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    • Saudi Translation Project (2000-2015): A Historiographical Bibliometric Study 

      Al-Otaibi, Ajayb A. (2015-10)
      This thesis discusses the Saudi Translation Project during the period 2000-2015. The discussion considers historiography, culture and identity in relation to Translation Studies, as well as the genealogy of translation in ...
    • Scheduling IoT Requests to Minimize Latency in Fog Computing 

      Alikarar, Mazin Abdelbadea Nasralla (2017-06)
      Delivering services for Internet of Things (IoT) applications that demand real-time and predictable latency is challenge. Several IoT applications require stringent latency requirements due to the interaction between the ...
    • Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings in Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

      Al Shamsi, Gaith Abdulrahman (2013-06)
      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 ...
    • Seismic Site Response, Analysis and Characterization of Major Cities in UAE 

      Irfan, Muhammad (2011-06)
      United Arab Emirates (UAE) has experienced significant economic growth in recent years. The accelerated schedule driven projects are compelling designers to use values of seismic hazard (ground motion) that are either ...
    • Semi-supervised Clustering of Facial Expressions 

      Jalal, Ahsan (2017-11)
      Automated facial expressions recognition (FER) is an important area in computer vision and machine learning due to its eminent role in human-machine interaction. FER is key in building intelligent user interfaces, particularly ...
    • Sensor-based Continuous Arabic Sign Language Recognition 

      Tubaiz, Noor Ali (2014-06)
      Arabic sign language is the most common way of communication between the deaf and the hearing individuals in the Arab world. Due to the lack of knowledge of Arabic sign language among the hearing society, deaf people tend ...
    • Sensor-Based Signer Independent Continuous Arabic Sign Language Recognition 

      Hassan, Mohamed (2017-05)
      The deaf community relies on sign language as the primary means of communication. For the millions of people around the world who suffer from hearing loss, interaction with hearing people is quite difficult. The main ...
    • Sentiment Mining of Arabic Twitter Data 

      Ahmed, Soha Galalaldin Khider (2014-01)
      Social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter and social media hosting websites such as Flickr and YouTube have become increasingly popular in recent years. One key factor to their attractiveness worldwide is ...
    • Sequential batch contactors for removal of chromium (VI) from wastewater using sheep's wool 

      Ray, Priyasha (2017-05)
      The effluent streams of various industries contain heavy metals like chromium. The hexavalent form of it is highly toxic, which needs specific intensive treatment before disposal. Sheep’s wool, as a keratinous adsorbent, ...
    • Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams Made with Recycled Coarse Aggregate 

      Sagher, Abdullah Mohsin (2016-07)
      The Bee'ah's Waste Management Complex in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, has been producing aggregate from construction and demolition wastes for quite some time. However, such a product has not been utilized in structural ...
    • Short-term Wind Power Prediction 

      Marzbani, Fatemeh (2014-06)
      Environmental considerations in addition to energy crises have forced many countries to consider alternative energy sources; renewable energies are known as the best alternatives. Among renewable energies, wind power is ...
    • Simultaneous Interpreting of Cultural References 

      Ali, Jenan J. N. (2017-11)
      Cultural misunderstandings can lead to serious problems especially when dealing with the political discourse of iconic leaders, such as Former President Muammar Gaddafi of Libya. Inaccurate rendition for any political ...
    • A Six Sigma Define Phase Methodology for Service-Level Compliance Processes 

      Al Disi, Essam Omran (2007-12)
      The world economy has been recently experiencing the shift towards services, a phenomenon that is referred to as services-based or services-led economy. A service generally combines activities of a more intangible nature, ...
    • Skopos for Children's Literature: Translation and Commentary 

      Alsabbagh, Aliaa Abdulraouf (2014-01)
      Literature represents a nation's culture and plays a vital role in the bringing up of children. As such and unlike adult literature, translating children's literature (CL) poses difficulties for translators simply because ...
    • Skopos in Advertising Translation into Arabic 

      Haddad, Khalil (2015-05)
      Current definitions identify advertising to be paid mass communication designed to persuade or influence the customer. In today's world, we are witnessing significant growth in the volume of international trade as a result ...
    • Socially Motivated Approach to Simulate Negotiation Process 

      Hammadih, Mohammed Zaher (2014-05)
      Automated negotiation is treated as multi-disciplinary area of rigorous research consisting of Multi Agent Systems (MAS) such as optimization, decision support system, game theory and e-commerce. Thus, automated negotiations ...
    • Soil Characterization Utilizing GPR Technique 

      Al Kej, Fateh Tamam (2017-11)
      Engineering properties of soil, such as shear strength parameters, water content, degree of saturation, and permeability are essential for safe and economic design of any structure involving soil structure ...
    • Soil Stabilization against Internal Erosion Using Cement and Fiber-Cement Mixture 

      Al-Samarrai, Lena B. (2014-05)
      Internal erosion of soil is the main cause of failure in many engineering hydraulic structures especially embankment dams. Understanding the internal erosion behavior and stabilizing the soil against this phenomenon is a ...
    • Solving Fourth Order Differential Non-Linear Equations, Existence and Uniqueness 

      Malbanji, Amer Mahmoud (2017-05)
      The aim of this thesis is to present a novel numerical approach for the solution of a class of non-linear fourth-order boundary value problems. The method is based on embedding Green's function into some fixed point iteration ...
    • Solving The 2D Biharmonic Equation: A Numerical Approach Based On Spline Collocation 

      Alkafri, Heba Qasim (2016-07)
      In this thesis, several numerical methods, that are based on spline basis functions, are suggested for the solution of a general class of fourth order boundary value problems. In particular, The two-dimensional biharmonic ...