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  • Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. 

    Rahim, Sarni Suhaila; Palade, Vasile; Shuttleworth, James; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3, 2016-03-16)
    RAHIM, S.S., PALADE, V., SHUTTLEWORTH, J. and JAYNE, C. 2016. Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. Brain informatics [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3
    Digital retinal imaging is a challenging screening method for which effective, robust and cost-effective approaches are still to be developed. Regular screening for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic maculopathy diseases ...
  • Automatically acquiring structured case representations: the SMART way. 

    Asiimwe, Stella; Craw, Susan; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Taylor, Bruce J. (Springer Verlag. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-086-5_4, 2008)
    ASIIMWE, S., CRAW, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and TAYLOR, B., 2008. Automatically acquiring structured case representations: the SMART way. In: R. ELLIS, T. ALLEN and M. PETRIDIS. Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XV: Proceedings of AI- 2007: The Twenty-Seventh SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence. London: Springer Verlag. Pp. 45-58.
    Acquiring case representations from textual sources remains an interesting challenge for CBR research. Approaches based on methods in information retrieval require large amounts of data and typically result in ...
  • Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Kim, Yunhyong; Kruschwitz, Udo; Song, Dawei; Albakour, Dyaa; Dignum, Stephen; Beresi, Ulises Cervino; Fasli, Maria; De Roeck, Anne (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.07.002, 2012-05)
    CLARK, M., KIM, Y., KRUSCHWITZ, U., SONG, D., ALBAKOUR, D., DIGNUM, S., BERESI, U. C., FASLI, M. and DE ROECK, A., 2012. Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. Information Processing & Management, 48 (3), pp. 552-568.
    This paper presents an overview of automatic methods for building domain knowledge structures (domain models) from text collections. Applications of domain models have a long history within knowledge engineering and ...
  • Autonomic behavioural framework for structural parallelism over heterogeneous multi-core systems. 

    Goli, Mehdi (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-05)
    With the continuous advancement in hardware technologies, significant research has been devoted to design and develop high-level parallel programming models that allow programmers to exploit the latest developments in ...
  • Back to basics: without distinction - a defining principle? 

    Stuart, Alison (Intersentia., 2008)
    STUART, A., 2008. Back to basics: without distinction - a defining principle? In: E. BREMS, ed. Conflicts between fundamental rights. Pp. 101-130.
  • Back to the future: a logical framework for temporal information representation and inferencing from financial news. 

    Huang, Zi; Wong, Kam-Fai; Li, Wenjei; Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D. (IEEE, 2003-10)
    HUANG, Z., WONG, K-F., LI, W., SONG, D., and BRUZA, P. D., 2003. Back to the future: a logical framework for temporal information representation and inferencing from financial news. In: C. ZONG, ed. 2003 International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering: Proceedings. October 2003. IEEE Press. pp.95-101.
    Temporal information carries information about changes and time of the changes. Consider a company investing in another company. The former may choose to inject the money gradually with the amount and frequency depending ...
  • Back to the Things Themselves. 

    Punton, Lesley; Spark, Judy (http://www.waspsstudios.org.uk/news-events/glasgow-international-2012-0, 2012-04)
    PUNTON, L. and SPARK, J., 2012. Back to the Things Themselves. Exhibition held at Wasps Artists Studios, The Briggait, Glasgow, 20th April – 7th May 2012.
    Exhibition Statement: Lesley Punton and Judy Spark share a concern in their attempts to bridge a certain sort of gap; that of the difference between the physical experience of specific varieties of ‘natural’ phenomena ...
  • Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; Goker, Ayse; Corney, David; Martin, Carlos (Robert Gordon University., 2014-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C., 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series, Volume 7 Issue 2.
    Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which ...
  • Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study. 

