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Dissertations Index 2020/21


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MAI (Computer Engineering)
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
Masters in Computer Science
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)

MAI (Computer Engineering) (2020/21)

Kaur, Prabhjot (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Simulating Emotional Intelligence on Computer Systems and analysing Emotional States of South Asian Female Politicians"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Kelly, Thomas (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"User Privacy &iPhones: An analysis of user privacy on the iOS platform"
(Supervised by: Leith, Douglas)
MacNamara, Jack (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Determining the features most influential in predicting user engagement in news articles"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
McMorrow, David (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Management of Transitions of Control in Cooperative Autonomous Vehicles in Mixed Traffic"
(Supervised by: Bouroche, Melanie)
Neville, Brian (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Vtrace: Uppaal trace verification for Go programs"
(Supervised by: Koutavas, Vasileios)
O'Connell, Brendan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Highway Merging for Vehicle Platoons in Non-Ideal Conditions"
(Supervised by: Bouroche, Melanie)
Runswick, Matthew (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Classification of news articles into the categories of reliable, fake, and satire news through the use of explainable machine learning techniques"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
Scanlon, Johnny (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"The Effects and Uses of Target Word Position in Unsupervised N-Gram Word Sense Disambiguation"
(Supervised by: Emms, Martin)
Singh, Prabhjot (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Computer Engineering)
"Middleware Support for Communication in Connected Vehicle"
(Supervised by: Cahill, Vinny)

MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering) (2020/21)

Kirsch, Kilian (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Reducing Dissonance with Dynamic Tuning Algorithms for MIDI Synthesis"
(Supervised by: Gregg, David)
Neill, David (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
MAI (Electronic/Computer Engineering)
"Using Deep Reinforcement Learning to increase Traffic Safety in Urban areas whilst maintaining Traffic Flow and Efficiency"
(Supervised by: Dusparic, Ivana)

Masters in Computer Science (2020/21)

Bradish, Philip (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Storing COVID-19 Vaccination Records on a Blockchain"
(Supervised by: Tewari, Hitesh)
Burke, Owen (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Investigating Methods of Birdsong Recognition on Mobile Devices"
(Supervised by: Shevlin, Fergal)
Contovounesios, Basil (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"An Equivalence Checker for Pi-Calculus Models"
(Supervised by: Koutavas, Vasileios)
Duggan, Aaron (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Deep W-Learning:A Multi-Objective Deep Reinforcement Learning Algorithm"
(Supervised by: Dusparic, Ivana)
Fowley, Thomas (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Security of Virtual Infrastructures: Assessing Kubernetes Attack Automation"
(Supervised by: Weber, Stefan)
Galbraith, Sinéad (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"A Collaborative Game-Based Approach for Childrens Learning of Computer Programming"
(Supervised by: Shevlin, Fergal)
Gildea, Conor (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Efficient Cardiac Audio Analysis for Mobile Devices"
(Supervised by: Shevlin, Fergal)
Gilmartin, Conor (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Producing a Tennis Shot Placement Report by Detecting Bounce Points in Tennis Shots"
(Supervised by: Dawson-Howe, Kenneth)
Hallen, Tobias (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Gesture Generation for Embodied Conversational Agents"
(Supervised by: McDonnell, Rachel)
Hassett, Sean (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Distributed Collaboration of Connected Vehicles at Unsignalized Intersections using Parallel Monte Carlo Tree Search."
(Supervised by: Bouroche, Melanie)
Heffernan, Conor (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Exploring the Application of ReinforcementLearning Techniques for Scheduling in a DenseWireless Sensor Network"
(Supervised by: Dusparic, Ivana)
Hunt, Niall (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Using Light Fields to Enable Deep Monocular Depth Estimation"
(Supervised by: Smolic, Aljosa)
Hurley, Darragh (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Feature based measurementof similarities between Arm Assembly language programs"
(Supervised by: Dukes, Jonathan)
Jennings, Patrick (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Recognition of Emotional Expressions with Computer Systems and Potential Impact of Gender Difference"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Kilroy, David (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"A Decentralised Website Login System using Decentralized Identifiers"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
McAndrew, Michael (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Internal Combustion Engine Fault Detection through Audio Analysis"
(Supervised by: Shevlin, Fergal)
Ng, Matthew (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Searching for Historical Documents using Combined Cross-Border Geo-Spatial Datasets"
(Supervised by: Conlan, Owen)
O'Brady, Cian (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Sentiment Analysis of News Reports and Opinion Pieces Related to COVID-19"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Odukoya, Abraham (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Intelligence in the Economy: Emergent Behaviourin International Trade Modellingwith Reinforcement Learning"
(Supervised by: Dusparic, Ivana)
Rete, Catalina (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Multi-Armed Bandit algorithm for news recommendation systemsMulti-Armed Bandit algorithm for news recommendation systems"
(Supervised by: Leith, Douglas)
Teehan, Adam (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Can Methods of Conventional Sentiment Analysis Work for High Frequency Data?"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Teiserskis, Edvinas (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Translating Rust into ML for proving Program Equivalence by Bisimulation"
(Supervised by: Koutavas, Vasileios)
Tony, Irene (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Application of Machine Learning with Traffic Monitoring to Intrusion Detection in Kubernetes Deployments"
(Supervised by: Weber, Stefan)
Woods, Seamus (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Understanding Emotion with Multimodal Machine Learning"
(Supervised by: Lacey, Gerard)
Zhang, Tianyi (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
Masters in Computer Science
"Visualization framework for verification tools with graph output"
(Supervised by: Koutavas, Vasileios)

