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Fatty acid and phospholipid chlorohydrins cause cell stress and endothelial adhesion. (2006)
Journal Article
DEVER, G., WAINWRIGHT, C. L., KENNEDY, S. and SPICKETT, C. M. 2006. Fatty acid and phospholipid chlorohydrins cause cell stress and endothelial adhesion. Acta biochimica polonica [online], 53(4), pages 761-768. Available from: http://www.actabp.pl/pdf/4_2006/761s.pdf

The oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is thought to contribute to atherogenesis, which is an inflammatory disease involving activation of phagocytic cells. Myeloperoxidase, an enzyme which is able to produce hypochlorous acid (HOCl), is rele... Read More about Fatty acid and phospholipid chlorohydrins cause cell stress and endothelial adhesion..

Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. (2006)
Journal Article
CHRISTIE, S. 2006. Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. Medico-legal journal of Ireland [online], 12(2), pages 65-76. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk

The legal position of the foetus raises difficult questions about the status which we accord the developing human being within society. Most conceptions of criminal liability are predicated on the person; usually, there is a victim and an aggressor,... Read More about Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn..

Analysis of legal protection of victims of discrimination and harassment and development of strategies for reform. (2006)
Thesis
MIDDLEMISS, S. 2006. Analysis of legal protection of victims of discrimination and harassment and development of strategies for reform. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the course of my relatively short research career I have been extremely productive and published widely on employment law, especially in the area of discrimination law and the civil law of harassment. I have also researched and been published on a... Read More about Analysis of legal protection of victims of discrimination and harassment and development of strategies for reform..

Susan Hiller's paraconceptualism. (2006)
Book Chapter
KOKOLI, A.M. 2006. Susan Hiller's paraconceptualism. In Fisher, J. (ed.) Technologies of intuition. Toronto: YYZ Books, pages 119-139.

Exploring the margins of representability, pushing beyond the limits and limitations of retinality, lending a voice to the dead or incorporating oral accounts of anonymous strangers, all conjure the ghostly quality that is typical of both the subject... Read More about Susan Hiller's paraconceptualism..

Strangeland. (2006)
Digital Artefact
KOKOLI, A.M. 2006. Strangeland. Posted on the F-word: contemporary UK feminism [online]. 4 June 2006. Available from: https://thefword.org.uk/2006/06/strangeland/

Alexandra Kokoli reviews Tracy Emin's Strangeland, which contains autobiographical writings touching on rape, abortion and marginalization.

Complexity modelling for case knowledge maintenance in case-based reasoning. (2006)
Thesis
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..

The experience of young carers in the context of a range of parental conditions: physical disability, mental health problems and substance misuse. (2006)
Thesis
CHRISTIE, E. 2006. The experience of young carers in the context of a range of parental conditions: physical disability, mental health problems and substance misuse. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The current study set out to explore the affect and significance of differing parental conditions on the experiences commonly reported by young carers. Previous studies on young caring have reflected on the impacts of caring for parents with particul... Read More about The experience of young carers in the context of a range of parental conditions: physical disability, mental health problems and substance misuse..

Real time evolutionary algorithms in robotic neural control systems. (2006)
Thesis
JAGADEESAN, A.P. 2006. Real time evolutionary algorithms in robotic neural control systems. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis describes the use of a Real-Time Evolutionary Algorithm (RTEA) to optimise an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) on-line (in this context on-line means while it is in use). Traditionally, Evolutionary Algorithms (Genetic Algorithms, Evolutio... Read More about Real time evolutionary algorithms in robotic neural control systems..

Students from mainland China and critical thinking in postgraduate business and management degrees: teasing out tensions of culture, style and substance. (2006)
Journal Article
TURNER, Y. 2006. Students from mainland China and critical thinking in postgraduate business and management degrees: teasing out tensions of culture, style and substance. International journal of management education, 5(1), pages 3-11.

This paper explores the discourse of critical thinking within Higher Education (HE) practice and evaluates the experiences and achievements of mainland Chinese students within that context. It sets out to discuss teaching and learning as it was exper... Read More about Students from mainland China and critical thinking in postgraduate business and management degrees: teasing out tensions of culture, style and substance..

Enabling management oversight in corporate blog space. (2006)
Conference Proceeding
SONG, D., BRUZA, P., MCARTHUR, R. and MANSFIELD, T. 2006. Enabling management oversight in corporate blog space. In Nicolov, N., Salvetti, F., Liberman, M. and Martin, J.H. (eds.) Computational approaches to analyzing weblogs: proceedings of the 2006 American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Spring symposium, 27-29 March 2006, Stanford, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press.

When a modern corporation empowers its staff to use blogs to communicate with colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers, the role of management in exercising oversight and guidance over the public speech of staff becomes dramatically challenged.... Read More about Enabling management oversight in corporate blog space..

