Prof John McDonald

Computer Science, Hamilton Institute, ALL Institute

Professor

Eolas Building
1st Floor
115
(+3531) 708 4589

Biography

John McDonald is a Professor at the Maynooth University Department of Computer Science where he has held a faculty position since 2001. He is also a member of the Maynooth University Hamilton Institute and the Assisted Living and Learning Institute. His research interests include computer vision, robotics, and AI, focussing on the development of spatial perception and intelligence for autonomous mobile robotics. He has worked in areas including visual simultaneous localisation and mapping (vSLAM), intelligent vehicle systems, vision based geotechnologies, face and gesture analysis, and digital holography. His research has been funded under various research programmes from Science Foundation Ireland, the EU, Enterprise Ireland, and the Irish Research Council. He is currently a Funded Investigator in Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, a named supervisor in the SFI Centre for Research Training in the Foundations of Data Science, and a collaborator on the SFI Blended Autonomy Vehicles Spoke. Previously, he was a visiting scientist at University of Connecticut, the National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG), and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at MIT.


Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2019 Place Recognition in Challenging Conditions
Ramachandran, S.; McDonald, J. (2019) Place Recognition in Challenging Conditions Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2019 [Details]
2019 MouldingNet: Deep-Learning for 3D Object Reconstruction
Burns, T.; Pearlmutter, B.A.; McDonald, J. (2019) MouldingNet: Deep-Learning for 3D Object Reconstruction Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2019 [Details]
2019 Efficient Surfel Fusion Using Normalised Information Distance
Gallagher, L.; McDonald J. (2019) Efficient Surfel Fusion Using Normalised Information Distance CVPR Workshops (CVPRW 2019): 3D Scene Understanding for Vision, Graphics, and Robotics [Details]
2018 Collaborative Dense SLAM
Louis Gallagher and John McDonald (2018) Collaborative Dense SLAM 20th Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP 2018) University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland, , 29-AUG-18 - 31-AUG-18 , pp.65-72 [Details]
2012 Line point registration: A technique for enhancing robot localization in a soccer environment
Whelan T.;Studli S.;McDonald J.;Middleton R. (2012) Line point registration: A technique for enhancing robot localization in a soccer environment . In: Rofer, T.; Mayer N.M.; Savage, J.; Saranli U eds. Robocup 2011: Robot Soccer World Cup XV , pp.258-269 [DOI] [Details]
2009 Automatic recognition of head movement gestures in sign language sentences
Kelly, D.; Reilly Delannoy, J.; McDonald, J.; Markham, C.; (2009) Automatic recognition of head movement gestures in sign language sentences Proceedings of the China-Ireland information and communications technologies conference , pp.142-145 [full-text] [Details]
2007 Speckle reduction using the discrete Fourier filtering technique
Maycock, J.; Hennelly, B.M.; McDonald, J.B.; Frauel, Y.; Castro, A.; Javidi, B; Naughton, T.J. (2007) Speckle reduction using the discrete Fourier filtering technique International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2007 , pp.201-201 [full-text] [Details]
2006 Extraction and reconstruction of shape information from a digital hologram of three-dimensional objects
McElhinney, C.P.; Maycock, J.; Hennelly, B.M.; Naughton, T.J.; McDonald, J.; Javidi, B. (2006) Extraction and reconstruction of shape information from a digital hologram of three-dimensional objects Proceedings of the International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP 2006) , pp.76-83 [Details]
2005 Facial Expression Classification using a One-Against-All Support Vector Machine
Ghent, John and McDonald, John (2005) Facial Expression Classification using a One-Against-All Support Vector Machine Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2005 [Details]
2004 Generating a Mapping Function from one Expression to Another Using a Statistical Model of Facial Texture
Ghent, J; McDonald, J. (2004) Generating a Mapping Function from one Expression to Another Using a Statistical Model of Facial Texture Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2004 , pp.74-81 [Details]
2003 Generating a mapping function from one expression to another using a statistical model of facial shape
Ghent, J; McDonald, J. (2003) Generating a mapping function from one expression to another using a statistical model of facial shape Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2003 University of Ulster, Coleraine, , pp.99-106 [Details]
2001 Application of the Hough Transform to Lane Detection and Following on High Speed Roads
J. McDonald (2001) Application of the Hough Transform to Lane Detection and Following on High Speed Roads Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2001 [Details]
