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  • Turpin, SM; Marais, Mario A (Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service, 2004)
    This paper compares a number of theoretical models of decision-making with the way in which senior managers make decisions in practice. Six prominent decision-makers were interviewed about their own decision-making style ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Peled, A (2004-07)
    This presentation summarised the work the ICA Working Group has been doing on defining the concepts of the incremental updating and versioning of spatial databases
  • Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL (Operations research for South Africa, 2004-10)
    This paper gives an overview of a study that was done on the logistics infrastructure used by the South African fruit industry. Given the increasing production and export volumes, development of new markets and the shortage ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (2004-10)
    This presentation was part of the project, "Guidelines for Data Content Standards for Africa", which was initiated by the EROS Data Center of the United States Geological Survey (USGS/EROS) and EIS-Africa, with funding ...
  • Van Dyk, FE; Marais, Mario A; Naude, AH; Meyer, IA; Koen, Renée; Ralehoko, EN; Ramokgopa, L; Ittmann, HW; Pienaar, WJ; Havenga, JH; Hobbs, IE; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG (CSIR Centre for Logistics and Decision Support, 2005-02)
    This survey highlights that South Africa's core structural problems are far worse than expected: Logistics cost represents a considerable percentage of the GDP (14.7% or R180bn). We spend more on transport than generally ...
  • Greben, JM; Elphinstone, C; Holloway, Jennifer P; De Villiers, R; Ittmann, HW; Schmitz, Peter MU (Acad Science South Africa, 2005-03)
    During the last three elections in South Africa, the CSIR was involved in the prediction of the final outcome on the basis of early results. In this paper, we describe the methods used by the CSIR in these elections and ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Majeke, B (CSIR, 2005-04)
    This project was to develop guidelines for spatial data content standards in Africa. It focused on standards for data dictionaries, feature catalogues and classification, and also looked at standards for feature instances. ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Govender, S; Lance, K; Tieszen, LL (2005-04)
    Data content standards tend to be more accessible. Easier to understand. Used directly by many end users. Immediately applicable to Africa. More susceptible to culture and language – Hence, more important to have local standards
  • Joubert, JW; Ittmann, HW (Elsevier, 2005-07)
    Administrators and regulators often attempt to intervene in logistics and supply chain activities. This paper proposes a framework to assist administrators with the identification of appropriate stakeholders that should ...
  • Hjelmager, J; Delgado, T; Moellering, H; Cooper, Antony K; Danko, D; Huet, M; Aalders, HJGL; Martynenko, A (2005-07)
    The Commission on Spatial Data Standards of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) is working on defining spatial models and technical characteristics of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). To date, this work ...
  • Ittmann, HW (2005-08)
    The science of supply chain management in business has advanced so much in the last ten years, especially through the use of IT. How can knowledge be used to help in the humanitarian context, where no science of disaster ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (14th Conference of the Commonwealth Statisticians, 2005-09)
    The principal objective of the Data Management and Information Delivery (DMID) project in Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is to develop an infrastructure that supports the business of a statistical organisation, which ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Majeke, B; Govender, S; Lance, K; Tieszen, LL (2005-11)
    The authors provided an introduction to data content standards for digital geographical information in this presentation, and summarised their assessment of 170 standards that they identified as candidates for further ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; De Jager, C; Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL; Ralehoko, EN; Ndlazi, AT (2005-11)
    In the first State of Logistics in 2004 the need for measurement and revitalisation of basic infrastructure in South Africa' dual economy was accentuated. The process of addressing these needs has started with the release ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; De Jager, C; Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL; Ralehoko, EN; Ndlazi, AT (CSIR Centre for Logistics, 2005-11)
    In the first State of Logistics in 2004 the need for measurement and revitalisation of basic infrastructure in South Africa' dual economy was accentuated. The process of addressing these needs has started with the release ...
  • Polderijk, JJ; Van Dyk, FE; Ferreira, D; Guis, GW; Keller, S (Springer, 2006-03)
    South-African and Dutch research institutes and business partners collaborated in several pilot projects for improving logistical performance and quality performance to strengthen the market position of South-African fruit ...
  • Ortmann, FG; Van Vuuren, JH; Van Dyk, FE (Orion – Johannesburg, 2006-04)
    A description is provided of work performed as part of the fruit logistics infrastructure project commissioned by the South African Deciduous Fruit Producers’ Trust and coordinated by the South African Council for Scientific ...
  • Van Dyk, E; Ittmann, HW; Marais, Mario A; Meyer, I (2006-06)
    This article provides a brief overview of the current State of Logistics and government’s response in terms of the National Freight Logistics Strategy. It reviews focus areas in international and local logistics research ...
  • Greben, JM (2006-07)
    Complexity science is often seen as the science of emerging non-linear phenomena. In this paper the authors discuss some emerging aspects of non-linear solutions in physics. These solutions owe their elegance and simplicity ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Van Dyk, FE; Meyer, IA; Janse Van Rensburg, SJ (Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2007)
    Apart from work in the mining industry during the 1950s, the first real Operations Research (OR) group in South Africa was established at CSIR in the early 1960s. Those initially involved in this group played a significant ...

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