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    • Efficient heuristics for the Rural Postman Problem 

      Groves, G.W.; van Vuuren, J.H. (Open Journal Systems, 2005)
      A local search framework for the (undirected) Rural Postman Problem (RPP) is presented in this paper. The framework allows local search approaches that have been applied successfully to the well–known Travelling Salesman ...

    • Epicurus' Second Remedy: "Death is Nothing to Us" 

      Bjarnason, P. E. (Open Journal Systems, 2003)
      Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will ...

    • Expressions of futurity in the Vilamovicean language 

      Andrason, Alexander (Open Journal Systems, 2010)
      The present paper aims at presenting all major morphosyntactic means of expressing future meaning in Vilamovicean, the smallest Germanic language spoken in the town of Wilamowice in Southern Poland. As will be demonstrated ...

    • Extending a scatterplot for displaying group structure in multivariate data: A case study 

      Gardner, S.; Le Roux, N.J.; Rypstra, T.; Swart, J.P.J. (Open Journal Systems, 2005)
      The power of canonical variate analysis (CVA) biplots, when regarded as extensions of or- dinary scatterplots to describe variation and group structure in multivariate observations, is demonstrated by presenting a case ...

    • Fairness of seat allocation methods in proportional representation 

      van Eck, L.; Visagie, Stephan E.; de Kock, H.C. (Open Journal Systems, 2005)
      In this paper the fairness of some methods of allocating seats in a proportional representation (PR) voting system is investigated. Different PR systems are in use throughout the democratic world, but the primary focus ...

    • From Foreigners to Citizens: Conceptualising Students' Entry into Disciplinary Communities of Practice 

      Young, G.; Kotze, A. (Open Journal Systems, 2009)
      The discipline of Classics, like most other disciplines in Higher Education contexts, faces numerous challenges related to changed national and international expectations. This article argues that in order to meet ...

    • Fronto Avus: The Tale of a Grandfather 

      Claassen, J-M. (Open Journal Systems, 2007)
      This paper examines some examples from the correspondence of the secondcentury rhetor, the Romanised African M. Cornelius Fronto, in particular letters that relate to the death of his grandson, drawing conclusions about ...

    • Genetic variation in the Critically Endangered velvet worm Opisthopatus roseus (Onychophora: Peripatopsidae) 

      Daniels, Savel R. (Open Journal Systems, 2011-10)
      In the present study the genetic variation of the Critically Endangered velvet worm species Opisthopatus roseus is examined. This species is endemic to the Ngele mistbelt forest in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South ...

    • Governance in Ptolemaic Egypt, The First Hundred Years: A Case of Imperialism? 

      Adler, J. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      This article investigates the nature of governance in Ptolemaic Egypt during the first 100 years of their rule. It proposes that this governance was Imperialist and exploitative in nature and that the Macedonian Greeks ...

    • Horace on Augustus: Fact or Fiction? 

      Thom, S. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      Quot homines tot sententiae seems a good summary of the variety of critical readings of lyric poetry in general and of Horace’s position on Augustus in particular. This raises the interesting question of the position of ...

    • Horace on Horace 'Odes' 4 

      Thom, S. (Open Journal Systems, 2001)
      Horace’s fourth Book of Odes was published in 13 B.C.1 Ten years had passed since the publication of Odes 1-3. In Epistles 1.1.4 published 7 years before Odes 4 Horace already indicated that for him neither age nor mind ...

    • The Huguenots of South Africa in documents and commemoration 

      Coertzen, P (Open Journal Systems, 2011)
      This article is about the image of the Huguenots of South Africa that we find in documents and how they were commemorated in South Africa. The article proposes inter alia to investigate when the first anniversary of the ...

    • Humanitarian intervention in Africa: Towards a new posture 

      Gueli, R. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      Article 2 of the Charter of the United Nations (UN) implicitly recognises the validity of the concept of non-intervention, when it articulates ‘nothing contained in the present Charter shall authorise the [UN] to intervene ...

    • The identification of possible future provincial boundaries for South Africa based on an intramax analysis of journey-to-work data 

      Nel, J.H.; Krygsman, S.C.; de Jong, T. (Open Journal Systems, 2008)
      National census data contain information on place of residence and place of work. It is possible to combine this information and create journey-to-work ows. The process of establishing these ows are presented in this ...

    • In the Museum: Containing Antiquity. An Exhibition in the Sasol Art Museum, Stellenbosch 

      Masters, S. (Open Journal Systems, 2008)
      A selection of ancient Classical and Near Eastern artefacts belonging to the Iziko Museums of Cape Town is currently on display at the Sasol Art Museum (a Stellenbosch University Museum) as the remodelled exhibition, ...

    • Internationale Bibliographie zur germanistischen Lexikographie und Wörterbuchforschung 

      Smit, Maria (Open Journal Systems, 2007)
      Review: Herbert Ernst Wiegand. Internationale Bibliographie zur germanistischen Lexikographie und Wörterbuchforschung. Mit Berücksichtigung anglistischer, nordistischer, romanistischer, slavistischer und weiterer ...

    • Iraq 2003 (Part 1): The Road to War 

      Scholtz, L. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      Most wars in the post-Second World War era, Vietnam included, have been pretty controversial. This has especially been regarding the motivation for the wars. But also the conduct of the conflicts – the strategy, operations ...

    • Iraq 2003 (Part 2): The Road to Baghdad 

      Scholtz, L. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      The attack on Iraq, or Operation Iraqi Freedom as it was called, would be very different from its predecessor Operation Desert Storm, 12 years before. The main strategic difference was, of course, the fact that Desert Storm ...

    • KVSA Essay: Euripides se Medea 

      Graf, M. (Open Journal Systems, 2006)
      Die studente-essay wat as die beste beoordeel word uit dié wat voor 30 November in die voorafgaande jaar vir beoordeling voorgelê word, word jaarliks in Akroterion gepubliseer as die KVSA / CASA Essay. Die kompetisie ...

    • L1 influence in the L2 acquisition of isiXhosa verb placement by English and Afrikaans adolescents 

      Lombard, Shona; Conradie, Simone (Open Journal Systems, 2009)
      This paper reports on an investigation into the possibility of first language (L1) transfer in the initial stages of the second language (L2) acquisition of isiXhosa by adolescent L1 speakers of Afrikaans and English, ...