Quest Vol 18 No 4 fresh off the press!
From the Editor: “Glass is literally all around us. Just have a look at the screen you are likely reading this on, at the watch that might be on your […]
Quest Vol 18 No 3 is now available! Happy “fishing”/reading!
From the Editor: “In total around 492 million people depend at least partially on smallscale fisheries for their livelihoods, and small-scale fishers produce an astounding 40% of the global fisheries […]
Quest Vol. 16 No. 4 is now available!
Editor’s Note Theme Light detection and ranging Lidar Lidar probes the atmosphere Shedding light on DVM Lidar in the coastal zone Capturing Kruger in 3D Bird’s eye view 3D scanning […]
Early warning systems: lost in translation or late by definition..
Early warning systems (EWSs) are widely considered to be one of the most important mechanisms to prevent disasters around the globe. But as disasters continue to affect countries where EWSs […]
Early warning systems for biodiversity in South Africa
It is a hard reality that virtually all countries, no matter how well resourced, take conservation and land use decisions based on highly patchy and imperfect data – if indeed […]
Early warning systems in medicine
New systematic review shows that early warning systems are effective in improving outcomes for pregnant women. Read more
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Coming Up: Quest Vol. 16.1 (2020)
The theme of the March-April 2020 issue will be ‘plant health’, as Quest joins the global community in celebrating the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH 2020).
Quest Volume 15.4
In this issue: Protecting paralympians: Investigating injury and illness in paralympic athletes; A helping hand: Prosthetic hands developed at local universities; Tukkies for the hearing-impaired: University of Pretoria academics assist the deaf; Disability due to neuromuscular disease: Genomics research – Stephen Hawking profile; High-tech aids for the blind and visually impaired and more!
Quest Volume 15.3 now available!
This issue of Quest focuses on machine learning across various disciplines. Machine learning is the scientific study of algorithms and statistical models that computer systems use to perform a specific task without using explicit instructions, relying on patterns and inference instead. It is seen as a subset of artificial intelligence.