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From Rags to Riches – Foreword

I was very happy to learn Dr. Melanie Gobert has chosen my book Rags to Riches – The story of …


Computing the eigenvalues and the eigenvectors of a matrix using the bimodal optical computer: Examples and analysis

The eigenvalues and the eigenvectors of a positive definite matrix are computed using the inverse iteration method and the bimodal …


Reflector axicon polarization beam splitter

The design of a reflective axicon polarization beam splitter (APBS) for a UV light is presented. The APBS consists of …


Polarization beam splitter for visible light using a bilayer coating

The design of a polarization beam splitter for visible light (PBS-VL) is presented. The PBS-VL consists of an absorbing substrate …


Orthogonal circular polarization axicon beam splitter

The design of an orthogonal circular polarization axicon beam splitter (OCPABS) that generates orthogonal circular polarization states (OCPS) is presented. …


Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Group Projects: Exploring the Dynamic


A modified algorithm for computing the eigenvalues and the eigenvectors using the bimodal optical computer

A modified algorithm is introduced for computing the eigenvalues and the eigenvectors of a positive definite matrix using the inverse …


Design of a crossflow filtration system


A contingent of autonomous Marching Robots: Intricacies of system design and motion control

This paper details the intricacies of system design and the challenges faced in the construction and control of a contingent …


Freefalling balloon launched laboratory for low cost microgravity

A new, inexpensive, open source microgravity research system is proposed for scientific use, especially by universities in developing countries, which …


QFD, organisational creativity and productivity

Purpose – This paper examines the relationship between organisational creativity, productivity and the underlying dimensions that foster quality function deployment …


The influence of managerial power and credibility on knowledge acquisitions attributes

Purpose – This paper examines the relationship between credibility, the dimensions of power and a number of knowledge acquisition attributes. …


Dispersed leadership predictor of the work environment for creativity and productivity

Purpose – This paper examines the relationship between the dimensions of dispersed – self-management – leadership and a number of …


Interdisciplinary Project Based Learning (IPBL) in the imaging technology center: A case study

Many studies [1, 2] show that the use of IT in the classroom improves student learning and the way they …


Reinforcement learning approach of a multi-model controller

A control scheme based on reinforcement learning network is presented in this paper. The proposed controller is based on the …


Usability tri-parametric artifacts: A knowledge reporting artifact for software development reusability

This paper proposes a new usability artifact, namely Usability Tri-parametric Artifact (UTA). Guidelines and patterns are discussed and shown to …


E-learning and the educational organizations structure reengineering (EOSR)

There are many calls for innovative learning methods that utilize advanced technologies. However, we will raise fundamental questions that look …


Applications of artificial intelligence in bioinformatics: A review

Artificial intelligence (AI) has increasingly gained attention in bioinformatics research and computational molecular biology. With the availability of different types …


Reflection ‘on’ and ‘in’ teacher education in the United Arab Emirates

This article examines the uptake of reflective practice, as one of a number of educational discourses, by student teachers in …


Self-leadership behavioural-focused strategies and team performance: The mediating influence of job satisfaction

Purpose – Examines the relationship between the dimensions of self-leadership behavioural-focused strategies, job satisfaction and team performance. It also evaluates …