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Factors affecting pedestrian walking speeds

Thesis
Al-Azzawi, M. Factors affecting pedestrian walking speeds. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2749
The movement of pedestrians in the urban environment is vital for sustaining the social and economic relationships essential to the quality of life. To enable and encourage wa...

Development of 3d lattice models for predicting nonlinear timber joint behaviour

Thesis
Reichert, T. Development of 3d lattice models for predicting nonlinear timber joint behaviour. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2827
This work presents the development of a three-dimensional lattice material model for wood and its application to timber joints including the potential strengthening benefit of...

Towards self-defending control systems in cybersecurity analysis and measures in industrial automation systems

Conference Proceeding
Soufian, M. (2017)
Towards self-defending control systems in cybersecurity analysis and measures in industrial automation systems. In 26th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE17)https://doi.org/10.1109/isie.2017.8001538
Towards self-defending control systems in cybersecurity analysis and measures in industrial automation systems.

An evolutionary machine learning algorithm to enhance language processing.

Presentation / Conference
Kinch, M., Melis, W. J., & Keates, S. (2017, February)
An evolutionary machine learning algorithm to enhance language processing. Poster presented at 1st HBP Student Conference
No abstract available.

Comparative study on connected component labeling algorithms for embedded video processing systems.

Conference Proceeding
Walczyk, R., Armitage, A., & Binnie, D. (2010)
Comparative study on connected component labeling algorithms for embedded video processing systems. In H. Deligiannidis (Ed.), Proceedings of the IPCV'10
The objective of this paper is to carry out a detailed analysis of the most popular connected components labeling (CCL) algorithms for binary images. This study investigates t...

Detecting plants on railway embankment.

Journal Article
Nyberg, R., Gupta, N. K., Yella, S., & Dougherty, M. (2013)
Detecting plants on railway embankment. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 6, 8-12. https://doi.org/10.4236/jsea.2013.63b003
This paper investigates problems concerning vegetation along railways and proposes automatic means of detecting ground vegetation. Digital images of railway embankments have b...

Rapid typing of bacteria using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry and pattern recognition software

Journal Article
Bright, J. J., Claydon, M. A., Soufian, M., & Gordon, D. B. (2002)
Rapid typing of bacteria using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry and pattern recognition software. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 48(2-3), 127-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0167-7012%2801%2900317-7
Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-MS) of intact microorganisms, also known as intact cell MALDI-TOF-MS (ICM-MS), has been...

Strategic construction mechatronics valuation: A real option-pricing approach.

Journal Article
Taylor, M. D., & Wamuziri, S. (2002)
Strategic construction mechatronics valuation: A real option-pricing approach. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 7, 75-90
This paper presents the application of real option-pricing theory to the appraisal of advanced construction technology (ACT) investment opportunities. Discounted cash flow app...

The future of universal access? merging computing, design and engineering

Conference Proceeding
Keates, S., Bradley, D., & Sapeluk, A. (2013)
The future of universal access? merging computing, design and engineering. In S. Constantine, & M. Antona (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services for Quality of Life: 7th International Conference, UAHCI 2013. Proceedings, Part III, 54-63. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39194-1_7
Technology is advancing at a fast pace while the shape and nature of computers continues to evolve, with tablets and smartphones illustrating the move away from the traditiona...

Multi-Objective genetic algorithms for the design of pipe networks.

Journal Article
Tumula, P., & Park, N. (2004)
Multi-Objective genetic algorithms for the design of pipe networks. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 130, 73-84. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%290733-9496%282004%29130%3A1%2873%29
This paper presents a multiobjective genetic algorithm approach to the design of a water distribution network. The objectives considered are minimization of the network cost a...