Ray Walshe


Funded Investigator - Insight National Centre for Data Analytics( Science Foundation Ireland )
Director of CloudCORE Research Centre (University Designated Research Centre)
European Commision - Future Internet Assembly (FIA-SC)
Principal Investigator in Cloud Computing Software Licensing Project (funded by Enterprise Ireland Funded) at Dublin City University
Principal Investigator in Big Data Analytics research project (funded by Enterprise Ireland

  • Research interests are Hybrid Cloud Computing, Cloud Architecture, High Performance Computing, Exascale Cloud and Grid Computing.
  • Applied Areas are Data Anlaytics (Big Data), Modelling and Scientific Computing, Cloud Computing,High Performance Computing
  • Lecturer in the School of ComputingSchool


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Research Group: 
Modelling and Scientific Computing
Associated Research Centres: 
Research Centre for Big Data Analytics (INSIGHT)
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Ray Walshe's research interests are Cloud, Big Data Analytics, HPC and Grid Computing

Research Areas

  • Next Generation Computing
  • Future Internet
  • Modelling and Scientific Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • World Wide Mind Research Group


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Publications in 2013

  • Markus Helfert, Ray Walshe, Cathal Gurrin (2013) The Impact of Information Quality on Quality of Life: An Information Quality Oriented Framework. IEICE Transactions 96-B(2): 404-409 (2013)
  • Claus Pahl, Huanhuan Xiong, Ray Walshe (2013) A Comparison of On-Premise to Cloud Migration Approaches. ESOCC 2013: 212-226
  • Haowen Liu; Chao Ma; Walshe, R., (2013) "An adaptive membership protocol against sybil attack in unstructured P2P networks," Information and Communications Technologies (IETICT 2013), IET International Conference on,vol.,no.,pp.29,34, 27-29 April 2013 doi: 10.1049/cp.2013.0031
  • Ingle, S. Brady, M, Wickham, S, Walsh, R, (2013) Development and Implementation of Academic Programme Review: An Irish Perspective,, Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF), 28-MAY-13 - 31MAY-13, San Jose, Costa Rica:
  • JT Murphy, MP Johnson, R Walshe (2013) Modeling the Impact of Spatial Structure on Growth Dynamics of Invasive Plant Species, International Journal of Modern Physics C 24 (07)
  • Sheelagh Wickham, Malcolm Brady, Sarah.Ingle Caroline McMullan, Mairead NicGiollamhichil Ray Walshe (2013) Reviewing the Review: an Evaluation of the use of a Standardised Academic Programme Review Process'. International Journal For Cross-disciplinary Subjects In Education, Volume 3, Issue 1
  • Wickham, S., Brady, .M, Ingle, S., Nic GiollaMhichíl, M. & Walshe R. , (2013) Implementing an annual review process , International Conference on Education (IICE-2013) , 15-APR-13 - 17-APR-13, Dublin
  • Yuto Nakai, Dimitri Perrin, Hiroyuki Ohsaki, Ray Walshe (2013) Performance Evaluation of Cloud-Based Parallel Computing. COMPSAC Workshops 2013: 351-355

Publications in 2012

  • Azzedine Boukerche, Vinny Cahill, Abdulmotaleb El-Saddik, Georgios K. Theodoropoulos, Ray Walshe (Eds.): 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications, DS-RT 2012, Dublin, Ireland, October 25-27, 2012. IEEE Computer Society 2012, ISBN 978-1-4673-2954-5
  • J Pendlebury, H Xiong, R Walshe (2012) Artificial neural network simulation on CUDA,Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/ACM 16th International Symposium on Distributed Systems 1 2012
  • J Pendlebury, M Humphrys, R Walshe (2012) An experimental system for real-time interaction between humans and hybrid AI agents, Intelligent Systems (IS), 2012 6th IEEE International Conference, 121-129 2012
  • J Pendlebury, M Humphrys, R Walshe (2012) Massively Multi-Author Hybrid Artificial Intelligence, ERCIM News 2012 (89) 2012
  • John Pendlebury, Huanhuan Xiong, Ray Walshe (2012) Artificial Neural Network Simulation on CUDA. DS-RT 2012: 228-233
  • Philip D. Healy, John P. Morrison, Ray Walshe (2012),ElasticSSI: Self-optimizing Metacomputing through Process Migration and Elastic Scaling, ERCIM News 90, 2,2012

