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  • Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Heeks, Richard (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/856, 2011)
    BASS, J. M. and HEEKS, R., 2011. Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 48, pp. 1-39.
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related ...
  • The characterisation and identification of body fluid proteins for forensic purposes. 

    Vincini, Louisa (The Robert Gordon University Department of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2010-06)
    Advances in DNA technology have led to the extremely sensitive and rapid analysis methods used in forensic science. It can often be crucial to a criminal case to unequivocally identify the body fluid source of DNA. This ...
  • Characteristics of electroluminescence phenomenon in virgin and thermally aged LDPE. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Abdul-Malek, Z.; Ahmad, H.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (AIP Publishing, 2015)
    BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z. and AHMAD, H., 2015. Characteristics of electroluminescence phenomenon in virgin and thermally aged LDPE. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1674, 020005.
    High voltage cable requires a good insulating material such as low density polyethylene (LDPE) to be able to operate efficiently in high voltage stresses and high temperature environment. However, any polymeric material ...
  • Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. 

    Li, Jun; Paul, Manosh C.; Younger, Paul L.; Watson, Ian; Hossain, Mamdud; Welch, Stephen (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.027, 2015-10)
    LI, J., PAUL, M. C., YOUNGER, P. L., WATSON, I., HOSSAIN, M. and WELCH, S., 2015. Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. Applied Energy, 156, pp. 749-755.
    Biomass co-firing is becoming a promising solution to reduce CO2 emissions, due to its renewability and carbon neutrality. Biomass normally has high moisture and volatile contents, complicating its combustion behavior, ...
  • Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. 

    Ansari, Farahnaz; Sachse, Sophia; Michalowski, S.; Kavosh, Masoud; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/64/1/012039, 2014)
    ANSARI, F., SACHSE, S., MICHALOWSKI, S., KAVOSH, M., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 64, pp. 012039
    Nanophased hybrid composites based on polyurethane/montmorillonite (PU/MMT) have been fabricated. The nanocomposite which was formed by the addition of a polyol premix with 4,4'-diphenylmethane diisocyanate to obtain ...
  • Characterizing pure high-order entanglements in lexical semantic spaces via information geometry. 

    Hou, Yuexian; Song, Dawei (Springer The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00834-4_20, 2009-04)
    HOU, Y., and SONG, D., 2009. Characterizing pure high-order entanglements in lexical semantic spaces via information geometry. In: P. BRUZA et al., eds. Quantum Interaction: Third International Symposium,QI 2009, Saarbrucken, Germany, March 2009, Proceedings. 25-27 March. Berlin: Springer. pp. 237-250.
    An emerging topic in Quantuam Interaction is the use of lexical semantic spaces, as Hilbert spaces, to capture the meaning of words. There has been some initial evidence that the phenomenon of quantum entanglement exists ...
  • Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715005057671, 2005-11)
    TOURISH, D. and VATCHA, N., 2005. Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. Leadership 1(4), pp. 455-480
    Enron stands out as one of the most spectacular failures in business history. Thus far, most attention has been focused on its accountancy practices. This paper, by contrast, explores its internal culture and the leadership ...
  • Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1990.tb00322.x, 1990-05)
    SPICKER, P., 1990. Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. Social Policy and Administration, 24 (1), pp. 21-38.
    Charles Booth's studies of poverty are widely misrepresented in the literature of social policy. His work is commonly bracketed with Rowntree's, but his methods were quite different. His definition of poverty was explicitly ...
  • Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 

    Mabon, Leslie (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4, 2016-06-22)
    MABON, L. 2016. Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. International journal of disaster risk science [online], 7(2), pages 175-185. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4
    There is increasing interest in using Google Street View (GSV) for research purposes, particularly with regard to “virtually auditing” the built environment to assess environmental quality. Research in this field to date ...
  • Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice. 

