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    • A crash course on patents for engineers 

      Corcoran, Peter (2013)
      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 ...
    • The Influence of Cell Type on Artificial Development 

      Maher, John; Morgan, Fearghal; O'Riordan, Colm; McGinley, Brian (2013)
      Two variants of biologically inspired cell model, namely eukaryotic (containing a nucleus) and prokaryotic (without a nucleus) are compared in this research. Experiments are designed to provide an understanding of how the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Half-face detector for enhanced performance of flash-eye filter 

      Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2013-01-12)
      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 ...
    • Wide field of view (WFoV) imaging for consumer devices 

      Corcoran, Peter (2014)
      The concepts of wide field of view (WFoV) imaging for consumer devices are explained. Some current examples and enabling technologies are provided. The need for real-time distortion correction is outlined. Several new ...
    • On thin-clients and the cloud; can smartphones and tablets really reduce electricity consumption? 

      Corcoran, Peter M.; Andrae, Anders (2014)
      Cloud computing suggests that we can move many computational and data storage services from the desktop onto the network. New thin clients provide an excellent user interface for cloud services and also reduce both ...
    • 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 ...
    • A practical challenge for iris authentication on handheld imaging devices 

      Thavalengal, Shejin; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
      Following on the introduction of fingerprint biometrics, iris authentication for handheld imaging devices has become a hot research topic. However widespread adoption of this technology faces a significant challenge as ...
    • Beyond stream processing??? A distributed vision architecture for the Internet of Things 

      Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2016)
      An ‘edge-based’ image processing architecture for the internet of things (IoT) is devised, drawing on the existing image processing pipelines that are implemented in today’s imaging modules in digital cameras and ...
    • Challenges for semantically driven collaborative spaces 

      Molli, Pascal; Breslin, John G.; Vidal, Maria-Esther (Springer, 2016)
      Linked Data initiatives have fostered the publication of more than one thousand of datasets in the Linking Open Data (LOD) cloud from a large variety of domains, e.g., Life Sciences, Media, and Government. Albeit large ...
    • Technological requirements for microwave ablation of adrenal masses 

      Fallahi, Hojjatollah; Shahzad, Atif; Clausing, Daniel; O’Halloran, Martin; Dennedy, Michael Conall; Prakash, Punit (IEEE, 2017)
      Microwave thermal ablation is under consideration for minimally invasive treatment of bilateral adrenal adenomas, symptomatic of Conn's syndrome. Currently available microwave technologies are ill-suited to precise ablation ...
    • An analytical method to assess the impact of distributed generation and energy storage on reliability of supply 

      Escalera, Alberto; Hayes, Barry; Prodanovic, Milan (CIRED International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, 2017-06-12)
      Efficient integration of Distributed Generation (DG) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) to distribution networks can help improve the reliability of supply. In order to evaluate the impact of these technologies on ...
    • 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 ...
    • Realistic 3D finite element mesh of the adult human pelvis for electrical impedance tomography 

      Dunne, Eoghan; Porter, Emily; McGinley, Brian; O'Halloran, Martin (Zenodo, 2017-06-21)
      The finite element method is a numerical technique used to solve forward models for electrical impedance tomography. To date, realistic finite element models (FEMs) have been created for the head and thorax, but pelvic ...
    • A novel tissue-mimicking material for phantom development in medical applications of EIT 

      McDermott, Barry; Porter, Emily; Jones, Marggie; McGinley, Brian; O'Halloran, Martin (EIT2017, 2017-06-21)
      A solid Tissue-Mimicking Material (TMM) with adjustable conductivity properties, which can be matched to those of biological tissue, is presented. TMM models of breast fat and gland matching the conductivity of real tissue ...
    • Comparison of radar-based microwave imaging algorithms applied to experimental breast phantoms 

      Elahi, Muhammad Adnan; Lavoie, B. R.; Porter, Emily; Glavin, Martin; Jones, E.; Fear, E. C.; O'Halloran, Martin (Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale, 2017-08-19)
      Microwave imaging is a promising imaging modality for the early detection of breast cancer. The two most important signal processing components of a radar-based microwave imaging system are the early-time artifact removal ...
    • Broadband dielectric properties of adrenal gland for accurate anatomical modelling in medical applications 

      Shahzad, Atif; Clausing, D.; Prakash, Punit; Dennedy, Michael C.; O'Halloran, Martin (IEEE, 2017-09-11)
      Dielectric properties of biological tissue are important in safety assessment and evaluation of novel medical imaging and therapeutic devices. This paper reports frequency dependent dielectric properties of adrenal tissue, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tackling hypertension via adrenal ablation-the development of novel immunohistochemical ablation biomarkers 

      Donlon, Padraig T.; Shahzad, Atif; Eaton-Evans, Jimmy; Ruvio, Giuseppe; Prakash, Punit; O'Halloran, Martin; Dennedy, Michael C. (IEEE, 2018-04-09)
      Microwave thermal ablation is under consideration for minimally invasive treatment of unilateral and bilateral adrenal adenomas, symptomatic of Conn's syndrome. Currently available microwave technologies are illsuited to ...
    • Getting more from your datasets: Data augmentation, annotation and generative techniques 

      Corcoran, Peter; Bazrafkkan, Shabab; Lemley, Joe (XPERI Inc., 2018-05-18)
      Deep Learning for embedded vision requires large datasets. Indeed the more varied training data is, the more accurate the trained network. But, acquiring and accurately annotating datasets costs time and money. This talk ...