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Dr. Ciaran Eising

Biography

Ciarán is a lecturer in the Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering. Previously, Ciarán was a design lead of a cross-site, multi-national team for computer vision systems with Valeo Vision System (Computer Vision Platform), based in Ireland. Most recently, he has been working on projects that include object detection, structure from motion, motion segmentation, sparse point cloud clustering and sensor fusion support. He has 15 years experience in camera systems, computer vision and embedded systems.

Teaching Interests

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2020 University of Limerick - Lecturer
  • 2016 National University of Ireland Galway - Adjunct Lecturer
  • 2009 Valeo Vision Systems - Senior Expert
  • 2003 Connaught Electronics Ltd./NUI Galway -

Education

  • 2009 National University of Ireland, Galway - PhD
  • 2003 National University of Ireland, Galway - BE

Publications

Book Chapters

2016

Imaging for the automotive environment
Denny, P.;Jones, E.;Glavin, M.;Hughes, C.;Deegan, B.;
(2016) Imaging for the automotive environment
In Handbook of Visual Display Technology; Berlin Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14346-0_208

2011

Trends towards automotive electronic vision systems for mitigation of accidents in safety critical situations
Ciarán Hughes, Ronan O'Malley, Diarmaid O'Cualain, Martin Glavin and Edward Jones
(2011) Trends towards automotive electronic vision systems for mitigation of accidents in safety critical situations
In New Trends and Developments in Automotive System Engineering; London, UK : IntechOpen

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Near-field Perception for Low-Speed Vehicle Automation using Surround-view Fisheye Cameras
Ciaran Eising, Jonathan Horgan, Senthil Yogamani
(2021) Near-field Perception for Low-Speed Vehicle Automation using Surround-view Fisheye Cameras
In Ieee Transactions On Intelligent Transportation Systems; New York City :
DOI:

2021

2.5D Vehicle Odometry Estimation
Ciaran Eising, Leroy-Francisco Pereira, Jonathan Horgan, Anbuchezhiyan Selvaraju, John McDonald, Paul Moran
(2021) 2.5D Vehicle Odometry Estimation
In Iet Intelligent Transport Systems;
[ULIR]

2020

Spherical Formulation of Geometric Motion Segmentation Constraints in Fisheye Cameras
Letizia Mariotti;Ciaran Eising;
(2020) Spherical Formulation of Geometric Motion Segmentation Constraints in Fisheye Cameras
In Ieee Transactions On Intelligent Transportation Systems;
DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2020.3042759

2019

Overview and empirical analysis of ISP parameter tuning for visual perception in autonomous driving
Yahiaoui, L.;Horgan, J.;Deegan, B.;Yogamani, S.;Hughes, C.;Denny, P.;
(2019) Overview and empirical analysis of ISP parameter tuning for visual perception in autonomous driving
In Journal Of Imaging;
DOI: 10.3390/jimaging5100078

2018

Fourier Mellin transform characterisation in the automotive environment
Gallagher, M.;Chandra, S.;Kapsalas, P.;Hughes, C.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;
(2018) Fourier Mellin transform characterisation in the automotive environment
In Signal Image And Video Processing;
DOI: 10.1007/s11760-018-1315-8

2017

Computer vision in automated parking systems: Design, implementation and challenges
Heimberger, M.;Horgan, J.;Hughes, C.;McDonald, J.;Yogamani, S.;
(2017) Computer vision in automated parking systems: Design, implementation and challenges
In Image And Vision Computing;
DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2017.07.002

2016

A blind-zone detection method using a rear-mounted fisheye camera with combination of vehicle detection methods
Dooley, D.;McGinley, B.;Hughes, C.;Kilmartin, L.;Jones, E.;Glavin, M.;
(2016) A blind-zone detection method using a rear-mounted fisheye camera with combination of vehicle detection methods
In Ieee Transactions On Intelligent Transportation Systems;
DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2015.2467357

