Wilson Nwankwo

Wilson Nwankwo
Edo State University Uzairue Edo State Nigeria · Department of Computer Sciences

Professor
Design of an Intelligent Integrated Fin-InsurTech Solution for Multi-Agency Adoption

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Introduction
Wilson Nwankwo is a multidisciplinary professional with profound professional/industrial experience cutting across Computing, Information Technology, System Engineering, Risk management, Healthcare, Portfolio management, Project Finance and Governance, and Project management. He currently works the Dean, Faculty of Science at Edo State University Uzairue. He is also a Professor in the Department of Computer Science with bias in Cyber physical systems, Cybersecurity, and Intelligent systems.
Additional affiliations
January 2021 - present
Edo State University Uzairue
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Teaching, Research and Supervision of Postgraduate Students
October 2018 - December 2020
Edo State University Uzairue
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • My key responsibilities are teaching and research. Research areas include: Intelligent systems, Internet of Things, Embedded Systems, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, & Cognitive Science
February 2018 - December 2018
Wellspring University Benin City
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Teaching and Research
Education
February 2010 - June 2015
Federal University of Technology Owerri
Field of study
  • Information Technology
January 2006 - April 2007
Ambrose Alli University
Field of study
  • Computer Science

Publications

Publications (121)
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The study presents a method of identifying the most influential factors affecting customer satisfaction in an online store which is important for the evaluation of customers’ satisfaction levels. This can serve as a decision support system for business owners and managers. In order to achieve this, data was sought from academic questionnaires about...
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With the ever-increasing use of cloud services and the security issues in cloud computing, cloud users are faced with a huge threat of data breaches, consequently, improved techniques are being sought to ensure that data resources in the cloud are protected from violations. In this study, we examined the different modifications to steganographic te...
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Though FinTech solutions have the potential to increase efficiency and convenience with education-related payments and remittances in developing countries, it is noted that tens of thousands of stakeholders are still hesitant on using electronic channels due to high transaction failure rates, lack of transparency, and the extensive effort and time...
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Data breaches and information theft are among the major challenges confronting the legitimate information system user in the 21st century. In recent times, following the deepening of the digital space, mobile computing devices have become convenient resources to drive most day-to-day socioeconomic efforts. These devices are valuable as they host se...
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Digital forensics is intended to unearth evidence from concluded activities in cyberspace and such workflow is data-intensive. A typical workflow would include gathering, analysis, preservation, authentication, and presentation. Generally, building a cyber-forensic system that supports digital evidence, forensic analysis, investigation, and collabo...
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The rate of cyber-attacks on enterprise networks is increasing daily, accounting for losses in billions of dollars yearly. Professor Soren Morgan once asserted that if it were measured as a country, then the damages from cybercrime alone estimated at $6 trillion globally in 2021, would be the world’s third-largest economy after the U.S. and China....
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In recent times, cybercrimes, kidnapping, and ritual killings are being enabled through the use and abuse of social media technologies and students are becoming cheap targets. Consequently, this study seeks to investigate the imperative of electronic communication styles among students via social media channels vis-a-vis the users’ resilience befor...
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Access and privacy violations in the Cloud and other virtual platforms are devastating, exposing users to attackers and legitimate stakeholders to losses in the excess of millions of US Dollars. Amid these emerging challenges, different measures and efforts have been harnessed to curb breaches in the Cloud. This study adopts a systematic review app...
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In recent times, public tertiary educational institutions (TEIs) in developing economies are gradually adopting technology-driven platforms. The reason for such a paradigm shift is not far-fetched. With the prevailing corona virus pandemic, all levels of formal learning, research, and administration are being tinkered to comply with the current tid...
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Immunization against infectious diseases is a lifelong engagement requiring proper record management. In recent times, following the outbreak of COVID-19, it has become imperative that immunization records done locally should be accessible as substantial accessible proof internationally, anywhere, anytime and for future use. Apart from the Electron...
