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Complex Pleasures: Designing Optional interactions for Public Spaces

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Helgason, I. Complex Pleasures: Designing Optional interactions for Public Spaces. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1022893
This research aims to contribute to knowledge about the design of interactive systems sited in public spaces. In particular, the study concerns "optional interactions" where s...

Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve

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Berg, T. (2013)
Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve. (Thesis). Heriot-Watt University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7207
Information Systems for complex situations often fail to adequately deliver quality and suitability. One reason for this failure is an inability to identify comprehensive user...

Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups’ use of online and offline spaces to support their work

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Taylor-Smith, E. Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups’ use of online and offline spaces to support their work. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/368298
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation in the day-to-day activities of local, citizen-led groups, working to improve their communities. The focus is the relationsh...

MARIAN: A hybrid, metric-driven, agent-based routing protocol for multihop ad-hoc networks

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Migas, N. (2008)
MARIAN: A hybrid, metric-driven, agent-based routing protocol for multihop ad-hoc networks. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4000
Recent advances in technology provided the ground for highly dynamic, mobile, infrastructure-less networks, namely, ad-hoc networks. Despite their enormous benefits, the full ...

An agent-based Bayesian method for network intrusion detection.

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Pikoulas, J. (2003)
An agent-based Bayesian method for network intrusion detection. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4057
Security is one of the major issues in any network and on the Internet. It encapsulates many different areas, such as protecting individual users against intruders, protecting...

Development and evaluation of composite insulated beams.

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Bahadori-Jahromi, A. Development and evaluation of composite insulated beams. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engineered timber products (EWPs) co...

Towards an Emotionally Intelligent Interaction Strategy for Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agents acting as Companions

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Roa Seïler, N. Towards an Emotionally Intelligent Interaction Strategy for Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agents acting as Companions. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/462318
Existing Human Computer Interaction (HCI) strategies are seriously limited by current technologies. These are neither sensitive nor accurate enough to respond to users’ emotio...

Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees.

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Shaw, P. D. (2016)
Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/463271
Ensuring food security in a world with an increasing population and demand on natural resources is becoming ever more pertinent. Plant breeders are using an increasingly diver...

A Multidimensional Sketching Interface for Visual Interaction with Corpus-Based Concatenative Sound Synthesis

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Tsiros, A. (2016)
A Multidimensional Sketching Interface for Visual Interaction with Corpus-Based Concatenative Sound Synthesis. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/463438
The present research sought to investigate the correspondence between auditory and visual feature dimensions and to utilise this knowledge in order to inform the design of aud...

Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

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McGregor, I. Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4284
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an established discipline in media suc...