Modelling and Simulation    (AfricaMS 2008)

September 8 – 10, 2008
Gaborone, Botswana
Editor(s): F. J. Ogwu
334 pages
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Track Modelling Techniques FreeSubscription
603-051 Numerical Simulation of the Laser Thermokeratoplasty
P. Ruzicka and S. Konvickova (Czech Republic)
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603-061 Revolutionary New Algorithm to Simulate Solar Radiation Components and Optimum Slopes of Absorber Plate
N. Nijegorodov, J.G. King, and D. Khare (Botswana)
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603-065 Simulation of the Mean Monthly and Mean Yearly Optimum Slopes for Botswana and SADC Countries
N. Nijegorodov, D. Khare, and T.A. Thomas (Botswana)
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603-073 Complete Investigation of Solar Radiation Conditions in Botswana: Comparison of Simulated and Experimental Results
D. Khare, N. Nijegorodov, and T.A. Thomas (Botswana)
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603-084 Finite Element Analysis of the Dynamic Behaviour of Wind Turbines by Component Modal Synthesis
P. Forte, G. Melani, and V. Giorgini (Italy)
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603-085 Estimation of Missing Data using a Neuro-Fuzzy Architecture
N.U. Hlalele, F.V. Nelwamondo, and T. Marwala (South Africa)
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603-086 Driving Simulator for the Analysis of Driving Style and Vehicle Motion Conditions
R. Bartolozzi, F. Frendo, and E. Vitale (Italy)
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603-089 Comfort Study of a Building with Photovoltaic Panels for the Solar Protection
D. Bigot, F. Miranville, and H. Boyer (France)
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603-090 Impact of Wind Generators and Synchronous Generator Controllers on a Power System Transient Stability
M. Khomari and K.A. Folly (South Africa)
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Track Scientific Applications FreeSubscription
603-003 Sensitivity Analysis of Process Parameters on Arc, Heat Transfer and Bead Shape in GMAW
N. Mbonde and G.J. Oliver (South Africa)
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603-020 Virtual Experimentation Simulation on Transfer Platform at Sea
Y. Zhang and Y. Hong (PRC)
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603-044 Parametrizing Random Topology Generating Functions
T. Kisner, F. Kaderali, and H. Hemmer (Germany)
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603-054 Effect of Transfer File Size on TCP-ADaLR Performance: A Simulation Study
M. Omueti and L. Trajković (Canada)
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603-068 Simulating Motion Effects using a Hydraulic Platform with Six Degrees of Freedom
E. Thndel (Czech Republic)
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603-070 Modelling Cluster Nucleation and Growth in Alloys
K.A. Hawick (New Zealand)
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603-082 Stability in Modal Identification: Numerical Analysis of a Subspace Method
M. Goursat (France)
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603-091 Generalized Predictive Control for Nonlinear Dynamic System: Application of Induction Motor
B. Abdeldjebar and B. Khier (Algeria)
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603-802 Dynamics of the Rotor Suspended in a Hybrid Magneto-Hydrodynamic Field
J. Awrejcewicz (Poland) and L.P. Dzyubak (Ukraine)
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Track Simulation Optimization FreeSubscription
603-002 Simulation of Active Blade Servers in an Enterprise
K.J. Poornaselvan, S. Shanmugasundaram, and C.D. Preya (Botswana)
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603-008 On Optimizing the Compiler
P.M. Nawghare (Botswana)
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603-014 Stability of Control Systems with Two Variable Parameters
K.M. Yanev (Botswana)
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603-016 Optimization of Frequency Response and Design of Electrochemical Kinetic Measurement System
P.M. Nawghare (Botswana)
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603-043 Prototype of Five-Fingered Prosthetic Hand: EMG based Control Scheme and Novel Mechanical Principle
J. Zajdlik (Czech Republic)
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603-058 Optimization of Finite Capacity Scheduling based on an Evolutionary Approach
H.O. Nyongesa (South Africa), S. Maleki-dizaji (UK), and Z.A. Mbero (Botswana)
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603-071 Investigation of Autoencoder Neural Network Accuracy for Computational Intelligence Methods to Estimate Missing Data
J. Mistry, F.V. Nelwamondo, and T. Marwala (South Africa)
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603-079 Data Mining Operating System Scheduling Traces
T.Z. Nkgau and G. Anderson (Botswana)
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603-083 The Effect of Structural Diversity of an Ensemble of Classifiers on Classification Accuracy
L. Masisi, V. Nelwamondo, and T. Marwala (South Africa)
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Track General Methods FreeSubscription
603-015 Technologies and Utilization in Schools: Its Implications to Learning
E.N. Ogwu and F.J. Ogwu (Botswana)
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603-018 Framework for Readiness Assessment of 3G Mobile Telecommunication Network
A.S. Akande, F.J. Ogwu, and S.O. Ojo (Botswana)
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603-021 Visual Model of Feedback Transmission in IPTV
D. Komosny, P. Cimbalek (Czech Republic), K. Ganeshan (New Zealand), J. Muller, and R. Burget (Czech Republic)
