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  • The discourse of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2016-02)
    Cultural leadership has been a key concept in cultural policy and training since 2002. Most closely associated with the UK’s Clore Leadership Programme, it has been developed through various courses and initiatives ...
  • Discovering information flow using a high dimensional conceptual space. 

    Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D. (ACM Press. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/383952.384017, 2001-09)
    SONG, D. and BRUZA, P. D., 2001. Discovering information flow using a high dimensional conceptual space. In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 9-13 September 2001. New York: ACM. pp. 327-333.
    This paper presents an informational inference mechanism realized via the use of a high dimensional conceptual space. More specifically, we claim to have operationalized important aspects of Gärdenfors’s recent three-level ...
  • Disposable screen printed sensor for the electrochemical detection of methamphetamine in undiluted saliva. 

    Bartlett, Carrie-Ann; Taylor, Sarah; Fernandez, Carlos; Wanklyn, Ceri; Burton, Daniel; Enston, Emma; Raniczkowska, Aleksandra; Black, Murdo; Murphy, Lindy (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13065-016-0147-2, 2016-02-01)
    BARTLETT, C-A., TAYLOR, S., FERNANDEZ, C., WANKLYN, C., BURTON, D., ENSTON, E., RANICZKOWSKA, A., BLACK, M. and MURPHY, L., 2016. Disposable screen printed sensor for the electrochemical detection of methamphetamine in undiluted saliva. Chemistry Central Journal, Vol 10 (3).
    Background Methamphetamine has an adverse effect on the ability to drive safely. Police need to quickly screen potentially impaired drivers therefore a rapid disposable test for methamphetamine is highly desirable. This ...
  • Dissimilarity measures for content-based image retrieval. 

    Hu, Rui; Ruger, Stefan; Song, Dawei; Liu, Haiming; Huang, Zi (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICME.2008.4607697, 2008-06)
    HU, R., RUGER, S., SONG, D., LIU, H. and HUANG, Z., 2008. Dissimilarity measures for content-based image retrieval. In: 2008 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo: ICME 2008: Proceedings. 23-26 June 2008. IEEE. pp. 1365-1368.
    Dissimilarity measurement plays a crucial role in contentbased image retrieval. In this paper, sixteen core dissimilarity measures are introduced and evaluated. We carry out a systematic performance comparison on three ...
  • Distributed guided local search for solving binary DisCSPs. 

    Basharu, Muhammed; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (AAAI Press, 2005-05)
    BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2005. Distributed guided local search for solving binary DisCSPs. In: Proceedings of the 18th International FLAIRS Conference. 16-18 May 2005. Florida. pp. 660-665
    We introduce the Distributed Guided Local Search (Dist- GLS) algorithm for solving Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems. Our algorithm is based on the centralised Guided Local Search algorithm, which is extended ...
  • The diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566260910969698, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 1 (2), pp. 148-163.
    Purpose: Many ‘Divas’ despite possessing destructive character traits ironically become successful entrepreneurs thus illustrating an alternative ‘storied’ social construction of entrepreneurship. This influences how ...
  • Do academic enquiry services scare students? 

    Robinson, Catherine M.; Reid, Peter H. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00907320710774283, 2007)
    ROBINSON, CATHERINE M. and REID, PETER H., 2007. Do academic enquiry services scare students? Reference Services Review, 35 (3), pp. 405-424
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to clarify the ways in which students seek help in libraries, and their feelings about using library enquiry services. In this way, it should bring practical benefits to academic ...
  • Do company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions? A survey approach. 

    Owusu, Andrews; Weir, Charlie (David Publishing https://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2013.11.010, 2013-11-30)
    OWUSU, A. and WEIR, C. 2013. Do company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions? A survey approach. Journal of modern accounting and auditing [online], 9(11), pages 1526-1534. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2013.11.010
    This paper examines whether company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions within Ghanaian listed firms. Using a survey approach, the respondents, who were company executives and non-executive ...
  • Do online election campaigns sway the vote? A study of the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (De Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2013-0015, 2013-09)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2013. Do online election campaigns sway the vote? A study of the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election. Libri, 63 (3), pp. 190-205.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2011, and which ...
  • Do you feel like a hero yet? Externalized morality in video games. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute http://www.gamescriticism.org/articles/heronbelford-1-2, 2014-06)
    HERON, M. J. and BELFORD, P. H., 2014. Do you feel like a hero yet? Externalized morality in video games. Journal of Games Criticism, 1 (2)
    Video games have a long tradition of including elements of moral decision making within their ludic and narrative structures. While the success of these endeavours has been mixed, the systems used to express moral choices ...
  • Document re-ranking by generality in bio-medical information retrieval. 

