Category Archives : News

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

AISTATSS 2010 Active Learning Challenge Presentation

Patrick and Amy have created a powerpoint presentation explaining the techniques they used for their entry in the AISTATS Active Learning Challenge. The presentation is based on two short papers submitted to the Active Learning and Experimental Design Workshop: SVM Based Active Learning with Exploration Exploring the Frontier of Uncertainty Space