Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 27/09/2018
The 5th annual Insight Student Conference took place earlier this month and it was another excellent event, giving early stage researchers a chance to present their work to a wider audience in the centre, and offering a chance for our people who are often geographically dispersed to come together and exchange ideas.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 25/09/2018
The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD) 2018 was held in Croke Park Dublin from September 10-14 (ecmlpkdd2018.org).
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 14/09/2018
Dr Martin Serrano presented a keynote address on the convergence of IoT and AI at the Brazilian Society for Computer Science Congress entitled 'Semantic Analytics - The Accelerator of Artificial Intelligence Digital Markets'.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 13/09/2018
13 September 2018
Alan Smeaton jointly wins the IEEE Computer Society Mark Everingham prize
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 04/09/2018
What factors influence the apps you use? Mobile devices and apps have become an integral part of everyday life. There is an app to support practically any kind of activity be it well-being, education, health, or leisure. Smartphones have become hugely popular across the world, and thanks to a wide range of pricing options, they are affordable to most populations.
The importance of sci-fi thinking in technology and Why AI will not outsmart us. Read Mathieu D'Aquin and Alan Smeaton on RTE's BrainstormPublication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 30/07/2018
Insight researchers are quickly becoming regulars on the RTE platform Brainstorm. Brainstorm provides a forum for academic experts to work with an editor in order to publish an opinion column that will enlighten the general public.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 27/07/2018
Insight@DCU members have been busy taking part in international competitions recently and have had some serious successes.
David Azcona (pictured second from left) for example, has been competing in the Microsoft Imagine World Cup 2018. His team, Team Prometheus reached the semi-finals and they came in the top six in the AI category.
Social media giants must be excluded from online safety watchdog role - read Prof Barry O'Sullivan's Irish Times opinion piecePublication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 23/07/2018
It has been a busy few weeks for Prof Barry O'Sullivan. He was recently elected President of the European Artificial Intelligence Association and as such he was asked to comment on the ongoing controversy surrounding the responsibility of social media giants to moderate inappropriate content on their platforms.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 18/07/2018
Insight’s Professor Dermot Diamond has received the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) from the University of Ulster for his services to science and his influence in traditional music.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 16/07/2018
Professor Alan Smeaton teamed up with DCU's Dr Michael Courtney and Insight's David Azcona to write about how data mining and analytics can offer fresh insights into the operation of the Irish political system. As Irish politics has become more issues focused with individuals occasionally breaking across party lines to vote on various matters, researchers can use data science and AI techniques to gain insights into political alliances that were previously unseen.