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  • 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, ...
  • LAGI Glasgow. 

    Land Art Generator Initiative (http://www.thelighthouse.co.uk/visit/exhibition/lagi-glasgow https://ecoartscotland.files.wordpress.com/2016/08/a5-lagi-glasgow-brochure-16pages.pdf, 2016-06-09)
    LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE. 2016. LAGI Glasgow. Exhibition. 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse (Glasgow).
    LAGI Glasgow is demonstrating the potential for artists, designers and architects to contribute to renewable energy infrastructure and integrate it into a place-making approach. The project will undertake research and ...
  • LAGI Glasgow. 

    Land Art Generator Initiative (http://www.landartgenerator.org/glasgow/, 2016-07-29)
    LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE. LAGI Glasgow [online]. Available from: http://www.landartgenerator.org/glasgow/
    LAGI Glasgow is demonstrating the potential for artists, designers and architects to contribute to renewable energy infrastructure and integrate it into a place-making approach. The project will undertake research and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Learning adaptation knowledge to improve case-based reasoning 

    Craw, Susan; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Rowe, Ray (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artint.2006.09.001, 2006-11)
    CRAW, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and ROWE, R., 2006. Learning adaptation knowledge to improve case-based reasoning. Artificial Intelligence, 170 (16-17), pp. 1175-1192.
    Case-Based Reasoning systems retrieve and reuse solutions for previously solved problems that have been encountered and remembered as cases. In some domains, particularly where the problem solving is a classification task, ...
  • Learning and optimization of an aspect hidden Markov model for query language model generation. 

    Huang, Qiang; Song, Dawei; Roger, Stefan; Bruza, Peter D. (Infota (Foundation for Information Society, Budapest), 2007-10)
    HUANG, Q., SONG, D., RUGER, S. and BRUZA, P. D., 2007. Learning and optimization of an aspect hidden Markov model for query language model generation. In: S. DOMINICH and F. KISS, eds. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2007). 18-20 October 2007. Budapest, Hungary: Infota. Pp. 157-164.
    The Relevance Model (RM) incorporates pseudo relevance feedback to derive query language model and has shown a good performance. Generally, it is based on uni-gram models of individual feedback documents from which query ...
  • Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections. 

    Friday, Kate (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2012-05)
    The massive expansion of electronic resources has been identified as one of the major drivers behind the ‘explosion’ in the popularity of family history, which bring ease, convenience and accessibility to some parts of ...
  • Learning pseudo-tags to augment sparse tagging in hybrid music recommender systems. 

    Horsburgh, Ben; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artint.2014.11.004, 2015-02)
    HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S. and MASSIE, S., 2015. Learning pseudo-tags to augment sparse tagging in hybrid music recommender systems. Artificial Intelligence, 219, pp. 25-39.
    Online recommender systems are an important tool that people use to find new music. To generate recommendations, many systems rely on tag representations of music. Such systems however suffer from tag sparsity, whereby tracks ...
  • Learning to improve software processes: making sense of practice. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Merali, Yasmin (International Information Management Association (IIMA) http://69.16.240.49/CIIMA/5%20CIIMA%206-1%2017-28%20Allison.pdf, 2006)
    ALLISON, I. and MERALI, Y., 2006. Learning to improve software processes. Communications of the IIMA, 6 (1), pp. 17-28.
    Software Process Improvement (SPI) programs are frequently considered to be planned in nature. However, there is recent evidence to suggest that SPI can be understood as a form of learning. Drawing on the organizational ...
  • LED-controlled tuning of ZnO nanowires’ wettability for biosensing applications. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Ross, Duncan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pollard, Pat (Co-Action Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/nano.v6.26711, 2015-04)
    BHAVSAR, K., ROSS, D., PRABHU, R. and POLLARD, P., 2014. LED-controlled tuning of ZnO nanowires’ wettability for biosensing applications. Nano Reviews, 6:26711
    Background: Wettability is an important property of solid materials which can be controlled by surface energy. Dynamic control over the surface wettability is of great importance for biosensing applications. Zinc oxide ...
  • The legal content of partnering arrangements in the construction industry. 

    Begg, Paul D. (LexisNexis, 2003-07)
    BEGG, P.D., 2003. The legal content of partnering arrangements in the construction industry. Scottish Law and Practice Quarterly, 8 (3), pp. 179-196
    Successive reports into the construction industry have increasingly emphasised the importance of developing relationships based on trust between the contracting parties. This has led to the development of the co-operative ...
  • The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Emerald Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17542431211228610, 2012)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2012. The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers. International Journal of Law and Management, 54 (3), pp. 209-221
    As a consequence of recent legal decisions particularly, those over the last three years an employer that introduces a clause into his contracts (or enters in contractual relations with his workers) needs to ensure that ...
  • Leptin inhibits proliferation of breast cancer cells at supraphysiological concentrations by inhibiting mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling. 

    Weichhaus, Michael; Broom, John; Wahle, Klaus; Bermano, Giovanna (Spandidos Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/ol.2014.2085, 2014-07)
    WEICHHAUS, M., BROOM, J., WAHLE, K. and BERMANO, G., 2014. Leptin inhibits proliferation of breast cancer cells at supraphysiological concentrations by inhibiting mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling. Oncology Letters, 8 (1), pp. 374-378.
    Leptin is a hormone secreted by white fat tissue and signals the amount of overall body fat to the hypothalamus. The circulating concentration of leptin correlates with the level of obesity. Breast cancer risk is higher ...
  • Lessons from post occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the 1st certified Passive House in Scotland. 

    Tuohy, Paul; Murphy, Gavin; Deveci, Gokay (Akademika Forlag. http://www.passivhusnorden.no/, 2012)
    TUOHY, P., MURPHY, G. and DEVECI, G., 2012. Lessons from post occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the 1st certified Passive House in Scotland. Passivhus Norden 2012. 21-23 October 2012. Trondheim: Akademika Forlag.
    This paper describes an investigation carried out to understand the performance in practice of the first certified Passive House in Scotland and associated low or zero carbon technologies LZCT. The aim was to provide ...