PUBLISHED WORK

The Fruits of Our Labor

 

AN AGENT-BASED SIMULATION MODEL FOR ELDANA SACCHARINA WALKER

2018

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

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SPATIO-TEMPORAL MODEL FOR WATER HYACINTH BIOLOGICAL CONTROL STRATEGIES

2017

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.

SIMULATION MODELLING AS A DECISION SUPPORT IN DEVELOPING A STERILE INSECT-INHERITED STERILITY RELEASE STRATEGY FOR ELDANA SACCHARINA (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE)

2016

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.

THE ROLE OF HETEROGENEOUS AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPES IN THE SUPPRESSION OF PEST SPECIES FOLLOWING RANDOM WALK DISPERSAL PATTERNS

2015

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.

AN AGENT-BASED SIMULATION MODEL DESCRIBING THE LEK MATING OF E. SACCHARINA

2015

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

PREREQUISITES FOR THE DESIGN OF AN AGENT-BASED MODEL FOR SIMULATING THE POPULATION DYNAMICS OF ELDANA SACCHARINA WALKER

2014

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

A REACTION-DIFFUSION MODEL FOR THE CONTROL OF ELDANA IN SUGARCANE USING THE STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE

2013

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.

MODELLING THE EFFECTS OF THE STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE APPLIED TO ELDANA SACCHARINA WALKER IN SUGARCANE

2012

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

 

AN AGENT-BASED SIMULATION APPROACH TOWARDS MODELLING THE POPULATION DYNAMICS OF ELDANA SACCHARINA WALKER

2016

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

APPLICATION OF LSTM NEURAL NETWORKDS TO WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE LAKE CHAD BASIN

In progress - final year

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

MASTERS THESES

 

AN AGENT-BASED SIMULATION MODELLING APPROACH TO ASSESSING VARIOUS REFUGE STRATEGIES IN BT SUGARCANE

2019

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

A HEURISTIC APPROACH FOR SOLVING THE DETERMINISTIC AND STOCHASTIC AIR CREW PAIRING PROBLEM

2018

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

META-HEURISTIC APPROACHES TO PORTFOLIO OPTIMISATION

2017

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

A SPATIO-TEMPORAL MODEL FOR IMPROVING BIOLOGICAL CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR WATER HYACINTH

2016

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

A CELLULAR AUTOMATON FOR IMPROVING SUGARCANE FIELD LAYOUTS FOR PEST CONTROL

In progress - final year

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

OPTIMAL REFUGIA PLANNING IN A BT-SUGARCANE SCENARIO

In progress - final year

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

A SIMULATION AND NETWORK MODELLING APPROACH FOR EMERGENCY FACILITY LOCATION DURING EPIDEMIC RELIEVE

In progress - 1st year

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

HONOURS RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

A COMBINED RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND EPIDEMIC MODEL TO EVALUATE UAV VACCINE DELIVERY AND TEAM ALLOCATION STRATEGIES FOR MEASLES OUTBREAK RESPONSE

2019

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

A DISCRETE EVENT SIMULATION MODEL OF AN OUTPATIENT CLINIC IN THE WESTERN CAPE

2018

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

AN ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODEL FOR REFUGIA PLANNING IN A BT-SUGARCANE SCENARIO

2018

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

A SYSTEMS DYNAMICS APPROACH FOR INVESTIGATING INTERVENTION STRATEGIES FOR THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

2017

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

DOCTOR SCHEDULING IN THE KARL BREMER EMERGENCY CENTRE

2015

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

PORTFOLIO SELECTION FROM THE JSE TOP 40 USING MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY

2015

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

MODELLING BIOLOGICAL CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR WATER HYACINTH

2014

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

MODELLING PREDATOR-PREY INTERACTIONS WITH CELLULAR AUTOMATA

2014

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

COMPARING STRATEGIES OF PLAY FOR THE BOARD GAME RISK

2014

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

A SIMULATION OF THE DUCK FARM'S ABATTOIR

2014

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

THE SENSITIVITY OF AN ASSET ALLOCATION: ADJUSTING FOR CHANGES

2013

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

OPTIMISING PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION

2013

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

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