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  • Saab, Yolande B.; Kabbara, Wissam; Chebib, Christiane; Gard, Paul Richard
    Simple and cost-effective methods are needed to extract DNA in order to use it in large-scale studies. Blood is an excellent DNA source; however, it is costly and invasive thus an alternative is needed. Several kits and ...
  • Mahfoud, Daniel; Akoum, Riad; Ghaoui, Albert; Haddad, nadine; Mahfoud, Nathalie; Farrhat, Hussein; Khoury, Joe
    Polycythemia vera (PV) is a common cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) and portal vein thrombosis (PVT). The postpartum period is a precipitating cofactor. An additional heparin-induced thrombocytopenia/thrombosis (HIT/T) ...
  • Farhat, Hussein; Khoury, Joe; Mahfoud, Nathalie; Akoum, Riad; Mahfoud, Daniel; Ghaoui, Albert
    Polycythemia vera (PV) is a common cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) and portal vein thrombosis (PVT). The postpartum period is a precipitating cofactor. An additional heparin-induced thrombocytopenia/thrombosis (HIT/T) ...
  • BUEVA 
    Ammouri, Ali H.; Hamade, Ramsey F.
    This paper presents a novel actuator design for vibration-induced micromachining. The bi-directional ultrasonic elliptical vibration actuator (BUEVA) possesses a combination of features that renders it suitable for the ...
  • Abou-Rjeily, Chadi; Fawaz, Wissam
    In this paper, we consider the problem of relay-assisted free space optical (FSO) communications in the case where the relays are equipped with buffers of finite size. The high directivity of the FSO links clearly distinguishes ...
  • Abou-Rjeily, Chadi; Fawaz, Wissam
    In this paper, we analyze multi-hop free-space optical (FSO) communications in the context of decode-and-forward serial relaying, where the relays are equipped with finite-size buffers. Based on a Markov chain analysis, ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal N.; Rizk, Mohamad A.; Abdallah, Deema A.; Samatova, Nagiza F. (Springer, )
    Recent advances in algorithm design have shown a growing interest in seeking exact solutions to many hard problems. This new trend has been motivated by hardness of approximation results that appeared in the last decade, ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal; Casel, Katrin; Fernau, Henning; Bagzan, Cristina
    Classical clustering problems search for a partition of objects into a fixed number of clusters. In many scenarios however the number of clusters is not known or necessarily fixed. Further, clusters are sometimes only ...
  • Itani, Omar S.; Goad, Emily A.; Jaramillo, Fernando
    Despite its importance in sales, listening is an overlooked concept in research with limited empirical studies examining the construct since the work conducted by Castleberry and Shepherd (1993) and Ramsey and Sohi (1997). ...
  • El Khoury, John
    Surrounded by mountains to the east and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Lebanon has a narrow coastal plain which is 225 kilometers (139.8 miles) long. Beirut, the capital, is located in the center of the north-south ...
  • Tekli, Joe; Charbel, Nathalie; Chbeir, Richard
    The distributed nature of the Web, as a decentralized system exchanging information between heterogeneous sources, has underlined the need to manage interoperability, i.e., the ability to automatically interpret information ...
  • Khalil, Reem (Lebanese American University, 2011-09-16)
    The Middle East is a vital oil region and remains critical to future energy supplies. Iraq alone possesses 11 % of the world's known oil reserves. Moreover it possesses promising untapped hydrocarbon potential. These fields ...
  • Dibeh, Ghassan
    The postwar business cycle in Lebanon was dominated by the exchange rate based stabilization (ERBS) program implemented by the successive postwar governments. In the early period 1993–2002, a boom-bust dynamics was generated ...
  • Unknown author (Business Science Reference, )
    Education is one of the most consistent and powerful correlates to the development of moral judgment in individuals. Education builds theoretical and some practical basics for making more effective ethical decisions. ...
  • Unknown author (Business Science Reference, )
  • Beyrouti, Nouri; Hejase, Ale Jose; Raslan, Mohammad; Hamdar, Bassam; Hejase, Hussin Jose
    Business ethics is one of the most discussed topics in this millennium, and one of the most conflicting subjects. Unfortunately, people nowadays believe that ethics is not related to any type of religion, but is a habit ...
  • Unknown author
    The Career Services Office at LAU is organizing a workshop on Business Etiquette and Communication Skills.
  • Unknown author (Business Science Reference, )
    Bribes are mainly directed at government officials, although they could be directed at the employees and managers of business firms. However, bribery appears to be a self-defined crime. Bribery of small public sector ...