American Academic & Scholarly Research Journal

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 5, September

An Efficient Technique for Data Hiding in Audio Signals
Abstract. Data hiding, a form of steganography, is one of the emerging techniques that embeds secret data into a digital media and thus ensures secured data transfer. In this paper, the steganographic method used, is based on audio steganography which...
A New Decision Support System Based on Agents Dedicated to Service-Oriented Architectures
Abstract. SOA architecture is more and more used in the companies, in counterpart, the company needs the decision-making processes which proceed with the processes trades, dimension is absent in this type of architecture. On the basis of these notes,...
An Expert System for Diabetes Diagnosis
Abstract: During the recent decades, using expert systems has been developed in a vast level in all sectors of human being life, in particular in the field of medicine. The main objective of this research was to design an expert system for diagnosis...
A Novel Frequency Hopping Scheme for Secure and Reliable Communication Systems
Abstract. Societies nowadays are far more dependent on technology mediated communication than before. The increasing importance of information and communication has brought with it an attempt by the military and other powerful organizations to maintain...
A Perspective for the Education of Business Management: Implementation of Internet-Based Learning as a Type of Adult Education
Abstract. As widely stated, the business administration in the terms of both a field of study and profession is sharply affected by global socio-economical conditions and cultural interactions on which are generated through all societies' toward each...
Application of the Joining Pile for Foundations on Expansiv Clays and Rocks
1 INTRODUCTIONThe expansive clays occupy about 20 per cent of a building area in the United States. Similarly the problem is also significant in Africa, India, Asia, Australia and partly in Europe. Expansive clays are present on many areas of the hot...
Attitudes of Lebanese Adults Age 18-22 towards Homosexuality
Abstract. The attitude of Lebanese adults towards homosexuality is examined in this research article. In the past, the only acceptable affiliation was heterosexuality. Nowadays, attitudes towards homosexuality have undergone a tremendous change due to...
Culture and Its Role in the Volatile Environment of Knowledge and Creative Age in View of Crisis
Abstract. We live in the Knowledge Age, which is based on the implementation of knowledge for the further development. In addition, in the last decade a new phenomenon was highlighted - the Creative Age (Florida, 2002), in which the creative labour has...
Development of Sustainable Ethics Education in Business: A Framework
Abstract. Recent research has indicated that people can learn ethics and that in their 20s & 30s develop new ethical values and utilize them in their basic problem-solving (Rest as summarized by Velasquez, Andre, Shanks & Mayer, 2012). Yet, concern...
Distributed Data Mining on Grid Environment
Abstract. Data mining tasks considered a very complex business problem. In this research, we study the enhancement in the speedup of executing data mining tasks on a grid environment. Experiments were performed by running two main data mining algorithms...
Examining the Role of Responsibility Accounting in Organizational Structure
Abstract. As the centralized operations in organizations become more complicated in case of business development, the need to delegate authorities and responsibilities will depend on the size of the business. In a decentralized business organization,...
Foreign Trade and Economic Growth in Nigeria: An Empirical Analysis
Abstract. This study empirically examine the impact of international trade on economic growth in Nigeria from 1970-2010. Being a time series data, to avoid spurious regression result, the first step was to test for stationary of the data by using Phillips...
Impact of Innovation on Realizing Competitive Advantage in Banking Sector in Jordan*
Abstract. With the increasing competition in a dynamic environment, competitive advantage can be very important to achieve better performance and better results eventually. The traditional four dimensions of competitive advantage are: Cost, Time, Quality,...
Implementing an Academic Research Social Network: An Exploratory Study at Applied Science University
Abstract. Online social networks presented a new and versatile medium of communication and collaboration over the Internet. The use of specific social networks that targets a certain audience is becoming more accepted today since interactivity and collaboration...
Influential Relationship between Human Resources Management Practices (HRMP) and Organizational Performance: A Study on Five-Star Hotels in Jordan
ABSTRACTAbstract. This study examines one of the important topics in the hotel services sector, that is human resources and the extent of their influence on the organizational performance in five-star hotels in the Capital City of Amman in Jordan. The...
Internet-Savviness of Iraqi Undergraduate Students
Abstract. This exploratory study investigated the construct of Internet-Savviness (IS) exhibited by undergraduate Iraqi students at a four-year university in Iraq. Internet-Savviness is a new construct based on six dimensions: 1) social collaboration,...
Investigating the Effect of Young Adult's Reliance on Social Networking Sites on Political Participation in Egypt
Abstract. The augmented use and attention of young adults' of Social Networking Sites (SNS) had risen up the question of what are the outcomes of young adults' reliance on social networking sites? In particular the purpose of this study is to investigate...
