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Integrating selection-based aspect sentiment and preference knowledge for social recommender systems. (2019)
Journal Article
CHEN, Y.Y., WIRATUNGA, N. and LOTHIAN, R. 2020. Integrating selection-based aspect sentiment and preference knowledge for social recommender systems. Online information review [online], 44(2), pages 399-416. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/OIR-02-2017-0066

Purpose: Recommender system approaches such as collaborative and content-based filtering rely on user ratings and product descriptions to recommend products. More recently, recommender system research has focussed on exploiting knowledge from user-ge... Read More about Integrating selection-based aspect sentiment and preference knowledge for social recommender systems..

Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WOOD, C.F., DOUNAS, T. and SCOTT, J.R. 2019. Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK. In Kouider, T. and Andersen, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 181-190. Available from: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

This paper seeks to understand the climate for Virtual Reality (VR) within the Architectural Technology (AT)curriculum in the U.K. It seeks to assess through literature, focus groups and questionnaires VR’s current place and seek to find a model to m... Read More about Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK..

BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst…, what does a confused AEC industry need? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T., SYKES, P. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2019. BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst..., what does a confused AEC industry need? In Kouider, T. and Andersen, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 67-88. Available from: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

The rapid growth of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries since its introduction around 2002 has highlighted a skills shortage within the industry whilst also leading to some confusion over... Read More about BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst…, what does a confused AEC industry need?.

Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T. and ANDERSEN, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

During the past decade, the construction industry focus has largely been on the many new challenges brought about by the sustainability/climate change agenda and the introduction of BIM in new build. The theme of the next ICAT conference will focus o... Read More about Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge..

The state of corporate social responsibility practice in the construction sector. (2019)
Journal Article
OLANIPEKUN, A.O., OSHODI, O.S, DARKO, A. and OMOTAYO, T. 2020. The state of corporate social responsibility practice in the construction sector. Smart and sustainable built environment [online], 9(2), pages 91-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-11-2018-0056

Purpose: The development of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the construction sector is slow, thereby leaving many opportunities for further development. To enable operators in the construction sector to effectively capitalise on the opportun... Read More about The state of corporate social responsibility practice in the construction sector..

‘Police Scotland mobile working project’: implementation and impact evaluation, and benefits realisation. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
DIACK, L., FALCONER, M., GRAHAM, W. and GALLAGHER, M. 2019. ‘Police Scotland mobile working project’: implementation and impact evaluation, and benefits realisation. Presented at the 2019 Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) Scottish international policing conference: digital policing: ethical challenges regarding the role of technology in policing, 10 December 2019, Edinburgh, UK.

Running within the context of the ‘Digitally Enabled Policing Programme’ (DEPP), the ‘Police Scotland Mobile Working Project’ is an on-going project as part of the Police Scotland ‘Serving a Changing Scotland Strategy’. The project seeks to equip ope... Read More about ‘Police Scotland mobile working project’: implementation and impact evaluation, and benefits realisation..

Human skeletal muscle has large capacity to increase carnosine content in response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with Bayesian individual and aggregate data E-Max model and meta-analysis. (2019)
Working Paper
SAFFIOTI REZENDE, N., SWINTON, P., FARIAS DE OLIVEIRA, L., PIRES DA SILVA, R., EIRA DA SILVA, V., NEMEZIO, K., YAMAGUCHI, G., ARTIOLI, G.G., GUALANO, B., SAUNDERS, B. and DOLAN, E. 2019. Human skeletal muscle has large capacity to increase carnosine content in response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with Bayesian individual and aggregate data E-Max model and meta-analysis. bioRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/870584

Beta-alanine (BA) supplementation increases muscle carnosine content (MCarn) and is ergogenic in many situations. Currently, many questions on the nature of the Mcarn response to supplementation are open, and the responses to these have considerable... Read More about Human skeletal muscle has large capacity to increase carnosine content in response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with Bayesian individual and aggregate data E-Max model and meta-analysis..

Removal of microcystins from a waste stabilisation lagoon: evaluation of a packed-bed continuous flow TiO2 reactor. (2019)
Journal Article
PESTANA, C.J., HOBSON, P., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., LAWTON, L.A. and NEWCOMBE, G. 2020. Removal of microcystins from a waste stabilisation lagoon: evaluation of a packed-bed continuous flow TiO2 reactor. Chemosphere [online], 245, article number 125575. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125575

Photocatalysis has been shown to successfully remove microcystins (MC) in laboratory experiments. Most research to date has been performed under ideal conditions in pure or ultrapure water. In this investigation the efficiency of photocatalysis using... Read More about Removal of microcystins from a waste stabilisation lagoon: evaluation of a packed-bed continuous flow TiO2 reactor..

The challenges of change: exploring the dynamics of police reform in Scotland. (2019)
Journal Article
FYFE, N.R. 2019. The challenges of change: exploring the dynamics of police reform in Scotland. International journal of police science and management [online], 21(4): change and continuity in the police, pages 196-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1461355719889463

Despite a long tradition of pessimism regarding the scope for meaningful change in police practices, recent structural reforms to police organizations in several European countries suggest that significant change in policing is possible. Drawing on r... Read More about The challenges of change: exploring the dynamics of police reform in Scotland..

Evolving an optimal decision template for combining classifiers. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
NGUYEN, T.T., LUONG, A.V., DANG, M.T., DAO, L.P., NGUYEN, T.T.T., LIEW, A.W.-C. and MCCALL, J. 2019. Evolving an optimal decision template for combining classifiers. In Gedeon, T., Wong, K.W. and Lee, M. (eds.) Neural information processing: proceedings of the 26th International conference on neural information processing (ICONIP 2019), 12-15 December 2019, Sydney, Australia. Part I. Lecture notes in computer science, 11953. Cham: Springer [online], pages 608-620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36708-4_50

In this paper, we aim to develop an effective combining algorithm for ensemble learning systems. The Decision Template method, one of the most popular combining algorithms for ensemble systems, does not perform well when working on certain datasets l... Read More about Evolving an optimal decision template for combining classifiers..

