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  • Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. 

    Bassanese, Silvia; Espanyol, Aida; Rodeghiero, Benedetta; Tadi, M. (IATED http://library.iated.org/view/BASSANESE2012BUI, 2012-03)
    BASSENESE, S., ESPANYOL, A., RODEGHIERO, B. and TADI, M., 2012. Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. In: INTED2012: Proceedings of the 6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. 5-7 March 2012. Valencia: IATED. Pp. 4849-4858.
    Ethical decision-making models grounded in ethical frameworks comprehend elements of systems thinking such as holistic language and value-guided systems. This paper proposes an innovative educational model for systems ...
  • 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 ...
  • The building envelope as an air filter. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Webster, Robin; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(98)00017-1, 1998-05)
    TAYLOR, B. J., WEBSTER, R. and IMBABI, M. S., 1998. The building envelope as an air filter. Building and Environment 34(3), pp. 353-361.
    Recent research suggests that fine-particulate air pollution increases the incidence of lung disease and premature death. In this paper, single fibre filter theory was used to predict the theoretical particulate collection ...
  • Building models through formal specification. 

    Renker, Gerrit; Ahriz, Hatem (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/b96957, 2004)
    RENKER, G. and AHRIZ, H. 2004. Building models through formal specification. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems, CP-AI-OR'04. 20-22 April 2004. Nice, France. pp. 395-401
    Over the past years, a number of increasingly expressive languages for modelling constraint and optimisation problems have evolved. In developing a strategy to ease the complexity of building models for constraint and ...
  • Business strategies for entrepreneurial small firms. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Atkins, Martin H. (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsc.554, 2001-09)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and ATKINS, M. H., 2001. Business strategies for entrepreneurial small firms. Strategic Change, 10 (6), pp. 311-324.
    This paper addresses the issue of the nature of business strategies in entrepreneurial small firms. It examines a number of existing models of strategic planning and suggests that they cannot adequately cope with ...
  • c4di Project Evaluation Report. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (Robert Gordon University., 2012-05)
    MALINS, J., 2012. c4di Project Evaluation Report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The purpose of this review is to evaluate the work of the center for Design and Innovation, an ERDF and SEEKIT funded project established by the Robert Gordon University in October 2008. The project aimed to assist SMEs ...
  • 'The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe': towards a feminist remodelling of (meta)history. 

    Kokoli, Alexandra M. (Gulshan Taneja., 2002-03)
    KOKOLI, A. M., 2002. ‘The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe’: towards a feminist remodelling of (meta)history. In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism, 11 (1), pp. 55-70.
  • A call for the integration of 'Biographical Intelligence' into the National Intelligence Model. 

    Smith, Robert (Oxford Journals http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pap006, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. A call for the integration of “Biological Intelligence” into the National Intelligence Model. Policing: a Journal of Policy and Practice, 3 (2), pp. 191-199.
    Biographical intelligence is an established concept within Intelligence circles and is used to develop a wider picture of activities of heads of state and politicians likely to be harmful to the interests of the sovereign ...
  • Can a carbon nano-coating resist metallic phase transformation in silicon substrate during nanoimpact? 

    Goel, Saurav; Agrawal, Anupam; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2014.03.009, 2014-03-29)
    GOEL, S., AGRAWAL, A. and FAISAL, N.H. 2014. Can a carbon nano-coating resist metallic phase transformation in silicon substrate during nanoimpact? Wear [online], 315(1-2), pages 38-41. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2014.03.009
    Nanomechanical response of a silicon specimen coated with a sp3 crystalline carbon coating (1.8 nm thickness) was investigated using MD simulation. A sharp conical rigid tip was impacted at the speed of 50 m/s up to a depth ...
  • Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda. 

