Thursday December 7th

08:30 - 09:30 Registration (Tea / Coffee)
09:30 - 10:00 Welcome Address : Dr Kevin Meehan, Conference General Chair (ATU) Dr Rick Officer, VP Research and Innovation (ATU ) Professor Liam Maguire, PVC Research (Ulster University)
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote: Toju Duke
11:00 - 11:30 Networking (Tea / Coffee)
11:30 - 12:40 Presentation Session 1 (Health) - Carnegie Room 1
Automated Transparency Evaluation of Knowledge Graphs for Clinical Risk Governance

Maryam Basereh, Marie Ward, Una Geary, Una Healy, Mary Fogarty, Annalina Caputo, Rob Brennan - Dublin City University, St. James’s Hospital, University College Dublin

Data Security Challenges in AI-enabled Medical Device Software

Buddhika Jayaneththi, Gilbert Regan, Fergal McCaffery - Dundalk Institute of Technology

A review of the Artificial Intelligence Act Proposal and the Medical Device Regulation

Karla Aniela Cepeda Zapata, Tomás Ward, Roisin Loughran, Fergal Mc Caffery - Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin City University

Analysis of Risk Factors and Diagnosis for Anxiety Disorder in Older People with the Aid of Artificial Intelligence: Observational Study

Jinling Wang, Michaela Black, Debbie Rankin, Jonathan Wallace, Catherine F. Hughes, Leane Hoey, Adrian Moore, Joshua tobin, Mimi Zhang, James Ng, Geraldine Horigan, Paul Carlin, Kevin McCarroll, Conal Cunningham, Helene Mc Nulty, Anne M. Molloy - Ulster University, Trinity College Dublin, The Open University, St. James’s Hospital

11:30 - 12:40 Presentation Session 1 (Robotics & Security) - Carnegie Room 2
Optimising Swarm Robotic Navigation: A Comparative Analysis of Fastest Path vs. Nearest Neighbour Path Projection Strategies

Zain Ali, Kevin Meehan, Jennifer Hyndman, Thomas Dowling - Atlantic Technological University

Reinforcement Learning for Bio-Inspired Stochastic Robot Control

James Gillespie, Inaki Rano, Nazmul Siddique, Jose A. Santos - Ulster University, University of Santiago de Compostela

A Graph Neural Network-based Security Posture-aware Cloud Service Provider Selection for Multi-cloud

D.S. Wijenayake, Shagufta Henna, William Farrelly - Atlantic Technological University

Deep Reinforcement Learning for Advanced Persistent Threat Detection in Wireless Networks

Saheed Kazeem, Shagufta Henna - Atlantic Technological University

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:45 Keynote: Dr Salvatore Tedesco
14:45 - 15:40 Presentation Session 2 (Machine Learning) - Carnegie Room 1
Ensemble Machine Learning Models for Root Note Detection in Irish Instrumental Dance Music

Abdul Shahid, Danny Diamond, James McDermott, Mathieu d’Aquin - National College of Ireland, University of Galway, University of Lorraine

On the Emergence of Fairness in the Evolutionary Dictator Game with Edge Weight Learning

Evan O’Riordan, Frank Glavin, Colm O’Riordan - University of Galway

Empowering Federated Learning: Tackling Client Drift and Resource Constraints with Knowledge Distillation by Combining Losses

Mashal Khan, Frank G. Glavin, Matthias Nickles - University of Galway

14:45 - 15:40 Presentation Session 2 (Natural Language Processing) - Carnegie Room 2
Using ChatGPT to generate Gendered Language

Shweta Soundararajan, Manuela Nayantara Jeyaraj, Sarah Jane Delany - Technological University Dublin

Query-Focused Submodular Demonstration Selection for In-context Learning in Large Language Models

Paul Trust, Rosane Minghim - University College Cork

ChatPapers: An AI Chatbot for Interacting with Academic Research

Max Dean, Raymond Bond, Michael McTear, Maurice Mulvenna - University of Ulster

16:00 - 17:00 Presentation Session 3 (Deep Learning) - Carnegie Room 1
Convolutional AutoEncoders for Anomaly Detection in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Mark Gorman, Xuemei Ding, Liam Maguire, Damien Coyle - Ulster University, University of Bath

