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Abu-Mahfoux A & Hancke GP (Dr), “ALWadHA localization algorithm: yet more energy efficient”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 6661 – 6667.

Adefarati T & Bansal RC, “Reliability and economic assessment of amicrogrid power system with the integration of renewable energy resources”, Applied Energy, vol. 206, pp. 911 – 933.

Adefarati T & Bansal RC, “Reliability assessment of distribution system with the integration of renewable distributed generation”, Applied Energy, vol. 185, pp. 158 – 171.

Adefarati T, Bansal RC & Justo JJ, “Techno-economic analysis of a PV-wind-battery-diesel standalone power system in a remote area”, Journal of Engineering, no. 13, pp. 740 – 744.

Aguila-Camacho N, Le Roux JD, Duarte Mermoud MA & Orchard ME, “Control of a grinding mill circuit using fractional order controllers”, Journal of Process Control, vol. 53, pp. 80 - 94.

Alatise M & Hancke GP (Dr), “Pose estimation of a mobile robot based on fusion of IMU data and vision data using an extended Kalman Filter”, Sensors, vol. 17, pp. 1 – 22.

Alberts A & Sinha S, “A modified multiphase oscillator with improved phase noise performance”, Microelectronics Journal, vol. 62, pp. 21 - 29.                  

Alfa AS & He QM, “Point of queue size change analysis of the PH/PH/k system with heterogeneous servers”, Operations Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 581 – 584.

Awoyemi BS, Maharaj BTJ & Alfa AS, “Resource allocation in heterogeneous buffered cooperative cognitive radio networks”, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Volume 2017, pp. 1 – 12.

Awoyemi BS, Maharaj BTJ & Alfa AS, “Resource allocation in heterogeneous cooperative radio networks”, International Journal of Communication Systems, vol. 30, no. 11, pp 1 – 14.

Badenhorst W, Hanekom T & Hanekom JJ, “Analysis of a purely conductance-based stochastic nerve fibre model as applied to compound models of populations of human auditory nerve fibres used in cochlear implant simulations”, Biological Cybernetics, vol. 111, pp. 439 – 458.

Barzegar F, Bello A, Dangbegnon J, Manyala N & Xia X, “Asymmetric supercapacitor based on activated expanded graphite and pinecone tree activated carbon with excellent stability”, Applied Energy, vol. 207, pp. 417 – 426.

Bateshvar YK, Mathur HD & Bansal R, “Power frequency balance in multi-generation system using optimized fuzzy logic controller”, Electrical Power Components and Systems, vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 1275 - 1286.                                                               

Bhateshvar YK, Mathur HD, Siguerdidjane H & Bansal R, “Ant colony optimized fuzzy control solution for frequency oscillation suppression”, Electrical Power Components and Systems, vol. 45, no. 14, pp. 1573 - 1584.                                                 

Cao H, Tian H, Cai J, Alfa AS & Huang S, “Dynamic load-balancing spectrum decision for heterogeneous services provisioning in multi-channel cognitive radio networks”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 5911 – 5924.

Carstens H,  Xia X  & Ydavalli VSS, “Efficient metering and surveying sampling designs in longitudinal measurement and verification for lighting retrofit”, Energy and Buildings, vol. 154, pp. 430 – 447.

Carstens H, Xia X & Yadivalli S, “Low-cost energy meter calibration method for measurement and verification”, Applied Energy, vol. 188, pp. 563 – 575.

Carstens H. Xia X, Yadavalli VSS & Rajan A, “Efficient longitudinal population survival survey sampling for the measurement and verification of lighting retrofit projects”, Energy and Buildings, vol. 150, pp. 163 – 176.

Chen F, Yu H & Xia X, “Output consensus of multi-agent systems with delayed and sampled-data”, IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 11, no. 5,  pp. 632 - 639.     

Chude-Okonkwo AK, Malekian R, Maharaj BTJ & Vasilakos V, “Molecular communication and nanonetwork for targeted drug delivery: A survey”, IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 3046 – 3096.

Dabrowski JJ, De Villiers JP & Beyers FJC, “Contextual behavioural modelling and classification of vessels in a maritime abalone poaching situation”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 64, pp 95 – 111.

