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  • Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Eseller, K. E.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277932, 2017-10-05)
    BHAVSAR, K., ESELLER, K.E. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection. In Proceedings of the SPIE security and defence conference 2017, 10441: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance, 11-14 September 2017, Warsaw, Poland. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], paper 1044103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277932
    The past three years have seen a global increase in explosive-based terror attacks. The widespread use of improvised explosives and anti-personnel landmines have caused thousands of civilian casualties across the world. ...
  • Design, innovation and case-based reasoning 

    Goel, Ashok K.; Craw, Susan (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0269888906000609, 2005)
    GOEL, A. and CRAW, S., 2005. Design, innovation and case-based reasoning. Knowledge Engineering Review, 20 (3), pp. 271-276
    The design task is especially appropriate for applying, integrating, exploring and pushing the boundaries of case-based reasoning. In this paper, we briefly review the challenges that design poses for case-based reasoning ...
  • Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for detecting security threats in motor vehicles. 

    Petrovski, Andrei; Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Sergei (Association for Computing Machinery http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2799979.2800029, 2015-09)
    PETROVSKI, A., RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, S., 2015. Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for detecting security threats in motor vehicles. In: O. MAKAREVICH, L. BABENKO, M. ANIKEEV, R. POET, A. ELCI, M. S. GAUR and M. ORGUN, eds. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks. 8-10 September 2015. New York: Association for Computing Machinery. Pp. 267-270.
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, which can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system is proposed in the paper and is applied within the context of providing data availability by monitoring ...
  • Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for smart conditional monitoring of platform equipment. 

    Majdani, Farzan; Petrovski, Andrei; Doolan, Daniel C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_15, 2016-08-19)
    MAJDANI, F., PETROVSKI, A. and DOOLAN, D. 2016. Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for smart conditional monitoring of platform equipment. In Jayne, C. and Iliadis, L. (eds.) Communications in computer and information science, 629. Engineering applications of neural networks: proceedings of the 17th International conference on engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2016), 2 - 5 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 198-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_15
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, which can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system is proposed and applied within the context of assuring offshore asset integrity. Adaptability is achieved through ...
  • Designing a sustainable future: a new approach to influence design practice. 

    Cull, Kirsty; Malins, Julian Paul (University of Barcelona. http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/5%20/CullMalins.pdf, 2003-04)
    CULL, K. and MALINS, J., 2003. Designing a sustainable future: a new approach to influence design practice. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Academy of Design Conference. April 2003. Barcelona: University of Barcelona.
    This paper questions the basis of a sustainable approach to product design in an attempt to clarify the key issues which are liable to influence the outcome of the development of new products. The paper describes ...
  • Designing creativity tools to support business innovation. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Grant, Graham (Desire Network. http://www.virksom.dk/DESIRE10_Proceedings.zip, 2010-08)
    MALINS, J. and GRANT, E., 2010. Designing creativity tools to support business innovation. In: B. T. Christensen, S. Boztepe and T. Kristensen, eds. Proceedings of the DESIRE ’10 Conference: Creativity and Innovation in Design. 16-17 August 2010. Aarhus, Denmark: Desire Network. Pp. 181-188
    There are a wide range of approaches and organizations, which have the common aim of supporting SME‟s to deliver new products and services. This paper examines the various approaches which have been taken and in particular ...
  • Designing engagement: the new edge. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design., 2013)
    MACDONALD, S., 2013. Designing engagement: the new edge. In: T. JOKELA, G. COUTTS, M. HUHMARNIEMI AND E. HARKONEN, EDS. Cool: applied visual arts in the North. Pp. 56 – 67.
  • Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Dominoni, Annalisa (EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DESIGN, 2015-04-22)
    FAIRBURN, S. and DOMINONI, A. 2015. Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. In Proceedings of the 11th International European academy of design conference: the value of design research, 22-24 April 2015, Paris, France.
    We moderate our world and our interactions with objects and others through our behaviours, habitats, clothing and gadgetry. Designers seek new ways to innovate products but there is a limit to our experiences and observations ...
  • Designing transformations: schools of excellence. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.07.006, 2011-12)
    FAIRBURN, S. M., 2011. Designing transformations: schools of excellence. Acta Astronautica, 69 (11-12), pp. 1132-1142.
    For over 50 years, including some form of Space education in school curriculum has become an established approach for inspiring young minds to study the sciences and pursue science-based careers. Space camps and schools ...
  • The destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin using titanium dioxide photocatalysis. 

    Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; Robertson, Russell F.; Bruce, Fiona G. (Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/523066/description#description, 2003-08-08)
    LAWTON, L., ROBERTSON, P., ROBERTSON, R. and BRUCE, F., 2003. The destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin using titanium dioxide photocatalysis. Applied Catalysis B. Environmental. Volume 44 (1) pp. 9-13
    Geosmin (GSM) and 2-methylisoborneol (MIB) are semi-volatile compounds produced by cyanobacteria in surface waters. These compounds present problems to the drinking water industry and in aquaculture because they can taint ...
  • Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. 

