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  • eHealth and the internet of things 

    Ball, Leslie D.; Szymkowiak, Andrea; Keates, Simeon; Bradley, David; Brownsell, Simon (SciTePress - Science and Technology Publications, 2013)
    To respond to an ageing population, eHealth strategies offer significant opportunities in achieving a balanced and sustainable healthcare infrastructure. Advances in technology both at the sensor and device levels and in ...
  • Elasticity of human embryonic stem cells as determined by atomic force microscopy 

    Kiss, Robert; Bock, Henry; Pells, Steve; Canetta, Elisabetta; Adya, Ashok K.; Moore, Andrew J.; De Sousa, Paul; Willoughby, Nicholas A. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2011-10)
    The expansive growth and differentiation potential of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) make them a promising source of cells for regenerative medicine. However, this promise is off set by the propensity for spontaneous ...
  • Electricity load profile classification using Fuzzy C-Means method 

    Prahastono, Iswan; King, David J.; Özveren, Cüneyt Süheyl; Bradley, David A. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2008)
    This paper presents the Fuzzy C-Means (FCM) clustering method. The FCM technique assigns a degree of membership for each data set to several clusters, thus offering the opportunity to deal with load profiles that could ...
  • Electro-optic bunch diagnostics on ALICE 

    Phillips, P. J.; Gillespie, W. A.; Jamison, S. P.; MacLeod, Allan M. (Joint Accelerator Conferences Website, 2009)
    An electro-optic longitudinal bunch profile monitor has been implemented on ALICE (Accelerators and Lasers in Combined Experiments) at the Daresbury Laboratories and will be used both to characterise the electron bunch and ...
  • Electro-optic technique with improved time resolution for real-time, nondestructive, single-shot measurements of femtosecond electron bunch profiles 

    Berden, G.; Jamison, S. P.; MacLeod, Allan M.; Gillespie, W. A.; Redlich, B.; van der Meer, A. F. G. (American Physical Society, 2004-09)
    Electro-optic detection of the Coulomb field of a relativistic electron bunch combined with single-shot cross correlation of optical pulses is used to enable single-shot measurements of the shape and length of femtosecond ...
  • Electro-optic techniques for longitudinal electron bunch diagnostics 

    Berden, G.; van der Meer, A. F. G.; Jamison, S. P.; Steffen, B.; Schmidt, B.; Schmüser, P.; MacLeod, Allan M.; Gillespie, W. A.; Phillips, P. J. (2008)
    Electro-optic techniques are becoming increasingly important in ultrafast electron bunch longitudinal diagnostics and have been successfully implemented at various accelerator laboratories. The longitudinal bunch shape is ...
  • Electro-optic techniques for temporal profile characterisation of relativistic Coulomb fields and coherent synchrotron radiation 

    Jamison, S. P.; Berden, G.; MacLeod, Allan M.; Jaroszynski, D. A.; Redlich, B.; van der Meer, A. F. G.; Gillespie, W. A. (Elsevier, 2006-02)
    Electro-optic (EO) detection of relativistic Coulomb fields offers a method for non-destructive longitudinal profile measurements of ultrashort bunches. Techniques for single-shot EO characterisation of Coulomb fields which ...
  • Electro-optic time profile monitors for femtosecond electron bunches at the soft x-ray free-electron laser FLASH 

    Steffen, B.; Arsov, V.; Berden, G.; Gillespie, W. A.; Jamison, S. P.; MacLeod, Allan M.; van der Meer, A. F. G.; Phillips, P. J.; Schlarb, H.; Schmidt, B.; Schmüser, P. (American Physical Society, 2009-03)
    Precise measurements of the temporal profile of ultrashort electron bunches are of high interest for the optimization and operation of ultraviolet and x-ray free-electron lasers. The electro-optic (EO) technique has been ...
  • Electron beam quality measurements on the ALPHA-X laser-plasma wakefield accelerator 

