What Lessons Can Be Learned From The Delivery Of The First Building On The Grangegorman Campus Using Building Information Management (BIM)? helpPat O'Sullivan & Avril Behan
There is an acceptance that BIM, via data management, can be integrated with FM to reduce costs during the Operations and Maintenance stage of a project. However, what has not been documented is the ‘on the ground’ reality which can be reviewed as a lessons learnt exercise to improve the implementation of BIM FM for future projects. This case study sets out to explore the realities of a client’s adoption of BIM based upon the...
Ultrasonic Angioplasty: Assessing the Risk of Arterial PerforationMark Wylie, Garrett McGuinness & Graham Gavin
Improving Access to Housing for People With Disabilities.Myles Keaveney
Speech-adaptive time-scale modification for computer assisted language learningOlivia Donnellan, Elmar Jung & Eugene Coyle
In traditional foreign language learning programmes students are offered a tutor model characterised by slow, deliberate speech. This is insufficient to prepare them to cope with native, colloquial speech. By applying a timescale modification (TSM) algorithm to natural-speed, native speech, students have access to a more desirable, natural speech corpus which permits them to practise essential listening skills in a more focussed manner. This paper presents a method which allows slowing down speech without compromising...
Anatomy of a Strike: Waterford Glass 1990Lorcan Sirr
A comparison of techniques for time delay estimationAidan O'Dwyer
Housebuilding & BIMDiarmuid Curtain
DIT-Topcon Internship ExperienceAudrey Martin
Learning from Learning GroupsMIke Murphy, S.M. Chance, Gavin Duffy & Brian Bowe
Room for Improvement in Kelly’s End-of-Term Report CardLorcan Sirr
As the new government is formed, history may not be kind to Alan Kelly and his tenure as minister for the environment. Many will argue he has presided over a department that has made housing and development more difficult, not less, and that he has put the interests of lobby groups before consumers. Most recently, he has annexed local government by giving his department the power to set planning policy by diktat with no reference...