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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • An insight into bone dielectric properties variation: a foundation for electromagnetic medical devices 

      Amin, Bilal; Elahi, Muhammad Adnan; Shahzad, Atif; Parle, Eoin; McNamara, Laoise; O'Halloran, Martin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-09-10)
      Dielectric properties of bones have recently got significant attention to monitor bone quality. This paper reports in-vitro dielectric properties of human trabecular bone samples obtained from osteoporotic and osteoarthritic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Investigating human bone microarchitecture and dielectric properties in microwave frequency range 

      Amin, Bilal; Shahzad, Atif; Farina, Laura; Parle, Eoin; McNamara, Laoise; O'Halloran, Martin; Elahi, Muhammad Adnan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-03-31)
      Dielectric properties of bones are proposed to monitor bone quality. However, no study has investigated the relationship between bone dielectric properties and microarchitecture of bone, which is of paramount importance ...
    • 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 ...