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    • Evaluating the impact of procedurally generated content on game immersion

      Connor, AM; Greig, TJ; Kruse, J (Springer, 2017)
      This paper describes a study that examines the impact that procedurally generated content has on the quality of gaming experience. To that end, an experimental study has been undertaken where gamers play two versions of ...
    • The A-Z of creative technologies

      Connor, AM; Sosa Medina, R (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), 2018)
      This paper undertakes an initial critical analysis of Creative Technologies as a means to gain insight to the nature of this as an emerging field. The paper utilises an approach previously used in the design discipline to ...
    • Mitigation of residual flux for high-temperature superconductor (HTS) transformer by controlled switching of HTS breaker arc model

      Lie, T; Ullah, A; Gunawardane, K; Nair, NKC (IEEE, 2017)
      AC circuit breaker's controlled switching is a popular method to reduce dielectric and thermal stresses during switching of transformers, transmission lines, reactor and shunt capacitors. The magnitude of inrush current ...
    • Modelling peri-perceptual brain processes in a deep learning spiking neural network architecture

      Gholami Doborjeh, Zohreh; Kasabov, Nikola; Gholami Doborjeh, Maryam; Sumich, A (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2018)
      Familiarity of marketing stimuli may affect consumer behaviour at a peri-perceptual processing level. The current study introduces a method for deep learning of electroencephalogram (EEG) data using a spiking neural network ...
    • Operational analysis of dynamic line ratings

      Talpur, S; Lie, T; Zamora, R; Nair, NKC (IOP Publishing, 2018)
      Overhead line is an important asset for power industries. Rising demand in electricity, environmental concerns and cheaper electricity prices are some important factors behind operating the lines at their maximum potential. ...
    • Reliability of measuring abductor hallucis muscle parameters using two different diagnostic ultrasound machines

      Hing, WA; Rome, K; Cameron, AF (BioMed Central, 2009)
      Background Diagnostic ultrasound provides a method of analysing soft tissue structures of the musculoskeletal system effectively and reliably. The aim of this study was to evaluate within and between session reliability ...
    • Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice

      Crowther, S; Smythe, L; Spence, D (Elsevier, 2017)
      Background: Rural midwifery and maternity care is vulnerable due to geographical isolation, staffing recruitment and retention. Highlighting the concerns within rural midwifery is important for safe sustainable service ...
    • The burden of cardiovascular diseases among US states, 1990-2016

      Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Collaboration; Roth, GA; Johnson, CO; Abate, KH; Abd-Allah, F; Ahmed, M; Alam, K; Alam, T; Alvis-Guzman, N; Ansari, H; Ärnlöv, J; Atey, TM; Awasthi, A; Awoke, T; Barac, A; Bärnighausen, T; Bedi, N; Bennett, D; Bensenor, I; Biadgilign, S; Castañeda-Orjuela, C; Catalá-López, F; Davletov, K; Dharmaratne, S; Ding, EL; Dubey, M; Faraon, EJA; Farid, T; Farvid, MS; Feigin, V; Fernandes, J; Frostad, J; Gebru, A; Geleijnse, JM; Gona, PN; Griswold, M; Hailu, GB; Hankey, GJ; Hassen, HY; Havmoeller, R; Hay, S; Heckbert, SR; Irvine, CMS; James, SL; Jara, D; Kasaeian, A; Khan, AR; Khera, S; Khoja, AT; Khubchandani, J; Kim, D; Kolte, D; Lal, D; Larsson, A; Linn, S; Lotufo, PA; Magdy Abd El Razek, H; Mazidi, M; Meier, T; Mendoza, W; Mensah, GA; Meretoja, A; Mezgebe, HB; Mirrakhimov, E; Mohammed, S; Moran, AE; Nguyen, G; Nguyen, M; Ong, KL; Owolabi, M; Pletcher, M; Pourmalek, F; Purcell, CA; Qorbani, M; Rahman, M; Rai, RK; Ram, U; Reitsma, MB; Renzaho, AMN; Rios-Blancas, MJ; Safiri, S; Salomon, JA; Sartorius, B; Sepanlou, SG; Shaikh, MA; Silva, D; Stranges, S; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tadele Atnafu, N; Thakur, JS; Topor-Madry, R; Truelsen, T; Tuzcu, EM; Tyrovolas, S; Ukwaja, KN; Vasankari, T; Vlassov, V; Vollset, SE; Wakayo, T; Weintraub, R; Wolfe, C; Workicho, A; Xu, G; Yadgir, S; Yano, Y; Yip, P; Yonemoto, N; Younis, M; Yu, C; Zaidi, Z; Zaki, MES; Zipkin, B; Afshin, A; Gakidou, E; Lim, SS; Mokdad, AH; Naghavi, M; Vos, T; Murray, CJL (American Medical Association, 2018)
      Importance: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States, but regional variation within the United States is large. Comparable and consistent state-level measures of total CVD burden and ...
    • Problematic mobile phone use and addiction across generations: The roles of psychopathological symptoms and smartphone use

