Automotive

Public transport: AI assesses resilience of timetables

A brief traffic jam, a stuck door, or many passengers getting on and off at a stop—even small delays in the timetables of trains and busses can lead to major problems. A new artificial intelligence (AI) could help designing ...

Energy & Green Tech

Machine learning helps to predict blackouts caused by storms

Doctoral candidate Roope Tervo will defend his doctoral dissertation on computer science at Aalto University on 2 November 2021. The thesis studies using machine learning on weather impact predictions focusing on the power ...

Security

Hackers disrupt Iran's rail service with fake delay messages

Iran's railroad system came under cyberattack on Friday, a semi-official news agency reported, with hackers posting fake messages about train delays or cancellations on display boards at stations across the country.

Right at your fingertips: researcher creating digital touch

For many, the ability to see and hear our family, friends and colleagues using digital devices like mobile phones and video-calls has long been a reality—never more so than during the pandemic. But one day, we may also ...

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