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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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Environmentally sensitive printmaking: a framework for safe practice. 

    Pengelly, Jon (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1997-08)
    This research is concerned with establishing a rationale which will link safe printmaking practices with artists' individual and sustainable creative practices, by investigating the preconception that printmaking practices ...
  • The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(97)00012-7, 1997-09)
    TAYLOR, B. J. and IMBABI, M. S., 1997. The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. Building and Environment 32(5), pp. 397-404.
    The authors' previous analysis of dynamic insulation is extended to include the inner and outer air film resistances with the objective of modelling the variation in surface temperature with airflow. The boundary condition ...
  • Studies on the stability and activity of polymyxin B solutions. 

    Saohin, Wipawee (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1997-09)
    The correlation between the chemical stability and the microbiological activity of polymyxin B in phosphate buffer pH 6.0 and in proprietary eye drops was evaluated. High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) was used ...