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Utilizing user behavioural patterns in the management of future mobile communication networks

Best effort QoS provision is ensured through efficient management of the available network resources referred to as radio resource management …


Incremental collapse threshold for pushout resistance of circular concrete filled steel tubular columns

This paper presents the results of a series of pushout tests using static loading (SL) and variable repeated loading (VRL) …


Theoretical study on concrete-filled steel tubes under static and variable repeated loadings

This paper presents an analytical study for modelling the behaviour of concrete-filled steel tubular (CFST) columns subjected to Static Loading …


The owl, the city and the creative class

Florida has argued that, for innovation to thrive, urban places must stimulate those engaged in creative work. This article reviews …


Quantum computing measurement and intelligence

One of the grand challenges in the nanoscopic computing era is guarantees of robustness. Robust computing system design is confronted …


Deciding the way forward of construction contracts during cash flow deficits

When a developer is building different construction projects simultaneously, cash flow management is very important. If the actual cash flow …


A qualitative study of the autonomic receptors modulating the contractile activity of isolated ovine ureter

The aim of the present study is to evaluate the role autonomic receptors in initiating neurogenic contractions and the role …


Online reading: A preliminary study of the impact of integrated and split-attention formats on L2 students cognitive load

Cognitive load theory has been utilized by second language acquisition (SLA) researchers to account for differences in learner performance with …


Action research as a sustainable endeavor for teachers: Does initial training lead to further action?

Action research has been recognized as a necessary part of teacher preparation programs. It is assumed that with sufficient training …


Males’ attitudes towards working females in Saudi Arabia

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to fill a gap in the literature on women who work in the …


Concept mapping as a formative assessment in college classrooms: Measuring usefulness and student satisfaction

This study investigated the usefulness of concept mapping as a formative assessment in teacher education programs in UAE and evaluated …


Simplified integrated design for fixed film biological nutrient removal

This objective of this research was to evaluate the efficiency of a developed laboratory scale reactor system that models the …


Constrained watershed method to infer morphology of mammalian cells in microscopic images

Precise information about the size, shape, temporal dynamics, and spatial distribution of cells is beneficial for the understanding of cell …


Histological Changes in Mango Seedlings Following Infection with Ceratocystis manginecans, the Cause of Mango Decline

Ceratocystis manginecans-induced wilt and decline of mango has devastated the mango industry in Oman during the last decade. The histological …


ESL teachers’ use of corrective feedback and its effect on learners’ uptake

It has long been assumed within traditional pedagogical practice that error feedback is necessary for learners to progress in their …


Area efficient-high throughput sub-pipelined design of the AES in CMOS 180nm

In this paper, efficient hardware of one of the most popular encryption algorithms, the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), is presented. …


Video recording lectures: Student and professor perspectives

This paper investigated the use of special eyeglasses designed with a built-in video camera and microphone for the purpose of …


Factors influencing female Emirati student’s decision to study engineering

Despite the intensive focus and resources devoted to recruitment and retention of female engineering students over the past several decades, …


Heart rhythm disturbances in the neonatal alloxan-induced diabetic rat

Diabetic patients show a higher incidence of cardiac arrhythmias, including ventricular fibrillation and sudden death. Their electrocardiograms may show several …


Beef and Lamb, Chicken and H** Censorship and Vocabulary Teaching in Arabia

Most English teachers working in the countries of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council, comprised¬†of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia …