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  • An analysis of age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics within information retrieval tasks. 

    Crabb, Michael; Hanson, Vicki L. (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856046, 2016-05)
    CRABB, M. and HANSON, V.L. 2016. An analysis of age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics within information retrieval tasks. ACM transactions on accessible computing (TACCESS) [online], 8(3), article number 10. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856046
    This work presents two studies that aim to discover whether age can be used as a suitable metric for distinguishing performance between individuals or if other factors can provide greater insight. Information retrieval ...
  • Analysis of collaborative design and decision making through argumentation applied for pre-BIM stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Toniolo, A. (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150191, 2015-09)
    LEON, M. and TONIOLO, A., 2015. Analysis of collaborative design and decision making through argumentation applied for pre-BIM stages. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 217-228.
    The early design stages are the most vital for the development of the design of a building project and the decisions taken during these steps are significant for the further progress of the project, regarding aspects like ...
  • An analysis of eParticipation in Scottish local authorities 

    Tait, Elizabeth (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Consulting the public in policy making is a statutory obligation for Scottish local authorities but ‘traditional’ forms of public participation such as public meetings are not considered to be effective for engaging a ...
  • Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046, 2015-06-14)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. Energy procedia [online], 78: Proceedings of the 6th international building physics conference (IBPC 2015), 14-17 June 2015, Torino, Italy, pages 639-644. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046
    Due to the relevance of the internal boundary conditions and the lack of specific data for the Scottish context, an exploration of the internal environment of traditional dwellings is needed. In this study the indoor climate ...
  • An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. 

    Shuai, Ziying (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015)
    In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient ...
  • An analysis of seasonality fluctuations in the oil and gas stock returns. 

    Sanusi, Muhammad Surajo; Ahmad, Farooq (Cogent OA https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2015.1128133, 2016-01-04)
    SANUSI, M.S. and AHMAD, F 2016. An analysis of seasonality fluctuations in the oil and gas stock returns. Cogent economics and finance [online], 4: 1128133. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2015.1128133
    This paper investigates the existence of seasonality anomalies in the stock returns of the oil and gas companies on the London Stock Exchange. It employs F-test, Kruskal–Wallis and Tukey tests to examine days-of-the-week ...
  • An analysis of the development of family health nursing in Scotland through policy and practice 1998-2006 

    Macduff, Colin (The Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Nursing & Midwifery, The Robert Gordon University, 2007-05)
    In 1998 World Health Organisation Europe outlined a vision of a new community-based nurse called the Family Health Nurse (FHN) who would help individuals, families and communities to cope with illness and to improve their ...
  • Analyte sensing with luminescent quantum dots. 

    Mulrooney, Ray (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2009)
    Semiconducting nanocrystals otherwise known as Quantum Dots (QDs) have attracted considerable attention over the last number of years due to their unique optical properties and potential applications. Their narrow ...
  • Analytical investigation of the steady-state behaviour of dynamic and diffusive building envelopes. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Cawthorne, D. A.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0360-1323(96)00022-4, 1996-11)
    TAYLOR, B. J., CAWTHORNE, D. A. and IMBABI, M. S., 1996. Analytical investigation of the steady-state behaviour of dynamic and diffusive building envelopes. Building and Environment 31(6), pp. 519-525.
    A one-dimensional model describing the steady-state dynamic and diffusive behaviour of a three-layer building envelope element is developed with the objective of elucidating the physics of simultaneous heat and vapour ...
  • An analytical network process model for risks prioritization in megaprojects. 

