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Water Balance Analysis at Karangmumus River Basin Area (RBA) Samarinda City
Ismail
Makara Seri Sains , 2009,
Abstract: Karangmumus RBA to getting degradation pressure being concrete drying and flooding so much to frighten. Climate data from BMG Temindung and SPAS Lempake has to water balance analysis based on Hewlett and Nutter methode. This region have the Area Class III (1500–2000 mm/year). With the bimodel or double wave rainfall models with C patern. The hight rainfall depth periode at December and April, therefore the low rainfall depth at September and November. Have level Q = ± 9.9%, or rainfall tipe A (very wet area with tropical wet vegetation) and E1 agroclimte zone. Water balance monthly indicated that this area have to water surplus 8 month, i.e. January (27.0 mm), February (57.3 mm), March (119.7 mm), April (72.8 mm), May (48.4 mm), Juni (19.6 mm), November (58.7 mm) and December (75.3 mm), or total amounts water surplus 478.8 mm/year. The water deficits at Juni (0.4 mm), July (0.3 mm), Augus (3.9 mm), September (13.6 mm) and October (26.7 mm) or total amount water deficits (44.5 mm/year).
Financial Risk Measurement for Turkish Insurance Companies Using VaR Models  [PDF]
Ismail Yildirim
Journal of Financial Risk Management (JFRM) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/jfrm.2015.43013
Abstract: This study aims to measure the foreign exchange risks that the insurance companies are exposed to. In this context, this study analyzes 7 insurance companies listed in Borsa Istanbul (Istanbul Stock Exchange). The foreign exchange risks that the insurance companies are exposed to were measured using VaR models, Historical Simulation and Monte Carlo Simulation methods. Data obtained from the analysis show the losses that the insurance companies suffer due to exchange risk. The losses calculated using the Monte Carlo Simulation were found to be greater than the losses calculated using Historical Simulation.
Hydromorphological Mapping and Analysis for Characterizing Darfur Paleolake, NW Sudan Using Remote Sensing and GIS  [PDF]
Samy Ismail Elmahdy
International Journal of Geosciences (IJG) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/ijg.2012.31004
Abstract: The north-western part of Sudan, which is the driest region on earth has revealed newly surface and near surface paleodrainage network underneath sand sheets indicating the possibilities for economic groundwater reservoirs. Advanced Space-born Thermal Radiometer (ASTER), the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM ~90 m) DEMs and Quickbird images corroborate the presence of surface and near surface paleodrainage network. Bivariate quadratic surfaces with moving window size of 3 × 3 were fitted to the SRTM DEM. The second derivative surface curvature was calculated to reveal landform classes that may receive most of fossil water. The results showed that the new unnamed depression which recharges by a longitudinal paleodrainage network may receive vast amount of groundwater during humid phases. The results demonstrate that the D8 and curvature algorithms are very efficient tools for revealing and characterizing hydrological elements in arid and semi-arid regions and they provide information for hydrological exploration in remote deserts over large scale prior to geophysical survey.
Overcoming Object Misalignment in Geo-Spatial Datasets  [PDF]
Ismail Wadembere, Patrick Ogao
Journal of Geographic Information System (JGIS) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/jgis.2014.64028
Abstract:

In integrating geo-spatial datasets, sometimes layers are unable to perfectly overlay each other. In most cases, the cause of misalignment is the cartographic variation of objects forming features in the datasets. Either this could be due to actual changes on ground, collection, or storage approaches used leading to overlapping or openings between features. In this paper, we present an alignment method that uses adjustment algorithms to update the geometry of features within a dataset or complementary adjacent datasets so that they can align to achieve perfect integration. The method identifies every unique spatial instance in datasets and their spatial points that define all their geometry; the differences are compared and used to compute the alignment parameters. This provides a uniform geo-spatial features’ alignment taking into consideration changes in the different datasets being integrated without affecting the topology and attributes.

Information Reach and Range Impact on Interorganizational Systems Platforms  [PDF]
Ismail M. Romi
Intelligent Information Management (IIM) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/iim.2014.61001
Abstract:

Organizations tend to use information systems (IS) applications that require data to be exchanged between different parties, while data exchange is restricted with information reach and range, which determines the organizations’ IT platform. To determine the best platform, a comparison between electronic data interchange (EDI) and web services was conducted depending on certain criteria, and then we match the results with the information reach and range. The main findings show that the web services platform can take place when the range of information access is required by anyone and anywhere regardless of IT base. EDI can take place when the range of information access doesn’t exceed the organizations’ boundaries. But when the range of information access exceeds the organizations’ boundaries, still between certain partners, web services or EDI can take place, and thus the organization can select them from those platforms depending on other criteria such as security, and cost.

