Tareq Z. Ahram

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The introduction of user-centered systems engineering (SE) methodology and design principles to design smarter products has been inspired by the theory of smart environments developed in Germany (Bullinger and Scheer 2003; De Jong and Vermeulen 2003; Scheer and Spath 2004). Intelligent and integrated systems have affected industrial and economic growth in(More)
The advent and adoption of internet-based social networking has significantly altered our daily lives. The educational community has taken notice of the positive aspects of social networking such as creation of blogs and to support groups of system designers going through the same challenges and difficulties. This paper introduces a social networking(More)
In order to leverage individual and organizational learning and to remain competitive in current turbulent markets it is important for employees, managers, planners and leaders to perform at high levels over time. Employee competence and skills are extremely important matters in view of the general shortage of talent and the mobility of employees with(More)
Agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) has gained wide attention over the past few years. ABMS is a powerful simulation modeling technique that has a number of applications, including applications to real-world business problems [1]. This modeling technique has been used by scientists to analyze complex system-level behavior by simulating the system(More)