Du Plessis WP, “Analysis of path-length effects in multihoop cross-eye jamming”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 5. pp. 2266 – 2276.

Dzobo O & Xia X, “Optimal operation of smart multi energy hub systems incorporating energy hub coordination and demand response strategy”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 27.                                                                    

Fan Y & Xia X, “A multi-objective optimization model for energy-efficiency building envelope retrofitting plan with rooftop PV system installation and maintenance”, Applied Energy, vol. 189, pp. 327 – 335.

Faure N & Sinha S, “High-speed cherry hooper flash analog-to-digital converter”, Microelectronics International, vol.34, no. 1, pp. 22 - 29, 2017.

Ferreira R, Joubert J &  Odendaal JW, “A compact dual-circularly polarized cavity-backed ring-slot antenna”,  IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 65, no, 1, pp. 364 – 368.

Grobler I & Gitau MN, “Analysis, modelling and measurement of the effects of aluminium and polymer heatsinks on conducted electromagnetic compatibility in DC-DC converters”, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 414 – 422.

Grobler I & Gitau MN, “Modelling and measurement of high-frequency conducted electromagnetic interference in DC-DC converters”, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 495 – 503.

Gupta PK, Maharaj BTJ & Malekian R, “A novel and secure IoT based cloud centric architecture to perform predictive analysis of users activities in sustainable health centres”, Multimedia Tools & Applications, vol. 76, pp. 18489 – 18512.

Hamatwi E, Davidson IE & Gitau MN, “Rotor speed control of a direct-driven permanent magnet synchronous generator-based wind turbine using phase-lag compensators to optimise wind power extraction”, Journal of Control Science and Engineering, vol. 2017, pp. 1 – 17.

Hao S, Wang S ,Malekian R, Zhang B, Liu W &  Li Z, “A geometry surveying model and instrument of a scraper conveyor I unmanned longwall mining faces”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 4095 – 4103.

He W, Li Z. Malekian R, Liu X & Duan Z, “An internet of things approach for extracting featured data using AIS database: An application based on the viewpoint of connected ships”, Symmetry, vol. 9, pp 1 – 15.

Huang Y, Di H, Malekian R, Qi X & Li Z, “Noncontact measurement and detection of instantaneous seismic attributes based on complementary ensemble empirical mode decomposition”, Energies, vol. 10, no. 1655, pp. 1 – 15.

Huang Y, Wei M, Malekian R & Zheng X, “CBM reservoir rock physics model and its response characteristic study”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 5837 – 5843.

Ibraheem A & Alfa AS, “Optimization techniques for design problems in selected areas in WSNs: A tutorial”, Sensors, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 63.                              

Jacobs JP & Du Plessis WP, “Efficient modeling of missile RCS magnitude responses by Gaussian processes”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, pp 3228 – 3231.

Jingcun Y, Malekian R, Chang J & Su B, “Modeling of whole-space transient electromagnetic responses based on FDTD and its application in the mining industry”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 2974 – 2982.

Jose AC & Malekian R, “Improving smart home security: integrating logical sensing into smart home”, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 13, pp. 4269 – 4286.

Kanwar N, Gupta N, Niazi KR, Swarnkar A & Bansal RC, “Simultaneous allocation of distributed energy resource using improved particle swarm optimization”,  Applied Energy, vol. 185, pp. 1684 – 1693.

Kleynhans W, Salmon BP & Wessels KJ, “A novel framework for parameter selection of the autocorrelation change detection method using 250m MODIS time-series data in the Gauteng province of South Africa”, South African Journal of Geomatics, vol. 6, no. 3.

Kobo HI, Abu-Hahfouz AM & Hancke GP (Dr), “A survey on software-defined wireless sensor networks: Challenges and design requirements”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 1872 – 1898.

Koen H, De Villiers JP & Roodt H, “System-level causal modelling of widescale resource plundering: acting on the rhino poaching catastrophe”, Futures, vol. 93, pp. 102 - 114.

