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Future digital infrastructures and the role of cloud computing

26 January, 2016

Talk title: Future generation of computational infrastructures and the role of cloud computing

TUESDAY 26/1 at 13.15 in ITC 1113

Abstract: In this talk I will give a brief overview of the state of the art cloud technology and examine the architecture and deployment strategies of cloud based infrastructure. After the overview, I will present three example cases based on our research at the University of Helsinki. The first case pertains to cloud based analytics for smartphone energy optimisation and debugging. The second case presents a secure cloud based scientific cloud for High Energy Physics. The third case pertains to the 4G and 5G cellular networks, in which cloud is becoming a key infrastructure component. I will summarize the key findings at the end of the talk and discuss future cloud based systems.

Sasu Tarkoma is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Helsinki, and Head of the Department of Computer Science. He is also affiliated with the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and a member of the board of Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT). He has authored 4 textbooks and has published over 160 scientific articles. His research interests are Internet technology, distributed systems, data analytics, and mobile and ubiquitous computing. He is a member of the Finnish Union of University Professors, Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He has managed and participated in national and international research projects at the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT). He is the Academic Coordinator of the Internet of Things Digile SHOK program (2012-2015). He has six granted US Patents. He is a member of the editorial board of the Computer Networks Journal and member of organizing and scientific committees of many international conferences.


26 January, 2016
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ITC 1113


Andreas Hellander