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Nigel Stanger

Nigel Stanger imageBSc, MSc, PhD(Otago), MIITP
Lecturer

Room 7.04, Otago Business School
Tel +64 3 479 8179
Email nigel.stanger@otago.ac.nz

Background and interests

Dr Nigel Stanger teaches at 200, 300, and 400 level, covering topics such as database design, management and administration, relational and object / relational database systems, distributed data management, and data warehousing. His research interests include digital preservation, digital repositories, data management of all kinds, data model translation, data integration, physical database design and database performance, and information visualisation.

Dr Stanger is also the webmaster and South Island representative for:
the New Zealand Oracle Users’ Group (NZOUG)

He is also a member of the research group:
Data Science

Dr Stanger is also the recipient of a Teaching Award.

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Papers

Supervision

Currently co-supervising

  • Pankaj Sharma
  • Elijah Zoldouarrati

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Publications

Sharma, P., Savarimuthu, B. T. R., & Stanger, N. (2020). Mining decision-making processes in open source software development: A study of Python Enhancement Proposals (PEPs) using email repositories. Proceedings of the Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE). (pp. 200-209). ACM. doi: 10.1145/3383219.3383240

Meredith-Jones, K., Haszard, J., Stanger, N., & Taylor, R. (2018). Precision of DXA-derived visceral fat measurements in a large sample of adults of varying body size. Obesity, 26(3), 505-512. doi: 10.1002/oby.22108

Stanger, N. (2018). Semi-automated assessment of SQL schemas via database unit testing. In J. C. Yang, M. Chang, L.-H. Wong & M. M. T. Rodrigo (Eds.), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE). (pp. 237-246). Taiwan, China: Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. [Full Paper]

Licorish, S. A., Zolduoarrati, E., & Stanger, N. (2018). Linking user requests, developer responses and code changes: Android OS case study. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering. (pp. 79-89). ACM. doi: 10.1145/3210459.3210467

Stanger, N., Alnaghaimshi, N., & Pearson, E. (2017). How do Saudi youth engage with social media? First Monday, 22(5). doi: 10.5210/fm.v22i5.7102

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2011). Contextual information retrieval in research articles: Semantic publishing tools for the research community [Information Science Discussion Paper Series No. 2011/06]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Information Science, University of Otago. 39p.

Stanger, N., & McGregor, G. (2006). Hitting the ground running: Building New Zealand's first publicly available institutional repository [Discussion Paper Series No. 2006/07]. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. 10p.

Gleeson, M., Stanger, N., & Ferguson, E. (2004). Design strategies for GUI items with touch screen based information systems: Assessing the ability of a touch screen overlay as a selection device. The Information Science Discussion Paper Series 2004/02. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. 8p.

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Authored Book - Research

Auld, C., Kent, A., Limeback, R., Stanger, N. J., & Willis, T. (2002). Practical Web Database Design (First ed.). Birmingham, United Kingdom: glasshaus Ltd, 300p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Stanger, N. (2010). The digitisation of New Zealand's research, heritage and culture. In J. Toland (Ed.), Return to tomorrow: 50 years of computing in New Zealand. (pp. 139-156). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Computer Society.

Stanger, N. (2008). Scalability of techniques for online geographic visualization of web site hits. In A. Moore & I. Drecki (Eds.), Geospatial vision: New dimensions in cartography: Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography. (pp. 192-217). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-70970-1_9

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Journal - Research Article

Meredith-Jones, K., Haszard, J., Stanger, N., & Taylor, R. (2018). Precision of DXA-derived visceral fat measurements in a large sample of adults of varying body size. Obesity, 26(3), 505-512. doi: 10.1002/oby.22108

Stanger, N., Alnaghaimshi, N., & Pearson, E. (2017). How do Saudi youth engage with social media? First Monday, 22(5). doi: 10.5210/fm.v22i5.7102

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2014). Contextual information retrieval in research articles: Semantic publishing tools for the research community. Semantic Web, 5(4), 261-293. doi: 10.3233/SW-130097

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2013). Context identification of sentences in research articles: Towards developing intelligent tools for the research community. Natural Language Engineering, 19(4), 481-515. doi: 10.1017/S1351324912000277

Stanger, N., & McGregor, G. (2007). EPrints makes its mark. OCLC Systems & Services, 23(2), 133-141.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Sharma, P., Savarimuthu, B. T. R., & Stanger, N. (2020). Mining decision-making processes in open source software development: A study of Python Enhancement Proposals (PEPs) using email repositories. Proceedings of the Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE). (pp. 200-209). ACM. doi: 10.1145/3383219.3383240

