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  • A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset. 

    Martin, Kyle; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Sani, Sadiq; Massie, Stewart; Clos, Jérémie (ICCBR (Organisers), 2017-06-26)
    MARTIN, K., WIRATUNGA, N., SANI, S., MASSIE, S. and CLOS, J. 2017. A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset. Presented at the 25th international case-based reasoning conference (ICCBR 2017): case-based reasoning and deep learning workshop (CBRDL 2017), 26 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway.
    The Siamese Neural Network (SNN) is a neural network architecture capable of learning similarity knowledge between cases in a case base by receiving pairs of cases and analysing the differences between their features to ...
  • Coordinated reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Compatangelo, Ernesto; Arana, Ines (IOS Press, 2002-09)
    HU, B., COMPATANGELO, E. and ARANA, I. 2002. Coordinated reasoning with inference fusion. In: E. DAMIANI, R. J. HOWLETT, L. C. JAIN and N. ICHALKARANJE, eds. Knowledge-based intelligent information engineering systems and allied technologies. Proceedings of KES 2002. 16-18 September 2002, Crema, Italy. Pp. 156-160.
    We discuss a new approach which uses inference fusion, i.e. the cooperative reasoning from distributed heterogeneous inference systems, in order to extend the scope of deductions based on description logics. More ...
  • Coping with discomfort at home and its effect on the internal climate: the case of traditional Scottish buildings before and after a retrofit. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (NCEUB (Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings) www.plea2017.net, 2017-07-02)
    HERRERA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Coping with discomfort at home and its effect on the internal climate: the case of traditional Scottish buildings before and after a retrofit. In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, Vol 1, pages 1069-1075. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_proceedings_volume_I.pdf
    This study investigates the relationship between users and internal climate in traditional buildings. Built upon principles of social practice theory, the results presented here compare and contrast occupants's daily ...
  • Copyright and digital academic library development in the UK. 

    Muir, Adrienne (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000617732380, 2017-09-26)
    MUIR, A. 2017. Copyright and digital academic library development in the UK. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000617732380
    Reviews the role of copyright in digital academic and research library development in the UK over the last 25 years, drawing on policy documents, legislative reviews and statutes, project documentation and programme ...
  • Core-double shell hybrid nanocomposites as multi-fuctional advanced materials. 

    Khobragade, Prashant S.; Hansora, D. P.; Naik, Jitendra B.; Njuguna, James; Mishra, Satyendra (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00289-017-1983-5, 2017-03-20)
    KHOBRAGADE, P.S., HANSORA, D.P., NAIK, J.B., NJUGUNA, J. and MISHRA, S. 2017. Core-double shell hybrid nanocomposites as multi-fuctional advanced materials. Polymer bulletin [online], 74(11), pages 4681-4700. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00289-017-1983-5
    In this research work, we report circular type silane-modified CaCO3 (as core) nanoparticles (NP) encapsulated with polystyrene (PS) and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) (as double shell layers). These core-double shell ...
  • Corporate criminal liability in the United Kingdom: determining the appropriate mechanism of imputation. 

    Nana, Constantine Ntsanyu (The Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2009-09)
    The objectives of this thesis are twofold: firstly, demonstrate that the string of contradictions stretching across substantive and procedural corporate criminal law may be avoided if courts refer to an appropriate ...
  • Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela; Halsall, Robert (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758, 2016-12-14)
    WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2016. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758.
    An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, ...
  • Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. 

    Weir, Charlie (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291, 1997-11-01)
    WEIR, C. 1997. Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. Applied economics [online], 29(11), pages 1465-1475. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291
    This paper analyses the relationship between the probability of being acquired, firm performance and governance structures. The acquired firms were all fully quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the acquisitions took ...
  • Corporate information security management. 

    Mitchell, Ruth C.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888, 1999-12-31)
    MITCHELL, R.C., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Corporate information security management. New library world [online], 100(5), pages 213-227. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888
    To ensure business continuity the security of corporate information is extremely important. Previous studies have shown that corporate information is vulnerable to security attacks. Companies are losing money through ...
  • The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. 

    Almahy, Jaafer A. M.; Al-Sahn, Farid; Beloucif, Ahmed (Canadian Center of Science and Education http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijms.v6n6p91, 2014-12)
    ALMAHY, J. A. M., AL-SAHN, F. and BELOUCIF, A., 2014. The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. International Journal of Marketing Studies, 6 (6), pp. 91-103.
    During the last few years, the concept of corporate reputation has received considerable attention from marketing academics and practitioners alike. This is not surprising in view of the concept enormous practical ...
  • Correlation among physical and electrochemical behaviour of nanostructured electrolytic maganese dioxide from leach liquor and synthetic for aqueous asymmetric capacitor. 

