Prof. Hendrik C. Ferreira (late)

Publications in Journals
 

AR Ndjiongue and HC Ferreira, “Hybrid Trellis Coded Modulation (HTCM) for Visible Light Communications”, IET Communications, IET Communications, Vol.13, Issue 1, pp. 85-92, 2019.

AR Ndjiongue, TMN Ngatched(non) and HC Ferreira, “APSK-CSK Systems based on Kite and Color Wheel Constructions,” IEEE Systems Journal, 3 Sept 2019, Vol 13, No.3, pp. 2396-2407.

AR Ndjiongue and HC Ferreira, “Power Line Communications: More than 20 years of intense research, “Wiley Transactions of Emerging Telecommunications Technology, 2019, pp 1-23. DOI: 10.1002/ett.3575.

E. Esenogho, EN Mambou, TG Swart and HC Ferreira, "Binary balanced codes approaching capacity," Journal of Communications, Vol. 14, No. 11, pp. 1104-1109, Nov. 2019, Scopus-Elsevier, USA, ISSS:1796-2021.

E Esenogho, EN Mambou and HC Ferreira “On the improvement of the Knuth’s Redundancy Algorithm for Balancing Codes” Journal of Communications) Scopus-Elsevier, USA. JCM Vol. 14, No. 12, pp. 1147-1154,     Dec. 2019. ISSN: 1796-2021.

F Palunčić (Non), BT Maharaj  (Non) and HC Ferreira, "Variable- and fixed-length balanced runlength-limited codes based on a Knuth-like balancing method," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 7045 – 7066, Nov. 2019.

EN Mambou, E Esenogho and HC Ferreira, "Improving the redundancy of Knuth's Balancing algorithm Scheme for Packet Transmission Systems", Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, July 2019, Vol 27, Issue 4, pp. 2579-2589, doi:10.3906/elk-1810-112, ISSN:1300-063.

AR Ndjiongue & HC Ferreira, ”On the Outage Probability of a CSK Transmission in Indoor VLC (WCL2018-1110),” Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,  pp. 1-15, Jun. 2019.

AR Ndjiongue, TMN Ngatched and HC Ferreira, "On the Indoor VLC Link Evaluation Based on the Rician K-Factor," in IEEE Communications Letters. VOL. 22, No. 11, pp. 25230-25239, November 2018.

AR Ndjiongue and HC Ferreira, “An Overview of Outdoor Visible Light Communications," in Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. Vol. 29, pp.1-15, June 2018.

PJ van Rensburg, AJ Snyders and HC Ferreira, “Modeling of Coupling Diversity for Extra-Low Voltage Power-Line Networked LED Lighting in Smart Buildings" Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 6 Issue. 3  pp. 1224 - 1234, 2018. 

E Esenogho and EN Mambou, HC Ferreira “Evaluation of Handover Exchange Schemes Between Two Cognitive Radio Base Stations with and without Buffers” International Journal of Electronic and Telecommunications, Scopus-Elsevier, Germany Vol.64, no.4,  pp.513-518, 2018.

E Esenogho, EN Mambou and HC Ferreira “Integrating Two Queuing Regime into Cognitive Radio Channel Aggregation Policies: A Performance Evaluation” Vol.64, no.4, 2018, pp.519-525, International Journal of Electronic and Telecommunications Scopus-Elsevier, Germany, 2018.

D Smith, TG Swart, Khaled AS Abdel-Ghaffar, HC Ferreira and L Cheng, “Interleaved Constrained Codes with Markers Correcting Bursts of Insertions or Deletions,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol 21, no. 4, pp. 702-705, Jan 2017.

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.

AR Ndjiongue, HC Ferreira and TMN Ngatched, “Closed-Form SER Expression for APSK Based on the Kite Structure,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 2182-2185, October 2017.

PKM Nkwari, S SINHA and HC Ferreira “Through-the-wall radar imaging: A review”, IETE Technical Review, Taylor & Francis, 21 September 2017, pp.1-8.

AR Ndjiongue, HC Ferreira, J Song, F Yang and L Cheng, “Hybrid PLC-VLC Channel Model and Spectral Estimation Using a Non-Parametric Approach,” Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (TETE), Vol. 28, no. 12, pp. e3224 December 2017.

