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  • The artistic turn: a manifesto. 

    Coessens, Kathleen; Crispin, Darla; Douglas, Anne (Leuven University Press., 2009-09)
    COESSENS, K., CRISPIN, D. and DOUGLAS, A., 2009. The artistic turn: a manifesto. Leuven: Leuven University Press.
    Despite innovative developments in research in-and-through the arts in the past decade, the emergent field of artistic research remains controversial, and is accepted with varying degrees of enthusiasm in academic institutions. ...
  • The arts as a means of cultural integration: a Chilean case study 

    Rodriguez-Remedi, Alejandra (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2007-11)
    How might the arts help to unveil and integrate realities so as to facilitate shared meanings and understandings between peoples and thus generate the conditions for the participatory, creative cultural diversity which ...
  • Askesis and organizational culture. 

    Halsall, Robert; Brown, Mary (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350508412443580, 2013-03)
    HALSALL, R. and BROWN, M., 2013. Askesis and organizational culture. Organization, 20 (2), pp. 233-255.
    This article makes the case for the contribution of the cultural theory of Sloterdijk and the tradition of philosophical anthropology on which it is based to an understanding of the processes of culture formation in ...
  • Asking the right question: a comparison of two approaches to gathering data on 'Herbals' use in survey based studies. 

    McLay, James S.; Pallivalappia, Abdul Rouf; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; Al Hail, Moza; Stewart, Derek C. (Public Library of Science https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150140, 2016-02-25)
    MCLAY, J.S., PALLIVALAPPILA, A.R., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D., 2016. 'Asking the right question’. A comparison of two approaches to gathering data on 'herbals' use in survey based studies. PLoS ONE Vol 11 (2), e0150140.
    Background Over the last decade academic interest in the prevalence and nature of herbal medicines use by pregnant women has increased significantly. Such data are usually collected by means of an administered questionnaire ...
  • Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times. 

    Smith, Robert (National Policing Improvement Agency http://npia.pressofficeadmin.com/news-service-guest-blog/488, 2012-07)
    SMITH, R., 2012. Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times. Policing 2012: a #100blog time capsule, No. 14. [online]. 25 July 2012. Available from: http://npia.pressofficeadmin.com/news-service-guest-blog/488 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
  • Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mulholland, Yvonne; Hallam, C.; Lula, S.; Dyson, L.; Broom, Iain (Karger http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000178128, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I., 2012. Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. Obesity Facts, 5 (S1), p. 94
  • Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. 

    Zhu, Huijun; Irfan, Adeel; Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012015, 2012)
    ZHU, H., IRFAN, A., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J., 2012. Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 40, pp. 012015
    Little information is currently available on possible release of nanomaterials or/and nanoparticles (NP) from conventional and novel products and associated health effect. This study aimed to assess the possible release ...
  • An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. 

    Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Ibrahim Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yunus, Norhidayah Md (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.06.045, 2015-11)
    MAS’UD, A. A., WIRBA, A. V., MUHAMMAD-SUKI, F., MAS’UD, I. A., MUNIR, A. B. and YUNUS, N. M., 2015. An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 51, pp. 775-784.
    Africa is blessed with abundant energy sources that can promote economic growth and provide sufficient capacity to meet up with the future electricity demand. This paper evaluates the progress made in renewable energy (RE) ...
  • Assessment of temporal dose-toxicity relationship of fumed silica nanoparticle in human lung A549 cells by conventional cytotoxicity and H-NMR-based extracellular metabonomic assays. 

    Irfan, Adeel; Cauchi, Michael; Edmands, William; Gooderham, Nigel J.; Njuguna, James; Zhu, Huijun (Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society of Toxicology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kfu009, 2014-04)
    IRFAN, A., CAUCHI, M., EDMANDS, W., GOODERHAM, N. J., NJUGUNA, J. and ZHU, H., 2014. Assessment of temporal dose-toxicity relationship of fumed silica nanoparticle in human lung A549 cells by conventional cytotoxicity and H-NMR-based extracellular metabonomic assays. Toxicological Sciences, 138 (2), pp. 354-364.
    As nanoparticles could form aggregates in biological systems, the dynamics of their dispersity drives the temporal effect of nanoparticles in vitro. To test this hypothesis, the fumed silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) that have ...
  • An association rule dynamics and classification approach to event detection and tracking in Twitter. 

    Adedoyin-Olowe, Mariam (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-05)
    Twitter is a microblogging application used for sending and retrieving instant on-line messages of not more than 140 characters. There has been a surge in Twitter activities since its launch in 2006 as well as steady ...
  • Atomistic investigation on the structure–property relationship during thermal spray nanoparticle impact. 

