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  • 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 ...
  • DYNIQX: a novel meta-search engine for the Web. 

    Zhu, Jianhan; Song, Dawei; Eisenstadt, Marc; Barladeanu, Cristi; Ruger, Stefan (International Journal of Information Studies (IJIS) http://www.istudies.net/ojs/index.php/journal/article/view/25/25, 2009)
    ZHU, J., SONG, D., EISENSTADT, M., BARLADEANU, C. and RUGER, S., 2009. DYNIQX: a novel meta-search engine for the Web. International Journal of Information Studies, 1 (1), pp. 2-27.
    The effect of metadata in collection fusion has not been sufficiently studied. In response to this, we present a novel meta-search engine called Dyniqx for metadata based search. Dyniqx integrates search results from search ...
  • The e-harbours journey: Point of arrival; smart energy networks in the North Sea Region. 

    Verbeeck, Jef; Kuijper, Fred; Wellbrock, Philipp; Gray, David; Skog, Daniel; Schreuder, Jan; Kooistra, Sander (North Sea Region Programme. http://www.northsearegion.eu/files/repository/20140221151605_e-harboursreportPointofArrivalFinal.pdf, 2014-02)
    VERBEECK, J., KUIJPER, F., WELBROCK, P., GRAY, D., SKOG, D., SCHREUDER, J. and KOOISTRA, S., 2014. The e-harbours journey: Point of arrival; smart energy networks in the North Sea Region. [online] Viborg: North Sea Region Programme. Available from: http://eharbours.eu/wp-content/uploads/e-harbours-report-Point-of-Arrival-Final.pdf [Accessed 27 August 2015]
    Background The European Union has agreed upon ambitious targets to address climate change, energy security and economic competitiveness. By 2020 primary energy consumption must be cut by 20% across Europe and the share ...
  • E-Theses Developments in the UK. 

    Copeland, Susan (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin http://edoc.hu-berlin.de/conferences/etd2003/copeland-susan/PDF/index.pdf, 2003)
    COPELAND, S., 2003. E-Theses Developments in the UK. In: P. SCHIRMBACHER, ed. Next Steps – Electronic Theses and Dissertations Worldwide: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 20-24 May 2003. Berlin: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. pp. 75-78.
    Several projects are underway currently in the UK to promote the production, management and use of theses in electronic format. Funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is enabling three project teams ...
  • Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion form. 

    Kaliciak, Leszek; Myrhaug, Hans; Goker, Ayse; Song, Dawei (International Society of Information Fusion http://isif.org/publications/jaif-articles-appear-future-issue, 2015-10-28)
    KALICIAK, L., MYRHAUG, H., GOKER, A. and SONG, D. 2016. Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion forms. Journal of advances in information fusion [online], Articles to Appear in a Future Issue. Available from: http://isif.org/publications/jaif-articles-appear-future-issue
    In this paper, we prove that specific widely used models in Content-based Image Retrieval for information fusion are interchangeable. In addition, we show that even advanced, non-standard fusion strategies can be represented ...
  • Ecoartscotland Library. 

    Fremantle, Chris (http://www.summerhall.co.uk/2015/sylva-caledonia/, 2015-04)
    FREMANTLE, C., 2015. Ecoartscotland Library. In: Sylva Caledonia. Edinburgh: Summerhall Arts Centre.
    The ecoartscotland Library was included in the Sylva Caledonia exhibition which was at Summerhall Arts Centre, Edinburgh, 4 April - 22 May as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival in 2015. Under the banner ...
  • Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. 

    Agarwal, Abhishek (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2011-12)
    The UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) is the first industrial symbiosis (IS) network in the world to have been established at national level. Many studies have recently investigated the UK NISP, but much ...
  • Ecology and environmental art in public place: talking tree: won't you take a minute and listen to the plight of nature? 

    Collins, Reiko Goto (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2012-02)
    My research started with a question: Is it possible to create change if we understand life is interdependent and interrelated with nature in our environment? I researched this question from the perspective of a practising ...
  • Economic and development policy-making in Nigeria. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021855311000271, 2012-04)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2012. Economic and development policy-making in Nigeria. Journal of African Law, 56 (1), pp. 109-138.
    The difficulties in effective engagement with the global trade environment, especially given the rules-based system of world trade applicable to member states of the World Trade Organisation, are a constant subject for ...
  • Economic and socio cultural experiences of female entrepreneurs in Brazil and the United States: an exploratorial and empirical analysis. 

    Holland-Noronha, Neila (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Over the last twenty years female entrepreneurs have been increasing in numbers in economies of developing and developed nations across the world. But although female entrepreneurship participation rates have ...
  • Editorial: The PhD thesis as a virtual guest house. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02256.x, 2008-09)
    MACDUFF, C., 2008. Editorial: The PhD thesis as a virtual guest house. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17 (18), pp. 2381-2383.
  • Education and training of library technicians in Czechoslovakia. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier, 1984-07)
    JOHNSON, IAN M., 1984. Education and training of library technicians in Czechoslovakia. International Library Review, 16 (3), pp. 247-270
    Czechoslovakia, since 1969, has been a federal state of two nations. The Czech Socialist Republic (CSR) covers the western areas of the country, traditionally known as Bohemia and Moravia. The eastern portion, Slovakia, ...
  • The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(97)00012-7, 1997-09)
    TAYLOR, B. J. and IMBABI, M. S., 1997. The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. Building and Environment 32(5), pp. 397-404.
    The authors' previous analysis of dynamic insulation is extended to include the inner and outer air film resistances with the objective of modelling the variation in surface temperature with airflow. The boundary condition ...
  • The effect of CLAs on the expression of PKC isoforms and cell viability in breast cancer cell lines. 

    Crabb-Wyke, Rosemary H. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2008-11)
    Breast tumours make up 15% of the total cancer burden in the UK and around 8% of the total number of cancer related deaths. Protein kinase C (PKC) isoforms have been shown to be strongly modulated in many androgen sensitive ...
  • Effect of deflocculation on the efficiency of sludge reduction by Fenton process. 

    Amudha, V.; Kavitha, S.; Fernandez, Carlos; Adishkumar, S.; Rajesh Banu, J. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-7118-y, 2016-06-30)
    AMUDHA, V., KAVITHA, S., FERNANDEZ, C., ADISHKUMAR, S. and RAJESH BANU, J. 2016. Effect of deflocculation on the efficiency of sludge reduction by Fenton process. Environmental science and pollution research [online], First Online. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-7118-y
    A novel approach to improve the efficiency of Fenton treatment for sludge reduction through the implication of a deflocculating agent citric acid, for the exclusion of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) from ...