K. Niki Kunene

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Mitochondrial dysfunction is a major limiting factor in neuronal recovery following traumatic brain injury. Cyclosporin A (CsA) has been recently proposed for use in the early phase after severe head injury, for its ability to preserve mitochondrial bioenergetic state, potentially exerting a neuroprotective effect. The aim of this study was, therefore, to(More)
The use of Group Support Systems has been researched repeatedly using many task-type. For brainstorming tasks the process support of the system have been restricted to ensuring member anonymity and allowing the simultaneous entry of ideas. Little work has been done investigating other process improvements for idea-generating groups. In this paper, we(More)
The current data mining methodology uses knowledge discovery techniques to predict the likelihood of specific events using information residing in databases, or determines specific clusters or classes from some data or text. The knowledge discovered is assumed to be interpretable and useful for decision making purposes; however data mining experts are(More)
The importance to financial institutions of accurately evaluating the credit risk posed by their loan granting decisions cannot be underestimated; it is underscored by recent credit assessment failures that contributed greatly to the so-called “great recession” of the late 2000s. The paper compares the classification accuracy rates of several traditional(More)
The use of data mining by organizations has grown sizeably because thanks to Moore’s Law, over the last decade especially, organizations have been able to gather vast amounts of data during their operations. However, the results accruing from this usage of data mining on operational data has been mixed. Data mining is intended to be a non-trivial process of(More)
The use of Group Support Systems has been researched repeatedly using many task-type. For brainstorming tasks the process support of the system have been restricted to ensuring member anonymity and allowing the simultaneous entry of ideas. Little work has been done investigating other process improvements for idea-generating groups. In this paper is(More)