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Sustainable Development (SD) has remained a major discourse in the political and academic circles for over a decade. According to the United Nations, SD is defined by 17 measurable goals which could be used to evaluate a nation's achievements. Lately, the concept of bioeconomy has emerged as a strategic direction for economic prosperity among the c...
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Majority of the recorded accidents are adjudged preventable following analysis of circumstances behind such accidents. The causes have been traced to factors like bad tires, bad roads, failed breaks, negligence on adhering to driving rules, poor vehicle maintenance habits, overloading, over speeding, etc. In developing countries, commercial vehicle...
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Lately, IoT has attracted much attention for its numerous potentials for applications in smart environments. In smart agriculture, IoT may be targeted toward optimum farm yield and minimization of postharvest waste and man-hour maximization. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has regarded postharvest waste as a global menace and threat to food...
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Monitoring climate conditions has continuously gained much attention in recent times due to the dynamism associated with weather across different agricultural jurisdictions. There are several climate monitoring systems ranging from simple to more advanced automated weather monitoring systems. However, innovation drives technological advances and th...
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Sustainable food security is a vision of many governments and international organizations across the globe with its goal directed at preventing hunger, starvation, food shortages, and mortality. These are dreaded indicators that had been long fingered as principal problems that would envelop the world around 2050 when the global population is estim...
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Shrimp contribute immensely to useful nutrients devoid of health hazards owing to their negligible carbohydrate and saturated fat constituents. They are a highly demanded seafood mainly due to their health benefits, as this crustacean is rich in protein, selenium, vitamin B12, iron, phosphorus, niacin, zinc, magnesium, iodine, omega-3 fatty acids,...
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Freshwater farming is gaining popularity in sub-Saharan Africa. It includes shrimp and freshwater fish. Outside the natural habitats of freshwater rivers, streams, and lakes, artificial breeding habitats such as home ponds are constructed to enhance fish production. The quality of water cannot be overemphasized, as it plays a vital role in the cont...
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The world population has been stated to increase drastically to nine billion in the year 2020. Therefore, there is a need to search for sustainable solution that could help in mitigating several challenges facing mankind which includes food insecurity and health and environmental hazards. The utilization of quinoa plant as a sustainable biotechnolo...
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Network-on-Chip (NoC) has been proposed as a viable solution to the communication challenges on System-on-Chips (SoCs). As the communication paradigm of SoC, NoCs performance depends mainly on the type of routing algorithm chosen. In this paper different categories of routing algorithms were compared. These include XY routing, OE turn model adaptiv...
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The application of Artificial neural networks (ANNs) to various domain of research has been on the increase lately. The concept of ANN is born out of correlating natural neurons to artificial neurons in solving human problems. Neural networks are conceptualized to relate input to output. In this work, we developed a single-layer perceptron neural n...
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In recent times, more scholastic and social attention have been paid to blockchain and its distributed ledger system mechanism. The reasons for this ever-increasing attention cannot be far-fetched: blockchain now occupies a copious position in the present-day ways of doing things economically, digitally and ‘digital-socially’. Blockchain could be d...
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Agricultural productivity depends on weather variables because crop yield and animal productivity are directly affected by these variables. Due to the significant roles of weather variables in agriculture and the environment; studying their effects is therefore unavoidable because this will help in the general performance and evaluation of agricult...
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Mobile number portability (MNP) across telecommunication networks entails the movement of a customer from one mobile service provider to another. This, often, is as a result of seeking better service delivery or personal choice. Churning prediction techniques seek to predict customers tending to churn and allow for improved customer sustenance camp...
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E-Governance is an evolving paradigm intended to modernize the public sector by engendering transparency, accountability and good governance. Notably, some countries including South Korea, USA, Singapore, Canada, have recorded appreciable milestones. In developing countries, the experience is quite different. This paper dwells on the e-readiness of...
