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  • An approach to evolvable neural functionality. 

    Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Macleod, Christopher; Maxwell, Grant M. (Springer, 2003)
    CAPANNI, N., MACLEOD, C. and MAXWELL, G., 2003. An approach to evolvable neural functionality. In: O. KAYNAK, E. ALPAYDIN, E. OJA and L. XU, eds. Artificial neural networks and neural information processing – supplementary proceedings ICANN/ICONIP 2003. 26-29 June 2003. Istanbul, Turkey. pp. 220- 223.
    This paper outlines a neural model, which has been designed to be flexible enough to assume most mathematical functions. This is particularly useful in evolutionary networks as it allows the network complexity to increase ...
  • Artificial biochemical networks. 

    Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Macleod, Christopher; Maxwell, Grant M.; Clayton, William (IEEE, 2005)
    CAPANNI, N., MACLEOD, C., MAXWELL, G. and CLAYTON, W. 2005. Artificial biochemical networks. In: International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents , Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, Volume 2. 28-30 November 2005. Vienna, Austria. Pp. 98-102.
    Connectionist approaches to Artificial Intelligence are almost always based on Artificial Neural Networks. However, there is another route towards Parallel Distributed Processing, taking as its inspiration the intelligence ...
  • Artificial biochemical networks: a different connectionist paradigm. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco (Springer. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10462-009-9149-y, 2010-02)
    MACLEOD, C. and CAPANNI, N. F., 2010. Artificial biochemical networks: a different connectionist paradigm. Artificial Intelligence Review , 33 (1/2), pp. 123-134.
    Connectionist models are usually based on Artificial Neural Networks. However, there is another route towards Parallel Distributed Processing. This is by considering the origins of the intelligence displayed by the single ...
  • Evolution and devolved action: towards the evolution of systems. 

    Macleod, Christopher; McMinn, David; Reddipogu, Ann; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Maxwell, Grant M. (Robert Gordon University, 2001)
    MACLEOD, C., MCMINN, D., REDDIPOGU, A. B., CAPANNI, N. F. and MAXWELL, G. M., 2001. Evolution and devolved action: towards the evolution of systems. In: Appendix B of MCMINN, D. Using evolutionary artificial neural networks to design hierarchical animat nervous systems, Ph. D. thesis. Aberdeen : Robert Gordon University.
    The Artificial Neural Networks group at the Robert Gordon University has, over the last six years, built up considerable knowledge and practical experience in Evolutionary Artificial Neural Networks. This experience ...
  • Fuel encapsulation for inertial electrostatic confinement nuclear fusion reactors. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Gow, Kenneth S. (British Interplanetary Society., 2011-05)
    MACLEOD, C., CAPANNI, N. F. and GOW, K. S., 2011. Fuel encapsulation for inertial electrostatic confinement nuclear fusion reactors. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 64 (5), pp. 139-149.
    Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) is an approach to nuclear fusion which utilises the properties of electrostatically accelerated ion-beams instead of hot plasmas. The best known device which uses the principle is ...
  • The functionality of spatial and time domain artificial neural models 

    Capanni, Niccolo Francesco (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2006-08)
    This thesis investigates the functionality of the units used in connectionist Artificial Intelligence systems. Artificial Neural Networks form the foundation of the research and their units, Artificial Neurons, are first ...
  • Overcoming fuel-air mixing issues with pulsed scramjets and pelletized fuel. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Gow, Kenneth S. (British Interplanetary Society http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.354, 2015-11-01)
    MACLEOD, C., CAPANNI, N.F. and GOW, K.S., 2015. Overcoming fuel-air mixing issues with pulsed scramjets and pelletized fuel. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], Vol 68 (11), pp. 354-362. Available from: http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.354
    n this paper the concept of a pulsed Scramjet using pelletized fuel is examined. The aim is to overcome the main technical problem inherent in more traditional designs - poor air-fuel mixing. In this new paradigm, airflow ...
  • Some practical aspects of electromagnetic activation. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gow, Kenneth S.; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco (The British Interplanetary Society, 2010)
    MACLEOD, C., GOW, K. S. and CAPANNI, N. F., 2010. Some practical aspects of electromagnetic activation. The Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS), 62 (9), pp. 320-331.
    Electromagnetic Activation (EMA) is an alternative to combustion in Scramjet-like hypersonic engines. The basis of the system was outlined in previous publications. This paper builds on these results and explores some ...