Research

HPI Members

Ben Akhigbe

Ben Akhigbe

Postdoctoral Fellow since 2021
Supervisor: Hussein Suleman and Melissa Densmore
Research Topic: User-centred modeling of User eXperience in IR evaluation within the Cognitive IR Context
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Mary-Jane Antia

Mary-Jane Antia

PhD Fellow since 2020
Supervisor:
Maria Keet
Research Topic:  A Corpus-Based Method for Authoring Competency Questions in Ontology Engineering
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Jecton Tocho Anyango

Jecton Tocho Anyango

PhD Fellow since 2018
Supervisor:
Hussein Suleman
Research Topic: An Investigation of a Game Generator Tool to Teach Recursion
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Gerald Nethan Balekaki

Gerald Nethan Balekaki

PhD Fellow since 2019
Supervisor:
Michelle Kuttel
Research Topic: A scalable database model for radio frequency interference data at the MeerKAT radio telescope
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Johan Bontes

Johan Bontes

PhD Fellow since 2021
Supervisor:
James Gain
Research Topic: High performance automated reasoning
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Sarah Dsane

Sarah Dsane

PhD Fellow since 2019
Supervisor:
Melissa Densmore
Research Topic: Exploring Digital Interaction among Parents within the First Thousand Days in Bandwidth-Constrained communities
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Frances Gillis-Webber

Frances Gillis-Webber

PhD Fellow since 2020
Supervisor:
Maria Keet
Research Topic: Modelling Localised Conceptualisations and Annotations in a Multilingual OWL Ontology
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David Laar

David Laar

PhD Fellow since 2021
Supervisor:
Lisa Seymour
Research Topic:  An Evolutionary Agile business process redesign approach
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Khanyisa Malufu

Khanyisa Malufu

PhD Fellow since 2020
Supervisor:
Irwin Brown
Research Topic: User Choices of Digital Payment Methods with Multiplicity of Channels
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Francois Meyer

Francois Meyer

PhD Fellow since 2021
Supervisor:
Jan Buys
Research Topic: Text Generation for Low-resource Languages
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Zola Mahlaza

Zola Mahlaza

PhD Fellow since 2018
Supervisor:
Maria Keet
Research Topic: IsiXhosa and isiZulu text generation
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Enock Tung'ande Mbewe

Enock Tung'ande Mbewe

PhD Fellow since 2019
Supervisor:
Josiah Chavula
Research Topic:  Cost-aware Internet Security Decision Model
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Guidance Mthwazi

Guidance Mthwazi

PhD Fellow since 2020
Supervisor:
Irwin Brown
Research Topic: The Influence of Electronic Governance on Public Service Delivery
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Rebecca Njuguna

Rebecca Njuguna

PhD Fellow since 2021
Supervisor:
Ulrike Rivett
Research Topic: Using Data from Information Financial Institutions for Alternative Credit Scoring
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Mbithe Nzomo

Mbithe Nzomo

PhD Fellow since 2021
Supervisor:
Deshen Moodley
Research Topic: The Personal Health Agent: A machine learning and agent-based approach for precision health
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Safianu Omar

Safianu Omar

PhD Fellow since 2021
Supervisor:
Jean-Paul van Belle
Research Topic: Adapting ICT initiatives in Crisis Response and Management
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Joseph Philipo Telemala

Joseph Philipo Telemala

PhD Fellow since 2018
Supervisor:
Hussein Suleman
Research Topic: Investigating Language Preferences for Improving Multilingual Swahili Information Retrieval.
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Toky Raboanary

Toky Raboanary

PhD Fellow since 2019
Supervisor:
Maria Keet
Research Topic: Generating Answerable Questions from Ontologies
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Tezira Wanyana

Tezira Wanyana

PhD Fellow since 2019
Supervisor:
Deshen Moodley
Research Topic: A Cognitive Agent Architecture for Knowledge Discovery and Evolution
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