The Relationship between IT and Supply Chain Performance: A Systematic Review and Future Research  [PDF]
Elnouaman Samadi, Ismail Kassou
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2016.64044
Abstract: Many firms have spent large investments in developing and implementing information technologies and systems to enhance their supply chain performance with little benefit, while others have spent similar amount of money with great success [1]. The IT productivity paradox in supply chain performance is widely cited as a polemic that needs more investigation. This work reviews the body of knowledge related to the relationship between IT and supply chain performance through a systematic literature review study, following a pre-defined search protocol that can be used by other researchers to review other subjects in the area of information technology, to provide an overview of the state of the art and identify research challenges and gaps. 33 papers are finally selected, in which three main themes of research, nineteen IT-relates characteristics, and seventeen mediator factors to enhance supply chain performance are identified. The indirect effect of IT in SCP is the major findings in the literature. This work presents some new guidelines of research.
Sero-Prevalence Study of Camel Trypanosomiasis in Selected Villages of Galkayo, Somalia  [PDF]
Abdulgani Huruse Ismail Mohamoud
Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine (OJVM) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/ojvm.2017.74004
Abstract: A cross-sectional study was carried out aimed to estimate sero-prevalence of camel trypanosomiasis and to investigate the related risk factors of the disease in Four Selected Villages of Galkayo, Mudug region from 14th March 2016 up to 20th April 2016. Blood samples were collected from 69 randomly selected camels of the four study villages, and samples were allowed to clot at room temper to detect the sero-prevalence of trypanosome using Card Agglutination Test for Trypanosomiasis (CATT). The results indicated that the overall sero-prevalence of trypanosomiasis in camels that 15.9% (11) samples were positive for trypanosome evansi (T. evansi) was recorded. Higher infection was found in female (19.4) as compared to male (11.1), However, there is no statistically significant difference in sero-prevalence between sex categories (P > 0.05). High Test infection of sero-prevalence was noted 20% in young age (<10) followed by 19% in adult age group (>10), and there was statistically significant difference (P < 0.05) in susceptibility among age groups. These results seem to indicate that T. evansi infection is high in the study area. There is need of further control of camel trypanosomiasis through the uses of curative and prophylactic drugs to avoid the various problems.
Synthesis of 1,3-Oxazepine Derivatives Derived from 2-(1H-Benzo[d][1,2,3]Triazol-1-yl) Acetohydrazide by Using Microwave Irradiation  [PDF]
Nihad Ismail Taha
International Journal of Organic Chemistry (IJOC) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/ijoc.2017.73016
Abstract: A series of Schiff base and their derivative (oxazepine) have been synthesized. 8-hydrazone(schiff-bases) derivatives type (E)-2-(1H-benzo[d][1,2,3]triazole-1-yl)-N-(substituted benzylidene)aceto-
hydrazide were prepared by condensation 1H-benzo[d][1,2,3]triazol-1-yl)hydrazine with various aromatic aldehyde in ethanol in the presence of dimethyl formamid or acetic acid as catalyst by using MWI to yield the Schiff bases. These Schiff’s base on treatment with Maleic anhydride in dry conditions by using MWI to give 7-membered heterocyclic ring system (oxezapine) of (2-(1H)benzo[d][1,2,3]triazol-1-yl)-N-(2-(substituted penyl)-4, 7-dioxo-4,7-dihydro-1,3-oxazepin-3-(2H)-yl)acetamide. The purity of the compounds was confirmed by TLC. The final products were identified by their melting point, IR, 1HNMR, and UV-visible spectra.
Software Cost Estimation Approaches: A Survey  [PDF]
Ismail M. Keshta
Journal of Software Engineering and Applications (JSEA) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2017.1010046
Abstract: The software cost estimation aims to predict the most realistic effort that is required to finish a software project and so it is critical to the success of a software project management. A Software Cost Estimation affects nearly all management activities, including project bidding, resource allocation and project planning. It is affected by a number of factors, such as implementation efficiency, as well as how much the various reviews and studies completed prior to the software development stage cost. Accurate cost estimation will help us to complete the project on time and within budget. Accurate estimation is important because it has led to extensive research into the methods of software cost estimation. Some important software cost estimation methods have been studied in this research work. In addition, we have set out own criteria, which has been used to compare all the different selected methods. We have also given a score for each evaluation criteria, so that we can compare the different methods numerically for cost estimation. Our observations have shown that it is best to use a number of different estimating techniques or cost models, and then compare the results before determining the reasons for any of the large variations. None of the methods are necessarily better or worse than the others. We found, in fact, that their strengths and weaknesses often complement each other. Therefore, the main conclusion is that there is no one single technique that is best for every situation, and the results of a number of different approaches need to be carefully considered to discover what is the most likely to produce estimates that are realistic.
Falafel: A Meal with Full Nutrition  [PDF]
Mohammed Ismail, Erdogan Kucukoner
Food and Nutrition Sciences (FNS) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/fns.2017.811074
Abstract:
There are a lot of fried food recipes that contain vegetables as a main ingredient. One of the most famous fried vegetables in the Middle East is Falafel. Falafel is a traditional Egyptian and Middle Eastern food with deferent names from country to another, for examples it is called Falafel in Iraq and Levant, and it is called Ta’amiya in Egypt. Falafel is a vegetarian recipe which reflects its nutritious value. In this article, we are going to refer to the definition of Falafel and its origin to show that Falafel is a global dish. In addition, the ingredients of Falafel are going to be mentioned. Finally, the benefits of Falafel are going to be explained to show how Falafel is considered as a nutritious meal. This study has discovered that Falafel is one of the healthy vegetarian meals due to its ingredients which are full of vitamins and also considered as a very rich source of dietary fiber.
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