Graduate School in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management
Graduate school in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management

Graduate School Seminar, December 5-7, 2007

Graduate School Seminar: Citations as impacts of research - who reads our papers?

Helsinki & Stockholm, December 5-7, 2007

The special theme of the seminar is to discuss the impacts of scientific writing. Where should we publish, who reads our papers and how to select the publication forum? The use of internet databases is the basis of discussion.

Assignment for participating students - all participating students are expected to do this

Photos from the seminar by Julia Pavlova, by Elena Parilina, by Elena Gubar

Seminar program

Wednesday Dec 5
10.30Arrival to the boat (Viking Line - M/S Gabriella)
Katajanokka Terminal, Katajanokanlaituri 8 (or Mastokatu 1), 00160 Helsinki
11.00Opening of the seminar
Professor Raimo P. Hämäläinen, TKK
11.05Introduction of participants and research groups
11.15Presentations of doctoral students (5)
(presentation time 10 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion)
12.30 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 15.30Session: Who reads our publications? Use of Internet databases in research
13.30Dr. Johanna Bragge, HSE: Enriching Literature Reviews with Text Mining Tools - Case: Group Support Systems (a related article)
14.00Prof. Jyrki Wallenius, HSE: Observations of citations in the MCDM Literature
14.30Discussion including doctoral students' own findings
  • The profiles of journals with high impact factors
  • How to select the journal - is a journal with high impact factor always the best choice?
  • What can we do to improve the impact, writing style etc. of our papers?
15.30 - 16.00Coffee break & Poster session
16.00 - 17.30Presentations of doctoral students (6)
(presentation time 10 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion)
17.30The boat departs from Helsinki
17.30 - 17.45Break
17.45 - 19.00Presentations of doctoral students (5)
(presentation time 10 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion)
Thursday Dec 6
8.00 - 9.30Breakfast
9.40The boat arrives in Stockholm
10.00 - 11.50Unorganized walk from harbor to T-Centralen (Map - NOTE! The blue line corresponds to a possible route by car. Choose any route through the old town (Gamla stan) for walking)
Sights: The Nobel Museum, The Royal Palace of Stockholm
11.50 - 12.20Metro T-Centralen - Kista (Metro blue line 11 towards Akalla at 12.00, map of Stockholm metro)
12.30 - 13.15Lunch at IT University, Kista
13.15 - 15.20Seminar session at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) / Stockholm University (SU))
Presentations of Methods of Doctoral Training and Research Activities in the Participating Groups
The "Methods of Doctoral Training" part acts as a basis for the subsequent discussion and the presentations could cover the following topics
  • Postgraduate degrees in your institution (e.g., licentiate, doctor, ...). How are these degrees achieved and in what time?
  • Organized doctoral programs. Are they departmental / university-wide / national / international?
  • Program (seminars, courses) organized to the students. Are there lecturers from abroad?
  • Typical sources of funding.
  • Requirements to get accepted to post-graduate education.
  • Number of students graduating annually.
15.20 - 16.25Transportation from Kista to harbor by taxis
16.45The boat departs from Stockholm
Friday Dec 7
8.00 - 9.45Breakfast
10.00The boat arrives in Helsinki

List of Participants and Cabin Allocation

Bragge, Johanna (Wed only)HSE
Hämäläinen, Raimo P.TKK
Kallio, Markku (Wed only)HSE
Korhonen, PekkaHSE
Mazalov, VladimirKarRC RAS
Salo, AhtiTKK
Wallenius, HanneleTKK
Wallenius, JyrkiHSE
Berg, KimmoTKK
Brummer, VilleTKK
Gladkova, MargaritaSpbSU
Gubar, ElenaSpbSU
Ivashko, EvgenyKarRC RAS
Leppänen, IlkkaTKK
Leppänen, SamuliTKK
Leskelä, Riikka-LeenaTKK
Liesiö, JuusoTKK
Mild, PekkaTKK
Moshtari, MohammadTKK
Parilina, ElenaSpbSU
Pavlova, JuliaUniversity of Jyväskylä
Pirjetä, AnttiHSE
Pousi, JouniTKK
Punkka, AnttiTKK
Rettieva, AnnaKarRC RAS
Shevkoplyas, EkaterinaSpbSU
Silvennoinen, KariHSE
Sindhya, KarthikHSE
Sorsa, JanneKone Oyj
Tokareva, JuliaZabaikal State Pedagogical University
1 person:
Hämäläinen, Korhonen, Mazalov, Salo
2 persons:
Wallenius - Wallenius
3 persons:
Leppänen - Leppänen - Pousi
Pirjetä - Sindhya - Silvennoinen
4 persons:
Brummer - Liesiö - Mild - Punkka
Berg - Ivashko - Moshtari - Sorsa
Leskelä - Pavlova - Rettieva - Tokareva
Gladkova - Parilina - Shevkoplyas - Gubar

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