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  • Evaluation of the performance of α-alumina nano-porous ceramic composite membrane for esterification applications in petroleum refinery. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2017.05.089, 2017-06-10)
    OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Evaluation of the performance of α-alumina nano-porous ceramic composite membrane for esterification applications in petroleum refinery. Catalysis today [online], In Press, Corrected Proof. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2017.05.089
    The carrier gas permeation performance through α-alumina nano-porous ceramic membrane was investigated in this study. The four carrier gases used for the study were argon (Ar), helium (He), nitrogen (N2) and carbon dioxide ...
  • 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 ...
  • An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture. 

    Watson, Allan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design. Gray's School of Art, 1992-05-01)
    WATSON, A. 1992. An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture.
    This research is concerned with the utilization of chance as a stimulus to encourage experiment and discovery in sculpture. The aims of this research project were: to examine the role of chance within the creative process ...
  • Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. 

    Armstrong, Mike; Brown, Andy; Crabb, Michael; Hughes, Chris J.; Jones, Rhianne; Sandford, James (SMPTE https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919, 2016-12-31)
    ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919
    Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new ...
  • Influence of post-treatment on the microstructural and tribomechanical properties of suspension thermally sprayed WC-12 wt%Co nanocomposite coatings. 

    Ali, O.; Ahmed, R.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Alanazi, Nayef M.; Berger, L.-M.; Kaiser, A.; Toma, F.-L.; Polychroniadis, E. K.; Sall, M.; Elakwah, Y.O.; Goosen, M. F. A. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11249-017-0815-y, 2017-01-19)
    ALI, O., AHMED, R., FAISAL, N.H., ALANAZI, N.M., BERGER, L.-M., KAISER, A., TOMA, F.-L., POLYCHRONIADIS, E.K., SALL, M., ELAKWAH, Y.O. and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2017. Influence of post-treatment on the microstructural and tribomechanical properties of suspension thermally sprayed WC-12 wt%Co nanocomposite coatings. Tribology letters [online], 65(2), article 33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11249-017-0815-y
    The potential to improve the tribomechanical performance of HVOF-sprayed WC-12Co coatings was studied by using aqueous WC-12Co suspensions as feed-stock. Both as-sprayed and hot-isostatic-pressed (HIPed) coatings were ...
  • Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. 

    Armstrong, Mike; Brown, Andy; Crabb, Michael; Hughes, Chris J.; Jones, Rhianne; Sandford, James (IET https://doi.org/10.1049/ibc.2015.0032, 2015-09-10)
    ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C.J., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2015. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. In the Proceedings of the IBC 2015, 10 - 14 September 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Stevenage: IET [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/ibc.2015.0032
    Audiences are increasingly using services such as video on demand and the web to watch television programmes. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new ...
  • City as a spaceship. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Mohanty, Susmita; Imhof, Anna Barbara (International Astronautical Federation www.iafastro.org, 2014-09-29)
    FAIRBURN, S., MOHANTY, S. and IMHOF, A.B. 2014. City as a spaceship. Presented at the 65th International astronautical congress (IAC), 29 September - 3 October 2014, Toronto, Canada. Available from: www.iafastro.org
    While past visions of future cities were often inspired by space and exploration of the unknown, and thus based in science fiction, we propose future visions of the city based in science fact; that which is known and learned ...
  • Effective dependency rule-based aspect extraction for social recommender systems. 

    Chen, Yoke Yie; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Lothian, Robert (ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS http://aisel.aisnet.org/, 2017-07-16)
    CHEN, Y.Y., WIRATUNGA, N. and LOTHIAN, R. 2017. Effective dependency rule-based aspect extraction for social recommender systems. In Proceedings of the 21st Pacific Asia conference on information systems 2017 (PACIS 2017), 16-20 July 2017, Langkawi, Malaysia. (accepted).
    Social recommender systems capitalise on product reviews to generate recommendations that are both guided by experiential knowledge and are explained by user opinions centred on important product aspects. Therefore, having ...
  • 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], (accepted). 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. ...
  • Deep active learning for autonomous navigation. 

