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  • Comparative analysis of relevance feedback methods based on two user studies. 

    Akuma, Stephen; Iqbal, Rahat; Jayne, Chrisina; Doctor, Faiyaz (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.064, 2016-02-27)
    AKUMA, S., IQBAL, R., JAYNE, C. and DOCTOR, F., 2016. Comparative analysis of relevance feedback methods based on two user studies. Computers in Human Behavor, Vol. 60, pp. 138-146.
    Rigorous analysis of user interest in web documents is essential for the development of recommender systems. This paper investigates the relationship between the implicit parameters and user explicit rating during their ...
  • Comparing dissimilarity measures for content-based image retrieval. 

    Liu, Haiming; Song, Dawei; Ruger, Stefan; Hu, Rui; Uren, Victoria (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68636-1_5, 2008)
    LIU, H., SONG, D., RUGER, S., HU, R. AND UREN, V., 2008. Comparing dissimilarity measures for content-based image retrieval. In: H. LI, T. LIU, W-Y. MA, T. SAKAI, K-F. WONG and G. ZHOU, eds. Information Retrieval Technology: 4th Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2008, Harbin, China, January 15-18, 2008; Revised Selected Papers. Berlin: Springer. pp. 44-50.
    Dissimilarity measurement plays a crucial role in contentbased image retrieval, where data objects and queries are represented as vectors in high-dimensional content feature spaces. Given the large number of dissimilarity ...
  • Comparing school nurses' roles in supporting children who are bullied. 

    Blakeslee, Terese L.; Eboh, Winifred O.; Monsen, Karen A.; Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal (Mark Allen Healthcare http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2016.11.5.246, 2016-06-16)
    BLAKESLEE, T.L., EBOH, W.O., MONSEN, K.A. and KVARME, L.G. 2016. Comparing school nurses' roles in supporting children who are bullied. British journal of school nursing [online], 11(5), pages 246-250. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2016.11.5.246
    This systematic literature review explores the role of school nurses n helping children being bullied in three countries, Norway, Scotland and the United States (US). Comparisons were made of the way school nurses were ...
  • Comparing sustainable consumption patterns across product sectors. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline; Thyne, Maree; Alevizou, Panayiota J.; McMorland, Leigh-Ann (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1470-6431.2009.00755.x, 2009-03)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C., THYNE, M., ALEVIZOU, P. and MCMORLAND, L., 2009. Comparing sustainable consumption patterns across product sectors. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 33 (2), pp. 137-145.
    In this paper, we present findings from two qualitative studies where we explored sustainable consumption practices through examining consumers' information search and decision-making processes for recent purchases of five ...
  • A comparison of the effectiveness of TiO2 photocatalysis and UVA photolysis for the destruction of three pathogenic micro-organisms. 

    Robertson, Jeanette M. C.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; Lawton, Linda A. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2005.04.033, 2005-09)
    ROBERTSON, J. M. C., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and LAWTON, L. A., 2005. A comparison of the effectiveness of TiO2 photocatalysis and UVA photolysis for the destruction of three pathogenic micro-organisms. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 175 (1), pp. 51-56.
    TiO2 photocatalysis has demonstrated efficacy as a treatment process for water contaminated with chemical pollutants. When exposed to UVA light TiO2 also demonstrates an effective bactericidal activity. The mechanism of ...
  • A comparison of various approaches for using probabilistic dependencies in language modeling. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/860435.860530, 2003-08)
    BRUZA, P. D. and SONG, D., 2003. A comparison of various approaches for using probabilistic dependencies in language modeling. In: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2003). 28 July – 01 August 2003. New York: ACM. pp. 419-420
    The goals of this article is to study several estimates of relevance models which will be computed based on differing approaches for incorporating term dependency information. In this way, we hope to shed light on the ...
  • A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mulholland, Yvonne; Hallam, C.; Lula, S.; Dyson, L.; Broom, Iain (Karger http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000178128, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I., 2012. A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). Obesity Facts, 5 (S1), p. 94
  • Competence-based approaches to the assessment of professional accountancy training work experience requirements: the ICAS experience. 

    Gammie, Elizabeth Black Anderson; Joyce, Yvonne (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09639280902719465, 2009-08)
    GAMMIE, E. and JOYCE, Y., 2009. Competence-based approaches to the assessment of professional accountancy training work experience requirements: the ICAS experience. Accounting Education, 18 (4 & 5), pp. 443-466.
    Most professional accountancy bodies’ qualification processes encompass three components: a prescribed programme of professional education, some form of work experience and a formal final examination to determine professional ...
  • Competencies and skills to enable effective care of severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery across a multi-disciplinary healthcare perspective: a systematic review. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Bermano, Giovanna; Bruce, Duff; Kirkpatrick, Pamela (The Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. http://dx.doi.org/10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1583, 2014-09)
    STEPHEN, A., BERMANO, G., BRUCE, D. and KIRKPATRICK, P., 2014. Competencies and skills to enable effective care of severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery across a multi-disciplinary healthcare perspective: a systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12 (9), pp. 321-397.
    Executive summary Background The incidence of severe and complex obesity with co-morbidity and high risk of mortality is increasing globally. Bariatric surgery is the only intervention leading to sustained weight reduction, ...
  • Competencies for the multi-disciplinary team caring for severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a systematic review. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Bruce, Duff; Kirkpatrick, Pamela (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2014.12.146, 2015-04)
    STEPHEN, A., BRUCE, D. and KIRKPATRICK, P., 2015. Competencies for the multi-disciplinary team caring for severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a systematic review. Appetite, 87, p. 385.
  • Competitive and cooperative impulses to internationalization: reflecting on the interplay between management intentions and the experience of academics in a British university. 

