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OpenAIR@RGU is the open access institutional repository of Robert Gordon University. It contains examples of research outputs produced by staff and research students, as well as related information about the university's funded projects and staff research interests. Further information is available in the repository policy. Any questions about submissions to the repository or problems with access to any of its content should be sent to the Publications Team at publications@rgu.ac.uk



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The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size. (2021)
Journal Article
TOWLSON, C., ABT, G., BARRETT, S., CUMMING, S., HUNTER, F., HAMILTON, A., LOWTHORPE, A., GONCALVES, B., CORSIE, M. and SWINTON, P. 2021. The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size. Plos one [online], 16(12), article e0260867. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260867

The primary aims of this study were to examine the effects of bio-banding players on passing networks created during 4v4 small-sided games (SSGs), while also examining the interaction of pitch size using passing network analysis compared to a coach-b... Read More about The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size..

Facilitating successful smart campus transitions: a systems thinking-SWOT analysis approach. (2021)
Journal Article
AWUZIE, B., NGOWI, A.B., OMOTAYO, T., OBI, L. and AKOTIA, J. 2021. Facilitating successful smart campus transitions: a systems thinking-SWOT analysis approach. Applied sciences [online], 11(5), article 2044. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/app11052044

An identification of strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) factors remains imperative for enabling a successful Smart Campus transition. The absence of a structured approach for analyzing the relationships between these SWOT factors... Read More about Facilitating successful smart campus transitions: a systems thinking-SWOT analysis approach..

Agents United: an open platform for multi-agent conversational systems. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
BEINEMA, T., DAVISON, D., REIDSMA, D. et al. 2021. Agents United: an open platform for multi-agent conversational systems. In Proceedings of 21st ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Intelligent virtual agents international conference 2021 (IVA '21), 14-17 September 2021, [virtual conference]. New York: ACM [online], pages 17-24. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3472306.3478352

The development of applications with intelligent virtual agents (IVA) often comes with integration of multiple complex components. In this article we present the Agents United Platform: an open source platform that researchers and developers can use... Read More about Agents United: an open platform for multi-agent conversational systems..

Pseudonocardia abyssalis sp. nov. and pseudonocardia oceani sp. nov., two novel actinomycetes isolated from the deep Southern Ocean. (2021)
Journal Article
PARRA, J., SOLDATOU, S., ROONEY, L.M. and DUNCAN, K.R. 2021. Pseudonocardia abyssalis sp. nov. and pseudonocardia oceani sp. nov., two novel actinomycetes isolated from the deep Southern Ocean. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology [online], 71(9), article 005032. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.005032

The actinomycetes strains KRD168T and KRD185T were isolated from sediments collected from the deep Southern Ocean and, in this work, they are described as representing two novel species of the genus Pseudonocardia through a polyphasic approach. Despi... Read More about Pseudonocardia abyssalis sp. nov. and pseudonocardia oceani sp. nov., two novel actinomycetes isolated from the deep Southern Ocean..

The fate of waste drilling fluids from oil and gas industry activities in the exploration and production operations. (2022)
Journal Article
NJUGUNA, J., SIDDIQUE, S., KWROFFIE, L.B., PIROMRAT, S., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., EKEH-ADEGBOTOLU, U., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K., MISHRA, A.K. and MOLLER, L. 2022. The fate of waste drilling fluids from oil and gas industry activities in the exploration and production. Waste management [online], 139, pages 362-380. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2021.12.025

Operational discharges from oil and gas exploration industry, accidental spillage, or improperly disposed drilling wastes has serious detrimental effects on human and the environment. The water- and oil-based fluids wastes are generated every year al... Read More about The fate of waste drilling fluids from oil and gas industry activities in the exploration and production operations..