• Towards projective set theory 

      van Zyl, Phillippus Johannes III (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : In this thesis an axiomatic framework is presented which extends the projective group theory introduced by Z Janelidze to also hold for sets. The isomorphism theorems are reformulated so that they hold ...
    • Scale Resonance: Effects of spatial scales on the inference of drivers behind species distribution 

      Atuhaire, Fatumah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University., 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The factors that determine species distributions across landscapes have for long served keen interest to conservation biology. Abiotic factors have been the major determinants of species distribution at ...
    • Modelling human immune response dynamics to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection. 

      Ramolotja, Kagiso Samuel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: Tuberculosis (TB), caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) still poses a great challenge to the well-being of the population, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. The ability to trigger strong mounted ...
    • Modelling frugivore-mediated seed dispersal 

      Mohammed, Mozzamil Mohammed Abdalla (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Seed dispersal is the movement of seeds away from parent plants, and is a crucial ecological process for plant reproduction, persistence and spatial distribution. Specific interest in frugivorous ...
    • A meta-analysis of the association between intimate partner violence and age disparity in sub-Saharan Africa 

      Otieno, Fanuel Omondi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most common form of violence against women and a worldwide human rights and public health problem. IPV against women can be emotional, physical, and sexual in ...
    • Contributions to the theory of near-vector spaces 

      Sanon, Sogo Pierre (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : The purpose of this thesis is to give an exposition and expand the theory of near-vector spaces. Near-vector space theory is a new and rich field of mathematics and has been used in several applications, ...
    • Contributions to projective group theory 

      Van Niekerk, Francois Koch (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Projective Group Theory (PGT for short) provides a self-dual axiomatic context that allows one to establish homomorphism theorems for (non-abelian) group-like structures. The present thesis has two ...
    • Analysis of partner turnover rate and the lifetime number of sexual partners in Cape Town using generalized linear models 

      Olojede, Christianah Oyindamola (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT :A large number of analyses have been carried out to investigate how sexually active people contracted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by using common indicators like the number of new sexual partners ...