Masters Theses - Computer Science and Software Engineering - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Masters Theses

This page contains an index of Masters Theses produced by students in the CSSE department. Currently, only theses since 1999 are available, but earlier theses may be added to the index later.

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Year Index

1998 // 1999
2000 // 2001 // 2002 // 2003 // 2004 // 2005 // 2006 // 2007 // 2008 // 2009
2010 // 2011


2011

  • MAST 01/11: [PDF: 6119 Kb] [Abstract]
    Bag-and-Dump: Design and Evaluation of a User Interface for Manipulating Items Across Multiple Contexts
    Dominic Winkler (supervisor Andy Cockburn)


2009

  • MAST 01/09: [PDF: 716 Kb] [Abstract]
    Efficient Algorithms for the Maximum Convex Sum Problem
    Mohammed Thaher

  • MAST 02/09: [PDF: 4033 Kb] [Abstract]
    A Model Driven Architecture Based Approach for Developing Multi-Agent Systems
    Di Zhou

  • MAST 03/09: [PDF: 905 Kb] [Abstract]
    DDoS Detection Based on Traffic Self-similarity.
    Delio Brignoli (Supervisors: Ray Hunt and Marco Reale)

  • MAST 04/09: [PDF: 4117 Kb] [Abstract]
    Trustworthy Clients: Extending TNC for Integrity Checks in Web-Based Environments.
    Sascha Rehbock (Supervisor: Ray Hunt)

  • MAST 05/09: [PDF: 603 Kb] [Abstract]
    Security of VoIP Analysis, Testing and Mitigation of SIP-based DDoS attacks on VoIP Networks.
    Xianglin Deng (Supervisors: Ray Hunt and Malcolm Shore)

  • MAST 06/09: [PDF: 1046 Kb] [Abstract]
    A Constraint-based ITS for the Java Programming Language
    Jay Holland (supervisor Tanja Mitrovic)


2008

  • MAST 01/08: [PDF: 3623 Kb] [Abstract]
    Plant Species Biometric Using Feature Hierarchies
    Kapila Pahalawatta (Supervisor: Dr Richard Green)

  • MAST 02/08: [PDF: 2602 Kb] [Abstract]
    Assessing the impact of positive feedback in constraint-based tutors
    Devon Barrow (Supervisor Professor Tanja Mitrovic)

  • MAST 03/08: [PDF: 869 Kb] [Abstract]
    Theory of 3-4 Heap
    Tobias Bethlehem


2007

  • MAST 01/07: [PDF: 3217 Kb] [Abstract]
    A Stylised Cartoon Renderer for Toon-Shading of 3D Character Models
    Jung Shin

  • MAST 02/07: [PDF: 2120 Kb] [Abstract]
    Moment Based Painterly Rendering Using Connected Colour Components
    Mohammad Obaid

  • MAST 03/07: [PDF: 1773 Kb] [Abstract]
    Ray Traversal for Incremental Voxel Colouring
    Oliver Batchelor

  • MAST 05/07: [PDF: 760 Kb] [Abstract]
    Average Case Analysis of Algorithms for the Maximum Subarray Problem.
    Mohammad Basher.

  • MAST 06/07: [PDF: 632 Kb] [Abstract]
    The Semantics, Formal Correctness and Implementation of History Variables in an Imperative Programming Language.
    Ryan Mallon.

  • MAST 07/07: [PDF: 472 Kb] [Abstract]
    Improved Shortest Path Algorithms by Dynamic Graph Decomposition.
    Lin Tian.

