• Simon Says

      Hill, Toby (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of practice-led research in the form of a full-length script for a feature film; plus a 6000-word essay (exegesis). A summary of the script is as follows: Simon Hall is a man without doubts. He is ...
    • Simplifying Information For an Indoor Wayfinding System

      Gu, Jonathan (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The purpose of this research was to explore how to simplify information in wayfinding systems through information design, with a focus on combining emergency evacuation procedures and an indoor wayfinding system. That focus ...
    • Simply Ceroc

      Walker, Olivia Christine (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Simply Ceroc is a feature length screenplay involving the protagonist, Julie learning how to cope within the volatile and hostile dance world. Julie wants validation from her peers within the dance world, as both a dancer ...
    • Simulation of variable fluid-properties plate heat exchanger for educational purposes.

      Protheroe, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2003)
      In this thesis a novel computer based model is developed which accurately simulates the operation of a plate heat exchanger (PHE). The model allows for the variation of all relevant fluid properties as the temperatures of ...
    • Single Mothers With Children Traveling: How Hard Can It Be?

      Wei, Yunqi (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This dissertation considers single parents, especially single mothers’ perspectives of a holiday trip with their children. Currently the tourist industry is looking at this phenomenon. The traditional nuclear family with ...
    • Single-channel Speech Enhancement Using Statistical Modelling

      Chehrehsa, Sarang (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      A new speech enhancement method based on Maximum A-Posteriori (MAP) estimation on Gaussian Mixture Models (GMMs) of speech and different noise types is introduced. The GMMs model the distribution of speech and noise ...
    • A Singular Man: The Life of Dr Andrew Sinclair 1794-1861

      Gunn, Cathy (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Thesis Governor Robert Fitzroy appointed Dr Andrew Sinclair as colonial secretary to New Zealand in January 1844. No one in the country knew who Dr Sinclair was, or if he was qualified for a top government job in a troubled ...
    • Situational tool and method selection for Digital Forensic Data Collection: performance issues

      Pearse, Jon Graham (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Over the last ten years there has been rapid growth in the digital forensics field. Forensically sound computer analysis and testimony is becoming a requirement during investigations related to frauds, missing persons, ...
    • SKEIN: pick up styx

      Turner, Raewyn Mary (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The work in progress, Pick Up Styx, investigates re-sensing and extra-sensing of the world. It is an exploration of communications with reference to quantum theory which challenges current sense perceptions, while engaging ...
    • Sketching as a methodology for creative practice

      Newall, Kim (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This exegesis is a reflection and classification of work produced as part of a creative practice-based research thesis. It also draws on knowledge gained over 25 years of practice. Thus, the research documented here can ...
    • Sleep Extension and Recovery in Rugby Union Players

      Cleland, Iain (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Sleep is an important factor that has recently become of interest in the sporting arena. The benefits of sleep include memory consolidation and metabolism regulation, as well as aiding immune function, mood and recovery. ...
    • Sleep, Recovery and Performance in Collision Sport Athletes

      Swinbourne, Richard Roy (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Sleep is considered an essential component of athlete health, post-exercise recovery and performance. Sleep in athletes is a novel and vital area of sports science. Despite the importance of sleep in athletes, relatively ...
    • Sleep, Sister

      Breen, Karen (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This submission is in two parts. The first, an exegesis, sets my creative work in a literary, stylistic and social context. The second and main part of this submission is the first draft of a novel, "Sleep, Sister," which ...
    • Small Tourism Enterprise Network formation in rural destinations: integrating ICT and community in Western Southland New Zealand

      Deuchar, Carolyn (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      A critical issue facing tourism destination development is how the industry can be used as a tool to stimulate local economies and generate sustainable livelihoods. As in many parts of the world, small tourism enterprises ...
    • Smart monitoring systems for alert generation during anaesthesia

      Baig, Mirza Mansoor (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Man has a limited ability to accurately and continuously analyse large amounts of data. Observers are typically required to monitor displays over extended periods and to execute overt detection responses to the appearance ...
    • Smart sensor network organization: sensor data fusion and industrial fault traceability

      Altaf, Saud (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The industrial environment usually contains multiple motors that are supplied through a common power bus. The power-line acts as a good conducting environment for signals to travel through the power-line network. In effect, ...
    • Smart Tack: A Textile-based System for the Monitoring of Equine Physiology

      Fisher, Hollee Margaret (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Smart textiles are extending the traditional functionality of textiles and making a significant impact within the medical and healthcare industries. However, the field of animal care has been slow to adopt the use of smart ...
    • Smart Tools for a Smart Recovery

      Hielkema, Arien (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      How can the use of smart wearable technology motivate a stronger adherence to strengthening exercises as part of an athlete?s injury recovery process? Injury recovery is often perceived by athletes as being totally ...
    • Smart Vital Signs Monitoring and Novel Falls Prediction System for older adults

      Baig, Mirza Mansoor (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Health monitoring systems have rapidly evolved during the past two decades and have the potential to change the way healthcare is currently delivered. Smart monitoring systems automate patient monitoring tasks and thereby ...
    • Smartphone-based Real-time Patient Monitoring and Decision Support System

      Moqeem, Aasia (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Patient monitoring systems have evolved over the past decade as an important first-line monitoring and warning tool. The healthcare delivery is moderately shifting from the traditional manual process to computer-based ...