Results: 62
Towards the Customers' Intention to Use QR Codes in Mobile Payments
This research studies the motivation of customers to choose the QR code as a payment tool by developing an integrated model based on UTAUT 424 valid responses were collected from diversified socio-economic backgrounds to...
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Factors Influencing Consumer Intention to Subscribe to the Premium Music Streaming Services in China
This study investigates the causes impacting the consumers' intention of the premium music streaming services' subscription in China. An integrated model called the Theory of Streaming Service Acceptance (TSSA) is proposed to...
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Towards Perceived Playfulness and Adoption of Hearables in Smart Cities of China
'Hearables' have become important in the aging population. This study investigates whether smart technologies help middle-aged and elderly people accept hearing aid devices in smart cities of China. The authors adopt the PLS-SEM...
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Water Resources Security Evaluation Based on Matter Element Model in the Yellow River Basin
Water resource is a major limitation of human survival and development. Water security assessment is an important task in the environmental  protection and control of water. The solution to assess the grade of water security  in...
How Do People View COVID-19 Vaccines
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the most devastating public health crisis in the recent decade and vaccination is anticipated as the means to terminate the pandemic. People's views and feelings over COVID-19 vaccines determine...
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Yangshan Island Deep-Water Port Project, Shanghai, China
Jing Xu
Apr 09, 2013
Shanghai was designed as the center of marine shipping in China. Shanghai is located at east of China and on the verge of the East China Sea. In addition, The Yangzi River and Qiantang River are surrounding the city and access...
Researchers’ Positioning
Xiaolin Xu
Mar 17, 2017
The researcher’s role as an insider or outsider has been a controversial issue over the last few decades. There has been a heated debate about how researchers position themselves in the relationship to the groups they are...
Exploring the Effect of Syntactic Alignment on Chinese-English Bilinguals' Code-switched Sentence Production
Mengling Xu
Jul 01, 2021
As one of the most common language phenomena in bilingual settings, code-switching has been studied widely to explore its nature and features. In the current study, the author set out to explore the effect of syntactic alignment...
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Data Privacy Protection Algorithm Based on Redundant Slice Technology in Wireless Sensor Networks
He Xu, Peng Li, Chao Xu
Jan 01, 2021
In order to solve the problem that the privacy preserving algorithm based on slicing technology is incapable of dealing with packet loss, this paper presents the redundancy algorithm for privacy preserving. The algorithm...
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Research on Value-Added Effect of Venture Capital on Enterprises Based on Data Mining Technology
Nini Xu
Feb 21, 2022
Based on data mining technology, this paper introduces venture capital, which is an external strategic investor factor, and takes the maximization of enterprise value as the goal, and discusses the characteristics of the optimal...
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Water Supply-Demand Management under Climate Change
This study aimed to investigate optimal multiple reservoir operations and water demand management considering climate change impact. In this study, conditional density estimation network creation and evaluation (CaDENCE) method...
Autonomous Motivation and Information Security Policy Compliance
Many existing studies focus on the effect of external influence mechanisms (e.g., deterrence) impacting information security policy compliance (ISPC). This study explores the formation of ISPC from an autonomous motivation...
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A Study on Pollution in Livestock and Poultry Breeding in Shiyan City
With the investigation and research of agricultural ecology situation, the pollution characteristics of livestock manure were indicated by the statistical analysis of data as well as the effect of livestock and poultry breeding...
Comparative Reviews vs. Regular Consumer Reviews
This study proposes and evaluates the effect of “mixed” comparative reviews on review value and compares the results with “separate” comparative and regular reviews. A total of 201 subjects have participated in the experiment...
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Research on the Realization of Travel Recommendations for Different Users Through Deep Learning Under Global Information Management
Xu Zhang, Yuegang Song
Sep 01, 2021
This article is mainly to study the realization of travel recommendations for different users through deep learning under global information management. The personalized travel route recommendation is realized by establishing...
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HEVC Information-Hiding Algorithm Based on Intra-Prediction and Matrix Coding
Yong Liu, Dawen Xu
Nov 01, 2021
Aiming at the problem that the data hiding algorithm of high efficiency video coding (HEVC) has great influence on the video bit rate and visual quality, an information hiding algorithm based on intra prediction mode and matrix...
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The Construction and Optimization of an AI Education Evaluation Indicator Based on Intelligent Algorithms
Yu Zeng, Xing Xu
Jan 01, 2022
The basic tool in the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) is the complete judgment matrix. To address the weakness of the AHP in determining weight in the comprehensive evaluation system, the particle swarm optimization (PSO)-AHP...
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Understanding the E-Banking Channel Selection Behavior of Elderly Customers
To reveal the influence mechanism of e-banking channel selection of elderly customers, according to the analysis of elderly customers’decision-making process, a threshold model is proposed by using small world customer...
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Examining Student Behavioral Intention of Superstar Learning System by Extending Its Technology Acceptance Model
Superstar Learning System, designed and developed by Superstar Company, is a learning platform where teachers and learners may have access to plentiful educational resources and interact with each other. Behavioral intention...
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The Recognition of Microscopic Images of Ceramics Incorporating Blockchain Technology
Having summarized the previous research on ceramic identification and the anti-counterfeiting, the authors propose a ceramic identification system that combines computer vision algorithms with blockchain technology. The system...
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The Effect of Pictures on Online Business English Vocabulary Retention of EFL Learners Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Students can find numerous online resources and platforms for English vocabulary learning during COVID-19. However, most online vocabulary recollection research was concerned with general vocabulary retention, particularly the...
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The Influences of Live Streaming Affordance in Cross-Border E-Commerce Platforms
Despite the promise of cross-border e-commerce, attracting consumers is still a worldwide challenge. Many cross-border e-commerce platforms have responded to the challenges by embracing innovative tools like live streaming....
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Digital Divide or Digital Welfare?
With the widespread use of the internet, exploring how it will influence the labor market is of great significance. Based on the 2010-2018 China Family Panel Studies dataset, this paper investigates the effect of the internet on...
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Predicting Patients' Satisfaction With Doctors in Online Medical Communities
Online medical communities have revolutionized the way patients obtain medical-related information and services. Investigating what factors might influence patients’ satisfaction with doctors and predicting their satisfaction...
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Effects of Internet Use on Well-Being in Rural China
Xu Ye, Zhen Wang, Ding Li
Jan 01, 2022
Given the rapid development of internet and dramatic change it has brought to human life, this study examines the effect of internet use on well-being in rural China. Findings indicate that the act of engaging with internet and...
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