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  • Lin, Fengyi; Deng, Yung-Jr; Lu, Wen-Min; Kweh, Qian Long (Springer New York LLC, 2019)
    Improving hospital efficiency is an emerging area of interest among policy makers in the new global economy’s healthcare system. To ensure accurate efficiency analyses, we consider the nonhomogeneous input/output characteristics ...
  • Contu, Davide; Mourato, Susana; Kaya, Ozgur (Routledge, 2020)
    Nuclear energy is an energy source that is usually unfavourable among the public due to its inherent risks. However, it presents a number of benefits, including the possibility to reduce emissions and the contribution to ...
  • Ali, Taileb; Hamoud, Dekkiche (Elsevier Ltd, 2015)
    Today many designers claim that they are engineering green or LEED certified buildings. LEED is an evaluation system that rates how sensitive buildings are to the environment and the objective of LEED is to reduce emissions ...
  • Bulatović, Iva; Stranjančević, Ana (Geographical Institute "Jovan Cviji" of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2019)
    The development of religious tourism in underdeveloped destinations is a quite complex, demanding, and challenging process. This study aims to address the issues related to the management of religious tourism destination ...
  • Kweh, Qian Long; Ting, Irene Wei Kiong; Hanh, Le Thi My; Zhang, Cheng (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2019)
    This study analyses the association between intellectual capital (IC) and firm performance and the differential impact of IC on firm performance between firms with and without government ownership. Data on the top 200 ...
  • Hamam, Habib (OSA - The Optical Society, 2010)
    We propose an iterative method to optimize the phase profile of the initial field so that its intensity profile is observed periodically along the longitudinal (propagation) axis. The new method is inspired from the ...
  • Wang, Wei-Kang; Lu, Wen-Min; Kweh, Qian Long; Nourani, Mohammad; Hong, Rong-Suei (Springer Verlag, 2019)
    This study investigates how interlocking directorates affect dynamic corporate performance among 187 Taiwanese electronics companies during a 3 year sampling period (2013–2015). This study consists of two stages. First, ...
  • Mujahed, Murad Mohammed; Elshareif, Elgilani Eltahir (Springer, Cham, 2017)
    This study tries to develop a new internal rate of return (IRR) approach assuming constant and positive cash flows. The traditional IRR method is implicitly based on trial and error that needs two initial guesses and slowly ...
  • Majeed, Asim; Haq, Anwar Ul; Jamal, Arshad; Bhana, Rehan; Banigo, Funke; Baadel, Said (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
    Various disruptive technologies have evolved a paradigm for setting up the Internet-of-Everything (IoE) and continuous evolution of technologies has demanded those devices to communicate and exchange information with each ...
  • Fourati, Lamia; El-Kaffel, Sarrah; Mnaouer, Adel Ben; Touati, Farid (IEEE Computer Society, 2018)
    Nowdays, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial IoT (IIoT), and Cognitive IoT (CIoT), have attracted the attention of many researchers and industrials in different domains due to their wide ...
  • Haq, Farooq; Medhekar, Anita (Springer, Cham, 2017)
    This conceptual paper attempts to build on the argument that innovation in tourism is a less focused topic in business and academic research. The growing interest in the practice and business of spiritual tourism cannot ...
  • Haq, Farooq; Medhekar, Anita (IGI Global, 2014)
    This chapter is based on a study of tourism in India and Pakistan and is associated with Islamic faith and practices in both countries. Islam-oriented destinations in both countries have been marketed as products of heritage, ...
  • Suliman, Abubakr M.; Hayat, Rehana (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2011)
    Extract from the INTRODUCTION : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a modern nation came into being following Britain’s 1968 announcement of its decision to withdraw from its colonial holdings East of Suez within three ...
  • Mohamed, Emad Eldin; Guerchi, Driss (Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2012)
    Multicast is a communication mode in which data is exchanged among multiple end systems. An important concern in multicast communications is the protection of copyrights. While preventing copyright violations seems very ...
  • Abdelhafidh, Maroua; Fourati, Mohamed; Fourati, Lamia Chaari; Mnaouer, Adel Ben; Zid, Mokhtar (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Hydraulic failures in Water Pipeline System (WPS) can cause catastrophic environmental hazards. Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are greatly deployed to maintain a Structural Health Monitoring of pipeline and supervise the ...
  • Boulmalf, Mohammed; Belgana, Ahmed; Sadiki, Tayeb; Hussein, Sara; Aouam, Tarik; Harroud, Hamid (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2012)
    With the rapid development of Wireless Sensors Network (WSN) technology, together with its growing market due to the variety of applications in which this technology can be used, sensors are now available at very cheap ...
  • Abdelhafidh, Maroua; Fourati, Mohamed; Fourati, Lamia Chaari; Mnaouer, Adel Ben; Zid, Mokhtar (IEEE Computer Society, 2018)
    Water Pipeline Monitoring Systems have emerged as a reliable solution to maintain the integrity of the water distribution infrastructure. Various emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, Physical Cyber Systems, ...
  • Hamouche, Salima; Marchand, Alain (Emerald Group Holdings Ltd., 2020)
    Purpose: Based on identity theory, identity represents a set of meanings individuals hold for themselves based on their role in the society. Hence, they often engage in the process of verifying their role, seeking for the ...
  • Guerchi, Driss; Mohamed, Emad Eldin (Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2012)
    This paper proposes a new speech steganography system for secure sound massages sharing. This system exploits the advancements in speech processing to hide efficiently secret speech in narrowband cover speech. Linear ...
  • Lambert, Louise; Pasha-Zaidi, Nausheen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
    Positive psychology focuses on the creation of positive emotions and positive experiences in the lives of individuals, groups, and societies. It examines the positive aspects of people’s lives and its research aims are to ...

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