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  • A random key based estimation of distribution algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem. 

    Ayodele, Mayowa; McCall, John; Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; Bowie, Liam (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2017.7969591, 2017-06-05)
    AYODELE, M., MCCALL, J., REGNIER-COUDERT, O. and BOWIE, L. 2017. A random key based estimation of distribution algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem. In Proceedings of the IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (CEC 2017), 5-8 June 2017, San Sebastian, Spain. New York: IEEE [online], pages 2364-2371. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2017.7969591
    Random Key (RK) is an alternative representation for permutation problems that enables application of techniques generally used for continuous optimisation. Although the benefit of RKs to permutation optimisation has been ...
  • Rare elements electrochemistry: the development of a novel electrochemical sensor for the rapid detection of Europium in environmental samples using gold electrode modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. 

    Cruickshank, Laura; Officer, Simon J.; Pollard, Pat; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Stutter, Mark; Fernandez, Carlos (Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.2116/analsci.31.623, 2015-07)
    CRUICKSHANK, L., OFFICER, S., POLLARD, P., PRABHU, R., STUTTER, M. and FERNANDEZ, C., 2015. Rare elements electrochemistry: the development of a novel electrochemical sensor for the rapid detection of Europium in environmental samples using gold electrode modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. Analytical Sciences, 31 (7), pp. 623-627.
    This work presents for the first time the electrochemical determination of europium using cyclic voltammetry at gold electrodes modified with 2-pyridinol-1-oxide. A well-defined oxidation peak was observed in cyclic ...
  • Rate-dependent polymer adsorption in porous media. 

    Idahosa, Patrick E.G.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Oyeneyin, Babs; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.02.020, 2016-02-23)
    IDAHOSA, P.E.G., OLUYEMI, G.F., OYENEYIN, M.B. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Rate-dependent polymer adsorption in porous media. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 143, pages 65-71. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.02.020.
    Laboratory core flood experiments were conducted at different flow rates with partially hydrolysed polyacrylamide (HPAM) oilfield Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) polymer and silica sand to investigate the polymer retention in ...
  • (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M.; Isaacs, John (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306, 2016-03-11)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306
    Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies ...
  • Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Moratuwa/Ceylon Institute of Builders http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/index.php/17-news-events/145-the-5th-world-construction-symposium-co-organised-by-department-of-building-economics, 2016-07-29)
    OMOTAYO, T.S. and KULATUNGA, U. 2017. Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: University of Moratuwa [online], pages 380-388. Available from: http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/images/CIOB-2016/proceedings.pdf
    The challenges of cost and time overruns, construction disputes and client dissatisfaction have plagued the construction industry in Nigeria. This may be as a result of the approaches used in monitoring construction costs. ...
  • Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. 

    Bunnell, Katie (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1998)
    BUNNELL, K. 1998. Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    See Coversheet for system requirements. The aim of the research is to integrate computer technologies and environmentally - sensitive materials and processes into the practice of the ceramic designer-maker, in order to ...
  • Reactive power minimization of dual active bridge DC/DC converter with triple phase shift control using open loop neural network. 

    Harrye, Yasen A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Aboushady, Ahmed A. (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016448, 2014-10-19)
    HARRYE, Y.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABOUSHADY, A.A. 2014. Reactive power minimization of dual active bridge DC/DC converter with triple phase shift control using neural network. In the Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2014), 19-22 October 2014, Milwaukee, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 566-571. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2014.7016448
    Reactive power flow increases dual active bridge (DAB) converter RMS current leading to an increase in conduction losses especially in high power applications. This paper proposes a new optimized triple phase shift (TPS) ...
  • Real time evolutionary algorithms in robotic neural control systems. 

    Jagadeesan, Ananda Prasanna (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2006)
    This thesis describes the use of a Real-Time Evolutionary Algorithm (RTEA) to optimise an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) on-line (in this context “on-line” means while it is in use). Traditionally, Evolutionary Algorithms ...
  • Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. 

    Arigbe, Ovoke D.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Arana, Ines; Droubi, M. Ghazi (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5, 2018-11-24)
    ARIGBE, O.D., OYENEYIN, M.B., ARANA, I. and GHAZI, M.D. 2018. Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technologies [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5
    A review of the existing two and three phase relative permeability correlations shows a lot of pitfalls and restrictions imposed by (a) their assumptions (b) generalization ability and (c) difficulty with updating in real ...
  • Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW Challenge. 

    Martin, Carlos; Goker, Ayse (CEUR http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1150/martin.pdf, 2014-04-08)
    MARTIN, C. and GOKER, A. 2014. Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge. In the Proceedings of the social news on the web 2014 data challenge (SNOW-DC 2014), 8th April 2014, Seoul, Korea. Seoul: CEUR [online], pages 9-16. Available from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1150/martin.pdf
    Twitter is becoming an ever more popular platform for discovering and sharing information about current events, both personal and global. The scale and diversity of messages makes the discovery and analysis of breaking ...
  • Recent development of flax fibres and their reinforced composites based on different polymeric matrices. 

