• Nasal air-conditioning during breathing therapy

      White, DE; Al-Jumaily, AM; Bartley, J; Somervell, A (Bentham Science Publishers, 2011)
      It has been reported that continuous positive airway pressure therapy introduces negative nasal side-effects including sneezing, itching, nasal dryness, nasal congestion and/or a runny nose. As these symptoms are suggestive ...
    • Nasal air-conditioning during N-CPAP therapy

      White, DE; Al-Jumaily, AM; Bartley, J (Medical Sciences Congress, 2010)
      Over 40% of people who undertake n-CPAP breathing therapy report problems of rhinitis or nasal congestion despite not having these symptoms prior to treatment. Heated humidification is often used to condition inhaled air ...
    • Nasal morphology and blood flow during augmented air pressure breathing therapies

      White, DE; Al-Jumaily, AM; Bartley, J; Lu, J; Hankin, RKS (AUT University, 2011)
      Air delivered under augmented pressure during breathing therapy normally requires external humidification in order to avoid upper airways dryness and discomfort. Nasal heat and water flux between air and mucosa is dynamically ...
    • Natural convection heat loss from a partly open cubic enclosure

      Anderson, T; Norris, SE (Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 2016)
      Natural convection heat transfer in enclosures is an area that has particular significance to a wide range of applications. However, heat transfer from enclosures with openings to the surroundings, such as open windows in ...
    • Natural convection heat loss from an open room

      Anderson, T; Gillen, JC; Norris, SE (Australian PV Institute (APVI), 2014)
      Natural convection heat transfer in enclosures is an area that has particular significance to a wide range of applications. However natural convection heat transfer from enclosures with openings to the surroundings, such ...
    • Natural convection heat transfer in façade integrated solar concentrators

      Piratheepan, M; Anderson, T (Elsevier, 2015)
      The use of facade (wall) integrated concentrating solar collectors is an area of developing interest within the field of energy-efficient building technology. One way of achieving such a device could be through the use of ...
    • Natural convection heat transfer in V-trough solar concentrators

      Anderson, TN (Springer, 2013)
      Abstract The use of V-trough concentrators offers a simple approach to increasing the radiation incident on a solar receiver; this is particularly useful for increasing the temperature in thermal systems. However in order ...
    • The nature of embedded purchasing activities in SMEs – results from a Dutch multiple case study

      Hagelaar, G; Staal, A; Holman, R; Walhof, G (IPSERA, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Amsterdam University, 2015)
      Aims: identify and explain purchasing-oriented patterns in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) via case study research. Scope: Using a conceptual framework and empirical research this article proposes a series ...
    • Navigating the wilds of industrial optimisation

      Wilson, DI (School of Engineering, AUT University, 2012)
      The continual search for solutions that are better, faster and more efficient is second nature to all engineers. This activity is known as optimisation. But industrial optimisation problems are like the mythical beast, the ...
    • Neurocomputation as brain inspired informatics: methods, systems, applications

      Kasabov, N (Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, 2013)
      Neuromputation is concerned with methods, systems and applications inspired by the principles of information processing in the brain. The talk presents a brief overview of methods of neurocomputation, including: traditional ...
    • Neurocomputing for spatio-/spectro temporal pattern recognition and early event prediction: methods, systems, applications

      Kasabov, N (Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), 2013)
      The talk presents a brief overview of contemporary methods for neurocomputation, including: evolving connections systems (ECOS) and evolving neuro-fuzzy systems [1]; evolving spiking neural networks (eSNN) [2-5]; evolutionary ...
    • Nga iwi o Ngapuhi membership system: relationship management and relational design

      Clear, Tony; Charkova, R.; Lin, A.; Lomax, T. (NACCQ, 2004)
      This paper reviews a capstone project undertaken by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) students to develop a tribal membership register for Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi. The initial scope of the project incorporated a ...
    • NL-based automated software requirements elicitation and specification

      Umber, A; Bajwa, IS; Naeem, MA (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011)
      This paper presents a novel approach to automate the process of software requirements elicitation and specification. The software requirements elicitation is perhaps the most important phase of software development as a ...
    • Non-informative reparameterisations for location-scale mixtures

      Lee, J; Kamary, K; Robert, CP (Cornell University Library, 2016)
      While mixtures of Gaussian distributions have been studied for more than a century (Pearson, 1894), the construction of a reference Bayesian analysis of those models still remains unsolved, with a general prohibition of ...
    • Non-linear Steering Control of Submersible Vehicle

      Popovich, N; Singh, RR (North Atlantic University Union (NAUN), 2016)
      In this paper a mathematical model for the steering control system of submersible vehicle is presented. System has been analysed with numerical and graph-analytical methods. Different types of controllers: P, PI, PD and ...
    • Non-redundant rare itemset generation

      Koh, YS; Pears, R (Australian Computer Society (ACS), 2009)
      Rare itemsets are likely to be of great interest because they often relate to high-impact transactions which may give rise to rules of great practical signi cance. Research into the rare association rule mining problem has ...
    • Novel diaphragm based stirling cryocooler

      Caughley, AJ; Tucker, A; Gschwendtner, M; Sellier, M (American Institute of Physics, 2012)
      Industrial Research Ltd has developed a unique diaphragm-based pressure wave generator technology for employment in pulse tube and Stirling cryocoolers. The system uses a pair of metal diaphragms to separate the clean ...
    • A Novel Method for Decentralised Peer-to-peer Software License Validation Using Cryptocurrency Blockchain Technology

      Litchfield, ATM; Herbert, J (Australian Computer Society (ACS), 2015)
      Protecting software copyright has been an issue since the late 1970’s, and software license validation has been a primary method employed in an attempt to minimise software piracy and protect software copyright. This paper ...
    • A novel network selection mechanism for vehicle-to-infrastructure communication

      Ndashimye, E; Sarkar, NI; Ray, SK (IEEE, 2016)
      The commercial deployment of 5G networks require heterogeneous multi-tier, multiple radio access technologies (RATs) to support vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication with diversified services. Vehicles may need to ...
    • Novel parameter-based flexure bearing design method

      Amoedo, S; Thebaud, E; Gschwendtner, M; White, D (Elsevier, 2016)
      A parameter study was carried out on the design variables of a flexure bearing to be used in a Stirling engine with a fixed axial displacement and a fixed outer diameter. A design method was developed in order to assist ...