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Neighbourhood-based undersampling approach for handling imbalanced and overlapped data. (2019)
Journal Article
VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P. and ELYAN, E. 2020. Neighbourhood-based undersampling approach for handling imbalanced and overlapped data. Information sciences [online], 509, pages 47-70. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2019.08.062

Class imbalanced datasets are common across different domains including health, security, banking and others. A typical supervised learning algorithm tends to be biased towards the majority class when dealing with imbalanced datasets. The learning ta... Read More

Developing a catalogue of explainability methods to support expert and non-expert users. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MARTIN, K., LIRET, A., WIRATUNGA, N., OWUSU, G. and KERN, M. [2019]. Developing a catalogue of explainability methods to support expert and non-expert users. To be presented at the 39th British Computer Society's Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence (SGAI) International annual conference (SGAI 2019), 17-19 December 2019, Cambridge, UK.

Organisations face growing legal requirements and ethical responsibilities to ensure that decisions made by their intelligent systems are explainable. However, provisioning of an explanation is often application dependent, causing an extended design... Read More

Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers. (2019)
Journal Article
LAWRIE, M. 2019. Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers. Networking knowledge [online], 12(1): best papers from 2018 Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) postgraduate network conference (MeCCSA PGN 2018): contemporary news discourse around the globe, 5-6 July 2018, Canterbury, UK, pages 23-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31165/nk.2019.121.546.

A perceived shift to the right when representing Muslims in the press in Europe has been evident in recent years. Events such as 9/11, the July 2005 London bombings, broader European discussions and mainstreaming of populist discourses have marked a... Read More

Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A., AJIDE, O.E. and OTITOJU, A. 2019. Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. Journal of management and sustainability [online], 9(2), pages 62-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/jms.v9n2p62

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the sacrificing of profits in the social interest of the public for sustainable management in an economical, ecological and social manner. It is the use of assets responsibly to create a competitive advantage... Read More

Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial. (2019)
Journal Article
HETHERINGTON, S. and SWINTON, P. [2019]. Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial. Journal of aging and physical activity [online], (accepted).

In this paper we assess the cost-effectiveness of center-based exercise training for older Australians. Participants were recipients of in-home care services and completed 24-weeks of progressive resistance plus balance training. Transport was offere... Read More

Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
SAHARE, S., ASIM, T., KUBIAK, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Functional surfaces are extensively being designed for specific purposes within various industries. The inspiration for many of such surfaces has been derived from biological entities such as shark skin etc. In industry, various surfaces are created... Read More

Supporting rural midwifery practice using a mobile health (mHealth) intervention: a qualitative descriptive study. (2019)
Journal Article
WHITE, A.H., CROWTHER, S.A. and LEE, S.H. 2019. Supporting rural midwifery practice using a mobile health (mHealth) intervention: a qualitative descriptive study. Rural and remote health [online], 19(3), article ID 5294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH5294

Introduction: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy account for 12% of all maternal deaths globally. The risks of sub-optimal outcomes from these disorders might be greater in rural and remote locations. These potential risks might be related to poor i... Read More

Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., UBBI, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Aerodynamic drag is the most dominant resistive force to the motion of a vehicle, several methods of drag reduction have been applied over the years; these mainly include shape modification and add-on devices. A novel method to improve drag response... Read More

Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump's volute using large eddy simulation. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump’s volute using large eddy simulation. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Centrifugal pumps are an integral part of process and chemical industries around the globe. The flow within vaneless volutes of centrifugal pumps is highly turbulent and three-dimensional. Conventional flow modelling techniques are usually incapable... Read More

Extradition, Taiwan and the speciality principle. (2019)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2019. Extradition, Taiwan and the speciality principle. Scots law times [online], 25, pages 89-92. Available from: http;/westlaw.co.uk

Discusses Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate (HCJ Appeal) on the speciality rule in the Extradition Act 2003 s.95, and the compatibility of a UK-Taiwan memorandum of understanding with s.95.