    Robertson, Peter K. J.; Lawton, Linda A.; Munch, Burkhard; Rouzade, Julien (Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/CC/Index.asp, 1997)
    ROBERTSON, P., LAWTON, L., MUNCH, B. and ROUZADE, J., 1997. Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. Chemical Communications. Issue 4, pp. 393-394
    The rapid destruction of microcystin, a cyanobacterial toxin, using a titanium dioxide photocatalyst is observed; the process is extremely efficient with high concentrations of toxin completely undetectable within 10–40 ...
  • Detection, analysis, and photocatalytic destruction of the freshwater taint compound geosmin 

    Bellu, Edmund (The Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Life Sciences., 2007-04)
    A significant issue affecting the aquaculture and water industries is the presence of off-flavour compounds in water, which cause problems by imparting an undesirable earthy/musty flavour and smell to water and fish. ...
  • Determinants of U.S. corporate credit spreads. 

    Kume, Ortenca (Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting and Finance, 2012-01)
    This thesis deals with various issues regarding determinants of US corporate credit spreads. These spreads are estimated as the difference between yields to maturity for corporate bonds and default-free instruments (Treasury ...
  • The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. 

    Laing, David; Weir, Charlie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404, 1998-08-01)
    LAING, D. and WEIR, C. 1998. The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. Journal of general management [online], 23(4), pages 51-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404.
    Experience, rather than qualifications, influences the pay received by company directors. Executive pay has been the subject of much recent discussion, with concern being expressed about the levels of pay received by the ...
  • DEUM: A Framework for an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm based on Markov Random Fields 

    Shakya, Siddhartha (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, Faculty of Design and Technology, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK, 2006-04)
    Estimation of Distribution Algorithms (EDAs) belong to the class of population based optimisation algorithms. They are motivated by the idea of discovering and exploiting the interaction between variables in the solution. ...
  • Developing a phenomenological understanding of the influence of 'cultural survival mechanisms' as institutional artifacts in shaping indigenous enterprise cultures: a Ghanaian perspective. 

    Abebrese, Armstrong; Smith, Robert (Amity Business School, 2014-01-17)
    ABEBRESE, A. and SMITH, R. 2014. Developing a phenomenological understanding of the influence of 'cultural survival mechanisms' as institutional artifacts in shaping indigenous enterprise cultures: a Ghanaian perspective. Amity business journal, 3(1).
    This article develops a deeper conceptualization of institutionalized adaptive strategies adopted by indigenous Ghanaian entrepreneurs operating within a web of institutional constraints. The qualitative research demonstrates ...
  • Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. 

    Gray, Carole; Douglas, Anne; Leake, Irene; Malins, Julian Paul (The Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University., 1995)
    GRAY, C., DOUGLAS, A., LEAKE, I., MALINS, J., 1995. Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper builds on our earlier research concerned with describing a contextual framework for the development of ‘artistic research procedures’1, 2, and attempts to move forward from this somewhat philosophical stage ...
  • Developing a solar calculator system. 

    Muhammad-Sukki, Saidalmaruzi; Khan, Mohd Toriq Khan Mohd Niyaz; Zeki, Akram M.; Abubakar, Adamu; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (Trans Tech Publications https://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.980.179, 2014-06-30)
    MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, S., KHAN, M.T.K.M.N., ZEKI, A.M., ABUBAKAR, A. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2014. Developing a solar calculator system. Advanced materials research [online], 980, pages 179-183. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.980.179
    There is a rapid increase in global warming over the years. This follows with continues campaign on reducing the energy consumption and protecting the earth against climate change. The Feed-In Tariff (FiT) program was ...
  • Developing a working typology of rural criminals: from a UK police intelligence perspective. 

    Smith, Robert (Ohio State University. http://hdl.handle.net/1811/58844, 2013-12)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Developing a working typology of rural criminals: from a UK police intelligence perspective. International Journal of Rural Criminology, 2 (1), pp. 126 – 145.
    This article develops a working typology of rural criminal types in a UK wide context. It considers strategies used by these diverse ideal-typologies of rural criminals to successfully evade the police intelligence apparatus. ...
  • Developing and animating enterprising individuals and communities: A case study from rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17506201211211000, 2012)
    SMITH, R., 2012. Developing and animating enterprising individuals and communities: A case study from rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 6 (1), pp. 57-83
    Purpose – Socio-economic decline in rural areas is a pervasive and debilitating phenomenon in terms of regional development, particularly when former models of economic growth which once stimulated business generation and ...