Koen H, De Villiers JP, De Waal A & Roodt H, “An expert-driven causal model of the rhino poaching problem”, Ecological Modelling, vol. 347, pp. 29 - 39.      

Kuhn G, “Metaphysics and mathematics: Perspectives on reality”, HTS Teologiese studies - Theological Studies, vol. 73, no. 3.

Kumar A, Deng Y,He X,Kumar P & Bansal RC, “Energy management system controller for a rural microgrid”, Journal of Engineering, no. 13, pp. 834 – 839.

Kumar A, Mishra S, Shrivastave V & Bansal R, “Analytical behaviour of brushless doubly fed electric variable transmission for wind power generation”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1 – 17.

Kumar A, Sah B, Deng Y, He X, Kumar P & Bansal RC, “Application of multi-criteria decision analysis tool for design of a sustainable micro-grid for a remote village in the Himalayas”, Journal of Engineering, no. 13, pp. 2108 – 2113.

Kumar A, Sah B, Singh AR, Deng Y, He X, Kumar P & Bansal RC, “A review of multi criteria decision making (MCDM) towards sustainable renewable energy development”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 69, pp. 596 – 60.

Kumawat M, Gupta N, Jain N & Bansal RC, “Swarm-Intelligence-Based optimal planning of distributed generators in distribution network for minimizing energy loss”, Electric Power Components and System, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 589 – 600.

Laue HEA & Du Plessis WP, “A coherence-based algorithm for optimising rank-1 Grassmannian codebooks”,  IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 823 – 827.

Le Roux JD, Steinboeck A,  Kugi A, & Craig IK, “An EKF observer to estimate semi-autogenous grinding mill hold-ups”, Journal of Process Control, vol. 51, pp. 27 – 41.

Le Roux PF & Bansal R, “Transient stability control by means of under-frequency load shedding and a hybrid control scheme”, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 41 – 53.

Liu B, Malekian R & Xu J, “Groundwater mixing process identification in deep mines based on hydrogeochemical property analysis”, Application Science, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 1 -13.

Liu F, Liu D, Malekian R, Li Z & Wang D, “A measurement model for real estate bubble size based on the panel data analysis: an empirical case study”, Plos One, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1 – 26.

Louw C, Swanepoel DCDW, Eikelboom RH & Myburgh HC, “Smartphone-based hearing screening at primary health care clinics”, Ear and Hearing, vol. 38, pp. 93 – 100.

Lupangu C & Bansal RC, “A review of technical issues on the development of solar photovoltaic systems”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 73, pp. 950 – 965.

Malekian R, Moloisane NR, Nair L, Maharaj BTJ & Chude Okonkwo AK, “Design and implementation of a wireless OBD II fleet management system” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 1154 – 1164.

Malherbe JAG, “An asymmetrical dual band bandpass filter”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 59,  no. 1, pp. 163 – 168.

Mathaba T & Xia X, “Optimal and energy efficient operation of conveyor belt systems with downhill conveyers”, Energy Efficient, vol 10, pp. 405 - 417.           

Mbungu NT, Naidoo R, Bansal R & Bipath M, “Optimal single phase smart meter design”, Journal of Engineering, vol. no. 13, pp. 1220 – 1224.

Mbungu NT, Naidoo R, Bansal R & Bipath M, “Optimisation of grid connected hybrid photovoltaic-wind-battery system using model predictive control design”, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 11, no. 14, pp. 1760 – 1768.

Mdakane LW & Kleynhans W, “An image-segmentation-based framework to detect oil slicks from moving vessels in the Southern African Oceans using SAR imagery”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 2810 – 2818.

Mei J & Xia X, “Energy-efficient predictive control of indoor thermal comfort and air quality in a direct expansion air conditioning system”, Applied Energy, vol. 195, pp. 439 – 452.

Michael M, Zhang L & Xia X, “An optimal model for a building retrofit with LEED standard as reference protocol”, Energy and Buildings, vol. 139, pp. 22 – 30.

Mukherjee M, Shu L, Hu L, Hancke GP (Prof) & Zhu C, “Sleep scheduling in large-scale industrial wireless sensor networks for toxic gass monitoring”, IEEE Wireless Communization Magazine, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 106 – 112.

