Publications

LIVING LAB METHODOLOGY

  • BINDER T, MALMBORG L, HILLGREN P, MESSETER J, LEE Y, GUMBO S (2013) What Can Design Laboratories Do?, 14th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 4 - 6 September 2013, Cape Town
  • GUMBO S, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2013) Living Labs as South Africa's enabler for ICT service creation : The Siyakhula Living Lab Experience. Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa;
  • GUMBO S, THINYANE H, HANSEN S, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2012) Living Lab Methodology as an Approach to Innovation in ICT4D: The Siyakhula Living Lab Experience. IST-Africa 2012 Conference and Exhibition. 09 - 12 May 2012. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania;
  • DALVIT L, SIEBÖRGER I, THINYANE H (2011) The expansion of the Siyakhula Living Lab: a holistic perspective. 3rd International ICST Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries (Africomm 2011) November 2011. Zanzibar, Tanzania;
  • DALVIT L, SIEBÖRGER I, THINYANE H (2011) A tale of two ICTEd4D projects. Education in a technological world: Communicating current and emerging research and technological efforts. A. Mendez-Vilas (Ed). (Book Chapter);
  • PADE C, SIEBÖRGER I, THINYANE H & DALVIT L (2010) The Siyakhula living lab: a holistic approach to rural development through ICT in rural South Africa, ICTs for Development in Africa, Theory, Practice and the Digital Divide. Vol 3: Development Informatics and Regional Information Technologies: Theory, Practice and the Digital Divide series. (Book Chapter);
  • PADE C, PALMER R, KAVHAI M, GUMBO S (2009) Baseline study report : Siyakhula Living Lab;
  • PALMER R (2008) Addressing the 'Digital Divide' at Dwesa: The Anthropologist and the Living Lab. Anthropology Southern Africa 2008 Annual Conference. August 2008. University ot the Western Cape, Western Cape, South Africa;

eSERVICE PROVISIONING

Computer literacy training in marginalized communities

  • GUMBO S, TERZOLI A (2013) E-Skills Training on Communal, Fixed Infrastructure as an Activator of Personal Use of Mobile Internet, IST-Africa 2013 Conference and Exhibition. 29 - 31 May 2013. Nairobi, Kenya;
  • SAM M, DALVIT L (2010) The development and implementation of computer literacy terminology in isiXhosa, Masters Dissertation, Rhodes University;
  • SAM M, DALVIT L (2010) Rural students' attitudes toward the use of isiXhosa in the ICT Domains : An initial study, Southern African Journal for the Folklore Studies Vol 20 (1);
  • SAM M, DALVIT L, MASEKO P (2009) ICT terminology development for the intelllectualization of African Languages, 20th International Conference on the Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), 26 - 28 May 2009;
  • THINYANE M, DALVIT L, TERZOLI A, CLAYTON P (2007) The Internet in rural communities: unrestricted and contextualized. International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology, Bangalore, INDIA;
  • ALFONSI R, DALVIT L (2006) Edubuntu Linux nelle scuole del Sudafrica, Scienza e Pace, University of Pisa, Pisa;
  • DALVIT L, ISABIRYE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2006) A case study on the teaching of computer literacy in a marginalized community. Comparative Education Society of Europe Conference, Granada, Spain, 3 - 6 July 2006;
  • SAM M, DALVIT L, THINYANE M (2006) Development and implementation of a web-based isiXhosa glossary of computer terms, Honours Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • DALVIT L, ALFONSI R, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2006) Ubuntu in action: a new approach to teacher training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), EASA/Kenton International conference on Education, 28th October - 2nd December 2006;
  • MAPI T, DALVIT L, TERZOLI A (2006) Adoption of Information Communication Technologies and computer education in a rural area in South Africa. EASA/Kenton International conference on Education, 28th October - 2nd December 2006;
  • THINYANE M, SLAY H, TERZOLI A, CLAYTON P (2006) A preliminary investigation into the implementation of ICTs in marginalized communities.  Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2006), Spier Wine Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, ISBN: 0-620-37043-2.

