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2 Jyväskylä There are more of buildings designed by world famous architect Alvar Aalto than anywhere else in the world. Population 80000 –The biggest city in Central Finland and the 9th biggest in Finland Founded in 1837 Wood processing, manufacture of paper and paper machines, various sectors of information technology Students 21000 City of Thousand Lakes Main Events: - “Jyväskylän kesä” - The Finnish Leg of Rally World Championship: Neste Rally Finland

3 University of Jyväskylä Faculties –Humanites –Education –Sport and Health Sciences –Mathematics and Science –School of Business and Economics –Social Sciences –Information Technology 1850 1875 1925 1950 1975 2000 1900 1863 The College of Teacher Training 1912 The Summer School started 1944 The right to award doctor’s degrees 1963 The Faculty of Physical Education 1965 The first students to the Faculty of Mathematics and Science 1966 University History Popular and rapidly growing multidisciplinary university 1998 The Faculty of Information Technology 2000 Agora opening ceremony

4 The Amount of Foreign Students (total 341)

5 75+157+195 +154=581 Total Teaching Staff

6 Faculty of Information Technology –Mathematical Information Technology –Computer Science and Information Systems –Information Technology Research Institute Multidisciplinary Research Projects –Psykocenter –Family Research Unit –Niilo Mäki Institute –Teaching Development Unit –Child Research Center Staff about 500 University: 300 Companies: 200 Front Back A G O R A Some Companies in Agora The centre of teaching, researching and product development

7 Faculty of Information Technology –Information Systems Science –Computer Science –Telecommunication –Scientific Computing –Software Engineering –Embedded Systems –Teacher Education –Mobile Computing Department of Computer Science & Information Systems Department of Mathematical Information Technology Research Institute Industrial research services provided by the Faculty of Information Technology Multimedia Business Center Electronic Commerce Research Center Electronic Documentation Management Group Technologies Center Educational Technology Center based on economics based on natural sciences Units:

8 Department of Mathematical Information Technology In 2000 the amount of students was about 1100 in the Faculty of Information Technology and 55 per cent of them studied mathematical information technology. About 40 students are aiming at licentiate’s or doctor’s degrees on the moment. In the autumn 2000 the Faculty of Information Technology moved to Agora. The roots of the Department of Mathematical Information Technology are in the Laboratory of Scientific Computing, which is founded in 1992. In 1998 the Department of Mathematical Information Technology was founded at same time as the Faculty of Information Technology, which is only in kind in Finland.

9 Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Mathematical Information Technology Bachelor Master Master’s degree: 160 Finnish cr Bachelor’s degree: 120 Finnish cr ( 1 Finnish cr = 2 ECTS cr ) LAUDATUR Mathematics Physics Chemistry Statistics Electronics … English Swedish Finnish

10 Courses in Mathematical Information Technology Demonstrations of homework problems and practical computer lectures Generally programming or software Self-directed learning demonstration problems Other Studies Software Project Software Assignment Special Assignment Practical Training cum laude approbaturlaudatur Bachelor’s Thesis Master Thesis Seminar

11 Cum laude approbatur Approbatur Elements of information technology, telecommunication and programming programming language C++ Computing algorythms,numerics and operating systems Programming Fortran, windows programming Mobile Computing Programming and producing of mobile applications, mobile operating systems and devices. Standards and protocols of mobile computing Scientific Computing Developing and application of optimization, modelling and numerics. Telecommunication Signal processing methods, wideband and wireless tele- communication systems Software Engineering Planning of computitionally software and application of modelling methods in the element of modern computer applications. Embedded Systems Basic architechtures, component engineering and planning of embedded systems. Teaching Education Combination of pedagogy and information technology User-friendly IT User-friendly planning and realization of information systems and interfaces

12 Research The research projects are currently organized as projects in the following research areas: The field of Scientific Computing covers mathematical modelling and analysis of problems arising in sciences, the development of numerical approximation methods for practical solution of the models and the study efficient implementation of methods in different computer environments. Research projects : Heat Radiation Models; Phase Transition and Free Boundary Problems; Parameter Identification; Shape, Topology and Material Optimization Telecommunication research consist of the following sectors: Wireless Communication, Telecommunication Electronics, Broadband Switch Design and Internet Security. Research projects: CDMA Synchronization, Secure Communication, Measurement and Prosessing of the Biological Signals, Terabit

13 Research Research in Software Engineering focuses to computationally intensive methods, especially to learning and intelligent systems. Research projects: Computationally Intelligent Software, Analysis of Large Data Sets, Machine Vision Research in Embedded Systems focuses to different architechtures of implementation and research of computer network and telecommunication systems. Research projects: Embedded Multimedia Engineering, Computer Architechtures and Hardware Engineering.

14 Postgraduate Education COMAS:( Jyväskylä Graduate School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences ) Multi-disciplinary graduate school covering information technology and mathematical sciences in the University of Jyväskylä. The programme is jointly organized by four departments: the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, the Department of Statistics, the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Mathematical Information Technology. Licentiate’s degrees Doctor’s degrees The Amount of Postgraduate Degrees in the University of Jyväskylä

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