Postgraduate supervision

Current PhD students

Primary supervisor

  1. Ms Sue Price, Agent based optimization and simulation in the sugar industry, from 2011
  2. Mr Willem Coetzer, An ontology driven approach for integrating and accessing biodiversity data: A case study  to manage South African bee specimen records, from 2012
  3. Mr Olukunle Ogundele, A knowledge based approach for predicting tubercolosis treatement adherence in sub-Saharan African countries, from 2012.
  4. Mr Jude Adeleke, An Ontology-Driven Architecture for complex event processing from real-time streaming data, from 2012
  5. Mr Anban Pillay, Knowledge based event understanding with applications to computer vision systems, from 2014

Co-supervisor

  1. Mr Gavin Rens, From an Agent Logic to a Robot Programming Language, Primary supervisor: T. Meyer, from 2010.
  2. Mr Kodylan Moodley, Tractable ontology repair for inexpressive description logics, Primary supervisor: T. Meyer, from 2011.


Current MSc students

Primary supervisor

  1. Mr Bright Dodo, Service oriented architectures for health care in low resource settings: A case study in Zimbabwe, since July 2012
  2. Mr Yerdashin Padayachi, co-supervisor F Ahmed

Co-supervisor

  1. Mr Ryan Crichton: Primary supervisor: A Pillay, to register 2nd semester, 2011 

Past masters students

Primary supervisor

  1. Mr Lizwe Mdakane, Settlement Type Classification Using Aerial Images (completed in December 2014, minor corrections pending)
  2. Mr Pascal Brandt, An Investigation Of Multi-label Classification Techniques For Predicting Hiv Drug Resistance In Resource-limited Settings (completed in February 2014) ( link to pdf)
  3. Mr Maldean Pillay, Gabor Filter Parameter Optimization for Multi-textured Images: A Case Study on Water Body Extraction from Satellite Imagery (completed in 2012)
  4. Ms Chetna Parbhoo (with distinction), MSc Computer Science, An ontology-driven Sensor Web application for detecting and classifying informal settlements, Supervisor: D Moodley (completed in 2009)
  5.  Mr Yashik Singh (with distinction), mini dissertation, MMedSci Medical Informatics,  Computer-based machine learning algorithms to assist with the analysis and interpretation of genetic sequence data in patients failing anti-retroviral therapy, Supervisor: D Moodley, co- superviser M Hajek (completed in 2008)

Co-supervisor

  1. Mr Kodylan Moodley, Ontology repair, 2009 – 2011, Supervisor: T Meyer, co-supervisors: I Varsincak, D Moodley 

Honours projects supervision (4th year Computer Science)

  1. Futerman D, Ontologies as Interoperability and Data Mining Tools in HIV and TB Clinical Information Systems, 2008
  2. Lalla D, Autonomous Exploration of an Unknown Environment Using the Lego NXT Mindstorms Robot, 2008
  3. Naicker T, Discovering Structure In Text Documents Text And Natural Language Processing, 2006
  4. Singh Y, The Use Of Text Mining And Concept Matching Tools To Extract Relevant Content From Medical Document Database, 2005
  5. Meekin N, Using the multi-agent system infrastructure for the Internet (MASII) development platform, 2005
  6. Govender S, Electronic property market using MASII, 2005