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  • Compounding the Abuse: Family Violence, Damages and the Tenancy Tribunal 

    Toy-Cronin, Bridgette
    In cases where family violence has caused damage to a rented home, a tenant-victim is often found to be liable for that damage. This article considers the interpretation of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (RTA) that ...
  • Identity construction in online dating 

    Lloyd, Nicola Marie
    Online dating has emerged as one of the most widely used opportunities provided by the internet, yet only a small number of studies have focused on online daters who have met and developed successful relationships with ...
  • Alleviating Death Anxiety in Epicureanism 

    Moate, Jacqueline
    Eradicating the fear of death is a central concern in Epicurean philosophy. As hedonists, the Epicureans seek to pursue pleasure and avoid pain in order to achieve a life of eudaimonia. The fear of death is viewed as a ...
  • Online Legal Information Self-Help in Aotearoa: An agenda for action 

    Turner, David; Toy-Cronin, Bridgette
    This report reviews international experience in the development of online legal information and self-help (OLISH) provided by government, community organisations, and social enterprises. It uses this experience to examine ...
  • Intrinsic reward driven exploration for deep reinforcement learning 

    Xu, Haitao
    Deep reinforcement learning has become one of the hottest research topics in machine learning. In reinforcement learning, agents interact with the environment and try to maximise the expected cumulative reward. The goal ...

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