Prof. Thokozani Shongwe

Contribution in Books

 

T Shongwe, H C Ferreira and AJH Vinck, "Broadband and Narrow‐Band Noise Modeling in Powerline Communications" Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Jun 2015, pp.1-18.

 

Publications in Journals
 

E Esenogho, TG Swart and T Shongwe, “Cognitive Radio Channel Aggregation Policy: A Leverage for Next/Fifth Generation (5G) Smart Utility Networks,” Published in Energies 2019, Vol 12, p. 2753, Switzerland, ISSN: 1996-1073.

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.

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.

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 AJH 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.

T Shongwe, AJH 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.

 

Publications in Conference Proceedings

 

O Onwuatuelo, L Cheng, TG Swart and T Shongwe, “Joint decoding of parallel power line and visible light communication systems,” to be presented at Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, Hermanus, Western Cape, 2018.

MD Kubjana, AR Ndjiongue and T Shongwe, " Impulsive Noise Evaluation on PLC-VLC basedon DCO-OFDM," In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), Budapest, Hungary, EAU, Jul. 18-20, 2018

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.

MD Kubjana, AR Ndjiongue & T Shongwe, " Impulsive Noise Evaluation on PLC-VLC basedon DCO-OFDM," In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), Budapest, Hungary, EAU, 18-20 July 2018.

T Shongwe and AJ Han Vinck,”Waveform clipping in FSK modulated signal to combat impulse noise”, Powerline Communications and Its Applications (IEEE, ISPLC, 2018).

T 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, AJH 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, AJH 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.

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.

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.

AR Ndjiongue, T Shongwe, HC Ferreira, TM Ngatched and AJH 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).

C Ngene and T Shongwe, “A Sensor for Monitoring the Lifespan of Color- LED's in Traffic Lights”, Proceedings of the icABCD 2019, Drakensberg, South Africa, 2019.

DO Onwuatuelo, L Cheng, TG Swart and T Shongwe, “Joint decoding of parallel power line and visible light communication systems,” presented at Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, Hermanus, Western Cape, 2018.

T Shongwe and AJH 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.

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.