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Women users' motivations for establishing and interacting with blogs (web logs). (2007)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2007. Women users' motivations for establishing and interacting with blogs (web logs). International journal of the book [online], 3(2), pages 85-90. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1884...7-9516/CGP/v03i02/36502

An investigation into the motivations of women who write blogs (web logs) and the audience for whom they consider themselves to be writing. From the outset of blogging, journal blogs have been associated with women. They offer them a safe place to ex... Read More about Women users' motivations for establishing and interacting with blogs (web logs)..

Readers' use of news blogs. (2007)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and CHIVERS, A. 2007. Readers' use of news blogs. International journal of technology, knowledge and society, 3(1), pages 15-24.

Appearing at the end of the 1990s, the phenomenon of ‘blogging’ or weblogging is now attracting serious academic research. However, the majority of this research has so far focussed on the ‘bloggers’ themselves – who they are; their motivations for b... Read More about Readers' use of news blogs..

Speaking the same language? (2007)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2007. Speaking the same language? Differences and similarities between US and UK bloggers. International journal of the book [online], 5(1), pages 33-40. Available at: http://ijb.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.27/prod.197

While blogging as a form of computer-mediated communication has attracted a growing amount of academic investigation in recent years, the majority of such research has so far focused on the North American experience. 120 UK and US bloggers (equal num... Read More about Speaking the same language?.

Fade away and radiate. (2007)
Physical Artefact
BUCKLEY, J. 2007. Fade away and radiate. [Lighting installation].

This installation was commissioned as part of the SlowSpace FastPace exhibition, which occurred during the Art Trail Visual Arts Festival in September 2007, in Cork (Ireland). The installation was added to the Firkin Crane building.

Knightlights. (2007)
Physical Artefact
BUCKLEY, J. 2007. Knightlights. [Lighting installation].

This installation was commissioned by the IDEAS in Public Space project. It was installed on Knightstone Island, Weston-super-Mare.

Research and development of enhanced, integrated and accessible flow metering software for industry. (2007)
Thesis
OOD, D.C. 2007. Research and development of enhanced, integrated and accessible flow metering software for industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This project was an investigation to find improvements required in the delivery of software for the flow metering industry. The project has resulted in the repackaging of existing software using appropriate technologies. This included developing soft... Read More about Research and development of enhanced, integrated and accessible flow metering software for industry..

Reflecting on the relationship between standardized admissions, academic expectations and diverse student cohorts in postgraduate taught business and management programmes. (2007)
Journal Article
TURNER, Y. 2007. Reflecting on the relationship between standardized admissions, academic expectations and diverse student cohorts in postgraduate taught business and management programmes. International journal of management education, 6(1), pages 7-13.

This paper discusses the relationship between admissions approaches which rely exclusively upon standard academic criteria to select students for Business and Management programmes and classroom diversity. It draws on a small-scale research project c... Read More about Reflecting on the relationship between standardized admissions, academic expectations and diverse student cohorts in postgraduate taught business and management programmes..

Learning and optimization of an aspect hidden markov model for query language model generation. (2007)
Conference Proceeding
HUANG, Q., SONG, D., RUGER, S. and BRUZA, P. 2007. Learning and optimization of an aspect hidden markov model for query language model generation. In Dominich, S. and Kiss, F. (eds.) Studies in theory of information retrieval: proceedings of the 1st Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR) international conference on the theory of information retrieval (ICTIR'07), 18-20 October 2007, Budapest, Hungary. Budapest: Foundation for Information Society (INFOTA), pages 157-164.

The Relevance Model (RM) incorporates pseudo relevance feedback to derive query language model and has shown a good performance. Generally, it is based on uni-gram models of individual feedback documents from which query terms are sampled independent... Read More about Learning and optimization of an aspect hidden markov model for query language model generation..

Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an 'internationalized' faculty. (2007)
Journal Article
ROBSON, S. and TURNER, Y. 2007. Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an 'internationalized' faculty. Teaching in higher education [online], 12(1), pages 41-54. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13562510601102115

This paper reports on a study that took place in a faculty of humanities and social sciences at a UK university. The institution had recently undergone a radical restructure and the vision for the future presented by the new senior management team hi... Read More about Teaching is a co-learning experience: academics reflecting on learning and teaching in an 'internationalized' faculty..

Do academic enquiry services scare students? (2007)
Journal Article
ROBINSON, C.M. and REID, P. 2007. Do academic enquiry services scare students? Reference services review [online], 35(3), pages 405-424. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00907320710774283

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to clarify the ways in which students seek help in libraries, and their feelings about using library enquiry services. In this way, it should bring practical benefits to academic libraries seeking to design and... Read More about Do academic enquiry services scare students?.

Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. (2007)
Book Chapter
SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. In Neergaard, H. and Ulhøi, J.P. (eds.) Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, chapter 17, pages 434-459.

Qualitative methodologies continue to proliferate in social sciences such as sociology and anthropology. Yet, despite this uptake they currently exist on the margins of entrepreneurship research. Indeed, Rae (2001) criticised entrepreneurship researc... Read More about Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published..

Recognizing meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. (2007)
Book Chapter
SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. Recognizing meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. In Neergaard, H. and Ulhøi, J.P. (eds.) Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, chapter 7, pages 169-192.

Entrepreneurship is a process which involves discontinuity and change; entrepreneurs create disequilibria and exploit the resulting change. Thus, entrepreneurship is in essence change. This fundamental characteristic of entrepreneurship makes it diff... Read More about Recognizing meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research..

Biomarkers of oxidative stress in models of schizophrenia. (2007)
Thesis
YOUNG, J., 2007. Biomarkers of oxidative stress in models of schizophrenia. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Increasing evidence indicates that oxidative injury exists in schizophrenia. Although it may not be the main cause, oxidative damage has been suggested to contribute to the pathophysiology and may account for deteriorating course and poor outcome in... Read More about Biomarkers of oxidative stress in models of schizophrenia..

Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences. (2007)
Thesis
MACLENNAN, A. 2007. Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis describes a study carried out with the aim of discovering user preferences as to the design of 3-dimensional virtual worlds for accessing information. No literature was found which dealt with this topic, and it was therefore thought that,... Read More about Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences..

Relation discovery from web data for competency management. (2007)
Journal Article
ZHU, J., GONCALVES, A.L., UREN, V.S., MOTTA, E., PACHECO, R., EISENSTADT, M. and SONG, D. 2007. Relation discovery from web data for competency management. Web intelligence and agent systems [online], 5(4), pages 405-417. Available from: https://content.iospres...tional-journal/wia00124

In current organizations, valuable enterprise knowledge is often buried under rapidly expanding huge amount of unstructured information in the form of web pages, blogs, and other forms of human text communications. We present a novel unsupervised mac... Read More about Relation discovery from web data for competency management..

Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques. (2007)
Journal Article
SENIOR, J., ALLISON, I. and TEPPER, J.A. 2007. Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques. Communications of the IIMA [online], 7(1), article number 3. Available from: https://scholarworks.li....edu/ciima/vol7/iss1/3/

In the past decade there has been a concerted effort by the software industry to improve the quality of its products. This has led to the inception of various techniques with which to control and measure the process involved in software development.... Read More about Automated software quality visualisation using fuzzy logic techniques..

Solving coarse-grained DisCSPs with Multi-DisPeL and DisBO-wd. (2007)
Conference Proceeding
BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, A. 2007. Solving coarse-grained DisCSPs with Multi-DisPeL and DisBO-wd. In Lin, T.Y., Bradshaw, J.M., Klusch, M., Zhang, C., Broder, A. and Ho, H. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM international conference on intelligent agent technology (IAT 2007), 2-5 November 2007, Silicon Valley, USA. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], article number 4407307, pages 335-341. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IAT.2007.68

We present Multi-DisPel, a penalty-based local search distributed algorithm which is able to solve coarse-grained Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems (DisCSPs) efficiently. Multi-DisPeL uses penalties on values in order to escape local optim... Read More about Solving coarse-grained DisCSPs with Multi-DisPeL and DisBO-wd..

The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. (2007)
Journal Article
LEE, E.Y.-C. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability [online], 3(3), pages 38-51. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepre...nal.com/AJESIII3All.pdf

Although networks are widely recognised as improving entrepreneurial performance, China which is seen as a traditional Confucian society, has a unique form of networking, guanxi - special relationships. These guanxi networks were seen as a social mea... Read More about The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship..

DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems. (2007)
Conference Proceeding
BASHARU, M., ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2008. DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems. In Bramer, M., Coenen, F. and Petridis, M. (eds.) Research and development in intelligent systems XXIV: technical proceedings of the 27th Annual international conference of the British Computer Society's Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence (SGAI) (AI-2007): innovative techniques and applications of artificial intelligence, 10-12 December 2007, Cambridge, UK. London: Springer [online], pages 23-36. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-094-0_3

We present a distributed iterative improvement algorithm for solving coarse-grained distributed constraint satisfaction problems (DisCSPs). Our algorithm is inspired by the Distributed Breakout for coarse-grained DisCSPs where we introduce a constrai... Read More about DisBO-wd: a distributed constraint satisfaction algorithm for coarse-grained distributed problems..


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