    Sundaram, Manickam Minakshi; Biswal, Avijit; Mitchell, David; Jones, Rob; Fernandez, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07141K, 2016-01-19)
    SUNDARAM, M.M., BISWAL, A., MITCHELL, D., JONES, R. and FERNANDEZ, C., 2016. Correlation among physical and electrochemical behaviour of nanostructured electrolytic manganese dioxide from leach liquor and synthetic for aqueous asymmetric capacitor. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics [online], 18(6), pp. 4711-4720. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07141K
    An attempt has been made to correlate the differences in structural parameters, surface areas, morphology etc. with the electrochemical capacitive behaviour of the EMDs. The nanostructured electrolytic manganese dioxides ...
  • Cost modelling to support optimised selection of the end of life options for automotive components. 

    Xu, Yuchun; Sanchez, Jorge Fernandez; Njuguna, James (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-014-5804-9, 2014-07)
    XU, Y, SANCHEZ, J. F. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Cost modelling to support optimised selection of the end of life options for automotive components. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 73 (1-4), pp. 399-407.
    In automotive sector, the End-of-Life components, especially the uni-material components e.g. steel, plastics etc., traditionally normally go to material recycling. However, this conventional disposing approach has nowadays ...
  • The cost of decommissioning: government and industry attempts at addressing decommissioning liabilities. 

    Moller, Leon (MARIS B.V. http://www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=2622, 2007-11)
    MOLLER, L., 2007. The cost of decommissioning: government and industry attempts at addressing decommissioning liabilities. OGEL: Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence. [online] OGEL 4 (2007) Available from: http://www.ogel.org [Accessed 15 April 2014]
    A comment on the recent UK government consultation process and the launching of the industry Decommissioning Cost Provision Deed (DCPD)
  • The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (International Legal Platform., 2014)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2014. The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. International Journal of Business Law, 1, pp. 130-149.
    This article involves analysis of the employment rights of voluntary workers in the United Kingdom or more appropriately, their absence of rights. To emphasize the nature and extent of the problem for volunteers, a review ...
  • Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Press, Mike; McKillop, Chris (Robert Gordon University. http://www.challengingcraft.org/, 2004-09)
    MALINS, J., PRESS, M. and MCKILLOP, C., 2004. Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. In: G. BURNETT, ed. Challenging Craft: International Conference 8th – 10th September 2004. Aberdeen. Robert Gordon University.
    “Craft is an anachronism – discuss …” Some twenty-five years ago, on applying for a place at a college of art to study ceramics, Julian was asked to write an essay on the above topic. Naturally he was keen to impress ...
  • Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. 

    Peach, Andrea (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epm015, 2007-09)
    PEACH, A., 2007. Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. Journal of Design History, 20 (3), pp. 243-257
    This article explores the relationship between craft, national identity and the souvenir in 1970 Scotland. Britain experienced a revival of craft practice generally in 1970s’ Scotland, but this paper argues that what ...
  • Crafting stories in hermeneutic phenomenology research: a methodological device. 

    Crowther, Susan; Ironside, Pam; Spence, Deb; Smythe, Liz (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316656161, 2016-06-26)
    CROWTHER, S., IRONSIDE, P., SPENCE, D. and SMYTHE, L. 2017. Crafting stories in hermeneutic phenomenology research: a methodological device. Qualitative health research [online], 27(6), pages 826-835. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316656161
    Hermeneutic phenomenology, as a methodology, is not fixed. Inherent in its enactment are contested areas of practice such as how interview data are used and reported. Using philosophical notions drawn from hermeneutic ...
  • CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration. 

    Ross, Hamish (Round Hall, 2013)
    ROSS, H., 2013. CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration. Irish Journal of Family Law, 16 (4), pp. 110-114.
  • CRC general comments on children’s health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play. 

    Wallace, Rebecca M. M.; Martin-Ortega, Olga; Ross, Hamish (Round Hall, 2013)
    WALLACE, R. M. M., MARTIN-ORTEGA, O. and ROSS, H., 2013. CRC general comments on children’s health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play. Irish Journal of Family Law, 6 (2), pp. 35-40.
  • Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. 

    Taylor, Ruth Fiona (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2009-03)
    OVERVIEW OF THE THESIS The aim of the research is to explore the first year experiences of two groups of undergraduate student nurses. The research takes a holistic approach to the investigation of the first year experience. ...