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  • 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 ...
  • A genetic algorithm approach to optimising random forests applied to class engineered data. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.08.007, 2016-08-04)
    ELYAN, E. and GABER, M.M. 2016. A genetic algorithm approach to optimising random forests applied to class engineered data. Information sciences [online], (accepted). Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.08.007
    In numerous applications and especially in the life science domain, examples are labelled at a higher level of granularity. For example, binary classification is dominant in many of these datasets, with the positive class ...
  • 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 ...
  • GPR55 deletion in mice leads to age-related ventricular dysfunction and impaired adrenoceptor-mediated inotropic responses. 

    Walsh, Sarah K.; Hector, Emma E.; Andreasson, Anne-Christine; Jonsson-Rylander, Ann-Cathrine; Wainwright, Cherry L. (PLOS http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108999, 2014-10)
    WALSH, S. K., HECTOR, E. E., ANDREASSON, A.-C., JONSSON-RYLANDER, A.-C., and WAINWRIGHT, C. L., 2014. GPR55 deletion in mice leads to age-related ventricular dysfunction and impaired adrenoceptor-mediated inotropic responses. PLOS ONE, 9 (10), e108999.
    G protein coupled receptor 55 (GPR55) is expressed throughout the body, and although its exact physiological function is unknown, studies have suggested a role in the cardiovascular system. In particular, GPR55 has been ...
  • A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McDonagh, Deana (Design Society., 2008-09)
    MALINS, J. and MCDONAGH, D., 2008. A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. In: A. CLARKE, M. EVATT, P. HOGARTH, J. LLOVERAS and L. PONS, eds. New perspectives in design education: Proceedings of the Engineering and Product Design Education Conference held at Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 4-5 September 2008, Volume 1. Design Society. Pp. 198-203.
    Design education is facing some interesting and challenging times. Students need to be equipped with all the necessary designing skills, whilst being effective interdisciplinary team players and sensitive design researchers. ...
  • Graphics processing unit based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation. 

    Debnath, Jayanta K.; Gole, Aniruddha M.; Fung, Wai-Keung (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2015.2492983, 2015-10-26)
    DEBNATH, J.K., GOLE, A.M. and FUNG, W.-K. 2015. Graphics processing unit based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation. IEEE transactions on power delivery [online], Early Access. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2015.2492983
    This paper presents a novel parallelization approach to speedup EMT simulation, using GPU-based computing. This paper extends earlier published works in the area, by exploiting additional parallelism to accelerate EMT ...
  • Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (British Psychological Society, 2011-02)
    MCDONALD, S., 2011. Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. In: D. BARTLETT, ed. Going green: the psychology of sustainability in the workplace. Leicester: The British Psychological Society. pp. 59-64.
  • Grounding the theory of virtue. 

    Crockett, Carter (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2005-08)
    Business plays a powerful role in contemporary society, but this increasing role has been accompanied by a growing concern regarding the social and moral impact of enterprising endeavour. One of the greatest challenges ...