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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Gamma band neural stimulation in humans and the promise of a new modality to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease 

      McDermott, Barry; Porter, Emily; Hughes, Diarmaid; McAuley, Brian; Lang, Mark; O'Halloran, Martin; Jones, Marggie (IOS Press, 2018-07-19)
      Existing treatments for Alzheimer s Disease have questionable efficacy with a need for research into new and more effective therapies to both treat and possibly prevent the condition. This review examines a novel therapeutic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Handheld solutions for the retail sector 

      Coughlan, Sean; Breslin, John G. (The Institution of Engineers of Ireland, 2003-11-09)
      [No abstract available]
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Just another year in the consumer electronics industry? [notes from the editor] 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2016-01-01)
      Welcome to another CES show issue of IEEE Conumer Electronics Magazine. This issue is aligned with the International CES held in Las Vegas, a global meeting for the consumer electronics (CE) industry where you can view the ...
    • Kickstarting Collaboration [Notes from the Editor] 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-07)
      [no abstract available]
    • A Lexicon of Patent Jargon [IP Corner] 

      Corcoran, Peter (2014)
      Often when I am doing work related to patents and IP, I find myself talking a different language. It is a strange legal dialect that patent lawyers have developed over many years. Now while its original purpose was ...
    • Managing Resources for Better Behaved Robots 

      Kennelly, Ronan; Morgan, Fearghal; Galvin, Martin (2006)
      This paper presents an architecture based on features of the QNX real-time operating system (RTOS) that translate directly into aspects of a behaviour-based robotic model.Significant research effort has been expended on ...