Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; Goker, Ayse; Corney, David; Martin, Carlos (Donau-Universitat http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/en/department/gpa/telematik/edemocracy-conference/edem/vid/20773/index.php?URL=/en/department/gpa/telematik/edemocracy-conference/20773&cursor=6, 2015-05-20)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D. and MARTIN, C. 2015. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds.) Proceedings of the international conference for e-democracy and open government 2015 (CeDEM15), 20-22 May 2015, Krems, Austria. Krems: Edition Donau-Universität, pages 105-118. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem15/cedem15_oa_proceedings.pdf
    This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe ...
  • Bravehearts or tim'rous beasties? A decade of research into online election campaigns in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Donau-Universitat http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem13_2nd_ed_final_version.pdf, 2013-05-22)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2013. Bravehearts or tim'rous beasties? A decade of research into online election campaigns in Scotland. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds). Proceedings of the international conference for e-democracy and open government (CeDEM13), 22-24 May 2013, Krems, Austria. 2nd ed. Krems: Edition Donau-Universität [online], pages 75-87. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem13_2nd_ed_final_version.pdf
    Over the last ten years, the authors have conducted a series of investigations into the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates during parliamentary at the Scottish political arena. This paper ...
  • MinkApp: generating spatio-temporal summaries for nature conservation volunteers. 

    Tintarev, Nava; Melero, Yolanda; Sripada, Somayajulu; Tait, Elizabeth; Van Der Wal, Rene; Mellish, Chris (Association for Computational Linguistics http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W12-1505, 2012-05-30)
    TINTAREV, N., MELERO, Y., SRIPADA, S., TAIT, E., VAN DER WAL, R. and MELLISH, C. 2012. MinkApp: generating spatio-temporal summaries for nature conservation volunteers. In the Proceedings of the 7th international natural language generation conference (INLG 2012), 30 May - 1 June 2012, Utica, IL. Stroudsburg, PA:ACL [online], article 1505. Available from: http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W12-1505
    We describe preliminary work on generating contextualized text for nature conservation volunteers. This Natural Language Generation (NLG) differs from other ways of describing spatio-temporal data, in that it deals with ...
  • Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. 

