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CURRENT PROGRAMMES

Prof. Owen Conlan

Status: Associate Professor
Roles: ADAPT Theme Leader: Personalising the User Experience / Director of the Knowledge and Data Engineering Group / Director of Computer Science 4th/5th Year Programme
Qualifications: B.A., B.A.I., Ph.D., FTCD
Research Areas: Adaptive Systems; Strategies for Adaptation; Personalised Visualization of Information; Supporting Digital Humanities with innovative Knowledge and Data Solutions; Personalised eLearning/Technology Enhanced Learning; Adaptive Hypermedia
Doctoral/Ph.D. Thesis: The Multi-Model, Metadata driven approach to Personalised eLearning Services [PDF]
Research Centre: The ADAPT Centre / Leader of the 'Personalising the User Experience' Theme
Research Group: Knowledge and Data Engineering Group (KDEG)
Office Location: Room F.29, O'Reilly Institute, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland [Map]
Telephone: +353 (0)1 8962158
Fax: +353 (0)1 6772204
E-mail: Owen.Conlan@scss.tcd.ie

Teaching


Current and Former Ph.D. Students

  • Dr. Cormac Hampson [URL; Viva Defended - September 2011]
  • Dr. Kevin Koidl [URL; Viva Defended - January 2014]
  • Dr. Victoria Macarthur [URL; Viva Defended - July 2012]
  • Dr. Eleanor O'Neill [URL; Viva Defended - April 2011]
  • Dr. Neil Peirce [URL; Viva Defended - May 2013]
  • Dr. Paul Stynes [URL; Viva Defended - June 2015]
  • Dr. Yuqian Song [Viva Defended - March 2014]
  • Dr. Bilal Yousuf [Viva Defended - May 2016]
  • Ms. Emma Clarke
  • Mr. Fahim A. Salim
  • Ms. Dima Saber
  • Ms. Ramisa Hamed
  • Dr. Jamie McGann [Viva Defended - June 2017]
  • Mr. Kieran Fraser


Publications

[2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017]


    2017

  1. C. M. Steiner, G. Wesiak, A Moore, D. Dagger, O. Conlan, D. Albert (2017) "Cultural Variations in E-Learning - A Case Study on Medical Training", International Journal on E-Learning 16 (1), 81-98.
  2. B. Yousuf, O. Conlan (2017) "Supporting Student Engagement through Explorable Visual Narratives", IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies.
  3. F. A. Salim, O. Conlan (2017) "An Alternative Approach to Exploring a Video", 19TH International Conference on Speech and Computer, SPECOM 2017. In Press.
  4. F. Haider, F. A. Salim, S. Luz, C. Vogel, O. Conlan, N. Campbell (2017) "An Alternative Approach to Exploring a Video", Interspeech 2017. In Press.
  5. K. Fraser, B. Yousuf, O. Conlan (2017) "An In-the-wild & Synthetic Mobile Notification Dataset Evaluation", IEEE Technically Sponsored Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2017, London, United Kingdom. In Press.
  6. A. Staikopoulos, O. Conlan (2017) "Proposing an Evaluation Task for Identifying Struggling Students in Online Courses", Proceeding UMAP '17 Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, Pages 203-208, Bratislava, Slovakia, July 09 - 12, 2017 ACM, (ISBN: 978-1-4503-5067-9 doi>10.1145/3099023.3099046).
  7. K. Fraser, B. Yousuf O. Conlan (2017) "Synthesis & Evaluation Of A Mobile Notification Dataset", Proceeding UMAP '17 Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, Pages 179-184, Bratislava, Slovakia, July 09 - 12, 2017 ACM, (ISBN: 978-1-4503-5067-9 doi>10.1145/3099023.3099046).
  8. E. Clarke, O. Conlan (2017) "Establishing interdisciplinary dialogue: conducting a qualitative investigation into linguistic requirements for Natural Language Generation", Digital Humanities Benelux Conference 2017, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 3-5 July 2017.
  9. N. Basaraba, O. Conlan, J. Edmond, P. Arnds. (2017). "Transmedia Storytelling for Cultural Heritage and Tourism: The Belgian Refugees, A Case Study", Transmedia Earth Conference: Global Convergence Cultures, Medellin, Colombia, 11-13 October, 2017.
  10. N. Basaraba, J. Edmond, O. Conlan, P. Arnds. (2017). "Using Multimodal Interactive Digital Narratives to Inspire Participation in Cultural Heritage", The Third Bremen Conference on Multimodality: Multimodality - Towards a New Discipline, Bremen, Germany, 20-22 September, 2017.
  11. N. Basaraba, P. Arnds, O. Conlan, J. Edmond. (2017). "Multimodal and Transdiciplinary Research in Non-Fiction Transmedial Narratology", The 5th International Conference of the European Narratology Network: Narrative and Narratology - Metamorphosing the Structures, Prague, Czech Republic, 13-15 September, 2017.
  12. O. Conlan, L. Kelly, K. Koidl, S. Lawless, A. Staikopoulos (2017) "EvalUMAP: Towards Comparative Evaluation in User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization", Working Notes of CLEF 2017 - Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum Dublin, Ireland, September 11-14, 2017.


