Botswana International University of Science & Technology

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Guaranteeing task prioritization for redundant robots given maximum number of tasks and singularities

Jamisola, R. S., Chang, P. H. & Lee, J., Dec 1 2012, IEEE TENCON 2012: Sustainable Development Through Humanitarian Technology. 6412276

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

Robots

Improving the performance of a 4-stage Bardenpho WWTP by means of decentralized automatic control

Ostace, G. S., Cristea, V. M. & Agachi, P. S., 2012, 2012 16th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, ICSTCC 2012 - Joint Conference Proceedings. 6379249

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

Simulators
Decentralized control
Wastewater treatment
Effluents
Biomass

Information Science curriculum design based on Community Outreach Projects

Van Der Weide, T. & Zlotnikova, I., Dec 1 2012, Proceedings of 2nd Computer Science Education Research Conference, CSERC 2012. p. 67-73 7 p.

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

Information science
information science
Curricula
curriculum
Developing countries
3 Citations (Scopus)

Logistics & supply chains management tracking networks: Data-management system integration / interfacing issues

Addo-Tenkorang, R., Helo, P. T., Shamsuzzoha, A. H. M., Ehrs, M. & Phuong, D., Nov 1 2012, 2012 Proceedings of Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology: Technology Management for Emerging Technologies, PICMET'12. p. 2198-2206 9 p. 6304234

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

Supply chain management
Information management
Logistics
Industry
Supply chains

Modelling the late-time Hubble Space Telescope imaging of the outburst of the recurrent nova RS Ophiuchi (2006)

Ribeiro, V. A. R. M., Bode, M. F. & Williams, R., Aug 1 2012, Feeding Compact Objects: Accretion on All Scales. Zhang, C., Belloni, T., Mendez, M. & Zhang, S. (eds.). S290 ed. p. 137-140 4 p. (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union; vol. 8, no. S290).

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

Hubble Space Telescope
spectroscopy
expansion
glass
deceleration
3 Citations (Scopus)

Non-grid based elements positioning for optimal 2D array beams

Diarra, B., Liebgott, H., Cachard, C. & Tortoli, P., Dec 1 2012, 2012 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2012. 6561933

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

lobes
positioning
sidelobes
gratings
probes

Optical properties of flash evaporated amorphous Se100-xIn x thin films for CuInSe2 solar cell applications

Muiva, C. M., Maabong, K., Sathiaraj, S. T. & Mwabora, J. M., Dec 1 2012, Proceedings of the IASTED African Conference on Power and Energy Systems, AfricaPES 2012. p. 86-90 5 p.

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

flash
Solar cells
Optical properties
solar cells
optical properties
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimized 2D array design for Ultrasound imaging

Diarra, B., Liebgott, H., Robini, M., Tortoli, P. & Cachard, C., 2012, Proceedings of the 20th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2012. p. 2718-2722 5 p. 6333799

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

Ultrasonics
Imaging techniques
Biopsy
Simulated annealing
Experiments

Performance analysis of packet length in multiple optical channels for local area network

Aznor Hanah, A. H., Ahmad, R. B., Yahya, A., Ramly, N., Kan, P. E. & Zakaria, F. F., Apr 26 2012, Proceedings - 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Systems Modelling and Simulation, ISMS 2012. p. 233-237 5 p. 6169705

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

Local area networks
Performance Analysis
Throughput
Ethernet
Wavelength division multiplexing
12 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of Termite-hill routing algorithm on sink mobility in wireless sensor networks

Zungeru, A. M., Ang, L. M. & Seng, K. P., 2012, Advances in Swarm Intelligence - Third International Conference, ICSI 2012, Proceedings. PART 2 ed. Vol. 7332 LNCS. p. 334-343 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7332 LNCS, no. PART 2).

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

Routing algorithms
Routing Algorithm
Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless sensor networks
Network Lifetime
1 Citation (Scopus)

Raman spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction analysis of the structural characteristics of fluidized bed gasification fly ash

Kelebopile, L., Sun, R., Zhang, X. & Xu, P., Jan 1 2012, Cleaner Combustion and Sustainable World - Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Coal Combustion. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 447-452 6 p.

