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  • Toward a systemic view to cost overrun causation in infrastructure projects: a review and implications for research. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Love, Peter E. D.; Smith, Simon D.; Ackermann, Fran
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D., LOVE, P.E.D., SMITH, S.D. and ACKERMANN, F. 2017. Toward a systemic view to cost overrun causation in infrastructure projects: a review and implications for research. Project management journal [online], 48(2), pages 88-98. Available from: http://www.pmi.org/learning/library/systemic-view-cost-overrun-causation-infrastructure-projects-10703
    Infrastructure cost overruns receive significant amount of attention in the academic literature as well as the popular press. The methodological weaknesses in the dominant approaches adopted to explain cost overrun causation ...
  • Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom. 

    Steven, Kathryn; Howden, Stella; Mires, Gary; Rowe, Iain; Lafferty, Natalie; Arnold, Amy; Strath, Alison (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1309372, 2017-05-02)
    STEVEN, K., HOWDEN, S., MIRES, G., ROWE, I., LAFFERTY, N., ARNOLD, A. and STRATH, A. 2017. Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom. Medical teacher [online], 39(7), pages 720-744. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1309372
    Introduction: Interprofessional education (IPE) continues to be a key component in prequalifying health professional education, with calls for regulators to publish a joint statement regarding IPE outcomes. To date, the ...
  • Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Young, C. William; Hwang, Kumju (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1002/mar.20132, 2006-06)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C. J., YOUNG, C. W. and HWANG, K., 2006. Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. Psychology and Marketing, 23 (6), pp. 515-534.
    This article examines and extends the notion of voluntary simplifiers (VS). VS are individuals who have freely chosen a frugal, anticonsumer lifestyle that features low resource use and environmental impact. The article ...
  • Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. 

    Johnston, Pamela; Elyan, Eyad; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4, 2018-07-27)
    JOHNSTON, P., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. In Pimenidis, E. and Jayne, C. (eds.) Communications in computers and information science, 893: engineering applications of neural networks; proceedings of the 19th international engineering applications of neural networks conference (EANN 2018), 3-5 September 2018, Bristol, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 44-57. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4
    Video tampering detection remains an open problem in the field of digital media forensics. Some existing methods focus on recompression detection because any changes made to the pixels of a video will require recompression ...
  • Towards a belief-revision-based adaptive and context-sensitive information retrieval system. 

    Lau, Raymond Y. K.; Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1344411.1344414, 2008-03)
    LAU, R. Y. K., BRUZA, P. and SONG, D., 2008. Towards a belief-revision-based adaptive and context-sensitive information retrieval system. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 26 (2), article 8.
    In an adaptive information retrieval (IR) setting, the information seekers' beliefs about which terms are relevant, or non-relevant, will naturally fluctuate. This article investigates how the theory of belief revision ...
  • Towards a fuzzy domain ontology extraction method for adaptive e-learning. 

    Lau, Raymond Y. K.; Song, Dawei; Li, Yuefeng; Cheung, Terence; Hao, Jin-Xing (IEEE http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TKDE.2008.137, 2009-06)
    LAU, R., SONG, D., LI, Y., CHEUNG, T. and HAO, J., 2009. Towards a fuzzy domain ontology extraction method for adaptive e-learning. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 21 (6), pp. 800-813.
    With the wide spread applications of e-Learning technologies to education at all levels, increasing number of online educational resources and messages are generated from the corresponding e-Learning environments. ...
  • Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (CILIP, Library and Information Research Group https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757, 2018-06-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2018. Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. Library and information research [online], 42(126), pages 95-142. Available from: https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757
    The absence of an appropriate theoretical framework for understanding and assessing influences on the development of education for library, archive and information work is reflected in a literature that is largely experiential ...
  • Towards a model of information behaviour of a information provider: a mixed methods study. 

    Davies, Richmond (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2013-05)
    Not much is not known about the totality of information behaviours of information providers from among the plethora of library and information science literature. This research aims to describe, categorise and devise a ...
  • Towards an agile approach to software process improvement: addressing the changing needs of software products. 

