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Segmentation and recognition of Korean vehicle license plate characters based on the global threshold method and the cross-correlation matching algorithm. (2016)
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SARKER, M.M.K. and SONG, M.K. 2016. Segmentation and recognition of Korean vehicle license plate characters based on the global threshold method and the cross-correlation matching algorithm. Journal of information processing systems [online], 12(4), pages 661-680. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3745/JIPS.02.0050

The vehicle license plate recognition (VLPR) system analyzes and monitors the speed of vehicles, theft of vehicles, the violation of traffic rules, illegal parking, etc., on the motorway. The VLPR consists of three major parts: license plate detectio... Read More about Segmentation and recognition of Korean vehicle license plate characters based on the global threshold method and the cross-correlation matching algorithm..

Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. (2016)
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ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919

Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new design opportunities for subti... Read More about Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape..

Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? (2016)
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WARDLAW, D. 2017. Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? International journal of spine surgery [online], 10, article 44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14444/3044

Background - This study was undertaken to assess the long term outcome on the quality of life of patients with sciatica following treatment with chemonucleolysis, and to assess the complications. Methods - This is a retrospective review carried out i... Read More about Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients?.

Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. (2016)
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TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 4, pages 315-336. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk

Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was set up to protect. This pape... Read More about Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004..

The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza. (2016)
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ARNELL, P. 2016. The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza. Bergen journal of criminal law and criminal justice [online], 4(2), pages 196-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15845/bjclcj.v4i2.1066

Abu Hamza is serving a life sentence in an American prison, having been convicted of terrorist offences in 2014. He was previously imprisoned in the United Kingdom. Two central questions arise from his case; whether the UK and US acted lawfully under... Read More about The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza..

The continuing tension between human rights and extradition. (2016)
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ARNELL, P. 2016. The continuing tension between human rights and extradition. Scots law times [online], 2016(40), pages 211-214. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk

Examines the High Court of Justiciary ruling in Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate refusing leave to appeal a High Court decision to allow an appeal by a British national under the Extradition Act 2003 s.103 against the Scottish Ministers' decision to o... Read More about The continuing tension between human rights and extradition..

Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. (2016)
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CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D. 2017. Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. Family business review [online], 30(2), pages 160-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667

Small family firms have many unique relational qualities with implications for how knowledge is passed between individuals. Extant literature posits leadership approach as important in explaining differences in knowledge-sharing climate from one firm... Read More about Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model..

Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications. (2016)
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COUNTER, D., STEWART, D., MACLEOD, J. and MCLAY, J.S. 2017. Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 83(7), pages 1515-1520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13220

The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) use in a population of community-based multicompartment compliance aid (MCA) users in north-east Scotland. The research recorded data for MCAs dispense... Read More about Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications..

Getting care of older people right: the need for appropriate frailty assessment? (2016)
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SMITH, G.D. and KYDD, A. 2017. Getting care of older people right: the need for appropriate frailty assessment? Journal of clinical nursing [online], 26(1-2), pages 5-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13618

Globally, health and social care is facing extraordinary challenges due to changing patterns of disease, changing expectations of patients, financial restrictions and an ever-increasing ageing population. It is estimated that globally, the number of... Read More about Getting care of older people right: the need for appropriate frailty assessment?.

Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. (2016)
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WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001

Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is the first to investigate the... Read More about Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine..

Neuro-cognitive virtual environment for children with autism (VECA). (2016)
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WASEEM, E., KHURSHID, K., JANJUA, G.W., ABEEL, I., KHURSHID, K., MIRZA, M.A. and KAMBOH, A.M. 2016. Neuro-cognitive virtual environment for children with autism (VECA). International journal of signal processing systems [online], 4(6), pages 469-474. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18178/ijsps.4.6.469-474

Autism a neurological disorder which is often diagnosed during early childhood and can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges over a lifetime. It is increasing day by day and people are inclining from clinical and psycholo... Read More about Neuro-cognitive virtual environment for children with autism (VECA)..

Human aspects of digital rights management: the perspective of content developers. [Journal Article] (2016)
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FAVALE, M., MCDONALD, N., FAILY, S. and GATZIDIS, C. 2016. Human aspects of digital rights management: the perspective of content developers. SCRIPTed [online], 13(3), pages 289-304. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2966/scrip.130316.289

Legal norms and social behaviours are some of the human aspects surrounding the effectiveness and future of DRM security. Further exploration of these aspects would help unravel the complexities of the interaction between rights protection security a... Read More about Human aspects of digital rights management: the perspective of content developers. [Journal Article].

