Mika Hämäläinen - code and humanities

Master of Arts - PhD candidate

My company

I run Rootroo Ltd. We specialize in AI and NLP solutions, especially in less resourced scenarios.


NLP research

I am a PhD student in language technology at the University of Helsinki. I deal with tasks from computational creativity to computational semantics in endangered languages.

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My blog

I love writing!  That’s why blog when I have spare time about things that interst me. This is linguistics, computer science, psychology and so on.

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My book series

I am writing a book series in Finnish called Space Colonies (Avaruussiirtokunnat). The first book is already available for purchase.

Space Colonies

Natural Language Processing

NLP is something I have done quite a bit. I have studied computer science and language technology, so doing NLP is something that I have done quite a bit. Not to mention my background in philology.

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In software, I have a great interest in usability. I have both theoretical knowledge about it and practical experience in improving usability. Having studied cognitive science, I have an understanding about the limitations of the human mind when working with user interfaces.

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Social Psychology

Apart from everything technical, I take a great interest in people. How do we function in a group? What are the limitations of our social cognition?

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Vocabulary Teacher

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Poem Machine


My Android Applications


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