  • MAST 08/07: [PDF: 3130 Kb] [Abstract]
    Affect Recognition and Support in Intelligent Tutoring Systems
    Konstantin Zakharov (supervisors Tanja Mitrovic and Lucy Johnston)

  • MAST 09/07: [PDF: 3825 Kb] [Abstract]
    Fitting Free-Form Question Asking and Spatial Ability into ITS Development
    Nancy Milik (supervisors Tanja Mitrovic and Mick Grimley)

  • MAST 10/07: [PDF: 704 Kb] [Abstract]
    High Quality Video Streaming with SCTP over CDMA2000
    C. Lee Begg (supervisor: Profs. K. Pawlikowski and H. Sirisena)

  • MAST 11/07: [PDF: 2915 Kb] [Abstract]
    Building a Secure Short Duration Transaction Network
    Andrew Gin


2006

  • MAST 01/06: [PDF: 884 Kb] [Abstract]
    Compiling Curried Functional Languages to .NET
    Jason Smith (Supervisors: Dr Nigel Perry & Dr Wolfgang Kreutzer)

  • MAST 02/06: [PDF: 1247 Kb] [Abstract]
    MDRIP: A Hybrid Approach to Parallelisation of Discrete Event Simulation
    Yu Fen (Daphne) Chao

  • MAST 03/06: [PDF: 871 Kb] [Abstract]
    The Provision of Non-Strictness, Higher Kinded Types and Higher Ranked Types on an Object Oriented Virtual Machine
    Oliver Hunt

  • MAST 04/06: [PDF: 2836 Kb] [Abstract]
    Guidelines for the Design of Augmented Reality Strategy Games
    Trond Nilsen (supervisors: Assoc. Profs. Andy Cockburn, Mark Billinghurst)

  • MAST 05/06: [PDF: 1788 Kb] [Abstract]
    A Framework for Linking Projects and Project
    Tony Dale

  • MAST 06/06: [PDF: 909 Kb] [Abstract]
    The Semantics, Formal Correctness and Implementation of History Variables in an Imperative Programming Language
    Ryan Mallon

  • MAST 07/06: [PDF: 1682 Kb] [Abstract]
    Large–Scale Display Interaction Techniques to Support Face–to–Face Collaboration
    David Thompson (Supervisor: Dr Richard Green)

  • MAST 08/06: [PDF: 3647 Kb] [Abstract]
    Evaluating Swiftpoint as a Mobile Device for Direct Manipulation Input
    Taher Amer


2005

  • MAST 01/05: [PDF: 2731 Kb] [Abstract]
    Initial Transient Phase of Steady State Simulation: Methods of Its Length Detection and Their Implementation in Akaroa2
    Behshid Ghorbani (Supervisors: Prof. Dr Krzysztof Pawlikowski and Associate Prof. Dr Don McNickle)

  • MAST 02/05: [PDF: 1477 Kb] [Abstract]
    Call Admission Control and Resource Utilization in WCDMA Networks
    Priyan Mihira De Alwis (supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr H. Sirisena and Prof. Dr K. Pawlikowski)

  • MAST 03/05: [PDF: 696 Kb] [Abstract]
    Objective Speech Quality Measurement for Chinese Speech
    Fong Loong Chong (supervisors: Prof. Dr K. Pawlikowski and Dr I. McLoughlin)

  • MAST 04/05: [PDF: 2479 Kb] [Abstract]
    Novel Algorithms for Tracking Small and Fast Objects in Low Quality Images
    Hongzhi Gao (Supervisor: Dr Richard Green)

  • MAST 05/05: [PDF: 520 Kb] [Abstract]
    Fusing Loopless Algorithms for Combinatorial Generation
    Stephen Scott Violich


2004

  • MAST 01/04: [PDF: 574 Kb] [Abstract]
    Virtual Circuit Switching Concept in Ad Hoc Networking
    Sun Yen-Rong (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski and Associate Prof. Dr. Harsha Sirisena)

  • MAST 02/04: [PDF: 1528 Kb] [Abstract]
    Extending the Frontier of the Extreme Programming Software Engineering Process}
    Malcolm Williams (Supervisors: Dr. Neville Churcher and Dr. Richard Pascoe)

  • MAST 03/04: [PDF: 3285 Kb] [Abstract]
    Micro-Mobility Management and Freeze-TCP Implementation in a Wireless Network
    Francis Jing Jyi Chai (Supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr. Harsha Sirisena and Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski)