    Welsh, G. H.; Anania, M. P.; Aniculaesei, C.; Brunetti, D.; Burgess, R. T. L.; Cipiccia, S.; Clark, D.; Ersfeld, B.; Islam, M. R.; Issac, R. C.; Manahan, G. G.; McCanny, T.; Raj, G.; Reitsma, A. J. W.; Shanks, R. P.; Vieux, G.; Wiggins, S. M.; Jaroszynski, D. A.; Gillespie, W. A.; MacLeod, Allan M.; van der Geer, S. B.; de Loos, M. J. (Joint Accelerator Conferences Website, 2010-06)
    The Advanced Laser-Plasma High-Energy Accelerators towards X-rays (ALPHA-X) programme at the University of Strathclyde is developing laser-plasma wakefield accelerators to produce high energy, ultra-short duration electron ...
  • Electron microprobe and synchrotron x-ray fluorescence mapping of the heterogeneous distribution of copper in high-copper vineyard soils 

    Jacobson, Astrid R.; Dousset, Sylvie; Andreux, Francis; Baveye, Philippe C. (American Chemical Society, 2007-08)
    The response of microorganisms to metal contamination of soils varies significantly from one investigation to another. One explanation is that metals are heterogeneously distributed at spatial scales relevant to microbes ...
  • Electrospun polyvinyl alcohol/carbon dioxide modified polyethyleneimine composite nanofiber scaffolds 

    Wu, Han-Bing; Bremner, David H.; Nie, Hua-Li; Quan, Jing; Zhu, Li-Min (SAGE, 2014-12-24)
    A novel biocompatible polyvinyl alcohol/carbon dioxide modified polyethyleneimine (PVA/PEI-CO2) composite nanofiber was fabricated by a green and facile protocol, which reduces the cytotoxicity of PEI through the surface ...
  • Elicited production of case-marking in Russian and Serbian children: are diminutive nouns easier to inflect 

    Kempe, Vera; Ševa, Nada; Brooks, Patricia J.; Mironova, Natalija; Pershukova, Angelina; Fedorova, Olga (SAGE Publications, 2009-05)
    Two experiments used an elicited speech-production paradigm to explore children's acquisition of noun case-marking inflections. Russian (N = 24, 2;10— 4;6 years) and Serbian children (N = 24, 2;10—4;11) were asked to produce ...
  • Emergent behavior of soil fungal dynamics: influence of soil architecture and water distribution 

    Falconer, Ruth E.; Houston, Alasdair N.; Otten, Wilfred; Baveye, Philippe C. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-02)
    Macroscopic measurements and observations in two-dimensional soil-thin sections indicate that fungal hyphae invade preferentially the larger, air-filled pores in soils. This suggests that the architecture of soils and the ...
  • Emergent properties of the fungal-soil complex 

    Falconer, Ruth E.; Houston, Alasdair N.; Otten, Wilfred; Baveye, Philippe C. (Copernicus GmbH (Copernicus Publications), 2011)
  • Emergent requirements for supporting introductory programming 

    Coull, Natalie J.; Duncan, Ishbel M. M. (Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, 2011-02)
    The problems associated with learning and teaching first year University Computer Science (CS1) programming classes are summarized showing that various support tools and techniques have been developed and evaluated. From ...
  • Emotional avatars: choreographing emotional facial expression animation 

    Sloan, Robin J. S. (Abertay University, 2011-07-19)
    As a universal element of human nature, the experience, expression, and perception of emotions permeate our daily lives. Many emotions are thought to be basic and common to all humanity, irrespective of social or cultural ...
  • Emotional avatars: videos of animated emotional facial expressions 

    Sloan, Robin J. S. (2012-09-11)
    This collection of videos depicts emotional facial expression animations which were used as part of a doctoral research project. The animations include individual universal expressions of emotion, as well as transitions ...
  • Emotional intelligence, empathy and the educative power of poetry: a Deleuzo-Guattarian perspective 

    Roberts, Marc (Blackwell Publishing, 2010-04)
    The concept of emotional intelligence is gaining increasing precedence in the nursing literature, with particular emphasis placed upon its importance for various aspects of the nursing profession and the demand for greater ...
  • Emotive computing may have a role in telecare 

    Ball, Leslie D.; Bradley, David A.; Brownsell, Simon (Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2011-09)
    This brief paper sets out arguments for the introduction of new technologies into telecare and lifestyle monitoring that can detect and monitor the emotive state of patients. The significantly increased use of computers ...