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  • The drink problem in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    This paper deals with the downside of drinking alcohol, not with its pleasures experienced by those indulging. Public drunkenness was always deplored, in part because it led to accidents and to criminal behaviour, in ...
  • Lavinia and Henry Dunbar Johnson

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Rawinia Manukau, of Ngati Tamatera, married Henry Dunbar Johnson in 1868, when aged 21. Johnson had been a storekeeper at Coromandel from 1863 onwards and after 1866 had the first store at the site of the future Paeroa. ...
  • Assessing acid rain and climate effects on the temporal variation of dissolved organic matter in the unsaturated zone of a karstic system from southern China

    Liao, Jin; Hu, Chaoyong; Wang, Miao; Li, Xiuli; Ruan, Jiaoyang; Zhu, Ying; Fairchild, Ian J.; Hartland, Adam (Elsevier, 2018)
    Acid rain has the potential to significantly impact the quantity and quality of dissolved organic matter (DOM) leached from soil to groundwater. Yet, to date, the effects of acid rain have not been investigated in karstic ...
  • Transition metal availability to speleothems controlled by organic binding ligands

    Hartland, Adam; Zitoun, R. (European Association of Geochemistry, 2018)
    Speleothems are important archives of Quaternary palaeoclimate. However, climate proxies based on trace elements in speleothems are currently limited to the metals which exhibit simple partitioning (Mg²⁺, Sr²⁺, Ba²⁺). This ...
  • Verification of the diagnosability of discrete-event systems in waters

    McGrath, Nicholas (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2018-11-21)
    The task of detecting faults and reacting to them appropriately is a crucial aspect of a building a stable system. If a fault cannot be directly observed, its occurrence must be inferred from what can be observed. In the ...
  • Using augmented reality to enhance children’s books

    Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Hinze, Annika; AL-Hashami, Aysha (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This paper reports a case study on using Augmented Reality in children's books in which we explored the use of various types of interactions at different levels. The paper describes the design process and the insights ...
  • Monitoring of subtidal reef biota off Motuotau Island in relation to dredge spoil dumping by the Port of Tauranga Ltd 2014-2018

    Ross, Philip M. (Environmental Research Institute, University of Waikato, 2018)
    Background • Dredge spoils generated from the development and maintenance of the Port of Tauranga is disposed of on the inner shelf off Mt Maunganui. • Major channel deepening and widening programmes were undertaken in ...
  • Use of video shadow for small group interaction awareness on a large interactive display surface

    Apperley, Mark; McLeod, Laurie; Masoodian, Masood; Paine, Lance; Phillips, Malcolm; Rogers, Bill; Thomson, Kirsten (Australian Computer Society, Inc, 2003)
    This paper reports work done as part of the Large Interactive Display Surface(LIDS) project at the University of Waikato. One application of the LIDS equipment is distributed meeting support. In this context large display ...
  • Assessing nature's contributions to people

    Diaz, Sandra; Pascual, Unai; Stenseke, Marie; Martin-Lopez, Berta; Watson, Robert T.; Molnar, Zsolt; Hill, Rosemary; Chan, Kai M. A.; Baste, Ivar A.; Brauman, Kate A.; Polasky, Stephen; Church, Andrew; Lonsdale, Mark; Larigauderie, Anne; Leadley, Paul W.; van Oudenhoven, Alexander P. E.; van der Plaat, Felice van; Schroter, Matthias; Lavorel, Sandra; Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Yildiz; Bukvareva, Elena; Davies, Kirsten; Demissew, Sebsebe; Erpul, Gunay; Failler, Pierre; Guerra, Carlos A.; Hewitt, Chad L.; Keune, Hans; Lindley, Sarah; Shirayama, Yoshihisa (AAAS, 2018)
    A major challenge today and into the future is to maintain or enhance beneficial contributions of nature to a good quality of life for all people. This is among the key motivations of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy ...
  • Prismatic storying: Making visible multi coloured codes

    Stuart, Margaret J.; Rameka, Lesley Kay (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2018)
    Language is a casement into cultures' deepest meanings. As children acquire languages, they implicitly adopt the mores of people around them; read the symbols, artefacts and codes. In this article, we examine the importance ...
  • Maximum margin principal components

