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Automatic Position and Orientation Correction for Automated Assembly Robots (1993)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Rea, H. J., Raeside, R., & Lewis, J. (1993). Automatic Position and Orientation Correction for Automated Assembly Robots. In Proceedings of the Thirtieth International MATADOR Conference, 699-704. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-13255-3_88

For assembly purposes, robot accuracy is critical only in small well-defined volumes, such as immediately over a pallet or work table where pieces are being lifted and assembled. Since the volumes are small it is possible to consider the robot system... Read More about Automatic Position and Orientation Correction for Automated Assembly Robots.

Local authorities and economic development in Scotland (1992)
Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W. (1992). Local authorities and economic development in Scotland. Local work : CLES bulletin, 1-7

The recently published Consultation Paper on the reform of local government in Scotland presents options which will have profound effects upon economic development activities of Scottish local authorities. In order to promote an informed debate on th... Read More about Local authorities and economic development in Scotland.

Zone shapes in class based storage and multicommand order picking when storage/retrieval machines are used (1992)
Journal Article
Guenov, M., & Raeside, R. (1992). Zone shapes in class based storage and multicommand order picking when storage/retrieval machines are used. European Journal of Operational Research, 58(1), 37-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/0377-2217%2892%2990233-y

In this paper the effect of the zone shape in a class based storage on the optimal picking tour of the S/R machine is investigated. The expected value of S/R machine travel time for multi command order picking is derived as a function of number of ad... Read More about Zone shapes in class based storage and multicommand order picking when storage/retrieval machines are used.

Life Tables ? A Plea for their Use. (1991)
Journal Article
Raeside, R., & Windle, D. (1991). Life Tables ? A Plea for their Use. Teaching Statistics, 13(3), 78-81. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9639.1991.tb00182.x

This article highlights the important contribution that life tables can make to teaching in the social sciences and in engineering subjects, especially when comparative work is carried out. The article ends by illustrating how to form the life table... Read More about Life Tables ? A Plea for their Use..

Modelling and Forecasting Human Populations using Sigmoid Models (1987)
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 po,or results and having no theoretical validity. It was also considered... Read More about Modelling and Forecasting Human Populations using Sigmoid Models.

"AgileSim_updated.java" Program
Digital Artefact
Swain, A. (2007). "AgileSim_updated.java" Program

This document contains the 'hard' code for the Java program "AgileSim_updated.java", complete with comments. This program accompanies the article "Process Control in Agile Supply Chain Network" and was the program used to simulate the data for the il... Read More about "AgileSim_updated.java" Program.

Integration in the workplace: emerging employment practiceon age, sexual orientation and religion or belief.
Report
Bond, S., Hollywood, E., & Colgan, F. Integration in the workplace: emerging employment practiceon age, sexual orientation and religion or belief. Equality and Human Rights Commission

This report outlines findings from research carried out for the Equality and Human Rights Commission by the Employment Research Institute (ERI) at Edinburgh Napier University and the Comparative Organisation and Equality Research Centre (COERC) at Lo... Read More about Integration in the workplace: emerging employment practiceon age, sexual orientation and religion or belief..

Age Management Case Study 2 - Business Services
Report
Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2012). Age Management Case Study 2 - Business Services. Edinburgh, Scotland: European Commission

Demographic changes will continue to see populations across Europe and the world getting older, making an older workforce’s contribution to the labour market both valuable and imperative. Currently there are a number of barriers to paid employment... Read More about Age Management Case Study 2 - Business Services.

Employment inequalities in Northern Ireland.
Report
McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R., Canduela, J., Graham, H., Egdell, V., & Shapira, M. (2013). Employment inequalities in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Employment inequalities in Northern Ireland.