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  • Pacman's canon in C#: a quantum interpretation of video game canon. 

    Heron, Michael James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-017-0036-5, 2017-05-22)
    HERON, M. 2017. Pacman's canon in C#: a quantum interpretation of video game canon. The computer games journal [online], 6(3), pages 135-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-017-0036-5
    The topic of what constitutes canon with a video game is an under-explored topic in critical discussion. We rely, as a field, on largely intuitive and insubstantial parameters for the elements that we choose to analyse. ...
  • Paintings 07-08. 

    Dunbar, Lennox (http://www.panterandhall.com, 2008)
    DUNBAR, L., 2007. Paintings 07-08. Panter and Hall Gallery, Mayfair, London, June - July 2008.
    Invited by Panter and Hall to produce a body of new paintings for a solo exhibition. A full-colour catalogue was produced in conjunction with the exhibition which was held from June to July 2008.
  • Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. 

    McAfee, Jack; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077, 2016-11-29)
    MCAFEE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2016. Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. Composite structures [online], 162, pages 1-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077
    Studies on designing polymeric fibres based helical auxetic yarn (HAY) to maximise their auxetic effect are yet to propose optimised design configurations for general impact mitigation applications. This study therefore ...
  • Parent-child connectedness and communication in relation to alcohol, tobacco and drug use in adolescence: an integrative review of the literature. 

    Carver, Hannah; Elliott, Lawrie; Kennedy, Catriona; Hanley, Janet (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1221060, 2016-09-07)
    CARVER, H., ELLIOTT, L., KENNEDY, C. and HANLEY, J. 2017. Parent-child connectedness and communication in relation to alcohol, tobacco and drug use in adolescence: an integrative review of the literature. Drugs: education, prevention and policy [online], 24(2), pages 119-133. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1221060.
    Previous reviews have highlighted parent-child connectedness and communication as important protective factors against adolescent substance use. However, these reviews focus on single substances such as alcohol. An integrative ...
  • Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah; Thomas, Gareth M. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398, 2016-08-02)
    LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398
    Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social ...
  • Partial discharge measurements in high voltage motors. 

    Buchan, John G. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1987-09)
    The work presented in this thesis is concerned with the development of an on-line technique for detecting and locating partial discharges in the stator winding of a high voltage electrical machine. This technique forms ...
  • Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. 

    Christie, Lee A.; Lonie, David P.; McCall, John (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/UKCI.2013.6651297, 2013)
    CHRISTIE, L. A., LONIE, D. P., and McCALL, J. A. W., 2013. Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. In: Proceedings of the 2013 UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI), 2013. IEEE Press, pp. 128-135.
    Estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) use structure learning to build a statistical model of good solutions discovered so far, in an effort to discover better solutions. The non-zero coefficients of the Walsh ...
  • Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change. 

    Hope, Charlotte Sophie (Birkbeck, University of London Film, media and cultural studies, 2011-12-31)
    HOPE, C.S. 2011. Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change [online]. Available from: http://sophiehope.org.uk/research/
    Through this practice based research I argue that cultural democracy as a way of thinking contests dominant models of commissioning art to effect social change. A method of generative metaphor of critical distance emerges ...
  • The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Bountouri, Christina; Niakas, Dimitris (ECIL http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/monday-10th-october-afternoon-session/, 2016-10-10)
    MARTZOUKOU, K., KOSTAGIOLAS, P., BOUNTOURI, C. and NIAKAS, D. 2016. The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/monday-10th-october-afternoon-session/
    In shared health decision-making, cooperation in the patient-doctor relationship is fundamental. However, lack of health literacy may act as a significant barrier in this process. Patients are expected to make decisions ...
  • The participatory medicine attitudes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspectives. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Kakavitsas, Fivos; Niakas, Dimitris (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28197-1_39, 2016-01-03)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P., MARTZOUKOU, K., KAKAVITSAS, F. and NIAKAS, D. 2015. The participatory medicine attitudes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspectives. Communications in computer and information science, 552, Information literacy: moving towards sustainability; revised selected papers of the Proceedings of the 3rd European conference (ECIL 2015), 19-22 October 2015, Tallinn, Estonia. Cham: Springer [online], pages 383-393. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28197-1_39
    General Practitioners (GPs) need to keep up with a wide range of medical conditions and at the same time closely interact with their patients to provide preventive care and health education. This requires effectively ...
  • Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. 

