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Figshare case studies from UCT

Niklas Zimmer, Thomas King & Patricia Chikuni
This is a collection of Figshare case studies from University of Cape Town (UCT). UCTs Figshare for Institutions repository is called ZivaHub: Open Data UCT. On ZivaHub, the Digital Library Services team which curates the repository is proud to be showcasing a wide variety of users and uses from the many different research, teaching and learning communities at UCT.

Wastewater Biorefinery Generic Flowsheet: Macrophyte Bioreactor Train

& Lesley Mostert
Generic flowsheet for an macrophyte bioreactor train in a wastewater biorefinery highlighting probable units and products.

Wastewater Biorefinery Generic Flowsheet: Macrophyte Bioreactor Train

, Lesley Mostert &
Generic flowsheet for an macrophyte bioreactor train in a wastewater biorefinery highlighting probable units and products.

Wastewater Biorefinery Generic Flowsheet: Bacterial Bioreactor Train

, Lesley Mostert &
Generic flowsheet for a bacterial bioreactor train in a wastewater biorefinery highlighting probable units and products.

H4:IC31 and BCG induced immune responses in a prevention of M. tuberculosis infection efficacy trial

Virginie Rozot, Elisa Nemes, , Asma Toefy & Thomas Scriba
Immunogenicity responses from the C040-404 clinical trial were measured by whole blood intracellular cytokine staining at baseline and 70 days after vaccination with H4:IC31 (subunit vaccine containing Ag85B and TB10.4), Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG, a live attenuated vaccine) or placebo (n=~30 per group) using flow cytometry.

Endangered African Languages Featured in a Digital Collection: The Case of the ǂKhomani San | Hugh Brody Collection

Kerry Jones & Sanjin Muftic
Presentation supporting a paper published as part of the Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC - organized virtually) 2020 first workshop on Resources for African Indigenous Languages (RAIL) on May 16, 2020.
The ǂKhomani San | Hugh Brody Collection features the voices and history of indigenous hunter gatherer descendants in three endangered languages namely, Nǀuu, Kora and Khoekhoe as well as a regional dialect of Afrikaans. A large component of this collection is...

Endangered African Languages Featured in a Digital Collection: The Case of the ǂKhomani San | Hugh Brody Collection

Kerry Jones & Sanjin Muftic
Presentation supporting a paper published as part of the Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC - organized virtually) 2020 first workshop on Resources for African Indigenous Languages (RAIL) on May 16, 2020.
The ǂKhomani San | Hugh Brody Collection features the voices and history of indigenous hunter gatherer descendants in three endangered languages namely, Nǀuu, Kora and Khoekhoe as well as a regional dialect of Afrikaans. A large component of this collection is...

Endangered African Languages Featured in a Digital Collection: The Case of the ǂKhomani San | Hugh Brody Collection

Sanjin Muftic & Kerry Jones
Presentation supporting a paper published as part of the Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC - organized virtually) 2020 first workshop on Resources for African Indigenous Languages (RAIL) on May 16, 2020.
The ǂKhomani San | Hugh Brody Collection features the voices and history of indigenous hunter gatherer descendants in three endangered languages namely, Nǀuu, Kora and Khoekhoe as well as a regional dialect of Afrikaans. A large component of this collection is...

Interview with Rafs Mayet, Cape Town, 07.04.2010

Niklas Zimmer
Interview with Rafs Mayet, Durban-based photographer, on 07-04-2010,10:30 at EspAfrika (Cape Town International Jazz Festival) head office, 55 Loop Street, Cape Town, for the MA(FA) thesis 'Jazz Contacts: Envisaging Basil Breakey’s photographic remains beyond the archive' (2012).

Interview with David Goldblatt, Cape Town, 04.03.2011

Niklas Zimmer
Interview with David Goldblatt, at Goodman gallery, Woodstock, Cape Town, 04.03.2011, for the MA(FA) thesis 'Jazz Contacts: Envisaging Basil Breakey’s photographic remains beyond the archive' (2012).

Interview with Basil Breakey, Cape Town, 25.02.2011

Niklas Zimmer
Interview with Basil Breakey, at Brass Bell pub, Kalk Bay, Cape Town, 25.02.2011, for the MA(FA) thesis 'Jazz Contacts: Envisaging Basil Breakey’s photographic remains beyond the archive' (2012).

Interview with Rashid Lombard, Cape Town, 23.03.2010

Niklas Zimmer
Interview with Rashid Lombard, CEO of EspAfrika, on 23-03-2010, 17:00 at EspAfrika (Cape Town International Jazz Festival) head office, 55 Loop Street, Cape Town, for the MA(FA) thesis 'Jazz Contacts: Envisaging Basil Breakey’s photographic remains beyond the archive' (2012).

