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  • The contemporary role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. 

    Lee, Yiu Chung Edward (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-03)
    This thesis explores the contemporary role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Although previous research has considered the subject of guanxi and Chinese entrepreneurship, this study aims at providing a deeper and ...
  • Contemporary training practices in elite British powerlifters: survey results from an international competition. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Lloyd, Ray; Agouris, Ioannis; Stewart, Arthur D. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31819424bd, 2009-03)
    SWINTON, P. A., LLOYD, R., AGOURIS, I. and STEWART, A., 2009. Contemporary training practices in elite British powerlifters: survey results from an international competition. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 23 (2), pp. 380-384.
    Training practices in elite British powerlifters: Survey results from an international competition. - The primary objective of this study was to investigate current powerlifting training methods in light of anecdotal ...
  • Content based video retrieval via spatial-temporal information discovery. 

    Wang, Lei (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2013-12)
    Content based video retrieval (CBVR) has been strongly motivated by a variety of realworld applications. Most state-of-the-art CBVR systems are built based on Bag-of-visual- Words (BovW) framework for visual resources ...
  • The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. 

    Nolan, Marie E. (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2014)
    This research examines the presence of and reasons for local studies resources in the libraries and learning centres of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The study’s aims were to investigate ...
  • Content-prioritised video coding for British Sign Language communication 

    Muir, Laura J. (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, Department of Information Management, 2007-10)
    Muir, L. J., 2007. Content-prioritised video coding for British Sign Language communication. Unpublished Ph.D thesis, The Robert Gordon University.
    Video communication of British Sign Language (BSL) is important for remote interpersonal communication and for the equal provision of services for deaf people. However, the use of video telephony and video conferencing ...
  • Contesting agendas of participation in the arts. 

    Price, Jonathan (Intellect http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jaac.7.1-2.17_1, 2015-06-01)
    PRICE, J., 2015. Contesting agendas of participation in the arts. Journal of Arts and Communities, 7 (1-2), pp. 17-31.
    Forms of participatory practice have become ever more widely employed across the arts in recent years, operating across various institutional settings and social contexts. It is misleading, however, to assume that a single ...
  • Contextual sentiment analysis for social media genres. 

    Muhammad, Aminu; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Lothian, Robert (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2016.05.032, 2016-05-16)
    MUHAMMAD, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and LOTHIAN, R. 2016. Contextual sentiment analysis for social media genres. Knowledge-based systems [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2016.05.032
    The lexicon-based approaches to opinion mining involve the extraction of term polarities from sentiment lexicons and the aggregation of such scores to predict the overall sentiment of a piece of text. It is typically ...
  • A continuum approach to lifestyle entrepreneurship. 

    Allardyce, Susan (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2015-05)
    Recent years have witnessed an increased interest in small independently operated businesses with researchers expressing an interest in the manner in which the independent owner-operator is motivated to enter the market ...
  • The contribution of small-scale wind and photovoltaic renewable energy sources to the Scottish energy mix. 

    Fowler, Ailsa Mhairi (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2011-04)
    Energy needs in the UK are currently met primarily through the use of finite resources, such as oil, coal and gas. The use of these fuels has led to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. There is a need for a more ...
  • Control of surface interactions with ultra-violet/ozone modification at polystyrene surface. 

    Liang, He (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2014-01)
    Surface interactions and reactivity are of critical importance in current biomedical technologies, for example, satisfactory cell attachment and long term viability are essential for optimal in vitro tissue culture and for ...
  • Convergence across Kazakhstan regions. 

    Turganbayev, Yerken (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2013-03)
    The issue of regional economic disparities is important for the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is going through a transition period from a planned socialist system to a market-based economy. This presents a large number of ...
  • Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. 

