early phases of user-centered software new product development: reconsidering the common area of interest.

(23) Juuti, Jari (EMPART) Pre-stressed piezoelectric actuator for micro and fine mechanical applications.


(22) Kansanen, Kimmo (CWC) Wireless broadband single-carrier systems with MMSE turbo equalization receivers.

(21) Antoniac, Peter (INTERACT) Augmented reality based user interface for mobile applications and services.

(20) Hickey, Seamus (INTERACT) Enhancing telepresence with mobile virtual proxies.

(19) Ylianttila, Mika (CWC, MTEAM) Vertical handoff and mobility – system architecture and transition analysis.

(18) Pipek, Volkmar (INTERACT) From tailoring to appropriation support: Negotiating groupware usage.


(17) Jacucci, Giulio (INTERACT) Interaction as performance. Cases of configuring physical interfaces in mixed media.

(16) Veselinovic, Nenad (CWC) Iterative receivers for interference cancellation and suppression in wireless communications.

(15) Huotari, Matti (EMD) Odour sensing by insect olfactory receptor neurons: measurements of odours based on action potential analysis.

(14) Saarela, Juha (OPME) Photon migration in pulp and paper.

(13) Pieskä, Jali (MATMO) Domain decomposition methods for continuous casting problem.

(12) Pirttikangas, Susanna (ISG) Routine learning: from reactive to proactive environments.

(11) Cvejic, Nedeljko (MTEAM) Algorithms for audio watermarking and streganography.

(10) Pudas, Marko (EMPART) Gravure-offset printing in the manufacture of ultra-fine-line thick-films for electronics.

(9) Kilpelä, Ari (CAS) Pulsed time-of-flight laser range finder techniques for fast, high precision measurement applications.


(8) Hannula, Manne (OPME) Information transmission capacity of the nervous system of the arm - an information and communication engineering approach to the brachial plexus function.

(7) Niskanen, Matti (MVG) A visual training based approach to surface inspection.


(6) Katz, Marcos (AWC) Code acquisition in advanced CDMA networks.

(5) Siponen, Mikko (VIRGIN) Designing secure information systems and software: Critical evaluation of the existing approaches and a new paradigm. 

(4) Abrahamsson, Pekka (SPIRAL) The commitment in software process improvement.

(3) Zhao, Zuomin (OPMEPulsed photoacoustic techniques and glucose determination in human blood and tissue.

(2) Kordás, Krisztián (EMPARTLaser-assisted chemical liquid-phase deposition of metals for micro- and optoelectronics.


(1) Kivistö, Kari (SPIRAL) Third generation object-oriented process model: roles and architectures in focus.

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