Mauri Kaipainen

Mauri Kaipainen (FI)

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 explorable multi-perspective media, based on ontospaces, spatially defined ontologies. The ontospace conceptualization has a range of applications in media art, community and collaborative media applications, generative narrative systems and learning environments with collaborative knowledge building.


Related links:  , Södertörn University, Estonian research project