• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Duregraph: Exploring Duration in the Post-photographic Image

      van Vliet, David (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      This practice-led research project artistically considers how experienced time might be perceived in manipulated photographic images. The inquiry is developed through a series of digital images whose content is renegotiated ...
    • 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 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 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 ...
    • Dynamic subscription based multi-transport intelligent gateway

      Bai, Shilin (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This research investigates a novel design for a software engine and associated data structures to implement a dynamically reconfigurable network gateway to integrate and control data flow among remote monitoring and control ...
    • The Dystopian Hunger & Other Games

      Myers, Esmée (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The Dystopian Hunger & Other Games is an exegesis that takes an auto-ethnographical approach to my creative work, Mindless. My exegesis investigates the expectations of its contemporary audience in films of the same genre. ...
    • E-business strategy and application in supply chain management by New Zealand SME wholesalers

      Yuen, Michelle Wun Cheng (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The aim of the research was to investigate the practice of e-business strategic planning and application amongst small to medium sized enterprises (SME) wholesalers for supply chain management (SCM). The extent to which ...
    • E-learning in the KSA: a taxonomy of learning methods in Saudi Arabia

      Alharbi, Ali (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      The advent and rapid advancement of the internet and the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure as a whole has greatly revolutionised the world. The presence of this advanced technology has facilitated ...
    • E-mail forensics: tracing and mapping digital evidence from IP address

      Ho, Wan Chung Cary (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The purpose of the thesis is to search for a suitable traceback method for use in email forensics when the source IP address is spoofed. To provide a simple and fast traceback method in email forensics, the hop count ...
    • Early Detection and Self-management of Long-term Conditions Using Wearable Technologies

      Baig, Mirza Mohsin (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Worldwide spending on the long-term or chronic care conditions is increasing to a point that requires immediate interventions and advancements to reduce the burden of the healthcare cost. Managing people with long-term ...
    • An Early Investigation of Infants Learning

      Cheung, Yin (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This research analyses and interprets psychological evidences of occlusion to investigate how an object could be represented and learnt that gives rise to infants' responses to the immediate environment from a computational ...
    • Early specialisation, sport participation volume and musculoskeletal injury in early adolescent New Zealand children

      McGowan, Jody Catherine (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Introduction. Adolescent sport participation has changed in New Zealand (NZ) over recent years with increasing opportunities for young children to follow specialised, intensive and highly structured sport pathways. There ...
    • Early warning signs in Software Projects

      Kothari, Mihir (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The software industry has been plagued by the staggering failure rate of projects, which have resulted in the loss of billions of dollars. The well known Chaos Report by the Standish Group declared that software projects ...
    • EBusiness systems innovation and change in the passenger airline industry

      Van de Zwaag, Frank (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      The purpose of the research is to identify to what degree the radical change and innovation of recent years in the passenger airline industry is driven and enabled by information and communication technology. The legacy ...