    Zhu, Jinchun; Zhu, Huijun; Njuguna, James; Abhyankar, Hrushikesh (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma6115171, 2013-11)
    ZHU, J., ZHU, H., NJUGUNA, J. and ABHYANKAR, H., 2013. Recent development of flax fibres and their reinforced composites based on different polymeric matrices. Materials, 6(11), pp. 5171-5198.
    This work describes flax fibre reinforced polymeric composites with recent developments. The properties of flax fibres, as well as advanced fibre treatments such as mercerization, silane treatment, acylation, peroxide ...
  • A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gow, Kenneth S. (British Interplanetary Society, 2010)
    MACLEOD, C. and GOW, K. S., 2010. A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS), Volume 63 Number 5/6, pp. 192 - 205
    Most present-day research into Nuclear Fusion concentrates on high-temperature plasmas combined with Inertial or Magnetic Confinement. However, there exists another body of less well-known work based on Electrostatic ...
  • 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. ...
  • Recovery of VOC from onshore and offshore shuttle tankers using structured membranes. 

    Ajayi, Adebayo; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    AJAYI, A., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Recovery of VOC from onshore and offshore shuttle tankers using structured membranes. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October 2015, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 637-642. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp637-642.pdf
    The emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from onshore offshore facilities are studied and an alternative technology for the recovery of methane, propane and butane by the use of membrane technology is explored. ...
  • Refinement complements verification and validation 

    Craw, Susan (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1996.0012, 1996-02)
    CRAW, S., 1996. Refinement complements verification and validation. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 44 (2), pp. 245-256
    Knowledge based systems are being applied in ever increasing numbers. The development of knowledge acquisition tools has eased the “Knowledge Acquisition Bottleneck”. More recently there has been a demand for mechanisms ...
  • Refinement in response to validation. 

    Craw, Susan; Sleeman, D. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0957-4174(94)E0025-P, 1995-07)
    CRAW, S. and SLEEMAN, D., 1995. Refinement in response to validation. Expert Systems with Applications, 8 (3), pp. 343-349
    Knowledge-based systems (KBSs) are being applied in ever increasing numbers. In parallel with the development of knowledge acquisition tools is the demand for mechanisms to assure their quality, particularly in safety ...
  • Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. 

    Cockburn, Duncan; Deveci, Gokay; Donaldson, Bill; Gray, David; Harris, Paul; Laing, Richard Alexander; McClean, David; Martin, Andrew; Owen, Alan; Prondzynski, Ferdinand von (Robert Gordon University https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/aberdeen-city-centre-regeneration-report, 2013-03)
    COCKBURN, D., DEVECI, G., DONALDSON, B., GRAY, D., HARRIS, P., LAING, R., MCCLEAN, D., MARTIN, A., OWEN, A. and PRONDZYNSKI, F. V., 2013. Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The aim of this discussion paper is to stimulate debate and prompt action regarding the future shape and purpose of Aberdeen’s city centre. This paper argues that investment in a thriving and dynamic city centre requires ...
  • Region-based memetic algorithm with archive for multimodal optimsation. 

    Lacroix, Benjamin; Molina, Daniel; Herrera, Francisco (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.05.049, 2016-06-02)
    LACROIX, B., MOLINA, D. and HERRERA, F. 2016. Region-based memetic algorithm with archive for multimodal optimsation. Information sciences [online], 367-368, pages 719-746. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.05.049
    In this paper we propose a specially designed memetic algorithm for multimodal optimisation problems. The proposal uses a niching strategy, called region-based niching strategy, that divides the search space in predefined ...
  • Registration of nanomaterials and nano-enabled products: solution in regulation and governance or new challenge. 

    Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Md Ershadul; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (NANO SciTech Centre, 2016-02-26)
    MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.E., YASIN, S.H.M. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2016. Registration of nanomaterials and nano-enabled products: solution in regulation and governance or new challenge. In the Proceedings of the International seminar on nanoscience and nanotechnology (NANOSciTech2016), 26-29 February 2016, Shah Alam, Malaysia. Shah Alam: NANO-SciTech Centre, pages 10-11.
    Regulation and governance of infinite number and diversified types of engineered nanomaterials has been a genuine challenge for the regulators around the world in recent times. Recent experience with the genetically modified ...
  • Reinterpreting the craft object. 

    Peach, Andrea; Rew, Christine (Edinburgh College of Art., 2002-11)
    PEACH, A. and REW, C., 2002. Reinterpreting the craft object. In: Craft in the Twenty-First Century: Theorising Change and Practice. 15-17 November 2002. Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art, Centre for Visual and Cultural Studies.
    How does an art gallery make its collection more accessible and meaningful to students of design and craft today? How can today’s students be persuaded that galleries are not simply places ‘full of old stuff’, but instead ...