Niall O'Connor

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GeneSigDB ( or is a database of gene signatures that have been extracted and manually curated from the published literature. It provides a standardized resource of published prognostic, diagnostic and other gene signatures of cancer and related disease to the community so they can compare(More)
BACKGROUND The population of HIV replicating within a host consists of independently evolving and interacting sub-populations that can be genetically distinct within anatomical compartments. HIV replicating within the brain causes neurocognitive disorders in up to 20-30% of infected individuals and is a viral sanctuary site for the development of drug(More)
Content Addressable Memory (CAM) is becoming increasingly important in the area of communication systems design. This paper investigates a number of CAM designs suitable for implementation on FPGA. Three fundamental designs are examined based on registers, RAM blocks and LUTs. The designs are synthesized with speed and area costs presented and evaluated.(More)
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of using external indicators, such as commodity prices and currency exchange rates, in predicting movements in the Dow Jones Industrial Average index. The performance of each technique is evaluated using different domain specific metrics. A comprehensive evaluation procedure is described, involving the(More)
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