    2016

  13. Conlan, Owen; Lawless, Seamus; Hampson, Cormac. 2016 “Tailoring Access to Content” A New Companion to the Digital Humanities, 2nd Edition, ed. S.Schreibman, R. Siemans and J. Unsworth. pp 171-184. ISBN: 978-1-118-68059-9, January 2016, Wiley-Blackwell
  14. Fraser, K., Yousuf, B., & Conlan, O. (2016, October). A context-aware, info-bead and fuzzy inference approach to notification management. In 7th Annual IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON), (pp. 1-7). IEEE.
  15. McGann, J., Conlan, O., & Hederman, L. (2016). The Deployment of Exergames for the Assessment of Children’s Locomotor Skills in the Classroom. In Felicia, P., Pierce, N., Brady, M., & Devitt, A. Proceedings of the 6th Irish Conference on Game-Based Learning (Volume 1), Dublin (pp.35-45).
  16. Athanasios Staikopoulos and Owen Conlan, Towards comparative evaluations of user-adaptive software systems, UMAP 2016 Extended Proceedings, Volume1618, issue 3, July 2016.
  17. Aoife Brady, Vincent Wade, Owen Conlan, Lesson Planner Tool for Supporting Teachers to Create Pedagogically Sound Learning Resource, 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2016), United States, June 2016.
  18. Yousuf, B., Conlan, O. , Motivating Behavioral Change through Personalized Visual Narratives, 24th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2016, Canada, June 2016.
  19. Kevin Koidl, Killian Levacher, Owen Conlan, Ben Steichen, ECP: Evaluation Community Portal A Portal for Evaluation And Collaboration in User Modelling and Personalisation Research, 24th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2016, Canada, June 2016.


    2015

  20. Staikopoulos, Athanasios; O'Keeffe, Ian; Conlan, Owen; Lessons Learned - 15 Years of Delivering Real-World Pedagogically Driven Courses Using Experimental Platforms, User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, pp228-239, 2015, Springer International Publishing
  21. Ricci, Francesco; Bontcheva, Kalina; Conlan, Owen; Lawless, Seamus; User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization: 23rd International Conference, UMAP 2015, Dublin, Ireland, June 29-July 3, 2015. Proceedings 9146, 2015, Springer
  22. KARATZAS, Dimosthenis; PAGANI, Alain; CONLAN, Owen; MEMMEL, Martin; STEINER, Christina M; GUTL, Christian; ALBERT, Dietrich; Advancing Physics Learning Through Traversing a Multi-Modal Experimentation Space, Workshop Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, 19, pp373, 2015, IOS Press
  23. Fahim A. Salim, Owen Conlan, Nick Campbell; From Artifact to Content Source: Using Multimodality in Video to Support Personalized Recomposition, User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, 2015, Springer International Publishing
  24. Yousuf, Bilal; Conlan, Owen; VisEN: Motivating Learner Engagement Through Explorable Visual Narratives, Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World pp367-380, 2015, Springer International Publishing
  25. Staikopoulos, Athanasios; OKeeffe, Ian; Yousuf, Bilal; Conlan, Owen; Walsh, Eddie; Wade, Vincent; Enhancing Student Engagement through Personalized Motivations Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2015, IEEE 15th International Conference on pp340-344, 2015, IEEE
  26. Fahim A. Salim, Fasih Haider, Owen Conlan, Saturnino Luz, and Nick Campbell. 2015. Analyzing Multimodality of Video for User Engagement Assessment. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM on International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 287-290. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2818346.2820775
  27. Fahim A. Salim, Fasih Haider, Owen Conlan, Saturnino Luz, and Nick Campbell. 2015. High Level Visual and Paralinguistic Features Extraction and Their Correlation with User Engagement. In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT ’15). IEEE, December 7-10, 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE.


