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Ms. Brenda O'Neill BSc, MSc.

Title:

Lecturer

School/ Department:

School of Science & Computing - Dept Computing & Mathematics - Media Development & Production

Telephone:

+353 0 84 5571

Room Name/ Num:

323 1969 - Main Building

Campus:

Main Campus

OrcID Number:

0000-0002-3879-4761

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My Biography

Brenda has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing degree from Waterford Institute of Technology (1998). In 2004 she completed a Master of Science (by research) degree under TSSG from Waterford Institute of Technology. Masters Title: "Emerging Standards in on-line Education".

Research

Brenda is a member of the Centre for Information Systems and Techno Culture(INSYTE) at WIT and is director of the INSYTE-Cooley Research Lab. This lab is a partnership between the Luke Wadding Library and the Computing and Mathematics Department in WIT.  This research lab has emerged from the generous donation of the Professor Michael Cooley archive to WIT by his family in 2017 for which we are most grateful

Publications:

2022

Brenda O'Neiill, Larry Stapleton, Title: Digital cultural heritage standards: from silo to semantic web, Journal: AI & Society, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-021-01371-1, Date published: 09/01/2022

2021

 Larry Stapleton, Mary Doyle-Kent, Peter Kopacek,Title: Diversity and Inclusion Working Group: Raising the Profile of Diversity and Inclusion in IFAC,IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 54, Issue 13, 2021, Pages 576-581, ISSN 2405-8963,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2021.10.511.

John Organ, Brenda O’Neill, Larry Stapleton,Artificial Intelligence and Human-machine symbiosis in Public Employment Services (PES): Lessons from Engineer and Trade Unionist, Professor Michael Cooley, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 54, Issue 13, 2021, Pages 387-392,ISSN 2405-8963,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2021.10.478.

2020

Brenda O'Neill, Larry Stapleton, Social Responsibility, Human Centred Systems and Engineering Ethics: A new Manifesto for Systems Engineering Design Praxis,IFAC-PapersOnLine, 2020 | Journal article,       DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.2118

Brenda O'Neill, Larry Stapleton, The ENRICHER Method for Human Machine Symbiotics & Smart Data, IFAC-PapersOnLine,2020 | Journal article, DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.2115

Brenda O’Neill, Larry Stapleton, Karamjit S. Gill, Dietrich Brandt,A Discourse on AI and Society: Your calculus may be greater than his calculus But will it pass the Sullenberger Hudson River test?,IFAC-PapersOnLine,Volume 53, Issue 2,2020,Pages 17405-17414,ISSN 2405-8963, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.2096.

INTELLIGENT CONTROL AND AUTOMATION SYSTEMS: Mike Cooley’s Vision of Socially Responsible, Human-Centred Technology Larry Stapleton, B. O’Neill & Patrick McInerney, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 2020.

2019

L. Stapleton, Brenda O’Neill, Kieran Cronin, Patrick McInerney, Matthew Hendrick, Eoin Dalton,A Semi-Automated Systems Architecture for Cultural Heritage: Sustainable Solutions for Digitising Cultural Heritage,IFAC-PapersOnLine,Volume 52, Issue 25,2019,Pages 562-567,ISSN 2405-8963,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.12.606.

Title: Announcing the Professor Cooley archive at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland: a celebrationn of the legacy of Mike Cooley, AI & SOCIETY, 2019-06 | Journal article, DOI: 10.1007/s00146-019-00878-y

Teaching

Brenda has  been lecturing in Waterford Institute of Technology from 1998 to date.

Past program leader for BSc. in Multimedia Applications Development

Areas of Interest

Research

  • Human Centered Systems
  • Standards for interoperability
  • Multidisciplinary work
  • Diversity and Inclusion

Lecturing:

  •          Electronic Data Interchange and XML
  •          Knowledge Systems Engineering

 

  • Programming - visual programming using p5.js and Javascript.
  • Video/film production: The Production Pipeline
    • Pre-production
      • concept generation/storyboarding/animatic/call sheets
    • Production 
      • Taking of footage
      • Collection of "rushes"
    • Post Production
      • Editing and compositing
      • Rendering
  • Use of green screen.