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603-024 Spur Policy using Income Administration in Grid Computing
K.J. Poornaselvan, S. Shanmugasundaram, and C.D. Preya (Botswana)
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603-048 Correlation between Temperatures and Solar Irradiation in Botswana: Bivariate Models
P.K. Jain, J. Prakash, and E.M. Lungu (Botswana)
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603-072 Impact of Wind Generators on the Transient Stability of Power Systems Network
S.P.N. Sheetekela and K.A. Folly (South Africa)
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Track Mathematical Modelling FreeSubscription
603-019 Estimation of Signal Parameters for Power Systems Monitoring using Separable Least Squares
J.A. Jordaan and B.J. van Wyk (South Africa)
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603-035 Mathematical Modelling and Simulation of SVC and STATCOM into a Power System
D. Setlhaolo and E.T. Rakgati (Botswana)
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603-052 A Mathematical Simulation Model for Water Resources Management in Multipurpose Scenarios
A. Pierleoni, S. Casadei, and M. Bellezza (Italy)
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603-057 Trim and Stability Analysis of Powered Parafoil/Payload System
J.O. Pedro and B.J. Wolmarans (South Africa)
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603-063 Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer in GMAW Including Heat Sources and Reacting Forces
N. Mbonde and A.Kh. Mohamed (Tanzania)
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603-066 Entropy-Type Classification Maximum Likelihood Method
M.-S. Yang and C.-Y. Lai (Taiwan)
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603-067 Modelling Turbulent Convective Fluid Flow Past a Vertical Infinite Plate with Hall Current
J.K. Kwanza, W.O. Mukuna, and M. Kinyanjui (Kenya)
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603-074 Perturbations and Stability Issues in Spectral Methods for Simulation
F. Delebecque (France)
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603-800 A Comprehensive Model of the General Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Processes
N. Mbonde and G.J. Oliver (South Africa)
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Track Economic Application FreeSubscription
603-025 A Model for Bank Profit Subject to Loan Losses
T. Bosch, J. Mukuddem-Petersen, M.A. Petersen, and C. Senosi (South Africa)
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603-027 Optimizing Net Profit for Banks with Interacting Loan Portfolios
T. Bosch, J. Mukuddem-Petersen, M. Mulaudzi, and M.A. Petersen (South Africa)
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603-037 Modelling and Simulation for Analysis of Sugarcane Transport Systems
B.C. McDonald, E. Dube, and C. Bezuidenhout (South Africa)
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603-041 Modeling and Simulation for Sustainable Manufacturing
D. Kibira and C. McLean (USA)
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603-055 Economic Evaluation of HIV/AIDS via the QALY Model
T. Bosch, J. Mukuddem-Petersen, and M.A. Petersen (South Africa)
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603-075 Modeling Vulnerability of the Supply Chain to External Risks
A. Bruzzone and M. Massei (Italy)
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603-081 Relational Networks for HIV Classification
V. Marivate and T. Marwala (South Africa)
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603-801 Modeling and Simulation of Network and Systems Service Management in Healthcare
T.J. Ali, P. Akhtar, and V. Abbas (Pakistan)
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Track Special Session: Health Informatics FreeSubscription
603-803 Group Decision Support for Provision of HIV Therapy
A.N. Masizana-Katongo and T. Taukobong (Botswana)
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603-804 Incorporating Data Mining into a Mobile Healthcare Portal
G. Anderson, A.N. Masizana-Katongo, and D. Mpoeleng (Botswana)
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603-805 Organization of a Health Informatics Research Project
G. Anderson, A.N. Masizana-Katongo, and D. Mpoeleng (Botswana)
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603-806 Healthcare FAQ Information Retrieval using a Commercial Database Management System
G. Anderson, Y. Ayalew, P.A. Mokotedi, N.P. Motlogelwa, D. Mpoeleng, and E. Thuma (Botswana)
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603-807 Understanding HIV/AIDS Pandemic by High Performance Computing Epidemiology
A. Masizana-Katongo, D. Mpoeleng, and T. Tau (Botswana)
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Track Additional Paper FreeSubscription
603-080 Network Preservation through a Topology Control Algorithm for Wireless Mesh Networks
F.O. Aron, T.O. Olwal, A. Kurien, and Y. Hamam (South Africa)
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The topics to be covered include, but are not limited to: Modelling * Model Development * Bond Graph Modelling * Numerical Methods * Mathematical Modelling * Physically-based Modelling * Agent-based Modelling * Dynamic Modelling * Continuous and Discrete Methodologies * Time Series Analysis * Information Communications Technologies * Applications of Simulation in: + Engineering + Environment + Socio-Economic Applications + Other areas Simulation * Simulation Tools and Languages * Discrete Event Simulation * Object-Oriented Implementation * Web-based Simulation * Monte Carlo Simulation * Distributed Simulation * Simulation Optimization * Simulation Uncertainty * Visualization * Virtual Reality

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