    Hussein, Ahmed; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat; Elyan, Eyad (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_1, 2016-08-19)
    HUSSEIN, A., GABER, M.M. and ELYAN, E. 2016. Deep active learning for autonomous navigation. In Jayne, C. and Iliadis, L. (eds.) Communications in computer and information science, 629. Engineering applications of neural networks: proceedings of the 17th International conference on engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2016), 2 - 5 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 3-17. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_1
    Imitation learning refers to an agent's ability to mimic a desired behavior by learning from bservations. A major challenge facing learning from demonstrations is to represent the demonstrations in a manner that is adequate ...
  • Intelligent measurement in unmanned aerial cyber physical systems for traffic surveillance. 

    Petrovski, Andrei; Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Sergei (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_12, 2016-08-19)
    PETROVSKI, A., RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKII, S. 2016. Intelligent measurement in unmanned aerial cyber physical systems for traffic surveillance. In Jayne, C. and Iliadis, L. (eds.) Communications in computer and information science, 629. Engineering applications of neural networks: proceedings of the 17th International conference on engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2016), 2 - 5 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 161-175. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_12
    An adaptive framework for building intelligent measurement systems has been proposed in the paper and tested on simulated traffic surveillance data. The use of the framework enables making intelligent decisions related to ...
  • Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for smart conditional monitoring of platform equipment. 

    Majdani, Farzan; Petrovski, Andrei; Doolan, Daniel C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_15, 2016-08-19)
    MAJDANI, F., PETROVSKI, A. and DOOLAN, D. 2016. Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for smart conditional monitoring of platform equipment. In Jayne, C. and Iliadis, L. (eds.) Communications in computer and information science, 629. Engineering applications of neural networks: proceedings of the 17th International conference on engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2016), 2 - 5 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 198-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44188-7_15
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, which can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system is proposed and applied within the context of assuring offshore asset integrity. Adaptability is achieved through ...
  • Quick Response Code Secure: a cryptographically secure anti-phishing tool for QR code attacks. 

    Mavroeidis, Vasileios; Nicho, Mathew
    MAVROEIDIS, V. and NICHO, M. 2017. Quick Response Code Secure: a cryptographically secure anti-phishing tool for QR code attacks. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on mathematical methods, models and architectures for computer networks security (MMM-ACNS 2017), 28-30 August 2017, Warsaw, Poland. (Accepted)
    The two-dimensional quick response (QR) codes can be misleading due to the difficulty in differentiating a genuine QR code from a malicious one. Since, the vulnerability is practically part of their design, scanning a ...
  • Informed selection and use of training examples for knowledge refinement. 

    Wiratunga, Nirmalie (Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2000-12-31)
    WIRATUNGA, N.C. 2000. Informed selection and use of training examples for knowledge refinement. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Knowledge refinement tools seek to correct faulty rule-based systems by identifying and repairing faults indicated by training examples that provide evidence of faults. This thesis proposes mechanisms that improve the ...
  • Study on the structural, morphological and optical properties of RF-sputtered dysprosium-doped barium tungstate thin films. 

    Hridya, S.; Kavitha, V. S.; Chalana, S. R.; Reshmi Krishnan, R.; Sreeja Sreedharan, R.; Suresh, S.; Nampoori, V. P. N.; Sankararaman, S.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-017-2360-4, 2017-04-27)
    HRIDYA, S., KAVITHA, V.S., CHALANA, S.R., RESHMI KRISHNAN, R., SREEJA SREEDHARAN, R., SURESH, S., NAMPOORI, V.P.N., SANKARARAMAN, S., PRABHU, R. and MAHADEVAN PILLAI, V.P. 2017. Study on the structural, morphological and optical properties of RF-sputtered dysprosium-doped barium tungstate thin films. Journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-017-2360-4
    Barium tungstate films with different Dy3+ doping concentrations, namely 0 wt.%, 1 wt.%, 3 wt.% and 5 wt.%, are deposited on cleaned quartz substrate by radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique and the prepared films ...
  • Recovery of VOC from offshore and onshore shuttle tankers using structured Y-type zeolite membranes. 

