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  • Ntuli, N; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan M (Elsevier, 2016-05)
    Water scarcity and water stress issues have become clear threat to the global population. This makes water management a critical aspect to ensure sustainable water. An efficient water management system requires thousands ...
  • Mxoli, Avuya; Mostert-Phipps, N; Gerber, M (International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, 2016-03)
    Cybercitizen describes a frequent user of the Internet or in other terms, a member of an online community (cybercommunity). This digital space can be used to participate in educational, economical and cultural activities. ...
  • McFerren, Graeme; Van Zyl, T (ISPRS, 2016-07)
    One viewpoint of current and future IT systems holds that there is an increase in the scale and velocity at which data are acquired and analysed from heterogeneous, dynamic sources. In the earth observation and geoinformatics ...
  • Blasch, E; Costa, PCG; De Villiers, J Pieter; Laskey, KB; Llinas, J; Jousselme, A-L (IEEE, 2016-07)
    Over the course of Dave Hall's career, he highlighted various concerns associated with the implementation of data fusion methods. Many of the issues included the role of uncertainty in data fusion, practical implementation ...
  • Akpakwu, GA; Hancke, GP; Silva, BJ; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan (IEEE, 2016-07)
    The concept of data distribution within cluster of sensor nodes to the source sink has resulted to intense research in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). In this paper, in order to determine the scheduling length of packet ...
  • Louw, J; Niezen, G; Ramotsoela, TD; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan (IEEE, 2016-12)
    Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have become increasingly popular in many applications across a broad range of fields. Securing WSNs poses unique challenges mainly due to their resource constraints. Traditional public key ...
  • Mzila, Phiwa (ThinkMind, 2016-11)
    The use of biometric technology as a means to improve national security and reduce fraud has been adopted by many countries including South Africa. This technology involves the collection of biometric data which is attributed ...
  • Fisher, R; Ledwaba, Lehlogonolo; Hancke, G; Kruger, Carel (MDPI, 2015-03)
    The concept of the Internet of Things is rapidly becoming a reality, with many applications being deployed within industrial and consumer sectors. At the ‘thing’ level—devices and inter-device network communication—the ...
  • Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan M; Hamama, Y; Page, Philip R; Djouani, K; Kurien, A (Elsevier, 2016-08)
    South Africa is a water scarce country with limited water resources and steadily growing water demand. Unacceptably high water losses and non-revenue water threaten our water resource security as well as the financial ...
  • Machaka, P; Nelwamondo, F (IGI Global, 2016-08)
    This chapter reviews the evolution of the traditional internet into the Internet of Things (IoT). The characteristics and application of the IoT are also reviewed, together with its security concerns in terms of distributed ...
  • Makamba, M; Mtsweni, J; Ngassam, EK (IRCC Publishing Corporation, 2016-08)
    The increase need for services to handle a plethora of business needs within the enterprise landscape has yielded to an increase in the development of heterogeneous services across the digital world. In today’s digital ...
  • Osman, Mohammad S; Yoyo, S; Page, Philip R; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan M (ACTA Press, 2016-09)
    It is known that South Africa is a water scarce country which has been recently been experiencing erratic weather conditions resulting in a constrained water supply. Renewed focus has been placed on water conservation. ...
  • Smith, Andrew C (IEEE, 2016-05)
    Internet of Things (IoT) advocates promise huge benefits but what technical challenges does the maker community face in order to participate in this new technological wave? We report on our experience in incorporating a ...
  • Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan M; Olwal, TO; Kurien, AM; Munda, JL; Djouani, K (IEEE, 2015-09)
    The design of innovative technological instruments and frameworks for smart energy management is a challenge for countries across the world, and the creation of a 'Smart Grid' still has unresolved research and development ...
  • Corici, A; Steinke, R; Magedanz, T; Coetzee, L; Oosthuizen, D; Mkhize, B; Catalan, M; Fontelles, JC; Paradells, J; Shrestha, R; Nehl, D; Riemer, B (IEEE Xplore, 2016-03)
    Smart Cities applications and infrastructures are actively being developed and rolled out. However, maintenance complexity is significant, often limiting deployments to small regions or small cities. To support gradual or ...
  • Gcaba, O; Dlodlo, N (IST- Africa, 2016-05)
    This paper presents examples of internet of things (IoT) applications that could enhance the management of tourism activities in South Africa. Although information and communication technologies (ICT) have been adopted in ...
  • Dlodlo, N; Gcaba, O; Smith, Andrew C (IST- Africa, 2016-05)
    A smart city is a developed urban area that excels in the area of economy, governance, people and life through strong human capital, social capital and ICT infrastructure. It is a new approach to managing the complexity ...
  • Tsague, HD; Twala, B (IEEE, 2015-12)
    This paper presents a comprehensive study of leakage reduction techniques applicable to CMOS based devices. In the process, mathematical equations that model the power-performance trade-offs in CMOS logic circuits are ...
  • Tsague, HD; Twala, B (IEEE, 2015-11)
    Low power IC solutions are in great demand with the rapid advancement of handheld devices, wearables, smart cards and radio frequency identification bringing a massive amount of new products to market that all have the ...
  • Tsague, HD; Twala, B (IEEE, 2015-10)
    Although cryptography constitutes a considerable part of the overall security architecture for several use cases in embedded systems, cryptographic devices are still vulnerable to the diversity types of side channel attacks. ...

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