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  • Consumers, security and electronic health records 

    Chhanabhai, Prajesh Narendra; Holt, Alec; Hunter, Inga
    Health care has entered the electronic domain. This domain has improved data collection and storage abilities while allowing almost instantaneous access and results to data queries. Furthermore it allows direct communication ...
  • Convergence of communications and e-governance; a strong combination for health consumer empowerment in developing countries 

    Koleth, Amith; Chhanabhai, Prajesh; Holt, Alec
    The aim of this paper is to highlight the importance of converging communications and e-Governance in the field of healthcare. This paper will examine how these two powerful drivers need to be utilised effectively to make ...
  • Electronic medical consultation: A New Zealand perspective 

    Brebner, C; Jones, R; Krisjanous, J; Marshall, W; Parry, G; Holt, Alec
    Electronic medical consultation is available worldwide through access to the World Wide Web (WWW). This article outlines a research study on the adoption of electronic medical consultation as a means of health delivery. ...
  • Hand-held computers in health care: What software programs are available? 

    Gillingham, Wayne; Holt, Alec; Gillies, John
    The technology sector of healthcare is entering a new evolutionary phase. The medical community has an obligation to the public to provide the safest, most effective healthcare possible. This is more achievable with the ...
  • Incorporating a new computational reasoning approach to spatial modelling 

    Holt, Alec
    Decision support systems, statistics and expert systems were some of the mainstay techniques used for modelling environmental phenomena. Now modelling systems utilise artificial intelligence (AI) techniques for the extra ...
  • Investigating complexities through computational techniques 

    Holt, Alec
    This article outlines similarity applied to the general environment and geographical information domains. The hypothesis is if physical and social sciences manifest similar amenities, then similarity would be a generative ...
  • Measuring spatial accessibility to primary health care 

    Bagheri, Nasser; Benwell, George L; Holt, Alec
    The aim of this paper is to explain a new approach for calculating spatial accessibility to primary health care (PHC) services. New Zealand and World Health Organisation (WHO) rules were used to determine acceptable levels ...
  • Spatial isomorphism 

    Holt, Alec; MacDonell, Stephen; Benwell, George L
    This research continues with current innovative geocomputational research trends that aim to provide enhanced spatial analysis tools. The coupling of case-based reasoning (CBR) with GIS provides the focus of this paper. ...
  • Spatial similarity 

    Holt, Alec
    The process of classifying objects is a fundamental feature of most human pursuits, and the idea that people classify together those things that they find similar is both intuitive and popular across a wide range of ...
  • Spatio-temporal and object visualization in rugby union 

    Moore, Antoni; Whigham, Peter A; Aldridge, Colin H; Holt, Alec; Hodge, Ken
    The use of computer software as an aid to rugby, and sports coaching in general, is becoming increasingly utilized. Videoed sport is the most widely used form of raw data for sports analysis, though it is currently not ...
  • Sport and time geography: a good match? 

    Moore, Antoni; Whigham, Peter A; Holt, Alec; Aldridge, Colin H; Hodge, Ken
    This paper proposes using the rich visual “language” of Hägerstrand’s time geography to represent time-space relationships in sport, in particular within the spatial and temporal constraints of a game of rugby. Despite ...