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Bioregions and future state visioning: a visually integrative approach to the presentation of information for environmental policy and management.
(The Robert Gordon University, 1999-11)
This thesis explores the comparatively new philosophy of bioregionalism to see what it might have to offer the environmental management process. The foundations of bioregional philosophy stretch back into the early part ...
The role of artists in the public realm: an investigation into artists' generative processes in context.
(The Robert Gordon University, 1999-06)
A shift in practice towards a process-orientated and collaborative art practice within the strands of art practice in the public realm raises the question, ’what is the practical contribution artists make to society?’ ...
Dynamic insulation in multistorey buildings.
Dynamic insulation permits the movement of air and moisture through the external walls of a building to reduce heat loss and achieve high indoor air quality. The present paper details a pilot study carried out to examine ...
The synthesis of artificial neural networks using single string evolutionary techniques.
(The Robert Gordon University, 1999)
The research presented in this thesis is concerned with optimising the structure of Artificial Neural Networks. These techniques are based on computer modelling of biological evolution or foetal development. They are ...
Stone cleaning: a value assessment.
(The Robert Gordon University, 1999-03)
Buildings are an important record of a country's history and cultural heritage, and make an important contribution to modern cultural identity. Any intervention which changes their appearance, or the manner in which they ...
Knowledge modelling for a generic refinement framework
Refinement tools assist with debugging the knowledge-based system (KBS), thus easing the well-known knowledge acquisition bottleneck, and the more recently recognised maintenance overhead. The existing refinement tools ...
Representing problem-solving for knowledge refinement.
(AAAI (distributed by MIT Press), 1999-09)
Knowledge refinement tools seek to correct faulty knowledge based systems (KBSs) by identifying and repairing potentially faulty rules. The goal of the KrustWorks project is to provide a source of refinement components ...
Modeling as a fragment assembling process.
(Qualitative Reasoning Group, 1999-06-01)
Model based reasoning about physical systems deals with diagnosis, supervision, interpretation, explanation, etc. Most of the contributions to this domain do not pay much attention to model construction, and it was generally ...
36 units: exhibition of 36 intaglio prints
36 Units was an exhibition of 36 Intaglio Prints that were constructed from over 200 plates. The exhibition was accompanied by a full colour catalogue, which included a critical review by Lindsay Gordon, director of Peacock ...
Fundamental properties of aboutness.
(ACM Press, 1999-08)