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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. 

    Dahiru, Abubakar Abubakar; Bass, Julian M.; Allison, Ian K. (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/1219, 2014)
    DAHIRU, A. A., BASS, J. and ALLISON, I., 2014. Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 62 (1), pp. 1-17.
    This paper explores the emergence and adoption of cloud computing by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and points towards its implications for developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Several studies have shown ...
  • Clustering and nearest neighbour based classification approach for mobile activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Doolan, Daniel C.; Petrovski, Andrei (Rinton Press http://www.rintonpress.com/xjmm12/jmm-12-12/110-124.pdf, 2016-04-08)
    BASHIR, S.A., DOOLAN, D.C. and PETROVSKI, A. 2016. Clustering and nearest neighbour based classification approach for mobile activity recognition. Journal of mobile multimedia [online], 12 (1/2), pages 100-124. Available from: http://www.rintonpress.com/xjmm12/jmm-12-12/110-124.pdf
    We present a hybridized algorithm based on clustering and nearest neighbour classifier for mobile activity recognition. The algorithm transforms a training dataset into a more compact and reduced representative set that ...
  • COEUR: developing business creativity and Europreneurship in European University networks. 

    Eickhoff, Matthias; Trigo, Virginia; Turnbull, Andrew; Dyczkowski, Tomasz (SPACE-network, 2014-01-01)
    EICKHOFF, M., TRIGO, V., TURNBULL, A. and DYCZKOWSKI, T. 2014. COEUR: developing business creativity and Europreneurship in European University networks. Journal of advances in higher education, 6(1), pages 76-101.
    This paper analyses the operating process and participants' feedback of a network of European universities that was set up in 2004, initially to organise annual week-long conferences for the development of students' ...
  • Cohesion, exclusion and social quality. 

    Spicker, Paul (Berghan Journals https://dx.doi.org/10.3167/IJSQ.2014.040107, 2014-06-01)
    SPICKER, P. 2014. Cohesion, exclusion and social quality. International journal of social quality [online], 4(1), pages 95-107. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.3167/IJSQ.2014.040107
    The concept of social quality has been operationalized in terms of four component dimensions: social inclustion, social cohesion, socio-economic security and social empowerment. This article argues that inclusion and ...
  • Cold-start music recommendation using a hybrid representation. 

    Horsburgh, Ben; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart (dot.rural http://www.dotrural.ac.uk/digitalfutures2012/session5, 2012-10-25)
    HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S. and MASSIE, S., 2012. Cold-start music recommendation using a hybrid representation. Available from: http://www.dotrural.ac.uk/digitalfutures2012/session5 [Accessed 27 September 2013]
    Digital music systems are a new and exciting way to dis- cover, share, and listen to new music. Their success is so great, that digital downloads are now included alongside tra- ditional record sales in many o cial music ...
  • A collaborative evaluation of LC-MS/MS based methods for BMAA analysis: soluble bound BMAA found to be an important fraction. 

    Faassen, Elisabeth J.; Antoniou, Maria G.; Beekman-Lukassen, Wendy; Blahova, Lucie; Chernova, Ekaterina; Christophoridis, Christophoros; Combes, Audrey; Edwards, Christine; Fastner, Jutta; Harmsen, Joop; Hiskia, Anastasia; Ilag, Leopold L.; Kaloudis, Triantafyllos; Lopicic, Srdjan; Lürling, Miquel; Mazur-Marzec, Hanna; Meriluoto, Jussi; Porojan, Cristina; Viner-Mozzini, Yehudit; Zguna, Nadezda (MDPI https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/md14030045, 2016-02-29)
    FAASSEN, E.J., ANTONIOU, M.G., BEEKMAN-LUKASSEN, W., BLAHOVA, L., CHERNOVA, E., CHRISTOPHORIDIS, C., COMBES, A., EDWARDS, C., FASTNER, J., HARMSEN, J., HISKIA, A., ILAG, L.L., KALOUDIS, T., LOPICIC, S., LURLING, M., MAZUR-MARZEC, H., MERILUOTO, J., POROJAN, C., VINER-MOZZINI, Y. and ZGUNA, N. 2016. A collaborative evaluation of LC-MS/MS based methods for BMAA analysis: soluble bound BMAA found to be an important fraction. Marine drugs [online], 14(3), article 45. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/md14030045
    Exposure to β-N-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) might be linked to the incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Analytical chemistry plays a crucial role in determining human ...
  • Collaborative outcomes learning tool (COLT): a multi-agency educational resource to support complex public protection understanding and practice. 

    Heyman, Inga; Innes, Gavin; Goodhand, Kate (Edinburgh Napier University https://dx.doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.168, 2016-08-01)
    HEYMAN, I., INNES, G. and GOODHAND, K. 2016. Collaborative outcomes learning tool (COLT): a multi-agency educational resource to support complex public protection understanding and practice. Journal of perspectives in applied academic practice [online], 4(3), pages 48-55. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.168
    Multi-agency public protection practice has received significant media and government scrutiny in recent years, in response to failings to protect those most vulnerable people in society. Despite an appreciation by agencies ...
  • Combined effects of bioavailable organic contaminants in the aquatic environment. 

    Emelogu, Emmanuel Steven (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2013-05)
    Passive sampling, as opposed to the conventional spot or bottle water sampling technique, has shown to be reliable and efficient in monitoring the toxicologically relevant, freely dissolved (e.g. bioavaialable) concentrations ...
  • Combining biochemical network motifs within an ARN-agent control system. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Macleod, Christopher; Coghill, George M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/UKCI.2013.6651281, 2013-09)
    GERRARD, C. E., MCCALL, J., MACLEOD, C. and COGHILL, G. M., 2013. Combining biochemical network motifs within an ARN-agent control system. In: Y. JIN and S. A. THOMAS, eds. Proceedings of the 13th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI) 2013 9-11 September 2013. New York: IEEE. pp. 8-15.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is an Artificial Chemistry representation inspired by cell signaling networks. The ARN has previously been applied to the simulation of the chemotaxis pathway of Escherichia coli and ...
  • Combining S-cone and luminance signals adversely affects discrimination of objects within backgrounds. 

    Jennings, Ben J.; Tsattalios, Konstantinos; Chakravarthi, Ramakrishna; Martinovic, Jasna (Nature Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep20504, 2016-02-09)
    JENNINGS, B.J., TSATTALIOS, K., CHAKRAVARTHI, R. and MARTINOVIC, J., 2016. Combining S-cone and luminance signals adversely affects discrimination of objects within backgrounds. Scientific Reports, 6 (20504).
    The visual system processes objects embedded in complex scenes that vary in both luminance and colour. In such scenes, colour contributes to the segmentation of objects from backgrounds, but does it also affect perceptual ...
  • Combining search strategies for distributed constraint satisfaction. 

    Magaji, Amina Sambo-Muhammad (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-08)
    Many real-life problems such as distributed meeting scheduling, mobile frequency allocation and resource allocation can be solved using multi-agent paradigms. Distributed constraint satisfaction problems (DisCSPs) is a ...
  • A combustion model sensitivity study for CH4/H2 bluff-body stabilized flame. 

    Hossain, Mamdud; Malalasekera, W. (Professional Engineering Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/09544062JMES336, 2007)
    HOSSAIN, M. and MALALASEKERA, W., 2007. A combustion model sensitivity study for CH4/H2 bluff-body stabilized flame. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 221 (11), pp. 1377-1390
    The objective of this work is to assess the performance of different combustion models in predicting turbulent nonpremixed combustion in conjunction with the k  turbulence model. The laminar flamelet, equilibrium ...