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

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Our Research Expertise

Sentiment Analysis

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

Artificial Intelligence

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

Search & Information Retrieval

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

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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

Inaugural ADAPT ‘Citizens’ Think-In’ debates AI, Privacy and Civil Liberties
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  • 15th Nov 2018, 6PM
  • Dublin City Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8


Dublin City Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8

Citizens’ Think-In: AI, Privacy and Civil Liberties for Science Week 2018

Concerned by technology developments? Excited by the potential of Artificial Intelligence? Have your say!
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30 years of AI and Cognitive Science in Ireland Celebrated at Annual Conference

Presentations will demonstrate the impact of AI on diverse fields such as stock forecasting and the spread of infectious diseases in Ireland.

6 Dec
Looking for Christmas Gift Ideas? A Twitter Bot Could Help

AI recommender Twitter bot, created by the ADAPT Centre for SCI:COM 2018, suggests books based on a user’s Twitter profile.

3 Dec
Inaugural ADAPT ‘Citizens’ Think-In’ debates AI, Privacy and Civil Liberties

The inaugural Technology in My Life citizens’ think-in on 15th November 2018 enabled members of the public to discuss and debate AI

28 Nov
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26th AIAI Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

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Our Industry Innovations

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.1

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.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

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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Management

FinTech Fusion Senior Executive Manager

Research Fellow

Research Fellow in Trust and Social Networks

Research Engineer

Research Engineer in Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing

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