Investigating and experimenting with future-proof technologies for ICTD eServices

  • DHIR A, JERE N, KAUR P, HEISKALA M, ALBIDEWI IA, ALGHAZZAWI DM (2012) Design Guidelines for Pervasive Computing: Implications of Technology Use in Africa. The second IEEE International workshop on social implications of pervasive Computing. Lugano 2012. Pages 925 - 930.
  • JERE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2012) Reconciling end-user and expert perspectives on Future ICTD services. Fifth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development. March 12-15, 2012 ,Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA USA (submitted);
  • JERE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) Development of an ICT road map for eservices in rural areas. ;ITU Kaleidoscope 2011, 12- 14 December 2011, Cape Town, South Africa;
  • JERE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) An Architecture for future ICT services for Rural Areas Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2011), East London, South Africa;
  • JERE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) Factors affecting the Future of Technological ICTs  Projections in Marginalised Communities. World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2011), 14 – 26 September 2011, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa (submitted);
  • JERE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) Identifying technological projections for ICT service provision. 2011 Annual Conference of the South African Computer Lecturers’ Association (SACLA 2011), Zimbali Resort, Durban, South Africa;
  • JERE N, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) The future of e-Service provision in Marginalised Areas: Online Negotiation. The Fourth International conference on Information and Computing (ICIC2011) April 25-27 Phuket Island, Thailand.

Implementing a robust cost effective e-commerce platform for a disadvantaged community of the Eastern Cape South Africa

  • NJEJE S, TERZOLI A (2007) Software engineering of a robust cost-effective e-Commerce / Telecommunications Platform for Disadvantaged Communities, Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department,  Fort Hare University.
  • THINYANE M, TERZOLI A, CLAYTON P (2007) Exploring a Novel Service Deployment Framework, PIASK, Through the Design and Implementation of an E-Commerce Function for a Rural Community, Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, Mauritius, 9th - 13th September 2007;
  • DALVIT L, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A, MUYINGI H (2007) The deployment of an e-commerce platform and related projects in a rural area in South Africa, SREC-07, ACM International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, June 2007, Vol 1 No 1, pp. 9-17, ISSN: 1818-1139;
  • KAVHAI MS, DALVIT L (2007) The role of ICTs in rural development : Development of e-commerce for tourism in Dwesa District of the Transkei, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Bachelor of Social Science Honours Thesis, Communication Department,  Fort Hare University;
  • NJEJE S, TERZOLI A, MUYINGI H (2006) Software Engineering of a Robust, Cost-effective Ecommerce Platform for Disadvantaged Communities. Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2006), Spier Wine Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, ISBN: 0-620-37043-2.

Implementing a rewards-based negotiation module for an eCommerce platform

  • JERE NR, THINYANE M (2010) Implementation of a rewards-based negotiation module for an e-Commerce platform, Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • JERE NR, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2009) Augmenting an e-Commerce service for Marginalized Communities: A Rewards Based Marketing Approach, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland;
  • JERE NR, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2009) Development of a Reward Based Program for an e-Commerce Platform for a Marginalized Area, 2009 International Conference on e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government (EEE'09), July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA;
  • JERE NR, THINYANE M,TERZOLI A (2009) Implementation of a Rewarding Module for an e-Commerce Platform for Marginalized Areas, SACLA 2009: The 2009 Annual Conference of the South African Computer Lecturers’ Association, 29 June – 1 July 2009, Mpekweni Beach Resort, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Integrating eGovernment functionality into a multi-purpose communication centre for rural development

  • JAKACHIRA BT, MUYINGI HN (2009) Implementing an integrated e-government functionality for a marginalized community in the Eastern Cape South Africa,  Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department,  Fort Hare University;
  • JAKACHIRA BT, MUYINGI HN, WERTLEN R (2008) Implementation of a web-based E-government proxy for a marginalized rural population , Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2008), Wild Coast Sun, South Africa, 7-10 September 2008, ISBN 978-0-620-41696-2.