    Owoeye, Olasupo; Olatunji, Olugbenga; Faturoti, Bukola
    OWOEYE, O., OLATUNJI, O. and FATUROTI, B. 2017. Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. International trade journal [online], (accepted).
    Least developed countries (LDCs) generally enjoy some exemptions under the WTO TRIPS Agreement. Despite these exemptions, patents continue to pose a major challenge to access to affordable medicines in the East African ...
  • Path-following analysis of the dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system. 

    Chavez, Joseph Paez; Liu, Yang; Pavlovskaia, Ekaterina; Wiercigroch, Marian (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.01.009, 2016-08)
    CHAVEZ, J. P., LIU, Y., PAVLOVSKAIA, E. and WIERCIGROCH, M., 2016. Path-following analysis of the dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 37, pages 102–114. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.01.009
    The dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system is studied by means of path-following techniques in this paper. As the capsule model belongs to the class of piecewise-smooth dynamical systems involving impact ...
  • Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. 

    Tucker, Rod; Stewart, Derek C. (Selfcare http://selfcarejournal.com/issue/volume-7-issue-4/, 2016-12-01)
    TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. Selfcare journal, 7(4), pages 18-31.
    BACKGROUND: Chronic plaque psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 3% of the UK population and most patients have mild to moderate disease that can be effectively managed with topical therapies in ...
  • Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2, 2012-03-14)
    LEE, S.H., COX, K.M., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2012. Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 3, article number CD007609. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2
    People with advanced cancer may develop metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), a serious complication which can cause pain and mobility problems and possibly paralysis. MSCC is the spread of the cancer to the spinal ...
  • Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol] 

    Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609, 2009-01-21)
    COX, M.K., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2009. Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 1, article number CD007609. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609
    The purpose of this review is to investigate the correct positions for patients with MSCC and examine the effects of spinal bracing to relieve pain or vertebral collapse under physiological load, or both, in patients with MSCC.
  • Patient related factors affecting adherence to antimalarial medication in an urban estate in Ghana. 

    Amponsah, Alexandria O.; Vosper, Helen; Marfo, Afia F. A. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/452539, 2015)
    AMPONSAH, A. O., VOSPER, H. and MARFO, A. F. A., 2015. Patient related factors affecting adherence to antimalarial medication in an urban estate in Ghana. Malaria Research and Treatment, 2015, Article ID 452539.
    Our aim was to measure the adherence to Artemisinin based Combination Therapy and to determine patient related factors that affect adherence. Three hundred (300) patients receiving ACT treatment dispensed from the community ...
  • The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan; Davies, Sylvie C. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751, 1997-07-15)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751
    Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got ...
  • Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900101, 1997-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. Journal of librarianship and information science, 29 (1), pp. 3-7
    Article prompted by an editorial published in Education for Information, 14, (2) July 1996, 83-4. Outlines some of the responses being made by library schools to changes affecting the library and information science (LIS) ...
  • The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. 

    Sked, Katrina M. L.; Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174581608X295284, 2008-03)
    SKED, KATRINA M. L. and REID, PETER H., 2008. The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. Library History, 24 (1), pp. 48-63.
    Examines Scottish library philanthropists in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a key period in the development of the public library service. Utilizing the technique of prosopography, which goes beyond ...
  • Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme. 

    Stewart, Laura; Dolan, Eimear; Carver, Phil; Swinton, Paul Alan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2017.04.023, 2017-06-13)
    STEWART, L., DOLAN, E., CARVER, P. and SWINTON, P.A. 2017. Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme. Public health [online], 150, pages 26-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2017.04.023
    Objectives - To investigate the effects of an exercise referral scheme (ERS) aligned to the UK best practice guidelines on a range of outcomes including those associated with key health concerns of the Scottish population. ...