University of Pretoria: Research Output

University of Pretoria: Research Output

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  • Gravell, Andy M.; Gruner, Stefan (Computer Society of South Africa, 2018-07)
    Half a century after the emergence of computer science (a.k.a. informatics) as an academic discipline, the notion of ‘computation’ is not yet ‘settled’. On the contrary: recent developments in the natural sciences, in ...
  • Malan, Katherine M.; Eloff, Jan H.P.; De Bruin, J.A. (Jhani) (Computer Society of South Africa, 2018-07-10)
    Usability of software is a crucial aspect of successful applications and could give one application a competitive edge over another. Eye tracking is a popular approach to usability evaluation, but is time consuming and ...
  • Joubert, Pieter; De Villiers, Carina; Kroeze, J.H. (Computer Society of South Africa, 2018-07-10)
    The goal of this research is to develop an integrative modelling technique that is easy enough to be used by most business users with little training, but robust and structured enough to be used in subsequent Information ...
  • Du Preez, Ilse; Richter, Wim; Van Papendorp, D.H. (Dirk Hermanus), 1949-; Joubert, Annie M. (Allied Academies, 2018)
    Much research over the past five decades has focussed on the repair and replacement of bone. Recently, the research focus has shifted to nanotechnology since it provides a platform from which to alter and possibly improve ...
  • Makunike, Rudo E.; Kirsten, Johann F. (African Association of Agricultural Economists, 2018-06)
    The recent increase in farmland investments in developing countries by private equity funds, large multinationals and sometimes foreign governments has attracted widespread attention and strong emotions from various ...
  • Crous, Pedro W.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Burgess, T.I.; Hardy, G.E.St.J.; Gene, J.; Guarro, J.; Baseia, I.G.; Garcia, D.; Gusmao, L.F.P.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Thangavel, R.; Adamcík, S.; Barili, A.; Barnes, C.W.; Bezerra, J.D.P.; Bordallo, J.J.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; De Oliveira, R.J.V.; Ercole, E.; Hubka, V.; Iturrieta-Gonzalez, I.; Kubatova, A.; Martín, M.P.; Moreau, P.-A.; Morte, A.; Ordonez, M.E.; Rodríguez, A.; Stchigel, A.M.; Vizzini, A.; Abdollahzadeh, J.; Abreu, V.P.; Adamcíkova, K.; Albuquerque, G.M.R.; Alexandrova, A.V.; Alvarez Duarte, E.; Armstrong-Cho, C.; Banniza, S.; Barbosa, R.N.; Bellanger, J.-M.; Bezerra, J.L.; Cabral, T.S.; Cabon, M.; Caicedo, E.; Cantillo, T.; Carnegie, A.J.; Carmo, L.T.; Castañeda-Ruiz, R.F.; Clement, C.R.; Cmokova, A.; Conceição, L.B.; Cruz, R.H.S.F.; Damm, u.; Da Silva, B.D.B.; Da Silva, G.A.; Da Silva, R.M.F.; De A. Santiago, A.L.C.M.; De Oliveira, L.F.; De Souza, C.A.F.; Deniel, F.; Dima, B.; Dong, G.; Edwards, J.; Felix, C.R.; Fournier, J.; Gibertoni, T.B.; Hosaka, K.; Iturriaga, T.; Jadan, M.; Jany, J.-L.; Jurjevic, Z.; Kolarík, M.; Kusan, I.; Landell, M.F.; Leite Cordeiro, T.R.; Lima, D.X.; Loizides, M.; Luo, S.; Machado, A.R.; Madrid, H.; Magalhaes, O.M.C.; Marinho, P.; Matocec, N.; Mesic, A.; Miller, A.N.; Morozova, O.V.; Neves, R.P.; Nonaka, K.; Novakova, A.; Oberlies, N.H.; Oliveira-Filho, J.R.C.; Oliveira, T.G.L.; Papp, V.; Pereira, O.L.; Perrone, G.; Peterson, S.W.; Pham, T.H.G.; Raja, H.A.; Raudabaugh, D.B.; Rehulka, J.; Rodríguez-Andrade, E.; Saba, M.; Schauflerova, A.; Shivas, R.G.; Simonini, G.; Siqueira, J.P.Z.; Sousa, J.O.; Stajsic, V.; Svetasheva, T.; Tan, Y.P.; Tkalcec, Z.; Ullah, S.; Valente, P.; Valenzuela-Lopez, N.; Abrinbana, M.; Viana Marques, D.A.; Wong, P.T.W.; Xavier de Lima, V.; Groenewald, J.Z. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2018-07-13)
    Novel species of fungi described in this study include those from various countries as follows: Australia, Chaetopsina eucalypti on Eucalyptus leaf litter, Colletotrichum cobbittiense from Cordyline stricta × C. australis ...
  • Doungsa-ard, C.; McTaggart, Alistair R.; Geering, A.D.W.; Shivas, R.G. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2018-05-16)
    Uromycladium tepperianum has been reported on over 100 species of Acacia, as well as on the closely related plant genera, Falcataria, Racosperma and Paraserianthes. Previous studies have indicated that U. tepperianum may ...
