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  • High-accuracy facial depth models derived from 3D synthetic data 

    Khan, Faisal; Basak, Shubhajit; Javidnia, Hossein; Schukat, Michael; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
    In this paper, we explore how synthetically generated 3D face models can be used to construct a high-accuracy ground truth for depth. This allows us to train the Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) to solve facial depth ...
  • Generative Augmented Dataset and Annotation Frameworks for Artificial Intelligence (GADAFAI) 

    Corcoran, Peter; Javidnia, Hossein; Lemley, Joseph E.; Varkarakis, Viktor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
    Recent Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI), particularly in the field of compute vision, have been driven by the availability of large public datasets. However, as AI begins to move into embedded devices there will ...
  • A novel machine learning based method for deepfake video detection in social media 

    Mitra, Alakananda; Mohanty, Saraju P.; Corcoran, Peter; Kougianos, Elias (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-05-12)
    With the advent of deepfake videos, video forgery has become a serious threat. Videos in social media are the most common and serious targets. There are some existing works for detecting deepfake videos but very few attempts ...
  • Accurate 2D facial depth models derived from a 3D synthetic dataset 

    Khan, Faisal; Basak, Shubhajit; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-05-13)
    As Consumer Technologies (CT) seeks to engage and interact more closely with the end-user it becomes important to observe and analyze a user’s interaction with CT devices and associated services. One of the most useful ...
  • Infrared imaging for human thermography and breast tumor classification using thermal images 

    Farooq, Muhammad Ali; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
    Human thermography is considered to be an integral medical diagnostic tool for detecting heat patterns and measuring quantitative temperature data of the human body. It can be used in conjunction with other medical diagnostic ...
  • Re-training StyleGAN-A first step towards building large, scalable synthetic facial datasets 

    Varkarakis, Viktor; Bazrafkan, Shabab; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
    StyleGAN is a state-of-art generative adversarial network architecture that generates random 2D high-quality synthetic facial data samples. In this paper we recap the StyleGAN architecture and training methodology and ...
  • Generating thermal image data samples using 3D facial modelling techniques and deep learning methodologies 

    Farooq, Muhammad Ali; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-05-26)
    Methods for generating synthetic data have become of increasing importance to build large datasets required for Convolution Neural Networks (CNN) based deep learning techniques for a wide range of computer vision applications. ...
  • Proof-of-concept techniques for generating synthetic thermal facial data for training of deep learning models 

    Farooq, Muhammad Ali; Corcoran, Peter (National University of Ireland Galway, 2021-01-10)
    Thermal imaging has played a dynamic role in the diversified field of consumer technology applications. To build artificially intelligent thermal imaging systems, large scale thermal datasets are required for successful ...
  • Microwave bone imaging: experimental evaluation of calcaneus bone phantom and imaging prototype 

    Amin, Bilal; Sheridan, Colin; Kelly, Daniel; O'Halloran, Martin; Elahi, Muhammad Adnan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2020-12-14)
    Microwave imaging (MWI) can be used as an alternate imaging modality for monitoring bone health. Evaluation and characterization of MWI prototype is a precursor step before in vivo investigation of bone dielectric ...
  • In-camera person-indexing of digital images 

    Costache, G.; Mulryan, R.; Steinberg, E.; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-01-07)
    A prototype implementation of an automatic in-camera cataloging tool is presented. An external infrastructure to store and analyze images and support the in-camera cataloging tool is also described.
  • Deep learning for facial expression recognition: A step closer to a smartphone that knows your moods 

    Bazrafkan, Shabab; Nedelcu, Tudor; Filipczuk, Pawel; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-01-08)
    By growing the capacity and processing power of the handheld devices nowadays, a wide range of capabilities can be implemented in these devices to make them more intelligent and user friendly. Determining the mood of the ...
  • Real-time automotive street-scene mapping through fusion of improved stereo depth and fast feature detection algorithms 

    Javidnia, Hossein; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-01-08)
    The real-time tracking of street scenes as a vehicle is driving is a key enabling technology for autonomous vehicles. In this work we provide the basis for such a system through combining an improved advanced random walk ...
  • Gaze Visual - A graphical software tool for performance evaluation of eye gaze estimation systems 

    Kar, Anuradha; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-08-15)
    The concept of an open source software developed for all round performance evaluation of gaze tracking systems is presented. The capabilities of this software towards quantitative, statistical and visual analysis of gaze ...
  • A review of resolution losses for AR/VR foveated imaging applications 

    Cognard, Timothee E.; Goncharov, Alexander; Devaney, Nicholas; Dainty, Chris; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-08-15)
    Foveated imaging is of great interest for Augmented and Virtual Reality applications. The resolution losses off-axis simulated in foveated imaging are modelled using cone density on the retina. This article reviews the ...
  • Synthesizing game audio using deep neural networks 

    McDonagh, Aoife; Lemley, Joseph; Cassidy, Ryan; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-08-15)
    High quality audio plays an important role in gaming, contributing to player immersion during gameplay. Creating audio content which matches overall theme and aesthetic is essential, such that players can become fully ...
  • Deep learning for hand segmentation in complex backgrounds 

    Ungureanu, Adrian-Stefan; Bazrafkan, Shabab; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-01-02)
    This paper presents a Deep Learning segmentation approach for hand segmentation in gray level images with cluttered backgrounds where standard techniques cannot be used. Two networks were trained with a database of hand ...
  • The application of deep learning on depth from multi-array camera 

    Javidnia, Hossein; Bazrafkan, Shabab; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-01-02)
    Consumer-level multi-array cameras are a key enabling technology for next generation smartphones imaging systems. The present paper aims to analyze the accuracy of the depth estimation while using different camera combinations ...
  • Sensing radius of an open-ended coaxial probe for dielectric measurement of tissues: Calculation with relative permittivity versus conductivity 

    La Gioia, Alessandra; O'Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-03-09)
    The dielectric properties of biological tissues are important parameters used in the design and optimisation of electromagnetic-based medical technologies. Typically, these parameters are measured ex-vivo using the open-ended ...
  • Comparison of coaxial open-ended probe based dielectric measurements on ex-vivo thermally ablated liver tissue 

    Ruvio, Giuseppe; Farina, Laura; Bottiglieri, Anna; Eaton-Evans, Jimmy; Elahi, Muhamad Ednan; O'Halloran, Martin; Pinto, Rosanna; Lopresto, Vanni; Cavagnaro, Marta (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-03-31)
    This paper compares an in-house dielectric properties measurement system based on the "Stuchly and Stuchly" method with the broadly commercialised Keysight setup and existing literature for the characterization of ablated ...
  • Microwave thermal ablation: focusing energy in target tissue using fat layer 

    Bottiglieri, Anna; Farina, Laura; Shahzad, Atif; O'Loughlin, Declan; O'Halloran, Martin; Elahi, Muhammad Adnan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-03-31)
    Microwave thermal ablation therapy is a minimally invasive technique introduced in the interventional oncology practice to treat a range of cancerous pathologies. Whereas satisfying results are obtained with the treatment ...

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