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  • Development of the "Water-specific P3 risk model": risks identified. 

    Korayem, M. I.; Ogunlana, O. Stephen; Boateng, Prince (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), 2015-11-25)
    KORAYEM, M.I., OGUNLANA, O.S. and BOATENG, P. 2015. Development of the “Water-specific P3 risk model”: risks identified. In Proceedings of CIB2015: “Going North for sustainability”: leveraging knowledge and innovation for sustainable and development, 23-25 November 2015, London, UK.
    Risk assessment is one of the key success factors of public-private partnerships (PPP) water projects. Factors such as utility condition problems, unsustained increase in water supply requirements, socio-technical issues ...
  • The devil is in the e-tale: form and structure in the entrepreneurial narrative. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Edward Elgar, 2004)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2004. The devil is in the e-tale: form and structure in the entrepreneurial narrative. In: Daniel Hjorth and Chris Steyaert (eds), Narrative and Discursive Approaches in Entrepreneurship: A Second Movements in Entrepreneurship Book. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Pp. 125 – 143.
    In this chapter we explore the genre of ‘Entrepreneurial Tales’, which we refer to as e-tales. The title is an obvious parody of the proverb, “The devil is in the detail” and reflects the power of entrepreneurial narratives, ...
  • Different dietary approaches for the treatment of obesity and the phenotypic responses to these diets. 

    Hession, Michelle (The Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health and Social Care, 2009-04)
    Currents treatments for obesity have been unsuccessful. It is essential that a patient-centred approach for obesity management is developed and for this to be successful other diet and lifestyle approaches need to be ...
  • Differential pulse voltammetric determination of albendazole and mebendazole in pharmaceutical formulations based on modified sonogel carbon paste electrodes with Perovskite-type LaFeO3 nanoparticles. 

    Lopes de Macedo, Isaac Yves; Ferreira Garcia, Luane; Ribeiro de Souza, Aparecido; Lima da Silva, Adélia Maria; Fernandez, Carlos; Gonçalves Santos, Maycon Dible; Souza Magalhães, River; Sapateiro Torres, Ieda Maria; de Souza Gil, Eric (Electrochemical Society http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/2.0661608jes, 2016-05-27)
    LOPES DE MACEDO, I.Y., FERREIRA GARCIA, L., RIBEIRO DE SOUZA, A., LIMA DA SILVA, A.M., FERNANDEZ, C., GONÇALVES SANTOS, M.D., SOUZA MAGALHÃES, R., SAPATEIRO TORRES, I.M. and DE SOUZA GIL, E. 2016. Differential pulse voltammetric determination of albendazole and mebendazole in pharmaceutical formulations based on modified sonogel carbon paste electrodes with perovskite-type LaFeO3 nanoparticles. Journal of the Electrochemical Society [online], 163(8), pages B428-B434. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/2.0661608jes
    Benzimidazoles, such as albendazole (AB) and mebendazole (MB), are common anthelmintic agents, widely used throughout the world to combat parasitic diseases. The electroanalytical sensing of AB and MB based on Perovskite-Type ...
  • Digestive metabolism of glucosinolates: a novel approach using urinary markers for estimating the release of glucosinolate breakdown products in the gastro-intestinal tract of mammals. 

    Rouzaud, Gabrielle C. M. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2001-04)
    Glucosinolates have been implicated as a mediator of the cancer-protective properties of cruciferous vegetables. Enzymatic hydrolysis of glucosinolates by plant or microbial myrosinase yields a range of metabolites ...
  • The digital marketing skills gap: developing a digital marketer model for the communication industries. 

    Royle, Jo; Laing, Audrey Frances (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2013.11.008, 2014-04)
    ROYLE, J. and LAING, A., 2014. The digital marketing skills gap: developing a digital marketer model for the communication industries. International Journal of Information Management, 34 (2), 65-73.
    Scholarly literature suggests digital marketing skills gaps in industry, but these skills gaps are not clearly identified. The research aims to specify any digital marketing skills gaps encountered by professionals working ...
  • The digital matrix and the paperless print. 

