Research papers for Conferences

Ngo, Vuong M., Le-Khac N-A., and Kechadi, M-T., "An Efficient Data Warehouse for Crop Yield Prediction", International Conference on Precision Agriculture, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 24-27, 2018.

O Grady. Michael, Murdoch, Olga, Carr, Dominic, and O’Hare, Gregory, The Cyber Sensor Network, IEEE 16th Annual Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, 16th Intl Conf on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing and Cyber Science and Technology Congress (DASC/PiCom/DataCom/CyberSciTech), 12th August 2018.

Quoc Hung Ngo, Nhien-An Le-Khac, and Tahar Kechadi, Ontology Based Approach to Precision Agriculture, The 12th Multi-disciplinary International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MIWAI 2018), Hanoi, Vietnam, November 18-20, 2018.

Vuong, M. Ngo, Le-Khac N-A., and Kechadi, M-T., “Designing and Implementing Data Warehouse for Agricultural Big Data”, Int’l. Congress on Big Data, San Diego, CA, USA, June 25-30 2019.

Junqing Li, Changqing Song, Ning Cao, Russell Higgs, Gregory MP O'Hare, Cuinan Yang, Qiang Zhou., “The Construction of a Remote Control and Data Collection System of Cai Based”, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), 2017.

Ting Xia, Changqing Song, Junqing Li, Ning Cao, Chunyan Li, Gang Xu, Feifei Xu, Jifeng Liu, Russell Higgs, Gregory MP O'Hare, Guofu Chang, Cuinan Yang, Qiang Zhou., “Research and application of cow estrus detection based on the internet of things”, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), 2017.

Rem W Collier, Eoin O'Neill, David Lillis, Gregory O'Hare, "MAMS: Multi-Agent MicroServices*", Companion Proceedings of The 2019 World Wide Web Conference, 2019.

Rafii, Fadoua and Kechadi, M-Tahar (2019). “Collection of Historical Weather Data: Issues with Missing Values”. In: arXiv preprint arXiv:1910.08626. 

Curran, Eoghan et al. (2019). “Pangenome analysis of the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici from the UK”. In: 2019 IS-MPMI XVIII Congress. ISMPMI. 

Lawless, Colleen et al. (2019). “Using X-ray Computed Tomography to phenotype the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici”. In: 2019 IS-MPMI XVIII Congress. ISMPMI.

Ngo, Quoc Hung, Le-Khac, Nhien-An., and Kechadi, M-Tahar. (2019). “Predicting Soil pH by Using Nearest Fields”.  In AI-2019 Thirty-ninth SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Springer, LNAI 11927, pp. 480-486. 

Bendechache, Malika, Nhien-An Le-Khac, and M-Tahar Kechadi (2017). “Performance evaluation of a distributed clustering approach for spatial datasets”. In: Australasian Conference on Data Mining. Springer, pp. 38–56.

Bendechache, Malika, Nhien-An Le-Khac, M Kechadi, et al. (2017). “Distributed Spatial Data Clustering as a New Approach for Big Data Analysis”.

Elsayed, Mahmoud Said et al. (2019). “Machine-Learning Techniques for Detecting Attacks in SDN”. In: arXiv preprint arXiv:1910.00817. 

Guerrero-Contreras, Gabriel et al. (2017). “Impact of Transmission Communication Protocol on a Self-adaptive Architecture for Dynamic Network Environments”. In: World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies. Springer, pp. 115–124.

Kuppa, Aditya, Slawomir Grzonkowski, Muhammad Rizwan Asghar and NhienAn Le-Khac (2019). “Finding Rats in Cats: Detecting Stealthy Attacks using Group Anomaly Detection”. In: arXiv preprint arXiv:1905.07273. 

Kuppa, Aditya, Slawomir Grzonkowski, Muhammad Rizwan Asghar, and NhienAn Le-Khac (2019). “Black Box Attacks on Deep Anomaly Detectors”. In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security. ACM, p. 21.

Nallur, Vivek and Collier, Rem. (2019). “Ethics by Agreement in Multi-Agent Software Systems”. In: 14th International Conference on Software Technologies, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-28 July 2019. SCITEPRESS, pp. 529–535. 

