School of Computing

PERSONAL PROFILE: PROF ISAAC OSUNMAKINDE

  • PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
    I was a Senior Research Scientist in the Modelling and Digital Sciences unit at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) until the end of 2011.
     
  • RESEARCH SYNOPSIS

         My principal research interests lie in the development of machine learning techniques using sound computational intelligence principles, especially for solving problems in the areas of Sensor  Networks, Field Robotics, Agent systems, Environmental Safety &    Security, Business Intelligence, Telecommunication &  Computational Sciences.

  • POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SUPERVISION


         The following themes are studied in my group:

         (i) Investigating Cooperative Robotic Systems; (ii) Infrastructure Protection; (iii) Cloud Robotics

 (iv) Extending Market Basket Analysis & e-Commerce Security; and (v) Investigating telecommunication networks

        Prof. Osunmakinde is looking for postdoctoral & postgraduate students to do directed research for making socio-economic impact.

           SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED/REFEREED RESEARCH PROFILE

  • Complete Publication list : Refer to my off-site profile 


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Journal publications

Mayayise, T.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2016)
Intelligent Hybrid Security Model for a Safer Cloud-based e-Commerce
Kasmera Journal,
(44) 1
pp 322-342
View/download link: ISSN: 0075-5222, (ISI Journal)

C. Matobobo; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2016)
Analytical Business Model for Sustainable Distributed Retail Enterprises in a Competitive Market
Sustainability Journal, Special Issue in Sustainable Business Models
(8) 2
pp 140
View/download link: ISSN: 2071-1050, (ISI journal)

Makojoa, K.G.B.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2016)
Assessing Distributed River Water Quality for Sustainable Water Consumption Using Ubiquitous Connective Particle Swarm Optimization
Kasmera
(44) 1
pp 208-234
View/download link: ISSN: 0075-5222, (ISI Journal)

Yinka-Banjo, C.; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. (2014)
Cooperative Behaviours with Swarm Intelligence in Multirobot Systems for Safety Inspections in Underground Terrains
Journal of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, special issue in Computational Intelligence Approaches to Robotics, Automation, and Control
(ISI journal, ) 2014 (678210)
View/download link: ISSN: 1024-123X

Osunmakinde, I.O.; Ramharuk V. . (2014)
Development of a Survivable Cloud Multi-robotics Framework for Heterogeneous Environments
International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, InTech Publishers - (ISI journal)
(InTech) 11(164)
View/download link: ISSN: 1729-8806

Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2013)
Towards Safety from Toxic Gases in Underground Mines Using Wireless Sensor Networks and Ambient Intelligence
International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks,
((ISI journal)) 2013 (159273)
View/download link: ISSN: 1550-1329

Isafiade, O ; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A. . (2013)
A Complementary Vision Strategy for Autonomous Robots in Underground Terrains using SRM and Entropy Models
International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, (ISI journal)
(InTech) 10 (338)
View/download link: ISSN: 1729-8806

Ndombo, M.D.; Ojo, S.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2013)
An Intelligent Integrative Assistive System for Dyslexic Learners
International Journal of Assistive Technologies,
(Scopus Indexed) 7 (3)
pp 172 - 187
View/download link: ISSN: 1754-9450

Mayayise, T.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2013)
E-commerce assurance models and trustworthiness issues: An empirical study
International Journal of Information Management & Computer Security,
(Scopus Indexed) 22 (1)
pp 76 - 96
View/download link: ISSN: 0968-5227

Mohlabeng, M.R.; Mokwena, S.N., ; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2012)
Towards Implementation Of The Information Security Strategies In South Africa
International Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences,
(ISSN 2079-8407) 3(11)
pp 1472-1486
View/download link: ISSN: 2079-8407

Yinka-Banjo, C.O.; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula A.. (2012)
Collision Avoidance in Unstructured Environments for Autonomous Robots: A Behavioural Modelling Approach
International Journal of Advanced Materials Research, MEMS NANO and Smart Systems,
(Scopus Indexed) 403 - 408 (3559)
pp 3559-3569
View/download link: ISSN: 1662-8985

