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  • The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (University of Boras http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html, 2014-09-02)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2014. The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. Information research [online], 19(4), Special Issue Supplement: Proceedings of the information behaviour conference (ISIC 2014), 2-5 September 2014, Leeds, UK, Part 1. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html
    Introduction. The paper will present the preliminary results of a study of voters' online information behaviour being conducted during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum campaign. The referendum provides a rare ...
  • Achieving incremental cost reduction via kaizen costing in the Nigerian construction industy. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (Tampere University of Technology https://www.irb.fraunhofer.de/CIBlibrary, 2016-05-30)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2016. Achieving incremental cost reduction via kaizen costing in the Nigerian construction industy. In Saari, A. and Huovinen, P. Proceesings of the 20th CIB world building congress 2016, vol 3: building up business operations and their logic; shaping materials and technologies, 30 May - 03 June 2016, Tempere, Finland. Tempere: Tempere University of Technology, pages 715-725. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC29549.pdf
    Nigerian small and medium scale construction firms are facing challenges of cost and time overruns which have led to project abandonment and liquidation of some of these firms. This is also as a result of large scale ...
  • Acoustic emission testing of composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesive bond strengths. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; El-Shaib, Mohamed N. (NDT http://www.ndt.net/article/ewgae2016/papers/95_paper.pdf, 2016-09-07)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBEL, C. and EL-SHAIB, M.N. 2016. Acoustic emission testing of composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesive bond strengths. In Proceedings of the 32nd European conference on acoustic emission testing [EWGAE 2016], 7-9 September 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. Bad Breisig: NDT.net [online], pages 95-104. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/article/ewgae2016/papers/95_paper.pdf
    Composite sandwich structures consisting of two layers with an adhesive contacting interface are of importance in a number of industrial applications such as aerospace, marine and automotive. This research therefore aims ...
  • Adaptive dynamic control of quadrupedal robotic gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34475-6_34, 2012-11)
    GERRARD, C.E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G. M. and MACLEOD, C., 2012. Adaptive dynamic control of quadrupedal robotic gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. In: T. HUANG, Z. ZENG, C. LI and C. S. LEUNG, eds. Neural Information Processing: 19th International Conference, ICONIP 2012, Doha, Qatar, November 12-15, 2012, Proceedings, Part 1. Berlin: Springer, pp. 280-287.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a bio-inspired connectionist paradigm based on the emerging field of Cellular Intelligence. It has properties in common with both AI and Systems Biology techniques including Artificial ...
  • Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Delday, Heather (University of Barcelona http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf, 2003-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. and DELDAY, H. 2003. Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. In the Proceedings of the 5th international conference of the European Academy of Design (EAD 05): techné: design wisdom, 28-30 April 2003, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: University of Barcelona [online]. Available from: http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf
    An understanding of the relationship between systems of production and systems of value in the visual arts is essential to the production of new sustainable approaches to creativity. Contexts for working situated ‘on ...
  • Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. 

    Pengelly, Jon; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Newlands, Bruce (DESIGN SOCIETY https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program, 2012-09-06)
    PENGELLY, J., FAIRBURN, S. and NEWLANDS, B. 2012. Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on engineering and product design education [E&PDE12]: Design education for future wellbeing, 6-7 September 2012, Antwerp, Belguim. Bristol: Design Society [online]. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program
    This paper sets out to describe and contextualize the impact a new FabLab workshop program has had on the direction and curriculum development at Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University towards more clearly linking ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: a summary of the discussion for seminar one. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: a summary of the discussion for seminar one. In On the Edge Research. 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Aberdeen, UK. Available from: http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    The hunch behind Working in Public is that art now exists in the public sphere in unprecedented ways. Working in Public aims therefore to open up greater uncertainty in what we think art is and to provoke more thoughtful ...
  • Age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics in relation to perceived disorientation and reported website ease of use. 

    Crabb, Michael; Hanson, Vicki L. (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2661334.2661356, 2014-10-20)
    CRABB, M. and HANSON, V.L. 2014. Age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics in relation to perceived disorientation and reported website ease of use. In the Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on computers and accessibility (ASSETS '14), 20 - 22 October 2014, Rochester, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 193-200. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2661334.2661356
    Comparative studies including older and younger adults are becoming more common in HCI, generally used to compare how these two different age groups will approach a task. However, it is unclear whether user "age" is the ...
  • Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2013.27, 2013-08)
    BASS, J. M., 2013. Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. In: ICGSE 2013: 2013 IEEE 8th international Conference on Global Software Engineering. 26-29 August 2013. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE. Pp. 154-163.
    This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the product owner role is discussed. The product owner ...
  • Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. 

    Jonsson, Bjorn Thor; Larusdottir, Marta Kristin; Daniels, Mats; Clear, Alison; Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419, 2016-10-12)
    JONSSON, B.T., LARUSDOTTIR, M.K., DANIELS, M., CLEAR, A., CLEAR, T. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2016. Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October 2016, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419.
    Quality assurance is a subject that has grown dramatically in importance in recent times. In previous work, we have described how the ACM Curricula can be used to support the Quality Assurance process of educational programs, ...
  • #alternativefacts? Citizen's percetions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2017-05-04)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. #alternativefacts? Citizen's perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. Presented at Staffordshire University Library Teachmeet. Information literacy and making judgements: from Brexit to The White House, 4 May 2017, Stoke-on Trent, UK.
    This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, ...
  • Analysing creative image search information needs. 

