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Mauri Kaipainen

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Mauri Kaipainen
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
MD 358 Moas Båge

Mauri Kaipainen is a retired professor of media technology at Södertörn University (Sweden). He studied education, musicology and cognitive science at the University of Helsinki and earned his PhD in 1994 on a computational model of music cognition. As professor of applied cognitive science at the Media Lab of University of Art and Design Helsinki (2000-04) he worked with a number of media projects, including narrative spaces and logics, e-participation, cultural heritage and language technology. As professor of new media af Tallinn University (2005-08) he established the international master programme Interactive Media and Knowledge Environments. His current research agenda focuses on the concept of interactively explorable multi-perspective media. They have a range of potential applications in media art, generative narrative, learning environments and cocreation, not to mention deliberative functions that facilitate participation in democracy.