Investigation and development of a citizen-oriented eJudiciary service for a rural community

  • SCOTT S, THINYANE M (2013) The e-Judiciary System : Addressing the Digital Divide through ICT4D in Traditional Justice Systems, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Adaptive Science and Technology (ICAST 2013), 25 - 27 November 2013, Pretoria;
  • SCOTT MS (2009) Investigation and development of an e-judiciary service for a citizen oriented judiciary system for rural communities, Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • SCOTT MS, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2009) Implementation of an e-Judiciary Service for Traditional Justice Administration in Dwesa-Cwebe Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland.

Building an eHealth component for a multipurpose communication centre

  • GREMU C, TERZOLI A, TSIETSI M (2014) A Consumer Health Informatics Application for e-Health Interventions in Marginalised Rural Areas, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2014), 31 August - 3 September 2014, The BoardWalk Conference Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • GREMU C (2013) A User-Oriented, Bi-Directional Information Channel for e-Health Interventionsin Marginalised Rural Areas, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • HLUNGULU B, THINYANE M (2010) Building a semantic web-based e-health component for a multi-purpose communication centre. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • HLUNGULU B, THINYANE M (2010) Building an e-Health Component for a Multipurpose Communication Centre for a Marginalized Community Using FOSS , World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2010), 21 – 23 September 2010, Graduate School of Business (UKZN) Durban , South Africa;
  • HLUNGULU B, THINYANE M (2009) An Investigation and Development of an e-Health Component for the Dwesa-Cwebe Rural Area, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland.

A biometric e-Fraud Prevention System

  • KAZEMBE T (2013) Investigation and Development of a Biometric e-Fraud Prevention System, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa

A basic recording studio for the multi-purpose telecommunications centre

  • NDLOVU GOG, TERZOLI A, PENNELLS G (2006) Indigenous Knowledge: A Pathway to Developing Sustainable ICT Solutions,Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2006), Spier Wine Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, ISBN: 0-620-37043-2;
  • NDLOVU GOG, TERZOLI A, PETERSON A, MUYINGI HN, RADHA KRISHNA RAO GSV (2006) Development of A Localised E-Commerce Platform for Music using Indigenous Knowledge - A South African Experience, International Conference (IEEE-ICACT), Korea, 20-22 February 2006, ISBN 89-5519-129-4, vol. III, pp. 2219-2222.

Building ontology based eServices to capture Indigenous Knowledge

  • MAEMA M, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2013) A Look into Classification: Towards Building an Indigenous Knowledge Platform for Educational Use. IST-Africa 2013 Conference and Exhibition. 29 - 31 May 2013. Nairobi, Kenya;
  • THINYANE M, DALVIT L, TERZOLI A, CLAYTON P (2007) Towards a Model of an Ontology Based, Multi-Modal and Multimedia Knowledge Portal for Marginalized Rural Communities. Proceedings of IEEE Information Communication Technologies International Symposium, Fez - Morocco, 3rd - 5th April 2007;
  • THINYANE M, DALVIT L, MAPI T, SLAY H, TERZOLI A, CLAYTON P (2007) An ontology-based, multi-modal platform for the inclusion of marginalized rural communities into the knowledge society, Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, SOUTH AFRICA;
  • THINYANE M, DALVIT L, MAPI T, SLAY H, TERZOLI A, CLAYTON P (2007) An ontology-based, multi-modal platform for the inclusion of marginalized rural communities into the knowledge society, ACM International Conference Series, ACM New York, 2007, Vol. 226, pp. 143-15, ISBN: 978-1-59593-775-9.

