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Dissertations Index 2015

Hardcopies of the dissertations are kept in the School of Computer Science and Statistics Library
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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) (2015)
Amandine, Charlotte (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Supporting Reflection in Exploratory Search through Coordinated Visualisation"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
Andrew, Peter (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Non-Photorealistic Techniques with Focus and Context Volume Rendering"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Maguire, Brian (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"SpeechIsHard - A Serious Game in Aid of Speech Recognition"
(Supervised by: Luz, Saturnino)
Nicholson, Matthew (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Content interoperability for PHP content management system. An implementation of the OASIS CMIS in PHP"
(Supervised by: Lewis, Dave)
White, Gary (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Innovations and Market Dynamics:"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering) (2015)
Curtin, Padraig (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Household Energy Management Using Smart Nanogrids"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
Masood, Zubair (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Real Time Colour Perception Enhancement"
(Supervised by: Shevlin, Fergal)
O'Connor, Carl (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Developing An Artificial Intelligence to Play the Board Game Scrabble"
(Supervised by: Vogel, Carl)
O'Reilly, Sarah (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"In Depth Analysis of Deep Learning for Sentiment Analysis"
(Supervised by: Dahyot, Rozenn)
Peter, David (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Simulation of Mathematical Games using Functional Programming"
(Supervised by: Gibbons, Hugh)
Masters in Computer Science (2015)
Griffith, Damian (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Sentiment Analysis and Time Series Analytics"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Lennon, John (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Bitslice Vector Computation"
(Supervised by: Gregg, David)
Madalin, Vladut (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Scientific computing with non-standard floating point types"
(Supervised by: Gregg, David)
Nikolov, Antonio (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Volume Rendering Optimisations for Mobile Devices"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Nolan, Sarah (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Guiding Attention in Immersive 3D Virtual Reality"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
O'Regan, Caoimhe (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Animation of Register Allocation via Graph Colouring "
(Supervised by: Abrahamson, David)
Plunkett, Sinead (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Tracking with Height Estimation in an Autonomous Surveillance System"
(Supervised by: Dawson-Howe, Kenneth)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media) (2015)
Burbidge, Evan (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Study of User Involvement Methods and Frameworks in The Development of Social Media Applications."
(Supervised by: Kaneswaran, David)
Cagney, Louise Gemma (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Site, Object, Audience: A Critical Inquiry into the Specificities of Interactive Digital Artworks in the Context of Cultural Institutions."
(Supervised by: Barry, Marguerite)
Deegan, Joe (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Enhanced Fiction: A Worthwhile Endeavour?"
(Supervised by: Redmond, Marie)
Dunleavy, Mark John (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Crowd Cycling:Understanding cyclist behaviour using the mobile tracking app Strava"
(Supervised by: Strong, Glenn)
Ecke, Alina (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Experience vs. Observation: The Pilgrimage Experience in Video Games and Other Interactive Media"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Goodwin, Niamh May (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Linguistic Analysis of Online Discourse concerning Helvetica and Arial Typefaces"
(Supervised by: Vogel, Carl)
Gross, Alessa Franziska (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Interactive Data Visualisation - Applying an interactive data visualisation to Irish road accident data to study usability and memorability"
(Supervised by: Kaneswaran, David)
Hickey, Philip (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Gestures and GIFS: Examining the relationship between Multimodal GIF/Text Utterances And Speech/Gesture Utterance Systems"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Mac Giolla Mhuire, Gearoid (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Vision of the Future: A Debordian Analysis of Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror'"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Morahan, George (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Manifestations of interactivity in music and their commercial potential in the music industry’s contemporary political economy"
(Supervised by: Barry, Marguerite)
O'Carroll, Neil (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Framework for Analysing Casual Data Visualisations as Narrative Media"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
O'Dea, Jack (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"In 2015, how are the core constituents of privacy being infringed and compromised by the development of digital media technologies"
(Supervised by: Arnedillo, Inmaculada)
O'Flynn O'Brien, Julia Elizabeth (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Ambient Animation: Technological Determination and the Advent of Ubiquitous Animation"
(Supervised by: Connerty, Michael)
O'Sullivan, James (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Augmented Life in the Public Sphere: A Case Study of Google Glass, Google Cardboard, and Google Now"
(Supervised by: Strong, Glenn)
Sneyd, Conor Joseph (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Gotta' Learn 'Em All: Motivation and Vocabulary Acquisition in Language Learners' Playing of Computer Games in the Target Language"
(Supervised by: Arnedillo, Inmaculada)
Varney, Richard Arthur (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Resolution Revolution: The Future of Ultra High Definition Television"
(Supervised by: Redmond, Marie)
Walsh, Therese Antoinette Mary (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Feminism: An analytic exploration into the hashtag’s ability to challenge a patriarchal system, generate activism and revolutionise third wave feminism."
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology) (2015)
Campo, Giovanni (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"An Implementation and Evaluation of a Co-rotational Finite Element Method on Mobile Architectures"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Cullen, Tony (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Modelling Environmental and Temporal Factors on Background Characters in Open World Games"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Dunn, Jeremieh Noel (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Building Dynamic & Interactive Natural Game Worlds"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Noonan, Sarah (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Side Quest Generation using Interactive Storytelling for Open World Role Playing Games"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
O'Connor, Brendan (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"A Relationship Model for Believable Social Dynamics of Characters in Games"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing) (2015)
Carvalho, Neil (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Movement Tracking using Bluetooth Low Energy"
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
Sehgal, Swati (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"BLEProxiMesh : A Bluetooth Smart Mesh Network for Sensing Indoor Location."
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
Shivaram, Smita (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades using Unmanned Air Vehicles."
