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Ph. D., Professor, VM University, Kaunas
Adjunct Prof., University of Helsinki
(“maverick of methods”: computational intelligence, 
general methodology,
mathematical & statistical modelling)

University of Helsinki
Dept. of Economics & Management
P.O. Box 27, 00014 Helsinki, Finland 
Phone: +358 40 5032031 (mobile), 
E-mail: vesa.a.niskanen + at sign + helsinki.fi

My website: http://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/niskanen/

Research Interests and Projects

  1. Computational intelligence, i.e., fuzzy systems, neural networks, probabilistic reasoning, evolutionary computing (logico-methodological problems, decision making).
  2. The Human Sciences (methodological problems, e-learning)
  3. Philosophy (philosophy of AI, philosophy of science, philosophy of education)
  4. Chair: BISC Special Interest Group in Philosophy of Soft Computing (UC Berkeley, USA)
  5. Chair: BISC Special Interest Group in Social Sciences (UC Berkeley, USA)
  6. Secretary and Council Member 1999-2003, Information Committee Chair & Advisor 2003- : International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA)