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Name

Dr. Iwara Ikpi Arikpo

Department

Computer Science

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Iwara Ikpi Arikpo

Dr. Iwara Arikpo teaches Computer Science at the University of Calabar. He holds all three Degrees in Computer Science, with the M.Sc. and Ph.D at Nigeria’s Premier University, the University of Ibadan. His first Degree was at the University of Calabar. His current research interests are in Software Engineering, which include Software Project Management, Agile Software Development and Software Process Improvement, as well as Informatics and Data Science, Mobile Computing, among others. He has published papers in peer-review local and international journals and conferences, covering Computer Science, Informatics and related studies. His research effort has taken him to a number of countries in Africa, Asia, the middle-East, and Europe, working with local and international research collaborators. He is a member of the Computer Professionals’ Registration Council of Nigeria and Nigeria Computer Society.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
National Diploma in Computer ScienceThe Polytechnic Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria19941997
B.Sc in Computer ScienceUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria19972001
M.Sc.in Computer ScienceUniversity of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria20032005
Ph.D in Computer ScienceUniversity of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria20082013

S/N Publication
Arikpo, I. I., Okoro, A. T., Aquaisua, E. N. & Meremikwu, M. (2019). Field testing of a simple ODK application for Double Data Entry for community-based healthcare research and disease surveillance. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science, 10(3), 25 – 31. http://dx.doi.org/10.26483/ijarcs.v10i3.6410
Arikpo, I. I., Okoro, A. T., Esu, E. B. Aquaisua, E. N. Mboto, I. E. & Meremikwu, M. (2019). Differences in Population Dynamics and Uptake of Reproductive Health Services in the Urban and Rural Cohorts of Cross River Health and Demographic Surveillance System of Southern Nigeria. Developing Country Studies, 9(5), 64– 71.
Coates, M. M., Kamanda, M., Kintu, A, Arikpo, I., et al. (2019). A comparison of all-cause and cause-specific mortality by household socioeconomic status across seven INDEPTH network health and demographic surveillance systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Global Health Action, 12(1) 1 – 12. https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2019.1608013
Arikpo, I. & Echa, E. (2019). Improving Search Performance for e-Commerce Transactions using the REST-based API. IOSR Journal of Mobile Computing & Application, 6(1), 09 – 15.
Arikpo, I. & Okokon, A. (2018). An Automated Scheduling System for University Lectures and Examinations. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 9(8), 809 – 813.
Arikpo, I. & Lebo, G. (2018). Development of an Android-Based Freshers’ Guide for a University Campus. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 9(8), 210 – 214.
Arikpo, I. & Dickson, I. (2018). Development of an automated English-to-local-language translator using Natural Language Processing. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 9(7), 378 – 383.
Arikpo, I., Nnabuko, U., Aquaisua, E., Unah, H., Eteng, I., Arikpo, D., Akan, J., & Meremikwu, M. (2018). Development of a Mobile Software Tool for Diabetes Diagnosis. IOSR Journal of Mobile Computing & Application, 5(3), 01 – 08.
Arikpo, I. I. & Okoro, A. (2017). Reengineering open source software for extended functionality: the case of Open Medical Record System (OpenMRS). Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 21(3), 9 – 18.
Oduwole, O. A., Arikpo, I. I., Esu, E. B., Udoh, E. E., Bello, S., Odey, F. A., Useh, M. F., Alaribe, A. A., Ezedinachi, E. N. U. & Meremikwu, M. (2017). Molecular Investigation of Simian Malaria among People in Frequent Contact with Non-human Primates in Forest Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria: A Cross Sectional Study. Calabar Journal of Health Sciences, 1(1), 42 –50.
Arikpo, I. I., Mboto, I. E., Okoro, A. & Meremikwu, M. (2017). Automating the data quality checks in health and demographic surveillance systems: Lessons from the Cross River HDSS, Nigeria. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 21(2), 31 – 41.
Esu, E., Okoye, I., Arikpo, I., Ejemot‐Nwadiaro, R. & Meremikwu, M. M. (2017). Providing information to improve body image and care‐seeking behavior of women and girls living with female genital mutilation: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 136(S1), 72 – 78. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12058
Arikpo, I. I., Eteng, I. E., Okoro, A. & Nnabuko, U. (2016). Improving the recording and reporting of facility-based mortality using open source mobile technology: Lessons from Cross River HDSS, Nigeria. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 20(2), 27 – 36.
Afolabi, B. M., Ezedinachi, E. N. U., Okon, B. I. & Arikpo, I. I. (2016). Raising Awareness about Tuberculosis among Women Living in Rural Communities on the Atlantic Coastline of Nigeria. Translational Biomedicine, iMedPub Journals, 7(3:77), 1 – 12. doi: 10.21767/2172-0479.100077
Afolabi, B. M., Ezedinachi, E. N. U., Arikpo, I. I., Ogunwale, A., Ganiyu, D. F., Abu, R. A. & Ajibade, A. A. (2015). Knowledge, non-use, use and source of information on contraceptive methods among women in various stages of reproductive age in rural Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Open Access Journal of Contraception, DovePress, 2015(6), 65 – 75. https://doi.org/10.2147/OAJC.S80683
Arikpo, I. I., Mboto, I., Okoro, A., James, U., Aquaisua, E. Osonwa, K., Ushie, M., Enang, E., Asangansi, I. & Meremikwu, M. (2013). Optimum hardware, software and personnel requirements for a paperless health & demographic surveillance system: a case study of Cross River HDSS – Nigeria. Information and Knowledge Management, 3(3), 77 – 83.
Asangansi, I., MacLeod, B., Meremikwu, M., Arikpo, I. I., Roberge, D., Hartsock, B. & Mboto, I. (2013). Improving the Routine HMIS in Nigeria through Mobile Technology for Community Data Collection. Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries, 7(1), 76 – 87.
Enang, E., Ushie, M., Arikpo, I. I., Osonwa, O., Esu, E., Odey, F., Oyo-Ita, A. & Meremikwu, M. (2013). Childbirth Practices in the Akpabuyo Rural Health and Demographic Surveillance System. Developing Country Studies, 3(8), 19 – 27.
Osofisan, O. A., Eteng, I. E., Arikpo, I. I. & Usoro, A. (2012). Web service composition, optimization and Implications for developing economies. In Usoro, A., Majewski, G., Ifinedo, P., Arikpo, I. I. (Eds.), Leveraging Developing Economies with the use of Information Technology: Trends and Tools (pp. 57–78). Pennsylvania: IGI Global (Information Science Reference). doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1637-0.ch005
Arikpo, I. I., Osofisan, A. O. & Usoro, A. (2012). Bridging the digital divide: Leveraging early strides in Nigeria. In Usoro, A., Majewski, G., Ifinedo, P., Arikpo, I. I. (Eds.), Leveraging Developing Economies with the use of Information Technology: Trends and Tools (pp. 1–14). Pennsylvania: IGI Global (Information Science Reference). doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1637-0.ch001
Arikpo, I. I., Osofisan, A. O. & Eteng, I. (2012). Enhancing trust in e-Commerce in Developing IT Environments: A feedback-based perspective. In Usoro, A., Majewski, G., Ifinedo, P., Arikpo, I. I. (Eds.), Leveraging Developing Economies with the use of Information Technology: Trends and Tools (pp. 193–203). Pennsylvania: IGI Global (Information Science Reference). doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1637-0.ch011
Arikpo, I. I. & Osofisan, A. O. (2011). Software Tools and Processes: A key factor in successful agile adoption. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 15(1), 14 – 26.
Arikpo, I. I. & Osofisan, A. O. (2011). Your Development Team: A fulcrum for successful migration to agile. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 15(1), 6 – 13.
Arikpo, I. I. & Osofisan, A. O. (2010). Introducing Agile Software Development into an Organization: The role of the Customer. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 14(2), 28 – 37.
Arikpo, I. I. & Osofisan, A. O. (2010). Migrating from Traditional Software Development Processes to Agile Software Development: The role of organizational culture. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 14(2), 17 – 27.
Arikpo, I. I. & Usoro, A. (2010). A Critical Review of Software Piracy and its Impact on IT Strategies & Tools in Nigeria. Computing & Information Systems Journal UWS, Scotland, UK, 14(1), 1 – 10.
Arikpo, I. I. & Osofisan, A. O. (2009). Automating the management of software projects in a developing IT economy. Global Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 8(1), 49 – 63. doi: 10.4314/gjmas.v8i1.50814
Arikpo, I. I., Osofisan, A. O. & Usoro, A. (2009). The Digital Divide: The Nigerian Journey So Far. International Journal of Global Business, 2(1), 181 – 204.
Ogban, F. U., Arikpo, I. I. & Eteng, I. E. (2008). The Effects of Query Convolution on Wed Search Results. Scientia Africana (International Journal of Pure & Applied Sciences), 7(1), 21 – 30.
Eteng, I. E., Mbipom, B. E., & Arikpo, I. I. (2008). The use of formal specification in risk management as Modeled in a stock tracker. International Journal of Natural & Applied Sciences, 3(1 & 2), 89 – 97.
Arikpo, I. I., Ogban, F. U. & Eteng, I. E. (2007). Von Neumann Architecture and Modern Computers. Global Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 6(2), 97 – 104. doi: 10.4314/gjmas.v6i2.21415

