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Back to the future: a logical framework for temporal information representation and inferencing from financial news. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
HUANG, Z., WONG, K.-F., LI, W., SONG, D. and BRUZA, P. 2003. Back to the future: a logical framework for temporal information representation and inferencing from financial news. In Zong, C. (ed.) Proceedings of the 2003 International conference on natural language processing and knowledge engineering (NLP-KE 2003), 26-29 October 2003, Beijing, China. New York: IEEE [online], article number 1275875, pages 95-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/NLPKE.2003.1275875

Temporal information carries information about changes and time of the changes. Consider a company investing in another company. The former may choose to inject the money gradually with the amount and frequency depending on the performance of the lat... Read More

E-Theses developments in the UK. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
COPELAND, S. 2003. E-Theses developments in the UK. In Schirmbacher, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 6th International symposium on electronic theses and dissertations (ETD 2003): next steps for electronic theses and dissertations worldwide, 20-24 May 2003, Berlin, Germany. Berlin: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin [online], pages 75-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18452/1113

Several projects are underway currently in the UK to promote the production, management and use of theses in electronic format. Funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is enabling three project teams to address key issues which to... Read More

Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. (2003)
Journal Article
KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R. and AOUAD, G. 2003. Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. Journal of financial management of property and construction, 8(2), pages 89-98.

Key activities of the implementation of whole-life costing (WLC) as a management tool during the occupancy stage are outlined. Then, the logic of a novel whole-life management approach is designed around two recently developed generic WLC databases.... Read More

Scenes from a northern art school. (2003)
Physical Artefact
CRANSTON, A. 2003. Scenes from a northern art school. [Paintings].

A series of paintings of studios within Gray's School of Art at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. Done in situ, observing specific locations, they serve as universal signifiers. The paintings were exhibited as part of a group exhibition, 'Albatro... Read More

A sense of place. (2003)
Physical Artefact
DUNBAR, L. 2003. A sense of place. [Paintings].

This set of ten paintings was exhibited in 'Six Royal Academy Artists', 16 October - 5 December 2003, University of Central Florida, USA.

Critical upward feedback in organisations: processes, problems and implications for communication management. (2003)
Journal Article
TOURISH, D. and ROBSON, P. 2003. Critical upward feedback in organisations: processes, problems and implications for communication management. Journal of communication management [online], 8(2), pages 150-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13632540410807628

Given that staff-management relationships are a core concern for communication management, upward feedback is emerging as a key theme in the literature. However, it is most often associated with upward appraisal. This study looks at upward feedback i... Read More

Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I. and LEAPER, S. 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In Proceedings of the 2003 Picture coding symposium (PCS 2003), 23-25 April 2003, Saint-Malo, France. Le Chesnay: INRIA, pages 321-325.

Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye movements of deaf users are trac... Read More

Inference fusion: a hybrid approach to taxonomic reasoning. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
HU, B., COMPATANGELO, E. and ARANA, I. 2003. Inference fusion: a hybrid approach to taxonomic reasoning. In Russell, I. and Haller, S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS 2003), 12-14 May 2003, St. Augustine, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 103-107. Available from: https://aaai.org/Papers...S/2003/Flairs03-021.pdf

We present a hybrid way to extend taxonomic reasoning using inference fusion, i.e. the dynamic combination of inferences from distributed heterogeneous reasoners. Our approach integrates results from a DL-based taxonomic reasoner with results from a... Read More

Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. (2003)
Report
KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R., AOUAD, G., BAKIS, N. and SUN, M., 2003. Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. RICS Research Paper Series, 4 (18)

This report is a state of the art review of whole life costing in the construction industry. It is the first of a series reporting on-going research undertaken within the research project ˜Developing An Integrated Database For Whole Life Costing Appl... Read More

Infusion: a hybrid reasoning system with description logics. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
HU, B., COMPATANGELO, E. and ARANA, I. 2003. Infusion: a hybrid reasoning system with description logics. In Hamza, M.H. (ed.) Proceedings of the 2003 International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) international conference on artificial intelligence and applications (AIA 2003), 8-10 September 2003, Benalmadena, Spain. Calgary: ACTA Press [online], pages 327-332. Available from: http://www.actapress.co...g.aspx?proceedingID=237

We discussed a new approach using inference fusion, i.e. the cooperative reasoning from distributed heterogeneous inference systems, to extend the expressive and deductive powers of existing Description Logic (DL) based systems. More specifically, ou... Read More