    Turner, Yvonne; Robson, Sue (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17496890601128241, 2007-03)
    TURNER, Y. and ROBSON, S., 2007. Competitive and cooperative impulses to internationalization: reflecting on the interplay between management intentions and the experience of academics in a British university. Education, Knowledge and Economy, 1 (1), pp. 65-82.
    This paper explores some of the practical tensions associated with higher education internationalization through the introduction of an institutional case study. The case highlights the interplay between policy-makers and ...
  • Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences. 

    Pallivalappila, Abdul Rouf; Stewart, Derek C.; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; McLay, James S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/205639, 2013-08)
    PALLIVALAPPILA, A. R., STEWART, D., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B. and MCLAY, J. S., 2013. Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2013, Article ID 205639
    To undertake a systematic review of the recent (2008–2013) primary literature, describing views and experiences of CAM use during pregnancy by women and healthcare professionals. Method. Medline, Cumulative Index to Nursing ...
  • Complexity management for video encoders. 

    Zhao, Yafan (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2004-03)
    Software implementation of block-based video coding standards has been used in a wide range of applications. In many cases, such as real-time multimedia systems or power-constrained systems, the coding performance of ...
  • Complexity management of H.264/AVC video compression. 

    Kannangara, Chaminda Sampath (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2006-10)
    The H. 264/AVC video coding standard offers significantly improved compression efficiency and flexibility compared to previous standards. However, the high computational complexity of H. 264/AVC is a problem for codecs ...
  • Complexity modelling for case knowledge maintenance in case-based reasoning. 

    Massie, Stewart (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2006-12)
    Case-based reasoning solves new problems by re-using the solutions of previously solved similar problems and is popular because many of the knowledge engineering demands of conventional knowledge-based systems are removed. ...
  • Composite inorganic membranes for hydrogen reaction, separation and purification. 

    El-Zarouk, Khaled Mohamed (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2007-01)
    Silica-alumina composite membranes for hydrogen separation and high temperature chemical reactions were prepared using both conventional and modified dip-coating techniques. These were deposited on commercially available ...
  • Comprehensive steady state analysis of bidirectional dual active bridge DC/DC converter using triple phase shift control. 

    Harrye, Yasen A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Adam, G. P.; Aboushady, Ahmed A. (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2014.6864653, 2014-06-01)
    HARRYE, Y.A., AHMED, K.H., ADAM, G.P. and ABOUSHADY, A.A. 2014. Comprehensive steady state analysis of bidirectional dual active bridge DC/DC converter using triple phase shift control. In the Proceedings of the 23rd International symposium on industrial electronics (ISIE 2014), 1-4 June 2014, Istanbul, Turkey. New York: IEEE [online], pages 437-442. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2014.6864653
    Several papers have been published recently on TPS control of dual active bridge (DAB) converter, however, no complete study of the converter operation behaviour exists, that takes into account all switching modes in both ...
  • Compression-after-impact (CAI) performance of epoxy-carbon fibre-reinforced nanocomposites using nanosilica and rubber particle enhancement. 

    Nikfar, B.; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/64/1/012009, 2014)
    NIKFAR, B. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Compression-after-impact (CAI) performance of epoxy-carbon fibre-reinforced nanocomposites using nanosilica and rubber particle enhancement. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 64, pp. 012009
    One of the problems in the design of automotive structures and body parts made by fibre reinforced composites is that these materials are susceptible to a small energy impact caused by for instance, accidental tool drop ...
  • Computational analysis of fibre bonding in the through-air process. 

    Hossain, Mamdud; Acar, M.; Malalasekera, W. (Professional Engineering Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/0954408JPME104, 2007)
    HOSSAIN, M., ACAR, M. and MALALASEKERA, W., 2007. Computational analysis of fibre bonding in the through-air process. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 221 (2), pp. 69-75
    Though-air bonding is one of the thermal methods of bonding fibres in the production of nonwoven webs. A computational study of the formation of bond point between two bicomponent fibres during the through-air bonding ...
  • Computational aspects of cellular intelligence and their role in artificial intelligence. 

    Gerrard, Claire E. (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2014-07)
    The work presented in this thesis is concerned with an exploration of the computational aspects of the primitive intelligence associated with single-celled organisms. The main aim is to explore this “Cellular Intelligence” ...