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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 use of machine learning algorithms for detecting advanced persistent threats. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
EKE, H.N., PETROVSKI, A. and AHRIZ, H. 2019. The use of machine learning algorithms for detecting advanced persistent threats. Presented at the 12th International on security of information and networks conference 2019 (SINCONF 2019), 12-15 September 2019, Sochi, Russia. New York: ACM [online], (accepted). Availalbe from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3357613.3357618

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) have been a major challenge in securing both Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) systems. Due to their capability to navigates around defenses and to evade detection for a prolonged period of... Read More

Developing a catalogue of explainability methods to support expert and non-expert users. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MARTIN, K., LIRET, A., WIRATUNGA, N., OWUSU, G. and KERN, M. [2019]. Developing a catalogue of explainability methods to support expert and non-expert users. To be presented at the 39th British Computer Society's Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence (SGAI) International annual conference (SGAI 2019), 17-19 December 2019, Cambridge, UK.

Organisations face growing legal requirements and ethical responsibilities to ensure that decisions made by their intelligent systems are explainable. However, provisioning of an explanation is often application dependent, causing an extended design... Read More

Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. (2019)
Book Chapter
HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. In Kleibl, T., Lutz, R., Noyoo, N., Bunk, B., Dittmann, A. and Seepamore, B. (eds.) The Routledge handbook of postcolonical social work. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 9, pages 113-126. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9781138604070

The failure of decolonisation as a process to rid postcolonial contexts of the ongoing complexities and structural dynamics of coloniality has led to the emergence of a vibrant movement for epistemic decoloniality. In the South African context, the #... Read More

Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A., AJIDE, O.E. and OTITOJU, A. 2019. Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. Journal of management and sustainability [online], 9(2), pages 62-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/jms.v9n2p62

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the sacrificing of profits in the social interest of the public for sustainable management in an economical, ecological and social manner. It is the use of assets responsibly to create a competitive advantage... Read More

Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A. and AKINTUNDE, A.E. 2019. Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets. International business research [online], 12(5), pages 142-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v12n5p142

This study critically investigates the determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets, during 2001 to 2015. This was conducted in 20 emerging markets, using S&P and Moody ratings. Linear framework econometric approach with the use of po... Read More