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  • Khalala, G; Makitla, I; Botha, Adèle; Alberts, R (IST Africa, 2013-05)
    For centuries, rural communities have relied on their indigenous knowledge for survival and sustenance. Indigenous Knowledge (IK) is understood as local knowledge, which is unique and traditional to a specific community. ...
  • Williams, Q; Greeff, M; Boshemane, S; Alberts, R (2008-05)
    Both the physical and virtual aspects of our current society are designed for able-bodied people. This means that very often people with disabilities are excluded from participation and faces barriers to living independently. ...
  • Engelbrecht, L; Botha, Adèle; Alberts, R (World Scientific Publishing, 2015-04)
    The construction of an artifact to visually represent information is usually required by Information Visualization research projects. The end product of design science research is also an artifact and therefore it can be ...
  • Helbig, M; Williams, Q; Alberts, R; Pretorius, H (2010-10)
    Adaptive computer-based training systems aim to enhance the learning experience by personalising the presentation and content delivery according to the preferences of each particular user. The complexity of humans - the ...
  • Leenen, L; Alberts, R; Britz, K; Gerber, A; Meyer, T (2011-03)
    In this paper we describe a research project to develop an optimal information retrieval system in an Information Operations domain. Information Operations is the application and management of information to gain an advantage ...
  • Greeff, M; Coetzee, L; Alberts, R; Easton, H (CSIR, 2008-11)
    Access to information empowers people when making decisions in their every day life. In South Africa, one of the most prominent problems that persons with disabilities face, is access to disability-related information. The ...
  • Coetzee, L; Alberts, R; Patel, Hina M; Cloete, L (2006-08)
    This article describes the Mine Workers Compensation System developed by the CSIR and Molepe Consulting for the South African Department of Health. Mining activities increase the risk of certain occupational lung diseases. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sibiya, G; Makitla, I; Ogunleye, S; Fogwill, T; Alberts, R (2014-09)
    The leading global cause of high mortality has been identified to be chronic non-communicable diseases such as stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory conditions, heart disease, diabetes etc. These diseases affect communities ...
  • Fogwill, T; Alberts, R; Keet, CM (IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2012-05)
    This paper describes several opportunities to support and enhance Indigenous Knowledge digital repositories through the application of ontologies and semantic web technologies. Several needs for Indigenous Knowledge ...
  • Gerber, A; Van Der Merwe, A; Alberts, R (Computer Science and Information Technology Education Conference, 2007-11)
    Rapid development methodologies are popular approaches for the development of modern software systems. The goals of these methodologies are the inclusion of the client into the analysis, design and implementation activities, ...
  • Khalala, G; Makitla, I; Botha, Adèle; Alberts, R (IEEE Xplore, 2013)
    Extending the reach of primary health care is important as it is both a human rights issue as well as a developmental necessity. To achieve extended reach, Community Health Workers are being deployed within rural communities ...
  • Alberts, R; Fogwill, T; Keet, CM (CEUR, 2012-05)
    This paper describes the features required of OWL (Web Ontology Language) to realise and enhance Indigenous Knowledge (IK) digital repositories. Several needs for Indigenous Knowledge management systems (IKMSs) are ...
  • Fogwill, T; Viviers, I; Engelbrecht, L; Krause, C; Alberts, R (Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference (IKTC), 2011-11)
    Indigenous knowledge (IK) is defined as the unique, traditional and local knowledge of people within a particular area. Tpically, IK is stored in peoples' memories and passed down orally from generation to generation. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Alberts, R; Van der Merwe, AJ; Pretorius, H (2006-11)
    Web Engineering methodologies, tools and techniques are based on research from four decades of best practices in Software Engineering. Over the past ten years, users with disabilities have entered the market with several ...
  • Matyila, M; Botha, Adèle; Alberts, R; Sibiya, G (IST Africa, 2014-05)
    Mobile services and mobile content is available to diverse users in possession of the necessary mobile phones. However, some of the mobile services and mobile content is text intensive and this discounts low literate users ...