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  • Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: a study of user satisfaction and task performance. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M.; Muir, Laura J. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23595, 2015-09-23)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H., BURNETT, S. and MUIR, L. 2015. Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: a study of user satisfaction and task performance. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) [online], Early View. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23595
    No prior research has been identified that investigates the causal factors for workplace exploratory search task performance. The impact of user, task, and environmental factors on user satisfaction and task performance ...
  • An exploratory study of the views of community pharmacy staff on the management of patients with undiagnosed skin problems. 

    Tucker, Rod; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12179, 2015-02-17)
    TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2015. An exploratory study of the views of community pharmacy staff on the management of patients with undiagnosed skin problems. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 23(6), pages 390-398. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12179
    Objective: The aim of this study was to explore pharmacist and medicine counter assistant (MCA) perceptions of community pharmacy management of patients presenting with symptomatic skin problems. Methods: The study ...
  • Exploring aspects of cell intelligence with artificial reaction networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00500-013-1174-8, 2014-10)
    GERRARD, C. E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G. M. and MACLEOD, C., 2014. Exploring aspects of cell intelligence with artificial reaction networks. Soft Computing, 18 (10), pp. 1899-1912.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a Cell Signalling Network inspired connectionist representation belonging to the branch of A-Life known as Artificial Chemistry. Its purpose is to represent chemical circuitry ...
  • Exploring behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. 

    Alqubaisi, Mai; Tonna, Antonella P.; Strath, Alison; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-016-2054-9, 2016-04-11)
    ALQUBAISI, M., TONNA, A., STRATH, A. and STEWART, D. 2016. Exploring behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. European journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 72(7), pages 887-895. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-016-2054-9
    Purpose: Effective and efficient medication reporting processes are essential in promoting patient safety. Few qualitative studies have explored reporting of medication errors by health professionals and none have made ...
  • Exploring escalation of commitment in construction project management: case study of the Scottish Parliament project. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Smith, Simon D. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management. http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2014-0753-0762_Ahiaga-Dagbui_Smith.pdf, 2014-09)
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D. and SMITH, S. D., 2014. Exploring escalation of commitment in construction project management: case study of the Scottish Parliament project. In: A. RAIDEN and R. ABOAGYE-NIMO, eds. Proceedings 30th Annual ARCOM Conference. 1-3 September 2014. Nottingham, Association of Researchers in Construction Management. Pp. 753-762.
    Successfully managing large construction projects within defined budget and time constraints has always been a major challenge largely because crucial decisions about the project's ultimate fate have to be made within an ...
  • Exploring peer-mentoring for community dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain: a qualitative study 

    Cooper, Kay; Schofield, Patricia; Klein, Susan; Smith, Blair H.; Jehu, Llinos Mary (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2016.05.005, 2016-05-26)
    COOPER, K., SCHOFIELD, P., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and JEHU, L.M. 2016. Exploring peer-mentoring for community dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain: a qualitative study. Physiotherapy [online], (accepted). Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2016.05.005
    Objectives To explore the perceptions of patients, physiotherapists, and potential peer mentors on the topic of peer-mentoring for self-management of chronic low back pain following discharge from physiotherapy. Desi ...
  • Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials. 

    Tonna, Antonella P. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-07)
    This aim of the research was to explore pharmacist prescribing (PP) with a focus on antimicrobials, in hospitals in Scotland. A mixed-methods approach was used to collect, generate and synthesise data. A systematic ...
  • Exploring structures and processes of medicines management in elderly hospitalised patients in the United Arab Emirates. 

    Al Shemeili, Saeed Khamis (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2015-11)
    Given the complexity of medicines use in elderly patients, structures and processes of medicines management are key to deriving best outcomes. This research was conducted in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ...
  • Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. 

    Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Moore, David R.; McDonald, Seonaidh (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctr031, 2011-12)
    ABDEL-WAHAB, M., MOORE, D. and MCDONALD, S., 2011. Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 6 (4), pp. 318-323
    Housing associations (HAs) are responsible for building and managing approximately one-third of affordable homes in Scotland. The adoption of low carbon technologies (LCTs) by HAs presents an area that could potentially ...
  • Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus. 

    Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing2.pdf, 2008-08)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus. SIPR Briefing Paper, 2.
    Although the term ‘Entrepreneurial Policing’ (EP) is in vogue it remains little more than meaningless rhetoric because traditionally, the term entrepreneur itself has not been part of the pragmatic lexicon of Policing. ...
  • Extracorporeal shock wave for the treatment of chronic venous ulcers: a pilot study. 

