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Similarity and explanation for dynamic telecommunication engineer support. (2021)
Thesis
MARTIN, K. 2021. Similarity and explanation for dynamic telecommunication engineer support. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447160

Understanding similarity between different examples is a crucial aspect of Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) systems, but learning representations optimised for similarity comparisons can be difficult. CBR systems typically rely on separate algorithms to le... Read More about Similarity and explanation for dynamic telecommunication engineer support..

Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders. (2021)
Thesis
WIJEKOON, A. 2021. Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358224

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) have been the primary contributor to the global disease burden, with increased years lived with disability. Such chronic conditions require self-management, typically in the form of maintaining an active lifestyle whil... Read More about Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders..

Representation and learning schemes for argument stance mining. (2019)
Thesis
CLOS, J. 2019. Representation and learning schemes for argument stance mining. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Argumentation is a key part of human interaction. Used introspectively, it searches for the truth, by laying down argument for and against positions. As a mediation tool, it can be used to search for compromise between multiple human agents. For this... Read More about Representation and learning schemes for argument stance mining..

Ontology driven information retrieval. (2019)
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NKISI-ORJI, I. 2019. Ontology driven information retrieval. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Ontology-driven information retrieval deals with the use of entities specified in domain ontologies to enhance search and browse. The entities or concepts of lightweight ontological resources are traditionally used to index resources in specialised d... Read More about Ontology driven information retrieval..

Aspect-based sentiment analysis for social recommender systems. (2019)
Thesis
CHEN, Y.Y. 2019. Aspect-based sentiment analysis for social recommender systems. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Social recommender systems harness knowledge from social content, experiences and interactions to provide recommendations to users. The retrieval and ranking of products, using similarity knowledge, is central to the recommendation architecture. To e... Read More about Aspect-based sentiment analysis for social recommender systems..

Domain-specific lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. (2018)
Thesis
BANDHAKAVI, A. 2018. Domain-specific lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Emotions play a key role in effective and successful human communication. Text is popularly used on the internet and social media websites to express and share emotions, feelings and sentiments. However useful applications and services built to under... Read More about Domain-specific lexicon generation for emotion detection from text..

CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language. (2016)
Thesis
LLORET PEREZ, J.M. 2016. CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Computer-Assisted Web Interviewing (CAWI) is the new mode of conducting surveys through web browsers. This on-line solution extends the traditional paper questionnaire with functionality to inform the order of questions, the logic to guide question r... Read More about CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language..

Contextual lexicon-based sentiment analysis for social media. (2016)
Thesis
MUHAMMAD, A.B. 2016. Contextual lexicon-based sentiment analysis for social media. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Sentiment analysis concerns the computational study of opinions expressed in text. Social media domains provide a wealth of opinionated data, thus, creating a greater need for sentiment analysis. Typically, sentiment lexicons that capture term-sentim... Read More about Contextual lexicon-based sentiment analysis for social media..

Hybrid models for combination of visual and textual features in context-based image retrieval. (2013)
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KALICIAK, L. 2013. Hybrid models for combination of visual and textual features in context-based image retrieval. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Visual Information Retrieval poses a challenge to intelligent information search systems. This is due to the semantic gap, the difference between human perception (information needs) and the machine representation of multimedia objects. Most existing... Read More about Hybrid models for combination of visual and textual features in context-based image retrieval..

A knowledge acquisition tool to assist case authoring from texts. (2009)
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ASIIMWE, S.M. 2009. A knowledge acquisition tool to assist case authoring from texts. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) is a technique in Artificial Intelligence where a new problem is solved by making use of the solution to a similar past problem situation. People naturally solve problems in this way, without even thinking about it. For exa... Read More about A knowledge acquisition tool to assist case authoring from texts..

Representation and learning schemes for sentiment analysis. (2009)
Thesis
MUKRAS, R. 2009. Representation and learning schemes for sentiment analysis. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis identifies four novel techniques of improving the performance of sentiment analysis of text systems. Thes include feature extraction and selection, enrichment of the document representation and exploitation of the ordinal structure of rat... Read More about Representation and learning schemes for sentiment analysis..

Introspective knowledge acquisition for case retrieval networks in textual case base reasoning. (2007)
Thesis
CHAKRABORTI, S. 2007. Introspective knowledge acquisition for case retrieval networks in textual case base reasoning. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Textual Case Based Reasoning (TCBR) aims at effective reuse of information contained in unstructured documents. The key advantage of TCBR over traditional Information Retrieval systems is its ability to incorporate domain-specific knowledge to facili... Read More about Introspective knowledge acquisition for case retrieval networks in textual case base reasoning..

Complexity modelling for case knowledge maintenance in case-based reasoning. (2006)
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MASSIE. S. 2006. Complexity modelling for case knowledge maintenance in case-based reasoning. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Case-based reasoning solves new problems by re-using the solutions of previously solved similar problems and is popular because many of the knowledge engineering demands of conventional knowledge-based systems are removed. The content of the case kno... Read More about Complexity modelling for case knowledge maintenance in case-based reasoning..

Informed selection and use of training examples for knowledge refinement. (2000)
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WIRATUNGA, N.C. 2000. Informed selection and use of training examples for knowledge refinement. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Knowledge refinement tools seek to correct faulty rule-based systems by identifying and repairing faults indicated by training examples that provide evidence of faults. This thesis proposes mechanisms that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of... Read More about Informed selection and use of training examples for knowledge refinement..