Dr Rudi Villing

Electronic Engineering, Hamilton Institute, ALL Institute

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Lecturer

Engineering Building
E3.03
(01) 7086328

Biography

Rudi is a lecturer and researcher with the Maynooth University department of Electronic Engineering. He holds a first class honours B.Eng. (Electronic Engineering) from Dublin City University and a PhD. (Engineering) from NUI Maynooth. After graduating from Dublin City University, Rudi spent the next 10 years working in the telecommunications software industry and specializing in the field of Telecommunications Management Networks and software systems architecture.

Rudi is a member of the Hamilton Institute and the Assisting Living and Learning (ALL) institute at Maynooth University and an official collaborator in Connect, the SFI Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. His primary research interests are autonomous mobile robotics, sensing and actuation for health and wellbeing, and applications of real-time intelligent systems to communications and other areas.

His key skills include system design and integration, real time and embedded software systems, machine learning, autonomous behaviour, signal processing, communications, and psychoperception.

His research has been funded by awards from Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Research Council, and the European Commission.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2015 'Combined FRM and GDFT filter bank designs for improved nonuniform DSA channelisation'
Palomo-Navarro Á.;Farrell R.;Villing R. (2015) 'Combined FRM and GDFT filter bank designs for improved nonuniform DSA channelisation'. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'The BeatHealth project: Application to a ubiquitous computing and music framework'
Timoney J.;O'Leary S.;Czesak D.;Lazzarini V.;Conway E.;Ward T.;Villing R. (2015) 'The BeatHealth project: Application to a ubiquitous computing and music framework'. Journal of Cases on Information Technology, 17 (4):29-52 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'A Novel Smart Device Student Response System for Supporting High Quality Active Learning in the Engineering and Science Disciplines'
McLoone, S., Villing, R., O'Keeffe, S. (2015) 'A Novel Smart Device Student Response System for Supporting High Quality Active Learning in the Engineering and Science Disciplines'. ALL IRELAND JOURNAL OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 7 [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Using Mobile Touch Devices to Provide Flexible Classroom Assessment Techniques'
McLoone, S., Villing, R.C., O'Keeffe, S. (2015) 'Using Mobile Touch Devices to Provide Flexible Classroom Assessment Techniques'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOBILE HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION (IJMHCI), 7 :1-15 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Practical Non-Uniform Channelization for Multistandard Base Stations'
Palomo, A., Villing, R., and Farrell, R. (2011) 'Practical Non-Uniform Channelization for Multistandard Base Stations'. ZTE COMMUNICATIONS JOURNAL, 9 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Measuring perceptual centers using the phase correction response'
Villing, RC;Repp, BH;Ward, TE;Timoney, JM (2011) 'Measuring perceptual centers using the phase correction response'. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73 :1614-1629 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2007 'MyVLE: A case study in building a universal telematic education environment for a small university'
Ward,T, Monaghan, K, Villing, R (2007) 'MyVLE: A case study in building a universal telematic education environment for a small university'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPEN, DISTANCE AND E-LEARNING, 2007/I [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'A resource management tool for implementing strategic direction in an academic department'
Ringwood J.;Devitt F.;Doherty S.;Farrell R.;Lawlor B.;McLoone S.;Rogers A.;Villing R.;Ward T. (2005) 'A resource management tool for implementing strategic direction in an academic department'. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 27 (2):273-283 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2017 A Benchmark Data Set and Evaluation of Deep Learning Architectures for Ball Detection in the RoboCup SPL