M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality) (2020/21)

Guo, Kexin (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality)
"Improving Spatial Perception in ARMR Through Custom Shading Techniques"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Jimenez Serra, Jan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality)
"3D Copy Paste: A Photogrammetry solution for 3D scanning of salient objects"
(Supervised by: Lacey, Gerard)
Li, Chaoyi (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality)
"iminished Reality Designed with Interactive Cutaway Opening for Spatial Perception Improvement"
(Supervised by: Dingliana, John)
Moloney, Paolo (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality)
"Evolutionary Naming Game: An Agent-based Model for the Emergence of Language"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Umapathi, Darshan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Augmented and Virtual Reality)
"Customising Video Messages using GANS"
(Supervised by: Lacey, Gerard)

M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science) (2020/21)

Hegde, Bharath (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Repeated-measure analysis of the temporal nitrous oxide emissions from the multi-species mixtures"
(Supervised by: Brophy, Caroline)
Jacob, Shreya (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Intelligent Text Summarization: a strategy to reduce information misrepresentation"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Kitatake-Meyers, Ashlynn (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Property Properly: A Decentralized Application for Property Transaction Management"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
Kola, Manvitha (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Can the Sentiment in Print Media during National Elections Influence Stock Market Dynamics? - A Case-Study on 2019 Indian Elections"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Kumar, Vivek (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Bayesian Network for Censored Survival Data using Inverse Probability Censored Weighting (IPCW)"
(Supervised by: Honari, Bahman)
Lynch, Clodagh (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Exploration of a Multimodal Emotion Recognition System and the Physical Correlates of Emotion"
(Supervised by: Ahmad, Khurshid)
Paul, Aviejay (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Comparative Analysis of Semi/Non-Parametric Regression Models on Bitcoin Price Prediction"
(Supervised by: Honari, Bahman)
Ryan, Barry (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Using Molecular Biomarkers to Identify ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Patients at Risk of Relapse"
(Supervised by: White, Arthur)
Sardina, Jeffrey (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"Structural Characteristics of Knowledge Graphs Determine the Quality of Knowledge Graph Embeddings Across Model and Hyperparameter Choices"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Tomar, Shivani (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Data Science)
"A Feasibility Study to implement Next Word Prediction Model using Federated Learning on Raspberry Pi"
(Supervised by: Huggard, Meriel)

M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems) (2020/21)

Ershov, Igor (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
"ARPA: Accessibility-focused Route Planning Assistant"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Ge, Tong (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
"A mobile exam proctoring system with deep-learning-based human action recognition"
(Supervised by: McGoldrick, Ciaran)
Gilsenan, Philippa (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
"Bibliobuild: a citation network visualisation and exploration tool"
(Supervised by: Graham, Yvette)
Madaan, Pragya (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
"AQAPRE - A research on Action Quality Assessment of Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Exercises"
(Supervised by: Smolic, Aljosa)
Padekar, Sagar (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
"Virtual fitting solution using 3D human modelling and garments"
(Supervised by: Smolic, Aljosa)
Rajeev, Aswin (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Future Networked Systems)
"A serverless computing framework based on Kubernetes for applications in the IoT domain"
(Supervised by: Weber, Stefan)

M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems) (2020/21)