K Ogunyanda, AD Familua, TG Swart, HC Ferreira, and L Cheng, “Evaluation of mixed permutation codes in PLC channels, using Hamming distance profile" Springer Telecommunication Systems Journal, Vol. 65, no.1, pp.169-179, May 2017.

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.

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,  pp.1-20, May 2016.

PA Janse Van Rensburg, MP Sibanda and HC Ferreira, “Integrated Impedance-Matching Coupler for Smart Building and Other Power-Line Communications Application, “IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 30, no.2, pp. 949-956, April 2015.

 

TRANSACTIONS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS / SAIEE RESEARCH IN AFRICA JOURNAL (SOUTH AFRICA)

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, September 2015.

OM Longe, K Ouahada, HC Ferreira, and S Rimer, “Consumer Preference Electricity Usage Plan for Demand Side Management in the Smart Grid,” SAIEE Research Journal, Vol. 108 no.4, pp.174-183, December 2017.

OA Akinlabi, BS Paul, MK Joseph, and HC Ferreira, “A pricing policy to mitigate interference management in Femtocells network,” Proceedings in International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering (IJCTE), ICCTS, pp. 181-186,  June 2015, ISSN: 1793-8201, http://www.iccts.org/

AD Abioye, M Joseph and HC Ferreira ,”Comparative study of 3G and 4GLTE network” Journal of Advances in Computer Networks (JACN), Vol. 3 no. 3, pp. 247-250, April 2015, ISSN - 1793-8244.

 

Publications in Conference Proceedings

 

AR Ndjiongue, Telex MN Ngatched and  HC Ferreira, “AF Cooperative VLC Communication Systems  Cascaded Channel Analysis”, To be submitted to IEEE ICC, Shanghai, China,, 20-24 May 2019.

AR Ndjiongue, T MN Ngatched, and HC Ferreira, " Access Telecommunication Systems using VLC Technology: Cascaded LD-LED Channel Analysis," Proceedings of 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 9-13 December 2018, pp. 1-6.

AS de Beer, A Sheri, and HC Ferreira, “Channel Frequency Response for a Low Voltage Indoor Cable Up to 1GHz,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications (IEEE ISPLC 2018), 08-11 April 2018, pp. 1-6, Manchester, United Kingdom.

AS de Beer, A Sheri, and HC Ferreira, “Influence of Cable Selection on Channel Frequency Response for Low Voltage Indoor Cables,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications, IEEE ISPLC 2018, 08-11 April 2018, pp. 1-6, Manchester, United Kingdom.

FN Igboamalu, AS de Beer, HC Ferreira and AJ Han Vinck, “Hybrid Contact PLC at 2.45GHz Inside Multi-Story Building,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications, IEEE ISPLC 2018, 08-11 April 2018, pp.1-5 , Manchester, United Kingdom .

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,  pp. 1-5, Manchester, United Kingdom.

TC Shongwe, TG Swart and HC Ferreira, “Distance-Preserving Mapping with Euclidean Distance for 4-Ary PAM”,  July 2018 11th IEEE/IET International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP) Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1-6.

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,  pp. 1-6.

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.

SM Nlom, K Ouahada, AR Ndjiongue and HC Ferreira, “Evaluation of the SFSK-OOK Integrated PLC-VLC System Under the Influence of Sunlight,” 2017 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC): Wireless and Mobile Communications and Networking, Marrakech, Morocco, 18-20 May 2017, pp. 1-5.

D Musarerwa, K Ouahada and HC Ferreira, “Error Correction Enhancement with Interleavers for DC free codes,” 2017 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC): Wireless and Mobile Communications and Networking, Marrakech, Morocco, 18-20 May 2017, pp. 1-5.

AR Ndjiongue , HC Ferreira & Telex MN Ngatched “Constellation Design for Cascaded MPSK-CSK Systems, “ in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2017, WS01-The 3rd Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (OWC), 21-25 May 2017, Paris , France, ISBN 978-1-5090-1525-2,  pp. 135-140.

S Aziz, MK Joseph and HC Ferreira, “A Model for Cloud-Based Large Scale Smart Grid Technologies”, 17th IEEE International Conference on Environmental and Electrical Engineering  (2017 IEEE EEEIC) and I&CPS Europe Conference, 6-9 June 2017, Milan, Italy, ISBN 978-1-5386-3917-7, pp. 1-8.

