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Eero Hyvönen

Director
Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities (Heldig)
University of Helsinki
Faculty of Arts
Email: eero.hyvonen(at)helsinki.fi

Professor
Aalto University
Department of Computer Science
Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo)
Email: eero.hyvonen(at)aalto.fi
GSM +358 050 384 1618

Adjunct Professor (Docent)
University of Helsinki
Department of Computer Science
Email: eero.hyvonen(at)cs.helsinki.fi

Address

University of Helsinki
Faculty of Arts
P.O. Box 24
FI-00014 University of Helsinkis Office: Unioninkatu 40, Room A305

Aalto University
Department of Computer Science
P.O. Box 15500
FI-00076 Aalto
Office: Otakaari 17, Room 3579


Eero Hyvönen is director of Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities (Heldig) 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 (2001-) in his research has been development of the national level semantic web infrastructure and its application in different areas. Eero Hyvönen has published nearly 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.

Research activities

Areas of interest


Semantic web, Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Computing, Digital Humanities

Publications

Full list of publications

Text books and edited volumes/issues.

  1. Patrick Lambrix, Eero Hyvönen, Eva Blomqvist, Valentina Presutti, Guilin Qi, Uli Sattler, Ying Ding, Chiara Ghidini (Eds.) Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. EKAW 2014 Satellite Events, VISUAL, EKM1, and ARCOE-Logic. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, 2015.
  2. Krzysztof Janowicz, Stefan Schlobach, Patrick Lambrix, and Eero Hyvönen (Eds.): Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. 19th International Conference, EKAW 2014, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, 2014.
  3. Eero Hyvönen: Publishing and Using Cultural Heritage Linked Data on the Semantic Web. Synthesis Lectures on The Semantic Web. Morgan & Claypool, Palo, Alto, Ca, USA, 2012, 159 pp. Available also via Amazon.com.
  4. Dimitrios A. Koutsomitropoulos, Eero Hyvönen, and Theodore S. Papatheodorou (eds): Semantic Web and reasoning for cultural heritage and digital libraries. Semantic Web – Interoperability, Usability, Applicability. Special Issue, Vol 3, No 1, IOS Press, 2012.
  5. Lora Aroyo, Grigoris Antoniu, Eero Hyvönen, Annette ten Teije, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Liliana Cabral, Tania Tudorache (Eds.): The Semantic Web: Research and Applications. 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2010. Proceedings, Part I. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6088, Springer-Verlag, 2010.
  6. Lora Aroyo, Grigoris Antoniu, Eero Hyvönen, Annette ten Teije, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Liliana Cabral, Tania Tudorache (Eds.): The Semantic Web: Research and Applications. 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2010. Proceedings, Part II. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6089, Springer-Verlag, 2010.
  7. Lynda Hardman, Lora Aroyo, Eero Hyvönen (eds.): AI and Cultural Heritage. Special Issue, Intelligent Systems, March/April, IEEE Computer Society, 2009.
  8. Lora Aroyo, Paolo Traverso, Fabio Ciravegna, Philipp Cimiano, Tom Heath, Eero Hyvönen, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Eyal Oren, Marta Sabou, Elena Paslaru Bontas Simperl (Eds.): The Semantic Web: Research and Applications, 6th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2009, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5554 Springer-verlag 2009. Papers online.
  9. L. Aroyo, E. Hyvönen, J. van Ossenbruggen (eds): Proceedings of Workshop Cultural Heritage on the Semantic Web. The 6th International Semantic Web Confereence and the 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference , Busan, Korea, 2007.
  10. E. Hyvönen, T. Kauppinen, M. Salminen, P. Ala-Siuru (eds): Proceedings of the 11th Finnish AI Confence, vol 2., Web Intelligence , Finnish AI Society, Finland, 2004.
  11. E. Hyvönen and M. Klemettinen (eds.) Towards the Semantic Web and Web Services. Proceedings of the XML Finland 2002 Conference. HIIT Publications 2002-03, Helsinki, 2002.
  12. E. Hyvönen (ed.) Semantic Web Kick-Off in Finland. Vision, Technologies, Research, and applications . HIIT Publications 2002-01, Helsinki, 2002, 304pp.
  13. E. Hyvönen (ed.) Inhimillinen tietokone -- konemainen ihminen (Human machine or machine-like human). The Helsinki University Press, 2001.
  14. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen (eds.), Keinoelämä - Artificial Life, Publications of Finnish AI Society, Espoo, Finland, 1995, 274 pp.
  15. L. Haaparanta, E. Hyvönen E., J. Seppänen, J. Silvonen (eds.) Älyn ulottuvuudet ja oppihistoria (Dimensions and intellectual history of intelligence), Publications of Finnish AI Society, Espoo, Finland, 1995.
  16. E. Hyvönen, I. Karanta, M. Syrjänen (ed.): Tekoälyn ensyklopedia (Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence). Gaudeamus, Helsinki, 1993, 356 pp.
  17. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen, M. Seppänen (eds.): STeP-92 Tekoälyn uudet suunnat, Vol. 1, Esitelmät (STeP-92, New Directions of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 1, Papers.). Suomen Tekoälyseura, Helsinki, 1992, 291 pp.
  18. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen, M. Seppänen (eds.): STeP-92 Tekoälyn uudet suunnat, Vol. 2, Symposiot (STeP-92, New Directions of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 2, Symposia.). Suomen Tekoälyseura, Helsinki, 1992, 243 pp.
  19. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen, M. Seppänen (eds.): STeP-92 Tekoälyn uudet suunnat, Vol. 3, Työkokoukset (STeP-92, New Directions of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 3, Workshops.).Suomen Tekoälyseura, Helsinki, 1992, 211 pp.
  20. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen: Lisp-maailma: Johdatus kieleen ja ohjelmointiin. (Lisp World: Introduction to Language and Programming). Kirjayhtymä, Helsinki, 1986, 360 pp. Russia Edition: Mir Lispa 1. MIR Publishers, Moscow, 1990, 383+64 pp.
  21. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen: Lisp-maailma 2: Ohjelmointimenetelmät ja -jär-jestelmät. (Lisp World 2: Programming Techniques and Environments). Kirjayhtymä, 1987, Helsinki, 293 pp. Russian Edition: Mir Lispa 2. MIR Publishers, Moscow, 1990, 296+23 pp.
  22. E. Hyvönen: Asiantuntijajärjestelmien tietämystekniikka (Expert systems and knowledge engineering). Knowledge Engineering Ky, Helsinki, 1985, 155 pp.
  23. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen and M. Seppänen (eds): STeP-84 Symposium Papers. Finnish Artificial Intelligence Symposium. Publications of Finnish Society of Information Processing Science, No 4, Espoo, 1984.
  24. E. Hyvönen, J. Seppänen and M. Seppänen (eds): STeP-84 Tutorial and Industrial Lectures. Finnish Artificial Intelligence Symposium. Publications of Finnish Society of Information Processing Science, No 5, Espoo, 1984.

