Maximum Entropy in Nilsson's Probabilistic Logic
Kane, T. B. (2017)
Maximum Entropy in Nilsson's Probabilistic Logic. In Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (452-457
Nilsson's Probabilistic Logic is a set theoretic mechanism for reasoning with uncertainty. We propose a new way of looking at the probability constraints enforced by the frame...
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...
The ecology of the ePundit: surveying the new opinion-making landscape.
Forrest, E., & Duff, A. S. (2016)
The ecology of the ePundit: surveying the new opinion-making landscape. First Monday, 21(4), https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i4.6351
This paper explores hybrid forms of contemporary political opinion-making online, which we name ePunditry. The ePundit utilizes Web 2.0 technologies and networks to distribute...
Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016)
Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations. Scotland: Scottish Government
In October and November 2015 Edinburgh Napier University (Napier) hosted a series of workshops on digital engagement for Community Councillors and representatives of Registere...
digiCC workshop outcomes report
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2015)
digiCC workshop outcomes report. Edinburgh Napier University: Edinburgh Napier University
A workshop on digital engagement by Community Councils (CCs) was hosted by Edinburgh Napier University on 30 January 2015 to which members from 35 CCs came. Facilitated sessio...
'Hyperlocal e-democracy'? The experience of Scotland's Community Councils.
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B., & Smith, C. F. (2014)
'Hyperlocal e-democracy'? The experience of Scotland's Community Councils. In P. Parycek, & N. Edelmann (Eds.), CeDEM14 Proceedings, (73-84
This paper is motivated by the need to understand the reality of the use of the now well-established opportunities offered by the internet to engage with citizens. Building on...
Adoption of information and communication technologies in the hotel and associated business in Addis Ababa, Ethiopa
Demeke, W. (2014)
Adoption of information and communication technologies in the hotel and associated business in Addis Ababa, Ethiopa. In P. Isaias, L. Rodrigues, P. Powell, & M. Baptista Nunes (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th IADIS International Conference Informaation Systems 2014, 11-18
Many international organisations assert that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play an important role as a facilitator and as one of the critical determinants ...
IS Degrees: Sociotechnical or Technosocial? - A Reflective Analysis.
Coady, J., Berg, T., & Pooley, R. (2013)
IS Degrees: Sociotechnical or Technosocial? - A Reflective Analysis. In H. Linger, J. Fisher, A. Barnden, C. Barry, M. Lang, & C. Schneider (Eds.), Building Sustainable Information Systems: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems Development, 219-231. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7540-8_17
This paper describes a reflective and empirical investigation by staff involved in delivery of the Heriot-Watt University Information Systems undergraduate degree. It looks pa...
Blue sky thinking?
Hamoudi, J., & Cruickshank, P. (2013)
Blue sky thinking?. The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 18-22
Review of the results of research into the factors that influence legal firms considering whether to adopt cloud-based IT solutions. The article can be read for free here: htt...
Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic.
Presentation / Conference
Lawson, A., Mikuta, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2013, September)
Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora
This research and development is aimed at learners, tutors and course developers of Scottish Gaelic. The method of teaching Gaelic being used initially with the system is Ùlpa...