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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 Unpublished Ph.D thesis, The Robert Gordon University.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 lexicon-based sentiment analysis for social media. 

    Muhammad, Aminu (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. School of Computing Science and Digital Media., 2016-05)
    MUHAMMAD, A.B. 2016. Contextual lexicon-based sentiment analysis for social media. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Sentiment analysis concerns the computational study of opinions expressed in text. Social media domains provide a wealth of opinionated data, thus, creating a greater need for sentiment analysis. Typically, sentiment ...
  • 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. Knowldege-based systems [online], 108, pages 92-101. Available from: https://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 ...
  • The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner. 

    Hill, David (Edinburgh University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0325, 2015-12-31)
    HILL, D. 2015. The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner. Edinburgh law review [online], 20(1), pages 82-86. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0325
    The past two years have provided fertile ground for judicial consideration of habitual residence as a factor connecting a person to a specific legal jurisdiction. Since September 2013, the connecting factor has been ...
  • 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 ...
  • Controlled periodic illumination in semiconductor photocatalysis. 

    Tokode, Oluwatosin; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.12.002, 2015-12-12)
    TOKODE, O., PRABHU, R., LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2015. Controlled periodic illumination in semiconductor photocatalysis. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology A: chemistry [online], 319-320, pages 96-106. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.12.002
    Controlled periodic illumination is a hypothesis postulated in the early 1990s for enhancing the efficiency of semiconductor photocatalytic reactions. This technique has been proposed to improve photocatalytic efficiency ...
  • 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 ...
  • Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. 

    Weir, Charlie (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291, 1997-11-01)
    WEIR, C. 1997. Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. Applied economics [online], 29(11), pages 1465-1475. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291
    This paper analyses the relationship between the probability of being acquired, firm performance and governance structures. The acquired firms were all fully quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the acquisitions took ...
  • Corporate information security management. 

    Mitchell, Ruth C.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888, 1999-12-31)
    MITCHELL, R.C., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Corporate information security management. New library world [online], 100(5), pages 213-227. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888
    To ensure business continuity the security of corporate information is extremely important. Previous studies have shown that corporate information is vulnerable to security attacks. Companies are losing money through ...
  • 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 ...