Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

September 20-21 2016

University College Dublin


The main conference sessions will be held in the Moore Auditorium on the Ground Floor of the Science Centre East (O'Brien Centre) building, on the left-hand side of the main foyer, beside the elevators. Coffee breaks and lunch on Tuesday will take place in the Ground Floor Atrium, beside the auditorium. The poster session and coffee break on Wednesday will take place in the 4th Floor Atrium.

Schedule - Tuesday 20 September

10:00-10:15Welcome (Moore Auditorium)
10:15-11:30Session 1 (Moore Auditorium)
  • 10:15 — Characterizing Ego-networks using Motifs  
  • Pádraig Cunningham, Martin Harrigan, Guangyu Wu and Derek O'Callaghan
  • 10:45 — Inferring waypoints using shortest paths  
  • Daniel A. Desmond and Kenneth N. Brown
  • 11:05 — Tell me who are your friends, and I'll tell you who you are  
  • Pablo Torres-Tramón and Conor Hayes
11:30-12:00Coffee Break (Ground Floor Atrium)
12:00-13:00Keynote Speech (Moore Auditorium)
  • 12:00 — Promise and Peril in Machine Learning  [Abstract]  [Slides]
  • Padhraic Smyth
13:00-14:00Lunch Break (Ground Floor Atrium)
14:00-15:30Session 2 (Moore Auditorium)
  • 14:00 — Preference Inference Through Rescaling Preference Learning  
  • Nic Wilson and Mojtaba Montazery
  • 14:30 — An Open Data Driven Epidemiological Agent-Based Model for Irish Towns  
  • Elizabeth Hunter, Brian Mac Namee and John Kelleher
  • 14:50 — Learning Dynamical Models Using System Motifs  
  • Gregory Provan
  • 15:10 — Embedded Real-time Implementation of a Computational Efficient Optical Flow Extraction Method for Intelligent Robot Control Applications  
  • Róbert Moni, László Bakó, Szabolcs Hajdú, Fearghal Morgan and Sándor Tihamér Brassa
15:30-16:00Coffee Break (Ground Floor Atrium)
16:00-17:40Session 3 (Moore Auditorium)
  • 16:00 — Idiom Token Classification with Distributed Semantics  
  • Giancarlo Salton, Robert Ross and John Kelleher
  • 16:30 — Novel2Vec: Characterising 19th Century Fiction via Word Embeddings  
  • Siobhán Grayson, Maria Mulvany, Karen Wade, Gerardine Meaney and Derek Greene
  • 16:50 — Ensemble Topic Modeling via Matrix Factorization  
  • Mark Belford, Brian Mac Namee and Derek Greene
  • 17:10 — Measuring Performance in Machine Translation Quality Estimation  
  • Yvette Graham
19:00Conference Dinner (O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel)

Schedule - Wednesday 21 September

09:10-11:00Session 4 (Moore Auditorium)
  • 09:10 — Computation and Complexity of Preference Inference Based on Hierarchical Models  
  • Anne-Marie George, Nic Wilson and Barry O'Sullivan
  • 09:40 — Evaluation of Analogical Inferences Formed from Automatically Generated Representations of Scientific Publications  
  • Yalemisew Abgaz, Diarmuid O'Donoghue, Donny Hurley and Dmitry Smorodinnikov
  • 10:00 — A Cognitive Investigation of a Material led Art process  
  • Fiona O'Hara
  • 10:20 — Noise in Reasoning as a cause of the Conjunction Fallacy  
  • Rita Howe and Fintan Costello
  • 10:40 — A comparison of machine learning techniques for predicting insemination outcome in Irish dairy cows  
  • Caroline Fenlon, Luke O'Grady, John Dunnion, Laurence Shalloo, Stephen Butler and Michael Doherty
11:00-12:10Coffee Break & Poster Session (4th Floor Atrium)
12:10-14:00Session 5 (Moore Auditorium)
  • 12:10 — Evaluating the Relative Performance of Collaborative Filtering Recommender System  
  • Humberto Jesús Corona Pampín, Houssem Jerbi and Michael O'Mahony
  • 12:40 — Explanation-based Ranking in Opinionated Recommender Systems  
  • Khalil Muhammad, Aonghus Lawlor and Barry Smyth
  • 13:00 — Stigma and empathy: an organising principle for the continuum of social understanding  
  • Samuel Finnerty
  • 13:20 — Benchmarking Multi-label Classification Algorithms  
  • Arjun Pakrashi, Derek Greene and Brian Mac Namee
  • 13:40 — Activist: A New Framework for Dataset Labelling  
  • Jack O'Neill, Sarah Jane Delany and Brian Mac Namee
 Closing Remarks (Moore Auditorium)
14:00-14:30Coffee Break & AIAI Community Meeting