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  • Probabilistic methods for causal discovery are based on the detection of patterns of correlation between variables. They are based on statistical theory and have revolutionised the study of causality.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Steve Prestwich
    Bio:
    Lecturer at University College Cork, Ireland (UCC)
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    09/12/2015
  • I recently attended ICT 2015 and ICTAC 2015. I would like to share some insight gained during my participation in both events. In the latter I presented a paper entitled: "Extending the Notion of Preferred Explanations for Quantified Constraint Satisfaction Problems” co-authored with Deepak Mehta and Barry O'Sullivan. I will be summarising the contribution of this paper during my talk too.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Luis Quesada
    Bio:
    Post-Doctoral Researcher in Insight Centre for Data Analytics
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    02/12/2015
  • Computing, communication, and mobile technologies are among the most influential innovations that shape our lives today.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Payam Barnaghi
    Bio:
    Payam Barnaghi is an Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Institute for Communication Systems (ICS) at the University of Surrey. He is a senior member of IEEE and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
    Institution:
    University of Surrey
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    06/11/2015
  • In order to use language resources for new purposes they must first be discovered and this can only be done if there is a comprehensive list of all resources that may be available. The Lider project developed linghub.org a linked data portal combining language resource metadata from four independent sources and mapping them to a common RDF schema based on DCAT and Dublin Core.
    Speaker
    Name:
    John P. McCrae
    Bio:
    John McCrae is a research fellow at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at the National University of Ireland Galway and a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Bielefeld in Bielefeld, Germany.
    Institution:
    Insight Centre
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    02/10/2015
  • Taxi-booking services have recently gained attention to address congestion and sustainability. However, current booking services have a low success rate, due to uncooperative behaviors of passengers and drivers.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Cheng Qiao
    Bio:
    I received my Bachelor’s degree of Electronic Engineering from Xidian University, China, in 2010.
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    28/10/2015
  • This talk will present some results, tools and ideas that relate to the Minimal Constraint Satisfaction Problem (Minimal CSP for short). A CSP instance is minimal if each of its compatibilities is part of a solution. The Minimal CSP arises in a large number of real-world applications, most notably in constraint-based product configuration.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Guillaume Escamocher
    Bio:
    Postdoctoral Researcher at Insight Centre for Data Analytics (UCC)
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    14/10/2015
  • Data flow in multi omics era have always thrilled scientific researchers for novel indications in cancer research. This study will try to understand leads and trails of both the methods and try to have a linked platform to fill gulf between DDC (data driven cancer) and CDD (cancer driven data).
    Speaker
    Name:
    Alokkumar Jha
    Bio:
    Alokkumar Jha is a PhD student at Insight centre for data analytics, NUI Galway
    Institution:
    Insight centre for data analytics,National University of Ireland Galway
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    09/10/2015
  • Despite the significant progress and the proliferation of electronic participation (e-Participation) research, there have been limited efforts so far to mainstream Social Media-based citizen-led political deliberations and the integration with the traditional government-led e-Participation.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Lukasz Porwol
    Bio:
    Lukasz Porwol is a PhD Student at Insight Centre for Data Analytics, NUI Galway
    Institution:
    Insight Centre for Data Analytics, NUI Galway
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    28/08/2015
  • One of the concurrent problems in research institutes and office buildings is the lack of collaboration many times researchers and scientist work on similar and/or related scientific activities and don't know each other. Many people are working in the same building and don’t work together in terms of collaborations or information sharing.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Anne Helmreich
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    NUIG
    Date:
    25/09/2015
  • In this talk we will talk about a problem coming from the industry of forestry harvesting. First, we will describe the problems and formalize them as a harder version of a very well-known problem in OR: Cutting Stock Problem.
    Speaker
    Name:
    Laura Climent and Ade Fajemisin
    Bio:
    Laura Climent is a Postdoc Researcher at Insight Centre for Data Analytics, and Ade Fajemisin is a PhD student at Insight Centre for Data Analytics
    Seminar Details
    Location:
    UCC
    Date:
    30/09/2015

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