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    • Developing the Innovation Practice of Small Entrepreneurial Service Company 

      Aromaa, Eeva; Eriksson, Päivi (Bloomsbury academic, 2014)
      The objective of our study is to explore how the innovation practice of a small service company can be identified and developed further from the managerial point of view. The study is based on the intensive case study ...

    • Validation of protein carbonyl measurement: A multi-centre 

      Augustyniak, Edyta; Adam, Aisha; Wojdyla, Katarzyna; Rogowska-Wrzesinska, Adelina; Willetts, Rachel; Korkmaz, Ayhan; Atalay, Mustafa; Weber, Daniela; Grune, Tilman; Borsa, Claudia; Gradinaru, Daniela; Chand Bollineni, Ravi; Fedorova, Maria; Griffiths, Helen R. (Elsevier BV, 2014)
      Protein carbonyls are widely analysed as a measure of protein oxidation. Several different methods exist for their determination. A previous study had described orders of magnitude variance that existed when protein carbonyls ...

    • SUMO ligase PIAS1 functions as a target gene selective androgen receptor coregulator on prostate cancer cell chromatin 

      Toropainen, Sari; Malinen, Marjo; Kaikkonen, Sanna; Jääskeläinen, Tiina; Sahu, Biswajyoti; Jänne, Olli A.; Palvimo, Jorma J. (Oxford University Press on behalf of Nucleic Acids Research., 2014)
      Androgen receptor (AR) is a ligand-activated transcription factor that plays a central role in the development and growth of prostate carcinoma. PIAS1 is an AR- and SUMO-interacting protein and a putative transcriptional ...

    • A match made in EAHIL+ICAHIS+ICLC 2015 - experiences of a research-minded initiative at the Workshop in Edinburgh 

      Akbayturk, Tuba; Della, Seta Maurella; Ovaska, Tuulevi; Reierth, Erik (EAHIL, 2015)
      A match made in EAHIL+ICAHIS+ICLC 2015” – a combination of handouts, a bulletin board and some post-it-notes, announcements in Facebook and Twitter, and a workshop session – was an initiative at the EAHIL+ICAHIS+ICLC 2015 ...

    • A Comparison of Features for Synthetic Speech Detection 

      Sahidullah, Md; Kinnunen, Tomi; Hanilci, Cemal (ISCA (the International Speech Communication Association), 2015)
      The performance of biometric systems based on automatic speaker recognition technology is severely degraded due to spoofing attacks with synthetic speech generated using different voice conversion (VC) and speech synthesis ...

    • Speaker Recognition For Speech Under Face Cover 

      Saeidi, Rahim; Niemi, Tuija; Karppelin, Hanna; Pohjalainen, Jouni; Kinnunen, Tomi; Alku, Paavo (ISCA (the International Speech Communication Association), 2015)
      Speech under face cover constitute a case that is increasingly met by forensic speech experts. Wearing face cover mostly happens when an individual strives to conceal his or her identity. Based on the material of face cover ...

    • Local spectral variability features for speaker verification 

      Sahidullah, Md; Kinnunen, Tomi (Elsevier BV, 2015)
      Speaker verification techniques neglect the short-time variation in the feature space even though it contains speaker related attributes. We propose a simple method to capture and characterize this spectral variation through ...

    • Classifiers for Synthetic Speech Detection: A Comparison 

      Hanilci, Cemal; Kinnunen, Tomi; Sahidullah, Md; Sizov, Aleksandr (ISCA (the International Speech Communication Association), 2015)
      Automatic speaker verification (ASV) systems are highly vulnerable against spoofing attacks, also known as imposture. With recent developments in speech synthesis and voice conversion technology, it has become important ...

    • IgE Reactivity of the Dog Lipocalin Allergen Can f 4 and the Development of a Sandwich ELISA for Its Quantification 

      Rytkönen-Nissinen, Marja; Saarelainen, Soili; Randell, Jukka; Häyrinen, Jukka; Kalkkinen, Nisse; Virtanen, Tuomas (The Korean Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology and The Korean Academy of Pediatric Al, 2015)
      Purpose Divergent results on the IgE reactivity of dog-allergic subjects to Can f 4 have been reported. The aim of this study was to evaluate the significance of Can f 4 in dog allergy and to develop an immunochemical ...

    • Empowering Street Vendors through Technology: an Explorative Study in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

      Mramba, N; Apiola, M; Sutinen, E; Msampi, P; Klomsri, T; Haule, M (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
      Street vending business is important for the economy and the livelihood of the poor less educated people in developing countries, as it provides employment, and a means for survival. However, street vendors face a number ...

