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  • Bagging ensemble selection

    Sun, Quan; Pfahringer, Bernhard (Springer, 2011)
    Ensemble selection has recently appeared as a popular ensemble learning method, not only because its implementation is fairly straightforward, but also due to its excellent predictive performance on practical problems. The ...
  • Becoming PBRF-able: Research assessment and education in New Zealand

    Middleton, Sue (Sense Publishers, 2009)
    It seems ironic that, designed as they are to quantify, evaluate and reward the research quantum of academic institutions, departments and individuals, research assessment exercises have themselves become objects of their ...
  • Bicultural perspectives on Māori legal research

    Mackinnon, Jacquelin (LexisNexis NZ Limited, 2007)
    Increasingly, legal research projects undertaken at law school or in practice will involve Māori custom law and/or tikanga Māori.' The role of both Māori custom law and tikanga Māori is most evident in the work of the Māori ...
  • Bilingual Education in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Hill, Richard Kenneth (Springer, 2017)
    Bilingual education in the context of New Zealand is now over 30 years old. The two largest linguistic minority groups involved in this type of education – the Indigenous Māori and Pasifika peoples of Samoan, Tongan, Cook ...
  • Biomass estimation of invasive fish

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Brijs, Jeroen; Daniel, Adam Joshua; Morgan, Dai K.J.; Ling, Nicholas (Lake Ecosystem Restoration New Zealand (LERNZ) & Department of Conservation, 2015)
    Invasive fish have a variety of effects on indigenous fish communities and freshwater ecosystems generally, and the magnitude of these effects is partly dependent on invasive fish biomass. For example, a koi carp biomass ...
  • Blue-lip'd cannibal ladies: The allure of the exotic in the illicit Resolution Journal of Gunner John Marra

    Ryan, Tom (Auckland Art Gallery, 2001)
    Discusses the history and content of the “Journal of the Resolution’s Voyage”, an unauthorized and illicitly published account of Cook’s second voyage of exploration in the Antipodes, by Gunner John Marra of the Resolution’s crew.
  • Borderline bodies

    Johnston, Lynda (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002)
    This chapter is about borders that are made and broken at gay pride parades. Specifically, I examine the discursive and material borders maintained in tourism discourse. Binary oppositions such as self/other, straight/gay, ...
  • Carbon storage and DNA absorption in allophanic soils and paleosols

    Huang, Yu-Tuan; Lowe, David J.; Churchman, G. Jock; Schipper, Louis A.; Rawlence, Nicolas J.; Cooper, Alan (Springer, New York, 2014)
    Andisols and andic paleosols dominated by the nanocrystalline mineral allophane sequester large amounts of carbon (C), attributable mainly to its chemical bonding with charged hydroxyl groups on the surface of allophane ...
  • Catnesses

    Legg, Catherine (Carus Publishing Company, 2008)
    An introduction to cat metaphysics.
  • Changing the acculturation conversation: Indigenous cultural reclamation in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Dudgeon, Pat; Darlaston-Jones, Dawn; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Pe-Pua, Rogelia; Tran, Le Nhat; Rouhani, Lobna (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
    In constructing this chapter the authors make a claim for an Indigenous perspective that is grounded in decolonisation, the struggle for social justice, cultural reclamation and the development of Indigenous kowledges. ...
  • Children learning outside the classroom

    Milne, Louise (Routledge, 2017)
    Learning outside the classroom has the potential to extend a child's technological knowledge and promote design solutions to real-world problems. When a visit involves making a chocolate gift to celebrate Mother's Day, ...
  • Claiming space in sport: Opening wide the doors to sporting success

    Bruce, Toni (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2008)
    With a new millennium comes time to reflect on where we have been and where we are going. There are many stories of New Zealand sportswomen’s success that should be celebrated, and there is little doubt that visibility, ...
  • Classification

    Witten, Ian H. (Springer, 2009)
    In Classification learning, an algorithm is presented with a set of classified examples or ‘‘instances’’ from which it is expected to infer a way of classifying unseen instances into one of several ‘‘classes’’. Instances ...
  • Combining models for interactive system modelling

    Bowen, Judy; Reeves, Steve (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
    Our approach for modelling interactive systems has been to develop models for the interface and interaction which are lightweight but with an underlying formal semantics. Combined with traditional formal methods to describe ...
  • Commentary to Gloria Quiñones and Marilyn Fleer: "Visual Vivencias"

    White, Elizabeth Jayne (Springer, 2011)
    On my initial reading of this chapter I was struck by its clarity in relation to the research journey that unfolds about a young Mexican boy, Cesar, and his homework activity through the employment of analytical snapshots ...
  • Community engagement: managers’ viewpoints

    Hanlen, Patricia (Sydney University Press, 2011)
    Managers are invaluable for their support of fieldwork placement for social work students. This chapter examines factors that influence managers’ decision-making towards student placement provision, a role which has ...
  • Conclusion: Relationships of interdependence—Making the difference together

    Berryman, Mere (NZCER Press, 2015)
    This chapter begins by taking a brief look at New Zealand history. It then presents two different Māori whakataukī as metaphors, both to reconnect to the beginning of the book and also to make connections throughout the ...
  • Conifer-angiosperm interactions: Physiological ecology and life history.

    Lusk, Christopher H. (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2011)
    Worldwide, conifers are most successful on sites subject to chronic stresses that limit productivity (low temperatures, nutrient poverty, poor drainage). They are poorly represented in the lowland tropics but are often ...
  • Conquering the Virtual Public': Jean-Paul Sartre's La tribune des temps modernes and the Radio in France

    Moody, A (Bloomsbury, 2014)
    On the evening of Monday, 21 October 1947, La Tribune de Paris – a daily radio programme that provided a forum for discussion and analysis of current events – gave over its nightly news review, from 8:30 to 8:50, to ...
  • A contextualized report on the impact of pre-service training on language teachers in Taiwan

    Johnson, Diane (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015)
    The beliefs and practices of contemporary language teachers who have undergone professional training are expected to reflect some of the major changes and developments that have been reported in the literature on language ...