Jaakko Suutala

Jaakko Suutala

DSc. (Tech.)

Assistant Professor
Artificial Intelligence

22 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 518 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 104 citations. The author has a h-index of 11.00. (Google Scholar)


Jaakko Suutala is an assistant professor (tenure track) in the Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems Group (BISG) at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland. His research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, statistical signal processing, and data science techniques, with emphasis on autonomous and interacting intelligent systems and applications, for example, in the areas of health and well-being technologies, environment modelling, sensor fusion, location and context sensing, and robotics. His is also co-founder and technical advisor of IndoorAtlas Ltd, indoor positioning spin-off company from University of Oulu.

Research interests

  • Machine learning
  • Signal processing
  • Probabilistic modelling
  • Sensor fusion
  • Data science

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Research groups

  • Assistant professor, Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems (BISG)

Selected publications

  • Höyhtyä, Marko; Mämmelä, Aarne; Eskola, Marina; Matinmikko, Marja; Kalliovaara, Juha; Ojaniemi, Jaakko; Suutala, Jaakko; Ekman, Reijo; Bacchus, Roger; Roberson, Dennis (2016) Spectrum Occupancy Measurements: A Survey and Use of Interference Maps. - Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE 18 (4), 2386-2414 . [Original]
  • Suutala, Jaakko & Röning, Juha (2008) Methods for person identification on a pressure-sensitive floor: Experiments with multiple classifiers and reject option. - Information Fusion 9 (1), 21-40
  • Alasalmi, Tuomo; Koskimäki, Heli; Suutala, Jaakko; Röning, Juha (2018) Getting More Out of Small Data Sets : Improving the Calibration Performance of Isotonic Regression by Generating More Data. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence : Volume 2 : ICAART. Ei sarjaa/No series. 379-386. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Alasalmi, Tuomo; Koskimäki, Heli; Suutala, Jaakko; Röning, Juha (2015) Classification uncertainty of multiple imputed data. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - 2015 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence. SSCI 2015. 8-10 December 2015 Cape Town, South Africa. Ei sarjaa/No series. 151-158. [Original]
  • Suutala J, Fujinami K & Röning J (2010) Persons tracking with Gaussian process joint particle filtering. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2010 IEEE International Workshop on. Samuel Kaski, David J. Miller, Erkki Oja, Antti Honkela, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 160 - 165. [Original]
  • Suutala, Jaakko; Fujinami, K & Röning, Juha (2008) Gaussian Process Person Identifier Based on Simple Floor Sensors. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Lecture Notes in Computer Science:EuroSSC 2008. Eds. D. Roggen et al. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5279, Springer. 55-68
  • Suutala, Jaakko; Pirttikangas, Susanna & Röning, Juha (2007) Discriminative temporal smoothing for activity recognition from wearable sensors. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Ubiquitous computing systems, 4th International symposium, UCS 2007, Tokyo, Japan, November 25-28, 2007. Proceedings. Eds. H. Ichikawa et al. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 182-195
  • Suutala, Jaakko; Pirttikangas, Susanna; Riekki, Jukka & Röning, Juha (2004) Reject-optional LVQ-based two-level classifier to improve reliability in footstep identification. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Pervasive computing. Eds. A. Ferscha & F. Mattern. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3001, Springer. 182-187