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    • Gamma band neural stimulation in humans and the promise of a new modality to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease 

      McDermott, Barry; Porter, Emily; Hughes, Diarmaid; McAuley, Brian; Lang, Mark; O'Halloran, Martin; Jones, Marggie (IOS Press, 2018-07-19)
      Existing treatments for Alzheimer s Disease have questionable efficacy with a need for research into new and more effective therapies to both treat and possibly prevent the condition. This review examines a novel therapeutic ...
    • GazeVisual: A practical software tool and web application for performance evaluation of eye tracking systems 

      Kar, Anuradha; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2019-04-22)
      The concept and functionalities of a software tool developed for in depth performance evaluation of eye gaze estimation systems is presented. The software, GazeVisual has capabilities for quantitative, statistical, and ...
    • Haemodynamic performance of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) during recovery from total hip arthroplasty 

      Broderick, Barry J.; Breathnach, Oisin; Condon, Finbarr; Masterson, Eric; Ó Laighin, Gearóid (2013-03-05)
      Background: Patients post total hip arthroplasty (THA) remain at high risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) during the recovery period following surgery despite the availability of effective pharmacological and ...
    • Handheld solutions for the retail sector 

      Coughlan, Sean; Breslin, John G. (The Institution of Engineers of Ireland, 2003-11-09)
      [No abstract available]
    • Heparin as an anticoagulant for the dielectric measurement of blood 

      Dunne, Eoghan; O'Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily; Bonello, Julian; Farrugia, Lourdes; Sammut, Charles V.; Schembri-Wismayer, Pierre (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-01-23)
      Testing blood ex-vivo allows physicians to gain an understanding of what is happening within the human body. Once blood is extracted from the body, it begins to clot. This process can affect the outcome of blood tests, ...
    • Home network infrastructure for handheld/wearable appliances 

      Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel; Lupu, loan (IEEE, 2002)
      A server infrastructure allows wireless wearable appliances or portable handsets to access consumer services offered via the server. Services are accessed via a Universal Home Services Interface (UHSI) which is ...
    • Human centred design considerations for connected health devices for the older adult 

      Harte, Richard P.; Glynn, Liam G.; Broderick, Barry J.; Rodriguez-Molinero, Alejandro; Baker, Paul M. A.; McGuiness, Bernadette; O’Sullivan, Leonard; Diaz, Marta; Quinlan, Leo R.; Ó Laighin, Gearóid (MDPI, 2014-06-04)
      Connected health devices are generally designed for unsupervised use, by non-healthcare professionals, facilitating independent control of the individuals own healthcare. Older adults are major users of such devices ...
    • IEEE POCO 2015 brings fun and education to Glasgow [Conference Reports] 

      Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015-12-11)
      [No abstract available]
    • Image-based classification of bladder state using electrical impedance tomography 

      Dunne, Eoghan; Santorelli, Adam; McGinley, Brian; Leader, Geraldine; O'Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily (IOP Publishing, 2018-12-03)
      Objective: In this study, we examine the potential of using machine learning classification to determine the bladder state ( not full , full ) with electrical impedance tomography (EIT) images of the pelvic region. Accurate ...
    • The Innovations and Inventions of Steve Jobs [IP Corner] 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-04)
      Much of the world of patents is shrouded in layers of legal mysticism, semantic nuances, and subtle complexities. Those of you who are regular readers of "IP Corner" will know that I often try to explain the principles ...
    • Integrating tagging into the web of data: Overview and combination of existing tag ontologies 

      Kim, Hak-Lae; Scerri, Simon; Passant, Alexandre; Breslin, John G.; Handschuh, Siegfried; Decker, Stefan; Kim, Hong-Gee (Taiwan Academic Network, 2011-07)
      As the number of social websites offering tagging facilities increases, tagging has become not only a common basis for user participation, but also an important aspect of social content. Tagging is primarily based on the ...
    • Internet connectivity solutions for digital photography 

      Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2000)
      The exposure of consumers to the Internet is opening up broad new markets for data-centric services and products. One of these new markets is that of digital photography. A key to growing this emerging ...
    • Internet Enabled Digital Photography 

      Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel; Steinberg, Eran (IEEE, 1999)
      The principles and concepts of Internet Enabled Digital Photography are outlined. The design and implementation of an interface appliance to connect digital cameras to the Internet is described. In ...
    • The Internet of Things: why now, and what's next? 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2016-01)
      The technology to connect "things" to the Internet has existed for more than 20 years, so if we take a look back at recent history, we might well be tempted to ask the question "Why now" In this article, I address that ...
    • Introducing the IEEE Biometrics Compendium: Insight into the current issue. 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-01)
      IEEE biometrics compendium is the first IEEE virtual journal, which is a collection of previously published IEEE papers in specific scientific and technical disciplines paired with value-added commentary from technology ...
    • Investigation of histology radius for dielectric characterisation of heterogeneous materials 

      La Gioia, Alessandra; O'Halloran, Martin; Elahi, Muhammad Adnan; Porter, Emily (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-07-13)
      Knowledge of the dielectric properties of biological tissues is fundamental in the design of novel electromagnetic-based medical devices. Tissue dielectric properties are typically measured using the open-ended coaxial ...
    • Investigation of histology region in dielectric measurements of heterogeneous tissues 

      Porter, Emily; O'Halloran, Martin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-08-17)
      The dielectric properties of tissues are the key parameters in electromagnetic medical technologies. Despite the apparent simplicity of the dielectric measurement process, reported data have been inconsistent for heterogeneous ...
    • An investigation of the variation of dielectric properties of ovine lung tissue with temperature 

      Bonello, Julian; Elahi, Muhammad Adnan; Porter, Emily; O'Halloran, Martin; Farrugia, Lourdes; Sammut, Charles V. (IOP Publishing, 2019-06-24)
      Presently, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths. Microwave thermal ablation is commonly used for the treatment of lung cancer. During microwave ablation treatment, changing temperatures (up to 100 °C) cause ...
    • Iris authentication in handheld devices - considerations for constraint-free acquisition 

      Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel; Thavalengal, Shejin (IEEE, 2015-05)
      As a near ideal biometric, iris authentication is widely used and mobile acquisition techniques are known. But iris acquisition on handheld imaging devices, such as smartphones, poses multiple, unique challenges. In this ...
    • Iris liveness detection for next generation smartphones 

      Thavalengal, Shejin; Nedelcu, Tudor; Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016-07-19)
      This paper presents a novel liveness detection method that exploits the acquisition workflow for iris biometrics on smartphones using a hybrid visible (RGB)/near infra-red (NIR) sensor. These devices are able to capture ...