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Biography

Sonya Coleman joined the Computer Science Research Institute and School of Computing and Intelligent Systems in 2002 and was appointed Head of the Research Graduate School in 2012. Sonya is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and teaches at undergraduate level. Sonya received a BSc(Hons) in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing (first class) from the Ulster University, UK in 1999, and a PhD in Mathematics from the Ulster University, UK in 2003. She is Cognitive Robotics team leader within the Intelligent Systems Research Centre.  Sonya has publications primarily in image processing, robotics, computational intelligence and financial engineering. Her research has been supported by funding from various sources such as EPSRC, The Nuffield Foundation, The Leverhulme Trust and the European Commission. In 2009 she was awarded the Distinguished Research Fellowship by the Ulster University in recognition of her contribution research and she is currently secretary of the Irish Pattern Recognition and Classification Society.

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Research Output 2001 2019

An Investigation of Gradient as a Feature Cue for Saliency Detection

Cooley, C., Coleman, S., Gardiner, B. & Scotney, B., 18 Aug 2019, 2019 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition (AIPR 2019). Beijing, 5 p.

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

Open Access
File
Masks
Object detection

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
File
Health risks
health risk
dementia
Health
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

Electricity
Costs
Industry
Temperature

Micro Expression Classification Accuracy Assessment

Sharma, P., Coleman, S., Pratheepan, Y. & Taggart, L., 28 Aug 2019, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference. p. 21-28 8 p.

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

Open Access
File
Support vector machines
Social sciences
Learning algorithms
Macros
Learning systems

Neuromorphic Event-based Action Recognition

Harrigan, S., Coleman, S., Kerr, D., Pratheepan, Y., Zheng, F. & Wu, C., 28 Aug 2019, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference . p. 218 - 221 3 p.

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

Open Access
File
Template matching
Rocks
Hardware
Imaging techniques