• Vehicle propulsion using continuous track linear induction motors on steel plates

      Simpson, Mark (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Linear induction motors (LIMs) are zero-carbon emission, non-contacting electrical motors that operate on the same principle as rotary squirrel cage induction motors found prominently in industry today. LIMs are capable ...
    • Vehicle-related Scene Understanding Using Deep Learning

      Liu, Xiaoxu (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Automated driving technology is an inevitable trend in the future development of transportation, it is also one of the eminent achievements in the matter of artificial intelligence. Primarily deep learning produces a ...
    • Veitalatala: Mātanga ‘o e Talanoa

      Toluta'u, Talita Kiume (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This study is concerned with representation. It considers the nature of a culturally located, discursive form called veitalatala and its creative translation into designed artifacts that consider the lyrical and graceful ...
    • Vibrating Matter: situating sound

      Shearer, Rachel Mary (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      My research investigates site-specific sound installation practice by way of two public urban sound projects, created for the Auckland City Council in Tamaki Makarau / Auckland. Contrary to the typically dominant visual ...
    • Vibration analysis in non-destructive detection of milk powder blockage in the cyclone of a spray dryer

      Li, Li (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This research investigates possible monitoring methods to non-invasively detect blockages in the cyclone of milk powder spray driers to avoid costly production shutdowns. Two possible solutions have been identified. These ...
    • Vibration Characteristics of Stepped Thickness Circular Cylindrical Piezoelectric Shells for Ultrasound Amplifications

      Meshkinzar, Ata (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This research investigates the vibration characteristics of stepped-thickness cylindrical shells with a specific application to ultrasound power amplifications for water particle disintegration. One of the main purposes ...
    • Vibration of branched circular cylindrical shells as applied to airway walls

      Au, Pui Ming (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      This research focuses on investigating the vibration characteristics of branched circular cylindrical shells with applications to airway passages. Analytical modelling is carried out based on Donnell-Mushtari equations of ...
    • Video art: accelerationism and the reification of desire

      Kirlew, Akil (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This research project explores the creative links between the production and circulation of video-based artworks and the dominance of capitalist-based forms of subjectivity. More specifically, I seek to determine whether ...
    • Video Conferencing in Early Childhood Education: Teachers' Perspectives

      Purnell, Desire Jasmine (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      “Today’s children are growing up in a rapidly changing digital age that is far different from that of their parents and grandparents” (National Association for the Education of Young Children & Fred Rogers Center, 2012, ...
    • Video self-reflection and coach development in New Zealand: a qualitative descriptive study

      Mead, Simon (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This study directs attention to Sport New Zealand’s vision of having world leading coach development. In their quest Sport New Zealand has moved away from the structured accreditation system embraced by other leading ...
    • Vietnamese University EFL teachers' code-switching in classroom instruction

      Nguyen, Thi Hang (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This study examines the under-explored phenomenon of code-switching practised by EFL teachers in classroom instruction in a Vietnamese setting. Among the foreign languages taught and learned in Vietnamese universities, ...
    • Vietnamese Visitors' Satisfaction Toward New Zealand as a Destination

      Linh, Le (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This research was born from the author’s personal experience and encounters with different Vietnamese visitors who have visited New Zealand. The country, regarded as “the youngest country on earth”, is known as a new country ...
    • Vigorous intensity physical activity and the metabolic health of adolescents

      Logan, Greig (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Despite efforts to improve adolescent physical activity participation and adherence, as many as 80% of youth fail to achieve the recommended 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) per day. ...
    • Violence Against Women in Papua New Guinea: The Representation of Women in Anti-violence Campaigns

      Mago-King, Pauline Matalau Joan (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This study examines the representation of violence against women and gender-based violence campaigns in Papua New Guinea (PNG). It explores the contexts surrounding engendered violence and strives to establish the efficacy ...
    • Virtual and the actual: Representation and the object

      Budd, Helen Rosalind (Auckland University of Technology, 2000)
      It is declared that we live in an ‘information age’, one where much of our daily experience comes in mediated form, in print or on screen. Information about our world is brought to us through words and images selected and ...
    • Virtual imaging system

      Wang, Lulu (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The main purpose of this research project was to implement a combination of computer graphics and processing to generate displays that will aid in the visualization of the colour rendering properties of a range of light ...
    • A virtual keyboard implementation based on finger recognition

      Zhang, Yang (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      A keyboard requires a great deal of resources and is restricted by its physical features. Additionally, discarded keyboards also inevitably contribute to environmental pollution. Consequently, the touch screen is designed ...
    • Virtual Potential Spaces: A Hermeneutic Exploration of the Bridge Between Winnicott and Virtual Reality

      van Zoomeren, Joseph (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Virtual reality (VR) is a new and exciting technology which shows great potential and promise in fields such as entertainment, health, education, business, public safety, and the military sectors. The highly immersive ...
    • Virtual Reality Storytelling

      Guarin Davila, Alejandro (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      The Green Fairy 1.0 is a practice-led research project that explores practical strategies for effective storytelling in virtual reality. It consists on producing a shortfilm for Virtual Reality with techniques found in the ...
    • Virtual social capital: the way forward to creating peer-to-peer value and positive social outcomes in a virtual setting

      Kirkwood, Michael James (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      As technology has progressed over time, so too have the ways in which people now communicate, interact and socialise. As such, the rapid integration of the online world within modern society has undoubtedly shifted the ...