Thomas Forss, PhD



Thomas has a M.Sc. in Software Engineering and is a doctoral student in Information Systems at IAMSR, Åbo Akademi University. Thomas’ interests range from finance and investments to data classifications, sentiment analysis, analytics, and game development in software. Thomas has worked as a researcher in several different projects and has taught bachelor levels programming courses using several programming languages. His goal in software development has always been to be platform and language agnostic, to know as much as possible. Thomas’ current research focus is using natural-language processing and analytics on financial data.

Selected publications

Forss, T. & Sarlin, P. From News to Company Networks: Co-occurrence, sentiment, and information centrality. in Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering & Economics (CIFEr) (IEEE Press, 2016).