• Culturing Undaria Pinnatifida Gametophytes

      Mandrekar, Pushkar (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Undaria pinnatifida is a species of brown laminarian seaweed, primarily found in its native habitat, in the temperate waters of East Asia. The seaweed was accidentally introduced to New Zealand in the late 1980’s and since ...
    • A Curious Greed

      Free, Ian Laing (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This volume contains an Exegesis and a Creative Thesis, in this order. The Exegesis is an academic essay on the process used to produce the Thesis, which is a memoir. The memoir had its origin in a desire to explore the ...
    • Currency Recognition Using Deep Learning

      Zhang, Qian (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Currency is an indispensable part of our daily life. However, how to identify true and fake currencies has become the most important issue at present. If we use a computer for currency recognition, it will greatly improve ...
    • The Current Status of the Balanced Scorecard As a Performance Measurement and a Strategic Management Tool in NZ Local Government Organisations

      Taulapapa, Ma'amora (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      In the early 1980s, a general dissatisfaction developed with traditional accountingbased performance measurement in the New Zealand public sector. The not-forprofit nature of public sector organisations had led to a perceived ...
    • Customer attitudes to private labels: the role of store image

      Fraser, Alison (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Private labels have become a major force in the global grocery market yet their market penetration varies between countries, retailers and product categories. Researchers have investigated consumer, retailer and market ...
    • Customers' expectations of hotel green marketing: a New Zealand quantitative study

      Mat Yusof, Noor Amalina (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Tourists’ perceptions of destination impacts and environmental consequences of their visits to destinations likely play a central role in travel decision-making (Lee, Hsu, Han, & Kim, 2010) . Their demands for environmentally ...
    • Customers' Perceptions and Expectations of Green Hotels in China: A Case Study

      Huang, Yimeng (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Hotel operations consume a great deal of energy and resources that negatively influence the natural environment (Bohdanowicz, 2006; Kim & Jiang, 2015; Shen & Zheng, 2009). Perhaps as a result, hotels? environmental image ...
    • The Cut: refiguring traditional Chinese paper-cutting

      Fey, Cheng-yi (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This research investigates the possibilities of refiguring the traditional art form of Chinese paper-cutting through the concept of kitsch in a contemporary setting. This project aims to expand the creative scope of ...
    • Cute Visions: Designing an Interplay Between Traditional Chinese Auspicious Patterns and Japanese Kawaii Cuteness

      Ouyang, Yuwei (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Chinese traditional auspicious patterns are an important part of Chinese auspicious culture. The patterns are associated with Chinese auspicious blessings and each has a rich background of auspicious meanings and symbolic ...
    • CuWITH: a curiosity driven robot for office environmental security

      Gordon, Sean William (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The protection of assets is an important part of daily life. Currently this is done using a combination of passive security cameras and security officers actively patrolling the premises. However, security officers, being ...
    • D5

      Simeti, Clinton (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      D5 is a 3D animation set in a virtual world occupied by the central character, “Ben_1167”, a digital copy of a person created from databased information involved in the application and subsequent use of a credit card. The ...
    • Daily analysis of institutional and individual trading and stock returns: evidence from China

      Lai, Qiang (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This dissertation examines the impact of institutional (and individual) trading on stock prices in China. Previous literature suggests three alternative hypotheses for this impact: price pressure, informed trading, and ...
    • Daily Value-at-Risk models at financial crisis period: evidence in Australia

      Zhang, Bo (Vivienne) (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Over the past decades portfolio and risk management techniques had adapted to increasingly complex financial instrument. Within the different forms of financial risk measurement tools, Value at Risk (VAR) which provides ...
    • Dance and stillness: a phenomenological hermeneutic inquiry into the experience of stillness: presented through the medium of dance performance and written exegesis

      De Leon, Jennifer (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis explores the subject of stillness: specifically the stillness that occurs in the midst of movement, turbulence or chaos. It is found in the midst of movement and can also be conceived as that which frames, or ...
    • Dance costumes: A new perception

      Fadhli, Bambi (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This thesis of practice based research is divided into 80% practical work presented in a theatrical atmosphere and 20% exegesis. It examines contemporary dance costumes from a new perception. The work revolves around an ...
    • Dance into the Unknown. A Heuristic Inquiry

      Christophers, Jane (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      We live in a society that places great value on rational thought and verbal communication. This bias is embedded in mainstream approaches to mental health and wellbeing. However, increasingly contemporary psychotherapeutic ...
    • Darkness Within

      Pitigaisorn, Panisa (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Darkness Underneath is an exegesis accompanying my creative thesis, Darkness Within, a young adult novel about a group of people going through major life changes following the death of Violet, a young woman who committed ...
    • Data and Process Modelling: Investigating the Gap Between Education and Industry Expectations in New Zealand

      Taneja, Vandana (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      System Analysis and Design is a core course that is normally taught in the second year of the undergraduate Information System/Information Technology/Computing curriculum. It is an essential course that prepares students ...
    • Data as Currency: Consumer Vs. Marketer Insights into the Value of Private Data

      Xu, Chao (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Data is one of the most powerful resources in the digital world. Marketers and businesses such as mobile application platforms could not provide their services without utilizing the consumer, geographic, and usage data ...
    • Data format for RFID Data using a Data-on-Tag approach

      Pais, Sarita (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      RFID tags can store more than just a tag ID. Data on an RFID tag can be updated through local processing. This is in contrast to the EPC global standard of data-on-network. In order to illustrate this concept of data-on-tag, ...