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  • We were participating in the 128th European Study Group with Industry at UL last week, part of a long-running series of meetings of mathematicians discussing problems with industrial sponsors.

    Speaker
    Name:
    Luis Quesada and Helmut Simonis
    Bio:
    Luis Quesada is Research Support Officer in Insight UCC http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/D005/lquesada/ Helmut Simonis is Senior Research Fellow in Insight UCC https://www.insight-centre.org/users/helmut-simonis
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    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    28/06/2017
  • The geographically distributed data centres problem (GDDC) is a naturally distributed resource allocation problem. The problem involves allocating a set of virtual machines (VM) amongst the data centres (DC) in each time period of an operating horizon.

    Speaker
    Name:
    Diarmuid Grimes
    Bio:
    Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher
    Institution:
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    21/06/2017
  • The weighted degree heuristic is among the state of the art generic variable ordering strategies in constraint programming. However, it was often observed that when using large arity constraints, its efficiency deteriorates significantly since it loses its ability to discriminate variables.

    Speaker
    Name:
    Mohamed Siala
    Bio:
    Post-Doctoral Researcher
    Institution:
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    21/06/2017
  • Many of us are dealing with big data sets and carrying out computations that can be easily parallelised. MapReduce+Hadoop[0] seems to offer a transparent way of doing so. During this (informal) seminar  I will introduce the concept of MapReduce/Hadoop.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Luis Quesada
    Bio:
    Research Support Officer
    Institution:
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    24/05/2017
  • 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.

    Speaker
    Name:
    Wassim Derguech
    Bio:
    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 clearance
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    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.

    Speaker
    Name:
    Alejandro Arbelaez
    Bio:
    Postdoctoral researcher
    Institution:
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    18/01/2017
  • In this work we compare simple and `advanced' algorithms that have been used to perform various functions in connection with constraint satisfaction problems (CSPs).

    Speaker
    Name:
    Richard Wallace
    Bio:
    Researcher, Insight, UCC
    Institution:
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    23/11/2016
  • 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.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Richard Wallace
    Bio:
    Researcher, Insight, UCC
    Institution:
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    23/11/2016
  • 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.

    Speaker
    Name:
    Niall Ó Brolcháin
    Bio:
    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.
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    28/10/2016
  • Ridesharing schemes, which match passengers to private car journeys  with spare seats, are becoming popular for reducing costs, emissions and congestion.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Vincent Armant
    Bio:
    Post Doctoral Researcher, UCC
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    12/10/2016

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