Programme


Tuesday, 22nd June

18:00
WELCOMME RECEPTION / REGISTRATION
Venue: STAFF COMMON ROOM, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK

Wednesday, 23rd June

08:30
REGISTRATION
Venue: BOOLE 5
09:00
OA
ISSC2010 Opening Address
Opening Address: Professor Patrick Fitzpatrick, Head College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, University College Cork
Venue: BOOLE 4
09:15
IS1
Invited Speaker: Declan Bates, University of Exeter
Control Engineering Approaches to Systems Biology

Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Gordon Lightbody
10:15
Coffee Break
10:30
CRY
Cryptography
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Emanuel Popovici
 
A Hardware Wrapper for the SHA-3 Hash Algorithms
» Brian Baldwin, Andrew Byrne, Liang Lu, Mark Hamilton, Neil Hanley, Maire O'Neill, William P. Marnane
An Improved Implementation of Montgomery Algorithm Using Efficient Pipelining and Structured Parallelism Techniques
» Yachao Zhou, Xiaojun Wang
Information Hiding using Stochastic Diffusion for the Covert Transmission of Encrypted Images
» Jonathan Blackledge
Perceptually Transparent Audio Watermarking of Real Audio Signals Based On The CSPE Algorithm
» Jian Wang, Ron Healy, Joe Timoney
10:30
C1
Control
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Wasif Naeem
 
Modelling an Active Suspension Controller for a Road Vehicle
» Dermot Geraghty, Conor McGinn
PSO optimized PID parameters for coupled HVDC
» Paul McNamara, Gordon Lightbody
Dual-Pulse Control to Eliminate Bouncing of Ohmic RF MEMS Switch
» Cuong Do, Marcin Cychowski, Maryna Lishchynska, Kieran Delaney
Gaussian Process Regression for Virtual Metrology of Plasma Etch
» Shane Lynn, John Ringwood, Niall MacGearailt
11:50
Break
12:00
BIO1
Biomedical
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Robert McEvoy
 
A Low-Power Wireless ECG Processing Node and Remote Monitoring System
» Robert McEvoy, Eoin O’connell, Seán O’connell, Liam Marnane
Capacitive Instrumentation Amplifier for Low-Power Bio Potential Signal Detection
» Francesco Pini, Kevin McCarthy
Efficient EEG Compression using JPEG2000 with Coefficient Thresholding
» Garry Higgins, Brian McGinley, Edward Jones, Martin Glavin
12:00
WN
Wireless Networks
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Chris Bleakley
 
A Distributed Iterative Self-Positioning Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks
» Mark Flanagan, Padraic Duffy
An algorithm for K-Connectivity Topology in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks
» Lei Gao, John Nelson
Analysis of Device-free Localisation (DFL) Techniques for Indoor Environments
» Philip Vance, Girijesh Prasad, Jim Harkin, Kevin Curran
13:00
Lunch Break
14:00
Invited Speaker: Olivier Sentieys, University of Rennes
Title: Challenges and opportunities for power reduction in wireless sensor networks
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Richard Conway
15:00
Break
15:10
AS1
Audio and Speech Processing
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Naomi Harte
 
On the Distortion of Binaural Localization Cues using Headphones
» Stephen Adams, Frank Boland
Optimised Virtual Loudspeaker Reproduction
» Gavin Kearney, Claire Masterson, Gorzel Marcin, Rice Henry, Boland Frank
Towards a Method to Determine the Glottal Formant Parameters of Voiced Speech without Time-Domain References
» Alan O'Cinneide, David Dorran, Mikel Gainza, Eugene Coyle
15:10
DSP1
Digital Signal Processing
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Richard Conway
 
Distance Determination for an Automobile Environment using Inverse Perspective Mapping in OpenCV
» Martin Glavin, Shane Tuohy, Diarmaid O'Cualain, Edward Jones
Online Bayesian inference for mixture of known components
» Viet Hung Tran, Anthony Quinn
FPGA Based High Accuracy Optical Flow Algorithm
» Alan Browne, Martin McGinnity, Girijesh Prasad, Joan Condell
16:10
Coffee Break
16:25
COMM1
Communications
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Christian Spagnol
 
A Multiuser Radio Resource Allocation Scheme for Spectrum Efficiency Maximization in Cognitive OFDM Ultra Wideband Radio Systems
» Liaoyuan Zeng, Sean McGrath
Increasing the MTU size for Energy Efficiency in Ethernet
» Pedro Reviriego, Alfonso Sánchez-MacIán, Juan Antonio Maestro, Chris Bleakley
Maximum Likelihood bounds for linear precoded OFDM systems
» Barry Cardiff, Tony Fagan
16:25
IC1
Integrated Circuits
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Kevin McCarthy
 
Analysis and design of oscillators based on low-voltage self-oscillating active inductors
» Grzegorz Szczepkowski, Ronan Farrell
Carrier Leak Calibration Scheme on a 0.18um Transmitter
» Cormac O'Sullivan, Jiri Nerad, Jiri Buryanec, David Ryan, Paddy O'Reilly, Marco Vrouwe
Fast Frequency Calibration of VCO’s in Phase-Locked Loops
» Diarmuid Collins, Aidan Keady, Ronan Farrell
19:30
Banquet
Venue: Hayfield Manor

