Welcome to the St Andrews Research Repository
This is the official institutional research repository for the University of St Andrews. The repository contains electronic theses and research publications including articles, conference proceedings, working papers and some research monographs. It also contains material and publications affiliated to the University and arising from specific projects. Full text content is provided for all research publications in the repository, and wherever possible (following embargoes) for electronic theses.
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(SPIE, 2022-05-27) - Conference itemThe micro-Doppler signature of a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), resulting from the rotation of propeller blades, can be used to differentiate UAVs from other common confusing elements such as birds. Moreover, the ...
(2023-06) - ThesisThis dissertation argues against a cognitive devaluation of virtual art. By cognitive devaluation, I am referring to the charge that an art-kind is less artistically valuable than other art-kinds due to it lacking cognitive ...
A conceptual framework for uncertainty in software systems and its application to software architectures (2023-06) - ThesisThe development and operation of a software system involve many aspects including processes, artefacts, infrastructure and environments. Most of these aspects are vulnerable to uncertainty. Thus, the identification, ...
(2023-06-13) - ThesisThis thesis includes work from four papers that were written during the author’s time as a PhD student with Jonathan Fraser, namely [40, 41, 42, 43]. Chapter 1 introduces the two main settings that will be studied ...
(2023-06-12) - ThesisIn the search for non-Abelian anyonic zero modes for inherently fault-tolerant quantum computing, the hybridized superconductor - quantum Hall edge system plays an important role. Inspired by recent experimental realizations ...