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  • The appraisal interview reappraised. 

    Tourish, Dennis (Routledge, 2006)
    TOURISH, D., 2006. The appraisal interview reappraised. In: O. HARGIE, ed. The handbook of communication skills. 3rd ed. London: Routledge. pp. 505-530
    The appraisal interview is one of the most ubiquitous features of life in organisations. It is also one of the most ridiculed. Evidence mounts each year to the effect that most such interviews are poorly managed, fail ...
  • Appreciative inquiry as an intervention to change nursing practice in in-patient settings: an integrative review. 

    Watkins, Sarah; Dewar, Belinda; Kennedy, Catriona (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.04.017, 2016-05-01)
    WATKINS, S., DEWAR, B. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Appreciative inquiry as an intervention to change nursing practice in in-patient settings: an integrative review. International journal of nursing studies [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.04.017
    Background High profile accounts of failures in patient care reflect an urgent need for transformational development in healthcare. Appreciative Inquiry is promoted as an approach to exploring and bringing about change ...
  • An approach to evolvable neural functionality. 

    Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Macleod, Christopher; Maxwell, Grant M. (Springer, 2003)
    CAPANNI, N., MACLEOD, C. and MAXWELL, G., 2003. An approach to evolvable neural functionality. In: O. KAYNAK, E. ALPAYDIN, E. OJA and L. XU, eds. Artificial neural networks and neural information processing – supplementary proceedings ICANN/ICONIP 2003. 26-29 June 2003. Istanbul, Turkey. pp. 220- 223.
    This paper outlines a neural model, which has been designed to be flexible enough to assume most mathematical functions. This is particularly useful in evolutionary networks as it allows the network complexity to increase ...
  • Approximating true relevance model in relevance feedback. 

    Zhang, Peng (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2013-01)
    Relevance is an essential concept in information retrieval (IR) and relevance estimation is a fundamental IR task. It involves not only document relevance estimation, but also estimation of user's information need. ...
  • Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/arbint/aiw034, 2016-09-09)
    MANTE, J. 2016. Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. Arbitration international [online], Advanced Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/arbint/aiw034
    Growth in international trade has led to considerable expansion of the scope of matters capable of settlement by arbitration. In spite of sustained scholarly activity on arbitrability, the question of what is arbitrable ...
  • Arbitration law in Qatar: the way forward. 

    Al-Obaidli, Jassim Mohammed A. A. (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Law School., 2016-04)
    AL-OBAIDLI, J.M.A.A. 2016. Arbitration law in Qatar: the way forward. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Qatar is among the fastest growing developing countries in all fields. Since the State of Qatar gained independence from the United Kingdom, the Qatari government has been focusing on the formation of state institutions ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym 3: getting to grips with BIM. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, Graham J.; Harty, James (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55252, 2016-05-31)
    KOUIDER, T., PATERSON, G. and HARTY, J. 2016. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym 3: getting to grips with BIM. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 95-119. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55252
    Among Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in particular, the UK Government's ambitions regarding BIM uptake and diffusion across the construction sector may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by interactions ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: 2; reviewing evolving paradigms for BIM implementation among SMEs. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, J. J. G. (Robert Gordon University http://www.rgu.ac.uk/download.cfm?downloadfile=DD9E0FC0-9A42-11E4-9D160050568D0025&typename=dmFile&fieldname=filename, 2014-11)
    KOUIDER, T. and PATERSON, J. J. G., 2014. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: 2; reviewing evolving paradigms for BIM implementation among SMEs. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Architectural Technology, Towards Innovative Professional Practice : Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Architectural Technology, Aberdeen 2014 (ICAT2014) 7 November 2014. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 295-312.
    Among Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) (EC, 2013) in particular, the UK Government’s ambitions regarding BIM uptake and diffusion across the construction sector may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: critical perspectives of evangelical and evolutionary paradigms for technical design. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, Graham J. (ICAT http://www.archtechcongress.com/DownloadableContentHandler.ashx?mediaId=d35daabc-d251-4643-8194-429a225255a1, 2013-03)
    KOUIDER, T. and PATERSON, G. J., 2013. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: critical perspectives of evangelical and evolutionary paradigms for technical design. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Architectural Technology. 22 March 2013. Sheffield: ICAT. Pp. 122-141.
    The United Kingdom Government’s intent to embed collaborative Level 2 BIM into publicly procured building projects from 2016 (BIM Task Group, 2012) trails the General Services Administration’s (GSA, 2012) earlier and ...
  • Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs? 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil; Fremantle, Chris (The Design Society., 2015-09)
    GULARI, M. N. and FREMANTLE, C., 2015. Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs? In: G. BINGHAM, D. SOUTHEE, J. MCCARDLE, A. KOVACEVIC, E. BOHEMIA and B. PARKINSON, eds. Great Expectations: Design Teaching, Research and Enterprise; Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE15). 3-4 September 2015. Glasgow: The Design Society. pp. 556-561.
    This study analyses the design discourse and approaches in order to identify whether design-led innovation approaches are applicable to SMEs. It discusses the number of concepts that are widely used in design including ...
  • Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use?: The use of electronic theses and dissertations by nurse scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (CILIP http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/health/events/conferences/Pages/hlg-conference-2012-posters.aspx, 2012-07)
    COPELAND, S., MACDUFF, C., NOLFI, D., GOODFELLOW, L., BLACKWOOD, D. and LESLIE, G., 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use?: The use of electronic theses and dissertations by nurse scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. Health Libraries Group Conference 2012: Health libraries under the microscope: protecting your formula. 12-13 July 2012. [online] London: CILIP. Available from: http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/health/events/conferences/Pages/hlg-conference-2012-posters.aspx [Accessed 17 October 2012]
    Originally presented as: "GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research ...
  • Art as a narrative of alterity. Part 1: Prolegomenon, appendices, and bibliography. Part 2: Books. 

