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  • Commonsense aboutness for information retrieval. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai; Cheng, Chin-Hung (IOS Press, 2000)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D., WONG, K. F. and CHENG, C. H., 2000. Commonsense aboutness for information retrieval. In: M. MOHAMMADIAN, ed. Advances in Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications. Amsterdam: IOS Press. pp. 288-295.
    Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process which decides whether a document is about a query. Recent attempts have been made to formalize properties of “aboutness”, but no consensus has been reached. The properties ...
  • The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University School of Information Management, 2014-08)
    This thesis presents a critical review of the candidate’s Portfolio of Public Output, which is based on research conducted in the period November 2000 to date, and which consists of 21 peer-reviewed, publicly available ...
  • Communication audits and the effects of increased information: a follow-up study. 

    Hargie, Owen; Tourish, Dennis; Wilson, Noel (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/002194360203900402, 2002-10)
    HARGIE, O., TOURISH, D. and WILSON, N., 2002. Communication audits and the effects of increased information: a follow-up study. Journal of Business Communication, 39 (4), pp. 414-436
    Communication audits have now featured in the literature for 50 years, and many audit approaches have been evaluated. However, follow-up studies designed to chart the actual impact that an audit makes upon communicatio ...
  • Communication audits: building world class communication systems. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Hargie, Owen (Routledge, 2004)
    TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. Communication audits: building world class communication systems. In: S. OLIVER, ed. Handbook of corporate communication and public relations: pure and applied. London: Routledge.pp.131-144
    Effective internal communication is a vital pre-requisite for the functioning of all organisations. Yet it is a commonplace that communication is poor in most. Employees complain that they neither know nor understand ...
  • The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Hargie, Owen (Routledge, 2004)
    TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment. In: D. TOURISH and O. HARGIE, eds. Key issues in organizational communication. London: Routledge. pp. 17-36
    What does the future hold for the theory and practice of management? What role, if any, is there for organisational communication in these deliberations? Exactly which aspects of communication contribute centrally to the ...
  • Communications and cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Business Expert Press., 2012)
    HALSALL, R. (2012) Communications and cosmopolitanism. In: M. PRINCE, ed. Consumer cosmopolitanism in the age of globalization. New York: Business Expert Press. Pp. 163-186.
  • 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 ...
  • A comparative analysis of risk-return characteristics between Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and conventional bonds. 

    Shalhoob, Hebah Shafeq (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Accounting and Finance Department., 2016-06)
    SHALHOOB, H.S. 2016. A comparative analysis of risk-return characteristics between Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and conventional bonds. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Sukuk are an important mode of financing in the Islamic financial system. As usury (interest) is prohibited in Islam, conventional bonds are not suitable for investors in Islamic countries. Since their launch in the 1980s, ...
  • 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 ...