    Bloice, Lyndsay; Burnett, Simon M. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JKM-12-2014-0495, 2016)
    BLOICE, L. and BURNETT, S., 2016. Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study. Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 20(1), pp.125-145.
    Purpose – This paper aims to build on existing theory of knowledge sharing barriers (KSBs) by exploring the concept in the relatively under-researched context of social service not-for-profit organisations. ...
  • Bayesian network structure learning using characteristic properties of permutation representations with applications to prostate cancer treatment. 

    Regnier-Coudert, Olivier (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2013-05)
    Over the last decades, Bayesian Networks (BNs) have become an increasingly popular technique to model data under presence of uncertainty. BNs are probabilistic models that represent relationships between variables by ...
  • BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. 

    Smith, Stephen W. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-05)
    This thesis is a study of the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). While the clinical outcomes of using SFBT, and other psychological therapies, to treat clients ...
  • The behaviour of the people of NE Thailand towards medicines for self-treatment. 

    Chadbunchachai, Supatra (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1997-12)
    Musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common illnesses among the people in NE Thailand which is commonly treated by self-medication. Ya-chud (several medicines together in a small plastic bag) for the treatment of ...
  • Being differently abled: learning lessons from dyslexic entrepreneurs. 

    Smith, Robert (Routledge, 2008)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Being differently abled: learning lessons from dyslexic entrepreneurs. In: R. T. HARRISON and C. M. LEITCH, eds. Entrepreneurial learning: conceptual frameworks and applications. Abingdon: Routledge. Pp. 291-312
  • Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’. 

    Brown, Mary; Fulford, Heather; Grist, Abi; McDonald, Seonaidh (Robert Gordon University, 2011-01)
    BROWN, M. FULFORD, H., GRIST, A. and MCDONALD, S., 2011. Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series WP/1/11.
    This exploratory research study examines the experiences of a purposive sample of leaders of Social Enterprises (SEs) in Scotland to discover how leaders deal with the challenges of running this type of organisation at ...
  • The best of both worlds: highlighting the synergies of combining manual and automatic knowledge organization methods to improve information search and discovery. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (Ergon Verlag., 2015)
    CLEVERLEY, P. H. and BURNETT, S., 2015. The best of both worlds: highlighting the synergies of combining manual and automatic knowledge organization methods to improve information search and discovery. Knowledge Organization, 42 (6), pp. 428-444.
    Research suggests organizations across all sectors waste a significant amount of time looking for information and often fail to leverage the information they have. In response, many organizations have deployed some form ...
  • The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Walter de Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2010.022, 2010-09)
    BAXTER, G., 2010. The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. Libri, 60 (3), pp. 253-267.
    In recent years, government at all levels in the UK has increasingly recognised the need for ongoing dialogue between policy makers and stakeholders during the policymaking process. Prompted by a number of factors, including ...
  • Beyond choice: ‘Thick’ volunteering and the case of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. 

    O'Toole, Michelle; Grey, Chris (SAGE Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726715580156, 2016-01)
    O’TOOLE, Michelle. and GREY, C., 2016. Beyond choice: ‘Thick’ volunteering and the case of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Human Relations, Vol. 69(1), pp. 85-109.
    This article problematizes the dominant assumption in the literature on volunteer work that it is undertaken primarily as a matter of individual choice. Using findings from a qualitative study of volunteers at the ...
  • Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Bloice, Lyndsay (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291, 2016-03-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 369-385. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291
    The importance of demonstrating value for money in terms of academic research beyond the walls of institutions grows stronger as demonstrated by the inclusion of impact assessment in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence ...
  • Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy (OPITO International FZ LLC., 2010-11)
    MARCELLA, R. and PIRIE, T., 2010. Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    An independent study, covering senior leaders in sixty companies across the globe, was conducted by the Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University, to assist OPITO in exploring how internationalisation impacts ...
  • Beyond the creative industries. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.9.3.293_1, 2013-10)
    MACDONALD, S., 2013. Beyond the creative industries. International Journal of Education Through Art, 9 (3), pp. 293-310.
    Although Creative Industries as engines of post-industrial economies have assumed an increasing global priority with implications for art education at all levels few studies exist. Nomenclature here is contested, especially ...