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  • Butgereit, L; Moonsamy, S; Thomson, T; Van Zyl, T; McFerren, G (2014-11)
    Humanity has had a long historical relationship with fire. According to anthropologists, the first humanoid species learned to use and control fire approximately two million years ago. Using fire and controlling fire, ...
  • McFerren, G; Van Zyl, T; Vahed, A (Springer, 2011-07)
    In multiple research fields such as astronomy, bio-informatics, chem-informatics, geophysics and eco-informatics, scientists are increasingly turning to e-science and specifically scientific workflows as a way of improving, ...
  • Vahed, A; Engelbrecht, F; Simonis, I; Naidoo, M; Sibolla, B; Van Zyl, T; McFerren, G (IIMC (International Information Management Corporation), 2012-05)
    Climate change poses a major threat to environmental sustainability. Africa in particular, is vulnerable with projected worsening food security, increased threats to public health, increased stress on surface water resources ...
  • McFerren, G; Frost, P (2009-05)
    This paper concerns the development of the South African Advanced Fire Information System (AFIS). Researchers describe a use case of wildfires causing electricity transmission lines to be adversely affected. This use case ...
  • McFerren, G; Swanepoel, D (EE Publishers, 2012)
    This paper describes the concept of a Wide Area Alerting System (WAAS), a flexible ICT platform for building alerting and notification applications. It is tailored to the generation and dissemination of complex alerts or ...