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  • Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector 

    Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme; MacLennan, Alan; Jobson, Debbie (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2005.08.003, 2005-12)
    WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., MACLENNAN, A. and JOBSON, D., 2005. Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector. International Journal of Information Management, 25 (6), pp. 533-548
    This paper reports on research into the professional needs of those embarking on impact evaluation in the museum, archive and library sector. The research used a web portal providing impact evaluation research findings ...
  • An improved Vickers indentation fracture toughness model to assess the quality of thermally sprayed coatings. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ahmed, R.; Prathuru, A. K.; Spence, S.; Hossain, Mamdud; Steel, John A. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.07.015, 2014-07-29)
    FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., PRATHURU, A.K., SPENCE, S., HOSSAIN, M. and STEEL, J.A. 2014. An improved Vickers indentation fracture toughness model to assess the quality of thermally sprayed coatings. Engineering fracture mechanics [online], 128, pages 189-204. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.07.015
    This study presents an improved approach to the quality assessment of thermally sprayed coatings. Measurements were carried out on five different coatings. Since it is the overall extent of surface cracking during Vickers ...
  • Improvement in fingerprint detection using Tb(III)-dipicolinic acid complex doped nanobeads and time resolved imaging. 

    Hauser, Frank M.; Knupp, Gerd; Officer, Simon J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.05.010, 2015-08)
    HAUSER, F. M., KNUPP, G. and OFFICER, S., 2015. Improvement in fingerprint detection using Tb(III)-dipicolinic acid complex doped nanobeads and time resolved imaging. Forensic Science International, Vol. 253, pp. 55-63.
    This paper deals with the synthesis and application of lanthanide complex doped nanobeads used as a luminescent fingerprint powder. Due to their special optical properties, namely a long emission lifetime, sharp emission ...
  • Improving bag-of-visual-words model with spatial-temporal correlation for video retrieval. 

    Wang, Lei; Song, Dawei; Elyan, Eyad (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2398433, 2012-10)
    WANG, L., SONG, D. and ELYAN, E., 2012. Improving bag-of-visual-words model with spatial-temporal correlation for video retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management. 29 October – 2 November 2012. New York, NY: ACM. Pp. 1303-1312
    Most of the state-of-art approaches to Query-by-Example (QBE) video retrieval are based on the Bag-of-visual-Words (BovW) representation of visual content. It, however, ig- nores the spatial-temporal information, which ...
  • Improving building function: an analysis of design management processes and operational planning in the development of hospital food service systems. 

    Parks, Clare A. (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-06)
    The complexity of future societies will be reflected not only in the buildings that are created but also in the processes that evolve such buildings. Within the construction industry, and specifically in relation to ...
  • Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. 

    Atorough, Peter; Donaldson, Bill; Harris, Ainslie J. (Edukator d.o.o., 2011-06)
    ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A., 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference. June 1 -2 2011. Slovenia: Edukator.
    The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and ...
  • "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2005-03)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2005. "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. Education for Information, 23 (1/2), pp.9-42.
    This paper aims to identify factors that contribute to the successful initiation of international collaborative projects that are intended to support the development of education for librarianship and information sciences. ...
  • Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK. 

    Weir, Charlie; Laing, David; Wright, Mike (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0306-686X.2005.00617.x, 2005-06)
    WEIR, C., LAING, D. and WRIGHT, M., 2005. Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 32 (5-6), pp. 909-943.
    This paper investigates the factors that influence the decision to change the status of a publicly quoted company to that of a private company. We find that firms that go private are more likely to have higher CEO ownership ...
  • Incorporating a metropolis method in a distribution estimation using Markov random field algorithm. 

    Shakya, Siddhartha; McCall, John; Brown, Deryck (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2005.1555017, 2005-09)
    SHAKYA, S., MCCALL, J. and BROWN, D., 2005. Incorporating a metropolis method in a distribution estimation using Markov random field algorithm. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2005), Volume 3. 2-5 September 2005. New York: IEEE. pp. 2576-2583.
    Markov Random Field (MRF) modelling techniques have been recently proposed as a novel approach to probabilistic modelling for Estimation of Distribution Algorithms (EDAs)[34, 4]. An EDA using this technique, presented ...
  • The increasing role of small business in the Chinese economy. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Li, Jin-Hai; Harrison, Richard; Robson, Paul J. A. (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1540-627X.00084, 2003-07)
    ANDERSON, A. R., LI, J.-H., HARRISON, R. T. and ROBSON, P. J. A., 2003. The increasing role of small business in the Chinese economy. Journal of Small Business Management, 41 (3), pp. 310-316.
    This paper considers the changes in firm ownership since the Chinese government implemented its “open-door” policy in 1978. Most significant amongst these is the relative decline in State owned enterprises and the marked ...
  • Incremental growth in modular neural networks. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Maxwell, Grant M.; Muthuraman, Sethuraman (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2008.11.002, 2009-06)
    MACLEOD, C., MAXWELL, G. M., and MUTHURAMAN, S., 2009. Incremental growth in modular neural networks. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 22 (4/5), pp. 660-666.
    This paper outlines an algorithm for incrementally growing Artificial Neural Networks. The algorithm allows the network to expand by adding new sub-networks or modules to an existing structure; the modules are trained using ...
  • Indigenous capability building as an intervention strategy for sustainable enerby implementation in vulnerable societies. 