Simon O'Keeffe and Rudi Villing (2017) A Benchmark Data Set and Evaluation of Deep Learning Architectures for Ball Detection in the RoboCup SPL RoboCup 2017: Robot World Cup XXI, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence [IR Link] [Details]
2017 Evaluating Quantized Convolutional Neural Networks for Embedded Systems
Simon O'Keeffe and Rudi Villing (2017) Evaluating Quantized Convolutional Neural Networks for Embedded Systems . In: McDonald, John and Markham, Charles and Winstanley, Adam C eds. Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference Maynooth, Ireland, , pp.261-264 [IR Link] [Details]
2016 Improving Task Performance through High Level Shared Control of Multiple Robots with a Context Aware Human-Robot Interface
O'Keeffe, S;Ward, TE;Villing, R (2016) Improving Task Performance through High Level Shared Control of Multiple Robots with a Context Aware Human-Robot Interface 2016 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOT SYSTEMS AND COMPETITIONS (ICARSC 2016) , pp.277-282 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2016 FPGA Based FRM GDFT Filter Banks
Wu, FZ;Villing, R (2016) FPGA Based FRM GDFT Filter Banks 2016 27TH IRISH SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS CONFERENCE (ISSC) [IR Link] [Details]
2015 FPGA realization of GDFT-FB based channelizers
Wu F.;Palomo-Navarro Á.;Villing R. (2015) FPGA realization of GDFT-FB based channelizers 2015 26th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2015 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2015 Approaches for constant audio latency on Android
Villing, R., Lazzarini V., Timoney, J., Czesak, D., and O'Leary, S. (2015) Approaches for constant audio latency on Android Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects [IR Link] [Details]
2014 Evaluation of a smartphone-based student response system for providing high quality real-time responses in a distributed classroom
McLoone S.;O'Keeffe S.;Villing R.;Brennan C. (2014) Evaluation of a smartphone-based student response system for providing high quality real-time responses in a distributed classroom IET Conference Publications , pp.210-215 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2013 Optimizing Area Power Consumption in LTE type Cells
Keenan, T. and Villing, R. (2013) Optimizing Area Power Consumption in LTE type Cells ISSC 2013, June 20-21 2013, LYIT Letterkenny [IR Link] [Details]
2012 Efficient Channelization for PMR+4G and GSM Re-Farming Base Stations
Palomo, A., Villing, R., and Farrell, R. (2012) Efficient Channelization for PMR+4G and GSM Re-Farming Base Stations 23rd Irish Signals and Systems Conference, Maynooth, Ireland [IR Link] [Details]
2012 Maximising spectral efficiency in LTE cells
Keenan, T. and Villing, R. (2012) Maximising spectral efficiency in LTE cells 23rd Irish Signals and Systems Conference, Maynooth, Ireland [IR Link] [Details]
2011 Non-uniform channelization methods for next generation SDR PMR base stations
Navarro A.;Keenan T.;Villing R.;Farrell R. (2011) Non-uniform channelization methods for next generation SDR PMR base stations Proceedings - IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications , pp.620-625 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2009 Computationally tractable location estimation on WiFi enabled mobile phones
Kelly, D., R. Behan, R. Villing and S. McLoone (2009) Computationally tractable location estimation on WiFi enabled mobile phones In Proceedings of the IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Opportunities and Challenges for SDR in Next Generation TETRA Systems
Gao, L., Palomo, A., Villing, R. and Farrell, R. (2008) Opportunities and Challenges for SDR in Next Generation TETRA Systems CISDR 2008 Workshop [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Rationale for a clean slate radio architecture
Farrell, R. and Villing, R. (2008) Rationale for a clean slate radio architecture SDR 08 Technical Conference and Product Exposition [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Software defined radio architectures evaluation
Palomo, A., Villing, R. and Farrell, R. (2008) Software defined radio architectures evaluation SDR 08 Technical Conference and Product Exposition [IR Link] [Details]
