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Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. (1995)
Report
GRAY, C., DOUGLAS, A., LEAKE, I., MALINS, J. 1995. Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This paper builds on our earlier research concerned with describing a contextual framework for the development of ˜artistic research procedures1, 2, and attempts to move forward from this somewhat philosophical stage into more practical territory. Ov... Read More

Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. (1995)
Journal Article
GUMILAR, D. and JOHNSON, I.M. 1995. Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. New review of academic librarianship [online], 1(1), pages 57-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13614539509516722

This paper examines the potential and actual use of computer generated information in decision making by academic library managers. It begins by discussing some of the contemporary issues in British higher education which are compelling library manag... Read More

Stress: the physiology and psychology of a training situation. (1995)
Thesis
HARRIS, R.A. 1995. Stress: the physiology and psychology of a training situation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis describes a study that aimed to assess the psychophysiological effects of offshore survival training, and to investigate whether responses of trainees differed according to age. A group of 99 subjects, randomly selected from across a wide... Read More

Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. (1995)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G. and ANDERSON, D. 1995. Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. New library world [online], 96(6), pages 4-13. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074809510147470

Image processing technologies are offering considerable potential for library and information units to extend their databases by the inclusion of images such as photographs, paintings, monograph title-pages and maps. Discusses problems and potential... Read More

Refinement in response to validation. (1995)
Journal Article
CRAW, S. and SLEEMAN, D. 1995. Refinement in response to validation. Expert systems with applications, 8(3), pages 343-349. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/0957-4174(94)E0025-P

Knowledge-based systems (KBSs) are being applied in ever increasing numbers. In parallel with the development of knowledge acquisition tools is the demand for mechanisms to assure their quality, particularly in safety critical applications. Quality a... Read More

Consultant-2: pre- and post processing of machine learning applications. (1995)
Journal Article
SLEEMAN, D., RISSAKIS, M., CRAW, S., GRANER, N. and SHARMA, S., 1995. Consultant-2: pre- and post processing of machine learning applications. International journal of human computer studies [online], 43(1), pages 43-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1995.1035

The knowledge acquisition bottleneck in the development of large knowledge-based applications has not yet been resolved. One approach which has been advocated is the systematic use of Machine Learning (ML) techniques. However, ML technology poses dif... Read More