1999 A Hough Transform Inspired Technique for the Rapid Fingerprinting and Conceptual Archiving of Multianalyser Tensiotraces
McMillan, N.D.; Riedel, S.; McDonald, J.; O'Neill, M.; Whyte, N.; Augousti, A.; Mason, J. (1999) A Hough Transform Inspired Technique for the Rapid Fingerprinting and Conceptual Archiving of Multianalyser Tensiotraces Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 1999 Dublin City University, [Details]
2017 Towards Dense Collaborative Mapping using RGBD Sensors
Gallagher, L.; McDonald, J. (2017) Towards Dense Collaborative Mapping using RGBD Sensors Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference Proceedings (IMVIP) 2017 Maynooth, Ireland, , pp.225-228 [full-text] [Details]
2017 A high-performance portable abstract interface for explicit SIMD vectorization
Karpiński P.;McDonald J. (2017) A high-performance portable abstract interface for explicit SIMD vectorization Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Programming Models and Applications for Multicores and Manycores, PMAM 2017 , pp.21-28 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2017 An Embedded Domain Specific Language for General Purpose Vectorization
Przemyslaw Karpiński and and John McDonald (2017) An Embedded Domain Specific Language for General Purpose Vectorization . In: Kunkel, Julian M. and Yokota, Rio and Taufer, Michela and Shalf, John eds. High Performance Computing , pp.515-537 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 Continuous humanoid locomotion over uneven terrain using stereo fusion
Fallon M.;Marion P.;Deits R.;Whelan T.;Antone M.;McDonald J.;Tedrake R. (2015) Continuous humanoid locomotion over uneven terrain using stereo fusion IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots , pp.881-888 [DOI] [Details]
2014 Design, Implementation and Simulation of an Experimental Multi-Camera Imaging System for Terrestrial and Multi-Purpose Mobile Mapping Platforms: A Case Study
Hammoudi, K;McDonald, J (2014) Design, Implementation and Simulation of an Experimental Multi-Camera Imaging System for Terrestrial and Multi-Purpose Mobile Mapping Platforms: A Case Study OPTIROB 2013: OPTIMIZATION OF THE INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN AEROSPACE, ROBOTICS, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS, BIOMECHATRONICS AND NEUROREHABILITATION , pp.139-144 [DOI] [Details]
2014 A benchmark for RGB-D visual odometry, 3D reconstruction and SLAM
Handa A.;Whelan T.;McDonald J.;Davison A. (2014) A benchmark for RGB-D visual odometry, 3D reconstruction and SLAM Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation , pp.1524-1531 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 Planar simplification and texturing of dense point cloud maps
Ma L.;Whelan T.;Bondarev E.;De With P.;McDonald J. (2013) Planar simplification and texturing of dense point cloud maps 2013 European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR 2013 - Conference Proceedings , pp.164-171 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 Robust real-time visual odometry for dense RGB-D mapping
Whelan T.;Johannsson H.;Kaess M.;Leonard J.;McDonald J. (2013) Robust real-time visual odometry for dense RGB-D mapping Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation , pp.5724-5731 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2012 Reliability measure for propagation-based stereo matching
Gales G.;Chambon S.;Crouzil A.;McDonald J. (2012) Reliability measure for propagation-based stereo matching International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2012 Efficient localization for robot soccer using pattern matching
Whelan T.;Stüdli S.;McDonald J.;Middleton R. (2012) Efficient localization for robot soccer using pattern matching Communications in Computer and Information Science , pp.16-30 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2012 Recovering quasi-real occlusion-free textures for facade models by exploiting fusion of image and laser street data and image inpainting
Hammoudi K.;Dornaika F.;Soheilian B.;Vallet B.;McDonald J.;Paparoditis N. (2012) Recovering quasi-real occlusion-free textures for facade models by exploiting fusion of image and laser street data and image inpainting International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2011 Place recognition using near and far visual information
Cadena C.;McDonald J.;Leonard J.;Neira J. (2011) Place recognition using near and far visual information IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline) , pp.6822-6828 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2011 Robust alignment of wide baseline terrestrial laser scans via 3D viewpoint normalization
Cao Y.;Yang M.;McDonald J. (2011) Robust alignment of wide baseline terrestrial laser scans via 3D viewpoint normalization 2011 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV 2011 , pp.455-462 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2011 Single image augmented reality using planar structures in urban environments