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

Fly ash
Gasification
Fluidized beds
X ray diffraction analysis
Raman spectroscopy
15 Citations (Scopus)

Termite-hill: Routing towards a mobile sink for improving network lifetime in Wireless Sensor Networks

Zungeru, A. M., Ang, L. M. & Seng, K. P., Apr 26 2012, Proceedings - 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Systems Modelling and Simulation, ISMS 2012. p. 622-627 6 p. 6169774

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

Network Lifetime
Routing algorithms
Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless sensor networks
Routing

The development and application of incremental sheet forming in bio-medical industries

Oladele, S. K. & Samuel, A. A., Dec 1 2012, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2012, MS and T 2012. Vol. 2. p. 1540-1547 8 p.

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

Caustics
Orthopedics
Titanium
Biocompatibility
Automotive industry

The dynamics of plug zones in elasto-plastic flows in unsteady flow in circular tubes

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A., Ahumada, J. L. & Stockle, J. S., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2012. PARTS A, B, C, D ed. Vol. 7. p. 1023-1028 6 p.

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

Unsteady flow
Plastic flow
Fluids
Plastics

The effect of valve control on a motor vehicle engine performance

Zibani, I., Chuma, J. & Marumo, R. R., 2012, Proceedings of the IASTED African Conference on Modelling and Simulation, AfricaMS 2012. p. 140-147 8 p.

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

Camshafts
Timing
Engine
Pistons
Engines

Towards an ontology-driven framework for workflow analysis

Hlomani, H. & Stacey, D. A., Dec 1 2012, KEOD 2012 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development. p. 405-410 6 p.

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

Ontology
Semantics
Industry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Tracking design elements in a mechanical engineering curriculum

Oladiran, M. T., Uziak, J. & Kommula, V. P., Jan 1 2012, Advances in Materials and Systems Technologies III. p. 601-610 10 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 367).

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

Mechanical engineering
Curricula
Teaching
Students
Accreditation
2011
7 Citations (Scopus)

2D matrix array optimization by simulated annealing for 3D hepatic imaging

Diarra, B., Liebgott, H., Tortoli, P. & Cachard, C., 2011, 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2011. p. 1595-1598 4 p. 6293075

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

simulated annealing
optimization
matrices
needles
lobes
2 Citations (Scopus)

A knowledge identification framework for the engineering of ontologies in system composition processes

Gillespie, M. G., Hlomani, H., Kotowski, D. & Stacey, D. A., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IRI 2011. p. 77-82 6 p. 6009524

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

Ontology
Chemical analysis
Knowledge representation
Intelligent systems
Syntactics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of plug zones in steady flow in undulating channels

Letelier, M. F., Svensson, P., Siginer, D. A. & Stockle, J. S., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. Vol. 6. p. 217-222 6 p.

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

Steady flow
Industrial applications
Yield stress
Shear stress
Analytical models

A new interconnection structure method for QC-LDPC codes

Ghani, F., Yahya, A., Kader, M. A. & Islam, M. A., Dec 1 2011, 2011 International Conference on Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communication Technologies, IMPACT 2011. p. 114-117 4 p. 6150451

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

Polyethylene glycols
13 Citations (Scopus)

Ant based routing protocol for visual sensors

Zungeru, A. M., Ang, L. M., Prabaharan, S. R. S. & Seng, K. P., Dec 12 2011, Informatics Engineering and Information Science - International Conference, ICIEIS 2011, Proceedings. PART 2 ed. p. 250-264 15 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 252 CCIS, no. PART 2).

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

Routing algorithms
Routing protocols
Degradation
Sensors
Sensor nodes

Conduit flow control through magnetorheology

Letelier, M. F., Stockle, J. S. & Siginer, D. A., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. Vol. 6. p. 211-216 6 p.

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

Confined flow
Flow control
Pressure gradient
Fluids
Analytical models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Economic optimization of a thermal cracker via model predictive control technology

Savu, A. R., Muntean, I., Lazea, G. & Agachi, P. S., Sep 8 2011, 2011 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED 2011. p. 819-824 6 p. 5983153

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

Model predictive control
Ethylene
Economics
Chemical plants
Olefins

Graetz problem in ducts of circular and some non-circular cross-sections with viscoelastic fluids

Abdelkader, F., Khezzar, L., Siginer, D. A. & Nemouchi, Z., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. Vol. 6. p. 149-154 6 p.

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

Ducts
Fluids
Elasticity
Heat transfer coefficients
Heat transfer

Ground-based FTIR spectrometer observation of nitrous oxide and its validation over addis ababa, Ethiopia

Takele, S., Mengistu, G., Blumenstock, T. & Hase, F., 2011, Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, FTS 2011.

