• A DBR Framework for Designing Mobile Virtual Reality Learning Environments

      Cochrane, T; Cook, S; Aiello, S; Christie, D; Sinfield, D; Steagall, M; Aguayo, C (ASCILITE, 2017)
      This paper proposes a Design Based Research framework for designing mobile virtual reality learning environments. The application of the framework is illustrated by two design-based research projects that aim to develop ...
    • Death by hospitality: beyond the call of duty

      Poulston, J (AUT University, 2009)
      Hospitality staff are often very dedicated to their work, protecting guests’ privacy even when circumstances are suspicious, and treating their wants and needs as paramount. In November 2008, several hotel staff were killed ...
    • Debriefing following seclusion and restraint: a summary of relevant literature

      Sutton, D; Webster, S; Wilson, M (Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui, 2014)
      This report provides a summary of current debriefing practices that have been shown to support strategy six in the Six Core Strategies© and supports seclusion or restraint reduction programmes, drawn from a review or ...
    • Deciding the isomorphism problem in classes of unary automatic structures

      Liu, JL; Minnes, M (Elsevier, 2011)
      We solve the isomorphism problem for certain classes of unary automatic structures: unary automatic equivalence relations, unary automatic linear orders, and unary automatic trees. That is, we provide algorithms which ...
    • Decision-making style, nicotine and caffeine use and dependence

      Phillips, J; Ogeil, RP (Wiley, 2015)
      Rationale As therapeutic interventions are being developed utilising telehealth and mobile phones, it is important to understand how substance-dependent individuals will respond to offers of online assistance. Objectives ...
    • Decolonising healthcare services one prejudice at a time: Psychological, sociological, ecological and cultural considerations

      Fay, J (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      This paper describes a minority and marginalised psychiatric patient named ‘Lucy’ and offers an analysis of the multiple ‘colonising’ or ‘power-over’ relations that dominate her life. Lucy’s colonisation and consequent ...
    • Decoy effects and brands

      Kim, J; Park, J; Ryu, G (Association for Consumer Research, 2006)
      The relative preference for a target product over a competitor can be increased by providing a third alternative (a decoy) that is clearly inferior to the target but is not necessarily inferior to the competitor. We ...
    • Deductibility of interest: a comparative perspective: conceptual issues

      Olesen, K; Ohms, C (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
      Interest payable on borrowed funds or on amounts owing by reason of the operation of the law (for example interest that may be payable on statutory debts such as tax owing) in relation to an income earning activity is a ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) in tropics

      Wang, C; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wood, LC; Mohd-Rahim, FA; Zainon, N; Saputri, E (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013)
      The wide use of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) becomes prominent in many designs because of its aesthetic, ergonomic, and economical nature. Recently, TMS has been applied in the tropics with zone success,fully yet ...
    • Deferred gratification', 'Wildcards' and 'Packaging': innovative teaching strategies for first year product design students

      Withell, AJ; Charlton, NB (University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2007)
      This paper describes a strategic approach to teaching design that addresses the difficulties of building and maintaining motivation and engagement in first year product/industrial design students, and creating the learning ...
    • A definition for a sustainable computing educator

      Liu, W; Goldweber, M; Clear, T (Computing and Information Technology Research and Education, New Zealand (CITRENZ), 2015)
      The concept of sustainability has been penetrating the education sector for some time. In addition to degrees in sustainability, numerous majors, and indeed whole institutions have been imbuing their curricula with a ...
    • Demand in New Zealand hospitals: expect the unexpected?

      Jiang, N; Pacheco, GA (New Zealand Association of Economists, 2013)
      The health care sector in New Zealand has undergone substantial structural reform since 1983, and stands out relative to other OECD countries, in that it has a relatively low per capita health expenditure, and a high share ...
    • Democracy and the price of silence [Book review]

      Robie, D (Pacific Media Centre, Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Robie, David (2012). Democracy and the price of silence. Pacific Journalism Review, 18(1): pp. 246-248. Review of Shoot the messenger: The report on the Nuku'alofa reconstruction project and why the government of Tonga ...
    • DENFIS: dynamic evolving neural-fuzzy inference system and its application for time series prediction

      Kasabov, N; Song, Q. (IEEE, 2002)
      This paper introduces a new type of fuzzy inference systems, denoted as dynamic evolving neural-fuzzy inference system (DENFIS), for adaptive online and offline learning, and their application for dynamic time series ...
    • Denoised Modified Incoherent Signal Subspace Method for DOA of Coherent Signals

      Hu, B; Li, XJ; Chong, P (2018 IEEE 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2018)
      Incoherent signal subspace method (ISM) is ineffective to deal with direction of arrival (DOA) of coherent wideband signals. Although modified methods were proposed to solve this drawback, such as ISM based on modified ...
    • Dense clustered multi-channel wireless sensor cloud

      Al-Anbuky, A; Sivakumar, S (MDPI, 2015)
      Dense Wireless Sensor Network Clouds have an inherent issue of latency and packet drops with regards to data collection. Though there is extensive literature that tries to address these issues through either scheduling, ...
    • Deposit-feeding sea cucumbers enhance mineralization and nutrient cycling in organically-enriched coastal sediments

      Mactavish, T; Stenton-Dozey, J; Vopel, K; Savage, C (PLoS, 2012)
      Bioturbators affect multiple biogeochemical interactions and have been suggested as suitable candidates to mitigate organic matter loading in marine sediments. However, predicting the effects of bioturbators at an ecosystem ...
    • Deposition of terrigenous sediment on subtidal marine macirobenthos: response of two contrasting community types

      Lohrer, AM; Thrush, SF; Lundquist, CJ; Vopel, K; Hewitt, JE; Nicholls, PE (Inter-Research, 2006)
      Changes in patterns of land-use associated with human population growth throughout the world have altered the regime of terrigenous material export from catchments to rivers and, subsequently, to estuarine and marine ...