McClean E.;Cao Y.;McDonald J. (2011) Single image augmented reality using planar structures in urban environments Proceedings - 2011 Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2011 , pp.1-6 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2010 Robust wide baseline scene alignment based on 3D viewpoint normalization
Yang M.;Cao Y.;Förstner W.;McDonald J. (2010) Robust wide baseline scene alignment based on 3D viewpoint normalization Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) , pp.654-665 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Recognizing spatiotemporal gestures and movement epenthesis in sign language
Kelly D.;McDonald J.;Markham C. (2009) Recognizing spatiotemporal gestures and movement epenthesis in sign language IMVIP 2009 - 2009 International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference , pp.145-150 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Robust feature correspondences from a large set of unsorted wide baseline images
Cao Y.;McDonald J. (2009) Robust feature correspondences from a large set of unsorted wide baseline images Proceedings - International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP , pp.4277-4280 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Estimation of the temporal dynamics of posed and spontaneous facial expression formation using LLE
Delannoy J.;McDonald J. (2009) Estimation of the temporal dynamics of posed and spontaneous facial expression formation using LLE IMVIP 2009 - 2009 International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference , pp.139-144 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Viewpoint invariant features from single images using 3D geometry
Cao Y.;McDonald J. (2009) Viewpoint invariant features from single images using 3D geometry 2009 Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV 2009 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Self-organizaiton for images from a moving camera
Cao Y.;McDonald J. (2009) Self-organizaiton for images from a moving camera 2009 10th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, WIAMIS 2009 , pp.177-180 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2008 Segmentation of macroscopic object digital holographic reconstructions using extracted depth information
Mc Elhinney C.;Hennelly B.;McDonald J.;Naughtona T. (2008) Segmentation of macroscopic object digital holographic reconstructions using extracted depth information Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2008 A system for teaching sign language using live gesture feedback
Kelly D.;McDonald J.;Markham C. (2008) A system for teaching sign language using live gesture feedback 2008 8th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, FG 2008 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2008 Analysis of Sign Language Gestures using Size Functions and Principal Component Analysis
Kelly, D;McDonald, J;Lysaght, T;Markham, C (2008) Analysis of Sign Language Gestures using Size Functions and Principal Component Analysis 2008 INTERNATIONAL MACHINE VISION AND IMAGE PROCESSING CONFERENCE, PROCEEDINGS , pp.31-36 [full-text] [Details]
2008 Automatic estimation of the dynamics of facial expression using a three-level model of intensity
Delannoy J.;McDonald J. (2008) Automatic estimation of the dynamics of facial expression using a three-level model of intensity 2008 8th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, FG 2008 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2008 Modelling the manifold of facial expression using texture
Reilly J.;McDonald J. (2008) Modelling the manifold of facial expression using texture Proceedings - IMVIP 2008, 2008 International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference , pp.63-68 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2007 Spread space spread spectrum technique for secure multiplexing
Hennelly B.;McDonald J.;Sheridan J.;Gopinathan U.;Kelly D.;Javidi B.;Naughton T. (2007) Spread space spread spectrum technique for secure multiplexing AIP Conference Proceedings , pp.138-144 [DOI] [Details]
2007 Non-linear approaches for the classification of facial expressions at varying degrees of intensity
Reilly J.;Ghent J.;McDonald J. (2007) Non-linear approaches for the classification of facial expressions at varying degrees of intensity International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2007 , pp.125-132 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2007 Development of a wearable motion capture suit and virtual reality biofeedback system for the instruction and analysis of sports rehabilitation exercises
Fitzgerald D.;Foody J.;Kelly D.;Ward T.;Markham C.;McDonald J.;Caulfield B. (2007) Development of a wearable motion capture suit and virtual reality biofeedback system for the instruction and analysis of sports rehabilitation exercises Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings , pp.4870-4874 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2007 Classification of human poses using a vision based technique
