Mr. Samuel Nii Odoi Devine

M.Sc, B.Sc.  
Position: Lecturer
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Department: Information and Communication Technology
Campus: Okwahu
Location: New Block, 1st Floor, Room FF13
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Brief Profile:

Sam is a researcher, writer and public speaker who has been engaged in several public speaking assignments academically, socially and religiously. As an academic and a technologist, with a strong affinity for computers, he has been involved in several projects as a consultant in the integration of information systems into the operations of a number of organizations. He is also an ardent Christian who believes in the sound principles of training the head, the heart and the hand.

Research Interests:

  • Big Data, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Management, Information Security
Publications and ConferencesJournal Paper

Kolog, E.A., Devine, S. N. O., Ansong-Gyimah, K. and Adjei, R. (2019). Fine-Grained Affect Detection in Learners’ Generated Content using Machine Learning. Education and Information Technologies. DOI: 10.1007/s10639-019-09948-6.

Book Chapter

Kolog, E.A., Tweneboah, K.S., Devine, S. N. O., and Adusei, A. (2018). Investigating the Use of Mobile Devices in Schools: A Case of the Ghanaian Senior High Schools. F.J. Mtenzi, Á. Oreku, and D.M. Lupiana (eds.). In Mobile Technologies and Socio-Economic Development in Emerging Nations. A book chapter IGI Global, 2018. Ch. 5.

Conference Paper

Devine, S. N. O., Kolog, E.A., Sutinen, E. & Sääksjärvi, I. (2019, September). Knowledge-Based Service for African Traditional Herbal Medicine: A Hybrid Approach. In Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information System. Vienna – Austria.

Amankwa, E. & Devine, S. N. O. (2018, Jan): Towards an Effective Information Security Initiative in Tertiary Institutions: A Literature Approach. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Communication, Mechanical and Computing (EECCMC), 28-29 January 2018, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Amankwa, E. & Devine, S. N. O. (2015, July): Information Security Education in Ghana: A Pragmatic Analysis of the Gap between Academia and Industry, presented at the African Conference on Information Systems & Technology, Ghana.