    Yan, Xin; Li, Xue; Song, Dawei (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11581062_28, 2005)
    YAN, X., LI, X. and SONG, D., 2005. Document re-ranking by generality in bio-medical information retrieval. In: A. NGU, M. KITSUREGAWA, E. NEUHOLD, J.-Y. CHUNG and Q. SHENG. Eds. Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2005: 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, New York, NY, USA, November 20-22, 2005; Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 376-389.
    Document ranking is well known to be a crucial process in information retrieval (IR). It presents retrieved documents in an order of their estimated degrees of relevance to query. Traditional document rank- ing methods ...
  • Documenting Essex-Boy as a local gendered regime. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566261311328846, 2013)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Documenting Essex-Boy as a local gendered regime. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 5 (2), pp. 174-197.
    Purpose – As a social construct, entrepreneurship is portrayed as an unashamedly masculine endeavour. This forms the basis for much feminist research in entrepreneurship. Despite a sustained research effort in the field ...
  • Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Walter de Gruyter http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2012-0008, 2012-06)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2012. Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election. Libri, 62 (2), pp. 109-124.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. The study consisted ...
  • The doocots of Moray: a holistic approach to their evolutionary development. 

    Brown, Nicholas A. (Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-08)
    This study concerns a particular building type; the doocot. Consequently the work has an architectural bias. In stark contrast to large-scale, 'high culture', urban buildings erected for human occupation, the mere doocot ...
  • The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy 

    Tourish, Dennis; Paulsen, Neil; Hobman, Elizabeth; Bordia, Prashant (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0893318903262241, 2004-05)
    TOURISH, D., PAULSEN, N., HOBMAN, E., and BORDIA, P., 2004. The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy. Management Communication Quarterly, 17 (4), pp 485-516
    Communication is a major factor in determining the efficacy of organizational change. In particular, practitioner oriented literature has recommended the extensive use of communication tools to mediate the negative effects ...
  • Drawing and the score. 

    Douglas, Anne (Leuven University Press, 2013-10)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2013. Drawing and the score. In: P. DE ASSIS, W. BROOKS and K. COESSENS, eds. Sound and Score: Essays on Sound, Score and Notation. Leuven: Leuven University Press. Pp. 206-217.
  • DynABT: dynamic asynchronous backtracking for dynamic DisCSPs. 

    Omomowo, Bayo; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85776-1_24, 2008)
    OMOMOWO, B., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2008. DynABT: Dynamic asynchronous backtracking for dynamic DisCSPs. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications (AIMSA). 4-6 September 2008. Varna, Bulgaria. pp. 285-296
    Constraint Satisfaction has been widely used to model static combinatorial problems. However, many AI problems are dynamic and take place in a distributed environment, i.e. the problems are distributed over a number ...
  • Dynamic agent priotisation with penalties in distributed local search. 

    Sambo-Magaji, Amina; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (SciTePress http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0004259202760281, 2013-02)
    SAMBO-MAGAJI, A., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H., 2013. Dynamic agent priotisation with penalties in distributed local search. In: J. FILIPE and A. L. N. FRED, EDS, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2013), 15-18 February 2013. Lisbon: SciTePress. Pp. 276-281.
    Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems (DisCSPs) solving techniques solve problems which are distributed over a number of agents.The distribution of the problem is required due to privacy, security or cost issues ...
  • Dynamic insulation in multistorey buildings. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/014362449902000403, 1999-11)
    TAYLOR, B. J. and IMBABI, M. S., 1999. Dynamic insulation in multistorey buildings. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 20(4), pp. 179-184.
    Dynamic insulation permits the movement of air and moisture through the external walls of a building to reduce heat loss and achieve high indoor air quality. The present paper details a pilot study carried out to examine ...
  • The dynamics of upward communication in organisations. 

    Tourish, Naheed (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2007-10)
    This study has researched the dynamics of upward communication within organisations through the rubric of ingratiation theory (Jones, 1964) and impression management (Goffman, 1955). Upward communication was explored via ...