    • Opinions on conscientious objection to induced abortion among Finnish medical and nursing students and professionals 

      Nieminen, Petteri; Lappalainen, Saara; Ristimäki, Pauliina; Myllykangas, Markku; Mustonen, Anne-Mari (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Conscientious objection (CO) to participating in induced abortion is not present in the Finnish health care system or legislation unlike in many other European countries. Methods: We conducted a questionnaire ...

    • Ortodoksisen uskontokasvatuksen tutkimuskenttä 

      Metso, Pekka (Suomen kasvatuksen ja koulutuksen historian seura, 2015)

    • From Top Research to Business - A Case Study of the Barriers Involved with Academic Commercialization 

      Palo-oja, Outi-Maaria; Kivijärvi, Marke; Aromaa, Eeva (Bloomsbury India, 2015)
      This intensive case study examines the barriers for commercializing academic research. The data is collected from a twoyear commercialization project, KnoPro, in which one university, several life science companies, and a ...

    • Students' perceptions about assessment using an e-learning platform 

      Babo, Rosalina Bessa; Azevedo, Ana Isabel; Suhonen, Jarkko (IEEE Computer Society, 2015)
      ISCAP's Information Systems Department is composed of about twenty teachers who have, for several years, been using an e-learning environment (Moodle) combined with traditional assessment. A new e-assessment strategy was ...

    • Client-consultant interaction: the dynamics of and conflicts in value co-creation and co-destruction 

      von Becker, Suvi; Aromaa, Eeva; Eriksson, Päivi (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2015)
      The paper explores how value is co-created and co-destructed in the social interaction between consultants and clients. Prior research on management consultancy as service production has elaborated on the question of how ...

    • The Dynamics of Co-creation and Co-destruction: A Company-Consultant Interaction 

      von Becker, Suvi; Aromaa, Eeva; Eriksson, Päivi (Bloomsbury Publishing India, 2015)
      The case study examines how a consultant and a client make sense of their mutual interaction, the aim of which was to co-create value for the client’s business. The theoretical framework of the study draws from the discussions ...

    • Co-creation Practices at the Consultant-Client Interface 

      von Becker, Suvi; Aromaa, Eeva; Eriksson, Päivi (Bloomsbury academic, 2015)
      The case study focuses on co-creation and co-destruction of value taking place in the Consultant-Client interface. Drawing from the service management literature, the case study elaborates on how business consultants work ...

    • Communication: Kinetics of scavenging of small, nucleating clusters: First nucleation theorem and sum rules 

      Lehtinen, Kari E. J.; Laaksonen, Ari; McGraw, Robert; Malila, Jussi (AIP Publishing, 2015)
      Despite recent advances in monitoring nucleation from a vapor at close-to-molecular resolution, the identity of the critical cluster, forming the bottleneck for the nucleation process, remains elusive. During past twenty ...

    • On the composition of ammonia–sulfuric-acid ion clusters during aerosol particle formation 

      Schobesberger, S; Franchin, A; Bianchi, F; Rondo, L; Duplissy, J; Kürten, A; Ortega, I K; Metzger, A; Schnitzhofer, R; Almeida, J; Amorim, A; Dommen, J; Dunne, E M; Ehn, M; Gagné, S; Ickes, L; Junninen, H; Hansel, A; Kerminen, V-M (Copernicus GmbH, 2015)
      The formation of particles from precursor vapors is an important source of atmospheric aerosol. Research at the Cosmics Leaving OUtdoor Droplets (CLOUD) facility at CERN tries to elucidate which vapors are responsible for ...

    • Biological interpretation of genome-wide association studies using predicted gene functions 

      Pers, Tune H.; Karjalainen, Juha M.; Chan, Yingleong; Westra, Harm-Jan; Wood, Andrew R.; Yang, Jian; Lui, Julian C.; Vedantam, Sailaja; Gustafsson, Stefan; Esko, Tonu; Frayling, Tim; Speliotes, Elizabeth K.; Boehnke, Michael; Raychaudhuri, Soumya; Fehrmann, Rudolf S. N.; Hirschhorn, Joel N.; Franke, Lude; Kuusisto, Johanna (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      The main challenge for gaining biological insights from genetic associations is identifying which genes and pathways explain the associations. Here we present DEPICT, an integrative tool that employs predicted gene functions ...