    Turner, Yvonne (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2273.2006.00306.x, 2006-01)
    TURNER, Y., 2006. Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice. Higher Education Quarterly, 60 (1), pp. 27-51.
    This paper presents the outcomes of a study carried out in 2001–2002 with nine postgraduate students from China, enrolled on taught master's programmes in a UK university business school. The aims of the research were to ...
  • Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/2000/mar/03.html, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. Aslib Proceedings, March 2000, 52(3), pp.115-123.
    This paper reports the results of the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the BLR&IC: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview, of the citizenship information needs of 898 members ...
  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=A8639C5A64AAEE56227BF39B30EEEBD6?containerType=Issue&containerId=19444, 2001)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Paper presented at the Information for Scotland VII conference, held at Edinburgh University Library, 16 November 2000. Published in Library Review, 2001, 50 (2), pp.65-72.
    Discusses recent and current research into citizenship information needs at the School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Reviews the most important results from two large-scale, nationwide ...
  • Citizenship information service provision in the UK: a study of 27 case agencies. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100060003200103, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information service provision in the UK: a study of 27 case agencies. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, March 2000, 32(1), pp.9-25.
    Reports results of 27 case study visits to UK public libraries, Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABx) and other advice agencies to examine existing levels of citizenship information provision within these organizations. The study ...
  • “Class matters”: human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Miller, Claire J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1053-5357(03)00009-X, 2003-03)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and MILLER, C. J., 2003. “Class matters”: human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process. Journal of Socio-Economics, 32 (1), pp. 17-36.
    This paper explores how entrepreneurial family background impacts upon the development of social and human capital resources and demonstrates how these affect the profitability and growth of new enterprise. Through a ...
  • Classifying Arabic text using KNN classifier. 

    Al-Badarenah, Amer; Al-Shawakfa, Emad; Al-Rababah, Khaleel; Shatnawi, Safwan; Bani-Ismail, Basel (SAI Organization http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2016.070633, 2016-07-01)
    AL-BADARENAH, A., AL-SHAWAKFA, E., AL-RABABAH, K., SHATNAWI, S. and BANI-ISMAIL, B. 2016. Classifying Arabic text using KNN classifier. International journal of advanced computer science and applications [online], 7(6). Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2016.070633
    With the tremendous amount of electronic documents available, there is a great need to classify documents automatically. Classification is the task of assigning objects (images, text documents, etc.) to one of several ...
  • Classifying document titles based on information inference. 

    Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D.; Huang, Zi; Lau, Raymond Y. K. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/b14019, 2003-10)
    SONG, D., BRUZA, P., HUANG, Z. and LAU, R., 2003. Classifying document titles based on information inference. In: N. ZHONG, Z. RAS, S. TSUMOTO and E. SUZUKI, eds. Foundations of Intelligent Systems : 14th International Symposium, ISMIS 2003 Maebashi City, Japan, October 28-31, 2003 : Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 297-306.
    We propose an intelligent document title classification agent based on a theory of information inference. The information is represented as vectorial spaces computed by a cognitively motivated model, namely Hyperspace ...
  • Classifying the strategic capability of farmers: a segmentation framework. 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEV.2012.046517, 2012)
    MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R., 2012. Classifying the strategic capability of farmers: a segmentation framework. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 4 (2), pp. 111-131.
    This paper examines the capability of farmers to diversify and outlines the barriers and challenges that confront farmers. It suggests that not all farmers have a high level of ‘strategic awareness capability’. The ...
  • Classifying XML documents by using genre features. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Watt, Stuart (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DEXA.2007.120, 2007-09)
    CLARK, M. and WATT, S., 2007. Classifying XML documents by using genre features. In: A. M. TJOA and R. R. WAGNER, eds. Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications. 3-7 September 2007. Los Alamitos: IEEE. Pp. 242-248.
    The categorization of documents is traditionally topic-based. This paper presents a complementary analysis of research and experiments on genre to show that encouraging results can be obtained by using genre structure ...
  • The client perspective on factors in the retrofitting of sustainable technologies to traditional rural homes in North East Scotland. 

    Moore, David R. (Palgrave MacMillan Journals. http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/jba.2010.18, 2010)
    MOORE, D. R., 2010. The client perspective on factors in the retrofitting of sustainable technologies to traditional rural homes in North East Scotland. Journal of Building Appraisal, 6 (2), pp. 117-128.
    Through the study of a project completed in 2009, this article seeks to determine what barriers can be encountered by homeowners when trying to improve the performance of older properties with regard to energy use and CO2 ...
  • Cloud computing adoption by SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

    Abubakar, Dahiru Abubakar (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. School of Computing Science and Digital Media., 2016-01)
    ABUBAKAR, D.A. 2016. Cloud computing adoption by SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research contributes to the growing body of research on cloud computing and addresses the paucity of research on cloud computing adoption, as well as information systems (IS) and information communication technologies ...