Stanger, N. (2018). Semi-automated assessment of SQL schemas via database unit testing. In J. C. Yang, M. Chang, L.-H. Wong & M. M. T. Rodrigo (Eds.), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE). (pp. 237-246). Taiwan, China: Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. [Full Paper]

Licorish, S. A., Zolduoarrati, E., & Stanger, N. (2018). Linking user requests, developer responses and code changes: Android OS case study. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering. (pp. 79-89). ACM. doi: 10.1145/3210459.3210467

Stanger, N. (2017). Characterising relational view updates using relative information capacity. Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference (ACSW). 33. New York, NY: ACM. doi: 10.1145/3014812.3014847

Sharma, P. N., Savarimuthu, B. T. R., & Stanger, N. (2017). Boundary spanners in open source software development: A study of Python email archives. Proceedings of the 24th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC). (pp. 308-317). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/APSEC.2017.37

Sharma, P., Savarimuthu, B. T. R., Stanger, N., Licorish, S. A., & Rainer, A. (2017). Investigating developers' email discussions during decision-making in Python language evolution. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE). (pp. 286-291). New York, NY: ACM. doi: 10.1145/3084226.3084271

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2013). Conditional random field based sentence context identification: Enhancing citation services for the research community. In H. Ashman, Q. Z. Sheng & A. Trotman (Eds.), Proceedings of the First Australasian Web Conference (AWC). (pp. 59-68). Sydney, Australia: Australian Computer Society. [Full Paper]

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2012). A citation centric annotation scheme for scientific articles. In P. Cook & S. Nowson (Eds.), Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA) Workshop. 10, (pp. 5-14). [Full Paper]

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2011). Contextual information extraction in research articles: A case of developing contextual RDF data for ESWC papers. In C. Ghidini, A.-C. Ngonga Ngomo, S. Lindstaedt & T. Pellegrini (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS). (pp. 234-236). doi: 10.1145/2063518.2063557

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2010). Ontology-based modelling of related work sections in research articles: Using CRFs for developing semantic data based information retrieval systems. In A. Paschke, N. Henze & T. Pellegrini (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS). New York: Association for Computing Machinery. [Full Paper]

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2010). Context identification of sentences in related work sections using a conditional random field: Towards intelligent digital libraries. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL). (pp. 293-302). New York: Association for Computing Machinery. [Full Paper]

Stanger, N. (2006). The view from the Chathams: Geovisualisation of web site hits using Google Earth™. In P. A. Whigham (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th Annual Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre. (pp. 53-59). Dunedin, New Zealand: SIRC, University of Otago. [Full Paper]

Stanger, N. J. (2000). Translating descriptions of a viewpoint among different representations. In J. S. Dong, J. He & M. Purvis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2000). (pp. 222-229). Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society Press. [Full Paper]

Stanger, N. J. (2000). A viewpoint-based framework for discussing the use of multiple modeling representations. In A. H. F. Laender, S. W. Liddle & V. C. Storey (Eds.), Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Conceptual Modelling (ER 2000). 1920, (pp. 154-167). New York, USA: Springer Verlag. [Full Paper]

Stanger, N. J., & Pascoe, R. T. (1997). Environments for viewpoint representations. In R. Galliers, C. Murphy, H. R. Hansen, R. O'Callaghan, S. Carlsson & C. Loebbecke (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Information Systems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, June 19-21, 1997. 1, (pp. 367-382). Cork, Ireland: Cork Publishing. [Full Paper]

Stanger, N. J., & Pascoe, R. T. (1997). Exploiting the advantages of object-oriented programming in the implementation of a database design environment. Proceedings: Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference and International Computer Science Conference, December 2-5, 1997, Hong Kong. (pp. 525-526). Los Alamitos, California: IEEE Computer Society Press. [Full Paper]

Stanger, N. J. (1996). A language abstraction layer for relational DBMS. Proceedings of Software Engineering: Education and Practice (SE:E&P '96), Dunedin. (pp. 93-96). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Angrosh, M. A., Cranefield, S., & Stanger, N. (2010). Semantic web application for querying inter-article relationships. Proceedings of the Information Science Postgraduate Day. (pp. 21-22). Retrieved from http://infosci.otago.ac.nz/information-science-postgrad-day-2010/

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Stanger, N. (2012, December). The challenges of building online community museums. Invited presentation at the Seventeenth Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS), Dunedin, New Zealand.

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