• Drawing by the light of the screen: the transfiguration of virtual architecture

      Walker, Anika (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This practice-led art project interrogates virtual architectural space and its impact upon spatial representation in traditional drawing. Taking the virtual architectural model as subject, a drawing practice is developed ...
    • Drawing from voice: an exploration of sound in search of representational codes of the unseen

      Williams, Carolyn (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This project explores the unseen (that which is not considered) in relation to the idea of the existence of another dimension of language. It considers the possibility that, in regard to language, some essential component ...
    • Drawing on Experience: Somatic Representations of Moving Through the Landscape

      Harris, Geoff (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This investigation explores the transactional experience of moving through the landscape at speed. More specifically, the use of the continuous open skills involved in nature-sport activities to negotiate terrain and weather ...
    • Drawing on the domestic space: mapping from a feminine perspective

      Hansen, Miriam (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This practice-led visual arts project explores drawing as a creative act of subjectivity, whereby the materiality of drawing is posited as a surface on which to explore a position of ‘freedom to’, potentially exceeding the ...
    • The Dream Themes of the Suicidal Unconscious

      St John, Victoria (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      My Research question is “What are the themes in the dreams of a suicidal person?” This research aims to increase understanding of the state of mind of a person who is suicidal by examining their dream material. I ask, ...
    • Dreams as an experience: An exploration of meaning-making

      Heays, Deborah (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      Dreams are hard to pin down. They can be paradoxical: strikingly vivid, easily forgotten and hard to forget, apparently clear in meaning, and difficult to understand. This research study examines the lived experience of ...
    • Dress as ornament

      Lau, Kim (Auckland University of Technology, 2002)
      The approach to 'Dress as Ornament' is a specific focus on a subject that is broad and diverse. It is about design in dress as a messenger for the idea of excess through the details of ornamentation and focuses on the ...
    • Drillability of titanium alloy 6246

      Darsin, Mahros (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Titanium alloys are relatively new materials that have been used extensively, especially in aerospace applications. The main properties are: a high strength to weight ratio (three times that of steel), an ability to maintain ...
    • Drivers of Australian merger waves: industry shocks, mis-valuation and capital liquidity

      Porwal, Anmol (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The purpose of this thesis is to test the extended industry shock hypothesis, which accounts for a macro-economic capital liquidity element, in determining the drivers of merger waves. Various theories have been extended ...
    • Drivers of brand loyalty

      Vaernes, Trond (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      Increasing product similarities might have caused consumers to have difficulty in distinguishing between brands on the basis of functional and tangible attributers. However, interpersonal relationship factors such as love ...
    • Ducks, decorators, and the dialogical: an examination of approaches to information design

      Potter, Eden (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This study is concerned with approaches to the design of visual information. 
It examines the persistent influence that formalist design approaches have within the field of information design and suggests how, when used ...
    • Dwelling in architecture: design for a house for two strangers.

      Hanlen, M A (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This exegesis seeks to explicate the current Masters project Dwelling in Architecture. The design component of the project a House for Two Strangers seeks to design a hypothetical domestic dwelling for two unrelated domestic ...
    • Dying in print and despised online: New Zealand newspaper long-form in an online age

      Beston, Anne (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This case study explores New Zealand long-form journalism through ethnographic interviews with newspaper feature journalists. As a traditional form of print journalism that demands time of both journalist and reader, the ...
    • DynaCool - Simulating Efficient Liquid Cooling for Current and Next Generation Large Scale Data Centres

      Gowdra, Nidhi (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Energy consumption in Large Scale Data Centres (LSDC’s) doubled from 2000 to 2006 reaching 61 TerraWatt-hour (TWh) per year. Most power generation sources are sadly fossil fuelled, which is increasing the effects of ...
    • Dynamic algorithms for partially-sorted lists

      Ross, Kostya Kamalah (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The dynamic partial sorting problem asks for an algorithm that maintains lists of numbers under the link, cut and change value operations, and queries the sorted sequence of the k least numbers in one of the lists. We ...
    • Dynamic credit scoring using payment prediction

      Oetama, Raymond (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      Credit scoring is a common tool used by lenders in credit risk management. However, recent credit scoring methods are error-prone. Failures from credit scoring will significantly affect the next process, which is payment ...
    • Dynamic inventions

      Schipper, Alexander (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Dynamic Inventions is a practice-based art project about identity. It manifests itself via reflexive video installations that address its questions and concerns by immersing them in the dynamic of my exploratory process ...
    • Dynamic process of user adaptation to complex mandatory information systems

      Wanchai, Paweena (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The introduction of a complex system, such as an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, requires users to adapt to the simultaneous requirements of the new system and the associated organisational and business process ...
    • Dynamic Relationship Between Residential Prices and Stock Prices in New Zealand

      Pham, Vu Anh (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to examine the relationship between house prices and stock prices in New Zealand, using quarterly data from 1990 to 2016. Employing Cointegration and Granger Causality tests, Variance ...
    • Dynamic scheduling and planning parallel observations on large Radio Telescope Arrays with the Square Kilometre Array in mind

      Buchner, Johannes (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Scheduling, the task of producing a time table for resources and tasks, is well-known to be a difficult problem the more resources are involved (a NP-hard problem). This is about to become an issue in Radio astronomy as ...