Rachel Parker

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China's rapid industrialization has been largely on the basis of low-cost exports, taking advantage of its vast pool of highly productive low-cost labor. At the same time, China has been heavily investing in high technology, training tens of thousands of engineers in such fields as advanced chip design. More recently, China has been looking to(More)
Date The final copy of this thesis has been examined by the signatories, and we find that both the content and the form meet acceptable presentation standards of scholarly work in the above mentioned discipline. Computational enhancement of craft work has been attempted for a variety of crafts. These comprise an unusual branch of software development(More)
The authors have no personal conflicts of interest in the preparation of this work. Abstract. The paper critiques the focus of creative industries policy on capability development of small and medium sized firms and the provision of regional incentives. It analyses factors affecting the competitiveness and sustainability of the games development industry(More)
1 1 Acknowledgments I would first like to thank my advisor, Nancy H. Kolodny, for believing in me. She is responsible for cultivating my curiosity, introducing me to the excitement of scientific inquiry and ultimately, pushing me to believe in myself. Her support, guidance and shared enthusiasm made this project both possible and invaluable over the past 3(More)
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