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The online dissemination of nature-health concepts: lessons from sentiment analysis of social media relating to 'Nature-Deficit Disorder'. (2016)
Journal Article
PALOMINO, M., TAYLOR, T., GOKER, A., ISAACS, J. and WARBER, S. 2016. The online dissemination of nature-health concepts: lessons from sentiment analysis of social media relating to 'Nature-Deficit Disorder'. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 13(1), article number 142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13010142

Evidence continues to grow supporting the idea that restorative environments, green exercise, and nature-based activities positively impact human health. Nature-deficit disorder, a journalistic term proposed to describe the ill effects of people's al... Read More about The online dissemination of nature-health concepts: lessons from sentiment analysis of social media relating to 'Nature-Deficit Disorder'..

Analysing creative image search information needs. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
GOKER, A., KONKOVA, E., MACFARLANE, A. 2015. Analysing creative image search information needs. In Proceedings of the 2015 ISKO UK biennial conference: knowledge organization - making a difference, 13-14 July 2015, London, UK. London: ISKO [online]. Available from: http://www.iskouk.org/content/analysing-creative-image-search-information-needs

Creative professionals in advertising, marketing, design and journalism search for images to visually represent a concept for their project. The main purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of documents known as briefs to find search facets,... Read More about Analysing creative image search information needs..

Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. (2015)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., MACLEOD, I., GOKER, A., HERON, M., ISAACS, J., ELYAN, E. and KALICIAK, L. 2015. Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. In Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) UK election analysis 2015: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Poole: Bournemouth University, centre for the study of journalism, culture and community [online], page 73. Available from: http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2015/section-6-social-media/twitter-response-to-televised-political-debates-in-election-2015/

The advent of social media such as Twitter has revolutionised our conversations about live television events. In the days before the Internet, conversation about television programmes was limited to those sitting on the sofa with you and people you m... Read More about Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015..

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D. and MARTIN, C. 2015. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds). Proceedings of the 2015 International conference for e-democracy and open government (CeDEM15), 20-22 May 2015, Krems, Austria. Krems: Edition Donau-Universit├Ąt [online], pages 105-118. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem15/cedem15_oa_proceedings.pdf

This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe that the issues that caught... Read More about Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign..

Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion forms. (2015)
Journal Article
KALICIAK, L., MYRHAUG, H., GOKER, A. and SONG, D. 2015. Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion forms. Journal of advances in information fusion [online], 10(2), pages 183-198. Available from: http://isif.org/journal/10/2/1557-6418

In this paper, we prove that specific widely used models in Content-based Image Retrieval for information fusion are interchangeable. In addition, we show that even advanced, non-standard fusion strategies can be represented in dual forms. These mode... Read More about Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion forms..

New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the communities and cultrue network+. (2015)
Report
MCLAVERTY, P., MACLEOD, I., TAIT, E., BAXTER, G., GOKER, A. and HERON, M. 2015. New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the communities and cultrue network+. Working papers of the Communities and Culture Network+ [online], 6. Available from: http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs

The main aim of this study will be to analyse the transition of social media activism since the Scottish referendum, in order to establish whether the related activism is sustained over a longer timescale, particularly in relation to younger voters.... Read More about New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the communities and cultrue network+..

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. (2014)
Working Paper
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C. 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 7(2).

Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which can add a new dimension and p... Read More about Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014..

What is the influence of genre during the perception of structured text for retrieval and search? (2014)
Thesis
CLARK, M.J. 2014. What is the influence of genre during the perception of structured text for retrieval and search? Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis presents an investigation into the high value of structured text (or form) in the context of genre within Information Retrieval. In particular, how are these structured texts perceived and why are they not more heavily used within Informa... Read More about What is the influence of genre during the perception of structured text for retrieval and search?.

Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
MARTIN, C. and GOKER, A. 2014. Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge. In Proceedings of the 2014 Social news on the web data challenge (SNOW-DC 2014), 8th April 2014, Seoul, Korea. New Haven: CEUR workshop proceedings [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 news very challenging. Nonethel... Read More about Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge..

Event and map content personalisation in a mobile and context-aware environment. (2008)
Thesis
BIERIG, R., 2008. Event and map content personalisation in a mobile and context-aware environment. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Effective methods for information access are of the greatest importance for our modern lives “ particularly with respect to handheld devices. Personalisation is one such method which models a users characteristics to deliver content more focused to t... Read More about Event and map content personalisation in a mobile and context-aware environment..