RIVERS: Real-Time Identification of Various Environmental Pollutants in Rivers

Jack Mc Shane, Eoghan Furey, Marion McAfee, Kevin Meehan - Atlantic Technological University

InceptionCaps: A Performant Glaucoma Classification Model for Data-scarce Environment

Gyanendar Manohar, Ruairi O’Reilly - Munster Technological University

16:00 - 17:00 Presentation Session 3 (Natural Language Processing) - Carnegie Room 2
Social network Analysis of Irish Covid-19 Interactions on Telegram

Andreea-Clara Pricopi, Padraig Cunningham - University College Dublin

Towards Improving Clinical Practice Guidelines Through Named Entity Recognition: Model Development and Evaluation

Florian Freund, Philippe Tamla, Matthias Hemmje - University of Hagen

Fine-Tune it Like I’m five: Supporting Medical Domain Experts in Training NER Models using Cloud, LLM and Auto Fine-Tuning

Benedict Hartmann, Philippe Tamla, Florian Freund, Matthias Hemmje - University of Hagen

19:00 - Close Conference Dinner at Radisson Letterkenny

Friday December 8th

08:30 - 09:30 Registration (Tea / Coffee)
09:30 - 10:30 Keynote: Dr Róisín Loughran
10:30 - 12:00 Poster Session
12:00 - 12:45 Presentation Session 4 (Health) - ATU Lecture Theatre 1401
Connecting the Dots: Graph Neural Network Powered Ensemble and Classification of Medical Images

Aryan Singh, Pepijn Van de Ven, Ciarán Eising, Patrick Denny - University of Limerick

R’enyi Differential Privacy analysis of Graph-based Federated Learning under Internet of Health Things

Mohamed Amjath, Shagufta Henna - Atlantic Technological University

Global-Local Influence Maximization Subgraph Sampling for Innate Immune Response Classification

Mallikharjuna Sakhamuri, Shagufta Henna, Leo Creedon, Kevin Meehan - Atlantic Technological University

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:45 Presentation Session 5 (Signal Processing) - ATU Lecture Theatre 1401
Personalized Weighted AdaBoost for Animal Behavior Recognition from Sensor Data

Oshana Dissanayake, Sarah McPherson, Joseph Allyndree, Emer Kennedy, Pádraig Cunningham, Lucile Riaboff - University College Dublin, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, SFI Research Centre

Air Pollution Monitoring using Online Recurrent Extreme Learning machine

Asif Yar, Shagufta Henna, Marion McAfee, Salem S. Gharbia - Atlantic Technological University

A Systematic Review of Multi-class and One-vs-Rest Classification Techniques for Near-Infrared Spectra of Crop Cultivars

Aaron Flanagan, Frank Glavin - University of Galway

Learning Music Representations with wav2vec 2.0

Alessandro Ragano, Emmanouil Benetos, Andrew Hines - University College Dublin, Queen Mary University of London

14:45 - 15:15 Prizegiving and Closing Remarks by Mr. John Andy Bonar, VP Research, Equality and External Affairs (ATU Donegal)

Poster Presentations (Short Papers) - ATU Letterkenny Campus

10:30 - 12:00 Poster Presentations - ATU Letterkenny Campus
Exploring Abductive Reasoning in Language Models for Data-to-Text Generation

Kristyna Onderková, Matthias Nickles - University of Galway

Resume Parsing Across Multiple Job Domains Using a BERT-based NER Model

Madhumita Srivastava, Paul Greaney - Atlantic Technological University

A Comparison of Lexicon-Based and ML-Based Sentiment Analysis: Are There Outlier Words?