Investigating the Power of Interpersonal Social Influence on Citizens' Attitude towards Civic Engagements in Egypt
Abstract. The aim of this paper is to identify various antecedents that create influential social influence. In addition, it plans to investigate the power of interpersonal social influence on Egyptian citizens' attitude towards civic engagements (individual...
Measuring the Effects of Personalized Integrated Marketing Communication Tools on the Consumers" Intention to Purchase Credit Cards in the Private Banking Sector in Egypt
Abstract. Purpose-The aim of this paper is to measure the effect of specific Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) tools (direct marketing, personal selling) on consumers' intention to purchase a selected retail-banking product (credit cards) in the...
Music and New Technologies as Specific Language of Teenagers
Abstract. The formation of attitude on music of teenagers, differences and similarities of music, fine arts and media arts, influence of written text and new computer technologies on our visual thinking are analyzing in this article. There are analyzing...
New Challenges and Opportunities of Continuing Education Programs in Lebanon
Abstract. By establishing regional continuing education centers across Lebanon, a country characterized as a fragile state with an unstable political environment, a private university's continuing education (CE) unit faces new challenges and opportunities....
Perception of Organizational Commitment among Nurses in Different Governmental Health Sectors at Riyadh City
Abstract. Some national studies and articles highlighted that governmental sectors in Riyadh city were suffering for many years from high turnover rate of nurses that reached to seventy percent in some hospitals and resulted in high nurses shortage ....
Sensitization of Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide Solar Cells Using Natural Dyes: Influence of Acids Medium on Coating Formulation
Abstract. Dye Sensitzed solar cells (DSSC) has drawn attention as an alternative to the silicon based solar cells due to their low fabrication cost and reasonably high efficiency. This paper presents an approach on the development of DSSC and the photoelectrochemical...
Structural and Electrical Sensitivity at Several Temperatures with Hydrogen Sensor of Ni/AlGaN Schottky Diode
Abstract. The characteristics of Ni Schottky diodes on AlGaN contact the Al mole fraction up to x = 0.11in pure nitrogen and 2% hydrogen in nitrogen ambient are studied. High temperature stability of Ni diode on AlGaN was achieved by long term annealing...
Testing and Fault Tolerance of Integrated Circuits
Abstract. Today, the technological advances reduce the size of electronic components to the nanometer dimensions. This miniaturization makes manufacturing processes more complex and less reliable. This implies that it becomes very difficult to manufacture...
The Impact of Construction Sector on Palestinian Economy - Case Study : ( Gaza Strip)
Abstract:The construction sector has a significant impact on Palestinian economy and the tool through which a society achieves its goal of economic growth and development. Share of the construction sector in Palestine GDP and construction sector VAD...
The Impact of Information Technology and Social Networks in Changing Political and Social Reality of the Arab Countries
Abstract. The impact of online social networks on social capital can be achieved in myriad ways. For instance, common interest groups can help users coordinate for collective action. At the same time, regular exchanges between users can foster trust...
The Impact of Prophet Muhammad's Misconceived Sunnah on the Traditional Muslim's Lifestyle in Tripoli, Lebanon
Abstract. Within Lebanon, the Northern region has been seen as a sanctuary for Islamic extremism, ignorance, and females' oppression. The Northerners' efforts to attract other Lebanese citizens to Tripoli, known as the second capital of the Lebanon,...
Thermal Annealing Effect on the Structural and Magnetic Properties of Barium Hexaferrite Powders
Abstract. Samples examined in this experimental work were in the form of hexagonal barium ferrite with various temperatures annealing. Barium hexaferrite (BaFe^sub 12^O^sub 19^), is of great importance as permanent magnets, particularly for magnetic...
The Role of Social Media in the Egyptian Revolution: The Initiation Phase (2010-2011)
Abstract. Social media tools are media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. Enabled by ubiquitously accessible and scalable communication techniques, social media substantially change the way of communication...
The Use of Machine Learning Techniques to Predict Farm Size Change - an Implementation in the Dutch Dairy Sector
Abstract. This paper investigates the use of several machine learning techniques in order to predict dairy farm size change in the Netherlands. The work presented is part of a larger effort to improve an agricultural model, called the Financial Economic...
Web 2.0: Internet Technology Used in Human Resource Recruitment
Abstract. Many Web 2.0 applications were intended for social interaction and networking among people. Little research has been conducted on the use of Web 2.0 application in Human Resource Recruitment in Jordan. The recruitment process involves several...
What Is Lean Accounting?
Abstract. The term 'Lean' became common during the 1980s and 1990s, due to the book 'Lean Thinking'. In September 2005, at the Lean Accounting Summit in Detroit, cosponsored by AME, the definition of Lean Accounting and the description of Principles,...
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