2016

Hybrid testbed for simulating in-vehicle automotive networks
Tuohy, S.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;Hughes, C.;Kilmartin, L.;
(2016) Hybrid testbed for simulating in-vehicle automotive networks
In Simulation Modelling Practice And Theory;
DOI: 10.1016/j.simpat.2016.01.001

2015

Intra-Vehicle Networks: A Review
Tuohy, S.;Glavin, M.;Hughes, C.;Jones, E.;Trivedi, M.;Kilmartin, L.;
(2015) Intra-Vehicle Networks: A Review
In Ieee Transactions On Intelligent Transportation Systems;
DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2014.2320605

2015

An oriented gradient based image quality metric for pedestrian detection performance evaluation
Winterlich, A.;Hughes, C.;Kilmartin, L.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;
(2015) An oriented gradient based image quality metric for pedestrian detection performance evaluation
In Signal Processing-Image Communication;
DOI: 10.1016/j.image.2014.12.001

2012

Automotive standards-grade lane departure warning system
Cualain, D.O.;Hughes, C.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;
(2012) Automotive standards-grade lane departure warning system
In Iet Intelligent Transport Systems;
DOI: 10.1049/iet-its.2010.0043

2011

Removal of non-uniform complex and compound shadows from textured surfaces using adaptive directional smoothing and the thin plate model
McFeely, R.;Hughes, C.;Jones, E.;Glavin, M.;
(2011) Removal of non-uniform complex and compound shadows from textured surfaces using adaptive directional smoothing and the thin plate model
In Iet Image Processing;
DOI: 10.1049/iet-ipr.2009.0198

2011

Simple fish-eye calibration method with accuracy evaluation
Hughes, C.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;
(2011) Simple fish-eye calibration method with accuracy evaluation
In Electronic Letters On Computer Vision And Image Analysis;

2010

Equidistant fish-eye calibration and rectification by vanishing point extraction
Hughes, C.;Denny, P.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;
(2010) Equidistant fish-eye calibration and rectification by vanishing point extraction
In Ieee Transactions On Pattern Analysis And Machine Intelligence;
DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2010.159

2010

Automatic calibration of fish-eye cameras from automotive video sequences
Friel, M.;Hughes, C.;Denny, P.;Jones, E.;Glavin, M.;
(2010) Automatic calibration of fish-eye cameras from automotive video sequences
In Iet Intelligent Transport Systems;
DOI: 10.1049/iet-its.2009.0052

2010

Equidistant (f θ) fish-eye perspective with application in distortion centre estimation
Hughes, C.;McFeely, R.;Denny, P.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;
(2010) Equidistant (f θ) fish-eye perspective with application in distortion centre estimation
In Image And Vision Computing;
DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2009.09.001

2010

Accuracy of fish-eye lens models
Hughes, C.;Denny, P.;Jones, E.;Glavin, M.;
(2010) Accuracy of fish-eye lens models
In Applied Optics;
DOI: 10.1364/AO.49.003338

2009

Wide-angle camera technology for automotive applications: A review
Hughes, C.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;Denny, P.;
(2009) Wide-angle camera technology for automotive applications: A review
In Iet Intelligent Transport Systems;
DOI: 10.1049/iet-its:20080017

Conference Publications

2021

IEEE/CVF Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV)
Hazem Rashed, Eslam Mohamed, Ganesh Sistu, Varun Ravi Kumar, Ciaran Eising, Ahmad El-Sallab, Senthil Yogamani
(2021) IEEE/CVF Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV)

2019

2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, ITSC 2019
Mariotti, L.;Hughes, C.;
(2019) 2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, ITSC 2019

DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2019.8917512

2019

Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference
Pullarao Maddu, Wayne Doherty, Ganesh Sistu, Isabelle Leang, Michal Uricar, Sumanth Chennupati, Hazem Rashed, Jonathan Horgan, Ciaran Hughes and Senthil Yogamani
(2019) Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference

