Category Archives : Seminars


Seminar Series: An Introduction to Semantic Role Labeling

On Thursday the 11 of November 2015, as part of the AIRC/School of Computing research seminar series, Dr. Hector Franco gave a seminar entitled: An Introduction to Semantic Role Labeling Abstract: Semantic Role Labeling is a text sentence analysis task in which acomputer has to identify what happened, who did it, who received theaction, which tool was […]


Seminar Series: Data Visualisation, an Introduction

On Thursday 29th October 2015, as part of the AIRC/School of Computing research seminar series, Dr John McAauley presented an seminar on: Data Visualisation, an Introduction About Dr. McAuley: Dr. McAuley recently joined the DIT School of Computing as a full-time staff member having previously worked as a Data Scientist in Industry and completed a […]


Seminar Series: Satellite-data-driven estimates of Alaskan carbon cycling

On Thursday the 30th of September 2015, , as part of the AIRC/School of Computing research seminar series, Dr. Kristina Luus gave a seminar on: Satellite-data-driven estimates of Alaskan carbon cycling Abstract: Average global temperatures have recently been warming, due primarily to increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases fromhuman activities. Warming trends have been strongest across Arctic regions, where […]


Seminar Series: Text Analytics

On Tuesday the 9th of December 2014 , as part of the AIRC/School of Computing research seminar series, Dr. Sarah Jane Delay gave a seminar on Text Analytics. Abstract: Text Analytics is the process of extracting actionable insight from collections of textual documents which are characterised by their unstructured nature. Ever increasing sources of such […]


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 […]


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 […]