Online state of charge estimation for the aerial lithium-ion battery packs based on the improved extended Kalman filter method. (2016)
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WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., SHANG, L., LI, Z. and LI, J. 2017. Online state of charge estimation for the aerial lithium-ion battery packs based on the improved extended Kalman filter method. Journal of energy storage [online], 9, pages 69-83. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2016.09.008

An effective method to estimate the integrated state of charge (SOC) value for the lithium-ion battery (LIB) pack is proposed, because of its capacity state estimation needs in the high-power energy supply applications, which is calculated by using t... Read More about Online state of charge estimation for the aerial lithium-ion battery packs based on the improved extended Kalman filter method..

Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. (2016)
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BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., DEEPAK, P. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. Pattern recognition letters [online], 93, pages 133-142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009

General Purpose Emotion Lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion analysis of text. However the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them inadequate for extracting effective fe... Read More about Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification..

Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. (2016)
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WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2017. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], 48(3), pages 311-327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758

An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, with a few exceptions, the... Read More about Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses..

A case of probable esomeprazole-induced transient liver injury in a pregnant woman with hyperemesis. (2016)
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THOMAS, B., MOHAMED, M., AL HAIL, M., AWWAD, F.A.Y., WAHBA, R.M., HASSAN, S.B., OMAR, K., EL KASSEM, W. and ABDUL ROUF, P. 2016. A case of probable esomeprazole-induced transient liver injury in a pregnant woman with hyperemesis. Clinical pharmacology: advances and applications [online], 8, pages 199-202. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/CPAA.S106234

We report a case of 22-year-old primigravida presented to Women's Hospital - Hamad Medical Corporation emergency with severe epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting. On admission, she was dehydrated with remarkably worsening symptoms. Laboratory findin... Read More about A case of probable esomeprazole-induced transient liver injury in a pregnant woman with hyperemesis..

Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables. (2016)
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FAIRBURN, S., STEED, J. and COULTER, J. 2016. Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables. Journal of textile design research and practice [online], 4(1), pages 85-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2016.1255445

As expectations within the area of smart textiles increasingly become informed and driven by technological developments, the disciplinary boundaries and relationship between user and technological innovation will unavoidably transform. The authors ve... Read More about Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables..

Treatment challenge of a cyanobacterium Romeria elegans bloom in a South Australian wastewater treatment plant: a case study. (2016)
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PRAPTIWI, R.A., PESTANA, C.J., SAWADE, E.T., SWAIN, N., SCHROEDER, G. and NEWCOMBE, G. 2017. Treatment challenge of a cyanobacterium Romeria elegans bloom in a South Australian wastewater treatment plant: a case study. Environmental technology [online], 38(6), 782-788. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2016.1262454

A bloom of the non-toxic cyanobacterium Romeria elegans in waste stabilisation ponds (WSPs) within Angaston waste water treatment plant (WWTP) has posed an unprecedented treatment challenge for the local water utility. The water from the WSPs is chlo... Read More about Treatment challenge of a cyanobacterium Romeria elegans bloom in a South Australian wastewater treatment plant: a case study..

Getting care of older people right: the need for appropriate frailty assessment? (2016)
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SMITH, G.D. and KYDD, A. 2017. Getting care of older people right: the need for appropriate frailty assessment? Journal of advanced nursing [online], 73(1), pages 3-4. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13190

Globally, health and social care is facing extraordinary challenges due to changing patterns of disease, changing expectations of patients, financial restrictions and an ever-increasing ageing population. It is estimated that globally, the number of... Read More about Getting care of older people right: the need for appropriate frailty assessment?.

Risk factors for neuropathic pain in diabetes mellitus. (2016)
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H√ČBERT, H.L., VELUCHAMY, A., TORRANCE, N. and SMITH, B.L. 2017. Risk factors for neuropathic pain in diabetes mellitus. Pain [online], 158(4), pages 560-568. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000785

According to the International Diabetes Federation, diabetes mellitus (DM) is estimated to affect around 415 million adults worldwide, roughly 8.8% of the adult population, with the figure projected to rise to over 600 million by 2040. Regional preva... Read More about Risk factors for neuropathic pain in diabetes mellitus..