Prof. Thokozani Shongwe

Contribution in Books

 

  1. 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
 

  1. O. O. Ogunyanda, T Shongwe and T. G. Swart, “Injection Coding with Spectral Shaping Capability,” IEEE ACCESS Vol: 2021, pp. 1-8, 2021.

  2. K Akom, T Shongwe, M. K. Meera and P Sanjeevikumar, " Energy Framework and Policy Direction Guidelines: Ghana 2017 – 2050 Perspectives," IEEE Access, Vol. 8, 2020. 

  3. N Tshivhase, A. N. Hasan and T Shongwe, “The Proposed Fuzzy Logic System for Voltage Regulation, Power Factor Improvement and Power Losses Reduction in Power Systems with High Infiltration of Distributed Generation,” Energies MDPI 2020, 13, 4241. 

  4. O.O. Ogunyanda, T Shongwe and T. G. Swart, “Permutation Coding with Injections for Modified PAM System," International Journal of Electronics and Telecommunications, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 399-404, 2020.  

  5.  A. G. Bolaji and T Shongwe, “Performance comparison of Modified BPSK-OFDM and QFSK-OFDM in PLC Channel noise," International Journal of Electronics and Telecommunications, 2020. ACCEPTED. 

  6. D.O. Egbune, B.S. Adejumobi, I.O. Omeiza, F.A. Ibikunle, A.O.A.S. Oluwole and T Shongwe, "Low-Complexity Detectors for Cyclic Structured Space-Time Block Coded Spatial Modulation over a Slow Rayleigh Fading Channel," Journal of Communications (JCM), Vol. 12, No. 11, 2020.  

  7.  B.S. Adejumobi and T Shongwe, "Labelling Diversity for Media-Based Space-Time Block Coded Spatial Modulation," IEEE Access, Vol. 8, pp. 99870 - 99879 May 2020.  

  8. E Esenogho, T.G. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. A.R. Ndjiongue, T Shongwe and H.C. Ferreira, “Closed-Form BER expressions for HSV based MPSK-CSK Systems,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol 21, no. 5, pp. 1023-1026, May 2017.

  11. T Shongwe, A.J.H. Vinck and H.C. 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.

  12. A.R. Ndjiongue, T Shongwe, H.C. Ferreira, T.M.N. Ngatched and A.J.H. 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.

  13. T Shongwe, A.J.H. Vinck and H.C. 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

 

  1. I Mapfumo and T Shongwe, “A Comparison of FFT and DHT Hybrid PLC-VLC Systems Based on ACO-OFDM in Impulsive Noise,” in 2020 30th International Conference Radioelektronika (RADIOELEKTRONIKA), Bratislava, Slovakia, April 15-16, 2020, pp. 1-6. 
  2. I Mapfumo and T Shongwe, “Performance Comparison of FFT and DHT Hybrid PLC-VLC Systems Based on DCO-OFDM in Impulsive Noise,” in 2020 30th International Conference Radioelektronika (RADIOELEKTRONIKA), Bratislava, Slovakia, April 15-16, 2020, pp. 1-6. 
  3. D.H. Baroud, AN Hasan and T Shongwe, “The Use of Multiclass Support Vector Machines and Probabilistic Neural Networks for Signal Classification and Noise Detection in PLC/OFDM Channels,” in 2020 30th International Conference Radioelektronika (RA.DIOELEKTRONIKA), Bratislava, Slovakia, April 15-16, 2020, pp. 1-6. 
  4. T Shongwe and A. J. Han Vinck, “Analysis of Clipping a Digital Modulated Signal Affected by AWGN and Impulse Noise," in Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks, and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP 2020), Porto, Portugal, July 20-22, 2020. Accepted. 
  5. D.H. Baroud, A.N. Hasan and T Shongwe, “Impulsive Noise Evaluation on PLC-VLC Based on DCO-OFDM," in Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks, and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP 2020), Porto, Portugal, July 20-22, 2020. Accepted.
  6. K Masita, A.N. Hasan and T Shongwe, “Deep Learning in Object Detection: a Review," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Big Data, Computing and Data Communication Systems (icABCD 2020), Durban, South Africa, August 6-7, 2020. Accepted. 
  7. E.M. Kuyumani, A.N. Hasan and T Shongwe, “Harmonic current/voltage monitoring using artificial neural networks," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Big Data, Computing and Data Communication Systems (icABCD 2020), Durban, South Africa, August 6-7, 2020. Accepted. 
  8. N Mashwama and T Shongwe, “Proposing the best combination of Renewable Energy resources available to the country of Eswatini," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Big Data, Computing and Data Communication Systems (icABCD 2020), Durban, South Africa, August 6-7, 2020. Accepted. 
  9. A.O. Iyiola, A.D. Familua, T Shongwe and T. G. Swart, "Impulse noise modeling in an indoor Narrowband Power Line Communication Channel using M-QAM and software-defined radio approach," accepted for International Conference on Science and Technology, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 7-8, 2020.
  10. 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.
  11. O Onwuatuelo, L Cheng, T.G. 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.
  12. M.D. Kubjana, A.R. 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.
  13. T Samakande, T Shongwe, A.S. 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.
  14. M.D. Kubjana, A.R. 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, 18-20 July 2018.
  15. T Shongwe and A.J. Han Vinck,”Waveform clipping in FSK modulated signal to combat impulse noise”, Powerline Communications and Its Applications (IEEE, ISPLC, 2018).
  16. T Shongwe, T.G. Swart and H.C. 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.
  17. S.M. Nlom, A.R. Ndjiongue, K Ouahada, H.C. Ferreira, A.J.H. 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.
  18. T.O. Sanya, T Shongwe, A.J.H. Vinck and H.C. 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.
  19. A.R. Ndjiongue, T Shongwe and H.C. 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.
  20. A.R. Ndjiongue, T Shongwe, H.C. Ferreira, T.M. Ngatched and A.J.H. 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).
  21. T Shongwe, A.J.H. Vinck and H.C. 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
  22. T Shongwe and A.J.H. 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.
  23. T Shongwe, V.N. Papilaya and A.J.H. 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.