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    • 3D printable solid tissue-mimicking material for microwave phantoms 

      McDermott, Barry; Porter, Emily; O’Halloran, Martin; Poudel, Anup; Biggs, Manus; Karode, Nireeksha S.; Coffey, Austin B. (IEEE, 2018-09-10)
      Phantoms provide valuable platforms for testing of medical devices including microwave diagnostic systems. This work describes a 3D printable solid tissue-mimicking material (TMM) for the production of such phantoms. The ...
    • Advancements and challenges in multidomain multicargo delivery vehicles 

      Pugliese, Eugenia; Coentro, João Q.; Zeugolis, Dimitrios I. (Wiley, 2018-02-15)
      Reparative and regenerative processes are well‐orchestrated temporal and spatial events that are governed by multiple cells, molecules, signaling pathways, and interactions thereof. Yet again, currently available ...
    • AFEL-Analytics for Everyday Learning 

      d’Aquin, Mathieu; Kowald, Dominik; Fessl, Angela; Lex, Elisabeth; Thalmann, Stefan (ACM, 2018-04-23)
      The goal of AFEL is to develop, pilot and evaluate methods and applications, which advance informal/collective learning as it surfaces implicitly in online social environments. The project is following a multi-disciplinary, ...
    • Analysis of a poly(ε-decalactone)/silver nanowire composite as an electrically conducting neural interface biomaterial 

      Krukiewicz, Katarzyna; Fernandez, Jorge; Skorupa, Małgorzata; Więcławska, Daria; Poudel, Anup; Sarasua, Jose-Ramon; Quinlan, Leo R.; Biggs, Manus J. P. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-04-15)
      Advancement in polymer technologies, facilitated predominantly through chemical engineering approaches or through the identification and utilization of novel renewable resources, has been a steady focus of biomaterials ...
    • Anti-donor antibody induction following intramuscular injections of allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells 

      Alagesan, Senthilkumar; Sanz‐Nogués, Clara; Chen, Xizhe; Creane, Michael; Ritter, Thomas; Ceredig, Rhodri; O'Brien, Timothy; Griffin, Matthew D. (Wiley, 2018-02-15)
      Allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells (allo-MSC) are a promising "off-the-shelf" therapy with anti-inflammatory and pro-repair properties. This study investigated humoral immune responses to intramuscular (IM) injections ...
    • Asistent -- a machine translation system for Slovene, Serbian and Croatian 

      Arcan, Mihael; Popovic, Maja; Buitelaar, Paul (University of Ljubljana, 2016-09-29)
      The META-NET research on language technologies in 2012 showed a weak support on tools for crossing the language barrier for many European languages, including the south Slavic languages. Therefore, we describe a statistical ...
    • Assessing FAIR data principles against the 5-Star open data principles 

      Hasnain, Ali; Rebholz-Schuhmann, Dietrich (Springer Verlag, 2018-08-02)
      Access to biomedical data is increasingly important to enable data driven science in the research community. The Linked Open Data (LOD) principles (by Tim Berner-Lee) have been suggested to judge the quality of data by its ...
    • Automatic enrichment of terminological resources: the IATE RDF example 

      Arcan, Mihael; Montiel-Ponsoda, Elena; McCrae, John P.; Buitelaar, Paul (European Language Resources Association, 2018-05-07)
      Terminological resources have proven necessary in many organizations and institutions to ensure communication between experts. However, the maintenance of these resources is a very time-consuming and expensive process. ...
    • Automatic taxonomy generation: a use-case in the legal domain 

      Robin, Cécile; O'Neill, James; Buitelaar, Paul (LTC'17, 8th Language & Technology Conference, 2017-11-17)
      A key challenge in the legal domain is the adaptation and representation of the legal knowledge expressed through texts, in order for legal practitioners and researchers to access this information more easily and faster ...
    • BEARS: Towards an evaluation framework for bandit-based interactive recommender systems 

      Barraza-Urbina, Andrea; Koutrika, Georgia; d'Aquin, Mathieu,; Hayes, Conor (NUI Galway, 2018-10-06)
      Recommender Systems (RS) deployed in fast-paced dynamic scenarios must quickly learn to adapt in response to user evaluative feedback. In these settings, the RS faces an online learning problem where each decision should ...
    • Bi-frequency symmetry difference electrical impedance tomography a novel technique for perturbation detection in static scenes 

