Environment and Water Resource Management / 837: Health Informatics / 838: Modelling and Simulation / 839: Power and Energy Systems    (AfricaEWRM 2016)

September 5 – 7, 2016
Gaborone, Botswana
Editor(s): Prof. Gagoitseope Mmopelwa, Dr. Naomi M. Seboni, Prof. Jagdish Prakash, Prof. George O. Anderson
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Track EWRM Session 1 FreeSubscription
836-025 Do Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei) Populations Respond to Floods? Implications for Climate Change in Northern Botswana
Kelebogile B Mfundisi, Gaseitsiwe Masunga, Ketlhatlogile Mosepele, and Obusitswe A Keitsile
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836-031 The Influence of Flooding Frequency on Riparian Woodland Plant Community Composition and Distribution in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Gaolathe Tsheboeng, Mike Murray-Hudson, Keotshephile Kashe, and Anastacia Makati
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836-027 Creating a Platform for Community Participation in Wetland Research in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Benjamin Thupe, Olebogeng Suwe, and Ketlhatlogile Mosepele
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836-024 Dynamics of the Seasonal Floodplain Fishery of the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Ketlhatlogile Mosepele
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836-028 Decomposition of Tree Leaf Litter in Elephant-transformed Woodlands in Northern Botswana
Gaseitsiwe Smollie Masunga, Banyana Kegoeng, Theophilus Kgosithaba, and Lucas Pius Rutina
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836-029 Challeges Facing Natural Resources Management: Human-wildlife Co-existence in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Lucas Pius Rutina, Ketlhatlogile Mosepele, and Gaseitsiwe Smollie Masunga
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836-032 Effects of Water Sector Reforms on Service Delivery in Botswana: The Case of Maun in Ngamiland District
Chedu Setume, Moseki Ronald Motsholapheko, Dimpho Mmakgosi Matlhola, and Emmanuel Mogende
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836-030 Cascading Effects of the Okavango Floods on Human-lion Conflict along the Boteti River
Keitumetse Ngaka, Lucas Pius Rutina, and Glyn Maude
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836-026 Institutions and Transboundary Water Resources Management in Southern Africa
Reniko Gondo and Oluwatoyin D. Kolawole
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836-033 Using GISin Floodplain Fisheries Management: The Case of the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Kaelo Makati, Anastacia Makati, Ketlhatlogile Mosepele, Masego Dhliwayo, Kelebogile Mfundisi, and Ineelo J Mosie
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Track EWRM Session 2 FreeSubscription
836-019 Development of Fractures in Houses and Implications for Serviceability of Buildings in Lobatse, Botswana
Read B.M Mapeo, Denny Tlhalefang, and Lekgowa Lesole
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836-015 Spatio-temporal Variability Modelling of Sediment Yield in a Semi Arid River Basin: The Swat Approach
Charles Gyamfi, Julius Musyoka Ndambuki, and Ramadhan Wanjala Salim
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836-014 Heavy Daily Rainfall Characteristics over the Eastern Botswana
Oliver Moses
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836-021 Real-time Dynamic Hydraulic Model for Water Distribution Networks: Steady State Modelling
Muhammad S Osman, Sonwabiso Yoyo, Philip R Page, and Adnan M Abu-Mahfouz
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836-006 Model-based Climate Change Impact Assessment on Water Resources of Kurdistan, Iraq
Nahlah A Abbas and Saleh A Wasimi
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836-010 Specific Groundwater Vulnerability Mapping: Case Study of Acid Mine Drainage in the Witbank Coalfield, South Africa
Emmanuel Sakala, Francois D Fourie, Modreck Gomo, and Henk Coetzee
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836-008 Sampling Design for Calibration of Hydraulic and Chlorine Decay Models of Water Distribution Systems
Denis Nono, Philimon T Odirile, Bhagabat P. Parida, and Martine Nyeko
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836-022 Clean Cookstoves Technology: The Coming Revolution for Sustainable Biomass Carbon and Climate Change Mitigation, Botswana