    Thompson, Paul (Impact Press, 2011-09)
    THOMPSON, P., 2011. The digital matrix and the paperless print. In: S. HOSKINS, ed. IMPACT 6: multi-disciplinary printmaking conference proceedings. Bristol: Impact Press, p. 44 -
    This paper examines, from the perspective of a critically engaged practioner within the context of contemporary fine art printmaking practice, the concept of a “digital matrix” and the consequent “paperless print”. It ...
  • Dimension-specific search for advanced applications. 

    Zi, Huang; Shen, Heng Tao; Song, Dawei; Li, Xue; Rueger, Stefan (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00887-0_60 The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com., 2009-03)
    HUANG, Z., SHEN, H. T., SONG, D., LI, X. and RUEGER, S., 2009. Dimension-specific search for multimedia retrieval. In: X. ZHOU et al., eds. Database Systems for Advanced Applications: 14th International Conference, DASFAA 2009, Brisbane, Australia, April 2009, Proceedings. 21-23 April 2009. Berlin: Springer. pp. 693-698.
    Observing that current Global Similarity Measures (GSM) which average the effect of few significant differences on all dimensions may cause pos- sible performance limitation, we propose the first Dimension-specific ...
  • Dimensionality reduction for dimension-specific search. 

    Huang, Zi; Shen, Heng Tao; Zhou, Xiaofang; Song, Dawei; Ruger, Stefan (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277940, 2007)
    HUANG, Z., SHEN, H., ZHOU, X., SONG, D. and RUGER, S. 2007. Dimensionality reduction for dimension-specific search. In: C. CLARKE, N. FUHR, N. KANDO, W. KRAAIJ and A. DE VRIES, eds. Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 23-27 July 2007. Amsterdam. pp. 849-850
    Dimensionality reduction plays an important role in efficient similarity search, which is often based on k-nearest neighbor (k-NN) queries over a high-dimensional feature space. In this paper, we introduce a novel type ...
  • Dimensionality reduction in patch-signature based protein structure matching. 

    Huang, Zi; Zhou, Xiaofang; Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D. (Australian Computer Society. http://www.crpit.com/confpapers/CRPITV49Huang.pdf, 2006-01)
    HUANG, Z., ZHOU, X., SONG, D. and BRUZA, P., 2006. Dimensionality reduction in patch-signature based protein structure matching. In: G. DOBBIE and J. BAILEY, eds. Database Technologies 2006: Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Database Conference (ADC2006). 16-19 January 2006. Hobart, Tasmania: Australian Computer Society, pp. 89-97.
    Searching bio-chemical structures is becoming an important application domain of information re- trieval. This paper introduces a protein structure matching problem and formulates it as an infor- mation retrieval ...
  • Directly enhancing the photocatalytic transformation of CO2 and water to renewable fuels. 

    Skillen, Nathan (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2013-06)
    The increases in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) concentrations and depletion of hydrocarbon based fuels have become global concerns. As a result, a number of methods are being developed which aim to restrict GHG and to develop ...
  • Directory of schools of librarianship and information sciences in Latin America - past and present 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2006-12)
    JOHNSON, I., 2006. Directory of schools of librarianship and information sciences in Latin America - past and present. Education for information, 24 (4), pp. 201-254.
    The paper introduces a directory of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences in Latin America. This was based on existing printed directories, and an extensive web search in January 2007. An appended directory ...
  • DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems. 

    Basharu, Muhammed; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (Springer-Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-094-0_3, 2007)
    BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2007. DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems. In: M. BRAMER, F. COENEN and M. PETRIDIS, eds. Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXIV. Proceedings of the 27th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AI-07. 10-12 December 2007. Cambridge. pp. 23-36
    We present a distributed iterative improvement algorithm for solving coarse-grained distributed constraint satisfaction problems (DisCSPs). Our algorithm is inspired by the Distributed Breakout for coarse-grained ...
  • The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of British Institute of Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2008.00637.x, 2009-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2009. The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. British Journal of Management, 20 (Supp. 1), pp. S136-S148.
    This paper examines how the ideal of cosmopolitan identity is represented in selected popular global management texts. The paper argues that the corporate cosmopolitan ideal of a flexible identity draws interdiscursively ...
  • The discourse of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. 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 ...