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

Leveraging user knowledge: Design principles for an intuitive user interface for building workflows

Kotowski, D., Henriques, G., Gillespie, M. G., Hlomani, H. & Stacey, D. A., 2011, KEOD 2011 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development. p. 176-182 7 p.

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

User interfaces
Ontology
Computer systems
Interfaces (computer)
Large scale systems
5 Citations (Scopus)

Logistics tracking: An implementation issue for delivery network

Shamsuzzoha, A., Addo-Tenkorang, R., Phuong, D. & Helo, P., 2011, PICMET'11 - Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology, Proceedings - Technology Management in the Energy-Smart World. 6017949

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

Logistics
Industry
Data transfer
Atmospheric humidity
Electric power utilization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Measurement study on the end-to-end data transmission in motorways surveillance system using Wireless Ad Hoc Camera Networks (WAHCN)

Hassnawi, L. A., Ahmad, R. B., Yahya, A., Elshaikh, M., Al-Rawi, A. A. A., Ali, Z. G. & Aljunid, S. A., Dec 1 2011, Proceedings - 2nd International Conference on Engineering and Industries, ICEI 2011. p. 26-30 5 p. 6218522

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

Data communication systems
Cameras
Information services
Quality of service
Communication
10 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructure and wear behaviour of Al/TiB 2 metal matrix composite

Popoola, A. P., Pityana, S. & Ogunmuyiwa, E., 2011, Laser and Plasma Applications in Materials Science, LAPAMS 2010. Vol. 227. p. 23-26 4 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 227).

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

Wear resistance
Wear of materials
Microhardness
Microstructure
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

New QC-LDPC codes implementation on FPGA platform in Rayleigh fading environment

Ghani, F., Yahya, A. & Kader, A., 2011, ISCI 2011 - 2011 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Informatics. p. 206-210 5 p. 5958912

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

Computer hardware description languages
Rayleigh fading
Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Fading channels
Modulation

Open pit geometry modeling and economic analysis of novel at-face-slurry options

Suglo, R. S., Frimpong, S. & Brown, O. F., Sep 12 2011, SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA 113th National Western Mining Conference 2011. p. 520-524 5 p.

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

Economic analysis
economic analysis
slurry
Excavators
geometry

Operational costs reduction for the WWTP by means of substrate to dissolved oxygen correlation, a simulation study

Ostace, G. S., Gal, A., Cristea, V. M. & Agachi, P. S., 2011, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011. Newswood Limited, Vol. 2. 6 p.

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

Open Access
dissolved oxygen
substrate
simulation
activated sludge
oxic conditions

Ozone pollution during stratosphere-troposphere exchange events over equatorial Africa

Ture, K. & Mengistu Tsidu, G., Jan 1 2011, Air Pollution XIX. WITPress, Vol. 147. p. 411-420 10 p.

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

stratosphere
troposphere
ozone
pollution
thunderstorm

Performance analysis of cooperative wireless communication system with diversity scheme

Hanah, A., Ghani, F., Norazura, Yahya, A., Ahmad, R. B., Norlydiana, Hafiizh, A., Ehkan, P. & Faiz, F., Dec 1 2011, 2011 International Conference on Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communication Technologies, IMPACT 2011. p. 118-121 4 p. 6150452

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

Cooperative communication
Communication systems
Diversity reception
Signal to noise ratio
Communication

Proximal point methods revisited

Boikanyo, O. A. & Moroşanu, G., Nov 28 2011, Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, ICNAAM 2011 - International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics. Vol. 1389. p. 893-896 4 p.

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

operators
nonlinear equations
contraction

Removal and recovery of Ni, Cu and Fe from heavy metal effluent by reduction crystallization

Phetla, T. P., Ntuli, F. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2011, Water Resources Management VI. WITPress, Vol. 145. p. 681-690 10 p.

