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    • Total variation-based dense depth from multicamera array 

      Javidnia, Hossein; Corcoran, Peter (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2018-05-20)
      Multicamera arrays are increasingly employed in both consumer and industrial applications, and various passive techniques are documented to estimate depth from such camera arrays. Current depth estimation methods provide ...
    • Towards effective knowledge management: a requirements analysis of European manufacturing SMEs 

      Cormican, Kathryn; Van Leeuwen, Manon (IOS Press, 2006)
      Knowledge is a key resource that must be managed within European organisations in general, and because of their importance to the economy Manufacturing SMEs in particular. The key challenges facing such organisations are ...
    • Towards effective knowledge management: An analysis of European manufacturing SMEs 

      Cormican, Kathryn (2006)
      Knowledge is a key resource that must be managed within European organisations in general and because of their importance to the economy Manufacturing SMEs in particular. The key challenges that face such organisations ...
    • Towards Empathic Design in the Irish Medical Device Industry 

      Cormican, Kathryn (2012-05)
      The goal of this study is twofold (a) to identify whether empathic design methods are used in the medical device industry in Ireland and (b) to identify the challenges faced by designers when implementing empathic design ...
    • Towards holistic goal centered performance management in software development: lessons from a best practice analysis 

      Murphy, Thomas; Cormican, Kathryn (SciKA, 2015)
      There are strong motivating factors for more effective performance measurement practices in software development. Astute practices in this domain are lauded to improve efficiency and effectiveness. However previous studies ...
    • Towards semantically-interlinked online communities 

      Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John G.; Harth, Andreas; Decker, Stefan (CEPIS Member Society, Asociación de Técnicos de Informática (ATI), 2005-12)
      Online community sites have replaced the traditional means of keeping a community informed via libraries and publishing. At present, online communities are islands that are not interlinked. Ontologies and Semantic Web ...
    • Towards sustainable water networks: automated fault detection and diagnosis 

      Perfido, Domenico; Raciti, Massimiliano; Zanotti, Chiara; Chambers, Niall; Hannon, Louise; Keane, Marcus; Clifford, Eoghan; Costa, Andrea (Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, 2017-03-31)
      The paper will present an overview of one of the Fault Detection and Diagnosis (FDD) systems developed within the Waternomics project. The FDD system has been developed basing on the hydraulic modeling of the water network, ...
    • Transparent and dynamically configurable RF network suitable for home automation applications 

      Corcoran, Peter M.; Cucos, Alexandru; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 1999)
      The design and implementation of a mobile low power RF network appliance to connect mobile intelligent nodes in one communication system. Its applicability can be found in a wide range of domains such as ...
    • Treatment of dairy wastewater using constructed wetlands and intermittent sand filters 

      Healy, Mark G.; Rodgers, Michael; Mulqueen, John (Bioresource Technology, 2007-06-01)
      In Ireland, the most common method of disposal of dairy parlour washings is by land spreading. This treatment method has numerous problems, namely high labour requirements and the potential for eutrophication of surface ...
    • Treatment of landfill leachate in municipal wastewater treatment plants and impacts on effluent ammonium concentrations. 

      Brennan, Raymond B.; Clifford, Eoghan; Devroedt, E.; Morrison, Liam; Healy, Mark G. (Elsevier, 2016-12-05)
      Landfill leachate is the result of water percolating through waste deposits that have undergone aerobic and anaerobic microbial decomposition. In recent years, increasingly stringent wastewater discharge requirements have ...
    • Truncation error in mesh-free particle methods 

      Quinlan, Nathan J.; Basa, Mihai; Lastiwka, Martin (2006-06-25)
      A truncation error analysis has been developed for the approximation of spatial derivatives in smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) and related first-order consistent methods such as the first-order form of the reproducing ...
    • Trust models for community aware identity management 

      Choi, Hee-Chul; Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Grzonkowski, S\lawomir; Grzonkowski, Slawomir; Stankiewicz, Katarzyna; Davis, Brian; Breslin, John G. (IUP Publications, 2008)
      [No abstract available]
    • Turbocharging the journey into the liminal space and beyond 

      Dempsey, Mary; Brennan, Attracta (International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2017-03-06)
      In the last decade, tertiary educational environments accommodated increasing student numbers (Reidy, 2015) while remaining competitive in differentiating their programmes in an arena of MOOCs (Alraimi, Zo, & Ciganek, ...
    • Turbulence modelling using 3DVAR data assimilation in laboratory conditions 

      Olbert, Agnieszka Indiana; Nash, Stephen; Hartnett, Michael (2013)
      The viability of turbulence parameter estimation in a numerical model using 3DVAR data assimilation technique is explored in this research. Water currents measured in a physical model are assimilated into the numerical ...
    • UL - NUI Galway Alliance Second Annual Research Day - Book of Abstracts 

      McGrath, Sean; Madden, Eileen; Madden, Michael; Corcoran, Peter; Keane, Marcus (2012)
      This is a book of abstracts from the UL - NUI Galway Second Annual Research Day, held in University of Limerick on 3 April 2012. It is a collaboration between the Faculty of Science & Engineering, UL, and the College of ...
    • Unconstrained palmprint as a smartphone biometric 

      Ungureanu, Adrian-Stefan; Thavalengal, Shejin; Cognard, Timothée E.; Costache, Claudia; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2017-11-13)
      In this work the use of palmprints as an alternative biometric for smartphones is investigated and its feasibility is evaluated across multiple devices using unconstrained acquisition. A novel multi-device database that ...
    • Understanding ambient intelligence: Typologies for systems development 

      Cormican, Kathryn; Gill, Simrn (2006)
      This paper examines the concept of ambient intelligence (AmI). Currently research in this field is ambiguous. There are not many definitions and consequently it is difficult to understand the concept. This paper seeks to ...
    • Understanding online communities by using semantic web technologies 

      Passant, Alexandre; Kinsella, Sheila; Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John G.; Decker, Stefan (IGI Global, 2011)
      During the last few years, the Web that we used to know as a read-only medium shifted to a read-write Web, often known as Web 2.0 or the Social Web, in which people interact, share and build content collaboratively within ...
    • Understanding Patent Applications [IP Corner] 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2012)
      In order to obtain the grant of a patent, a person or more commonly an organization, must file an application at a patent office with jurisdiction to grant a patent in the relevant geographic area. This is often be a ...
    • Understanding the complexities of building physics and human behaviour in achieving a nearly zero energy building 

      Moran, Paul; Hajdukiewicz, Magdalena; Goggins, Jamie (NUI Galway, 2016-07-27)
      About 40% of the world’s energy consumption and approximately a third of greenhouse gas emissions are associated with buildings. As the percentage of new buildings relative to existing buildings is increasing at a rate ...