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  • 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, ...
  • The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children’s sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers. 

    Mackie, Grace E. (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media., 2014-05)
    Academics, educationalists and parents have all expressed increasing concern about targeting and marketing towards children, particularly to those within the age group of eight to thirteen, and identified as tweenagers. ...
  • Informal slack in organisations: a qualitative analysis of innovative organisations. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (Common Ground Publishing. http://ijmar.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.286/prod.8, 2012)
    MCDONALD, S., 2012. Informal slack in organisations: a qualitative analysis of innovative organisations. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management: Annual Review, 12, pp. 71-83.
    This paper considers the relationship between organisational slack and innovation from a new perspective. Moving away from the traditional quantitative research approaches, semi-structured interviews and an activity theory ...
  • Information and library studies on a virtual campus. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=30BBC72F677AA27237F808C98161EDFB?containerType=Issue&containerId=16645, 2001-09)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. Information and library studies on a virtual campus. New Library World, October 2001, 102(1169), pp.362-371.
    Provides a critical overview of the introduction of the Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Science course in Information and Library Studies, in online distance learning mode, by the School of Information and Media at the ...
  • Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions 

    Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline (Department of Information Management, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University, 2006)
    WILLIAMS, Dorothy and WAVELL, Caroline. Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions. Final report on research funded by Society for Educational Studies. Research Report 15, Department of Information Management, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University, 2006.
    The study reported here was designed to investigate how secondary school teachers describe their students’ information literacy. It sought to identify how information literacy is interpreted by teachers in relation to the ...
  • Information need, information seeking behaviour and participation, with special reference to needs related to citizenship: results of a national survey. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007112, 2000)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Information need, information seeking behaviour and participation, with special reference to needs related to citizenship: results of a national survey. Journal of Documentation, March 2000, 56(2), pp.136-160.
    This paper reports the results of the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the BLR&IC: a nation-wide survey, by personal doorstep interview, of the citizenship information needs of almost ...
  • The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007142, 1999-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. Journal of Documentation, March 1999, 55(2), pp.159-183.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey by questionnaire ...
  • The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). 

    Marcella, Rita; Carcary, Iona; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=30BBC72F677AA27237F808C98161EDFB?containerType=Issue&containerId=15580, 1999)
    MARCELLA, R., CARCARY, I. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Library Management, 1999, 20(3), pp.168-178.
    Investigates attitudes amongst decision makers in the European Parliament to the role of information in their work, and their ability to identify, access and evaluate that information most relevant to their needs. Aims to ...
  • The information seeking behaviour of oil and gas industry workers in the context of health, safety and emergency response: a discussion of the value of models of information behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy; Lockerbie, Hayley (Information Research http://www.informationr.net/ir/18-3/paper583.html, 2013-09)
    MARCELLA, R., PIRIE, T. and ROWLANDS, H., 2013. The information seeking behaviour of oil and gas industry workers in the context of health, safety and emergency response: a discussion of the value of models of information behaviour. Information Research, 18 (3), paper 583.
    Introduction. We explore the application of models of information seeking behaviour to the findings of a study of the information needs of oil and gas workers in relation to health, safety and emergency response. Method. ...
  • Information seeking behaviour of parents of paediatric patients for clinical decision making: the central role of information literacy in a participatory setting. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Georgantzi, Georgia; Niakas, Dimitris (Information Research. http://www.informationr.net/ir/18-3/paper590.html#.VWcF3zhMuUk, 2013-09)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P., MARTZOUKOU, K., GEORGANTZI, G. and NIAKAS, D., 2013. Information seeking behaviour of parents of paediatric patients for clinical decision making: the central role of information literacy in a participatory setting. Information Research. [online] 18 (3) Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/index.html [Accessed 21 May 2015]
    Introduction. This study investigated the information seeking behaviour and needs of parents of paediatric patients and their motives for seeking Internet-based information. Method. A questionnaire survey of 121 parents ...
  • Infusion: a hybrid reasoning system with description logics. 

    Hu, Bo; Compatangelo, Ernesto; Arana, Ines (ACTA Press http://www.actapress.com/Content_of_Proceeding.aspx?proceedingid=237, 2003)
    HU, B., COMPATANGELO, E. and ARANA, I., 2003. Infusion fusion: a hybrid reasoning system with description logics. Third IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications. 8-10 September 2003. Benalmadena, Spain. Pp. 327-332.
    We discussed a new approach using inference fusion, i.e. the cooperative reasoning from distributed heterogeneous inference systems, to extend the expressive and deductive powers of existing Description Logic (DL) based ...