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  • Directly enhancing the photocatalytic transformation of CO2 and water to renewable fuels. 

    Skillen, Nathan (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2013-06)
    The increases in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) concentrations and depletion of hydrocarbon based fuels have become global concerns. As a result, a number of methods are being developed which aim to restrict GHG and to develop ...
  • Directory of schools of librarianship and information sciences in Latin America - past and present 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2006-12)
    JOHNSON, I., 2006. Directory of schools of librarianship and information sciences in Latin America - past and present. Education for information, 24 (4), pp. 201-254.
    The paper introduces a directory of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences in Latin America. This was based on existing printed directories, and an extensive web search in January 2007. An appended directory ...
  • DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems. 

    Basharu, Muhammed; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (Springer-Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-094-0_3, 2007)
    BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2007. DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems. In: M. BRAMER, F. COENEN and M. PETRIDIS, eds. Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXIV. Proceedings of the 27th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AI-07. 10-12 December 2007. Cambridge. pp. 23-36
    We present a distributed iterative improvement algorithm for solving coarse-grained distributed constraint satisfaction problems (DisCSPs). Our algorithm is inspired by the Distributed Breakout for coarse-grained ...
  • The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of British Institute of Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2008.00637.x, 2009-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2009. The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. British Journal of Management, 20 (Supp. 1), pp. S136-S148.
    This paper examines how the ideal of cosmopolitan identity is represented in selected popular global management texts. The paper argues that the corporate cosmopolitan ideal of a flexible identity draws interdiscursively ...
  • The discourse of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. Gray's School of Art., 2016-02)
    PRICE, J.F.R. 2016. The discourse of cultural leadership. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Cultural leadership has been a key concept in cultural policy and training since 2002. Most closely associated with the UK’s Clore Leadership Programme, it has been developed through various courses and initiatives ...
  • The discourse of design for social innovation. 

    Bugali, Hilal; Fairburn, Susan Marie (GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY http://www.isircconference2016.com/, 2016-09-05)
    BUGALI, H. and FAIRBURN, S. 2016. The discourse of design for social innovation. In Proceedings of the 8th international social innovation research conference: social innovation in the 21st century; beyond welfare capitalism, 5-7th September 2016, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University, ID 160.
    Social innovation is an interdisciplinary area, where many professionals work collaboratively towards public good. In the last decade, design practitioners in the UK have shown increasing interest in social innovation ...
  • Discovering information flow using a high dimensional conceptual space. 

    Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D. (ACM Press. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/383952.384017, 2001-09)
    SONG, D. and BRUZA, P. D., 2001. Discovering information flow using a high dimensional conceptual space. In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 9-13 September 2001. New York: ACM. pp. 327-333.
    This paper presents an informational inference mechanism realized via the use of a high dimensional conceptual space. More specifically, we claim to have operationalized important aspects of Gärdenfors’s recent three-level ...
  • Dispensing with the consent of a non-entitled spouse. 

    Anderson, Craig (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2014-09-30)
    ANDERSON, C. 2014. Dispensing with the consent of a non-entitled spouse. Juridical review [online], 3, pages 177-186. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    Discusses the right given to a non-owning spouse to occupy the matrimonial home under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981 and in particular s.7 which allows the court to dispense with the non-owning ...
  • Disposable screen printed sensor for the electrochemical detection of methamphetamine in undiluted saliva. 

    Bartlett, Carrie-Ann; Taylor, Sarah; Fernandez, Carlos; Wanklyn, Ceri; Burton, Daniel; Enston, Emma; Raniczkowska, Aleksandra; Black, Murdo; Murphy, Lindy (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13065-016-0147-2, 2016-02-01)
    BARTLETT, C-A., TAYLOR, S., FERNANDEZ, C., WANKLYN, C., BURTON, D., ENSTON, E., RANICZKOWSKA, A., BLACK, M. and MURPHY, L., 2016. Disposable screen printed sensor for the electrochemical detection of methamphetamine in undiluted saliva. Chemistry Central Journal, Vol 10 (3).
    Background Methamphetamine has an adverse effect on the ability to drive safely. Police need to quickly screen potentially impaired drivers therefore a rapid disposable test for methamphetamine is highly desirable. This ...
  • Dissimilarity measures for content-based image retrieval. 

