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Iris recognition and the challenge of homeland and border control security in UAE
This article discusses the implementation of iris recognition in improving the security of border control systems in the United Arab Emirates. The article explains the significance of the implemented solution and the ...
Quality classification via Raman identification of carbon nanotube bundles using artificial neural networks
(IOP Publishing Ltd., 2007)
One of the major obstacles for successful mass-production of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is performing quick and precise characterization of the properties of a given batch of nanotubes. In this paper, we have identified a set ...
Young South Asian deaf people and their families: negotiating relationships and identities.
(Wiley Online Library, 2002-01)
This paper explores how various and competing identity claims are negotiated by young deaf people and their families. Our findings, based on group and individual interviews with young South Asian deaf people and individual ...
Board Structure And Executive Compensation In The Public Sector New Zealand Evidence
(John Wiley & Sons, 2005)
Do they look after their own? Informal support for South Asian carers
(Wiley Online Library, 2004-08-19)
Policy on care in the community was founded on the premise that the care of frail elderly people with disabilities would be a joint responsibility for health and social care professionals, and family carers, supported by ...
The moral economy of selfhood and caring: negotiating boundaries of personal care as embodied moral practice
(Wiley Online Library, 2008-02-20)
This paper engages with the dichotomous notions of caring underpinning social policy and practice in Britain, that splits up the ‘carer’ and ‘cared for’ into autonomous, unitary subjects, by locating personal care as an ...
The applicability of measures of socioeconomic position to different ethnic groups within the UK
(BioMed Central, 2009-02-27)
In this paper we seek to tease out differences in socioeconomic position between ethnic groups. There are 3 main reasons why conventional socioeconomic indicators and asset based measures may not be equally applicable to ...
Intercultural engagement in the arabian gulf region
(Association for Computing Machinery New York, NY, United States, 2009-02)
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) represents a world-class metropolis with a high-tech infrastructure where the indigenous population represents less than 1/5th of the inhabitants. This paper ...
Automatic speed violation detection and response system using wireless communication, positioning and RF ID
(United States Patent Application Publication, 2006-03)
An automatic mobile speed violation detection and response system for identifying vehicles traveling in excess of a predetermined speed and providing a response to this violation is proposed. The mobile speed violation ...
Online DBMS Selection and Analysis Tool
The Paper emphasizes the advantages of E-learning model and the necessity to ensure that students develop required professional skills during online course delivery. Current paper describes Decision Support System (DSS) ...