Muller CJ & Craig IK, “Economic hybrid non-linear model predictive control of a dual circuit induced draft cooling water system”, Journal of Process Control, vol. 53, pp. 37 – 45.

Musasa K, Nwulu NI, Gitau M & Bansal R, “Review on DC collection grids for offshore wind farms with high-voltage DC transmission systems” IET Power Electronics, vol. 10, no. 15, pp. 2104 – 2115.

Nasiruddin I, Sharma G, Niazi K & Bansal RC, “Non-linear recurrent ANN-based LFC design considering the new structures of Q matrix”, IET Generation Transmission & Distribution, vol. 11, no. 11,  pp. 2862 – 2870.

Naude N & Sinha S, “Linearized differential current sensor in low-voltage CMOS”, Microelectronics International, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 91 – 98.

Ndiaye M, Hancke GP & Abu-Mahfouz A, “Software defined networking for improved wireless sensor network management”, Sensors, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 32.  

Nwulu NI & Xia X, “Optimal dispatch for a microgrid incorporating renewables and demand response”, Renewable Energy, vol. 101, pp. 16 – 28.

Ogundile O & Alfa A, “A survey on an energy efficient and energy balanced routing protocol for wireless sensor networks”, Sensors, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 51. 

Olinga Z, Xia X & Ye, X, “A cost-effective approach to handle measurement and verification uncertainties of energy savings”, Energy, vol. 14, pp. 1600 - 1609.

Olivier LE & Craig IK, “Should I shut down my processing plant? An analysis in the presence of faults”, Journal of Process Control, vol. 56, pp. 35 – 47.

Osner N & Du Plessis WP, “Threat evaluation and jamming allocation”,  IET Radar Sonar and Navigation, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 459 – 465.

Oyewobi SS & Hancke GP (Dr), “A survey of cognit8ive radio handoff schemes, challenges and issues for industrial wireless sensor networks (CR-IWSN)”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 97, pp.  140 – 156.

Petrashin P, Toledo L, Lancioni W, Osuch P & Stander T, “Oscillation based test applied to a wideband CCII, VLSI Design, vol. 2017, pp 1 – 6.

Pienaar C, Oodendaal JW, Joubert J, Smit JC  & Cilliers JE, “RCS Validation of asymptotic techniques using measured data of an electrically large complex model airframe”, ACES Journal, vol. 32, no. 1, p. 60 – 67.

Potgieter L, Joubert J & Odendaal JW, “Design of center-fed printer planar slot arrays”, International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 453 – 461.

Prasad R, Bansal RC & Raturi A, “A review of Fiji's energy situation: Challenges and strategies as a small island developing state”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 75, pp. 278 – 292.

Ramudzuli ZR, Malekian R & Ye N, “Design of a FRID system for real-time tracking of laboratory animals”, Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 95, pp. 3883 – 3903.

Salmon BP, Holloway DS, Kleynhans W, Olivier JC & Wessels KJ, “Applying model parameters as a driving force to a deterministic nonlinear system to detect land cover change”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 55, no. 12.

Schwegmann CP, Kleynhans W & Salmon B, “Synthetic aperture radar ship detection using haar-like features”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 14, No 2,  pp 154 – 158.

Sharma G, Ibraheem, Niazi KR & Bansal RC, “Adaptive fizzy critic based control design for AGC of power system connected via AC/DC tie-lines”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 11, no. 2. pp. 560 – 569.

Shen Y, Zhang D & Xia X, “Continuous observer design for a class of multi- output nonlinear systems with multi-rate sampled and delayed output measurements”, Automatics, vol. 75, pp. 127 – 132.

Sichilalu S, Mathaba T & Xia X, “Optimal control of a wind-PV-hybrid powered heat pump water heater”, Applied Energy, vol. 185, pp. 1173 – 1184.

Swanepoel DCDW, Van Tonder JJ, Mahomed AF, Myburgh HC & Eikelboom RH, “Automated smartphone threshold audiometry : Validity and time efficiency”, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 200 – 208.