2007 A review of P-Centre models
Villing, R. and Ward, T. and Timoney, J. (2007) A review of P-Centre models Rhythm Perception and Production Workshop, 2007 [IR Link] [Details]
2006 MyVLE: An Engineering-centric e-learning Platform
Monaghan, K., Villing R. and Ward T. (2006) MyVLE: An Engineering-centric e-learning Platform IEE Irish Signals and Systems Conference [IR Link] [Details]
2006 Performance Limits for Envelope based Automatic Syllable Segmentation
R. Villing, T. Ward and J. Timoney, (2006) Performance Limits for Envelope based Automatic Syllable Segmentation Proc. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference [IR Link] [Details]
2005 Perceptual Centre correlates in Evoked Potentials
Soraghan, C., Ward, T., Villing, R., Timoney, J. (2005) Perceptual Centre correlates in Evoked Potentials 3rd European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC '05) [IR Link] [Details]
2004 Degree extension for technicians (DEFT)
Devitt, F;Villing, R;Ringwood, JV;Monaghan, K;Ward, T (2004) Degree extension for technicians (DEFT) Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education , pp.422-427 [IR Link] [Details]
2004 Automatic Blind Syllable Segmentation for Continuous Speech
Villing, R., Timoney, J., Ward, T. and Costello, J. (2004) Automatic Blind Syllable Segmentation for Continuous Speech Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2004) [IR Link] [Details]
2004 Locating Discontinuities in Synthetic Speech using a Perceptually Orientated Approach
Timoney, J., Villing, R., and Ward, T. (2004) Locating Discontinuities in Synthetic Speech using a Perceptually Orientated Approach ISSC 2004 [IR Link] [Details]
2003 Localization of speech synthesis systems for Irish voice web operations
Hogan, R., Timoney, J., Villing, R., Ward, T., Robertson, I., (2003) Localization of speech synthesis systems for Irish voice web operations Third Annual Information Technology and Telecommunications Conference [IR Link] [Details]
2003 P-Centre Extraction from Speech: the need for a more reliable measure
Villing, R., Ward, T., Timoney, J. (2003) P-Centre Extraction from Speech: the need for a more reliable measure Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2003) [IR Link] [Details]
2003 The DEFT programme at NUI Maynooth: e-learning for IT&T
Monaghan, K., Villing, R., Devitt, F., and Ward, T. (2003) The DEFT programme at NUI Maynooth: e-learning for IT&T Third Annual Information Technology and Telecommunications Conference [Details]
2003 An Irish Gaelic Speech Synthesiser
Robertson, I., R. Hogan, J. Timoney, T. Ward and R. Villing (2003) An Irish Gaelic Speech Synthesiser National University of Ireland Maynooth Postgraduate Colloquium [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2016 Movement and music: the BeatHealth mobile technology platform.
Villing, R. Timoney, J., Czes ak, D., O’Leary, S., Lazzarini, V., & Ward, (2016) Movement and music: the BeatHealth mobile technology platform. [Oral Presentation], Motor Behavior and Emotion International Congress, Lille, France [Details]
2016 BeatHealth: a platform for synchronizing music to movement in the real world.
Rudi Villing, Joseph Timoney, Victor Lazzarini, Sean O’Leary, Dawid Czesak, and Tomas Ward (2016) BeatHealth: a platform for synchronizing music to movement in the real world. [Refereed Abstracts], International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 14th Biennial Meeting, San Francisco, USA [Details]
2016 Shifting the musical beat to influence running cadence.
Buhmann , J., Moens, B., Lorenzoni, V., Villing, R., & Leman, M. (2016) Shifting the musical beat to influence running cadence. [Poster Presentation], Motor Behavior and Emotion International Congress, Lille, France [Details]
2016 Inertial sensors fo r k inematic analysis: some insights from recent experience.
Timoney, J., Czesak, D., O’Leary, S., Ward, T., &, Villing, R. (2016) Inertial sensors fo r k inematic analysis: some insights from recent experience. [Poster Presentation], Motor Behavior and Emotion International Congress, Lille, France [Details]
2011 Neuroelectric correlates of the P-centre.
Villing, R. (2011) Neuroelectric correlates of the P-centre. [Published Abstract], 13th International Rhythm Perception and Production Workshop, Leipzig, Germany [Details]