Publications in 2011

  • Oisín Mac Fhearaí, Ray Walshe and Mark Humphrys,AICS 2011,"Assembling Hybrid Minds", Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Irish conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Belfast, Ireland.
  • Oisín Mac Fhearaí, Mark Humphrys and Ray Walshe,2011, "A high-speed architecture for building hybrid minds", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1 - Artificial Intelligence, Rome, Italy, January 28-30, 2011. SciTePress 2011, ISBN 978-989-8425-40-9
  • Oisín Mac Fhearaí, Mark Humphrys and Ray Walshe,2011,A Framework for Scaling Up Distributed Minds, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on SOFTWARE, SERVICES & SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGIES, September 1-3, 2011, Bourgas, Bulgaria, Springer Verlag, ISSN: 1867-5662
  • James T. Murphy, Ray Walshe, Marc Devocelle (2011) A Computational Modelling Approach to Explore the Anti-microbial Pro-drug Delivery System. BIOINFORMATICS 2011: 301-308
  • Ray Walshe, Markus Helfert, Howard Duncan, Thanh Thoa Pham Thi, Integrated Programme for Inter-institutional Collaboration in Teaching and Research, E-Learning 2011 (E-Learning and the Knowledge Society), August 2011 Bucharest, Romania
  • James T. Murphy, Ray Walshe, Marc Devocelle (2011) A Theoretical Analysis of the Prodrug Delivery System for Treating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. IEEE/ACM Trans. Comput. Biology Bioinform. 8(3): 650-658 (2011)
  • JT Murphy, R Walshe, (2011) Modeling antibiotic resistance in bacterial colonies using agent-based approach, Understanding the Dynamics of Biological Systems, 131-154 1 2011
  • O Mac Fhearaí, M Humphrys, R Walshe (2011) A Framework for Scaling Up Distributed Minds , Third International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic ... 2011
  • Oisín Mac Fhearaí, Mark Humphrys, Ray Walshe (2011) A High-speed Architecture for Building Hybrid Minds. ICAART (1) 2011: 659-663

Publications in 2010

  • James T. Murphy, Ray Walshe, Marc Devocelle, "A Theoretical Analysis of the Pro-Drug Delivery System for Treating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 15 Jul. 2010. IEEE computer Society Digital Library. IEEE Computer Society,

    Publications in 2009

    • James T. Murphy and Ray Walshe, "Modelling Antibiotic Resistance in Bacterial Colonies Using Agent-Based Approach", Book Chapter in "Understanding the Dynamics of Biological Systems:Lessons Learned from Integrative Systems Biology" edited by Prof Werner Dubitsky (UU) Springer Verlag Publishers
    • Murphy J.T., Walshe R. and Devocelle M., 2009 "Modelling the Population Dynamics of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: An Agent-Based Approach", International Journal of Modern Physics C, 20(3):435-457

    Publications in 2008

    • Firoz Anwar, Syed Murtuza Baker, Taskeed Jabid, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Shoyaib, Haseena Khan and Ray Walshe, "Pol II promoter prediction using characteristic 4-mer motifs: a machine learning approach", BMC Bioinformatics, 2008, 9:414., 2008
    • Murphy J.T., Walshe R. and Devocelle M., 2008 "A Computational Model of Antibiotic-Resistance Mechanisms in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)", Journal of Theoretical Biology, 254(2):284-93.
    • Murphy J.T., Walshe R. and Devocelle M., 2008 "High Performance Computing for Modelling Bacterial Communities", ERCIM News No. 74:37-38.
    • Perrin, D., Ruskin, H. J., Crane, M., and Walshe, R. (2008). Epigenetic modelling. ERCIM News, 72:46.
    • Murphy J.T., Walshe R. and Devocelle M., 2008 "An Agent Based Approach to Modelling Microbial Ecosystems", ERCIM News No. 73:39-40.
    • Murphy J.T., Walshe R. and Devocelle M., 2008 "A Novel Cellular Model of Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus (MRSA) for Predicting Antibiotic Susceptibility", Genomes 2008 - Functional Genomics of Microorganisms conference, April 8-11 2008, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
    • Alessandro Curioni and Ray Walshe. (2008) Introduction to the Special Theme: Supercomputing at Work, ERCIM News No. 74, July 2008 pp 14-15.

    Publications in 2007

    • R.J. Walshe, H. J. Ruskin and A. Callaghan (2008) "Multi-Agent Simulations of the Immune Response to HIV During the Acute Stage of Infection" International Journal of Modern Physics C, Volume 19, Issue 01, pp. 15-32 (2008).
    • James T. Murphy, Ray Walshe and Marc Devocelle (2007) "Agent-Based Model of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Antibiotics in Batch Culture" Accepted for Publication in Proceedings of ESM2007 The 21st European Simulation and Modelling Conference,St.Julian's, Malta