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  • A Q-Slot Monopole for UWB Body-Centric Wireless Communications

    Yeboah-Akowuah, Bright; Kosmas, Panagiotis; Chen, Yifan (IEEE, 2017)
    This paper presents a novel and simple ultrawideband printed rectangular monopole antenna for body-centric wireless communications. The design is based on etching a Q-slot on a rectangular radiator and is optimized to ...
  • Quadratic algebra contractions and second-order superintegrable systems

    Kalnins, Ernie G.; Miller, W., Jr. (2014)
    Quadratic algebras are generalizations of Lie algebras; they include the symmetry algebras of second-order superintegrable systems in two dimensions as special cases. The superintegrable systems are exactly solvable physical ...
  • Quadrics on complex Riemannian spaces of constant curvature, separation of variables, and the Gaudin magnet

    Kalnins, Ernie G.; Kuznetsov, V.B.; Miller, W., Jr. (1994-04)
    Integrable systems that are connected with orthogonal separation of variables in complex Riemannian spaces of constant curvature are considered herein. An isomorphism with the hyperbolic Gaudin magnet, previously pointed ...
  • Quaker Peace Testimony and Pacifism

    McKeogh, Colm (2017)
    This paper looks at the Peace Testimony of Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends) and argues that, although Quakerism is commonly seen as pacifist (in some sense of that term) by many both within and without the Society, ...
  • Qualified difference sets from unions of cyclotomic classes

    Byard, Kevin; Broughan, Kevin A. (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
    Qualified difference sets (QDS) composed of unions of cyclotomic classes are discussed. An exhaustive computer search for such QDS and modified QDS that also possess the zero residue has been conducted for all powers n=4,6,8 ...
  • Qualified-agent virtue ethics

    van Zyl, Liezl (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa (PSSA), 2011)
    Qualified-agent virtue ethics provides an account of right action in terms of the virtuous agent. It has become one of the most popular, but also most frequently criticized versions of virtue ethics. Many of the objections ...
  • Qualifying engagement: A study of information and communication technology and the global social justice movement in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Ganesh, Shiv; Stohl, Cynthia (Routledge, 2010)
    Scholarly commentary has underscored the importance of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in organizing the Global Social Justice Movement (GSJM). This study examines key communicative assumptions regarding ...
  • A Qualitative Study of Incest Offender Implicit Theories With The Help Of A Modified Assessment Tool

    Jamisetty, Vijetha (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This study intends to provide some insight into the various Implicit Theories (ITs) harboured by child sex offenders. ITs (Ward & Keenan, 1999) are the distorted beliefs which enable sex offenders to justify their actions ...
  • Qualitative telephone interviews: Strategies for success

    Farooq, Muhammad Bilal (2015)
    The use of the telephone in qualitative interviews is discouraged by traditionalists who view it as an inferior data collection instrument. However these claims have not been supported by empirical evidence and qualitative ...
  • Quality assessment by science teachers: Five focus areas

    Edwards, Frances (International Council of Association for Science Education, 2013)
    In order to teach science well, science teachers need to know what to focus on in order to ensure their assessment of student learning is meaningful and useful for the students’ on going learning and development. The ...
  • Quality early childhood education for under-two-year-olds: What should it look like? A literature review

    Dalli, Carmen; White, Elizabeth Jayne; Rockel, Jean; Duhn, Iris; Buchanan, Emma; Davidson, Susan; Ganly, Sarah; Kus, Larissa; Wang, Bo (Ministry of Education New Zealand, 2011-03)
    Recent years have seen increasing participation of under-two-year-olds in early childhood education. This literature review draws together relevant research evidence to better understand what quality early childhood education ...
  • Quality in Measurement: Beyond the deployment barrier

    McGregor, Anthony James (IEEE Computer Society, 2002-02)
    Network measurement stands at an intersection in the development of the science. We explore possible futures for the area and propose some guidelines for the development of stronger measurement techniques. The paper concludes ...
  • The quality of district plans and their implementation: Towards environmental quality

    Backhurst, Michael; Day, Maxine; Crawford, Janet; Ericksen, Neil; Berke, Philip; Laurian, Lucie; Dixon, Jennifer; Chapman, Sarah (2002-04)
    Since inception of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) the issue of sustainable management has dominated planning practice in New Zealand. Over the past decade, councils have wrestled with converting the concept of ...
  • Quality of Life - Impacts from the Family Planning Policy in China

    Liang, Yun (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    The relationship between population size, the quality of human capital, and the quality of life, interests social scientists. This topic is particularly important in China, where a previous ‘demographic gift’ is becoming ...
  • Quality, quantity, and nutritional impacts of rice price changes in Vietnam

    Gibson, John; Kim, Bonggeun (Elsevier, 2013)
    Asian governments intervene in the world rice market to protect domestic consumers. Whether consumers are nutritionally vulnerable depends on the elasticity of calories with respect to rice prices. Common demand models ...
  • Quantification of Nitro-toxins in Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus) Drupes

    MacAskill, Jessica Jane (University of Waikato, 2013)
    The karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus) is a tree native to New Zealand (NZ), found throughout the North and South Islands. Traditionally, many parts of the karaka were used by Māori, however the parts of the karaka of most ...
  • Quantified vegetation change over 42 years at Cape Hallett, East Antarctica

    Brabyn, Lars; Beard, Catherine; Seppelt, Rodney D.; Rudolph, E.D.; Türk, Roman; Green, T.G. Allan (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
    This paper reports on the remapping of a carefully documented vegetation plot at Cape Hallett (72°19′S 170°16′E) to provide an assessment of the rates of vegetation change over decadal time scales. E.D. Rudolph, in 1962, ...
  • Quantifying cooperative intermolecular interactions for improved carbon dioxide capture materials

    Lane, Joseph R.; de Lange, Katrina M. (American Institute of Physics, 2011)
    We have optimized the geometry and calculated interaction energies for over 100 different complexes of CO₂ with various combinations of electron accepting (Lewis acid) and electron donating (Lewis base) molecules. We have ...
  • Quantifying macrodetritus fluxes from a small temperate estuary

    Gladstone-Gallagher, Rebecca Vivian; Sandwell, Dean R.; Lohrer, Andrew M.; Lundquist, Carolyn J.; Pilditch, Conrad A. (CSIRO Publishing, 2017)
    Empirical measurements of estuary-to-coast material fluxes usually exclude the fraction of primary production that is exported as macrodetritus (marine plant litter), potentially leaving a gap in our understanding of the ...
  • Quantifying relationships between land-use gradients and structural and functional indicators of stream ecological integrity

    Clapcott, Joanne E.; Collier, Kevin J.; Death, Russell G.; Goodwin, E.O.; Harding, Jon S.; Kelly, David; Leathwick, John R.; Young, Roger G. (Wiley, 2012)
    1. Modification of natural landscapes and land-use intensification are global phenomena that can result in a range of differing pressures on lotic ecosystems. We analysed national-scale databases to quantify the relationship ...