How do auditors navigate conflicting logics in everyday practice? (2019)
Journal Article
BARAC, K., GAMMIE, E., HOWIESON, B. and VAN STADEN, M. 2019. How do auditors navigate conflicting logics in everyday practice? Professions and professionalism [online], 9(3), article ID e2916. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7577/pp.2916

Historically professional logic has shaped accountancy, increasingly it has been shaped also by commercial logic. This study moves beyond these distinctions for a better and more nuanced analyses of how actors (Big 4 auditors) navigate conflicting lo... Read More about How do auditors navigate conflicting logics in everyday practice?.

High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity. (2019)
Journal Article
BULMER, L.S., MURRAY, J.-A., BURNS, N.M., GARBER, A., WEMELSFELDER, F., MCEWAN, N.R. and HASTIE, P.M. 2019. High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity. Scientific reports [online], 9, article number 18621. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-54039-8

Gut microbiota have been associated with health, disease and behaviour in several species and are an important link in gut-brain axis communication. Diet plays a key role in affecting the composition of gut microbiota. In horses, high-starch diets al... Read More about High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity..

What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region. (2019)
Journal Article
SWENNENHUIS, F., MABON, L., FLACH, T.A. and DE CONINCK, H. 2020. What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 94: special section on the proceedings of the 14th international conference on greenhouse gas control technologies (GHGT-14), 21-25 October 2018, Melbourne, Australia, article number 102903. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102903

This paper assesses the role of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in addressing challenges in the energy transition, in regions reliant on carbon-intensive industries for employment and as an economic base. The assessment is based on semi-stru... Read More about What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region..

Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community. (2019)
Journal Article
SHIH, W.-Y., MABON, L. and PUPPIM DE OLIVEIRA, J.A. 2020. Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community. Land use policy [online], 91, article ID 104291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104291

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd This paper assesses barriers to local biodiversity and ecosystem (BES) governance within cities, drawing on findings from an international expert survey encompassing 45 cities in 25 countries. BES is recognised as a key foundation... Read More about Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community..

An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: protocol for the selfBACK randomized controlled trial. (2019)
Other
SANDAL, L.F., STOCHKENDAHL, M.J., SVENDSEN, M.J., WOOD, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., NORDSTOGA, A.L., VILLUMSEN, M., RASMUSSEN, C.D.N., NICHOLL, B., COOPER, K., KJAER, P., MAIR, F.S., SJØGAARD, G., NILSEN, T.I.L., HARTVIGSEN, J., BACH, K., MORK, P.J. and SØGAARD, K. 2019. An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: Protocol for the selfback randomized controlled trial. [Protocol]. JMIR research protocols [online], 8(12), article ID e14720. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2196/14720

Background: Low back pain (LBP) is prevalent across all social classes, in all age groups, and across industrialized and developing countries. From a global perspective, LBP is considered the leading cause of disability and negatively impacts everyda... Read More about An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: protocol for the selfBACK randomized controlled trial..

Thermal performance of semitransparent CdTe BIPV window at temperate climate. (2019)
Journal Article
ALRASHIDI, H., GHOSH, A., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2020. Thermal performance of semitransparent CdTe BIPV window at temperate climate. Solar energy [online], 195, pages 536-543. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.11.084

Semi-transparent photovoltaic (PV) technology is attractive for building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) due to its ability to lower the admitted solar heat gain, to control the penetrating daylight and to generate onsite benevolent direct current po... Read More about Thermal performance of semitransparent CdTe BIPV window at temperate climate..

Connecting with the underland. (2019)
Journal Article
WILLIAMS, D. 2019. Connecting with the underland. Journal of information literacy [online], 13(2), pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11645/13.2.2727

This is a guest editorial for the Journal of Information Literacy. The information literacy world I invite you to explore appears to be a richly-layered one. Maybe it was because I have been reading lately about underlands – hidden layers and deep ne... Read More about Connecting with the underland..

Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library. (2019)
Journal Article
MACLENNAN, A. 2021. Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 53(4), pages 709-710. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619890757

This is a book review of: "Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library", edited by K.J. Varnum and published in 2019 by the American Library Association. This slim volume is an interesting read. Arranged in nine chapters, it'... Read More about Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library..

Working with refugees an exploration through conversations and drawings. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
RUGGERONE, L., ALTENBERGER, I., HACKETT, C. 2019. Working with refugees an exploration through conversations and drawings. In Swartz, J. (eds.) Proceedings of 2019 Indisciplines: research in arts practice conference, 28-30 November 2019, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: University of Barcelona/Campus de les arts [online], pages 242-252. Available from: https://www.campusdelesarts.org/proceedings

While the experience of refugees is explored via various avenues, the voices of the workers who support their resettlement are rarely heard. Hence, rather than focusing on the Syrian refugees and their experience of settling in the North East of Scot... Read More about Working with refugees an exploration through conversations and drawings..

The state of global surveying education: final report. (2019)
Report
HOOD, C. and LAING, R. 2019. The state of global surveying education: final report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University (on behalf of CHOBE) [online]. Available from: http://chobe.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CHOBE-RICS-TSoGSE-Report-St3.pdf

This research was commissioned through a joint proposal issued by CHOBE and the RICS to provide an overview report on surveying education across the globe. CHOBE note that since their initial 'State of the Nation' analysis of Built Environment in 200... Read More about The state of global surveying education: final report..