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Online hazard analysis for autonomous robots (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Woodman, R., Winfield, A. F. T., Harper, C., & Fraser, M. (2011). Online hazard analysis for autonomous robots. In J. Penders, T. J. Prescott, M. Witkowski, C. Melhuish, L. Alboul, & R. Groß (Eds.), Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (406-407)

Robotic systems require rigorous analysis at all stages of development to ensure system safety. The manufacturing industry has developed many of the robotic design methods used today. These methods were adapted from design practices taken from other... Read More about Online hazard analysis for autonomous robots.

The threat of force as an action in self-defense under international law (2011)
Journal Article
Green, J. A., & Grimal, F. (2011). The threat of force as an action in self-defense under international law. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 44(2), 285-329

Self-defense is a universally accepted exception to the prohibition of the use of force in international law, and it has been subjected to careful academic scrutiny. The prohibition of the threat of force, although equally important in terms of its... Read More about The threat of force as an action in self-defense under international law.

The business system and management practices in Greece (2011)
Book Chapter
(2011). The business system and management practices in Greece. In R. Prouska, & M. Kapsali (Eds.), Business and Management Practices in Greece: A Comparative Context (259-271). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230306530_14

We started this book with the intention of providing an outline, a succinct story describing the business system and management practices in Greece. It began as a simple categorization of contextual factors and managerial activities and ended in a ri... Read More about The business system and management practices in Greece.

Systems and practices: Peripheral countries compared with the UK (2011)
Book Chapter
Prouska, R., & Kapsali, M. (2011). Systems and practices: Peripheral countries compared with the UK. In R. Prouska, & M. Kapsali (Eds.), Business and Management Practices in Greece: A Comparative Context (272-299). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230306530_15

This chapter aims to aid understanding of the data presented in this book by presenting key themes in a comparative perspective. A selection of countries has been made: Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Spain are all considered comparable (especially in t... Read More about Systems and practices: Peripheral countries compared with the UK.

Suggestion for further research on the business system and practices in Greece (2011)
Book Chapter
Prouska, R., & Kapsali, M. (2011). Suggestion for further research on the business system and practices in Greece. In R. Prouska, & M. Kapsali (Eds.), Business and Management Practices in Greece: A Comparative Context (300-303). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230306530_16

As most research focuses on developed ‘core’ economies, such as the USA, the UK and Germany, research in peripheral and semi-peripheral ones is usually neglected and the smaller the country, the fewer the sources of information. This book has bridged... Read More about Suggestion for further research on the business system and practices in Greece.

Politics: Political and economic developments through a historical perspective (2011)
Book Chapter
Kapsali, M., & Butler, J. (2011). Politics: Political and economic developments through a historical perspective. In R. Prouska, & M. Kapsali (Eds.), Business and Management Practices in Greece: A Comparative Context (3-25). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230306530_1

This chapter describes the political history of the Modern Greek state since its re-establishment in the nineteenth century and the impact it has had on the economy and the business system. It should be emphasized that this is an outline, highlightin... Read More about Politics: Political and economic developments through a historical perspective.

Innovation: The national innovation system (2011)
Book Chapter
Kapsali, M. (2011). Innovation: The national innovation system. In R. Prouska, & M. Kapsali (Eds.), Business and Management Practices in Greece: A Comparative Context (96-111). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230306530_5

Innovation was initially considered by traditional economic models as an exclusively internal organizational activity, where actors were coming together to fix prices, pool finance and set up their marketing strategies. However, recent research revea... Read More about Innovation: The national innovation system.

Urine as a suitable fuel for microbial fuel cells (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Ieropoulos, I. A., Greenman, J., & Melhuish, C. (2011). Urine as a suitable fuel for microbial fuel cells. In P. Lunghi, S. Ubertini, & V. Cigolotti (Eds.), Proceedings of EFC11. , (325-326)

MFCs show promise in utilising a wide variety of organic sources. This paper describes the utilisation of neat urine as the main feedstock, with conversion efficiencies of >50%. Power densities of 4.93mW/m2 were recorded when 48 small-scale MFCs were... Read More about Urine as a suitable fuel for microbial fuel cells.

Personalised medical product development: methods, challenges and opportunities (2011)
Journal Article
Le, C. H., Okereke, M. I., Nguyen, V. H., Dao, V. D., Soe, S., Zlatov, N., & Le, T. H. (2011). Personalised medical product development: methods, challenges and opportunities. Romanian Review Precision Mechanics, Optics and Mechatronics, 40, 11--20

Personalised health care in general and personalised medical products in particular aim to provide the optimal diagnosis and treatment with the use of the right medicine, tools and devices to the right patient at the right time in order to meet well... Read More about Personalised medical product development: methods, challenges and opportunities.

Coarsening of equiaxed microstructure in the semisolid state of aluminum 7075 alloy through SIMA processing (2011)
Journal Article
Bolouri, A., Shahmiri, M., & Kang, C. G. (2012). Coarsening of equiaxed microstructure in the semisolid state of aluminum 7075 alloy through SIMA processing. Journal of Materials Science, 47(8), 3544-3553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-011-6200-6

In the present study, the coarsening mechanism of equiaxed grains in the semisolid state of aluminum 7075 alloy, treated via strain induced melting activation process, was investigated. The kinetics of equiaxed grain growth in the semisolid state of... Read More about Coarsening of equiaxed microstructure in the semisolid state of aluminum 7075 alloy through SIMA processing.

Robust H2 power system stabilizer design using LMI techniques (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Peng, Y., Zhu, Q., & Nouri, H. (2011, December). Robust H2 power system stabilizer design using LMI techniques. Paper presented at ICMIC 2011:International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Dec. 26, 2011 - Dec. 29, 2011, Shanghai, China

Hierarchies of adaptable learning during product development (2011)
Journal Article
Tourassis, V. D., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2011). Hierarchies of adaptable learning during product development. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 458-464. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2011.6083708

Shorter product lifecycles, shrinking time-to-market and increasing global competition, drive companies to premature transitions from the development laboratory to full-scale commercial production. This ramp-up period is usually considered as a trans... Read More about Hierarchies of adaptable learning during product development.

Bridging the multiple reality gap: Application of augmented reality in new product development (2011)
Journal Article
Verlinden, J. C., Jonker, P. P., Smulders, F. E., Segers, M. S., Gijselaers, W. H., Chatzimichali, A. P., …Verlinden, J. (2011). Bridging the multiple reality gap: Application of augmented reality in new product development. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 1914-1919. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2011.6083952

Increased product complexity and internal team dynamics pose serious challenges to the quality of collaboration, usually reflected upon long delays, cost overruns and poor design quality during product development. Our focus is to study the factors t... Read More about Bridging the multiple reality gap: Application of augmented reality in new product development.

Automobility in transition?: A socio-technical analysis of sustainable transport (2011)
Book
Geels, F., Kemp, R., Dudley, G., & Lyons, G. (2011). Automobility in transition?: A socio-technical analysis of sustainable transport. Routledge

Private cars have become the dominant mode of passenger road transport in developed countries. This book examines the past evolution towards car-based forms of transport: problems associated with it, the success of past and current efforts to deal wi... Read More about Automobility in transition?: A socio-technical analysis of sustainable transport.