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Dissertations Index 2014

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MAI (Computer Engineering)
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
Masters in Computer Science
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
MAI (Computer Engineering) (2014)
Conway, Sarah (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"An assessment of the current state of background model evaluation and a proposal for a fair and comprehensive evaluation framework and methodology"
(Supervised by: Dawson-Howe, Kenneth)
Fenlon, Chris (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Augmented Annotation of real-time video on a mobile phone"
(Supervised by: Dawson-Howe, Kenneth)
Power, Colin (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"The use of unsupervised learning to improve the stylistic genre classification from mixed corpus"
(Supervised by: O'Connor, Alex)
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering) (2014)
Beatty-Orr, Ian (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Frontal Detection of Backpacks in Surveillance Videos"
(Supervised by: Dawson-Howe, Kenneth)
Brogan, Oisin (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Multiresolution Analysis of the Relationship between Markets and Sentiment"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Masters in Computer Science (2014)
Armstrong, Dylan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Memory Efficient Stream Reasoning on Resource-Limited Devices"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Browne, William (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Exploiting Bluetooth 4.0 for Secure, Cloud-Enabled Monitoring of Palliative Care Patients"
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
Burns, Cian (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Bitcoin Anonymity and the Block Chain"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
Coffey, Joel (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Automated Inference of Musical Sophistication From User Behaviour"
(Supervised by: Barrett, Stephen)
Cross, Alan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Approximate Agglomerative Clustering in the Intel Embree Ray Tracing Kernels"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Fitzpatrick, Shane (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Improving Real-Time New Event Detection in Social Streams"
(Supervised by: Wade, Vincent)
Kravcevich, Anzela (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Motion Synthesis Using Relative Joint Distances"
(Supervised by: McDonnell, Rachel)
Nolan, Eoin (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Links - A Literature Visualisation and Analysis Tool"
(Supervised by: Brady, Mike)
O'Brien, Kieran (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Incremental Tree-edit Distance"
(Supervised by: Barrett, Stephen)
Patrick, Luke (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Electricity Trading Between Smart Nano-Grids"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
Scherbaum, Jan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"In-memory Translation Spotting Using Big Data Analysis"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media) (2014)
Allain, Alyse (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"What are the social benefits of digital communication and sharing in Web 2.0?"
(Supervised by: O'Dwyer, Rachel)
Ambrose, Jeremiah (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Networks of Racism in Online Games"
(Supervised by: Redmond, Marie)
Boga, Gozde (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Scoping Review of Online User Engagement"
(Supervised by: Redmond, Marie)
Canning, Catherine (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Mechanics as Meaning: Examining Ludic Forms of Representation in Contemporary Video Games "
(Supervised by: Barry, Marguerite)
Costello, Aishling (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Teaching Graphic Designers to Think like Computer Programmers"
(Supervised by: Fitzpatrick, Feargal)
de Paor, Cliona (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"The Role of Digital Media in the Arab Spring: How Online Technologies advance Democratic Movements for Regime Change"
(Supervised by: O'Dwyer, Rachel)
Deery, Donal (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Unreasonable Expectations: An Examination of the Semantic Web in the Light of the Original Vision for the Project"
(Supervised by: O'Dwyer, Rachel)
Greally, Evan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"iProduce Music: INVESTIGATIONS INTO SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HARDWARE AND iPAD APPLICATION MUSIC PRODUCTION TOOLS"
(Supervised by: Gorzel, Marcin)
Hardy, Ben (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Machobook: A critical analysis of how Facebook is effecting the amalgamation of male body insecurities known as the Adonis Complex"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Kenny, Fergus (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Are Web Apps a Feasible Alternative to Native Apps in the Mobile Environment"
(Supervised by: Strong, Glenn)
Kilbride, Eoin (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"FIFA Football: A video game that functions as an ideal male bonding activity "
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Lin, Panpan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Survey of Different Methods of Linguistic Transformation for Steganography"
(Supervised by: Vogel, Carl)
McGee, Conor (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Theology, Politics and Emergent Interactive Narrative Two Weeks in the World of 'Twitch Plays Pokemon'"
(Supervised by: Vogel, Carl)
McVey, Emily (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Human Ghosts and Hybrid Machines: The Identity of the Cyborg as a Reflection on Human Anxiety"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Neeson, Cormac (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Game Changer: The Effects of Fantasy Football on NFL Fan Behaviour"
(Supervised by: Arnedillo, Inmaculada)
Reynolds, Jane (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Starting from Scratch: Open source collaboration platforms as learning environments"
(Supervised by: Strong, Glenn)
Ruddy, Hugh (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"The Resurrection of Permadeath: An analysis of the sustainability of Permadeath use in Video Games"
(Supervised by: Gorzel, Marcin)
Yates, Ryan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Can a Video Game Make You Cry? Case Studies Analysing the Emotion of Sadness in Video Games "
(Supervised by: Barry, Marguerite)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology) (2014)
Dolotov, Alexander (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Semi-Automatic Facades Modeling based on Image References"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Groarke, Niall (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Gaze Direction in 3D Virtual Scenes"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Gungormusler, Alper (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"barelyMusician: An Adaptive Music Engine For Interactive Systems"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
