• 3D FPGA versus multiple FPGA system : enhanced parallelism in smaller area 

      Nunna, Krishna Chaitanya; Madipour, Farhad; Murakami, Kazuaki (2014-01)
      Handling large amounts of data is being limited by bandwidth constraint between processors components and their memory counterparts. Three-dimensional integration (3D) is providing possible solution to handle such critical ...
    • 5D BIM in a consulting quantity surveying environment 

      Harrison, Curtis; Thurnell, Derek (Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MoBIE), 2014)
      BIM is triggering a revolution in the construction industry, and the concept known as 5D BIM, which ultimately is concerned with a cost dimension being added to objects contained within the BIM model, has the potential to ...
    • Action and Re action: home grown timber and imported prefabricated housing. 

      Murphy, Chris (2009)
      One thousand prefabricated buildings were imported in a systematic manner by the New Zealand Government from Europe and erected in the Titahi Bay area of Wellington and the Tamaki area of Auckland NZ. These kitset buildings, ...
    • ADA MESH CITIES: Network, Space and Memory in the transitional city 

      Joyce, Zita; Ballard, Su; McCaw, Caroline; Smith, Vicki; Lane, Trudy; Clothier, Ian; Randerson, Janine; Butt, Danny; Joyce, Zita (ISEA International, 2013)
      In the aftermath of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, Christchurch, New Zealand is framed as a ‘transitional’ city, moving from its demolished past to a speculative future. The ADA Mesh Cities project asks what role media art ...
    • Adaptive active control of free space acoustic noise 

      Ardekani, Iman; Abdulla, Waleed H. (Published by the Acoustical Society of America through the American Institute of Physics, 2013)
      This paper concerns adaptive active control of acoustic noise in free space. Conventional adaptive active noise control algorithms are efficient in acoustic ducts or headphones; however, they are very sensitive when being ...
    • Adaptive background modeling for land and water composition scenes 

      Zhao, Jing; Pang, Shaoning; Hartill, Bruce; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), 2015-09)
      In the context of maritime boat ramps surveillance, this paper proposes an Adaptive Background Modeling method for Land and Water composition scenes (ABM-lw) to interpret the traffic of boats passing across boat ramps. We ...
    • Adaptive document image skew estimation 

      Rezaei, S.B.; Shanbehzadeh, J.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2017-03)
      The skew of the scanned document image is inevitable, and its correction improves the performance of document recognition systems. Skew specifies the text lines deviation from the horizontal or vertical axes. To date, skew ...
    • Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in a new precinct in Auckland’s CBD 

      Kiroff, Lydia; Tan, Xiaotian (Global Science and Technology Forum, 2015-10-05)
      The conversion of former industrial buildings and identifying heritage as a commodity has become a pervasive trend, especially over the last decade. Adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings is often seen as an alternative ...
    • The adoption of modern office workspaces by tertiary education institutes : a case study of Unitec 

      Vitasovich, A.; Kiroff, Lydia; Boon, John (UTS ePRESS (University of Technology Sydney), 2016-07)
      Modern office workspaces, and particularly activity-based workspaces (ABW) are emerging in the education sector. The primary reasons for making changes to workspaces vary from institute to institute. Yet, there is limited ...
    • Adult refugee learners with limited literacy: needs and effective responses 

      Benseman, John (2012)
      The purpose of this study was to document and analyse the learning needs and issues of adult refugees with low language and literacy skills by looking at how their prior experiences and current contexts affect their ...
    • Advancements in English-Persian Hierarchical Statistical Machine Translation 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa (2012)
      In this paper we show that a hierarchical phrase-based translation system will outperform a classical (non-hierarchical) phrase-based system in the English-to-Persian translation direction, yet for the Persian-to-English ...
    • Advancing practical theory : a phronetic analysis of environmental participation and decision-making in NZ 

      Dodson, Giles; Palliser, A. (CreateSpace, 2016-07)
      Despite widespread support of collaborative and participatory approaches to environmental management internationally, understandings of such approaches are frequently simplistic and even idealised (McCallum, Hughey and ...
    • Adventures in International Collaboration: Facilitating Globally-Created Student-Generated Mobile Movies Using a Blend of Online Tools 

      Wagner, Daniel (International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), (Valencia, Spain), 2014)
      The burgeoning of international connectivity has, in the last few short years, opened up new arenas of artistic collaboration. The next generation of filmmakers will certainly engage with an ever-greater degree of remote ...
    • After the rot: Improving the durability of building envelopes in domestic housing, New Zealand 

      Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science, 2010)
      The issue of weathertightness of the external building envelope in domestic scaled timber frames continues to be an issue in New Zealand, some ten years after the results of a major cladding survey into the durability and ...
    • Agents of change or changed agents? Early missionary landscape translations through knowledge, culture and biota at Bay of Islands Missions, New Zealand 

      Wake, Sue; Leather, J. M. (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08)
      Transfer implies moving knowledge or objects through space or time – inevitably creating change in the translation process. Vectors facilitate transfer or spread – either as organisms that are agents of change or as a ...
    • Aiming high: Can the New Zealand Diploma in Business create the graduates it desires? 

      Ayling, Diana (Business Co-ordination Forum, 2007)
      The new NZDipBus is an interesting national qualification. Owned by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), it is not a unit standard based qualification, such as the National Diploma in Business nor is it grounded ...
    • An Alternative Approach for Developing Socially Assistive Robots 

      Jayawardena, Chandimal; Kuo, I-Han; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (IEEE Robotics and Automation Society + Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2014)
      This paper presents the design of the socially assistive companion robotic wheelchair named RoboChair. Unlike in most current companion robotics projects, the approach of RoboChair is not to build a completely new robotic ...
    • Analogue automation : the Gateway Pavilion for the Headland Sculpture on the Gulf 

      Hitchings, K.; Patel, Y.; McPherson, P. (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe), 2017-09)
      The Waiheke Gateway Pavilion, designed by Stevens Lawson Architects originally for the 2010 New Zealand Venice Biennale Pavilion, was brought to fruition for the 2017 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf Sculpture trail by ...
    • Analysing rain garden infiltration efficiency using MOUSE Model 

      Li, H.; De Costa, Gregory (International Association For Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHRAPD), 2016-08)
      A MOUSE model was developed to simulate rain garden and calculate the annual stormwater runoff volume. The key parameter settings of the simulation model are strictly built on Auckland Regional Council Technical Publications ...
    • Analysis and configuration of boundary difference calculations 

      Dacey, Simon; Pang, Shaoning; Song, Lei; Zhu, Lei (ICONIP, 2014-11)
      In the field of land management, stakeholders (people) everywhere have many disputes over the location of boundaries between private land and public land. We find that the stakeholders disagree with each other over boundaries. ...