Kelebogile B Mfundisi and Michael K Commeh
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836-009 The Complexity of the Economic Conception of Water: Revisiting Water Resources Management in Developing Countries
Patricia K Madigele
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836-034 On the GF-AAS Determination of Chromium in Water Samples
Jens E.T. Andersen
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836-023 Issues in the Policy and Planning of Water Sharing over Transboundary Waterways
Isaac N. Mazonde
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Track Health Informatics FreeSubscription
837-004 E-waste Management as an Indicator of e-health Readiness-An Overview of the Botswana Landscape
Kabelo L. Mauco, Richard E. Scott, and Maurice Mars
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837-010 E-Health Interoperability Landscape: Botswana
Kagiso Ndlovu, Tiroyamodimo Mogotlhwane, Maurice Mars, and Richard E Scott
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837-006 An Index-based FAQ Retrieval System for HIV/AIDS
Sister G. Steyn, Yirsaw Ayalew, and Gontlafetse Mosweunyane
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837-005 Simulation of a Mobile-based USSD System for TB Contact Tracing
Tallman Z. Nkgau, Tebogo Seipone, Wazha Segole, and Onalenna J. Makhura
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837-009 ICT as a Valorisation Tool in Promoting Patient-centric Healthcare Service in a Resource Constrained Setting
Richard Pankomera and Darelle van Greunen
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837-007 Infants Growth and Development Monitoring: A Prototype Mobile Application – A Case for Botswana Health Care Services
Nkwebi Peace Motlogelwa, Tebogo Seipone, Gabofetswe Malema, and Aubrey Chirunga
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837-008 Find, Link and Treat; EHR Potential to Help Reach the 90-90-90 Goal for HIV/AIDS Control-Zambia
Gift Lyoko, Christine Simfukwe, and Davies Kimanga
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837-001 A Study on Current Application and User-driven Need Analysis of Material Management Techniques in General Store of a Multi-speciality Hospital
Babli Kumari, Avinash Tirumalai, Manvendra Singh, and Suresh Shanmugamsundram
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Track Modelling and Simulation Session 1 FreeSubscription
838-020 Design of a Digital Robust Controller for Nonlinear Control Systems with a Backlash Element
Kamen M. Yanev
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838-011 An Application of Heuristic and Evolutionary Algorithms for Solving Some Practical Two-dimensional Bin Packing Problems
Andile Ntanjana, Sibusiso Moyo, and Pavel Y. Tabakov
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838-005 Probabilistic Model for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Diagnosis and Phenotyping using Bayesian Network
Amos Otieno Olwendo, Leila Shahmoradi, and Khosrow Agin
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838-016 Dynamics of Radical New Product Development and Supplier Involvement in a Collaborative Environment
Michael Mutingi and Kommula P. Venkata
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838-008 A Parametric Study of Positive-feedback Pole-placement Damping Controllers for Second-order Resonant Systems
Douglas Russell, Majid Aleyaasin, and Sumeet S. Aphale
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838-001 A Multi-loop Control Strategy for Enhanced Nanopositioning
Mohammed Altaher, Sumeet S. Aphale, and Douglas Russell
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838-013 Effect of Feed-through Term and the Synthesis of Multi-mode Integral Resonant Control
Mohammad Namavar, Majid Aleyaasin, and Sumeet S. Aphale
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838-014 Severity Analysis of Stick-slip Bifurcation in Drill-string Dynamics under Parameter Variation
Ibukunolu O Oladunjoye, Vahid Vaziri, James Ing, and Sumeet S. Aphale
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838-003 Designing a Biosensor using a Stampli Photonic Quasi - Crystal Fiber
Melwin Gnanasekaran, Suoda Chu, Aruna Gandhi M S, Ramesh Babu Padmanabhan, Sumeet S. Aphale, Nakkeeran Kaliyaperumal, and Senthilnathan Krishnamoorthy
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838-010 Modelling Cancer Chemotherapy with Side-effects