    2014

  28. Owen Conlan, Alex O'Connor, Orla Ni Loinsigh, Gary Munnelly, Seamus Lawless, Rachel Murphy, Revolutionary Identities: Turning Data in Knowledge to Drive Personalized Exploration of The Irish Rising of 1916, The IEEE Workshop on Big Humanities Data, held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Washington D.C., October 27-30, 2014
  29. Yousuf, B.; Conlan, O., "Enhancing Learner Engagement through Personalized Visual Narratives," Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2014 IEEE 14th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.89,93, 7-10 July 2014
  30. Munnelly, Gary; Hampson, Cormac; Lawless, Seamus; Conlan, Owen, The CULTURA Portal, Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries--TPDL 2013 Selected Workshops, Valletta, Malta, September 22-26, 201, Springer, 2014, pp155 - 158
  31. Koidl, Kevin; Conlan, Owen; Wade, Vincent, Cross-site personalization: assisting users in addressing information needs that span independently hosted websites, Proceedings of the 25th ACM conference on Hypertext and Social Media, Santiago, Chile, 1-4 September, 2014, ACM, 2014, pp66 - 76
  32. Gaffney, Conor; Conlan, Owen; Wade, Vincent, The AMAS authoring tool 2.0: a UX evaluation, Proceedings of the 25th ACM conference on Hypertext and Social Media, Santiago, Chile, 1-4 September, 2014, ACM, 2014, pp224 - 230
  33. Bilal Yousuf, Owen Conlan: Constructing Narrative Visualizations as a Means of Increasing Learner Engagement, Proceedings of the 25th ACM conference on Hypertext and Social Media, Santiago, Chile, 1-4 September, 2014, ACM, 2014
  34. Ferro, Nicola; Munnelly, Gary; Hampson, Cormac; Conlan, Owen, Fostering Interaction with Cultural Heritage Material via Annotations: The FAST-CAT Way, 9th Italian Research Conference, IRCDL 2013, Rome, Italy, January 31–February , 2014, pp41 - 52
  35. M. Agosti, O. Conlan, N. Ferro, C. Hampson, G. Munnelly, C. Ponchia, G. Silvello. Enriching Digital Cultural Heritage Collections via Annotations: The CULTURA approach. In: S. Greco, A. Picariello (Eds), Twentysecond Italian Symposium on Advanced Database Systems, SEBD 2014, Towers Hotel Stablae Sorrento Coast, Italy, June 16-18, 2014, Proceeding, 2014, pp. 319-326.
  36. Gaffney, Conor; Staikopoulos, Thanos; O'Keeffe, Ian; Conlan, Owen; Wade, Vincent, A Training Framework for Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Authoring Tools, 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, Graz, Austria, September 16-19, 201, 2014, pp416 - 421
  37. Wesiak, Gudrun; Steiner, Christina M; Moore, Adam; Dagger, Declan; Power, Gordon; Berthold, Marcel; Albert, Dietrich; Conlan, Owen, Iterative augmentation of a medical training simulator: Effects of affective metacognitive scaffolding, Computers & Education, 76, 2014, p13 - 29
  38. Steiner, Christina; Agosti, Maristella; Sweetnam, Mark; Hillemann, Eva-C.; Orio, Nicola; Ponchia, Chiara; Hampson, Cormac; Munnelly, Gary; Nussbaumer, Alexander; Albert, Dietrich; Conlan, Owen, Evaluating a digital humanities research environment: the CULTURA approach,International Journal on Digital Libraries, 15, (1), 2014, p53 - 70
  39. Staikopoulos, Athanasios; O'Keeffe, Ian; Rafter, Rachael; Walsh, Eddie; Yousuf, Bilal; Conlan, Owen; Wade, Vincent, AMASE: A framework for supporting personalised activity-based learning on the web, Computer Science and Information Systems, 11, (1), 2014, p343 - 367
  40. Hampson, Cormac; Lawless, Seamus; Bailey, Eoin; Steiner, Christina M; Hillemann, Eva-Catherine; Conlan, Owen; , Metadata-enhanced exploration of digital cultural collections, International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 9, (2), 2014, p155 - 167


    2013

  41. Gary Munnelly, Cormac Hampson, Owen Conlan and Seamus Lawless, The CULTURA Portal: Exploring Cultural Treasures, 2nd International Workshop on Supporting Users' Exploration of Digital Libraries, SUEDL 2013, held as part of the International Conference on Theroy and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2013, Valetta, Malta, September 26th, 2013, 2013
  42. Owen Conlan, Athanasios Staikopoulos, Cormac Hampson, Séamus Lawless, Ian O'Keeffe, The Narrative Approach to Personalisation,New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 19, (2), 2013, p132 - 157
  43. Self-Regulation, Metacognition and Emotion in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments in, editor(s)Jelena Jovanovic & Raymond Chiong , Technological and Social Environments for Interactive Learning, Santa Rosa, CA, USA, Informing Science Press, 2013, pp173 - 218, [Victoria Macarthur, Adam Moore, Owen Conlan]
  44. Steiner, C. M., Wesiak, G., Moore, A., Dagger, D., Conlan, O. and Albert, D., Does Culture Matter in TEL? A Case Study on Cultural Variations in Learning, In Proceedings of the 1st workshop on Culture in TEL, 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2013), Paphos, Cyprus, 17-21 September 2013, 8095, 2013, pp1 - 10
  45. Wesiak, G., Moore, A., Steiner, C. M., Hauff, C., Gaffney, C., Dagger, D., Conlan, O., Affective Metacognitive Scaffolding and User Model Augmentation for Experiential Training Simulators : A Follow-up Study, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2013), Paphos, Cyprus, 17-21 September 2013, edited by Hernández-Leo, Davinia, Ley, Tobias, Klamma, Ralf, Harrer, Andreas , 8095, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, pp396 - 409
  46. Steiner, C. M., Wesiak, G., Moore, A., Conlan, O., Dagger, D., Donohoe, G., & Albert, D., An Investigation of Successful Self-Regulated-Learning in a Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment, AIED 2013: Modeling, Evaluating, Supporting, and Fostering MetaCognition with Computer-Based Learning Environments, Memphis, USA, 9-13 July 2013, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2013, pp19 - 23
  47. Cormac Hampson, Jennifer Edmond, Susan Schreibman, Owen Conlan, Semantic Uplift in the Digital Humanities, Japanese Association for Digital Humanities 2013, Kyoto, Japan, 19-21 September 2013, Published by the International Institute for Digital Humanities, 2013, pp16 - 18
  48. S. Lawless, M. Agosti, P. Clough, O. Conlan.(ed.), Exploration, navigation and retrieval of information in cultural heritage: ENRICH 2013, SIGIR '13 Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, Dublin, Ireland, 28 July - 1 Aug 2013, ACM, 2013, 68-73 p
  49. C. Hampson, E. Bailey, G. Munnelly, S. Lawless and O. Conlan, Dynamic Personalisation for Digital Cultural Heritage Collections, UMAP 2013 Extended Proceedings, 6th International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage, Rome, Italy, July 2013, 997, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2013, pp1-12
  50. Hampson, C., Bailey, E., Munnelly, G., Lawless, S. and Conlan, O., The CULTURA Pipeline for Digital Humanities Research, 23rd Annual eChallenges Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 09 - 11 October 2013, 2013, pp4-8
  51. Hampson, C., Munnelly, G., Bailey, E., Lawless, S., Conlan, O., Improving User Control and Transparency in the Digital Humanities,nternational Conference on Culture and Computing, Culture and Computing 2013, Kyoto, Japan, September 16th-18th,, 2013, pp196 - 197
  52. E. Bailey, M. Sweetnam, M. O'Siochru, O. Conlan, CULTURA: Supporting Professional Humanities Researchers, Digital Humanities 2013,Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2013, University of Nebraska, 2013, pp99 - 101
  53. G. Munnelly, C. Hampson, N. Ferro, O. Conlan, The FAST-CAT: Empowering Cultural Heritage Annotations, Digital Humanities 2013,Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2013, University of Nebraska, 2013, pp320 - 322
  54. Maristella Agosti, Owen Conlan, Nicola Ferro, Cormac Hampson, and Gary Munnelly, Interacting with digital cultural heritage collections via annotations: the CULTURA approach, In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM symposium on Document engineering (DocEng '13), Florence, Italy,10-13 September 2013, 2013, pp13 - 22
  55. N. Ferro, G. Munnelly, C. Hampson, O. Conlan, Fostering Interaction with Cultural Heritage Material via Annotations: The FAST-CAT Way, Bridging between Cultural Heritage Institutions, Proceedings of the 9th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries (IRCDL 2013), 31 Jan - 1 Feb 2013, edited by T. Catarci, N. Ferro, A. Poggi , 385, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  56. Adam Moore, Gudrun Wesiak, Christina M. Steiner, Claudia Hauff, Declan Dagger, Gary Donohoe, Owen Conlan, Utilizing Social Networks for User Model Priming: User Attitudes, 21st Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, Rome, Italy, 10-14/6/2013, 2013
  57. Adam Moore, Christina M Steiner, Owen Conlan, Design and development of an empirical smiley-based affective instrument, 1st workshop on Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services will be organized in conjunction with UMAP 2013, Rome, Italy, 10/6/2013, 2013