Research Group

Welcome to the home page of the Semantic Computing Research Group (Seco) at the Aalto University and University of Helsinki.

Awards (Prizes)

  • Best Paper Award, WHiSE 2016, (2016)
  • Open Finland Challenge Award, Public Sector & Activate Citizens (2015)
  • Apps4Finland, Science and Research Challenge, 1. Prize (2014)
  • Apps4Finland, Data Refinement Challenge, 1. Prize (2014)
  • State Award for Public Information (2014)
  • Best Paper, Sebublica 2014, ESWC, (2014)
  • Outstanding Paper Award (best paper of the academic year), Semantic Web Journal (2012)
  • Best In-use Paper Award, EKAW 2012 conference (2012)
  • IESD Challenge Award (2012)
  • World Summit Award (WSA) Mobile (1. Prize, UNESCO, UNIDA, 2010)
  • Apps4Finland - Doing Good with Open Data (1. Prize, 2010)
  • Semantic Web Challenge Award (ISWC, 2008)
  • Honorary Medal, Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society (2006)
  • Best Paper Nominee (ISWC, 2006)
  • Best poster paper award (ESWC, 2004)
  • Semantic Web Challenge Award (ISWC, 2004)
  • Prime Minister's Innnovation Award (2004)
  • Nordic Digital Excellence in Museums (finalist, 2004)
  • American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Innovative Application Acknowledgment (1999)

Journal Editorial Boards

Semantic Web - Interoperability, Usability, Applicability, member of the editorial board.

International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), member of the editorial board.

International Journal of Semantic Computing (IJSC), member of the editorial board.

International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), member of the editorial board.

Conference Program Committees (2005-)

Interval computations and constraint satisfaction

Active research area until 2001, cf. list of publications

Software business

Text book (in Finnish):

Entropreneural background, teaching activities at the University of Helsinki, and board member in various software business organizations until 2004.

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