Robert H. Barbour

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Seven macrocyclic diesters analogous to hepatotoxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids have been tested in male weanling Wistar rats. The compounds were the succinate (VII), 2,3-dimethylsuccinate (VIII), phthalate (IX), glutarate (X), 2,4-dimethylglutarate (XI), 3,3-dimethylglutarate (XII) and 3,3-pentamethyleneglutarate (XIII) of the synthetic amino dialcohol,(More)
The problem of providing software across national and cultural boundaries is considered. Intemationalisation (i18n), localisation (I1 On) and globalisation (g l ln) are three descriptors for recent Information Technology developments in this field. Current practice and advice for successfully providing software in places other than countries and cultures of(More)
Automated melanoma diagnosis is a popular focus of research, with numerous papers describing techniques and results. In our study, we identified two possible problems with the current method of automated diagnosis, where systems are intended to reproduce histopathology results. We propose a new method of identifying problematic skin lesions, namely(More)
Information technology infrastructure is a critical element in modern day communication. Businesses, organizations, individuals, governments and other social services all rely on global IT infrastructure for reliable and timely communication. At the heart of this infrastructure are numerous hardware and software components, and the performance of each(More)
Projecting computing education trends forward into the near future in order to better understand the implications of present changes is a postmodern education research agenda. Such speculations are informed by present day events. Setting observed changes in computing education policy and practice against a constructivist theoretical framework based on(More)
IT people are involved in creating order out of chaos and communicating new knowledge. IT academics and practitioners find themselves confronted on a daily basis with chaos, un-controlled change and more or less ordered change as new machines, software tools and techniques appear and have to be integrated into existing systems. Dealing with these challenges(More)
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