    2012

  58. Realizing Just-in-Time Personalization - A Technology Overview in, editor(s)Michael D. Kickmeier-Rust, Dietrich Albert , An Alien's Guide to Multi-Adaptive Educational Computer Games, Informing Science Press, 2012, pp105 - 121, [ Owen Conlan, Cormac Hampson, Kevin Koidl, Stefan. Goebel, Florian Mehm]
  59. Ian O'Keeffe, Athanasios Staikopoulos, Rachael Rafter, Eddie Walsh, Bilal Yousuf, Owen Conlan and Vincent Wade, Personalized Activity Based eLearning, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (I-KNOW 2012), Graz, Austria, September, 2012
  60. Athanasios Staikopoulos, Ian O'Keeffe, Rachael Rafter, Eddie Walsh, Bilal Yousuf, Owen Conlan and Vincent Wade, AMASE: A framework for composing adaptive and Personalised Learning Activities on the Web, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2012), Sinaia, Romania, September, 2012
  61. Owen Conlan, Yuqian Song, John Keeney, A Framework to Leverage Domain Expertise to Support Novice Users in the Visual Exploration of Home Area Networks, IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, NOMS 2012, 2012, 2012, pp550 - 553
  62. Yuqian Song, Rob Brennan, David Lewis, Owen Conlan, Towards a Framework to Support Novice Users in Understanding and Monitoring of Home Area Networks, 9th IEEE Workshop on Managing Ubiquitous Communications and Services, workshop of PerCom2012, 2012, 2012, pp82 - 87
  63. Cormac Hampson, Seamus Lawless, Eoin Bailey, Sivan Yogev, Naama Zwerdling, David Carmel, Owen Conlan, Alex O'Connor, Vincent Wade, CULTURA: A Metadata-Rich Environment to Support the Enhanced Interrogation of Cultural Collections, Metadata and Semantics Research, 6th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference, Cadiz, Spain, edited by Juan Manuel Dodero, Manuel Palomo-Duarte, Pythagoras Karampiperis , Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, pp227 - 238
  64. Cormac Hampson, Maristella Agosti, Nicola Orio, Eoin Bailey, Seamus Lawless, Owen Conlan, Vincent Wade, The CULTURA Project: Supporting Next Generation Interaction with Digital Cultural Heritage Collections, Progress in Cultural Heritage Preservation, EUROMED 2012, Limassol, Cyprus, edited by Marinos Ioannides , Dieter Fritsch , Johanna Leissner , Rob Davies , Fabio Remondino and Rossella Caffo , 7616/2012, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2012, pp668 - 675
  65. Eoin Bailey, Seamus Lawless, Alexander O'Connor, Mark Sweetnam, Owen Conlan, Cormac Hampson and Vincent Wade, CULTURA: Supporting Enhanced Exploration of Cultural Archives through Personalisation, 2nd International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture, Hong Kong, China, 2012
  66. Marcel Berthold, Adam Moore, Christina M. Steiner, Conor Gaffney, Declan Dagger, Dietrich Albert, Fionn Kelly, Gary Donoghue, Gordon Power, Owen Conlan, An Initial Evaluation of Metacognitive Scaffolding for Experiential Training Simulators, LNCS, 7th European Conference on Technology-Enhance Learning 2012, Saarbrucken, Germany, 18-21 September 2012, 7563, 2012, pp23 - 36
  67. Adam Moore, Victoria Macarthur, Owen Conlan, SRL Tasks and Activities as a Model of Cognitive Behaviour within ETTHOS, IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Rome, Italy, 2012, pp708 - 709
  68. Victoria Macarthur, Owen Conlan, Addressing the Challenges of Survey Fatigue for Lifelong User Modelling: Initialising Baseline Models Using Community Psychometric Values, IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2012 , Rome, Italy, 4-6 July 2012, 2012, pp8 - 12
  69. Adam Moore, Victoria Macarthur, Owen Conlan, 2012. Core Aspects of Affective Metacognitive User Models. In L. Ardissono & T. Kuflik, Eds. Advances in User Modelling Perspectives: Selected papers from UMAP 2011 workshops. Torino, Italy: Springer.