    Gausden, Caroline; Smith, Helen (Hyperrhiz http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz12/conversing-with-maps/3-gausden-smith-conversational-mapping.html, 2015-08)
    GAUSDEN, C. and SMITH, H. 2015. Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. Hyperrhiz: new media cultures [online], 12. Available from: http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz12/conversing-with-maps/3-gausden-smith-conversational-mapping.html
    This submission, part audio, part text continues a dialogue between artist Helen Smith and critical theorist Caroline Gausden delivered at the 2014 Mapping Culture Conference in Coimbra, which compared two distinct geographies ...
  • Coordinated reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Compatangelo, Ernesto; Arana, Ines (IOS Press, 2002-09)
    HU, B., COMPATANGELO, E. and ARANA, I. 2002. Coordinated reasoning with inference fusion. In: E. DAMIANI, R. J. HOWLETT, L. C. JAIN and N. ICHALKARANJE, eds. Knowledge-based intelligent information engineering systems and allied technologies. Proceedings of KES 2002. 16-18 September 2002, Crema, Italy. Pp. 156-160.
    We discuss a new approach which uses inference fusion, i.e. the cooperative reasoning from distributed heterogeneous inference systems, in order to extend the scope of deductions based on description logics. More ...
  • Corporate criminal liability in the United Kingdom: determining the appropriate mechanism of imputation. 

    Nana, Constantine Ntsanyu (The Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2009-09)
    The objectives of this thesis are twofold: firstly, demonstrate that the string of contradictions stretching across substantive and procedural corporate criminal law may be avoided if courts refer to an appropriate ...
  • The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. 

    Almahy, Jaafer A. M.; Al-Sahn, Farid; Beloucif, Ahmed (Canadian Center of Science and Education http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijms.v6n6p91, 2014-12)
    ALMAHY, J. A. M., AL-SAHN, F. and BELOUCIF, A., 2014. The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. International Journal of Marketing Studies, 6 (6), pp. 91-103.
    During the last few years, the concept of corporate reputation has received considerable attention from marketing academics and practitioners alike. This is not surprising in view of the concept enormous practical ...
  • Correlation among physical and electrochemical behaviour of nanostructured electrolytic maganese dioxide from leach liquor and synthetic for aqueous asymmetric capacitor. 

    Sundaram, Manickam Minakshi; Biswal, Avijit; Mitchell, David; Jones, Rob; Fernandez, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07141K, 2016-01-19)
    SUNDARAM, M.M., BISWAL, A., MITCHELL, D., JONES, R. and FERNANDEZ, C., 2016. Correlation among physical and electrochemical behaviour of nanostructured electrolytic manganese dioxide from leach liquor and synthetic for aqueous asymmetric capacitor. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics [online], 18(6), pp. 4711-4720. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07141K
    An attempt has been made to correlate the differences in structural parameters, surface areas, morphology etc. with the electrochemical capacitive behaviour of the EMDs. The nanostructured electrolytic manganese dioxides ...
  • Cost modelling to support optimised selection of the end of life options for automotive components. 

    Xu, Yuchun; Sanchez, Jorge Fernandez; Njuguna, James (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-014-5804-9, 2014-07)
    XU, Y, SANCHEZ, J. F. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Cost modelling to support optimised selection of the end of life options for automotive components. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 73 (1-4), pp. 399-407.
    In automotive sector, the End-of-Life components, especially the uni-material components e.g. steel, plastics etc., traditionally normally go to material recycling. However, this conventional disposing approach has nowadays ...
  • The cost of decommissioning: government and industry attempts at addressing decommissioning liabilities. 

    Moller, Leon (MARIS B.V. www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=2622, 2007-11)
    MOLLER, L., 2007. The cost of decommissioning: government and industry attempts at addressing decommissioning liabilities. OGEL: Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence. [online] OGEL 4 (2007) Available from: www.ogel.org [Accessed 15 April 2014]
    A comment on the recent UK government consultation process and the launching of the industry Decommissioning Cost Provision Deed (DCPD)
  • The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (International Legal Platform., 2014)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2014. The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. International Journal of Business Law, 1, pp. 130-149.
    This article involves analysis of the employment rights of voluntary workers in the United Kingdom or more appropriately, their absence of rights. To emphasize the nature and extent of the problem for volunteers, a review ...
  • Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Press, Mike; McKillop, Chris (Robert Gordon University. http://www.challengingcraft.org/, 2004-09)
    MALINS, J., PRESS, M. and MCKILLOP, C., 2004. Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. In: G. BURNETT, ed. Challenging Craft: International Conference 8th – 10th September 2004. Aberdeen. Robert Gordon University.
    “Craft is an anachronism – discuss …” Some twenty-five years ago, on applying for a place at a college of art to study ceramics, Julian was asked to write an essay on the above topic. Naturally he was keen to impress ...