Yinka-Banjo, C.O.; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. (2012)
AUTONOMOUS MULTI-ROBOT BEHAVIOURS FOR SAFETY INSPECTION UNDER THE CONSTRAINTS OF UNDERGROUND MINE TERRAINS
Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal;
(ISSN 1992-8424) 7(5)
pp 1316 - 1328
View/download link: ISSN: 1992-8424

Bagula A.; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Zennaro M.. (2010)
On the Relevance of Using Bayesian Belief Networks In Wireless Sensor Networks Situation Recognition
MDPI International Journal of Intelligent Sensors,
( (ISI journal) ) 10(12)
pp 11001-11020
View/download link: ISSN: 1424-8220

Potgieter, A.; April, K., A.; Cooke R., J., E.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2009)
Temporality in Link Prediction: Understanding Social Complexity
International Journal of Emergence: Complexity and Organization, E:CO.,
(Scopus Indexed) 11 (1),
pp 83-96
View/download link: ISSN: 1521-3250

Conference proceedings

Owoade, A.A.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2016)
Resilience and survivability of ATM node-node network failures using ant colony swarm intelligent modelling
Proceedings of SAI Computing Conference
London, United Kingdom
978-1-4673-8460-5, IEEE
pp 165-172
View/download link: DHET

S. Malange; K.Ngassam; Osunmakinde, I.O.; S. Ojo. (2015)
Methodology for Improving Data Quality Management in South African Government Departments
IEEE IST Africa 2015
Lilongwe Malawi, 6-8 May 2015
Proceedings of the IEEE IST Africa 2015
View/download link: 978-1-905824-50-2

T. Mayayise; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2015)
Robustness of Computational Intelligent Assuarance Models When Assessing e-Commerce Sites
Proceedings of the Information Security for South Africa (ISSA 2015) Conference
Gauteg, South Africa
978-1-4799-7754-3/IEEE
View/download link: DHET

Osunmakinde, I.O.; Mayayise, T. . (2014)
A Learning Structure of E-Commerce Assurance Revealing Hidden ICT Topics in Cyber World
Proceedings of the 43rd Conference of the Southern African Computer Lecturers’ Association (SACLA) “ICT Education in the Cyber World” (SACLA 2014)
Port-Elizabeth, South Africa
ISBN: 978 - 1 - 920508 – 34 - 0
pp 125 - 134

Vikash Ramharuk ; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2014)
Cloud Robotics: A Framework Towards Cloud-enabled Multi-robotics Survivability
In proceedings of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT 2014) conference
Gauteng, South Africa
ACM ISBN: 978-1-4503-3246-0
pp 82 - 92

Yinka-Banjo, C.O.; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula A.. . (2014)
Multi-robot Systems: A Cooperative Behaviour and Performance Evaluations for Mine Safety Inspections
In proceedings of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT 2014) conference
Gauteng, South Africa
ACM ISBN: 978-1-4503-3246-0
pp 241 - 250

Matobobo, C.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2014)
A COMPARATIVE MARKET BASKET ANALYSIS FOR CENTRALIZED RETAIL ENTERPRISES USING THE ANN AND AR MODELS
In the Proceedings of the 26th Annual SAIMS Conference, Contemporary Management in Theory and Practice
Riverside Resort, Vanberbijlpark, South Africa
ISBN: 978-0-86970-784-5
pp 32 - 43

Isafiade, O; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. (2013)
Autonomous Robots’ Visual Perception in Underground Terrains using Statistical Region Merging
International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing
Johannesburg, South Africa
WASET, eISSN: 2010-3778.
pp 1041 – 1048, issue 76,

