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  • Authors: Aroni, Gabriele;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Digital games can be considered as composed of two main components: the props, i.e. visual, textual, and aural elements such as codes, 3D models and animations; and the form, specially the interaction between players and games, the act of playing itself. This dichotomy thus begs the question whether digital games are indeed games if nobody plays them, and ultimately: who is the owner of the gameplay and any by-product of the interaction between the game and the players? This paper explores the copyright status of content created by users with digital games, such as gameplay videos and images, for example art based on digital game assets, namely virtual photography; as well as customiz...
  • Authors: Elegbede, Isa; Zurba, Melanie; Hameed, Ahmad;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    The Marshall Decision of Canada’s Supreme Court inspired the Mi’kmaq in the 1700s regarding recognizing fishing rights to the Mi’kmaq communities. Despite this recognition, the Mi’kmaq communities did not have access to commercial fisheries due to the denial of absolute recognition of territories and rights and underrepresentation and participation in resource allocation, governance, and decision-making processes. A potential approach to these issues is the development of third-party Indigenous community-based sustainability certification standards for the American lobster (Homarus americanus) commercial fishery of Nova Scotia by Mi’kmaq communities. An Indigenous certification is a m...
  • Authors: Ni, Junjun; Zhou, Jingsong; Wang, Yuchen;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Plant–biochar interaction has been recognized to affect the hydraulic properties of landfill cover soils, while its influence on landfill gas emission is rarely studied. This study investigated the coupled effects of biochar and vegetation on gas permeability and emission in unsaturated landfill cover through an integrated theoretical modelling and laboratory investigation. First, a gas permeability model was developed for vegetated coarse-grained soils with biochar addition. Then, a well-instrumented laboratory column test and two tests from the literature, considering bare, grass, biochar and grass + biochar conditions, were used for model validation.
  • Authors: Nguyen, Xuan Thai; Nguyen, Van Duy; Nguyen, Duc Hoa; Chu, Manh Hung; Nguyen, Hugo; Nguyen, Van Hieu;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2020)

    The detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) is very important in practical application in breath analysis. Thus, gas sensors based on metal oxide have been fabricated, but they lacked selectivity. One approach to resolve this task is to use array of highly sensitive and selective sensors as an electronic nose. Here we present a gas sensor array of Tin oxide nano-structure use of temperature modulation techniques. A Platinum micro-heater is accompanied with the array gas sensor. The gas sensor array was composing of five single sensors and that single sensor is located at different site from the micro heater and work at different temperatures. The gas sensing properties of the g...
  • Authors: Sher, Bahadar Khan; Abdullah M., Asiri; Kalsoom, Akhtar;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2020)

    This book focuses on the applications of nanomaterials in the fabrication of gas sensors. It covers recent developments of different materials used to design gas sensors, such as conducting polymers, semiconductors, as well as layered and nanosized materials. The widespread applications of various gas sensors for the detection of toxic gases are also discussed. The book provides a concise but thorough coverage of nanomaterials applications and utilization in gas sensors. In addition, it overviews recent developments in and the fabrication of gas sensors and their attributes for a broad audience, including beginners, graduate students, and specialists in both academic and industrial se...
  • Authors: Unocic, Raymond R.; Stach, Eric A.;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Detailed studies of interfacial gas-phase chemical reactions are important for understanding factors that control materials synthesis and environmental conditions that govern materials performance and degradation. Out of the many materials characterization methods that are available for interpreting gas–solid reaction processes, in situ and operando transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is perhaps the most versatile, multimodal materials characterization technique. It has successfully been utilized to study interfacial gas–solid interactions under a wide range of environmental conditions, such as gas composition, humidity, pressure, and temperature. This stems from decades of R&D tha...
  • Authors: Zhou, Bixia; Jiang, Xulei; Zhou, Xinxin;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Currently, the clinical treatment of critical bone defects attributed to various causes remains a great challenge, and repairing these defects with synthetic bone substitutes is the most common strategy. In general, tissue engineering materials that mimic the structural, mechanical and biological properties of natural bone have been extensively applied to fill bone defects and promote in situ bone regeneration. Hydrogels with extracellular matrix (ECM)-like properties are common tissue engineering materials, among which methacrylate-based gelatin (GelMA) hydrogels are widely used because of their tunable mechanical properties, excellent photocrosslinking capability and good biocompati...
  • Authors: Zhou, Bixia; Jiang, Xulei; Zhou, Xinxin;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Currently, the clinical treatment of critical bone defects attributed to various causes remains a great challenge, and repairing these defects with synthetic bone substitutes is the most common strategy. In general, tissue engineering materials that mimic the structural, mechanical and biological properties of natural bone have been extensively applied to fill bone defects and promote in situ bone regeneration. Hydrogels with extracellular matrix (ECM)-like properties are common tissue engineering materials, among which methacrylate-based gelatin (GelMA) hydrogels are widely used because of their tunable mechanical properties, excellent photocrosslinking capability and good biocompati...
  • Authors: Gebhardt, Eveline; Hillman, Kylie; Thomson, Sue; Ainley, John;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2019)