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Water has been identified as the most essential bioresources with the highest demand from mankind. However, there is still a limit to quality and portable drinking water. The rapid increase population of mankind has also increase the pressure to provide a more quality water in order to meet the demand of the ever increasing population. Therefore, t...
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The growing global population which is estimated to hit 9 billion by 2050 is considered a time bomb considering the scarce resources at the disposal of the nations. Hence, there is a need to identify a sustainable tool that could lead to an increase in the production of food production globally. Smart monitoring using biosensors ensure that chemica...
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Corporate adoption of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) in enterprises are plagued with challenges. A majority of these challenges are traditional, in the sense that humans as social beings are not only interested in the convenience offered by technology but also in the social and economic effec...
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Socio-economic sustainability has emerged the common song of the policy makers globally. It has been projected as a developmental strategy by international and regional agencies. There has been several campaigns and programs all of which are intended to promote sustainability. In developing countries, the masses have been bamboozled with often unre...
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According to a report titled "cyberwarfare in the c-suite" released on January 21 2021 by Steve Morgan of the cybercrime magazine, cybercrime is projected to unleash global damages to the tune of six(6) trillion United States Dollars in 2021thereby becoming the third largest economy in the world as well as the greatest problem humanity has ever had...
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Despite the importance of chromium (Cr) in most anthropogenic activities, the subsequent environmental adulteration is now a source of major concern. Cr occurs in numerous oxidation states, with the furthermost stable and frequently occur states being Cr(0), Cr(III) and Cr(VI). Cr(0) and Cr(III) are vital trace elements while Cr(VI) is dispensable...
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The world is witnessing sustained effects of information technologies across all works of life. Though some of these influences are markedly negative and detrimental to the socio-economic prospects and progress of the society, the positive effects are often impressive especially where they are integrated for the betterment and greater good of the l...
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Vegetables constitute a major food source with huge nutritional values as well as major source of income. The cultivation of vegetables is dictated by climate and seasonal changes across Nigeria. Edo State lies within the South of Nigeria and enjoys the two popular seasons (rainy and dry) like many other parts of the country. However, the variabili...
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Biodegradation of toxic organic contaminants has been documented to involve a large number of bacterial, fungal, and plant microbial enzymes. Biodegradation is a cost-effective biotechnology powered by microbial enzymes. This chapter intends to provide detailed information on the application of microbial enzymes in the bioremediation of heavily pol...
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The biological wastewater treatment processes include bioremediation of wastewater which involves aerobic treatment and anaerobic treatment, phytoremediation of wastewater and mycoremediation of wastewater using technologies such as activated sludge and biofilm systems. On the other hand, the chemical wastewater treatment processes include chemical...
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In recent times, millions of researches have been directed to exploring the potentials of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). With enhanced capabilities offered through the integration of artificial intelligence, big data, and the cloud, the future might be descending into a new era defined and determined by artificial intell...
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The world population has been stipulated to increase drastically to 9 billion in the year 2050. One of the major challenges combating mankind is the issue of health impairment as a result of communicable diseases. A typical example of such communicable diseases is tuberculosis commonly caused as a result of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Moreover, the...
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The global misapplication of antibiotics has led to increasing rate of multidrug-resistant pathogenic bacteria. This might be linked to several factors which include low patient compliance, inappropriate usage of anti-TB drugs, prescription errors, and taking of expired drugs. Currently, the eruption of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-...
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Mosquitoes have been identified as a major menace to several animal and humans globally, because they act as a vehicle for numerous pathogens most importantly viruses and parasites. Several adverse effects have been alluded to the high level of resistance to insecticides and synthetic drugs used for the management of malaria parasites. Therefore, t...
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Generally, meteorological variables such as relative humidity, temperature and mean sea level pressure vary from place to place and it has been shown that these natural conditions may exert significant impact on wireless communication. In traditional settings, these variables are not critically analyzed when deploying wireless networks. This paper...
