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2 Citations (Scopus)

Battling the challenges of training nurses to use information systems through theory-based training material design

Galani, M., Yu, P., Paas, F. & Chandler, P., Jan 1 2014, Investing in E-Health: People, Knowledge and Technology for a Healthy Future - Selected Papers from the 22nd Australian National Health Informatics Conference, HIC 2014. Schaper, L. K., Grain, H. & Martin-Sanchez, F. (eds.). IOS Press, p. 32-37 6 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 204).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Information Systems
Information systems
Nurses
Learning
Health Information Systems
9 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-methane generation from organic waste: A review

Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 647-652 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biogas
Methane
Anaerobic digestion
Calorific value
Pollution control
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of the residual stresses in HVOF WC-CO coatings and substrates

Venter, A. M., Oladijo, O. P., Cornish, L. A. & Sacks, N., 2014, International Conference on Residual Stresses 9 (ICRS 9). Vol. 768-769. p. 280-285 6 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 768-769).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon Monoxide
residual stress
Residual stresses
Oxygen
coatings

Data-driven diachronic and categorical evaluation of ontologies: Framework, measure, and metrics

Hlomani, H. & Stacey, D. A., Jan 1 2014, KEOD 2014 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development. Filipe, J., Dietz, J., Filipe, J. & Aveiro, D. (eds.). INSTICC Press, p. 56-66 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ontology
Semantic Web
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design, test and implementation of a single piston rotary valve engine control unit

Zibani, I. B., Chuma, J. M. & Marumo, J., Jan 1 2014, 19th IFAC World Congress IFAC 2014, Proceedings. Xia, X. & Boje, E. (eds.). IFAC Secretariat, Vol. 19. p. 5665-5670 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pistons
Engines
Electric sparks
Camshafts
Fueling
6 Citations (Scopus)

Design and development of MATLAB Simulink based Selective Harmonic Elimination technique for three phase voltage source inverter

Rajpriya, G., Ravi, S. & Zaidi, A. M. A., Jan 1 2014, ICACCS 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems: Bringing to the Table, Futuristic Technologies from Around the Globe. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6938734

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pulse width modulation
MATLAB
Electric potential
Harmonic distortion
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of efficient image quarrying technique for Mammographic image classification to detect breast cancer with supervised learning algorithm

Antony, S. J. S. & Ravi, S., Jan 1 2014, ICACCS 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems: Bringing to the Table, Futuristic Technologies from Around the Globe. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6938688

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Quarrying
Image classification
Supervised learning
Learning algorithms
Wavelet decomposition
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of VC-Ni eutectic alloys for wear resistance

Apata, O. A., Muobeleni, T. N., Fabuyide, A. A., Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Rading, G. O., Jain, P. K., Witcomb, M. J. & Cornish, L. A., Jan 1 2014, AMI Light Metals Conference 2014. Curle, U. A. & Möller, H. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 347-354 8 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 1019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Eutectics
Wear resistance
Vanadium
Binders
Carbides

Effective transportation technology transfer operations for economic development in Botswana

Oladele, A. S., 2014, Advances in Transportation. Vol. 505-506. p. 493-496 4 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 505-506).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Technology transfer
Economics
Websites
Innovation
Availability

Effect of heat treatment processes on the corrosion behaviour of NiTi shape memory alloy material in chloride and acidic media

Sanusi, K. O., Afolabi, A. S. & Bolanle, D. I., 2014, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2013, MS and T 2013. Vol. 4. p. 2998-3003 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Shape memory effect
Heat treatment
Corrosion
Marine applications
Nickel alloys
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electrochemical behaviour of mild steel in some agro fluids

Afolabi, A. S., Ogazi, A. C., Adams, F. V. & Abdulkareem, A. S., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 641-646 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon steel
Fluids
Corrosion rate
Corrosion
Corrosive effects
1 Citation (Scopus)

Encoding mutually unbiased bases in orbital angular momentum for quantum key distribution

Dudley, A., Mafu, M., Goyal, S., Giovannini, D., McLaren, M., Konrad, T., Padgett, M. J., Petruccione, F., Lütkenhaus, N. & Forbes, A., Jan 1 2014, Complex Light and Optical Forces VIII. SPIE, Vol. 8999. 89991I

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mutually Unbiased Bases
Quantum cryptography
Quantum Key Distribution
Angular momentum
Channel capacity

Evaluation and analysis of Botswana gravel road condition for district transportation networks monitoring

Oladele, A. S., 2014, Advances in Transportation. Vol. 505-506. p. 740-744 5 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 505-506).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gravel roads
Monitoring
Deterioration
Gravel
Network performance
5 Citations (Scopus)

Feature weighting for Case-based reasoning software project effort estimation

Sigweni, B., 2014, 18th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, EASE 2014. Association for Computing Machinery, a54

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Case based reasoning
Software engineering
Experiments
12 Citations (Scopus)

Feature weighting techniques for CBR in software effort estimation studies: A review and empirical evaluation

