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  • Artificial intelligence techniques for flood risk management in urban environments 

    Sayers, W.; Savic, Dragan; Kapelan, Zoran; Kellagher, Richard (Elsevier, 2014)
    Urban flooding is estimated to cause £270 million pounds worth of damage each year in England and Wales alone. There has, therefore, been a clear need to develop improved methods of identifying intervention strategies to ...
  • Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Flood Risk Management in Urban Environments 

    Sayers, William Keith Paul (University of ExeterCollege of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, 2015-11-13)
    Flooding is an important concern for the UK, as evidenced by the many extreme flooding events in the last decade. Improved flood risk intervention strategies are therefore highly desirable. The application of hydroinformatics ...
  • Artificial light alters natural regimes of night-time sky brightness 

    Davies, Thomas W.; Bennie, Jonathan; Inger, Richard; Gaston, Kevin J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2013)
    Artificial light is globally one of the most widely distributed forms of anthropogenic pollution. However, while both the nature and ecological effects of direct artificial lighting are increasingly well documented, those ...
  • An artificial neural network-based rainfall runoff model for improved drainage network modelling 

    Walker, David; Keedwell, EC; Savić, Dragan; Kellagher, R (City University of New York (CUNY): CUNY Academic Works, 2014-08-17)
    Modelling rainfall-runoff processes enables hydrologists to plan their response to flooding events. Urban drainage catchment modelling requires rainfall-runoff models as a prerequisite. In the UK, one of the main software ...
  • Artificially Intelligent Foraging 

    Chalk, Daniel (University of ExeterBiosciences, 2009-12-17)
    Bumble bees (bombus spp.) are significant pollinators of many plants, and are particularly attracted to mass-flowering crops such as Oilseed Rape (Brassica Napus), which they cross-pollinate. B. napus is both wind and ...
  • Artistry and analysis: student experiences of UK practice-based doctorates in art and design 

    Allen-Collinson, Jacquelyn (Taylor and Francis: Routledge, 2005-11)
    During the last decade, doctoral education has been the focus of much international academic attention. This period has also witnessed the rapid growth of practice-based research degrees in art and design in the UK. To ...
  • ArtMaps 

    Giannachi, G; Sinker, R; Stack, J; Locatelli, C; Carletti, L; Price, D; McAuley, D; Coughlan, T; Benford, S (NODEM, 2014-12)
    Art Maps was developed as part of an interdisciplinary collaborative project between three departments at Tate (Tate Learning, Tate Online and Tate Research) and researchers in Computer Science (University of Nottingham) ...
  • ArtMaps: A Technology for Looking at Tate's Collection 

    Giannachi, G; Sinker, R; Stack, J; Locatelli, C; Carletti, L; Price, D; McAuley, D; Coughlan, T; Benford, S (Leonardo/ International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, 2015-04-27)
    This article presents ArtMaps, a crowdsourcing web-based app for desktop and mobile use that allows users to locate, move and annotate artworks in the Tate collection in relation to one or more sets of locations. Here we ...
  • ArtMaps: interpreting the spatial footprints of artworks 

    Coughlan, T; Carletti, L; Giannachi, G; Benford, S; McAuley, D; Price, D; Locatelli, C; Sinker, R; Stack, J (Association for Computing Machinery, 2015-04)
    Creating and utilizing simple links between items and locations in map-based systems has become a mainstream component of modern computing. In this paper, we explore support for ‘art mapping’, an activity that requires ...
  • Arts in ecology: questions of foresight 

    Haley, David (University of Exeter, 2008-06)
    First, to reflect upon the title, ‘Music and Arts in Action’. We might, for certain purposes, consider a coming together of art forms and disciplines. Not the crossovers, mergers and interdisciplinary dialectical fusions ...
  • "As is the manner and the custom" Folk tradition amd identity in Cornwall 

    Davey, Mervyn Rex (University of ExeterInstitute of Cornish Studies, 2011-09-12)
    The distinctiveness of folk music and dance traditions in Cornwall is at best ignored and at worst denied by the wider British folk movement. Within Cornwall itself, traditional music and dance is not widely recognised as ...
  • “As long as you’re easy on the eye”: Reflecting on issues of positionality and researcher safety during farmer interviews 

    Wheeler, Rebecca; Chiswell, Hannah Marie (Wiley, 2016-02-11)
    This reflective paper explores gendered experiences of fieldwork encounters with farmers. Specifically, the paper considers how the particularities of farmer interviews – including the geographical remoteness of many farm ...
  • As time goes by 

    Hupfeld (2009-11-10)
  • Ascorbate deficiency influences the leaf cell wall glycoproteome in Arabidopsis thaliana. 

    Sultana, N; Florance, Hannah; Johns, A; Smirnoff, Nicholas (Wiley, 2014-01-06)
    The cell wall forms the first line of interaction between the plant and the external environment. Based on the observation that ascorbate-deficient vtc mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana have increased cell wall peroxidase ...
  • Ascorbic Acid Metabolism in Pea Seedlings. A Comparison of d-Glucosone, l-Sorbosone, and l-Galactono-1,4-Lactone as Ascorbate Precursors1 

    Pallanca, Jane E.; Smirnoff, Nicholas (American Society of Plant Physiologists, 1999-06)
  • Asking about the future: methodological insights from energy biographies 

    Shirani, Fiona; Parkhill, Karen; Butler, Catherine; Groves, Chris; Pidgeon, Nick; Henwood, Karen (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-04-23)
    Temporality is fundamental to qualitative longitudinal (QLL) research, inherent in the design of returning to participants over time, often to explore moments of change. Previous research has indicated that talking about ...
  • Asking About What is Better: Intersex, Disability and Inaugurated Eschatology 

    Cornwall, Susannah (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2013-11-13)
    Intersex conditions, in which individuals’ bodies cannot be categorized as clearly male or female, might be figured as a nonpathological physical variation akin to an impairment. Such a comparison may be problematic in ...
  • Aspects of Arab Lobbying: Factors for Winning and Factors for Losing 

    Koleilat, Dania Nabil Koleilat (University of ExeterPolitics, 2014-03-24)
    This thesis studies attempts by Arab Gulf states to effectively lobby the US government. It explores aspects of their lobbying behaviour in order to identify the factors that lead to success and those that lead to failure ...
  • Aspects of Compliance in Common Pool Resources 

    Navrouzoglou, Polmia (University of ExeterECONOMICS, 2013-12-06)
    There is an inherent externality across generations in environmental economics: extensive use of the natural environment by the current generation may affect the welfare of future generations. The use of the natural ...
  • ASPECTS OF PARETO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL TAX REFORMS 

    Vlassis, Nikolaos (University of ExeterEconomics, 2012-10-01)
    `Climate change is the greatest and widest-ranging market failure ever seen' Stern (2006 p. xvii). This vigorous description highlights one of the most important and frustrating realization of the last decades. The main ...