Kelly, D;Olivo, P;Markham, C;McDonald, J;Caulfield, B;Fitzgerald, D (2007) Classification of human poses using a vision based technique IMVIP 2007: INTERNATIONAL MACHINE VISION AND IMAGE PROCESSING CONFERENCE, PROCEEDINGS , pp.209-209 [full-text] [Details]
2007 Speckle reduction from digital holograms by simulating temporal incoherence
Hennelly B.;Kelly D.;Maycock J.;Naughton T.;McDonald J. (2007) Speckle reduction from digital holograms by simulating temporal incoherence Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2007 Segmentation of three-dimensional objects from background in digital holograms
Mc Elhinney C.;McDonald J.;Castro A.;Frauel Y.;Javidi B.;Naughton T. (2007) Segmentation of three-dimensional objects from background in digital holograms International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, IMVIP 2007 , pp.41-46 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2007 Digital holographic superresolution by rotating the object wavefield
Hennelly B.;Naughton T.;McDonald J. (2007) Digital holographic superresolution by rotating the object wavefield Optics InfoBase Conference Papers [full-text] [Details]
2006 Reconstruction of partially occluded objects using digital holograms
Maycock J.;Mc Elhinney C.;Hennelly B.;Naughton T.;McDonald J.;Javidi B. (2006) Reconstruction of partially occluded objects using digital holograms Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2006 Superposition of digital holograms
Hennelly B.;Mc Elhinney C.;Frauel Y.;Naughton T.;McDonald J.;Javidi B. (2006) Superposition of digital holograms AIP Conference Proceedings , pp.281-289 [Details]
2006 A method for superresolution in digital holography
Hennelly B.;Naughton T.;McDonald J.;Frauel Y.;Javidi B. (2006) A method for superresolution in digital holography Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2006 Analysis of partially occluded objects encoded in digital holograms using the Wigner distribution function
Hennelly B.;Maycock J.;Mc Elhinney C.;Naughton T.;McDonald J.;Javidi B. (2006) Analysis of partially occluded objects encoded in digital holograms using the Wigner distribution function Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2006 Wigner distribution function and digital holography
Hennelly B.;Naughton T.;McDonald J. (2006) Wigner distribution function and digital holography Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2006 Speckle reduction in digital holography using Independent Component Analysis
Maycock J.;McElhinney C.;McDonald J.;Naughton T.;Hennelly B.;Javidi B. (2006) Speckle reduction in digital holography using Independent Component Analysis Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2006 Investigating the dynamics of facial expression
Reilly J.;Ghent J.;McDonald J. (2006) Investigating the dynamics of facial expression Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) , pp.334-343 [full-text] [Details]
2005 Extraction of three-dimensional shape information from a digital hologram
Mc Elhinney C.;Maycock J.;Naughton T.;McDonald J.;Javidi B. (2005) Extraction of three-dimensional shape information from a digital hologram Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering , pp.1-12 [DOI] [Details]
2005 Holographic image processing of three-dimensional objects
Maycock J.;Mc Elhinney C.;Shortt A.;Naughton T.;McDonald J.;Hennelly B.;Gopinathan U.;Monaghan D.;Sheridan J.;Javidi B. (2005) Holographic image processing of three-dimensional objects Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2005 Independent component analysis applied to digital holograms of three-dimensional objects
Maycock J.;McElhinney C.;McDonald J.;Naughton T.;Javidi B. (2005) Independent component analysis applied to digital holograms of three-dimensional objects Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering , pp.1-9 [DOI] [Details]
2005 Holistic facial expression classification
Ghent J.;McDonald J. (2005) Holistic facial expression classification Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering , pp.143-153 [DOI] [Details]
2005 Three-dimensional scene reconstruction using digital holograms
McElhinney C.;Maycock J.;McDonald J.;Naughton T.;Javidi B. (2005) Three-dimensional scene reconstruction using digital holograms Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering , pp.48-57 [DOI] [Details]
2004 Three-dimensional image sensing, encryption, compression, and transmission using digital holography
Naughton T.;Tajahuerce E.;McDonald J.;Javidi B. (2004) Three-dimensional image sensing, encryption, compression, and transmission using digital holography Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering , pp.24-32 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2004 Facial expression synthesis using a statistical model of appearance