A Sheri, AS De Beer, S Padmanaban, A  Emleh and HC Ferreira, "Characterization of a power line cable for channel frequency response — Analysis and investigation," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and 2017 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe (EEEIC / I&CPS Europe), Milan, Italy, 2017, ISBN 978-1-5386-3917-7, pp. 1-4.

OM Longe, Khmaies Ouahada, S. Rimer, A. N. Harutyunyan and H. C. Ferreira “Distributed Demand Side Management with Battery Storage for Smart Home Energy Scheduling,” MPDI, Sustainability, January 17, 2017, pp.1-13.

OM  Longe, K Ouahada, S. Rimer, HC Ferreira and AJ Han Vinck, “Distributed Optimisation Algorithm for Demand Side Management in a Grid-Connected Smart Microgrid,” MPDI, Sustainability June 22, 2017, pp.1-16.

A Emleh, AS de Beer, L Cheng, HC Ferreira and AJ Han Vinck, “An Overview of Colour LED & CFL Lighting Interference on the Low Voltage PLC Network,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, Barcelona, Spain, July 5-7, 2017, pp. 220 – 224.

AS de Beer, A Emleh, HC Ferreira and A J Han Vinck, “Influence of LED Tubes on the Throughput of an Indoor Broadband PLC Channel,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, Barcelona, Spain, July 5-7, 2017, pp. 251 – 254.

A Emleh, AS De Beer, HC Ferreira & AJ Han Vinck,  “Noise Generated By Modern Lamps and the Influence on the Smart-Grid Communication Network”, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Miami, USA, 2-5 November 2015, ISBN 978-1-4673-8288-5 , pp. 7-12.

AS de Beer, FN Igboamalu, A Sheri, HC Ferreira & AJ Han Vinck, ‘Contactless Power Line Communications at 2.45GHz”, 2016 International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications,  ISPLC 2016, Bottrop, Germany, 20-23 March, ISBN 978-1-4673-6643-4/16, pp.42-45 DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2016.7476273.

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.

EN Mambou, SM Nlom, TG Swart, K Ouahada, AR Ndjiongue, and HC Ferreira, "Monitoring of the Medication Distribution and the Refrigeration Temperature in a Pharmacy Based on Internet of Things (IoT) Technology," Proceedings of the 18th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, IEEE proceedings Melecon 2016, April 18-20, ISBN 978-1-5090-0058-6/16, pp. 1-5

EN Mambou, GM Yamga, J Meyer and HC Ferreira, ''Development of a Helium Gas Balloon Flying System for Aerial Photographing and Observation,” 2016 8th IEEE International Conference on Communication Software and Networks, Beijing, China, June 4-6, 2016, ISBN978-1-5090-1781-2/16, pp.681-685

S Jordaan, PA Janse van Rensburg, AS de Beer, HC Ferreira and AJ Han Vinck,  “A Preliminary Investigation of the UHF Properties of LV Cable for WiFi Over Power Line Communications", presented at the 19th 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,  pp. 35-40.

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  pp. 189-194.

ZW Swana, PA Janse van Rensburg and HC Ferreira,  “Is Resistive Coupling Feasible for the Reception of Power-Line Communications Data?”, 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,  pp. 47-52.

A Emleh, A De Beer, HC Ferreira and Han Vinck, “The Influence of High Pressure Sodium Lamps on the Power Line Communications Channel”, presented at 19th 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,  pp. 172-177.

AD Familua, AR Ndjiongue, K Ogunyanda, L Cheng, HC Ferreira and TG Swart, 'A Semi-Hidden Markov Modeling of a Low Complexity FSK-OOK In-House PLC and VLC Integration”, 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications, Austin, TX USA, IEEE ISPLC 2015, March 29 to April 1 2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-8413-8/15, pp. 199-204.

PKM Nkwari, S Rimer , BS Paul and HC Ferreira“ Heterogeneous Wireless Network Based on Wi-Fi and ZigBee for Cattle Monitoring”, IST-Africa 2015, Lilongwe, Malawi, 5-8 May, ISBN 978-4-905824-51-9,  pp. 1-9.

