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  • A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2000)
    KISHK, M. and AL-HAJJ, A., 2000. A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 5(1-2), pp. 93-104
    A life cycle costing (LCC) algorithm that can effectively deal with judgmental assessments of input parameters is proposed. This algorithm is based on the fuzzy set theory and interval mathematics. The development of the ...
  • Gas permeation behaviour of single and mixed gas components using as asymmetric ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) http://scholar.waset.org/1999.2/10001725, 2015)
    NWOGU, N. and GOBINA, E., 2015. Gas permeation behaviour of single and mixed gas components using an asymmetric ceramic membrane. Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 9 (6), pp. 677-681.
    A dip-coating process has been used to form an asymmetric silica membrane with improved membrane performance and reproducibility. First, we deposited repeatedly silica on top of a commercial alumina membrane support to ...
  • Gas permeation study using ceramic membranes. 

    Kajama, Mohammed; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (Canadian Centre of Science and Education http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/eer.v4n3p43, 2014-07-11)
    KAJAMA, M.N., NWOGU, N.C. and GOBINA, E., 2014. Gas permeation study using porous ceramic membranes. Energy and Environment Research, Vol 4 (3), pp. 43-49.
    A 6000 nm ceramic membrane was repaired with boehmite solution (ALOOH) through the repeat dip-coating technique. The permeance of hydrogen (H2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) were obtained through the membrane in relation to ...
  • Gas transport and characterization of inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification. 

    Edidiong, Okon; Habiba, Shehu; Gobina, Edward (International Association of Engineers., 2014-10)
    EDIDIONG, O., HABIBA, S. and GOBINA, E., 2014. Gas transport and characterization of inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification. In: S.I. AO, C. DOUGLAS, W.S. GRUNDFEST and J. BURGSTONE, EDS. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2014. 22-24 October, 2014. San Francisco: International Association of Engineers. Volume II, pp. 590-594. ISBN 9789881925374.
    Ethyl lactate is an important organic ester, which is biodegradable in nature and widely used as food additive, perfumery, flavor chemicals and solvent. Inorganic porous ceramic membrane has shown a lot of advantages in ...
  • Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Leaper, Steven (IEEE, 2003)
    MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I., LEAPER, S., 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In: Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium 2003. 23-25 May 2003. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. pp. 321-325.
    Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye ...
  • GDR architecture and town planning in post-unification Germany: 'Geschichtsaufarbeitung' or aesthetic autonomy? 

    Halsall, Robert (Rodopi, 2000)
    HALSALL, R., 2000. GDR architecture and town planning in post-unification Germany: 'Geschichtsaufarbeitung' or aesthetic autonomy? In: P. BARKER, ed. The GDR and its history: ruckblick und revision; die DDR im spiegel der enquete-kommissionen. Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp. 185-214.
  • General practitioner views of an electronic high-risk medicine proforma to facilitate information transfer. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Diack, Lesley; Rudd, Ian G.; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Netherlands http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-014-0033-8, 2015-02)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., DIACK, L., RUDD, I. G. and STEWART, D., 2015. General practitioner views of an electronic high-risk medicine proforma to facilitate information transfer. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37 (1), pp 4-7.
    Background The potential of warfarin related harm is increased if clinicians lack the full patient specific information to make informed decisions—an e-proforma has been developed to communicate this information on hospital ...
  • Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy. 

    Spicker, Paul (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279410000334, 2011-01)
    SPICKER, P., 2011. Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy. Journal of Social Policy, 40 (1), pp. 1-19.
    Social policy research often depends on the application of generalisations from social science. Questions like ‘what works?’ assume that general principles can be translated from specific examples into other contexts. ...
  • Generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. 

    McCall, John; Christie, Lee A.; Brownlee, Alexander Edward Ian (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2739482.2764890, 2015)
    MCCALL, J. A. W., CHRISTIE, L. A. and BROWNLEE, A. E. I, 2015. Generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. In: Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 2015 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO Companion '15). New York: ACM. pp. 767-768.
    We present an approach to generating problems of variable difficulty based on the well-known Proximate Optimality Principle (POP), often paraphrased as "similar solutions have similar fitness". We explore definitions of ...
  • A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems. 

    Her, Jiun-Jhy (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2011-10)
    Over the course of the past decade the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) stations in Taiwan have become open air art galleries: with more prominent and frequent display of various artistic creations in stations, including interactive ...
  • Genre analysis of structured e-mails for corpus profiling. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik (BCS-IRSG http://ewic.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/26114, 2008-10)
    CLARK, M., RUTHVEN, I. and HOLT, P., 2008. Genre analysis of structured e-mails for corpus profiling. In: A. DE ROECK, D. SONG and U. KRUSCHWITZ, eds. Proceedings of Workshop on Corpus Profiling for Information Retrieval and Natural Language Profiling. 18 October 2008. [online]. London: BCS-IRSG. Available from: http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/ewic_ir08_s1paper1.pdf [Accessed 18 March 2015]
    This paper reports on our approach to the analysis of genre recognition using eyetracking. We focused on a collection of different types of email which could represent different datasets, such as, mailing lists for ...
  • Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. 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 gift giving of toys to children at Christmas and Birthdays and their perception of the gift giver. Three areas are discussed; gift giving, the methodological approach and the results and conclusions. Gift ...
  • Gift-giving of toys from adults to children. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-05)
    The focus of this study is the consumer behaviour habits of adults giving of toys to children aged 11 and under as gifts. It is borne out of a need to understand why adults buy gifts for children adding to the issues on ...
  • The Glamour. 

    O'Sullivan, Tom; Tatham, Joanne (2001-04-20)
    TATHAM, J. and O’SULLIVAN, T. (2001) The Glamour Berlin Biennale 2. 20 April – 20 June 2001 [Exhibition]
    The Glamour was commissioned by the Berlin Biennale for this survey of international contemporary art. The Glamour at the Berlin Biennale was a continuation of The Glamour project that was first initiated at Transmission ...
  • Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the ‘mobile professional’. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-03)
    This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of ...
  • Global warming: is weight loss a solution? 

    Gryka, Anna; Broom, John; Rolland, Catherine (Nature Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2011.151, 2012-03)
    GRYKA, A., BROOM, J, and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Global warming: is weight loss a solution? International Journal of Obesity, 36 (3), pp. 474-476.
    The current climate change has been most likely caused by the increased greenhouse gas emissions. We have looked at the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), and estimated the reduction in the CO2 emissions that would ...
  • Globalising employee engagement: myths and reality; a Middle East perspective. 

    Elewa, Tamer F. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2013-04)
    The purpose of this research was to investigate if selected cultural and national aspects had an effect on employee engagement drivers. Another aim was to find out if applying global engagement tools in different cultures ...
  • Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. 

    Young, Anita Finlayson (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2002-03)
    Background: This research was undertaken during a period of rapid change within the NHS including the deinstitutionalisation of care, and increased emphasis on partnership working. The main aim of the study was to examine ...
  • Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980, 2014-02)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local Economy, 29 (1-2), pp. 129-140.
    Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
  • The governance of oil and gas operations in hostile but attractive regions: West Africa. 

    Moller, Leon (Thomson Reuters, 2010-07)
    MOLLER, L., 2010. The governance of oil and gas operations in hostile but attractive regions: West Africa. International Energy Law Review, 4, pp. 110-122
    West Africa with its well-endowed natural resources remains a highly attractive investment opportunity. That is, to investors who are not deterred by the economical and political challenges of these countries including the ...