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Power to the Population? the population census under review.

Conference Proceeding
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H., & Deakin, M. (2016)
Power to the Population? the population census under review. In ACTIS 2015, (27-34
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic, pol...

Representations in Human-Computer Systems development.

Journal Article
Benyon, D. (2002)
Representations in Human-Computer Systems development. Cognition, Technology and Work. 4, 180 - 196. doi:10.1007/s101110200017. ISSN 1435-5558
When system developers design a computer system (or other information artefact), they must inevitably make judgements as to how to abstract the domain and how to represent thi...

Rating the revolution: Silicon Valley in normative perspective

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2016)
Rating the revolution: Silicon Valley in normative perspective. Information, Communication and Society, 19(11), 1605-1621. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118x.2016.1142594
Silicon Valley, California – home of Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, and so on – is widely regarded as the epicentre of the information revolution. However, it is not just a...

The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective

Journal Article
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. (2017)
The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective. Information Research, 22(1),
Introduction. The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviour of young jobseekers in both offline and online environment...

Undermining our data: implications for trust in the population census

Presentation / Conference
Killick, L., Duff, A. S., Deakin, M. & Hall, H. (2017, June)
Undermining our data: implications for trust in the population census. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3), Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
This paper draws on empirical work conducted as part of a multi-method research study funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). It is concerned with public p...

Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study

Presentation / Conference
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, May)
Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
In 2011 researchers at Edinburgh Napier University, supported by the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition, investigated the extent to which funded research pr...

Genetic Programming.

Conference Proceeding
Machado, P., Heywood, M. I., McDermott, J., Castelli, M., García-Sánchez, P., Burelli, P., …Sim, K. (2014)
Genetic Programming. In Genetic Programmingdoi:10.1007/978-3-319-16501-1
The 18th European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP) took place during April 8–10, 2015. Copenhagen, Denmark was the setting, and the Nationalmuseet was the venue. Eur...

Evaluation of digital identity using Windows CardSpace

Thesis
Fernandez Sepulveda, A. Evaluation of digital identity using Windows CardSpace. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4032
The Internet was initially created for academic purposes, and due to its success, it has been extended to commercial environments such as e-commerce, banking, and email. As a ...

Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2011, January)
Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are often seen as being weak in terms of their coverage, and are criticised for often only assessing knowledge and not encouraging deep learni...

Hyper-heuristics.

Book
Ross, P. (2004)
Hyper-heuristics. In E. Burke, & G. Kendall (Eds.), Search Methodologies: Introductory Tutorials in Optimization and Decision Support Techniques, 529-556. Springer-Verlag
This chapter introduces and overviews an emerging methodology in search and optimisation. One of the key aims of these new approaches, which have been termed hyper-heuristics,...

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