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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234110
Description: The advent of chemical abrasion-isotope dilution thermal ionisation mass spectrometry (CA-IDTIMS) has revolutionised U–Pb dating of zircon, and the enhanced precision of eruption ages determined on vo ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/184397
Description: Linear programming has long been used in pig production to generate diets, subject to nutritional constraints, with minimum cost. More recently, the development of accurate animal growth models and th ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/167966
Description: Pig growth simulation models are used to determine feeding strategies that improve profitability on commercial farms. For a given farm, the number of diets fed, their energy, amino acid content, the q ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/118233
Description: An increase in cycling in our cities and towns can bring many benefits, including healthier people, reduced emissions from motor vehicles, reduced parking demand and less traffic congestion. A major d ... More
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Authors: Wood, G. R | Turner, S
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/76131
Description: Generalised linear models have proved increasingly useful in traffic accident modelling since their first appearance in this context in the 1980s. Such models are used, for example, in the development ... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/48702
Description: Backtracking adaptive search is a simplified stochastic optimisation procedure which permits the acceptance of worsening objective function values. Key properties of backtracking adaptive search are d ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/9030
Description: Backtracking adaptive search is a simplified stochastic optimiza-tion procedure which permits the acceptance of worsening objective function values. It generalizes the hesitant adaptive search, which ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/48146
Description: This paper addresses the problem of estimating the ratio of the means of independent normal variables in agricultural research. The first part of the research examines the distributional properties of ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47143
Description: Grover's quantum computational search procedure can provide the basis for implementing adaptive global optimization algorithms. A brief overview of the procedure is given and a framework called Grover ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/146567
Description: Large scale optimisation problems are frequently solved using stochastic methods. Such methods often generate points randomly in a search region in a neighbourhood of the current point, backtrack to g ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/146570
Description: The purposes of this discussion paper are twofold. First, features of an objective function landscape which provide barriers to rapid finding of the global optimum are described. Second, stochastic al ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/7782
Description: How long should we run a stochastic global optimisation algorithm such as simulated annealing? How should we tune such an algorithm? This paper proposes an approach to the study of these questions thr ... More
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Authors: Wood, G. R
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/7773
Description: This paper has two aims. The primary aim is to provide a practical resolution of the ‘low mean value’ problem, a barrier to goodness of fit testing for the commonly used generalised linear accident mo ... More
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