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Islamic law and transnational diplomatic law: A quest for complementarity in divergent legal theories (2016)
Book
Ismail, M. (2016). Islamic law and transnational diplomatic law: A quest for complementarity in divergent legal theories. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137558770

This book, in its effort to formulate compatibility between Islamic law and the principles of international diplomatic law, argues that the need to harmonize the two legal systems and have a thorough cross-cultural understanding amongst nations gener... Read More

Weaving the past in a fabric: Old Believers' traditional costume (2016)
Journal Article
Clopot, C. E. (2016). Weaving the past in a fabric: Old Believers' traditional costume. Folklore, 66, 115-132. https://doi.org/10.7592/FEJF2016.66.clopot

Costume plays an important part in expressing ethnic identity. This article develops an analysis of the Old Believers’ traditional costume in its current usage. To differentiate between various uses for such material items, the articleconsiders their... Read More

Gender security/sexuality in South Africa. ‘I am HIV-positive. How could you do this to me?' (2016)
Book Chapter
Orton, B. (2016). Gender security/sexuality in South Africa. ‘I am HIV-positive. How could you do this to me?'. In S. Takhar (Ed.), Gender and race matter: Global perspectives on being a woman, 127 - 147. Emerald

Purpose This chapter focuses on gender, sexuality and security in post-Apartheid South Africa. Design/methodology/approach The methodology includes secondary analysis of policy and research with the aim of highlighting and assessing the position... Read More

Validity of telemetric-derived measures of heart rate variability: a systematic review (2016)
Journal Article
Board, E., Ispoglou, T., & Ingle, L. (2016). Validity of telemetric-derived measures of heart rate variability: a systematic review. Journal of exercise physiology online / American Society of Exercise Physiologists, 19(6), 64-84

Heart rate variability (HRV) is a widely accepted indirect measure of autonomic function with widespread application across many settings. Although traditionally measured from the ‘gold standard’ criterion electrocardiography (ECG), the development o... Read More

Turf wars : conflict and cooperation in the management of Wallingfen (East Yorkshire), 1281-1781 (2016)
Journal Article
Crouch, D., & McDonagh, B. (2016). Turf wars : conflict and cooperation in the management of Wallingfen (East Yorkshire), 1281-1781. The Agricultural history review, 64(2), 133-156

This paper explores the origins and management of Wallingfen, a large tract of waterlogged marshes and carrs near Howden in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Subject to annual flooding throughout much of its history, the area was utilized by the surround... Read More

Postgraduate research students' and their supervisors' attitudes towards supervision (2016)
Journal Article
Ali, P., Watson, R., & Dhingra, K. (2016). Postgraduate research students' and their supervisors' attitudes towards supervision. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 11, 227-241. https://doi.org/10.28945/3541

There is a need for research exploring postgraduate research students’ expectations from research supervisors, the characteristics of effective student-supervisor relationships, and the opinions of students and supervisors about research supervision.... Read More

A rising e-channel tide lifts all boats? The impact of manufacturer multichannel encroachment on traditional selling and leasing (2016)
Journal Article
Yan, W., Li, Y., Wu, Y., & Palmer, M. (2016). A rising e-channel tide lifts all boats? The impact of manufacturer multichannel encroachment on traditional selling and leasing. Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/2898021

Organizing and managing channels of distribution is an important marketing task. Due to the emergence of electronic commerce on the Internet, e-channel distribution systems have been adopted by many manufacturers. However, academic and anecdotal evid... Read More

Can cognitive biases in robots make more "likeable" human-robot interactions than the robots without such biases : case studies using five biases on humanoid robot (2016)
Journal Article
Biswas, M., & Murray, J. (2016). Can cognitive biases in robots make more "likeable" human-robot interactions than the robots without such biases : case studies using five biases on humanoid robot. International journal of artificial life research, 6(1), 1-29. https://doi.org/10.4018/ijalr.2016010101

The research presented in the paper aims to develop long-term companionship between cognitively imperfect robots and humans. In order to develop cognitively imperfect robot, the research suggests to implement various cognitive biases in a robot's int... Read More

The Du Mauriers and Stoker: Gothic transformations of Whitby and Cornwall (2016)
Book Chapter
Wynne, C. (2016). The Du Mauriers and Stoker: Gothic transformations of Whitby and Cornwall. In C. Wynne (Ed.), Bram Stoker and the Gothic: Formations to transformations, 185-206. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137465047_13

