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  • Consultant-2: Pre- and post-processing of machine learning applications. 

    Sleeman, D.; Rissakis, M.; Craw, Susan; Graner, N.; Sharma, S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1995.1035, 1995-07)
    SLEEMAN, D., RISSAKIS, M., CRAW, S., GRANER, N. and SHARMA, S., 1995. Consultant-2: Pre- and post processing of machine learning applications. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 43 (1), pp. 43-63
    The knowledge acquisition bottleneck in the development of large knowledge-based applications has not yet been resolved. One approach which has been advocated is the systematic use of Machine Learning (ML) techniques. ...
  • Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Anderson, Douglas (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130, 1995-10-31)
    BAXTER, G. and ANDERSON, D. 1995. Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. New library world [online], 96(6), pages 4-13. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130
    Image processing technologies are offering considerable potential for library and information units to extend their databases by the inclusion of images such as photographs, paintings, monograph title-pages and maps. ...
  • Fiction selection - an AI at work? 

    MacLennan, Alan (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809610110145, 1996)
    MACLENNAN, A., 1996. Fiction selection - an AI at work? New Library World, 97 (2), pp. 24-32
    Considers the historical dimension of the treatment of fiction in libraries and concludes that, if fiction is regarded as a resource, library users are entitled to enhanced access to it. Notes that enhancing access to ...
  • Refinement complements verification and validation 

    Craw, Susan (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1996.0012, 1996-02)
    CRAW, S., 1996. Refinement complements verification and validation. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 44 (2), pp. 245-256
    Knowledge based systems are being applied in ever increasing numbers. The development of knowledge acquisition tools has eased the “Knowledge Acquisition Bottleneck”. More recently there has been a demand for mechanisms ...
  • Executive information systems: an evaluation of current UK practice. 

    Allison, Ian K. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0268-4012(95)00059-3, 1996-02)
    ALLISON, I.K., 1996. Executive information systems: an evaluation of current UK practice. International Journal of Information Management, 16 (1), pp. 27-38
    In a recent survey amongst senior executives in the UK, using data as a corporate resource was ranked as the second most important information systems management issue. Managers are becoming ever more dependent on information, ...
  • The effectiveness of educating community nurses by distance learning. 

    Lawton, Sally Margaret Rolfe (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 1996-02)
    The purpose of this thesis is to examine the effectiveness of distance learning within post-registration community nurse education. In this context, 'effectiveness' is defined as being useful to the student or 'fit for ...
  • A formalism for describing and simulating systems with interacting components. 

    Corr, Glenn A. (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 1996-05)
    This thesis addresses the problem of descriptive complexity presented by systems involving a high number of interacting components. It investigates the evaluation measure of performability and its application to such ...
  • Microgravity measurement in space using imaging techniques. 

    Steedman, Mark John (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1996-09)
    The proposal is made that very small changes in gravitational field could be detected by monitoring a cell of heated fluid. Variations in gravity would be observed by their effect on the convection in the fluid cell. It ...
  • Building design team communication: practice and education. 

    Whyte, Andrew (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1996-09)
    This study examined three propositions: - (i) there are problems in the building design team created by difficulties of communication between different professional disciplines, (ii) communication difficulties are primarily ...
  • Analytical investigation of the steady-state behaviour of dynamic and diffusive building envelopes. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Cawthorne, D. A.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0360-1323(96)00022-4, 1996-11)
    TAYLOR, B. J., CAWTHORNE, D. A. and IMBABI, M. S., 1996. Analytical investigation of the steady-state behaviour of dynamic and diffusive building envelopes. Building and Environment 31(6), pp. 519-525.
    A one-dimensional model describing the steady-state dynamic and diffusive behaviour of a three-layer building envelope element is developed with the objective of elucidating the physics of simultaneous heat and vapour ...
  • European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. [Final report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (British Library, 1996-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S. 1996. European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. Final report. British library research and innovation report number 19. London: British library.
    This report describes a British Library funded research project which investigated the provision of European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom, and in particular the implementation of the Public Information ...
  • Self-assessments skills of occupational therapy students. 

    Caldwell, Jennifer E. (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 1997)
    Increasingly health workers are expected to self-evaluate within the work-place thus raising the question as to how they develop such skills. To date there has been very little research on self-assessment in higher ...
  • SLISNET - UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614576.asp, 1997)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. SLISNET - UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. New Review of Information Networking, 3, pp. 185-201.
    This paper examines the origins and activities of SLISNET - an international network of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, established by UNESCO in 1995 as an experiment in collaboration across the Internet. ...
  • Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. 

    Robertson, Peter K. J.; Lawton, Linda A.; Munch, Burkhard; Rouzade, Julien (Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/CC/Index.asp, 1997)
    ROBERTSON, P., LAWTON, L., MUNCH, B. and ROUZADE, J., 1997. Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. Chemical Communications. Issue 4, pp. 393-394
    The rapid destruction of microcystin, a cyanobacterial toxin, using a titanium dioxide photocatalyst is observed; the process is extremely efficient with high concentrations of toxin completely undetectable within 10–40 ...
  • The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=54307C0BD024EB143C66F3929CD8E866?containerType=Issue&containerId=15560, 1997)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S., 1997. The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. Library Management, 1997, 18(1), pp.7-41.
    Describes a British Library Research and Innovation Centre-funded project to investigate the provision of European information in public libraries in the UK, via the establishment of the Public Information Relay (PIR), a ...
  • The use of dynamic and diffusive insulation for combined heat recovery and ventilation in buildings. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Webster, Robin; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Building Environmental Performance Analysis Club (BEPAC), 1997-02)
    TAYLOR, B. J., WEBSTER, R. and IMBABI, M. S., 1997. The use of dynamic and diffusive insulation for combined heat recovery and ventilation in buildings. BEPAC/EPSRC Sustainable Building Conference. 5-6 February 1997. Abingdon. Pp. 168-174.
  • Matching services to needs in the health care of elderly people. 

    Spicker, Paul; Hanslip, J. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/095148489701000112, 1997-02)
    SPICKER, P. and HANSLIP, J., 1997. Matching services to needs in the health care of elderly people. Health Services Management Research, 10 (2), pp. 113 – 120.
    This paper is based on the results of a postal enquiry to health care professionals working in the care of elderly people in a Scottish Health Board. Responses fall into three main categories. The first refers to issues ...
  • Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900101, 1997-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. Journal of librarianship and information science, 29 (1), pp. 3-7
    Article prompted by an editorial published in Education for Information, 14, (2) July 1996, 83-4. Outlines some of the responses being made by library schools to changes affecting the library and information science (LIS) ...
  • European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900202, 1997-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, June 1997, 29(2), pp.69-75.
    Reports results of a British Library funded study, undertaken by the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University with the help of three public libraries services (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Moray), to investigate ...
  • Automatic modelling for diagnosis. 

    Ahriz, Hatem; Xia, S. (Istituto di Analisi Numerica http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR97/Ahriz_1997_Automatic_Modelling_Diagnosis.pdf, 1997-06-03)
    AHRIZ, A. and XIA, S. 1997. Automatic modelling for diagnosis. In Ironi, L. (ed.) Proceedings of the 11th international workshop on qualitative reasoning (QR97), 3-6 June 1997, Cortona, Italy. Pavia: Istituto di Analisi Numerica [online], pages 3-12. Available from: http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR97/Ahriz_1997_Automatic_Modelling_Diagnosis.pdf
    Much of the past work on fault diagnosis did not pay enough attention to model construction and its important role in aiding problem solving. It was generally accepted that a model was available or was assumed to be present ...