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Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) prepared by green synthesis using sage leaves (Salvia officinalis). (2019)
Conference Proceeding
GARGULAK, M., HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., STROFOVA, N., DOCEKALOVA, M., MILNEROWICZ, H., SEHNAL, K., OFOMAJA, A.E., FERNANDEZ, C., SOCHOR, J. and KIZEK, R. 2019. Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) prepared by green synthesis using sage leaves (Salvia officinalis). In Proceedings of the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International sensors and nanotechnology conference (SENSORS AND NANO 2019), 24-25July 2019, Penang, Malysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8940063. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109...SNANO44414.2019.8940063

Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are widely investigated with regard to their physical, chemical, but also biological properties. Antibacterial and antitumor properties of AgNPs have been intensively studied. In addition, the synthesis using a green appr... Read More about Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) prepared by green synthesis using sage leaves (Salvia officinalis)..

3D-printed CdTe QDs-based sensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of viral particles. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
GARGULAK, M., DOCEKALOVA, M., KEPINSKA, M., SEHNAL, K., OFOMAJA, A.E., MILNEROWICZ, H., HOSNEDLOVA, B., STANKOVA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., HOAI, N.V., UHLIROVA, D., VASICKOVA, P. and KIZEK, R. 2019. 3D-printed CdTe QDs-based sensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of viral particles. In Proceedings of the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International sensors and nanotechnology conference (SENSORS AND NANO 2019), 24-25July 2019, Penang, Malysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8940069. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109...SNANO44414.2019.8940069

Preventing the spread of dangerous viral diseases such as flu, Ebola or HIV requires rapid and effective diagnostic approaches to detect these diseases at an early stage. Quantum dots (QDs) are nanocrystals that exhibit a variety of unique properties... Read More about 3D-printed CdTe QDs-based sensor for sensitive electrochemical detection of viral particles..

Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T. and ANDERSEN, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Available from: https://docs.google.com...DoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

During the past decade, the construction industry focus has largely been on the many new challenges brought about by the sustainability/climate change agenda and the introduction of BIM in new build. The theme of the next ICAT conference will focus o... Read More about Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge..

BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst…, what does a confused AEC industry need? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T., SYKES, P. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2019. BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst..., what does a confused AEC industry need? In Kouider, T. and Andersen, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 67-88. Available from: https://docs.google.com...DoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

The rapid growth of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries since its introduction around 2002 has highlighted a skills shortage within the industry whilst also leading to some confusion over... Read More about BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst…, what does a confused AEC industry need?.

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. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) Artificial intelligence XXXVI: proceedings of the 39th British Computer Society's Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence (SGAI) International conference on artificial intelligence (AI 2019), 17-19 December 2019, Cambridge, UK. Lecture notes in computer science, 11927. Cham: Springer [online], pages 309-324. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34885-4_24

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 about Developing a catalogue of explainability methods to support expert and non-expert users..

Towards a conversational agent for threat detection in the internet of things. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MCDERMOTT, C.D., JEANNELLE, B. and ISAACS, J.P. 2019. Towards a conversational agent for threat detection in the internet of things. In Proceedings of the 2019 International Cyber science on cyber situational awareness, data analytics and assessment (Cyber SA): pioneering research and innovation in cyber situational awareness, 3-4 June 2019, Oxford, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], chapter 6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CyberSA.2019.8899580

A conversational agent to detect anomalous traffic in consumer IoT networks is presented. The agent accepts two inputs in the form of user speech received by Amazon Alexa enabled devices, and classified IDS logs stored in a DynamoDB Table. Aural anal... Read More about Towards a conversational agent for threat detection in the internet of things..

Borders within border: fragmentation, connection and disposition. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CIMADOMO, G. (ed.) 2019. Borders within border: fragmentation, connection and disposition. Book of abstracts for the 2nd Urbanism at borders global conference, 23-25 October 2019, Málaga, Spain. Málaga: Universidad de Málaga.

This is the book of abstracts for the 2nd Urbanism at Borders global conference, held 23-25 October 2019 at the University of Málaga, Spain. Robert Gordon University was acknowledged as a co-organiser of this event.