    Luo, Xianghui; Durrant, Robert J. (2017)
    Principal Component Analysis (PCA) is a very successful dimensionality reduction technique, widely used in predictive modeling. A key factor in its widespread use in this domain is the fact that the projection of a dataset ...
  • Use of interactive video for teaching and learning

    Gedera, Dilani S.P.; Zalipour, Arezou (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, 2018)
    This paper focuses on the findings of Phases I and II of an institution-wide project on the effective use of interactive video for teaching and learning in a university in New Zealand. Responding to the emerging growth of ...
  • Adult education within a circular migration scheme. A case study from New Zealand

    Morrison, Sandra L. (Institut za pedagogiju i andragogiju; Originalni članak (Institute for Pedagogy and Andragogy), 2015)
    This article examines the adult education and learning that occurs between a Māori business and the workers they employ from the Pacific nation of Tonga through the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme, a seasonal ...
  • The Māori precariat: A silhouette

    Stubbs, Thomas; Cochrane, William; Uerata, Lynley; Hodgetts, Darrin; Rua, Mohi (Massey University Press, 2017)
    Recent financial crises and a host of punitive labour and welfare reforms have intensified socio-economic divisions across advanced nations. In Aotearoa New Zealand, the indigenous Maori peoples are subject to systemic ...
  • Pushing the boundaries with bdrmapIT: mapping router ownership at internet scale

    Marder, Alexander; Luckie, Matthew John; Dhamdhere, Amogh; Huffaker, Bradley; claffy, kc; Smith, Jonathan M. (ACM, 2018)
    Two complementary approaches to mapping network boundaries from traceroute paths recently emerged [27,31]. Both approaches apply heuristics to inform inferences extracted from traceroute measurement campaigns. bdrmap [27] ...
  • Utility Exchanger Network Design for Non-Isothermal Utility Considering Process Control

    Tarighaleslami, Amir Hossein; Atkins, Martin John; Walmsley, Timothy Gordon; Neale, James R.; Walmsley, Michael R.W. (2018)
    This paper investigates a preliminary control strategy based on bypass control loop of Utility Exchangers Network (UEN) for non-isothermal utilities in a Total Site Heat Integration (TSHI) system. Few details on the design ...
  • Transferring sentiment knowledge between words and tweets

    Bravo-Marquez, Felipe; Frank, Eibe; Pfahringer, Bernhard (IOS Press, 2018)
    Message-level and word-level polarity classification are two popular tasks in Twitter sentiment analysis. They have been commonly addressed by training supervised models from labelled data. The main limitation of these ...
  • Extended residence times for foraminifera in a marine-influenced terrestrial archaeological deposit and implications for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction

    Nagel, Texas; Rosendahl, Daniel; Hua, Quan; Moss, Patrick; Sloss, Craig; Petchey, Fiona; Ulm, Sean (Elsevier, 2016)
    Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) radiocarbon dating and taphonomic grading was undertaken on foraminifera preserved in the archaeological shell matrix site of Thundiy, Bentinck Island, southern Gulf of Carpentaria, ...
  • Mid-Holocene Aboriginal occupation of offshore islands in northern Australia? A reassessment of Wurdukanhan, Mornington Island, southern Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia

    Rosendahl, Daniel; Ulm, Sean; Sloss, Craig; Steinberger, Lincoln; Petchey, Fiona; Jacobsen, Geraldine; Stock, Errol; Robins, Richard (Elsevier, 2015)
    Claims for mid-Holocene Aboriginal occupation at the shell matrix site of Wurdukanhan, Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, are reassessed through an analysis of the excavated assemblage coupled with new ...
  • Are flow-vegetation interactions well represented by mimics? A case study of mangrove pneumatophores

    Horstman, Erik M.; Bryan, Karin R.; Mullarney, Julia C.; Pilditch, Conrad A.; Eager, Christopher Andrews (Elsevier, 2018)
    Arrays of real mangrove pneumatophores (i.e. aboveground pencil roots) and artificial dowel mimics were constructed in a laboratory flume to examine differences in canopy flow dynamics. Compared to the uniform-height dowel ...