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Optimisation of a capsule transporting pipeline carrying spherical capsules. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., SAQIB, M. and UBBI, K. 2011. Optimisation of a capsule transporting pipeline carrying spherical capsules. In Galar, D., Parida, A., Schunnesson, H. and Kumar, U. (eds.) Proceedings of 1st Maintenance performance measurement and management international conference (MPMM 2011), 13-15 December 2011, Luleå, Sweden. Luleå: Luleå University of Technology [online], pages 147-152. Available from: http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:994674/FULLTEXT01.pdf

Pipelines carrying fluids and slurries are very common. The third-generation pipelines carrying spherical or cylindrical capsules (hollow containers) filled with minerals or other materials including hazardous liquids are rather a new concept. These... Read More about Optimisation of a capsule transporting pipeline carrying spherical capsules..

Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., MASSIE, S. and BOSWELL, R. 2011. Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. In Proceedings of the 22nd International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-11), 16-22 July 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 2256-2261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5591/978-1-57735-516-8/IJCAI11-376

We have developed a novel hybrid representation for Music Information Retrieval. Our representation is built by incorporating audio content into the tag space in a tag-track matrix, and then learning hybrid concepts using latent semantic analysis. We... Read More about Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music..

Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A. 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In Proceedings of the 2011 Summer conference on advances in business-related scientific research (ABSRC Venice 2011), 1-3 June 2011, Venice, Italy. Venice: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conferences (ABSRC).

The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and have been recognised in many em... Read More about Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers..

Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
WILSON, G. and KISHK, M. 2011. Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. In Egbu, C. and Lou, E.C.W. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 5-7 September 2011, Bristol, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], pages 1095-1104. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2011-1095-1104_Wilson_Kishk.pdf

Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the construction industry. Limited go... Read More about Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals..

Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
GULARI, M.N., BORU, A. and MALINS, J. 2011. Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. In Kovacevic, A., Ion, W., McMahon, C., Buck, L. and Hogarth, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International conference on engineering and product design eduction (E&PDE 2011), 8-9 September 2011, London, UK. Glasgow: Design Society [online], pages 721-726. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/30969/Towards+an+Evolutionary+Understanding+on+the+Success+of+Participatory+Design

The notion of `participation, and the democratization of design' is not just a movement for social innovation but it is also a powerful methodology for the innovation of products and services. However, the complicated nature of participatory design m... Read More about Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design..

ProjectSpace: linking design education with business. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MALINS, J. and MURRAY, A. 2011. ProjectSpace: linking design education with business. In Kovacevic, A., Ion, W., McMahon, C., Buck, L. and Hogarth, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International conference on engineering and product design eduction (E&PDE 2011), 8-9 September 2011, London, UK. Glasgow: Design Society [online], pages 11-15. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/30853/ProjectSpace%3A+Linking+Design+Education+with+Business

Design graduates are increasingly called upon to work in cross-disciplinary ways in order to respond to the challenges of designing services and products. Working in multidisciplinary teams on live projects involving external organisations can help p... Read More about ProjectSpace: linking design education with business..

The digital matrix and the paperless print. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
THOMPSON, P. 2009. The digital matrix and the paperless print. In Hoskins, S. (ed.) Proceedings of the IMPACT 6 multidisciplinary printmaking conference, September 2009, Bristol, UK. Bristol: Impact Press, pages 44-56.

This paper examines, from the perspective of a critically engaged practioner within the context of contemporary fine art printmaking practice, the concept of a digital matrix and the consequent paperless print. It identifies that digital printmaking... Read More about The digital matrix and the paperless print..

Resolution of disputes arising from major infrastructure projects in developing countries. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MANTE, J., NDEKUGRI, I., ANKRAH, N. and HAMMOND, F. 2011. Resolution of disputes arising from major infrastructure projects in developing countries. In Ruddock, L. and Chynoweth, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2011 CIB commission meeting on law and dispute resolution, in conjuction with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) construction and property conference (COBRA 2011) [online], 12-13 September 2011, Manchester, UK. Manchester: RICS, pages 94-106. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC24504.pdf

Multilateral Development Banks including the World Bank have identified infrastructure development as a crucial component of any poverty alleviation strategy in developing countries. The last two decades have seen tremendous increase in the percentag... Read More about Resolution of disputes arising from major infrastructure projects in developing countries..

