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Determining requirements within an indigenous knowledge system of African rural communities.
Eliciting and analyzing requirements within knowledge systems, which fundamentally differ so far from technology supported systems represent particular challenges. African rural communities’ life is deeply rooted in an ...
An attempt to merge local and technological paradigms in the digital representation of indigenous knowledge.
Current technology trends and developments have hardly been informed by African indigenous and rural knowledge systems. Thus either substantial modifications are necessary in adapting technology to the requirements of ...
Demonstration of a cultural indigenous knowledge transfer prototype
We present our prototype 3D visualization that enables people to place video recordings of their traditional knowledge. We demonstrate the process of developing and evaluating the prototype. We show how our prototype might ...
A markup language for narrative knowledge annotation, mining and management.
Narrative knowledge as the name implies, is not naturally bound to any media other than speech. In order to preserve such knowledge and to make it accessible through computer systems: a formal and standardized basis needs ...
IPR for IK and the survival of IK in the emerging global village.
This panel discusses the intellectual property rights of indigenous and traditional knowledge (IK) as currently billed by relevant international bodies and organisations. We focus on their relevance to communities in ...
Developing a visualized cultural knowledge transfer prototype: An in situ evaluation in Rural Namibia
Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from a loss of valuable cultural knowledge, which has been a foundation for the coming generations’ survival and cultural self-awareness. By transferring cultural knowledge contexts ...
Can IK be communicated through foreign languages without losing its authenticity?
In this paper, we present an open issue for panel discussion on the relation between the language of knowledge transfer and the contextual and peculiar nature of indigenous, traditional or local Knowledge itself. We ...
Digital forensics in the Cloud: Research perspectives. Paper presented at the ISC Secure Johannesburg Conference, November 15, 2012.
I am a researcher in forensic computing carrying out research aimed to develop a sound theoretical and scientific foundation for the discipline, based on principles broadly gained from software engineering.
Towards appropriate user interface design preserving rural African communication practices.
Poster presentation: The aim of this research project is to determine current communication structures and discourse practices of listeners in a selected rural community.
Development of InfoVis software for digital forensics.
Information Visualisation techniques are one method that may be used to combat the growing complexity and data sizes associated with digital forensic investigations. This work outlines the processes, challenges, trials ...