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  • 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], 6(3), pages 135-151. 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. ...
  • Paintings 07-08. 

    Dunbar, Lennox (http://www.panterandhall.com, 2008)
    DUNBAR, L., 2007. Paintings 07-08. Panter and Hall Gallery, Mayfair, London, June - July 2008.
    Invited by Panter and Hall to produce a body of new paintings for a solo exhibition. A full-colour catalogue was produced in conjunction with the exhibition which was held from June to July 2008.
  • Parametric embodied carbon prediction model for early stage estimating. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.044, 2018-03-07)
    VICTORIA, M.F. and PERERA, S. 2018. Parametric embodied carbon prediction model for early stage estimating. Energy and buildings [online], 168, pages 106-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.044
    The focus of carbon management is shifting from operational carbon to embodied carbon as a result of the improved operational energy efficiency of buildings. Measuring and managing embodied carbon right from the early ...
  • Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. 

    McAfee, Jack; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077, 2016-11-29)
    MCAFEE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2016. Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. Composite structures [online], 162, pages 1-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077
    Studies on designing polymeric fibres based helical auxetic yarn (HAY) to maximise their auxetic effect are yet to propose optimised design configurations for general impact mitigation applications. This study therefore ...
  • Partial discharge measurements in high voltage motors. 

    Buchan, John G. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1987-09)
    The work presented in this thesis is concerned with the development of an on-line technique for detecting and locating partial discharges in the stator winding of a high voltage electrical machine. This technique forms ...
  • Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. 

    Christie, Lee A.; Lonie, David P.; McCall, John (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/UKCI.2013.6651297, 2013)
    CHRISTIE, L. A., LONIE, D. P., and McCALL, J. A. W., 2013. Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. In: Proceedings of the 2013 UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI), 2013. IEEE Press, pp. 128-135.
    Estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) use structure learning to build a statistical model of good solutions discovered so far, in an effort to discover better solutions. The non-zero coefficients of the Walsh ...
  • Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change. 

    Hope, Charlotte Sophie (Birkbeck, University of London Film, media and cultural studies, 2011-12-31)
    HOPE, C.S. 2011. Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change [online]. Available from: http://sophiehope.org.uk/research/
    Through this practice based research I argue that cultural democracy as a way of thinking contests dominant models of commissioning art to effect social change. A method of generative metaphor of critical distance emerges ...
  • Path-following analysis of the dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system. 

    Paez Chavez, Joseph; Liu, Yang; Pavlovskaia, Ekaterina; Wiercigroch, Marian (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.01.009, 2016-08)
    PAEZ CHAVEZ, J., LIU, Y., PAVLOVSKAIA, E. and WIERCIGROCH, M. 2016. Path-following analysis of the dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 37, pages 102–114. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.01.009
    The dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system is studied by means of path-following techniques in this paper. As the capsule model belongs to the class of piecewise-smooth dynamical systems involving impact ...
  • Perceiving and using genre by form - an eye-tracking study. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik (De Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2010.023, 2010-09)
    CLARK, M., RUTHVEN, I. and HOLT, P. O’B., 2010. Perceiving and using genre by form – an eye-tracking study. Libri, 60 (3), pp. 268-280.
    This paper reports on an approach to the analysis of genre recognition using eye-tracking. The researchers focused on eight different types of e-mail, such as calls for papers, newsletters and spam, which were chosen to ...
  • Performance analysis of a novel rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator. 

    Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Yunus, Norhidayah Md (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.122, 2015-09-15)
    ABU-BAKAR, S. H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZINIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T. K., MUNIR, A. B., YASIN, S. H. M., MAS'UD, A. A. and YUNUS, N. M., 2015. Performance analysis of a novel rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator. Applied Energy, Vol. 154, pp. 221-231.
    The low-concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) system has been identified as one of the potential solutions in lowering the overall installation cost of a building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system. This paper evaluates the ...
  • Performance analysis of a solar window incorporating a novel rotationally asymmetrical concentrator. 

    Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Bani, Nurul Aini (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.01.006, 2016-03-15)
    ABU-BAKAR, S. H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T. K., MUNIR, A. B., YASIN, S. H. M., MAS’UD, A. A. and BANI, N. A., 2016. Performance analysis of a solar window incorporating a novel rotationally asymmetrical concentrator. Energy, Vol. 99, pp. 181-192.
    The race towards achieving a sustainable zero carbon building has spurred the introduction of many new technologies, including the BIPV (building integrated photovoltaic) system. To tackle the high capital cost of BIPV ...
  • Performance analysis of GA and PBIL variants for real-world location-allocation problems. 

