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    • Edge-AI: Rise of the neural accelerators 

      Corcoran, Peter (EMAI 2019 Emerging Memory and Artificial Intelligence Workshop, 2019-08-29)
      We are at the cusp of a new era in AI. Recently deep learning has revolutionised the field of Computer Vision, disrupting more traditional algorithmic approaches to object recognition, scene analysis and image understanding. ...
    • Effect of logarithmic and linear frequency scales on parametric modelling of tissue dielectric data 

      Salahuddin, Saqib; Porter, Emily; Meaney, Paul M.; O'Halloran, Martin (IOP Publishing, 2017-02-03)
      The dielectric properties of biological tissues have been studied widely over the past half-century. These properties are used in a vast array of applications, from determining the safety of wireless telecommunication ...
    • 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 ...
    • Electrical impedance tomography with exploitation of symmetry 

      McDermott, Barry; Porter, Emily; Jones, Marggie; McGinley, Brian; O'Halloran, Martin (Bioengineering in Ireland 2018, 2018-01-26)
      Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) is an imaging technique involving an electrode array positioned around the area of interest. Alternating current is injected, and voltage measured, between electrode pairs in a prescribed ...
    • 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 ...
    • An end-user led approach for assessing the feasibility of small-scale wind energy projects 

      Miu, Luciana M.; Hayes, Barry P.; Djokic, Sasa Z. (NUI Galway, 2017-06-18)
      The successful realization of a wind energy project, i.e. a wind farm, wind plant or, in its simplest form, a single wind turbine generator, WTG, strongly depends on accurate assessment of wind energy resources at the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Experimental evaluation of the effective ablation zone on ex-vivo bovine liver samples 

      Bottiglieri, Anna; Elahi, Adnan; Shahzad, Atif; Donlon, Padraig T.; Dennedy, Michael C.; O'Halloran, Martin (IEEE, 2018-09-10)
      Microwave thermal ablation is under investigation for minimally invasive treatments. In the cases of small targets, such as adrenal glands, microwave thermal ablation is a valuable alternative to the traditional and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fake data - the future of advanced computer vision systems 

      Corcoran, Peter (NUI Galway, 2018-10-22)
      Recent research shows that Data Augmentation techniques and Synthetic Data can improve the accuracy and reduce the susceptibility of Deep Neural Networks to Adversarial Attacks. In this presentation we consider some of the ...
    • Fast A/V channel switching on a wireless home network 

      Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2005-11-21)
      A method of enabling fast switching between multimedia streams on an 802.11g network is described. This technique is particularly useful for A/V home network applications where it is desirable to simulate the fast channel ...
    • FPGA based stereo imaging system with applications in computer gaming 

      Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-10-23)
      A real-time stereo imaging system is described. It incorporates dual image acquisition chains on a single FPGA device and is able to provide real-time synchronized video output from twin CMOS imaging sensors. The platform ...
    • An FPGA-based stereoscopic camera - electronic design tools and techniques 

      Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2010-08-05)
      Electronic design tools and techniques for the implementation of a stereoscopic camera based on an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) are presented. The stages of an IPP (Image Processing Pipeline) are presented together ...
    • 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 ...