Ghent, J;McDonald, J (2004) Facial expression synthesis using a statistical model of appearance PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH IASTED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VISUALIZATION, IMAGING, AND IMAGE PROCESSING , pp.505-510 [full-text] [Details]
2014 3D mapping, localisation and object retrieval using low cost robotic platforms: A robotic search engine for the real-world
Whelan, T.; Kaess, M.; Finman, R.; Fallon, M.; Johannsson, H.; Leonard, J.J.; McDonald, J. (2014) 3D mapping, localisation and object retrieval using low cost robotic platforms: A robotic search engine for the real-world RSS Workshop on RGB-D: Advanced Reasoning with Depth Cameras [full-text] [Details]
2014 Constant colour matting with foreground estimation
Gales, Guillaume and McDonald, John (2014) Constant colour matting with foreground estimation Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference 2014 , pp.131-136 [Details]
2013 Deformation-based loop closure for large scale dense rgb-d slam
Whelan, T.; Kaess, M.; Leonard, J.J.; McDonald, J. (2013) Deformation-based loop closure for large scale dense rgb-d slam Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on , pp.548-555 [full-text] [Details]
2012 Kintinuous: Spatially Extended KinectFusion
Whelan, T.; Kaess, M.; Fallon, M.; Johannsson, H.; Leonard, J.J.; McDonald, J. (2012) Kintinuous: Spatially Extended KinectFusion RSS Workshop on RGB-D: Advanced Reasoning with Depth Cameras [full-text] [Details]
2011 6-DOF Multi-session Visual SLAM using Anchor Nodes
McDonald, J.; Kaess, M.; Cadena, C.; Neira, J.; Leonard, J.J. (2011) 6-DOF Multi-session Visual SLAM using Anchor Nodes European Conference on Mobile Robotics (ECMR) , pp.69-76 [full-text] [Details]
2009 Incorporating facial features into a multi-channel gesture recognition system for the interpretation of Irish Sign Language sequences
Kelly D.;Delannoy J.;Mc Donald J.;Markham C. (2009) Incorporating facial features into a multi-channel gesture recognition system for the interpretation of Irish Sign Language sequences 2009 IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops, ICCV Workshops 2009 , pp.1977-1984 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 A framework for continuous multimodal sign language recognition
Kelly D.;Reilly Delannoy J.;Mc Donald J.;Markham C. (2009) A framework for continuous multimodal sign language recognition ICMI-MLMI'09 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces and the Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interfaces , pp.351-358 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Evaluation of threshold model HMMs and conditional random fields for recognition of spatiotemporal gestures in sign language
Kelly D.;Mc Donald J.;Markham C. (2009) Evaluation of threshold model HMMs and conditional random fields for recognition of spatiotemporal gestures in sign language 2009 IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops, ICCV Workshops 2009 , pp.490-497 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 Continuous recognition of motion based gestures in sign language
Kelly D.;Mc Donald J.;Markham C. (2009) Continuous recognition of motion based gestures in sign language 2009 IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops, ICCV Workshops 2009 , pp.1073-1080 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2008 Estimation of the Dynamics of Facial Expression using a Three-Level Model of Intensity
Reilly, J. and J. McDonald (2008) Estimation of the Dynamics of Facial Expression using a Three-Level Model of Intensity Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition [Details]
2008 A comparison of wavelet analysis techniques in digital holograms
Molony K.;Maycock J.;Mc Donald J.;Hennelly B.;Naughton T. (2008) A comparison of wavelet analysis techniques in digital holograms Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering [DOI] [Details]
2006 Extraction of shape information from three-dimensional objects encoded in a digital hologram
C.P. Mc Elhinney, J. Maycock, B.M. Hennelly, T.J. Naughton, J.B. McDonald, and B. Javidi (2006) Extraction of shape information from three-dimensional objects encoded in a digital hologram ICO TOPICAL MEETING ON OPTOINFORMATICS/INFORMATION PHOTONICS , pp.42-44 [Details]
2002 Efficient compression of digital holograms for internet transmission of three-dimensional images
Naughton T.;Mc Donald J.;Frauel Y.;Javidi B. (2002) Efficient compression of digital holograms for internet transmission of three-dimensional images Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS , pp.33-34 [full-text] [Details]
2001 Application of the Hough Transform to lane detection in Motorway Driving Scenarios
Mc Donald, J.B.; Shorten, R.; Franz, J (2001) Application of the Hough Transform to lane detection in Motorway Driving Scenarios Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC) 2001 [Details]
1998 A New Hough Transform for the Detection of Arbitrary 3-Dimensional Objects