Cassidy, Joshua (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Ence: An Ontology for Unstructured Still Image Data"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)
Farrell, Daniel (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Investigating Knowledge Tracing Algorithms and Learner Simulators for Training Adaptive Recommendation Agents in Education"
(Supervised by: Wade, Vincent)
Flesch, Boris (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Investigating the suitability of blockchain for managing patients consent in clinical trials"
(Supervised by: Stephens, Gaye)
Gade, Sachin Arvind (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Mapping Text Instructions to Robot Actions for the RxR-Habitat Challenge"
(Supervised by: Lacey, Gerard)
Gonzalez-escribano, Jorge (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Deep Learning for 3D Human Digitisation"
(Supervised by: Smolic, Aljosa)
Gusain, Vaibhav (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Making a secure framework for Federated Learning"
(Supervised by: Smolic, Aljosa)
Ijaz, Muhammad Talha Bin (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Practical Face Recognition with the Raspberry Pi"
(Supervised by: Waldron, John)
Kaushik, Vardan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Single Image De-raining"
(Supervised by: Manzke, Michael)
Manoharan, Joshua Prakash (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Record-based Automata for TTR"
(Supervised by: Fernando, Tim)
Mascarenhas, Sherwin (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Comparative Analysis of Route PredictionAlgorithms For Service Placement in Multi-AccessEdge Computing"
(Supervised by: Clarke, Siobhan)
Pei, Yifan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"ANN LAB: A Web application based on XAI concepts and implementing ANN models to solve NLP task"
(Supervised by: Graham, Yvette)
Wang, Xiaokang (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"Towards a General Purpose Trusted Computing Platform for All Vendors and Applications"
(Supervised by: O'Mahony, Donal)
White, Matt (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
"ERCT: An Ontology for Describing Randomised Controlled Trials in the Social Sciences"
(Supervised by: O'Sullivan, Declan)

M.Sc. in Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media) (2020/21)

Bonet, Reinaldo (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Abstracted Realism: Lures for Post-Speculative Design Methodologies"
(Supervised by: Radek, Przedpełski)
De Abreu, Beatriz Salgado Ferreira (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Playing non-educational logic puzzles as STEM incidental learning activities: An analytical approach based in entertainment and engagement value"
(Supervised by: Mads, Haahr)
Jiang, Anqi (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Re-imagining the Risky Modernity by Procedural Rhetoric: A Case Study on Dystopian Indie Game Not for Broadcast"
(Supervised by: Radek, Przedpełski)
Li, Jingren (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Can ActionScript find a place in introductory programming language: a systematic literature review"
(Supervised by: Glenn, Strong)
Noone, Aisling (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"The Use of Technology and Social Media during Covid-19 and The Effects on Students Mental Health"
(Supervised by: Nina, Bresnihan)
O'Toole, Stephen Anthony (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Understanding Politics in Video Game Narratives, Gameplay and Culture"
(Supervised by: Radek, Przedpełski)
Qian, Xinyuan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Dating Sims: A Threat to Human relationships or a New Digital Intimacy?"
(Supervised by: Mads, Haahr)
Song, Yipan (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Analysis of the traditional method for detecting lane lines based on the Hough transform"
(Supervised by: Gerry, Lacey)
Wang, Letian (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Games as Crowdsourcing Tools for Digital Heritage in the Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum (GLAM) Field"
(Supervised by: Mads, Haahr)
Yu, Yue (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A Computer Game Evaluation Model Based on Relationship between Personality Traits and Game-Related Preferences"
(Supervised by: Jack, Cawley)
Colin, Diane Brigitte Colette (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Designing Queer(er) Games: A Game Design Analysis Through Queer Game Studies Concepts and Practices"
(Supervised by: Radek, Przedpełski)
Jaworska, Aleksandra (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Growth mindset in video games"
(Supervised by: Nina, Bresnihan)
Mc Rann, Adam (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"More Than A Game: An Analysis and Solution to Harmful Gambling Mechanics in FIFA Ultimate Team"
(Supervised by: Mads, Haahr)
Ryabova, Alisa (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"The Games that Play with Us: How Invisible Agency Affects the Player's Experience and Changes Narrative?"
(Supervised by: Mads, Haahr)
Salahuddin, Farjana (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"THE CONCEPT OF "LESS IS MORE" IN VISUAL DESIGN APPLIED TO SOUND DESIGN IN ANIMATION"
(Supervised by: Natasa, Paterson)
Shiels, Sarah Jane (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"In Pursuit of Liveness Interactive Lighting Design for the Theatre"
(Supervised by: Neill, O'Dwyer)
Tse, Nga Sin (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Is handwriting or typewriting the better writing method for secondary level students to develop the skills of writing exposition along with memory? Or could both methods have a similar process in our brain as they are the same in our learning?"
(Supervised by: Glenn, Strong)
Vashishtha, Pragya (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Improving Cognitive Web Accessibility: Can cognitive accessibility become a part of Universal Design?"
(Supervised by: Nina, Bresnihan)
Walsh, Gareth (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"A review assessing the need for greater emphasis on eudaimonia in the design process of virtual environments"
(Supervised by: Diana, Wilson)
Xu, Wenqing (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Benchmark Comparison of JavaScript Frameworks React, Vue, Angular and Svelte"
(Supervised by: Glenn, Strong)
Zhang, Xilong (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Understanding Interactive Narrative's Potential to Shape Experiences of Minority Identity in Queerskins: A Novel and Experience"
(Supervised by: Jennifer, O'Meara)
Zhao, Qingqing (2020/21) PDF   ABSTRACT
M.Sc. Computer Science (Interactive Digital Media)
"Storytelling Through Games Mechanics: A Study on Dark Souls, Gorogoa and What Remains of Edith Finch"
(Supervised by: Mads, Haahr)