About these proceedings
This book gathers selected science and technology papers that were presented at the 2014 Regional Conference of Sciences, Technology and Social Sciences (RCSTSS 2014). The bi-annual Conference is organized by Universiti Teknologi MARA Pahang, Malaysia. The papers address a broad range of topics including architecture, life sciences, robotics, sustainable development, engineering, food science and mathematics. The book serves as a platform for disseminating research findings, as a catalyst to inspire positive innovations in the development of the region.
The carefully-reviewed papers in this volume present research by academicians of local, regional and global prominence. Out of more than 200 manuscripts presented at the conference by researchers from local and foreign universities and institutions of higher learning, 64 papers were chosen for inclusion in this publication. The papers are organized in more than a dozen broad categories, spanning the range of scientific research:
• Mathematics & Statistics
• Computer & Information Technology
• Plantation & Agrotechnology
• Sports Science & Recreation
• Health & Medicine
• Food Science
• Environment Science & Management
• Sustainable Development
The book provides a significant point of reference for academics, researchers and students in many fields who need deeper research.
Antimicrobial properties Artificial Pollination Bio-monitoring Business Risk Computational Method Customer Satisfaction Customer satisfaction Discourse Analysis Discriminant Analysis Eco-Efficiency Economic Model Environmental analysis Ethical Sensitivity Ethics Education Fermentation Functional Data Fuzzy Method RCSTSS RCSTSS 2014 Regional Conference of Sciences, Technology and Social Sciences