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  • Rosman, Benjamin S; Ramamoorthy, S (Robust Autonomy and Decisions Group, 2014-05)
    This paper considers the problem of providing advice to an autonomous agent when neither the behavioural policy nor the goals of that agent are known to the advisor. We present an approach based on building a model of ...
  • Kishore, P; Venkat Ratnam, M; Namboothiri, SP; Velicogna, I; Basha, G; Jiang, JH; Igarashi, K; Rao, SVB; Sivakumar, V (Elsevier, 2011-08)
    In this study, global (50°S–50°N) distribution of water vapor is investigated using COSMIC GPS RO measurements. Detailed comparisons have been made between COSMIC and high resolution GPS radiosonde measurements across 13 ...
  • Falkowski, P; Scholes, RJ; Boyle, E; Canadell, J; Canfield, D; Elser, J; Gruber, N; Hibbard, K; Hogberg, P; Linder, S; Mackenzie, FT; Moore, B; Pedersen, T; Rosenthal, Y; Seitzinger, S; Smetacek, V; Steffen, W (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000-10-13)
    Motivated by the rapid increase in atmospheric CO2 due to the human activities since the industrial revolution, several international scientific research programs have analyzed the role of individual components of the earth ...
  • Engelbrecht, F; Archer van Garderen, E (2012-10)
    In this presentation the author presents the most recent projections of future climate change over southern Africa, based on high-resolution downscalings of the global model projections of Assessment Reports Four and Five ...
  • Scholes, B (2012-10)
    In this talk the author paints the big picture of how the various global change phenomena relate to one another, and how they collectively affect South Africa.
  • Murambadoro, M (2012-02)
    Food security research and policy have focused more on the rural poor where the incidence and depth of poverty is more pronounced. Urban livelihoods are based on cash income and many people in urban areas are employed in ...
  • Grobler, M; Dlamini, Z (IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2012-05)
    Cyber trends are a reality across the globe. Not only are technology and electronic devices and media used more regularly in easing everyday activities, but these technological advances are also used in sophisticated ...
  • Botha, Johannes G; Grobler, MM; Eloff, MM (2017-06)
    Data breaches have gained extensive coverage as businesses and organisations of all sizes become more dependent on digital data, cloud computing and workforce mobility. Companies store sensitive or confidential data on ...
  • Staver, C; Archibald, S; Levin, SA (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011-10)
    Theoretically, fire–tree cover feedbacks can maintain savanna and forest as alternative stable states. However, the global extent of fire- driven discontinuities in tree cover is unknown, especially accounting for seasonality ...
  • Toudjeu, IT; Van Wyk, BJ; Van Wyk, MA; Van Den Bergh, F (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008-06)
    Traditionally, granulometries are obtained using a series of openings or closings with convex structuring elements of increasing size. Granulometries constitute a useful tool for texture and image analysis since they are ...
  • Szewczuk, S; Von Gavel, S; Verhagen, P; Schreuder, M; Mamphweli, S; McMaster, A (2014-03)
    There is a genuine opportunity for the developing world and rural areas to leapfrog the conventional Western paradigm of power. Where conventional electricity delivery is reliant on expensive, polluting and centrally ...
  • Kishore, P; Namboothiri, SP; Jiang, JH; Sivakumar, V; Igarashi, K (Copernicus Publications, 2009-02-04)
    This paper mainly focuses on the validation of temperature estimates derived with the newly launched Constellation Observing System for Meteorology Ionosphere and Climate (COSMIC)/Formosa Satellite 3 (FORMOSAT-3) system. ...
  • Chege, L; Ebohon, OJ (2004-11)
    The budgets of many emerging economies are overstretched by competing claims on the available resources, with major implications for infrastructure and service delivery. This is a serious predicament particularly in poorer ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Chege, L (2004-11)
    A defining characteristic of globalisation is the ease of trade. This characteristic has exposed a high degree of diversity and inconsistency in global business practices. As these inconsistencies increase risk, investors ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Chege, L (2004-11)
    A defining characteristic of globalisation is the ease of trade. This characteristic has exposed a high degree of diversity and inconsistency in global business practices. As these inconsistencies increase risk, investors ...
  • Kahari, D; Koorsen, G; Stoychev, S; Chipeta, Z; Labuschagne, M; Van Zyl, P; Nthangeni, B (CSIR, 2008-11)
    The CSIR Biosciences researchers are developing a platform for robust techniques for glyco-profiling of therapeutic glycoproteins. The extracellular lipase (Lip2) (Aloulou, A et al;2007) was used as a model in establishing ...
  • Bothma, G; Mashaba, C; Mkonza, N; Chakauya, E; Chikwamba, Rachel K (Landes Bioscience, 2010-08)
    Genetically modified organisms are expected to have a large impact on the ability of humanity to feed, fuel and heal itself in light of the growing global change, and adverse geo-climatic conditions anticipated as a result ...
  • Coetzee, L; Pistorius, M (2006-02)
    The National Accessibility Portal (NAP), is a five-year research and development project aimed at addressing some of the marginalisation issues of people with disabilities. One of the core areas that NAP is striving to ...
  • Carroll, M; Kotzé, P; van der Merwe, A (2010-06)
    Organisations are faced with a number of challenges and issues in decentralised, multiple-server, physical, non-virtualized IT environments. Virtualization in recent years has had a significant impact on computing environments ...
  • Halland, Y (2004-05)
    Managing requests for published information within an organisation can be a very cumbersome and difficult process particularly where costs have to be recouped from the client’s own cost centre. Keeping track of the current ...