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  • The Benefits of Laser Scanning & 3D Modelling in Accident Investigation: In a Mining Context 

    Foster, P.J.; Jobling-Purser, J; Coggan, John; Eyre, Matthew (Maney on behalf of the Institute and The AusIMM, 2015-06-16)
    Accurate reconstruction of the facts and causes surrounding accidents is critical if the mining industry is to learn from incidents and prevent future events. Effective accident investigation and training are essential ...
  • Best practice report - installation procedures 

    Maisondieu, C; Johanning, L; Weller, S (MERIFIC, 2014-03)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Task 3. 6: ‘Installation Procedures’ and has been produced in a cross border collaboration between IFREMER and the University of Exeter. In this report different elements are ...
  • Best practice report – mooring of floating marine renewable energy devices 

    Weller, S; Johanning, L; Davies, P (MERIFIC, 2013-09)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3: ‘Dynamic Behaviour of Marine Energy Devices’ involving the collaboration of IFREMER (Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer) in France and the ...
  • Best practice report – operation and maintenance requirements 

    Weller, S; Maisondieu, C; Johanning, L; Weller, S (MERIFIC, 2014-01)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3.6: ‘Operation and Maintenance requirements’ and has been produced as a cross border collaboration between IFREMER and the University of Exeter. The report provides ...
  • Best practices for post-processing ensemble climate forecasts, part I: selecting appropriate recalibration methods 

    Sansom, PG; Ferro, CAT; Stephenson, DB; Goddard, L; Mason, SJ (American Meteorological Society, 2016)
    This study describes a systematic approach to selecting optimal statistical recalibration methods and hindcast designs for producing reliable probability forecasts on seasonal-to-decadal time scales. A new recalibration ...
  • Beyond in-phase and anti-phase coordination in a model of joint action 

    Avitabile, D; Słowiński, P; Bardy, B; Tsaneva-Atanasova, K (Springer Verlag (Germany), 2016-06-08)
    In 1985, Haken, Kelso and Bunz proposed a system of coupled nonlinear oscillators as a model of rhythmic movement patterns in human bimanual coordination. Since then, the Haken–Kelso–Bunz (HKB) model has become a modelling ...
  • Beyond von-Neumann computing with nanoscale phase-change memory devices 

    Wright, CD; Hosseini, P; Vazquez-Diosdado, JA (Wiley, 2013-05-13)
    Historically, the application of phase-change materials and devices has been limited to the provision of non-volatile memories. Recently however the potential has been demonstrated for using phase-change devices as the ...
  • A bias-corrected decomposition of the Brier score 

    Ferro, Christopher A.T.; Fricker, Thomas E. (Royal Meteorological Society, 2012)
    The Brier score is a widely used measure of performance for probabilistic forecasts of event occurrences and is often decomposed additively into three terms that quantify the reliability and resolution of the forecasts and ...
  • Biclustering models for structured microarray data 

    Turner, Heather L.; Bailey, Trevor C.; Krzanowski, Wojtek J.; Hemingway, Cheryl A. (IEEE, 2005)
    Microarrays have become a standard tool for investigating gene function and more complex microarray experiments are increasingly being conducted. For example, an experiment may involve samples from several groups or may ...
  • Bidirectional transport and pulsing states in a multi-lane ASEP model 

    Lin, Congping; Steinberg, Gero; Ashwin, Peter (IOP Publishing, 2011)
    In this paper, we introduce an ASEP-like transport model for bidirectional motion of particles on a multi-lane lattice. The model is motivated by {\em in vivo} experiments on organelle motility along a microtubule (MT), ...
  • Bifurcation Analysis of a Two-Compartment Hippocampal Pyramidal Cell Model 

    Atherton, LA; Prince, LY; Tsaneva-Atanasova, KT (Springer Verlag, 2016-05-25)
    The Pinsky-Rinzel model is a non-smooth 2-compartmental CA3 pyramidal cell model that has been used widely within the field of neuroscience. Here we propose a modified (smooth) system that captures the qualitative behaviour ...
  • Bifurcation analysis of delay-induced resonances of the El-Niño Southern Oscillation. 

