American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015

  • Towards a Framework for Enabling Operations of Livestock Information Systems in Poor Connectivity Areas

    Herbert Peter Wanga, Khamisi Kalegele

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 42-49
    Received: Apr. 11, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2015
    Published: May 07, 2015
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    Abstract: Livestock farming is one of the major agricultural activities in the country that is contributing towards achieving development goals of the national Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP). Smallholder livestock keepers depend on the information from the livestock field officers for sound decision making. Mobile application based solutions, which ... Show More
  • Local Feature Extraction Models from Incomplete Data in Face Recognition Based on Nonnegative Matrix Factorization

    Yang Hongli, Hu Yunhong

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 50-55
    Received: Apr. 21, 2015
    Accepted: May 01, 2015
    Published: May 13, 2015
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    Abstract: Data missing usually happens in the process of data collection, transmission, processing, preservation and application due to various reasons. In the research of face recognition, the missing of image pixel value will affect feature extraction. How to extract local feature from the incomplete data is an interesting as well as important problem. Non... Show More
  • Designing a Machine Learning – Based Framework for Enhancing Performance of Livestock Mobile Application System

    Herbert Peter Wanga, Nasir Ghani, Khamisi Kalegele

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 56-64
    Received: Apr. 30, 2015
    Accepted: May 08, 2015
    Published: May 27, 2015
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    Abstract: Smallholder livestock keepers live in rural areas where there is poor Internet connectivity. Many mobile based system designed do not function well in such areas. To address these concerns, an Android Mobile Application will be designed and installed on a smartphone. The application will have an easy to use Graphical User Interface (GUI) and reques... Show More