Jimbo Henri Claver and Isidore Seraphin Ngongo
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838-012 Deterministic Numerical Simulations of a Non-Isothermal Blackbody Effective Emissivity using a Coupled Fredholm Integral Equation System
Vishal Ramnath
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838-021 The Application of Monte Carlo Method in Diagnostic Radiology
Bojan Branko Cavric and Taj S. Verma
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Track Modelling and Simulation Session 2 FreeSubscription
838-028 Modelling Climate Change Effects on Sustainable Transport Facilities through Time Series and Rainfall Trend Analysis of Palapye - Botswana
Adewole S Oladele, Adeniyi F Fagbamigbe, and Thabo M Bafitlhile
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838-022 Modelling and Analysis of RMS-DC Solid State Thermal Converter
Mmatselagale M Hlakola, Dan V Nicolae, and Eugene Golovins
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838-027 Modelling and Analysis of a Radio Frequency Dielectric Heating for Defatted Soy Flour
Babu Sena Paul and Dan V Nicolae
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838-023 Measurement of Digital Photographic Image Quality: Survey of Psychophysics Just Noticeable Threshold Difference Method
Pierre M Lindeque, Andre Nel, and Philip Robinson
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838-007 Analysis of Femtocell for Better Reliability and High Throughput
Nndondeni Mudau, Thokozani Shongwe, and Babu Sena Paul
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838-034 Monotonic Properties of Relative Increments of Cumulative Distribution Functions with some Applications in Modelling Growth Processes
Sereko Reikeletsegn and Zoltan Szabo
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Track Power and Energy Systems Session 1 FreeSubscription
839-008 Simulation of a Co-digester Plant using Aspen Plus
Russ Nduse and Tunde M Oladiran
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839-024 Reversing Centrifugal Pumps as Alternative to Conventional Turbines for Micro Hydropower: A Review
Ombeni J Mdee, Joseph Kihedu, Cuthbert Z Kimambo, and Torbjorn K Nielsen
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839-017 Estimation of Wind Speed Statistical Distribution at Vredendal, South Africa
Thapelo C. Mosetlhe, Adedayo A. Yusuff, Yskandar Hamam, and Adisa A. Jimoh
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839-021 End-use Appliance Control Technique for Domestic Peak Load Management
Moreblessing F Chipango, Olawale Popoola, and Josiah L. Munda
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839-016 A Review on Control System Algorithm for Building Automation Systems
Simplice Igor Noubissie-Tientcheu, Shyama Pada Daniel Chowdhury, and Adnan M Abu-Mahfouz
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839-023 Optimal Residential Energy Control in the Presence of Renewable Energy System
Ditiro Setlhaolo
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839-020 A Single Axis Solar Tracker Model
Stafford O Osuri, Tshepiso S Monaheng, Johny Sebastian, and Shyama Pada Daniel Chowdhury
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839-009 Design and Investigation of a Low Cost & Portable Thermal Energy Storage System for Domestic Applications
Abhishek Agarwal, Edward Dintwa, karim Moorad, and Lentsoe Noko
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839-018 Distributed Energy Resources and Independent Power Producers – A Review of Policies in Africa
Shadreck M. Situmbeko
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Track Power and Energy Systems Session 2 FreeSubscription
839-015 Cloud for Monitoring and Logging Solar Energy and Battery Usage
Nkateko Mabunda and Meera Joseph
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839-014 Smart Homes: Energy Efficiency based on Demand Side Management and Game Theoretic Algorithm
Mohamed Sameer Hoosain, Suvendi Rimer, and Babu Sena Paul
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839-019 Effect of Rotor Barrier Pitch Angle on Torque Ripple Production in Synchronous Reluctance Machines
Mbika Muteba, Bhekisipho Twala, and Dan V Nicolae
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839-013 A Review of Leakage Current-based Condition Monitoring Techniques of Metal Oxide Surge Arresters
Pitshou Ntambu Bokoro
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