• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Darkness and Haven

      Tran, Nam (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      Despite being a common illness, the stigma against depression is still widespread and a common barrier for people to receive appropriate medical help. This is not helped by the representation of depression in popular media ...
    • Darkness Underneath

      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, ...
    • Data mining log file streams for the detection of anomalies

      Green, Brian (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Log files play an important part in the day to day running of many systems and services, allowing administrators and other users to gain insights into operational, performance or even security issues but it is now impractical ...
    • A Daunting Journey: Accessing a Lead Maternity Care Midwife

      Priday, Adrienne Desley (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      One outcome measure of quality maternity care is the rate of stillbirth and neonatal death. To enhance health outcomes for women and babies in New Zealand, the Ministry of Health and the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality ...
    • The dawn of new age tourism: An analysis of Aotearoa

      Pernecky, Tomas (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      This thesis studies New Age tourism and New Age tourists in New Zealand. In order to better understand this phenomenon, the research reviews literature pertaining to spirituality, religious tourism, pilgrimage and sacred ...
    • Dear diary: an investigation of emotionally engaging computer-game narratives

      Wang, Hengbo (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Beginning with an analysis of design principles utilised in the computer-game medium in relation to its interactive nature as well as other storytelling disciplines, this project aims to investigate how emotional narrative ...
    • Decentralized Solar Photovoltaic Distributed Generation Integrated with Blockchain Technology: A Case Study in Lagos

      Oyekola, Abigail (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      The energy industry is moving from the standard distribution energy grid to decentralised renewable energy distributed generation networks. Solar photovoltaic energy is an example of the latter method used to integrate ...
    • Decision support system modelling in perishable product industry

      Wei-Chi, Jia Bin (Tony) (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      Research reports on the benefits of information systems in the perishable goods industry are few in number. The potential for effective information management in better control, supply, storage and distribution, and to ...
    • Deconstructing workplace conflict resolution

      Harris, Andrew (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Conflict is a normal and natural aspect of life. Conflict becomes a problem in organisations when excessive levels of destructive conflict occur. Problematic levels of workplace conflict occur in approximately 10% of ...
    • Deep Learning Based Object Recognition from RGB-D Images

      Deng, Yandong (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      In the field of computer vision, image recognition has been developing for a long time. Text recognition, license plate recognition, etc. are already very mature technologies. In recent years, with the development of deep ...
    • Deep Learning Methods for Human Action Recognition

      Yu, Zeqi (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      Human action recognition from digital videos is a hot topic in the field of computer vision. It has a pretty assortment of applications in a myriad of fields such as video surveillance, human-computer interaction, visual ...
    • Deep Transfer Learning for Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles

      Singh, Simran Deep (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Autonomous driving has become a very interesting research problem for the deep learning domain. While Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAVs) have developed significantly over the last 10 years, there are still unresolved ...
    • Demographic characteristics of victims and offenders of stranger-perpetrated sexually motivated child abductions using a motor vehicle: a study of resolved incidents in New Zealand between 1987-2011

      Grant, Ariana (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Cases of child abduction with subsequent sexual assault (henceforth: CASSA) are very rare in New Zealand. However, when a child is abducted and the perpetrator is a stranger to the victim, it can be difficult for police ...
    • Demonstrating the Impact of High-fidelity Polarization Calibration on High-precision Pulsar Timing

      Rogers, Axl Floyd (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Pulsars are highly magnetised, rapidly rotating neutron stars most frequently observed in radio wavelengths as their emitted beam path crosses an observer's line-of-sight. Millisecond pulsars (MSPs) demonstrate exceptional ...