Eero Hyvönen


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Eero Hyvönen is director of Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities (HELDIG) at the University of Helsinki and professor of semantic media technology at the Aalto University, Department of Computer Science, where he directs the Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo) specializing on Semantic Web technologies and applications. A major recent theme (since 2001) in his research has been development of the national level semantic web infrastructure and its application in different areas. Eero Hyvönen has published over 400 research articles and books and has got several international and national awards. He acts in the editorial boards of Semantic Web - Interoperability, Usability, Applicability, Semantic Computing, International Journal of Metadata, Semantics, and Ontologies, and International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, and has co-chaired and acted in the programme committees of tens of major conferences.

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Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Technology), Information Technology, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology), Electrical Engineering, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Technology), Electrical Engineering, Teknillinen korkeakoulu


  • semantic web, linked open data, artificial intelligence, web technologies

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