Mc Donald, J.; Vernon, D. (1998) A New Hough Transform for the Detection of Arbitrary 3-Dimensional Objects Optical Engineers Society of Ireland and the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Joint Conference, 1998 [full-text] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2015 'Incremental and batch planar simplification of dense point cloud maps'
Whelan, T;Ma, L;Bondarev, E;de With, PHN;McDonald, J (2015) 'Incremental and batch planar simplification of dense point cloud maps'. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 69 :3-14 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 'A Synergistic Approach for Recovering Occlusion-Free Textured 3D Maps of Urban Facades from Heterogeneous Cartographic Data Regular Paper'
Hammoudi, K;Dornaika, F;Soheilian, B;Vallet, B;McDonald, J;Paparoditis, N (2013) 'A Synergistic Approach for Recovering Occlusion-Free Textured 3D Maps of Urban Facades from Heterogeneous Cartographic Data Regular Paper'. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 10 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 'Speckle reduction of reconstructions of digital holograms using three dimensional filtering'
Maycock, J;McDonald, JB;Hennelly, BM (2013) 'Speckle reduction of reconstructions of digital holograms using three dimensional filtering'. Optics Communications, 300 :142-155 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2009 'Using Commodity Graphics Hardware for Real-Time Digital Hologram View-Reconstruction'
Ahrenberg, L;Page, AJ;Hennelly, BM;McDonald, JB;Naughton, TJ (2009) 'Using Commodity Graphics Hardware for Real-Time Digital Hologram View-Reconstruction'. IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, 5 :111-119 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2008 'A projection system for real world three-dimensional objects using spatial light modulators'
Gopinathan, Unnikrishnan and Monaghan, David S and Hennelly, Bryan M and Mc Elhinney, Conor P and Kelly, Damien P and McDonald, John B and Naughton, Thomas J and Sheridan, John T (2008) 'A projection system for real world three-dimensional objects using spatial light modulators'. Journal of Display Technology, 4 (2):254-261 [full-text] [Details]
2006 'Reconstruction of partially occluded objects encoded in three-dimensional scenes by using digital holograms'
Maycock, J;McElhinney, CP;Hennelly, BM;Naughton, TJ;McDonald, JB;Javidi, B (2006) 'Reconstruction of partially occluded objects encoded in three-dimensional scenes by using digital holograms'. Journal of Applied Optics, 45 :2975-2985 [full-text] [Details]
2003 'Efficient compression of Fresnel fields for internet transmission of three-dimensional images'
Naughton, TJ;McDonald, JB;Javidi, B (2003) 'Efficient compression of Fresnel fields for internet transmission of three-dimensional images'. Journal of Applied Optics, 42 :4758-4764 [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Real-time large-scale dense RGB-D SLAM with volumetric fusion'
Whelan, T;Kaess, M;Johannsson, H;Fallon, M;Leonard, JJ;McDonald, J (2015) 'Real-time large-scale dense RGB-D SLAM with volumetric fusion'. International Journal of Robotics Research, 34 :598-626 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 'Real-time 6-DOF multi-session visual SLAM over large-scale environments'
McDonald, J;Kaess, M;Cadena, C;Neira, J;Leonard, JJ (2013) 'Real-time 6-DOF multi-session visual SLAM over large-scale environments'. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61 :1144-1158 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2012 'Improved feature extraction and matching in urban environments based on 3D viewpoint normalization'
Cao, YP;McDonald, J (2012) 'Improved feature extraction and matching in urban environments based on 3D viewpoint normalization'. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 116 :86-101 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2011 'Fusion of camera images and laser scans for wide baseline 3D scene alignment in urban environments'
Yang, MY;Cao, YP;McDonald, J (2011) 'Fusion of camera images and laser scans for wide baseline 3D scene alignment in urban environments'. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 66 :52-61 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2010 'A person independent system for recognition of hand postures used in sign language'
Kelly, D;McDonald, J;Markham, C (2010) 'A person independent system for recognition of hand postures used in sign language'. Pattern Recognition Letters, 31 :1359-1368 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2008 'A projection system for real world three-dimensional objects using spatial light modulators'
Gopinathan U.;Monaghan D.;Hennelly B.;Mc Elhinney C.;Kelly D.;McDonald J.;Naughton T.;Sheridan J. (2008) 'A projection system for real world three-dimensional objects using spatial light modulators'. IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, 4 (2):254-261 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2007 'Reduction of speckle in digital holography by discrete Fourier filtering'
