Modelling the Influence of Communication on
Fertility Behaviour of Women in Rural Bangladesh.
Gayen, K. Fertility Behaviour of Women in Rural Bangladesh. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2783
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of 48 per cent over a 25-year period occurred without a
Understanding complex interactions using social network analysis
Pow, J. S., Gayen, K., Elliott, L., & Raeside, R. (2012)
Understanding complex interactions using social network analysis. Journal of clinical nursing, 21, 2772-2779. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.04036.x
Aims and objectives. The aim of this paper is to raise the awareness of social network analysis as a method to facilitate research in nursing research.
Background. The applica...
Oil well placement optimization using niche particle swarm optimization.
Cheng, G., An, Y., Wang, Z., & Zhu, K. (2012)
Oil well placement optimization using niche particle swarm optimization. In Proceedings of CIS'2012 (International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security), 61-64. https://doi.org/10.1109/CIS.2012.22
A challenging problem in oil field development project is the optimization of multi-wells placement because of the increasing in optimization variable quantities and searching...
An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security.
Pikoulas, J., Buchanan, W. J., Mannion, M., & Triantafyllopoulos, K. (2001)
An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security. In Proceedings. Eighth Annual IEEE International Conference and Workshop On the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems-ECBS 2001. , (247-254). https://doi.org/10.1109/ECBS.2001.922429
Security has become a major issue in many organisations, but most systems still rely on operating systems, and a user ID and password system to provide user authentication and...
Process control in agile supply chain network
Pearson, M., Masson, R., & Swain, A. (2010)
Process control in agile supply chain network. International Journal of Production Economics, 128, 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2010.01.027
The work comprises a new theoretical development applied to aid decision making in an increasingly important commercial sector. Agile supply, where small volumes of high margi...
Prediction of software maintenance costs.
Morrison, D. J. Prediction of software maintenance costs. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3601
This thesis is concerned with predicting the costs of maintaining a computer program
prior to the software being developed. The ubiquitous nature of software means that
BayesPiles: Visualisation Support for Bayesian Network Structure Learning
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Bach, B., Smith, V. A., & Currant, H. (2018)
BayesPiles: Visualisation Support for Bayesian Network Structure Learning. ACM transactions on intelligent systems and technology, 10(1), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1145/3230623
We address the problem of exploring, combining and comparing large collections of scored, directed networks for understanding inferred Bayesian networks used in biology. In th...
Eight-node membrane element with drilling degrees of freedom for analysis of in-plane stiffness of thick floor plates
Zhang, H., & Kuang, J. S. (2008)
Eight-node membrane element with drilling degrees of freedom for analysis of in-plane stiffness of thick floor plates. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 76(13), 2117-2136. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.2395
The development of eight-node arbitrary quadrilateral membrane elements with drilling degrees of freedom is presented using the compatible displacement interpolation within th...
On the use of inclusion structure in fuzzy clustering algorithm in case of Gaussian membership functions
Nefti-Meziani, S., Oussalah, M., & Soufian, M. (2015)
On the use of inclusion structure in fuzzy clustering algorithm in case of Gaussian membership functions. Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 28(4), 1477-1493. https://doi.org/10.3233/IFS-141407
This article addresses the problem of incorporating an inclusion structure in the general class of fuzzy c-means algorithms. Conventionally, all the classes of fuzzy clusterin...
Rapid typing of bacteria using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry and pattern recognition software
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...