Siddhant Jaydeep Mahajani, Shashank Srivastava, Alan Smeaton - Dublin City University

Reducing Media Bias in News Headlines

Qin Ruan, Brian Mac Namee, Ruihai Dong - University College Dublin

Identifying Influential Citations in Scientific Papers

Mathew James, Vikas Palakkat, Gareth J. F. Jones - Dublin City University

Complex Adaptive Systems and Psychophysiological Data - An exploratory Approach

Zachary Dair, Samantha Dockray, Ruairi O’Reilly - Munster Technological University, University College Cork

Bridging Neuroscience and Minds: Exploring Collective Intelligence through Brain Duplication using AI

Gautam Patil, Tanaya Patil, Kishor Wagh - AISSMS Institute of Information Technology, MKSSS Cummins College of Engineering

3D Human Pose Estimation Model Analysis: Gait Analytics for Spectrum Disorder Detection

Benn Henderson, Pratheepan Yogarajah, Bryan Gardiner, Martin McGinnity - Ulster University

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Phase Detection Using Neural Networks

Carles Garcia-Cabrera, Kathleen Curran, Noel E. O'Connor, Kevin McGuinness - Dublin City University, University College Dublin

Speech-Based Alzheimer Disease Classification System with Noise-Resilient Feature Optimization

Virender Kadyan, Puneet Bawa, Mohd Mujtaba Akhtar, Muskaan Singh - University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Chitkara University, Ulster University

Lightweight Deep Learning for Breast Cancer Diagnosis Based on Slice Selection Techniques

Oladimeji Oladosu, Hamail Ayaz, Ian McLoughlin, Saritha Unnikrishnan - Atlantic Technological University

Fair Machine Learning with Structured and Unstructured Features: A Case Study in Mortality Prediction

Hanyang Chen, Zhouting Zhao, Tin Lok James Ng - Trinity College Dublin

Comprehensive Phonological Analysis for Clinical Implication using Self-Attention based Grapheme to Phoneme modelling under low-resource conditions

Puneet Bawa, Virender Kadyan, Muskaan Singh - Chitkara University, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Ulster University

Digital-Twin enabled Dairy Farming for Greenhouse Gas Emission Tracking

Elif Ak, Khayal Huseynov, Berk Canberk, Muhammad Fahim, Octavia A. Dobre, Trung Q. Duong - Istanbul Technological University, BTS Group, Edinburgh Napier University, Queen’s University Belfast, Memorial University

AI-Based Crop Disease Detection: Evaluation of Wheat Rust Disease Detection and Classification Using Deep Learning and Machine Learning Approaches

Temitayo Akinosun, Omar Nibouche - Ulster University

Machine Learning-Assisted Multi-Objective Optimization of Biomass Combustion Process

Ataklti Kahsay, Manojkumar Ramteke - Institute of Technology Delhi

Improved Variable-Relationship Guided LNS for the Data Centre Machine Reassignment Problem

Filipe Souza, Dairmuid Grimes, Barry O’Sullivan - SFI Centre for Research Training in Artificial Intelligence, Munster Technological University, University College Cork

Pre-processing Techniques to mitigate Against Algorithmic Bias

Maliheh Heidarpour Shahrezaei, Róisín Loughran, Kevin Mc Daid - Dundalk Institute of Technology

Extreme Learning Machines for Calibration and Prediction in Wireless Sensor Networks: Advancing Environmental Monitoring Efficiency

Asif Yar, Shagufta Henna, Marion McAfee, Salem S. Gharbia - Atlantic Technological University

Reinforcement Learning for Stock Option Trading

James Garza - CCT College Dublin


Conference Chairs

Organising Committee

  • Dr Marion McAfee (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Gerry McWilliams (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Bryan Gardiner (Ulster University)
  • Dr Tara Doherty (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Michael O’Grady (University College Dublin)
  • Professor Hujun Yin (University of Manchester)
  • Mallikharjuna Rao Sakhamuri (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Faisal Pathan Khan (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Gemma Lynch (Atlantic Technological University)

Session Chairs

  • Professor Michaela Black (Ulster University)
  • Dr Emmett Kerr (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Eoghan Furey (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Muskaan Singh (Ulster University)
  • Dr Karla Muñoz Esquivel (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Bryan Gardiner (Ulster University)
  • Dr James Connolly (Atlantic Technological University)
  • Dr Marion McAfee (Atlantic Technological University)