Teleweaver : A middleware solution for a multi-purpose telecommunication centre, with prototypical deployment in Dwesa

  • HONYE S (2013) Towards Opening a SOA Platform Based on REST : The Case Study of the Teleweaver Platform, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa;
  • DALVIT L, GUMBO S, NTSHINGA L, TERZOLI A (2013) Teleweaver: An E-Services Platform For Marginalized Communities In Africa, 13th European Conference on eGovernment – ECEG 2013, 13-14 June, Como, Italy;
  • WERTLEN RRR, TERZOLI A (2010) A peer-to-peer middleware design for Digital Access Nodes in marginalized rural areas, Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department,  Fort Hare University;
  • MOYO T, THINYANE M, KOGEDA P (2010) Reengineering Legacy Applications for SOA Middleware Integration, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • WERTLEN RRR, TERZOLI A (2009) Peer-to-Peer Web Services for Distributed Rural ICTs, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland.

Integration of legacy eServices applications into the TeleWeaver middleware

  • MAKAMBA M, THINYANE M (2011) Integrating eCommerce and eLearning applications into an SOA middleware . Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2011), East London, South Africa;
  • MAKAMBA M, THINYANE M (2011) Integrating Legacy applications into Teleweaver middleware. Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, (SAICSIT 2011), 3-5 October 2011, Cape Town, South Africa (submitted).

Incorporation a GUI Mashup Tool in eServices

  • YALEZO S, THINYANE M (2014) SerPro: a Mashup Tool for Enhanced Usability, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2014), 31 August - 3 September 2014, The BoardWalk Conference Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • YALEZO S, THINYANE M (2013) Enabling Service Composition in ICTD Contexts through GUI Mashup Tool, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Mobile and Telephony eService Development

  • TSIETSI M, TERZOLI A (2012) Prototyping an Enhanced SMS Service for the Teleweaver Application Server, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2012), 2 – 5 September 2009, Fancourt, George, Western Cape, South Africa.
  • MITECHE S, TERZOLI A, THINYANE H (2012) A Mobile Phone Solution to Improve Geographic Mobility, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2012), 2 – 5 September 2009, Fancourt, George, Western Cape, South Africa.
  • LOSE T, THINYANE M (2011) Developing a Platform for the Conversion of Standard Web-Pages for Mobile Browsers. Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2011), East London, South Africa;
  • SIBEWU W, THINYANE M, JERE N (2010) A Mobile Interface for the Moodle VLE, World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2010), 21 – 23 September 2010 , Graduate School of Business (UKZN) Durban , South Africa;
  • MASUKU DZ, NDZENGU V, JERE N, THINYANE M (2010) Exploring The Mobile Application Development Landscape: A Case of Android and JME for LSB Services, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • YANI M, KOGEDA P (2010) Implementation of Mobile Transport Scheduling and Coordination System with Location Based Service Functionality for Marginalized Rural Areas, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • KUNJUZWA DT, THINYANE M (2009) Exploring User-Driven Telephony Services in an Information and Communication Technology for Development Context, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland;
  • SLAY H, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2007) Mobil-e-Com : A SIM-based Application to Support Second Economy Entreprenueralship, Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, Mauritius, 9th - 13th September 2007;
  • WHITTINGTON B, TERZOLI A (2006) A low cost, IP-based access loop for consumer telephony in rural communities. ICT Africa conference, Nairobi, Kenya.

Developing Xhosa audio/telephony/language tools for ICTD contexts

  • NDYALIVANA Z, SHIBESHI Z (2014) Development of Soundex Algorithm for IsiXhosa Language, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2014), 31 August - 3 September 2014, The BoardWalk Conference Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • NOGWINA M, SHIBESHI Z, MALI Z (2014) Towards the Development  of a Stemmer for the IsiXhosa Language, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2014), 31 August - 3 September 2014, The BoardWalk Conference Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • NOGWINA M (2013) Development of a Stemmer for the IsiXhosa Language, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa;
  • MHLANA S, THINYANE M, KOGEDA P (2010) Developing Xhosa –Audio Interface for e-Service in Marginalized Rural Area, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • DALVIT L, KASCHULA R, MAPI T, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2007) Integrating ICT-based Indigenous Knowledge in the teaching of isiXhosa to Rhodes University pharmacy students. Kenton Conference, Phumula, KwaZulu-Natal, 25 - 28 October 2007.
  • DALVIT L, MBOMBELA S, RUNGQU E, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2007) Multimedia Concept Maps to explain ICT terms in isiXhosa. Kenton Conference, 25 - 28 October 2007, Phumula, KwaZulu-Natal.

