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  • Bringing the real world into economic analyses of land use value: Incorporating spatial complexity

    Bateman, Ian J. (Elsevier, 2009)
    The paper reviews recent developments in the incorporation of real-world spatial issues into the economic appraisal of land use change. The opening discussion introduces non-economists to the concepts underpinning the ...
  • Bringing violence into the open

    Smith, Kelly (2019)
    This paper shows the situation of family violence in New Zealand, reasons for failure to report of violence, and how to prevent it.
  • British Women Travellers And The Harems: Liberties, Enslavement and Domesticity

    Ammar, Hiba (University of Waikato, 2013)
    This thesis examines the complex perspective of a woman traveller. Wortley Montagu, Martineau, Burton and their contemporaries, represented the harem through various lenses. The Oriental harem has fascinated Western ...
  • Broadening telematic electroacoustic music by affective rendering and embodied real-time data sonification

    Whalley, Ian (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2014)
    Often played in traditional music performance formats, much recent telematic electroacoustic music focuses on the relationships between people/machines and geographically distributed cultures/spaces/players, and/or it ...
  • Brocard's problem and variations

    Liu, Yi (University of Waikato, 2013)
    This thesis examines the work which has been done on Brocard’s problem which is to study solutions to n! + 1 = x², and related problems of the form n! = f(x) or n! = f(x, y), where f is a polynomial with integer ...
  • Brokering practices among international EAL students at a New Zealand university

    Lee, Sherrie (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    The numbers of international students enrolled in higher education in Anglophone countries have increased in the past decade, with the majority of students originating from Asian countries such as China. While it is in the ...
  • Brown bodies, white coats: Postcolonialism, Māori women, and science

    McKinley, Elizabeth (The University of Waikato, 2003)
    This project investigates the historical construction of 'Māori woman' and the constitution of the subjectivities of Maori women scientists today. The central question that is raised by the thesis is 'Do discourses of ...
  • Brown bullhead catfish (ameiurus nebulosus) in Lake Taupo

    Barnes, Grant E.; Hicks, Brendan J. (Department of Conservation, 2003)
    Brown bullhead catfish (Ameiurus nebulosus) were first discovered in Lake Taupo during the early 1980s and are believed to have originated from an illegal liberation into the southern end of the lake. A native of the ...
  • Browsing a digital library: A new approach for the New Zealand digital library

    McKay, Dana; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, 2003)
    Browsing is part of the information seeking process, used when information needs are ill-defined or unspecific. Browsing and searching are often interleaved during information seeking to accommodate changing awareness of ...
  • Browsing and book selection in the physical library shelves

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Alqurashi, Hayat; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Heese, Ralf (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013-02)
    Library users should be conveniently interact with collections and be able to easily choose books of interest as they explore and browse a physical book collection. While there exists a growing body of naturalistic studies ...
  • Browsing around a Digital Library: Today and Tomorrow

    Witten, Ian H. (Springer Berlin, 2000)
    What will it be like to work in tomorrow’s digital library? We begin by browsing around an experimental digital library of the present, glancing at some collections and showing how they are organized. Then we look to the ...
  • Browsing in digital libraries: a phrase-based approach

    Nevill-Manning, Craig G.; Witten, Ian H.; Paynter, Gordon W. (1997-01)
    A key question for digital libraries is this: how should one go about becoming familiar with a digital collection, as opposed to a physical one? Digital collections generally present an appearance which is extremely opaque-a ...
  • Browsing tree structures

    Apperley, Mark; Spence, Robert; Hodge, Stephen; Chester, Michael (Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1999-05)
    Graphic representations of tree structures are notoriously difficult to create, display, and interpret, particularly when the volume of information they contain, and hence the number of nodes, is large. The problem of ...
  • The BSD Socket API for Simulator

    Liu, Zhiwei (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    BSD Socket API for Simulator is a project to run untouched Real World Application (RWA) binaries on the powerful modern general-purpose network simulators. BSD Socket API for Simulator is designed to eliminate most of ...
  • Bucking the Trends: Increasing retention rates of Māori students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences courses at the University of Waikato

    Levy, Michelle Patricia (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2003)
    Reports on the success of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Waikato’s monitoring and support for Maori students initiative. The aim of the initative was to implement a support system in the FASS ...
  • Buddhism and Tourism at Pu-Tuo-Shan, China

    Wong, Un In Cora (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This thesis is a study of pilgrimage and religious tourism in a Chinese Buddhist context, with a focus on both the host monastic community and visitors. The selected research site is Pu-Tuo-Shan, one of the Four Buddhist ...
  • Buddhism and tourism: Perceptions of the monastic community at Pu-Tuo-Shan, China

    Wong, Cora Un In; McIntosh, Alison J.; Ryan, Chris (Elsevier Masson, 2013)
    While there exists a considerable body of literature on pilgrimages and religious tourism, research on Buddhist pilgrimage sites remains scant. In particular, little has been published about how tourism is perceived by the ...
  • Building a public digital library based on full-text retrieval

    Witten, Ian H.; Nevill-Manning, Craig G.; Cunningham, Sally Jo (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1995-08)
    Digital libraries are expensive to create and maintain, and generally restricted to a particular corporation or group of paying subscribers. While many indexes to the World Wide Web are freely available, the quality of ...
  • Building a Twitter opinion lexicon from automatically-annotated tweets

    Bravo-Marquez, Felipe; Frank, Eibe; Pfahringer, Bernhard (Elsevier, 2016-09-15)
    Opinion lexicons, which are lists of terms labelled by sentiment, are widely used resources to support automatic sentiment analysis of textual passages. However, existing resources of this type exhibit some limitations ...
  • Building an excellent foundation for research: Challenges and current research needs

    Zegwaard, Karsten E. (2015)
    The delivery of research-informed education is a fundamental principle held by universities and is a principle that work-integrated education (WIL) should not be exempt from. In the 1980s and 1990s, critical reviews of the ...