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  • Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. 

    Broom, Iain; Rolland, Catherine (M&K Update Ltd., 2010)
    BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C., 2010. Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. M. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M&K Update Ltd. Pp. 51-66.
  • How green is children’s television? 

    Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh; Blades, Mark; Laing, Audrey Frances (Westburn Publishers. http://dx.doi.org/10.1362/204440813X13645551140991, 2013)
    OATES, C. J., MCDONALD, S., BLADES, M. and LAING, A., 2013. How green is children’s television? Social Business, 3 (1), pp. 37-45.
    Purpose To meet stated waste reduction goals, the UK government via Defra (Department for environment, farming and rural affairs) is attempting to reduce household mainstream waste. One approach is to encourage children ...
  • How nurses behave online? Nurses’ online information needs and internet seeking behaviour. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Intas, G.; Niakas, Dimitris (IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) http://dx.doi.org/10.15224/ 978-1-63248-032-3-139, 2014-10)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P. A., MARTZOUKOU, K., INTAS, G. and NIAKAS, D., 2014. How nurses behave online? Nurses’ online information needs and internet seeking behaviour. In: R. KUMAR, ed. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behaviour (SMHB 14)[online] 25-26 October. New York. IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) pp. 192-199. Available from: http://www.seekdl.org/nm.php?id=4579 [Accessed 13 August 2015]
    Registered nurses constitute the largest group of healthcare professionals with a rather distinctive and crucial role in healthcare services provision. For keeping up with their professional advances and follow the rapid ...
  • How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. 

    Bass, Julian M. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10664-014-9322-z, 2014-07)
    BASS, J. M., 2014. How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. Empirical Software Engineering. [online] Article 9322. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10664-014-9322-z [Accessed 03/08/2015]
    Software development teams in large scale offshore enterprise development programmes are often under intense pressure to deliver high quality software within challenging time contraints. Project failures can attract adverse ...
  • How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0010, 2013-07)
    LAING, R., 2013. How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver. Structural Survey, 31 (5), pp. 355-367.
    Purpose - This paper concerns the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, which survived the threat of major internal demolition and rebuilding during the 1960s and early 1970s. The building has subsequently undergone significant ...
  • Human rights abroad. 

    Arnell, Paul (Nottingham Trent University. http://www.ntu.ac.uk/nls/document_uploads/notnghmlj0016.pdf, 2007)
    ARNELL, P., 2007. Human rights abroad. Nottingham Law Journal, 16 (2), pp. 1-28.
  • Humble leadership and the police service. 

    Smith, Robert (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing6.pdf, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Humble leadership and the Police Service. SIPR Briefings. [online] 6. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing6.pdf [Accessed 23 November 2009]
    The concepts of ‘Humble Leadership’ and ‘Leader Humility’ are emerging as areas of interest in leadership studies and this briefing note is intended to highlight their potential relevance as a leadership style in the police ...
  • The Hungary Series 

    Dunbar, Lennox (http://www.artmuz.hu/index.asp?inc=kiallitas_reszletek&id=202, 2009-09)
    The Hungary Series A series of 45 digital prints that were shown at the Municipal Museum of Art in Gyor Hungary. This solo exhibition was the result of winning a major award at “ Matrices 2007” an International ...
  • Hybrid algorithms for distributed constraint satisfaction. 

    Lee, David Alexander James (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2010-04)
    A Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problem (DisCSP) is a CSP which is divided into several inter-related complex local problems, each assigned to a different agent. Thus, each agent has knowledge of the variables and ...
  • A hybrid approach to distributed constraint satisfaction. 

    Lee, David; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem; Hui, Kit-Ying (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85776-1_33, 2008)
    LEE, D., ARANA, I., AHRIZ, H. and HUI, K. 2008. A hybrid approach to distributed constraint satisfaction. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications (AIMSA). 4-6 September 2008. Varna, Bulgaria. pp. 375-379
    We present a hybrid approach to Distributed Constraint Satisfaction which combines incomplete, fast, penalty-based local search with complete, slower systematic search. Thus, we propose the hybrid algorithm PenDHyb ...
  • A hybrid approach to solving coarse-grained DisCSPs. 

