• Topology control in wireless ad hoc networks 

      Hassan, Ahmed Mohamed Ali Omer (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Wireless ad hoc networks are increasingly used in today’s life in various areas ranging from environmental monitoring to the military. For technical reasons, they are severely limited in terms of battery ...
    • Structure learning of gene interaction networks 

      Jones, Piet (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is an ever increasing wealth of information that is being generated regarding biological systems, in particular information on the interactions and dependencies of genes and their regulatory ...
    • Random walks on graphs 

      Oosthuizen, Joubert (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: We study random walks on nite graphs. The reader is introduced to general Markov chains before we move on more specifically to random walks on graphs. A random walk on a graph is just a Markov chain ...
    • Modelling the dynamics of HIV related malignancies 

      Akinlotan, Deborah Morenikeji (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In recent years, HIV-associated cancers have proven to be the bane of our time, since HIV is decimating humanity across the globe, even in the twilight of the last century. Cancer rates continue to rise ...
    • Long-term tracking of multiple interacting pedestrians using a single camera 

      Keaikitse, Advice Seiphemo (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Object detection and tracking are important components of many computer vision applications including automated surveillance. Automated surveillance attempts to solve the challenges associated with ...
    • Investigating the effect of compression on the permeability of fibrous porous media 

      Van Heyningen, Martha Catharina (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Fluid flow through porous media plays an important role in a variety of contexts of which filtration is one. Filtration efficiency of fibrous filters depends on the micro-structural characterization of ...
    • Grain regression analysis 

      Sullwald, Wichard (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Grain regression analysis forms an essential part of solid rocket motor simulation. In this thesis a numerical grain regression analysis module is developed as an alternative to cumbersome and time ...
    • Decision forests for computer Go feature learning 

      Van Niekerk, Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In computer Go, moves are typically selected with the aid of a tree search algorithm. Monte-Carlo tree search (MCTS) is currently the dominant algorithm in computer Go. It has been shown that the inclusion ...
    • A comparative study on the impact of different fluxes in a discontinuous Galerkin scheme for the 2D shallow water equations 

      Rasolofoson, Faraniaina (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Shallow water equations (SWEs) are a set of hyperbolic partial differential equations that describe the flow below a pressure surface in a fluid. They are widely applicable in the domain of fluid dynamics. ...