    Cooper, Ben (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-11)
    This thesis reports a pilot study investigating the use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ECSW) in the treatment of chronic venous ulcers. The studies primary aim was to assess the clinical effectiveness of this treatment ...
  • Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert; Christou, Maria L. (Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Faculty of Administration of the University of Regina., 2009)
    SMITH, R. and CHRISTOU, M. L., 2009. Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 22 (1), pp. 69-84.
    There has been an upsurge in academic studies relating to the underclass as a marginalized group. Notwithstanding this, the literature seldom represents the underclass as an economically active grouping. This study counters ...
  • Facilitating DL-based hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Arana, Ines; Compatangelo, Ernesto (Springer-Verlag, 2002-12)
    HU, B., ARANA, I. and COMPATANGELO, E. 2002. Facilitating DL-based hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. In: M. BRAMER and A. PREECE eds. Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XIX: Proceedings of ES2002, the Twenty-second SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems and Applied Artificial Intelligence. December 2002. Cambridge. pp. 91- 104.
    We present an extension to DL-based taxonomic reasoning by means of the proposed inference fusion, i.e. the dynamic combination of inferences from distributed heterogeneous reasoners. Our approach integrates results ...
  • Facilitating DL-based hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. 

    Hu, Bo; Arana, Ines; Compatangelo, Ernesto (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0950-7051(03)00026-1, 2003-07)
    HU, B., ARANA, I. and COMPATANGELO, E., 2003. Facilitating DLbased hybrid reasoning with inference fusion. Knowledge Based Systems, 16 (5-6), pp. 42-48.
    We present an extension to DL-based taxonomic reasoning by means of inference fusion, i.e. the dynamic combination of inferences from distributed heterogeneous reasoners. Our approach integrates results from a DL-based ...
  • Facilitating query decomposition in query language modeling by association rule mining using multiple sliding windows. 

    Song, Dawei; Huang, Qiang; Ruger, Stefan; Bruza, Peter D. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-786-7_31, 2008)
    SONG, D., HUANG, Q., RUGER, S. and BRUZA, P. D., 2008. Facilitating query decomposition in query language modeling by association rule mining using multiple sliding windows. In: C. MACDONALD, I. OUNIS, V. PLACHOURAS, I. RUTHVEN and R.W. WHITE, eds. Advances in Information Retrieval: 30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30-April 3, 2008; Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 334-345.
    This paper presents a novel framework to further advance the recent trend of using query decomposition and high-order term re- lationships in query language modeling, which takes into account terms implicitly associated ...
  • Factors impacting on technology acceptance for the micro/SME electronics retailer. 

    Connon, Neil G. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Marketing, 2007-12)
    The UK micro/SME (known here as SME) retail sector is very important to the economic well being of the country. Its ability to generate jobs as well as income makes it a key part of the drive towards economic growth, and ...
  • FADE AWAY and RADIATE. 

    Buckley, Jim (http://www.arttrail.ie, 2007-09)
    (2007) FADE AWAY and RADIATE (artwork), Firkin Crane building, Cork, Ireland. September 2007. Commissioned by Art Trail Visual Arts Festival (www.arttrail.ie) for ‘SLOWSPACE FASTPACE ‘ exhibition. Curator Rana Ozturk.
  • Failure prognostic schemes and database design of a software tool for efficient management of wind turbine maintenance. 

    Sinha, Yashwant; Steel, John A. (Multi-Science / Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/0309-524X.39.4.453, 2015)
    SINHA, Y. and STEEL, J., 2015. Failure prognostic schemes and database design of a software tool for efficient management of wind turbine maintenance. Wind Engineering, Vol 39 (4), pp. 453-478.
    Wind Turbines require numerous and varied types of maintenance activities throughout their lifespan, the frequency of which increases with years in operation. At present the proportion of maintenance cost to the total cost ...
  • The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'. 

    Ullah, Farid; Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-02-2015-0005, 2015-09-30)
    ULLAH, F. and SMITH, R. 2015. The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'. World journal of entrepreneurship, management and sustainable development [online], 11(3), pages 154-175. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-02-2015-0005
    The purpose of this paper is to examine and explore why 'Small-Businesses' resist employing outside the immediate family and investigate the employee as an outsider and entrepreneurial resource. Design/methodology/approach ...
  • Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. [Protocol] 

    Larsson, Maria; Lee, Siew Hwa; Wilde-Larsson, Bodil; Olsson, Cecilia; Bjuresäter, Kaisa; Hov, Reidun; Grov, Ellen Karine; Kennedy, Catriona (PROSPERO http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016037839, 2016-04-19)
    LARSSON, M., LEE, S.H., WILDE-LARSSON, B., OLSSON, C., BJURESÄTER, K., HOV, R., GROV, E.K. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. Protocol. PROSPERO [online], CRD42016037839. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016037839
    The aim of this integrative review is to explore the evidence base of family carers' preferences for support during end of life care in their own home. To investigate what preferences for support family carers have during ...