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Elektroniset väitöskirjat - Electronic doctoral dissertations

Väitöskirjat ovat saatavilla Aalto-yliopiston Aaltodoc-julkaisuarkistossa: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

The doctoral dissertations are available in the electronic publications archive of Aalto University – Aaltodoc: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

Ajankohtaisia väitöksiä - Current dissertations

Juha Lahnakoski (16.1.2015):
Brain Mechanisms Underlying Perception of Naturalistic Social Events.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 183/2014.

Keywords: social cognition, perspective taking, brain, fMRI, ICA, GLM, ISC

Timo O. A. Lehtinen (19.12.2014):
Development and Evaluation of a Lightweight Root Cause Analysis Method in Software Project Retrospectives.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 159/2014.

Keywords: root cause analysis, software engineering, retrospective, software project failure, usefulness, cost-efficiency, ease of use, field study, case study, controlled experiment, design science

Sakari Sintonen (12.12.2014):
Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Topography of Crystallographic Defects in GaN.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 187/2014.

Keywords: gallium nitride, dislocations, topography, x-ray diffraction

Satu Paiho (12.12.2014):
Energy-Efficient Renovation of Residential Districts. Cases from the Russian Market.
Department of Energy Technology.
VTT Science 72.

Keywords: renovation, residential districts, energy-efficiency, Russia

Kaisa Airo (12.12.2014):
Workplace and Language - Constructing the User Experience of Office Space.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 181/2014.

Keywords: workplace, office, user experience, social constructionism, discourse analysis, narrative analysis

Pyry Kivisaari (10.12.2014):
From Computational Models to Improved Light-Emitting Diodes and New Devices.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 198/2014.

Keywords: light-emitting diodes, efficiency droop, numerical simulation, device physics

Mohd Rafi Adzman (8.12.2014):
Earth Fault Distance Computation Methods Based on Transients in Power Distribution Systems.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 189/2014.

Keywords: earth fault, fault location, distribution network, continuous wavelet transform, charge transient, neural network, multiple regression analysis, ATP-EMTP

Kim Östman (5.12.2014):
Integrated Circuits for Linear and Efficient Receivers.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 170/2014.

Keywords: bulk acoustic wave resonator, direct delta-sigma receiver, low noise amplifier, quality factor, radio receiver, voltage controlled oscillator

Vesa-Matti Tikkala (5.12.2014):
Integrated Fault Detection System for a Board Machine.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 193/2014.

Keywords: fault detection, paper machine, valve stiction, oscillations, causal digraph, parity equation, self-organising map, industrial application

Nicolau Gonçalves (5.12.2014):
Advances in Analysis and Exploration in Medical Imaging.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 178/2014.

Keywords: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), functional MRI, clustering, image segmentation, brain, self-supervised, machine learning, document mining, consistency estimation, neural diseases

Kirsikka Niukkanen (28.11.2014):
On the Property Rights in Finland - The Point of View of Legal Cadastral Domain Model.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 163/2014.

Keywords: cadastre, cadastral system, ISO 19152, Land Administration Domain Model, Legal Cadastral Domain Model, property-to-property right, common, person-to-property right, latent right, monetary liability, easement, special interest

Susanna Hurme (28.11.2014):
Shear Fatigue of Adhesively Bonded Frictional Interfaces in High-Strength Steel.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 136/2014.

Keywords: adhesive bonding, hybrid joining, interface fracture, fatigue testing, cohesive zone modelling, damage mechanics

Zoltán Jávor (26.11.2014):
Frother Controlled Interfacial Phenomena in Dynamic Systems - a Holistic Approach.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 161/2014.

Keywords: flotation frothers, turbulent condition, bubble size, dynamic surface properties

Sami Vasala (21.11.2014):
Properties and Applications of A2B'B"O6 Perovskites: from Fuel Cells to Quasi-Low-Dimensional Magnetism.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 173/2014.

Keywords: double perovskite, solid-oxide fuel-cell, magnetism

Tero Laitinen (21.11.2014):
Extending SAT Solver with Parity Reasoning.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 177/2014.

