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  • Haraty, Ramzi; Tekli, Jimmy; Al Bouna, Bechara; Issa, Youssef Bou; Kamradt, Marc (Springer, )
    In this paper, we address the correlation problem in the anonymization of transactional data streams. We propose a bucketization-based technique, entitled (k, l)-clustering to prevent such privacy breaches by ensuring that ...
  • Nader, Khansa (2011-10-13)
    This research will study a recent experience in the airfreight industry, i.e. a fresh and courageous venture undertaken by the Dutch carrier KIM whereby the two major divisions in the airline will be split and each one ...
  • Dibeh, Ghassan
    A non-linear, two-country Kaleckian model of the business cycle was developed for investigating business cycle synchronization. The model includes three components: a country-specific business cycle-generating equation, a ...
  • Dibeh, Ghassan Labib (University of Texas at Austin, )
  • Marroum, Marianne (2016-01-18)
    In this article I argue that René Girard’s modern anthropological theory of mimetic desire that he put forth in Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure and developed in his subsequent books is ...
  • Mroueh, Wassim (Lebanese American University, 2013-11-18)
    Although there is a plethora of work examining Kamal Jumblatt‟s political career, none explains a major puzzle in this career: namely, the radical change in his stance vis-à-vis the Lebanese political system and prospects ...
  • KB-HYDRO 
    Haraty, R.; Perrizo, W.; Ram, P.; Panda, B.; Kodali, P.; Goli, V.; Kaliappan, S.
    In this paper we describe a heterogeneous knowledge base management system which is being designed and developed at North Dakota State University with support from IBM Rochester, MN. The system is called KB-HYDRO. It will ...
  • Unknown author (Pluto Press, )
  • Khoury, Nathalie; El-Hayek, Stephany; Tarras, Omayr; El Sabban, Marwan; El-Sibai, Mirvat; Rizk, Sandra (2015-12-18)
    Kefir, a fermented milk product, exhibits anti‑tumoral activity in vivo; yet its mechanism of action remains elusive. Recent studies have focused on the mechanism of action of kefir on cancer cells in vitro. The current ...
  • Rizk, Sandra; Maalouf, Katia; Baydoun, Elias (2015-10-27)
    Background: Adult lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a malignancy that occurs in white blood cells. The overall cure rate in children is 85%, whereas it is only 40% in adults. Kefir is an important probiotic that contains ...
  • Hayek, Stephanie E. (Lebanese American University, 2011-11-18)
    Kefir is a fermented milk product, to which many health benefits have been attributed. These include anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and metabolic benefits. Most importantly, many studies have proven ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal N. (2015-12-07)
    For a given parameterized problem, π, a kernelization algorithm is a polynomial-time pre-processing procedure that transforms an arbitrary instance of π into an equivalent one whose size depends only on the input parameter(s). ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal N.; Collins, Rebecca L.; Fellows, Micheal R.; Langston, Micheal A.; Suters, W. Henry; Symons, Christopher T.
    A variety of efficient kernelization strategies for the classic vertex cover problem are developed, implemented and compared experimentally. A new technique, termed crown reduction, is introduced and analyzed. Applications ...
  • Kernels 
    Abu-Khzam, Faisal N.; Fernau, Hernning
    The notion of a “problem kernel” plays a central role in the design of fixed-parameter algorithms. The FPT literature is rich in kernelization algorithms that exhibit fundamentally different approaches. We highlight ...
  • Nauffal, Diane; Skulte-Ouaiss, Jennifer
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  • Al-Amyouni Daccache, Nidale (2016-04-08)
  • Beyrouti, Nouri; Houssami, Reine
    In the world of marketing and advertising, children are the target. For many reasons children are exerting a greater influence on family buying decisions. Marketers and advertisers know that the money is in the hands of ...
  • Khalaf, Roy; Bitar, Mohamad; Shamseddeen, Wael; El Hajj, Nady; Ibrahim, Georges; Greige, Layal; Zaatari, Ghazi (2016-03-21)
    Aims: This study represents the first report on the distribution of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genotype among recurrent tonsillitis patients. We recruited 34 Lebanese pediatric patients diagnosed with ...
  • Armache, Jalal
    It is critical in the field of human resource management to research factors that influence organizational productivity and employees' commitment, loyalty, and retention. Most companies seek to increase their organizational ...