Theron A, Engelbrecht J, Kemp J. Kleynhans W & Turnbull T, “Detection of sinkhole precursors through SAR interferometry: Radar and Geological Considerations”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 14, No 6, pp 871 – 875.

Thomas RR, Cardone M, Knopp R, Tuininetti D & Maharaj BTJ, “A practical feasibility study of a novel strategy for the Gaussian half-duplex relay channel”, IEEE Trans on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 1.

Tian Z, Liu F, Li Z, Malekian R & Xie Y, “The development of key technologies in applications of vessels connected to the internet”, Symmetry, vol. 9, no. 211, pp. 1 – 20.

Tu Z, Yu H & Xia X, “Decentralized finite-time adaptive consensus of multiagent systems with fixed and switching network topologies”, Neurocomputing, vol. 219, pp. 59 – 67.

Tungadio D,  Bansal RC & Siti MW, “Optimal control of active power of two micro-grids interconnected with two AC tie-lines”, Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 45, no. 19, pp. 2188 – 2199.

Van Rooyen M, Odendaal JW & Joubert J, “High gain directional antenna for WLAN and WiMax applications”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, pp. 286 – 289.

Van Ryhn P & Hancke GP (Prof), “Simplified performance estimation of ISM-band, OFDM based WSNs according to the sensitivity/SINAD parameters”,  Journal of Applied Research and Technology, vol. 15, pp. 1 – 13.

Van Wyk JH & Linde LP, “Performance evaluation of a Gigabit DSL modem using super orthogonal complete complementary codes under practical crosstalk conditions”, SAIEE Africa Research Journal, vol. 108, no. 4, pp. 144 – 149.

Wamalwa F, Sichilalu S & Xia X, “Optimal control of a conventional hydropower plant retrofitted with a cascaded pump back system powered by an on-site hydrokinetic system”, Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 132, pp. 438 – 451.

Wang B, Wu Z & Xia X, “A multistate-based control system approach toward optimal maintenance planning”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology,vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 374 – 381.

Wang J, Cai M, Malekian R, Zhang Y & Li Z, “Experimental evaluation of lubrication characteristics of a new type oil-film bearing oil using multi-sensor system”, Application Science, vol. 7, no. 1.

Wanjiru E & Sichilalu SM, Xia X, “Optimal control of heat pump water heater-instantaneous shower using integrated renewable-grid energy systems”, Applied Energy, vol. 201, pp. 332 – 342.

Wanjiru E & Xia X, “Optimal energy water management in urban residential buildings through grey water recycling”, Sustainable Cities and Society, vol. 32, pp. 654 – 668.

Wanjiru E, Sichilalu SM & Xia X, “Model predictive control of heat pump water heater-instantaneous shower powered with integrated renewable-grid energy systems”, Applied Energy, vol. 204, pp. 1333 – 1346.

Wannenburg J & Malekian R, “Physical activity recognition from smartphone accelerometer data for user context awareness sensing”, IEEE Transaction on Systems,Man and Cybernetics, vol. 47, no. 12, pp 3142 – 3149.

Xia L, He QM & Alfa AS, “Optimal control of state-dependent service rates in a MAP/M/1 queue”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 62, no. 10, pp. 4965 – 4979.

Yang F & Xia X “Techno-economic and environmental optimization of a household photovoltaic-battery hybrid power system within demand side management”, Renewable Energy, vol. 108, pp. 132 – 143.

Yin C, Dadrs S, Huang X, Mei J, Malek J, Malek H, Cheng Y, “Energy-saving control strategy for lighting system based on multivariate extremum seeking with Newton algorithm,  Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 142, pp. 504 – 522.

Yu H & Xia X, “Adaptive leaderless consensus of agents in jointly connected networks”, Neurocomputing, vol. 241, pp. 64 – 70.

Yuan Y, Li Z, Malekian R & Yan Z, “Analysis of the operational ship energy efficiency considering navigation environmental impacts”, Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 150 - 159.

Yuan Y, Li Z, Malekian R, Chen Y & Chen Y, “A vector matroid-theoretic approach in the study of structural controllability over F(z)”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 4849 – 4852.

