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  • A combined approach to feature extraction for mouth characterization and tracking 

    Bacivarov, Ioana; Ionita, Mircea C.; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-02-10)
    A statistical Active Appearance Model (AAM) is developed to model and track the lips. A major challenge in modelling the mouth area, considered the most deformable facial feature, is the weak contrast between lips and skin ...
  • Connectivity solutions to link a bluetooth camera to the internet 

    Ionas, Adrian; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2001)
    Digital photography is gaining day by day more and more credibility over conventional photography due to a number of factors easy to guess. Bluetooth connectivity in the digital camera provides cordless communication with ...
  • A crash course on patents for engineers 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2013-01-12)
    Most engineers are aware of the existence of patents. Indeed the preparation of patent disclosures is an important aspect of most research engineering job functions. Yet for many engineers the world of patents remains ...
  • A crash course on patents for engineers 

    Corcoran, Peter (2013)
    Most engineers are aware of the existence of patents. Indeed the preparation of patent disclosures is an important aspect of most research engineering job functions. Yet for many engineers the world of patents remains ...
  • Detection and repair of flash-eye in handheld devices 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel; Nanu, Florin (IEEE, 2014)
    Red-eye and flash-eye defects in still photography continue to cause problems for digital imaging devices. New variants of flash-eye defects have appeared as cameras and cameras sub-systems get smaller in size. This paper ...
  • Determining Unique Fingerprint Features for Biometric Encoding of Data 

    Cucu, Catalin; Cucos, Alex; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2008-01-09)
    A novel approach to determining unique fingerprint features with high repeatability is described. The techniques described are particularly suitable for CE applications and devices employing inexpensive capacitative ...
  • Determining Unique Fingerprint Features for Biometric Encoding of Data 

    Cucu, Catalin; Cucos, Alex; Corcoran, Peter (2008)
    A novel approach to determining unique fingerprint features with high repeatibility is described. The techniques described are particularly suitable for CE applications and devices employing inexpensive capacitative ...
  • Digital camera connectivity solutions using the picture transfer protocol (PTP) 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2002)
    Interconnectivity of digital camera with other devices is one of the main concerns of consumers and digital camera manufacturers. Interconnectivity features in digital cameras allow more consumer-friendly ...
  • Digital imaging services using PTP (picture transfer protocol) 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2002-06-20)
    Interconnectivity of digital cameras with other devices seems to be one of the main concerns of consumers and digital camera manufacturers. Interconnectivity features in digital cameras provide better usage of digital ...
  • A dual image processing pipeline camera with CE applications 

    Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (2011)
    The implementation of a dual image processing pipeline camera on a state-of-art FPGA system is described. This camera can simultaneously acquire dual images of a scene and process, analyze and merge both images to enable ...
  • Effect of modeling approach on climate change focused life cycle assessments for a contemporary smartphone device 

    Corcoran, Peter; Andrae, Anders S.G.; Samuli Vaija, Mikko; Garcia, Catherine; Dechenaux, Elisabeth (2014)
    Life cycle assessments (LCA) of consumer electronics and beyond are usually performed and reported very differently. As a result it is often difficult to assess the robustness, variability and transparency of reported LCA ...
  • Effect of sawdust addition on composting of separated raw and anaerobically digested pig manure 

    Troy, Shane M.; Leahy, James J.; Healy, Mark G. (Elsevier, 2012-06)
    Manures need the addition of carbon-rich bulking agents to conserve N during composting, which increases the cost of the composting process. The recommended proportion of manure / sawdust, based on a carbon (C): nitrogen ...
  • Electricity in a Climate Constrained World [Book Review] 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-01)
    This latest study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on world electricity consumption, its current status, and the most likely developments we are going to see during the next few years. If you are familiar with ...
  • Emerging Trends in Electricity Consumption for Consumer ICT 

    Andrae, Anders; Corcoran, Peter M. (2013)
    Since 2009, several emerging technologies have initiated broad and disruptive impact across the ICT sector: cloud computing promises efficiency of scale both in terms of capital and operational costs; high-speed wireless ...
  • Enabling Legacy PTP Cameras and Printers as Networked PTP/IP Appliances 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2007-04-10)
    PTP/IP is a new connectivity standard for networked imaging appliances which combines the ease of use and seamless connectivity of picture transfer protocol (PTP) with the ubiquity of TCP/IP networks. In this paper we ...
  • Enhanced real-time face models from stereo imaging for gaming applications 

    Ionita, Mircea C.; Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-10-23)
    Techniques for improved 2D active appearance face models are presented. When these are applied to stereoscopic image pairs we show that sufficient information on image depth is obtained to generate an approximate 3D face ...
  • Evaluation of Combined Visible/NIR Camera for Iris Authentication on smartphones 

    Thavalengal, Shejin; Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
    Iris biometrics provide a mature and robust method of authentication, but are typically applied in a controlled environment and under constrained acquisition conditions. In this paper, the adaption of iris biometrics for ...
  • Facial enhancement and beautification for HD video cameras 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2011)
    Influenced by the widespread adoption of HDTV consumer imaging devices have begun to feature full HD (high density) video capture. With this high-resolution capability, small imperfections in human faces are captured with ...
  • Facial expression modeling using component AAM models - Gaming applications 

    Bacivarov, Ioana; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-10-23)
    In this paper we provide preliminary results on a new modeling approach for improved determination of facial expressions from a low-resolution video stream. An initial proof-of-concept using an extension of an Active ...
  • Facial expression modeling using component AAM models-Gaming applications 

    Bacivarov, Ioana; Corcoran, Peter (2009)
    In this paper we provide preliminary results on a new modeling approach for improved determination of facial expressions from a low-resolution video stream. An initial proof-of-concept using an extension of an Active ...