University of Jyväskylä,
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä
Jari Veijalainen is working as a full professor at the department since
August 1996. On Nov. 17, 1999 he was nominated to a permanent full professor
position by the
Dr. Veijalainen has taken part in EU-financed multidatabase
projects (MAP761 and MAP761B) in
During 1995-1996 he has been a guest editor of International Journal of Engineering Intelligent Systems for Electrical Engineering and Communications, Special issue on Telecommunication and Databases, and in 2001-2002 a Guest Editor for ACM MONET, Special Issue on Security in Mobile Computing Environments. He also was a guest editor of International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), Special Issue on Mobile Services and Ontologies in 2008. He was a Member of the Editorial Board of the VLDB Journal 2002-2007, and a member of the Editorial Board of Wireless Networks (WINE) 2002-2010. He is currently a member of the Editorial Board of IJWET (www.inderscience.com/ijwet) and IJMIS (www.inderscience.com/ijmis). He has served on tens of international program committees, among them VLDB'96, VLDB'01, ICDE'01, ICDE´06, ICDE’07, ICCCN’02-05,’07 and refereed papers for major journals and conferences including IEEE Data Engineering, Very Large Databases, IEEE Data&Knowledge Engineering, VLDB Journal, ACM Transactions on Databases, and ACM Monet. Between 1995-2002 he has evaluated projects and project proposals for the European Commission.
He has published one book and is a co-editor in another book. In all, he has published tens of scientific conference and journal papers and several chapters in scientific monographs.
Dr. Veijalainen is a voting member of ACM, and a member of IEEE and the Finnish Information Processing Association.
His research interests include heterogeneous transaction management, transaction models and mechanisms for computer supported co-operative work, workflow systems and electronic commerce systems, formal modeling, mobile computing, software engineering, mobile multimedia data management, social media analysis, and Internet of Things.
His hobbies include biking, forestry, philosophy, as well as diverse music.
Frank Eliassen., Jari
Veijalainen, Language Support for Multi-database Transactions in a Cooperative,
Autonomous Environment. Proc. TENCON 87, 1987 IEEE Region 10 Conference
"Computers and Communication Technology Toward
2000", August 25-28, 1987
Jari Veijalainen, Transaction Concepts in Autonomous Database Environments. (Ph.D. thesis). GMD-Bericht Nr. 183, ISBN 3-486-21596-5. R. Oldenbourg Verlag, Munich, Germany, April 1990.
Jari Veijalainen. 2PC Agent
Method: Achieving Serializability in Presence of
Failures in a Heterogeneous Multidatabase. Proc. IEEE
PARBASE-90 Conf. (Miami Beach, 7-9 March, 1990), IEEE Computer Society
Harri Laine, Jari Veijalainen, Antoni Wolski (eds.), Relational Databases - The Basic Concepts and Vocabulary. Report A-18, ISBN 951-762-148-5, Tietotekniikan kehittämiskeskus ry, Helsinki, Finland, Oct. 1990. (Consists of an English-Finnish vocabulary with about 100 pairs of terms with definitions and of three introductory chapters into central relational concepts, the latter in Finnish).
Jari Veijalainen, Antoni Wolski, Prepare and Commit Certification for Decentralized Transaction Management in Rigorous Heterogeneous Multidatabases. Proc.of 8th IEEE Intl. Conference on Data Engineering, Febr. 3-7, 1992, pp. 470-479.
Jari Veijalainen, Issues in Open EDI. Proceedings
of the Second Intl. Conference on Systems Integration (ICSI'92),
Jari Veijalainen, Frank Eliassen, Bernhard Holtkamp: The S-transaction Model. Chapter 12 in: Ahmed Elmagarmid (ed.): Database Transaction Models for Advanced Database Applications. Morgan-Kaufmann Publishers, San Mateo, USA 1992.
Jari Veijalainen, Heterogeneous Multilevel Transaction Management with Multiple Subtransactions. Proc. of DEXA'93 (V.Marik, J. Lazinsky,R.Wagner, eds), LNCS Nr. 720, Springer Verlag 1993, pp. 181-188.
Juha Puustjärvi, Henry Tirri, Jari Veijalainen, Reusability and Modularity in Transactional Workflows. Information Systems, Special Issue on Information Systems Engineering (revised from CAiSE'96 paper; April/May 1997), pp. 101-120.
Rolf de By, Wolfgang Klas, Jari Veijalainen (eds), Transaction Management Support for Cooperative Applications. Kluwer Academic Publishers,December 1997. (see TransCoop book for details and ordering information).
Jian Tang, Jari Veijalainen, Enforcement of Inter-task Dependencies in Workflows; Characterization and Paradigm. International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS),Vol. 7(1998), No. 1, pp. 19-53.
