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  • Implementation of the Lps Using an Excel Spreadsheet: A Case Study From New Zealand Construction Industry 

    Zaeri, F; Rotimi, JOB; Hoseini, MR; Cox, J (Emerald, 2017)
    Purpose This study investigated the implementation challenges of one of lean construction’s recent tools, the Last Planner System (LPS), by exploring issues in the New Zealand construction sector to identify potential ...
  • Performance Study of Block ACK and Reverse Direction in IEEE 802.11n Using a Markov Chain Model 

    Hossain, MA; Sarkar, NI; Gutierrez, J; Liu, W (Elsevier, 2017)
    IEEE 802.11n networks are widely used in home and corporate network environments because they offer high-speed wireless Internet access at relatively low-cost. The 802.11n standard introduced several key features including ...
  • Real-time Anomaly Detection and Localization in Crowded Scenes 

    Sabokrou, M; Fathy, M; Hoseini, M; Klette, R (IEEE, 2015)
    In this paper, we propose a method for real-time anomaly detection and localization in crowded scenes. Each video is defined as a set of non-overlapping cubic patches, and is described using two local and global ...
  • Puzzle-based Learning in Engineering Mathematics: Students’ Attitudes 

    Klymchuk, S (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    The article reports on the results of two case studies on the impact of the regular use of puzzles as a pedagogical strategy in the teaching and learning of engineering mathematics. The intention of using puzzles is to ...
  • The Impact of the Parabolic Dish Concentrator on the Wind Induced Heat Loss From Its Receiver 

    Uzair, M; Anderson, TN; Nates, RJ (Elsevier, 2017)
    Abstract To achieve higher operating temperatures, power output and system efficiencies in parabolic dish cavity receivers, larger dish sizes and structures are used to increase the concentration ratio. This increases ...
  • Understanding Class-level Testability Through Dynamic Analysis 

    Tahir, A; MacDonell, SG; Buchan, J (IEEE, 2014)
    It is generally acknowledged that software testing is both challenging and time-consuming. Understanding the factors that may positively or negatively affect testing effort will point to possibilities for reducing this ...
  • The Design of Control Strategy for Blended Series-Parallel Power-Split PHEV – a Simulation Study 

    Ding, N; Lie, T; Prasad, K (International Association of Research and Science, 2017)
    Electric Vehicles (EVs) have been extensively researched to reduce the fuel consumption and tailpipe emission. The series-parallel power-split Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PHEV) has been considered as one of the most suitable ...
  • Impact of Efficient DC loads: LED Lighting as Equivalent to Large Power Generation Plant 

    Qureshi, JA; Lie, T; Hasan, R; Mujtaba, T (IEEE, 2016)
    Power shortage is one of the major challenges that is being encountered globally. Conservation of energy is an effective and economical solution to cater the increasing electricity demand as compared to electricity generation. ...
  • Design of an Efficiency Improved Dual-Output DC-DC Converter Utilizing a Supercapacitor Circulation Technique 

    Subasinghage, K; Gunawardane, K; Lie, T; Kularatna, N (IEEE, 2016)
    The Supercapacitor Assisted Low Dropout Regulator (SCALDO) is a novel approach to achieving high end-to-end efficiency (ETEE) in linear, step-down, DC-DC converters. This is a patented technique and it has been well ...
  • A Framework for Writing Learning Agreements 

    Clear, T; Parsjö, E; Cajander, Å; Daniels, M; Lagerqvist, N; McDermott, R (IEEE, 2016)
    Abstract: Active learning is a popular concept for motivating learning. Learning agreements are one strategy towards this goal. They can be used to aid the students to take ownership of their learning and in becoming more ...
  • Students Envisioning the Future 

    Lind, T; Cajander, Å; Sandblad, B; Daniels, M; Lárusdóttir, M; McDermott, R; Clear, T (IEEE, 2016)
    How can students be included as critical stakeholders in the systems and services provided by a university? To address the whole student experience, we engaged students and employees at a large Swedish university in a ...
  • Aligning Quality Assurance at the Course Unit and Educational Program Levels 

    Jónsson, B; Lárusdóttir, M; Daniels, M; Clear, A; Clear, T; McDermott, R (IEEE, 2016)
    Quality assurance is a subject that has grown dramatically in importance in recent times. In previous work, we have described how the ACM Curricula can be used to support the Quality Assurance process of educational programs, ...
  • Managing Requirements Change the Informal Way! When Saying 'No' Is Not an Option 

    Hussain, W; Zowghi, D; Clear, T; MacDonell, SG; Blincoe, K (IEEE, 2016)
    Software has always been considered as malleable. Changes to software requirements are inevitable during the development process. Despite many software engineering advances over several decades, requirements changes are a ...
  • Classification and Segmentation of fMRI Spatio-temporal Brain Data With a Neucube Evolving Spiking Neural Network Model 

    Doborjeh, MG; Capecci, E; Kasabov, N (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014)
    The proposed feasibility analysis introduces a new methodology for modelling and understanding functional Magnetic Resonance Image (fMRI) data recorded during human cognitive activity. This constitutes a type of Spatio-Temporal ...
  • Skewed Distributions in Semi-stream Joins: How Much Can Caching Help? 

    Naeem, MA; Dobbie, G; Lutteroth, C; Weber, G (Elsevier, 2016)
    Semi-stream join algorithms join a fast data stream with a disk-based relation. This is important, for example, in real-time data warehousing where a stream of transactions is joined with master data before loading it into ...
  • The AUSTRAL VLBI Observing Program 

    Weston, S; Plank, L; Lovell, J; McCallum, J; Mayer, D; Reynolds, C; Quick, J; Weston, S; Titov, O; Shabala, S; Bohm, J; Natusch, T; Nickola, M; Gulyaev, S (Springer Journals, 2016)
    The AUSTRAL observing program was started in 2011, performing geodetic and astrometric very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) sessions using the new Australian AuScope VLBI antennas at Hobart, Katherine, and Yarragadee, ...
  • Hardware Implementations of SVM on FPGA: A State-of-the-Art Review of Current Practice 

    Afifi, SM; Gholamhosseini, H; Poopak, S (International Journal of Innovative Science Engineering and Technology (IJISET), 2015)
    The Support Vector Machine (SVM) is a common machine learning tool that is widely used because of its high classification accuracy . Implementing SVM for embedded real -time applications ...
  • Remote Patient Monitoring System: Evaluation of Medical Devices from Patients’ Perspective 

    Baig, MM; Gholamhosseini, H; Connolly, MJ (Health Informatics New Zealand (HINZ), 2014)
    Currently, remote health monitoringis one of the emerging areasof healthcare directed towardsabetter healthcaredelivery.Worldwide acceptance of such solutions isdue to the use of internet and its related services;being ...
  • Mining Social Networking Sites for Digital Evidence 

    Cusack, B; Alshaifi, S (Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, 2015)
    OnLine Social Networking sites (SNS) hold a vast amount of information that individuals and organisations post about themselves. Investigations include SNS as sources of evidence and the challenge is to have effective tools ...
  • Increasing Pass Rates in Introductory Mechanics Courses 

    Jowitt, WA (School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Massey University, 2014)
    BACKGROUND Low pass rates in introductory mechanics courses are commonly observed in universities throughout Australasia and elsewhere. In the author’s experience pass rates rise when the number of assignments rises. ...