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  • Keeping the score: outreach services and collaboration for academic music libraries in financially straitened times. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Lavranos, Charilaos; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Papadatos, Joseph (Emerald Group Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/LM-06-2014-0063, 2015)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P., LAVRANOS, C., MARTZOUKOU, K. and PAPADATOS, J., 2015. Keeping the score: outreach services and collaboration for academic music libraries in financially straitened times. Library Management, 36 (6/7), pp. 495-510.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the role of academic music libraries in financially straitened times. The academic music library aims to cover the information needs of the academic community; yet the ...
  • Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. 

    Thygesen, Janne; Agarwal, Abhishek (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.173, 2014-11)
    THYGESEN, J. and AGARWAL, A., 2014. Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 39, pp. 1012-1023.
    An increasing number of researchers stress the importance of national planning institutions׳ role with respect to promoting an “effective” decision-making process in terms of bringing about sustainable energy. Impact ...
  • Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Association of Researchers in Constructiom Management. http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2012-1423-1433_Wilson_Kishk.pdf, 2012-09)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2012. Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. In: S. D. Smith, ed. Proceedings of the 28th Annual ARCOM conference. 3-5 September 2012. London: ARCOM. Pp. 1423-1433
    Hospital refurbishment has taken a secondary role in the last decade, in favour of new build facilities. This has allowed the Client and the Design Team to build and specify with greater flexibility and from essentially ...
  • Kinematic and kinetic analysis of maximal velocity deadlifts performed with and without the inclusion of chain resistance. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Stewart, Arthur D.; Keogh, Justin W. L.; Agouris, Ioannis; Lloyd, Ray (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318212e389, 2011-11)
    SWINTON, P. A., STEWART, A., KEOGH, J. W. L., AGOURIS, I., and LLOYD, R., 2011. Kinematic and kinetic analysis of maximal velocity deadlifts performed with and without the inclusion of chain resistance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25 (11), pp. 3163-3174.
    The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the deadlift could be effectively incorporated with explosive resistance training (ERT), and to investigate whether the inclusion of chains enhanced the suitability of ...
  • Knightlights. 

    Buckley, Jim (2007)
    Knightlights (2007) (commissioned public artwork), IDEAS in Public Space projects. Knightstone Island, Weston-super-Mare, UK.
  • Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry. 

    Burnett, Simon M. (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2010-03)
    The aim of this research was to further understanding of the role of knowledge and knowledge-based processes within the process of technological innovation within the UK upstream oil and gas industry. The scope of the ...
  • A knowledge acquisition tool to assist case authoring from texts. 

    Asiimwe, Stella Maris (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2009-03)
    Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) is a technique in Artificial Intelligence where a new problem is solved by making use of the solution to a similar past problem situation. People naturally solve problems in this way, without ...
  • Knowledge auditing and mapping: a pragmatic approach. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Illingworth, Lorraine; Webster, Linda (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/kpm.194, 2004-01)
    BURNETT, S. M., ILLINGWORTH, L. and WEBSTER, L., 2004. Knowledge auditing and mapping: a pragmatic approach. Knowledge and Process Management, 11 (1), pp. 25-37.
    Increasingly the knowledge and skills of employees are seen as valuable assets that may be utilised in order to gain competitive advantage at an organisational level. This paper seeks to describe the process, methods and ...
  • Knowledge discovery for adaptive negotiation agents in e-marketplaces. 

    Lau, Raymond Y. K.; Li, Yuefeng; Song, Dawei; Kwok, Ron Chi Wai (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2007.12.018, 2008-05)
    LAU, R. Y. K., LI, Y., SONG, D. and KWOK, R. C. W., 2008. Knowledge discovery for adaptive negotiation agents in e-marketplaces. Decision Support Systems, 45 (2), pp. 310-323.
    Intelligent software agents are promising in improving the effectiveness of e-marketplaces for e-commerce. Although a large amount of research has been conducted to develop negotiation protocols and mechanisms for ...
  • Knowledge modelling for a generic refinement framework 

    Boswell, Robin; Craw, Susan (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0950-7051(99)00018-0, 1999-10)
    BOSWELL, R. and CRAW, S., 1999. Knowledge modelling for a generic refinement framework. Knowledge Based Systems, 12 (5-6), pp. 317-325
    Refinement tools assist with debugging the knowledge-based system (KBS), thus easing the well-known knowledge acquisition bottleneck, and the more recently recognised maintenance overhead. The existing refinement tools ...
  • Knowledge sharing in small family firms: A leadership perspective. 

