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SoAS - Theses and Dissertations

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SoAS - Theses and Dissertations

 

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  • Abbas, Nadine Fawaz (American University of Beirut, 2017-04-21)
    Demand for mobile applications is increasing at an exponential rate which is loading existing wireless networks. The research community is currently actively involved in the design of new technologies that can enable ...
  • Abbas, Nadine Fawaz (American University of Beirut, 2011)
    As technology is advancing, and the internet becoming more vital, the need for faster means of communication is becoming a must. WiMAX networks are being studied to achieve different efficiency objectives. As in any ...
  • El Hajj, Sleiman (University of Gloucestershire, 2016-10)
    This thesis mainly consists of two artifacts: a creative text followed by literary criticism. The research draws on the theoretical intervention of the flâneuse I have posited as a way of reading home in fiction. Not ...
  • El Hajj, Sleiman (American University of Beirut, 2008)
    Capote arguably deploys a particular gay or oppositional vision through his non- fiction novel as a subversive counter-narrative. Given the fierce anti-queer sen timent consuming mid-century America and the subsequent ...
  • Hamadeh, Hawraa (Lebanese American University, 2022-05-26)
    This study addresses the reasons behind the failure of the Hassan Diab Government in Lebanon (January 2020-September 2021) to present a comprehensive and credible package of reforms to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ...
  • Shamseddine, Hala (Lebanese American University, 2022-08-18)
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental syndrome resulting from alterations in the embryological brain pre-birth. This disorder distinguishes its patients by special socially restricted and repetitive ...
  • Zebian, Farah (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-18)
    Educational leaders in rural areas struggle to recruit and retain highly qualified teachers. Compared to schools in urban and suburban areas, educational leaders in rural areas have difficulties staffing their classrooms ...
  • Hably, Farah (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-14)
    Leadership style is defined as a leader’ characteristic behaviours when working with a group of people. At school, coordinators might have different leadership styles they use with teachers. An effective leadership style ...
  • Roummani, Diana (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-22)
    Civil war in Syria forced million of its people to be forcibly displaced. Today, after eleven years of its start, Lebanon is currently hosting over one million Syrian refugees residing in formal and informal camps spread ...
  • AbdulGhani, Dana (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-14)
    Objectives: A Mediterranean-style diet (MeDi) that is rich in high proportion of fibers, healthy fats, antioxidants, and polyphenols has been associated with the prevention of several metabolic diseases. Adherence to the ...
  • Mezher, Amar (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-22)
    Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) has become one of the most common mental disorders around the world. Although antidepressants remain the first-line treatment for moderate to major depression, however, numerous limitations ...
  • Assaf, Ali (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-26)
    Clustering is the process of dividing a set of objects into several classes in which each class is composed of similar objects. Traditional centralized clustering algorithms target those objects that are located in the ...
  • Amhaz, Ali (Lebanese American University, 2022-08-22)
    With the enormous amount of data produced daily, cloud and fog computing presented efficient and effective models for real-time data exchange. Nevertheless, this technology came with a cost at the security level, where it ...
  • Joumaa, Agatha (Lebanese American University, 2022-06-20)
    In this thesis, we explore in the framework of viscosity solutions the existence and uniqueness of traveling solutions using a pedestrian microscopic model. We consider that the velocity of the pedestrian at position u(y) ...
  • Shamas, Adnan (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-22)
    The Middle East has been going through various changes in the last decade with many parties and regimes identifying as Islamic. While the world is shifting focus to the importance of democracy, this thesis aims to better ...
  • Sinno, Hiba (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-25)
    Over the years, traditional migration theory has failed to address and examine gender-specific experiences around migration but has used a gendered-neutral approach in highlighting the circumstances that drive women to ...
  • Sleiman, Hucen (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-04)
    This research is a study of the links that connect habitus, memory, culture to architecture, and the role that plays the latter in constructing and preserving a sense of belonging and identity. The migratory course, from ...
  • Kobeissy, Hussein (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-05)
    Alternative migration, such as migration for love and kinship, is an understudied pattern of migration that has recently gained some attention within the literature. In parallel, the interplay between ICT and transnationalism ...
  • Malass, Jad (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-26)
    This thesis investigates the relationship between migration policies followed by governments and the characteristics and nature of “personalized politics” at the executive level of government. It focuses mainly on decisions ...
  • Saliba, Jerome (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-22)
    Over the past decade, electric vehicles have been growing in popularity. The number of electric vehicles on the roads increased from a few thousand in 2010 to more than 10 million in 2020.1 Electric vehicles have already ...

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