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  • Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences (Organisers), 2018-05-23)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. Presented at the 4th International structural nano composites conference 2018 (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
    Novel low density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMF) nanocomposites were manufactured by a melt compounding process. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy was used to characterise the structure of ...
  • Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2016-09-12)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. Presented at the 3rd International structural nano composites conference 2016 (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The increase in thermal stability, flame retardancy, and mechanical properties of Polyamide 6 (PA6)/montmorillonite (MMT) nanocomposites open a new research window in respect to successful technical application of PA6/MMT ...
  • Iterated racing algorithm for simulation-optimisation of maintenance planning. 

    Lacroix, Benjamin; McCall, John; Lonchampt, Jérôme (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477843, 2018-07-08)
    LACROIX, B., MCCALL, J. and LONCHAMPT, J. 2018. Iterated racing algorithm for simulation-optimisation of maintenance planning. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation 2018 (CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477843
    The purpose of this paper is two fold. First, we present a set of benchmark problems for maintenance optimisation called VMELight. This model allows the user to define the number of components in the system to maintain and ...
  • Opinion context extraction for aspect sentiment analysis. 

    Bandhakavi, Anil; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Luhar, Rushi (AAAI Press https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM18/paper/view/17859, 2018-06-15)
    BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and LUHAR, R. 2018. Opinion context extraction for aspect sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of 12th International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) conference on web and social media 2018 (ICWSM 2018), 25-28 June 2018, Palo Alto, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 564-567. Available from: https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM18/paper/view/17859/17051
    Sentiment analysis is the computational study of opinionated text and is becoming increasing important to online commercial applications. However, the majority of current approaches determine sentiment by attempting to ...
  • CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. 

    Ogunsesan, Oluwademilade Adekunle; Hossain, Mamdud; Iyi, Draco; Droubi, M. Ghazi (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_22, 2018-08-28)
    OGUNSESAN, O.A., HOSSAIN, M., IYI, D. and DHROUBI, M.G. 2018. CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2: proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 274-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_22
    Erosion caused by sand particles is a serious problem facing the oil and gas industry. Predicting pipe erosion due to sand transport is a complex process in multiphase flows due to the complex nature of the flow. Existing ...
  • Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. 

    Alaita, David; Hossain, Mamdud; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24, 2018-08-29)
    ALAITA, D., HOSSAIN, M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2: proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 300-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24
    Investigations of gas-liquid-solid flows in large diameter vertical pipes are scarce and detailed three phase flow study is still required to understand the flow interactions. Further investigation using high fidelity ...
  • Lexicon induction for interpretable text classification. 

    Clos, Jérémie; Wiratunga, Nirmalie (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_39, 2017-09-02)
    CLOS, J. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Lexicon induction for interpretable text classification. In Kampus, J., Tsakonas, G., Manolopoulos, Y., Iliadis, L. and Karydis, I. (eds). Lecture notes in computer science, 10450, research and advanced technology for digital libraries: proceedings of the 21st International conference on theory and practice of digital libraries (TPDL 2017), 18-21 September 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece. Cham: Springer [online], pages 498-510. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_39
    The automated classification of text documents is an active research challenge in document-oriented information systems, helping users browse massive amounts of data, detecting likely authors of unsigned work, or analyzing ...
  • Deep imitation learning with memory for robocup soccer simulation. 

    Hussein, Ahmed; Elyan, Eyad; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_3, 2018-07-27)
    HUSSEIN, A., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Deep imitation learning with memory for robocup soccer simulation. In Pimenidis, E. and Jayne, C. (eds.) Communications in computers and information science, 893: engineering applications of neural networks; proceedings of the 19th international engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2018), 3-5 September 2018, Bristol, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 31-43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_3
    Imitation learning is a field that is rapidly gaining attention due to its relevance to many autonomous agent applications. Providing demonstrations of effective behaviour to teach the agent is useful in real world challenges ...
  • Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. 

    Johnston, Pamela; Elyan, Eyad; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4, 2018-07-27)
    JOHNSTON, P., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. In Pimenidis, E. and Jayne, C. (eds.) Communications in computers and information science, 893: engineering applications of neural networks; proceedings of the 19th international engineering applications of neural networks conference (EANN 2018), 3-5 September 2018, Bristol, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 44-57. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4
    Video tampering detection remains an open problem in the field of digital media forensics. Some existing methods focus on recompression detection because any changes made to the pixels of a video will require recompression ...
  • Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. 

    Chinenye-Kanu, Nkemjika Mirian; Hossain, Mamdud; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11, 2018-08-29)
    CHINENYE-KANU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, M.G. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2, 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 124-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11
    The local interactions and fluctuations of multiphase flow properties present in upward slug/churn flow patterns through a 900 pipe bend has been investigated. Numerical modelling technique using the Volume of Fluid method ...
  • The different audiences of Sophie Calle. 

