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• #### Rational homotopy type of the component of inclusion in the nthspace of continuous mappings from Gr (k, n) to Gr(k, n + 1) ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2017)
A complex manifold can be embedded in some complex projective space CP (N ), in particular, the Grassmann manifold Gr(n, k) of k dimensional subspaces in Cn can bembedded in some complex projective space CP (N ).Moreover ...
• #### Real-time monitoring model for early detection of crop diseases ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2017)
The agricultural sector has been a key backbone to Kenya’s economy. Agriculture has played a key role in the economy through agricultural farm produce exports and job creation hence improving and maintaining good farming ...
• #### Reconstruction of sustainable education in Kenya ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2014)
Education in developing countries is facing problems at all levels: At the primary level, despite gains in enrolment, the quality is appallingly low. In East Africa, some 20-30 percent of students in class 6 pupils, could ...
• #### Recursive moments of the aggregate discounted claims with Erlang inter-occurrence distribution and dependence introduced by a FGM Copula ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2019-08)
In this paper, we investigate the computation of the moments of the discounted compound renewal aggregate sums when introducing dependence between the inter-occurrence time and the subsequent claim size. We first assume ...
• #### Reducing Infant mortality using mobile applications : a paper on the potential impact of using technology to increase vaccination in infants ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2017)
Today’s world is characterised by professionals who have minimal time with their families and especially their young children. Working mothers find it hard to keep track of the vaccines their babies have received and there ...
• #### Relevance of usability to development of cellular technology ﻿

Usability is an important factor in ICT. Usability defines the actual performance of intended task by a particular product. It directly translates to the differentiation of the levels of end user satisfaction. In the ...
• #### Renewable energy biodiesel: a mathematical approach from ecology to production ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2015)
Biodiesel is one of promising renewable energy source and used as an alternative of conventional hydrocarbon fuels. Jatropha curcas plant oil (JCPO) is the most cost effective sources of biodiesel. The plant can be cultivated ...
• #### Reproducing Kernels for hardy and Bergman spaces of the upper half plane ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2019-08)
Using invertible isometries between Hardy and Bergman spaces of the unit disk D and the corresponding spaces of the upper half plane up, we determine explicitly the reproducing kernels for the Hardy and Bergman spaces ...
• #### The reproductive ratio: at macro and micro levels ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2017)
The basic reproduction ratio, R0, is one of the fundamental concepts in mathematical biology defined as “the average number of secondary infections caused by a single infectious individual during their entire infectious ...
• #### Research and education for sustainable development, the Higher Learning Institutions (HLIs) roles (Case study of RWANDA) ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2014)
By the time being, Rwanda has embarked on public university reform of One university system. This requires means and methods in order to conserve and protect the acquired progresses, but also in order to meet the ...
• #### Response surface regression modelling for the quality characteristics of wheat-plantain composite Flour bread containing gum Arabic from Acacia Senegal Var Kerensis ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2019)
This paper is based on a study on the quality characteristics of wheat - plantain composite flour bread containing gum Arabic from acacia Senegal var kerensis using response surface methodology. In the study the effect ...
• #### Retracing Our Ecological Footsteps: Customary foundations for sustainable redevelopment ﻿

The discourse on property rights has been intractable and part of Kenya’s socio-political history since the advent of colonialism. At the heart of the debate lies the relationship between western approaches and views on ...
• #### Revenue diversification in public universities - a case of Kisii Universiity, Kenya ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2018)
In USA, pressure to maintain quality and competitive standing in the face of menacing resource constraints has become the primary challenge facing colleges and universities (Edwards, 2015).Universities are engaging in ...
• #### A Ricci-type flow on globally null manifolds and its gradient estimates ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2019-08)
Locally, a screen integrable globally null manifold M splits through a Riemannian leaf SBS M' of its screen distribution and a null curve C' tangent to its radical distribution. The leaf M' carries a lot of geometric ...
• #### The Rising sea level – a threat to statehood ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2019-09-24)
Climate change has several adverse effects. One of these, sea level rise, threatens two key requirements for statehood, as listed in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States, and backed by the Declaratory ...
• #### Risk management for e-procurement – realization and implementation of risks in IT projects ﻿

Paper presented at ICT conference of 2008. Theme : ICT's Role towards a Knowledge Economy
• #### Risk measures and portfolio optimization in the Kenyan stock market ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2017)
This study seeks to establish optimal stock portfolios to be held by investors in The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) from 1998 – 2016 using the Mean Variance and Threshold Accepting optimization mod- els.A comparison ...
• #### A Robust statistical model of word frequencies ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2019-08)
For the purposes of language teaching or automatic language processing it is important to know how frequent a word is. However, a simple procedure counting the number of times a word occurs in a collection of texts leads ...
• #### Role of FACTS devices in enhancing integration of renewable energy sources to the grid: a review ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2018)
The modern power system is facing challenges such as exponential growth in demand, constrained infrastructure and deregulation of electricity markets. For a sustainable energy system, it is necessary to meet energy need ...
• #### The Role of personal and premises hygiene in the assuage of food safety in selected hotels within Eldoret town ﻿

(Strathmore University, 2018-11)
In the last two to three years there have been reported cases of Cholera and other outbreaks related to food which necessitates the need to find out if personal hygiene may have a role to play in all these cases. Consequently, ...