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    • 3D Games as Motivation in Fitts’ Law Experiments 

      Looser, Julian C. A. (University of Canterbury, 2002)
      Traditional Fitts’ Law evaluations in the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) often use artificial applications to collect data from participants. This report presents an investigation into the viability of using ...
    • 3D Ground Motion Simulations for the Christchurch Area Including the Surface Topography Effects 

      Aslam, Kurram; Taborda, Ricardo (2017)
      We present initial results from a set of three-dimensional (3D) deterministic earthquake ground motion simulations for the northern Canterbury plains, Christchurch and the Banks Peninsula region, which explicitly incorporate ...
    • A 3D microrobotic actuator for micro and nano manipulation 

      Banerjee, Steven (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2015)
      Following the invention of the atomic force microscopy, AFM has revolutionised not only surface sciences but also biological sciences more recently. From being used as a microscope with atomic resolution generating 3D ...
    • 3D models of blood flow in the cerebral vasculature 

      Moore, S.M.; David, T.; Chase, J.G.; Arnold, J.; Fink, J. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2006)
      The circle of Willis (CoW) is a ring-like arterial structure located in the base of the brain and is responsible for the distribution of oxygenated blood throughout the cerebral mass. To investigate the effects of the ...
    • 3D Multi-user interactive visualization with a shared large-scale display 

      Kim, Hyungon (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      When the multiple users interact with a virtual environment on a largescale display there are several issues that need to be addressed to facilitate the interaction. In the thesis, three main topics for collaborative ...
    • 3D Natural Hand Interaction for AR Applications 

      Lee, M.; Green, R.; Billinghurst, M. (University of Canterbury. Human Interface Technology Laboratory., 2008)
      In this paper we describe a computer vision-based 3D hand tracking system for a multimodal Augmented Reality (AR) interface. We have developed a 3D vision-based natural hand interaction method. This consists of four steps: ...
    • 3D Printed Porous Media Columns with Fine Control of Column Packing Geometry 

      Fee, C.J.; Nawada, S.; Dimartino, S. (University of Canterbury. Chemical and Process EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. College Office (Engineering)University of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2014)
      In this paper we demonstrate, for the first time, the use of 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing or rapid prototyping) to create porous media with precisely defined packing morphologies, directly from computer ...
    • 3D Printed Stirling Engines for Education of Machine Design and Analysis 

      Clucas, D.; Gutschmidt, S. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2016)
      The recent proliferation of low to medium cost additive manufacturing equipment opens a doorway to using the technology for aiding the education of many engineering principles. Stirling cycle engines are highly complex ...
    • 3D printed titanium implants. 

      Tredinnick, Seamus John (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      3D printing in medicine has changed the paradigm of modern implant design. Using a combination of advanced imaging and digital fabrication, orthopaedic implants such as prosthetic hip replacements are able to be matched ...
    • 3D Printing Cellulose Hydrogels Using LASER Induced Thermal Gelation 

      Huber T; Clucas DM; Vilmay M; Pupkes B; Stuart J; Dimartino S; Fee C (MDPI AG, 2018)
      A 3D printer was developed for the 3D printing of cellulose hydrogels using open source software and simple 3D printer hardware. Using a temperature-based sol-gel transition of cellulose dissolved in aqueous solutions ...
    • 3D printing of porous media at the microstructural scale 

      Dimartino, S.; Fee, C.J.; Nawada, S.; Clucas, D.; Huber, T.; Gordon, A.; Dolamore, F. (University of Canterbury. Chemical and Process EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. College Office (Engineering)University of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2014)
      What is superficially referred to as ‘packing quality’, a myriad of geometrical parameters governing the interrelations between pores, has only been measured post-hoc in the form of separation efficiency. While several ...
    • 3D printing of porous polymeric materials for stationary phases of chromatography columns 

      Rezanavaz, Roya (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      The work described in this thesis focused on the creation of 3D printed chromatography columns using high internal phase emulsion polymer (polyHIPE) materials. The first step was to prepare and optimize a porous, polymeric ...
    • A 3D seismic velocity model for Canterbury, New Zealand for broadband ground motion simulation 

      Lee, R.L.; Bradley, B.A.; Pettinga, J.R.; Hughes, M.; Graves, R.W. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2013)
      his poster presents the ongoing development of a 3D Canterbury seismic velocity model which will be used in physics-based hybrid broadband ground motion simulation of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Velocity models ...
    • A 3D seismic velocity model for Canterbury, New Zealand for broadband ground motion simulation 

      Lee, R.L.; Bradley, B.A.; Ghisetti, F.; Pettinga, J.R.; Hughes, M.W.; Thomson, E.M. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2014)
      This poster presents the on-going development of a new 3D seismic velocity model of Canterbury, New Zealand. The intention of the model is to provide the 3D crustal structure in the region at multiple length scales for ...
    • 3D time-lapse imaging of polygonal patterned ground in the McMurdo dry valleys of Antarctica 

      Godfrey, M.J.; Bannister, M.T.; Nobes, D.; Sletten, R.S. (University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences., 2008)
      We surveyed four sets of polygons at 0.5 m line spacing using 100 and 200 MHz antennas for 3D GPR imaging at two field locations in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, one in Victoria Valley and the other in Beacon Valley. ...
    • 3D Tree Mapping - Rethinking the DBH Tape 

      Morgenroth, J.; Gomez, C.; Miller, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2015)
    • 3D Virtual worlds and Education for Sustainability 

      Grimley, M.; Green, R.; Nilsen, T.; Thompson, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development.University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering.University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences., 2008)
    • 5-oxazolidinones : Key intermediates to peptidomimetics with latent reactivity and conformational restriction 

      Oldham, Mark D. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 1997)
      This thesis examines the synthesis of peptidomimetics of the type 4.23 and 5.23. Compound 4.23 was designed to possess latent reactivity for the specific inactivation of α-chymotrypsin. Compound 5.23 is a conformationally ...
    • 7,8-Dihydroneopterin and its effect on the formation of foam cells. 

      Davies, Sian Patricia Mary (University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2015)
      Atherosclerosis (Heart Disease) is an inflammatory disease caused by the formation of plaque within the arterial wall. In response to inflammation, monocytes enter the artery wall, differentiate into macrophages and take ...
    • 7,8-dihydroneopterin inhibition of oxidised low density lipoprotein-induced cellular death 

      Baird, Sarah (University of Canterbury. Zoology, 2003)
      The death of monocyte and macrophage cells in the atherosclerotic plaque is thought to be due principally to the toxicity of oxidised LDL (oxLDL). This makes an important contribution to the development of the lipid core ...