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The Application of Mathematical Programming Approaches to Estimating Container Port Production Efficiency

Journal Article
Cullinane, K., Song, D., & Wang, T. (2005)
The Application of Mathematical Programming Approaches to Estimating Container Port Production Efficiency. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 24(1), 73-92. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11123-005-3041-9
Container terminal production is both an important and complicated element in the contemporary global economy. This paper aims to evaluate the efficiency of the world’s most i...

An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security.

Conference Proceeding
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...

Optical fibre-based sensor technology for humidity and moisture measurement: Review of recent progress

Journal Article
Alwis, L., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. (2013)
Optical fibre-based sensor technology for humidity and moisture measurement: Review of recent progress. Measurement : journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 46(10), 4052-4074. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2013.07.030
Humidity and moisture sensing is becoming increasingly important in industry and through a wide spectrum of applications and a review of research activity in the field across ...

Factors affecting the most recent fertility rates in urban-rural Bangladesh

Journal Article
Khan, H., & Raeside, R. (1997)
Factors affecting the most recent fertility rates in urban-rural Bangladesh. Social science & medicine, 44(3), (279-289). doi:10.1016/s0277-9536(96)00076-7. ISSN 0277-9536
This paper reports on a study which has been undertaken using data from the 1989 Bangladesh Fertility Survey (BFS) to determine the significance of influences on the probabili...

Exploring the relationship between metacognitive and collaborative talk during group mathematical problem-solving – what do we mean by collaborative metacognition?

Journal Article
Smith, J. M., & Mancy, R. (2018)
Exploring the relationship between metacognitive and collaborative talk during group mathematical problem-solving – what do we mean by collaborative metacognition?. Research in Mathematics Education, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/14794802.2017.1410215
The purpose of this study was to enhance our understanding of the relationship between collaborative talk and metacognitive talk during group mathematical problem-solving. Res...

Modelling and Forecasting Human Populations using Sigmoid Models

Thesis
Raeside, R. Modelling and Forecasting Human Populations using Sigmoid Models. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1053286
Early this century "S-shaped" curves, sigmoids, gained populari ty among demographers. However, by 1940, the approach had "fallen out of favour", being criticised for giving p...

Understanding complex interactions using social network analysis

Journal Article
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.

Conference Proceeding
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...

On the comparison of initialisation strategies in differential evolution for large scale optimisation

Journal Article
Segredo, E., Paechter, B., Segura, C., & González-Vila, C. I. (2018)
On the comparison of initialisation strategies in differential evolution for large scale optimisation. Optimization Letters, 12(1), 221-234. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11590-017-1107-z
Differential Evolution (DE) has shown to be a promising global opimisation solver for continuous problems, even for those with a large dimensionality. Different previous works...

Eight-node membrane element with drilling degrees of freedom for analysis of in-plane stiffness of thick floor plates

Journal Article
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...

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