Round Turn Trade Simulation - Lightning Talk

Jasen Mackie
A lightning talk (5-min) presentation about Round Turn Trade Simulation using the txnsim() function in blotter.

An R Engine for Real-Time Sports Analytics

Stephanie Kovalchik
Video recording of Stephanie Kovalchik's keynote speech, entitled "An R Engine for Real-Time Sports Analytics" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018

Gathering Data from Dynamic Web Forms using RSelenium and Docker

Sean Soutar
Video recording of Sean Soutar's presentation, entitled "Gathering Data from Dynamic Web Forms using RSelenium and Docker" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Abstract:Scraping data can be difficult especially when dealing with dynamic forms. I present a case study of how I used RSelenium and Docker to simulate a user interacting with a ASP.NET form. This was done on the South African Reserve Bank’s online statistical query to automate file downloads.

Gathering Data from Dynamic Web Forms using RSelenium and Docker

Sean Soutar
Video recording of Sean Soutar's presentation, entitled "Gathering Data from Dynamic Web Forms using RSelenium and Docker" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Abstract:Scraping data can be difficult especially when dealing with dynamic forms. I present a case study of how I used RSelenium and Docker to simulate a user interacting with a ASP.NET form. This was done on the South African Reserve Bank’s online statistical query to automate file downloads.

R is for Racing

Video recording of Schalk Heunis' presentation, entitled "R is for Racing" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Abstract:Using R to train the ConvNet of a self-driving RC car. The car uses a RaspberryPi to stream images into a Keras based model that outputs direction and speed in real-time. R was used to visualize and augment training data, train the model and visualize the results and iteratively improve performance.

Call parameters for \"It's not all about the soprano\".

David Jacobs, Robert Raw & Anna Bastian
Echolocation call parameters for four acoustic groups of bats. The codes for column A are as follows:

Rbl87 = Rhinolophus blasii phonetic type 87 kHz;
Rbl92 = Rhinolophus blasii phonetic type 92 kHz;
Rca87 = Rhinolophus capensis phonetic type 87 kHz;
Rcl92 = Rhinolophus clivosus phonetic type 92 kHz

Our package reviews in review! Introducing & analyzing rOpenSci onboarding

Maëlle SALMON
Abstract: rOpenSci is a community of researchers and software developpers working together to provide better R tooling, mostly packages, for reproducible and open science. Some of these packages are contributed by staff, others by community members. In order to ensure quality of packages in the suite, rOpenSci _onboards_ packages from the community by having them undergo an open review process on GitHub. In this talk, you'll get introduced to this onboarding system. You'll hear about...

Futurology!

Alice Coyne
Video recording of Alice Coyne's presentation, entitled "Futurology!" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
"Futurology (noun) - The study or forecasting of trends in science, technology, or social structure, etc. Life is all about the extremes! Even right now, Cape Town is in a drought. Not just a normal drought, an extreme drought! This talk looks at various techniques used to predict extremes."

Listening to the news: Big data for consumer sentiment analysis

Hanjo Odendaal
Video recording of Hanjo Odendaal's presentation, entitled "Listening to the news: Big data for consumer sentiment analysis" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Abstract:Currently we are researching on how to incorporate a new form of information, textual data, into the already existing mixed-frequency econometric framework. Can we use alternative secondary data sources to construct a consumer sentiment index that captures perceived economic outlook. I believe it so

Using SQL from R: A short introduction

Video recording of Deveshnie Mudaly's presentation, entitled "Using SQL from R: A short introduction" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Abstract:The sqldf package can be used to execute SQL statements in R. For those competent in SQL, this function is extremely useful. SQL is a powerful language and, when used in conjunction with R, can enhance and improve the analysis of data. I have made use of SQL to simplify my data frames...

The R profiler: R's best kept secret

David Lubinsky
Video recording of David Lubinsky's presentation, entitled "The R profiler: R's best kept secret" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Abstract:Your R program is running too slowly and you don't know why. The RStudio profiler will tell you exactly where all the time is being spent along with useful visualisations. Profiling is an essential, but often overlooked, tool for every serious R developer's toolkit.

Our packages reviews in review: introducting and analyzing rOpenSci onboarding system

Maëlle Salmon
Video recording of Maëlle Salmon's keynote speech, entitled "Our packages reviews in review: introducting and analyzing rOpenSci onboarding system" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018

R is for Racing

Using R to train the ConvNet of a self-driving RC car. The car uses a RaspberryPi to stream images into a Keras based model that outputs direction and speed in real-time. R was used to visualize and augment training data, train the model and visualize the results and iteratively improve performance.

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