Recent Submissions

  • Modeling Gaze-Guided Narratives for Outdoor Tourism 

    Kiefer P; Adams B; Kwok TCK; Raubal M (Springer, 2020)
    Many outdoor spaces have hidden stories connected with them that can be used to enrich a tourist’s experience. These stories are often related to environmental features which are far from the user and far apart from each ...
  • Proceedings of the 1st New Zealand-Japan Joint Symposium on Structural and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering 

    Chiaro G; Yoshimi M (2019)
    These proceedings elucidate a broad coverage of the current State-of-the-Art, ideas and technology in Earthquake Engineering from theory to practice resulting from lessons learned from recent major earthquakes in New Zealand ...
  • Human-Robot Interaction - An Introduction 

    Bartneck, C.; Belpaeme T; Eyssel F; Kanda T; Keijsers M; Sabanovic S (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
    The role of robots in society keeps expanding and diversifying, bringing with it a host of issues surrounding the relationship between robots and humans. This introduction to human–robot interaction (HRI), written by leading ...
  • Die Ideale Ordnung 

    Bartneck, C. (Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018)
    Dr. Rob Parks Leben ist ausser Kontrolle.
  • The Ideal Order 

    Bartneck, C. (Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018)
    Dr. Rob Park's life is out of order.
  • A Unified Creep-Fatigue Equation with Application to Engineering Design 

    Liu D; Pons DJ (2018)
    Background: Creep-fatigue damage occurs under cyclic loading at elevated temperature. The existing creep-fatigue models have limited ability to cover the full combination of creep and fatigue behaviours, except with ...
  • A Virtual Reality Environment for Prospective Memory Training 

    Mitrovic, Antonija; Mathews, Moffat; Ohlsson, Stellan; Holland, Jay; McKinlay, Audrey; Ogden, Scott; Bracegirdle, Anthony; Dopping-Hepenstal, Sam (University of Canterbury, 2014)
    Prospective Memory (PM), or remembering to perform tasks in the future, is of crucial importance for everyday life. Stroke survivors often have impaired prospective memory, which can interfere with their independent ...
  • Affective Expressions of Machines 

    Bartneck, C. (2000)
    Emotions should play an important role in the design of interfaces because people interact with machines as if they were social actors. This paper presents a literature review on affective expressions through speech, ...
  • Local Tchebichef Moments for Texture Analysis 

    Mukundan, R. (Science Gate PublishingUniversity of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering, 2014)
    Orthogonal moment functions based on Tchebichef polynomials have found several applications in the field of image analysis because of their superior feature representation capabilities. Local features represented by such ...
  • Amazon Forest and Savanna Lands: A guide to the climates, vegetation, landscapes and soils of central tropical South America 

    Cochrane, T.T.; Cochrane, T.A. (CreateSpaceUniversity of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2010)
    This book provides an overview of the land resources of the Amazon in terms of the varying climates, landscapes, vegetation and soils found throughout this vast, often misunderstood region. It has been prepared for a broad ...
  • La Amazonia Tierras de Bosques y Sabanas: Una guia del clima, vegetacion, paisajes y suelos de Sudamerica tropical central (Spanish edition) 

    Cochrane, T.T.; Cochrane, T.A. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformUniversity of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2012)
    Este libro proporciona una visión general de los recursos de la tierra de la Amazonía en los diferentes climas, paisajes, vegetación y suelos de toda esta amplia, a menudo incomprendida región. Se ha preparado para una ...
  • Guía para la identificación de atributos para definir Bosques de Alto Valor de Conservación en Bolivia (A Guide for Identifying High Conservation Value Forests) 

    Rumiz, D.I.; Mostacedo, B.; Cochrane, T.A.; Rozo, B. (CFV (Certificación Forestal Voluntaria) and GTZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit)University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Natural Resources Engineering, 2004)
    National Interpretations of the High Conservation Value Forest (HCVF) Toolkit provide a practical methodology to be used on a routine basis to identify High Conservation Value Forests. They also provide guidance on what ...
  • The state-of-art of underwater vehicles - Theories and applications 

    Wang, W.H.; Engelaar, R.C.; Chen, X.Q.; Chase, J.G. (I-Tech Education and PublishingUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2009)
    An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is an underwater system that contains its own power and is controlled by an onboard computer. Although many names are given to these vehicles, such as remotely operated vehicles ...
  • Cable-Climbing Robots for Power Line Inspection 

    Nayyerloo, M.; Chen, X.Q.; Wang, W.H.; Chase, J.G. (I-Tech Education and PublishingUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2009)
    Power transmission line inspection is of utmost importance for power companies towards having sustainable electricity supply to vast number of customers in major industries as well as households in a city. Inspection ...
  • Semantic Integration of Adaptive Educational Systems 

    Sosnovsky, S.; Brusilovsky, P.; Yudeslon, M.; Mitrovic, A.; Mathews, M.; Kumar, A. (SpringerUniversity of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering, 2009)
    With the growth of adaptive educational systems available to students, integration of these systems is evolving from an interesting research problem into an important practical task. One of the challenges that needs to ...
  • Why Evidence Based Medicine May Be Bad for You and Your Patients 

    Shaw, G.M.; Chase, J.G. (Jaypee Medical PublishersUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2007)
    Evidence based medicine (EBM) has inveigled itself into almost every aspect of medical practice in the last decade (or more) with promises of better delivery of health care and a more rational basis by which to deliver ...
  • Wetlands for removal of sulphate and metals from mine tailings water 

    O'Sullivan, A.D.; Finnegan, C.; Brady, E.; Murray, D.; Otte, M.L.; Schwitzguébel, J.P. (UOCHB AVCRUniversity of Canterbury. Civil Engineering., 2003)
    Natural and artificial vegetated wetlands have the unique ability to retain pollutants from water. Frequently, this ‘filtering’ property is exploited in water quality control, which is a more favourable and cost effective ...
  • The "shape" of phylogenies under simple random speciation models 

    Steel, M.; McKenzie, A. (SpringerUniversity of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2001)
    We describe some discrete structural properties of evolutionary trees generated under simple null models of speciation, such as the Yule model. These models have been used as priors in Bayesian approaches to phylogenetic ...
  • FluidStream 7.0 – System Theory and Design 

    Nokes, R. (Department of Civil Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2007)
    System theory and design of FluidStream, a particle tracking velocimetry (PTV) system that processes digital images and produces two dimensional velocity fields.

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