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Stellenbosch University’s technology transfer team, Innovus, raised a total investment of R26 million for Stellenbosch University projects and spinout companies. The goal of these spinout companies is to conduct innovative 
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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as neurodegeneration and cancer represent the leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 41 million people each year—equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally. Although 
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The success of deep learning in natural language processing (NLP) rendered language-specific feature design rare but saw cross-lingual transfer methods flourish. NLP is a branch of artificial intelligence that helps 
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Global awareness is in the spotlight on Earth Day, which is celebrated annually on 22 April and aims to highlight humanity’s role in protecting the planet. To mark Earth Day 
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There has been a growing interest recently in developing automatic speech recognition (ASR) for under-resourced languages. In our previous article, it was established that in societies with a steady internet 
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In societies with good internet connectivity, social media is a prevalent communication tool. However, where connectivity is insufficient or absent, radio stations that host phone-in talk shows become a popular 
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Despite increasing global interconnectivity, radio remains a primary source of information for many communities in the developing world, including those in some parts of rural Africa. Because radio is accessible 
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The Digital Signal Processing (DSP) research group at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University recently published their research on deep neural network-based cough detection using bed-mounted accelerometer measurements. 
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As a result of exceedingly rapid growth in the solar energy market, at least 114,9 GW of photovoltaic (PV) systems have been installed and commissioned globally in 2019. As a 
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Similar to technologies that initially started at a military base, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will soon be affecting civilian life. To date, several industries have built and commercially supplies low-end 
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