GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 Conference Proceedings

October 15th, 2012, Published in Articles: EE Publishers, Articles: PositionIT

ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6


Academic Papers

Assessing the quality of repositories of volunteered geographical information
by Antony K Cooper, Built Environment, CSIR and Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria, Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, and Derrick G Kourie, Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria

Exploring the potential suitability of an SDI model in context of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) of Namibia
by Kisco M. Sinvula and Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, Antony K. Cooper, Built Environment, CSIR, and Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, and Martin Hipondoka, Department of Geography, History and Environmental Studies, University of Namibia

A comparison of geographical information science competency requirements
by Heindrich du Plessis, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, and Adriaan Van Niekerk, University Stellenbosch

Geographic information systems undergraduate programmes at a university of technology
by Ivan Farayi Muzondo, Tshwane University of Technology

Tertiary GISc education at African universities: Is the sun shining in South Africa?
by Sanet Eksteen, Serena Coetzee and Christopher Grundling, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

The commercialisation of public data – how does participatory data-mining look on a global scale?
by Jiří Pánek, Palacky University in Olomouc

Spioenkop: a case study of the potential of modern mapping techniques to enhance understanding of historical battles
by Michelle Dye, African Conservation Trust, Peter Dye, University of the Witwatersrand, and Angus Forbes, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Multi-temporal remote sensing land-cover change detection as tool for biodiversity conservation in the Berg River catchment
by Tristan Stuckenberg, Zahn Münch and Adriaan van Niekerk, Stellenbosch University

Addressing and location coding and the value of addressing location for the development of nations
by Pierre Rossouw, SA Post Office

Maps and blocks: Using GIS to enhance community participation in planning informal settlements
by Kevin Musungu and Siddique Motala, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and Blessing Mancitshana, Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC)

Mobile GIS for construction quality managers and surveyors
by Nishant Arora, Openware Information System Consulting Company, and Aurobindo Ogra, University of Johannesburg

An assessment of spatial data availability for renewable energy planning in sub-Saharan Africa
by Samy Katumba and Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria and Adri de la Rey, Eskom

An evaluation of the suitability of three open source map servers for setting up a geospatial thematic web service
by Wiafe Owusu-Banahene and Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria

Land administration domain model: application to the City of Johannesburg land information system, South Africa
by Dinao Tjia, City of Johannesburg and Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, and Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria

Developing a tool to select priority wards in Gauteng
by Chris Wray and Maryna Storie, Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) a partnership between the University of Johannesburg, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and the Gauteng Provincial Government

Voting patterns for the 2004 and 2009 national and the 2006 and 2011 local elections
by Peter Schmitz, CSIR Built Environment and University of Pretoria

Development of health sensity indicators in South Africa using GIS
by Tholang Mokhele, Gina Weir-Smith and Demetre Labadarios, Human Sciences Research Council

Unemployment in South Africa: building a spatio-temporal understanding
by Gina Weir-Smith, Human Sciences Research Council, and Fethi Ahmed, University of Johannesburg

General Papers

Dynamic GIS fuelled with geospatial data
by Bruce Chaplin, Intergraph

A Web-based data dissemination platform for climate-change risk and vulnerability
by Bolelang Sibolla, Anwar Vahed, Francois Engelbrecht, Mogesh Naidoo, Mugu Mtsetfwa, CSIR;and Ingo Simonis, International Geospational Services Institute

The status of GISc professionalism in South Africa
by Heindrich du Plessis, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Bespoken health system and spatial information dissemination tool
by Francois Venter, Gauteng Department of Health

The GIS content in the new FET Geography CAPS (curriculum) – brave or foolish
by Bridget Fleming, Bridge House College

Developing a spatial data infrastructure for the Coega IDZ: leveraging CAD data
by Graham Taylor, Coega Industrial Development Zone

Geospatial: industry, capability, or both?
by Trevor Venter, Optron

Analytics, mobility and GIS
by Magnus Rademeyer, AfriGIS

eLAND intelligent address location using hierarchical postcode structures
by Pierre Rossouw, SA Post Office

Multi-scale contextual classification of urban scenes from high resolution imagery
by Guy Blanchard Ikokou and Dr. George Sithole, University of Cape Town

Seeing beyond the picture, unleashing the power of imagery
by Stuart Martin, GeoTerraImage

Application of probabilistic graphical models for feature-based detection of invasive alien plants from satellite imagery
by Wisdom Dlamini, Swaziland National Trust Commission