Introduction to special issue on reasoning in natural language information processing. (2006)
Journal Article
SONG, D. and NIE, J. Y. 2006. Introduction to special issue on reasoning in natural language information processing. ACM transactions on Asian language information processing [online], 5(4), pages 291-295. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/1236181.1236182

For any applications related to Natural Language Processing (NLP), reasoning has been recognized as a necessary underlying aspect. Most of the existing work in NLP deals with specific NLP problems in a highly heuristic manner, yet not from an explici... Read More about Introduction to special issue on reasoning in natural language information processing..

Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China's open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. (2006)
Journal Article
TURNER, Y. 2006. Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China's open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. Journal of education and work [online], 19(1), pages 47-65. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080500522986

This paper explores the link between international tertiary education and evolving attitudes about women and work in China. The paper reviews literature about gender and education in China, commenting on the late-twentieth-century post-reform environ... Read More about Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China's open-door policy for women, educational choice and work..

Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. (2006)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2006. Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 12(1), pages 40-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644472

Purpose - The purpose of this research paper is to explore the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a 'Scottish Fishing Community', namely the village of Gourdon in Kincardineshire, Scotland over a 60-year period. Design/methodology/approach -... Read More about Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004..

LRD: latent relation discovery for vector space expansion and information retrieval. (2006)
Conference Proceeding
GONCALVES, A., ZHU, J., SONG, D., UREN, V. and PACHECO, R. 2006. LRD: latent relation discovery for vector space expansion and information retrieval. In Yu, J.X., Kitsuregawa, M. and Leong, H.V. (eds.) Advances in web-age information management: proceedings of the 7th International conference on web-age information management (WAIM 2006), 17-19 June 2006, Hong Kong, China. Lecture notes in computer science, 4016. Berlin: Springer [online], pages 122-133. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/11775300_11

In this paper, we propose a text mining method called LRD (latent relation discovery), which extends the traditional vector space model of docu-ment representation in order to improve information retrieval (IR) on docu-ments and document clustering.... Read More about LRD: latent relation discovery for vector space expansion and information retrieval..

Concept-based document readability in domain specific information retrieval. (2006)
Conference Proceeding
YAN, X., SONG, D. and LI, X. 2006. Concept-based document readability in domain specific information retrieval. In Proceedings of the 15th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) international conference on information and knowledge management (CIKM'06), 5-11 November 2006, Arlington, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 540-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/1183614.1183692

Domain specific information retrieval has become in demand. Not only domain experts, but also average non-expert users are interested in searching domain specific (e.g., medical and health) information from online resources. However, a typical proble... Read More about Concept-based document readability in domain specific information retrieval..

Learning to improve software processes. (2006)
Journal Article
ALLISON, I. and MERALI, Y. 2006. Learning to improve software processes. Communications of the IIMA [online], 6(1), article number 2. Available from: https://scholarworks.li....edu/ciima/vol6/iss1/2/

Software Process Improvement (SPI) programs are frequently considered to be planned in nature. However, there is recent evidence to suggest that SPI can be understood as a form of learning. Drawing on the organizational learning literature this paper... Read More about Learning to improve software processes..

The mechanisms and process of entrepreneurial networks: continuity and change. (2006)
Book Chapter
DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2006. The mechanisms and process of entrepreneurial networks: continuity and change. In Wiklund, J., Dimov, D., Katz, J.A. and Shepherd, D.A. (eds.) Entrepreneurship: frameworks and empirical investigations from forthcoming leaders of European research. Advances in entrepreneurship, firm emergence and growth, 9. Bingley: Emerald [online], pages 107-145. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1074-7540(06)09005-2

The relevance of networks for entrepreneurship is now well established. However, despite the extent of work carried out there are still clear gaps in our understanding about how networks change and adapt over time and how entrepreneurs actually go ab... Read More about The mechanisms and process of entrepreneurial networks: continuity and change..

Urban green space: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system. (2006)
Journal Article
LAING, R., MILLER, D., DAVIES, A.-M. and SCOTT, S. 2006. Urban green space: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system. Journal of information technology in construction [online], 11, pages 177-196. Available from: https://www.itcon.org/paper/2006/14

This paper provides an overview of work undertaken on measuring the environmental values of green spaces, coupled with spatial analysis tools for aiding decision relating to the planning of urban green spaces. The work involved a complex array of dat... Read More about Urban green space: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system..

An introduction to interval-based constraint processing. (2006)
Journal Article
RENKER, G. and AHRIZ, H. 2006. An introduction to interval-based constraint processing. Archives of control sciences, 16(2), pages 161-190.

Constraint programming is often associated with solving problems over finite domains. Many applications in engineering, CAD and design, however, require solving problems over continuous (real-valued) domains. While simple constraint solvers can solve... Read More about An introduction to interval-based constraint processing..

The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines. (2006)
Journal Article
ANDRAWUS, J.A., WATSON, J., KISHK, M. and ADAM, A. 2006. The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines. Wind engineering [online], 30(6), pages 471-486. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1260/030952406779994141

Common maintenance strategies applied to wind turbines include ˜Time-Based which involves carrying out maintenance tasks at predetermined regular-intervals and ˜Failure- Based which entails using a wind turbine until it fails. However, the consequenc... Read More about The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines..


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