• Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

  • 179 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Dermot Kerr joined the Computer Science Research Institute and School of Computing and Intelligent Systems in 2015. He is a member of the Cognitive Robotics research group within the Intelligent Systems Research Centre. Dermot's research and teaching interests are in the areas of visual neuroscience, biologically inspired image processing, mathematical image processing, feature detection, omni-directional vision and robotics. He teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.Dermot received a B.Sc. (Hons) in Computing Science from Ulster University, UK in 2005, and a Ph.D. in Computing and Engineering from Ulster University, UK in 2008. He was appointed as a research associate within the Intelligent Systems Research Centre working on the Leverhulme Trust funded "Robot Identification" project and the "Biologically Inspired Processing" project before being appointed research fellow.Dermot  is an officer of the Irish Pattern Recognition and Classification Society,  Co-I on the EU FP7 funded project VISUALISE and a member of the EPSRC ViiHM Network for Biological and Computer Vision.

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 179 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 43 Conference contribution
  • 11 Paper
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Poster

Adversarially Erased Learning for Person Re-identification by Fully Convolutional Networks

Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Qi, L., Coleman, S., Kerr, D. & Zhu, S., 12 Jul 2019, 2019 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN 2019. Budapest, Vol. 2019-July. 9 p. 8852283

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

A Machine Learning Approach to Wafer Defect Classification using Bag of Visual Words

Sweeney, T., Coleman, S. & Kerr, D., 28 Aug 2019, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference. p. 183 - 189 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Learning systems
Crystal defects
Quality control

A Predictive Model for Paediatric Autism Screening

Wingfield, B., Miller, S., Pratheepan, Y., Kerr, D., Gardiner, B., Seneviratne, S., Samarasinghe, P. & Coleman, S., 3 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Informatics Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Autistic Disorder
Appointments and Schedules
Mobile Applications
Sri Lanka

Classification of Health Risk Factors to Predict the Risk of Falling in Older Adults

Lindsay, L., Coleman, S., Kerr, D., Taylor, B. & Moorhead, A., 4 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Health risks
health risk
risk communication

Forecasting Day-Ahead Electricity Prices With A SARIMAX Model

Mc Hugh, C., Coleman, S., Kerr, D. & McGlynn, D., 9 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) The 2019 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution