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Translating Emirati Poetry
For Arabs, poetry is the first and most important genre of Arabic literature, and in the Gulf region, Nabati poetry is the most frequently used form with a register of spoken Gulf dialect. Translating Nabati poetry can ...
Tracking Research Impact
Assessment of Usability of Web-Based Applications' User Interfaces
System intelligence can be expressed in terms of how much it helps to make a desired task easy for human beings. The concept can be extended to user interface of computer software which is the cornerstone of human- machine ...
Big Data in the MENA Region: The Next Path Towards Socio-economic and Cultural Development
(American Anthropological Association, 2017)
As elsewhere, big data is perceived as central to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nations’ socio-economic and cultural development. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, by virtue of its advanced information ...
Production of self-compacting concrete using Jordanian oil shale ash
The potential of using Jordanian oil shale ash (OSA) as partial replacement of the cement on fresh and mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete (SCC) was investigated in depth. Six SCC mixtures were prepared with ...
An overview of load demand and price forecasting methodologies
In this work, an overview of the various methodologies developed in recent years for short, mid and long term load and price forecasting is carried out. In the analysis the advantages and disadvantages of each method are ...
Constitutionalism and Transitions in North Africa. Analysing conflicts between legal and extra-legal sources of constitutional rights
(LSE Middle East centre, 2015-04)
Microbial Removal from Secondary Treated Wastewater Using a Hybrid System of Ultrafiltration and Reverse Osmosis
The efficiency of advanced membranes towards removal of general and specific microbes from wastewater was investigated. The treatment included a subsequent system of activated sludge, ultrafiltration (hollow fibre membranes ...
Optimum sizing of steam turbines for concentrated solar power plants
In this work, a selection of the optimum steam turbine type and size for integration in concentrated solar power (CSP) plants is carried out. In particular, the optimum steam turbine input and output interfaces for a ...