CIICT 2009 is now over.

CIICT 2010 will be held in Wuhan University 10th-12th October 2010.

Thanks to all participants for making CIICT 2009 a great success. The sound of massed tin whistles will stay with us all for a long time!

Thanks also to our sponsors:






Here are some links and information on post-conference items.

CIICT 2009 Prize winners
Congratulations to the following CIICT 2009 prize-winners. Prizes were awarded based on the opinions of session chairs.

Science Foundation Ireland Best paper:
Xiulong Bao & Max Ammann (Dublin IT) - Design of Compact Annular-Ring Patch Antennas for circular polarization.

Microsoft Best electronic engineering paper:
Junjie Pu & Zhijin Zhao (Hangzhou Dianzi University) - A Blind Detection Method of Non-Periodic DSSS Signals at Lower SNR.

Microsoft Best computer science paper:
Amelia Kelly , Ailbhe nʬ Chasaide, Harald Berthelsen, Nick Campbell & Christer Gobl (Trinity College Dublin) - Corpus Design Techniques for Irish Speech Synthesis.

CIICT 2009 Proceedings

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Welcome to CIICT 2009

CIICT is an international conference focusing on topical research in the broad area of Information and Communications Technologies. The conference is jointly sponsored and organized by Chinese and Irish Universities with hosting alternating between China and Ireland. The first CIICT conference was hosted by Hangzhou Dianzi University in October 2006. The 2007 CIICT conference was hosted in Dublin City University, Ireland. The 2008 CIICT conference was hosted by Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. And in 2009 CIICT will be hosted in Maynooth by National University of Ireland Maynooth.

The conference aims are to strengthen science and technology research collaboration among China, Ireland and other countries and also to provide a platform for facilitating academic and industrial research interaction. CIICT2009 continues this regular series of conferences.


CIICT is being organised at NUI Maynooth by the Department of Computer Science in association with

Sino-Ireland Joint Research and Education Centre

The Department of Electronic Engineering

National Centre for Geocomputation

Institute of Microelectronics and Wireless Systems

Keynote Speakers (sponsored by SFI and Microsoft Ireland)

Rick Middleton, Hamilton Institute, NUI Maynooth ĘC Challenges in Robotic Soccer

Yuan Liu, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications - Multiple RF circuits

Levent Onural, Bilkent University - 3D Imaging Systems

Martha Rotter, Microsoft Ireland - Lighting up the Web: next generation experiences