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Does the assumption of exponential arrival distributions in wireless sensor networks hold??
Doddapaneni, Krishna; Tasiran, Ali; Omondi, Fredrick A.; Ever, Enver; Shah, Purav; Mostarda, Leonardo; Gemikonakli, Orhan (2018-01-01)
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have seen a tremendous growth in various application areas despite prominent performance and availability challenges. Although researchers continue to address these challenges, the type of d...
Oyediran, Olusegun A.; Rivas, M. Fernanda; Coulson, Mark; Kernohan, David (2018-10-01)
We examine the influence of optimism about local and foreign people on social cooperation using a public goods game. Firstly, we find that optimism fuels social cooperation, and secondly, that this positive effect holds wh...
Labor Market Experience in a "Pseudo-Home" Country: Turkish Immigrants in Northern Cyprus
Besim, Mustafa; Ekici, Tufan; Guven-Lisaniler, Fatma (2015-07-03)
In this study we analyze the labor market experiences of Turkish immigrants in Northern Cyprus. Northern Cyprus presents a unique example for Turkish migrants, as many traditional obstacles (language barrier, cultural and ...
Determinants of renewable energy consumption in Africa
Ergun, Selim Jurgen; Owusu, Phebe Asantewaa; Rivas, Maria Fernanda (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-05-01)
Although the role that renewable energy consumption plays on economic growth and emissions has been widely studied, there are relatively few papers focusing on the determinants of renewable energy consumption, and only one...
Robust Inventory Routing Under Demand Uncertainty
Solyali, Oguz; Cordeau, Jean-Francois; Laporte, Gilbert (2012-08-01)
This paper introduces a robust inventory routing problem where a supplier distributes a single product to multiple customers facing dynamic uncertain demands over a finite discrete time horizon. The probability distributio...
A cross-national study of intergenerational influence: US and PRC
Mandrik, Carter; Bao, Yeqing; Wang, Sijun (Emerald, 2018-01-01)
Purpose - The purpose of this study is to examine the intergenerational influence across dyads of mothers and daughters from the USA and the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a particular interest in discovering the c...
The Impact of Modeling on Robust Inventory Management Under Demand Uncertainty
Solyali, Oguz; Cordeau, Jean-Francois; Laporte, Gilbert (2016-04-01)
This study considers a basic inventory management problem with nonzero fixed order costs under interval demand uncertainty. The existing robust formulations obtained by applying well-known robust optimization methodologies...
Shadow price of working in the shadows: services industry evidence
Ekici, Tufan; Besim, Mustafa (2018-01-01)
In this paper, we use an exogenous policy variation in the labour market to determine the wage gap between formally and informally employed workers. For our purposes, informal employment' describes employees who are not of...
Smart parking in IoT-enabled cities: A survey
Al-Turjman, Fadi; Malekloo, Arman (2019-08-01)
The rapid growth in population has led to substantial traffic bottlenecks in recent transportation systems. This not only causes significant air pollution, and waste in time and energy, but also signifies the issue of the ...
What Determines Religious and Racial Prejudice in Europe? The Effects of Religiosity and Trust
Ekici, Tufan; Yucel, Deniz (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2015-05-01)
This paper analyzes the effects of different dimensions of religiosity and trust on religious and racial prejudice in Europe. The sample is based on 37 European countries that are current or potential members of the Europe...