    Lee, David; Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem; Hui, Kit-Ying (International Foundation for Autonomous Agents & Multi-Agent Systems http://www.ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas09/pdf/02_Extended_Abstract/C_SP_0555.pdf, 2009-05)
    LEE, D., ARANA, I., AHRIZ, H. and HUI, K-Y., 2009. A hybrid approach to solving coarse-grained DisCSPs. In: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi Agent Systems (AAMAS 09), 10-15 May 2009. Budapest: IFAAMAS. Pp. 1235-1236.
    A coarse-grained Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problem (DisCSP) consists of several loosely connected constraint satisfaction subproblems, each assigned to an individual agent. We present Multi-Hyb, a two-phase ...
  • Hybrid models for combination of visual and textual features in context-based image retrieval. 

    Kaliciak, Leszek (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2013-07)
    Visual Information Retrieval poses a challenge to intelligent information search systems. This is due to the semantic gap, the difference between human perception (information needs) and the machine representation of ...
  • Hydrodynamic and economic modelling of tidal current energy conversion systems. 

    Melville, Guy T. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2008-11)
    This thesis examines the contribution of computational modelling to the development of the tidal current energy industry, against the background of increasing commercial, government, academic and public interest. It does ...
  • ICT (information communication technology), peripherality and smaller hospitality businesses in Scotland. 

    Irvine, Wilson; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550810887381, 2008)
    IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2008. ICT (information communication technology), peripherality and smaller hospitality businesses in Scotland. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 14 (4), pp. 200-218
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of information communication technology (ICT) in small rural hospitality businesses. Although ICT is often presented as a means of reducing the impact of being ...
  • Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed; Laing, Richard Alexander (World Academic Publishing. http://dx.doi/org/10.5963/PHF0202009, 2013-06)
    WILSON, G., KISHK, M. and LAING, R., 2013. Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. Public Health Frontier, 2 (2), pp. 114-121.
    Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the ...
  • Ill Wind 

    Henderson, David (http://www.banksidegallery.com/viewexhibition.aspx?exhibitionid=1086, 2014)
    HENDERSON, D., 2014. Ill Wind. Watercolour. Available from OpenAIR@RGU. [online]. Available from: http://openair.rgu.ac.uk
    ‘Ill Wind’ blows fair for Aberdeen artist. A teaching fellow at Gray’s School of Art has been recognised by the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS). David Henderson is the recipient of this year’s David Gluck Memorial Award ...
  • Illegal diversification in the farming community? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Arthur Rank Centre, 2012-12)
    MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R., 2012. Illegal diversification in the farming community? RuSource Briefing. [online]. 1660. Available from: http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12120694 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
  • Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences. 

    MacLennan, Alan (CILIP http://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/lir/ojs/index.php/lir/article/view/493, 2012)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2012. Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences. Library and Information Research 36 (112), pp. 55-71.
    This paper describes a piece of research intended to establish user preferences for the design of virtual worlds for information retrieval, and reflects critically on the methodology adopted. Over 100 students and staff ...
  • Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800410515255, 2004-01)
    JOHNSON, I. M., WILLIAMS, D. A., WAVELL, C. and BAXTER, G., 2004. Impact evaluation, professional practice, and policy making. New Library World, 105 (1/2), pp. 33-46.
    This paper examines the relationship between research into the evaluation of the impact of library and information services, policy making in the field, and professional practice and education. The paper first summarises ...
  • The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. 

    Salman, Huda Shakir (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2011-06)
    This thesis aims to explore the potential impact of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) as a conceptual design tool on the design methodology of final year students. Many design studies have focused on sketching and ...