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  • Adaptive dynamic control of quadrupedal robotic gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34475-6_34, 2012-11)
    GERRARD, C.E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G. M. and MACLEOD, C., 2012. Adaptive dynamic control of quadrupedal robotic gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. In: T. HUANG, Z. ZENG, C. LI and C. S. LEUNG, eds. Neural Information Processing: 19th International Conference, ICONIP 2012, Doha, Qatar, November 12-15, 2012, Proceedings, Part 1. Berlin: Springer, pp. 280-287.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a bio-inspired connectionist paradigm based on the emerging field of Cellular Intelligence. It has properties in common with both AI and Systems Biology techniques including Artificial ...
  • Adaptive heterogeneous parallelism for semi-empirical lattice dynamics in computational materials science. 

    Garba, Michael (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-04)
    With the variability in performance of the multitude of parallel environments available today, the conceptual overhead created by the need to anticipate runtime information to make design-time decisions has become ...
  • Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka – a theoretical exploration. 

    Zaman, Quazi M. M. (Open House International Association, 2011)
    ZAMAN, Q. M. M., 2011. Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka – a theoretical exploration. Open House International, 36 (2), pp. 45-58.
    At a time, when there are world-wide calls for sustainable building design and construction focusing on building adaptation and remodeling rather than demolition and replacement, a local system of remodeling and functional ...
  • Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Stratton, Roy; Robey, Drew (International Information Management Association. http://www.iima.org/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=376:addressing-food-production-planning-and-control-issues-through-information-visualisation-an-agile-development&id=62:2012-volume-12-issue-1&Itemid=68, 2012)
    ALLISON, I., STRATTON, R. and ROBEY, D., 2012. Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. Communications of the IIMA, 12 (1), pp. 1-16.
    Food manufacturers have a compelling requirement to address their information management needs in relation to the management of variation in their supply chain and subsequent production processes. However, many organisational ...
  • Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Delday, Heather (University of Barcelona http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf, 2003-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. and DELDAY, H., 2003. Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value ‘on the edge’. Techne: Design Wisdom. Proceedings of the 5th European Academy of Design Conference. 28-30 April 2003. Barcelona: University of Barcelona.
    An understanding of the relationship between systems of production and systems of value in the visual arts is essential to the production of new sustainable approaches to creativity. Contexts for working situated ‘on ...
  • Adopting 'agile leadership' in the police service. 

    Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing5.pdf, 2008-08)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Adopting ‘agile leadership’ in the Police Service. SIPR Briefing Paper, 5.
  • Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. 

    Pengelly, Jon; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Newlands, Bruce (DESIGN SOCIETY https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program, 2012-09-06)
    PENGELLY, J., FAIRBURN, S. and NEWLANDS, B. 2012. Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on engineering and product design education [E&PDE12]: Design education for future wellbeing, 6-7 September 2012, Antwerp, Belguim. Bristol: Design Society [online]. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program
    This paper sets out to describe and contextualize the impact a new FabLab workshop program has had on the direction and curriculum development at Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University towards more clearly linking ...
  • The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium-sized firms. 

    Oh, Ka-Young; Cruickshank, Douglas; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2008.08.001, 2009-02)
    OH, K-Y., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium sized firms. Technovation, 29 (2), pp. 110-121
    The purpose of this study was to explore the adoption of e-trade innovations by small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in South Korea. Employing a modified TAM model, which included the industry environment and ...
  • Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. 

    Al Fadhli, Meshal Shehab; Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906060071, 2006-03)
    AL FADHLI, M. S. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. Information Development, 22 (1), pp. 32-47.
    The concept of "resource sharing" between libraries was encompassed by the original aims of the Gulf States Cooperation Council, and the need for it has been stimulated by the increased amount of published information, and ...
  • Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. 

    Henderson, I.; Mathers, S. A.; McConnell, J.; Minnoch, D. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002, 2015-12-28)
    HENDERSON, I., MATHERS, S.A., MCCONNELL, J. and MINNOCH, D., 2016. Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. Radiography [online], Vol. 22(2), pp. 185-193. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002
    Purpose The impact of changing roles, skill mix and a shortage of consultant radiologists on the profession of diagnostic radiography is not clearly understood in Scotland although the anecdotal perspective suggests the ...
  • Aerobic interval exercise improves parameters of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other alterations of metabolic syndrome in obese Zucker rats. 

