Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Browse


Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. (2013)
Conference Proceeding
CHRISTIE, L.A., LONIE, D.P. and MCCALL, J.A.W. 2013. Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. In Jin, Y. and Thomas, S.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th UK workshop on computational intelligence (UKCI 2013), 9-11 September 2013, Guildford, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article number 6651297, pages 128-135. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/UKCI.2013.6651297

Estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) use structure learning to build a statistical model of good solutions discovered so far, in an effort to discover better solutions. The non-zero coefficients of the Walsh transform produce a hypergraph rep... Read More about Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform..

Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. (2013)
Journal Article
QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M. and JOHNSTON, D. W., 2013. Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. Psychology and health [online], 28(12), pages 1391-1406. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2013.814773

Background. Previous research has supported an integrated biomedical and behavioural model explaining activity limitations. However, further tests of this model are required at the within-person level, because while it proposes that the constructs ar... Read More about Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain..

Poly(allylamine) magnetomicelles for image guided drug delivery. (2013)
Journal Article
BARNETT, C. M., LEES, M. R., CURTIS, A. D. M., KONG THOO LIN, P., CHENG, W. P. and HOSKINS, C. 2013. Poly(allylamine) magnetomicelles for image guided drug delivery. Pharmaceutical nanotechnology [online], 1(3), pages 224-238. Available at: https://doi.org/10.2174/22117385113019990002

Polymeric micelles have received considerable interest for their use as drug delivery vehicles for hydrophobic drug solubilisation. Inorganic metallic nanoparticles have already been exploited clinically in diagnostics for their contrast ability, usi... Read More about Poly(allylamine) magnetomicelles for image guided drug delivery..

Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009. (2013)
Journal Article
HALSALL, R., 2013. Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009. Culture and organization [online], 19(5), pages 377-395. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2013.815617

This article examines the role of models of capitalism in the media coverage surrounding the economic crisis in the period 2008“2009 in the UK and German press, during the outbreak of the crisis and the beginning of the ˜recovery from it. Models of c... Read More about Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009..

Migrating software products to the cloud: an adaptive STS perspective. (2013)
Journal Article
WERFS, M., BAXTER, G., ALLISON, I. K. and SOMMERVILLE, I. 2013. Migrating software products to the cloud: an adaptive STS perspective. Journal of international technology and information management [online], 22(3), pp. 37-54. Available from: https://scholarworks.li....edu/jitim/vol22/iss3/3

Cloud computing, as a disruptive innovation, has the potential to adversely affect companies. The effects can be particularly extreme for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Subsequently, considerations of organisational resilience should be m... Read More about Migrating software products to the cloud: an adaptive STS perspective..

Content based video retrieval via spatial-temporal information discovery. (2013)
Thesis
WANG, L. 2013. Content based video retrieval via spatial-temporal information discovery. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Content based video retrieval (CBVR) has been strongly motivated by a variety of realworld applications. Most state-of-the-art CBVR systems are built based on Bag-of-visual- Words (BovW) framework for visual resources representation and access. The f... Read More about Content based video retrieval via spatial-temporal information discovery..

Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht: Handke and the spirit of place in 'Versuch über den Stillen Ort'. (2013)
Book Chapter
HALSALL, R. 2013. Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht: Handke and the spirit of place in 'Versuch über den Stillen Ort'. In Lützeler, P.M., McGlothlin, E. and Kapczynski, J. (eds.) Gegenwartsliteratur: ein germanistischen Jahrbuch: a German studies yearbook, 12/2013. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, pages 139-164.

Handkes concern with place has been seen as a search for a utopia, characteristic of a writer who has allegedly become increasingly ˜weltfremd. This essay examines Handkes most recent work, Versuch über den Stillen Ort, in the light of this critique... Read More about Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht: Handke and the spirit of place in 'Versuch über den Stillen Ort'..

User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive. (2013)
Conference Proceeding
HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., WILLIAMS, D., BURNETT, S., MORRISON, K. and MARTIN, S. 2013. User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive. In Delany, S.J. and Ontañón, S. (eds.) Case-based reasoning research and development: proceedings of the 21st International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2013), 8-11 July 2013, Saratoga Springs, USA. Lecture notes in computer science, 7969. Berlin: Springer [online], pages 149-163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39056-2_11

The digitisation of physical textiles archives is an important process for the Scottish textiles industry. This transformation creates an easy access point to a wide breadth of knowledge, which can be used to understand historical context and inspire... Read More about User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive..

Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. (2013)
Report
WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C. and MORRISON, K. 2013. Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, Institute for Management, Governance & Society(IMaGeS). [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibrari...ct-of-school-libraries/

The aim of the report is to identify and critically evaluate the available evidence of the impact of school libraries on learning, including attainment, skills and attitudes. The report, commissioned by the Scottish Library and Information Council (S... Read More about Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]..

