Publication Date:Created by Deirdre McCabe on 17/01/2020
The massive growth in mobile data traffic and the heterogeneity and stringency of Quality of Service (QoS) requirements of various applications have put significant pressure on the underlying network infrastructure and represent an important challenge even for the very anticipated 5G networks. In this context, the solution is to employ smart Radio Resource Management (RRM) in general and innovative packet scheduling in particular in order to offer high flexibility and cope with both current and upcoming QoS challenges.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 10/12/2019
Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics is worth €593m to the Irish economy according to a new report about the impact of the centre.
The report which was commissioned to coincide with the launch of Insight's second research phase found that the initial SFI investment of €43m in the centre has had a major impact on the Irish economy.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 06/12/2019
Insight@DCU's Dr Emer Duffy spoke to TechCentral for their Focus on research feature. In the piece she talks about using scent analysis as a means of diagnosis, the idea of probiotics for skin as well as her own research. You can read the piece here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 18/11/2019
Professor Alan Smeaton spoke to Marie Boran from The Irish Times about the phenomenon of deepfakes. In the article Smeaton discusses the work being done in Insight@DCU generating and understanding deepfakes in an effort to detect them. Insight researchers are using a technique called order magnification in order to detect these deepfakes. Order magnification looks at pixel level changes in skin colour, undetectable to the human eye.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 15/11/2019
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 11/11/2019
Insight@UCD's Dr Denise McGrath was interviewed by TechCentral's Niall Kitson recently. Dr McGrath is assistant professor at the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science, programme director at UCD’s Health & Performance Science and an Insight FI. In the interview she talks about working across disciplines and the value of putting the person at the heart of research. You can read the full piece here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 05/11/2019
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 04/11/2019
Insight@ NUI Galway's Joana Barros has been making waves in the national media recently. Her research on the validity of Google Trends for suicide forecasting in Ireland featured on RTE 2Fm, the Irish Mail on Sunday and in the Irish Examiner.
Barros examined how certain internet search terms related to monthly suicide deaths reported by the Central Statistics office from the 11-year period from 2004 to 2015. Her work has just been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 30/10/2019
Alice Perry ‘Open Data’ Hackathon
The Alice Perry Open Data Hackathon will take place from 11am-4pm on Saturday November 16th at the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway (Dangan Business Park).
All full/part time third level students across Ireland are invited to take part. Teams must have a minimum of three and a maximum of four.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/alice-perry-open-data-hackathon-galway-tickets-77114636955
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 24/10/2019
Dr Úna Newell is an Irish Research Council awardee who has a PhD in history from University College Dublin and published her first peer-reviewed book with Manchester University Press in 2015.
In that same year, she joined the sports and data science company Orreco, where she is now its managing editor.