    Ankrah, Reginald; Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; McCall, John; Conway, Anthony; Hardwick, Andrew (IEEE http://www.ecomp.poli.br/~wcci2018/, 2018-07-08)
    ANKRAH, R., REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., CONWAY, A. and HARDWICK, A. 2018. Performance analysis of GA and PBIL variants for real-world location-allocation problems. To be presented at the IEEE world congress on computational intelligence; IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    The Uncapacitated Location-Allocation problem (ULAP) is a major optimisation problem concerning the determination of the optimal location of facilities and the allocation of demand to them. In this paper, we present two ...
  • Performance analysis of mirror symmetrical dielectric totally internally reflecting concentrator for building integrated photovoltaic systems. 

    Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; McMeekin, Scott G.; Stewart, Brian G.; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Rahim, Ruzairi Abdul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.05.006, 2013-06-03)
    MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MCMEEKIN, S.G., STEWART, B.G., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M. and RAHIM, R.A. 2013. Performance analysis of mirror symmetrical dielectric totally internally reflecting concentrator for building integrated photovoltaic systems. Applied energy [online], 111, pages 288-299. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.05.006
    This paper presents a mirror symmetrical dielectric totally internally reflecting concentrator (MSDTIRC). Here, its electrical and optical performances are investigated for building integrated photovoltaic applications. ...
  • Performance evaluation of an inventive CO2 gas separation inorganic ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Gobina, Edward (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology http://scholar.waset.org/1999.2/10001660, 2015-06-30)
    NWOGU, N., KAJAMA, M. and GOBINA, E., 2015. Performance evaluation of an inventive CO2 gas separation inorganic ceramic membrane. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 102: International journal of chemical, molecular, nuclear, materials and metallurgical engineering [online], 9(6), pp. 662-665. Available from: http://scholar.waset.org/1999.2/10001660
    Atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions are considered as the greatest environmental challenge the world is facing today. The tasks to control the emissions include the recovery of CO2 from flue gas. This concern has been ...
  • Perserverance measures and attainment in first year computing science students. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2729094.2742625, 2015-07-04)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M. and CAJANDER, A. 2015. Perserverance measures and attainment in first year computing science students. In Proceedings of the ACM conference on innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE '15), 4 - 8 July 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania. New York: ACM [online], pages 302-307. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2729094.2742625.
    We investigate the link between concepts of perseverance such as conscientiousness and grit, and the academic attainment of first year computing students. We review the role that perseverance plays in learning models, as ...
  • Personalised human activity recognition using matching networks. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Cooper, Kay (Springer, 2018-07-09)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. [2018]. Personalised human activity recognition using matching networks. Lecture notes in computer science [online], Proceedings of the 26th international conference on case-based reasoning 2018 (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).
    Human Activity Recognition (HAR) is typically modelled as a classification task where sensor data associated with activity labels are used to train a classifier to recognise future occurrences of these activities. An ...
  • Pharmaceutical electrochemistry: The electrochemical detection of asprin utilising screen printed graphene electrodes as sensors platforms. 

    Kruanetr, Senee; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pollard, Pat; Fernandez, Carlos (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.3103/S1068375515030114, 2015-07-15)
    KRUANETR, S., PRABHU, R., POLLARD, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2015. Pharmaceutical electrochemistry: The electrochemical detection of asprin utilising screen printed graphene electrodes as sensors platforms. Surface engineering and applied electrochemistry [online], 51(3), pages 283-289. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3103/S1068375515030114
    A sensitive electrochemical sensor was designed for acetyl salicylic acid detection using graphene modified Screen Printed Electrodes. The electrochemical response of the sensor with graphene was improved compared to Screen ...
  • Photocatalytic applications in organic synthesis 

    Linklater, Paul Thomas (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2008-09)
    As the search for new pharmaceuticals continues our understanding of their operation grows. A result of this is that design of new drugs is more often being limited only by the ability of synthesis techniques to produce ...
  • Photocatalytic destruction of volatile organic compounds from the oil and gas industry. 

    Tokode, Oluwatosin (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2014-04)
    Heterogeneous photocatalysis is an advanced oxidation technology widely applied in environmental remediation processes. It is a relatively safe and affordable technology with a low impact on the environment and has found ...
  • A photocatalytic impeller reactor for gas phase heterogeneous photocatalysis. 

    Tokode, Oluwatosin; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2017.07.068, 2017-07-29)
    TOKODE, O., PRABHU, R., LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2017. A photocatalytic impeller reactor for gas phase heterogeneous photocatalysis. Journal of environmental chemical engineering [online], 5(4), pages 3942-3948. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2017.07.068
    A novel photocatalytic reactor based on a stirred tank configuration has been described. This reactor employs the use of photocatalytic impellers to aid the mass transport of gaseous organic compounds during photocatalytic ...