    Boateng, Prince; Chen, Zhen; Ogunlana, O. Stephen (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2015.08.007, 2015-11)
    BOATENG, P., CHEN, Z. and OGUNLANA, S. O., 2015. An analytical network process model for risks prioritization in megaprojects. International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 33 (8), pp. 1795-1811.
    Megaprojects are large, complex, and expensive projects that often involve social, technical, economic, environmental and political (STEEP) challenges to project managenment. Despite these challenges, project owners and ...
  • And they say don't work with children... 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. And they say don’t work with children..... In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores the role and method a researcher must consider when using children as research objects. Three areas are discussed; the researcher’s role, children as research objects and the results and conclusions. ...
  • Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (The Equal Rights Trust., 2015-09)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2015. Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. The Equal Rights Review, 15 (2015), pp. 87-111.
    This article analyses and compares research into discrimination based on weight (weightism) and the legal rules that cover it in the United Kingdom and the United States. Weightism is discrimination that is often based ...
  • Angular dependent light emission from planar waveguides. 

    Peter, Jaison; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Radhakrishnan, P.; Vallabhan, C. P. G.; Nampoori, V. P. N.; Kailasnath, M. (American Institute of Physics http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905011, 2015)
    PETER, J., PRABHU, R., RADHAKRISHNAN, P., VALLABHAN, C. P. G., NAMPOORI, V. P. N. and KAILASNATH, M., 2015. Angular dependent light emission from planar waveguides. Journal of Applied Physics, 117 (1), 015301.
    We have investigated the angular dependence of amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) and laser emission from an asymmetric and free-standing polymer thin films doped with rhodamine 6G, which is transversely pumped by a ...
  • Anlysing creative image search information needs. 

    Konkova, Elena; MacFarlane, Andrew; Goker, Ayse (ISKO UK http://www.iskouk.org/content/analysing-creative-image-search-information-needs, 2015-09-10)
    KONKOVA, E., MACFARLANE, A. and GOKER, A. 2015. Anlysing creative image search information needs. In the Proceedings of the ISKO UK biennial conference: knowledge organization - making a difference, 13-14 July 2015, London, UK. London: ISKO [online]. Available from: http://www.iskouk.org/content/analysing-creative-image-search-information-needs
    Creative professionals in advertising, marketing, design and journalism search for images to visually represent a concept for their project. The main purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of documents known as ...
  • Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei; Petrovski, Sergei (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41278-3_17, 2013-10)
    RATTADILOK, P., PETROVSKI, A. and PETROVSKI, S., 2013. Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. In: H. YIN, K. TANG and Y. GAO, eds. Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning -- IDEAL 2013: Proceedings. 20-23 October 2013. Heidelberg: Springer. Pp. 134-141.
    Real-time data processing has become an increasingly important challenge as the need for faster analysis of big data widely manifests itself. In this research, several methods of Computational Intelligence have been applied ...
  • Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. 

    Jiang, Haibo; Liu, Yang; Zhang, Liping; Yu, Jianjiang (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033, 2016-03-05)
    JIANG, H., LIU, Y., ZHANG, L. and YU, J. 2016. Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 39, pp. 199-208. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033
    This paper studies the synchronization in two mechanical oscillators coupled by impacts which can be considered as a class of state-dependent impulsively coupled oscillators. The two identical oscillators are harmonically ...
  • Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys. 

    Fleming, Aoife; Tonna, Antonella P.; O'Connor, Sile; Byrne, Stephen; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0114-3, 2015-04-08)
    FLEMING, A., TONNA, A., O'CONNOR, S., BYRNE, S. and STEWART, D. 2015. Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 37(5), pages 776-781. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0114-3
    Background - Best practice guidelines recommend that a multidisciplinary Antimicrobial Management Team (AMT) conduct antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) activities in hospitals. In order to continuously improve AMS activities ...
  • Antimicrobial wafers as a novel technology for infection control in chronic wounds. 

    Labovitiadi, Olga (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011)
    Bacterial contamination and persistent infection is a common cause of impaired wound healing. Generally, non-healing wounds display similar physiological features with regards to mixed bacterial flora, ischemia and production ...
  • The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343, 2002)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. Women's History Review, 11 (4), pp. 657-674
    A newspaper’s ‘Letters to the Editor’ column represents its readership in an unique way and can provide a useful ‘thermometer’ with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated ...