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  • Statistical error tolerances of partial discharge recognition rates. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Eltayeb, Mohammed; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSUDET.2015.7446217, 2015-10-15)
    MAS'UD, A.A., ELTAYEB, M., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and BANI, N.A. 2015. Statistical error tolerances of partial discharge recognition rates. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE conference on sustainable utilization and development in engineering and technology (CSUDET), 15-17 October 2015, Negeri Selangor, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-5. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSUDET.2015.7446217
    This paper compares the statistical error tolerances of the single neural network (SNN) and the ensemble neural network (ENN) recognition efficiencies, when both the SNN and ENN are applied to recognize partial discharge ...
  • A statistical framework to interpret individual response to intervention: paving the way for personalised nutrition and exercise prescription. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Hemingway, Benedict Stephens; Saunders, Bryan; Gualano, Bruno; Dolan, Eimear (Frontiers Media https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2018.00041, 2018-05-28)
    SWINTON, P.A., HEMINGWAY, B.S., SAUNDERS, B., GUALANO, B. and DOLAN, E. 2018. A statistical framework to interpret individual response to intervention: paving the way for personalised nutrition and exercise prescription. Frontiers in nutrition [online], 5, article 41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2018.00041
    The concept of personalised nutrition and exercise prescription represents a topical and exciting progression for the discipline given the large inter-individual variability that exists in response to virtually all performance ...
  • Statistical optimisation and tuning of GA factors. 

    Petrovski, Andrei; Brownlee, Alexander Edward Ian; McCall, John (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2005.1554759, 2005-09)
    PETROVSKI, A., BROWNLEE, A. and MCCALL, J., 2005. Statistical optimisation and tuning of GA factors. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2005), Volume 1. 2-5 September 2005. New York: IEEE. pp. 758-764.
    This paper presents a practical methodology of improving the efficiency of Genetic Algorithms through tuning the factors significantly affecting GA performance. This methodology is based on the methods of statistical ...
  • A step toward reusable model fragments. 

    Ahriz, Hatem; Tomasena, M. (IEEE Computer Society., 2001)
    AHRIZ, A. and TOMASENA, M., 2001. A step toward reusable model fragments. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on computational Intelligence for Modeling Control and Automation (CIMCA ‘2001). 9-11 July 2001. Las Vegas, USA. Pp. 559-566.
    In this paper we describe a system to elaborate models which are suitable for model based reasoning. A set of model fragments selected from a library will be put together to build a model candidate. The system relies on ...
  • Stereoisomeric profiling of chiral pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewaters and the receiving environment: a catchment-scale and a laboratory study. 

    Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Petrie, Bruce; Lopardo, Luigi; Proctor, Kathryn; Rice, Jack; Youdan, Jane; Barden, Ruth; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.050, 2019-04-11)
    CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., PETRIE, B., LOPARDO, L., PROCTOR, K., RICE, J., YOUDAN, J., BARDEN, R. and KASPRZYK-HORDON, B. 2019. Stereoisomeric profiling of chiral pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewaters and the receiving environment: a catchment-scale and a laboratory study. Environment international [online], 127, pages 558-572. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.050
    Chiral pharmaceutically active compounds (cPACs) are not currently governed by environmental regulation yet are expected to be in the future. As cPACs can exert stereospecific toxicity in the aquatic environment, it is ...
  • Stereoselective LC-MS/MS methodologies for environmental analysis of chiral pesticides. 

    Petrie, Bruce; Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Martin, Julia (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.010, 2018-11-17)
    PETRIE, B., MUÑOZ, M.D.C. and MARTIN, J. 2019. Stereoselective LC-MS/MS methodologies for environmental analysis of chiral pesticides. Trends in analytical chemistry [online], 110, pages 249-258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.010
    Chiral pesticides can exert stereospecific toxicity in contaminated environmental compartments. Therefore, measuring pesticides at the enantiomeric level is essential to assess the risk posed to exposed organisms, including ...
  • Stigma and social welfare. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker., 2011)
    SPICKER, P., 2011. Stigma and social welfare.
    This book looks at the concept of stigma in the context of social welfare. The idea of 'social welfare' is commonly identified with the 'social services'. Both terms are regrettably unclear. 'Welfare' can be taken to mean ...
  • Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. 

    Heys, S. D.; Park, K. G. M.; McNurlan, M. A.; Milne, E.; Keenan, R. A.; Miller, J. D. B.; Broom, John; Eremin, O.; Garlick, P. J. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19900038, 1990-07)
    HEYS, S. D., PARK, K. G. M., McNURLAN, M. A., MILNE, E., KEENAN, R. A., MILLER, J. D. B., BROOM, J., EREMIN, O. and GARLICK, P. J., 1990. Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 49 (2), 165A
  • Stoch-DisPeL: exploiting randomisation in DisPeL. 

    Basharu, Muhammed; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (2006)
    BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H., 2006. Stoch-DisPeL: exploiting randomisation in DisPeL. In: Proceedings of 7th International Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning, DCR2006. 8 May 2006. Hakodate, Japan. pp. 117-131.
    We present Stoch-DisPeL, an extension of the distributed constraint programming algorithm DisPeL which incorporates randomisation into the algorithm. We justify the introduction of stochastic moves and analyse its ...
  • Stokes coordinates. 

    Savoye, Yann (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/3154353.3154354, 2017-05-15)
    SAVOYE, Y. 2017. Stokes coordinates. In Proceedings of the 33rd computer graphics spring conference, 15-17 May 2017, Mikulov, Czech Republic. New York: ACM [online], article no. 5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3154353.3154354
    Cage-based structures are reduced subspace deformers enabling non-isometric stretching deformations induced by clothing or muscle bulging. In this paper, we reformulate the cage-based rigging as an incompressible Stokes ...
  • Stone cleaning: a value assessment. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1999-03)
    Buildings are an important record of a country's history and cultural heritage, and make an important contribution to modern cultural identity. Any intervention which changes their appearance, or the manner in which they ...
  • 'Stories about ... assessment': understanding and enhancing students' experiences of assessment in art and design higher education using on-line storytelling and visual representations. 

    McKillop, Chris (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2006-09)
    This thesis aims to investigate students’ qualitative experiences of assessment in art and design higher education using storytelling and visual representations. It aims to investigate whether collaborative storytelling ...
  • Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Storytelling.pdf&sa=U&ei=pAbVTp_eG4WE4gTa1rmWAQ&ved=0CAQQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNGDE9SAMAzLTBSWS2qej4BadupNBA, 2011)
    BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, R., 2011. Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. SIPR Research Summary.
    Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of ...
  • Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. 

    Morrison, James (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6, 2016-03-23)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. In Morrison, J. Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 6, pages 210-224. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6
    Though we have long regarded our children as subjects of moral scrutiny and concern, rarely have they been treated with such heightened anxiety - or profound ambivalence - as they are in today's Britain. Late-modern ...
  • The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Anderson, Alistair R.; Vesala, Kari Mikko (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02756660610710373, 2006)
    MCELWEE, G., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, K., 2006. The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? Journal of Business Strategy, 27 (6), pp. 65-72.
    Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this article is to explore the strategy of an enterprising farmer. The background problematic is that in Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation ...
  • Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. 

    Rizzo, Alexander (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2011-04)
    Although the contribution of the small enterprise to a nation’s economy, job creation and innovation is well known, comparatively little is understood on how small firms behave strategically and how the more common ...
  • The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. 

    Williams, Dorothy; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M. (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1416, 2013-08)
    BURNETT, S., WILLIAMS, D. and GRINNALL, A., 2013. The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. Knowledge and Process Management, 20 (3), pp. 161-176.
    This paper presents the results of research, which aimed to evaluate the current position of the knowledge management (KM) capabilities of a multi-national energy services company, and is based on work originally presented ...
  • Strategic sustainability and industrial ecology in an island context, with considerations for a green economy roadmap: a study in the tourist accommodation sector, Grenada. 

    Telesford, John N. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-06)
    The purpose of this research is to show how business and enterprise can align sustainability and sustainable development to create strategic sustainability (SS) procedures, which can be used for planning towards sustainability ...
  • Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. 

    Telesford, John N.; Strachan, Peter (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640, 2016-09-30)
    TELESFORD, J.N. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2016. Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. Sustainable development [online], 25(1), pages 35-49. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640
    This article illustrates how strategic sustainability procedures (SSPs) can be applied in the tourism accommodation sector in the Caribbean island of Grenada. SSPs are conceptualized from an adapted framework for strategic ...
  • Strategies for enhancing 'person knowledge' in an older people care setting. 

    Dewar, Belinda; Kennedy, Catriona (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0193945916641939, 2016-04-01)
    DEWAR, B. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Strategies for enhancing ‘person knowledge’ in an older people care setting. Western journal of nursing research [online], 38(11) pages 1469-1488. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0193945916641939
    This article presents findings from a study about compassionate care—the development of person knowledge in a medical ward caring for older people. Appreciative inquiry, an approach to research that focuses on discovering ...