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Browsing Computing and Mathematical Sciences Papers by Submit Date

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Browsing Computing and Mathematical Sciences Papers by Submit Date

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  • Hinze, Annika; Taube-Schock, Craig; Bainbridge, David; Matamua, Rangi; Downie, J. Stephen (ACM, 2015)
    With 13,000,000 volumes comprising 4.5 billion pages of text, it is currently very difficult for scholars to locate relevant sets of documents that are useful in their research from the HathiTrust Digital Libary (HTDL) ...
  • Bravo-Márquez, Felipe; Frank, Eibe; Pfahringer, Bernhard (ACM, 2015)
    In this article, we propose a word-level classification model for automatically generating a Twitter-specific opinion lexicon from a corpus of unlabelled tweets. The tweets from the corpus are represented by two vectors: ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Littlewood, Haley; Bainbridge, David (Springer, 2015)
    This demo paper introduces an editor for manual annotation of locations in digital books, using a crowd-sourcing approach. It is the first of its kind and allows book lovers and literary travel enthusiasts to annotate the ...
  • Cunningham, Sally Jo; Nichols, David M.; Hinze, Annika; Bowen, Judy (Springer, 2015)
    We analyze a set of 35 autoethnographies of news encounters, created by students in New Zealand. These comprise rich descriptions of the news sources, modalities, topics of interest, and news ‘routines’ by which the students ...
  • Rau, Michael M.; Seitz, Stella; Frank, Eibe; Brimioulee, Fabrice; Friedrich, Oliver; Gruen, Daniel; Hoyle, Ben (Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy P - Oxford Open Option A, 2015)
    We introduce an ordinal classification algorithm for photometric redshift estimation, which significantly improves the reconstruction of photometric redshift probability density functions (PDFs) for individual galaxies and ...
  • Li, Xin; Joshi, Chaitanya; Tan, Alan Y.S.; Ko, Ryan K.L. (IEEE, 2015)
    Progger, a kernel-spaced cloud data provenance logger which provides fine-grained data activity records, was recently developed to empower cloud stakeholders to trace data life cycles within and across clouds. Progger logs ...
  • Litvinenko, Yuri E.; Effenberger, Frederic; Schlickeiser, Reinhard (IOP Sciences, 2015)
    Diffusive cosmic-ray transport in nonuniform large-scale magnetic fields in the presence of boundaries is considered. Reflecting and absorbing boundary conditions are derived for a modified telegraph equation with a ...
  • Hawthorn, Ian; Guo, Yue (NZMS, 2015)
    Two measures of how near an arbitrary function between groups is to being a homomorphism are considered. These have properties similar to conjugates and commutators. The authors show that there is a rich theory based on ...
  • Delbourgo, Daniel (NZ Mathematical Society, 2015)
    We prove the exceptional zero conjecture is true for semistable elliptic curves E/Q over number fields of the form F(e²ⁿⁱ⁄qⁿ, ∆₁¹⁄qⁿ , . . . , ∆₁¹⁄ⁿd) where F is a totally real field, and the split multiplicative prime p ...
  • Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2015)
    This article makes the case for a digital library based on a crowdsourcing approach for musicology. At its heart, the argument draws upon ideas present in the popular music video TV show Pop-Up Video, a format devised in ...
  • Buchanan, George; Hinze, Annika (Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. (ACM), 2005)
    Users of modern digital libraries (DLs) can keep themselves up-to-date by searching and browsing their favorite collections, or more conveniently by resorting to an alerting service. The alerting service notifies its clients ...
  • Luz, Saturnino; Masoodian, Masood (ACM, 2014)
    This study investigates the readability (interpretability) of information presented on a geographical map onto which a semi-transparent multivariate selection layer has been overlaid. The investigation is based on an ...
  • Laughlin, Daniel C.; Joshi, Chaitanya (Elsevier, 2015)
    Every species on Earth fills a unique environmental niche that is driven, in part, by the process of environmental filtering, where the adaptive value of the functional traits of individuals determine their fitness within ...
  • Hocking, Graeme Charles; Forbes, Lawrence K.; Stokes, Tim E. (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
    The steady, axisymmetric flow induced by a point sink (or source) submerged in an unbounded inviscid fluid is computed. The resulting deformation of the free surface is obtained, and a limit of steady solutions is found ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Junmanee, Saijai (Gesellschaft fur Informatik, 2005)
    An advanced mobile tourist information system delivers information about sights and events on a tourists travel route. The system should be personalized in its interaction with the tourist. Data that can be used for ...
  • Al-Anazi, Mohammed; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, 2014)
    This paper discusses optionsfor tracking academic reading material and introduces a personal digital library solution. We combined and extended the open source projects Zotero and Greenstone such that material can be easily ...
  • Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Hinze, Annika; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, 2014)
    This paper explores how families select books for leisure reading. We recruited 17 families (adults and children) for this study, and spent time with each in both bookshops and public libraries. Our research aims to add ...
  • Timpany, Claire; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Hinze, Annika; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Wright, Kristy (Springer, 2014)
    We report on a study of children and parents shared reading of interactive printed books. We investigated the differences between books with interactive features and books with expressive typography in order to evaluate ...
  • Littlewood, Haley; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, 2014)
    Even though libraries have been offering eBooks for more than a decade, very little is known about eBook access and consumption in academic library collections. This paper addresses this gap with a log analysis study of ...
  • Schlegel, Alexa; Hesse, Ralf; Hinze, Annika (Gesellschaft für Informatik, 2012)
    Automatically creating semantic enrichments for text may lead to annotations that allow for excellent recall but poor precision. Manual enrichment is potentially more targeted, leading to greater precision. We aim to support ...