Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is a complex heterogeneous, chronic and pervasive developmental disorder that is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors. The worldwide prevalence of ADHD is approximately 5% of children and 2.5% of adults in most cultures, with higher prevalence figures in some jurisdictions, such as the United States of America, where the prevalence rate is considerably higher (10.2% for children) (APA, 2013; NHS, 2008; WHO, 1993).

In clinical settings, accurately diagnosing and treating AD/HD can take a considerable amount of valuable clinical....   Read More
VidSDN is a four years project funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The ultimate goal of VidSDN is to create an application-aware software defined network (SDN) so that application providers can cooperate with network and cloud operators to enhance the application performance and at the same time optimize the network and cloud resource usage through Software Defined Networking technologies. VidSDN contains two research strands.

Strand 1: Application-aware SDN

Application providers (e.g. VoIP and Video Conferencing companies) need to dynamically change the network topology and re....   Read More
SRI team secure €1.2 million

SRI team secure €1.2 million of Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway funding

COMAND – Connected Media Application Design and Delivery – is a five-year €1.2 million research effort designed to help Irish companies innovate in the digital media space. COMAND is funded by Enterprise Ireland as part of its Technology Gateway Program (TGP) and is based out of AIT's Software Research Institute (SRI). COMAND is based on the conviction that the convergence of a number of key technologies over the....   Read More

Quest, Vol 1 No 1 Summer 2013

Bridging the gap between research in higher education institutions and commercial application in the marketplace is a key requirement for Ireland in order for the national research and innovation ecosystem to deliver economic and social returns, in the form of sustainable high-value jobs, on the significant state investment in research over the past decade.

AIT, with its close connections to regional and national industry, is well positioned to help bridge this translational resear....   Read More