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Artificial Intelligence-Driven Enhanced CBR Modeling of Sandy Soils Considering Broad Grain Size Variability (2024)
Journal Article
ur Rehman, Z., Aziz, Z., Khalid, U., Ijaz, N., ur Rehman, S., & Ijaz, Z. (in press). Artificial Intelligence-Driven Enhanced CBR Modeling of Sandy Soils Considering Broad Grain Size Variability. #Journal not on list,

The soil packing, influenced by variations in grain size and the gradation pattern within the soil matrix, plays a crucial role in constituting the mechanical properties of sandy soils. However, previous modeling approaches have overlooked incorporat... Read More about Artificial Intelligence-Driven Enhanced CBR Modeling of Sandy Soils Considering Broad Grain Size Variability.

An Overview of Smart Cities Key Components (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Izz, A., Kamil, M., Fathi, M. S., Aziz, Z., & Aigerim, K. (in press). An Overview of Smart Cities Key Components.

In response to the challenges of modern urbanisation, the smart city concept emerged as a promising approach to creating a sustainable and efficient urban environment. Smart cities using the latest technology and data-based solutions are aimed at opt... Read More about An Overview of Smart Cities Key Components.

An investigation of energy saving behaviour for residential buildings in Nigeria (2023)
Thesis
Tilde, A. (2023). An investigation of energy saving behaviour for residential buildings in Nigeria. (Thesis). University of Salford

Threats of climate change, global warming and uncertainty about future energy prices have sparked a global discussion about energy efficiency, particularly energy saving behaviour in residential buildings. Numerous challenges have been faced in achie... Read More about An investigation of energy saving behaviour for residential buildings in Nigeria.

The role of machine learning and the internet of things in smart buildings for energy efficiency (2022)
Journal Article
Shah, S., Iqbal, M., Aziz, Z., Rana, T., Khalid, A., Cheah, Y., & Arif, A. (2022). The role of machine learning and the internet of things in smart buildings for energy efficiency. Applied Sciences, 12(15), 7882. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12157882

Machine learning can be used to automate a wide range of tasks. Smart buildings, which use the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect building operations, enable activities, such as monitoring temperature, safety, and maintenance, for easier controlling... Read More about The role of machine learning and the internet of things in smart buildings for energy efficiency.

Privacy shield: a system for edge computing using asynchronous federated learning (2022)
Journal Article
Khalid, A., Aziz, Z., & Fathi, M. (2022). Privacy shield: a system for edge computing using asynchronous federated learning. Scientific Programming, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/7465640

Due to increase in IoT devices, the data produced every day are also increasing rapidly. The growth in data means more processing and more computations are required without delay. This introduced us to a new horizon of the computing infrastructure, i... Read More about Privacy shield: a system for edge computing using asynchronous federated learning.

Blockchain-Based Authentication and Trust Management Mechanism for Smart Cities (2022)
Journal Article
Asif, M., Aziz, Z., Bin Ahmad, M., Khalid, A., Waris, H. A., & Gilani, A. (2022). Blockchain-Based Authentication and Trust Management Mechanism for Smart Cities. Sensors, 22(7), e2604. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22072604

Security has always been the main concern for the internet of things (IoT)-based systems. Blockchain, with its decentralized and distributed design, prevents the risks of the existing centralized methodologies. Conventional security and privacy archi... Read More about Blockchain-Based Authentication and Trust Management Mechanism for Smart Cities.

Prioritisation of resilience criteria and performance indicators for road emergencies crisis response : an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach (2022)
Journal Article
Aziz, Z., Alzaabi, E., & Syazli Fathi, M. (2022). Prioritisation of resilience criteria and performance indicators for road emergencies crisis response : an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-11-2021-0065

Purpose: This paper aims to develop a crisis readiness framework for road traffic crisis response for law enforcement agencies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Design/methodology/approach: A Delphi method was used that combined questionnaire-... Read More about Prioritisation of resilience criteria and performance indicators for road emergencies crisis response : an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach.

Exploring the role of E-learning practices in protecting secondary school education after violent conflict : case study - secondary school education in Libya (2021)
Thesis
Essadi, H. Exploring the role of E-learning practices in protecting secondary school education after violent conflict : case study - secondary school education in Libya. (Thesis). University of Salford

Background: It is reported that approximately 2,000 schools in Libya were damaged between 2011 and 2013, and that within the month of November 2016 a further 477 schools were damaged and another 30 schools were destroyed in Tripoli and Benghazi. This... Read More about Exploring the role of E-learning practices in protecting secondary school education after violent conflict : case study - secondary school education in Libya.

The development of a framework to improve materials management on Libyan construction sites (2021)
Thesis
Maauf, N. The development of a framework to improve materials management on Libyan construction sites. (Thesis). University of Salford

Materials management is crucial in construction projects specially in developing countries. It contributes very important role to the achievement of the project on time and, as such, affects the overall economy of any country. The research aims to de... Read More about The development of a framework to improve materials management on Libyan construction sites.

