Jussi Tarvainen

Contact information

E-mail

jotarvainen(at)gmail.com

Phone

+358 40 510 7564

Vimeo

www.vimeo.com/jtarvainen

Twitter

www.twitter.com/jotarvainen

Education

2012–

Doctoral student, Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science (formerly Department of Media Technology)

Position (2012–2013), Elomedia – Doctoral Program of Cinema and Audiovisual Media

Funded position (2012–2013), Doctoral Program in User-Centered Information Technology (UCIT)

2011

Master of Science, Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering

2003

Secondary school graduate, Oulun Lyseo Upper Secondary School, International Baccalaureate program

Employment

Current employment

Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science

2012–

Doctoral student

2011

Project researcher

2008–2011

Research assistant

Past employment

2014–

Photography, videography; various employers (e.g. Aalto University, British Embassy Helsinki, Finnish Middle East Consulting Group, RELEX Solutions)

2005, 2007

Project employee, Accenture oy

2001–2006

Maintenance, customer service, library assistant, school assistant, assistant teacher; various employers

Publications

Tarvainen, J., Westman, S., & Oittinen, P. "The Way Films Feel: Aesthetic Features and Mood in Film". Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts 9(3), 2015, pp. 254–265. DOI: 10.1037/a0039432.

Tarvainen, J., Sjöberg, M., Westman, S., Laaksonen, J., & Oittinen, P. "Content-based Prediction of Movie Style, Aesthetics and Affect: Data Set and Baseline Experiments". IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 16(8), 2014, pp. 2085–2098. DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2014.2357688.

Tarvainen, J., Westman, S., & Oittinen, P. "Stylistic Features for Affect-based Movie Recommendations". Proc. Fourth International Workshop on Human Behavior Understanding, 2013, pp. 52–63. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02714-2_5.

Tarvainen, J., Nuutinen, M., & Oittinen, P. "Spatial and Temporal Information as Camera Parameters for Super-resolution Video". Proc. 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, 2012, pp. 302–305. DOI: 10.1109/ISM.2012.63.

Tarvainen, J., Vuorinen, S., Wolski, J., & Kangas, A. Siinä näkijä missä tekijä: Teekkarien elokuvakerho Montaasi 50 vuotta. Teekkarien elokuvakerho Montaasi ry, 2011. 168 pages.

Tarvainen, J. "Spatial Resolution as an Aspect of Video Quality". M.Sc. Thesis, Aalto University, Department of Media Technology, 2011. 114 pages.

Organizational activities

2004–2016

Board member of the film club Teekkarien elokuvakerho Montaasi ry, chairman in 2009

Awards

2016

Honorable mention, Oulu Music Video Festival: Draama-Helmi – Kukkuu (2015), director Helmi Kajaste, cinematographer & editor Jussi Tarvainen

2014

Personal research grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation

2013

Scholarship for fast completion of theoretical studies in doctoral program, Aalto University

2011

Master's thesis award, Media Industry Research Foundation Finland

2010

Best film (FoxOff category), Helsinki Short Film Festival: 1000 auringon kirkkaus (2010), co-directors A. Kangas, H. Kajaste, Y. Kari-Koskinen, M. Kotisaari, P. Laurila, H. Ollilainen, M. Piispanen, J. Tarvainen and J. Wolski

Skills

Languages:

Finnish (native speaker), English (fluent), German (good)

Media technology:

Media content analysis, image & video quality analysis, computational aesthetics

Media production:

Photography, videography, editing