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 Information Technology and Digital Society

The Information Technology and the Digital Society priority area helps to transfer DCU’s ICT-based research outputs into the digital economy, and provides access to expertise within DCU that is available for consultancy, and for collaborative or contract research. Available expertise covers: semiconductor manufacturing, data analytics, cloud computing, intelligent content. This area brings together multi-disciplinary teams of researchers capable of addressing significant challenges to generate innovative solutions. We have vast experience in collaborations with national and international academic and industry partners, as well as in direct contract research with enterprises from SMEs to global corporations.

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We can arrange ready access to DCU’s patent portfolio and can help to create interactions with DCU researchers that are tailored to fit the specific needs of individual enterprises.For further information on ICT research and opportunities for collaboration contact:

RESEARCH AREAS AND ASSOCIATED TECHNOLOGIES

Research Areas and associated technologies

CLOUD COMPUTING
  • Business Models and Best Practice
  • Cloud Applications
  • Cloud Services Development and Architectures
  • Security and Governance
SENSOR WEB TECHNOLOGIES
  • Multimodal Media Analysis
  • Human Interaction analytics
  • Real world life-logging
  • Navigation of digital archives
  • Personal sensing
  • Societal Network Analysis
NETWORKS, COMMUNICATIONS AND
  • Network Processor Design - Switching theory and Routing protocols
  • RF propagation modelling 
  • Performance of Mobile and Wireless Communications
  • Wireless Sensor Networks -
  • Quality-oriented Adaptive Multimedia Delivery
  • Adaptive Web-based Systems
LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES
  • Localisation (content, software, games, medical)
  • Digital media (interactive content, games, publishing, user experience, personalisation)
  • Commerce / eService (customer care, customer assurance)
  • Social media analytics / end user experience (voice of the customer, user interaction)
  • Educational media and services (eLearning, workplace learning, informal learning)
  • Entertainment (eGames, eBooks)
  • Service interoperability & consolidation (multi-lingual, multi-media, multi-modal)
  • Risk analytics and management (content mining, sentiment analysis)
  • Global content strategy (global marketing, content curation, advertising)
  • Regulatory compliance (financial services, medical services)
  • Fraud detection and avoidance (identity management, privacy)
VISION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
  • Quantitative Image Analysis 
  • Medical Image Analysis 
  • 3D Imaging / Computing Cluster 
  • Imaging (Acquisition) & Visualization 
  • prototyping environment for image processing and analysis application development
SECURE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • Development of reliable and secure software
MODELING AND SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING
  • Development of the mathematical model or data sourcing 
  • Design/Implementation of algorithms 
  • Generation of solutions e.g. through numerical simulation of the phenomenon of interest, data mining, matching and/or analysis 
  • Representation of the computed results or analyses 
  • Interpretation of results and model validation 

 

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