PUBLISHED WORK

The Fruits of Our Labor

2018

An agent-based simulation model for Eldana saccharina Walker

Van Vuuren BJ, Potgieter L & Van Vuuren JH, An agent-based simulation model of Eldana saccharina Walker, Natural Resource Modeling, 2017;00:e12153. https://doi.org/10.1111/nrm.12153

2017

The development of a spatio-temporal model for water hyacinth biological control strategies

Van Schalkwyk H, Potgieter L, Hui C, 2017, The development of a spatio-temporal model for water hyacinth biological control strategies, Mathematical and Computational Forestry and Natural-Resource Sciences, 9(1), pp.30-42.

2016

Simulation modelling as a decision support in developing a sterile insect-inherited sterility release strategy for Eldana saccharina (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Potgieter L, Van Vuuren JH & Conlong DE, 2016, Simulation modelling as a decision support in developing a sterile insect-inherited sterility release strategy for Eldana saccharina (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), Florida Entomologist, 99, pp.13-22.

2015

The role of heterogeneous agricultural landscapes in the suppression of pest species following random walk dispersal patterns

Potgieter L, Van Vuuren JH & Conlong DE, 2015, The role of heterogeneous agricultural landscapes in the suppression of pest species following random walk dispersal patterns, Ecological Modelling, 306, pp 240-246.

2015

An agent-based simulation model describing the lek mating of E. saccharina

Van Vuuren BJ, Potgieter L & Van Vuuren JH, 2015, An agent-based simulation model describing the lek mating of E. saccharina, Proceedings of 2015 ORSSA Annual Conference, Johannesburg, pp.1-11

2014

Prerequisites for the design of an agent-based model for simulating the population dynamics of Eldana saccharina Walker

Van Vuuren BJ, Potgieter L & Van Vuuren JH, 2014, Prerequisites for the design of an agent-based model for simulating the population dynamics of Eldana saccharina Walker, Proceedings of the 2014 ORSSA Annual Conference, Parys, pp.62-70

2013

A reaction-diffusion model for the control of Eldana in sugarcane using the sterile insect technique

Potgieter L, Van Vuuren JH & Conlong DE, 2013, A reaction-diffusion model for the control of Eldana saccharina Walker in sugarcane using the sterile insect technique, Ecological Modelling, 250, pp.319-328.

2012

Modelling the effects of the sterile insect technique applied to Eldana saccharina Walker in sugarcane

Potgieter L, Van Vuuren JH & Conlong DE, 2012, Modelling the effects of the sterile insect technique applied to Eldana saccharina Walker in sugarcane, ORiON, 28(2), pp.59-84.

 

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS

2020

Application of Long Short-TermMemory artificial neural networks to forecast water supply anddemand in the Lake Chad Basin

Noé Caréme Fouotsa Manfouo, PhD (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter
Co-supervisor: Hannelie Nel

2016

An agent-based simulation approach towards modelling the population dynamics of Eldana saccharina Walker

Brian van Vuuren, PhD (Industrial Engineering)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter
Co-supervisors: Jan van Vuuren and James Bekker

 

MASTERS THESES

IN PROGRESS

A cellular automaton for improving sugarcane field layouts for pest control

Pieter de Wet, MCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2019

An agent-based simulation modelling approach to assessing various refuge strategies in Bt sugarcane

Dirk Johannes Human, MCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2019

A simulation model of an Ebola epidemic to investigate the effectiveness of intervention strategies on

Kyle van Heerden, MSc (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2018

A heuristic approach for solving the deterministic and stochastic air crew pairing problem

Thloni Masipa, MSc (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter
Co-supervisor: Mapundi Banda (UP)

2017

Meta-heuristic approaches to portfolio optimisation

Bryce Senekal, MCom (Quantitative Management)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2016

A spatio-temporal model for improving biological control strategies for water hyacinth

Heléne van Schalkwyk, MCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter
Co-supervisor: Cang Hui

 

HONOURS RESEARCH PROJECTS

2019

A combined resource allocation and epidemic model to evaluate UAV vaccine delivery and team allocation strategies for measles outbreak response

Dean Michael Matter, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2018

A discrete event simulation model of an outpatient clinic in the Western Cape

Annelie Wessels, HonsBCom (Quantitative Management)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2018

An ordinary differential equation model for refugia planning in a Bt-sugarcane scenario

Mashoto Maselela, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2017

A systems dynamics approach for investigating intervention strategies for the Ebola virus disease

Kyle van Heerden, HonsBSc (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2015

Doctor scheduling in the Karl Bremer Emergency Centre

Candice Muller, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2015

Portfolio selection from the JSE Top 40 using modern portfolio theory

Gillian Toplis, HonsBCom (Quantitative Management)
Supervisors: Hannelie Nel & Linke Potgieter

2014

Modelling biological control strategies for water hyacinth

Helene van Schalkwyk, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2014

Modelling predator-prey interactions with cellular automata

Dirk Human, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2014

Comparing strategies of play for the board game Risk

Pieter de Wet, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisors: Linke Potgieter & Cobus Potgieter

2014

A simulation of The Duck Farm's abattoir

Kimberley Bailey, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisors: Linke Potgieter & Cobus Potgieter

2013

The sensitivity of an asset allocation: adjusting for changes

Lehlohonolo Thloni Masipa, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

2013

Optimising portfolio construction

Chanwyn Williams, HonsBCom (Operations Research)
Supervisor: Linke Potgieter

 

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