    Habiba, Shehu; Ajayi, Adebayo; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2717-8_38, 2017-03-13)
    HABIBA, S., AJAYI, A., EDIDIONG, O. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Recovery of VOC from offshore and onshore shuttle tankers using structured Y-type zeolite membranes. In Ao, SI., Kim, H.K. and Amouzegar, M.A. (eds.) Transactions on engineering technologies: revised selections from proceedings of the World congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October 2015, San Francisco, USA. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 541-553. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2717-8_38
    The emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from onshore and offshore facilities are studied and an alternative technology for the recovery of methane and propane by the use of membrane technology is explored. ...
  • mHealthoptimisationfor education and physical activity in type 1 diabetes: MEDPAT1. 

    Hall, J.; Stephen, K.; Croall, A.; MacMillan, J.; Murray, L.; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; MacRury, S. (University of Highlands and Islands/RGU/Diabetes Scotland, 2017-03-08)
    HALL, J., STEPHEN, K., CROALL, A., MACMILLAN, J., MURRAY, L., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and MACRURY, S. 2017. mHealth optimisation for education and physical activity in Type 1 diabetes: MEDPAT1. Presented at the Diabetes UK professional conference 2017, 8 - 10 March 2017, Manchester, UK.
    Aims: To develop and evaluate usability of prototype personalised prediction algorithms for people with Type 1 diabetes to optimise blood glucose control associated with physical activity using smart phone technology. To ...
  • Futuristic nanomaterials and composites: part II. 

    Kim, Chang-Soo; Lehmhus, Dirk; Njuguna, James; Paramsothy, Muralidharan; Shofner, Meisha Lei (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1685-0, 2015-10-28)
    KIM, C-S., LEHMHUS, D., NJUGUNA, J., PARAMSOTHY, M. and SHOFNER, M.L. 2015. Futuristic nanomaterials and composites: part II. JOM [online], 68(1), pages 261-264. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1685-0
    The present special topic "Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites: Part II" is a continuation of last month's topic "Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites: Part I". In this continuation, inspiration is once again drawn ...
  • Thermal, mechanical and rheological behaviors of nanocomposites based on UHMWPE/paraffin oil/carbon nanofiller obtained by using different dispersion techniques. 

    Visco, Annamaria; Yousef, Samy; Galtieri, Giovanna; Nocita, Davide; Pistone, Alessandro; Njuguna, James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-016-1845-x, 2016-02-19)
    VISCO, A., YOUSEF, S., GALTIERI, G., NOCITA, D., PISTONE, A. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Thermal, mechanical and rheological behaviors of nanocomposites based on UHMWPE/paraffin oil/carbon nanofiller obtained by using different dispersion techniques. JOM [online], 68(4), pages 1078-1089. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-016-1845-x
    Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) is a very attractive polymer employed as a high performance material. For its high viscosity, dispersion of fillers is considered a critical point in UHMWPE nanocomposites ...
  • Preparation and analysis of multi-layered hybrid nanostructures. 

    Khobragade, Prashant S.; Hansora, D. P.; Naik, Jitendra B.; Njuguna, James; Mishra, Satyendra (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clay.2016.08.022, 2016-09-01)
    KHOBRAGADE, P.S., HANSORA, D.P., NAIK, J.B., NJUGUNA, J. and MISHRA, S. 2016. Preparation and analysis of multi-layered hybrid nanostructures. Applied clay science [online], 132-133, pages 668-674. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clay.2016.08.022
    In this study, we report a simple and efficient (bath ultrasonication) method for the preparation of multi-functional layered hybrid nanostructures using graphene oxide (GO) and modified Mg-Al layered double hydroxides ...

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