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    • Radicalization as a Functional Aspect of Crime 

      Kombo, Paul (Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 2017-11)
      Radicalization into extremism and terrorism is a controversial topic amongst scholars on the approaches used to understand the phenomenon. This paper examine some theories on the subject and the debate raging amongst ...
    • Rainfall Variability Effects on Pastoral Pasture Availability in Turkana Central Sub-County, Kenya 

      Moso, D. C; Ogendi, G. M; Makindi, Stanley Maingi; Maina, G. M. (Science Domain, 2016)
      This study was conducted to analyse rainfall variability and assess its effects on pasture availability, over the period 1983 to 2014. Study Design: The study employed causal research design, in order to highlight the ...
    • Re-designing smallholder farming futures for reduced vulnerability to climate change in semi-arid southern Africa 

      Sabine, Homann-Kee Tui; Katrien, Descheemaeker; Masikati, Patricia; Arthur, Chibwana Gama; Olivier, Crespo; Lieven, Claessens; Valdivia, Roberto (2015)
    • Re-evaluating the relevance and quality of education in Kenya: The Role of Mount Kenya University 

      Koech, Peter (2015)
      The issue of Quality and relevance of Education is a topical area of concern. However, there is no general consensus on the concept of Quality because, like beauty, Quality is in the eyes of the beholder (i.e, Government, ...
    • Reactive Power Control in AC Power Systems 

      Tabatabaei, Naser Mahdavi; Aghbolaghi, Ali Jafari; Bizon, Nicu; Blaabjerg, Frede (Springer, 2017)
      The modern electric power systems are more expanded worldwide and include more energy resources and critical parts based on the requirements of the twenty-first century. General parts of electric power systems as generation, ...
    • Reactivity, Characterization of Reaction Products and Immobilization of Lead in Water and Sediments using Quercetin Pentaphosphate 

      Okello, Veronica A.; Osonga, Francis J.; Knipfing, Michael T.; Bushlyar, Victor; Sadik, Omowunmi A. (RSC, 2016)
      Lead is currently ranked the number one heavy metal pollutant with maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 0.015 mg/L. The use of organicsolvent free methods to immobilize lead from the environment is attracting the attention ...
    • Reading the Story of Jesus Christ as an Epic 

      Mwai, Wangari; Gimode, Edwin; Kebaya, Charles (Cultural and Religious Studies, 2015)
      There is no doubt that Jesus Christ is the eternal embodiment of the Christian faith. The story of salvation, especially the life of Jesus, forms the basis through which many Christians encounter the ...
    • Reading, Writing, and Proving 

      Daepp, Ulrich; Gorkin, Pamela (Springer, 2011)
      You are probably about to teach or take a “first course in proof techniques,” or maybe you just want to learn more about mathematics. No matter what the reason, a student who wishes to learn the material in this book ...
    • Readings in Formal Epistemology 

      Arló-Costa, Horacio; Hendricks, Vincent F.; Benthem, Johan van (Springer, 2016)
      “Formal epistemology” is a term coined in the late 1990s for a new constellation of interests in philosophy, merging traditional epistemological concerns with new influences from surrounding disciplines like linguistics, ...
    • Real Analysis 

      Laczkovich, Mikl´os; S´os, Vera T. (Springer, 2015)
      Analysis forms an essential basis of mathematics as a whole, as well as of the natural sciences, and more and more of the social sciences too. The theory of analysis (differentiation and integration) was created—after ...
    • Recognizing and Strengthening the Role of the Njuri Ncheke in Devolved Governance in Meru County, Kenya 

      Kamwaria, Alex N.; Mugwe, Rukahu W.; Kamau, John M.; Githaiga, Anne J.; Guantai, Peter M.; Makin, Kasoo R.; Choti, Charles (Journal of Educational Policy and Entrepreneurial Research (JEPER), 2015)
      After fifty years of mixed fortunes in governance, Kenyans hope that the devolved system of governance as enshrined in chapter eleven of the Constitution fulfills the potential the country anticipated since independence. ...
    • Recommender Systems 

      Aggarwal, Charu C. (Springer, 2016)
      “Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But I do not doubt that the lion belongs to it even though he cannot at once reveal himself because of his enormous size.”– Albert Einstein The topic of recommender systems ...
    • Reconfigurable high-speed optical fibre networks: Optical wavelength conversion and switching using VCSELs to eliminate channel collisions 

      KiboiBoiyo, D.; Chabata, T.V.; Kipnoo, E.K. R.; Gamatham, R.R.G.; Leitch, A.W.R.; Gibbon, T.B. (Elsevier, 2017-01)
      We experimentally provide an alternative solution to channel collisions through upwavelength conversion and switching by using vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs). This has been achieved by utilizing purely ...

      Machakos University (Machakos University Press, 2019-04)

      Machakos University (Machakos University Press, 2019)
    • The Recurrent Landslides of Lagam Escarpment, Kaben Location, Marakwet East, Kenya 

      Loice, Kipkiror Jepkemboi; Rop, Kipsang Bernard; Namwiba, Wycliffe Habel (Machakos University Press, 2021-06)
      The landslides of the Lagam escarpment in Kaben loction of Elgeyo Marakwet County are not only recurrent but are highly cataclysmic; causing mayhem whenever they occur. The first known landslides on the Lagam escarpment ...
    • Rediscovering The Core Cognitive Processes That Define Scientific Competence. 

      Embeywa, Henry E. (Machakos University Press, 2019-04)
      Scientific competence has largely been portrayed in terms of observable attributes like: observation, classification, experimentation, problem-solving, explanation among others. This conceptualization ignores the cognitive ...
    • A Reduced Form of the Three Factor Commodity Derivative Valuation Model 

      Dibessa, Betiglu Mezgebu; Ngare, Philip; Orwa, George Otieno (Research India Publications, 2016)
      This study build a reduced form of three factor valuation model by explicitly taking into account the unobservable character of the convenience yield. The spot priceprocess,theinstantaneousconvenienceyieldandCIRinterestr ...
    • Reducing Real and Reactive Power Losses in the Power Distribution System by DFIG Placement and Sizing Using Ordinary PSO and HGAPSO 

      Musau, Peter Musau; Abungu, N.O; Mbuthia, J.M (International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, 2012)
      Due to the increased importance of DFIGs in optimization of real and reactive power losses and the maintenance of voltage profile, the general methods of DG placement and sizing in the existing literature cannot be ...
    • Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium Using Naturally-Derived Flavonoids 

      Okello, Veronica A.; Mwilu, Samuel; Noah, Naumih; Zhou, Ailing; Chong, Jane; Knipfing, Michael T.; Doetschman, David; Sadik, Omowunmi A. (American Chemical Society, 2012)
      Quercetin is a naturally occurring flavonoid that is known to form complexes with metals; a process that reduces the environmental availability of toxic metals such as chromium. We hereby report the first evidence of the ...