LUT taught AI to recognise marine plankton
Phytoplankton releases oxygen into the Earth's atmosphere and is a significant element in the food chain of marine organisms. LUT University's computer vision and pattern recognition expertise is utilised in plankton research.
"The data shows the range of species in the Baltic Sea in specific locations in the summer, winter, or a decade ago", says professor Heikki Kälviäinen.
Personal carbon trading rewards smart choices with virtual euros
Residents of Lahti are taking part in climate change mitigation with a mobile application called Kulkukauppa (Mobility Trading). The application is based on LUT University's personal carbon trading scheme, which rewards users for environmentally friendly mobility.
The application recognises different modes of transportation, such as driving a car, riding a bicycle, or walking.
Oil spill prevention in the Arctic can be improved with biowaste
Oil spills are one of the greatest threats to the marine ecosystem.
LUT research in green chemistry seeks solutions to improve oil spill response techniques suitable for the demanding conditions in the Arctic region. A new study shows that the bioremediation of oil can be improved with biowaste.
"Angel investors' decision-making is strongly related to emotions and social interactions"
Emotions, such as excitement, passion or the fear of missing out, influence how angel investors make their investment decisions.
An angel investor's decision-making process requires deeper examination. Understanding it better will help investors to home in on their next meaningful investment and entrepreneurs to grasp why some new ventures obtain private funding while others do not, writes researcher Kirsi Snellman.