Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Requirements of a Security Framework for the Semantic Web
    Mbaya I.R., Gerber A.J. and Van der Merwe A.J., Requirements of a Security Framework for the Semantic Web. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (IASTED SE2009), February 17-19, 2009, Innsbruck, Austria, ISBN:978-0-88986-785-7, ACTA Press. Draft-IASTED2009.pdf
  • A Functional Semantic Web Architecture
    Aurona Gerber, Alta van der Merwe A.J. and Andries Barnard; A Functional Semantic Web Architecture. In Proceedings of the 5th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC08, Tenerife Spain, 1-5 June 2008, ISBN:3-540-68233-3.  Draft paper.
  • Practical Implications of Rapid Development Methodologies
    Gerber A.J., Van der Merwe A.J. and Alberts R., Practical Implications of Rapid Development Methodologies. In Proceedings of the Computer Science and Information technology Education Conference, CSITEd-2007, Mauritius, 16-18 November 2007, ISBN: 978 99903 87 47 6. Download paper here
  • Generic Process Model Structures: Towards a Standard Notation for Abstract Representations
    Kotze, Paula; van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona; Generic Process Model Structures: Towards a Standard Notation for Abstract Representations; In Proceedings of the bAnnual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT2007); October 1-3, 2007; Fish River Sun, Sunshine Coast, South Africa, ISBN:978-1-59593-938-8. Draft-SAICSIT07.pdf
  • Towards a Semantic Web Layered Architecture
    Gerber A.J., Van der Merwe A.J. and Barnard A., Towards a Semantic Web Layered Architecture. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (IASTED SE2007), February 13-15, 2007, Innsbruck, Austria, ISBN:978-0-88986-641-6. Draft-IASTED2007.pdf
  • A Semantic Web Status Model
    Gerber, A.J., Barnard, A., Van der Merwe, A.J.; A Semantic Web Status Model; Integrated Design & Process Technology, Special issue :IDPT2006,  ISSN: 1090-9389 (The draft article)
  • Phishing in the System of Systems Settings
    Van der Merwe, A.J., Seker, R., Gerber, A.J.; Phishing in the System of Systems Settings: Mobile Technology, In Proceedings of  IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2005, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, ISSN:1091-8712.
  • Teaching object-oriented development to structurally exposed students
    Gerber, A.J. and Cloete E, Teaching object-oriented development to structurally exposed students, In Proceedings of CSEEAT 2004 (17th Conference on Software Engineering Education, February 28, 2004, Norfolk, Virginia, ISSN: 1093-0175.
  • System Development Barriers for Structural Developers
    Cloete, E and Gerber A. J., System Development Barriers for Structural Developers, In Proceedings of ICEIS 2004 (6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, April 11-18, 2004, Porto, Portugal, ISBN:972-8865-00-7.

Publications in Peer-reviewed Conference Workshops

  • Towards the use of fomal ontologies in enterprise architecture frameworks
    Aurona Gerber and Alta van der Merwe; Towards the use of fomal ontologies in enterprise architecture frameworks; AER 2009 (First International Workshop on Advanced Enterprise Repositories), Milan, Italy, May 6-10, 2009, ISSN 1287-2384, co-located with ICEIS 2009.
  • Enhancing Web Portals with Ontology-Based Data Access: The Case Study of South Africa's Accessibility Portal for People with Disabilities
    C. Maria Keet, Ronell Alberts, Aurona Gerber and Gibson Chimamiwa; Enhancing Web Portals with Ontology-Based Data Access: The Case Study of South Africa's Accessibility Portal for People with Disabilities; OWLED 2008 (OWL: Experiences and Directions), Fifth International Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 26-27, 2008,ISSN 1613-0073, co-located with ISWC 2008. Download paper here.
  • Design and Evaluation Criteria for Layered Architectures
    Gerber, A.J., Barnard, A., Van der Merwe, A.J.; Design and Evaluation Criteria for Layered Architectures; In Proceedings of MSVVEIS Workshop hosted at the 8thInternational Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, May 23-27, 2006, Paphos, Cyprus. ICEIS06.pdf

 

Technical Reports

  • The Semantification of the National Accessibility Portal of South Africa: An investigation into the use of the OBDA tool
    Aurona Gerber, Ronell Alberts; The Semantification of the National Accessibility Portal of South Africa: An investigation into the use of the OBDA tool, 2008,  CSIR Technical Report - CSIR/MI/AIP/IR/2008/0400/A, Meraka Institute URL: FinReport.pdf  
    Also see the Tones Deliverable D27 that reports about the experimentations, and that includes a section on the NAP experimentation:D27

  • Semantic Web Technologies
    A.J. Gerber, A. Barnard and A.J. van der Merwe; Semantic Web Technologies, 2006,  Technical Report UNISA-TR-2006-02, UNISA (University of South Africa) URL: UNISA-TR-2006-02.pdf  

 

Other

  • Women in Research Profile - see CSIR e-News article
  • Towards a supervision model for the evaluation and development of research skills
    Aurona Gerber, Alta van der Merwe; Towards a supervision model for the evaluation and development of research skills. SACLA 2008 Conference, Berg en Dal rest camp, Southern Kruger Park, 13 – 16 July 2008
  • The Integration of SNOMED CT into the OpenMRS Electronic Medical Record System Framework
    Aurona Gerber, Thomas Meyer, Chris Seebregts, Arina Britz, Laurette Pretorius, Ronell Alberts, Deshen Moodley; The Integration of SNOMED CT into the OpenMRS Electronic Medical Record System Framework. In Proceedings of the 3rd Knowledge Representation in Medicine Conference (KR-MED'08), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, May 31 - June 2, 2008.
  • The adoption of ODF in the South African public sector
    Aurona Gerber, Thomas Fogwill, Hennie Bezuidenhout; The adoption of ODF in the South African public sector. In Proceedings of the OpenOffice.org Conference (OpenOffice.org'07), Barcelona, Spain, Sept 19-21, 2007.
  • Awards: The Fifth Summer School on Ontological Engineering and the Semantic Web (SSSW07) July 8-14, 2007, Cercedilla (Spain): Winning poster and best mini-project - see CSIR e-News article

PhD Thesis