McNulty, Tiarnán (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Residual Memory for Background Characters in Complex Environments"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Mullally, Niall (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"An Emotional Model For Background Characters In Open World Games"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Noonan, Tom (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Seamless Integration of Real and Virtual Environments"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Ross, Tobias (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Comparison of Collision Handling Methods for Cloth using GP-GPU"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Tuohy, Ciaran (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"A Shared Memory Architecture for a Hybrid Real-Time Ray Tracing System"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Xue, Jianghan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Style Transfer for Interactive 3D Environments"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing) (2014)
Cui, Meng (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Temporal Reasoning on Twitter Stream using Semantic Web Technologies"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Dixit, Neeraj (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"UML based Semantic Mapping Creation Tool"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Jones, Stephen (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"A Business Analytics Software Tool for Monitoring and Predicting Radiology Throughput Performance"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Pete, Balazs (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Usable Mobile Geographical Linked Data Visualisation"
(Supervised by: Brennan, Rob)
Shen, Chen (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Supporting Narrative Guidance Tool for Coordinated Visualisations"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
Varghese, Allen (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Online dating in a social media framework"
(Supervised by: Prasad, Mukta)
Verma, Rajan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Improving Interlinking"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems) (2014)
Curran, Thomas (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Optimising Charging of Electric Vehicles through the use of Genetic Algorithms"
(Supervised by: Galvan-Lopez, Edgar)
Del Moral Vargas, Alberto (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Innovation through a crowdfunding platform for independent video games"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Doolan, Paula (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Under-Representation of Women in Third Level Computer Science Courses in Ireland"
(Supervised by: Drew, Eileen)
Duane, Kieran (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"An Investigation into the role of PPGIS in Irish Local Government"
(Supervised by: Bannister, Frank)
Farrell, David (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Factors That Influence the Implementation of a BYOD Program"
(Supervised by: Niland, Tony)
Hidalgo, Amado (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Effects of Choice of Country on the Success of Accelerator-Based Technology Startups A Comparison of Ireland and Spain"
(Supervised by: O'Kane, Brian)
Ikoli, Frederick (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"In-Home Displays: Factors Influencing Consumer Receptivity"
(Supervised by: Roberts, Paula)
Ikoli, Gloria Ifeoma (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Impact of Big Data on Database Administrators from a Skills Perspective"
(Supervised by: Niland, Tony)
Johnston, Matthew (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Probablistic Post-Facto Detection of Man-in-the-Middle Attacks on Unauthenticated Diffie-Hellman"
(Supervised by: Farrell, Stephen)
Kennedy, Liam (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Impact of High-Speed Broadband in Irish Schools"
(Supervised by: Leahy, Denise)
McAteer, Ciaran (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Twitter Sentiment Analysis to Predict BitCoin Exchange Rate"
(Supervised by: Leavy, Susan)
Murray, Conor (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Smartphone Security Risks: The Extent of User Security Awareness"
(Supervised by: Keaney, Aideen)
O'Hare, Kieran (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Exploring the Potential of Government 2.0 in Dublin City Cycling"
(Supervised by: Roberts, Paula)
O'Meara, Alan (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Barriers to the adoption of Twitter as a communication tool in a third-level institute"
(Supervised by: McGinnes, Simon)
Shambhu, Nitin (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Replacing a Keyboard Based Client with a Touch Based Client for Hive"
(Supervised by: O'Connor, Alex)
Slater, Mairéad (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Information Systems and Technology in Agriculture: Improving Work-Life Balance for Irish Farmers?"
(Supervised by: Wilson, Diana)
Strey, Fabiano (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Can Dublin Be Europe's Silicon Valley?"
(Supervised by: O'Kane, Brian)
M.Sc. in Health Informatics (2014)
Keane, Ann (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Secondary use of data as a method to improve Data Quality in a theatre Setting"
(Supervised by: Sharp, Mary)
Kielty, Lucy (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Development & Validation of an Assessment Method for the International Standard IEC 80001-1"
(Supervised by: Berry, Damon)
Lehane, Patrick (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Could Irish Nursing Homes avoid sub-optimal prescribing by utilising the OPTI-SCRIPT intervention "
(Supervised by: McDonnell, Ronan)
Lennon, Sean (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Towards an Access Control and Consent Strategy for an Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) in Ireland: What can we learn from the experience of other nations?"
(Supervised by: Berry, Damon)
Nestorov, Nikola (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Comparing the Utility and Usability of the Microsoft Kinect and Leap Motion Sensor Devices in the Context of Their Application for Gesture Control of Biomedical Images"
(Supervised by: O'Hare, Neil)
O'Connor, Fionnuala (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Increasing the Relevance of Patient Registries to the Public"
(Supervised by: Grimson, Jane)
Quintin, James (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Lost in translation: towards a standard hospital health passport for people with Intellectual Disability, an exploration of minimum data sets"
(Supervised by: Kane, Bridget)
Riordan, Aoife (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"The Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Towards the Management of Patients with Cancer as Chronic Disease"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems (2014)
Achanta, Himabindu (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Open Source Software in Local Authorities"
(Supervised by: Bannister, Frank)
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning (2014)
Flannery, Michael (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Breathing 'second life' into art investigation: Examining the impact of MUVE functionality regarding scale, movement and mood in visual arts"
(Supervised by: Arnedillo, Inmaculada)
Fogarty, Pauline (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An Approach to Supporting and Enhancing Self-Assessment through Asynchronous Online Peer Feedback"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
Moloney, Eleanor (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Gaelchat: Can asynchronous learning management systems increase the motivation and confidence of Leaving Certificate students in preparation for their Irish language oral examination? "
(Supervised by: Bresnihan, Nina)
Walsh, Dermot (2014) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Evaluating geography learning in 11 - 12 year olds in Irish primary schools analysing messaging loops"
(Supervised by: Millwood, Richard)