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  • 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 ...
  • Adam Abell's "The riot or quheill of tyme" : an edition 

    Thorson, Stephanie Malone (University of St Andrews, 1998) - Thesis
    This thesis presents an edition of the complete text of The Roit or Quheill of Tyme a chronicle composed in Scots by the Scottish Franciscan friar Adam Abell during the 1530s. An example of the mediaeval genre of "universal" ...
  • Adaptation improves face trustworthiness discrimination 

    Keefe, Bruce D; Dzhelyova, Milena Petrova; Perrett, David I; Barraclough, Nick Edward (2013-06-19) - Journal article
    Adaptation to facial characteristics, such as gender and viewpoint, has been shown to both bias our perception of faces and improve facial discrimination. In this study, we examined whether adapting to two levels of face ...
  • Adaptation to a seasonally varying environment : a strong latitudinal cline in reproductive diapause combined with high gene flow in Drosophila montana 

    Tyukmaeva, Venera; Salminen, Tiina S.; Kankare, Maaria; Knott, K Emily; Hoikkala, Anneli (2011-10) - Journal article
    Adaptation to seasonal changes in the northern hemisphere includes an ability to predict the forthcoming cold season from gradual changes in environmental cues early enough to prepare for the harsh winter conditions. The ...
  • Adaptation to facial trustworthiness is different in female and male observers 

    Wincenciak, Joanna; Dzhelyova, Milena; Perrett, David I.; Barraclough, Nick E. (2013-07-19) - Journal article
    Face adaptation paradigms have been used extensively to investigate the mechanisms underlying the processing of several different facial characteristics including face shape, identity, view and emotional expression. ...
  • Adapting a computational multi agent model for humpback whale song research for use as a tool for algorithmic composition 

    Mcloughlin, Michael; Ingram, Simon; Rendell, Luke Edward; Lamoni, Luca Ubaldo; Kirke, Alexis; Garland, Ellen Clare; Noad, Michael; Miranda, Eduardo (Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, 2016-08-31) - Conference item
    Humpback whales (Megaptera Novaengliae) present one of the most complex displays of cultural transmission amongst non-humans. During breeding seasons, male humpback whales create long, hierarchical songs, which are shared ...
  • Adapting authoritarianism: institutions and co-optation in Egypt and Syria 

    Stacher, Joshua A (University of St Andrews, 2007-03-07) - Thesis
    This PhD thesis compares Egypt and Syria’s authoritarian political systems. While the tendency in social science political research treats Egypt and Syria as similarly authoritarian, this research emphasizes differences ...
  • Adapting to a warmer ocean – seasonal shift of baleen whale movements over three decades 

    Ramp, Christian; Delarue, Julian; Palsbøll, Per J; Sears, Richard; Hammond, Philip Steven (2015-03-18) - Journal article
    Global warming poses particular challenges to migratory species, which face changes to the multiple environments occupied during migration. For many species, the timing of migration between summer and winter grounds and ...
  • Adapting to time : duration channels do not mediate human time perception 

    Curran, WIlliam; Benton, Christopher; Harris, Julie; Hibbard, Paul Barry; Beattie, L (2016-03) - Journal article
    Accurately encoding the duration and temporal order of events is essential for survival and important to everyday activities, from holding conversations to driving in fast-flowing traffic. Although there is a growing body ...
  • Adaptive dissemination of network state knowledge in structured peer-to-peer networks 

    Hajiarabderkani, Masih (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-24) - Thesis
    One of the fundamental challenges in building Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications is to locate resources across a dynamic set of nodes without centralised servers. Structured overlay networks solve this challenge by proving a ...
  • Adaptive network traffic management for multi user virtual environments 

    Oliver, Iain Angus (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    Multi User Virtual Environments (MUVE) are a new class of Internet application with a significant user base. This thesis adds to our understanding of how MUVE network traffic fits into the mix of Internet traffic, and how ...
  • Adaptive pattern recognition in a real-world environment 

    Bairaktaris, Dmitrios (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
    This thesis introduces and explores the notion of a real-world environment with respect to adaptive pattern recognition and neural network systems. It then examines the individual properties of a real-world environment ...
  • "Adaptive response" - some underlying mechanisms and open questions 

    Dimova, Evgeniya G; Bryant, Peter Edward; Chankova, Stephka G (2008) - Journal article
    Organisms are affected by different DNA damaging agents naturally present in the environment or released as a result of human activity. Many defense mechanisms have evolved in organisms to minimize genotoxic damage. One ...
  • Adaptive sequence evolution is driven by biotic stress in a pair of orchid species (Dactylorhiza) with distinct ecological optima 

    Balao, Francisco; Trucchi, Emiliano; Wolfe, Thomas; Hao, Bao-Hai; Lorenzo, Maria Teresa; Baar, Juliane; Sedman, Laura; Kosiol, Carolin; Amman, Fabian; Chase, Mark W.; Hedrén, Mikael; Paun, Ovidiu (2017-07-04) - Journal article
    The orchid family is the largest in the angiosperms, but little is known about the molecular basis of the significant variation they exhibit. We investigate here the transcriptomic divergence between two European terrestrial ...
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital travel plan 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2004-11) - Report
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has an 'Access to Addenbrooke’s' strategy to encourage more sustainable and healthy methods of transport to the hospital.
  • 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 ...
  • Addressing hate and violence : the Scottish experience of complexities and communities, a report for the Young Academy of Scotland of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 

    Murer, Jeffrey Stevenson (The RSE Young Academy of Scotland, 2014-03-15) - Report
    In its efforts to break down barriers and encourage constructive dialogue, the RSE Young Academy of Scotland hosted a workshop on 8 July 2013 bringing together over 50 stakeholders comprising community activists, representatives ...
  • Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining community engagement and tracking technology to characterise human behavior 

    Metcalfe, Kristian; Collins, Tim; Abernethy, Kirsten E.; Boumba, Richard; Dengui, Jean-Claude; Miyalou, Ricky; Parnell, Richard J.; Plummer, Kate E.; Russell, Debbie J. F.; Safou, Gilbert Koumba; Tilley, Dominic; Turner, Rachel A.; VanLeeuwe, Hilde; Witt, Matthew J.; Godley, Brendan J. (2016-09-06) - Journal article
    Small-scale fisheries provide an essential source of food and employment for coastal communities, yet the availability of detailed information on the spatiotemporal distribution of fishing effort to support resource ...
  • Adenosine-mediated modulation of ventral horn interneurons and spinal motoneurons in neonatal mice 

    Witts, Emily Charlotte; Nascimento, Filipe; Miles, Gareth Brian (2015-10) - Journal article
    Neuromodulation allows neural networks to adapt to varying environmental and biomechanical demands. Purinergic signalling is known to be an important modulatory system in many parts of the CNS, including motor control ...
  • Adenovirus and its interaction with host cell proteins 

    Carr, Sharon (University of St Andrews, 2007-01-16) - Thesis
    The E1B55k gene in adenovirus type 5 was studied by generating recombinant viruses in which the E1B55k gene was N-terminally tagged with either a cyan fluorescent protein (CFP) tag or a tandem affinity purification (TAP) ...