    2011

  70. Hetzner, S., Steiner, C., Dimitrova, V., Brna, P., Conlan, O., Adult Self-regulated Learning through Linking Experience in Simulated and Real World: A Holistic Approach, Sixth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Towards Ubiquitous Learning, 20-23 September 2011, Palermo, Italy
  71. Walsh, E., Rafter, R., Conlan, O., Wade, V., Dynamic Contextual Usage Metadata for Learning Resource Reuse in Adaptive Environments, 12th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, August 3-5, 2011, Las Vegas, USA.
  72. Koidl K., Conlan C., Wei L., Sexton A.M., Non-invasive Browser Based User Modeling Towards Semantically Enhanced Personlization of the Open Web. FINA-3A: Semantic Web and Systems, AINA 2011, Singapore.
  73. Keeney, J., Conlan, O., Holub, V., Wang, M., Chapel, L., Serrano, M., van der Meer, S., A Semantic Monitoring and Management Framework for End-to-end Services, to appear in Proceedings of IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2011), Dublin, Ireland., May 23-27, 2011, 2011
  74. Moore, A., Conlan,O., Dagger, D., Wade, V., Towards Non-invasive Adaptive Meta-Cognitive Support for Online Training, ICALT, Athens, Georgia, USA, 6-8 July 2011, 2011
  75. Hampson C., Conlan, O., Facilitating Casual Users in Exploring Linked Data through Domain Expertise, 22nd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2011), Toulouse, France, August 29 - September 2, 2011.
  76. Hampson C., Conlan, O., Using Expert-Derived Aesthetic Attributes to Help Users in Browsing Image Databases, 22nd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2011), Toulouse, France, August 29 - September 2, 2011.


    2010

  77. Conlan, O., Keeney, J., Hampson, C., Williams, F.P., Towards Non-expert Users Monitoring Networks and Services through Semantically Enhanced Visualizations, IEEE 6th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010), Niagara Falls, Canada, October, 2010
  78. Koidl, K, Mehm, F., Hampson, C., Conlan, O. and Goebel, S. (2010) Dynamically adjusting Digital Educational Games towards Learning Objectives. In Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Games based Learning (ECGBL), October 21-22, 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark. [In Press]
  79. O'Neill, E., Lewis, D., Conlan, O., Modelling and Simulation to Assist Context Aware System Design. IEEE Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (2010) [In Press]
  80. Hampson, C., Conlan, O., Leveraging Domain Expertise to Support Complex, Personalized and Semantically Meaningful Queries Across Separate Data Sources, in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 22-24, 2010, Pittsburgh, USA. [IN PRESS]
  81. Macarthur, V. and Conlan, O. (2010) Modeling Higher-Order Cognitive Skills in Technology Enhanced Distance Learning. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Distance Learning and Education (ICDLE 2010), October 3-5, 2010, Puerto Rico, USA. [In Press]


    2009

  82. Stynes, P Conlan, O., O'Sullivan, D. (2009), Supporting Organisational Change through Enhancing Shared Understanding and Simulated Infrastructure Modelling. IN: Proceedings of the PhD Colloquium held at the Winter Simulation Conference, 2009,13th-16th December, Austin, Texas, USA.
  83. Kevin Koidl, Owen Conlan and Vincent Wade (2009) Non-Invasive Adaptation Service for Web-based Content Management Systems Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Dynamic and Adaptive Hypertext: Generic Frameworks, Approaches and Techniques (DAH2009), [Torino, Italy], pp. 37-48
  84. Stynes, P., Conlan, O., O'Sullivan, D. (2009) Simulation-based Communication Tool: an Enabler for Collaborative Decision Making. IN: Proceedings of the Workshop on Controlled Natural Language (CNL) 2009,8th-10th June, Marettimo Island, Italy.
  85. Macarthur, V., Conlan, O. (2009) Using Psychometric Approaches in the Modeling of Abstract Cognitive Skills for Personalization, Lifelong User Modelling Workshop, at UMAP2009 User Modeling Adaptation, and Personalization.
  86. Hampson, C., Conlan, O., (2009) Supporting Personalised Information Exploration through Subjective Expert-created Semantic Attributes, Third IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Berkeley, CA, USA, September 14-16, 2009.
  87. O'Neill, E., Lewis, D., Conlan, O., (2009) A Simulation-based Approach to Highly Iterative Prototyping of Ubiquitous Computing Systems, SIMUTools '09, ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering), Rome, Italy, 2009.
  88. Conlan, O., Hampson, C., Peirce, N., Kickmeier-Rust, M., (2009) "Realtime Knowledge Space Skill Assessment for Personalized Digital Educational Games," Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on, pp. 538-542, 2009 Ninth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, 2009.