Photovoltaic-integrated review and expansion need in green building landscape for bridging the Malaysian RE policy. (2019)
Journal Article
AMRAN, M.E., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., BANI, N.A., RAHAMAN, S.A.S.A., YUSOFF, N.M., AZIZUL, M.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2020. Photovoltaic-integrated review and expansion need in green building landscape for bridging the Malaysian RE policy. Indonesian journal of electrical engineering and computer science [online], 17(1), pages 27-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v17.i1.pp27-35

A literature review is presented specifically on the photovoltaic (PV) as a distributed generation (DG) integration approach and the extensiveness through renewable energy (RE) assessment criteria in current green building rating system (GBRS) to: de... Read More

Phenomenology as a political position within maternity care. (2019)
Journal Article
THOMSON, G. and CROWTHER, S. 2019. Phenomenology as a political position within maternity care. Nursing philosophy [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12275

In this article, the authors use the context of childbirth to consider the power that is endemic in certain forms of evidence within maternity care research. First, there is consideration of how the current evidence hierarchy and experimental-based s... Read More

Nutritional strategies of British professional and amateur natural bodybuilders during competition preparation. (2019)
Journal Article
CHAPPELL, A.J., SIMPER, T. and HELMS, E. 2019. Nutritional strategies of British professional and amateur natural bodybuilders during competition preparation. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition [online], 16(1), article ID 35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-019-0302-y

Background: To prepare for competition, bodybuilders employ strategies based around: energy restriction, resistance training, cardiovascular exercise, isometric “posing”, and supplementation. Cohorts of professional (PRO) natural bodybuilders offer i... Read More

Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., CORSAR, D., MARTIN, K., WIJEKOON, A., ELYAN, E., COOPER, K., IBRAHIM, Z., CELIKTUTAN, O., DOBSON, R.J., MCKENNA, S., MORRIS, J., WALLER, A., ABD-ALHAMMED, R., QAHWAJI, R. and CHAUDHURI, R. 2019. Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. In Wiratunga, N., Coenen, F. and Sani, S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International workshop on knowledge discovery in healthcare data (KDH 2019), co-located with the 28th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-19), 10-11 August 2019, Macao, China. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2429. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 60-67. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2429/paper10.pdf

Despite the growing prevalence of multimorbidities, current digital self-management approaches still prioritise single conditions. The future of out-of-hospital care requires researchers to expand their horizons; integrated assistive technologies sho... Read More

Sensitivity analysis applied to fuzzy inference on the value of information in the oil and gas industry. (2019)
Journal Article
VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. [2019]. Sensitivity analysis applied to fuzzy inference on the value of information in the oil and gas industry. International journal of applied decision sciences [online], (accepted).

Value of information is a widely accepted methodology for evaluating the need to acquire new data in the oil and gas industry. In the conventional approach to estimating the value of information, the outcomes of a project assessment relate to the dec... Read More

The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. (2019)
Journal Article
FREMANTLE, C. 2019. The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. Leonardo [online], Just Accepted. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_a_01833

The author, a practice-led researcher and cultural producer, draws on his own experience of cancer treatment and his use of art as a way to make aspects visible. He relates this to the larger intersubjective and social questions of cancer as an overw... Read More

Predictive analytics for the Vipulanandan rheological model and its correlative effect for nanoparticle modification of drilling mud. (2019)
Journal Article
AFOLABI, R.O., YUSUF, E.O., OKONJI, C.V. and NWOBODO, S.C. 2019. Predictive analytics for the Vipulanandan rheological model and its correlative effect for nanoparticle modification of drilling mud. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 183, article ID 106377. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.106377

Modelling the flow of nanoparticle modified drilling mud (or nano-drilling muds) requires the use of existing generic time-independent models with the addition of nanoparticle terms having a number of parameters incorporated. These parameters quantif... Read More

Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. (2019)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J. and TOLONEN, K.-M. 2019. Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], 37(4), pages 492-512. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2019.101700

Berlin is a city famous for its artistic culture and uniquely inspired history, building a hotbed of creativity to draw talent from across the world. Our research problem is that, notwithstanding abundant creativity, Berlin's economy struggles behind... Read More

Rumen bacterial community responses to DPA, EPA and DHA in cattle and sheep: a comparative in vitro study. (2019)
Journal Article
CARREÑO, D., TORAL, P.G., PINLOCHE, E., BELENGUER, A., YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R., HERVÁS, G., MCEWAN, N.R., NEWBOLD, C.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2019. Rumen bacterial community responses to DPA, EPA and DHA in cattle and sheep: a comparative in vitro study. Scientific reports [online], 9, article number 11857. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48294-y

The role of marine lipids as modulators of ruminal biohydrogenation of dietary unsaturated fatty acids may be explained by the effects of their n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) on the bacterial community. However, the impact of individual PUFA... Read More

Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2019. Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria’s BIM maturity. In Aigbavboa, C. and Thwala, W. (eds.) The construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution: proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) postgraduate research conference (CIDB 2019): positioning the construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution, 28-30 July 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cham: Springer [online], pages 401-411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26528-1_40

Construction Industry in Nigeria has since required a disruptive technology to change its construction business and improve its capabilities and productivity. As an on-going research (PhD work) to developing a strategy for an effective Building Infor... Read More