Reducing computational cost in IoT cyber security: case study of artificial immune system algorithm. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
ZAKARIYYA, I., AL-KADRI, M.O., KALUTARGE, H. and PETROVSKI, A. 2019. Reducing computational cost in IoT cyber security: case study of artificial immune system algorithm. In Obaidat, M. and Samarati, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International security and cryptography conference (SECRYPT 2019), co-located with the 16th International joint conference on e-business and telecommunications (ICETE 2019), 26-28 July 2019, Prague, Czech Republic. Setúbal, Portugal: SciTePress [online], 2, pages 523-528. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5220/0008119205230528.

Using Machine Learning (ML) for Internet of Things (IoT) security monitoring is a challenge. This is due to their resource constraint nature that limits the deployment of resource-hungry monitoring algorithms. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to i... Read More about Reducing computational cost in IoT cyber security: case study of artificial immune system algorithm..

Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. In Proceedings of 2019 United States National Committee for the International Union for Radio Science (USNC-URSI) radio science meeting (URSI 2019), co-located with 2019 Antennas and propagation symposium (AP-S/URSI 2019), 7-12 July 2019, Atlanta, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 73-74. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI.2019.8861834

Maintaining maximum power transfer efficiency (PTE) is one of the main challenges in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Maximum PTE can be achieved if the coupling between transmitter and receiver coils is strong. One way of achieving t... Read More about Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems..

Context-aware anomaly detector for monitoring cyber attacks on automotive CAN bus. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KALUTARAGE, H.K., AL-KADRI, M.O., CHEAH, M. and MADZUDZO, G. 2019. Context-aware anomaly detector for monitoring cyber attacks on automotive CAN bus. In Hof, H.-J., Fritz, M., Kraub, C. and Wasenmüller, O. (eds.). Proceedings of 2019 Computer science in cars symposium (CSCS 2019), 8 October 2019, Kaiserslautern, Germany. New York: ACM [online], article number 7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3359999.3360496

Automotive electronics is rapidly expanding. An average vehicle contains million lines of software codes, running on 100 of electronic control units (ECUs), in supporting number of safety, driver assistance and infotainment functions. These ECUs are... Read More about Context-aware anomaly detector for monitoring cyber attacks on automotive CAN bus..

Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., OFFICER, S., FUNG, W. K. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies conference 2019: co-located with the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence 2019 conference, 9-12 September 2019, Strasbourg, France. Proceedings of the SPIE, 11166. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 1116608. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2535742

Border management and security challenges are increasing considerably in recent years. One of the major concerns is counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents for crossing border controls. This poses serious threats and... Read More about Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications..

Multiple fake classes GAN for data augmentation in face image dataset. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
ALI-GOMBE, A., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2019. Multiple fake classes GAN for data augmentation in face image dataset. In Proceedings of the 2019 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2019), 14-19 July 2019, Budapest, Hungary. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8851953. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2019.8851953

Class-imbalanced datasets often contain one or more class that are under-represented in a dataset. In such a situation, learning algorithms are often biased toward the majority class instances. Therefore, some modification to the learning algorithm o... Read More about Multiple fake classes GAN for data augmentation in face image dataset..

Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ELYAN, E. 2019. Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities. In Proceedings of 2019 International conference on document analysis and recognition workshops (ICDARW), 22-25 September 2019, Sydney, Australia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], 7, pages 2-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDARW.2019.60122

Automated processing and analysis of legacies of printed documents across the Oil & Gas industry provide a unique opportunity and at the same time pose a significant challenge. One particular example is the case of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams... Read More about Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities..

Dimensions of ‘socio’ vulnerabilities of advanced persistent threats. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
NICHO, M. and MCDERMOTT, C.D. 2019. Dimensions of ‘socio’ vulnerabilities of advanced persistent threats. In Begušić, D., Rožić, N., Radić, J. and Šarić, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International software, telecommunications and computer networks conference 2019 (SoftCOM 2019), 19-21 September 2019, Split, Croatia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8903788. Available from: https://doi.org/10.23919/SOFTCOM.2019.8903788

Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) are highly targeted and sophisticated multi-stage attacks, utilizing zero day or near zero-day malware. Directed at internetworked computer users in the workplace, their growth and prevalence can be attributed to bot... Read More about Dimensions of ‘socio’ vulnerabilities of advanced persistent threats..