  • MAST 04/04: [PDF: 2880 Kb] [Abstract]
    An End-to-End Freeze TCP for Ad-Hoc Networks
    Sung Rae Cho (Supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr. Harsha Sirisena and Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski)

  • MAST 05/04: [PDF: 2492 Kb] [Abstract]
    The Calibration and Evaluation of Speed-Dependent Automatic Zooming Interfaces
    Josh Savage (Supervisor: Dr. Andy Cockburn)

  • MAST 06/04: [PDF: 1612 Kb] [Abstract]
    Performanceof Multimedia Session Setup Scheme in UMTS Wireless Networks
    Sung Jung Yi (Prof. Dr K. Pawlikowski and Associate Prof. Dr H. Sirisena)


2003

  • MAST 01/03: [PDF: 5796 Kb] [Abstract]
    Performance Investigation of Seucre 802.11 Wireless LANs
    Jenne Wong (Supervisors: Dr. John Vargo and Associate Prof. Ray Hunt)

  • MAST 02/03: [PDF: 1401 Kb] [Abstract]
    The Evaluation of Three Approaches to Implementing an OGC Web Map Service Client Application
    Hao Ding (Supervisors: Dr. Richard Pascoe and Dr. Neville Churcher)

  • MAST 03/03: [PDF: 960 Kb] [Abstract]
    A Distributed Wireless MAC Scheme for Service Differentiation in WLANs
    Abdulla Firag (Supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr. Harsha Sirisena and Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski)


2002

  • MAST 02/02: [PDF: 395 Kb] [Abstract]
    A Dynamic Random Channel Reservation For MAC Protocols In Multimedia Wireless Networks
    Enoch Chia-chi Kao (Supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski and Associate Prof. Dr. Harsha Sirisena)

  • MAST 03/02: [PDF: 1303 Kb] [Abstract]
    When are two hands better than one? A Study of Bimanual Interaction
    Benjamin Schmidt (Supervisor: Dr. Andy Cockburn)

  • MAST 04/02: [PDF: 4124 Kb] [Abstract]
    Theme-Based Literate Programming
    Andreas Kacofegitis (Supervisors: Dr. Neville Churcher)


2001

  • MAST 01/01: [PDF: 314 Kb] [Abstract]
    Automating and Simplifying Agreement and Secrecy Verification Using PVS
    Andre Renaud (Supervisors: Dr. Paddy Krishnan)

  • MAST 02/01: [PDF: 895 Kb] [Abstract]
    An Intelligent Teaching System for Database Modelling
    Pramuditha Suraweera (Supervisors: Dr. Antonjia Mitrovic and Dr. Tim Bell)

  • MAST 03/01: [PDF: 1640 Kb] [Abstract]
    Stateful Distributed Firewalls
    Theuns W. Verwoerd (Supervisor: Mr. Ray Hunt)

  • MAST 04/01: [PDF: 606 Kb] [Abstract]
    The Design and Evaluation of a Multiple-Language Active Network Architecture Enabled via Middleware
    Carl Cook (Supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski and Associate Prof. Dr. Harsha Sirisena)


2000

  • MAST 01/00: [PDF: 1067 Kb] [Abstract]
    Virtual 3D Worlds for Enhanced Software Visualization
    Lachlan Keown (Supervisor: Dr Neville Churcher)


1999

  • MAST 01/99: (Unavailable) [Abstract]
    Improving VBR Voice Performance in Integrated Services Broadband Wireless Networks
    Mohammad R. (Supervisor: Associate Prof. Dr K. Pawlikowski)


1998

  • MAST 01/98: [PostScript: 426 Kb] [Abstract]
    Notes on the Parallel Decomposition Theory of Finite StateMachines
    Kahn Mason (Supervisors: Dr. Paddy Krishnan)

  • MAST 02/98: [PDF: 471 Kb] [Abstract]
    Wavelength and Time Division Multiplexing with Lighpath Trespassing for All-Optical Star Local Area Area Networks
    Justin R. Macfarlane (supervisors: Associate Prof. Dr K. Pawlikowski and Associate Prof. Dr H. Sirisena)


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