Computer Science

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Computer Science


The Bridging Application and Network Gaps (BANG) group examines the intersection of human computer interfaces, computer networks and software engineering within the context of ICT interventions in disadvantaged communities.

The South African Sign Language (SASL) group looks at the integration of signed and verbal communication building on the South African Sign Language Translation System.

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Recent Submissions

  • Ufitamahoro, Marie Josee; Venter, Isabella; Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Tucker, William David (ACM, 2014)
    This paper describes the role participatory design can play in developing and implementing an information and communication technology for development project in a rural area. It shows how the process of co-designing an ...
  • Tiemeni, Ghislaine Livie Ngangom; Venter, Isabella; Tucker, William (Telkom SA, 2014)
    The aim of this research effort is to build an efficient and accurate mobile traffic generator based on open source computer-based traffic generator software. A high performance mobile traffic generator would make the ...
  • Meeran, Mohammed Tariq; Tucker, William David (IEEE, 2014)
    The paper focuses on analyzing the affects of wireless mesh networks with some mobile nodes on Voice over Internet Protocol service quality. Our interest is to examine this in simulation to learn how to better deploy voice ...
  • Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Ufitamahoro, Marie Josee; Venter, Isabella; Tucker, William (ACM, 2014-12)
    Access to information and communication technologies re- mains una ordable for many in rural areas despite recent progress in providing voice services to remote communities. The sustainability of alternative technical ...
  • Blake, Edwin; Tucker, William; Glaser, Meryl (SAICSIT, 2014)
    In tightly circumscribed communication situations, an interactive system resident on a mobile device can assist Deaf people with their communication and information needs. The Deaf users considered here use South African ...