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Establishing Autonomous AUS-Quadrotor
Vertical takeoff and landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (VTOL-UAVs) are superior to their counterparts fixed wing UAVs for urban applications. The objective of this thesis is to establish a VTOL UAV platform to complement ...
Cultural Schema and Reading Comprehension: A Means to an End
Studies on good readers have identified a number of reading comprehension strategies to be highly useful. These strategies range from the simple to the complex. A strategy that has been recommended by cognitive scientists ...
Morphology for Planar Hexagonal Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robotic Systems
This thesis primarily covers the design and implementation of a planar hexagonal Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robotic System (MSRRS) along with the construction of its reconfiguration path planner and control algorithm. ...
Coping with Neologisms in English / Arabic Translation
This thesis explores the strategies Arab translators use when dealing with English new terms (neologisms) that do not readily have apparent equivalents in Arabic. The techniques or strategies, which will be identified in ...
Modern Arabic Literature in English Translation
This study examines some of the issues involved in representing the cultural image of the Arab in translated novels from Arabic into English. In this domain two translation strategies are in use: Foreignization and ...
Evaluating an Additional Measure for the American University of Sharjah English Placement Test: Using Analytical Scoring
The English Placement Test (EPT) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been accurately placing the majority of newly admitted students into appropriate course levels, but there is a small number of students who ...