Maycock J.;Hennelly B.;McDonald J.;Frauel Y.;Castro A.;Javidi B.;Naughton T. (2007) 'Reduction of speckle in digital holography by discrete Fourier filtering'. Journal Of The Optical Society Of America A-Optics Image Science And Vision, 24 (6):1617-1622 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2007 'Spread-space spread-spectrum technique for secure multiplexing'
Hennelly, BM;Naughton, TJ;McDonald, J;Sheridan, JT;Unnikrishnan, G;Kelly, DP;Javidi, B (2007) 'Spread-space spread-spectrum technique for secure multiplexing'. Optics Letters, 32 :1060-1062 [full-text] [Details]
2007 'Depth-independent segmentation of macroscopic three-dimensional objects encoded in single perspectives of digital holograms'
McElhinney, CP;McDonald, JB;Castro, A;Frauel, Y;Javidi, B;Naughton, TJ (2007) 'Depth-independent segmentation of macroscopic three-dimensional objects encoded in single perspectives of digital holograms'. Optics Letters, 32 :1229-1231 [full-text] [Details]
2005 'Photo-realistic facial expression synthesis'
Ghent, J;McDonald, J (2005) 'Photo-realistic facial expression synthesis'. Image and Vision Computing, 23 :1041-1050 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Single-shot speckle reduction in numerical reconstruction of digitally recorded holograms: comment'
Maycock, J.; Hennelly, B.; McDonald, J.; (2015) 'Single-shot speckle reduction in numerical reconstruction of digitally recorded holograms: comment'. Optics Letters, 40 (17):3953-3953 [full-text] [Details]
2011 'Weakly Supervised Training of a Sign Language Recognition System Using Multiple Instance Learning Density Matrices'
Kelly, D;Mc Donald, J;Markham, C (2011) 'Weakly Supervised Training of a Sign Language Recognition System Using Multiple Instance Learning Density Matrices'. Ieee Transactions On Systems Man And Cybernetics Part B-Cybernetics, 41 :526-541 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2017 Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP 2017)
McDonald, J.; Markham, C.; Winstanley, A (Ed.). (2017) Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP 2017) Ireland: Irish Pattern Recognition & Classification Society. [Details]
2007 Proceedings of the International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP 2007)
McDonald, J.; Markham, C.; Ghent, J (Ed.). (2007) Proceedings of the International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP 2007) Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2015 'The Next Generation of Navigational Services Using OpenStreetMap Data: The Integration of Augmented Reality and Graph Databases'
Amirian, P;Basiri, A;Gales, G;Winstanley, A;McDonald, J (2015) 'The Next Generation of Navigational Services Using OpenStreetMap Data: The Integration of Augmented Reality and Graph Databases' In: OPENSTREETMAP IN GISCIENCE: EXPERIENCES, RESEARCH, AND APPLICATIONS. BERLIN: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Recognition of Spatiotemporal Gestures in Sign Language Using Gesture Threshold HMMs'
Kelly, D;McDonald, J;Markham, C (2011) 'Recognition of Spatiotemporal Gestures in Sign Language Using Gesture Threshold HMMs' In: MACHINE LEARNING FOR VISION-BASED MOTION ANALYSIS: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES. GODALMING: SPRINGER-VERLAG LONDON LTD. [DOI] [Details]
2008 'Modelling, classification and synthesis of facial expressions'
Reilly, J; Ghent, J; McDonald, J (2008) 'Modelling, classification and synthesis of facial expressions' In: Jimmy Or (eds). Affective Computing. London: I-Tech Education and Publishing. [DOI] [full-text] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2003 'Integration of a Stereo Vision System and GPS Data for Recording the Position of Feature Points in a Fixed World Coordinate System'
Mcloughlin, SD and O’Rourke, C and McDonald, J and Markham, CE (2003) 'Integration of a Stereo Vision System and GPS Data for Recording the Position of Feature Points in a Fixed World Coordinate System' ITB Journal, :69-74. [full-text] [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2013 Multi-session Visual Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping.
McDonald, John B (2013) Multi-session Visual Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping. Thesis [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
2004 A Computational Model of Facial Expression NUIM-CS-TR-2004-01.
J. Ghent and J. McDonald (2004) A Computational Model of Facial Expression NUIM-CS-TR-2004-01. Maynooth: Technical Publication [Details]
2003 A Statistical Model for Expression Generation using the Facial Action Coding System NUIM-CS-TR-2003-01.
Ghent, J.; McDonald, J.; Harper, J. (2003) A Statistical Model for Expression Generation using the Facial Action Coding System NUIM-CS-TR-2003-01. Maynooth: Technical Publication [Details]

Patent Granted

  Year Publication
2016 Method for mapping an environment.
Whelan, T.J.; Kaess, M.; Leonard, J.J.; McDonald, J (2016) Method for mapping an environment. Patent Granted [Details]