Advances in Networks

Volume 5, Issue 2, November 2017

  • An Empirical Investigation of Factors Predicting the Adoption and Use of Local E-government Services: A Conceptual Framework

    Isaac Kofi Mensah, Mi Jianing

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, November 2017
    Pages: 31-39
    Received: 12 March 2017
    Accepted: 24 March 2017
    Published: 1 November 2017
    Abstract: Local e-government is the application of appropriate Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) at the local government level to improve the administration and provision of local government services to local residents. The purpose of this conceptual framework is to explore the determinants influencing the intention to adopt and use local e-g... Show More
  • A Survey of Information Retrieval Techniques

    Mang’are Fridah Nyamisa, Waweru Mwangi, Wilson Cheruiyot

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, November 2017
    Pages: 40-46
    Received: 25 June 2017
    Accepted: 10 July 2017
    Published: 28 November 2017
    Abstract: The explosive growth of resources stored in various forms and transmitted over the internet has necessitated researches into information retrieval technologies. The major information retrieval mechanisms commonly employed include vector space model, Boolean model, Fuzzy Set model, and probabilistic retrieval model. These models are used to find sim... Show More
  • QoS Based Evaluation of Multipath Routing Protocols in Manets

    Saman Shakir, Samiullah Khan, Liaq Hassain, Matiullah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, November 2017
    Pages: 47-53
    Received: 1 October 2017
    Accepted: 16 October 2017
    Published: 7 December 2017
    Abstract: Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) are wireless networks formed by several nodes communicating on a peer-to-peer basis without being connected to any fixed infrastructure. These nodes could be laptop computers, personal digital assistants, mobile phones or sensors dispersed in an area to measure certain data and send the information to a larger node. ... Show More