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Nigeria Computer Society (NCS Uyo Chapter) ConferenceSoftware Piracy: Its impact on e-Government2004-12-012004-12-03
International Conference on Information Technology & Economic Development (CITED),University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.Bridging the Digital Divide: The Nigerian Journey So Far2008-07-242008-07-27
International Conference on Information Technology & Economic Development (CITED), University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. A multidimensional model of trust and its antecedents in Virtual Communities of Practice utilized for the purposes of on-line knowledge sharing between developed and developing countries.2009-12-102009-12-11
10th INDEPTH AGM A feasibility report on the Cross River Health & Demographic Surveillance System 2010-09-272010-09-30
INDEPTH Scientific Conference, Maputo, Mozambique.The OpenHDS System: Lessons from its Development2011-10-242011-10-27
INDEPTH Scientific Conference, Oct. 24 – 27, 2011, Maputo, Mozambique.Early Implementation Lessons and Baseline Census Results from CRHDSS Akpabuyo, Nigeria2011-10-242011-10-27
The 6th Europaediatrics Conference, Jun 05 – 08, 2013, Glasgow, UK.Childbirth Practices in Akpabuyo Rural Health and Demographic Surveillance System – Nigeria 2013-06-052013-06-08
INDEPTH Scientific Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa.Cross River Health and Demographic Surveillance System: Lessons from the pilot of OpenHDS software.2013-10-232013-11-01
64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAssessment of non-adherence to anti-malarial test results in public and private health facilities in Nigeria.2015-10-252015-10-29
INDEPTH Scientific Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Data quality checks in a paperless HDSS: Lessons from the Cross River HDSS, Nigeria, 2015-11-112015-11-13
IIMA/ICITED Joint Conference, University of The West of Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom.Reengineering open source software for extended functionality: The case of Open Medical Record System (OpenMRS)2017-09-112017-09-13