Staff

  • Josephine Griffith (Coordinator)  
  • Colm O'Riordan (Coordinator)  
  • Seamus Hill  

Collaborators

  • Conn Mulvihil  
  • James Cruickshank  
  • John Newell  
  • Sarah Berthaud  
  • Ronan Cummins  

Postgraduate Students

  • Marcos Cardinot (PhD)  
    Evolutionary Game Theory
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, Josephine Griffith
    Funded by CNPq-Brazil

  • Jane Holland (PhD)  
    Evolving Collective Behaviours in Mobile Robots
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, Josephine Griffith
    Funded by ComputerDISC Fellowship

  • Maud Gibbons (PhD)  
    The Co-evolution of Cooperation and Mobility in Artificial Life Societies
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, Josephine Griffith
    Funded by NUIG Hardiman Scholarship

  • Ghulam Sarwar (PhD)  
    Usage of Passage Based Evidences in Information Retrieval Tasks
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, John Newell
    Funded by Irish Research Council

  • Christine Marshall (PhD)  
    Identifying Influential Nodes to Inhibit Bootstrap Percolation on Hyperbolic Networks
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, James Cruickshank
    Funded by NUIG Hardiman Scholarship

  • Stephen Bradshaw (PhD)  
    Improving Document Clustering Performance: The Use of an Automatically Generated Ontology to Augment Document Representations
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan

  • Alexandru Locodi (PhD)  
    Evolutionary Game Theory
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
    Funded by NUIG College of Engineering and Informatics

  • Vlad Teleanca (PhD)  
    Evolutionary Game Theory
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan

  • Donal Kelly (PhD)  
    Information Retrieval
    Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
    Funded by ComputerDISC Fellowship

