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  • A probabilistic dynamic programming model of rape seed harvesting

    Foulds, James Richard; Foulds, Les R. (Inderscience, 2006)
    We discuss a practical scenario from an operations scheduling viewpoint involving commercial contracting enterprises that visit farms in order to harvest rape seed crops. We report on a probabilistic dynamic programming ...
  • Probability calibration trees

    Leathart, Tim; Frank, Eibe; Holmes, Geoffrey; Pfahringer, Bernhard (2017)
    Obtaining accurate and well calibrated probability estimates from classifiers is useful in many applications, for example, when minimising the expected cost of classifications. Existing methods of calibrating probability ...
  • Probability from a socio-cultural perspective

    Sharma, Sashi (International Association for Statistics Education (IASE), 2016)
    There exists considerable and rich literature on students’ misconceptions about probability; less attention has been paid to the development of students’ probabilistic thinking in the classroom. Grounded in an analysis of ...
  • Probability models and uncertainty in hydrology: Some personal reflections

    Bardsley, W. Earl (2012)
    Even minimal hydrological information can be of value with uncertainty. Probability distribution models provide a unified approach to a range of hydrological analyses.
  • Probing the Lewis basicity of the metalloligand [Pt₂(μ-Se)₂(PPh₃)₄] on tin substrates by electrospray mass spectrometry

    Yeo, Jeremy S.L.; Vittal, Jagadese J.; Henderson, William; Hor, T.S. Andy (ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY, 2001)
    Electrospray Mass Spectrometry (ESMS) has been used as a tool to probe the reactivity of [Pt₂(μ-Se)₂(PPh₃)₄] with tin(IV) substrates, which leads to the formation of charged coordination complexes via loss of halides. The ...
  • Problem based learning and New Zealand legal education

    Mackinnon, Jacquelin (2006-06-01)
    The literature (and e-literature) on Problem Based Learning in Law suggests that this approach has been adopted with enthusiasm by some lecturers in the United Kingdom, Europe and Hong Kong. This article will explore the ...
  • The Problem of Counterfeit Refrigerants

    Carson, James K. (2015)
    This paper discussed the problem of conterfeit refrigerants
  • The problem of the essential icon

    Legg, Catherine (North American Philosophical Publications, 2008)
    Charles Peirce famously divided all signs into icons, indices and symbols. The past few decades have seen mainstream analytic philosophy broaden its traditional focus on symbols to recognise the so-called essential indexical. ...
  • Problematised History Pedagogy as Narrative Research: Self-Fashioning, Dismantled Voices and Reimaginings in History Education

    Hunter, Philippa Anne (University of Waikato, 2013)
    A growing disturbance with history’s identity in the New Zealand schooling curriculum disrupted my educational socialisation (curriculum, professional, academic) and inheritance of educational policy decisions. In turn, ...
  • Problems with the census conception of ethnic group: an anthropological perspective

    Barber, Keith (Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa New Zealand, 2004)
    From the perspective of social anthropology, this paper examines the collection and analysis of census data on ethnic group membership. It identifies a fundamental problem lying in the census's attempt to enumerate a ...
  • The ‘problem’ of Asian women’s sexuality: public discourses in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Simon-Kumar, Rachel (Routledge, 2009)
    Public health research in New Zealand views Asian health - particularly, Asian women's sexual health issues - as a priority problem. In recent years, high rates of abortion and the growing incidence of unsafe sex among ...
  • Procedural Generation of Voxel Worlds with Castles

    Dusterwald, Sebastian (University of Waikato, 2015)
    This thesis explores procedurally creating voxel based terrains and creating castles in them. With the explosion of interest in using voxels in games since the success of Minecraft, and even big budget titles like EverQuest ...
  • Proceedings of CBISE ’98 CaiSE*98 workshop on component based information systems engineering

    Grundy, John C. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1998-06)
    Component-based information systems development is an area of research and practice of increasing importance. Information Systems developers have realised that traditional approaches to IS engineering produce monolithic, ...
  • Proceedings of the First New Zealand Formal Program Development Colloquium

    Reeves, Steve (1994-11)
    This volume gathers together papers presented at the first in what is planned to be a series of annual meetings which aim to bring together people within New Zealand who have an interest in the use of formal ideas to enhance ...
  • Proceedings of the INTERACT97 Combined Workshop on CSCW in HCI-Worldwide

    Rauterberg, Matthias; Oestreicher, Lars; Grundy, John C. (Department of Computer Science, University of Waik, 1997-07)
    This is the proceedings for the INTERACT97 combined workshop on “CSCW in HCI-worldwide”. The position papers in this proceedings are those selected from topics relating to HCI community development worldwide and to CSCW ...
  • The Proceedings of the National Māori Graduates of Psychology Symposium 2002: Making a difference

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Levy, Michelle Patricia; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Etheridge, Richard J.M. (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2003)
    This is the full proceedings of the National Māori Graduates of Psychology Symposium 2002. The proceeding include the following themes: Kia matāra - negotiating the challenges in Māori development, kia mau – recruitment ...
  • Proceedings of the second computing women congress: Student Papers

    Hinze, Annika; Jung, Doris; Cunningham, Sally Jo (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2006-02-11)
    The CWC 2006 Proceedings contains the following student papers: • Kathryn Hempstalk: Hiding Behind Corners: Using Edges in Images for Better Steganography • Supawan Prompramote, Kathy Blashki: Playing to Learn: Enhancing ...
  • Proceedings of the Third Computing Women Congress (CWC 2008): Student papers

    Hinze, Annika; Schweer, Andrea; Hempstalk, Kathryn (University of Waikato, 2008-02)
    The Third Computing Women Congress was held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand from February 11th to 13th, 2008. The Computing Women Congress (CWC) is a Summer University for women in Computer Science. It ...
  • A process for melt grafting itaconic anhydride onto polyethylene

    Hanipah, Suhaiza Hanim (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    Currently, extensive research in using bio‐derived polymers is being done, highlighting the importance of sustainable, green polymeric materials. Some sustainable alternatives to synthetic polymers include lignin, starch, ...
  • A process for the development and application of simulation models in applied economics

    Doole, Graeme J.; Pannell, David J. (Blackwell Publishing, 2013)
    Simulation models are widely used in applied economics to improve understanding of how a system could behave under different conditions. However, the potential degree to which such models can influence decision making ...