Sigweni, B. & Shepperd, M., Jan 1 2014, 10th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering, PROMISE 2014. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 32-41 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Case based reasoning
Software engineering
2 Citations (Scopus)

GIS data modeling in water management decision support systems

Rata, M., Blidaru, T. V. & Agachi, P. S., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics, AQTR 2014. IEEE Computer Society, 6857918

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Water management
Decision support systems
Geographic information systems
Data structures
Hydraulic models
4 Citations (Scopus)

Haptic exploration of unknown surfaces with discontinuities

Jamisola, R. S., Kormushev, P., Bicchi, A. & Caldwell, D. G., Oct 31 2014, IROS 2014 Conference Digest - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1255-1260 6 p. 6942718

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Motion control
Force control
Torque

Hybrid technique for frequent pattern extraction from Sequential Database

Selvaraj, R., Kuthadi, V. M. & Marwala, T., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications, FICTA 2014. Udgata, S. K., Biswal, B. N., Mandal, J. K. & Satapathy, S. C. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 265-275 11 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 327).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data mining
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanical properties of hot-pressed boron suboxide with chromium boride additive

Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Johnson, O. T., Sigalas, I., Hermann, M. & Afolabi, A. S., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 632-636 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Borides
Boron
Chromium
Mechanical properties
Fracture toughness
2 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructure and mechanical properties of ultra-fine grained copper processed by equal channel angular pressing technique

Sanusi, K. O., Afolabi, A. S. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 1049-1053 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Equal channel angular pressing
Copper
Mechanical properties
Microstructure
Grain refinement

Mobile WiMAX resource allocation design goals: Key features/factors/issues

Ali, Z. G., Ahmad, R. B., Yahya, A. & Hassnawi, L. A., Jan 1 2014, Advanced in Computer Science and Its Applications, CSA 2013. Springer Verlag, p. 661-667 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 279 LNEE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Resource allocation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring and evaluation of the e-readers project in rural Tanzania

Machuve, D. Z., Zlotnikova, I. & Nyambo, D., Mar 4 2014, Proceedings of the 2nd Pan African International Conference on Science, Computing and Telecommunications, PACT 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 62-67 6 p. 7055138

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Education
Monitoring
Costs

Operational study and simulation of a biogas upgrading plant

Masebinu, S. O., Aboyade, A. O. & Muzenda, E., 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 1006-1012 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biogas
Methane
Recovery
Recycling
Permeation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of free-moving elements in 2D ultrasound sparse arrays

Diarra, B., Robini, M., Roux, E., Liebgott, H., Cachard, C. & Tortoli, P., Jan 1 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 2189-2192 4 p. 6931734

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

optimization
apodization
simulated annealing
footprints
degrees of freedom

Optimization of the synthesis of boron suboxide powders

Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Johnson, O. T., Sigalas, I., Hermann, M. & Afolabi, A. S., 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 609-612 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Boron
Powders
Temperature
Particle size
Boric acid
1 Citation (Scopus)

Parametric study of single and double stage membrane configuration in methane enrichment process

Masebinu, S. O., Aboyade, A. O. & Muzenda, E., 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 581-589 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Methane
Membranes
Recovery
Biogas
Cleaning
7 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting tunnel convergence in weak rocks: Multivariate adaptive regression spline and rough set theory approaches

Adoko, A. C. & Jiao, Y. Y., 2014, ISRM International Symposium - 8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2014. International Society for Rock Mechanics, p. 1218-1226 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

weak rock
Rough set theory
splines
Splines
set theory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Realistic acoustic simulation of 2-D probe elements in simulated annealing sparse array optimization

Roux, E., Diarra, B., Robini, M., Cachard, C., Tortoli, P. & Liebgott, H., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 2125-2128 4 p. 6931817

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

acoustic simulation
simulated annealing
optimization
probes
human factors engineering
7 Citations (Scopus)

Review of silver recovery techniques from radiographic effluent and X-ray film waste

Masebinu, S. O. & Muzenda, E., 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 613-617 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

X ray films
Effluents
Silver
Recovery
Oxalic acid
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sizing of an anaerobic biodigester for the organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Kigozi, R., Aboyade, A. O. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 659-663 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Municipal solid waste
Anaerobic digestion
Biogas
Waste management
Land fill

Smart start-stop system for a camless engine employing rotary valves

Zibani, I., Chuma, J. & Marumo, R., 2014, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, AfricaMS 2014. ACTA Press, p. 184-191 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

engine
industry

Soil chemical and microbial properties affecting root growth of Platycodongrandiflorum

Rubenecia, M. R. U., Ultra Jr, V. & Lee, S. C., 2014, Improvement of crop productivity in response to climate change. p. 26

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

SPI-climate change impacts on agricultural droughts

Tirivarombo, S., 2014, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Environment and Water Resource Management, AfricaEWRM 2014. ACTA Press, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Drought
Precipitation (meteorology)
Climate change
drought
climate change
2 Citations (Scopus)

Study of interactive stresses in thin WC-Co coating of thick mild steel substrate using high-precision neutron diffraction

