Dr. Edith Luhanga

  1. Introduction
  2. Publications
  3. Students Supervion
  4. Previous and Current posts

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Edith Luhanga is a lecturer in computer science at the school of Computational and Communication Science and Engineering (CoCSE). She received a D.Eng in Information Science from the Nara Institute of Science and Engineering, Japan in 2018, and also holds an MSc in Advanced computing science and a BEng (Hons) in Electronic and computer engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK. Her research interests are in ubiquitous computing and human-computer interactions. She is interested in developing monitoring, participatory sensing and just-in-time decision or behaviour-support systems using mobile, wearable and internet-of-things platforms.




    2019:
  • Nyambo, D. G., Luhanga, E. T., Yonah, Z. O., & Mujibi, F. D. (2019). Application of Multiple Unsupervised Models to Validate Clusters Robustness in Characterizing Smallholder Dairy Farmers. The Scientific World Journal, 2019.
  • 2018:
  • Ndibwile, J.D., Luhanga, E.T., Fall, D., Miyamoto, D. and Kadobayashi, Y., 2018. A Comparative Study of Smartphone User Security Perception and Preference towards Redesigned Security Notifications (African Conference for Human-Computer Interaction, AfriCHI 2018, proceedings under publication, to be indexed).
  • Ndibwile, J.D., Luhanga, E.T., Fall, D. Miyamoto, D. and Kadobayashi, Y., 2018. Smart4Gap: Factors that Influence Smartphone Security Decisions in Developing and Developed Co untries. In Proceedings of the 2018 10th International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (ICIME 2018). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5-15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3285957.3285980
  • Mosha, N.F. and Luhanga, E.T., 2018, Factors that hinder the sustainability and effectiveness of Telecentres for disseminating agricultural information among farmers in rural areas in Tanzania: The case of Moshi Rural District in Kilimanjaro Region (presented at 4th IAALD-Africa Conference, June 2018, journal submission being prepared). Luhanga, E.T., Hippocrate, A.A.E., Suwa, H., Arakawa, Y. and Yasumoto, K., 2018. Identifying and Evaluating User Requirements for Smartphone Group Fitness Applications. IEEE Access, 6, pp.3256-3269.
  • 2017:
  • Hippocrate, A.A.E., Luhanga, E.T., Masashi, T., Watanabe, K. and Yasumoto, K., 2017, September. Smart gyms need smart mirrors: design of a smart gym concept through contextual inquiry. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 658-661). ACM.
  • Luhanga, E.T., Hippocrate, A.A.E., Arakawa, Y. and Yasumoto, K., 2017, June. Factors that Affect Success in Group Behavior Change Applications. In Behavioral Change and Social System, Vol. 2, (行動変容と社会システム vol.2). IPSJ (workshop presentation).
  • 2016:
  • Luhanga, E.T., Hippocrate, A.A.E., Suwa, H., Arakawa, Y. and Yasumoto, K., 2016, October. Happyinu: exploring how to use games and extrinsic rewards for consistent food tracking behavior. In Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU), 2016 Ninth International Conference on (pp. 1-7). IEEE.
  • Luhanga, E.T., Hippocrate, A.A.E., Suwa, H., Arakawa, Y. and Yasumoto, K., 2016, September. Towards proactive food diaries: a participatory design study. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct (pp. 1263-1266). ACM.
  • 2015:
  • Luhanga, E.T., 2015, September. Evaluating effectiveness of stimulus control, time management and self-reward for weight loss behavior change. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 441-446). ACM. (doctoral school presentation)
  • 2014:
  • Luhanga, E.T. and Luhanga, M.L., 2014. A pyramid algorithm for the Haar discrete wavelet packet transform. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 20(2), pp.127-134.

Current Masters’ Students

  • Germinous George
  • Siti Hilal
  • Mdoe Mwamnyange
  • Deodatus Gindu
  • Previous Masters’ students (co-supervisor)

  • Erick Massawe
  • Suzan Misholi
  • Current PhD students (co-supervisor)
  • Judith Leo
  • Devotha Nyambo
  • Taban Habibu
  • Juliana Kamaghe
  • Lawrence Nehemiah

Current Posts

  • Member, Branding and communication strategy development task force February 2019 – present
  • Member, Senate teaching and learning committee December 2018 - present
  • Member, Research Data Management Policy Development Task Force June 2018 – present
  • Member, Institutional strengthening subproject (VLIR-UOS) May 2018 – present
  • Member, Institutional Repository Policy Development Task Force June 2018 – present
  • Previous Posts

  • Deputy Project Leader, Institutional Strengthening via ICT and Library (VLIR-UOS) June 2012 – Sept. 2013

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