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

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Trinity to digitally recreate 7 centuries of Ireland’s history destroyed in 1922 Four Courts fire

3D virtual reality reconstruction of national archive will allow public to walk through the destroyed building and explore the lost records.

16 Feb
IOL 2017 Contestants Rewarded at Closing Ceremony in DCU

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IOL 2017 Contestants Rewarded at Closing Ceremony in DCU

World-leading students worked both individually and in teams to decipher linguistic codes and put their problem-solving skills to the test.

8 Aug
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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

Huawei and ADAPT Centre Launch Research and Development Collaboration
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  • 30th Sep 2017, 2PM
  • Trinity College Dublin

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Huawei and ADAPT Centre Launch Research and Development Collaboration

12 Dec

Trinity College Dublin

Problem-Solving Festival

ADAPT Centre will host a Family Problem-Solving Festival on Saturday, 30th September 2017
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IOL 2017 Contestants Rewarded at Closing Ceremony in DCU

World-leading students worked both individually and in teams to decipher linguistic codes and put their problem-solving skills to the test.

8 Aug
Trinity to digitally recreate 7 centuries of Ireland’s history destroyed in 1922 Four Courts fire

3D virtual reality reconstruction of national archive will allow public to walk through the destroyed building and explore the lost records.

16 Feb
ADAPT Research in Multiword Expressions

ADAPT Research in Multiword Expressions

18 Jan
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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

AI: Accelerating Impact

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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.

Personalisation

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

Artificial Intelligence

ADAPT is pushing the boundaries of human speech and gesture recognition to increase the accuracy of robotic interpretation.

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

Department

Vincent Wade

Director

vincent.wade@adaptcentre.ie

Profile

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

Profile

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

Profile

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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EU Project Officer

EU Project Officer

Post Doctoral

Research Fellow in Natural Language Dialogue Processing

Post Doctoral

Research Fellow in computer vision and image processing applications.

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