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Biotechnology is an evolving field with huge prospects towards contributing to national development. As an emerging interdisciplinary domain, there are some teething challenges one of which is the provision of efficient and effective cutting edge platform for storing, disseminating, and interacting with useful models and/or data synthesized from bi...
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In this paper, an application of the first principles investigation of elastic and thermal properties of MgXSi (X=Mg, Sr) compounds was conducted. The density functional theory (DFT) with pseudo-potential plane-waves approach using Projector Augmented Wave (PAW) method for the exchange and correlation potential was employed. Elastic constants and e...
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The nanosize of the fertilizer which confers a high volume to surface area ensures their effective action over conventional fertilizer. This fertilizer improves the efficient use of nutrient, thereby leading to highly productive agriculture. As a result, nanotechnology is expected to ensure the sustainability of the agriculture sector. The nanoform...
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There have been increasing incidences of pathogenic microorganisms that are resistant to antimicrobial agents thereby constituting serious health concerns. The last decade has perceived substantial increase in global use of nanoparticles as advanced tools to combat high levels of antimicrobial resistance. Particle size and the nature of materials u...
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One of the fundamental data analytics tools in statistical estimation is the non-parametric kernel method that involves probability estimates production. The method uses the observations to obtain useful statistical information to aid the practicing statistician in decision making and further statistical investigations. The kernel techniques primar...
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Marine waters are extreme environment with high ionic intensity conditions, where nanoparticles can transform by adopting strikingly diverse behavior. The nanoparticles may be subject to rapid aggregation, instability as well as sedimentation that exterminate them from water column. Interactions between organic material and metal bearing nanopartic...
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Appropriate studying of the meteorological conditions via the continuous measurements and analysis of the various meteorological variables can make a difference for the survival and prosperity of the human race. In this study, measured meteorological variables from an implemented device together with reanalysis data from ERA-Interim and NASA were u...
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Nanoparticle synthesis has elicited intense interest within the past decade. Nanoparticle size ranges from 100 to 500 nm and can be solid particles or colloidal in nature. When this particles size or its surface characteristics are manipulated, they can be developed into imaging agents, encasing therapeutic, or a smart system for use in diverse app...
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Nanoparticle synthesis has elicited intense interest within the past decade. Nanoparticle size ranges from 100 to 500 nm and can be solid particles or colloidal in nature. When this particles size or its surface characteristics are manipulated, they can be developed into imaging agents, encasing therapeutic, or a smart system for use in diverse app...
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Meteorological variables are crucial constituents in the estimation of refractivity disseminations and the uncharacteristic radio wave propagation situations of the troposphere as a result of their impact on radio wave communication relations over the atmosphere. In this study the measurement and assessment of air temperature, relative humidity and...
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As in other socioeconomic spheres, social networks and media are veritable tools for education as they provide easy channels for information and knowledge exchange and their trendy nature make them very attractive and portable among the young and old. However, these applications are fraught with security challenges ranging from surveillance to inva...
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The univariate kernel estimator usually requires a smoothing parameter, unlike the multi-dimensional estimators that necessarily require more smoothing parameters. The smoothing parameter(s) of kernels with a higher dimension may be called smoothing matrices. Kernels of higher dimensions have three kinds of parameterizations as estimators viz: cons...
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Following the invention of the teaching machine in 1924 by Sidney Pressey, there has been an evolutionary trend in the creation and promotion of software systems categorized as Learning Management Systems(LMS). Functionally, a typical LMS could be on-premise or cloud-based, however, one common feature canvassed is increased effectiveness. This pape...
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The concept of quality service delivery in Universities especially in the Sub-Saharan Africa is often given varying interpretations as a result of the different backgrounds of the opinion holder. Often times it is believed in different spheres that quality is dependent on myriads of factors thus making the concept a monstrous abstract entity that s...
