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Dissertations Index 2017


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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) (2017)
Ennis, Stephen (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"CubeSat Networks: Balancing Power with Satellite-to-Ground Data Throughput"
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
Keeley, Adam (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"A Novel Method for Continuity Based Edge Detection"
(Supervised by: Dawson-Howe, Kenneth)
Soper, Ferdia (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"A Multidimensional Visualisation"
(Supervised by: Brady, Mike)
Vanhoutte, Kris (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Private Search"
(Supervised by: Leith, Douglas)
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering) (2017)
Leigh, Jarrod (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Compiling for Reduced Register Pressure"
(Supervised by: Gregg, David)
Magrath, Jared (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Finding the best approximation of elevation data from a vehicles GPS trace using various academic studies. "
(Supervised by: Brady, Mike)
Magrath, Jared (2017) PDF
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Finding the best approximation of elevation data from a vehicles GPS trace using various academic studies. "
(Supervised by: Brady, Mike)
Masters in Computer Science (2017)
Diebold, Zachary (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Ethereum and the Blockchain"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
Fung, Wesley (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Smart Parking Research for Dublin City"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Kelly, David (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Multi-agent system providing residential demand response through heating management"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Lynch, Ben (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Collaborative Attendance Tracking using Bluetooth Low Energy"
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
Meeke, Iain (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"using nanogrids for sustainability"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
Tarasov, Pavel (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Secure Online Voting"
(Supervised by: Tewari, Hitesh)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media) (2017)
Caffrey, Lucie (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Social Media and the Construction of “Self”: How Our New Sociotechnical Environment is Changing the Construction of Identity"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Chan, Caryn Yueli (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"One Step at a Time: An examination of wearable fitness devices used for tracking activity and considering the motivational impact from their use."
(Supervised by: Strong, Glenn)
Chirokoff, Noemie Laurette (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"The brain on VR: The practical and ethical impact of the use of VR"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Carol)
Conway, Gearoid (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Crowd Sourced Terror: How the Changing Media has Changed Islamic Terrorism"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Correa, Juan Felipe (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"From Sound Art to Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality: the expansion of immersion and agency through 3D and interactive sound in digital media. "
(Supervised by: Paterson, Natasa)
Dunne, Clare (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Follow us on Facebook. The New Frontier of Colonialism"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Eleni, Kapsimali (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Location – Based Design Project : A set of guidelines for the design of Location-Based applications for educational purposes targeting children."
(Supervised by: Bresnihan, Nina)
Joseph, Michael (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Monsters on your lawn: Immersion and Presence in Location-based Games"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Kalem, Arlene (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Analyzing Interactivity in Historical Location-Based Augmented Reality Applications"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Knuttel, Karl (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Taking to the (Virtual) Stage:Developing a Questionnaire to Measure Immersion in the Mobile Augmented Reality Music Application ‘Firstage’"
(Supervised by: Cawley, Jack)
O'Driscoll, Daire (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Publish and be damned The media role in populism: a case study of the 2016 US election"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Orlova, Elena (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Perception of news through the moving images "
(Supervised by: O'Kelly, Vivienne)
Rojas-Salazar, Alberto Jose (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Identification of Educational Elements in Entertainment Historical-Based Video games"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Steven, Kyle (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"How Modernist Designers Approach Colour with the Views of More Recent Semioticians "
(Supervised by: Fuller, Robin)
Tudor, Jasmine (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Taking Back the Narrative: Black Lives Matter"
(Supervised by: Gill, Susan)
Wallace, Mary Jo (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A TALE OF TWO INDUSTRIES: How In-Game Advertising Exemplifies the Requirements of Modern Advertising"
(Supervised by: Putney, Charlene)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology) (2017)
Cullen, Daniel (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Illumination Reconstruction for Augmented Reality"
(Supervised by: Smolic, Aljosa)
Dillon, Sean (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"An Interactive System for Real-time Wavefront-based Water Waves Simulation"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Carol)
Duignan, Siobhan (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Non-Photorealistic Rendering for Affect"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Eccles, Vanya (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Procedurally Generated Background Characters"
(Supervised by: Haahr, Mads)
Fernandes-Pinto-Fachada, Sarah (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"3D reconstruction of reflective surfaces "
(Supervised by: Dahyot, Rozenn)
Kumar, Samir (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Optimization to Deferred Shading Pipeline"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Munoz, Eduardo (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Real-time physics interactions of virtual objects in Augmented reality"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Carol)
Pathak, Saurabh (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Crowd Simulation"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Carol)
Xu, Yinghan (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology)
"Image-Based Rendering for Volume Visualization by Using Principle Component Analysis"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing) (2017)
Jha, Pradeep (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"End-to-end capacity reservation in Software Defined Networks"
(Supervised by: Ruffini, Marco)
Lung, Ka (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"Maximize energy use on distributed domestic heating systems in a physical model"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Marawaha, Manas (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
"FOTA over Internet protocols."
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems) (2017)
Gu, Shifan (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Client-side Processing of Ireland’s Geospatial Information Published as Linked Data on the Web."
