Author Archives : brian


Seminar Series: Using Dempster Shafer theory to detect situations from sensor data

On Tuesday 5th November, as part of the AIRC/School of Computing/DIT CeADAR research seminar series, Dr Susan McKeever presented an excellent talk on ubiquitous computing. Title: Using Dempster Shafer theory to detect situations from sensor data Abstract: Dempster Shafer theory of evidence is typically used for interpreting sensor data. In this talk, we explain how […]


Seminar Series: How to Always win your Arguments: a quick Introduction to Abstract Argumentation Semantics, Extensions and Applications

On Tuesday 15th October, as part of the AIRC/School of Computing research seminar series, Dr Pierpaolo Dondio presented an excellent talk on Abstract Argumentation Semantics. Abstract: Argumentation theory is a multi-disciplinary field studying how arguments are built and valid conclusions are reached. Abstract argumentation frameworks were introduced at the end of the 90s to analyze […]


Well Done Dr. Paddy!

Dr Patrick Linstrom successfully defended his thesis, “Handling Concept Drift in the Context of Expensive Labels”, at a viva on 14th October, 2013. Well done Dr Paddy!


PhD Position in Machine Learning @ AIRC

The AIRC currently has a fully funded PhD position in machine learning. Details are given below and candidates interested in making an application should visit: http://dit.ie/researchandenterprise/graduateresearchschool/fundedphdprogrammes/science/#d.en.67013 Project Description: Project Description: Inductive-machine-learning-based automated fraud detection systems are best treated as a regression problem, and rely on large collections of historical data labelled with known outcomes for […]


Seminar Series: Matrix Factorisation And Its Application In Brain Imaging

On Tuesday 24th September, as part of the AIRC/School of Computing research seminar series, Dr Ingo Keck presented a compelling talk on Matrix Factorisation And Its Application In Brain Imaging. Abstract: Starting from the view of application, this presentation will give a short introduction to commonly applied matrix factorisation techniques in the field of brain […]


Dr. Dunne Is Done

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Dunne who completed his viva this morning in impressive style. Mark’s thesis title is “The Turning, Stretching and Boxing Technique: A Direction Worth Looking Towards”. Well done Mark.


Dr Kennedy, I Presume?

Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Kennedy how successfully defended his PhD thesis, “Credit Scoring Using Machine Learning” on the 2nd of May 2013. Well done Ken!


AIRC Members Hold Workshop on Spatial Language

Dr. John Kelleher and Dr. Robert Ross recently organized a the 3rd CoSLI Workshop on Spatial Language Interpretation and Generation in Potsdam Germany. The workshop was co-located with the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics and was co-organized with Dr. Simon Dobnik, from the University of Gothenburg. Held on the 18th of March, the workshop […]