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Key issues and challenges in e-government development: An integrative case study of the number one eCity in the Arab World
The purpose of this paper is to identify and study the key issues and challenges facing e-government development from an integrative perspective, and to provide strategies and policy recommendations to address them in a ...
Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is generally known to be a region of low seismicity despite being in close proximity to active seismic zones. However, recent moderate earthquakes that occurred within the UAE highlighted the ...
Developing a Framework for Evaluating Accessibility Density and Coverage
The rapid changes in modern life style, technology and globalization are significantly impacting the development of major cities. A number of metropolitan cities in different parts of the world shifted their growth trend ...
Effect of Diverse Seismic Hazard Estimates on Performance and Overall Cost of RC Shear Wall Buildings in Dubai, UAE
During the last two decades or so, many iconic buildings have been built in Dubai as a result of the rapid economic growth. Unfortunately, several probabilistic seismic hazard studies are reporting substantially diverse ...
2D Elasto-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Tunnels in Dubai, UAE
Major cities in UAE in general and Dubai in particular are facing significant challenges in terms of traffic flow patterns. Tunnels are being considered as viable option to alleviate the problems faced by transportation ...