PC Member Affiliation
James Vincent PattenUniversity of Limerick
Enrique NaredoUniversity of Limerick
Malachy EatonUniversity of Limerick
Eoin GruaUniversity of Limerick
Meghana KshirsagarUniversity of Limerick
Pepijn Van de VenUniversity of Limerick
John NelsonUniversity of Limerick
Ciaran EisingUniversity of Limerick
Katie CrowleyUniversity of Limerick
Suzanne EganUniversity of Limerick
Muftah FraiferUniversity of Limerick
Conor HayesUniversity of Galway
Josephine GriffithUniversity of Galway
Pilib O BroinUniversity of Galway
Colm O'RiordanUniversity of Galway
Paul BuitelaarUniversity of Galway
Michael SchukatUniversity of Galway
James McDermottUniversity of Galway
John P. McCraeUniversity of Galway
Frank GlavinUniversity of Galway
Elham AlghamdiUniversity College Dublin
Declan DelaneyUniversity College Dublin
Arjun PakrashiUniversity College Dublin
Padraig CunninghamUniversity College Dublin
Ellen RusheUniversity College Dublin
Georgiana IfrimUniversity College Dublin
Brendan MurphyUniversity College Dublin
Brian Mac NameeUniversity College Dublin
Simon CatonUniversity College Dublin
Barry SmythUniversity College Dublin
Rob BrennanUniversity College Dublin
Derek GreeneUniversity College Dublin
Fintan CostelloUniversity College Dublin
Fred CumminsUniversity College Dublin
Mark KeaneUniversity College Dublin
Aonghus LawlorUniversity College Dublin
Rem CollierUniversity College Dublin
Ruihai DongUniversity College Dublin
Barry O'SullivanUniversity College Cork
Guillaume EscamocherUniversity College Cork
Begum GencUniversity College Cork
Ken BrownUniversity College Cork
Andrea BaloghUniversity College Cork
Mark O SullivanUniversity College Cork
Gregory ProvanUniversity College Cork
Derek BridgeUniversity College Cork
Darryl CharlesUlster University
Paul Mc KevittUlster University
Debbie RankinUlster University
Michaela BlackUlster University
Ivana DusparicTrinity College Dublin
Lucy McKennaTrinity College Dublin
John GilliganTechnological University Dublin
Bianca Schoen PhelanTechnological University Dublin
Eoin RogersTechnological University Dublin
Anh Duong TrinhTechnological University Dublin
Bujar RaufiTechnological University Dublin
Pierpaolo DondioTechnological University Dublin
Bojan BožićTechnological University Dublin
Sarah Jane DelanyTechnological University Dublin
Lucas RizzoTechnological University Dublin
Robert RossTechnological University Dublin
Hung NgoTechnological University Dublin
James UsherTechnological University Dublin
Susan MckeeverTechnological University Dublin
Luca LongoTechnological University Dublin
Elizabeth HunterTechnological University Dublin
Xhemal ZenuniSEE University in Tetovo
Conor LynchNimbus Research Centre (MTU)
Ted ScullyMunster Technologicial University
Ryan DonovanMunster Technologicial University
Ignacio CastineirasMunster Technologicial University
Kashif AhmadMunster Technological University
Ruairi O'ReillyMunster Technological University
Alison O'SheaMunster Technological University
Niall O MahonyMunster Technological University
Brian MurphyMunster Technological University
Daniel RiordanMunster Technological University
Diarmuid GrimesMunster Technological University
Haithem AfliMunster Technological University
Alex VakaloudisMunster Technological University
Christian BederMunster Technological University
Louise ConnellMaynooth University
Ralf BierigMaynooth University
Diarmuid O'DonoghueMaynooth University
Deirdre DesmondMaynooth University
Anila MjedaLero
Tiziana MargariaLero
Luis QuesadaInsight Centre for Data Analytics (UCC)
Nic WilsonInsight Centre for Data Analytics (UCC)
Julia DietlmeierInsight Centre for Data Analytics
Steve PrestwichInsight Centre for Data Analytics
Diego CarraroInsight Centre for Data Analytics
Ken DuffyHamilton InstituteMaynooth University
Takfarinas SaberDublin City University
Alan SmeatonDublin City University
Suzanne LittleDublin City University
Lifeng HanDublin City University
Gareth JonesDublin City University
Marija BezbradicaDublin City University
Julio Noe Hernandez TorresDublin City University
Liam MarnaneUniversity College Cork
Seamus DowlingAtlantic Technological University
Harshvardhan J. PanditADAPT Centre (TCD)
Brian DavisADAPT Centre
Paul WalshAccenture
Alexey Tarasov2K Games Dublin