Investigating novel interaction techniques for mobile phones

  • EDIM E (2012) Novel interaction techniques for mobile phones for a second economy people, Doctorate Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • EDIM E, MUYINGI HN (2010) A Cultural user Interface for a Rural Community in South Africa, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • EDIM E, MUYINGI HN (2010) A Mobile Commerce Application for Rural Economy Development: A Case Study for Dwesa , South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT 2010), 11 – 13 October 2010, Bela Bela, South Africa.

Developing sustainable mobile service contents for a Wireless Village (in Dwesa)

A Security Enhancement of Mobile Commerce systems in a ICTD context

  • MARUFU AM, SIBANDA K (2013) Mobile phone threats and vulnerabilities as m-commerce enabling tools : a Siyakhula Living Lab Case Study, World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2013), 10 – 13 September 2013, Cape Peninsula University of Technology - Cape Town , South Africa
  • MARUFU AM (2013) M-Commerce Security Framework for ICT4D Contexts, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), 1 – 4 September 2013, The Spier Estate, South Africa.
  • MARUFU AM, SIBANDA K (2012) Towards Enhancement of M-Commerce Systems in a ICT4D context, World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2012), 7 – 9 November 2012, Mongosuthu University of Technology - Riverside Conference Centre, Durban , South Africa;

Investigating Cloud Computing Architectures to Augment Mobile Phone Use in ICTD Contexts 

  • LOSE T (2013) A Mobile Cloud Services Platform for Marginalized Rural Areas based on a Private Cloud Infrastructure, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), 1 – 4 September 2013, The Spier Estate, South Africa.
  • LOSE T, THINYANE M (2012) A Cloud Computing Platform to Augment Mobile Phone use in Marginalized Rural Areas, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2012), 2 – 5 September 2012, Fancourt, George, Western Cape, South Africa.

Investigating SOA based sharing of peripheral network resources

Developing SOA wrappers for communication modules (SMS, MMS, eMail and IM) for Marginalized Rural Areas (MRAs)

SUSTAINABILITY (Financial, Technical, Cultural)

A linguistic and culturally localized interface for shop owners

  • DYAKALASHE S, TERZOLI A (2010) Cultural and linguistic localization of the virtual shop owner’s interfaces of e-commerce platforms for rural development. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • DYAKALASHE S, MUYINGI HN, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2008) Cultural and Linguistic Localization of the Shop-Owner interfaces to an E-Commerce Platform for Rural Development, Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, Wild Coast Sun, South Africa, 7-10 September 2008, ISBN 978-0-620-41696-2;
  • DALVIT L, MBOMBELA S, RUNGQU E, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2007) Multimedia Concept Maps to explain ICT terms in isiXhosa. Kenton Conference, 25 - 28 October 2007, Phumula, KwaZulu-Natal;
  • DALVIT L, ALFONSI R, MINI B, MURRAY S, TERZOLI A (2006) The localization of iLanga, a next generation PBX.  Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2006), Spier Wine Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, ISBN: 0-620-37043-2;
  • SAM M, DALVIT L, TERZOLI A (2006) Web-Based Glossary to Promote Multilingualism in Education, Kenton Conference, 28 November -1 December 2006, Wilderness, Southern Cape;
  • KOS S, SAM M, DALVIT L, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2006) Creating a multimedia, web-based glossary to promote multilingualism in education. EASA/Kenton International conference on Education, 28th October - 2nd December 2006.