    Kapravelou, Garyfallia; Martinez, Rosario; Andrade, Ana M.; Nebot, Elena; Camiletti-Moiron, Daniel; Aparicio, Virginia A.; Lopez-Jurado, Maria; Aranda, Pilar; Arrebola, Francisco; Fernandez-Segura, Eduardo; Bermano, Giovanna; Goua, Marie; Galisteo, Milagros; Porres, Jesus M. (NRC Research Press https://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0141, 2015-08-14)
    KAPRAVELOU, G., MARTINEZ, R., ANDRADE, A.M., NEBOT, E., CAMILETTI-MOIRON, D., APARICIO, V.A., LOPEZ-JURADO, M., ARANDA, P., ARREBOLA, F., FERNANDEZ-SEGURA, E., BERMANO, G., GOUA, M., GALISTEO, M. and PORRES, J.M. 2015. Aerobic interval exercise improves parameters of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other alterations of metabolic syndrome in obese Zucker rats. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism [online], 40(12), pages 1242-1252. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0141
    Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a group of metabolic alterations that increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has been described as the liver manifestation of ...
  • Aesthetic experience and action in participatory art. 

    Wallace, Christopher (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-02)
    The purpose of this study is to explore the diverse ways that aesthetic experience is tested by participatory art. The study will show the part played by participatory action in changing the conditions in which aesthetic ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: Seminar 1, a summary of the discussion. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: Seminar 1, a summary of the discussion. In: Working in Public Seminar series: Art, Practice and Policy. 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The hunch behind Working in Public is that art now exists in the public sphere in unprecedented ways. Working in Public aims therefore to open up greater uncertainty in what we think art is and to provoke more thoughtful ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one. 

    On the Edge Research (On the Edge Research http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Aberdeen, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    The seminar drew discussion through a range of questions: How we might determine what is art and what is not art? When and where is it appropriate for the artist to speak for others? When art is camouflaged in every day ...
  • After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104823, 2011)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2011. After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 31 (1/2), pp. 91-109.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of shame in entrepreneurship. Extant research in relation to the entrepreneurial process has tended to concentrate upon the entrepreneur as hero and other ...
  • Agency costs, corporate governance mechanisms and ownership structure in large UK publicly quoted companies: a panel data analysis. 

    McKnight, Phillip J.; Weir, Charlie (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2007.09.008, 2008-02-01)
    MCKNIGHT, P.J. and WEIR, C. 2009. Agency costs, corporate governance mechanisms and ownership structure in large UK publicly quoted companies: a panel data analysis. The quarterly review of economics and finance [online], 49(2), pages 139-158. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2007.09.008
    This paper examines the impact of governance and ownership variables on agency costs for a panel of large UK quoted companies. We use three measures of agency costs: the ratio of sales-to-total assets, the interaction of ...
  • Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2013.27, 2013-08)
    BASS, J. M., 2013. Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. In: ICGSE 2013: 2013 IEEE 8th international Conference on Global Software Engineering. 26-29 August 2013. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE. Pp. 154-163.
    This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the product owner role is discussed. The product owner ...
  • Alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy: its nature, occurrence and consequences. 

    Duncan, Eilidh Mairi (Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2010-10)
    This PhD project investigated the nature, occurrence , and consequences of alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy. The main objective bieng to identify those at risk of continued alcohol and nicotine use, to determine ...
  • Alcohol: through our eyes; young people’s representations of drinking in Scotland. 

    Hackett, Charlie; Seaman, Pete; Edgar, Fiona (Glasgow Centre for Population Health http://www.gcph.co.uk/assets/0000/3174/Book_final_version.pdf, 2012-03)
    HACKETT, C., SEAMAN, P. and EDGAR, F., 2012. Alcohol: through our eyes; young people’s representations of drinking in Scotland. Glasgow: Glasgow Centre for Population Health.
    This book is based on a research project that explored how young men and women use alcohol as they move from their mid teens through to their late twenties. This period of life is sometimes referred to as ‘the transition ...
  • All of your co-workers are gone: story, substance, and the empathic puzzler. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. http://www.gamescriticism.org/articles/heronbelford-2-1, 2015-01)
    HERON, M. J. and BELFORD, P. H., 2015. All of your co-workers are gone: story, substance, and the empathic puzzler. Journal of Games Criticism, 2 (1)
    Narrative games such as The Walking Dead, Gone Home, Dear Esther and The Stanley Parable are difficult to situate into the general framework of game genres that are popularly, albeit informally, understood by mainstream ...