Selected Publications

In this paper, we present our work on developing a vocabulary trainer …
In RANLP, 2019

As smart environments move from a research vision to …
In FGCS, 2019

Spatial crowdsourcing has emerged as a new paradigm …
In ESWA, 2016

Recent Publications

More Publications

. v-trel: Vocabulary Trainer for Tracing Word Relations - An Implicit Crowdsourcing Approach. In RANLP, 2019.

PDF Project

. Designing a Prototype Architecture for Crowdsourcing Language Resources. In LDK-PS, 2019.

PDF Project

. A real-time linked dataspace for the Internet of Things: Enabling pay-as-you-go data management in smart environments. In FGCS, 2019.

Project DOI



Effectively combining in a consortium Large Enterprises, SMEs and Academia the Big Data Value eCosystem Project (BDVe) provides coordination and support for the current and future H2020 projects within the Big Data Value Public-Private Partnership.


Big Data Public Private Forum (BIG) worked towards the definition and implementation of a clear strategy that tackles the necessary efforts in terms of research and innovation, while also it provided a boost for technology adoption and supporting actions for the successful implementation of the Big Data economy in Europe.


The BYTE project was funded by the European Commission to assist European science and industry in capturing the positive impacts and diminishing the negative impacts of big data collection and processing.


SENSE was a research and innovation project investigating an energy management system for small commercial buildings. SENSE empowered building occupants to actively engage in energy saving.

Transforming Transport

TransformingTransport is an EU-funded project that aims to show concrete, measurable and verifiable evidence of data value that can be achieved in mobility and logistics.


The Waternomics project aims to reduce water consumption of municipalities, corporations and domestic users by providing water managers and consumers with timely information about water usage and water availability.

Talks & Invited Panels

Towards Transport Simulation for Linking NUIG Galway with Moycullen
Mar 21, 2019 3:15 PM
Motivation & Incentives in Crowdsourcing Platforms
Oct 25, 2018 2:00 PM
Crowdsourced Data Management
Jun 7, 2018 1:45 PM
Comhar: A Collaborative Data Analytics Platform
May 8, 2018 11:30 AM
Workflows and Assignment Strategies for Explicit Crowdsourcing
Mar 14, 2018 12:10 PM
Assignment & Pricing Problems in Spatial Crowdsourcing
Jun 14, 2017 2:30 PM
Research Toolbox - Data Analysis with Python
Jun 15, 2016 2:00 PM
What is needed for crowdsensing methods to be adopted more widely
Mar 14, 2016 3:30 PM
Cummunity Driven Data Curation
Oct 13, 2012 3:10 PM


I am a teaching instructor for the following courses at National University of Ireland Galway:

  • CT548: Object Oriented Software Design & Development
  • CT5103: Case Studies in Data Analytics
  • DM110: Emerging Web Media
  • GS530: Graduate Research Information Skills

Professinal Activities

Organizer or Programme Committee Member

  • CIKM (2020) - ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
  • RecSys (2019) - ACM Recommender Systems Conference
  • CASPer (2019, 2018, 2017) - International Workshop on Crowd Assisted Sensing, Pervasive Systems and Communications
  • WETICE (2019) International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises
  • ECML-PKDD (2018) - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases
  • CROWDBENCH (2016) - International Workshop on Benchmarks for Ubiquitous Crowdsourcing: Metrics, Methodologies, and Datasets
  • CISIS (2016) - International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems
  • VaSCo (2013) - IFIP Workshop on Social Semantics and Collective Intelligence
  • ISD (2012) - International Conference on Information Systems Development

Reviewer (Journals & Magazines)

  • IMWUT (2019) - Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies
  • WWWJ (2019) - World Wide Web Journal
  • Access (2019) - IEEE Access
  • TSMC (2018) - IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems
  • TKDE (2018) - IEEE Transaction on Data and Knowledge Engineering
  • PACM-HCI (2018) - Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction
  • JISA (2015) - Journal of Internet Services and Applications

Reviewer (Conferences & Workshops)

  • GROUP (2020) - ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work
  • CHI (2019, 2017, 2016) - ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  • HICSS (2019) - Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • ECML-PKDD (2018) - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases
  • CSCW (2018, 2017) - ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
  • RecSys (2018) - ACM Conference on Recommender Systems
  • DIS (2018, 2016) - ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems
  • ECIS (2018) - European Conference on Information Systems
  • HRI (2018, 2017) - Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
  • MobileHCI (2017, 2016) - International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
  • ACI (2016) - Conference on Animal-Computer Interaction
  • AAAI (2015) - AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
  • DoCEIS (2013) - Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems
  • WebSci (2012) - ACM Web Science Conference


  • Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Galway Business Park, Dangan, Galway, H91AEX4, Ireland