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  • Living on a plot of land as a tenure choice: The case of Panama

    Koizumi, Naoru; McCann, Philip (Academic Press, 2006)
    In this paper, we use analyze data from a survey of over thirteen hundred household housing-tenures in Panama. Our objective is to identify the features which determine whether households in a developing country such as ...
  • Living standards, well-being, and public policy

    Weijers, Dan M.; Mukherjee, Udayan (The New Zealand Treasury, 2016)
    It has been five years since the publication of the Treasury paper that first set out its Living Standards Framework (LSF) (Treasury 2011). Since then, the LSF has become an increasingly central part of Treasury’s strategic ...
  • Local anisotropy, higher order statistics, and turbulence spectra

    Matthaeus, William H.; Servidio, Sergio; Dmitruk, Pablo; Carbone, V.; Oughton, Sean; Wan, Minping; Osman, Kareem T. (IOP PUBLISHING LTD, 2012)
    Correlation anisotropy emerges dynamically in magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), producing stronger gradients across the large-scale mean magnetic field than along it. This occurs both globally and locally, and has significant ...
  • A local Aotearoa New Zealand investigation of the contribution of Māori cultural knowledges to Pakeha identity and counselling practices

    Te Wiata, Joy (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    This project investigates the experiences of a small group of social service practitioners as they consider the question of what it means to be Pakeha in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2004. Specifically this study considers ...
  • Local E-Government Impact in China, New Zealand, Oman, and the United Kingdom

    Deakins, Eric; Dillon, Stuart M.; Namani, Hamed AI; Zhang, Chao Kevin (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2010)
    Purpose - To provide a picture of (local) e-government impact and development philosophy in China, New Zealand, Oman, and the United Kingdom. Design/methodology/approach - A survey instrument was used to collect data from ...
  • Local economic impact modelling: TIEBOUT, tourism and training

    Chalmers, Lex; Wall, Geoff (Taylor & Francis, 1992)
    This paper describes the use of a sophisticated computer model in university teaching. TIEBOUT is a PC‐based program which assesses the economic impacts of expenditure in National Parks. The program has been used extensively ...
  • Local Implications of International Human Rights Treaties: The Impact of a CEDAW Right to Public Life in the Republic of Maldives

    Jabyn, Marium (University of Waikato, 2016)
    In 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) codified women’s rights to equality in both private and public spheres of life, and introduced it as a global norm. It stipulated ...
  • Local solutions for local problems: Addressing teacher supply in rural communities

    Yates, Russell (Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia, 2007)
    Teacher shortage in rural localities is a long-standing issue in New Zealand. This paper reports on an attempt to reduce the impact of shortages by redesigning the way pre- service teacher education was delivered. Called ...
  • Local Source Tsunami Inundation Modelling for Poverty Bay, Gisborne

    Henderson, David Ronald (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    After the Boxing Day 2004 Sumatran Tsunami, a review of tsunami hazard and risk for New Zealand identified Gisborne as the urban area with the greatest risk. Gisborne could experience gt;500 fatalities and extensive damage ...
  • Local Voices, Local Choices? Vulnerability to Climate Change and Community-Based Adaptation in Rural Vanuatu

    Warrick, Olivia C. (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This thesis focuses on community-based adaptation to climate change (CBA) in a rural, Pacific islands context. It is informed by a case study of Mota Lava, a small island in northern Vanuatu. Climate change poses particular ...
  • Local-foreign dialect discrimination and responses to mixed-dialect duets in the North Island kokako

    Bradley, David William; Molles, Laura E.; Waas, Joseph R. (Oxford University Press, 2013)
    Social discrimination based on geographic variation in territorial signals is taxonomically widespread—most studies have found stronger reactions to local than to foreign signals. In birds with male-only song, this ...
  • Localising a spreadsheet: an Iban example

    Yeo, Alvin; Barbour, Robert H. (1997-07)
    Presently, there is little localisation of software to smaller cultures if it is not economically viable. We believe software should also be localised to the languages of small cultures in order to sustain and preserve ...
  • Localization Provision in New Zealand: Arabic Speakers' Preference for Different Paralingual Webpage Layouts.

    Shiblaq, Fouad K. (University of Waikato, 2016)
    This research is designed to test Arabic speakers’ preference for different paralingual webpage layouts to assist newcomers to New Zealand such as international students,refugees and immigrants who have inadequate English ...
  • Locally weighted naive Bayes

    Frank, Eibe; Hall, Mark A.; Pfahringer, Bernhard (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2003-04)
    Despite its simplicity, the naive Bayes classifier has surprised machine learning researchers by exhibiting good performance on a variety of learning problems. Encouraged by these results, researchers have looked to overcome ...
  • Locating Mining and Agency in Recent Ethnography of Highlands Papua New Guinea

    Howser, Stephanie (University of Waikato, 2016)
    This thesis explores the way in which ethnographic enquiry can contribute to a broader understanding of the socio-economic effects of mining development in Papua New Guinea (PNG) through a critical literature review of ...
  • Locating self at the centre of learning: Theory, practice and the lived experience.

    Friend, Lorraine A.; Grant, Bevan C. (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2001)
    One o-going challenge for those teaching in higher education is to engage students in learning activities that are deemed meaningful and professionally relevant. Acknowledging this challenge, students in undergraduate and ...
  • Location- and time- based information delivery in tourism

    Hinze, Annika; Voisard, Agnès (Springer, Berlin, 2003)
    Today s mobile devices allow end users to get information related to a particular domain based on their current location, such as the fastest route to the nearest drugstore. However, in such Location-Based Services (LBS), ...
  • A location-based audio book reader

    Peng, Sanhong (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The ability to display text on mobile devices has been progressively improved during the last decade with the growth in use of mobile devices. Recently, the e-book reader has been incorporated into travel tourism. In this ...
  • Location-based indexing for mobile context-aware access to a digital library

    Hinze, Annika; Osborn, Wendy (University of Waikato, 2007-08-22)
    Mobile information systems need to collaborate with each other to provide seamless information access to the user. Information about the user and their context provides the points of contact between the systems. Location ...
  • Location-based vocabulary learning app

    Wu, Shaoqun; Pammi, Karun; Yu, Alex (The University of Technology, Sydney, 2016)
    This paper presents a mobile app that generates vocabulary learning games based on the user’s geographical location—cinema, restaurant, museum, etc. The app sends the user a notification and offers three fun vocabulary ...