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Sentence encoding for Dialogue Act classification (2021)
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Duran, N., Battle, S., & Smith, J. (2021). Sentence encoding for Dialogue Act classification. Natural Language Engineering, 1-30. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1351324921000310

In this study, we investigate the process of generating single-sentence representations for the purpose of Dialogue Act (DA) classification, including several aspects of text pre-processing and input representation which are often overlooked or under... Read More about Sentence encoding for Dialogue Act classification.

Safety assessment review of a dressing assistance robot (2021)
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Delgado Bellamy, D., Chance, G., Caleb-Solly, P., & Dogramadzi, S. (2021). Safety assessment review of a dressing assistance robot. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2021.667316

Hazard analysis methods such as HAZOP and STPA have proven to be effective methods for assurance of system safety for years. However, the dimensionality and human factors uncertainty of many assistive robotic applications challenges the capability of... Read More about Safety assessment review of a dressing assistance robot.

A blow-up dichotomy for semilinear fractional heat equations (2020)
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Laister, R., & Sierżęga, M. (2021). A blow-up dichotomy for semilinear fractional heat equations. Mathematische Annalen, 381, 75–90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00208-020-02078-2

We derive a blow-up dichotomy for positive solutions of fractional semilinear heat equations on the whole space. That is, within a certain class of convex source terms, we establish a necessary and sufficient condition on the source for all positive... Read More about A blow-up dichotomy for semilinear fractional heat equations.

Defining strawberry shape uniformity using 3D imaging and genetic mapping (2020)
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Li, B., Cockerton, H. M., Johnson, A. W., Karlström, A., Stavridou, E., Deakin, G., & Harrison, R. J. (2020). Defining strawberry shape uniformity using 3D imaging and genetic mapping. Horticulture Research, 7, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-020-0337-x

Strawberry shape uniformity is a complex trait, influenced by multiple genetic and environmental components. To complicate matters further, the phenotypic assessment of strawberry uniformity is confounded by the difficulty of quantifying geometric pa... Read More about Defining strawberry shape uniformity using 3D imaging and genetic mapping.

Walking as a service – Does it have legs? (2020)
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Lyons, G. (2020). Walking as a service – Does it have legs?. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 137, 271-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2020.05.015

Amidst the hype and prospects offered by technological innovation for shaping the future of mobility, it can be easy to overlook the humble and enduring place and potential of walking as a means of movement in our mobility system. Yet walking may alr... Read More about Walking as a service – Does it have legs?.

Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives (2020)
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Salehizadeh, M. R., & Nouri, H. (2020). Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives. Mathematical Modelling of Engineering Problems, 7(1), 26-30. https://doi.org/10.18280/mmep.070104

Circuit theory is a cornerstone course in electrical engineering and control majors in ordinary universities and colleges throughout the world. This course covers fundamental principles and analysis methods of basic circuits commonly employed in the... Read More about Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives.

Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Liossi, C., Georgallis, T., Zhang, J., Hamilton, F., White, P., & Schoth, D. E. (2020). Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030607

Introduction Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a complex medical condition that can significantly impact quality of life. Patients with chronic pain demonstrate attentional biases towards pain-related information. The therapeutic benefits of modifying... Read More about Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm (2019)
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Lyons, G., & Marsden, G. (2021). Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm. Transportation, 48, 595–616. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10067-x

© 2019, The Author(s). Since the 1960s, development of the transport system has been framed by the notion of forecasting future demand. Yet the past decade or more appears to signal some significant changes to the role of travel in society which are... Read More about Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm.

Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach (2019)
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Fogg-Rogers, L., & Moss, T. (2019). Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach. PLoS ONE, 14(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223728

Education outreach in schools has been identified as a critical route to influence children's perceptions and capabilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. Evidence suggests that providing non-teaching professionals like... Read More about Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach.

Elastic response of cross-laminated engineered bamboo panels subjected to in-plane loading (2019)
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Archila, H. F., Rhead, A., Ansell, M. P., Walker, P., & Lizarazo-Marriaga, J. (2019). Elastic response of cross-laminated engineered bamboo panels subjected to in-plane loading. Proceedings of the ICE - Construction Materials, 172(6), 284-295. https://doi.org/10.1680/jcoma.16.00080

© ICE Publishing: All rights reserved. Novel cross-laminated bamboo panels comprising three and five layers (G-XLam3 and G-XLam5) were tested in compression along the main (0°) and the transverse (90°) directions. Linear variable differential transfo... Read More about Elastic response of cross-laminated engineered bamboo panels subjected to in-plane loading.

Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets (2019)
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Mitra, A., & Munir, K. (2019). Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 9(4), 503-514. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-07-2018-0098

© 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Today, Big Data plays an imperative role in the creation, maintenance and loss of cyber assets of organisations. Research in connection to Big Data and cyber asset management is embryonic. Using evidence,... Read More about Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets.

Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship (2019)
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Lamond, J., & Everett, G. (2019). Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship. Landscape and Urban Planning, 191, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103639

© 2019 Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) is an approach to urban flood resilience, recognised globally and in international literature, that capitalises on the benefits of working with urban green-spaces and naturalised water-flows. Literature reveals... Read More about Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship.

The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them? (2019)
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Atkinson, R. (2019). The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?. Regional Statistics, 9(2), 3-19. https://doi.org/10.15196/RS090201

Small Towns have long been seen as an important element in Europe’s urban structure, currently around 24.2% of the European population live in them. Despite this, we know relatively little about them and there is insufficient recognition of the role... Read More about The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?.

BIM fork: Are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM? (2019)
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Mason, J. (2019). BIM fork: Are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM?. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 11(4), https://doi.org/10.1061/%28asce%29la.1943-4170.0000316

Forum papers are thought-provoking opinion pieces or essays founded in fact, sometimes containing speculation, on a civil engineering topic of general interest and relevance to the readership of the journal. The views expressed in this Forum article... Read More about BIM fork: Are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM?.

Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials (2019)
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Monrose, J., Tota-Maharaj, K., & Mwasha, A. (2021). Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 22(4), 779-811. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1643397

This paper evaluates the physical characteristics of two recycled materials and the pollutant removal efficiencies of four 0.2 m2 tanked permeable pavement rigs in the laboratory, that contained either natural aggregates or these recycled materials i... Read More about Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials.

Estimation of tool-tissue forces in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery using neural networks (2019)
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Abeywardena, S., Qiaodi, Y., Tzemanaki, A., Psomopoulou, E., Droukas, L., Melhuish, C., & Dogramadzi, S. (2019). Estimation of tool-tissue forces in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery using neural networks. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6, https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2019.00056

A new algorithm is proposed to estimate the tool-tissue force interaction in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery which does not require the use of external force sensing. The proposed method utilizes the current of the motors of the surgical in... Read More about Estimation of tool-tissue forces in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery using neural networks.

Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices (2019)
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Nouri, H., Salehizadeh, M. R., Koohbijari, M. A., Taşcıkaraoğlu, A., Erdinç, O., & Catalão, J. P. S. (2019). Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices. Energies, 12(13), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12132601

Exposure to extreme weather conditions increases power systems’ vulnerability in front of high impact, low probability contingency occurrence. In the post-restructuring years, due to the increasing demand for energy, competition between electricity m... Read More about Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices.

An ontology-based i* goal-oriented referential integrity model in systems of systems context (2019)
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AlHajHassan, S., Odeh, M., Green, S., & Mansour, A. (2019). An ontology-based i* goal-oriented referential integrity model in systems of systems context. International Arab Journal of Information Technology, 16(3A), 565-576

System of Systems (SoS) results from the integration of a set of independent Constituent Systems (CS) that could be socio or technical, in order to offer unique functionalities. SoS is largely driven by stakeholders’ needs and goals taking into consi... Read More about An ontology-based i* goal-oriented referential integrity model in systems of systems context.

New noise-tolerant neural algorithms for future dynamic nonlinear optimization with estimation on hessian matrix inversion (2019)
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Wei, L., Jin, L., Yang, C., Chen, K., & Li, W. (2021). New noise-tolerant neural algorithms for future dynamic nonlinear optimization with estimation on hessian matrix inversion. IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 51(4), 2611 - 2623. https://doi.org/10.1109/TSMC.2019.2916892

Nonlinear optimization problems with dynamical parameters are widely arising in many practical scientific and engineering applications, and various computational models are presented for solving them under the hypothesis of short-time invariance. To... Read More about New noise-tolerant neural algorithms for future dynamic nonlinear optimization with estimation on hessian matrix inversion.