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  • Ittmann, HW (Operations Research Society South Africa, 1996)
    South Africa has made historical changes during the past six years. With the change of Government in May 1994, the majority party of the Government of National Unity, the ANC, announced its master plan for the new South ...
  • Das, Sonali; Gupta, R; Kanda, PT; Reid, M; Tipoy, CK; Zerihun, MF (Springer US, 2012-12)
    The real interest rate is a very important variable in the transmission of monetary policy. It features in vast majority of financial and macroeconomic models. Though the theoretical importance of the real interest rate ...
  • Ittmann, HW (Operation Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2009-12)
    At the 25th anniversary of ORiON it is appropriate to look at the advances in OR during the last 25 years. This paper focuses on what has happened on the international front there is not a focus on OR developments in South ...
  • Maspero, EL; Ittmann, HW (2008-07)
    The paper begins by presenting the humanitarian sector at its widest through sketching the history and development of the field and the environment within which humanitarian logistics must take place. Next, the range of ...
  • Das, Sonali; Khuluse, S; Elphinstone, C (CSIR, 2008-11)
    In recent years, the frequency of catastrophic natural disasters worldwide has brought to the fore the possibility that these could be the result of changes in the global climate conditions. It is further anticipated that ...
  • Greben, JM (Nova Publishers, 2012-10)
    We consider the solution of the Einstein equations for a universe with a positive cosmological constant (or equivalently possessing a finite uniform vacuum/dark energy density) within a conformal metric, rather than the ...
  • Greben, JM (Springer, 2010-06)
    The author discusses a new theory of the universe in which the vacuum energy is classical origin and dominates the energy content of the universe. As usual, the Einstein equations determine the metric of the universe. ...
  • Rust, FC; Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Ittmann, HW; Kistan, Kenny F (Southern Africa Transport Conference (SATC), 2008-07)
    The current status of South Africa's infrastructure is analysed with emphasis on transport infrastructure. The role of Science, Engineering and Technology as well as associated Research and Development in supporting the ...
  • Hanslo, Ridewaan; Mnkandla, E (Polish Information Processing Society, 2018-09)
    Scrum has been the most widely adopted Agile methodology over the past decade with Scrum and Scrum variants offering alternatives to the old software development methods. While Scrum plays an important role in the success ...
  • Harvey, F; Iwaniak, A; Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K (GSDI Association, 2012-05)
    A spatial data infrastructure (SDI) is an evolutionary concept related to the facilitation and coordination of the exchange and sharing of spatial data and services. Since its initial use, the SDI concept has shifted its ...
  • 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 ...
  • Olivier, JJ; Greenwood, PH; Cooper, Antony K; McPherson, DR; Engelbrecht, R (ASPRS Publications, 1990)
    Owing to the complex, inter-disciplinary nature of geographical information systems (GIS), and to the wide variety of commercial GIS software available, considerable effort is needed to select software and hardware which ...
  • Mwakikunga, BW; Forbes, A; Sideras-Haddad, E; Scriba, MR; Manikandan, E (2010)
    Laser photolysis of WCl6 in ethanol and a specific mixture of V2O5 and VCl3 in ethanol lead to carbon modified vanadium and tungsten oxides with interesting properties. The presence of graphene’s aromatic rings (from the ...
  • Coetzee, S; Harvey, F; Iwaniak, A; Cooper, Antony K (International Cartographic Conference 2013, 2013-08)
    Every spatial data infrastructure (SDI) reflects an evolving concept related to the facilitation and coordination of the exchange and sharing of spatial data and services. Today, SDIs are evolving in response to the ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; de Villiers, R; Greben, JM; van der Bergh, F; Gledhill, Irvy MA (SACAM10, 2010-01)
    A variety of concrete armour units laid on top of rubble mounds are used to protect breakwaters and other harbour infrastructure. Coastal engineers build three-dimensional physical scale models to understand the dynamic ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Schmitz, Peter MU (2002-01)
    This paper presents a few examples of tactical crime mapping and analysis done by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the South African Police Service (SAPS). In these cases, the police had already ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Coetzee, S; Ravno, K (2010-11)
    This short positional paper outlines several areas where research is required: 1) Novel ways of representing geovirtual environments on small mobile phone information displays that require limited bandwidth, 2) understanding ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (Humanitarian Logistics: Networks for Africa, 2008-05)
    Some of the research issues in humanitarian logistics and quantitative methods discussed in this presentation are Identifying people in a disaster; Facilitating movement of people and aid; Geographic Information Services ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Coetzee, S (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Conference, 2008-10)
    Various countries and international organizations have address standards or are developing them. An address is needed for many more applications than just postal delivery, such as: goods delivery; connecting utilities; ...

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