2019

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision
Yogamani, S.;Witt, C.;Rashed, H.;Nayak, S.;Mansoor, S.;Varley, P.;Perrotton, X.;Odea, D.;Perez, P.;Hughes, C.;Horgan, J.;Sistu, G.;Chennupati, S.;Uricar, M.;Milz, S.;Simon, M.;Amende, K.;
(2019) Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision

DOI: 10.1109/ICCV.2019.00940

2019

IS and T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology
Yahiaoui, L.;Hughes, C.;Horgan, J.;Deegan, B.;Denny, P.;Yogamani, S.;
(2019) IS and T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology

DOI: 10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2019.15.AVM-044

2019

IS and T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology
Hughes, C.;Chandra, S.;Sistu, G.;Horgan, J.;Deegan, B.;Chennupati, S.;Yogamani, S.;
(2019) IS and T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology

DOI: 10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2019.15.AVM-042

2019

2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, ITSC 2019
Sistu, G.;Leang, I.;Chennupati, S.;Yogamani, S.;Hughes, C.;Milz, S.;Rawashdeh, S.;
(2019) 2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, ITSC 2019

DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2019.8917043

2018

Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP), Belfast, UK
Yahiaoui, Lucie and Horgan, Jonathan and Yogamani, Senthil and Hughes, Ciaran and Deegan, Brian
(2018) Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (IMVIP), Belfast, UK

2015

IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC
Horgan, J.;Hughes, C.;McDonald, J.;Yogamani, S.;
(2015) IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC

DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2015.329

2015

IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC
Nguyen, D.;Hughes, C.;Horgan, J.;
(2015) IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC

DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2015.267

2014

2014 13th International Conference on Control Automation Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2014
Dooley, D.;McGinley, B.;Kilmartin, L.;Jones, E.;Glavin, M.;Hughes, C.;
(2014) 2014 13th International Conference on Control Automation Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2014

DOI: 10.1109/ICARCV.2014.7064335

2011

27th Annual UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Bradford, UK
Tuohy, Shane and Glavin, Martin and Hughes, Ciaran and Jones, Edward and Kilmartin, Liam
(2011) 27th Annual UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Bradford, UK

2009

Irish Signals and Systems Conference
Hughes, Ciaran and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin and Denny, Patrick
(2009) Irish Signals and Systems Conference

2008

International Symposium on Vehicular Computing Systems
Hughes, Ciaran and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward and Denny, Patrick
(2008) International Symposium on Vehicular Computing Systems

2008

IET Conference Publications
Hughes, C.;Glavin, M.;Jones, E.;Denny, P.;
(2008) IET Conference Publications

DOI: 10.1049/cp:20080656

2007

Irish Signals and Systems Conference
Fril, MO and Jones, E and Glavin, M and Hughes, C
(2007) Irish Signals and Systems Conference

2007

Irish Signals and Systems Conference
Hughes, Ciaran and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward
(2007) Irish Signals and Systems Conference

Conference Contributions

2021

OmniCV at CVPR 2021
Ciarán Eising; Marc Eder; Jan-Michael Frahm; Li Guan; Jonathan Horgan; Stefan Milz; Pierre Moulon; Patrick Pérez; Senthil Yogamani
(2021) OmniCV at CVPR 2021
Virtual

2020

OmniCV at CVPR 2020
Ciarán Eising; Marc Eder; Jan-Michael Frahm; Li Guan; Jonathan Horgan; Stefan Milz; Pierre Moulon; Patrick Pérez; Senthil Yogamani
(2020) OmniCV at CVPR 2020
Seattle, WA, USA

2016

IS Auto
Ciarán Eising
(2016) IS Auto
Brussels, Belgium

2015

Automated Driving Special Session at ITSC 2015
Duong Van Nguyen; Jonathan Horgan; Ciarán Eising
(2015) Automated Driving Special Session at ITSC 2015
Gran Canaria, Spain