    Atorough, Peter; Donaldson, Bill (Contemporary Management Research. http://www.cmr-journal.org/article/view/9568, 2011)
    ATOROUGH, P. and DONALDSON, B., 2011. Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda. Contemporary Management Research, 7 (3), pp. 231-242.
    As an important behavioral trait in consumer psychology, regulatory focus (RF) has been proven to describe and predict human behavior in numerous situations as it demonstrates that individuals can be distinguished according ...
  • Can selenium supplementation modify oxidative stress in-vitro? A role for selenium supplementation in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. 

    Leighton, Dean; Goua, Marie; Dolan, Eimear; Burgess, Katherine; Bermano, Giovanna (BioMed Central http://www.journal-inflammation.com/content/12/S1/P7, 2015-04)
    LEIGHTON, D., GOUA, M., DOLAN, E., BURGESS, K. and BERMANO, G., 2015. Can selenium supplementation modify oxidative stress in-vitro? A role for selenium supplementation in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Journal of Inflammation, 12 (Suppl. 1), p.7.
    Two thirds of the UK population are either overweight or obese (body mass index (BMI) 25-29.9 and >30 kg/m2 respectively) and are typically characterised by systemic oxidative stress (OS); deemed to play a key role in ...
  • A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 1998-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1998. A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. Education for Information, 1998, 16 (2), pp.107-130
    This paper describes the results of a survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis at the School of Information and Media, the Robert Gordon University. The survey was carried out by means ...
  • 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 ...
  • The case for nationality based jurisdiction. 

    Arnell, Paul (Cambridge University Press for the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/iclq/50.4.955, 2001)
    ARNELL, P., 2001. The case for nationality based jurisdiction. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 50 (4), pp. 955-962.
    Various recent developments within and without the United Kingdom have strengthened the arguments in favour of the adoption of general nationality based criminal jurisdiction. These arise from problems in the application ...
  • Case reuse in textual case-based reasoning. 

    Adeyanju, Ibrahim Adepoju (Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2011-08)
    Text reuse involves reasoning with textual solutions of previous problems to solve new similar problems. It is an integral part of textual case-based reasoning (TCBR), which applies the CBR problem-solving methodology ...
  • A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. 

    Denham, Sara Helen (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-09)
    Background: This research explores whether rural Community Maternity Units (CMUs) contribute to NHS Scotland’s Quality Ambitions of safe, effective and person centred care. Currently there is no available recent evidence ...
  • Case-base maintenance with multi-objective evolutionary algorithms. 

    Lupiani, Eduardo; Massie, Stewart; Craw, Susan; Juarez, Jose M.; Palma, Jose T. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10844-015-0378-z, 2015-09-21)
    LUPIANI, E., MASSIE, S., CRAW, S., JUAREZ, J.M. and PALMA, J., 2016. Case-base maintenance with multi-objective evolutionary algorithms. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Vol 46(2), pp. 259-284.
    Case-Base Reasoning is a problem-solving methodology that uses old solved problems, called cases, to solve new problems. The case-base is the knowledge source where the cases are stored, and the amount of stored cases is ...
  • Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs 

    Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Craw, Susan; Taylor, Bruce J. (Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/525448/description#description, 2004)
    WIRATUNGA, N., CRAW, S. and TAYLOR, B., 2004. Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs. Knowledge based systems, 17 (2-4), pp. 139-146
    SMARTHOUSE technology offers devices that help the elderly and people with disabilities to live independently in their homes. This paper presents our experiences from a pilot project applying case-based reasoning techniques ...
  • Case-based situation awareness. 

    Nwiabu, Nuka D.; Allison, Ian K.; Holt, Patrik; Lowit, Peter; Oyeneyin, Babs (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CogSIMA.2012.6188388, 2012)
    NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B., 2012. Case-based situation awareness. In: IEEE Multi-disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support. 6-8 March 2012. Piscataway, New Jersey: IEEE. Pp. 22-29.
    Situation-aware case-based decision support (SACBDS) systems comprise two distinct parts: situation awareness (SA) and case-based reasoning (CBR). The SA part keeps a finite history of the time space information of the ...