    2008

  89. Peirce, N., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2008) Adaptive Educational Games: Providing Non-invasive Personalised Learning Experiences, In Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Conference on Digital Games and Intelligent Toys Based Education (DIGITEL 2008), Banff, Canada, 17 - 19 November 2008 [PDF].
  90. Macarthur, V., Conlan, O. (2008). Higher-Order Cognition in Personalised Adaptive eLearning. In Proceedings of International Workshop on Cognitive Aspects in Intelligent and Adaptive Web-based Educational Systems held at the 16th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE08), Taiwan, 27-31 October 2008, pp19-23 [PDF].
  91. Spath, M., Conlan, O. (2008) VUMA: A Visual User Modeling Approach for the Personalization of Adaptive Systems, Fifth International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH2008), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5149, Hannover, Germany, 28 July - 1 August 2008, pp341-344 [PDF].
  92. Brady, A., Conlan, O., Wade, V., Dagger, D. (2008) Supporting Users in Creating Pedagogically Sound Personalised Learning Objects, In Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH2008), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5149, Hannover, Germany, 28 July - 1 August 2008, pp52-61 [PDF].
  93. Koidl, K., Conlan, O. (2008) Engineering Information Systems towards facilitating Scrutable and Configurable Adaptation, Fifth International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH2008), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5149, Hannover, Germany, 28 July - 1 August 2008, pp405-409 [PDF].
  94. Stynes, P., Conlan, O., O'Sullivan, D. (2008) Towards a Simulation-based Communication Tool to Support Semantic Business Process Management. In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Semantic Business Process Management in Proceedings of Workshops held at the Fifth European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC08), 2nd June, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain [PDF].
  95. J. Keeney, O. Conlan, D. O'Sullivan, D. Lewis, V. Wade (2008) Towards the Visualisation of Collaborative Policy Decomposition, to appear at The 9th IEEE Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY 2008), Palisades, NY, USA, 2-4 June 2008, pp65-69 [PDF].


    2007

  96. Hampson, C. (2007) Semantically Holistic and Personalized Views Across Heterogeneous Information Sources. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, 17-18 December 2007, London [PDF].
  97. Williams, F., P., Conlan, O. (2007) Visualizing Narrative Structures and Learning Style Information in Personalized e-Learning Systems, Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Nigata Japan, 18-20 July 2007, edited by J. Michael Spector, Demetrios G. Sampson, Toshio Okamoto, Kinshuk, Stefano A. Cerri, Maomi Ueno, Akihiro Kashihara , IEEE Computer Society, 2007, pp872 - 876 [PDF].
  98. Conlan, O., O'Keeffe, I., Brady, A. Wade, V. (2007) Principles for Designing Activity-based Personalized eLearning, Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Nigata Japan, 18-20 July 2007, edited by J. Michael Spector, Demetrios G. Sampson, Toshio Okamoto, Kinshuk, Stefano A. Cerri, Maomi Ueno, Akihiro Kashihara , IEEE Computer Society, 2007, pp643 - 644 [PDF].
  99. Brusilovsky, P., Wade, V., Conlan, O. "From Learning Objects to Adaptive Content Services for E-Learning," in "Architecture Solutions for E-Learning Systems", Pahl, C., IGI Global, pp 243 - 261.
  100. Albert, D., Hockemeyer, c., Kickmeier-Rust, M. D., Peirce, N., Conlan, O. (2007) Microadaptivity within Complex Learning Situations - a Personalized Approach based on Competence Structures and Problem Spaces. 15th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2007 [PDF].
  101. Kickmeier-Rust, M. D., Peirce, N., Conlan, O., Schwarz, D., Verpoorten, D., Albert, D. (2007) Immersive digital games: The interfaces for next-generation e-learning. Proceedings of the HCI International 2007, 22-27 July 2007, Beijing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. New York, Heidelberg. Springer. pp647 - 656 [PDF].