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Prakash, Rohit (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Implementation of PI2 Queuing Discipline for Classic TCP Traffic in ns-3"
(Supervised by: Tewari, Hitesh)
Sachdeva, Sagar (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Sociometrics in Software Engineering"
(Supervised by: Barrett, Stephen)
Wang, Ying (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)
"Mobile Web App driven by Linked Data for Power Supply Information"
(Supervised by: Brennan, Rob)
M.Sc. in Health Informatics (2017)
Ann, Lisa (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"An investigation into the current workflow of a melanoma service utilising an Electronic Patient Record"
(Supervised by: Sharp, Mary)
Burns, Dan (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Shared Electronic Patient Record Access for Community Pharmacists Is there a need and what are important considerations for the design, use and implementation?"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
Corcoran, Gary (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Implementation of Healthcare IT Solutions: What are some common difficulties and some possible solutions?"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
Doyle, Michelle (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Digitising clinical service records in community pharmacy"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Elizabeth, Julie (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"The impact of digitisation of the FRAIL assessment in the emergency department setting"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Fitzgerald, Anthony (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Risk Management Process for Physiological Monitors on a Medical IT Network. An evaluation of the Process Assessment Model presented in ISO/TR 80001-2-7"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
Garg, Anu (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"A simulation study to prospectively evaluate the clinical workflow for administering high-risk infusions in a neonatal intensive care unit in upcoming maternal & newborn electronic health record"
(Supervised by: Sharp, Mary)
Haider, Michael (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Forming a baseline for open health data. Towards a scorecard based on a preliminary mapping study"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Henry, Susan (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Evaluating the effect of clinical dashboards designed to measure and improve the quality of nursing care and patient safety, in a mental health setting."
(Supervised by: Sharp, Mary)
Kannumkulampil, Simi (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"The Impact of a Mobile Application for Kidney Transplant Patients on Improved Medication Adherence, Blood Pressure Control, and Patient Engagement"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
Kathryn, Margaret (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"The benefits and challenges of linking health and administrative data with research data - A case-study review of using data linkage with longitudinal surveys"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
O'Rourke, Katie (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Health Informatics
"Patient Generated Health Data in Ireland: A Study of the Patient Perspective"
(Supervised by: Hederman, Lucy)
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems (2017)
Dillon, Deirdre (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Usability Standards"
(Supervised by: Shortt, Howard)
Lep, Kieran (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"An investigation into the four stages of adoption of social media by governments"
(Supervised by: Gillespie, Brian)
M, Siobhan (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"A Study of Information Privacy and Smartphone Users"
(Supervised by: Joseph, Patrick)
Maire, Orla (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"The Impact of Technology on the Management of Type 1 Diabetes for Adults in Ireland "
(Supervised by: Roberts, Paula)
Martin, David (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"An Empirical Case Study of Technical Debt Management: A Software Services Provider Perspective"
(Supervised by: Wilson, Diana)
Maughan, James (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Cloud computing: can it play a role in the future of legacy applications"
(Supervised by: Faughnan, Noel)
Michael, Sean (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"A Multi Stakeholder Perspective on Audit and Automated Compliance: Bank of Ireland"
(Supervised by: Wilson, Diana)
Olubukola, Felicia (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Impact of LinkedIn as a social network on jobseekers in the Irish IT sector"
(Supervised by: Niland, Tony)
Ronan, Muireadach (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"How does tablet usage by K12 schools impact parent-child homework involvement in Ireland?"
(Supervised by: Bresnihan, Nina)
Song, Kai (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"Exploring the factors influencing the adoption of ISMS standards or frameworks"
(Supervised by: O'Kane, Brian)
Whelan, Robert (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
"What is the Attitude of IT Professionals toward Cloud Computing Adoption Barriers"
(Supervised by: Niland, Tony)
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning (2017)
Boran, Ian Patrick (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"As Part of a 21st Century Learning Activity, an Investigation into the Effect of Utilising a Synthesized Problem Solving Model in a Microworld Simulation to Develop Problem Solving Skills in Maths Education"
(Supervised by: Tangney, Brendan)
Cahill, Brian (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Assessing the Effectiveness of Implementing Collaborative Technologies in Music Composition "
(Supervised by: Bresnihan, Nina)
Connell, Mary Catherine (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An Exploration of the effects of an inquiry-based learning technology workshop on Post Leaving Certificate students ability to evaluate the credibility of online information sources"
(Supervised by: Millwood, Richard)
Daly, Claire (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Investigating the impact of Virtual Reality in developing Situation Models and supporting Reading Comprehension"
(Supervised by: Millwood, Richard)
Glynn, Mairead (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An investigation into the use of the Bridge 21 model to deliver the new Junior Cycle Science specification"
(Supervised by: Tangney, Brendan)
Hegarty, Lisa Maria (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Confidence amongst Post-Primary School teachers in using computational thinking in the classroom. An evaluation of whether the scaffolding measures of pair-programming, motivational interviewing and reflective practices may improve confidence "
(Supervised by: Bresnihan, Nina)
Knox, Tony (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An An Investigation into Bray’s Heuristics for Mathematical Learning Activities as Applied to Functions"
(Supervised by: Tangney, Brendan)
Montgomery, Collins (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An assessment of the efficacy of a collaborative technological intervention on the literacy and information literacy skills of a group of JCSP students"
(Supervised by: Kearney, Sharon)
O'Connor, Kevin James Patrick (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An Exploration of a Situated Learning Approach to Increasing Instructors Technology Self-Efficacy in the Use of Active Learning Tools Within Virtual Learning Environments"
(Supervised by: Savage, Tim)
Quearney, Emma (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Using an Exploratory Technology Enhanced Learning Experience to Increase Career Adaptability and Reduce Career-Related Anxiety"
(Supervised by: Millwood, Richard)
Ryan, Barry (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"An Investigation into the Efficacy of Computer Simulation as a Mechanism to aid Adult Students in the Comprehension of Anatomy and Physiology Curriculum"
(Supervised by: Arnedillo, Inmaculada)
Stone, Irene (2017) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Technology and Learning
"Investigating if working collaboratively through an online environment can support problem-solving skills of post-primary mathematics students"
(Supervised by: Bresnihan, Nina)