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Honours advert for 2015

University of Zululand
Department of Computer Science, Centre for Mobile E-Services

2014 Honours Programme and Software Engineering Apprenticeship

The Centre for Mobile E-Services for Development at the University of Zululand, Department of Computer Science invites applications from competent B.Sc. degree holders for entry into B.Sc. Honours in Computer Science. Depending on your academic record, you could qualify for any of the following:

Students aim to promote smart driving

BHEKI MBANJWA

EVER been tempted to answer a call while driving? University of Zululand (UNIZULU) students may have the solution.

The SmartDrive Android App created by Computer Science students automatically detects when you start driving and holds any calls and messages.

A message is then sent informing the caller that the person is driving. Once the driver has reached his or her destination will they receive the notifications.

affordable Smart Home App

BHEKI MBANJWA
WHILE there are smartphone apps which remotely control home appliances and arm security devices, most of these are complicated and too costly for the average South African.

This is what prompted second-year University of Zululand (UNIZULU) student Xoliswa Ngcobo to create his own Smart Home App whose cost, he says, will be “dramatically lower” and thus be widely accessible.

over 4000 book chapter downloads

A Grid Enabled Framework for Ubiquitous
Healthcare Service Provisioning, book chapter has reached over 4000 download since it was published in InTech book Advances in Grid Computing.

The pic chart above shows the download share by country .Again, the country represented in the graph are TOP 5 countries from which your paper was accessed
Book chapter was published by former student Oludayo Olugbara now a Professor at Durban University of Technology (DUT)

poster-presentation

Poster Presentation by first year our masters students Sifiso Siyonqoba Ngema and Ndlovu Yedwa Erick.
This picture was taken at the seventeenth annual Southern African Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC) was held in Port Elizabeth from 1-3 September 2014.

Both presenter are both doing Wireless Mesh Network research.

SATNAC 2014

- UniZulu SATNAC Delegation. From L-R: Pragasen Mudali, Paul Tarwireyi, Kudzai Chiponga, Erick Ndlovu, Bethel Mutanga, Olukayode Oki and Sifiso Ngema.

The seventeenth annual Southern African Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC) was held in Port Elizabeth from 1-3 September 2014. SATNAC is the flagship conference for the Telkom Centres of Excellence (CoE) programme and attracts both local and international submissions. 348 papers were submitted for review this year but only 118 papers were accepted into the conference proceedings.