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    • Data and Process Modelling: Investigating the Gap Between Education and Industry Expectations in New Zealand

      Taneja, V; Senapathi, M (The Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 2016)
      This poster represents the current research whose main objective is to investigate if there exists a gap between what is currently taught in a typical System Analysis and Design Undergraduate course in New Zealand universities ...
    • Data guided approach to generate multi-dimensional schema for targeted knowledge discovery

      Pears, RL; Usman, M; Fong, A; Usman, M; Pears, RL; Fong, A (Australian Computer Society (ACS), 2012)
      Data mining and data warehousing are two key technologies which have made significant contributions to the field of knowledge discovery in a variety of domains. More recently, the integrated use of traditional data mining ...
    • Data Mining Methods to Generate Severe Wind Gust Models

      Shanmuganathan, S; Sallis, P (MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland., 2014)
      Gaining knowledge on weather patterns, trends and the influence of their extremes on various crop production yields and quality continues to be a quest by scientists, agriculturists, and managers. Precise and timely ...
    • Data mining methods to generate severe wind gust models

      Shanmuganathan, S; Sallis, P (MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland., 2014)
      Gaining knowledge on weather patterns, trends and the influence of their extremes on various crop production yields and quality continues to be a quest by scientists, agriculturists, and managers. Precise and timely ...
    • Data mining techniques for analysing the weather patterns in Kumeu multi-sensor data

      Shanmuganathan, S (AUT University, 2013)
      The paper investigates an approach consisting of data mining techniques namely, rule extraction and prediction, to finding any existing interesting patterns not possible by other means, embedded in meteorological data ...
    • Data provenance and management in radio astronomy: a stream computing approach

      Mahmoud, MS; Ensor, A; Biem, A; Elmegreen, B; Gulyaev, S (Springer, 2013)
      New approaches for data provenance and data management (DPDM) are required for mega science projects like the Square Kilometer Array, characterized by extremely large data volume and intense data rates, therefore demanding ...
    • Data provenance and management in Radio Astronomy: a stream computing approach

      Mahmoud, M; Ensor, A; Biem, A; Elmegreen, B; and Gulyaev, S (Springer, 2011)
      New approaches for data provenance and data management (DPDM) are required for mega science projects like the Square Kilometer Array, characterized by extremely large data volume and intense data rates, therefore demanding ...
    • Data stream mining for predicting software build outcomes using source code metrics

      Finlay, J; Pears, R; Connor, AM (Elsevier, 2014)
      Context: Software development projects involve the use of a wide range of tools to produce a software artifact. Software repositories such as source control systems have become a focus for emergent research because they ...
    • Data/Text mining techniques in modelling climate change effects on crops

      Shanmuganathan, S (International Conference on Computational and Network Technologies, 2013)
      Data/Text mining techniques in modelling climate change effects on crops from data mining and knowledge discovery (in databases) to big data analytics and knowledge extraction for applications in science “Data mining” for ...
    • Death by hospitality: beyond the call of duty

      Poulston, J (AUT University, 2009)
      Hospitality staff are often very dedicated to their work, protecting guests’ privacy even when circumstances are suspicious, and treating their wants and needs as paramount. In November 2008, several hotel staff were killed ...
    • Debriefing following seclusion and restraint: a summary of relevant literature

      Sutton, D; Webster, S; Wilson, M (Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui, 2014)
      This report provides a summary of current debriefing practices that have been shown to support strategy six in the Six Core Strategies© and supports seclusion or restraint reduction programmes, drawn from a review or ...
    • Deciding the isomorphism problem in classes of unary automatic structures

      Liu, JL; Minnes, M (Elsevier, 2011)
      We solve the isomorphism problem for certain classes of unary automatic structures: unary automatic equivalence relations, unary automatic linear orders, and unary automatic trees. That is, we provide algorithms which ...
    • Decision-making style, nicotine and caffeine use and dependence

      Phillips, J; Ogeil, RP (Wiley, 2015)
      Rationale As therapeutic interventions are being developed utilising telehealth and mobile phones, it is important to understand how substance-dependent individuals will respond to offers of online assistance. Objectives ...
    • The Decline and Redefinition of New Zealand Current Affairs Television Programmes

      Baker, S (The International Association of Media Communication Research (IAMCR), 2017)
      This article explores New Zealand current affairs programmes from a critical political economy perspective. Many critics believe the current affairs television genre is in terminal decline in most Western countries. They ...
    • Decolonising healthcare services one prejudice at a time: Psychological, sociological, ecological and cultural considerations

      Fay, J (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      This paper describes a minority and marginalised psychiatric patient named ‘Lucy’ and offers an analysis of the multiple ‘colonising’ or ‘power-over’ relations that dominate her life. Lucy’s colonisation and consequent ...
    • Decoy effects and brands

      Kim, J; Park, J; Ryu, G (Association for Consumer Research, 2006)
      The relative preference for a target product over a competitor can be increased by providing a third alternative (a decoy) that is clearly inferior to the target but is not necessarily inferior to the competitor. We ...
    • Deductibility of interest: a comparative perspective: conceptual issues

      Olesen, K; Ohms, C (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
      Interest payable on borrowed funds or on amounts owing by reason of the operation of the law (for example interest that may be payable on statutory debts such as tax owing) in relation to an income earning activity is a ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) in tropics

      Wang, C; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wood, LC; Mohd-Rahim, FA; Zainon, N; Saputri, E (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013)
      The wide use of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) becomes prominent in many designs because of its aesthetic, ergonomic, and economical nature. Recently, TMS has been applied in the tropics with zone success,fully yet ...