Past Postgraduate Students

End Degree Name Thesis
2018
PhD
Aidan Breen
Computational intelligence in aesthetics and analogy in music and art
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
Funded by NUIG Hardiman Scholarship
2018
MSc
Afnan Skeikho
Sentiment Analysis
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2018
MSc
Alma Tarfa
Recommender System
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2017
MSc
Megan Bonney
Evolutionary Game Theory
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2017
MSc
Steven Mullally
The Ultimatum Game: Using Reputation to Promote Cooperation
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2016
MSc
Keith O'Connor
Graph-Based Recommendations: Social and Content Recommendations for Boards.ie using Neo4j
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2015
PhD
Menglin Li
Graph topology and the evolution of cooperation
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
Funded by Irish Research Council
2012
MSc
Menglin Li
An Analysis of Multi-Chromosome GAs on Deceptive Problems
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2015
MSc
Padraic Kirrane
Neuroevolution of agents in complex settings
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2015
PhD
Atif Qureshi
Utilising Wikipedia for text mining applications
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, Gabriella Pasi
2015
PhD
Arjumand Younus
Utilization of social breadcrumbs for user profiling in personalization
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan, Gabriella Pasi
Funded by NUIG Hardiman Scholarship
2013
PhD
Alan Cunningham
The Evolution of Groups for Common Pool Resource Sharing
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
Funded by NUIG College of Engineering and Informatics
2009
PhD
Enda Howley
Trust and Multi-Agent Interactions: A Game Theoretic Analysis
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
2008
PhD
Ronan Cummins
The Evolution and Analysis of Term-Weighting Schemes in Information Retrieval
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
Funded by Irish Research Council
2004
MSc
Ronan Cummins
Evolutionary Computation in Information Retrieval
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
PhD
Darren Doherty
Evolving novel behaviours for NPCs in computer games
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
PhD
Dara Curran
Incorporating cultural learning and memes into traditional evolutionary computation techniques
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
David Keaveney
Application of Evolutionary Computation to strategic multi-player games
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Fergal Costello
Computational Intelligence Approaches to game design and generation
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Marguerite Moran
Multi-Agent Systems - Trust and Reputation
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Orla Martin
Natural Language Processing techniques for Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Mary Newell
Cultural evolution and social norms in multi-agent systems
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Conor O'Malley
Cooperation, Trust and Graph Properties in Spatial Prisoner's Dilemma Games
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Michael Smullen
Modelling context in information retrieval
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Sean Ryan
Distributed Information Retrieval
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Ze Zhang
Automatic categorisation of images
2015
MSc
Chiu-Wei Ko
Topic-based user similarity in online social networks
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2015
MSc
Thomas Gormley
Automatic detection of sarcasm
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
--
MSc
Cathal O'Gorman
Automatic recognition of genre and artist
2014
MSc
Niamh Walsh
Automatically Detecting Politeness in Online Text
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
--
MSc
Colin Divilly
Applying Evolutionary Computation to Mancala variants
--
MSc
Robert Dooley
Information Retrieval
--
MSc
Ethan McMeekin
An analysis of Strategies within a turn based war strategy game
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Liam Lynch
String Matching in Large Datasets Using Orthographic, Phonetic and Semantic Search Algorithms
--
MSc
Brendan Fahey
Evolving a Language: Toward Open-Ended Evolution
--
MSc
Thomas Mitchell
Recommendation in Geo-Social Networks
--
MSc
Steven Connolly
Improving twitter search by removing spam, reducing redundancy and ranking results
--
MSc
Damien Jordan
An analysis of evolved strategies for Mancala games
--
MSc
Nigel Burke
An heuristic based approach to team based behaviours in real time strategy games
--
MSc
Yashwanth Tiruvaipati
A game-theoretic approach to modelling emotions in NPCs in computer games
--
MSc
Pilib O'Broin
Evolution of deceptive strategies in auctions
--
MSc
Donal Kelly
Evolution of strategies in spatially organised N-Player Dilemmas
--
MSc
David Saunders
Using genetic programming to evolve novel behaviours in computer games
--
MSc
Lisa Henry
Analysis of the effects of dominance structures in groups
--
MSc
Ciaran Ryan
Graph representations in cross-lingual IR
--
MSc
Cathy Daly
Graph representations and algorithms for Information Retrieval
--
MSc
Padraic O'Connell
Formal methods in Multi-agent Systems
--
MSc
John Cusack
Trading in MAS
2016
MSc
David Pope
An Analysis and Prediction of Sentiment and Mood during the 2015/2016 Syrian Refugee Crisis
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2016
MSc
Thomas Devery
Social Media Music Recommendation
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2016
MSc
Colin Ratcliffe
Deep learning for Sentiment Analysis and Sarcasm Detection in Twitter Conversations
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2014
MSc
Ciara Faherty
What next for Recommendation Systems?
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2011
MSc
Karen Malone Rawlinson
A Rapid Application Development Approach to Web Application Development in the Financial Services Sector
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2011
MSc
John Monahan
Analysis of Irish-based Business Communities on Facebook
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2010
MSc
John Conroy
Social Network Analysis and Sentiment Analysis of Microblogging Data
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2010
MSc
Banda Hanumantharao Bhargava
An Investigation of Data in an Online Social Website
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2007
MSc
Adrian Cooley
Data Mining Blogs
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2004
MSc
Farrah Reddington
The Effect of User Feedback and Transparency in Improving Information Retrieval Systems
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2004
MSc
Marguerite Murray
Incorporating Novelty as a Metric in an Information Retrieval System
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
2003
MSc
Martina Scully
Combining Information Management Techniques in a Web-based Education System
Supervised by Josephine Griffith
--
MSc
Owen Fallon
Trust and Reputation in Agent based systems
--
MSc
Orla Lahart
Algorithms and systems for music retrieval, clustering and creation
--
MSc
Paula McDermott
A multi-agent system for information trading and management
--
MSc
Davin McLoone
Data mining techniques to aid users in browsing
--
MSc
Seamus Hill
--
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Martina Manning
--
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Aidan McKiernan
--
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Anthony O' Brien
--
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan
--
MSc
Glenn Goulden
--
Supervised by Colm O'Riordan

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