      McDermott, Barry; Avery, James; O'Halloran, Martin; Aristovich, Kirill Y.; Porter, Emily (IOP Publishing, 2019-02-20)
      Objective: A novel method for the imaging of static scenes using Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) is reported with implementation and validation using numerical and phantom models. The technique is applicable to regions ...
    • Biodistribution and retention of locally administered human mesenchymal stromal cells: Quantitative polymerase chain reaction–based detection of human DNA in murine organs 

      Creane, Michael; Howard, Linda; O'Brien, Timothy; Coleman, Cynthia M. (Elsevier, 2017-01-12)
      Background. Determining the distributive fate and retention of a cell therapy product after administration is an essential part of characterizing it's biosafety profile. Therefore, regulatory guidelines stipulate that ...
    • The chemistry and topography of stabilized and functionalized graphene oxide coatings 

      Awaja, Firas; Tripathi, Manoj; Wong, Tsz‐Ting; O'Brien, Timothy; Speranza, Giorgio (Wiley, 2018-08-01)
      Graphene oxide (GO) thin films and coatings are regarded as superior in quality to other materials especially for biomedical applications. However, the lack of stability and understanding of their structure and defects ...
    • Chirality-sorted carbon nanotube films as high capacity electrode materials 

      Krukiewicz, Katarzyna; Krzywiecki, Maciej; Biggs, Manus J. P.; Janas, Dawid (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-08-30)
      Carbon nanomaterials show great promise for a wide range of applications due to their excellent physicochemical and electrical properties. Since their discovery, the state-of-the-art has expanded the scope of their application ...
    • CoFiF: A corpus of financial reports in French language 

      Ahmadi, Sina; Daudert, Tobias (NUI Galway, 2019-08-12)
      In an era when machine learning and artificial intelligence have huge momentum, the data demand to train and test models is steadily growing. We introduce CoFiF, the first corpus comprising company reports in the French ...
    • The colloquial WordNet: Extending Princeton WordNet with neologisms 

      McCrae, John P.; Wood, Ian D.; HIcks, Amanda (Springer International Publishing, 2017-05-27)
      Princeton WordNet is one of the most important resources for natural language processing, but has not been updated for over ten years and is not suitable for analyzing the fast moving language as used on social media. We ...
    • A comparison of emotion annotation approaches for text 

      Wood, Ian D.; McCrae, John P.; Andryushechkin, Vladimir; Buitelaar, Paul (MDPI, 2018-05-11)
      While the recognition of positive/negative sentiment in text is an established task with many standard data sets and well developed methodologies, the recognition of a more nuanced affect has received less attention: there ...
    • A comparison of emotion annotation schemes and a new annotated data set 

      Wood, Ian D.; McCrae, John P.; Andryushechkin, Vladimir; Buitelaar, Paul (European Languages Resources Association (ELRA), 2018-05-07)
      While the recognition of positive/negative sentiment in text is an established task with many standard data sets and well developed methodologies, the recognition of more nuanced affect has received less attention, and ...
    • A comparison of statistical and neural machine translation for Slovene, Serbian and Croatian 

      Arcan, Mihael (Language Technologies and Digital Humanities 2018, 2018-09-20)
      In this paper we present a comparison of translation quality using of Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) and Neural Machine Translation (NMT), considering translation directions between English, Slovene, Serbian and ...
    • Complex and dynamic transcriptional changes allow the helminth Fasciola gigantica to adjust to its intermediate snail and definitive mammalian hosts. 

      Zhang, Xiao-Xuan; Cwiklinski, Krystyna; Hu, Rui-Si; Zheng, Wen-Bin; Sheng, Zhao-An; Zhang, Fu-Kai; Elsheikha, Hany M.; Dalton, John P.; Zhu, Xing-Quan (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-10-12)
      The tropical liver fluke, Fasciola gigantica causes fasciolosis, an important disease of humans and livestock. We characterized dynamic transcriptional changes associated with the development of the parasite in its two ...