(Supervised by: McGoldrick, Ciaran)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems) (2015)
Alzahrani, Sarah (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Towards autonomic uplift of information"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Bondkovskii, Andrei (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Combining Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks"
(Supervised by: Weber, Stefan)
Brandon, Stephen (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Calculating Bus Occupancy Using Participatory Peer to Peer Sensing"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Gu, Jinwei (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Towards a system to analyse and visually compare literature translations"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Liu, Xuejiao (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Personal Privacy Management "
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Lv, Fengjiao (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"A Personalised Ontology and Rule-based Approach to Managing Message Overload"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
Tian, Tian (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Managed Web Scraping using xQuery"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
M.Sc. in Health Informatics (2015)
Ahmad, Sarfaraz (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Secondary use of data captured during the administration of Intravenous (IV) treatment in the community"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Curran, Fiona (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"An investigation of the Information Process and Requirements in the Care of Patients with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type / Joint Hypermobility Syndrome"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
Eibrand, Richard (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Is it feasible to design a useful interface for COPD self-management?"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
Hyland, Deirdre (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"A study into the adverse event data required by the Mental Health Commission to support the regulation of in-patient mental health services in Ireland"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
John, Declan (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Secondary Use of Clinical Data Contained in Optometry Electronic Patient Records to Establish a Population Profile of Refractive Error"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Kanagaraj, Jeasonraj (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"The Impact of Computerisation of the Patient Pathway within a National Centre for Prostate Cancer"
(Supervised by: Sharp, Mary)
Middleton, Luke (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Can recorded data from elite athlete monitoring systems be used to improve athlete abilities during training and create injury prevention regimes?"
(Supervised by: Sharp, Mary)
Pius, Alphonsa (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Development of minimum data set for postnatal discharge summaries"
(Supervised by: Kane, Bridget)
Sheila, Marion (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"An analysis of the information and communication needs surrounding intensive care unit inter-hospital bed sourcing, referral and transfer coordination"
(Supervised by: Kane, Bridget)
Sweeney, James (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Improving fit-for-purpose objectives for spatial data management in emergency and disaster planning"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Vinu, Molly (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Analysis of the Nursing Shift Handover Practice and the Development of a Structured Format for Handover to Improve Communication and Patient Safety"
(Supervised by: Kane, Bridget)
Wall, Dmitri (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"To openEHR is Human"
(Supervised by: Berry, Damon)
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems (2015)
Casey, Sheila (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Technology Interruptions in the Workplace"
(Supervised by: Roberts, Paula)
Farzaneh, Sohrab (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Understanding Agile Global Software Development (A-GSD)"
(Supervised by: Rossiter, Darach)
Hanley, Brigid (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"A Review ICT Shared Services in National Standards Bodies "
(Supervised by: Leahy, Denise)
Holubowicz, Andrzej (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"How do software development teams view agile transformation?"
(Supervised by: Bannister, Frank)
Lopez-Barranco, Jaime (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Airbnb: ICT and the Sharing Economy Paradigm in the Traditional Hospitality Industry"
(Supervised by: Roberts, Paula)
Mac, Tom (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Acceptance and Use of ICT by Multidisciplinary Teams in a Healthcare Provider"
(Supervised by: Leahy, Denise)
Mc, Aidan (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Impact of Advanced Automation and the cloud on employment"
(Supervised by: Wilson, Diana)
Mulhern, Pat (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"How Effective are Agile Methods for Distributed Software Development?"
(Supervised by: Moloney, Maria)
Murtagh, Peter (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"An investigation into the factors that influence the implementation of ICT Shared Services"
(Supervised by: Faughnan, Noel)
Noonan, Barry (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Factors Influencing the Adoption of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard"
(Supervised by: Keaney, Aideen)
O'Broin, Caoimh (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Impact of Test Automation on Software Testers"
(Supervised by: Wilson, Diana)
O'Gorman, Dean (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Cloud computing data storage: Usage, security and privacy issues for individual users"
(Supervised by: Leavy, Susan)
Patrick, Graham (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Is Ireland Embracing the Mobile Application Paradigm Shift?"
(Supervised by: Leahy, Denise)
Patrick, Kenneth (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Smartphone Medical Applications: Technology Acceptance and Usage by Medical Students’ in Irish Universities"
(Supervised by: O'Kane, Brian)
Petra, Chantal (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Gender-based Differences in Managers' Attitude to and Use of Analytics"
(Supervised by: Bannister, Frank)
Todd, Grahame (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Beyond Continuous Integration: Factors Influencing Adoption of Continuous Delivery in Irish SMEs"
(Supervised by: Roberts, Paula)
Wycech, Sandra (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"An Investigation of Attitudes towards Mobile Payments"
(Supervised by: Leavy, Susan)
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning (2015)
Doyle, Robert (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Investigating the influence of digital peer recommendations and social interaction on reading attitudes in primary schools with a custom-built tool"
(Supervised by: Millwood, Richard)
Forsyth, Caroline (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Exploring the Impact of an Online Writing Programme in Increasing Writing Self-efficacy in International Students"
(Supervised by: Millwood, Richard)
Lawlor, Grace (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Brain Games- An Authentic Learning Intervention for Exploring 21st Century Skills Development"
(Supervised by: Tangney, Brendan)
Lonergan, James (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"All Work & No Play: Exploring Gamified Online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a Driver for Intrinsic Motivation"
(Supervised by: Arnedillo, Inmaculada)
Wickham, Conor (2015) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Investigation into the use of microworlds as part of a 21st century learning activity and the impact on student engagement and confidence in physics"
(Supervised by: Tangney, Brendan)