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Current PhD Students

  • Sumana Biswas, co-supervised with Karen Young (College of Science and Engineering Scholarship).
  • Muzhaffar Hazman Sukiman, co-supervised with Dr Susan McKeever (TU Dublin) SFI CRT D-Real Scholarship.

Graduated PhD Students

  • Jane Holland, co-supervised with Colm O'Riordan (DISC Fellowship): Evolutionary Robotics Self-Organisation and Coordination
  • Marcos Heli Cardinot Meira Junior, co-supervised with Colm O'Riordan (Scholarship from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development - CNPq-Brazil): Coevolution in the Optional Prisoner's Dilemma
  • Maud Gibbons, co-supervised with Colm O'Riordan (Hardiman Research Scholarship): Topologies and their effect on the Evolution and Robustness of Cooperation (viva May 2019).

Graduated MSc Students

    Andrea Morkan (MSc 2020): MSc in Computer Science Data Analytics, Detecting Fraudulent Patterns in Entitlement Data
  • Aneeq Bokhari (MSc 2020): M.Sc. SW Design & Development, Deep Neural Networks for Recommendation
  • Anitha Govindaraju (MSc 2020):MSc in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence), Defence against neural fake news using Semantic Textual Similarity
  • Martina Raftery (MSc 2020): MSc in Computer Science Data Analytics, Analysis and Prediction of New Business Customers in the Auto Insurance Industry
  • Sagar Kevin Rajiv (MSc 2020): MSc in Computer Science Data Analytics, An Analysis of Political Sentiment and the Role of Fake Accounts among Twitter Election Messages
  • Suad Al Darra, M.Sc. Computer Science (Data Analytics), Auto Detection of Xenophobia in news articles
  • Darragh Woods, M.Sc. SW Design & Development, Automatic Detection of Hate Speech
  • Afnan Skeikho, 2018
  • John Byrne, 2018
  • David Pope (MSc 2016): An Analysis and Prediction of Sentiment and Mood during the 2015/2016 Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • Thomas Devery (MSc 2016): Social Media Music Recommendation
  • Colin Ratcliffe (MSc 2016): Deep learning for Sentiment Analysis and Sarcasm Detection in Twitter Conversations
  • Thomas Gormley (MSc 2015): Automatic detection of sarcasm
  • Chiu-Wei Ko (MSc 2015): Topic-based user similarity in online social networks
  • Niamh Walsh (MSc 2014): Automatically Detecting Politeness in Online Text
  • Ciara Faherty (MIT 2014): What next for Recommendation Systems?
  • Karen Malone Rawlinson (MSc, 2011): A Rapid Application Development Approach to Web Application Development in the Financial Services Sector
  • John Monahan (MSc, 2011): Analysis of Irish-based Business Communities on Facebook
  • John Conroy (MSc, 2010): Social Network Analysis and Sentiment Analysis of Microblogging Data (for the degree of MSc in Software Design and Development)
  • Banda Hanumantharao Bhargava (MSc, 2010): An Investigation of Data in an Online Social Website
  • Adrian Cooley (MSc, 2007): Data Mining Blogs
  • Marguerite M. Murray (MSc, 2004): Incorporating Novelty as a Metric in an Information Retrieval System
  • Farrah Reddington (MSc, 2004): The Effect of User Feedback and Transparency in Improving Information Retrieval Systems
  • Martina Scully (MSc, 2003): Combining Information Management Techniques in a Web-based Education System

Final year projects 2019-2021

Final year projects 2018-2019

  • Mark Fitzgerald (4BP): Analysing the characteristics of hate speech and its creators
  • Niall Cunningham (4BCT): Fake news detection
  • Deirdre O'Connor (4BCT): Analysing the occurrence and characteristics of bullying language on Twitter
  • Eamon Culln (4BCT): Social Media Dashboard
  • Stephen Commins and Cathal Begley (BA): Goal setting and tracking website
  • Declan O'Shea and Peter Killeen (BA): Club Website
  • Kelly Flavin, Nada Newesser (BA): Student Recipe Website
  • Eoghan Horan (BA): Resources for teaching English Website

