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  • The case for a risk-assessed approach to organizational records management in the oil and gas sector. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Cousins, Fionnuala; Laing, Audrey Frances (Information Research. http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/paper647.html, 2014-12)
    MUIR, L., COUSINS, F. and LAING, A., 2014. The case for a risk-assessed approach to organizational records management in the oil and gas sector. Information Research, 19 (4)
    Introduction. Processes and practices for information management service delivery, including retention, retrieval and disposal of documents and records, are not easily quantified for benchmarking and performance ...
  • The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Hawes, Graeme (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2013.01.002, 2013-05)
    MUIR, L. and HAWES, G., 2013. The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work. Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 39 (3), pp. 260-274.
    This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the ...
  • Content-prioritised video coding for British Sign Language communication 

    Muir, Laura J. (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, Department of Information Management, 2007-10)
    Muir, L. J., 2007. Content-prioritised video coding for British Sign Language communication. Unpublished Ph.D thesis, The Robert Gordon University.
    Video communication of British Sign Language (BSL) is important for remote interpersonal communication and for the equal provision of services for deaf people. However, the use of video telephony and video conferencing ...
  • Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: a study of user satisfaction and task performance. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M.; Muir, Laura J. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23595, 2015-09-23)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H., BURNETT, S. and MUIR, L. 2015. Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: a study of user satisfaction and task performance. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) [online], Early View. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23595
    No prior research has been identified that investigates the causal factors for workplace exploratory search task performance. The impact of user, task, and environmental factors on user satisfaction and task performance ...
  • Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Leaper, Steven (IEEE, 2003)
    MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I., LEAPER, S., 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In: Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium 2003. 23-25 May 2003. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. pp. 321-325.
    Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye ...
  • Like an open book? Accessibility of e-book content for academic study in a diverse student population. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Veale, Thomas; Nichol, Anne (CILIP Library and Information Research Group http://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/lir/ojs/index.php/lir/article/view/157/277, 2009)
    MUIR, L. J., VEALE, T. and NICHOL, A., 2009. Like an open book? Accessibility of e-book content for academic study in a diverse student population. Library and Information Research, 33 (105), pp. 90-119.
    This paper reviews previous research on e-books and the information seeking behaviour of scholars. It presents the initial findings from an in-depth study of the behaviour and experiences of seven students (including ...
  • Perceptions of sign language and its application to visual communications for deaf people. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G. (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/deafed/eni037, 2005)
    MUIR, L.J. and RICHARDSON, I.E.G., 2005. Perceptions of sign language and its application to visual communications for deaf people. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 10 (4), pp. 390-401
    Video communication systems for deaf people are limited in terms of quality and performance, particularly at low bit rates. Analysis of visual attention mechanisms for sign language may enable optimisation of video coding ...
  • Video telephony for the deaf : analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G. (Blackwell http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/641007.641137, 2002-12)
    MUIR, L.J. and RICHARDSON, I.E.G. 2002. Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. In: Proceedings of the Tenth ACM International Multimedia Conference. 1-6 December 2002. Juan-Les-Pins, France. pp. 650-652
    The multimedia capability of video telephony and video conferencing systems has many applications and benefits. This paper describes research and development that aims to optimise video compression systems for a specific ...
  • Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Hamilton, K. (IET, 2005-01)
    MUIR, L. J., RICHARDSON, I. E. G. and HAMILTON, K., 2005. Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. In: Visual Information Engineering : The IEE International Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE 2005). January 2005. Stevenage: IET, pp. 17-22.
    Video communication systems currently provide poor quality and performance for deaf people using sign language, particularly at low bit rates. Our previous work, involving eye movement tracking experiments and analysis ...