Dr C. Thokozani Shongwe

Publications

  1. T Shongwe, TG Swart, HC Ferreira and Tran van Trung, “Good Synchronization Sequences for Permutation Codes,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 60, no. 5, May 2012, pp. 1204-1208.
  2. AR Ndjiongue, T Shongwe and HC Ferreira, “Closed-Form BER expressions for HSV based MPSK-CSK Systems,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol 21, no. 5, pp. 1023-1026, May 2017, ISSN: 1089-7798, Online ISSN: 1558-2558, DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2017.2662201.
  3. T Shongwe, AJH Vinck and HC Ferreira “Application of Symbol Avoidance in Reed-Solomon Codes to Improve their Synchronization,” Springer Telecommunication Systems Journal, Vol. 63, no.1, pp. 77-88, September 2016, ISSN:  1018-4864.
  4. AR Ndjiongue, T Shongwe, HC Ferreira, TMN Ngatched and AJ Han Vinck, “PSK to CSK Mapping for Hybrid Systems Involving the Radio Frequency and the Visible Spectrum, Springer Telecommunication Systems, , Vol. 64, no. 1,  173-192, January 2016, ISSN:1018-4864.
  5. T Shongwe, AJ Han Vinck and HC Ferreira, “A Study on Impulse Noise and its Models”, SAIEE Africa Research Journal, Vol. 106, no. 3.p-119-131, September 2015, ISSN: 1991-1696
  6. VN Papilaya, TC Shongwe, AJ Han Vinck and HC Ferreira, “Selected Subcarriers QPSK-OFDM Transmission Schemes to Combat Frequency Disturbances,” Proceedings of the IEEE ISPLC International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, 27-30 Mar 2012, Beijing, China, ISBN 978-1-4673-0361-3/12, pp. 200-205.
  7. T Shongwe, VN Papilaya, AJ Han Vinck and HC Ferreira, “Narrow-band Interference Model for OFDM for Powerline Communications,” Proceedings of the IEEE ISPLC 2013 17th International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Johannesburg, South Africa, 24 – 27 March, 2013, ISBN 978-1-4673-6016-6/13, pp. 268-272.
  8. T Shongwe, HC Ferreira and AJ Han Vinck, Reducing the Probability of Sync-word False Acquisition with Reed- Solomon Codes”, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference, Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM), August 27-29 2013, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, ISBN 1555-5798 159-164.
  9. T Shongwe, AJ Han Vinck and HC Ferreira, “On Impulse Noise and its Models, Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Glasgow, Scotland, March 30 – April 2 2014, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, ISBN 978-1-4799-4961-8/14, pp. 12-17
  10. T Shongwe, H C Ferreira, A J Han Vinck, “Broadband and Narrow‐Band Noise Modeling in Powerline Communications” Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Jun 2015, pp.1-18. Online ISBN: 9780471346081​- Online (DOI):  10.1002/047134608X.W8289.
  11. T Shongwe, AJH Vinck and HC Ferreira, “The Effects of Periodic Impulsive Noise on OFDM,” 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Austin, TX US, IEEE ISPLC 2015, March 29 to April 1 2015, ISBN  978-1-4799-8413-8/15  189-194
  12. AR Ndjiongue, T Shongwe, HC Ferreira, TM Ngatched and AJ Han Vinck, “Cascaded PLC-VLC Channel Using OFDM and CSK Techniques”,​ In IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), ISBN 978-1-4799-5951-8, pp. 1-6, December . 6-10 2015, San Diego, CA, USA (Published 2016)
  13. AR Ndjiongue, T Shongwe and HC Ferreira, “Inter-Building PLC-VLC Integration Based on PSK and CSK Techniques”, in Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Bottrop, Germany, March 20-23, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4673-6643-4/16, pp. 31-36.
  14. SM Nlom, AR Ndjiongue, K Ouahada, HC Ferreira, AJ Han Vinck and T Shongwe, “A Simplistic Channel Model for Cascaded PLC-VLC Systems,“ in Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Madrid, Spain, 3-5 APRIL 2017, ISBN 1570322233, 1-6.
  15. TO Sanya, T Shongwe, AJ Han Vinck and HC Ferreira, “Impedance Analysis of a Power Line Distribution Network Using Short-Time Fourier Transform,” in Proceedings the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications, Madrid, Spain, April 3-5, 2017, ISBN 1570322233, pp. 1-6.
  16. T Samakande, T Shongwe, AS de Beer and HC Ferreira, “The Effect of Coupling Circuits on Impulsive Noise in Power Line Communication,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications (IEEE ISPLC 2018), 08-11 April 2018,  Manchester, United Kingdom
  17. TC Shongwe, TG Swart and HC Ferreira, “Good Synchronization Sequences for Permutation Trellis Codes, “Proceedings of IEEE African Winter School on Information Theory and Communications, Kruger National Park, South Africa, June 1-4, 2010, pp. 25.
  18. TC Shongwe, U Speidel, TG Swart, and HC Ferreira, “The Effect of Hamming Distances on Permutation Codes for Multiuser Communication in the Power Line Communications Channel”, Proceedings of the IEEE Africon 2011 Conference, Zambia, September 13-15, 2011, ISBN 978-1-61284-991-1, NF-005347, published on cd, 5 pages.
  19. T Shongwe and HC Ferreira, “Multiple Access with Distance Preserving Mappings for Permutation Codes,” Proceedings of the IEEE Africon 2013 Conference, Mauritius, 9-12th September, 2013, ISBN 978-1-4673-5943-6/13, pp. 392-396.
  20. Ogunyanda, AD Familua, TG Swart, HC Ferreira, L Cheng and T Shongwe “Evaluation and Implementation of Cyclic Permutation Coding for Power Line Communications”, 2014 IEEE 6th International Conference On Adaptive Science & Technology, October 29 – 31, 2014, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, ISBN 978-1-4799-4998-4/14, 1-7.
  21. U Speidel, A Gulliver, TC Shongwe, “Multicarrier Error Correction using T-codes”, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, August 23-26, 2011, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, ISBN 978-1-4577-0253-2/11 pp. 877 -880.
  22. T Shongwe, U. Speidel, T. G. Swart and HC Ferreira, “The effect of hamming distances on permutation codes for multiuser communication in the power line communications channel,” in Proceedings of IEEE AFRICON, Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia, September 13-15, 2011, pp. 1-5.
  23. T Shongwe, VN Papilaya and AJ Han Vinck, “Narrow-band Interference Model for OFDM Systems for Power-line Communications,” 6th WorkShop on Power Line Communications (WSPLC 12), Rome, Italy, September 20-21, 2012, presented.
  24. T Shongwe and AJ Han Vinck, “Interleaving and Nulling to Combat Narrow-band Interference in PLC Standard Technologies PLC G3 and PRIME,” IEEE ISPLC 2013, IEEE 17th International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications,  Johannesburg, South Africa, 24 – 27 March, 2013, ISBN 978-1-4673-6016-6/13, pp. 258-262.
  25. T Shongwe, VN Papilaya and AJH Vinck, “Narrow-band Interference Model for OFDM Systems for Powerline Communications,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 24-27, 2013, pp. 268-272.
  26. T Shongwe and AJH Vinck, “Reed-Solomon Code Symbol Avoidance,” SAIEE Africa Research Journal, vol. 105, no. 1, pp. 13-19, March 2014. ISSN 1991 1696.
  27. T Shongwe and A.J. Han Vinck“ Broadband and Narrow-band Noise Modelling in Powerline Communications,  Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  28. T Shongwe, “Analysis of the Probability of Sync-Words in Reed-Solomon Codes,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 36-39, January 2017.