    Konkova, Elena; MacFarlane, Andrew; Goker, Ayse (ISKO UK http://www.iskouk.org/content/analysing-creative-image-search-information-needs, 2015-09-10)
    KONKOVA, E., MACFARLANE, A. and GOKER, A. 2015. Analysing creative image search information needs. In the Proceedings of the ISKO UK biennial conference: knowledge organization - making a difference, 13-14 July 2015, London, UK. London: ISKO [online]. Available from: http://www.iskouk.org/content/analysing-creative-image-search-information-needs
    Creative professionals in advertising, marketing, design and journalism search for images to visually represent a concept for their project. The main purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of documents known as ...
  • Analysis and hardware testing of cell capacitor discharge currents during DC faults in half-bridge modular multilevel converters. 

    Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Jovcic, Dragan (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1049/cp.2015.0010, 2015-02-10)
    ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H. and JOVCIC, D. 2015. Analysis and hardware testing of cell capacitor discharge currents during DC faults in half-bridge modular multilevel converters. In the Proceedings of the 11th international conference on AC and DC power transmission, 10-12 February 2015, Birminham, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-7. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1049/cp.2015.0010
    This paper focuses on the behaviour of the cell capacitor discharge currents during DC faults in half-bridge modular multilevel converters. Active switches, not designed for fault conditions, are tripped to minimize discharge ...
  • Analysis and visualization of the new architectural spatiality: light and sound topologies in museums. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Attar, Abdelghani; Bennadji, Amar (ZEMCH Network https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/ebooks/ZEMCH-2018-Conference-Proceedings/, 2018-01-31)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Analysis and visualization of the new architectural spatiality: light and sound topologies in museums. In Chau, H.-W. and Hentschke, C. dos S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th international zero energy mass customer home conference 2018 (ZEMCH 2018), 29 January - 1 February 2018, Melbuourne, Australia. Melbourne: ZEMCH Network [online], pages 89-105. Available from: https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/ebooks/ZEMCH 2018 Conference Proceedings (20170123).pdf
    This work aims at demonstrating that like geometry or anthropology, topology can offer the architectural space a new form of dimensioning and spatiality, this would amount to a participation of daylight and sound ambiences. ...
  • Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132, 2017-11-05)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A. and AHMED, K.H. 2017. Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international renewable energy research and applications conference 2017 (ICRERA 2017), 5-8 November 2017, San Diego, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 608-613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132
    This paper presents analysis of the non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge (TAB) converter under various purely inductor-based AC link topologies. The objective of the analysis is to find the topology that incorporates ...
  • Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046, 2015-06-14)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. Energy procedia [online], 78: Proceedings of the 6th international building physics conference (IBPC 2015), 14-17 June 2015, Torino, Italy, pages 639-644. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046
    Due to the relevance of the internal boundary conditions and the lack of specific data for the Scottish context, an exploration of the internal environment of traditional dwellings is needed. In this study the indoor climate ...
  • An analysis of user engagement in relation to computing workshop activities. 

    Menzies, Rachel; Crabb, Michael; Herron, Daniel; Petrie, Karen; Stewart, Craig; Zarb, Mark (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2676723.2677272, 2015-02-24)
    MENZIES, R., CRABB, M., HERRON, D., PETRIE, K., STEWART, C. and ZARB, M. 2015. An analysis of user engagement in relation to computing workshop activities. In Proceedings of the 46th ACM technical symposium on computer science education (SIGCSE'15), 4 -7 March 2015, Kansas City, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 469-474. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2676723.2677272.
    Computing is now one of the fastest growing fields of employment, with a large bias placed on developing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in schools. However, due to the fast pace of ...
  • And they say don't work with children... 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. And they say don’t work with children..... In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores the role and method a researcher must consider when using children as research objects. Three areas are discussed; the researcher’s role, children as research objects and the results and conclusions. ...
  • Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei; Petrovski, Sergei (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41278-3_17, 2013-10)
    RATTADILOK, P., PETROVSKI, A. and PETROVSKI, S., 2013. Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. In: H. YIN, K. TANG and Y. GAO, eds. Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning -- IDEAL 2013: Proceedings. 20-23 October 2013. Heidelberg: Springer. Pp. 134-141.
    Real-time data processing has become an increasingly important challenge as the need for faster analysis of big data widely manifests itself. In this research, several methods of Computational Intelligence have been applied ...
  • The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Tait, Elizabeth; Isaacs, John; Leon, Marianthi; Reid, Peter H. (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/the-application-of-3d-visualisation-and-hd-surveying-to-help-stimulate-economic-growth-in-historic-urban-areas/, 2016-09-20)
    LAING, R., TAIT, E., ISAACS, J., LEON, M. and REID, P. 2016. The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. In Proceedings of the RICS construction, building and real estate research conference (COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/the-application-of-3d-visualisation-and-hd-surveying-to-help-stimulate-economic-growth-in-historic-urban-areas/
    This paper concerns the application of cutting edge digital recording techniques within the context of heritage-led urban regeneration. The work is innovative in that it supports the belief of decision makers and local ...