Jari Veijalainen, Antoni Wolski, Transaction-based Recovery. Chapter 11 in: A.Elmagarmid, M. Rusinkiewicz and A. Sheth (eds.), Management of Heterogeneous and Autonomous Database Systems, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, San Francisco, CA, USA, October 1998, pp. 301-350. (Access http://www.mkp.com and search for ISBN 1-55860-216-X for details and ordering information).
Jari Veijalainen, Eetu Ojanen, Managing Compressed Multimedia Data in a Memory Hierarchy: Fundamental Issues and Basic Solutions. SPIE International Symposium on Voice, Video and Data Communications, Conference 3527 "Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III", Nov. 2-4, 1998, Boston, USA. SPIE Proc. Vol 3527, pp. 372- 383.
Jian Tang, Jari Veijalainen, Using Fragmentation to Enhance Reliability in Workflow Systems. Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science (Transactions of the SDPS), Vol. 3, No.2 (June 1999), pp. 33-48.
Jari Veijalainen, Transactions in
Aphrodite Tsalgatidou, Electronic Commerce
Aphrodite Tsalgatidou, Electronic Commerce
Transactions in a
Kirsi Virrantaus, Jari Veijalainen, Jouni Markkula, Artem Katasonov, Artem Garmash, Henry Tirri, Vagan Terziyan, Developing GIS-supported Location-based Services. A paper in First International Workshop on Web Geographical Information Systems WGIS01; in T. Ozsu, H.-J. Schek, K. Tanaka, C. Claramunt, W. Winiwater, Y. Kambayashi, Y Zhang (eds.) Proc. of “WISE 2001”, 2nd International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, 3 - 6 December, 2001, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 423-432.
Jouni Markkula, Some Limits
for Revenue Generation of
Mathias Weske, Modeling Static Aspects of
Birgitta K\ouml; nig-Ries, Kia Makki, S.A.M. Makki, Charles
Perkins, Niki Pissinou,
Peter Reiher, Peter Scheuermann,
Jari Veijalainen, Alexander
Wolf, Ouri Wolfson.
Research Direction for Developing an Infrastructure for Mobile & Wireless
Systems: Consensus Report of the NSF Workshop held on October 15, 2001 in
Jari Veijalainen and Tom Gross, Mobile Wireless Interfaces; in Search
for the Limits. In: Developing an Infrastructure for
Jian Tang, Vagan
Terziyan, and Jari Veijalainen, Distributed PIN
Verification Scheme for Improving Security of
Jari Veijalainen, Eetu Ojanen, Mohammad Aminul Haq, Ville-Pekka Vahteala, Mitsuji Matsumoto. Energy consumption tradeoffs for compressed wireless data at a mobile terminal. IEICE Transactions, Special Issue on Multimedia Communications, Vol.E87-B, No.5, pp. 1123-1130.
Jari Veijalainen and Mathias Weske: Surveying Mobile Commerce Environments. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Volume I-III". ISBN: 1-59140-553-X; Idea Group Publishing, 2005.
Oleksiy Mazhelis, Jouni Markkula, Jari Veijalainen, An integrated identity verification system for mobile terminals. Information Management & Computer Security, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Vol. 13, Nr. 5 (Dec. 2005), pp. 367 – 378.
Artem Katasonov, Jari Veijalainen, Markku Sakkinen, Content quality assessment and acceptance testing in location-based services. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications (JPCC), Vol.2(2006), Nr.1. pp. 15-34.
Jari Veijalainen, Eleni Berki, Jari Lehmonen, Pasi Moisanen, Implementing a New International Paper Mill Efficiency Standard - Using Computational Correctness Criteria to Model and Verify Timed Events. In G. Eleftherakis (Ed.), Proc. of the 2nd South-East European Workshop on Formal Methods (SEEFM05), 18-19 Nov., 2005 in Ohrid, (ISBN 960-87869-8-3), South-East European Research Centre (SEERC), Thessaloniki, Greece, June 2006, pp. 27-43.
Jari Veijalainen,Vagan Terziyan, Henry Tirri, Transaction Management for M-Commerce at a
Jari Veijalainen, Sergiy Nikitin, Ville Törmälä, Ontology-based Semantic Web
Service platform in Mobile Environments. Mobile Ontologies Workshop, May 9, 2006, Nara Japan. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM'06). Accessible through IEEE Xplore.
Jari Veijalainen, Mathias Weske, Reference Architecture for a Semantic Service
Provisioning Platform. Proc. of the IASTED International Conference on Web Technologies,
Applications, and Services (WTAS 2006), July 17-19,
Jari Veijalainen, Autonomy, Heterogeneity, Trust, Security, and Privacy in Mobile P2P Environments. International Journal of Security and Its Applications, Vol.1. No.1, July 2007, pp. 57-72.