OA Akinlabi, BS Paul, M Joseph and HC Ferreira, “Economic Value of Femtocell Networks for Mobile Solution”, International Multi-conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2015), March 18-20, 2015 in Hong Kong, IAENG, ISBN: 978-988-19253-9-8, Vol II, pp.610 - 614.

OA Akinlabi, BS Paul, M Joseph and HC Ferreira, “Indoor Communication: Femtocell Behaviour in an Indoor Environment”, International Multi-conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2015 (IMECS 2015) in Hong Kong.  Published by IAENG, ISBN: 978-988-19253-2-9, pp. 546-549. (http://www.iaeng.org/IMECS2015/registration.html)

OA Akinlabi, BS Paul, M Joseph and HC Ferreira “Overview of Interference Management Techniques in Femtocell Networks: Challenges and Approach”, 2015 2nd International Conference on Communication Technology (ICCT 2015)  Melbourne, Australia. ICCT 2015, published by WIT Transactions on Information and Communication Technologies, ISSN: 1743- 3517, Indexed by EI Compendex and ISTP. pp. 28-34.  http://www.witpress.com/elibrary/wit-transactions-on-information-and-communication-technologies.

 A Emleh, AS De Beer, HC Ferreira & AJ Han Vinck, “On Mecury Vapor Lamps and Their Effect on the Smart-Grid PLC Channel”, Applied Measurements for Power Systems (AMPS), 2015 IEEE International Workshop on Applied Measurements for Power Systems, Aachen, Germany, 22 – 25 September 2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-9998-9/15,  pp.78-83.

OM Longe, K Ouahada, S Rimer and HC Ferreira, "Optimization of Energy Expenditure in Smart Homes under Time-of-Use Pricing," accepted for publication in proceedings of IEEE ISGT-Asia 2015, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2015, ISBN 978-1-5090-1237-4/15, pp. 1-6.

SM Nhlom, S Chinnapen, K Ouahada, AR Ndjiongue, HC Ferreira and R Martinez, “Coexistence of IEEE 802.15.4 in a Practical Implementation of a Wireless Smart Home Environment (WSHE) for Appliances Control, Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), DOI: 10.1109/ISC2.2015.7366229,  ISBN  978-1-4673-6552-9/15, pp. 1-6.

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.

AS de Beer,  A Emleh and HC Ferreira, “ Identification of PLC Channel Noise from DC-to-DC Converters with Input Rectification”, IEEE Africon-2019, 25-27th September 2019, Accra, Ghana, page numbers to be assigned by IEEE Xplore.

R Heymann, TG Swart, and HC Ferreira, “Investigating a Visible Light Communication Channel with an LED Transmitter and a Smartphone Receiver”, Proceedings of the IEEE Africon 2017 Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 13-15, 2017, ISBN 978-1-61284-991-1, pages numbers to be assigned by IEEE Xplore .

R Heymann, TG Swart, and HC Ferreira, ”Codebreakers: Designing and developing a serious game for the teaching of Information Theory”, Proceedings of the IEEE Africon 2017 Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September, 13-15, 2017, ISBN 978-1-61284-991-1, page numbers to be assigned by IEEE Xplore.

OM Longe, K Ouahada, S Rimer, H Zhu and HC Ferreira, “Effective Energy Consumption Scheduling in Smart Homes,” IEEE Africon, 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-7498-6/15, pp. 1-5.

AR Ndjiongue, HC Ferreira and AJ Han Vinck , "Segmental Analysis of the Transmission in CSK Systems Based on the Euclidean Distance", in IEEE AFRICON 2015,  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-7492-4/15, pp. 1-5.

CONTRIBUTIONS IN BOOKS (INTERNATIONAL)

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.

AR Ndjiongue, HC Ferreira and TMN Ngatched, “Visible Light Communications (VLC) Technology,” Wiley Encyclopaedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, pp. 1-15, June 2015.

H Zhu, A Nel and HC Ferreira, “Competitive Spectrum Pricing under Centralized Dynamic Spectrum Allocation”, Handbook of Research on Software-Defined and Cognitive Radio Technologies for Dynamic Spectrum Management, Editor : Naima Kaabouch and Wen-Chen Hu, Chpt. 34, ISBN 9784666-6571-2​, pp. 884-908, 2015.