University of Waikato Research: Recently added

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  • Improving engagement with biomechanics: Student perspectives and a professional development initiative

    Shultz, Sarah P.; Millar, Sarah-Kate; Fink, Philip W.; Hébert-Losier, Kim; Handsfield, Geoffrey; Sheerin, Kelly; Wells, Denny; Clarke, Jenny (ASME, 2019)
    Student engagement is an essential aspect of educational environments, and this is especially true for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, where student engagement declines in middle and ...
  • vrfinder: Finding outbound addresses in traceroute

    Marder, Alexander; Luckie, Matthew John; Huffaker, Bradley; claffy, kc (ACM, 2020)
    Current methods to analyze the Internet's router-level topology with paths collected using traceroute assume that the source address for each router in the path is either an inbound or off-path address on each router. In ...
  • Participatory design in Māori cultural contexts

    Bowen, Judy; Hinze, Annika (Cardiff University Press, 2020)
    The Hakituri project aims to develop practical and ethical wearable monitoring solutions for workers in hazardous industries. We identified specific challenges pertinent to our participatory design process for this project ...
  • The state of well-being - A search for meaning in the New Zealand Regulatory Environment

    Wallace, Philippa Jane; Holman, Jennifer (New Zealand Centre of Environmental Law, 2019)
    The term "well-being" has gained prominence in national and international policy agendas. A malleable term with positive connotations and wide reach, it has become a standard objective for human advancement. New Zealand ...
  • The anthropologist as tribal advocate

    Hopa, Ngapare K (Centre for Māori Studies and Research, University of Waikato, 1988)
    My colleague has outlined some of the major issues facing New Zealand and its indigenous Polynesians - the Maaori - who not so long ago were ranked among the most documented in the world and the country as THE laboratory ...
  • Urban narrative: Value based urban design

    Mackness, Kate; Dyer, Mark; Dyer, Rachel; Hinze, Annika; Garcia Ferrari, Tomás; Wu, Shaoqun; Wilkins, Rebekah; Weng, Min-Hsien (2019)
    Urban Narrative focuses on the social dimension within urban design which is often overlooked in practice which examines human values and needs as a means to inform design practice. The project has been working in partnership ...
  • 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, ...
  • Aphorisms and archipelagos: Relationality in modernist studies

    Long, Maebh (Brill, 2019)
    Modernist studies, these days, is on the move. Global, planetary, transnational, postcolonial, and geomodernist rubrics map new routes of aesthetic interconnection and change as the geographical and temporal reaches of ...
  • Teaching physics concepts without much mathematics: ensuring physics is available to students of all backgrounds

    Wilson, Marcus. T.; Seshadri, Sinduja; Streeter, Lee; Scott, Jonathan B. (Informa UK Limited, 2020)
    Recently, the University of Waikato introduced a first-year physics course requiring no specific physics or mathematics background, to support degrees in other subjects and allowing maximum diversity in student intake. ...
  • Using an acceptance and commitment therapy app to reduce anxiety for students and employees

    Sargisson, Rebecca J.; Li, Fengshan; Lobo, Deborah Ann; Roche, Maree A. (2019)
    Smartphone applications may ensure greater access to services for the many people who experience anxiety and other psychological issues but do not receive adequate treatment. ACTCompanion® is a mHealth application that ...
  • Infants' conceptual representations of meaningful verbal and nonverbal sounds

    Sirri, Louah; Guerra, Ernesto; Linnert, Szilvia; Smith, Eleanor S.; Reid, Vincent; Parise, Eugenio (2020)
    In adults, words are more effective than sounds at activating conceptual representations. We aimed to replicate these findings and extend them to infants. In a series of experiments using an eye tracker object recognition ...
  • Why this time is different: The North Korea Crisis and New Zealand’s interests.

    Steff, Reuben
    North Korea remains the ultimate international outlier: an isolated totalitarian state seeking to acquire a credible nuclear weapons program. As such, a simmering crisis between the North and the US has been playing out ...
  • El estado de la poesía con Dana Gelinas

    Lopez-Fernandez, L (Department of Hispanic Studies, Texas, US., 2020)
    En PM / XXI / 360°. Crematística y estética de la poesía mexicana contemporánea en la era de la tradición de la ruptura (2012), el investigador y crítico literario Alejandro Higashi, analiza la producción poética mexicana ...
  • Prediction: coveted, yet forsaken? Introducing a cross-validated predictive ability test in partial least squares path modeling

    Liengaard, Benjamin Dybro; Sharma, Pratyush Nidhi; Hult, G. Tomas M.; Jensen, Morten Berg; Sarstedt, Marko; Hair, Joseph F.; Ringle, Christian M. (Wiley, 2020)
    Management researchers often develop theories and policies that are forward‐looking. The prospective outlook of predictive modeling, where a model predicts unseen or new data, can complement the retrospective nature of ...
  • Surrogacy and the law: three perspectives

    Walker, Ruth; van Zyl, Liezl (LexisNexis NZ Ltd, 2020)
    In this article we argue that, from the perspective of the surrogacy triad, the legal process in New Zealand does not work well. We conducted semi-structured interviews with surrogates and intended parents about their ...
  • Synthesis of least restrictive controllable supervisors for extended finite-state machines with variable abstraction

    Malik, Robi; Teixeira, Marcelo (Springer, 2020)
    This paper presents an algorithm that combines modular synthesis for extended finite-state machines (EFSM) with abstraction of variables by symbolic manipulation, in order to compute least restrictive controllable supervisors. ...
  • On the computation of counterexamples in compositional nonblocking verification

    Malik, Robi; Ware, Simon (Springer, 2020)
    This paper describes algorithms to compute a counterexample when compositional nonblocking verification determines that a discrete event system is blocking. Counterexamples are an important feature of model checking that ...
  • Teaching English through English: an analysis of a sample of Japanese and South Korean textbooks

    Johnson, Diane; Umeda, Keiko; Oh, Kyoungja (Jalt, 2017)
    In many parts of Asia, the national curriculum for English in schools recommends that teachers should use English as a medium of instruction. We analyzed samples of Ministry of Education-approved textbooks and teachers’ ...
  • Trends on Engineering Interactive Systems: an overview of works presented in workshops at EICS 2019

    Distante, Damiano; Winckler, Marco; Bernhaupt, Regina; Bowen, Judy; Campos, José Creissac; Müller, Florian; Palanque, Philippe; Van den Bergh, Jan; Weyers, Benjamin; Voit, Alexandra (ACM, 2019)
    Workshops are a great opportunity for identifying innovative topics of research that might require discussion and maturation. This paper summarizes the outcomes of the workshops track of the 11th Engineering Interactive ...
  • The role of control in risk perception on rural roads

    Starkey, Nicola J.; Charlton, Samuel G. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Risk perception plays an important role in driver behaviour, particularly for speed choice. Risk perception studies use a range of techniques from on-road data collection to ratings of still photos, however participants’ratings ...