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    • A secure and efficient micropayment solution for online gaming 

      Grzonkowski, Slawomir; Corcoran, Peter (2009)
      An innovative micropayment solution is proposed which incorporates both distributed security and social networking features. This has significant potential to impact on both the provision of new services and community ...
    • Semiparallel deep neural network hybrid architecture: first application on depth from monocular camera 

      Bazrafkan, Shabab; Javidnia, Hossein; Lemley, Joseph; Corcoran, Peter (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2018-08-07)
      Deep neural networks have been applied to a wide range of problems in recent years. Convolutional neural network is applied to the problem of determining the depth from a single camera image (monocular depth). Eight different ...
    • Smart augmentation learning an optimal data augmentation strategy 

      Lemley, Joseph; Bazrafkan, Shabab; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-04-24)
      A recurring problem faced when training neural networks is that there is typically not enough data to maximize the generalization capability of deep neural networks. There are many techniques to address this, including ...
    • Smart cameras: 2D affine models for determining subject facial expressions 

      Bacivarov, Ioana; Corcoran, Peter M.; Ionita, Mircea (IEEE, 2010-07-15)
      In this paper we consider how next generation of smart cameras will move beyond face detection and tracking to develop more useful analysis tools for determining the expressions and emotions of the subjects in images. An ...
    • SMART MOVE - a smartphone-based intervention to promote physical activity in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

      Glynn, Liam G.; Hayes, Patrick S.; Casey, Monica; Glynn, Fergus; Alvarez-Iglesias, Alberto; Newell, John; Ó Laighin, Gearóid; Heaney, David; Murphy, Andrew W. (BioMed Central, 2013-05-29)
      Background: Sedentary lifestyles are now becoming a major concern for governments of developed and developing countries with physical inactivity related to increased all-cause mortality, lower quality of life, and increased ...
    • Smartphones, biometrics, and a brave new world 

      Corcoran, Peter; Costache, Claudia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-09-09)
      In this article, we take a somewhat contrarian viewpoint - that biometrics may, in fact, offer solutions to many of today's cyber-security problems that appear with increasing frequency in prime-time news. This outcome ...
    • Stable tissue-mimicking materials and an anatomically realistic, adjustable head phantom for electrical impedance tomography 

      McDermott, Barry; McGinley, Brian; Krukiewicz, Katarzyna; Divilly, Brendan; Jones, Marggie; Biggs, Manus; O'Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily (IOP Publishing, 2017-11-27)
      Objective. To develop dielectrically accurate, easy to mould solid tissue-mimicking materials (TMMs) for use with electrical impedance tomography (EIT) and combine them into a head phantom with realistic anatomy and ...
    • Statistical models of appearance for eye tracking and eye-blink detection and measurement 

      Bacivarov, Ioana; Ionita, Mircea; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2008-08)
      A statistical Active Appearance Model (AAM) is developed to track and detect eye blinking. The model has been designed to be robust to variations of head pose or gaze. In particular we analyze and determine the model ...
    • Supervised learning classifiers for electrical impedance-based bladder state detection 

      Dunne, Eoghan; Santorelli, Adam; McGinley, Brian; Leader, Geraldine; O’Halloran, Martin; Porter, Emily (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-03-29)
      Urinary Incontinence affects over 200 million people worldwide, severely impacting the quality of life of individuals. Bladder state detection technology has the potential to improve the lives of people with urinary ...
    • A survey of reliability assessment techniques for modern distribution networks 

      Escalera, Alberto; Hayes, Barry; Prodanovic, Milan (Elsevier, 2018-04-14)
      Reliability assessment tools are of crucial importance for planning and modernisation of distribution power systems. In recent years there has been an increased deployment of renewable energy, distributed generation, energy ...
    • Symmetry difference electrical impedance tomography-a novel modality for anomaly detection 

      McDermott, Barry; Porter, Emily; Jones, Marggie; McGinley, Brian; O'Halloran, Martin (IOP Publishing, 2018-04-26)
      Objective: The theoretical basis, experimental implementation, and proof of concept of a novel electrical impedance tomography (EIT) imaging technique, called symmetry difference EIT, is described. This technique is ...
    • System Architecture and Implementation of a CEBus/internet Gateway 

      Desbonnet, Joe; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 1997)
      Class structures and an object-oriented software framework to facilitate Internet access to CEBus networks are described. The Internet/CEBus Gateway consists of a server application and dynamic data structures which ...
    • Techniques for securing multimedia content in consumer electronic appliances using biometric signatures 

      Corcoran, Peter M.; Cucos, Alex (IEEE, 2005)
      A system is described for CE appliances which employs a biometrically auditable public key infrastructure for securing multimedia content (BAPTISM). It is based on biometrically generated key-pairs and is designed to ...
    • Total variation-based dense depth from multicamera array 

      Javidnia, Hossein; Corcoran, Peter (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2018-05-20)
      Multicamera arrays are increasingly employed in both consumer and industrial applications, and various passive techniques are documented to estimate depth from such camera arrays. Current depth estimation methods provide ...
    • Towards semantically-interlinked online communities 

      Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John G.; Harth, Andreas; Decker, Stefan (CEPIS Member Society, Asociación de Técnicos de Informática (ATI), 2005-12)
      Online community sites have replaced the traditional means of keeping a community informed via libraries and publishing. At present, online communities are islands that are not interlinked. Ontologies and Semantic Web ...
    • Transparent and dynamically configurable RF network suitable for home automation applications 

      Corcoran, Peter M.; Cucos, Alexandru; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 1999)
      The design and implementation of a mobile low power RF network appliance to connect mobile intelligent nodes in one communication system. Its applicability can be found in a wide range of domains such as ...
    • Unconstrained palmprint as a smartphone biometric 

      Ungureanu, Adrian-Stefan; Thavalengal, Shejin; Cognard, Timothée E.; Costache, Claudia; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2017-11-13)
      In this work the use of palmprints as an alternative biometric for smartphones is investigated and its feasibility is evaluated across multiple devices using unconstrained acquisition. A novel multi-device database that ...
    • Understanding Patent Applications [IP Corner] 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2012)
      In order to obtain the grant of a patent, a person or more commonly an organization, must file an application at a patent office with jurisdiction to grant a patent in the relevant geographic area. This is often be a ...
    • A URI is worth a thousand tags: From tagging to linked data with MOAT 

      Passant, Alexandre; Laublet, Philippe; Breslin, John G.; Decker, Stefan (IGI Global, 2009)
      Although tagging is a widely accepted practice on the Social Web, it raises various issues like tags ambiguity and heterogeneity, as well as the lack of organization between tags. We believe that Semantic Web technologies ...
    • User Interface Technologies for Home Appliances and Networks 

      Zoldi, Arpad; Papai, Ferenc; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 1998)
      The design and implementation of portable, light- weight user-interfaces to provide access to remote embedded home-systems and home-networks is described. This paper is focused on emerging standards in ...