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

crystallization
heavy metal
effluent
feasibility study
breakage
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sliding mode simulation and robustaness controller

Ahmed, A. A., Ahmad, R. B., Alobaidi, S. A., Yahya, A., Hassnawi, L. A., Ali, Z. G. & Tahir, H. H., Dec 1 2011, Proceedings - 2nd International Conference on Engineering and Industries, ICEI 2011. p. 91-96 6 p. 6218534

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

Controllers
MATLAB
8 Citations (Scopus)

Towards smart wireless sensor actor networks: Design factors and applications

Sabri, N., Aljunid, S. A., Ahmad, R. B., Malik, M. F., Yahya, A., Kamaruddin, R. & Salim, M. S., Dec 1 2011, 2011 IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications, ISIEA 2011. p. 704-708 5 p. 6108808

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

Wireless sensor networks
Monitoring
Network performance
Ad hoc networks
Sensor nodes

Utilizing a compositional system knowledge framework for ontology evaluation: A case study on BioSTORM

Hlomani, H., Gillespie, M. G., Kotowski, D. & Stacey, D. A., Dec 1 2011, KEOD 2011 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development. p. 167-175 9 p.

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

Ontology
Computer systems
Legacy systems
Service oriented architecture (SOA)
Web services

Western Canadian coal production optimization and risks characterization

Frimpong, S., Suglo, R. S. & Adadzie, E., Sep 12 2011, SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA 113th National Western Mining Conference 2011. p. 525-531 7 p.

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

coal production
Coal
coal
haulage
Profitability
7 Citations (Scopus)

Wireless sensor actor networks

Sabri, N., Aljunid, S. A., Ahmad, R. B., Malik, M. F., Yahya, A., Kamaruddin, R. & Salim, M. S., Dec 21 2011, ISWTA 2011 - 2011 IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications. p. 90-95 6 p. 6089387

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

Wireless sensor networks
Agriculture
Crops
Monitoring
Greenhouses
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)

An SMS-based healthcare information storage and retrieval system

Masizana-Katongo, A. N., Anderson, G., Mpoeleng, D., Taukobong, T., Mosweunyane, G., Eyitayo, O. T. & Gopolang, B., 2010, Proceedings of the IASTED African Conference on Health Informatics, AfricaHI 2010. p. 217-222 6 p.

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

Multimedia
Information Storage and Retrieval
Information Systems
Delivery of Health Care

Assessment of solar-coal hybrid electricity power generating systems

Oladiran, M. T., Kiravu, C. & Plumb, O. A., Dec 1 2010, Proceedings of the 3rd IASTED African Conference on Power and Energy Systems, AfricaPES 2010. p. 74-82 9 p.

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

electricity
coal
Electricity
Coal
Solar energy

Building an expert system for HIV and aids information

Masizana-Katongo, A., Leburu-Dingalo, T. & Mpoeleng, D., Jul 1 2010, Electronic Engineering and Computing Technology. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 323-333 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 60 LNEE).

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

Mobile phones
Expert systems
Computer science
Education
Internet

Complex pressure pulses in micro-channels magnetically induced

Leteller, M. F., Stockle, J. S., Siginer, D. A. & Ulloa, F. A., Jan 1 2010, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2009, IMECE 2009. PART A ed. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 9. p. 81-90 10 p.

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

Pressure gradient
Flow patterns
Fluids
Magnetic fields
Syringes

Effect of substrates on the microstructure of thermally sprayed WC-4.88 wt% Co coatings

Oladijo, O. P., Venter, A. M., Cornish, L. A., Sacks, N. & Shrivastava, S., 2010, Proceedings of the World Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, World PM 2010. European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA), Vol. 3.

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

coatings
Coatings
microstructure
Microstructure
sprayed coatings
1 Citation (Scopus)

Energy attenuation capability of woven natural silk (WNS)/epoxy composites plates subjected to drop-weight impacts

Ude, A. U., Sopian, K. & Azhari, C. H., May 28 2010, TMS 2010 - 139th Annual Meeting and Exhibition - Supplemental Proceedings. Vol. 2. p. 115-122 8 p.

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

silk
Silk
attenuation
composite materials
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fabrication and characterization of spray pyrolysed inxsy thin films for cuins2 solar cells

Maabong, K. & Muiva, C., 2010, Proceedings of the 3rd IASTED African Conference on Power and Energy Systems, AfricaPES 2010. p. 22-28 7 p.

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

sprayers
Solar cells
solar cells
indium
Fabrication

Flow instabilities and heat transfer in buoyancy driven flows of inelastic non-Newtonian fluids in inclined rectangular cavities

Siginer, D. & Khezzar, L., Dec 1 2010, ASME 2010 3rd Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated with 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, FEDSM2010. PARTS A, B AND C ed. Vol. 1. p. 1411-1420 10 p.

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

Prandtl number
Buoyancy
Heat transfer
Fluids
Aspect ratio