    2006

  102. Conlan, O., O'Keeffe, I., Tallon, S. (2006), "Combining Adaptive Hypermedia Techniques and Ontology Reasoning to produce Dynamic Personalized News Services", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2006), Dublin, Ireland (2006) [PDF].
  103. O'Keeffe, I., Wade, V., Conlan, O. (2006), "A Unified approach to Adaptive Hypermedia personalisation and Adaptive Service composition", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2006), Dublin, Ireland (2006) [In Press]
  104. Stynes, P., Conlan, O. (2006), "Architectural framework for the composition and delivery of adaptive educational support services", Workshop on Applying Service Oriented Architectures to Adaptive Information Systems (SOA-AIS) at the Fourth International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2006), Dublin, Ireland (2006) [PDF].
  105. O'Keeffe, I., Brady, A., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2006) "Just-in-time Generation of Pedagogically Sound, Context Sensitive Personalized Learning Experiences", International Journal on E-Learning (IJeL), Special Issue: Learning Objects in Context, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 113-127. Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (2006) [PDF]
  106. Turker, A., Gorgun, I., Conlan, O. (2006) " The Challenge of Content Creation to Facilitate Personalized E-Learning Experiences", International Journal on E-Learning (IJeL), Special Issue: Learning Objects in Context, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 11-17. Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (2006) [PDF]
  107. Conlan, O., Hampson, C., O'Keeffe, I., Heller, J., Using Knowledge Space Theory to support Learner Modeling and Personalization, World Conference on E- Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Hawaii, USA, 2006.


    2005

  108. Monthienvichienchai, R., Conlan, O., Seyedarabi, F. (2005) "Discrepancies Between Reality and Expectation: Can Adaptive Hypermedia Meet the Expectations of Teachers?", CELDA2005, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Porto, Portugal, December 2005 [PDF]
  109. Monthienvichienchai, R., Conlan, O., Seyedarabi, F. (2005) "Can Museum Exhibits Support Personalised Learning in Collaborative Classroom Activities By Using Augmented Reality?", CELDA2005, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Porto, Portugal, December 2005 [PDF]
  110. Brady, A., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2005) "Towards the Dynamic Personalized Selection and Creation of Learning Objects", E-Learn 2005, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Vancouver, B.C. [PDF]
  111. Dagger, D., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2005) "Fundamental Requirements of Personalised eLearning Development Environments", E-Learn 2005, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Vancouver, B.C. [PDF]
  112. Lawless, S., Wade, V., Conlan, O. (2005) "Dynamic Contextual eLearning - Dynamic Content Discovery, Capture and Learning Object Generation from Open Corpus Sources", E-Learn 2005, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Vancouver, B.C. [PDF]
  113. Brady, A., O'Keeffe, I., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2005) "Just-in-time Generation of Pedagogically Sound, Context Sensitive Personalized Learning Experiences", ProLearn-iClass Workshop on Learning Objects in Context, Leuven, Belgium (2005) [Paper PDF] [Presentation PDF]
  114. Turker, A., Gorgun, I., Conlan, O. (2005) "The Challenge of Content Creation to facilitate Personalized eLearning Experiences", ProLearn-iClass Workshop on Learning Objects in Context, Leuven, Belgium (2005) [PDF]
  115. Dagger, D., Wade, V., Conlan, O. (2005) "Personalisation for All: Making Adaptive Course Composition Easy", Special issue of the Educational Technology and Society journal, IEEE IFETS. [PDF]
  116. Dagger, D., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2005) "eLearning Without Borders - A Support Framework for Reusing Educational Strategies", In Proceedings of e-Ducation Without Borders. [PDF]


    2004

  117. Dagger, D., Wade, V., Conlan, O., (2004), "A Framework for Developing Adaptive Personalized eLearning", E-Learn 2004, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Washington, D.C. [PDF]
  118. Brady, A., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2004) "Dynamic Composition and Personalization of PDA-based eLearning – Personalized mLearning", E-Learn 2004, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Washington, D.C. [PDF]
  119. Conlan, O., Brady, A., Wade, V. (2004) "The Multi-model, Metadata-driven Approach to Content and Layout Adaptation", W3C Workshop on Metadata for Content Adaptation, Dublin, Ireland. [PDF]
  120. Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2004) "Evaluation of APeLS - An Adaptive eLearning Service based on the Multi-model, Metadata-driven Approach", Third International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2004) Proceedings, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2004) [PDF]
  121. Power, R., O'Sullivan, D., Conlan, O., Lewis, D., Wade, V. (2004) "Utilizing context in adaptive information services for pervasive computing environments." Workshop on Applying Adaptive Hypermedia Techniques to Service Oriented Environments: Pervasive Adaptive Web Services and Context Aware Computing, 2004. [PDF]
  122. Dagger, D., Wade, V., Conlan, O., (2004), "Developing Adaptive Pedagogy with the Adaptive Course Construction Toolkit (ACCT)", published in the workshop proceedings of the AH2004 conference (online), Third International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2004) Proceedings, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2004) [PDF]
  123. Dagger, D., Wade, V., Conlan, O., (2004), "Developing Active Learning Experiences for Adaptive Personalised eLearning", Third International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2004) Proceedings, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2004) [PDF]
  124. Hockemeyer, C., Albert, D., Stefanuti, L., Lewis, D., Conlan, O. (2004), "Adaptive Knowledge Services Based on Grid Architecture", AH2004: Workshop Proceedings, Part II, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, August 2004, edited by Aroyo, L., Tasso, C. , 4, (19), Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2004, pp491 - 498
  125. O'Connor, A., Wade, V., Conlan, O. (2004) "Context-Informed Adaptive Hypermedia", in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp'04). [PDF]
  126. Power, R., Lewis, D., O'Sullivan, D., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2004) "A context information service using ontology-based queries," in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp'04). [PDF]
  127. Power, R., O'Sullivan, D., Conlan, 0., Lewis, D., Wade, V. (2004) "Resolving queries in a heterogeneous context rich environment," in Proceedings of the Information Technology and Telecommunications Conference (IT&T'04). [PDF]


