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Interfaces to data models: taking a step backwards (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Barclay, P., Crerar, A., & Davidson, K. (1994, July). Interfaces to data models: taking a step backwards. Presented at Second International Workshop on Interfaces to Database Systems, Lancaster, UK

This paper is concerned with data modelling and the question of how to improve the quality of software tools to provide more effective support for the modeller. With the increasing interest in building intelligent interfaces to databases and associat... Read More about Interfaces to data models: taking a step backwards.

Real-time landmark detection for the mobile robot PARIDE (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ricotti, M., & Liotta, A. (1995). Real-time landmark detection for the mobile robot PARIDE. In Proceedings Volume 2423, Machine Vision Applications in Industrial Inspection III; (1995) (60-71). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.205526

This paper summarizes the research activity on real time landmark tracking being developed at Robotics Laboratory at Pavia University. A visual tracking system for mobile robot PARIDE navigation is described. The purpose of the tracking system is to... Read More about Real-time landmark detection for the mobile robot PARIDE.

Generic Matrices in occam3(e) (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chutimaskul, W., & Kerridge, J. (1995). Generic Matrices in occam3(e). In Transputer Research and Applications 7 (NATUG-7): Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the North American Transputer Users Group (255)

The possibility of enhancing the occam3 type system to support genericity for the purpose of reusability can be realised by means of user-defined parameterised types (UPTs) and overloading. A UPT is a mechanism for the reuse of data types and is empl... Read More about Generic Matrices in occam3(e).

W-SQL an interface for scalable, highly parallel, database machines (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kerridge, J., Walter, D., & Guiton, R. (1995, July). W-SQL an interface for scalable, highly parallel, database machines. Presented at British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD) 1995: Advances in Databases, Manchester, UK

The goal of any designer building a scalable database machine is to ensure that the interface between the relational processing part of the machine and the storage system is independent of the actual storage media. The interface should be as high a l... Read More about W-SQL an interface for scalable, highly parallel, database machines.

IDIOMS: a multitransputer database machine (1995)
Book Chapter
Kerridge, J. (1995). IDIOMS: a multitransputer database machine. In Emerging trends in database and knowledge-base machines (9-23). Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press

Generic Abstract Data Types in occam'3 (e) (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chutimaskul, W., & Kerridge, J. (1995). Generic Abstract Data Types in occam'3 (e). In J. Gray, & F. Naghdy (Eds.), Parallel Computing: Technology and Practice : proceedings of the 7th Australian Transputer and Occam user Group Conference (58-67)

This paper describes the library mechanism for defining generic abstract data types (generic ADTs) as an extension to occam3 (occam3(e)). A generic ADT must be able to reuse either base data types or pre-defined data types and existing operations.... Read More about Generic Abstract Data Types in occam'3 (e).

Reflections on the design of interface metaphors. (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Smyth, M., Anderson, B., Knott, R. P., & Alty, J. L. (1995). Reflections on the design of interface metaphors. In K. Nordby, P. H. Helmersen, D. J. Gilmore, & S. A. Arnesen (Eds.), Proceedings of Interact'95 (339-345)

Metaphor reflections and a tool for thought. (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Smyth, M., Anderson, B., & Alty, J. L. (1995). Metaphor reflections and a tool for thought. In M. A. R. Kirby, A. Dix, & J. E. Finlay (Eds.), People and Computers X, Proceedings of HCI'95 (137-150)

Designing at a distance via real-time designer-to-designer interaction. (1995)
Book Chapter
Scrivener, S. A. R., Harris, D., Clark, S., Rockoff, T., & Smyth, M. (1995). Designing at a distance via real-time designer-to-designer interaction. In S. Greenberg, S. Hayne, & R. Rada (Eds.), Groupware for Real-Time Drawing - A Designers Guide (5-23). McGraw Hill

This paper describes an experiment in which teams of two designers used a shared computer ‘sketchpad’ to generate design concepts for products while geographically separated by a distance of over 16 300km. The aim of the large separation, which inclu... Read More about Designing at a distance via real-time designer-to-designer interaction..

Invariant object recognition by neural network. (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Peng, M., Gupta, N. K., & Armitage, A. (1995). Invariant object recognition by neural network. In Proc 1995 Int. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks

The use of local search suggestion lists for improving the solution of timetable problems with evolutionary algorithms. (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Paechter, B., Cumming, A., & Luchian, H. (1995). The use of local search suggestion lists for improving the solution of timetable problems with evolutionary algorithms. In Evolutionary Computing (86-93). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-60469-3_27

This paper presents a new genetic representation for timetabling with evolutionary algorithms. The representation involves the use of suggestion lists for the placement of events into timeslots. A set of recombination operators is defined for the new... Read More about The use of local search suggestion lists for improving the solution of timetable problems with evolutionary algorithms..

Using a conceptual data language to describe a database and its interface (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mitchell, K., Kennedy, J., & Barclay, P. J. (1995, July). Using a conceptual data language to describe a database and its interface. Presented at 13th British National Conference on Database - BNCOD13, 1995, University of Manchester

We propose a conceptual approach to defining interfaces to databases which uses the features of a fully object oriented data language to specify interface objects combined with database objects. This achieves a uniform, natural way of describing data... Read More about Using a conceptual data language to describe a database and its interface.

3D information visualisation: Identifying and measuring success (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kennedy, J., Mitchell, K., Barclay, P., & Marshall, B. (1995). 3D information visualisation: Identifying and measuring success. In Proceedings of the 2nd International FADIVA Workshop, 1995

This paper presents some of our views on information visualisation and interfaces to databases with respect to the theme of the workshop.

A data-centred approach to user centered design. (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Benyon, D. (1995). A data-centred approach to user centered design. In K. Nordby, P. H. Helmersen, D. J. Gilmore, & S. A. Arnesen (Eds.), Human-Computer Interaction: INTERACT-95 (197-202)

Setting the context for teaching business information (1995)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Hall, H. (1995, November). Setting the context for teaching business information. Paper presented at Improved practice and integrated skills in the LIS field

How do we teach information management students about the business environment? • How can we design courses on information sources and services provision that interest and motivate students?

Neural networks in measurement and control (1995)
Journal Article
Armitage, A. (1995). Neural networks in measurement and control. Measurement and Control, 28(7), 208-215. https://doi.org/10.1177/002029409502800703

A brief overview of neural network is presented. Neural networks have certainly made an impact, and it is now at the stage of getting past the initial hype to see the sort of tasks that neural network are really suited to. There is no doubt that neur... Read More about Neural networks in measurement and control.

An empirical study of the impact of information technology on corporate financial reporting: a contingency perspective (1995)
Thesis
Xiao, Z. An empirical study of the impact of information technology on corporate financial reporting: a contingency perspective. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3605

This thesis investigates whether information technology [IT] ameliorates or exacerbates the information asymmetry between management and external users of financial information, and ascertains whether and under what circumstances IT has an impact on... Read More about An empirical study of the impact of information technology on corporate financial reporting: a contingency perspective.

Prediction of electric fields from conductors on a PCB by 3D finite-difference time-domain method. (1995)
Journal Article
Buchanan, W. J., & Gupta, N. K. (1995). Prediction of electric fields from conductors on a PCB by 3D finite-difference time-domain method. Engineering Science and Education Journal, 4, 177-182. https://doi.org/10.1049/esej%3A19950410

The finite-difference time-domain method gives accurate results for the calculation of electromagnetic wave propagation and hence can be used in a number of university final-year projects. The paper shows a novel application of the method in predicti... Read More about Prediction of electric fields from conductors on a PCB by 3D finite-difference time-domain method..