    This open access book presents a systematic investigation into internationally comparable data gathered in ICILS 2013. It identifies differences in female and male students’ use of, perceptions about, and proficiency in using computer technologies. Teachers’ use of computers, and their perceptions regarding the benefits of computer use in education, are also analyzed by gender. When computer technology was first introduced in schools, there was a prevailing belief that information and communication technologies were ‘boys’ toys’; boys were assumed to have more positive attitudes toward using computer technologies. As computer technologies have become more established throughout soc...
  • Authors: M, Gisselbaek; OL Barreto, Chang; S, Saxena;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    While gender inequalities have been reduced over the last decades, the United Nations women’s report recently showed that women are still restricted from working in certain industries in almost 50% of countries (based on a sample from 93 countries) [1]. On top of that, essential women’s rights, like the right to abortion, have been withdrawn from the United States constitution [2, 3], obstructing the much-needed road to gender equity. Gender equity, which we are discussing here, is about giving everybody the tools to succeed regardless of gender [4].
  • Authors: Hamid R., Jamali; Alireza, Abbasi;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Despite improvement in gender inequality in Australian science, the problem has not been fully addressed yet. To better understand the nature of gender inequality in Australian science, all gendered Australian first authored articles published between 2010 and 2020 and indexed in the Dimensions database were analysed. Field of Research (FoR) was used as the subject classification of articles and Field Citation Ratio (FCR) was used for citation comparison. Overall, the ratio of female to male first authored articles increased over the years, and this was true for all FoRs except for information and computing sciences. The ratio of single-authored articles by females was also improved o...
  • Authors: Vésier, Chloé; Urban, Aleš;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    It is acknowledged that climate change exacerbates social inequalities, and women have been reported as more vulnerable to heat than men in many studies in Europe, including the Czech Republic. This study aimed at investigating the associations between daily temperature and mortality in the Czech Republic in the light of a sex and gender perspective, taking into account other factors such as age and marital status. Daily mean temperature and individual mortality data recorded during the five warmest months of the year (from May to September) over the period 1995–2019 were used to fit a quasi-Poisson regression model, which included a distributed lag non-linear model (DLNM) to account ...
  • Authors: Minh-Hoang Nguyen;  Advisor: Huyen Thanh Thanh Nguyen; Tam-Tri Le; Anh-Phuong Luong; Quan-Hoang Vuong;  Co-Author: - (2021)

    Purpose The current review aims to examine the growth trajectory, most influential documents, intellectual and conceptual structure of the literature regarding gender issues in family business research. Design/methodology/approach The bibliometric analysis was performed using 224 documents from 1991 to 2020 extracted from the Web of Science database. Findings The review finds that this field's knowledge grew exponentially during the last three decades, mainly after 2003 and the last several years. Based on the co-citation analysis, three major research lines are identified: “Women's challenges and opportunities in the family business”, “Gender diversity in the family business...
  • Authors: Humphrey, Harvey;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2022)

    This poem offers a personal political creative reflection on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill (2022) [GRR Bill] which was introduced by the Scottish Government on 3 March 2022.Footnote1 While this creative response draws on the personal reflections of the author, it is informed by a broader project addressing trans, intersex and LGBTI activist relationships across the UK, Malta and Australia (Humphrey 2021). This creative response reflects on the changes introduced from the original UK-wide Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA) as well as the absences from this legislation as proposed.Footnote
  • Authors: Renz, Flora;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    This article considers what the implications of decertification would be for single-sex services such as domestic and sexual violence support. Some reform options attached to decertification could (re)allocate authority away from the state to organisations or individuals to determine gender criteria. What would the consequences of such re-allocation be in determining eligibility to receive or access services or excluding people on the basis of a characteristic protected under equality law? Engaging with this in the context of domestic and sexual violence support service provision raises a number of questions. Firstly, does the existence of gender-based violence and/or of the effects i...
  • Authors: Yasmin M., Massoud; Mennatallah, Abdelzaher; Levin, Kuhlmann;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Seizure prediction algorithms have been central in the field of data analysis for the improvement of epileptic patients’ lives. The most recent advancements of which include the use of deep neural networks to present an optimized, accurate seizure prediction system. This work puts forth deep learning methods to automate the process of epileptic seizure detection with electroencephalogram (EEG) signals as input; both a patient-specific and general approach are followed. EEG signals are time structure series motivating the use of sequence algorithms such as temporal convolutional neural networks (TCNNs), and long short-term memory networks. We then compare this methodology to other prio...
  • Authors: Elliott, Bennett-Guerrero; Jamie L., Romeiser; Samuel, DeMaria;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    Studies indicate that patients can be “seeded” with their own cancer cells during oncologic surgery and that the immune response to these circulating cancer cells might influence the risk of cancer recurrence. Preliminary data from animal studies and some retrospective analyses suggest that anesthetic technique might affect the immune response during surgery and hence the risk of cancer recurrence. In 2015, experts called for prospective scientific inquiry into whether anesthetic technique used in cancer resection surgeries affects cancer-related outcomes such as recurrence and mortality. Therefore, we designed a pragmatic phase 3 multicenter randomized controlled trial (RCT) called G...
  • Authors: Ján, Terpák;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2023)

    This paper deals with the analysis of the time-fractional diffusion-wave equation as one-dimensional problem in a large plane wall, long cylinder, and sphere. The result of the analysis is the proposal of one general mathematical model that describes various geometries and different processes. Finite difference method for solving the time-fractional diffusion-wave equation using Grünwald-Letnikov definition for homogeneous or inhomogeneous material and for homogeneous or inhomogeneous boundary conditions is described. Dirichlet, Neumann and Robin boundary conditions are considered. Implementation of numerical methods for explicit, implicit, and Crank-Nicolson scheme were realised in M...