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    • N-S chart honours project report : a Nassi-Scneiderman cartographer 

      Couch, A. B. (University of Canterbury, 1988)
      This project involved the development of N-S Chart; a NassiShneiderman Cartographer for the Apple Macintosh. N-S Chart is a tool for drawing and maintaining Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams, and incorporates the beneficial ...
    • N-S Chart User's Guide 

      Couch, A. B. (University of Canterbury. Computer Science, 1988)
      The N-S Chart program is a Nassi-Shneiderman Diagram development tool. This manual, N-S Chart User Guide, shows you how to use the various parts of the program. It does not teach you how good Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams ...
    • N-way microwave power divider using two-dimensional meta-materials 

      Eccleston, K.W. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering., 2006)
      An N-way power divider based upon meta-materials is presented. The divider essentially comprises a two-dimensional mosaic of both right-handed and lefthanded four-port unit cells. The power divider is square shaped and ...
    • Naïve infinitesimal analysis. 

      Nugraha, Anggha (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      This research has been done with the aim of building a new understanding of the nonstandard mathematical analysis. In order to achieve this goal, we first explore the two existing models of numbers: reals (R) and ...
    • Nanofabrication and its effect on electrical and optical properties of gallium nitride 

      Rong, Bifeng (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 2001)
      GaN and related materials keep drawing attention because of their successful application in light emitter diodes (LEDs) and laser diodes (LDs) and their high potential application in high power and high temperature electric ...
    • Nanometre-scale electrochemical switches fabricated using a plasma-based sulphidation technique 

      Thomson, A.F.; Melville, D.O.S.; Blaikie, R.J. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering., 2006)
      Solid-state electrochemical switches are new devices that may find application in low power logic or memory circuits. The reversible electrochemical oxidation and reduction of a sub 10nm-thick silver sulphide layer is the ...
    • NARX models for simulation of the start-up operation of a single-shaft gas turbine 

      Asgari, H.; Chen, X.Q.; Morini, M.; Pinelli, M.; Sainudiin, R.; Spina, P.R.; Venturini, M. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2016)
      In this study, nonlinear autoregressive exogenous (NARX) models of a heavy-duty single-shaft gas turbine (GT) are developed and validated. The GT is a power plant gas turbine (General Electric PG 9351FA) located in ...
    • Nasogastric aspiration as an indicator for feed absorption in model-based glycaemic control in neonatal intensive care 

      Gunn, C.A.; Dickson, J.L.; Hewett, J.N.; Chase, J.G.; Lynn, A.; Rose, H.J.; Clarkson, S.H.; Shaw, G.M. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2013)
      STAR is a glycaemic control model-based framework for critically-ill neonates and has shown benefits in reducing hypo- and hyper- glycaemia. STAR uses a stochastic matrix method to forecast future changes in a patient’s ...
    • NATEP : an interactive computer aid to teaching numerical analysis 

      Morarji, Hashmukh Lal (University of Canterbury. Computer Science, 1978)
      NATEP is an interactive computer system with a graphical display. It uses a simple dialogue written in 'STAF' Author Language for the user-system communication. A wide selection of numerical algorithms have been implemented ...
    • Nation Energy System Patterns and Forecasting 

      Hung, Ching-Yi Emily (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2009)
      This thesis investigates the patterns of each type of energy consumption for fourteen countries, to study the link between energy consumption, economics and population. It was found that for all the countries studied, there ...
    • National Energy Policies and the Electricity Sector in Malaysia 

      Sayed Jalal, T.; Bodger, P. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2009)
      Since its independence in 1957, Malaysia has gone a long way towards developing its economy and infrastructures. As one of the fast growing developing nations, its world renowned infrastructures include the Petronas Twin ...
    • The national seismic hazard model for New Zealand, and the Mw7.1 4 September Darfield earthquake 

      Stirling, McVerry, G. M.W.; Gerstenberger, Litchfield, N. M.; Van Dissen, Bradley, B.A. R.; Berrymen, Barnes, P. K. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2010)
      A team of earthquake geologists, seismologists and engineering seismologists from GNS Science, NIWA, University of Canterbury, and Victoria University of Wellington have collectively produced an update of the 2002 national ...
    • Native forest monitoring : tracking changes in native forest remnants. 

      Arnold, T. A. H. (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      Native forest monitoring is undertaken by forest companies as a requirement for certification of their forests by groups such as the FSC. It is important for companies to be able to track changes that are occurring to ...
    • Natural hand interaction for augmented reality. 

      Piumsomboon, Thammathip (University of Canterbury. Department of Computer Science, 2015)
      Despite the increasing prevalence of Augmented Reality (AR) interfaces, there is still a lack of interaction techniques that allow full utilization of the medium. Natural hand interaction has the potential to offer these ...
    • A natural language database interface for SQL-tutor 

      Knowles, S. (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      An investigation into integrating a database Natural Language Processing (NLP) component into the SQL-Tutor Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) is presented. Tailor-made NLP systems created by a programmer, and NLP ...
    • Naturally commutated thyristor-controlled high-pulse VAr compensator 

      Arillaga, J.; Brough, R.D.; Duke, R.M. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering., 1995)
      An alternative to the thyristor controlled reactor is proposed based on the ability of the AC/DC convertor to absorb controllable reactive power. The standard three-phase bridge configuration is modified, using the ...
    • The nature of innovation and advancement in mathematics : A philosophical investigation 

      Davies, James (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics, 2009)
      This paper seeks a philosophical explanation as to why certain mathematical settings seem more accommodating to certain theorems, especially when this is a new setting formulated after the theorem. I will emphasise the ...
    • Nature reserve selection problem : a tight approximation algorithm 

      Bordewich, M.; Semple, C. (University of Canterbury. Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, 2007)
      The Nature Reserve Selection Problem is a problem that arises in the context of studying biodiversity conservation. Subject to budgetary constraints, the problem is to select a set of regions to conserve so that ...
    • Nature reserve selection problem: a tight approximation algorithm 

      Bordewich, M.; Semple, C. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2008)
      The Nature Reserve Selection Problem is a problem that arises in the context of studying biodiversity conservation. Subject to budgetary constraints, the problem is to select a set of regions to conserve so that the ...
    • NAVA enhances tidal volume and diaphragmatic electro-myographic activity matching: A Range90 analysis of supply and demand 

      Moorhead, K.T.; Piquilloud, L.; Lambermont, B.; Roeseler, J.; Chiew, Y.S.; Chase, J.G.; Revelly, J.P.; Bialais, E.; Tassaux, D.; Laterre, P.F.; Jolliet, P.; Sottiaux, T.; Desaive, T. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2013)
      Introduction Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) is a ventilation assist mode that delivers pressure in proportionality to electrical activity of the diaphragm (Eadi). Compared to pressure support ventilation (PS), ...