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  • The Auditor’s Dilemma: An economic perspective on an old problem

    Van Peursem, Karen A. (Department of Accounting Working Paper Series, 2005-12)
    This paper analysis the pressures that come to bear on the financial auditor of corporate accounts. It is argued that the integrity and independence of the auditor is a portion of the service quality which they bring to ...
  • Australia's Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme (PSWPS): Development impacts in the first two years

    Gibson, John; McKenzie, David (University of Waikato, 2011-06)
    Australia launched the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme in August 2008. This program was designed to alleviate labor shortages for the Australian horticultural industry by providing opportunities for workers from ...
  • Authorship patterns in information systems

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Dillon, Stuart M. (1996-10)
    This paper examines the patterns of multiple authorship in five information systems journals. Specifically, we determine the distribution of the number of authors per paper in this field, the proportion of male and female ...
  • Automating iterative tasks with programming by demonstration: a user evaluation

    Paynter, Gordon W.; Witten, Ian H. (1999-05)
    Computer users often face iterative tasks that cannot be automated using the tools and aggregation techniques provided by their application program: they end up performing the iteration by hand, repeating user interface ...
  • Awaiting the proclamation of the Te Aroha goldfield: 1–24 November 1880

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Rumours about finds and prospects could not be proved either way until more prospecting could be done, and this had to await the official proclamation of the new goldfield. Despite optimism, no reef, or even a leader, had ...
  • Barriers to and supports for success for Maori students in the Psychology Department at the University of Waikato

    Hunt, Hanna; Morgan, Niki; Teddy, Lani (2001-01-01)
    The overall objective for this evaluation was to investigate the barriers to participating in tertiary education for Maori, and supports for academic success for Maori students in the Psychology Department. With this ...
  • Batch-Incremental Learning for Mining Data Streams

    Holmes, Geoffrey; Kirkby, Richard Brendon; Bainbridge, David (University of Waikato, 2004)
    The data stream model for data mining places harsh restrictions on a learning algorithm. First, a model must be induced incrementally. Second, processing time for instances must keep up with their speed of arrival. Third, ...
  • The battery company, formed to operate the Firth and Clark Battery at Waiorongomai

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The Battery Company was a private one, and although there were hints that other shareholders existed, only Josiah Clifton Firth and James McCosh Clark were known to be its owners. Firth was the more prominent of the two, ...
  • Bayesian network classifiers in Weka

    Bouckaert, Remco R. (Department of Computer Science, 2004-09-01)
    Various Bayesian network classifier learning algorithms are implemented in Weka [10].This note provides some user documentation and implementation details. Summary of main capabilities: _Structure learning of Bayesian ...
  • Before the battery started: mining at Waiorongomai from late 1881 to late 1883

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Throughout 1882 and 1883 hopes remained high for developing a successful goldfield, with some encouraging ore being found and experts praising the reefs. Investors were interested in the field, which officials expected to ...
  • Benchmarking attribute selection techniques for data mining

    Hall, Mark A.; Holmes, Geoffrey (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2000-07)
    Data engineering is generally considered to be a central issue in the development of data mining applications. The success of many learning schemes, in their attempts to construct models of data, hinges on the reliable ...
  • Benchmarking attribute selection techniques for discrete class data mining

    Hall, Mark A.; Holmes, Geoffrey (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2002-04)
    Data engineering is generally considered to be a central issue in the development of data mining applications. The success of many learning schemes, in their attempts to construct models of data, hinges on the reliable ...
  • The Bendigo battery: the last Waiorongomai battery

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The Bendigo Battery was erected to treat ore from the mine of the same name, which was worked on a small scale, with the usual reportedly encouraging prospects, during the early twentieth century. Its site had been selected ...
  • Bernard Montague: a contractor and farmer in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Born in Ireland, Bernard Montague arrived in New Zealand in 1874 and for some years worked as a contractor, especially on drainage projects. After being a publican and storekeeper for a year, he settled in Waiorongomai in ...
  • Beyond ‘the Beamer, the boat and the bach’? A content analysis-based case study of New Zealand innovative firms

    Oxley, Les; Hong, Shangqin; McCann, Philip (University of Waikato, 2013-10)
    In this paper we will use case studies to seek to understand the dynamic innovation processes at the level of the firm and to explain the apparent 'enigma' between New Zealand's recent innovation performance and economic ...
  • Bi-level document image compression using layout information

    Inglis, Stuart J.; Witten, Ian H. (1996-01)
    Most bi-level images stored on computers today comprise scanned text, and their number is escalating because of the drive to archive large volumes of paper-based material electronically. These documents are stored using ...
  • Bibliography of research using the NZIER’s quarterly survey of business opinion

    Buckle, Robert A.; Silverstone, Brian (University of Waikato, 2011-06)
    The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has conducted and published a quarterly survey of business opinion continuously, and with largely unchanged questions, since June 1961. The Institute’s Quarterly Survey ...
  • Bibliomania: what can we learn from the research literature?

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Empson, Nic; Kamau, Rawinia (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1995-04)
    The field of bibliometrics provides a set of quantitative methods for understanding how scientific information is created and disseminated by examining the structure, rather than the content, of subject documents. Bibliographic ...
  • Biography of an ERP: Tracing the fabrication of a virtual object

    Lowe, Alan; Locke, Joanne (Waikato Management School, 2007-05)
    This paper provides an account of the way Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems change over time. These changes are conceptualised as a biographical accumulation that gives the specific ERP technology its present ...
  • Biotechnology in New Zealand: Description and analysis based on the 1998/99 and 2002 biotech surveys and a review of secondary sources

    Marsh, Dan (Dept. of Economics Working Paper Series, 2004-09)
    This paper provides a detailed description of the New Zealand biotechnology sector based on a re-analysis of the first comprehensive (1998/99) survey of biotechnology in New Zealand, data from an original (2002) survey ...