Thursday, 24th June

08:30
REGISTRATION
Venue: BOOLE 5
09:00
Invited Speaker: Vladimir Stojanovic, MIT
Title: Designing VLSI Systems with Integrated Nano-Electro-Mechanical Relays
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Emanuel Popovici
10:00
Coffee Break
10:15
AS2
Audio and Speech Processing
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Andrey Temko
 
Audio Thumbnail Generation of Irish Traditional Music
» Cillian Kelly, Mikel Gainza, David Dorran, Eugene Coyle
Intelligibility of Electrolarynx Speech using a Novel Actuator
» Brian Madden, Mark Nolan, Ted Burke, James Condron, Eugene Coyle
Training GMMs for Speaker Verification
» Finnian Kelly, Naomi Harte
10:15
IC2
Integrated Circuits
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Aidan Keady
 
Amplifier Design for a Biomedical Inductive Power System
» Furqan Noor, Maeve Duffy
Design of a reconfigurable load-pull system using novel, digitally controlled, reactances
» Chris Quigley, Brian Keogh
A 7nV/√Hz Sigma-Delta ADC
» C. Birk, A. Sherry, C. Lyden, C. Banarie
11:15
Break
11:25
C2
Control
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Marcin Cychowski
 
A Filtered Tuning Method for a GPC Controller
» Michael Schwarz, Chris Cox, Josef Börcsök
An Analysis of Noise on Optical Emission Spectroscopy Measurements
» Beibei Ma, Sean McLoone, John Ringwood, Niall MacGearailt
Optimisation and Implementation of a Nonlinear Identification Procedure for Unknown ICs
» Michael Brutscheck, Benjamin Schmidt, Marco Franke, Andreas Th. Schwarzbacher, Steffen Becker
Applications of Waist Segment Kinematic Measurement using Accelerometry for an Autonomous Fall-detection System during Continuous Activities
» Alan Bourke, John Nelson, Pepijn Van De Ven
11:25
D1
Digital circuits and applications
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Dilip Vasudevan
 
A Novel Approach for Ultra Low-Power WSN Node Generation
» Muhammad Adeel Pasha, Steven Derrien, Olivier Sentieys
Reducing Routing Congestion in a Cryptographic IP core using NoC interconnect
» Tom English, Emanuel Popovici, Maurice Keller, William Marnane
The Impact of Neural Model Resolution on Hardware SNN Behaviour
» Seamus Cawley, Fearghal Morgan, Brain McGinley, Sandeep Pande, Liam McDaid, Jim Harkin
Implementation Of An IO-Link Interface Library Component For SoC Applications
» Debayan Paul, Thomas Deuble, Cor Scherjon, Bernhard Hoppe
12:45
Lunch Break
14:00
Invited Speaker: Cormac Conroy, Qualcomm
Advances in Smartphones: Overall Enabling Technologies and Position Location/Navigation Capabilities
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: Kevin McCarthy
15:00
Coffee Break
15:15
IP
Image Processing
Venue: BOOLE 3
Chair: Jonathan Blackledge
 
A Preliminary Investigation into the use of Machine Vision Techniques for Automating Facial Paralysis Rehabilitation Therapy
» Jane Reilly Delannoy, Tomas Ward
FPGA Implementation of Hot Spot Detection in Infrared Video
» Robert Walczyk, Alistair Armitage, T. David Binnie
Nostril Detection for Robust Mouth Tracking
» Luca Cappelletta, Naomi Harte
Recognition of Tennis Strokes using Key Postures
» Damien Connaghan, Ciarán Ó Conaire, Philip Kelly, Noel O'Connor
Room Occupancy Measurement Using Low-Resolution Infrared Cameras
» Martin Berger, Alistair Armitage
15:15
NC
Networks and Communications
Venue: BOOLE 4
Chair: John Nelson
 
Accounting for Sensor Drift in Miniature, Wireless Inertial Measurement and Positioning Systems: An Extended Kalman Filtering Approach
» Yoan Girardin, Michael Walsh, Javier Torres, John Barton, Brendan O'Flynn
An Adaptive Transmission Power Control Method for Wireless Sensor Networks
» Liqiang Zheng, Wensi Wang, Alan Mathewson, Brendan O'Flynn, Michael Hayes
Channel Estimation Algorithm for OFDM based Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Networks
» Kalim Khan
Low Power Application Specific Processor for ISM Band Transceiver
» Thomas Conway, Richard Conway, Kenneth Mulvaney, Shane O'Mahony, Charley Billon, Kalim Khan, Hyman Shanan, Philip Quinlan
Measurement and Validation of iBurst™ propagation against Ray Tracing Software Model
» Serenus Jeyakumar, David Linton
Rethinking the Aggressiveness of SCTP Switchover in High Delay Networks
» Vrushali Sethiya, Enda Fallon, Lansing Ma, Sadik Armagan, Marcus Rahilly, Yuansong Qiao
17:00
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