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    • 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 ...
    • Half-face detector for enhanced performance of flash-eye filter 

      Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2013-01-12)
      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 ...
    • Handheld solutions for the retail sector 

      Coughlan, Sean; Breslin, John G. (The Institution of Engineers of Ireland, 2003-11-09)
      [No abstract available]
    • Hardware implementation of a real-time 3D video acquisition system 

      Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2010-07-15)
      An implementation of a real-time 3D video acquisition system on a single FPGA is presented. Our approach is based on the use of stereo image sensors and can display real-time 3D video when combined with shutter glasses. ...
    • 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, ...
    • High-accuracy facial depth models derived from 3D synthetic data 

      Khan, Faisal; Basak, Shubhajit; Javidnia, Hossein; Schukat, Michael; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
      In this paper, we explore how synthetically generated 3D face models can be used to construct a high-accuracy ground truth for depth. This allows us to train the Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) to solve facial depth ...
    • Home gateway architecture for generic multimedia services 

      Cucos, A.; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel; Hanrahan, R.B.W. (1999)
      Development of a prototype residential gateway based on low-cost off-the-shelf PC components is described. The goal is to show how such a gateway might operate to satisfy the requirements of a broad spectrum of customer ...
    • 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 ...
    • Home networking middleware infrastructure for improved audio/video appliance functionality and interoperability 

      Corcoran, Peter; Cucos, Alex; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2006-05-15)
      A software architecture is described which significantly improves the accessability of multiple home appliances on a heterogeneous home network. Methods for aggregating devices into virtual clusters on a local middleware ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hybrid Semi-Parallel Deep Neural Networks (SPDNN) – example methodologies and use cases 

      Corcoran, Peter; Bazrafkkan, Shabab (XPERI Inc., 2018-05-23)
      Deep neural networks (DNNs) are typically trained on specific datasets, optimized with particular discriminating capabilities. Often several different DNN topologies are developed solving closely related aspects of a ...
    • Hybrid video-frame pre-processing architecture for HD-video 

      Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2011)
      As imaging devices begin to support full frame rate video at 720p and higher resolutions image processing algorithms which operate on full image frames become severely challenged due to both the processing costs of operating ...
    • 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 processing techniques to detect and filter objectionable images based on skin tone and shape recognition 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2001-06-09)
      In this paper we describe image-processing techniques to detect and categorize potentially objectionable images based solely on the image content. The techniques include a novel method of matching skin tones based on a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Impact of histology region size on measured dielectric properties of biological tissues 

      Porter, Emily; La Gioia, Alessandra; O'Halloran, Martin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-05-22)
      Accurate knowledge of the dielectric properties of biological tissues is necessary for the design and development of electromagnetic medical technologies. Both electromagnetic diagnostic and therapeutic techniques depend ...
    • Impact of radial heterogeneities of biological tissues on dielectric measurements 

      La Gioia, Alessandra; Porter, Emily; Salahuddin, Saqib; O'Halloran, Martin (Curran Associates Proceedings, 2017-09-11)
      The dielectric properties of biological tissues are relevant in dosimetry studies and in radio-frequency and microwave medical applications. Broadband tissue dielectric data is commonly acquired using open-ended coaxial ...
    • In-camera person-indexing of digital images 

      Costache, G.; Mulryan, R.; Steinberg, E.; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-01-07)
      A prototype implementation of an automatic in-camera cataloging tool is presented. An external infrastructure to store and analyze images and support the in-camera cataloging tool is also described.
    • The Influence of Cell Type on Artificial Development 

      Maher, John; Morgan, Fearghal; O'Riordan, Colm; McGinley, Brian (2013)
      Two variants of biologically inspired cell model, namely eukaryotic (containing a nucleus) and prokaryotic (without a nucleus) are compared in this research. Experiments are designed to provide an understanding of how the ...
    • Infrared imaging for human thermography and breast tumor classification using thermal images 

      Farooq, Muhammad Ali; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
      Human thermography is considered to be an integral medical diagnostic tool for detecting heat patterns and measuring quantitative temperature data of the human body. It can be used in conjunction with other medical diagnostic ...