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  • 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 of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up. 

    Henwood, Tim; Hassan, Bothaina; Swinton, Paul Alan; Senior, Hugh; Keogh, Justin (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.02.003, 2017-03-11)
    HENWOOD, T, HASSAN, B., SWINTON, P., SENIOR, H. and KEOGH, J. 2017. Consequences of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up. Geriatric nursing [online], 38(5), pages 406-411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.02.003.
    The consequences of and transition into sarcopenia with long-term survival was investigated in the nursing home setting. Eligible residents from 11 nursing homes were followed-up 18-months after their assessment for ...
  • 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 ...
  • Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. 

    McDermott, Roger; Pirie, Iain; Laxer, Cary; Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941, 2013-10-23)
    MCDERMOTT, R., PIRIE, I., LAXER, C., CAJANDER, A. and DANIELS, M. 2013. Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2013): energizing the future, 23 - 26 October 2013, Oklahoma City, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 825-831. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941.
    'Personal Epistemology' is the analysis of the ways in which an individual perceives what constitutes knowledge, its boundaries, how it is justified, and how it is related to learning. While investigation of metacognitive ...
  • Contemporary challenges facing the South African accounting profession: issues of selection, recruitment and transformation. 

    Coetzee, Stephen Arthur (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Accounting and Finance Department., 2016-03)
    COETZEE, S.A. 2016. Contemporary challenges facing the South African accounting profession: issues of selection, recruitment and transformation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis aims to illuminate, through the lens of Murphy’s interpretation of Weber’s theory of social exclusion, contemporary challenges faced by the South African accounting profession pertaining to the shortage of ...
  • Contemporary Craft Series, Tanya Harrod and RoseLee Goldberg; Contemporary Craft Series, Alison Britton and Katherine Swift; Contemporary Craft Series, Richard Hill and Martina Margetts; Contemporary Craft Series, Garth Clark and Cathy Courtney; Contemporary Craft Series, Diane Sheehan and Susan Tebby. 

    Peach, Andrea (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epi025, 2005)
    PEACH, A., 2005. Contemporary Craft Series, Tanya Harrod and RoseLee Goldberg; Contemporary Craft Series, Alison Britton and Katherine Swift; Contemporary Craft Series, Richard Hill and Martina Margetts; Contemporary Craft Series, Garth Clark and Cathy Courtney; Contemporary Craft Series, Diane Sheehan and Susan Tebby. Journal of Design History, 18 (2), pp. 207-211.
  • Contemporary practice education: exploring student perceptions of an industrial radiography placement for final year diagnostic radiography students. 

    Wareing, Amy; Henderson, I. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2014.10.008, 2014-11-20)
    WAREING, A.K. and HENDERSON, I. 2015. Contemporary practice education: exploring student perceptions of an industrial radiography placement for final year diagnostic radiography students. Radiography [online], 21(2), pages 176-180. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2014.10.008.
    There is a paucity of evidence in diagnostic radiography evaluating a career path into industrial imaging despite several higher education institutes stating this route as a career option on graduation. The link between a ...
  • 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 ...
  • "Context is half the work": developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture. 

    Douglas, Anne (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/The-Everyday-Practice-of-Public-Art-Art-Space-and-Social-Inclusion/Cartiere-Zebracki/p/book/9781138829213, 2015-11-19)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2016. "Context is half the work": developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture. In Cartiere, C. and Zebracki, M. (eds.) The everyday practice of public art: art, space and social inclusion. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 8.
    In 2001-4, a small research team of post doctoral and doctoral artist researchers, working with five cultural partners drew together two apparently incommensurable issues: remote rural culture and contemporary art. The ...
  • 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 ...