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Oil price forecasting using gene expression programming and artificial neural networks
(Elsevier B.V., 2016-04-01)
This study aims to forecast oil prices using evolutionary techniques such as gene expression programming (GEP) and artificial neural network (NN) models to predict oil prices over the period from January 2, 1986 to June ...
Understanding the determinants of hotel booking intentions and moderating role of habit
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016-04-01)
When there are more and more online hotel consumers, it is important for industry players to know why consumers prefer one online booking channel among others. Grounded in the commitment–trust theory (KMV) and the Technology ...
Understanding consumer intention to participate in online travel community and effects on consumer intention to purchase travel online and WOM: an integration of innovation diffusion theory and TAM with trust
The growing presence of online travel communities is leading to great developments in the travel industry. Grounded in the innovation diffusion theory (IDT) and the technology acceptance model (TAM), this paper seek to ...
Citizens as consumers: Profiling e-government services' users in Egypt via data mining techniques
This study uses data mining techniques to examine the effect of various demographic, cognitive and psychographic factors on Egyptian citizens' use of e-government services. Data mining uses a broad family of computationally ...
The exposure of shipping firms’ stock returns to financial risks and oil prices: a global perspective
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2010-09-01)
Shipping is an industry that is highly geared towards international trade and therefore, would seem to be highly susceptible to fluctuations in macroeconomic factors. This article investigates the impact of exchange rates, ...
A variable impact neural network analysis of dividend policies and share prices of transportation and related companies
The purpose of this research is to investigate dividend policy, including its impact on share prices of transportation providers and related service companies, by comparing generalized regression neural networks with ...
Environmental Conditions, Fund Characteristics, and Islamic Orientation: An Analysis of Mutual Fund Performance for the MENA Region
Islamic funds are an upcoming alternative to conventional funds, aided by the increasing prominence of Islamic finance. This paper contributes to the extant literature by comparing the performance of Islamic and conventional ...
Why do consumers trust online travel websites? Drivers and outcomes of consumer trust towards online travel websites
Egypt is currently one of the leading nations especially in the Middle East region with a well-established e-commerce environment and advanced IT infrastructure, but rapid growth of e-commerce will soon occur in other ...
Capital structure and performance of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) banks: an assessment of credit rating