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Launch of CeADAR Data Analytics Technology Centre

Last Friday the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton T.D. announced details of a €1 million initial investment in a research programme in data analytics. Top-tier multinational and Irish ICT companies will drive the research agenda at the technology centre, called CeADAR (The Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research), in collaboration with academic […]

Data Analytics Postdoc Posts Available

As part of a new Data Analytics Research Centre we are recruiting 1 senior and 2 junior postdoc researchers to work in the Dublin Institute of Technology. The research centre will conduct research in data analytics and will develop demonstration applications in cooperation with an industry consortium. The research at DIT will have a particular […]

Irish Times Covers Lingle

Lingle (, the result of a DIT Applied Intelligence Research Centre and NDRC commercialisation collaboration, was covered in the Irish Times last Friday as part of their Enterprise Ireland Big Ideas Show coverage:

Dr. Hu

Rong Hu from the Applied Intelligence Research Centre successfully defended her PhD thesis on active learning for text classification on Thursday the 8th of September 2011. Well done Rong!

Coverage of AIRC Research Project in Irish Times

There was a nice story on Lingle, the results of a collaborative translational research project between DIT and the National Digital Research Centre, in the Innovation section of the Irish Times on Friday the 25th of February. The full article is available from the Irish Times website here.

Exciting New Research Software Engineer Position

We are looking for a talented web front-end developer to craft the user interface for Lingle (, an online application borne out of a joint Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) / National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) translational research project. The project is using research in machine learning, computational linguistics and eLearning from DIT to develop […]

Lingle Launched in Private Beta

Lingle – the result of a joint translational research project between members of the DIT Applied Intelligence Research Centre, the DIT School of Art, Design and Printing and the National Digital Research Centre ( – launched in private beta this week at Lingle is an online tool to facilitate English-as-a-second-language (ESL) teaching and learning. It saves […]

DIT AI Group Researcher Wins FLAIRS-23 Best Student Paper Award

DIT AI Group PhD researcher Rong Hu was today awarded the Best Student Paper award at FLAIRS-23. Rong was presented the award for her paper “Off to a Good Start: Using Clustering to Select the Initial Training Set in Active Learning” which was written together with Dr Brian Mac Namee and Dr Sarah Jane Delany. […]

DIT AI Group Papers Accepted for ICCBR 2010

Two papers by members of the DIT AI Group have been accepted for ICCBR 2010 in Alessandria in Italy. The papers are: EGAL: Exploration Guided Active Learning  for TCBR by Rong Hu, Brian Mac Namee & Sarah Jane Delany. CBTV: Visualising Case Bases for Similarity Measure Design & Selection by Brian Mac Namee & Sarah Jane Delany. See […]