Zhang D, Mei J & Miao P, “Global finite-time synchronization of different dimensional chaotic systems”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 0.

Zhang D, Shen Y & Mei J, “Finite-time synchronization of multi-layer nonlinear coupled complex networks via intermittent feedback control”, Neurocomputing, vol. 225, pp. 129 – 138.

Zhang L, Xia X & Zhu B, “A dual loop control system for dense medium coal sashing processes with sampled and delayed measurements”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 2211 – 2218.

Zhihai J, Liu S & Malekian R, “Analysis of a whole-space transient electromagnetic field in 2.5 dimensional FDTD geoelectric modelling”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 18707 – 18714.

Zhu B, Xia K & Xia X, “Game-theoretic demand-side management and closed-loop control for a class of networked smart grid”, IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 11, no. 13, pp. 2170 – 2176.

 

Conference articles

Adefarati T, Bansal RC, Justo J, “Reliability and economic evaluation of a microgrid power system”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Cardiff, UK, 21 – 24 August 2017.

Alatise MB, Hancke GP, “Pose estimation of a mobile robot using monocular vision and inertial sensors data”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017..

Alfa AS, Maharaj BTJ, “Optimization and scheduling of queueing systems for communication systems: OR needs and challenges”, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, Porto, Portugal, 23 – 25 February 2017.

Bansal RC, “Microgrid load management control application”, Proceedings of the SAIEE Smartgrid Conference, Midrand, South Africa, 19 – 21 September 2017.

Barzegar F, Momodu DY, Zhang L, Xia X, Manyala NI, “Design and characterization of asymmetric supercapacitor useful in hybrid energy storage systems for electric vehicles”, Proceedings of the Control Conference Africa (CCA 2017), Johannesburg, South Africa, 07 – 08 December 2017.

Bezuidenhout P, Smith S, Land K, Joubert T, “A low-cost potentiostat for point-of-need diagnostics”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 08 – 20 September 2017.

Botma J, Hancke GP, Ramotsoela TD, “Solar home energy management system”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Burchell J, le Roux JD, Craig IK, “Plant-wide control of a base metal refinery: Top-down analysis”, Proceedings of the Control Conference Africa (CCA 2017), Johannesburg, South Africa, 07 – 08 December 2017.

Chamane M, Gitau MN, Davidson I, “A study of the performance of VSC-HVDC transmission system during DC faults”, Proceedings of the 25th Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30 January – 01 February 2017.

Craig IK, Olivier LE, “A survey on the degree of automation in the mineral processing industry”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

De Villiers JP, Focke R, Pavlin G, Jousselme A, Dragos V, Laskey K, Costa P, Blasch E, “Evaluation metrics for the practical application of URREF ontology: An illustration on data criteria”, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Fusion, Xi'an, China, 10 – 13 July 2017.

De Villiers JP, Pavlin G, Costa P, Jousselme A, Laskey K, Dragos V, Blasch E, “Subjects under evaluation with the URREF ontology”, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Fusion, Xi'an, China, 10 – 13 July 2017.

Deb K, Hamouda S, Awoyemi BS, Maharaj BTJ, “Quasi-birth-and-death model for queuing based cooperative cognitive networks”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Du Plessis M, “Optimising energetic porous silicon performance”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Du Toit P, Kruger C, Hancke GP, Ramotsoela TD, “Smart street lights using power line communication”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Erasmus EDS, Naidoo RM, “Applications of automotive technology for the electrification of rural areas through DC microgrid”, Proceedings of the SAIEE Smartgrid Conference, Midrand, South Africa, 19 – 21 September 2017.

Fan Y, Xia X, “An optimization model for building envelope retrofit considering energy performance certificate”, Proceedings of the 36th Chinese Control Conference, Dalian, China, 26 – 28 July 2017.

Fourie C, Bhatt DV, Silva J, Kumar A, Hancke GP, “A solar-powered fish pond management system for fish farming conservation”, Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Edinburgh, UK, 18 – 21 June 2017.

Ghazaleh H, Alfa AS, “Optimal scheduling in cognitive wireless sensor networks with multiple spectrum access opportunities”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), San Francisco, USA, 19 – 22 March 2017.