Okafor, Nwamaka U, and Delaney, Declan. (2019). “Considerations for system design in IoT-based autonomous ecological sensing”. In: Procedia Computer Science 155, pp. 258–267.

Reilly, Aisling, Sujit Jung Karki, et al. (2019). “Isolate specific responses to the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici in wheat and Brachypodium distachyon”. In: 2019 IS-MPMI XVIII Congress. ISMPMI. 

Reilly, Aisling, Steven Kildea, et al. (2019). “Characterising powdery mildew resistance in oats”. In: 2019 IS-MPMI XVIII Congress. ISMPMI.

Sandygulova, Anara and Gregory MP O’Hare (2018). “Age-related Differences in Children’s Associations and Preferences for a Robot’s Gender”. In: Companion of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. ACM, pp. 235–236.

Sayakkara, Asanka, Nhien-An Le-Khac, and Mark Scanlon (2019). “A survey of electromagnetic side-channel attacks and discussion on their case-progressing potential for digital forensics”. In: Digital Investigation. 

Steiner, Dieter et al. (2019). “Vehicle Communication Within Networks-Investigation and Analysis Approach: A Case Study”.  

Schleidt, Katharina., O’Grady, Michael., Grellet, Sylvain., Beaufils, Mickaël., and van der Schaaf, Hylke. (2019) ELFIE - The OGC Environmental Linked Features Interoperability Experiment. Accepted to: 13th International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems (ISESS2020) - Data Science in Action February 5-7, 2020. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 

Vieyra, John, Mark Scanlon, and Nhien-An Le-Khac (2018). “Solid State Drive Forensics: Where Do We Stand?” In: International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime. Springer, pp. 149–164.

Wallace, Duncan and Tahar Kechadi (2018). “Analysis of EHR Free-text Data with Supervised Deep Neural Networks”. In: CSCE ‘18: The 2018 World 3 Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Applied Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 30 July-02 August 2018, pp. 245–251.

Zainab, Syeda Sana e and Tahar Kechadi (2019). “Sensitive and Private Data Analysis: A Systematic Review”. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems. ICFNDS ’19. Paris, France: ACM, 12:1–12:11. 



Hobson, David "Investigating the effects of cultivation intensity and tyre inflation pressure on soil structure and root system architecture for winter wheat using X-ray Computed Tomography".  UCD Plant Science Group, 24 July 2018

Hobson, David.  The impact of cultivation practice on soil root interactions.   BASE seminar, 6 Feb 2018


Tiley, Anna, M., M, Burke, James, I. and Feechan, Angela., Investigating the relationship between genotypic diversity and virulence in the fungal wheat pathogens Zymoseptoria tritici and Fusarium graminearum.  IPSAM 2018 Conference, June 2018.

Curran, Eoghan, Burke, James I. Feechan, Angela and Sanchez, Julio Isidro.  Isolation of Zymoseptoria tritici in wheat to improve genomic prediction models.   IPSAM Conference, June 2018.

Harty, Mary, Hobson, David, Tracy, Saoirse, and McDonnell, Kevin.   Using proximal sensing methods to map the soil conditions most influential in increasing crop yields.   At the Internet of Things For Food Conference, Dublin, March 2018.

Journal Papers

Michael J O’Grady, Gregory MP O’Hare, David Langton, Edge computing: A tractable model for smart agriculture?, Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture, Elsevier, 2019.

Levent Görgü, Barnard Kroon, Michael J O’Grady, Özgün Yılmaz, Gregory MP O’Hare, Sensor discovery in ambient IoT ecosystems, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Issue 9,  p 447-458, 1 April 2018.

Michael J O'Grady, Gregory MP O'Hare. Modelling the smart farm, Information Processing in agriculture, Elsevier, 17 May 2017.

Peng Zhang, Qian Zhang, Fusheng Liu, Ning Cao, Changqing Song, Junqing Li, Yanmin Liu, Cuinan Yang, Russell Higgs, Gregory MP O'Hare, Lina Xu., “The construction of winter wheat smart water saving irrigation system based on big data and internet of things”, International Journal of High Performance Systems Architecture, 2017.

