Utility Blockchain for Transparent Disaster Recovery


Authored By: Mehmet Demir, Atefeh Mashatan, Ozgur Turetken, Alexander Ferworn Abstract:  There are various compelling use cases of blockchain technology in the energy and utility sector. We survey the benefits and challenges of blockchain technology on these use cases. Most…

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Wearable Technology for Design and Safety Evaluation of Rider Acceleration Exposure on Aerial Adventure Attractions


Authored By: Shelly Sicat, Kathryn Woodcock, Alexander Ferworn Abstract: Aerial adventure attractions are intended to produce exhilarating sensations at significant elevation, speed, and acceleration, all while maintaining the safety of the participant. While zipline designers…

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Comparing Quantative and Comment-based Ratings for Recommending Open Educational Resources


Authored By: Dalia Hanna, Alexander Ferworn, Abdolreza Abhari   Abstract:  The recent application of recommender systems for educational resources and e-learning has facilitated online and accessible education on social networks. However, there are currently few…

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Police Learning: Examining the Use of Simulations in Police Training and the Associated Learning Theories


Authored By: Dalia Hanna, Alexander Ferworn, Abdolreza Abhari Abstract:  In addition to the cost savings, technology such as e-learning, hybrid learning and simulations are tools that are used to equip police force with the competencies…

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