  • Du Plessis, W.P. (Warren Paul) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-02)
    Multiloop retrodirective cross-eye jammers offer the possibility of both simplifying system implementation and improving system performance. However, the signals for each jammer loop propagate along different paths, leading ...
  • Tan, Hsern Ern Ivan; Santa Maria, Peter Luke; Wijesinghe, Philip; Francis Kennedy, Brendan; Allardyce, Benjamin James; Eikelboom, Robert H.; Atlas, Marcus David; Dilley, Rodney James (Sage, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE : To evaluate the recent developments in optical coherence tomography (OCT) for tympanic membrane (TM) and middle ear (ME) imaging and to identify what further development is required for the technology to be ...
  • Van Zyl, Hendrik Johann (University of Pretoria, 1952)
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  • Phoma, Sandra; Vikram, Surendra; Jansson, Janet K.; Ansorge, Isabelle J.; Cowan, Don A.; Van de Peer, Yves; Makhalanyane, Thulani P. (Nature Publising Group, 2018-07-12)
    Understanding the impact of oceanographic features on marine microbial ecosystems remains a major ecological endeavour. Here we assess microbial diversity, community structure and functional capacity along the Agulhas ...
  • Bryant, Emma P. (In House Publications, 2018)
    Ovarian masses are an uncommon finding in children and adolescents with an incidence of around 2.6/100000 per year excluding functional ovarian lesions of which the true incidence is unknown.1,2 While ovarian tumours ...
  • Le Roux, Liana; Steyn, Francois; Hall, Brittany (University of Stellenbosch, Department of Social Work, 2018)
    This article focuses on levels of burnout as well as engagement experienced by fourth-year undergraduate social work students attending a South African university. By means of quantitative procedures, data were obtained ...
  • Turpin, Marita (Computer Society of South Africa, 2018-07)
    South Africa is an ideal test bed for ICT4D research, since on the one hand it has stark development challenges, and on the other hand it has well established ICT infrastructure that could be utilised towards socio-econ ...
  • Kigwana, Ivans; Venter, H.S. (Hein) (Computer Society of South Africa, 2018-07-10)
    Some institutions provide online courses to students to ease the courses’ workload. Online courses can also be convenient because the online course content management software conducts marking of tests and examinations. However, ...
  • Barnes, Irene; Fourie, Arista; Wingfield, Michael J.; Harrington, T.C.; McNew, D.L.; Sugiyama, L.S.; Luiz, B.C.; Heller, W.P.; Keith, L.M. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2018-03-27)
    The native ˋōhiˋa lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) has cultural, biological and ecological significance to Hawai`i, but it is seriously threatened by a disease commonly referred to as rapid ˋōhiˋa death (ROD). Preliminary ...
  • Grover, Michael; Bessell, Paul R.; Conan, Anne; Polak, Pim; Sabeta, Claude Taurai; Reininghaus, Bjorn; Knobel, Darryn Leslie (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-07-18)
    We characterized the spatiotemporal epidemiology of rabies from January 2009 through March 2014 across the interface between a wildlife reserve and communal livestock farming area in South Africa. Brain tissue from 344 ...
  • Bateman, Andrew W.; Ozgul, Arpat; Krkosek, Martin; Clutton-Brock, Tim H. (University of Chicago Press, 2018-08)
    For highly social species, population dynamics depend on hierarchical demography that links local processes, group dynamics, and population growth. Here, we describe a stage-structured matrix model of hierarchical ...
  • Sekyere, John Osei (Wiley, 2018)
    Resistance to colistin, mediated by chromosomal mutations and more recently, by plasmid-borne mcr genes, is increasingly being reported in bacterial isolates taken from humans, animals, farms, foods, and the environment. ...
  • Joynt, Shaun; Broodryk, Chris Willem (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-07-18)
    The church-funded CARFO or KARFO (Afrikaans Christian Filmmaking Organisation) was established in 1947, and aimed to ‘[socialise] the newly urbanized Afrikaner into a Christian urban society’ (Tomaselli 1985:25; Paleker ...

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