    Hu, Rui; Ruger, Stefan; Song, Dawei; Liu, Haiming; Huang, Zi (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICME.2008.4607697, 2008-06)
    HU, R., RUGER, S., SONG, D., LIU, H. and HUANG, Z., 2008. Dissimilarity measures for content-based image retrieval. In: 2008 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo: ICME 2008: Proceedings. 23-26 June 2008. IEEE. pp. 1365-1368.
    Dissimilarity measurement plays a crucial role in contentbased image retrieval. In this paper, sixteen core dissimilarity measures are introduced and evaluated. We carry out a systematic performance comparison on three ...
  • Distributed guided local search for solving binary DisCSPs. 

    Basharu, Muhammed; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (AAAI Press, 2005-05)
    BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2005. Distributed guided local search for solving binary DisCSPs. In: Proceedings of the 18th International FLAIRS Conference. 16-18 May 2005. Florida. pp. 660-665
    We introduce the Distributed Guided Local Search (Dist- GLS) algorithm for solving Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems. Our algorithm is based on the centralised Guided Local Search algorithm, which is extended ...
  • Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. 

    Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Abd Fatah, Abdul Yasser; Jamian, Jasrul Jamani; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa (IAES https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v5.i3.pp488-495, 2017-03-30)
    MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N.B., BANI, N.A., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MAD KAIDI, H., ABD FATAH, A.Y., JAMIAN, J.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2017. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. Indonesian journal of electrical engineering and computer science [online], 5(3): selections from the proceedings of the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, pages 488-495. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v5.i3.pp488-495
    This paper presents a solution to solve the network reconfiguration, DG coordination (location and size), and capacitor coordination (location and size), simultaneously. The proposed solution will be determined by using ...
  • The diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566260910969698, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 1 (2), pp. 148-163.
    Purpose: Many ‘Divas’ despite possessing destructive character traits ironically become successful entrepreneurs thus illustrating an alternative ‘storied’ social construction of entrepreneurship. This influences how ...
  • Diversification of seafarers' employability paths. 

    Acomi, Nicoleta; Acomi, Ovidiu (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.4, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, N. and ACOMI, O. 2016. Diversification of seafarers' employability paths.. In the European proceedings of social and behavioural sciences [EpSBS]; 15th World lumen congress [WLC 2016], 12-17 April 2016, Lasi, Romania. London: Future academy [online], pages 21-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.4.
    Romania's admission following the extension of the EU and the globalisation of the maritime industry exposed Romanian employees to the maritime labour market. This market is characterised by increased competition determined ...
  • Diversity and internationalisation in interprofessional education. 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtumed.2016.11.001, 2016-11-30)
    JOSEPH, S. 2016. Diversity and internationalisation in interprofessional education. Journal of Taibah university medical sciences [online], 11(6), pages 566-570. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtumed.2016.11.001
    This position paper considers the perspectives of introducing diversity and internationalisation to the interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum. Whilst this may seem like an onerous task in the challenging area of ...
  • Do academic enquiry services scare students? 

    Robinson, Catherine M.; Reid, Peter H. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00907320710774283, 2007)
    ROBINSON, CATHERINE M. and REID, PETER H., 2007. Do academic enquiry services scare students? Reference Services Review, 35 (3), pp. 405-424
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to clarify the ways in which students seek help in libraries, and their feelings about using library enquiry services. In this way, it should bring practical benefits to academic ...
  • Do company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions? A survey approach. 

    Owusu, Andrews; Weir, Charlie (David Publishing https://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2013.11.010, 2013-11-30)
    OWUSU, A. and WEIR, C. 2013. Do company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions? A survey approach. Journal of modern accounting and auditing [online], 9(11), pages 1526-1534. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2013.11.010
    This paper examines whether company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions within Ghanaian listed firms. Using a survey approach, the respondents, who were company executives and non-executive ...
  • 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 ...