Venter, A. M., Luzin, V., Oladijo, O. P., Cornish, L. A. & Sacks, N., 2014, Mechanical Stress Evaluation by Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation VI. Vol. 772. p. 161-165 5 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 772).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutron diffraction
Carbon steel
neutron diffraction
steels
coatings
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization of gold (III) complexes and an in vitro evaluation of their cytotoxic properties

Chiririwa, H. & Muzenda, E., 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 637-640 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gold
Ligands
Melting point
Condensation
Infrared spectroscopy

Synthesis and characterization of new nitrogen donor ligands

Chiririwa, H. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 624-627 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ligands
Nitrogen
Phenols
Condensation
Aldehydes

Technology selection of biogas digesters for OFMSW via multi-criteria decision analysis

Kigozi, R., Aboyade, A. O. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 1069-1075 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision theory
Biogas
Anaerobic digestion
Land fill
Microorganisms

Technology transfer centre activities for developing transportation engineering professionals-a case of Botswana

Oladele, A. S., 2014, T and DI Congress 2014: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - Proceedings of the 2nd Transportation and Development Institute Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 584-591 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Technology transfer
Highway administration
Information technology
Innovation
Availability

Treatment of Tea Industry Wastewater Using a Combined Adsorption and Advanced Oxidation Process

Otieno, D. O., Kumar, A., Onyango, M. S. & Ochieng, A., 2014, Proceedings of the 2014 International Annual Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation. p. 100-103 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
tea
adsorption
wastewater
oxidation
industry

Volatile organic compounds - Biphenyl thermodynamic interactions

Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2014, World Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014. Douglas, C., Ao, S. I., Ao, S. I., Grundfest, W. S., Burgstone, J., Douglas, C., Burgstone, J. & Ao, S. I. (eds.). Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. p. 601-604 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Volatile organic compounds
Thermodynamics
Aldehydes
Solubility
Activity coefficients
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Boron suboxide materials with rare-earth metal oxide additives

Johnson, O. T., Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Sigalas, I. & Hermann, M., Nov 25 2013, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2013, WCE 2013. Vol. 1 LNECS. p. 501-505 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rare earths
Boron
Oxides
Fracture toughness
Metals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Concept Development for Reconfigurable Bending Press Tools' (RBPTs) Modules Using a Novel Methodology

Gwangwava, N., Mpofu, K., Tlale, N. & Yu, Y., Jan 1 2013, 11th IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, IMS 2013. 7 ed. IFAC Secretariat, Vol. 46. p. 354-359 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Quality function deployment
Brakes
Productivity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Contributing evidence to data-driven ontology evaluation workflow ontologies perspective

Hlomani, H. & Stacey, D. A., Nov 21 2013, IC3K 2013; KEOD 2013 - 5th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, Proceedings. p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ontology
Semantic Web
Testing

Corrosion cracking of a mild steel in orange juice

Afolabi, A. S., Ngwenya, T. G., Sanusi, K. O. & Abdulkareem, A. S., Nov 25 2013, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2013, WCE 2013. Vol. 1 LNECS. p. 512-515 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stress corrosion cracking
Carbon steel
Corrosion rate
Corrosion
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dam phreatic line simulation on FLAC3D: A case study

Huang, G. H., Wang, H. & Adoko, A. C., Sep 3 2013, Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering. p. 407-410 4 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 353-354).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dams
Pore pressure
Tailings
Seepage
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design, environmental and sustainability constraints of new African observatories: The example of the Mozambique Radio Astronomy Observatory

Barbosa, D., Bergano, M., Ribeiro, V. A. R. M., Loots, A., Thondikulam, V. L., Gaylard, M., Van Ardenne, A., Paulo, C., Colafrancesco, S., Amador, J. C., Maia, R. & Melo, R., Jan 1 2013, IEEE AFRICON 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6757829

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radio astronomy
Observatories
Sustainable development
Radio telescopes
Solar energy

Design and development of maximum power point tracking in wind power optimization using fuzzy PLL controller

Govindaraj, T., Ravi, S. & Balakrishnan, P. A., Aug 8 2013, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Trends in Computing, Communication and Nanotechnology, ICE-CCN 2013. p. 384-389 6 p. 6528528

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phase locked loops
Wind power
Controllers
MATLAB
Power generation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Designing a model of a full control module for a camless engine employing rotary valves

Zibani, I., Chuma, J. & Marumo, R., Jan 1 2013, IEEE AFRICON 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6757724

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotary engines
Electric sparks
Controllers
Engines
Camshafts

Development and characterization of beverages from tigernut milk, pineapple and coconut fruit extracts

Abdulfatai, J., Saka, A. A., Afolabi, A. S. & Diana, K., Jan 31 2013, Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering II. p. 304-309 6 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 248).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Beverages
Fruits
Ashes
Chemical analysis
Milk
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development of adsorbent from banana peel for wastewater treatment

Abdulfatai, J., Saka, A. A., Afolabi, A. S. & Micheal, O., 2013, Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering II. Vol. 248. p. 310-315 6 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 248).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wastewater treatment
Adsorbents
Chromium
Particle size
Sorption