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    • The Ideal Order 

      Bartneck, C. (Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018)
      Dr. Rob Park's life is out of order.
    • Identifiability analysis of a pressure-depending alveolar recruitment model 

      Schranz, C.; Docherty, P.D.; Chiew, Y.S.; Möller, K.; Chase, J.G. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2012)
      Patient-specific physiological models of respiratory mechanics can offer insight into patient state and pulmonary dynamics that are not directly measurable. Thus, significant potential exists to evaluate and guide ...
    • Identification and evaluation of improved drying methods of New Zealand beeches by means of an energy-efficient kiln process 

      Zhang, Zheng (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      New Zealand Nothofagus timbers, especially N. fusca (red beech) and N. truncata (hard beech) are among the most refractory timbers in the world to be dried in conventional kilns. The recommended drying method is to air ...
    • Identification and simulation of an automated guided vechile for minimal sensor applications 

      Dann, Aaron (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 1996)
      The problem of controlling an Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) with the minimum number of sensors is considered. Sensors add cost and complexity to an AGV both electrically and in terms of increased computational requirements ...
    • Identification of Changes in Mean with Regression Trees: An Application to Market Research 

      Rea, W.S.; Reale, M.; Cappelli, C.; Brown, J.A. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics, 2009)
      In this paper we present a computationally e cient method for nding multiple structural breaks at unknown dates based on regression trees. We outline the procedure and present the results of a simulation study to assess ...
    • Identification of cost-effective retrofit and/or rehabilitation strategies for steel buildings 

      Arifin, Fransiscus Asisi (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Recently developed performance-based earthquake engineering framework, such as one provided by PEER (Deierlein et al. 2003), assist in the quantification in terms of performance such as casualty, monetary losses and downtime. ...
    • Identification of critical ground motions for seismic performance assessment of structures 

      Dhakal, R.P.; Mander, J.B.; Mashiko, N. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2006)
      A method is established to identify critical earthquake ground motions that are to be used in physical testing or subsequent advanced computational studies to enable seismic performance to be assessed. The ground motion ...
    • Identification of hazardous motor vehicle accident sites: some Bayesian considerations 

      Schlüter, Philip John (University of Canterbury. Mathematics, 1996)
      Appropriate hazardous accident site identification and discrimination is a fundamental difficulty that confronts traffic safety researchers. Readily employed Bayesian methods can redress this difficulty and are the focus ...
    • The identification of insulin saturation effects during the Dynamic Insulin Sensitivity Test 

      Docherty, P.D.; Chase, J.G.; Hann, C.E.; Lotz, T.F.; Lin, J.; McAuley, K.A.; Shaw, G.M. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2010)
      Background: Many insulin sensitivity (SI) tests identify a sensitivity metric that is proportional to the total available insulin and measured glucose disposal despite general acceptance that insulin action is saturable. ...
    • Identification of level shifts in stationary processes 

      Rea, W.; Reale, M.; Capelli, C.; Brown, J.A. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2006)
      ART was introduced as a modified use of CART methodology for quick detection of structural breaks in the mean levels. In this paper simulations are presented to test ART against a number of different types of time series, ...
    • Identification of memory kernels in thermo-viscoelasticity 

      Sellier, M. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2005)
      This paper discusses the possibility of identifying the shear and structure relaxation kernels in glassy materials by means of a single, simple and non-intrusive experiment. The material should be thermorheologically ...
    • Identification of patient specific parameters for a minimal cardiac model 

      Hann, C.E.; Chase, J.G.; Shaw, G.M.; Smith, B.W. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2004)
      A minimal cardiac model has been developed which accurately captures the essential dynamics of the cardio-vascular system (CVS). This paper develops an integral based parameter identification method for fast and accurate ...
    • Identification of relaxation functions in glass by mean of a simple experiment 

      Sellier, M.; Siedow, N.; Hann, C.E. (University of Canterbury. College of Engineering.University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2007)
      This communication discusses the possibility of identifying the shear and structure relaxation functions in inorganic glass by means of a single, simple, and non-intrusive experiment. The latter consists of measuring the ...
    • Identification of time-varying cardiac disease state using a minimal cardiac model with reflex actions 

      Hann, C.E.; Andreassen, S.; Smith, B.W.; Shaw, G.M.; Chase, J.G.; Jensen, P.L. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2006)
      A minimal cardiac model that accurately captures the essential cardio- vascular system dynamics has been developed. Standard parameter identification methods for this model are highly non-linear and non-convex, hindering ...
    • Identification of vigilance lapses using EEG/EOG by expert human raters 

      Peiris, M.T.R.; Jones, R.D.; Davidson, P.R.; Carroll, G.J.; Signal, T.L.; Parkin, P.J.; van den Berg, M.; Bones, P.J. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005)
      It is critically important for certain occupational groups to remain highly alert throughout their working day. For safety reasons, it would be useful to automatically detect lapses in performance using EEG/EOG. Automating ...
    • Identifizierbarkeit und Parameter Identifizierung in einem alveolaren Rekrutierungsmodell für die Atemmechanik 

      Schranz, C.; Moller, K.; Docherty, P.D.; Chiew, Y.S.; Chase, J.G. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2012)
    • Identifying and Responding to Disengagement in a Constraint-Based Intelligent Tutoring System 

      Hong, Jin Kwang (University of Canterbury, 2014)
      Numerous studies have shown the effectiveness of Intelligent Tutoring Systems in improving learning. However, there are still students who do not engage with problem solving and therefore miss opportunities for learning. In ...
    • Identifying Clinical applications of Spectroscopic x-ray imaging 

      Butler, A.P.H.; Anderson, N.; Cook, N.; Butler, P.; MARS-CT Team (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2008)
      Spectroscopic x-ray detectors, such as Medipix, are opening the door to the widespread use of energy selective biomedical x-ray imaging. With dual energy computed tomography quickly becoming the clinical standard, spectroscopic ...
    • Identifying music documents in a collection of images 

      Bainbridge, D.; Bell, T. (University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering., 2006)
      Digital libraries and search engines are now well-equipped to find images of documents based on queries. Many images of music scores are now available, often mixed up with textual documents and images. For example, using ...
    • Identifying phylogenetic trees 

      Bordewich, M.; Huber, K. T.; Semple, C. (University of Canterbury, 2004)
      A central problem that arises in evolutionary biology is that of displaying partitions of subsets of a finite set X on a tree whose vertices are partially labelled with the elements of X. Such a tree is called an X-tree ...