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

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Our Research Expertise

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.

Sentiment Analysis

State-of-the-art techniques allow users gain an accurate overview of ongoing public events and facilitate novel audience segmentation.

Image & Video Processing

Our research aims to revolutionise the ease with which people can engage with digital content and conversation via breakthroughs in multimodal and adaptive multimedia technology.

Séamus Lawless to Climb Mount Everest for Barretstown

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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

ADAPT Centre Launch H2020 Programme that will Support the Realisation of a EU Digital Single Market
  • Event
  • 8th Mar 2019, 9AM
  • Bank of Ireland Workbench, Trinity College Dublin


Bank of Ireland Workbench, Trinity College Dublin

Exploring Gender in Research

International Women's Day will be celebrated by ADAPT on March 8th with a discussion on 'Gender in Research'.
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Can a robot fall in love?

For Valentine's Day, Dr Luca Longo ponders whether robots are capable of falling in love.

14 Feb
Séamus Lawless to Climb Mount Everest for Barretstown

ADAPT Assistant Professor, Séamus Lawless, will head to the top of the world for Barretstown children’s charity

13 Feb
ADAPT Centre Launch H2020 Programme that will Support the Realisation of a EU Digital Single Market

A new fellowship programme, ELITE-S, will offer 16 prestigious two-year fellowships in the area of ICT standards.

1 Feb
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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

Navigating Privacy in a Data Centric World

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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

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.2

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.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

FinTech Fusion: Empowering Innovation in Financial Services

Unlock the Potential of Collaborative FinTech Research

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.

Case Study

Multilingual SEO

Improving global discoverability through better website keywords.

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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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Fellowship

ELITE-S Fellowship Programme

PhD

PhD Studentship in ‘Scalable Semantic Data Architecture for Study of Chronic Disease’

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