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    • B2B service innovation and global industrial service management 

      Dayan, Mumin; Ndubisib, Nelson Oly ( Elsevier Inc. , 2019 , Other)
      This special edition of IMM aims to develop knowledge and generate new insights and applications of service innovation in B2B context, and global industrial services management relevant to scholars and managers. This article ...
    • B5G: Predictive Container Auto-Scaling for Cellular Evolved Packet Core 

      Bello Y.; Allahham M.S.; Refaey A.; Erbad A.; Mohamed A.; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2021 , Conference Paper)
      The increase in mobile traffic which is accompanied by a random workload, variations necessitate an upgrade of mobile network infrastructure to maintain acceptable network performance. Scaling the mobile core network ...
    • B5G: Predictive Container Auto-Scaling for Cellular Evolved Packet Core 

      Bello Y.; Abdellatif A.A.; Allahham M.S.; Hussein A.R.; Erbad A.; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2021 , Article)
      In order to maintain a satisfactory performance in the midst of rapid growth of mobile traffic, the mobile network infrastructure needs to be scaled. Thus there has been significant interest in scalability of mobile core ...
    • Bacillus thuringiensis strain QBT220 pBtoxis plasmid structural instability enhances δ-endotoxins synthesis and bioinsecticidal activity 

      Nair, K.; Nair, Kavita; Al-Thani, Roda; Jaoua, Samir ( Academic Press , 2021 , Article)
      Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) spherical parasporal crystal contains several insecticidal proteins used as environmentally safe alternative to toxic chemical pesticides. The exploration of a Bti strain ...
    • Background invertebrate herbivory on dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa-nana complex) increases with temperature and precipitation across the tundra biome 

      Barrio, Isabel C.; Lindén, Elin; Te Beest, Mariska; Olofsson, Johan; Rocha, Adrian; ... more authors ( Springer Verlag , 2017 , Article)
      Chronic, low intensity herbivory by invertebrates, termed background herbivory, has been understudied in tundra, yet its impacts are likely to increase in a warmer Arctic. The magnitude of these changes is however hard to ...
    • Background-Foreground Modeling Based on Spatiotemporal Sparse Subspace Clustering 

      Javed, Sajid; Mahmood, Arif; Bouwmans, Thierry; Jung, Soon Ki ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      Background estimation and foreground segmentation are important steps in many high-level vision tasks. Many existing methods estimate background as a low-rank component and foreground as a sparse matrix without incorporating ...
    • Backscatter-Enabled Efficient V2X Communication with Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access 

      Khan, Wali Ullah; Jameel, Furqan; Kumar, Neeraj; Jantti, Riku; Guizani, Mohsen ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2021 , Article)
      Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) and backscatter communications are considered to be promising technologies for beyond the fifth-generation (5G) due to their applications in large-scale Internet-of-things networks for ...
    • Backyard Urban Agriculture in Qatar: Challenges & Recommendations 

      Patel, Shikha; Karanisa, Theodora; Abdel Khalek, Mona ( Global Waste Cleaning Network , 2021 , Article)
      The last decade witnessed a return to traditional ways of farming that were, for decades, braced by technological advancement. Along with many countries around the world, Qatar manifests an interest in urban farming, ...
    • Bacteremia and septicemia in Qatar 

      Al-Thani, Asma ( Ministry of Defence And Aviation , 1999 , Article)
      Objectives: The aims of the study are to define the pattern of bacteremia and septicemia in Hamad Medical Corporation in relation to the susceptibility of the implicated microbes to various antimicrobial agents. Methods: ...
    • Balancing Digital-By-Default with Inclusion: A Study of the Factors Influencing E-Inclusion in the UK 

      Al-Muwil, Ahlam; Weerakkody, Vishanth; El-haddadeh, Ramzi; Dwivedi, Yogesh ( Springer New York LLC , 2019 , Article)
      Digital inclusion research has been critically important in drawing an understanding of how policies, society, organisations, and information technologies can all come together within a national environment that aspires ...
    • Band allocation for cognitive radios with buffered primary and secondary users 

      El Shafie A.; Sultan A.; Khattab T. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      In this paper, we study band allocation of Ms buffered secondary users (SUs) to Mp orthogonal primary licensed bands, where each primary band is assigned to one primary user (PU). Each SU is assigned to one of the available ...
    • Band gap and dispersion characteristics of structures with viscoelastically damped resonant periodic inserts 

      Alsupie, H.; Sassi, S.; Baz, A. ( Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Faculty of Mechanical, TU Wien , 2017 , Conference Paper)
      [No abstract available]
    • Band Gap Characteristics of Nonrotating Passive Periodic Drill String 

      Alsaffar Y.; Sassi S.; Baz A. ( American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) , 2018 , Article)
      A new class of drill strings is investigated whereby strategically designed and placed periodic inserts are utilized to filter out the vibration transmission along the drill strings. Such mechanical filtering capabilities ...
    • Band gap characteristics of periodic gyroscopic systems 

      Alsaffar Y.; Sassi S.; Baz A. ( Academic Press , 2018 , Article)
      The stop and pass bands (i.e. the band gaps) characteristics are determined for gyroscopic systems by developing an approach which is compatible with such class of systems which is based on the concept of Bloch wave ...
    • Bandwidth Enhancement and Frequency Scanning Array Antenna Using Novel UWB Filter Integration Technique for OFDM UWB Radar Applications in Wireless Vital Signs Monitoring. 

      Rahman, MuhibUr; NaghshvarianJahromi, Mahdi; Mirjavadi, Seyed Sajad; Hamouda, Abdel Magid ( MDPI , 2018 , Article)
      This paper presents the bandwidth enhancement and frequency scanning for fan beam array antenna utilizing novel technique of band-pass filter integration for wireless vital signs monitoring and vehicle navigation sensors. ...
    • Bank concentration and schumpeterian growth: Theory and international evidence 

      Diallo B.; Koch W. ( MIT Press Journals , 2018 , Article)
      This paper investigates the relationship between economic growth and bank concentration.We introduce imperfect competition within the banking system according to the Schumpeterian growth paradigm, and we theoretically and ...
    • Bank concentration, institutional quality, and economic growth: Empirical evidence from MENA countries 

      Abuzayed, Bana; Al-Fayoumi, Nedal ( Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. , 2016 , Article)
      Purpose: This study aims to examine the influence of institutional quality on the relationship between economic growth and banking sector concentration. Design/methodology/approach: The sample of our study covers 15 Middle ...
    • Bank efficiency and industry growth during financial crises 

      Diallo B. ( Elsevier B.V. , 2018 , Article)
      Financial crises pose many problems for growth, and in this time of increasing financial instability it is important to fully understand why this happens. Many papers have analyzed the relationship between growth and a ...
    • Banking Concentration and Financial Stability. New Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries 

      Ben Ali M.S.; Intissar T.; Zeitun R. ( Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. , 2018 , Article)
      In this paper, we analyze the relationship between banking concentration and financial stability for a sample of 156 developed and developing countries during the period 1980-2011. Our study first examines the direct effect ...
    • Banking on AI: mandating a proactive approach to AI regulation in the financial sector 

      Brown, Rafael; Truby, Jon; Dahdal, Andrew Mazen ( Taylor & Francis , 2020 , Article)
      Despite an emerging international consensus on principles of AI governance, lawmakers have so far failed to translate those principles into regulations in the financial sector. Perhaps, in order to remain competitive in ...