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  • Do online election campaigns sway the vote? A study of the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (De Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2013-0015, 2013-09)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2013. Do online election campaigns sway the vote? A study of the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election. Libri, 63 (3), pp. 190-205.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2011, and which ...
  • Do you feel like a hero yet? Externalized morality in video games. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute http://www.gamescriticism.org/articles/heronbelford-1-2, 2014-06)
    HERON, M. J. and BELFORD, P. H., 2014. Do you feel like a hero yet? Externalized morality in video games. Journal of Games Criticism, 1 (2)
    Video games have a long tradition of including elements of moral decision making within their ludic and narrative structures. While the success of these endeavours has been mixed, the systems used to express moral choices ...
  • Document re-ranking by generality in bio-medical information retrieval. 

    Yan, Xin; Li, Xue; Song, Dawei (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11581062_28, 2005)
    YAN, X., LI, X. and SONG, D., 2005. Document re-ranking by generality in bio-medical information retrieval. In: A. NGU, M. KITSUREGAWA, E. NEUHOLD, J.-Y. CHUNG and Q. SHENG. Eds. Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2005: 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, New York, NY, USA, November 20-22, 2005; Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 376-389.
    Document ranking is well known to be a crucial process in information retrieval (IR). It presents retrieved documents in an order of their estimated degrees of relevance to query. Traditional document rank- ing methods ...
  • Documenting Essex-Boy as a local gendered regime. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566261311328846, 2013)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Documenting Essex-Boy as a local gendered regime. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 5 (2), pp. 174-197.
    Purpose – As a social construct, entrepreneurship is portrayed as an unashamedly masculine endeavour. This forms the basis for much feminist research in entrepreneurship. Despite a sustained research effort in the field ...
  • Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Walter de Gruyter http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2012-0008, 2012-06)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2012. Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election. Libri, 62 (2), pp. 109-124.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. The study consisted ...
  • The doocots of Moray: a holistic approach to their evolutionary development. 

    Brown, Nicholas A. (Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-08)
    This study concerns a particular building type; the doocot. Consequently the work has an architectural bias. In stark contrast to large-scale, 'high culture', urban buildings erected for human occupation, the mere doocot ...
  • 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 ...
  • Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks: perceptions of stakeholders. 

    Barghathi, Yasser; Collison, David; Crawford, Louise (Inderscience, 2016-01-19)
    BARGHATHI, Y., COLLISON, D. and CRAWFORD, L. 2016. Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks: perceptions of stakeholders. International journal of accounting, auditing and performance evaluation, (accepted).
    The issue of earnings management has continued to be problematic in the financial reporting context. It has proved to be an important topic that concerns a wide range of stakeholders, including regulators, investors and ...
  • 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 ...