Baojia Wang, Pingzeng Liu, Zhang Chao, Wang Junmei, Weijie Chen, Ning Cao, Gregory MP O’Hare, Fujiang Wen., “Research on Hybrid Model of Garlic Short-term Price Forecasting based on Big Data”, CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA, 2018.

Conor Muldoon, Michael J O’Grady, Gregory MP O’Hare., “A survey of incentive engineering for crowdsourcing”, The Knowledge Engineering Review, 2018.

Abar, Sameera et al. (2017). “Agent Based Modelling and Simulation tools: A review of the state-of-art software”. In: Computer Science Review 24, pp. 13-33. 

Anda, Felix et al. (2019). “Improving Borderline Adulthood Facial Age Estimation through Ensemble Learning”. In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security. ACM, p. 57. 

Atwal, Tajvinder Singh, Mark Scanlon, and Nhien-An Le-Khac (2019). “Shining a light on Spotlight: Leveraging Apple’s desktop search utility to recover deleted file metadata on macOS”. In: Digital Investigation 28, S105–S115. 

Barkat, Amine et al. (2018). “Green Approach for Joint Management of GeoDistributed Data Centers and Interconnection Networks”. In: Journal of Network and Systems Management 26.3, pp. 723–754. 

Bendechache, Malika, A-Kamel Tari, and M-Tahar Kechadi (2019). “Parallel and distributed clustering framework for big spatial data mining”. In: International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems 34.6, pp. 671–689. 

Boucenna, Fateh et al. (2019). “Secure Inverted Index Based Search over Encrypted Cloud Data with User Access Rights Management”. In: Journal of Computer Science and Technology 34.1, pp. 133–154. 

Cao, Jianjun et al. (2019). “Suitable exclosure duration for the restoration of degraded alpine grasslands on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau”. In: Land Use Policy 86, pp. 261–267. 

Chen, Wenhao et al. (2019). “The socio-economic impacts of introducing circular economy into Mediterranean rice production”. In: Journal of cleaner production 218, pp. 273–283.

Chergui, Nabila, Tahar Kechadi, and Salim Chikhi (2018). “Scalability-aware mechanism based on workload prediction in ultra-peer networks”. In: Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications 11.3, pp. 431–449. 

Emmet-Booth, JP, G Bondi, et al. (2018). “Grass VESS: a modification of the visual evaluation of soil structure method for grasslands”. In: Soil use and management 34.1, pp. 37–47.

Emmet-Booth, JP, PD Forristal, et al. (2019). “Visual soil evaluation–Spade vs. profile methods and the information conveyed for soil management”. In: Soil and Tillage Research 187, pp. 135–143. 

Guth, Felipe A, Shane Ward, and Kevin P McDonnell (2017). “Autonomous Winter Wheat Variety Selection System”. In: Journal of Advanced Agricultural Technologies 4.2, pp. 104–110. 

Harkat, Yacine et al. (2019). “Modeling and performance analysis of the IEEE 802.11 p EDCA mechanism for VANET under saturation traffic conditions and error-prone channel”. In: AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications 101, pp. 33–43.

Heloulou, Imen, Mohammed Said Radjef, and Mohand Tahar Kechadi (2017). “A multi-act sequential game-based multi-objective clustering approach for categorical data”. In: Neurocomputing 267, pp. 320–332.

Ikken, Sonia et al. (2018). “Exact and heuristic data workflow placement algorithms for big data computing in cloud datacenters”. In: Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience 19.3, pp. 223–244.  

Lalem, Farid et al. (2017). “LPCN: Least polar-angle connected node algorithm to find a polygon hull in a connected euclidean graph”. In: Journal of Network and Computer Applications 93, pp. 38–50. 

Li, MingSong et al. (2018). “Time-bounded activity recognition for ambient assisted living”. In: IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing.

Lobet, Guillaume et al. (2019). “Demystifying roots: A need for clarification and extended concepts in root phenotyping”. In: Plant science 282, pp. 11–13. 

Matheus, Christopher J et al. (2019). “Semantic network management for next generation networks”. In: Computational Intelligence 35.2, pp. 285–309. 

