​Publishing at LAB University of Applied Sciences aims to improve and enhance knowledge sharing in multi-disciplinary research and development as well as innovation. LAB is committed to the principles of open access publishing.

LAB Open

LAB Open is an open access publishing platform which publishes articles and audiovisual materials by the staff, students and partners of the LAB University of Applied Sciences. The platform hosts two individual journals which are published continuously. Both journals accept and publish articles also in English.

LAB Focus Blogs

The blogs of LAB's four focus areas bring forth each focus area’s RDI and education activities.

Publication series

The LAB publication series publishes reports, monographs and compilations based on the RDI and higher education teaching activities at LAB.

All publications in the series are available online via Theseus.

About publishing in LAB

You can read more about LAB’s publishing activities from the LAB Guide to publishing and open science. The guide also offers information about open science, how to evaluate scholarly publications, and how to promote your research.

For any additional information or questions, please contact julkaisutatlab [dot] fi

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LAB Focus

Using a 3D scanner to scan a hockey player

For anyone studying or interested in mechanical engineering and related research and development, working with an Artec 3D scanner is a revelation. One doesn’t fully appreciate its possibilities until working with it in earnest. For example, one can reverse engineer a component – say a six-cylinder engine block – by scanning it, cleaning up the […] The post Using a 3D scanner to scan a hockey player appeared first on LAB Focus.

Protecting Privacy Of Citizens With Personal Data Anonymization Service

One of the many challenges related to the usage of Computer Vision based solutions in many real-world scenarios is to ensure the personal data protection of the people who might be affected by them. For a Smart Bicycle Highway from the Lahti Travel Centre to Ajokatu currently built by the CitiCAP project this matter is […] The post Protecting Privacy Of Citizens With Personal Data Anonymization Service appeared first on LAB Focus.

Leagile? Leangile?

Successfully combining Lean and Agile brings many meaningful benefits to organizations, big and small. The marriage of these two approaches centres around working in iterations, with each cycle including processing and evaluating feedback. However, in reality, many organizations have struggled to deliver on the promises. (Fowler 2018)  Before discussing what is involved to combine Lean […] The post Leagile? Leangile? appeared first on LAB Focus.