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Fixed Parameter Tractable Algorithm for the Minimum Fill-In Problem with a Non-Trivial Parameter

Mani Ghahremani,  PhD student A chordless graph is described as a graph such that there exists at least a single induced cycle of size 4 or more vertices, where for any pair of vertices of this cycle, the only connection … Continue reading

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Algorithmic scheduling of dial-a-ride problems

Clement Dallard,  PhD student Dial-a-Ride problems usually contain time windows and maximal ride time constraints for pickup-delivery requests. For a given tour there exist efficient algorithms to find schedules respecting those constraints. However, if no feasible schedule exists, there is … Continue reading

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Frequency of monitoring of patient’s vital signs in acute hospital settings

Simarjot Dahella,  PhD student A patient’s health in a hospital-based setting is monitored by health care professionals. In 2007, The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommended that patient’s vital signs observations should be monitored at least every … Continue reading

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Towards better understanding of Queries

Alaa Mossaheb,  PhD student Search engines are a prevalent tool for users to find information and the relevance of the returned results is highly influenced by accurately identifying the user’s needs when searching for information. Identifying user’s intent, however, is … Continue reading

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Bias and Variance: Nature of Machine Learning Problems

Han Liu, PhD student Due to the daily increase in the size of data, machine learning has become an popular approach for intelligent processing of data. In particular, machine learning algorithms are used to discover meaningful knowledge or build predictive … Continue reading

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Modeling Telecommuting for Transportation Demand Management Using Rule Based Network

Farzad Arabikhan, PhD student Modelling telecommuting plays an imperative role in defining efficient policies to reduce traffic congestion and improve environmental indicators. This project is an interdisciplinary research which aims to implement fuzzy logic and rule based network techniques, as … Continue reading

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Proposed contribution to improve Bitcoin scalability

Muntadher Sallal, PhD student Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer electronic currency that allows online payments between two parties without needing to any central authorities or permission from third party. Bitcoin relies on cryptograph protocol that operates on top of the … Continue reading

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Generalised Fuzzy Bayesian Logistic Regression with Adaptive Multiple Centroid Defuzzification

Muhammad Khalif, PhD student This presentation summarises briefly the theoretical foundations of Multiple Centroid of fuzzy sets (type-1 fuzzy set and type-2 fuzzy set) with Bayesian logistic regression. This includes official models, elementary operations, basic properties and advanced application.Zadeh was … Continue reading

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Capturing the Growth of E-Commerce in Jordan Using a Novel Research Approach

Husam Yaseen, PhD student Many researchers have tried to address certain barriers to Jordanian e-commerce; however, the literature does not show a complete picture of e-commerce adoption.  There is a problem of limited resources and data about e-commerce activities in … Continue reading

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Intuition Based Decision Methodology for Ranking Fuzzy Numbers Using Centroid Point and Spread

Ahmad Abu-bakar, PhD student The concept of ranking fuzzy numbers has significantly received attention from the research community on its successful applications towards decision making problems. It complements decision makers exercise their subjective judgments under situations that are vague, imprecise, … Continue reading

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