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  • Change and consolidation in the Nigerian banking industry: an exploration of two key Central Bank of Nigeria objectives. 

    Okafor, Chuma Emmanuel (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-02)
    In an attempt to correct economic shortfalls, authorities in Nigeria deployed consolidation as the main policy instrument in the 2004-2006 reform of the banking industry. The Central Bank of Nigeria drew lessons from ...
  • Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. 

    Shamma, G. A. Al; Goll, C. C.; Baird, T. B.; Broom, John; Nicholas, G. A.; Richards, J. R.Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/BJN19790126, 1979)
    SHAMMA, G. A. AL, GOLL. C. C., BAIRD, T. B., BROOM, J., NICHOLAS, G. A. and RICHARDS, J. R., 1979. Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. British Journal of Nutrition, 42 (3), pp. 367-375.
    1. The effects on body composition, measured by direct techniques, of a controlled 25% body-surfacearea thermal injury have been studied in two groups of forty male Wistar rats. 2. The extent of weight loss in the animals ...
  • 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 ...
  • The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf, 1998-08-13)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. In Wilson, T.D. and ALLEN, D.K. (eds.) Exploring the contexts of information behaviour: proceedings of the 2nd international conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts, 13-15 August 1998, Sheffield, UK. London: Taylor Graham, pages 304-320. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf
    The aims of the Citizenship Information project were to measure demand for citizenship information and establish the nature of information need exhibited by users. The objectives of the project were to: 1.define and describe ...
  • 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 ...
  • Citizenship information. [Final report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (British Library, 1999-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Citizenship information. Final report. British library research and innovation report number 173. London: British library.
    Citizenship information is information produced by or about national and local government, government departments and public sector organisations which may be of value to the citizen either as part of everyday life or in ...
  • Citizenship information: a national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. [Interim report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (LISU, 1999-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Citizenship information: a national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. Interim report. In Bohme, S. and Spiller, D. (eds.) Perspectives of public library use 2: a compendium of survey information. Loughborough: Library and Information Statistics Unit, pages 231-236.
    This interim report (written in 1997, published in 1999) provides some of the key findings of the first stage of a research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre, which investigated the ...
  • “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 ...