    Garniati, Leuserina (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2014-10)
    Geospatial regions have different requirements for energy development due to variations in environmental, economic, social, and political constraints which influence their energy demand profiles and generation capacities. ...
  • Individual strategies for sustainable consumption. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J.; Young, C. William; Hwang, Kumju (Westburn Publishers/Routledge., 2012-03)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C. J., ALEVIZOU, P. J., YOUNG, C. W. and HWANG, K., 2012. Individual strategies for sustainable consumption. Journal of Marketing Management, 28 (3-4), pp. 445-468.
    Consumers have a key role to play in meeting governments’ targets for reduced energy consumption, more sustainable waste management practices and lifestyles with fewer environmental consequences. We discuss some of the ...
  • An inductive logic programming approach to learning which uORFs regulate gene expression. 

    Selpi (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2008-03)
    Some upstream open reading frames (uORFs) regulate gene expression (i.e. they are functional) and can play key roles in keeping organisms healthy. However, how uORFs are involved in gene regulation is not het fully understood. ...
  • Industrial relations in the North Sea oil and gas industry 1965-1995. 

    Gourlay, Douglas (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 1998-11)
    GOURLAY, D, 1996. Industrial relations on offshore installations. In: R. H. FLIN and G. SLAVEN, eds. Managing the offshore installation workforce. Tulsa, OK: Pennwell Books. pp. 195-217.
     
    GOURLAY, D., 1996. Labour processes in the Norwegian and British Sectors of the North Sea oil and gas industry. Paper presented at Fourteenth annual International Labour Process Conference. 29th-31st March 1996. Aston University, Birmingham.
     
    GOURLAY, D., 1997. Paying for the piper: capital and labour in Britain's offshore oil industry (book review). Petroleum Review Vol 51, February.
     
    This thesis analyses the reasons why the system of industrial relations on the United Kingdom continental shelf is very different from that which prevails both onshore and on the Norwegian continental shelf, where the ...
  • Industrial symbiosis: testing the boundaries and advancing knowledge. 

    Lombardi, D. Rachel; Lyons, Donald; Shi, Han; Agarwal, Abhishek (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00455.x, 2012-02)
    LOMBARDI, D. R., LYONS, D., SHI, H. and AGARWAL, A., 2012. Industrial symbiosis: testing the boundaries and advancing knowledge. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 16 (1), pp. 2-7.
  • Inference fusion: a hybrid approach to taxonomic reasoning. 

    Hu, Bo; Compatangelo, Ernesto; Arana, Ines (AAAI, 2003)
    HU, B., ARANA, I. and COMPATANGELO, E., 2003. Inference fusion: a hybrid approach to taxonomic reasoning. In: I. RUSSELL and S. HALLER, eds. Proceedings of the 16th International FLAIRS conference. 12-14 May 2003. St. Augustine, Florida: AAAI. pp. 103-107.
    We present a hybrid way to extend taxonomic reasoning using inference fusion, i.e. the dynamic combination of inferences from distributed heterogeneous reasoners. Our approach integrates results from a DL-based taxonomic ...
  • Inferential measurements for situation awareness: enhancing traffic surveillance by machine learning. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIVEMSA.2013.6617402, 2013-07)
    RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, A., 2013. Inferential measurements for situation awareness: enhancing traffic surveillance by machine learning. In: Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Virtual Environments for Measurement Systems and Applications (CIVEMSA). 15-17 July 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. 93 – 98.
    The paper proposes a generic approach to building inferential measurement systems. The large amount of data needed to be acquired and processed by such systems necessitates the use of machine learning techniques. In this ...
  • Inferring query models by computing information flow. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei (ACM Press, 2002-11)
    BRUZA, P. D. and SONG, D., 2002. Inferring query models by computing information flow. In: Proceedings of the 11th International ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2002). 4-9 November 2002. New York: ACM Press. pp. 260-269.
    The language modelling approach to information retrieval can also be used to compute query models. A query model can be envisaged as an expansion of an initial query. The more prominent query models in the literature ...
  • Influences on Agile practice tailoring in enterprise software development. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE Computer Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AgileIndia.2012.15, 2012-02)
    BASS, J., 2012. Influences on Agile practice tailoring in enterprise software development. In: AGILEINDIA ’12: Proceedings of the 2012 Agile India. 17-19 February 2012. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society. pp. 1-9.
    Agile development projects have become a reality in large enterprises using offshore development models. A case study involving seven international companies with offices in Bangalore, India, and London, UK was conducted, ...