Where academic tradition
meets the exciting future

Welcome to TUCS!

Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS) is a joint research institute of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. TUCS conducts basic and applied research in computer science and engineering in four research programmes:

TUCS boasts a long history of high-level achievements of its affiliated researchers, in terms of articles in high-level journals and conferences, high number of citations, invitations to speak in the most important conferences in the field, and memberships in editorial boards of many high-level international journals. TUCS has been a Center of Excellence of Research of the Academy of Finland in the very first round of such centers in Finland, 1995-1999. A unit of TUCS, the Centre for Reliable Software Technology (CREST), has also been a Center of Excellence during 2002-2007. Two  Academy Professors, as well as three FIDIPRO professors have been / are affiliated with TUCS. TUCS is hosting the research activity of Academician Arto Salomaa.

Latest news

25.8.2014 Autumn courses listed

The courses provided by the TUCS Affiliate Departments for all the TUCS students (Master's and Ph.D. students) are listed on the TUCS Course page, as usual. The courses are also placed on the TUCS Courses Google Calendar.

6.8.2014 TUCS PhD Toolkit on 15.–16.9.

Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS) is hosting this fall a course on practical aspects of research and the academic vs. enterprise R&D.

9.5.2014 Apply for Ph.D. study position in ÅAU

The application period for the Doctoral Network in Information Technologies and Mathematics at the Åbo Akademi University has begun on 1.5.2014 and the deadline for applications is 26.6.2014 at 16.00.

2.5.2014 TUCS in Youtube

We now have a Channel in Youtube: http://bit.ly/1fzkuuN There you can now find the two latest TUCS Distinguished Lectures as video recordings.

2.5.2014 TUCS Annual Report 2013

TUCS Annual Report 2013 has been published and is downloadable from the TUCS Publication Database.

5.2.2014 New Short Course

In period 4 we will be arranging a short course in Information Systems, Multicriteria Decision Modeling in Problem Solving (5cr).

Latest publications

  • Sami Hyrynsalmi, Arho Suominen, Tuomas Mäkilä, Timo Knuutila, The Emerging Application Ecosystems: An Introductory Analysis of Android Ecosystem. International Journal of E-Business Research 10(2), 61–81, 2014.
  • Linas Laibinis, Inna Pereverzeva, Elena Troubitsyna, Modelling Resilient Systems-of-Systems in Event-B. In: Andrea Bondavalli, Andrea Ceccarelli, Frank Ortmeier (Eds.), Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8696, 157–166, Springer, 2014.
  • Ilmari Lahti, Tomas Rosin, Pekka Qvist, Ville Vuorela, Mika Luimula, Jouni Smed, IndustrySim: Finding the Fun in Industrial Simulations. In: Vanessa Camilleri, Alexiei Dingli, Matthew Montebello (Eds.), 2014 6th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games), 65–68, IEEE, 2014.
  • Dragos Truscan, Jüri Vain, Martin Koskinen, Combining Aspect-orientation and UPPAAL Timed Automata. In: Andreas Holzinger, Jorge Cardoso, José Cordeiro, Marten van Sinderen, Stephen Mellor (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Software Paradigm Trends, 159–164, SCITEPRESS, 2014.
  • Tomi Mäntylä, Ilmari Lahti, Harri Ketamo, Mika Luimula, Jouni Smed, Designing Reality Guides. In: Vanessa Camilleri, Alexiei Dingli, Matthew Montebello (Eds.), 2014 6th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games), 69–76, IEEE, 2014.