Final year projects 2017-2018

  • David Byrne (4BCT)
  • Cian Breslin (4BCT)
  • Olivia Forde and Ashley Healy (Final BA)
  • Domhnall O Dubhlainn, Adam Reihill, Matthew Pearce (Final BA)
  • Michael McDonald (Final BA)
  • Fionnuala O'Malley, David Dowling, Timothy Crotty (Final BA)
  • Niamh Cox (Higher Diploma, Software Design and Development)
  • Kevin McCarthy (Higher Diploma, Software Design and Development)

Final year projects 2016-2017

  • Nicole Ferry (4BCT): Brexit Financial Analysis: Using sentiment analysis
  • (David) Richard Dunn (4BCT): Soulseek Music Sharing Client with Recommendation
  • Felix Delos Santos(4BCT): Sentiment Analysis and Sarcasm Detection in Twitter Conversations using Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Kevin Mc Carthy, Erika Cinthia Herrero De La Cruz, Darren Clarke (3BA): Mobile App for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patiebts
  • Anthony Collins, Jack Considine, Niamh Connolly (3BA): Programming MCQ Website
  • Ciaran Donoghue, John Fullerton, Ciaran Flaherty (3BA): Student Recipe Website
  • Andrew Conway (Higher Diploma with Industry Partner of the Marine Institute)

Final year projects 2015-2016

  • Darren Higgins (4BCT): Sentiment and Mood Analysis
  • Thomas Keane (4BCT): Sarcasm Detection
  • Mosi Ruane (4BCT): Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Patrick O'Brien, Laura Egan, Dean Glendon (Final BA): Fitness Tracker App
  • Peter Redmond, Fodhla Russell, Tanya Murray (Final BA): Finance Manager App
  • Emer Fanning (Higher Diploma with Industry Partner of the Marine Institute)

Final year projects 2014-2015

  • Katie Gibbons (BSc): Merging and automatic annotation of Multi-lingual Interpreters' Glossaries
  • Paul Shaughnessy (BSc): Restaurant rating and review aggregator
  • Peter Reddington (BSc): Personal finance app
  • Marcos Heli Cardinot Meira Junior (Science Without Borders Visiting Student): Evolutionary computational game theory
  • Marcos Cavalcante Barboza (Science Without Borders Visiting Student): English and Portuguese Politeness Study
  • Orla Donnelly (BA): English-Irish Medical term translator
  • Jack Noon, Emer Monaghan, Fergal Mullins (BA): Programming Language Comparison
  • Adam McMenamin and Catherine Walsh (BA): Recommender System
  • Jessica Mc Grath (BA): Online video MCQ language learning system for Italian
  • Catherine Gaughan-Smith, Sean Lydon, Ciaran Severn (Higher Diploma): Wetlands database in collaboration with Dr. Mark Healy, Civil Engineering, NUI Galway *Best HDip Project Prize
  • Patricia Organ (Higher Diploma)
  • David Pope (Higher Diploma)

Final year projects 2013-2014

  • Sean Coyne: Person Finder What's my digital footprint?
  • Jane Holland, Karen Dobson, Alan Forde: Online MCQs for Programming
  • Richard McKinley: Website Orders
  • Brian Murphy, Seamus Conroy, Alan Mulkerrins: Educational Software (Primary)
  • Malachy Gallagher and Fiona Donnelly: Online Honey Bee System
  • Martin Duggan: System Development with the Marine Institure
  • David McMahon: Data Visualisation and Social Media Integration with Windows Azure

Final year projects 2012-2013

  • Barry Owens: Sentiment Analysis (* Joint Best 4IF Project Award)
  • Marguerite (Ita) Mc Hugh: Educational Games for Dyslexic Children
  • Fionn Anderson: Digital Footprint Finder
  • David McGurrin: Educational Maths Games
  • Ian Broderick
  • Neil Kelly

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