• Determining the magnitude of transaction costs in construction procurement systems: an exploratory study

      Rajeh, M; Tookey, JE; Rotimi, J.O.B. (World Building Congress, 2013)
      Transaction cost economics (TCE) has traditionally examined customer-supplier relationships in the context of contractual arrangements. This enables the development of appropriate strategies, such as long-term agreements ...
    • Developing activity cycled based diagram for simulating a bridge construction operation

      Zaeri, F; Rotimi, JOB (New Zealand Built Environment Research, 2014)
      Proper planning and control of activities on a construction project is central to successful performance. However the planning function is cumbersome due to the inherent features of construction operations such as high ...
    • Developing novice researchers understandings of research

      Clear, Tony; Young, A. (NACCQ, 2001)
      This paper reports progress from an action research programme to develop an active research community amongst New Zealand computing educators. Since 1998 the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ) ...
    • Development of a 1:1 Scale True Perception Virtual Reality System for design review in automotive industry

      Shao, F; Robotham, AJ; Hon, KK (Aston Business School, 2012)
      The recent improvements of Virtual Reality (VR) technologies makes it feasible for automotive design reviews to be carried out in a virtual world. Design review with virtual prototypes could reduce costs by eliminating the ...
    • Development of a Diaphragm Stirling Cryocooler

      Caughley, A; Sellier, M; Tucker, A; Gschwendtner, M (International Cryocooler Conference, 2014)
      Callaghan Innovation, formerly Industrial Research Ltd, has developed a novel free-piston Stirling cryocooler concept using metal diaphragms. The concept uses a pair of metal diaphragms to seal and suspend the displacer ...
    • Development of a high frequency pulse tube

      Emery, N; Caughley, A; Glasson, N; Tucker, A; Gschwendtner, M (Scholarly Materials And Research @ Georgia Tech, 2010)
      A single-stage pulse tube cryocooler has been designed and fabricated to provide cooling at 50 K for a high temperature superconducting magnet. Sage software was used to design the pulse tube, with a predicted 25 W of ...
    • Development of a low cost photovoltaic/thermal solar concentrator for building integration (BIPVTC)

      Kunnemeyer, R; Duke, M; Anderson, TN; Carson, JK (Australian Solar Energy Society Ltd, 2011)
      The idea of concentrating solar energy to increase the output of photovoltaic and solar thermal collectors is an area that has received significant attention. However, the use of solar concentrators that form part of a ...
    • Development of a solar-powered liquid piston Stirling refrigerator

      Langdon-Arms, S; Gschwendtner, M; Neumaier, M (Elsevier, 2017)
      The objective of this research project is to develop a solar-powered refrigerator in the lower capacity range of up to 5 kW of cooling power. With the use of liquid pistons and one of the most efficient thermodynamic cycles ...
    • Development of environmental monitoring system with wireless sensor networks

      Ghobakhlou, A; Zandi, S; Sallis, P (Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2011)
      Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) technology is becoming increasingly popular, particularly as applied to a variety of monitoring and tracking applications. Recent developments and advances in both information processing and ...
    • Development of SCM competencies in construction: lessons learned from New Zealand

      Ying, FJ; Tookey, J; Roberti, H (Queensland University of Technology, 2014)
      The construction industry, which contributes around 5 percent to gross domestic product, is a vitally important industry in New Zealand. With over 50,000 businesses, the construction industry is the third largest industry ...
    • Development of the compact VLBI system for calibrating GNSS and EDM devices

      Ichikawa, R; Ishii, A; Takiguchi, H; Takefuji, K; Ujihara, H; Koyama, Y; Kondo, T; Kurihara, S; Miura, Y; Kawabata, R; Kokado, K; Machida, M; Takashima, K; Fujisaku, J; Tanimoto, D; Nozawa, K (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 2010)
      We are developing a compact VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry) system with 1.6 m diameter aperture dish in order to provide reference baseline lengths for calibration. The reference baselines are used to validate ...
    • Diffuse Solar Potential of Facades in an Urban Context Under Different Sky Conditions

      ur Rehman, N; Anderson, T; Nates, R (Australian PV Institute (APVI), 2018)
      This paper presents an advance in a method to evaluate the diffuse solar potential on facades in the urban environment. The proposed method is suitable to work in both the isotropic and anisotropic sky conditions. It employs ...
    • Digitising New Zealand wine regions: an initial investigation

      Shanmuganathan, S (Digital Earth Summit, 2012)
      New Zealand’s climate and soil or the “ Terroir” along with carefully selected suitable grape varieties or the “Cultiva” that allow the varieties to only just ripe have made the country’s wine regions world famous over the ...
    • Dimensions of distance learning for computer education

      Clear, Tony; Meyer, J.; varden, S.; Rugeli, J. (ACM, 2000)
      In this paper, we explore what is variously termed distance learning (DL), asynchronous, online, Web-based, and Web-supported learning in terms of how it can support and perhaps even improve the fields of education involving ...
    • Disaster E-Health Framework for Community Resilience

      Norris, A; Gonzalez, J; Martinez, S; Parry, D (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2018)
      Disaster management and the health sector ought to be natural allies, but there are few examples of the collaborative planning and application of disaster healthcare involving emergency managers and care practitioners. The ...
    • Disaster e-Health: A New Paradigm for Collaborative Healthcare in Disasters

      Parry, D; Norris, A; Madanian, S; Martinez,, S; Labaka, L; Gonzalez, JJ (Centre for Integrated Emergency Management, the University of Agder, 2015)
      Disaster management and disaster medicine are well-established disciplines for responding to disasters and providing care for individuals whose health and wellbeing has been affected. However, these disciplines have different ...
    • Disciplined design practices: a role for refactoring in software engineering?

      Clear, Tony (ACM, 2005)
      Reflecting upon the recent experience of teaching our undergraduate software engineering course has caused me to revisit several questions at the core of the discipline. What is the essence of software design, how should ...
    • Discovering diverse association rules from multidimensional schema

      Usman, M; Pears R; Fong, A (Elsevier, 2013)
      The integration of data mining techniques with data warehousing is gaining popularity due to the fact that both disciplines complement each other in extracting knowledge from large datasets. However, the majority of ...
    • A Distributed Machine Learning Approach for the Secondary Voltage Control of an Islanded Micro-Grid

      Al Karim, M; Currie, J; Lie, T (IEEE, 2016)
      Balancing the active and the reactive power in a stand-alone micro-grid is a critical task. A micro-grid without energy storage capability is even more vulnerable to stability issues. This paper investigates a distributed ...
    • Distributed Relational Database Performance in Cloud Computing: an Investigative Study

      Litchfield, A; Althwab, A; Sharma, C (AIS, 2017)
      Weak points in major relational database systems in a Cloud Computing environment, in which the nodes were geographically distant, are identified. The study questions whether running databases in the Cloud provides operational ...