Ndombo, D.; Ojo, S.; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Phasha, N.. (2013)
Evidence of Dyslexia in Special Schools in South Africa and a Proposal of Assistive Technology
8th International Conference of IST-Africa, ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility,
Nairobi, Kenya
IIMC, LTD, ISBN: 978-1-905824-38-0
pp R80_5614

Ndombo, M.D.; Ojo, S.; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2013)
The Evidence of Phonological Dyslexia and Technology Intervention: Preliminary Study in Special Schools in South Africa
In Proceedings of the IEEE Pan African International Conference on Information Science, Computing and Telecommunications (PACT)
Luzaka, Zambia
ISBN: 978-0-9872129-2-4
pp 1-6

Mayayise, T. ; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2013)
A Compliant Assurance Model for Assessing the Trustworthiness of Cloud-based E-Commerce Systems.
In Proceedings of the Information Security for South Africa (ISSA 2013)
Johannesburg, South Africa
ISBN: 978-1-4799-0809-7

Esan, O.A., ; Ngwira, S.M. ; Osunmakinde, I.O.. (2013)
Bimodal Biometrics for Financial Infrastructure Security
In Proceedings of the Information Security for South Africa (ISSA 2013)
Johannesburg, South Africa
ISBN: 978-1-4799-0809-7

Falola, O., ; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. (2012)
A Comparative Drivability Analysis for Autonomous Robots in Underground Mines Using the Entropy and SRM Models.
In proceedings of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT 2012) conference
Gauteng, South Africa
ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1308-7.
pp 31 - 40

Umoru, E., ; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Ngwira S.. (2012)
On the relevance of a dynamic system and cloud-based security framework for EHR systems,
In proceedings of the IASTED international conference on health informatics
Botswana
ACTA press, ISBN: 978-0-88986-929-5
pp 347 - 354


Book/chapters

Esan, O.A; Osunmakinde, I.O.; S. M. Ngwira. Performance Evaluation of Fingerprint Biometrics Systems for e-Business Access Control, e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries
2015
Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST), Springer International Publishing
pp Volume 147, pp 269-281
ISBN: 978-3-319-16885-2

C.F. Lukhele; E.K. Ngassam; Osunmakinde, I.O.. A Framework for Measuring the Value of Enterprise Architecture in South African Telecommunications Organizations, e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries
2015
Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST), Springer International Publishing
pp Volume 147, pp 282-292
ISBN: 978-3-319-16885-2

Osunmakinde, I.O.. Multi-Robot Coordination, In Raol J.R. et al. (Eds.): Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2012
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
USA
pp 271 - 280
ISBN: 9781439863008

Osunmakinde, I.O.; Yinka-Banjo, C.O.; Bagula, A.. Investigating the Use of Bayesian Network and k-NN Models to Develop Behaviours for Autonomous Robots, In Raol J.R. et al. (Eds.): Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2012
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
USA
pp 751 - 764
ISBN: 9781439863008

Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. Emergent Future Situation Awareness: A Temporal Probabilistic Reasoning in the Absence of Domain Experts, In M. Kolehmainen et al. (Eds.): Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms
2009
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Volume 5495
pp 340-349
ISBN: 978-3-642-04920-0

Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. Supporting Scalable Bayesian Networks Using Configurable Discretizer Actuators, In M. Kolehmainen et al. (Eds.): Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms
2009
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Volume 5495
pp 323-332
ISBN: 978-3-642-04920-0

Balikuddembe, J., K.,; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. Software Project Profitability Analysis Using Temporal Probabilistic Reasoning - an Empirical Study with the CASSE Framework, In T.-k. Kim, T.-h. Kim, A. Kiumi (Eds.):
2009
Security Technology, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Volume 29
pp 138-150
ISBN: 978-3-642-10239-4

Balikuddembe, J., K; Osunmakinde, I.O.; Bagula, A.. Software Project Profitability Analysis Using Temporal Probabilistic Reasoning - an Empirical Study with the CASSE Framework
2009
Security Technology, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
pp 138-150
ISBN: 978-3-642-10239-4