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• (2016-01-29)
The purpose of the thesis is to prove that the sectarian division in Lebanon is a factor that facilitates the emergence and survival of Salafi Jihadi groups in the country. It shows how the sectarian division, be it on ...
• (Lebanese American University, )
I would like to thank the following people for their effort and support in the accomplishment of this degree. First, to God who gave me the energy and encouragement throughout these years. My parents, Laila, and Mel hem ...
• (Lebanese American University, )
Dynamic programming on tree decompositions is often a key for solving a widerange of optimization problems that would otherwise be intractable. Operations on tree decompositions are amenable to parallelization. However, ...
• (2011-09-26)
At universities where students enjoy flexibility in selecting courses, the Registrar's office aims to generate an appropriate exam schedule for numerous courses and large number of students. An appropriate exam schedule ...
• (2011-10-25)
Proteins are organic compounds made up of chains of amino acids. These amino acids are formed from atoms and the chain fold into complex 3-dimensional structures based on their chemical and physical properties. A protein ...
• (2015-09-30)
Determining a protein’s structure is a challenging goal in structural bioinformatics, offering important insight towards understanding the function of a protein. Homology modeling is an effective technique in protein ...
• (2012-10-10)
• (2011-10-27)
This study attempts to answer a number of questions relevant to the external and internal factors affecting the performance of a private school in a low-income rural environment in Lebanon. The study utilizes qualitative ...
• (2011-04-20)
Leadership effectiveness has been strongly related to school development and the interpersonal skills of a leader. This project proposes a manual for school leaders focusing on the importance of interpersonal skills of ...
• (2011-10-18)
A case study was conducted in a private school in United Arab Emirates to identify the leadership style of the principal, whether it was transformational or transactional, and to examine its effect on some aspects of the ...
• (2011-09-06)
The purpose of the present study was to examine the actual role of a school principal and his role as perceived by teachers and students. The sample of this study consisted of 1 principal, 30 teachers and 60 students, all ...
• (2012-07-10)
• (2011-03-08)
Third World states face a host of overlapping external and domestic threats. This thesis examines the causes and consequences of Lebanon’s insecurity dilemma, and looks at Lebanon’s relationship with Syria from a security ...
• (2011-09-23)
Mobile ad-hoc networks are becoming more popular as the use of mobile computers is increasing. The biggest challenge faced in such networks is continuous and random change in the topology. Table driven routing protocols ...
• (Lebanese American University, )
Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETS) are a set of nodes connected to each other in peer to peer fashion. As MANETs have challenging characteristics such as mobility and limited energy, traditional existing routing protocols ...
• (2011-07-13)
Search engines search documents for specified keywords corresponding to a user's query and return a list of documents (web sites) where the keywords were found. In this project we design and implement a special-purpose ...
• (Syracuse University Syracuse, )
Let ${\cal S}$ denote the general second order linear differential operator on the complex plane. It is a well-known fact that the Dirichlet boundary value problem for ${\cal S}$ on a bounded domain $\Omega$ with a smooth ...
• (2016-02-17)
Since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis in early 2011, Lebanon has seen a drastic deterioration in security: domestic supporters and opponents of the Syrian government have confronted each other in armed clashes and Lebanese ...
• (Lebanese American University, )
This thesis had demonstrated that sectarian affiliations are of a primordial nature and continue to determine how the Lebanese interact politically and socially with each other. Nevertheless, it argued that they should not ...
• (2012-05-28)