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  • Matching networks for personalised human activity recognition. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Cooper, Kay (CEUR http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2142/, 2018-07-13)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2018. Matching networks for personalised human activity recognition. In Bichindaritz, I., Guttmann, C., Herrero, P., Koch, F., Koster, A., Lenz, R., López Ibáñez, B., Marling, C., Martin, C., Montagna, S., Montani, S., Reichert, M., Riaño, D., Schumacher, M.I., ten Teije, A. and Wiratunga, N. (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st Joint workshop on artificial intelligence in health organized as part of the Federated AI meeting (FAIM 2018), co-located with 17th International autonomous agents and multiagent systems conference (AAMAS 2018), 35th International conference on machine learning (ICML 2018), 27th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI 2018) and 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 13-19 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm: CEUR [online], pages 61-64. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2142/short4.pdf
    Human Activity Recognition (HAR) has many important applications in health care which include management of chronic conditions and patient rehabilitation. An important consideration when training HAR models is whether to ...
  • Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://itnas.civil.duth.gr/inista2018/, 2018-07-03)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2018. Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. In Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Systems Man and Cybernetics Society (SMC) international innovations in intelligent systems and applications conference 2018 (INISTA 2018), 3-5 July 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece.
    A multitenant cloud-application that is designed to use several components needs to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when the workload changes. The highest degree of isolation results in ...
  • The invention of craft: Glenn Adamson. 

    Peach, Andrea (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.2752/174967814X13990281228684, 2014-07-31)
    PEACH, A. 2014. The invention of craft Glenn Adamson. Journal of modern craft [online], 7(2), pages 233-235. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2752/174967814X13990281228684
    This is a book review by the author on Adamson, Glen. 2013. The Invention of Craft. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 9780857850669.
  • Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity. 

    Peach, Andrea (Leeds Metropolitan University (Organisers), 2007-07-19)
    PEACH, A. 2007. Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity. Presented at the 5th International research conference: things that move; the material worlds of tourism and travel, 19-23 July 2007, Leeds, UK.
    This paper will examine the commodification of Scottish craft to satisfy the demands of tourism, and ultimately the problematic outcome of the consumption of craft objects as souvenirs. Using as primary source material the ...
  • Small pieces of Scotland? Souvenirs and the good design debate 1946-80. 

    Kinchin, Juliet; Peach, Andrea (Scottish Society for Art History https://ssahistory.wordpress.com/previous-journals/, 2002-12-31)
    KINCHIN, J. and PEACH, A. 2002. Small pieces of Scotland? Souvenirs and the good design debate 1946-80. Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History, 7, pages 23-30.
    For those agencies concerned with the promotion of design and craft in post-war Scotland, and with the development of tourism more generally, souvenirs proved a source of constant anxiety and embarrassment. There were ...
  • What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. 

    Peach, Andrea (Intellect https://doi.org/10.1386/crre.4.2.161_1, 2013-10-01)
    PEACH, A. 2013. What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. Craft research [online], 4(2), pages 161-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/crre.4.2.161_1
    This article critically reviews the concept of ‘revival’ in relation to making in contemporary culture. The 1970s are a period, which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention ...
  • Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders. 

    Ali, O.; Ahmed, Rehan; Alawadhi, H.; Shameer, M.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Al-Anazi, Nayef M.; Goosen, M. F. A. (DVS Media GmbH http://www.proceedings.com/38541.html, 2017-06-07)
    ALI, O., AHMED, R., ALAWADHI, H., SHAMEER, M., FAISAL, N., AL-ANAZI, N. and GOOSEN, M. 2017. Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders. In the Proceedings of the International thermal spray conference and exposition 2017 (ITSC 2017), 7-9 June 2017, Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf: DVS Media GmbH [online], pages 681-686. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/38541.html
    WC-Co coatings were deposited using conventional High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Jet-Kote (HVOF-JK) and Suspension HVOF (S-HVOF) methods. Microstructural and mechanical properties along with the wear resistance of coatings were ...
  • Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie [= Multicriteria evaluation for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings]. 

    Seddiki, Mohammed; Anouche, Karima; Bennadji, Amar (Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893, 2016-03-31)
    SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie. Rеvuе des enеrgies renouvеlablеs [online], 19(1), pages 29-40. Available from: http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893
    In Algeria, the residential and tertiary sectors are the ones with the highest energy consumption, making use of 34% of the total energy ; consequently, the government has launched a thermal renovation program for existing ...
  • Thinking through craft. 