Mobile Ontologies; Concept, Development, Usage, and Business Potential. International Journal on Semantic Web and
Information Systems, Special Issue on
Birgitta König-Ries, Dumitru
Roman, Jari Veijalainen. Mobile Services and
Ontologies: An overview. International Journal on Semantic Web and Information
Systems, Special Issue on
Mirja Pulkkinen, Jari Veijalainen, Insights from Operator Interviews. In Pasi Tyrväinen, Oleksiy Mazhelis (eds.), Vertical Software Industry Evolution. Physica-Verlag/Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 55-66.
Jari Veijalainen, Waseem Rehmat, Mobile communities in developing countries. Proc. Of RoSoC-M Workshop, held in conjunction with MDM 2010, Kansas City; May 23, 2010. Accessible through IEEE Xplore as part of MDM 2010 proceedings. DOI: 10.1109/MDM.2010.62, pp. 314-319
Alexander Semenov, Jari Veijalainen, Jorma Kyppö, Analyzing the presence of school-shooting related communities at social media sites. International Journal of Multimedia Security and Assurance (IJMIS), Vol. 1, Nr. 3 (Jan./Feb. 2011).
Jari Veijalainen, Veikko Hara, Architectural choices for mHealth services in Finland and Cameroon, Proc. of HiMOA workshop, June 6, 2011, Held in conjunction with 12th Mobile Data Management Conference (MDM 2011) in Luleå, Sweden. Accessible through IEEE Xplore as part of MDM 2011 Proceedings, Vol 2, DOI 10.1109/MDM.2011.32.
Jari Veijalainen, Veikko Hara, Towards Next Generation System Architecture for Emergency Services, Tai-hoon Kim, Hojjat Adeli, Rosslin John Robles and Maricel Balitanas (eds). Proc. of Information and Security Assurance conference, Aug. 16-18, 2011, Brno, Tzech Republic. Springer Verlag, CCIS Vol. 200, pp. 185-199. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23141-42011
Alexander Semenov, Jari Veijalainen, Alexander Boukhanovsky, A generic Architecture for a Social Network Monitoring and Analysis System. Proc. of NBIS 2011, Sept. 3-7, Tirana, Albania. IEEE CS, pp. 178-185. Accessible through IEEE Xplore. DOI 10.1109/NBiS.2011.52.
TKO L72 Hajautetut tietokannat - Distributed Databases (Fall 1996)
TJT L32 Ohjelmistotuotanto; Software
production (in Finnish; together with prof. Pasi Koikkalainen; Spring 1997)
TJT L59 Multimediatietokannat - Multimedia Database Systems (Spring 1998, Spring 2002).
CSI1 Introduction to Mobile Computing (Summer School 1998).
TJT L60 Mobile Computing (Spring 1999).
Seminar "Data Management for Mobile Computing" (Spring 1999) at Univ. of Helsinki, Dept. of Computer Science.
TJT L60 Mobile Computing (Spring 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2003).
TJTSS72 Hajautetut tietokannat ,Distributed Databases (Spring 2007).
ITKS540 Introduction to Mobile Technology and Business
(Autumn 2007-Autumn 2012). Description see
MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN MOBILE TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS — Jyväskylän yliopisto - University of Jyväskylä
TJTST26 Multimedia databases; The course introduces to the main issues in multimedia data management (Spring 2010).
TJTST19 Databases and Data Mining (together with prof. Seppo Puuronen); this is an advanced course in database technology and data mining (Spring 2009, Spring 2012).
TJTSS70 Cloud Computing. The course discusses various technical and organizational aspects of cloud computing (Spring 2011).
TJTSD66 Advanced Topics in Social Media; Multidisciplinary course on social media research (together with many colleagues
from different departments of the University of Jyväskylä; Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014)
On Convergence; A lecture give at Jyvaskyla Labor Office on Feb. 18, 1999 for local SME companies. On (Digital) Convergence (33 MS Powerpoint-97 transparencies: in Finnish)
Autonomy issues in Virtual Enterprises; A panel presentation at IEEE RIDE Workshop in Sydney, Australia, March 23, 1999. Virtual Enterprises; Autonomy Issues (13 MS Powerpoint-97 transparencies)
Transactions in mobile electronic commerce; Invited talk at the workshop
"Transactions and Database Dynamics" (TDD'99) in
On Digital Convergence (in Finnish).
The inauguration lecture given at
Social media analysis:
MineSocMed 1.9.2013-31.8.2017 funded by the Academy of Finland.
Also visit the home page of the SOMEA research group.
Adaptive Services Grid (ASG) is an Integrated Project financed partially by the European Commission. I was working mostly for this during the academic year 2005-2006 in Germany (2004-2007)
Paperikoneen tehokkuuden arviointi (PATEA). In this project we developed a system architecture for the new efficiency calculation standard for paper mills (2004-2005).
Multimedia, electronic commerce and transactional services for mobile computing (Multimeetmobile) (1999-2001).
Electronic Virtual Communities (EviCo) (1998-2000).