Keywords: propositional satisfiability, parity reasoning

Kristiina Laine (21.11.2014):
Improving the Properties of Wood by Surface Densification.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 133/2014.

Keywords: densification, surface densification, thermal modification, wood modification

Mikko Kanerva (21.11.2014):
Strength of Rough Interfaces: A Micro-Scale Approach to Steel-Epoxy and Composite Systems.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 151/2014.

Keywords: interface, micromechanics, fracture, composite

Prem Raj Adhikari (21.11.2014):
Probabilistic Modelling of Multiresolution Biological Data.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 157/2014.

Keywords: mixture models, chromosomal aberrations, 0-1 data, model selection

Tommi Suvitaival (19.11.2014):
Bayesian Multi-Way Models for Data Translation in Computational Biology.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 171/2014.

Keywords: ANOVA modeling, Bayesian modeling, computational biology, cross-species modeling, metabolomics, multi-view modeling, toxicogenomics

Jasmin Jelovica (6.11.2014):
Global Buckling Response of Web-Core Steel Sandwich Plates Influenced by General Corrosion.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 140/2014.

Keywords: buckling, post-buckling, sandwich plate, corrosion, steel, web-core, equivalent single-layer

Tarmo Äijö (31.10.2014):
Computational Methods for Analysis of Dynamic Transcriptome and Its Regulation Through Chromatin Remodeling and Intracellular Signaling.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 149/2014.

Keywords: bioinformatics, computational biology, gene expression, transcriptional regulation, Gaussian processes

Juha Tiihonen (31.10.2014):
Support for Configuration of Physical Products and Services.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 153/2014.

Keywords: configurator, recommender, recommendation, services, service configuration, configuration modeling, Design Science, information systems design theory

Juhani Sibakov (31.10.2014):
Processing of Oat Dietary Fibre for Improved Functionality as a Food Ingredient.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
VTT Science 67.

Keywords: oats, oat bran, dietary fibre, beta-glucan, arabinoxylan, defatting, supercritical carbon dioxide extraction, dry fractionation, grinding, air classification, electrostatic separation, jet-milling, acid hydrolysis, enzymatic hydrolysis, low water content, extrusion, oat-based extrudates, mechanical properties, extrudate structure

Muhammad Shafiq (29.10.2014):
Design and Implementation of Partial Discharge Measurement Sensors for On-Line Condition Assessment of Power Distribution System Components.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 152/2014.

Keywords: distribution network, condition assessment, monitoring, diagnostics, partial discharge, induction sensor, ATP-EMTP, distribution automation

Jorma Jokela (27.10.2014):
Length in Geodesy – On Metrological Traceability of a Geospatial Measurand.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 154.

Keywords: geodesy, metrology, geodetic baseline, Väisälä interference comparator, Nummela Standard Baseline, length measurement, scale transfer, calibration, EDM, traceability

Hanna Hörhammer (27.10.2014):
A Larch Biorefinery Producing Pulp and Lactic Acid.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 143/2014.

Keywords: biorefinery, larch, Larix sibirica, pre-extraction, fermentation, lactic acid

Matti Tapio Vaaja (24.10.2014):
Feasibility of Mobile Laser Scanning for Mapping and Monitoring a Riverine Environment.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 146/2014.

Keywords: laser scanning, mobile mapping, topography, vegetation, change detection, erosion, river survey, fluvial geomorphology, multitemporal data, performance, point cloud, 3D, DTM, TLS, MLS

Stratos Staboulis (17.10.2014):
Boundary Shape Analysis of Electrical Impedance Tomography with Applications.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 141/2014.

Keywords: inverse problems, electrical impedance tomography, complete electrode model, shape analysis, optimal experimental design, Bayesian inversion, elliptic boundary value problems, mixed boundary conditions

Mikko Paukkunen (17.10.2014):
Seismocardiography: Practical Implementation and Feasibility.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 145/2014.

