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Uncertainty-Wise Cyber-Physical System test modeling

Systems under Uncertainty, Project number: 645463). Tao Yue and Shaukat Ali are also supported by RCN-funded Zen-Configurator project, RFF Hovedstadenfunded MBE-CR project, RCN-funded MBT4CPS project, and

SmartOntoSensor: Ontology for Semantic Interpretation of Smartphone Sensors Data for Context-Aware Applications

2017; Published 20 February 2017 Academic Editor: Andrea Cusano Copyright © 2017 Shaukat Ali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which

Analytical network process based optimum cluster head selection in wireless sensor network

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are becoming ubiquitous in everyday life due to their applications in weather forecasting, surveillance, implantable sensors for health monitoring and other plethora of applications. WSN is equipped with hundreds and thousands of small sensor nodes. As the size of a sensor node decreases, critical issues such as limited energy, computation time and...

Thermal degradation of aqueous 2-aminoethylethanolamine in CO2 capture; identification of degradation products, reaction mechanisms and computational studies

Amine degradation is the main significant problems in amine-based post-combustion CO2 capture, causes foaming, increase in viscosity, corrosion, fouling as well as environmental issues. Therefore it is very important to develop the most efficient solvent with high thermal and chemical stability. This study investigated thermal degradation of aqueous 30% 2-aminoethylethanolamine...

What are farmers really planting? Measuring the presence and effectiveness of Bt cotton in Pakistan

Genetically modified, insect-resistant Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton is cultivated extensively in Pakistan. Past studies, however, have raised concerns about the prevalence of Bt cotton varieties possessing weak or nonperforming insect-resistance traits conferred by the cry gene. We examine this issue using data drawn from a representative sample of cotton-growing households...

Fuzzy Logic Based Edge Detection in Smooth and Noisy Clinical Images

Edge detection has beneficial applications in the fields such as machine vision, pattern recognition and biomedical imaging etc. Edge detection highlights high frequency components in the image. Edge detection is a challenging task. It becomes more arduous when it comes to noisy images. This study focuses on fuzzy logic based edge detection in smooth and noisy clinical images...

Epilepsy in pakistan: national guidelines for clinicians

pakistan: national guidelines for clinicians Authors Fowzia Siddiqui, Tipu Sultan, Shahid Mustafa, Sarwar Siddiqui, Shaukat Ali, Abdul Malik, Zafar Sajjad, Saleem Barech, and Rasheed Jooma G U I D E L I N E ... writing, manuscript review Dr. Shaukat Ali: Data analysis, manuscript review Dr. Tipu Sultan: Collection, data analysis, manuscript writing Child Epilepsy. Dr. Shahid Mustafa: Data analysis, manuscript

Epilepsy in Pakistan: national guidelines for clinicians (part 2)

, manuscript writing, manuscript review Dr. Shaukat Ali: Data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing, manuscript review Dr. Mughis Sheerani: Data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing, manuscript

Gibbago trianthemae causes Trianthema portulacastrum (horse purslane) blight in Pakistan

Trianthema portulacastrum (horse purslane) is among the most noxious summer annual weeds in Pakistan. During June 2010–2012, a severe outbreak of leaf and stem blight was observed for the first time on T. portulacastrum in Pakistan. Symptoms on leaves and stems were examined as round to oval straw colored spots with maroon margins. As the disease progressed, affected leaves...

Laser-Assisted Synthesis of Mn0.50Zn0.50Fe2O4 Nanomaterial: Characterization and In Vitro Inhibition Activity towards Bacillus subtilis Biofilm

College of Engineering, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Received 19 November 2014; Accepted 16 February 2015 Academic Editor: Ali Khorsand Zak Copyright © 2015 Shaukat Ali

Direct Quadrature Conditional Moment Closure for Modelling of Turbulent Combustion

Shaukat Ali Alexander Vikhansky Terese Lvs We present a method of direct quadrature conditional moment closure (DQCMC) for the treatment of realistic turbulence-chemistry interaction in

Regioselective synthesis of 2-(bromomethyl)-5-aryl-thiophene derivatives viapalladium (0) catalyzed suzuki cross-coupling reactions: as antithrombotic and haemolytically active molecules

Background It is seen that the regioselective functionalizations of halogenated heterocycles play an important role in the synthesis of several types of organic compounds. In this domain, the Suzuki-Miyaura reaction has emerged as a convenient way to build carbon-carbon bonds in synthesizing organic compounds. Some of the most important applications of these reactions can be seen...

Large-Scale Assessment of the Zebrafish Embryo as a Possible Predictive Model in Toxicity Testing

Background In the drug discovery pipeline, safety pharmacology is a major issue. The zebrafish has been proposed as a model that can bridge the gap in this field between cell assays (which are cost-effective, but low in data content) and rodent assays (which are high in data content, but less cost-efficient). However, zebrafish assays are only likely to be useful if they can be...

Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles: Structural Features and In Vivo and In Vitro Therapeutic Effects against Helicobacter pylori Induced Gastritis

 Farooq Anwar,1,2 Shaukat Ali Shahid,3 Imran Shakir,4 Aqdas Yaqoob,1 Sara Hasan,1 Safyan Akram Khan,5 and Sajjad-ur-Rahman6 1Department of Chemistry, University of Sargodha, Sargodha 40100, Pakistan

Large-Scale Analysis of Acute Ethanol Exposure in Zebrafish Development: A Critical Time Window and Resilience

Background In humans, ethanol exposure during pregnancy causes a spectrum of developmental defects (fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS). Individuals vary in phenotypic expression. Zebrafish embryos develop FAS-like features after ethanol exposure. In this study, we ask whether stage-specific effects of ethanol can be identified in the zebrafish, and if so, whether they allow the...

Characterization of Newly Synthesized ZrFe2O5 Nanomaterial and Investigations of Its Tremendous Photocatalytic Properties under Visible Light Irradiation

June 2013; Accepted 30 June 2013 Academic Editor: Jiaguo Yu Copyright © 2013 Shaukat Ali Shahid et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which