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Quest for novel materials with higher thermoelectric figure of merit is on the rise due to global demand for green and renewable energy sources, which is a gradual deviation from the conventional fossil energy sources. Energy problem across the globe is dynamic and it varies from one clime to another. In addressing the quantum demand for these new...
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Computer Science Education (CSE) is a field of study in the 21st century that cannot be ignored by any nation in search of rapid integrated development. When driven by Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tools, the field could become a live wire for national socioeconomic development with the capacity to transform and sustain same. This...
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Data centres are important facilities in modernization of cement production industries across the world. In the last two decades, Nigeria has witnessed an amazing cement manufacturing and production reforms. Consequent upon these reforms is a marked reduction in the importation of bagged cement from other countries thereby reducing capital flights...
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Microscopic agents such as viruses, protozoa, bacteria, fungi, etc. are common aetiologic agents in most infections affecting man. Whereas some infectious diseases are localized owing to the unique geospatial and biochemical characteristics of the aetiologic agents, others are not bound by such restrictions hence their manifest tendencies towards...
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Impact and socioeconomic effects of climate change are diverse, highly ambiguous, and varies depending on space and time. Innovative technology is an important response to operational and realistic adaptation and mitigation of such threats posed by climate change. Hence, articulating means, ends, and mechanisms to advocate and develop innovation te...
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Database security has become a very critical issue for organizations and agencies that deploy databases as major data stores for their operations. The ever-increasing data volumes to be stored, maintained and manipulated, the changing user and operational requirements, and the advancement in cloud platforms and hardware have contributed to the cons...
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In 2019, elections in Nigeria gulped a whopping 234.5 billion Naira as against the 108.5 billion Naira approved for the nation's electoral body in 2015. Growth in population of registrable voters and number of parties were cited as the cause of increased funding. Internet voting have been proposed and used in some countries. Transparency, efficienc...
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Due to the nature of the transactions involved in imports and the security threats associated with it, most nations have put agencies and machineries in place for regulating and monitoring the flow of trade. The objectives of these agencies include but not restricted to monitoring of trade transactions; revenue generation, facilitation of trade, po...
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The essence of nanomedicine products regardless the mode of synthesis is to help prevent, control and possibly eradicate diseases and other health problems that have become an albatross to the entire human race. With the old ways of doing things, no new results could be reasonably anticipated. The production of Nano pharmacological and therapeutic...
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In the last decade, communication through traditional broadcast media has been severely influenced by the growing sophisticat ion in information communication technologies. It is little wonder how mobile smart devices are rapidly emasculating the socioeconomic landscape of traditional broadcasting. In the work place, home, and leisure the trend is...
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The ever-increasing advancement in computing and information technology evidenced by the deployment of super computers and gigantic data centres across the globe had been documented as potential sources of environmental pollution, degradation and key contributing factor to the climate change problem. The inherent aspiration of organizations to main...
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Pesticides is very important for the prevention, mitigation, destruction of pests and diseases for the improvement of agricultural efficiency due to their contributions to agricultural yields and improving the standard of living. Considering the dynamicity and influence of weather in our everyday lives, it is obvious that the effects of pesticides...
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Like most business owners and individual consumers, many small and midsized businesses still undecided on migrating sensitive data or classified information from in-house servers to the cloud due to their lack of trust in the existing information security strategy adopted by cloud service providers (CSPs). The concerns among prospective cloud consu...
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Pesticides is very important for the prevention, mitigation, destruction of pests and diseases for the improvement of agricultural efficiency due to their contributions to agricultural yields and improving the standard of living. Considering the dynamism and influence of weather on our everyday lives, it is obvious that the effects of pesticides mi...
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Presently, there has been several scientific debates among climate researchers and environmental engineers regarding the main source of global warming which invariably result to climate change. The obvious argument that the core source of global warming is not just CO 2 heat retention and other greenhouse gases, but particulate pollution that absor...