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  • Oosthuizen, R; Roodt, JH; Pretorius, L (ISEM, 2011-09)
    System Engineering is the process of identifying, implementing and maintaining solutions to real world problems. Some problems tend to be messy with no single solution or set of effective and accurate requirements, often ...
  • Staphorst, L; Holland, M; Pretorius, L; Pretorius, T (IAMOT, 2015-06)
    Recently, demands to generate more economic benefit from publicly financed Research and Development (R&D) in South African has resulted in the enactment of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the Intellectual Property ...
  • Oosthuizen, Rudolph; Swart, Ignatius; Pretorius, L (Wiley, 2016-07)
    Systems engineering is still a growing field that depends on continuous research to develop and mature. Research in systems engineering is difficult and the classic approaches for other engineering disciplines may not be ...
  • Gerber, A; Meyer, T; Seebregts, C; Britz, A; Pretorius, L; Alberts, R; Moodley, D; Halland, K (CSIR, 2008-11)
    Integrating a mechanism to store, retrieve and use clinical data with a system to manage medical records enables better utilisation of medical data and improved healthcare. This poster introduces a research project that ...
  • Mtsweni, J; Biermann, E; Pretorius, L (EBSCOHOST, 2014-07)
    The benefits of incorporating Semantic Web Services in web applications are well documented. However, both the real-world implementation and adoption of these services are still rather limited in practice. This is despite ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Pretorius, L (2014-10)
    Different systems engineering techniques and approaches are applied to design and develop complex sociotechnical systems for complex problems. In a complex sociotechnical system cognitive and social humans use information ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Pretorius, L (IEEE Xplore, 2014-06)
    Different systems engineering techniques and approaches are applied to design and develop Command and Control solutions for complex problems. Command and Control is a complex sociotechnical system where human commanders ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Pretorius, L (International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), 2015-06)
    Introducing a new technology into a complex sociotechnical system will have planned as well as unplanned impact. The need for a new technology may arise from new technology available for improved performance (technology ...
  • Marais, L; Pretorius, L (Southern African Computer Lecturers Association (SACLA), 2015-07)
    Higher education in South Africa is, amongst others, characterised by student language diversity while the language of teaching and learning is mainly English. The University of South Africa has a language policy that is ...
  • Pretorius, R; Berg, A; Pretorius, L; Viljoen, B (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2009-03)
    Setswana, a Bantu language in the Sotho group, is one of the eleven official languages of South Africa. The language is characterised by a disjunctive orthography, mainly affecting the important word category of verbs. In ...
  • Louw, JA; Schlunz, GI; Van der Walt, W; De Wet, Febe; Pretorius, L (2013-09)
    This paper describes the speect text-to-speech system entry for the Blizzard Challenge 2013. The techniques applied for the tasks of the challenge are described as well as the implementation details for the alignment of ...
  • Staphorst, L; Pretorius, L; Pretorius, T (IEEE Xplore, 2013-07)
    Technology Intelligence (TI) involves the process of capturing technology related data, converting this data into information by determining relational connections and refining information to produce knowledge that can ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Pretorius, L (American Society for Engineering Management, 2015-10)
    Introducing a new technology into a complex sociotechnical system will have planned as well as unplanned impact. Dynamic interaction between the technology, people, and environment may result in counter intuitive systemic ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Pretorius, L (IEEE, 2015-11)
    One of the requirements for effective Command and Control is good situation awareness. As situation awareness is a complex phenomenon due to social and cognitive interaction factors, its modelling, prediction and calculation ...
  • Alberts, R; Britz, K; Gerber, A; Halland, K; Meyer, T; Pretorius, L (CSIR, 2008-11)
    The aim of the project is to devise and evaluate algorithms, methodologies, techniques and interaction paradigms to build a tool for conceptual modelling and query management of complex data repositories based on a framework ...
  • Pretorius, L; Schwitter, R (2009-06)
    In this paper researchers discuss a number of structural problems that are faced with when designing a machine-oriented controlled natural language for Afrikaans taking the underlying principles of Attempto Controlled ...