Causation compared: facts, fictions inferences and legal legitimacy. (2013)
Journal Article
ARNELL, S. 2013. Causation compared: facts, fictions inferences and legal legitimacy. Journal of comparative law, 8(1), pages 63-104.

An analysis of how the supreme courts in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom have dealt with evidential difficulties in establishing causation in tort/delict, where there is a gap in scientific knowledge which makes it impossible to say how an... Read More about Causation compared: facts, fictions inferences and legal legitimacy..

Jungian archetypes and dreams of social enterprise. (2013)
Journal Article
BROWN, M.L., MCDONALD, S. and SMITH, F. 2013. Jungian archetypes and dreams of social enterprise. Journal of organizational change management [online], 26(4), pages 670-688. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-Sep-2012-0146

This paper considers organizational identity and the way in which cultural change involves repercussions at an unconscious, psychodynamic level. It considers, in Jungian terms, the nature of the relationship between individuals and their organization... Read More about Jungian archetypes and dreams of social enterprise..

Designing engagement: the new edge. (2013)
Book Chapter
MACDONALD, S. 2013. Designing engagement: the new edge. In Jokela, T., Coutts, G., Härkönen, E., and Huhmarniemi, M. (eds.) Cool: applied visual arts in the North. Rovaniemi: University of Lapland. Faculty of Art and Design, pages 54-67.

The participatory principle, though bred in late twentieth century countercultural politics, is an emerging trend in social policy and also the arts where it is associated with audience involvement that goes beyond passive consumption. This parallels... Read More about Designing engagement: the new edge..

Transferable skills and the drug dependent: a journey through the city of Glasgow. (2013)
Journal Article
HACKETT, C. 2013. Transferable skills and the drug dependent: a journey through the city of Glasgow. International journal of social, political and community agendas in the arts [online], 7(3), pages 1-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1884...6-9960/CGP/v07i03/36367

Voices narrate their views on skills, transferable skills, marginalisation and poverty in relation to society, opportunity and drug addiction. Narcotic addicts need to educate themselves on where to source and buy drugs and how to go about raising en... Read More about Transferable skills and the drug dependent: a journey through the city of Glasgow..

CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration. (2013)
Journal Article
ROSS, H. 2013. CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration. Irish journal of family law, 16(4), pages 110-114.

In May 2013, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) published General Comment 14 which had been adopted at its 62nd session. General Comment 14 relates to the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consid... Read More about CRC general comment 14 on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration..

CRC general comments on children's health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play. (2013)
Journal Article
WALLACE, R.M.M., MARTIN-ORTEGA, O. and ROSS, H. 2013. CRC general comments on children's health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play. Irish journal of family law, 6(2), pages 35-40.

In April 2013, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) published the three General Comments which had been adopted at its 62nd session. General comments 15, 16 and 17 relate to the right of the child to enjoyment of the highest attainable s... Read More about CRC general comments on children's health, impact of the business sector and the right to rest, leisure and play..

Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. (2013)
Journal Article
MALINS, J. and GULARI, M.N. 2013. Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. Swedish design research journal [online], 2(13), pages 32-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3384/svid.2000-964X.13232

Providing appropriate innovation support to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is an on-going challenge. Governments offer a range of initiatives from advice, to research and development grants; however, the underlying methodological frameworks... Read More about Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs..

The European human rights influence upon UK extradition: myth debunked. (2013)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2013. The European human rights influence upon UK extradition: myth debunked. European journal of crime, criminal law and criminal justice [online], 21(3-4), page 317-337. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1163/15718174-21042032

There exists a perception within the UK that human rights law emanating from Europe acts to the detriment of extradition. This is not the case. This article describes the effect of the ECHR and Fundamental Charter of Human Rights upon UK extradition... Read More about The European human rights influence upon UK extradition: myth debunked..

Voters' information behaviour when using political actors' web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. (2013)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R., CHAPMAN, D. and FRASER, A. 2013. Voters' information behaviour when using political actors' web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. Aslib proceedings [online], 65(5), pages 515-533. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/AP-09-2012-0073

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a study of voters' online behaviour conducted during the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election campaign. Design/methodology/approach “ The study used an interactive, electronically-assist... Read More about Voters' information behaviour when using political actors' web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign..

Online parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland: a decade of research. (2013)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2013. Online parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland: a decade of research. eJournal of eDemocracy and open government [online], 5(2), pages 107-127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.29379/jedem.v5i2.210

Over the last ten years, the authors have conducted a series of investigations into the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates during parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland. These are the only such studies which have... Read More about Online parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland: a decade of research..

The development and implementation of business simulations in higher education in the United Kingdom. (2013)
Thesis
DOONGA, N. 2013. The development and implementation of business simulations in higher education in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis is a study of the development and implementation of business simulations/games in United Kingdom Higher Education institutions. The research takes an holistic approach and examines the topic from the perspective of developers of business... Read More about The development and implementation of business simulations in higher education in the United Kingdom..


;