    Clarke, Jennifer (Finnish Anthropological Society https://doi.org/10.30676/jfas.v43i1.74071, 2018-08-01)
    CLARKE, J. 2018. The different audiences of Sophie Calle. Suomen antropologi: journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society [online], 43(1), pages 39-40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.30676/jfas.v43i1.74071
    This article is part of a special section in the journal which discusses Sophie Callie's work, contemporary art and anthropology.
  • Combining heterogeneous classifiers via granular prototypes. 

    Nguyen, Tien Thanh; Nguyen, Mai Phuong; Pham, Xuan Cuong; Liew, Alan Wee-Chung; Pedrycz, Witold (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2018.09.021, 2018-09-28)
    NGUYEN, T.T., NGUYEN, M.P., PHAM, X.C., LIEW, A. W.-C. and PEDRYCZ, W. 2018. Combining heterogeneous classifiers via granular prototypes. Applied soft computing [online], 73, pages 795-815. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2018.09.021
    In this study, a novel framework to combine multiple classifiers in an ensemble system is introduced. Here we exploit the concept of information granule to construct granular prototypes for each class on the outputs of an ...
  • Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. 

    Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Gamio, Carlos (AIP Publishing (American Institute of Physics) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5053505, 2018-09-13)
    FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2018. Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. In Steiner, M., Anton, I. and Steiner, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th International concentratator photovoltaic systems conference 2018 (CPV-14), 16-18 April 2018, Puertollano, Spain. New York: AIP Publishing [online], 2012(1), ID 030006. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5053505
    Off-grid solar chargers are one of the ways forward to achieve universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern electricity. To achieve this goal, the sustainability aspect of the solar chargers must be ...
  • State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar; Salman, Huda Shakir (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/conf-archive-working.php, 2018-09-03)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2018. State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. In Proceedings of the 34th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference: working papers; a productive relationship; balancing fragmentation and integration, 3-5 September 2018, Belfast, UK. Cambridge: Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) [online], pages 334-343. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/archive/2018-Working-Papers.pdf
    Construction Industry has had its biggest breakthrough since the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). The industry has been changing over time; United States has been at the forefront of adoption and ...
  • Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Attar, Abdelghani (University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980, 2018-10-02)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and ATTAR, A. 2018. Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 571-584. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980
    The present work aims to demonstrate that a topological characterization of architectural space would amount to a presence and a participation of sound. In other words, the sound, itself and similarly to the human body, ...
  • Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie = [Restitution of the luminous ambiences of the marinid medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen, Algeria]. 

    Ziani, Abdelouahab; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944, 2018-10-01)
    ZIANI, A., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 289-300. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944
    This research explores the authentic luminous ambiences that characterized the medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen in Algeria. These atmospheres have been profoundly altered due to the different rearrangements that have affected ...
  • Correspondence edit distance to obtain a set of weighted means of graph correspondences. 

    Moreno-García, Carlos Francisco; Serratosa, Francesc; Xiaoyi, Jiang (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2018.08.027, 2018-08-30)
    MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., SERRATOSA, F. and XIAOYI, J. 2018. Correspondence edit distance to obtain a set of weighted means of graph correspondences. Pattern recognition letters [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2018.08.027
    Given a pair of data structures, such as strings, trees, graphs or sets of points, several correspondences (also referred in literature as labellings, matchings or assignments) can be defined between their local parts. The ...
  • Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Sanaee, Reza; Singh, Rao Martand; Murray, John; McLaughlin, Abbie; Healy, David; Lee, Tung-Lik
    FAISAL, N.H., SANAEE, R., SINGH, R.M., MURRAY, J., MCLAUGHLIN, A., HEALY, D. and LEE, T.-L. [2018]. Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. Journal of physics: conference series, (accepted).
    Neutron scattering (at ENGIN-X) was used to examine strain distributions in two hydrocarbon reservoir rock types (i.e. sandstone and chalk) under uniaxial stress (up to 35 MPa) at temperature as high as 70 °C to utilise ...
  • Sustainable development of an integrated solid waste and wastewater treatment. 

    Wong, Ling Say (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2012-05-01)
    WONG, L.S. 2012. Sustainable development of an integrated solid waste and wastewater treatment. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This PhD thesis investigated solid and liquid waste treatment systems for Sureclean, a waste Management company based in the North of Scotland. Sureclean receives a diverse range of waste streams and the increasing need ...
  • Optimisation of Mare’s Tail coalescer technology. 

    Vijayakumar, Bhavani (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2014-07-01)
    VIJAYAKUMAR, B. 2014. Optimisation of Mare’s Tail coalescer technology. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.
    The Mare’s Tail technology was invented in ERT(Orkney) as a Joint industrial Project to reduce the use of chemicals in the produced water treatment process. The Mare’s Tail is a fibrous type of coalescer used in the ...

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