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    • Early-stage dielectric characterisation of renal cell carcinoma for positive surgical margin detection 

      La Gioia, Alessandra; Elahi, Adnan; Bottiglieri, Anna; Istuk, Niko; Dowling, Catherine; D'Arcy, Frank; O'Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-03-31)
      Partial nephrectomy is preferred to total nephrectomy tor clinically localised renal cell carcinoma. In order to minimise the risk of local tumour recurrence after partial nephrectomy, ideally, the surgical margins of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effects of standard coagulant agents on the dielectric properties of fresh human blood 

      Salahuddin, Saqib; O'Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily; Farrugia, Lourdes; Bonello, Julian; Sammut, Charles V.; Wismayer, P. Schembri (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-11-27)
      In this paper, the effects of coagulation and temperature on the dielectric properties of human blood are investigated over the frequency range of 400 MHz - 20 GHz using freshly extracted blood samples. The dielectric ...
    • 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 ...
    • Examination of the sensing radius of open-ended coaxial probes in dielectric measurements of biological tissues 

      La Gioia, Alessandra; Porter, Emily; O'Halloran, Martin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-07-09)
      A number of emerging electromagnetic diagnostic and therapeutic devices are designed based on estimates of benign and malignant tissue dielectric properties at different frequencies and temperatures. Accurate tissue ...
    • 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 ...
    • Exploiting tissue dielectric properties to shape microwave thermal ablation zones 

      Bottiglieri, Anna; Ruvio, Giuseppe; O’Halloran, Martin; Farina, Laura (MDPI, 2020-07-16)
      The dielectric characterization of tissue targets of microwave thermal ablation (MTA) have improved the efficacy and pre-procedural planning of treatment. In some clinical scenarios the tissue target lies at the interface ...
    • 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 ...