Developing a help-desk system for a multi-purpose ICT platform in a marginalized setting

  • MAKOMBE F, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) Developing a help-desk system for a multi-purpose ICT platform in a marginalized setting. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • MAKOMBE F, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2009) Enhancing Human Capacity and Empowerment: A Heuristic Approach in Designing an Efficient Help and Support Application in a Marginalized Setting, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland;
  • MAKOMBE F, MUYINGI HN (2008) Developing a help-desk system for a multi-purpose ICT platform in a marginalized setting. Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, Wild Coast Sun, South Africa, 7-10 September 2008, ISBN 978-0-620-41696-2.

Dynamic adaptive cost model for Internet connectivity in rural communities

  • SIBANDA K, MUYINGI H (2010) Dynamic Adaptive Cost Model for Wireless Internet Connectivity in Rural Communities of Africa, Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • SIBANDA K, MUYINGI HN, MABANZA N (2008) Building Wireless Community Networks with 802.16 Standard, BroadCom '08, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa, 23-26 November 2008;
  • SIBANDA K, MUYINGI H, MPOFU N (2008) Closing the Digital Divide: Towards wireless technology architecture for rural connectivity, ICT Africa, NEPAD Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13-15 February 2008, http://ictafrica.nepadcouncil.org/proceedings2008/PR_Closing_the_Digital_Divide-Sibanda.pdf.

Making multipurpose communication centres viable: e-government services

  • GUMBO S, TERZOLI A (2014) E-government as a means to support communal, "large ICT" infrastructure in poor areas, IST-Africa 2014 Conference and Exhibition. 06 - 09 May 2014, Mauritius;

Making multipurpose communication centres viable: experimentation with billing

  • NGWENYA S, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2012) Proposing a sustainable Financing Model for ICT4D initiatives. IST-Africa 2012 Conference and Exhibition. 09 - 12 May 2012. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania;
  • NGWENYA S, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2011) Context-sensitive billing schemes for revenue management systems in marginalized communities. World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2011), 14 – 26 September 2011, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa;
  • NGWENYA S, TERZOLI A (2011) Developing a Context-Sensitive Revenue Management System for ICT4D projects in Rural Marginalised Communities. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • NGWENYA S, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2010) Context-Sensitive Revenue Management System for Siyakhula Living Lab, World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2010), 21 – 23 September 2010Graduate School of Business (UKZN) Durban , South Africa;
  • NGWENYA S, TERZOLI A, THINYANE M (2009) Cost Sharing and Revenue Management System: Siyakhula Living Lab (SLL) Case Study, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland;
  • TARWIREYI P, TERZOLI A (2007) Design and Implementation of a Network Revenue Management Architecture for Marginalised Communities. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • TARWIREYI P, THINYANE M, TERZOLI A (2007) Implementation of an Internet Access Cost Management System for Disadvantaged Communities. Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, Mauritius, 9th - 13th September 2007;
  • TARWIREYI P, TERZOLI A (2006) Internet Access Cost Management System for Disadvantaged Communities, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2006), Spier Wine Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, ISBN: 0-620-37043-2.

NETWORKING

Monitoring Social Networks

  • MFENYANA S, MOOROSI N, THINYANE M (2014) Facebook Crawler Architecture for Opinion Monitoring and Trend Analysis Purposes, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2014), 31 August - 3 September 2014, The BoardWalk Conference Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

A Decentralized Multi-Agent Based Network Management System for ICTD Networks

  • MATEBESE S, THINYANE M (2013) Architecting a decentralized multi-agent based network management system for ICT4D networks, World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2013), 10 – 13 September 2013, Cape Peninsula University of Technology - Cape Town , South Africa
  • MATEBESE S (2013) Implementation of Monitoring Function for a MAS based Management System for Rural Broadband Networks, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), 1 – 4 September 2013, The Spier Estate, South Africa.
  • MATEBESE S, THINYANE M (2012) A decentralized multi-agent based network management system for ICTD networks, World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2012), 7 – 9 November 2012, Mongosuthu University of Technology - Riverside Conference Centre, Durban , South Africa;

Deployment of a (fixed and mobile) wireless network telecommunications infrastructure in Dwesa/Cwebe