Towards a Wide Area Alerting and Notification System
by Graeme McFerren and Derick Swanepoel, CSIR Meraka Insitute

GIS as an integration platform
by Rudolf de Munnik, Esri South Africa

CAMP for change in the Bojanala Region of North West Province
by Chris Vlok, UNISA and Jiri Panek, Palacky University in Olomouc

Mainstreaming the use of geographic information in a developing country context: examples from Rwanda
by Felicia Akinyemi, Kigali Institute of Science and Technology

GIS for business: Spatial analytics with spreadsheets
by Derek Diamond, Prime Thought Software Solutions

Asset location navigation on a small budget
by Derrick Wells, Eskom

Using augmented reality as an extension to utility GIS
by Gareth Nicholls, Powertech IST

Simulating spatial growth patterns in developing countries: An agent based modelling approach
by Justice Inkoom, University of Cape Coast

An overview of open source GIS implementations in South Africa
by Gavin Fleming, Afrispatial

The NPC objectives and spatial information
by Magnus Rademeyer, AfriGIS

How can private/public entities harness the potential of location based services through applications?
by Etienne Louw, mapIT

A guide to finding the right tools for asset collection and management tasks
by Johannes Hotz, Leica Geosystems

One dataset for all purposes – 3D mobile mapping for GIS, asset management and engineering design
by Altus Strydom, Global Geomatics

First results from landslide susceptibility modeling in the Western Cape Province, South Africa
by Zipho Tyoda and Jaco Kemp, Stellenbosch University and Jeanine Engelbrecht, Council for Geoscience

Analyzing anthropogenic climate change with observed temperature through temporal data collection
by McDonald Gregory Sitei, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality

Estimating background radiation levels on the West Coast Peninsula by means of geographical information system software
by Jacques Bezuidenhout,Stellenbosch University and Wilhelm Herbst, GISCOE

Mapping grade vs survey grade – managing expectations of mobile mapping systems
by Andrew Fuller, 3D Laser Mapping

The role of map projections in cartometric applications in geographic information systems
by Ivan Farayi Muzondo, Tshwane University of Technology

Maximising value – The key to successful asset maintenance with GNSS and geospatial software
by Lee Braybrooke, Trimble

Address location and verification using address location standards and POCATS hierarchy translation table
by Pierre Rossouw, South African Post Office

Open source GIS: An overview
by Cameron Shorter, LISASoft/OSGeo, and Gavin Fleming, AfriSpatial OSGeo

Infrastructure planning tool
by Graeme Engelbrecht, Information Decision Systems

Identifying the readiness of a spatially enabled government (SEG) through evaluating the status of an evolving spatial data infrastructure (SDI) for effective spatial planning for Free State Province
by Stephanus Minnie, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Case study: master data management roadmap
by Morena Letsosa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality

Use of advisory expert system to enhance home-base care provided to HIV/AIDS patients
by Christine Mburu and Dr. Audrey Mbogho, University of Cape Town

Collaboration: Preparations for a geo-spatial information explosion in South Africa
by Ashwell Jenneker, Statistics South Africa

Research-in-progress Papers

The use of GIS to evaluate the impact of the built environment on health in Cape Town: The case study of Philippi, “Brown’s Farm”
by Nthoesele Letoao and Julian Smit, University of Cape Town

Beyond GIS with EO4V is Trails: a geospatio-temporal scientific workflow environment
by Terence van Zyl, CSIR

Identifying the target audiences, media and messages for SDI education and training in South Africa
by Victoria Rautenbach and Serena Coetzee, University of Pretoria; Julian Smit, University of Cape Town; Heindrich du Plessis, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform; and Ivan Farayi Muzondo, Tshwane University of Technology

Spatial analysis of the linkage between climatic and environmental factors and malaria vector habitat in Mpumalanga province, South Africa
by Abiodun Adeola, Botai Joel and Jane Olwoch, University of Pretoria

Poster Papers

Cost benefit analysis of R over proprietary GIS and remote sensing software: A review
by Samee Azmi, Yogesh Agarwadkar, Mugdha Apte, Mohor Bhattacharya and Arun Inamdar, Indian Institute of Technology

Orthorectifying SPOT 5 Level 1A images
by Ivan Henrico and AC Vlok, UNISA

Using remote sensing as a tool for gully identification, monitoring and assessment
by Farai Dondofema, and Joseph Baloyi, University of Venda

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