Keywords: seismocardiography, electrocardiography, accelerometer, cardiovascular, three-dimensional

Anni Karppinen (17.10.2014):
Rheology and Flocculation of Polymer-Modified Microfibrillated Cellulose Suspensions.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 129/2014.

Keywords: microfibrillated cellulose, rheology, image analysis, flocculation, polyelectrolyte, gel strength

Emil Eirola (17.10.2014):
Machine Learning Methods for Incomplete Data and Variable Selection.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 144/2014.

Keywords: machine learning, missing values, variable selection, Gaussian mixture model, mutual information, Delta test

Jori Ahl (17.10.2014):
Tracer and Interdiffusion Measurements of Some Common Salts in Aqueous Solutions and in Porous Ceramic Media.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 134/2014.

Keywords: tracer diffusion coefficient, closed capillary method, sodium-22 chloride tracer, salt diffusion in porous media, interdiffusion coefficient in fired ceramic brick

Mikko J. S. Auvinen (10.10.2014):
A Modular Framework for Generation and Maintenance of Adjoint Solvers Assisted by Algorithmic Differentiation – with Applications to an Incompressible Navier-Stokes Solver.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 148/2014.

Keywords: discrete adjoint method, incompressible, CFD, algorithmic differentiation, automatic differentiation

Shan Yu (3.10.2014):
Numerical Modeling of Dehydrogenation and Denitrogenation in Industrial Vacuum Tank Degassers.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 131/2014.

Keywords: CFD, dehydrogenation, denitrogenation, vacuum tank degasser

Seppo Saarakkala (3.10.2014):
Identification and Speed Control Design of Resonating Mechanical Systems in Electric Drives.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 126/2014.

Keywords: identification, motion control, parameter estimation, resonating system, speed control

Minna Yamamoto (26.9.2014):
SO2-Ethanol-Water Fractionation and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Forest Biomass.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 124/2014.

Keywords: bark, biorefinery, enzymatic hydrolysis, forest biomass, SO2-ethanol-water (SEW) fractionation

Henri Jussila (26.9.2014):
Integration of GaAsP Based III-V Compound Semiconductors to Silicon Technology.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 135/2014.

Keywords: semiconductor devices, MOVPE, silicon, gallium phosphide, dilute nitrides, XRD

Krista Dahlberg (24.9.2014):
Development of On-Wafer Calibration Methods and Planar Schottky Diode Characterisation at THz Frequencies.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 128/2014.

Keywords: calibration, mixer, on-wafer measurements, Schottky diode, S-parameter measurements

He Zhang (19.9.2014):
Advances in Nonnegative Matrix Decomposition with Application to Cluster Analysis.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 127/2014.

Keywords: nonnegative matrix factorization, cluster analysis, multiplicative update rule, constrained optimization, initialization condition, image classification and retrieval, affective computing, image emotion

Mikko M. Kärkkäinen (18.9.2014):
Design and Characterization of Monolithic Millimeter-Wave Integrated Circuits for Receiver Front-Ends.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 118/2014.

Keywords: low-noise amplifier, millimeter-wave receiver, transmission lines

Andreas Uppstu (12.9.2014):
Electronic Properties of Graphene from Tight-Binding Simulations.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 122/2014.

Keywords: graphene, tight-binding, electronic transport, scanning tunneling microscopy

Antti Lajunen (10.9.2014):
Improving the Energy Efficiency and Operating Performance of Heavy Vehicles by Powertrain Electrification.
Department of Engineering Design and Production.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 125/2014.

Keywords: electric powertrain, hybrid powertrain, energy efficiency, operating performance, heavy vehicle, heavy machinery, energy storage, vehicle simulation

Marko Takanen (5.9.2014):
Functional Modeling of Hearing for Assessment of Spatial Sound Reproduction.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 109/2014.

Keywords: binaural hearing, auditory modeling, sound quality, spatial sound

Ingrit Lillemäe (5.9.2014):
Fatigue Assessment of Thin Superstructure Decks.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 121/2014.

Keywords: fatigue assessment, fatigue strength, angular misalignment, initial distortion, thin plate, welded joint, stiffened panel, hull girder