  • NDLOVU N (2012) Deployment and extension of a converged WIMAX/WIFI network in Dwesa, Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • TWELE N, THINYANE M (2011) Investigation of Mobile WiMAX Feasibility for Service Provisioning IN MRA/ICT4D Contexts. Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2011), East London, South Africa;
  • NDLOVU N, JERE N, TERZOLI A (2011) Can Wireless Network Deployment Configurations in Rural Schools Deliver Ubiquitous Internet Connectivity & Helps Uplift Education Standards in MRAs? 2011 Annual Conference of the South African Computer Lecturers’ Association (SACLA 2011), Zimbali Resort, Durban, South Africa;
  • NDLOVU N, JERE N, TERZOLI A (2011) Best Practice Wireless Network Deployment Configurations for ICTD Service Provisioning in MRAs.World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2011), 14 – 26 September 2011, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa;
  • SIEBÖRGER I, TERZOLI A (2010) WiMax for Rural SA : The experience of the Siyakhula Living Lab Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • IRWIN B, SIEBÖRGER I, WELLS D (2010) Bandwidth Management and Monitoring for Community Networks , Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • SHUMBA ZT, THINYANE M, SIBANDA K (2010) An Investigation of the viability of Mobile WiMax in ICT4D Context Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2010), 5 – 8 September 2010, The Spier Estate, South Africa;
  • NDLOVU N, THINYANE M (2010)  Investigating Wireless Network Deployment Configurations for Marginalized Rural Areas , World Wide Web Applications (ZA-WWW 2010), 21 – 23 September 2010Graduate School of Business (UKZN) Durban , South Africa;
  • NDLOVU N, JERE N, MPOFU H (2010) Deployment and Extension of a Converged WiMAX/WiFi Network for Dwesa Community Area Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2009), 30 August – 2 September 2009, Royal Swazi Spa, Swaziland;
  • MANDIOMA MT, MUYINGI HN (2007) Rural Internet Connectivity: A Deployment in Dwesa-Cwebe, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University;
  • MANDIOMA M, RAO K, TERZOLI A, MUYINGI, H (2006) A feasibility study of WiMax implementation at Dwesa/Cwebe rural areas of Eastern Cape of South Africa, IEEE TENCON, Hong Kong, China.

Investigation of network security issues on a converged WIFI/WIMAX wireless network

  • MUCHENJE T, MUYINGI H (2008) An Overview of Security Issues on a Converged WiFI and WiMAX Network , ICT Africa, NEPAD Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13-15 February 2008;
  • MUCHENJE  T, MUYINGI H (2007) An Overview of Security Issues in a Converged IEEE 802.11 & 16 Wireless Network;
  • MUCHENJE T, MUYINGI H (2007) Investigation of Security Issues on a Converged WiFi and WiMAX wireless network. Master of Science Thesis, Computer Science Department, Fort Hare University.

Improving the robustness and effectiveness of the wireless telecommunication infrastructure in Dwesa

Analysis of wireless networks

  • MGADI M (2013) An Assessment of the Quality of Service on WiMAX Networks Through Performance Evaluation of Bandwidth : A Dwesa Case Study, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa;
  • NDZENGU V (2013) Comparative Analysis of Wireless Mesh Networks for Rural Broadband Connectivity, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa;

Designing a Vertical Handoff Decision Making Algorithm for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

  • MASUKU D, SIBANDA K (2011) Designing a Vertical Handoff Decision Making Algorithm for Wireless Heterogeneous Networks. Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2011), East London, South Africa;
  • MASUKU D, SIBANDA K (2011) A Framework of Vertical Handoff Decision Making Algorithm for Wireless Heterogeneous Network in a Rural Environment: A Dwesa Case Study.  Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, (SAICSIT 2011), 3-5 October 2011, Cape Town, South Africa;

MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • NYAMBI P (2013) Exploring user experience (UX) factors for ICTD services, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2013), Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa;
  • MTHOKO H, PADE-KHENE C (2012) Towards a theoretical framework on ethical practice in ICT4D programmes, Information Development 0266666612449456, July 9, 2012;
  • PADE-KHENE C, SEWRY D (2012) The Rural ICT Comprehensive Evaluation Framework : Implementing the First Domain, The Baseline Study Process. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries. Vol 51;
  • PALMER R (2010) ICT4D and the Siyakhula Living Lab : An anthropological contribution to Digital Development. Anthropology Southern Africa. 2010, 33 (1& 2) 19 (Journal);
  • KAVHAI MS, OSUNKUNLE OO, DALVIT L (2010) The impact of rural ICT Projects in South Africa – A Case Study of Dwesa, Transkei, Eastern Cape South Africa, Master of Social Science Thesis, Communication Department,  Fort Hare University;
  • WILHELM M, DALVIT L (2009) How the use of ICT impacts on teacher professionalism and performance : a case study on rural education in Dwesa. Kenton Conference. 5-8 November 2009. Stellenbosch, South Africa.

USER REQUIREMENT ELICITATION

  • PADE-KHENE C (2012) A needs assessment to identify the reality of two rural school cases in South Africa : Potential of ICT4D or Not? Internation Journal of Educationa nd Development using Informationa and Communication Technology (IJEDICT), Vol 8, 2. August 2012;
  • GUMBO S, JERE N, TERZOLI A (2012) A Qualitative Analysis to determine the Readiness of Rural Communities to Adopt ICTs: Siyakhula Living Lab Case Study. IST-Africa 2012 Conference and Exhibition. 09 - 12 May 2012. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania;
  • ISABIRYE N, FLOWERDAY S (2009) A model for user requirements elicitation specific to users in rural areas. Master of Commerce Thesis, Information Systems Department,  Fort Hare University;
  • ISABIRYE N, FLOWERDAY S (2008) A model for eliciting user requirements specific to South African rural areas. SAICSIT 2008, 6-8 October 2008, Wilderness Beach Hotel;
  • PADE C, MALLINSON B, SEWRY D (2008) Project Management Practice for Rural ICT Project Sustainability in Developing Countries. 2nd European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ECIME). Royal Holloway, University of London. ISBN: 978-1-906638-13-9 CD;
  • PADE C, MALLINSON B, SEWRY D (2008) An Elaboration of Critical Success Factors for Rural ICT Project Sustainability in Developing Countries - Exploring the Dwesa Case. The Journal of Information Technology Case and Application (JITCAR), Vol. 10, no. 4;
  • PADE C, SEWRY D (2007) Development of a model for the Evaluation of the Impact of Rural ICT Projects on Poverty Alleviation in Rural Areas of Developing Countries: An Exploration of Rural Communities in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, SAICSIT 2007, Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists;
  • PADE C, MALLINSON B, SEWRY D (2007) An Exploration of the Critical Success Factors for the Sustainability of Rural ICT Projects: The Dwesa Case Study. ISD 2007, 16th International Conference on Information Systems Development. Galway, Ireland, August 2007;
  • PADE C, MALLINSON B, SEWRY D (2006) An Exploration of the Categories Associated with ICT Project Sustainability in Rural Areas of Developing Countries: A Case Study of the Dwesa Project. SAICSIT 2006, Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, Gordon's Bay, Western Cape, October 2006;
  • PADE C (2006) An investigation of ICT Project Management Techniques for Sustainable ICT Projects in Rural Development. Master of Commerce Thesis, Information Systems Department, Rhodes University;
  • PADE C, MALLINSON B, SEWRY D (2006)  An Investigation of Sustainable ICT Projects in Rural Development. Sangonet 2nd Annual Conference and Exhibition. ICTs for Civil Society;
  • ISABIRYE  N, ROETS R,  MUYINGI H (2006) Eliciting user requirements for ecommerce applications for entrepreneurs in rural areas, Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2006), Spier Wine Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, ISBN: 0-620-37043-2.

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