    Wallace, Claire; Tait, Elizabeth; MacLeod, Marsaili; Mellish, Chris; Hunter, Colin (University of Copenhagen http://hnk.ffzg.hr/bibl/SDH-2011/submissions/sdh2011_submission_19.pdf, 2011-10-15)
    WALLACE, C., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., MELLISH, C. and HUNTER, C. 2011. Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. In Proceedings of the 2nd supporting digital humanities (SDH 2011): answering the unaskable, 17-18 November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen [online]. Available from: http://hnk.ffzg.hr/bibl/SDH-2011/submissions/sdh2011_submission_19.pdf
    The CURIOS project investigates how digital archives can support interest in local heritage and, in doing so, can contribute to community regeneration and strengthened community cohesion. Software tools that utilise semantic ...
  • Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_87, 2013-12-22)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. 2013. Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning. Communications in computer and information science, 397, Worldwide commonalities and challenges in information literacy research and practice: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2013), 22-25 October 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. Basel: Springer [online], pages 647-654. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_87
    Information professionals play a key role in facilitating and advocating the development of information literacy in educational, organizational and everyday life contexts. However, their information literacy continuing ...
  • The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf, 1998-08-13)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. In Wilson, T.D. and ALLEN, D.K. (eds.) Exploring the contexts of information behaviour: proceedings of the 2nd international conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts, 13-15 August 1998, Sheffield, UK. London: Taylor Graham, pages 304-320. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf
    The aims of the Citizenship Information project were to measure demand for citizenship information and establish the nature of information need exhibited by users. The objectives of the project were to: 1.define and describe ...
  • Virtual embedded librarianship for information literacy teaching. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Tramantza, Evi (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14136-7_47, 2014-12-18)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and TRAMANTZA, E. 2014. Virtual embedded librarianship for information literacy teaching. Communications in computer and information science [online], 492, Information literacy: lifelong learning and digital citizeanship in the 21st century; Proceedings of the 2nd European conference(ECIL 2014), 20-23 October 2014,Dubrovnik, Croatia. Basel: Springer, pages 446-455. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14136-7_47
    This paper, reports on the planning and preliminary results of an action research project undertaken for the redesign of an online distance learning information literacy (IL) module on the basis of virtual 'embedded ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nurturing supportive and engaging induction environments for distance learning students. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Kemp, Vanessa (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.07.082, 2016-08-04)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and KEMP. V. 2016. Nurturing supportive and engaging induction environments for distance-learning students. Procedia: social and behavioral sciences [online], 228, Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on higher education advances (HEAd'16), 21-23 June 2016, València, Spain, pages 535-540. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.07.082
    Distance learning (DL) students typically learn with very limited or no requirements for physical presence and this often means that learning may be perceived as a more isolating or less 'natural' experience. Postgraduate ...
  • The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Cameron, Ros (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2015/ecrm15-home.htm, 2015-06)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R., 2015. The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. In: F. BEZZINA and V. CASSAR eds. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, ECRM 2015. 11-12 June 2015. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. Pp. 259-266.
    The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
  • Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Baxter, Graeme (Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2013/ecrm13-proceedings.htm, 2013-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BAXTER, G., 2013. Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. In: I. RAMOS and A. MESQUITA (eds.) Proceedings of The 12th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies ECRM-2013. 4-5 July 2013. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. Pp. 247-253.
    Since devised by Flanagan in 1954 as a tool to explore what people do to achieve an organisational aim, the critical incident technique (CIT) has been used in various disciplines as a method of understanding human behaviour. ...
  • How nurses behave online? Nurses’ online information needs and internet seeking behaviour. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Intas, G.; Niakas, Dimitris (IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) http://dx.doi.org/10.15224/ 978-1-63248-032-3-139, 2014-10)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P. A., MARTZOUKOU, K., INTAS, G. and NIAKAS, D., 2014. How nurses behave online? Nurses’ online information needs and internet seeking behaviour. In: R. KUMAR, ed. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behaviour (SMHB 14)[online] 25-26 October. New York. IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) pp. 192-199. Available from: http://www.seekdl.org/nm.php?id=4579 [Accessed 13 August 2015]
    Registered nurses constitute the largest group of healthcare professionals with a rather distinctive and crucial role in healthcare services provision. For keeping up with their professional advances and follow the rapid ...
  • Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Hamilton, K. (IET, 2005-01)
    MUIR, L. J., RICHARDSON, I. E. G. and HAMILTON, K., 2005. Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. In: Visual Information Engineering : The IEE International Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE 2005). January 2005. Stevenage: IET, pp. 17-22.
    Video communication systems currently provide poor quality and performance for deaf people using sign language, particularly at low bit rates. Our previous work, involving eye movement tracking experiments and analysis ...
  • Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Leaper, Steven (IEEE, 2003)
    MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I., LEAPER, S., 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In: Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium 2003. 23-25 May 2003. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. pp. 321-325.
    Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye ...
  • Where in the world: a study of user preferences as to virtual environments for information access. 

    MacLennan, Alan (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2007. Where in the world: a study of user preferences as to virtual environments for information access. In: information: interactions and impact (i3): conference abstracts. 25-28 June 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 56-58.
  • Video telephony for the deaf : analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G. (Blackwell http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/641007.641137, 2002-12)
    MUIR, L.J. and RICHARDSON, I.E.G. 2002. Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. In: Proceedings of the Tenth ACM International Multimedia Conference. 1-6 December 2002. Juan-Les-Pins, France. pp. 650-652
    The multimedia capability of video telephony and video conferencing systems has many applications and benefits. This paper describes research and development that aims to optimise video compression systems for a specific ...

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