Mode I fracture toughness of optimized alkali-treated Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo by Box-Behnken design. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
ROSLAN, S.A., HASSAN, M.Z., RASID, Z.A., BANI, N.A., SARIP, S., DAUD, M.Y.M. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2019. Mode I fracture toughness of optimized alkali-treated Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo by Box-Behnken design. In Awang, M., Emamian, S.S. and Yusof, F. (eds.) Advances in material sciences and engineering: selected papers from the proceedings of the 4th international conference on mechanical, manufacturing and plant engineering (ICMMPE 2018), 14-15 November 2018, Melaka, Malaysia. Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 565-575. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8297-0_58

Alkaline treatment is widely being used to treat natural fibres and it improves the fibre surface for better bonding with the polymer matrix. The aim of this study is to optimize the alkaline treatment variables that influence the strength of natural... Read More about Mode I fracture toughness of optimized alkali-treated Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo by Box-Behnken design..

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. In Proceedings of the 12th International on security of information and networks conference 2019 (SIN 2019), 12-15 September 2019, Sochi, Russia. New York: ACM [online], article No. 5, pages 1-8. Available 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 about The use of machine learning algorithms for detecting advanced persistent threats..

Minimum aperture transit in healthy adults of different size to predict egress capability. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, A., NEVILL, A. and JOHNSON, C. 2019. Minimum aperture transit in healthy adults of different size to predict egress capability. In Charles, R. and Golightly, D. (eds) Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2019: proceedings of the Ergonomics and human factors 2019 (EHF 2019), 29 April - 1 May 2019, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Birmingham : CIEHF [online]. Available from: https://publications.er...-egress-capability.html

Minimum aperture dimensions have traditionally been considered from an industrial perspective for facilitating safe confined-space working or emergency exit from transportation. However, secular trends for increased typical body size resulting from g... Read More about Minimum aperture transit in healthy adults of different size to predict egress capability..

An ergonomic assessment of small boat lobster fishing. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
DUGUID, A. and VOSPER, H. 2019. An ergonomic assessment of small boat lobster fishing. In Charles, R. and Golightly, D. (eds) Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2019: proceedings of the Ergonomics and human factors 2019 (EHF 2019), 29 April - 1 May 2019, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Birmingham : CIEHF [online]. Available from: https://publications.er...at-lobster-fishing.html

Fishing is a high-risk occupation: among these risks is the high frequency of work-related musculoskeletal injury. While the industry is regulated world-wide, the safety focus is on larger vessels, which is significant given that the vast majority of... Read More about An ergonomic assessment of small boat lobster fishing..

Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., CORSAR, D., MARTIN, K., WIJEKOON, A., ELYAN, E., COOPER, K., IBRAHIM, Z., CELIKTUTAN, O., DOBSON, R.J., MCKENNA, S., MORRIS, J., WALLER, A., ABD-ALHAMMED, R., QAHWAJI, R. and CHAUDHURI, R. 2019. Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. In Wiratunga, N., Coenen, F. and Sani, S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International workshop on knowledge discovery in healthcare data (KDH 2019), co-located with the 28th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-19), 10-11 August 2019, Macao, China. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2429. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 60-67. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2429/paper10.pdf

Despite the growing prevalence of multimorbidities, current digital self-management approaches still prioritise single conditions. The future of out-of-hospital care requires researchers to expand their horizons; integrated assistive technologies sho... Read More about Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention..

Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2019. Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria’s BIM maturity. In Aigbavboa, C. and Thwala, W. (eds.) The construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution: proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) postgraduate research conference (CIDB 2019): positioning the construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution, 28-30 July 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cham: Springer [online], pages 401-411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26528-1_40

Construction Industry in Nigeria has since required a disruptive technology to change its construction business and improve its capabilities and productivity. As an on-going research (PhD work) to developing a strategy for an effective Building Infor... Read More about Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity..