Past Centre Seminars/Talks
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The Waternomics project aims to reduce water consumption of municipalities, corporations and domestic users by providing water managers and consumers with timely information about water usage and water availability. The project makes information about the water services system available to stakeholders in real-time in order to stimulate water saving.SpeakerName:Wassim DerguechBio:Wassim is a postdoctoral researcher at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway. In his research, he investigated the use of semantic web and related technologies for managing services and business processes applied to the e-government domain, customs clearanceInstitution:Seminar DetailsLocation:NUIGDate:27/01/2017
Many network design problems arising in the fields of transportation, distribution and logistics require clients to be connected to facilities through a set of carriers subject to distance and capacity constraints.SpeakerName:Alejandro ArbelaezBio:Postdoctoral researcherSeminar DetailsLocation:UCCDate:18/01/2017
- Complexity analysis vs. engineering design in CSP algorithms: Contravening conventional wisdom again
In this work we compare simple and `advanced' algorithms that have been used to perform various functions in connection with constraint satisfaction problems (CSPs).
- A perennial problem in hybrid backtrack CSP search is how much local consistency processing should be done to achieve the best efficiency. This can be divided into two separate questions: (1) how much work should be done before the actual search begins, i.e.
The European Data Portal (EDP Link) harvests the metadata of Public Sector Information available on public data portals across European countries. Information regarding the provision of data and the benefits of reusing data is also included.SpeakerName:Niall Ó BrolcháinBio:Niall Ó Brolcháin (Male) is a researcher in the eGov unit at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway (formerly DERI). Mr. Ó Brolcháin has over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry in software management, analysis, research, development and consultancy.Institution:Seminar DetailsLocation:NUIGDate:28/10/2016
- Ridesharing schemes, which match passengers to private car journeys with spare seats, are becoming popular for reducing costs, emissions and congestion.SpeakerName:Vincent ArmantBio:Post Doctoral Researcher, UCCInstitution:Seminar DetailsLocation:UCCDate:12/10/2016
In many fields like recommender systems and multi-objective optimization, one wants to reason over user preferences. Often it is difficult or excessively time-consuming to elicit all user preferences.SpeakerName:Anne-Marie GeorgeBio:PhD Student, Insight, UCCInstitution:Seminar DetailsLocation:UCCDate:12/10/2016
Hypergraphical games provides a compact model of a network of self-interested agents, each involved in simultaneous sub-games with its neighbors.SpeakerName:Mohamed WahbiBio:Post Doctoral ResearcherInstitution:Seminar DetailsLocation:UCCDate:19/10/2016
Integer time series are often subject to constraints on the aggregation of the integer features of all occurrences of some patternSpeakerName:Helmut SimonisBio:Senior Research FellowInstitution:Seminar DetailsLocation:UCCDate:05/10/2016
- Title: Improved Recommendation of Photo-Taking Locations using Virtual Ratings - Authors: Mesut KAYA, Derek Bridge - Abstract: We consider the task of collaborative recommendation of photo-taking locations. We use datasets of geotagged pho- tos. We map their locations to a location grid using a geo- hashing algorithm, resulting in a user × location implicit feedback matrix.SpeakerName:Mesut KAYA and Francisco J PeñaBio:two PhD students from Insight Centre for Data AnalyticsInstitution:Seminar DetailsLocation:UCCDate:19/08/2016