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    • 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 ...
    • Diet behavior change techniques in type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Cradock, Kevin A.; Ó Laighin, Gearóid; Finucane, Francis M.; McKay, Rhyann; Quinlan, Leo R.; Martin Ginis, Kathleen A.; Gainforth, Heather L. (American Diabetes Association, 2017-12)
      OBJECTIVE Dietary behavior is closely connected to type 2 diabetes. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to identify behavior change techniques (BCTs) and specific components of dietary interventions for patients with ...
    • 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 ...
    • Do as I tweet, not as I do: comparing physical activity data between fitness tweets and Healthy People 2020 

      Vickey, Ted; Breslin, John G. (JMIR Publications, 2015-11-30)
      Background: The goal of this research was to compare the self-reported estimates of daily physical-activity data provided to the Healthy People 2020 research team via a telephone survey to the mobile fitness app real-time ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...