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Mauri Kaipainen

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Mauri Kaipainen
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
Phone: +46 8 608 4822
MD 358 Moas Båge

Mauri Kaipainen is 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.