Murphy, Fionnuala and Kevin McDonnell (2017). “A feasibility assessment of photovoltaic power systems in Ireland; A case study for the Dublin region”. In: Sustainability 9.2, p. 302.

Nguyen, Khoi Khac et al. (2019). “Non-cooperative energy efficient power allocation game in D2D communication: A multi-agent deep reinforcement learning approach”. In: IEEE Access 7, pp. 100480–100490.

O’Grady, Michael J, Barry Evans, et al. (2019). “Supporting participative preflood risk reduction in a UNESCO biosphere”. In: Journal of Flood Risk Management 12.S2, e12520. 

O’Flynn, Michael et al. (2018). “Effect of Harvest Timing and Soil Moisture Content on Compaction, Growth and Harvest Yield in a Miscanthus Cropping System”. In: Agriculture 8.10, p. 148.

O’Hare, Gregory M.P. et al. (2018). “A farmland-microclimate monitoring system based on the internet of things”. 

Oldfield, Thomas L et al. (2018). “Biochar, compost and biochar-compost blend as options to recover nutrients and sequester carbon”. In: Journal of environmental management 218, pp. 465–476.

Paterson, Kirsty C and Nicholas M Holden (2019). “Assessment of policy conflict using systems thinking: A case study of carbon footprint reduction on Irish dairy farms”. In: Environmental Science & Policy 101, pp. 38–45.

Rice, Paul et al. (2019). “Defining a functional unit for dairy production LCA that reflects the transaction between the farmer and the dairy processor”. In: The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 24.4, pp. 642–653. 

Saoudi, Massinissa, et al. (2017). “D-LPCN: A distributed least polar-angle connected node algorithm for finding the boundary of a wireless sensor network”. In: Ad Hoc Networks 56, pp. 56–71.

Satir, Mert, Fionnuala Murphy, and Kevin McDonnell (2018). “Feasibility study of an offshore wind farm in the Aegean Sea, Turkey”. In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 81, pp. 2552–2562. 

Sharma, Pooja, James Humphreys, and Holden (2018). “The environmental impact of dairy production on poorly drained soils under future climate scenarios for Ireland”. In: Journal of environmental management 223, pp. 625– 632. 

Sharma, Pooja, James Humphreys, and Nicholas M Holden (2018). “Environmental impacts of alternative agricultural uses of poorly drained farm land in Ireland”. In: Science of The Total Environment 637, pp. 120–131. 

Tiley, Anna, Sujit J Karki, and Angela Feechan (2001). “Zymoseptoria Tritici”. In: eLS, pp. 1–8.

Tiley, Anna, Andy Bailey, and Gary Foster (2018). “Exploring the genetic regulation of asexual sporulation in Zymoseptoria tritici”. In: Frontiers in microbiology 9, p. 1859. 

Welch, Thomas, Angela Feechan, and Steven Kildea (2018). “Effect of host resistance on genetic structure of core and accessory chromosomes in Irish Zymoseptoria tritici populations”. In: European journal of plant pathology 150.1, pp. 139–148. 

Whetton, Rebecca L, Toby W Waine, and Abdul M Mouazen (2018). “Evaluating management zone maps for variable rate fungicide application and selective harvest”. In: Computers and electronics in agriculture 153, pp. 202–212.

Xu, Lina, Rem Collier, and Gregory MP O’Hare (2017). “A survey of clustering techniques in WSNs and consideration of the challenges of applying such to 5G IoT scenarios”. In: IEEE Internet of Things Journal 4.5, pp. 1229–1249.

Xu, Lina, Gregory O’Hare, and Rem Collier (2017). “A smart and balanced energy-efficient multihop clustering algorithm (smart-BEAM) for MIMO IoT systems in future networks”. In: Sensors 17.7, p. 1574. 

Zhang, Tengfei et al. (2019). “Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Local Enhancement Based Rough K-means Clustering Considering Imbalanced Clusters”. In: IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. 

Zollner, Stephan, Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, and Nhien-An Le-Khac (2019). “An Automated Live Forensic and Postmortem Analysis Tool for Bitcoin on Windows Systems”. In: IEEE Access 7, pp. 158250–158263.