    Grassom, Brian James (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2006-11)
    There is a close relationship between art and philosophy. From time to time, philosophy attempts to make art its theme. Invariably it has to acknowledge the very qualities of art that it seeks to explain - art’s elusiveness ...
  • The articulation of social capital in entrepreneurial networks: a glue or a lubricant? 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08985620110112079, 2002)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 2002. The articulation of social capital in entrepreneurial networks: a glue or a lubricant? Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 14 (3), pp. 193-210.
    Whilst social capital has been applied in a variety of contexts the nature, role and application of social capital in an entrepreneurial context have not been extensively explored. The nature of social capital presents a ...
  • Artificial biochemical networks. 

    Capanni, Niccolo Francesco; Macleod, Christopher; Maxwell, Grant M.; Clayton, William (IEEE, 2005)
    CAPANNI, N., MACLEOD, C., MAXWELL, G. and CLAYTON, W. 2005. Artificial biochemical networks. In: International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents , Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, Volume 2. 28-30 November 2005. Vienna, Austria. Pp. 98-102.
    Connectionist approaches to Artificial Intelligence are almost always based on Artificial Neural Networks. However, there is another route towards Parallel Distributed Processing, taking as its inspiration the intelligence ...
  • Artificial biochemical networks: a different connectionist paradigm. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco (Springer. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10462-009-9149-y, 2010-02)
    MACLEOD, C. and CAPANNI, N. F., 2010. Artificial biochemical networks: a different connectionist paradigm. Artificial Intelligence Review , 33 (1/2), pp. 123-134.
    Connectionist models are usually based on Artificial Neural Networks. However, there is another route towards Parallel Distributed Processing. This is by considering the origins of the intelligence displayed by the single ...
  • Artificial chemistry approach to exploring search spaces using Artificial Reaction Network agents. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Macleod, Christopher; Coghill, George M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2013.6557702, 2013)
    GERRARD, C. E., MCCALL, J., MACLEOD, C. and COGHILL, G. M., 2013. Artificial chemistry approach to exploring search spaces using Artificial Reaction Network agents. In: IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) 2013 : Proceedings. 20 – 23 June 2013. IEEE. pp. 1201-1208.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a cell signaling network inspired representation belonging to the branch of A-Life known as Artificial Chemistry. It has properties in common with both AI and Systems Biology ...
  • Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions. 

    Abubakar Mas'ud, A.; Albarracin, Ricardo; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Illias, Hazlee Azil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Munir, Abu Bakar (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en9080574, 2016-07-25)
    MASUD, A.A., ALBARRACIN, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ILLIAS, H.A., BANI, N.A. and MUNIR, A.B. 2016. Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions. Energies [online], 9(8), article number 574. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en9080574
    In order to investigate how artificial neural networks (ANNs) have been applied for partial discharge (PD) pattern recognition, this paper reviews recent progress made on ANN development for PD classification by a literature ...
  • Artificial Reaction Networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (2011-09-20)
    In this paper we present a novel method of simulating cellular intelligence, the Artificial Reaction Network (ARN). The ARN can be described as a modular S-System, with some properties in common with other Systems Biology ...
  • An artificially-intelligent biomeasurement system for total hip arthroplasty patient rehabilitation. 

    Law, Ewan James (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2012-11)
    This study concerned the development and validation of a hardware and software biomeasurement system, which was designed to be used by physiotherapists, general practitioners and other healthcare professionals. The ...
  • Artist as leader. [Film] 

    Davie, Emma (Edinburgh College of Art, 2008-01-31)
    DAVIE, E. [2008]. Artist as leader. [Film]. Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art.
    Artist as Leader posed the questions: "what does leadership mean to artists," and "can artists be leaders?" The research formed a partnership between Performing Arts Labs, London, Cultural Enterprise Office, Glasgow and ...