Marie and Maria.

A Tinder app for art

ITU thesisDigital Design DepartmentEducationdigital artdesign

December 20, 2017

Digital technologies allow us to create more targeted and personalized museum experiences, according to Marie Bryndum and Maria Muhandes, who studied Digital Design and Communication at ITU. In their thesis project, they designed a Tinder-like app that gives museum visitors easier access to information about the artworks.

Daniel Varab.

Teaching computers to understand human language

ITU thesisComputer Science DepartmentEducationartificial intelligencealgorithms

December 13, 2017

Despite big advances in machine learning, making computers understand language is still a big challenge. Daniel Varab and his two classmates from Software Development trained a computer program to detect contradictions in texts – a technology that might eventually help us keep track of statements made by politicians and contradictions in the law.

Tell Me What You See.

Thesis project turned into an award-winning puzzle game

ITU thesisDigital Design DepartmentEducationcomputer games

December 6, 2017

Four students from ITU’s Games programme dedicated their thesis to making the Virtual Reality (VR) experience more social. The resulting game ‘Tell Me What You See’ won the award for ‘Most Innovative Newcomer’ at the game festival Play17 and took the prize as best ITU student project in 2017.

Tiemo Thiess.

Ship engine builder heading for a data-driven future

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November 23, 2017

Companies are increasingly using data and statistical analysis to improve their services and boost their businesses. In his thesis project from Digital Innovation & Management at ITU, Tiemo Thiess looked at how a classical industrial company like MAN Diesel & Turbo can improve its sales and service processes using data-driven decision making.

Cecilie Jo Nielsen.

Can chemotherapy at home benefit cancer patients?

ITU thesisDigital Design DepartmentEducationdesignhealth

November 17, 2017

Since 2015, some Danish cancer patients have had the opportunity to receive parts of their chemotherapy treatment in their own homes. What advantages and disadvantages does this have for the patients? This was the central question posed by Cecilie Jo Nielsen and Astrid Ellen Dalsjö in their MSc thesis from Digital Design and Communication at the IT University of Copenhagen (the programme changed its name to Digital Design and Interactive Technologies in November 2017).

 Phillip Phoelich and Óscar Losada.

Creating more realistic hand movements in VR

ITU thesisDigital Design DepartmentEducationcomputer games

October 26, 2017

How can you create a more realistic Virtual Reality experience? Well, it might help if your hand couldn’t move straight through solid objects like tables and walls. Phillip Phoelich and Óscar Losada set out to create a software solution to this problem in their thesis project from the Games programme at the IT University of Copenhagen.

Kristoffer Just Petersen.

Blockchain can prevent fraud in the food industry

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October 19, 2017

Inspections by the Danish Food Administration have revealed that a large share of the extra virgin olive oil for sale in Danish supermarkets actually contain an inferior product. In his thesis project from ITU, Kristoffer Just investigated whether blockchain technology can make the supply chain more transparent - for the benefit of consumers and retailers alike.

Addiction.

Can AI prevent relapse among drug addicts?

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August 16, 2017

In his thesis project, ITU student Christopher Bjerre developed a software tool for use in addiction treatment. Using a combination of machine learning algorithms, the tool can predict relapse with great accuracy and thus help rehabilitation staff to prevent it from happening.