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  • An Active-Node Fault Diagnosis System for CEBus Networks 

    Corcoran, Peter; Nolan, Paul J.; Humborg, Kenn; Lusted, Karl (IEEE, 1995)
    The design and implementation of an active-node fault diagnosis system for CEBus networks is described. The system uses an IBM PC with a user-friendly GUI to provide statistical information on network traflic and ...
  • Advanced hardware real time face detector 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Zaharia, Corneliu; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2012)
    Face detection and tracking can be considered an enabling technology for a range of image enhancements technologies, authentications and advanced UIs in handheld devices. Several modes of implementing a face detection ...
  • Advances in the detection & repair of flash-eye defects in digital images - a review of recent patents 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi`, Petronel (Bentham Science, 2012)
    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 ...
  • Appearance capturing and animation techniques for realistic, true-identity gaming avatars 

    Ionita, Mircea C.; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-10-23)
    Making use of a class of 2D statistical face models known as active appearance models (AAMs), we investigate a technique for generating real-time animated avatars suitable for video gaming. We consider here a number of ...
  • Architecture for a Home Media Network Based on PTP-IP Connectivity Techniques 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2008-08-05)
    PTP/IP functionality is extended to enable networked devices to be organized in a sequential media processing workflow. The additional device functionality necessary to support this network architecture is not unduly complex ...
  • Architecture of a PVR appliance with 'Long Tail' internet-TV capabilities 

    Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2006)
    The design and implementation of a networked PVR appliance incorporating support for Internet-TV is described. The appliance incorporates support for the bittorrent protocol and employs user tools for content location, ...
  • Automated in-camera detection of flasheye defects 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2005)
    This paper examines the problem of performing automated real-time detection of flash eye defects (redeye) in the firmware of a digital camera. Several different algorithms are compared, timing and memory requirements ...
  • Automated sorting of consumer image collections using face and peripheral region image classifiers 

    Corcoran, Peter; Costache, Gabriel (IEEE, 2005)
    An evaluation of techniques and recognition technologies for use in an automatic cataloging tool for consumer image collections is presented. A working implementation of an automatic cataloging tool and user search tools ...
  • Automatic indexing of consumer image collections using person recognition techniques 

    Corcoran, Peter; Costache, Gabriel (IEEE, 2005-01-08)
    An evaluation of person recognition technologies for use in an automatic cataloging tool for consumer image collections is presented. Prototype implementations of the automatic cataloging tool and user search tools are ...
  • Biometric access control for digital media streams in home networks 

    Corcoran, Peter; Iancu, Claudia; Callaly, Frank; Cucos, Alexandru (IEEE, 2007)
    Methods for controlling access to digital media content in the home environment using biometric sensing techniques are described. A wireless rebroadcast system for IP-TV content was retrofitted with a combination of ...
  • Biometrically auditable public key infrastructure technology for secure multimedia content 

    Corcoran, Peter; Cucos, Alex; Grossman, Thomas (IEEE, 2005-05-16)
    A system for signing and tracing the use of digital content based on biometrically generated key-pairs is described. The system is designed to protect the fair use rights of end-users and can be readily incorporated into ...
  • Broadening Our Horizons [Notes from the Editor] 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-04)
    As many of you will be aware,IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine evolved from the quarterly newsletter of the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society. Jim Farmer edited the newsletter before I took over from him during 2010. ...
  • Browser and applet interfaces to CEBUS networks 

    Corcoran, Peter; Desbonnet, Joe (IEEE, 1997-06-13)
    [no abstract available]
  • Browser-style interfaces to a home automation network 

    Desbonnet, Joe; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 1997)
    The design and implementation of a browser-style interface to a home automation network is described. The interface supports browsing and navigation of network devices and context structures and the user can ...
  • CEBus network access via the world-wide-web 

    Corcoran, Peter; Desbonnet, Joe (IEEE, 1996)
    Several methods of providing access to CEBus networks using the World Wide Web are described. Details of a working demonstration system are given. The system software incorporates CGI-Bin scripts and Java applets ...
  • Champions in our midst: the father of digital video broadcasting 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
    One of the benefits of joining the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society is that you get access to senior engineers and researchers from our industry. They are often at our conferences, workshops, and local Chapter meetings ...
  • A combined approach to feature extraction for mouth characterization and tracking 

    Bacivarov, Ioana; Ionita, Mircea C.; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-02-10)
    A statistical Active Appearance Model (AAM) is developed to model and track the lips. A major challenge in modelling the mouth area, considered the most deformable facial feature, is the weak contrast between lips and skin ...
  • A crash course on patents for engineers 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2013-01-12)
    Most engineers are aware of the existence of patents. Indeed the preparation of patent disclosures is an important aspect of most research engineering job functions. Yet for many engineers the world of patents remains ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...