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  • A Mobile Augmented Memory Aid for people with Traumatic Brain Injury

    Chang, Su-Ping Carole (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when an external mechanical force traumatically injures the brain. The 2010/2011 population-based study shows that the total incidence of TBI in New Zealand has increased to 790 per ...
  • Anonymous Mobile Service Collaboration

    Zhao, Chao (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Since the advent of mobile devices, a large amount of Applications (Apps) have been released to offer compatible services to satisfy the different needs of users all over the world, especially location-aware services, which ...
  • Augmenting Autobiographical Memory: An Approach Based on Cognitive Psychology

    Schweer, Andrea (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This thesis investigates how an interactive software system can support a person in remembering their past experiences and information related to these experiences. It proposes design recommendations for augmented ...
  • Capturing Situational Context in an Augmented Memory System

    Alallah, Jehan Shoie (University of Waikato, 2011)
    Bookmarking a moment is a new approach being introduced to capture past experience and insert information into an augmented memory system. This idea is inspired from the concept of the bookmark in web browsers. Semi-automatic ...
  • CatchIt: Capturing Cues of Bookmarked Moment to Feed Digital Parrot

    Alyamani, Hasan Jamal (University of Waikato, 2012)
    CatchIt is a mobile application which aims to capture information about moments in a user’s life in a semi-automatic way. The captured moments are then ready to be fed into an augmented memory system for later retrieval. In ...
  • Co-browsing the Greenstone digital library collection

    Alzahrani, Saad Ghorom (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Context: Social interaction is an important aspect of a successful web page. Social network sites attract many people worldwide. The social interaction aspect is missing from digital libraries, including the Greenstone ...
  • Collaborative and Social Interaction within Groups of Patrons in Academic and Public Libraries: Implications for Digital Libraries

    Alqurashi, Hayat (University of Waikato, 2014)
    This Master’s thesis investigates patrons’ information-seeking behaviour in physical libraries. Information available to meet patron’s information needs, and constraints that limit the use of this information have been ...
  • Document DNA: Distributed Content-Centered Provenance Data Tracking

    Rinck, Michael (University of Waikato, 2015)
    This thesis presents a new content-centered approach to provenance data tracking: the Document DNA. Knowledge workers are overwhelmed as they find it hard to structure, maintain, and find re-used content within their ...
  • Evolution of documents - Information and Data objects

    Jose, Appu Mathew (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The vast amount of data leading to the digital data explosion highlights the fact that the current data definition needs a change as the current systems are unable to track the evolution in a document over time without ...
  • Exploring Community-Based Health Care Using Mobile Applications

    Khong, Emily Bo-Yu (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Chronic illness are conditions that last for a long period of time, and these illnesses require a substantial amount of medical treatment and attention from the hospitals and carers. Unfortunately the limited health resources ...
  • Human-centred workplace: Re-finding physical document in an office workplace

    Dighe, Amay (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Today’s typical busy schedules make it difficult for people to keep track, organize and search the documents they keep in their own office workplace. The consequences of less organized offices are often that people lose ...
  • Investigating Tools and Methods for Data Capture of Forestry Workers

    Griffiths, Christopher John Gilder (University of Waikato, 2016)
    The forestry industry in New Zealand has been in the spotlight for many years due to its poor health and safety record. Workplace locations are often remote requiring extended travel times and worksites rarely offer any ...
  • Keeping track of electronic reading material

    Alanazi, Mohammed Subhi (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Because reading electronically has become widespread, keeping track of the wide range of material one reads has become a problem. To explore this issue, a user study was conducted concerning how people keep track of the ...
  • KidsQuestions: Assisting Children’s Digital Information Seeking

    Vanderschantz, Nicholas (University of Waikato, 2016)
    The work presented in this thesis aims at supporting children’s digital information seeking. Children are known to have difficulties effectively using the information technologies that are available to them. We hypothesize ...
  • A location-based audio book reader

    Peng, Sanhong (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The ability to display text on mobile devices has been progressively improved during the last decade with the growth in use of mobile devices. Recently, the e-book reader has been incorporated into travel tourism. In this ...
  • Personal Semantic Timeframe

    Alahmari, Muteeb Saad (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Human memories are often not grouped around objective times and places but rather guided by subjective perception of these dimensions. Various techniques are used to recall personal information such as remembering names, ...
  • Questions And Answers: Exploring Mobile User Needs

    Su-Ping (Carole), Chang (University of Waikato, 2011)
    The users of mobile devices increasingly use networked services to address their information needs. Questions asked by mobile users are strongly influenced by context factors, such as location and user activity. However ...
  • Semantic In-Network Complex Event Processing for an Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Network

    Kasi, Mumraiz Khan (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of spatially distributed sensor nodes that perform monitoring tasks in a region and the gateway nodes that provide the acquired sensor data to the end user. With advances in the WSN ...
  • User-guided Disambiguation for Semantic-enriched Search

    Ren, Xinning (University of Waikato, 2015)
    In this thesis, we develop, implement and evaluate a strategy for user-guided disambiguation for semantic-enriched search. We use the prototype system Capisco that combines some features of traditional text-based search ...