ADAPT is a dynamic research centre in Dublin with experts producing ground-breaking digital content innovations for industry.

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ADAPT Researcher Speaks at Data Protection Conference 2017

To mark Data Protection Day 2017, Dr Kevin Koidl spoke at the national Data Protection Conference in Dublin

27 Jan
Huawei Presents ADAPT PI with Distinguished Collaborator Award

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Huawei Presents ADAPT PI with Distinguished Collaborator Award

Professor Qun Liu was recently presented with a Distinguished Collaborator Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Huawei research...

10 Jan
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ADAPT Centre – Open for Business

ADAPT Celebrates A Year of Machine Learning Meetups at Dublin Event
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  • 27th Feb 2017, 6PM
  • Dogpatch Lab, CHQ

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ADAPT Celebrates A Year of Machine Learning Meetups at Dublin Event

20 Jan

Dogpatch Lab, CHQ

#ML Dublin

The Machine Learning Meetup allows individuals discuss ML, information retrieval, NLP, knowledge representation and AI.
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Huawei Presents ADAPT PI with Distinguished Collaborator Award

Professor Qun Liu was recently presented with a Distinguished Collaborator Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Huawei research...

10 Jan
ADAPT Researcher Speaks at Data Protection Conference 2017

To mark Data Protection Day 2017, Dr Kevin Koidl spoke at the national Data Protection Conference in Dublin

27 Jan
ADAPT Researcher Selected to Represent SIGIR at 50 Years of the ACM Turing Award Celebration

ADAPT PhD student, Piyush Arora, has been selected as one of ten student delegates to represent SIGIR at the 50 Years of the ACM Turing Award...

24 Jan
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ADAPT Centre – Open for Business

AI Hackathon

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Our Research Expertise

Search & Information Retrieval

We develop smarter search and retrieval technologies that help deliver the most relevant digital content to the user.

Machine Translation

Global interconnectedness has resulted in a need for dynamic transformation of digital content to break down language and cultural barriers. Our expertise covers all MT system types.

Personalisation

ADAPT has unique experience in personalised systems combining content and interactive services along with unsurpassed experience in performing personalisation in multilingual contexts.

Our Industry Innovations

Digital Media

Digital media or content that is stored in digital formats, is enabling unprecedented communication across distances, languages and devices, and creating business value for partners.1

FinTech

Optimise time and potential by exploring solutions and developing new business models that can transform businesses by unlocking the knowledge in unstructured digital data.2

e-Health

Create opportunities for innovation, growth and better healthcare by connected health systems and the data to help health professionals and citizens receive better information on medical conditions and treatments.3

Business & Industry Partners

ADAPT is supported by the Irish government through a Science Foundation Ireland investment of €24 million. This funding is leveraged with an additional €26 million from industry partners.

Industry
Research Initiative

Ethics and Privacy

Ethical and privacy issues need to be to the forefront during technology development and ADAPT helps industry and individuals understand, manage and control overwhelming amounts of content.

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Multilingual SEO

Improving global discoverability through better website keywords.

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Cyberbullying Prevention

Detect and block cyberbullying!

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Work with ADAPT

ADAPT has significant commercial expertise having engaged with more than 140 companies in Ireland and beyond, ranging from indigenous start-ups to multinational enterprises.  With a dedicated business and commercial development team, ADAPT has a strong focus on understanding and addressing technology and business challenges in order to deliver solutions tailored for industry collaborators.

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Responding to industry needs, ADAPT has developed an extensive range of commercialisation-ready technologies. These cutting edge innovations have been developed based on industry needs.

Team

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Vincent Wade

Director

vincent.wade@adaptcentre.ie

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Professor Vincent Wade is Director of the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology. His research focuses on knowledge engineering for adaptive (web) systems research and personalisation and is being successfully applied in three application areas, namely Telecommunications & Service Management, adaptive eLearning and Web applications. He was awarded Fellowship of Trinity College for his contribution to research and has published over one hundred and fifty scientific papers in international journals and conferences of repute. Vincent also holds the position as Visiting Scientist at IBM’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Ireland (2006 to date).

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Andy Way

Deputy Director

andy.way@adaptcentre.ie

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Professor Andy Way’s research interests include all areas of machine translation, which he has applied to a career that has spanned academia and industry. As head of the Transforming Global Content theme, Professor Way focuses on achieving translation of controlled quality, handling different levels of noise across multiple language pairs and domains and optimally leveraging human quality interactions for effective and authentic communication across language and cultural barriers.

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Liam Cronin

Associate Director Commercialisation

879680399

Liam.cronin@adaptcentre.ie

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Liam is responsible for directing ADAPT’s commercialisation and business development activities and is the main contact for all industry engagement, both new and existing. Liam provides leadership for the strategic development, implementation and continuous review of the ADAPT Centre commercialisation strategy. He has over 25 years experience across Microsoft product development, internationalisation, and sales and marketing.

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Naomi Harte

Associate Professor

01 8961861

naomi.harte@adaptcentre.ie

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Naomi is Associate Professor in Digital Media Systems at Trinity and her specialist area is Human Speech Communication. She has worked in high-tech start-ups in the field of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Systems Development, including her own company founder in 2002. She leads the Interacting with Global Content research platform that aims to support the adaptation of conversational content to the user's cognitive state to maintain an engaging multimodal dialogue regardless of the physical context.

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

Post-Doctoral Researcher(s) in Computer Vision and Image Processing

PhD

PhD Studentship in Recommender Systems and Personalisation

PhD

PhD Studentship in Linked Data/Semantic Web and Machine Learning

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