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  • Acoustic sequences in non-human animals : a tutorial review and prospectus 

    Kershenbaum, Arik; Blumstein, Dan; Roch, Marie; Akçay, Çaglar; Backus, Gregory; Bee, Mark A.; Bohn, Kirsten; Cao, Yan; Carter, Gerald; Cäsar, Cristiane; Coen, Michael; De Ruiter, Stacy Lynn; Doyle, Laurance; Edelman, Shimon; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Freeberg, Todd M.; Garland, Ellen Clare; Gustison, Morgan; Harley, Heidi E.; Huetz, Chloé; Hughes, Melissa; Bruno, Julia Hyland; Ilany, Amiyaal; Jin, Dezhe Z.; Johnson, Michael; Ju, Chenghui; Karnowski, Jeremy; Lohr, Bernard; Manser, Marta; McCowan, Brenda; Mercado III, Eduardo; Narins, Peter M.; Piel, Alex; Rice, Megan; Salmi, Roberta; Sasahara, Kazutoshi; Sayigh, Laela; Shiu, Yu; Taylor, Charles; Vallejo, Edgar E.; Waller, Sara; Zamora-Gutierrez, Veronica (2016-02) - Journal article
    Animal acoustic communication often takes the form of complex sequences, made up of multiple distinct acoustic units. Apart from the well-known example of birdsong, other animals such as insects, amphibians,and mammals ...
  • Ad hoc Cloud computing 

    McGilvary, Gary; Barker, Adam David; Atkinson, Malcolm (IEEE Computer Society, 2015) - Conference item
    This paper presents the first complete, integrated and end-to-end solution for ad hoc cloud computing en- vironments. Ad hoc clouds harvest resources from existing sporadically available, non-exclusive (i.e. primarily used ...
  • Adding a psychological dimension to mass gatherings medicine 

    Hopkins, Nick; Reicher, Stephen (2016-06) - Journal article
    Objectives. Mass gatherings pose distinctive challenges for medicine. One neglected aspect of this is that the behaviour of people participating in such events is different from the behaviour they exhibit in their everyday ...
  • Adult protection in Scotland in 1857 and in 2015 : what have we learned? 

    Campbell, Martin (2016-04-01) - Journal article
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to compare recent developments in adult protection legislation, policy and practice in Scotland in 2015 with the first attempts at adult protection of adults at risk of harm, in 1857-62, ...
  • Advanced application of flexible metamaterials at visible frequencies 

    Kirkpatrick, B.C.; Reader-Harris, P.; Shen, Y.; Wu, J.; Di Falco, A. (SPIE, 2015-02-27) - Conference item
    Flexible metamaterials (FMMs) at optical frequencies can conform to a wide range of target geometries whilst allowing their optical properties to be tuned post-fabrication. Here we discuss this potential by presenting our ...
  • Affine rigidity and conics at infinity 

    Connelly, Robert; Gortler, Steven J.; Theran, Louis (2017-02-26) - Journal article
    We prove that if a framework of a graph is neighborhood affine rigid in d-dimensions (or has the stronger property of having an equilibrium stress matrix of rank n — d — 1) then it has an affine flex (an affine, but non ...
  • Against the complex versus simple distinction 

    Hummel, Patrik (2017-04) - Journal article
    This paper examines three proposals on the difference between complex and simple views about personal identity: Parfit’s original introduction of the distinction, Gasser and Stefan’s definition and Noonan’s recent proposal. ...
  • Ageing with a captive society in London: Audrey, Ron and Smokey at the Zoo 

    Reed, Adam (2017) - Journal article
    This paper considers the spatio-temporal capacity of a set of relationships as they are identified by a group of older people who are regular visitors to London Zoo. It explores the intersections between the time of ...
  • Algorithms for detecting dependencies and rigid subsystems for CAD 

