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  • ACUTE EFFECTS OF SELF-PACED WALKING ON SMOKING WITHDRAWAL AND CRAVINGS 

    Katomeri, Magdalena (University of Plymouth, 2009)
    High relapse rates among smokers attempting to quit have been linked with failure to cope with cigarette cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Smoking cravings and withdrawal behavior is known to be influenced by stress and ...
  • AN ADAPTABLE MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR INTEGRATED NAVIGATION SYSTEMS 

    CHUDLEY, JOHN (University of Plymouth, 1994)
    The project has been directed towards improving the accuracy and safety of marine navigation and ship handling, whilst contributing to reduced manning and improved fuel costs. Thus, the aim of the work was to investigate, ...
  • An adaptive autopilot design for an uninhabited surface vehicle 

    Annamalai, Andy SK (Plymouth University, 2014)
    An adaptive autopilot design for an uninhabited surface vehicle Andy SK Annamalai The work described herein concerns the development of an innovative approach to the design of autopilot for uninhabited surface vehicles. ...
  • Adaptive Behaviour in Evolving Robots 

    Tyska Carvalho, Jônata (University of Plymouth, 2017)
    In this thesis, the evolution of adaptive behaviour in artificial agents is studied. More specifically, two types of adaptive behaviours are studied: articulated and cognitive ones. Chapter 1 presents a general introduction ...
  • Adaptive Neural Architectures for Intuitive Robot Control 

    Melidis, Christos (University of Plymouth, 2017)
    This thesis puts forward a novel way of control for robotic morphologies. Taking inspiration from Behaviour Based robotics and self-organisation principles, we present an interfacing mechanism, capable of adapting both ...
  • An Adaptive Partial Response Data Channel for Hard Disk Magnetic Recording 

    DARRAGH, NEIL (University of Plymouth, 1994)
    An adaptive data channel is proposed which is better able to deal with the variations in performance typically found in the recording components of a hard disk drive. Three such categories of variation were investigated ...
  • Adaptive Search and Constraint Optimisation in Engineering Design 

    BILCHEV, GEORGE ANGELOV (University of Plymouth, 1996)
    The dissertation presents the investigation and development of novel adaptive computational techniques that provide a high level of performance when searching complex high-dimensional design spaces characterised by heavy ...
  • ADAPTIVE SEARCH AND THE PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF GAS TURBINE BLADE COOLING SYSTEMS 

    ROY, RAJKUMAR (University of Plymouth, 1997)
    This research concerns the integration of Adaptive Search (AS) technique such as the Genetic Algorithms (GA) with knowledge based software to develop a research prototype of an Adaptive Search Manager (ASM). The developed ...
  • The Adoption of Disabled Children 

    Bunt, Sarah (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    The research has set out to examine the motives that contribute towards the decision to adopt a disabled child. Increased knowledge about placing disabled children for adoption is particularly important as they are regarded ...
  • The Adoption of Internet Technologies by Independent Hotels in the UK 

    LIM, WAI MUN (University of Plymouth, 2007)
    The growth of the technology and its range of possible uses have made it a necessity for independent hoteliers to examine their use of the internet, specifically its effectiveness for marketing and distribution purposes. ...
  • Advanced Applications of Cardiac Computed Tomography for the Difficult-to-Image Patient 

    Clayton, Benjamin James (Plymouth University, 2015)
    Throughout the development of computed tomographic (CT) imaging the challenges of capturing the heart, with its perpetual, vigorous motion, and in particular the tiny detail within the coronary arteries, has driven ...
  • Advanced glycation end products as a biomarker for accelerated ocular ageing and glaucoma 

    Smewing, Leanne (University of Plymouth, 2020)
    Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) have a large impact on the healthy ageing population and those diagnosed with pathology. Studies have linked AGEs to glaucomatous optic neuropathy, however there is little consensus ...
  • Advanced Magnetic Thin-Film Heads Under Read-While-Write Operation 

    Wang, Frank Zhigang (University of Plymouth, 1999)
    A Read-While-Write (RWW) operation for tape and/or potentially disk applications is needed in the following three cases: 1. High reliability; 2. Data servo systems; 3. Buried servo systems. All these applications mean ...
  • Advanced Methods for Numerical Modelling of Regional Seas 

    Bruciaferri, Diego (University of Plymouth, 2020)
    Regional seas are of paramount importance for human life. They play a key role in the planetary Earth system dynamics while they also represent a fundamental component of the global economy, making the overuse of ocean ...
  • Advanced user authentification for mobile devices 

    Clarke, Nathan Luke (University of Plymouth, 2004)
    Recent years have witnessed widespread adoption of mobile devices. Whereas initial popularity was driven by voice telephony services, capabilities are now broadening to allow an increasing range of data orientated services. ...
  • ADVANCING THE SEPARATION SCIENCES THROUGH THE DELIVERY OF NEW MATERIALS, TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY. 

    Paull, Brett (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    A thesis and collection of works submitted to Plymouth University in partial fulfilment for the degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCE
  • Advancing User Authentication and Access Management 

    Crume, Jeffery (University of Plymouth, 2019)
    In order for online systems to transact business or exchange other sensitive information, there must be an environment where the parties involved can verify that the other is who they claim to be. Authentication mechanisms ...
  • AFFECTIVE QUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MEASUREMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF HIGHER EDUCATION MARKETING 

    Shauchenka, Hanna (Plymouth University, 2015)
    Educational marketing has become an increasingly important area within Higher Education as the competition for students has intensified. Being able to measure and understand the quality of educational services – a key ...
  • Affirmative Action policy and Labour Market Structure: Evidence from Saudi Arabia 

    Alothman, Abdullah (University of Plymouth, 2017)
    Few public and social policy subjects have attracted as much attention as Affirmative Action Policy (AAP) in social sciences. AAP’s main aim is to eliminate or prevent past discrimination against disadvantaged groups and ...
  • AFFORDANCE, ATTENTION AND LATERALITY 

    VAINIO, LARI (University of Plymouth, 2004)
    This thesis examines object-guided actions. Recently, micro-affordance effects have shown that a visual object affords actions automatically. These effects are observed when the grasp type (precision and power grasp) is ...

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