    Cunningham, James; Seaman, Claire; McGuire, David (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfbs.2015.10.002, 2016-03)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D., 2016. Knowledge sharing in small family firms. Journal of Family Business Strategy, Vol. 7 (1), pp. 34-46.
    Knowledge sharing is considered critical in the development of a knowledge resource to contribute to the strategic development of the firm. However, how this key organisational activity takes place in small family firms ...
  • Knowledge sharing processes in Tunisian small ICT firms. 

    El Harbi, Sana; Anderson, Alistair R.; Amamou, Meriam (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00242531111100559, 2011)
    EL HARBI, S., ANDERSON, A. R., AMAMOU, M., 2011. Knowledge sharing processes in Tunisian small ICT firms. Library Review, 60(1), pp. 24-36.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how knowledge and information is shared by small information and communication technology firms in Tunisia. Design/methodology/approach – The paper employs a comparative ...
  • Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. 

    Rolland, Catherine (Routledge., 2012-06)
    ROLLAND, C., 2012. Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. In: A. D. STEWART and L. SUTTON (eds.) Body composition in sport, exercise and health. Oxford : Routledge. Pp. 20-41.
  • Lack of functional redundancy in the relationship between microbial diversity and ecosystem functioning. 

    Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel; Giaramida, Luca; Reich, Peter B.; Khachane, Amit N.; Hamonts, Kelly; Edwards, Christine; Lawton, Linda A.; Singh, Brajesh (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12585, 2016-04-07)
    DELGADO-BAQUERIZO, M., GIARAMIDA, L., REICH, P.B., KHACHANE, A.N., HAMONTS, K., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L.A. and SINGH, B.K. 2016. Lack of functional redundancy in the relationship between microbial diversity and ecosystem functioning. Journal of ecology [online], 104(4), pages 936-946. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12585
    1. Biodiversity is declining worldwide with detrimental effects on ecosystems. However, we lack a quantitative understanding of the shape of the relationship between microbial biodiversity and ecosystem function (BEF). ...
  • Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Women's History Network http://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-summer-2015/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2015. Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. Women’s History: The Journal of the Women’s History Network, Vol. 2(2), pp. 16-20.
    My son’s primary school class recently undertook a project on the First World War. One of the topics that the children could choose to study was ‘Women in the War’ and the usual subjects were included – nurses, VADs, ...
  • Laminar flamelet model prediction of NOx formation in a turbulent bluff-body combustor. 

    Ravikanti, M.; Hossain, Mamdud; Malalasekera, W. (SAGE in association with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/09576509JPE569, 2009-02)
    RAVIKANTI, M., HOSSAIN, M. and MALALASEKERA, W., 2009. Laminar flamelet model prediction of NOx formation in a turbulent bluff-body combustor. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 223 (1), pp. 41-54.
    A bluff-body combustor, with recirculation zone and simple boundary conditions, is ideal as a compromise for an industrial combustor for validating combustion models. This combustor, however, has proved to be very ...
  • Large-scale tourism development: An investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development. 

    Nash, Robert; Martin, Andrew; Ruxton, Laura (Nova Science., 2014)
    NASH, R., MARTIN, A. and RUXTON, L., (2014). Large-scale tourism development: An investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development. In W. D. Nelson (Ed.), Advances in Business and Management, Volume 6. Hauppauge, USA: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. pp. 119-137.
    The large-scale development by Trump Golf Scotland will potentially thrust the North East of Scotland into worldwide fame as a golf destination. This research adopted a qualitative approach involving a focus group and ...
  • A latent variable model for query expansion using the hidden Markov model. 

    Huang, Qiang; Song, Dawei (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458310, 2008-10)
    HUANG, Q. and SONG, D. 2008. A latent variable model for query expansion using the hidden Markov model. In: J. G. SHANAHAN, S. AMER-YAHIA, I. MANOLESCU, Y. ZHANG, D. A. EVANS, A. KOLCZ, K.-S. CHOI and A. CHOWDURY, eds. Proceedings of the ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 26-30 October 2008. New York: ACM. pp. 1417-1418
    We propose a novel probabilistic method based on the Hid- den Markov Model (HMM) to learn the structure of a Latent Variable Model (LVM) for query language modeling. In the proposed LVM, the combinations of query terms ...
  • The laws and regulations [pre-print version] 

    MacLennan, Alan (Facet., 2014)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2014. The laws and regulations. In: A. MACLENNAN. Information governance and assurance: reducing risk, promoting policy. London: Facet. Pp. 9-45.
  • “Leadership”: a perniciously vague concept. 

    Spicker, Paul (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09513551211200276, 2012)
    SPICKER, P., 2012. “Leadership”: a perniciously vague concept. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 25 (1), pp. 34-47
    Purpose – Despite the vast amount of literature covering the concept of leadership, it remains contentious, under-conceptualised and often uncritical. The purpose of this paper is to question the validity of the concept ...