    Goel, Saurav; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ratia, Vilma; Agrawal, Anupam; Stukowski, Alexander (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.011, 2013-12-31)
    GOEL, S., FAISAL, N.H., RATIA, V., AGRAWAL, A. and STUKOWSKI, A. 2013. Atomistic investigation on the structure–property relationship during thermal spray nanoparticle impact. Computational materials science [online], 84, pages 163-174. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.011
    During thermal spraying, hot particles impact on a colder substrate. This interaction of crystalline copper nanoparticles and copper substrate is modeled, using MD simulation. The quantitative results of the impacts at ...
  • Auditor-client relationships: an assessment of relationship quality. 

    Beloucif, Ahmed (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2008-05)
    Corporate failures and financial scandals are not a phenomenon of the 21st century. In the 1990s, the British economy witnessed the collapse of some well-known companies such as Polly Peck, Sock Shop, Coloroll, BCCI, ...
  • An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008, 2016-02-10)
    LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008
    Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about ...
  • Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CICA.2014.7013256, 2014-12)
    RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, A., 2014. Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. In: Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Control and Automation (CICA) 2014. 9-12 December 2014. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. pp. 229-236.
    An adaptive inferential measurement framework for control and automation systems has been proposed in the paper and tested on simulated traffic surveillance data. The use of the framework enables making inferences related ...
  • Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques. 

    Senior, James; Allison, Ian K.; Tepper, Jonathon A. (International Information Management Association http://69.16.240.49/CIIMA/7%20CIIMA%207-1-07%20Senior%2025-40.pdf, 2007)
    SENIOR, J., ALLISON, I. and TEPPER, J., 2007. Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques. Communications of the IIMA, 7 (1), pp. 25-40.
    In the past decade there has been a concerted effort by the software industry to improve the quality of its products. This has led to the inception of various techniques with which to control and measure the process ...
  • Automatic 3D face recognition using fourier descriptors. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Ugail, Hassan (IEEE Computer Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CW.2009.48, 2009-09)
    ELYAN, E. and UGAIL, H., 2009. Automatic 3D face recognition using fourier descriptors. In: H. UGAIL, R.S.R. QAHWAJI, R.A. EARNSHAW and P.J. WILLIS, eds. CYBERWORLDS 2009 : Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on CYBERWORLDS ; CW 2009. 7-11 September 2009. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. pp. 246-252.
    3D face recognition is attracting more attention due to the recent development in 3D facial data acquisition techniques. It is strongly believed that 3D Face recognition systems could overcome the inherent problems of ...
  • Automatic 3D facial modelling with deformable models. 

    Xiang, Guofu (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2012-12)
    Facial modelling and animation has been an active research subject in computer graphics since the 1970s. Due to extremely complex biomechanical structures of human faces and people’s visual familiarity with human ...
  • Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. 

    Rahim, Sarni Suhaila; Palade, Vasile; Shuttleworth, James; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3, 2016-03-16)
    RAHIM, S.S., PALADE, V., SHUTTLEWORTH, J. and JAYNE, C. 2016. Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. Brain informatics [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3
    Digital retinal imaging is a challenging screening method for which effective, robust and cost-effective approaches are still to be developed. Regular screening for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic maculopathy diseases ...
  • Automatically acquiring structured case representations: the SMART way. 

    Asiimwe, Stella; Craw, Susan; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Taylor, Bruce J. (Springer Verlag. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-086-5_4, 2008)
    ASIIMWE, S., CRAW, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and TAYLOR, B., 2008. Automatically acquiring structured case representations: the SMART way. In: R. ELLIS, T. ALLEN and M. PETRIDIS. Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XV: Proceedings of AI- 2007: The Twenty-Seventh SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence. London: Springer Verlag. Pp. 45-58.
    Acquiring case representations from textual sources remains an interesting challenge for CBR research. Approaches based on methods in information retrieval require large amounts of data and typically result in ...
  • Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Kim, Yunhyong; Kruschwitz, Udo; Song, Dawei; Albakour, Dyaa; Dignum, Stephen; Beresi, Ulises Cervino; Fasli, Maria; De Roeck, Anne (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.07.002, 2012-05)
    CLARK, M., KIM, Y., KRUSCHWITZ, U., SONG, D., ALBAKOUR, D., DIGNUM, S., BERESI, U. C., FASLI, M. and DE ROECK, A., 2012. Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. Information Processing & Management, 48 (3), pp. 552-568.
    This paper presents an overview of automatic methods for building domain knowledge structures (domain models) from text collections. Applications of domain models have a long history within knowledge engineering and ...