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  • Natural landscape scenic preference: techniques for evaluation and simulation. 

    Wherrett, JoAnna Ruth (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1998-12)
    The aesthetic beauty of a landscape is a very subjective issue: every person has their own opinions and their own idea of what beauty is. However, all people have a common evolutionary history, and, according to the ...
  • The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and library provision in France. 

    Davies, Sylvie C.; Johnson, Ian M. (K. G. Saur Verlag, 1998-12)
    DAVIES, S. C. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and library provision in France. Libri, 48 (4), pp. 187-211.
    On 17 December 1996, President Chirac inaugurated a public reference library situated in the largest, costliest and most debated building erected in Paris in modern times. This building is part of a wider project, launched ...
  • The validity of biodata as a selection tool within the Scottish accountancy profession 

    Gammie, Elizabeth Black Anderson (The Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting and Finance, 1998-12)
    The aim of this thesis was to critically evaluate whether biodata could be used as a valid tool in the pre-selection process of trainee chartered accountants. Biographical details of recently qualified accountants who ...
  • An application of genetic algorithms to chemotherapy treatment. 

    Petrovski, Andrei (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science & Digital Media, 1998-12)
    The present work investigates methods for optimising cancer chemotherapy within the bounds of clinical acceptability and making this optimisation easily accessible to oncologists. Clinical oncologists wish to be able to ...
  • Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. 

    Beer, Susan F.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403, 1998-12-31)
    BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403
    Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: ...
  • Marketing landscapes: the social context. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; McAuley, Andrew (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13522759910291680, 1999)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and MCAULEY, A., 1999. Marketing landscapes: the social context. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 2 (3), pp. 176-188.
    Explores the relationship between marketing theory and marketing activity within the context of rural entrepreneurship. The key to unlocking our understanding the dynamics of this relationship was to use a number ...
  • Teaching the entrepreneurial art. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (ESCEM, 1999)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 1999. Teaching the entrepreneurial art. In: D. S. EVANS, ed. International Dimensions of Teaching Entrepreneurship. Paris: ESCEM. pp. 84 – 105.
  • The synthesis of artificial neural networks using single string evolutionary techniques. 

    Macleod, Christopher (The Robert Gordon University School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, 1999)
    The research presented in this thesis is concerned with optimising the structure of Artificial Neural Networks. These techniques are based on computer modelling of biological evolution or foetal development. They are ...
  • Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. 

    Lee, Soo-Keun; Rice, James H.; Al-Obaidi, Ala H. R.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    LEE, S.-K., RICE, J. H., AL-OBAIDI, A. H. R., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and MCSTAY, D., 1999. Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 293-298.
    Raman spectroscopy is applied to investigate the effect of exposure to high power laser radiation on the crystalline phases of TiO2. Measurement of the changes in the Raman spectra of TiO2 with exposure to laser radiation ...
  • Physico-chemical treatment methods for the removal of microcystins (cyanobacterial hepatotoxins) from potable waters 

    Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/CS/article.asp?doi=a805416i, 1999)
    LAWTON, L. and ROBERTSON, P., 1999. Physico-chemical treatment methods for the removal of microcystins (cyanobacterial hepatotoxins) from potable waters. Chemical Society Reviews 28 (4), p.217-224
    The incidence of cyanobacterial blooms in freshwaters, including drinking water reservoirs, has increased over the past few decades due to rising nutrient levels. Microcystins are hepatotoxins released from cyanobacteria ...
  • 36 units: exhibition of 36 intaglio prints 

    Dunbar, Lennox (1999)
    DUNBAR, L., 1999-2000. 36 units: exhibition of 36 intaglio prints. Intaglio.
    36 Units was an exhibition of 36 Intaglio Prints that were constructed from over 200 plates. The exhibition was accompanied by a full colour catalogue, which included a critical review by Lindsay Gordon, director of Peacock ...
  • The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). 

    Marcella, Rita; Carcary, Iona; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=30BBC72F677AA27237F808C98161EDFB?containerType=Issue&containerId=15580, 1999)
    MARCELLA, R., CARCARY, I. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Library Management, 1999, 20(3), pp.168-178.
    Investigates attitudes amongst decision makers in the European Parliament to the role of information in their work, and their ability to identify, access and evaluate that information most relevant to their needs. Aims to ...
  • The application of surface second harmonic sensor to probe laser induced modification of titanium dioxide. 

    Lee, Soo-Keun; Vrillet, Guerric; Al-Obaidi, Ala H. R.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    LEE, S.-K., VRILLET, G., AL-OBAIDI, A. H. R., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and MCSTAY, D., 1999. The application of surface second harmonic sensor to probe laser induced modification of titanium dioxide. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 37-41.
    The effects of high power pulsed laser light on a TiO2 photocatalyst have been investigated using a surface second harmonic generation (SSHG) sensor. When TiO2 is irradiated with a laser at 355mm a visible change in colour ...
  • Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129910280357, 1999)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2007. Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. Library Management, 20 (6), pp. 317-332.
    This paper considers the impact of the emerging ‘Information Society’ on the education and development of information professionals, particularly in the area of management. It identifies those features of the ‘Information ...
  • The use of carbon and gold electrodes in anodic stripping voltammetric heavy metal sensors. 

    Bonsen, E.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel; Pollard, Pat; Backes, M.; Shaw, J. (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    BONSEN, E. M., ROBERTSON, P. K. J., MCSTAY, D., POLLARD, P., BACKES, M. and SHAW, J., 1999. The use of carbon and gold electrodes in anodic stripping voltammetric heavy metal sensors. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 83-88.
    The use of anodic stripping voltammetry (ASV)has been proven in the past to be a precise and sensitive analytical method with an excellent limit of detection. Electrochemical sensors could help to avoid expensive and time ...
  • Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis. 

    Blackler, Frank; Crump, Norman; McDonald, Seonaidh (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/135050849961001, 1999-02)
    BLACKLER, F., CRUMP, N. and MCDONALD, S., 1999. Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis. Organization, 6 (1), pp. 5-31.
    An activity theoretical analysis is presented of an organisation that is operating in a rapidly changing sector and whose competitiveness depends upon the design skills of its engineers, a number of whom are world experts ...
  • The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007142, 1999-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. Journal of Documentation, March 1999, 55(2), pp.159-183.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey by questionnaire ...
  • The development of a national heritage policy for libraries and book collections of country houses. 

    Reid, Peter H. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 1999-03)
    This work examines the country house libraries of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Hitherto this is an area largely overlooked both in terms of librarianship and social history. The first part of the thesis examines ...
  • Stone cleaning: a value assessment. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1999-03)
    Buildings are an important record of a country's history and cultural heritage, and make an important contribution to modern cultural identity. Any intervention which changes their appearance, or the manner in which they ...
  • A national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/1999/apr/03.html, 1999-04)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. A national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. Aslib Proceedings, April 1999, 51(4), pp.115-121.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The survey was the first stage of the Citizenship Information project, funded ...