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  • The significance of form 

    Rose, Sam (2017-01-25) - Journal article
  • Information and knowing when to forget it 

    Sharma, Rohit; Arandelovic, Ognjen (IEEE, 2017-05-14) - Conference item
    In this paper we propose several novel approaches for incorporating forgetting mechanisms into sequential prediction based machine learning algorithms. The broad premise of our work, supported and motivated in part by ...
  • Glycaemic index prediction : a pilot study of data linkage challenges and the application of machine learning 

    Li, Jingyuan; Arandelovic, Ognjen (IEEE, 2017-02-18) - Conference item
    The glycaemic index (GI) is widely used to characterize the effect that a food has on blood glucose which is of major importance to diabetic individuals as well as the general population at large. At present, its applicability ...
  • Enhanced pelagic biomass around coral atolls 

    Letessier, Tom B.; Cox, Martin J.; Meeuwig, Jessica J.; Boersch-Supan, Philipp H.; Brierley, Andrew Stuart (2016-03-21) - Journal article
    Understanding the processes driving the distribution of mid-water prey such as euphausiids and lanternfish is important for effective management and conservation. In the vicinity of abrupt topographic features such as ...
  • Reasons for and reasons against 

    Snedegar, Justin (2017-03-03) - Journal article
    What an agent ought to do is determined by competition between reasons bearing on the options open to her. The popular metaphor of balancing or weighing reasons on a scale to represent this competition encourages a focus ...
  • The SDSS-IV Extended Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey : overview and early data 

    Dawson, Kyle S.; Kneib, Jean-Paul; Percival, Will J.; Alam, Shadab; Albareti, Franco D.; Anderson, Scott F.; Armengaud, Eric; Aubourg, Éric; Bailey, Stephen; Bautista, Julian E.; Berlind, Andreas A.; Bershady, Matthew A.; Beutler, Florian; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Blanton, Michael R.; Blomqvist, Michael; Bolton, Adam S.; Bovy, Jo; Brandt, W. N.; Brinkmann, Jon; Brownstein, Joel R.; Burtin, Etienne; Busca, N. G.; Cai, Zheng; Chuang, Chia-Hsun; Clerc, Nicolas; Comparat, Johan; Cope, Frances; Croft, Rupert A. C.; Cruz-Gonzalez, Irene; da Costa, Luiz N.; Cousinou, Marie-Claude; Darling, Jeremy; de la Macorra, Axel; de la Torre, Sylvain; Delubac, Timothée; du Mas des Bourboux, Hélion; Dwelly, Tom; Ealet, Anne; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Eracleous, Michael; Escoffier, S.; Fan, Xiaohui; Finoguenov, Alexis; Font-Ribera, Andreu; Frinchaboy, Peter; Gaulme, Patrick; Georgakakis, Antonis; Green, Paul; Guo, Hong; Guy, Julien; Ho, Shirley; Holder, Diana; Huehnerhoff, Joe; Hutchinson, Timothy; Jing, Yipeng; Jullo, Eric; Kamble, Vikrant; Kinemuchi, Karen; Kirkby, David; Kitaura, Francisco-Shu; Klaene, Mark A.; Laher, Russ R.; Lang, Dustin; Laurent, Pierre; Le Goff, Jean-Marc; Li, Cheng; Liang, Yu; Lima, Marcos; Lin, Qiufan; Lin, Weipeng; Lin, Yen-Ting; Long, Daniel C.; Lundgren, Britt; MacDonald, Nicholas; Geimba Maia, Marcio Antonio; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Mariappan, Vivek; McBride, Cameron K.; McGreer, Ian D.; Ménard, Brice; Merloni, Andrea; Meza, Andres; Montero-Dorta, Antonio D.; Muna, Demitri; Myers, Adam D.; Nandra, Kirpal; Naugle, Tracy; Newman, Jeffrey A.; Noterdaeme, Pasquier; Nugent, Peter; Ogando, Ricardo; Olmstead, Matthew D.; Oravetz, Audrey; Oravetz, Daniel J.; Padmanabhan, Nikhil; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Pan, Kaike; Parejko, John K.; Pâris, Isabelle; Peacock, John A.; Petitjean, Patrick; Pieri, Matthew M.; Pisani, Alice; Prada, Francisco; Prakash, Abhishek; Raichoor, Anand; Reid, Beth; Rich, James; Ridl, Jethro; Rodriguez-Torres, Sergio; Carnero Rosell, Aurelio; Ross, Ashley J.; Rossi, Graziano; Ruan, John; Salvato, Mara; Sayres, Conor; Schneider, Donald P.; Schlegel, David J.; Seljak, Uros; Seo, Hee-Jong; Sesar, Branimir; Shandera, Sarah; Shu, Yiping; Slosar, Anže; Sobreira, Flavia; Streblyanska, Alina; Suzuki, Nao; Taylor, Donna; Tao, Charling; Tinker, Jeremy L.; Tojeiro, Rita; Vargas-Magaña, Mariana; Wang, Yuting; Weaver, Benjamin A.; Weinberg, David H.; White, Martin; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Yeche, Christophe; Zhai, Zhongxu; Zhao, Cheng; Zhao, Gong-bo; Zheng, Zheng; Ben Zhu, Guangtun; Zou, Hu (2016-02) - Journal article
    In a six-year program started in 2014 July, the Extended Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (eBOSS) will conduct novel cosmological observations using the BOSS spectrograph at Apache Point Observatory.These observations ...
  • Unprecedented phase transition sequence in the perovskite Li0.2Na0.8NbO3 