An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. (2003)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. Journal of government information [online], 29(6), pages 371-391. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgi.2003.11.006

This article reports on an exploratory study, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. This study tested the applicatio... Read More

Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. (2003)
Journal Article
BELAKEHAL, A. TABET AOUL, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2004. Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. Renewable energy [online], 29(5), pages 687-702. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001

In hot arid regions, sunlighting is an essential consideration to achieve an environmentally conscious architecture. This paper aims to identify the sunlighting strategies and their resulting typology in some urban spaces, different types of building... Read More

Classifying document titles based on information inference. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
SONG, D., BRUZA, P., HUANG, Z. and LAU, R.Y.K. 2003. Classifying document titles based on information inference. In Zhong, N., Ras, Z.W., Tsumoto, S. and Suzuki, E. (eds.) Foundations of intelligent systems: proceedings of the 14th International symposium on methodologies for intelligent systems (ISMIS 2003), 28-31 October 2003, Maebashi City, Japan. Lecture notes in computer science, 2871. Berlin: Springer [online], pages 297-306. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-39592-8_41

We propose an intelligent document title classification agent based on a theory of information inference. The information is represented as vectorial spaces computed by a cognitively motivated model, namely Hyperspace Analogue to Language (HAL). A co... Read More

Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. (2003)
Journal Article
BEGG, P.D. 2003. Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. Scottish law and practice quarterly, 8(4), pages 272-288.

˜Partnering is a co-operative arrangement in the construction industry which is commonly based on general expressions of trust, co-operation and good faith. However it seems that partnering parties can have negligible expectations that such general e... Read More

Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. (2003)
Journal Article
CHRISTIE, S. and ANDERSON, M. 2013. Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 1(2) pages 85-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7590/221354013X13823631596237

This article sets out to consider the extent to which advance directives can be used as an effective means to entrench personal autonomy, and, in the light of their statutory form in numerous other jurisdictions, consider the various approaches which... Read More

Selenoprotein gene expression in an intestinal cell line during selenium depletion: a macroarray approach indicates effects on SelW and glutathione peroxidise 1. (2003)
Journal Article
PAGMANTIDIS, V., VILLETTE, S., BERMANO, G., BROOM, J., ARTHUR, J.R. and HESKETH, J.E. 2003. Selenoprotein gene expression in an intestinal cell line during selenium depletion: a macroarray approach indicates effects on SelW and glutathione peroxidise 1. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society [online], 62(1A), page 72A. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665103000776

The micronutrient selenium (Se) is incoprprated into a renage of selenoproteins involved in numerous biochemical processes within the body.

The crisis of management and the role of organizational communication. (2003)
Book Chapter
TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O. 2004. The crisis of management and the role of organizational communication. In Tourish, D. and Hargie, O. (eds.) Key issues in organizational communication. London: Routledge [online], chapter 1, pages 1-16. Available from: https://www.routledge.c...sh/p/book/9780415260930

What does the future hold for the theory and practice of management? What role, if any, is there for organisational communication in these deliberations? Exactly which aspects of communication contribute centrally to the core of corporate practice? T... Read More

The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment. (2003)
Book Chapter
TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment. In Tourish, D. and Hargie, O. (eds.) Key issues in organizational communication. London: Routledge [online], chapter 2, pages 17-36. Available from: https://www.routledge.c...sh/p/book/9780415260930

What does the future hold for the theory and practice of management? What role, if any, is there for organisational communication in these deliberations? Exactly which aspects of communication contribute centrally to the core of corporate practice? T... Read More

The destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin using titanium dioxide photocatalysis. (2003)
Journal Article
LAWTON, L.A., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., ROBERTSON, R.F. and BRUCE, F.G. 2003. The destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin using titanium dioxide photocatalysis. Applied catalysis B: environmental [online], 44(1), pages 9-13. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0926-3373(03)00005-5

Geosmin (GSM) and 2-methylisoborneol (MIB) are semi-volatile compounds produced by cyanobacteria in surface waters. These compounds present problems to the drinking water industry and in aquaculture because they can taint water and fish producing an... Read More

The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. (2003)
Presentation / Conference
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2003. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Presented at the 1st International politics and information systems: technologies and applications conference (PISTA'03), 31 July - 2 August 2003, Orlando, USA.

This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament. Tw... Read More