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Te Taka Keegan (Dr)

Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngati Porou

DipCompEng CIT MA PhD Waikato


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Personal Description
Received a Diploma in Computer Engineering from CIT (Wellington) in 1987. Spent six years working as a hardware engineer for Datacom and Digital. Returned to Waikato and Waikato University. Received a BA through the Te Tohu Paetahi stream (Maori immersion) and in 1996 was awarded an MA having completed a thesis on traditional navigation. Was a tutor and assistant lecturer with the Maori Department and since 1997 has been employed as a lecturer with the Computer Science Department. Completed a PhD in 2007. The thesis was titled Indigenous Language Usage in a Digital Library: He Hautoa Kia Ora Tonu Ai.

Research Interests
Traditional navigation, Maori language technologies, indigenous language interfaces, multi-lingual usability.

You can access a selection of my papers here

  2007 FCMS. The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wananga o Waikato