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  • Foundations of an autonomic manager for maintaining quality of service in enterprise data warehouses 

    Omondi, Allan O.; Ateya, Ismail L.; Wanyembi, Gregory N. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Data stored in an Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) is an essential asset to enterprises. Through efficient access to data (where efficiency is quantitatively measured in terms of speed), SMEs can enhance their growth, ...
  • An Application of association rule learning in recommender systems for e-Commerce and its effect on marketing 

    Mbugua, Anne W.; Omondi, Allan O. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    High annual customer churn rates and low customer attractions caused by poor marketing recommendations inhibit enterprises from making as much profit as they should. The purpose of this research was to derive a more optimized ...
  • Techniques for evaluation and selection of partners for construction projects 

    Musumba, George Wamamu; Nyongesa, Henry O.; Kanyi, Patrick W.; Wario, Ruth D. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Inter-enterprise collaborations require careful evaluations of partner enterprises and their attributes. Evaluation of partners for a project is a multi-criteria decision making process. The project initiator defines ...
  • Algorithmic prediction of internet technology utilization in learning 

    Khakata, Esther Nyokabi; Msanjila, Simon Samuel; Omwenga, Vincent Oteke (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Internet technology has been revolutionary over the years especially in the educational sector. However, the utility of internet technology in the learning process of a student in a higher learning institution has not been ...
  • Embedded system for vehicle speed monitoring 

    Murakaru, Anne Wamuyu; Orero, Joseph Onderi (Strathmore University, 2017)
    This paper investigated the impact of current approaches taken to curb speeding of public service vehicles in Kenya. A qualitative research pointed out that the existing systems are inefficient and ineffective in monitoring ...
  • Provision of caller ring back tones for IP multimedia platforms 

    Nkinyili, Tiberius; Gavole, Vitalis (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Customised Caller Ring Back Tones (CRBT) are used to entertain callers by playing a media clip while the callee’s phone is ringing. CRBT involves the mobile operator replacing the standard audio clip with a clip selected ...
  • Vehicle exhaust emissions inspection system for roadworthiness enforcement 

    Mwenda, Reuben K.; Orero, Joseph Onderi (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Air pollution has been a growing concern as Kenya tries to industrialize. Increase in the number of vehicles and factories as well as constructions in Nairobi make this all the more critical. This polluted air has far ...
  • Real-time monitoring model for early detection of crop diseases 

    Toroitich, Patrick K.; Orero, Joseph (Strathmore University, 2017)
    The agricultural sector has been a key backbone to Kenya’s economy. Agriculture has played a key role in the economy through agricultural farm produce exports and job creation hence improving and maintaining good farming ...
  • UAV heading controller using reinforcement learning 

    Kimathi, Stephen; Kang’ethe, Samuel; Kihato, Peter (Strathmore University, 2017)
    The control of heading of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a vital operation. It is accomplished by employing a design of control algorithms that control its flying direction. The available autopilots exploit Proportional-I ...
  • Mapping of terrorist activities in Kenya using sentiment analysis 

    Ngoge, Lucas .A.; Orero, Joseph Onderi (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Terrorism has become a subject of concern to many people in Kenya today. Corruption, porous border and lack of government in the neighboring Somali, have made Kenya a potential target for terrorists’.The advancement in ...
  • Taxonomy for digital forensic evidence 

    Karie, Nickson M.; Kebande, Victor R.; Venter, H. S. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Modern society has increased its dependencies on digital systems and computer networks in almost every area of life today. Although this dependency is good it has opened a whole new world of possibilities for criminals to ...
  • An Elliptic curve digital signature algorithm (ECDSA) for securing data : an exemplar of securing patient's data 

    Waruhari, Philomena; Nderu, Lawrence (Strathmore University, 2017)
    In this paper, we present the progress of our work in the creation and implementation of an Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA). We present the design of the algorithm and its implementation in encryption ...
  • A Model for real-time remote monitoring of asthmatic patients 

    Oduor, Thomas J.; Orero, Joseph (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Asthma affects a large number of people in the world and it is the most common chronic illness of the lung among children. Monitoring and assessing the severity of a child’s asthma at home has proven difficult and costly ...
  • Detecting scanning computer worms using machine learning and darkspace network traffic 

    Ochieng, Nelson; Ismail, Ateya; Waweru, Mwangi; Orero, Joseph (Strathmore University, 2017)
    The subject of this paper is computer worm detection in a network. Computers worms have been defined as a process that can cause a possibly evolved copy of it to execute on a remote computer. They do not require human ...
  • Energy consumption in cloud computing environments 

    Kenga, Mosoti Derdus; Omwenga O, Vincent O.; Ogao, Patrick J. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Datacentres are becoming indispensable infrastructure for supporting the services offered by cloud computing. Unfortunately, they consume a great deal of energy accounting for 3% of global electrical energy consumption. ...
  • Overview of computational intelligence application on prediction of global solar radiation 

    Fashoto, Stephen Gbenga (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Computational Intelligence is not just about robots. It is also about understanding the nature of intelligent thought and action using computers as experimental devices. New applications using computational intelligence ...
  • Reducing Infant mortality using mobile applications : a paper on the potential impact of using technology to increase vaccination in infants 

    Yego, Caleb Loitabei (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Today’s world is characterised by professionals who have minimal time with their families and especially their young children. Working mothers find it hard to keep track of the vaccines their babies have received and there ...
  • The Secure distributed data exchange protocol 

    Mabusi, Erick; Shibwabo, Bernard K. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Distributed protocols implementations over a large network is a well-studied problem that converges asymptotically; however, existing protocols do not provide a way for each node to distributively detect the level of trust ...
  • Scalable dataspace construction 

    Shibwabo, Bernard K.; Wanyembi, Gregory N.; Ateya, Ismail L.; Omwenga, Vincent O. (Strathmore University, 2017)
    This paper proposes the design and implementation of scalable dataspaces based on efficient data structures. Dataspaces are often likely to exhibit a multidimensional structure due to the unpredictable neighbour relationship ...
  • A Study on growth condition analysis of rice using drones 

    Kazuki, Murata; Atsushi, Ito; Hiroyuki, Hatano (Strathmore University, 2017)
    Self-sufficiency of food is one of the most important target for Japan, however, because of decreasing the population of agriculture sector due to the progress of aging, it is difficult to realize this target. One of the ...

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