    Peach, Andrea (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epn044, 2009-03-01)
    PEACH, A. 2009. Thinking through craft. Journal of design history [online], 22(1), pages 82-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epn044
  • An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education. 

    Zarb, Mark; Abandoh-Sam, Joseph A.; Alshaigy, Bedour; Bouvier, Dennis; Glassey, Richard; Hughes, Janet; Riedesel, Charles (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/3197091.3205842, 2018-07-02)
    ZARB, M., ABANDOH-SAM, J.A., ALSHAIGY, B., BOUVIER, D., GLASSEY, R., HUGHES, J. and RIEDESEL, C. 2018. An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education. In Proceedings of the 23rd Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference (ITiCSE 2018), 2-4 July 2018, Larnacs, Cyprus. New York: ACM [online], pages 344-345. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3197091.3205842
    The experience of transitioning into and starting higher education is a very individual one, with some applicants viewing the prospect of higher education as an unknown entity; for those who are first in their family or ...
  • Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages. 

    Iyi, Draco; Hasan, Reaz; Penlington, Roger (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.07.031, 2018-07-30)
    IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2018. Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages. International journal of heat and mass transfer [online], 127(Part B), pages 534-545. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.07.031
    This paper considers the natural convection inside an air filled enclosure having several isolated cylindrical blockages distributed within it, and arranged parallel to two vertical walls of the enclosure. These two walls ...
  • Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ahmed, Rehan; Goel, Saurav; Cross, Graham
    FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., GOEL, S. and CROSS, G. [2018]. Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry. Journal of materials research [online], (accepted).
    This review aims to consolidate a scattered literature on the use of a modern nanomechanical testing techniques in archaeometry materials research such as the process of mummification. It is concluded that nanoindentation ...
  • Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Arab, Hussain (TUV SUD NEV (Organisers) https://www.tuv-sud.co.uk/nel/news-events/news/latest-news/produced-water-workshop-highlights-environmental-issues-and-solutions, 2018-06-05)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at TUV SUD NEL Produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this ...
  • A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT); architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-16 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 87-105.
    Computer Aided Design software and their kind are generally considered as Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools; moreover, the sophistication level of one in use may determine the BIM maturity level. Education and ...
  • Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Global Alliance for Art and Health (Organisers), 2014-04-09)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2014. Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. Presented at the Global alliance for arts and health conference 2014, 9-12 April 2014, Houston, USA.
    Scotland has a strong portfolio of arts and health projects including both public art installations within healthcare buildings and participatory programmes, in particular with people with long term conditions. This ...
  • Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. 

    Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; McCall, John; Lothian, Robert; Lam, Thomas; McClinton, Sam; N'Dow, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2011.11.003, 2011-12-27)
    REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., LOTHIAN, R., LAM, T., MCCLINTON, S. and N'DOW, J. 2012. Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. Artificial intelligence in medicine [online], 55(1), pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2011.11.003
    Objectives: Prediction of prostate cancer pathological stage is an essential step in a patient's pathway. It determines the treatment that will be applied further. In current practice, urologists use the pathological stage ...
  • Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses, the RGU experience. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Salman, Huda Shakir; Paterson, Graham J. (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    KOUIDER, T., SALMAN, H. and PATERSON, G. 2018. Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses, the RGU experience. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT); architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-16 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 155-172.
    Among The ambitions regarding BIM uptake across the built environment sector in the UK and arguably beyond may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by interactions between Higher Education (HE) and professional ...
  • Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Alexander, Gareth (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    KOUIDER, T. and ALEXANDER, G. (eds.) 2018. Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Change is constant in the modern Construction Industry: challenges grow, roles diversify, education transforms, technologies proliferate, innovations emerge and collaboration increases. Architectural technology is at the ...
  • Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (NDT.net http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578, 2018-06-30)
    DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. In the Proceedings of the 14th International Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing conference: application of contemporary non-destructive testing in engineering, 4-6 September 2017, Bernardin, Slovenia. Bad Breisig, Germany: NDT.net [online], pages 271-278. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578
    Non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques used for petroleum pipelines and offshore windturbines can only detect corrosion after it has occurred. Therefore, intrusive inspections are required regularly, potentially causing ...
  • Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Mohammad Ataul; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769, 2018-07-05)
    KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A. and HASSAN, M.Z. 2018. Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. Energies [online], 11(7), article ID 1769. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769
    Climate change poses profound threats to the Earth and its people. Its mitigation, therefore, demands common but differentiated actions with comprehensive and coordinated approach. The global community has pledged to ...

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