• Editorial for CLAWAR News -The Newsletter of CLAWAR Association - Vol. 18

      Huang, L (AUT University, 2008)
      The theme of this issue continues in the same vein as that of Issue 17, which is of course our favourite hot topic - the service robot. We also begin to bring you related news from New Zealand as well as Europe and other ...
    • Editorial: Connecting the Pacific dots

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      When University of the South Pacific climate change scientist Elisabeth Holland gave a keynote address at the Second Pacific Climate Change Conference at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, New Zealand, on February 2018, her ...
    • Editorial: Killing the Messenger

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in research published in this edition of Pacific Journalism ...
    • Educational change and self-governance in a Yukon First Nation community

      Lewthwaite, Brian; Doiron, Ashley; Owen, Thomas; Dewell, Helen (American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2015)
      More recent developments in Canada’s Yukon Territory draw attention to how political changes have potential for accelerating practices in education that are responsive to Indigenous Peoples’ aspirations for formal education ...
    • EEG signal processing for brain-computer interfaces

      Georgieva, P; Silva, F; Milanova, M; Kasabov, N (Springer-Verlag, 2014)
      This chapter is focused on recent advances in electroencephalogram (EEG) signal processing for brain computer interface (BCI) design. A general overview of BCI technologies is first presented, and then the protocol for ...
    • Effect of Coupling Capacitance in Voltage Multiplier Design Optimization for RF Energy Harvesting

      Li, XJ; Ma, M (IEEE, 2015)
      Electromagnetic energy harvesting has been identified as a free compliment resource to wireless sensor nodes, which essentially prolongs the operating lifespan of built-in batteries. Voltage multiplier is a critical component ...
    • Effect of Epoch Length on Compressed Sensing of EEG

      Li, XJ; Phuong, DT; Griffin, A (IEEE, 2018)
      Aging populations are stretching existing healthcare systems to their limits in both developing and developed countries. Telemedicine is a promising solution to this challenging problem. Under the conventional data compression ...
    • Effect of nafion hydration on its actuation characteristics

      Hildesley, M; Al-Jumaily, AM; Paxton, RA; Ramos, MV (The University of Auckland: The Centre for Advanced Composite Materials, 2011)
      Traditionally Nafion is actuated while being hydrated along its surface. This paper presents an investigation into the electro-active actuation characteristics of Nafion while being hydrated from one of its edges to avoid ...
    • The Effect of Wind on the Performance of Multiple Short Natural Draft Dry Cooling Towers

      Khamooshi, M; Anderson, TN; Nates, R (Australasian Fluid and Thermal Engineering Society (AFTES), 2018)
      The layout of multiple natural draft dry cooling towers can have an influence on the performance of the cooling system in concentrated solar power (CSP) plants. Hence, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect ...
    • The Effect of Wind on the Performance of the Three Short Natural Draft Dry Cooling Towers in an In-line Arrangement

      Khamooshi, M; Anderson, T; Nates, R (Australian PV Institute (APVI), 2018)
      Natural draft dry cooling tower (NDDCT) are a favourable choice for the cooling system of concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plants located in arid regions with high solar radiation. However, additional cooling towers ...
    • Effective versus individual waves for water wave and thin plate problems

      Chung, H; Rupperecht, S; Peter, M; Bennetts, L (Department of Mathematics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2015)
      Numerical results are presented to show that, for small-amplitude roughness, individual wave elevations attenuate at a far slower rate than the corresponding e ective wave elevation for both ocean waves travelling over a ...
    • Efficient Computation of Nonparametric Survival Functions Via a Hierarchical Mixture Formulation

      Wang, Y; Taylor, SM (Springer, 2013)
      We propose a new algorithm for computingthe maximum likelihood estimate of a nonparametric survivalfunction for interval-censored data, by extending therecently-proposed constrained Newton method in a hierarchicalfashion. ...
    • An Efficient Gateway Routing Scheme for Disaster Recovery Scenario

      Sarkar, N; Mahiddin, NA (2019)
      Natural disaster can strike at any time and can ruin large regions damaging houses, buildings, as well as physical communication infrastructure. Therefore, a network backup is essential in the disaster recovery areas as ...
    • Efficient image copy detection using multi-scale fingerprints

      Ling, Hefei; Zou, Fuhao; Yan, Wei-Qi; Ma, Qingzhen; Cheng, Hongrui (IEEE, 2011)
      Inspired by multi-resolution histogram, we propose a multi-scale SIFT descriptor to improve the discriminability. A series of SIFT descriptions with different scale are first acquired by varying the actual size of each ...
    • Efficient optimisation of structures using tabu search

      Connor, AM; Seffen, KA; Clarkson, PJ; Parks, GT (MCB University Press, 1999)
      This paper presents a novel approach to the optimisation of structures using a Tabu search (TS) method. TS is a metaheuristic which is used to guide local search methods towards a globally optimal solution by using flexible ...
    • Elearning to whose agenda? The discourse of enterprise v the discourse of community

      Clear, Tony (David P. Bosworth, 2001)
      No abstract.
    • Embedding authentic practice based learning in engineering undergraduate courses

      Whittington, C; Anderson, T; Connor, AM (School of Engineering, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 2017)
      CONTEXT Authentic education, which connects the lessons with students' real lives and their prior knowledge, has the potential to create meaningful learning environments in which students see their lessons as meaningful, ...
    • Embracing the Tall Poppy: Overcoming Tradition in Customer Jewellery Design Preference

      Kennedy, J (ideasondesign, 2015)
      This case study examines the role that Tall Poppy Syndrome (TPS) plays within the New Zealand jewellery industry. One company's attempt to subvert tradition and encourage personalization of milestone jewellery such as ...
    • Emerging Trends for Global DevOps: A New Zealand Perspective

      Hussain, W; Clear, T; MacDonell, S (IEEE, 2017)
      The DevOps phenomenon is gaining popularity through its ability to support continuous value delivery and ready accommodation of change. However, given the relative immaturity and general confusion about DevOps, a common ...
    • Emily place kindergarten. Competition entry for Auckland Architecture Association Cavalier Bremworth Awards 10

      Douglas, C; Douglas, L (AUT University, 2010)
      Auckland will densify, but Aucklanders are skeptical that quality of life can be maintained in a dense city. Proliferation of poor-quality city apartments has reinforced this skepticism. It is not enough to simply pack in ...