    Dixon, Charlotte A. L.; McNulty, Jason A.; Huband, Steven; Thomas, Pamela A.; Lightfoot, Philip (2017-05) - Journal article
    We demonstrate the existence of a novel phase transition sequence in the perovskite Li0.2Na0.8NbO3 at elevated temperature. The rare Glazer tilt system, a+a+c-, is observed in both polar and centrosymmetric polymorphs. The ...
  • Eye tracking uncovered great apes' ability to anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs 

    Kano, Fumihiro; Krupenye, Christopher; Hirata, Satoshi; Call, Josep (2017-03-01) - Journal article
    Using a novel eye-tracking test, we recently showed that great apes anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs. This finding suggests that, like humans, great apes understand others' false beliefs, ...
  • Learning to labour : an evaluation of internships and employability in the ICT sector 

    Chillas, Shiona Allison; Marks, Abigail; Galloway, Laura (2015-03) - Journal article
    The employability of graduates is often reduced to lists of de-contextualised skills that graduates may or may not have and which may or may not translate to prized graduate positions. Recently, internships have become the ...
  • Enhancing CO2 electrolysis through synergistic control of non-stoichiometry and doping to tune cathode surface structures 

    Ye, Lingting; Zhang, Minyi; Huang, Ping; Guo, Guocong; Hong, Maochun; Li, Chunsen; Irvine, John T. S.; Xie, Kui (2017-03-16) - Journal article
    Sustainable future energy scenarios require significant efficiency improvements in both electricity generation and storage. High-temperature solid oxide cells, and in particular carbon dioxide electrolysers, afford chemical ...
  • Tracking the evolution of function in diverse enzyme superfamilies 

    Alderson, Rosanna Grace (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-22) - Thesis
    Tracking the evolution of function in enzyme superfamilies is key in understanding how important biological functions and mechanisms have evolved. New genes are being sequenced at a rate that far surpasses the ability of ...
  • In vivo and in vitro studies of positive allosteric modulation of the NMDA receptor 

    Brazaitis, Casmira T. (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis
    Dysfunction of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor is thought to contribute to the cognitive deficits of many neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders. Cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease can be ...
  • The evolutionary origins of executive functions : behavioural control in humans and chimpanzees 

    Mayer, Carolina Patricia (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    Executive functions (EFs) are a set of cognitive operations, including working memory, inhibitory control and attention shifting, that underpin accurate, flexible and coordinated behaviour in many problem-solving contexts. ...
  • In vitro assay development and HTS of small molecule human ABAD/17β-HSD10 inhibitors as therapeutics in Alzheimer’s Disease 

    Aitken, Laura; Baillie, Gemma; Pannifer, Andrew; Morrison, Angus; Jones, Philip S.; Smith, Terry K.; McElroy, Stuart P.; Gunn-Moore, Frank J. (2017-03-17) - Journal article
    A major hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the formation of neurotoxic aggregates composed of the amyloid-β peptide (Aβ). Aβ has been recognized to interact with numerous proteins, resulting in pathological changes ...
  • Probing the carrier transfer processes in a self-assembled system with In0.3Ga0.7As/GaAs quantum dots by photoluminescence excitation spectroscopy 

    Podemski, Paweł; Pieczarka, Maciej; Maryński, Aleksander; Misiewicz, Jan; Löffler, Andreas; Höfling, Sven; Reithmaier, Johann Peter; Reitzenstein, Stephan; Sęk, Grzegorz (2016-05) - Journal article
    In this report we present experimental studies on the energy transfer between the wetting layer and single large elongated In0.3Ga0.7As/GaAs quantum dots. We obtain insight into the electronic and optical properties of ...
  • Geology and geochronology of the Tana Basin, Ethiopia : LIP volcanism, super eruptions and Eocene-Oligocene environmental change 

    Prave, Tony; Bates, C. Richard; Donaldson, Colin Henry; Toland, H.; Condon, D. J.; Mark, D.; Raub, Timothy David (2016-06-01) - Journal article
    New geological and geochronological data define four episodes of volcanism for the Lake Tana region in the northern Ethiopian portion of the Afro–Arabian Large Igneous Province (LIP): pre-31 Ma flood basalt that yielded a ...
  • Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, Charles Maurras and colonial Madagascar 

    Bowd, Gavin Philip (2016) - Journal article
    Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo (1903–1937) is widely considered to be the first major writer of la francophonie and as Madagascar’s national poet. His untimely death has been interpreted as an act of rebellion against French ...
  • Hydrologic indicators of hot spots and hot moments of mercury methylation potential along river corridors 

    Singer, Michael Bliss; Harrison, Lee R.; Donovan, Patrick M.; Blum, Joel D.; Marvin-DiPasquale, Mark (2016-10-15) - Journal article
    The biogeochemical cycling of metals and other contaminants in river-floodplain corridors is controlled by microbial activity responding to dynamic redox conditions. Riverine flooding thus has the potential to affect ...
  • Research Software Engineering Inside and Outside the Library 

    McCann, Patrick (2017-03-10) - Conference item
    The importance of software to research is growing, which is reflected in the emergence of the Research Software Engineer (RSE) role and moves to recognise software as a research output. The Research Computing team at the ...