    Krauskopf, Bernd; Sieber, J. (Royal Society, 2014)
    Models of global climate phenomena of low to intermediate complexity are very useful for providing an understanding at a conceptual level. An important aspect of such models is the presence of a number of feedback loops ...
  • Bifurcation to heteroclinic cycles and sensitivity in three and four coupled phase oscillators 

    Ashwin, Peter; Burylko, Oleksandr; Maistrenko, Yuri (Elsevier, 2008)
    We study the bifurcation and dynamical behaviour of the system of N globally coupled identical phase oscillators introduced by Hansel, Mato and Meunier, in the cases N=3 and N=4. This model has been found to exhibit robust ...
  • Bio-inspired band-gap tunable elastic optical multilayer fibers. 

    Kolle, M; Lethbridge, A; Kreysing, M; Baumberg, JJ; Aizenberg, J; Vukusic, P (Wiley, 2013-01-27)
    The concentrically-layered photonic structure found in the tropical fruit Margaritaria nobilis serves as inspiration for photonic fibers with mechanically tunable band-gap. The fibers show the spectral filtering capabilities ...
  • Bio-inspired iridescent layer-by-layer assembled cellulose nanocrystal Bragg stacks 

    Tzeng, P.; Hewson, D.J.; Vukusic, Peter; Eichhorn, Stephen J.; Grunlan, J.C. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015)
    Layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly was used to fabricate a synthetic analogue of the color producing multilayered structure commonly found in many biological systems, particularly Coleoptera. The resulting iridescent films ...
  • Bioavailability of nanoscale metal oxides TiO(2), CeO(2), and ZnO to fish 

    Johnston, B.D.; Scown, Tessa M.; Moger, Julian; Cumberland, Susan A.; Baalousha, Mohamed; Linge, Kathryn; van Aerle, Ronny; Jarvis, Kym; Lead, Jamie R.; Tyler, Charles R. (American Chemical Society, 2010-02-01)
    Nanoparticles (NPs) are reported to be a potential environmental health hazard. For organisms living in the aquatic environment, there is uncertainty on exposure because of a lack of understanding and data regarding the ...
  • Biomass burning related ozone damage on vegetation over the Amazon forest: A model sensitivity study 

    Pacifico, F; Folberth, GA; Sitch, S; Haywood, JM; Rizzo, LV; Malavelle, FF; Artaxo, P (European Geosciences Union, 2015-03-10)
    © Author(s) 2015. The HadGEM2 earth system climate model was used to assess the impact of biomass burning on surface ozone concentrations over the Amazon forest and its impact on vegetation, under present-day climate ...
  • Biomechanics of fibrous proteins of the extracellular matrix studied by Brillouin scattering 

    Palombo, F; Winlove, CP; Edginton, RS; Green, E; Stone, N; Caponi, S; Madami, M; Fioretto, D (Royal Society, 2014-10-08)
    Brillouin light scattering (BLS) spectroscopy is a technique that is able to detect thermally excited phonons within a material. The speed of propagation of these phonons can be determined from the magnitude of the Brillouin ...
  • Bistability in feedback circuits as a byproduct of evolution of evolvability 

    Kuwahara, Hiroyuki; Soyer, Orkun S. (2012)
    Noisy bistable dynamics in gene regulation can underlie stochastic switching and is demonstrated to be beneficial under fluctuating environments. It is not known, however, if fluctuating selection alone can result in ...
  • Black Hole Lasers Revisited 

    Leonhardt, Ulf; Philbin, Thomas G. (Springer, 2007)
    The production of Hawking radiation by a single horizon is not dependent on the high-frequency dispersion relation of the radiated field. When there are two horizons, however, Corley and Jacobson have shown that superluminal ...