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  • 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 aided sustainable design. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Ahriz, Hatem; Alastair, P. (ASCAAD http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5, 2004-12-01)
    BENNADJI, A., AHRIZ, H. and ALASTAIR, P. 2005. Computer aided sustainable design. In the Proceedings of the 1st international conference on computer aided architectural design (ASCAAD 2004): e-design ar, 22-24 February 2005, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Dhahran: ASCAAD [online], pages 125-135. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5
    One of the most important aspects architects need to consider fairly early on is that of energy saving, cost, thermal comfort and the effect on the environment in terms of CO2 emissions. At present, during the early design ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic “explanation” and the consequent loss of “understanding”. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2015.067432, 2015)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2015. Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic “explanation” and the consequent loss of “understanding”. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 14 (2), pp. 145-157.
    This paper examines how entrepreneurship has become conceptualised as an economic phenomenon. We explain how the outcomes, the admirable results of entrepreneurship, have led to this position. An understandable concern for ...
  • The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Ullah, Farid (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734, 2014-02-01)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and ULLAH, F. 2014. The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. Management decision [online], 52(2), pages 326-349. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734
    We consider why most small firms remain small. Employing an inductive analysis of responses from a survey of 2,521 small business owners about employment regulation, we examine the nature and effects of smallness. We found ...
  • Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Babson College http://fusionmx.babson.edu/entrep/fer/BABSON2003/VII/VII-S14/VII-S14.html, 2003-06)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2003. Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. In: W. D. BYGRAVE, ed. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 4-8 June 2003. Boston: Babson College. (summary only)
    Existing research has exposed the role of myth and metaphor in the social construction of entrepreneurship. This study considers the physical images portrayed, an appreciation of which presents a useful additional dimension ...
  • Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9523.2012.00580.x, 2013-01)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2013. Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community. Sociologia Ruralis, 53 (1), pp. 112-134.
    The accepted social construction of the rural criminal is that of the (alien) urban marauder. In this social script the farmer is presented as the victim of crime. Traditionally, farmers enjoy high levels of social esteem ...
  • Connecting with stakeholders: An investigation into the perspectives of university – educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Nigeria Village Square. http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/articles-comments/88940-university-employment-entrepreneurship-research-paper.html, 2015-04-30)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2015. Connecting with stakeholders: An investigation into the perspectives of university – educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Available from Nigeria Village Square [online]. Available from: http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/articles-comments/88940-university-employment-entrepreneurship-research-paper.html
    There is a gap with identifying what factors educated youths actually perceive as the barriers to their employment or entrepreneurship opportunities. In developing economies in particular, this question is certainly very ...
  • Consenting process for ocean energy in Spain. 

    Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe (RiCORE Project, 2015-05-21)
    BALD, J. and MENCHACA, I. 2015. Consenting process for ocean energy in Spain. Presented at the 2nd RiCORE Project expert workshop: dealing with the risk of licensing marine renewables: the role and experience of regulators, 21 May 2015, Paris, France.
    This presentation discusses the current consenting processes for offshore renewable energy projects in Spain. It was given as part of the second RiCORE project workshop, which explored the regulatory aspects associated ...
  • Consequences, control and appraisal: cues and barriers to engaging in self-management among people affected by colorectal cancer – a secondary analysis of qualitative data. 

    Kidd, Lisa (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00785.x, 2014-08)
    KIDD, L., 2014. Consequences, control and appraisal: cues and barriers to engaging in self-management among people affected by colorectal cancer – a secondary analysis of qualitative data. Health Expectations, 17 (4), pp. 565-578.
    Background  Little is known about peoples’ self-management experiences and their desires or expectations to engage in self-management. As such, there is little understanding about individuals’ perceived cues and barriers ...
  • The conservation of our built heritage, in particular statues in Aberdeen, evaluated through a social and historical context and their impact, through the use of 3D scanning. 

    Shaw, Andrew; Leon, Marianthi; Scott, Jonathan R. (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55251, 2016-05-31)
    SHAW, A., LEON, M. and SCOTT, J. 2016. The conservation of our built heritage, in particular statues in Aberdeen, evaluated through a social and historical context and their impact, through the use of 3D scanning. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 67-94. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55251
    Cultural heritage sites all over the world are at risk due to aggressive urban expansion, development, wars and general obsolescence. Not all objects are recorded in detail although they may have social and historical ...
  • Consultant-2: Pre- and post-processing of machine learning applications. 

    Sleeman, D.; Rissakis, M.; Craw, Susan; Graner, N.; Sharma, S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1995.1035, 1995-07)
    SLEEMAN, D., RISSAKIS, M., CRAW, S., GRANER, N. and SHARMA, S., 1995. Consultant-2: Pre- and post processing of machine learning applications. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 43 (1), pp. 43-63
    The knowledge acquisition bottleneck in the development of large knowledge-based applications has not yet been resolved. One approach which has been advocated is the systematic use of Machine Learning (ML) techniques. ...
  • Consumer behaviour in online shopping - understanding the role of regulatory focus. 

    Atorough, Peter (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-10)
    The behaviour of consumers on the Internet is increasingly a focus of marketing research. In particular, consumers’ behaviour in online shopping, from adoption motivation to post-usage behaviour, has become a major ...