User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MACLENNAN, A. 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. In Katsirikou, A. and Skiadas, C. (eds.) New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers from the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries (QQML2010), 25-28 May 2010, Chania, Greece. London: World Scientific [online], pages 279-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814350303_0034

This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst postgraduate students and s... Read More about User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study..

Plan recommendation for well engineering. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
THOMSON, R., MASSIE, S., CRAW, S., AHRIZ, H. and MILLS, I. 2011. Plan recommendation for well engineering. In Mehrotra, K.G., Mohan, C.K., Oh, J.C., Varshney, P.K. and Ali, M. (eds.) Modern approaches in applied intelligence: proceedings of the 24th International conference on industrial, engineering and other applications of applied intelligent systems (IEA/AIE 2011), 28 June - 1 July 2011, Syracuse, USA. Lecture notes in computer science, 6704. Berlin: Springer [online], part II, pages 436-445. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21827-9_45

Good project planning provides the basis for successful offshore well drilling projects. In this domain, planning occurs in two phases: an onshore phase develops a project plan; and an offshore phase implements the plan and tracks progress. The Perfo... Read More about Plan recommendation for well engineering..

From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MUSAU, F. and DEVECI, G. 2011. From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing. In Bodart, M. and Evrard, A. (eds.) Architecture and sustainable development: proceedings of the 27th International conference on passive and low energy architecture (PLEA2011), 13-15 July 2011, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires de Louvain [online], volume 2, pages 261-266. Available from: http://www.plea2011.be/

This paper investigates the challenges of achieving affordable low carbon housing in the context of the Scottish, UK, and Passivhaus Standards. It also investigates the potential for bridging the gaps between set targets and what is happening in real... Read More about From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing..

Motivating all our students? (2011)
Conference Proceeding
BOUVIER, D., CARTER, J., CARDELL-OLIVER, R., HAMILTON, M., KURKOVSKY, S., MARKHAM, S., MCCLUNG, O.W., MCDERMOTT, R., RIEDESEL, C., SHI, J. and WHITE, S. 2011. Motivating all our students? In Proceedings of the 16th Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference: working group reports (ITiCSE-WGR '11), 27-29 June 2011, Darmstadt, Germany. New York: ACM [online], pages 1-18. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2078856.2078858

Academics expend a large amount of time and effort to sustain and enhance the motivation of undergraduate students. Typically based on a desire to ensure that all students achieve their full potential, approaches are based on an understanding that st... Read More about Motivating all our students?.

Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B. 2011. Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support. In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE international multi-disciplinary conference on cognitive methods in situation awareness and decision support (CogSIMA 2011), 22-24 February 2011, Miami, USA. New York: IEEE [online], article number 5753761, pages 9-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/COGSIMA.2011.5753761

Humans naturally reuse recalled knowledge to solve problems and this includes understanding the information that identify or characterize these problems (context), and the situation. Context-aware case-based reasoning (CBR) applications uses the cont... Read More about Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support..

Assessing professional skills in engineering education. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
CAJANDER, Å., DANIELS, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and VON KONSKY, B.R. 2011. Assessing professional skills in engineering education. In Hamer, J. and Raadt, M. de (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th Australasian computing education conference (ACE 2011), 17-20 January 2011, Perth, Australia. Sydney: Conferences in research and practice in information technology (CRPIT) [online], 114, pages 145-154. Available from: http://crpit.com/Vol114.html.

In this paper, we report the results of introducing a face-to- face Peer Assisted Study Scheme (PASS) and an electronic Peer Assisted Study Scheme (ePASS) into a first year introductory programming unit, core to four undergraduate IT degrees. PASS is... Read More about Assessing professional skills in engineering education..