    2003

  128. Hockemeyer C., Conlan O., Wade V., Albert D. (2003) "Applying Competence Prerequisite Structures for eLearning and Skill Management", Universal Journal of Computer Science, Volume 9, Issue 12.
  129. Dagger, D., Conlan, O., Wade, V. "An Architecture for Candidacy in Adaptive eLearning Systems to Facilitate the Reuse of Learning Resources. E-Learn 2003, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education , Phoenix. [PDF]
  130. Clarke, L., Wade, V., Conlan, O., Dagger, D. "Personalisation for Adult eLearning - an AHS Approach", E-Learn 2003, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education , Phoenix. [PDF]
  131. Conlan, O., Power, R., Barrett, K., Higel, S., O'Sullivan, D. "Next Generation Context Aware Adaptive Services", ISICT 2003, International Symposium on Information and Communication Technologies , Dublin. [PDF]
  132. Funk, P., Conlan, O. "Case-Based Reasoning to Improve Adaptability of Intelligent Tutoring Systems", Adaptive Hypermedia Workshop at the HyperText 2003, The Fourteenth Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia , Nottingham, UK. [PDF].
  133. Dagger, D., Wade, V., Conlan, O. "Towards “anytime, anywhere” Learning: The Role and Realization of Dynamic Terminal Personalization in Adaptive eLearning", Ed-Media 2003, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Hawaii, [PDF].
  134. Conlan, O., Lewis, D., Higel, S., O’Sullivan, D., Wade, V. "Applying Adaptive Hypermedia Techniques to Semantic Web Service Composition", Workshop on Adaptive Hypermedia, WWW2003 The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference, Budapest, Hungary, [PDF].
  135. Conlan, O., Hockemeyer, C., Wade, V., Albert, D. "Metadata Driven Approaches to Facilitate Adaptivity in Personalized eLearning Systems" ,Journal of the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education, 2003, http://www.jsise.org, [PDF].


    2002

  136. Conlan, O., Dagger, D., Wade, V. "Towards a Standards-based Approach to e-Learning Personalization using Reusable Learning Objects", E-Learn 2002, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Montreal, September 2002, [PDF].
  137. Funk, P., Conlan, O. "Case-Based Reasoning to Improve Adaptability of Intelligent Tutoring Systems", In press, Workshop on Case-Based Reasoning for Education and Training, CBRET'2002,pages 15-23 Aberdeen, Scotland , September 2002. Robert Gordon University.
  138. Bruen, C., Conlan, O. "Dynamic Adaptive ICT Support for learning Styles - A Development Framework for re-useable learning resources for different learning styles & requirements", ITTE 2002, Annual Conference of the Association of Information Technology for Teacher Education.
  139. Conlan, O., Hockemeyer, C., Wade, V., Albert, D., Gargan, M. "An Architecture for integrating Adaptive Hypermedia Service with Open Learning Environments", ED-MEDIA 2002, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Denver, Colorado, June 2002, [PDF].
  140. Conlan, O., Wade, V., Bruen, C., Gargan, M. "Multi-Model, Metadata Driven Approach to Adaptive Hypermedia Services for Personalized eLearning", Second International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, Malaga, Spain, May 2002, [PDF].


    2001

  141. Albert, D., Hockemeyer, C., Conlan, O., Wade, V. (2001). "Reusing Adaptive Learning Resources". In C.-H. Lee et al. (Eds). Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education/SchoolNet2001. Incheon, Korea: Incheon National University of Education. Vol. 1, pp. 205-210.
  142. Conlan, O., Hockemeyer, C., Lefrere, P., Wade, V., Albert, D.. "Extending Educational Metadata Schemas to Describe Adaptive Learning Resources." Hypertext '01: Proceedings of the Twelfth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia. New York: ACM, 2001. pp.161-162, [PDF].


    2000

  143. Conlan, O. "Novel Components for Supporting Adaptivity in Education Systems - Model-based Integration Approach." Multimedia 2000, Los Angeles, [PDF].

Projects

  • CNGL - SFI-funded CSET
  • CULTURA - FP7 STREP (February 2011 - January 2014)
  • ImREAL - FP7 STREP (October 2010 - September 2013)
  • AMAS (Adaptive Media and Services) - SFI-funded Principal Investigatorship
  • FAME - SFI-funded Strategic Research Cluster
  • 80Days - Previous European Commission IST FP7 STREP (April 2008 - October 2010)
  • ELEKTRA - Previous European Commission IST FP6 STREP (March 2006 - March 2008)
  • ADAPT - Previous Irish Higher Education Authority (HEA) Project (December 2005 - December 2007)
  • iClass - Previous European Commission IST FP6 Integrated Project (January 2004 - June 2008)
  • EASEL - Previous European Commission IST FP5 STREP (February 2000 - April 2002)
  • M-Zones Previous HEA Project (June 2002 - June 2006)


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