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  • 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 ...
  • 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” ...
  • Computational fluid dynamics modelling of PEM fuel cells to investigate transport limitations. 

    Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2012-04)
    Modern technological advancements in our lifestyle have caused a significant increase in the consumption of energy. With this growing demand, people are more concerned about the rational use of existing limited energy ...
  • Computer aids for the design of large scale integrated circuits. 

    Swan, George Baxter (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1983-12)
    The work described in this thesis is concerned with the development of CADIC (Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits), a suite of computer programs which allows the user to design integrated circuit layouts at the ...
  • Concept induction via fuzzy C-means clustering in a high dimensional semantic space. 

    Song, Dawei; Cao, Guihong; Bruza, Peter D.; Lau, Raymond Y. K. (Wiley., 2007)
    SONG, D., CAO, G., BRUZA, P.D. and LAU, R. Y. K., 2007. Concept induction via fuzzy C-means clustering in a high dimensional semantic space. In: J. VALENTE DE OLIVEIRA and W. PEDRYCZ, eds. Advances in fuzzy clustering and its applications. Chichester: Wiley. Pp. 393-403.
    Lexical semantic space models have recently been investigated to automatically derive the meaning (semantics) of information based on natural language usage. In a semantic space, a term can be considered as a concept ...
  • Concept learning and information inferencing on a high dimensional semantic space. 

    Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D.; Cole, R. J. (ACM/SIGIR, 2004-07)
    SONG, D., BRUZA, P. D. and COLE, R. J., 2004. Concept learning and information inferencing on a high-dimensional semantic space. In: ACM SIGIR 2004 Workshop on Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval (MF/IR2004). Sheffield, United Kingdom, 25-29 July 2004.
    How to automatically capture a significant portion of relevant background knowledge and keep it up-to-date has been a challenging problem encountered in current research on logic based information retrieval. This ...
  • Concept-based document readability in domain specific information retrieval. 

    Yan, Xin; Song, Dawei; Li, Xue (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1183614.1183692, 2006)
    YAN, X., SONG, D. and LI, X., 2006. Concept-based document readability in domain specific information retrieval. In: P. YU, V. TSOTRAS, E. FOX and B. LIU, eds. Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 6-11 November 2006. Arlington, VA, USA. pp. 540-549.
    Domain specific information retrieval has become in demand. Not only domain experts, but also average non-expert users are interested in searching domain specific (e.g., medical and health) information from online resources. ...
  • Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work. 

    Toledano O'Farrill, Ruben (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2008-12)
    This research study investigates the concept of workplace information literacy (IL) theoretically and empirically, focusing on the connections between information literacy and knowledge management (KM). This dissertation ...
  • Concepts of need in housing allocation. 

    Spicker, Paul (Policy Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/030557387782514636, 1987-01)
    SPICKER, P., 1987. Concepts of need in housing allocation. Policy and Politics, 15 (1), pp. 17-27.
    Policies for the allocation of council housing are subject to considerable local variation. Despite the differences, the schemes which housing departments have developed seem often to reflect a common understanding of ...