Ghoor IS, Bezuidenhout P, Joubert T, “High-resolution capacitance-frequency converter for biosensor applications”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Grobler C, Kruger C, Silva J, Hancke GP, “Sound based localization and identification in industrial environments”, Proceedings of 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Beijing, China, 29 October – 01 November 2017.

Hamatwi E, Gitau MN, Davidson I, “Control of a wind turbine equipped with a permanent magnet synchronous generator for maximum power point tracking”, Proceedings of the 25th Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30 January  – 01 February 2017.

Hamatwi E, Gitau MN, Davidson I, “Pitch-angle control of a wind turbine equipped with a permanent magnet synchronous generator”, Proceedings of the 25th Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30 January – 01 February 2017.

Hancke GP, Fang W, Mukherjee M, Shu L, Zhou Z, “Energy utilization concerned sleep scheduling in wireless powered communication networks”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshop (ICC), Paris, France, 21 - 25 May 2017.

Henriques V, Malekian R, Bogatinoska D, “Mine safety system using wireless sensor networks”, Proceedings of the 40th Jubilee International ICT Convention MIPRO 2017, Opatija, Croatia, 22 - 26 May 2017.

Hlophe MC, Maharaj BTJ, Hamouda S, “Distributed spectrum sensing for cognitive radio systems using graph theory”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Jacobs JP, Joubert J, “On the modeling of non-stationary antenna responses by Gaussian processes”, Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, Verona, Italy, 11 – 15 September 2017.

Jooste FP, Kumar A, Hancke GP, “Energy efficient irrigation scheduling system based on the ISO/IEC/IEEE 21451 standards”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, Toronto, Canada, 23 – 25 March 2017.

Jordaan J, Kruger C, Silva J, Hancke GP, “An ultrasonic-based localization system for underground mines”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Emden, Germany, 24 – 26 June 2017.

Kagiri C, Zhang L, Xia X, “Compressor and priority panel optimization for an energy efficient CNG fuelling station”, Proceedings of the 2017 11th Asian Control Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 17 – 20 December 2017.

Kagiri C, Zhang L, Xia X, “Optimal energy cost management of a CNG fuelling station”, Proceedings of the Control Conference Africa (CCA 2017), Johannesburg, South Africa, 07 – 08 December 2017.

Kagiri C, Zhang L, Xia X, “Optimization of a compressed natural gas station operation to minimize energy cost”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Cardiff, UK, 21 – 24 August 2017.

Kala Konga CL, Gitau MN, “Z-source active rectifier for wind energy applications”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Kambadkone P, Hancke GP, Ramotsoela TD, “Real time speed detection and ticketing system”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

Kobo H, Hancke GP, Abu-Mahfouz A, “Towards a distributed control system for software defined wireless sensor networks”, Proceedings of 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Beijing, China, 29 October – 01 November 2017.

Kruger GR, Naidoo RM, “Power quality in high density residential distribution grids”, Proceedings of the SAIEE Smartgrid Conference, Midrand, South Africa, 19 – 21 September 2017.

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Marais JM, Malekian R, Abu-Mahfouz A, “LoRa and LoRaWAN testbeds: A review”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Africon Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 – 20 September 2017.

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Singh R, Bansal RC, Tiwari N, “Optimization and comparison of autonomous renewable energy system based on ESCA technique”, Proceedings of the IEEE WIE Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2017, Dehradun, India, 18 – 19 December 2017

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Wamalwa FS, Sichilalu S, Xia X, “Optimal energy mix of a microhydro-wind-grid system powering a dairy farm in Western Cape, South Africa”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Cardiff, UK, 21 – 24 August 2017

Wu Z, Xia X, “A portfolio approach of demand side management”, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 09 – 14 July 2017

Xie W, Xia X, “Distributed energy dispatch of electrical energy storage systems”, Proceedings of the 2017 11th Asian Control Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 17 – 20 December 2017

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Zhang D, Xia X, “Distributed illumination control of LED networked systems via local occupancy information”, Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 12 – 15 December 2017

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