Tara Raafat

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Industrial symbiosis (IS) is a subdiscipline of Industrial Ecology that aims to bring together companies from different sectors to share resources, namely energy, materials, and water. The main goal of IS is to improve resource (materials, waste, energy) efficiency and lead to mutual environmental, financial and social benefits to participants. In this(More)
This paper introduces an ontological approach to designing an integration platform for mobile telemedicine (MTM) services based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Semantic Web technologies. The meta-ontology is the core element of the platform, which coordinates the process of service registration and discovery between heterogeneous tele-medical(More)
The paper introduces a semantic algorithm for building Industrial Symbiosis networks. Built around ontology modelling of knowledge in the domain of Industrial Symbiosis, the algorithm enables the acquisition of the explicit knowledge from the user through ontology instantiation and input/output matching based on (More)
BACKGROUND The successful introduction of new drugs into low- and middle-income countries requires an understanding of the existing market size and market dynamics for the therapeutic area of interest. The drug markets in these countries are, however, less well understood than those in high-income countries. METHODS The global market for tuberculosis (TB)(More)
This paper proposes and integration platform for mobile services, based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)and Semantic Web technologies. Mobile technology has revolutionized many aspects of our lives. The wireless infrastructure is now capable of supporting applications and services in various domains such as transport, medicine and tourism, by(More)
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