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  • Dancing with the Shadows of Wellbeing: An Exploration of Participatory Action Research Processes as a Catalyst for Transformation of Staff Wellbeing

    Bentley, Rosemary Diane (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    My abiding concern with human and planetary wellbeing and an emerging interest in the potential of Participatory Action Research as a method of engaging with restorative, life-enhancing ways of being are central to the ...
  • Danger-zone tourism: Emotional performances in Jordan and Palestine

    Buda, Dorina Maria (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This thesis discusses danger-zone tourism in Jordan and Palestine. It explores emotional performances in tourist places of ongoing socio-political conflict. I bring together dark tourism, emotional, affectual and sensuous ...
  • Dangerous liaison or perfect match?: Public relations and social marketing

    McKie, David; Toledano, Margalit (Elsevier, 2008)
    This paper considers a possible match between public relations and social marketing. It positions interchanges between the two as the strongest and most desirable partnership possibility for public relations with any aspect ...
  • Daniel Leahy: a prominent Hauraki prospector and miner

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Dan Leahy’s career was an example of a man devoting his life to prospecting. An Irishman, from 1862 onwards he prospected on several goldfields, first at Coromandel, where he may have been the first to detect gold in Driving ...
  • Dark clouds on the horizon

    Barbour, Karen (2016)
    In the face of our current political and economic environment, particularly in the context of education, community and arts, dark clouds on our horizon have fast become storms. Storms raining down on us in the South Pacific ...
  • Dark tourism and voyeurism: tourist arrested for “spying” in Iran

    Buda, Dorina Maria; McIntosh, Alison J. (Emerald, 2013)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose voyeurism as one possible lens to analyse the experiential nature of dark tourism in places of socio-political danger, thus expanding psychoanalytic understandings of those ...
  • Darwinism in the gym

    Pope, Clive C.; O’Sullivan, Mary (Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., 2003)
    This study examined the ecology of “free gym” as it occurred in both school lunch hour and after-school community settings. In an effort to understand how urban youth experience sport, an ethnography using multiple methods ...
  • Dastgàh recognition in Iranian music: different features and optimized parameters

    Heydarian, Peyman; Bainbridge, David (ACM Press, 2019)
    In this paper we report on the results of utilizing computational analysis to determine the dastgàh, the mode of music in the Iranian classical art music, using spectrogram and chroma features. We contrast the effectiveness ...
  • Data generation for composite-based structural equation modeling methods

    Schlittgen, Rainer; Sarstedt, Marko; Ringle, Christian M. (Springer, 2020)
    Examining the efficacy of composite-based structural equation modeling (SEM) features prominently in research. However, studies analyzing the efficacy of corresponding estimators usually rely on factor model data. Thereby, ...
  • Data logging and performance analysis software for teachers of indigenous New Zealanders: early results

    Barbour, Robert H.; Ford, Greg; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1992)
    Technology, in the form of personal computers, is making inroads into everyday life in every part of every nation. It is frequently assumed that this is 'a good thing'. However, there is a need for the people in each ...
  • Data maze deciphered

    White, Elizabeth Jayne (APN News and Media, 2010)
    Research in the classroom often means long periods of time hanging out with teachers and children as they go about their everyday work. Waikato University lecturer Jayne White argues the case for units of analysis to refine ...
  • A data mining approach to evaluate suitability of dissolved oxygen sensor observations for lake metabolism analysis

    Muraoka, Kohji; Hanson, Paul C.; Frank, Eibe; Jiang, Meilan; Chiu, Kenneth; Hamilton, David P. (Wiley, 2018)
    Despite rapid growth in continuous monitoring of dissolved oxygen for lake metabolism studies, the current best practice still relies on visual assessment and manual data filtering of sensor observations by experienced ...
  • Data mining as a tool for environmental scientists

    Spate, Jessica; Gibert, Karina; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel; Frank, Eibe; Comas, Joaquim; Athanasiadis, Ioannis; Letcher, Rebecca (International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, 2006)
    Over recent years a huge library of data mining algorithms has been developed to tackle a variety of problems in fields such as medical imaging and network traffic analysis. Many of these techniques are far more flexible ...
  • Data mining challenge problems: any lessons learned?

    Pfahringer, Bernhard (2002)
    When considering the merit of data mining challenges, we need to answer the question of whether the amount of academic outcome justifies the related expense of scarce research time. In this paper I will provide anecdotal ...
  • Data mining in bioinformatics using Weka

    Frank, Eibe; Hall, Mark A.; Trigg, Leonard E.; Holmes, Geoffrey; Witten, Ian H. (Oxford University Press., 2004)
    The Weka machine learning workbench provides a general purpose environment for automatic classification, regression, clustering and feature selection-common data mining problems in bioinformatics research. It contains an ...
  • Data on coding association rules from an inpatient administrative health data coded by International classification of disease - 10th revision (ICD-10) codes

    Peng, Mingkai; Sundararajan, Vijaya; Williamson, Tyler; Minty, Evan P.; Smith, Tony C.; Doktorchik, Chelsea T.A.; Quan, Hude (2018)
    Data presented in this article relates to the research article entitled “Exploration of association rule mining for coding consistency and completeness assessment in inpatient administrative health data” (Peng et al. [1]) ...
  • The data privacy matrix project: towards a global alignment of data privacy laws

    Scoon, Craig; Ko, Ryan K.L. (IEEE Computer Society, 2016)
    Data privacy is an expected right of most citizens around the world but there are many legislative challenges within a boundary-less cloud computing and World Wide Web environment. Despite its importance, there is limited ...
  • Data Quality in Predictive Toxicology: Identification of Chemical Structures and Calculation of Chemical Descriptors

    Helma, Christoph; Kramer, Stefan; Pfahringer, Bernhard; Gottmann, Eva (Environmental health perspectives, 2000)
    Every technique for toxicity prediction and for the detection of structure–activity relationships relies on the accurate estimation and representation of chemical and toxicologic properties. In this paper we discuss the ...
  • Data refinement and singleton failures refinement are not equivalent

    Reeves, Steve; Streader, David (Springer, 2008)
    In this paper, we give simple example abstract data types, with atomic operations, that are related by data refinement under a definition used widely in the literature, but these same abstract data types are not related ...
  • Data structures for Z testing tools.

    Utting, Mark (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2001-06-01)
    This paper describes some of the difficulties and challenges that arise during the design of tools for validating Z specifications by testing and animation. We address three issues: handling undefined terms, simplification ...