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  • Accounting information systems as knowledge-objects: Some effects of objectualization

    Lowe, Alan (2000-08)
    This paper will outline a research methodology informed by theorists who have contributed to actor network theory (ANT). Research informed from such a perspective recognises the constitutive role of accounting systems in ...
  • Accuracy bounds for ensembles under 0 - 1 loss.

    Bouckaert, Remco R. (Dept. of Computer Science, 2002-06-01)
    This paper is an attempt to increase the understanding in the behavior of ensembles for discrete variables in a quantitative way. A set of tight upper and lower bounds for the accuracy of an ensemble is presented for wide ...
  • Adam Porter: a miner who became a ‘self-made man’

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Adam Porter won the accolade of being a ‘self-made man’ because of rising from humble beginnings in Scotland. After arriving in New Zealand, aged 12, and working hard for some years, he joined the South Island gold rushes ...
  • Adaptive models of English text

    Teahan, W.J.; Cleary, John G. (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 1997-11)
    High quality models of English text with performance approaching that of humans is important for many applications including spelling correction, speech recognition, OCR, and encryption. A number of different statistical ...
  • Advanced recommendations in a mobile tourist information system

    Junmanee, Saijai; Hinze, Annika (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 2005-01-01)
    An advanced tourist information provider system delivers information regarding sights and events on their users' travel route. In order to give sophisticated personalized information about tourist attractions to their ...
  • Agglomeration externalities and 1981-2006 regional growth in Brazil

    Matlaba, Valente José; Holmes, Mark J.; McCann, Philip; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, 2012-06)
    This paper focuses on manufacturing employment growth across the 26 states of Brazil. We employ the Glaeser et al. (1992) approach to identify the role played by knowledge externalities in growth and convergence. To assess ...
  • Agglomeration externalities, innovation and regional growth: Theoretical perspectives and meta-analysis

    de Groot, Henri L. F.; Poot, Jacques; Smit, Martijn J. (2008-02)
    Technological change and innovation and are central to the quest for regional development. In the globally-connected knowledge-driven economy, the relevance of agglomeration forces that rely on proximity continues to ...
  • Aihe Pepene

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Sharing the same illustrious whakapapa as his brother Reha Aperahama, Aihe Pepene was prominent when living in the Thames district before settling at Te Aroha in 1878. When speculators tried to acquire the Thames foreshore ...
  • Airport surface access strategies and targets

    Francis, Graham; Humphreys, Ian; Ison, Stephen; Aldridge, Kelly (Dept. of Accounting Working Paper Series, 2004-09)
    Airport surface access is increasingly seen as a major problem not only in the UK but worldwide given its impact in terms of both traffic congestion and environmental degradation. In 1998 the UK Government published a White ...
  • Akuhata Koropango Lipsey

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The eldest son of George and Ema Lipsey, Augie, as he was known, was most notable, and popular, as a sportsman. A good rugby player in his youth, he later became a keen golfer. As well, he owned and raced horses, an interest ...
  • Akuhata Mokena: Eldest son of Mokena Hou

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Akuhata Mokena was recorded as being the first child of Mokena Hou and Rina. By the early 1860s he was living at the northern boundary of the Aroha Block as well as at Puriri, where he dug kauri gum. From 1857 to 1868 he ...
  • Alexander Mackay: a prospector and miner in Hauraki

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    A Scot, trained as a carpenter, Alexander Mackay was a prospector and miner for most of his life. After fighting in the Waikato War, he went to the new Thames gold field, where he invested in and worked in several mines. ...
  • Alfred Henry Whitehouse; a bootmaker who became a pioneer of New Zealand films

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    In December 1880, Alfred Henry Whitehouse set himself up in business in Te Aroha as its ‘Pioneer Bootmaker’. He had a very small involvement in local mining. As well as making boots and shoes, he tried to earn more money ...
  • An algorithm for the synthesis of least restrictive controllable supervisors for extended finite-state machines

    Malik, Robi; Teixeira, Marcelo (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2016)
    This working paper proposes an algorithm for the synthesis of modular supervisors using extended finite-state machines, i.e., state machines with variables and guards on the transitions. Synthesis is performed by iteratively ...
  • Alice Grey Nicholls, daughter of William, and her husband, Charles John Dearle

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Alice Grey Nicholls was the ‘half-caste’ daughter of a Pakeha Maori, William Nicholls. She would marry a Pakeha and have several children, losing her only son but bringing up a family of daughters, who all received a Pakeha ...
  • Analysis of cow culling with a machine learning workbench

    DeWar, Rhys; McQueen, Robert J. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1995-01)
    This report discusses the use of machine learning tools to examine datasets extracted from a database of dairy cows. The objective of the study was to investigate whether these machine learning tools could extract meaningful ...
  • An analysis of provincial prices in New Zealand: 1885-1913

    Oxley, Les; Sadetskaya, Ekaterina (University of Waikato, 2013-10)
    The paper discusses the construction of a new Consumer Price Index (CPI) for New Zealand, 1885-1913, based upon aggregation of data from the four largest provincial districts: Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Wellington. ...
  • An analysis of usage of a digital library

    Jones, Steve; Cunningham, Sally Jo; McNab, Rodger J. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1998-06)
    As experimental digital library testbeds gain wider acceptance and develop significant user bases, it becomes important to investigate the ways in which users interact with the systems in practice. Transaction logs are one ...
  • Analyzing library collections with starfield visualizations

    Sánchez, J. Alfredo; Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M.; Silva, Nabani N. (Department of Computer Science, 2004-01-01)
    This paper presents a qualitative and formative study of the uses of a starfield-based visualization interface for analysis of library collections. The evaluation process has produced feedback that suggests ways to ...
  • Ani Jane Lipsey and Alexander Watson Edwards

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Ani Lipsey, the eldest daughter of George and Ema, was well educated. Her Scottish husband, who settled in Te Aroha in the 1880s, had been apprenticed as a draper, an occupation he followed in both Australia and then New ...