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Cognition, metacognition agents and architectures: society of mind approach to cognition and metacognition in cognitive architectures (2010)
Book
(2010). Cognition, metacognition agents and architectures: society of mind approach to cognition and metacognition in cognitive architectures. Lambert Academic Publishing

From the past course of 50 years of research, Artificial Intelligence has developed a large number of architectures and tools to solve the most difficult problems in Science and Engineering. Artificial Intelligence has developed in a number of direct... Read More

'What do we know? What should we do?' Melding research validity and rhetoric in the analysis of policy making (2010)
Journal Article
Pearson, M. (2010). 'What do we know? What should we do?' Melding research validity and rhetoric in the analysis of policy making. Evidence and Policy, 6(1), 77-90. doi:10.1332/174426410X483015

'Evidence-based policy and practice' was proposed to usher in an era where explicit use was made of evidence ('what we know') to inform decisions made about policy and practice ('what we should do'). Critics have focused on its allegedly technocratic... Read More

Multicentre randomised controlled trial examining the cost-effectiveness of contrast-enhanced high field magnetic resonance imaging in women with primary breast cancer scheduled for wide local excision (COMICE) (2010)
Journal Article
Turnbull, L. W., Brown, S. R., Olivier, C., Harvey, I., Brown, J., Drew, P., …Trial Group, C. (2010). Multicentre randomised controlled trial examining the cost-effectiveness of contrast-enhanced high field magnetic resonance imaging in women with primary breast cancer scheduled for wide local excision (COMICE). Health Technology Assessment, 14(1), 1-158. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta14010

Objectives: To determine whether the addition of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to current patient evaluation by triple assessment would aid tumour localisation within the breast and thus reduce the reoperation rate in women with primary breast tum... Read More

Comment The 2006 Women Protection Act of Pakistan: An Analysis (2010)
Journal Article
Shah, N. A. (2010). Comment The 2006 Women Protection Act of Pakistan: An Analysis. Religion and human rights, 5(1), 1-10. doi:10.1163/187103210x513620

This note argues that the 1979 Hudood laws of Pakistan, especially the Zina Ordinance were discriminatory and led to the violations of rights of men and women, but women were the hardest hit victims. The new legislation in 2006 has remedied the situa... Read More

Keeping Kosher: Policies deployed by British and German shipping companies to develop the transatlantic Jewish passenger business (2010)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. (2010). Keeping Kosher: Policies deployed by British and German shipping companies to develop the transatlantic Jewish passenger business

This article considers the specific religious and cultural needs of Jewish transoceanic travellers between the period from the introduction of the May Laws in Russia in 1882 to the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. It begins by surveying the... Read More

Law and crime (2010)
Book
(2010). Law and crime. Sage

Sample chapters online 

Genealogical Rolls and Charts (2010)
Book Chapter
(2010). Genealogical Rolls and Charts. Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, 672 - 677. Brill

co-author Professor Joan Holladay

The influence of an alkenyl terminal group on the mesomorphic behavior and electro-optic properties of fluorinated terphenyl liquid crystals (2010)
Journal Article
Hird, M., & Lewis, R. (2010). The influence of an alkenyl terminal group on the mesomorphic behavior and electro-optic properties of fluorinated terphenyl liquid crystals. Journal of materials chemistry, 20(2), 299 - 307. doi:10.1039/b914260f

Novel liquid crystal terphenyls with two, three and four lateral fluoro substituents and an alkene unit at the end of a terminal chain are presented in terms of synthesis, mesomorphic behaviour and electro-optic properties. The difluoro analogues wer... Read More

La nature du controle parlementaire (2010)
Journal Article
Norton, P. (2010). La nature du controle parlementaire. Pouvoirs, 5-22. doi:10.3917/pouv.134.0005

Cet article analyse les rapports entre le législatif et l’exécutif en s’intéressant en particulier à la capacité du législatif d’examiner et de contrôler le travail de l’exécutif. Il propose une définition du législatif et discute les caractéristique... Read More