      Kuss, DJ; Kanjo, E; Crook-Rumsey, M; Kibowski, F; Wang, GY; Sumich, A
      Contemporary technological advances have led to a significant increase in using mobile technologies. Recent research has pointed to potential problems as a consequence of mobile overuse, including addiction, financial ...
    • Attitude to the subject of chemistry in nursing and health science undergraduate students

      Brown, S; Naiker, M (Timeline Publication, 2018)
      Nurses require an understanding of biological sciences but may fear chemistry. We quantified attitude to chemistry in both nursing students, and health science students. Attitude toward the Subject of Chemistry Inventory ...
    • Unlocking the recreational and tourism potential of the Manukau Harbour

      Milne, S; Deuchar, C; Histen, S (New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This report presents the results from the 2013-14 Manukau Harbour Visitor and Resident Surveys. The aim of the research is to review the recreational use and tourism potential of the Manukau Harbour and to gather insights ...
    • Orākei Visitor Strategy 2015-2018

      Deuchar, C; Milne, S (New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      No abstract.
    • North West Rodney Visitor Strategy 2015-2020

      Deuchar, C; Milne, S (New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Robot-assisted therapy for learning and social interaction of children with autism spectrum disorder

      Bharatharaj, J; Huang, L; Mohan, RE; Al-Jumaily, AM; Krägeloh, CU (MDPI, 2017)
      This paper puts forward the potential for designing a parrot-inspired robot and an indirect teaching technique, the adapted model-rival method (AMRM), to help improve learning and social interaction abilities of children ...
    • Conflict, speech, and truth within the urban space of Tahrir Square

      Patel, R (Urban Transcripts, 2017)
      No abstract.
    • Fast release of sulfosalicylic acid from polymer implants consisting of regenerated cellulose/γ-ferric oxide/polypyrrole

      Chowdhury, N; Robertson, JD; Al-Jumaily; Ramos (2014)
      This work presents a comparative study on the rate of drug release from implantable matrices induced by electric and magnetic fields separately for better biomedical applications. The matrices were prepared by coating ...
    • DiY (Do-it-Yourself) pedagogy: A future-less orientation to education

      Gibbons, A; Snake-Beings, E (Taylor & Francis Group, 2018)
      A future-less orientation, as defined in this article, explores approaches to education within the context of precarious, shifting, labour markets and the uncertain future of employment trends. A future-less orientation ...
    • Secrets of mlearning failures: Confronting reality

      Cochrane, T (2012)
      Having implemented and evaluated over 35 mlearning projects in a variety of contexts in higher education over the past 6 years the researcher is ready to share the untold secret: not all mlearning projects succeed! This ...
    • Designing creative learning environments

      Cochrane, T; Antonczak, L (Springer, 2015)
      Designing creative learning environments involves not only facilitating student creativity, but also modeling creative pedagogical practice. In this paper we explore the implementation of a framework for designing creative ...
    • What are the associations between neighborhood walkability and sedentary time in New Zealand adults? The URBAN cross-sectional study

      Hinckson, E; Cerin, E; Mavoa, S; Smith, M; Badland, H; Witten, K; Kearns, R; Schofield, G (BMJ Journals, 2017)
      Objectives We estimated associations between objectively determined neighbourhood ‘walkability’ attributes and accelerometer-derived sedentary time (ST) by sex, city or type of day. Design A cross-sectional study. Setting ...