In this extract from the memoir of her father, Gerald: A Portrait (1934), Daphne du Maurier resurrects the actor-manager Gerald du Maurier and places him in Whitby in 1917. This port town of North Yorkshire had been a favourite holiday retreat of Ger... Read More

Sládkova strukturalistická smršť (2016)
Journal Article
Drabek, P., & Drábek, P. (2016). Sládkova strukturalistická smršť. Theatralia, 19(1), 282-289. https://doi.org/10.5817/TY2016-1-12

Reviewed works: Sládek, Ondřej. Jan Mukařovský: život a dílo. První vydání. Brno: Host, 2015. 446 s. ISBN 978-80-7491-531-4. Sládek, Ondřej. The metamorphoses of Prague School structural poetics. Muenchen: LINCOM GmbH, 2015. 196 s. Travaux linguistiq... Read More

Unfalsified visual servoing for simultaneous object recognition and pose tracking (2016)
Journal Article
Jiang, P., Cheng, Y., Wang, X., & Feng, Z. (2016). Unfalsified visual servoing for simultaneous object recognition and pose tracking. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 46(12), 3032-3046. doi:10.1109/TCYB.2015.2495157

In a complex environment, simultaneous object recognition and tracking has been one of the challenging topics in computer vision and robotics. Current approaches are usually fragile due to spurious feature matching and local convergence for pose dete... Read More

An assessment of current regulation of GMOs in the EU and proposals for amending it (2016)
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Paskalev, V. (2016). An assessment of current regulation of GMOs in the EU and proposals for amending it. Green House

Vesco Paskalev argues that the regulation of GMOs in the EU is a shambles. The main problem lies in a very narrow conception of risk and safety. All the emphasis is wrongly on laboratory tests, and evidence on the wider environmental effects is sca... Read More

Editorial: Bridging the gap between policy and science in assessing the health status of marine ecosystems (2016)
Book Chapter
Elliott, M., Austen, M., Berg, T., Borja, A., Carstensen, J., Cochrane, S., …Snelgrove, P. (in press). Editorial: Bridging the gap between policy and science in assessing the health status of marine ecosystems. In A. Borja, M. Elliott, M. C. Uyarra, J. Carstensen, & M. Mea (Eds.), https://doi.org/10.3389/978-2-88945-004-6

Human activities,both established and emerging, increasingly affect the provision of marine ecosystem services that deliver societal and economic benefits. Monitoring the status of marine ecosystems and determining how human activities change their c... Read More

Using microtechnology to evaluate the between and within match variability of professional Twenty20 cricket fast bowlers (2016)
Journal Article
Abt, G., Bray, J., & Fogarty, M. (2016). Using microtechnology to evaluate the between and within match variability of professional Twenty20 cricket fast bowlers. Professional strength and conditioning, 43(December), 19-26

This study assessed the between- and within-match variability of external training load measures during two consecutive Twenty20 cricket seasons in professional fast bowlers. Global positioning system (GPS) and accelerometer data (PlayerLoad™) were c... Read More

Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law (2016)
Book
C. Bovis (Ed.), (2016). Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law

The Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law makes a major contribution to our understanding of the EU public procurement regime, at a time when it is being implemented by the EU Member States, and of the pivotal role that this will play for th... Read More

Comprometimento organizacional: questões que cercam sua natureza e os seus limites conceituais (2016)
Journal Article
Menezes, I. G., Aguiar, C. V. N., & Bastos, A. V. B. (2016). Comprometimento organizacional: questões que cercam sua natureza e os seus limites conceituais. Psicologia em revista, 22(3), 768-789. https://doi.org/10.5752/p.1678-9523.2016v22n3p768

Organizational commitment, although one of the most investigated phenomena in the field of organizational behavior, may still be considered as a multifaceted and polysemous construct. This work aims to present the complexity and dispersion that revol... Read More

The UK as a medium maritime power in the 21st century: Logistics for influence (2016)
Book
Martin, C. (2016). The UK as a medium maritime power in the 21st century: Logistics for influence. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-01237-1

This book argues that the UK, as a post-modern globalised state, will require means to have influence over events and opponents that threaten the UK's interests in the 21st century, and that its means is the Royal Navy. However, unlike other studies,... Read More