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  • Pretorius, Philip D; Madisa, Victoria G; Kroeze, Jan H (IBIMA, 2010)
    This paper researches and implements the best practices that lead to best performance in Information Technology service delivery. A customer quality defined standard is created by benchmarking the Information Technology ...
  • Kroeze, J C W; Jordaan, D B; Pretorius, P (IBIMA, 2010)
    Ever since it's introduction in 1980 the ray tracing algorithm has been a tricky puzzle. On the one hand it offers photo-realistic rendering superior to the more common rasterization algorithm, but on the other it's much ...
  • Dunga, S.H. (Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research (MCSER), 2013)
    The study investigated the factors that affect primary education quality in Malawi. Data from SACMEQ II on reading scores for Malawi was regressed in ordinary least squares. A basic multilevel analysis was also conducted ...
  • Sekhampu, T.J.; Niyimbanira, F (Clute Institute [for academic research], 2013)
    The study reported in this article examined the socio-economic determinants of household expenditure patterns in a South African township of Bophelong. The results are based on a household survey using questionnaires. A ...
  • Sekatane, Mmapula Brendah (Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research (MCSER), 2013)
    In this article a more accurate methodology for the measurement of absolute poverty, developed by Slabbert, is discussed and compared to the methodology applied by Statistics South Africa in 2000 for the mapping of poverty ...
  • Surujlal, J. (LAM Publications; AJOL; Sabinet, 2013)
    As a result of the proliferation of international competition, increased participation in sport, increased sponsorship, increased visibility of sport and greater levels spectatorship, the management of human resources in ...
  • Bevan-Dye, A.L.; Surujlal, J. (LAM Publications; AJOL; Sabinet, 2011)
    In today's media-rich world sport celebrities are viewed as potential role models and are often used as marketing vehicles. When they display materialistic tendencies they draw severe criticism as this is believed to be ...
  • Maloma, Ismael; Sekatane, Mmapula Brendah (The Social Sciences Research Society (SOSRES), 2013)
    This paper examines the attitudes that the households of Bophelong Township have towards environmental issues in their area. Focus was placed on issues pertaining to air pollution and littering in the Township. The study ...
  • Maloma, Ismael; Sekatane, Mmapula Brendah (The Social Sciences Research Society (SOSRES), 2013)
    This paper examines the attitudes that the households of Bophelong Township have towards environmental issues in their area. Focus was placed on issues pertaining to air pollution and littering in the Township. The study ...
  • Ufuoma Akpojivi (Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research (MCSER), 2013)
    Aim: In this era of globalisation characterised with rapid spread and usage of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the capacity to store personal information, the issue of information privacy is becoming an ...
  • Charl J. van Heerden; Febe de Wet; Marelie H. Davel (Pattern recognition association of South Africa (PRASA), 2012)
    This paper reports on the automatic alignment of audiobooks in Afrikaans. An existing Afrikaans pronunciation dictionary and corpus of Afrikaans speech data are used to generate baseline acoustic models. The baseline system ...
  • Besacier, Laurent; Barnard, Etienne; Karpov, Alexey; Schultz, Tanja (Elsevier, 2014)
    Speech processing for under-resourced languages is an active field of research, which has experienced significant progress during the past decade. We propose, in this paper, a survey that focuses on automatic speech ...
  • Van Der Westhuizen, Gerhardus (Clute Institute [for academic research], 2013)
    The Malmquist productivity index was utilised to estimate the total factor productivity and productivity change of the four largest banks in South Africa for the period 1994 to 2010. Total factor productivity change can ...
  • Kroeze, J C W; Jordaan, D B; Pretorius, P (IBIMA, 2010)
    During the past thirty years, researchers have greatly sped up the naïve ray tracing algorithm. However, the methods used to measure and compare their diverse algorithms have remained ad-hoc. This makes it difficult to ...
  • Roets, C.R.Q.; Bevan-Dye, A.L.; Viljoen, W.P. (LAM Publications; AJOL; Sabinet, 2013)
    This article reports on a study undertaken to determine Black Generation Y students' attitudes towards the demarketing of tobacco and consequent attitudes towards the demarketing of alcohol consumption in South Africa. As ...
  • Ayesha Lian Bevan-Dye (Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research (MCSER), 2013)
    The study reported on in this article sought to determine black Generation Y students’ attitudes towards Web advertising value. The black Generation Y cohort (individuals born between 1986 and 2005) represent 84 percent ...
  • Kroeze, J H (North-West University (Vaal Triangle Campus), 2009)
    Information Systems is regarded as an interdisciplinary science. Therefore, insights from the humanities are important for this discipline, although this is not always recognised or valued. One outstanding example is the ...
  • André Mellet (Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca, 2011)
    The year 2008 will be remembered when the world experienced the biggest financial crisis since the depression of the 1930’s. The years that followed 2008 will be remembered as the years of uncertainty about sustainable ...
  • M. Dhurup; W.C.J. Grobler (LAM Publications; AJOL; Sabinet, 2012)
    Public health researchers over the years have drawn the attention to the effects of community environments on health conditions such as physical inactivity. Physical inactivity has been reported to be the second leading ...
  • Meyer, D.F.; Venter, A. (ASSADPAM (Associaton of Southern African Schools & Departments of Public Administration and Management), 2013)
    Appropriate municipal institutional structures and arrangements are important for successful local economic development (LED), policy development and implementation. The purpose of this article is to analyse the status quo ...

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