Developing an assessment framework to enhance community resilience to pluvial floods in the UAE (2021)
Thesis
Al nuaimi, M. (2021). Developing an assessment framework to enhance community resilience to pluvial floods in the UAE. (Thesis). University of Salford

Over the last two decades, the increase in natural disasters has affected communities around the world through significant loss of life and negative environmental and economic impacts. Although communities cannot always prevent these disasters, they... Read More about Developing an assessment framework to enhance community resilience to pluvial floods in the UAE.

Developing a strategic framework to enhance readiness of UAE law enforcement agencies to effectively respond to road traffic emergencies (2021)
Thesis
Alzaabi, E. Developing a strategic framework to enhance readiness of UAE law enforcement agencies to effectively respond to road traffic emergencies. (Thesis). University of Salford

The high number of road traffic accidents and increasing prevalence of road traffic crises around the world has brought to the fore the need for a higher level of crisis preparedness and response. In the UAE, crisis response times are significantly b... Read More about Developing a strategic framework to enhance readiness of UAE law enforcement agencies to effectively respond to road traffic emergencies.

QoS based optimal resource allocation and workload balancing for fog enabled IoT (2021)
Journal Article
Khalid, A., ul Ain, Q., Qasim, A., & Aziz, Z. (2021). QoS based optimal resource allocation and workload balancing for fog enabled IoT. Cellular Senescence and Therapy, 11(1), 262-274. https://doi.org/10.1515/comp-2020-0162

This paper is aimed at efficiently distributing workload between the Fog Layer and the Cloud Network and then optimizing resource allocation in cloud networks to ensure better utilization and quick response time of the resources available to the end... Read More about QoS based optimal resource allocation and workload balancing for fog enabled IoT.

An emergency preparedness framework for Sand and Dust Storms (SDSs) in Kuwait (2021)
Thesis
Dust Storms (SDSs) in Kuwait. (Thesis). University of Salford

Background The current literature suggests that there is a lack of preparedness framework for Sand and Dust Storms (SDSs) globally and regionally and the existing disaster response strategies are not fit for purpose. Evidence suggests that research... Read More about An emergency preparedness framework for Sand and Dust Storms (SDSs) in Kuwait.

A best practice framework for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in road projects : the case of Ghana (2020)
Thesis
Boadi, R. A best practice framework for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in road projects : the case of Ghana. (Thesis). University of Salford

Financing of public infrastructure projects in Ghana is predominantly from government-generated inflows. These funds are, however, inadequate to provide the infrastructure needed for the economic transformation and development of the country. The gov... Read More about A best practice framework for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in road projects : the case of Ghana.

Handling temporal constraints in interaction protocols for intelligent multi-agent systems (2020)
Journal Article
Qasim, A., Iqbal, S., Aziz, Z., Kazmi, S. A. R., Munawar, A., Gilani, B. A., & Qasim, N. (2020). Handling temporal constraints in interaction protocols for intelligent multi-agent systems. International journal on smart sensing and intelligent systems (Online), 13(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.21307/ijssis-2020-020

This research focuses on handling temporal constraints in interaction protocols for multi-agent systems. There is a dire need of standardized interaction protocols that can be used to handle timing aspects in real-time multi-agent system’s negotiatio... Read More about Handling temporal constraints in interaction protocols for intelligent multi-agent systems.

Efficient performative actions for e-commerce agents (2020)
Journal Article
Qasim, A., Amin, H., Aziz, Z., & Khalid, A. (2020). Efficient performative actions for e-commerce agents. Applied Computer Systems, 25(1), 19-32. https://doi.org/10.2478/acss-2020-0003

The foundational features of multi-agent systems are communication and interaction with other agents. To achieve these features, agents have to transfer messages in the predefined format and semantics. The communication among these agents takes place... Read More about Efficient performative actions for e-commerce agents.

Framework development for public private partnership in affordable housing delivery in Saudi Arabia (2020)
Thesis
Al-hajri, M. Framework development for public private partnership in affordable housing delivery in Saudi Arabia. (Thesis). University of Salford

With the adoption of the new Saudi Vision 2030, interest in public private partnership (PPP) has increased and the Saudi Government is seeking to build up private sector involvement in the provision of social services and infrastructure. Within this... Read More about Framework development for public private partnership in affordable housing delivery in Saudi Arabia.

Intelligent agent for formal modelling of temporal multi-agent systems (2020)
Journal Article
Qasim, A., Aziz, Z., Kazmi, S. A. R., Khalid, A., Fakhir, I., & Hassan, J. (2020). Intelligent agent for formal modelling of temporal multi-agent systems. International journal on smart sensing and intelligent systems (Online), 13(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.21307/ijssis-2020-003

Software systems are becoming complex and dynamic with the passage of time, and to provide better fault tolerance and resource management they need to have the ability of self-adaptation. Multi-agent systems paradigm is an active area of research for... Read More about Intelligent agent for formal modelling of temporal multi-agent systems.

BIM-enabled recommendations for digital handover process in the highways sector (2019)
Thesis
Bayar, M. (2019). BIM-enabled recommendations for digital handover process in the highways sector. (Thesis). University of Salford

An efficient maintenance of the UK’s highways network is of critical importance to the country’s economy and among the top priorities of the government and public agencies (e.g. Highways England). The public highways agencies have huge data sets rela... Read More about BIM-enabled recommendations for digital handover process in the highways sector.