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    • Laboratory foundation model with pyrite-bearing mudstone fill 

      McKeon, Éanna P.; O'Connell, Aidan M.; McCabe, Bryan A. (Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), 2017-11-29)
      Damage to domestic dwellings in the greater Dublin area of Ireland engendered by the expansion of the underfloor fill material containing pyrite has become a high-profile national problem in recent years. In this paper, a ...
    • Laboratory Push-In Resistance Tests (PIRT) in a cement-stabilised pseudo-fibrous peat 

      Ó Conchubhair, Iarfhlaith; McCabe, Bryan A.; Timoney, Martin J. (Civil Engineering Research in Ireland CERI, 2018-08-29)
      Deep dry soil mixing (DDSM) is a form of ground improvement in which dry binders are injected and mixed in situ, forming individual columns, rows or interlocking panels, thereby improving the geotechnical characteristics ...
    • A laboratory study of the expansion of an Irish pyritic mudstone/siltstone fill material 

      Sutton, David; McCabe, Bryan A.; O'Connell, Aidan; Cripps, John C. (Elsevier, 2012-11-07)
      Extensive damage to dwellings in the east of Ireland, arising from the expansive pyritic fill material used beneath the floor slabs, prompted the laboratory study presented in this paper to quantify the expansion and study ...
    • A learning architecture for scheduling workflow applications in the cloud 

      Barrett, Enda; Howley, Enda; Duggan, Jim (IEEE, 2011-09-15)
      The scheduling of workflow applications involves the mapping of individual workflow tasks to computational resources, based on a range of functional and non-functional quality of service requirements. Workflow applications ...
    • Lego® Serious Play® as a Business Innovation enabler 

      Tawalbeh, Mandy; Riedel, Ralph; Dempsey, Mary; Emanuel, Carlo (NUI Galway, 2018-11-14)
      Improvements in innovation and quality processes can be achieved through the use of novel approaches such as LSP, which enables abstract thinking and advocates an open-mind for unconventional solutions. Within the scope ...
    • Leveraging social media and IoT to bootstrap smart environments 

      Crowley, David N.; Curry, Edward; Breslin, John G. (Springer International Publishing, 2014-03-12)
      As we move towards an era of Smart Environments, mixed technological and social solutions must be examined to continue to allow users some control over their environment. Realisations of Smart Environments such as Smart ...
    • A Lexicon of Patent Jargon [IP Corner] 

      Corcoran, Peter (2014)
      Often when I am doing work related to patents and IP, I find myself talking a different language. It is a strange legal dialect that patent lawyers have developed over many years. Now while its original purpose was ...
    • Lifecycle environmental and economic performance of nearly zero energy buildings (NZEB) in Ireland 

      Goggins, Jamie; Moran, Paul; Armstrong, Alan; Hajdukiewicz, Magdalena (Elsevier, 2016-01-16)
      Directives in the European Union are ensuring that buildings in this region are moving towards nearly zero energy buildings (NZEB). For countries like Ireland, which has a temperate oceanic climate, a key to achieving NZEB ...
    • Linear irregular wave generation in a numerical wave tank 

      Finnegan, William; Goggins, Jamie (Elsevier, 2015-07-09)
      In the design of any floating or fixed marine structure, it is vital to test models in order to understand the fluid/structure interaction involved. A relatively inexpensive method, compared to physical model testing, of ...
    • The link between off campus work for students, reduced academic performance and increased mental health issues 

      Brennan, A.; Dempsey, Mary; O'Dea, M. (International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2018-03-05)
      Despite the Free Fees Initiative (introduced in 1996) Irish students pay an annual registration fee of 3,000 (Cassells, 2016). This, in combination with rising accommodation and living costs, means that the annual cost ...
    • Linked Water Data for Water Information Management 

      Curry, Edward; Degeler, Viktoriya; Clifford, Eoghan; Coakley, Daniel (2014)
      [no abstract available]
    • Liquid phase optimisation in a horizontal flow biofilm reactor (HFBR) technology for the removal of methane at low temperatures 

      Kennelly, Colm; Gerrity, Seán; Collins, Gavin; Clifford, Eoghan (Elsevier, 2014-01-03)
      Methane (CH4) is a potent greenhouse gas often emitted in low concentrations from waste sector activities. Biological oxidation techniques have the potential to offer effective methods for the remediation of such emissions. ...
    • A living thick nanofibrous implant bifunctionalized with active growth factor and stem cells for bone regeneration 

      Eap, Sandy; Keller, Laetitia; Schiavi, Jessica; Huck, Olivier; Jacomine, Leandro; Fioretti, Florence; Gauthier, Christian; Sebastian, Victor; Schwinte, Pascale; Benkirane-Jessel, Nadia (Dove Medical Press, 2015-02-04)
      New-generation implants focus on robust, durable, and rapid tissue regeneration to shorten recovery times and decrease risks of postoperative complications for patients. Herein, we describe a new-generation thick nanofibrous ...
    • Long-term inter-annual variability of a cyclonic gyre in the western Irish Sea 

      Olbert, Agnieszka Indiana; Hartnett, Michael; Dabrowski, Tomasz (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2011-05-26)
      The western Irish Sea gyre (WISG) is a cyclonic baroclinic flow around a dome of stagnant water which develops each year during the heating season in the western Irish Sea. Research was carried out to determine long-term ...
    • A Machine Learning Application for Classification of Chemical Spectra 

      Madden, Michael G.; Howley, Tom (2008)
      This paper presents a software package that allows chemists to analyze spectroscopy data using innovative machine learning (ML) techniques. The package, designed for use in conjunction with lab-based spectroscopic ...
    • Macromolecular crowding meets tissue engineering by self-ssembly: A paradigm shift in regenerative medicine 

      Satyam, Abhigyan; Kumar, Pramod; Fan, Xingliang; Gorelov, Alexander; Rochev, Yury; Joshi, Lokesh; Peinado, Héctor; Lyden, David; Thomas, Benjamin; Rodriguez, Brian; Raghunath, Michael; Pandit, Abhay; Zeugolis, Dimitrios I. (Wiley, 2014-02-06)
      Advancements in molecular and cell biology have led to the development of cell-based therapies to treat injured or degenerated tissues. [1] The rationale of this concept is that functional regeneration can be achieved ...
    • Managing Digital Image Collections from your TV-Set: A State-of-Art Review 

      Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2007-07-14)
      The problem of managing growing digital image collections is discussed in the context of a home user. The use of a conventional television set as both a viewing and management tool is discussed. The problem of linking ...
    • Managing enterprise networks: Support structures for SMEs 

      Cormican, Kathryn (2005)
      In an increasingly competitive global economy, small to medium sized enterprises (SME) realise that they must work together in order to survive. They must learn to share their experiences and knowledge and pool their ...
    • Managing Resources for Better Behaved Robots 

      Kennelly, Ronan; Morgan, Fearghal; Galvin, Martin (2006)
      This paper presents an architecture based on features of the QNX real-time operating system (RTOS) that translate directly into aspects of a behaviour-based robotic model.Significant research effort has been expended on ...
    • Mannosylated Polyethyleneimine-Hyaluronan Nanohybrids for Targeted Gene Delivery to Macrophage-Like Cell Lines 

      Mahor, Sunil; Dash, Biraja C.; O'Connor, Stephen; Pandit, Abhay (American Chemical Society, 2012-05-02)
      Nonviral gene delivery systems have a number of limitations including low transfection efficiency, specificity, and cytotoxicity, especially when the target cells are macrophages. To address these issues, the hypothesis ...