Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Browse


Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C. 2019. Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 328-339. Available from: https://fashioninstitute.mmu.ac.uk/ifftipapers/paper-93/

The Scottish textile industry continues to contribute significantly to the national economy, turning over £1bn annually and generating 8,200 domestic jobs. With exports now worth over £360m, industry leaders recognise that ‘Made in Scotland’ is a pri... Read More about Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry..

Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CROSS, K. 2019. Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 284-297. Available from: http://fashioninstitute.mmu.ac.uk/ifftipapers/paper-168/

Fashion psychology is an emerging discipline, recognising the potential of clothing to enhance well-being in an era when mental health issues are increasing in the Western world. Well-being is important to the individual and on a wider societal leve... Read More about Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims..

Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE MTT-S wireless power transfer conference (WPTC 2019), co-located with the 2019 IEEE PELS workshop on emerging technologies: wireless power (WoW 2019) as part of Wireless power week 2019, 18-21 June 2019, London, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 158-161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPTC45513.2019.9055553

Maximising power transfer efficiency (PTE) in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems requires strong coupling between transmitter and receiver coils. In applications where system constraints yield a weak inductive link (e.g. significant dist... Read More about Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach..

Development of a new analytical model for the study of the urban and architectural sound ambiance: the topological approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2019. Development of a new analytical model for the study of the urban and architectural sound ambiance: the topological approach. In Rahbarianyazd, R. and Nia, H.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd international conference of contemporary affairs on architecture and urbanism (ICCAUA2019), 9-10 May 2019, Alanya, Turkey. Alanya: Municipality of Alanya [online], pages 156-166. Available from: https://iccaua.com/page/2019-gallery

Research in the field of ambience has clearly evolved in our era; the field of investigation lists all the typologies of space, ranging from the architectural to the urban. There is a lot of research, but the relationships between investigations are... Read More about Development of a new analytical model for the study of the urban and architectural sound ambiance: the topological approach..

Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 350-361. Available from: https://fashioninstitute.mmu.ac.uk/ifftipapers/paper-151/

This paper explores the phenomenon of personal style as an expression of national identity by investigating the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion influencers on Instagram. Instagram is recognised as an example of visual media that has... Read More about Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram..

Biophysical analysis of silver nanoparticles prepared by green synthesis and their use for 3D printing of antibacterial material for health care. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
SEHNAL, K., GARGULAK, M., OFOMAJA, A.E., STANKOVA, M., HOSNEDLOVA, B., FERNANDEZ, C., DOCEKALOVA, M., SOCHOR, J., KEPINSKA, M., TOTHOVA, Z., BACH, D.N., KIZEK, R., UHLIROVA, D. and NGUYEN, H.V. 2019. Biophysical analysis of silver nanoparticles prepared by green synthesis and their use for 3D printing of antibacterial material for health care. 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 8940081. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/SENSORSNANO44414.2019.8940081

The resistance of microorganisms to antibiotics is growing steadily. The development of new antibacterial agents is highly topical. Metal nanoparticles have shown significant antibacterial activity similar to the plant/animal materials used in tradit... Read More about Biophysical analysis of silver nanoparticles prepared by green synthesis and their use for 3D printing of antibacterial material for health care..

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/SENSORSNANO44414.2019.8940069

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..

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/SENSORSNANO44414.2019.8940063

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)..

Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WOOD, C.F., DOUNAS, T. and SCOTT, J.R. 2019. Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK. 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 181-190. Available from: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

This paper seeks to understand the climate for Virtual Reality (VR) within the Architectural Technology (AT)curriculum in the U.K. It seeks to assess through literature, focus groups and questionnaires VR’s current place and seek to find a model to m... Read More about Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK..

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/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

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?.

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): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

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..

Evolving an optimal decision template for combining classifiers. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
NGUYEN, T.T., LUONG, A.V., DANG, M.T., DAO, L.P., NGUYEN, T.T.T., LIEW, A.W.-C. and MCCALL, J. 2019. Evolving an optimal decision template for combining classifiers. In Gedeon, T., Wong, K.W. and Lee, M. (eds.) Neural information processing: proceedings of the 26th International conference on neural information processing (ICONIP 2019), 12-15 December 2019, Sydney, Australia. Part I. Lecture notes in computer science, 11953. Cham: Springer [online], pages 608-620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36708-4_50

In this paper, we aim to develop an effective combining algorithm for ensemble learning systems. The Decision Template method, one of the most popular combining algorithms for ensemble systems, does not perform well when working on certain datasets l... Read More about Evolving an optimal decision template for combining classifiers..

Working with refugees an exploration through conversations and drawings. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
RUGGERONE, L., ALTENBERGER, I., HACKETT, C. 2019. Working with refugees an exploration through conversations and drawings. In Swartz, J. (eds.) Proceedings of 2019 Indisciplines: research in arts practice conference, 28-30 November 2019, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: University of Barcelona/Campus de les arts [online], pages 242-252. Available from: https://www.campusdelesarts.org/proceedings

While the experience of refugees is explored via various avenues, the voices of the workers who support their resettlement are rarely heard. Hence, rather than focusing on the Syrian refugees and their experience of settling in the North East of Scot... Read More about Working with refugees an exploration through conversations and drawings..

A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous car architecture. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CORTÉS-GALLARDO, E., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., ZHU, A., CHÍPULI-SILVA, D., GONZÁLEZ-GONZÁLEZ, J.A., MORALES-ORTIZ, D., FERNÁNDEZ, S., URRIZA, B., VALVERDE-LÓPEZ, J., MARÍN, A., PÉREZ, H., IZQUIERDO-REYES, J. and BUSTAMANTE-BELLO, R. 2019. A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous care architecture. In Proceedings of 2019 International conference on mechatronics, electronics and automotive engineering (ICMEAE 2019), 26-29 November 2019, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Piscataway: IEEE [online], page 50-55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMEAE.2019.00017

Panorama stitching consists on frames being put together to create a 360o view. This technique is proposed for its implementation in autonomous vehicles instead of the use of an external 360o camera, mostly due to its reduced cost and improved aerody... Read More about A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous car architecture..

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 Artificial intelligence conference 2019 (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..

Design thinking and acceptance requirements for designing gamified software. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
PIRAS, L., DELLAGIACOMA, D., PERINI, A., SUSI, A., GIORGINI, P. and MYLOPOULOS, J. 2019. Design thinking and acceptance requirements for designing gamified software. In Kolp, M., Vanderdonckt, J., Snoeck, M. and Wautelet, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of 13th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Research challenges in information science international conference 2019 (RICS 2019): towards a design science for information systems, 29-31 May 2019, Brussels, Belgium. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 81-92. Available from: https://doi.org/10/1109/RCIS.2019.8876973

Gamification is increasingly applied to engage people in performing tool-supported collaborative tasks. From previous experiences we learned that available gamification guidelines are not sufficient, and more importantly that motivational and accepta... Read More about Design thinking and acceptance requirements for designing gamified software..

When is quality assurance a constructive force in engineering education? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
PEARS, A., DANIELS, M., NYLEN, A., and MCDERMOTT, R. 2020. When is quality assurance a constructive force in engineering education? In Proceedings of the 49th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Frontiers in education conference 2019 (FIE 2019): bridging education to the future, 16-19 October 2019, Cincinnati, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9028377. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE43999.2019.9028377

Quality assurance processes in education have been a key area of engineering education development for several decades. ABET, ENQA - The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, as well as other agencies in Europe and the Asia... Read More about When is quality assurance a constructive force in engineering education?.