    Farre, James; Kleinschmidt, Helena; Sidman, Jessica; John, Audrey St.; Stark, Stephanie; Theran, Louis; Yu, Xilin (2016-10-01) - Journal article
    Automated approaches for detecting dependencies in structures created with Computer Aided Design software are critical for developing robust solvers and providing informative user feedback. We model a set of geometric ...
  • Almost identical, almost innocent 

    Hawley, Katherine Jane (2017-09-12) - Journal article
    In his 1991 book, Parts of Classes, David Lewis discusses the idea that composition is identity, alongside the idea that mereological overlap is a form of partial identity. But this notion of partial identity does nothing ...
  • Analytic Pragmatism and universal LX vocabulary 

    Samuels, Richard; Scharp, Kevin (2017-08-24) - Journal article
    In his recent John Locke Lectures – published as Between Saying and Doing – Brandom extends and refines his views on the nature of language and philosophy by developing a position that he calls Analytic Pragmatism. Although ...
  • Analytic theology as systematic theology 

    Crisp, Oliver D. (2017-04-03) - Journal article
    It is often said that analytic theology is not really systematic theology; it is something else entirely. However, specifying what this “something else” amounts to has proven a little more difficult. In this article I argue ...
  • Ancient plant DNA in lake sediments 

    Parducci, Laura; Bennett, Keith D.; Ficetola, Gentile Francesco; Alsos, Inger Greve; Suyama, Yoshihisa; Wood, Jamie R.; Pedersen, Mikkel Winther (2017-05) - Journal article
    Recent advances in sequencing technologies now permit the analyses of plant DNA from fossil samples (ancient plant DNA, plant aDNA), and thus enable the molecular reconstruction of palaeofloras. Hitherto, ancient frozen ...
  • Anxiety and cosmopolitan futures : Brexit and Scotland 

    Knight, Daniel M. (2017-04-27) - Journal article
    Two themes, temporality and cosmopolitanism, repeatedly arose during conversations in Scotland with people who favored remaining in the European Union. The 2016 referendum’s result in favor leaving the EU has affected how ...
  • Apes have culture but may not know that they do 

    Gruber, Thibaud; Zuberbuehler, Klaus; Clement, Fabrice; van Schaik, Carel (2015-02-06) - Journal article
    There is good evidence that some ape behaviors can be transmitted socially and that this can lead to group-specific traditions. However, many consider animal traditions, including those in great apes, to be fundamentally ...
  • The appearance, motion, and disappearance of three-dimensional magnetic null points 

    A. Murphy, Nicholas; Parnell, Clare Elizabeth; Haynes, Andrew Lewis (2015-10-30) - Journal article
    While theoretical models and simulations of magnetic reconnection often assume symmetry such that the magnetic null point when present is co-located with a flow stagnation point, the introduction of asymmetry typically ...
  • Applying behavioural science to issues of public health : the case for social norms intervention 

    Ganz, Gary; Neville, Fergus G.; Ward, Catherine L. (2017-05-30) - Journal article
    In the effort to address behavioural risk factors – which contribute significantly to the global burden of disease – there is a growing movement in public health towards the use of interventions informed by behavioural ...
  • The Arabic language : a Latin of modernity? 

    Kamusella, Tomasz Dominik (2017-12) - Journal article
    Standard Arabic is directly derived from the language of the Quran. The Arabic language of the holy book of Islam is seen as the prescriptive benchmark of correctness for the use and standardization of Arabic. As such, ...
  • Arithmetic patches, weak tangents, and dimension 

    Fraser, Jonathan MacDonald; Yu, Han (2017-11-01) - Journal article
    We investigate the relationships between several classical notions in arithmetic combinatorics and geometry including the presence (or lack of) arithmetic progressions (or patches in dimensions at least 2), the structure ...
  • As thick as thieves : exploring Thomas Hobbes's critique of ancient friendship and its contemporary relevance 

    Slomp, Gabriella (2018-03-19) - Journal article
    Recent decades have witnessed a revival of interest in ancient friendship both as a normative and as an explanatory concept. The literature concurs in holding Hobbes responsible for the marginalisation of friendship in ...