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Research Interests:

  • Computer and Machine Vision, particularly: motion segmentation and analysis; structure from motion; motion description; active contours; and, active models.
  • 3D Computer Graphics and Visualisation: real-time visualisation; modelling (human and general); user-interfaces and scene graph theory.
  • e-Learning Technologies: server-side learning platforms and methodologies with particular interest in 'new media' (e.g. web 2.0) and its use in learning.

Other Research Responsibilities:

  • Reviewer for: Springer-Verlag(books and chapters); Pattern Recognition Letters; Computer Vision & Image Understanding (CVIU); Software Practice and Experience; Eurographics; Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, CIICT, and others.
  • Conferences: Programme Chair of IMVIP 2006; Programme Committee of IMVIP 07, 08, 09, 10; Programme Committee of Irish Graduate Symposium on Vision Graphics and Visualisation 07-09; Programme Committee of IJJCE 2009; Reviewer for OEPT 2010.
  • Technical Assessments: Current Technical Assessor of IDA RD&I Applications; Enterprise Ireland R&D Fund; and, Innovation Partnership applications. 1999-2008 Assessed R&D Capability, Research Technology and Innovation (RTI) and e-Business Capability Programme applications for the IDA, Enterprise Ireland, Shannon Development and Údarás na Gaeltachta.


My Research Team:

Research Laboratory is S134 (Shared with Dr. Robert Sadleir)
Patricia Moore Patricia Moore
Virtual Sculpting: Active Contour Models for Computer Graphics Shape Modelling and Deformation (Ph.D.)
Ayodeji Adesina
Flexible Learning Paths using Enterprise Business Technologies (Ph.D.)
Yu Sha
Cell Tracking using Deformable Contours (Ph.D.)
Tian Jiao
A 3-D Reconstruction Environment using Large Photograph Sets (Ph.D.)
Xiong Ye
Flexible Mammography Learning Environment (Ph.D.) (in conjunction with Robert Sadleir)
Dave Barry
Visualisation of Large Sale Multimedia sets (Ph.D.) (in conjunction with IT Tallaght)
Wayne Kelly
Skin Detection Techniques for the detection of Objectionable Images (Ph.D.) (in conjunction with IT Tallaght)
Snetha Anugu
Image Based "Black-Box" Analysis for Motor Vehicles (Research M.Eng.) (In conjunction with IT Tallaght)




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