    Allison, Ian K. (International Information Management Association (IIMA) http://69.16.240.49/CIIMA/CIIMA%205.1%2067%20Allison-8.pdf, 2005)
    ALLISON, I., 2005. Towards an agile approach to software process improvement: addressing the changing needs of software products. Communications of the IIMA, 5 (1), pp. 67-76.
    This paper highlights the need for greater agility and flexibility in the process improvement activity. The ideas presented here relate to aspects that have arisen from a case study of a global software product organisation. ...
  • Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Ronteau, Sebastien (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-12-2016-0054, 2017-03-09)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and RONTEAU, S. 2017. Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. Journal of entrepreneurship in emerging economies [online], 9(2), pages 110-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-12-2016-0054
    We believe there is a problem with the explanatory power of many existing theories of entrepreneurship in the unique circumstances of emerging economies. Emerging economies range from dynamic contexts such as China (Li and ...
  • Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Sayyad, Abdi Elham (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2016-0094, 2017-05-23)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and SAYYAD ABDI, E. 2017. Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature. Journal of documentation [online], 73(4), pages 634-665. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2016-0094
    Purpose: Information Literacy (IL) within the everyday life context is regarded as an important condition for civic participation and engagement, informed citizenship, health and well-being. However, compared to the ...
  • Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil; Boru, Asli; Malins, Julian Paul (Design Society. http://www.designsociety.org/event/117/e_pde_2011_design_education_for_creativity_and_business_innovation, 2011-09)
    GULARI, M., BORU, A. and MALINS, J. 2011. Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. In: A. KOVACEVIC, W. ION, C. MCMAHON, L. BUCK and P. HOGARTH, eds. Design Education for Creativity and Business Innovation: the 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education. 8–9 September 2011. London: Design Society. Pp. 721-726.
    The notion of `participation, and the democratization of design' is not just a movement for social innovation but it is also a powerful methodology for the innovation of products and services. However, the complicated ...
  • Towards an occupant based conceptual model: case of the natural luminous ambience. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa (Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. http://www.plea2009.arc.ulaval.ca/En/Proceedings.html, 2009-06)
    BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and TABET AOUL, K., 2009. Towards an occupant based conceptual model: case of the natural luminous ambience. In: C.M.H. DEMERS and A. POTVIN, eds. Architecture, Energy and the Occupant’s Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2009) 22-24 June 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. Pp. 2.1.07
    Dealing with thoughts based on the ambience notion, the present research work makes for a contribution consisting on the development of an occupant based model for the natural luminous ambience. One of the ambience notion ...
  • Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. 

    Smith, Robert; Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2014.913853, 2014)
    SMITH, R., PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S., 2014. Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. Folklore, 125 (2), pp. 218-237.
    For police officers, much of the working day consists of telling stories about everyday policing and events. Although the study of narrative and storytelling in organizational contexts is an expanding area of research, the ...
  • Towards computational dialogue types for BIM collaborative design: an initial study. 

    Toniolo, Alice; Leon, Marianthi (CEUR Workshop Proceedings http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/, 2017-11-16)
    TONIOLO, A. and LEON, M. 2017. Towards computational dialogue types for BIM collaborative design: an initial study. In Bistarelli, S., Giacomin, M. and Pazienza, A. (eds). Proceedings of the 1st advances in argumentation in artificial intelligence workshop (AI^3 2017), 16-17 November 2017, Bari, Italy. Bari: CEUR Workshop Proceedings [online], pages 79-84. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/AI3-2017_paper_8.pdf
    Collaborative design is an iterative process of selecting and evaluating solutions under potentially conflicting requirements, a concept central to Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation. Previous research has ...
  • Towards context-sensitive information inference. 

    Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D. (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.10213, 2003-02)
    SONG, D. and BRUZA, P. D., 2003. Towards context-sensitive information inference. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 54 (4), pp. 321-334.
    Humans can make hasty, but generally robust judgements about what a text fragment is, or is not, about. Such judgements are termed information inference. By drawing on theories from non-classical logic and applied cognition, ...
  • Towards effective consideration of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets. 

    Kishk, Mohammed (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment, 2002)
    KISHK, M., 2002. Towards effective consideration of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 7(3), pp. 163-173
    The decisive role of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets is highlighted and existing techniques used to include these factors in the decision-making process are critically reviewed. ...
  • Towards establishing a scale for assessing the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes: Evidence from Malaysia. 

    Manaf, Nor Aziah Abdul; Mas'ud, Abdulsalam; Ishak, Zuaini; Saad, Natrah; Russell, Alex (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2015.10.032, 2015-12-03)
    MANAF, N.A.A., MAS'UD, A., ISHAK, Z., SAAD, N. and RUSSELL, A. 2015. Towards establishing a scale for assessing the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes: Evidence from Malaysia. Energy policy [online], 88, pages 253-261. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2015.10.032.
    This paper identifies a gap in the current literature relating to the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes and suggests that establishing a measurement scale based on relevant factors drawn from the extant literature ...
  • Towards operational abduction from a cognitive perspective. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Cole, R. J.; Song, Dawei; Bari, Z. Abdul (Oxford Journals http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jigpal/jzk012, 2006-03)
    BRUZA, P. D., COLE, R. J., SONG, D. and BARI, Z. Towards operational abduction from a cognitive perspective. Logic Journal, 14 (2), pp. 161-177.
    Diminishing awareness is a consequence of the information explosion: disciplines are becoming increasingly specialized; individuals and groups are becoming ever more insular. This article considers how awareness can be ...
  • Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC’s oil price band/stabilisation policies. 

    Ibrahim, Mas'ud Usman (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-12)
    This dissertation contributes to the literature on the role of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in (de)stabilising oil prices by identifying and critically investigating a gap in the extant literature ...