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Explaining and Predicting Helpfulness and Funniness of Online Reviews on the Steam Platform
Online review is a crucial display content of many online shopping platforms and an essential source of product information for consumers. Low-quality reviews often cause inconvenience to the platform and review readers. This...
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Factors Affecting the Adoption of Self-Service Technology (SST) in the Public Sector
In the Netherlands, housing corporations are increasingly adopting self-service technologies (SSTs) to support affairs their tenants need to arrange. The purpose of the study is to examine the customers' motivations of using...
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A Model of Semantic-Based Image Retrieval Using C-Tree and Neighbor Graph
The problems of image mining and semantic image retrieval play an important role in many areas of life. In this paper, a semantic-based image retrieval system is proposed that relies on the combination of C-Tree, which was built...
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Canals, Consent and Coercion
Francis James Dawson
Sep 11, 2018
Ever since Chinese telecommunications magnate, Wang Jing announced in 2013 that construction would be going ahead for an interoceanic canal in Nicaragua, the proposed megaproject has garnered considerable attention and...
Ethics of Retailers and Consumer Behavior in E-Commerce
In the era of the information-communication technology with the development of electronic commerce, consumers can buy almost everything anywhere and at any time. One of the greatest benefits of e-commerce has been the...
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A Hybrid Learning Particle Swarm Optimization With Fuzzy Logic for Sentiment Classification Problems
Methods based on deep learning have great utility in the current field of sentiment classification. To better optimize the setting of hyper-parameters in deep learning, a hybrid learning particle swarm optimization with fuzzy...
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Using a Complex Technology in a Language Course
Airong Wang
Dec 06, 2019
In this chapter, how the complex technology of Second Life affects participation in an English course is investigated. With the aim of exploring gender issues, the special affordance of Second Life, i.e. voice-morphing together...
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Big Data Security Management Countermeasures in the Prevention and Control of Computer Network Crime
Hongning Wang
Sep 01, 2021
This paper aims to study the Countermeasures of big data security management in the prevention and control of computer network crime in the absence of relevant legislation and judicial practice. Starting from the concepts and...
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View on the Buildup of New Service Capability of National Library of China From the Point of Development Trend of Reference Work
Lei Wang
Jan 01, 2021
With the change of information environment, the emergence of new technology, services, and new media, reference librarians and users have more choices in information acquisition methods, tools, and means. The reference...
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Innovative Practice and Development Thinking of Space Re-design in the Liaoning Provincial Library
The Liaoning Provincial Library is one of the largest and most well-functional libraries. It has the largest building area and provides abundant services to the public. The Liaoning Provincial Library mainly provides readers...
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Strategic Information Technology Compensation
Chingning Wang
Oct 01, 2019
The 2008 financial crisis has made many high-tech firms vulnerable. Some non-American firms (e.g. in Taiwan) have even granted their IT professionals a “no-pay break” to reduce firms' financial uncertainty. The crisis leads to a...
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The Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats Analysis of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare
Chaojie Wang
Jan 01, 2019
Improving the performance and reducing the cost of healthcare have been a great concern and a huge challenge for healthcare organizations and governments at every level in the US. Measures taken have included laws, regulations...
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Logistic Analytics Management in the Service Supply Chain Market Using Swarm Intelligence Modelling
Congcong Wang
Oct 01, 2022
The industry sustainability in today's globalization relies on cost-effective supply chain management of diverse markets and logistics. Supply chain risks typically limit profits over the overall expense of the supply chain. In...
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An Overview of Recent Development in Privacy Regulations and Future Research Opportunities
This chapter provides an overview of several recently proposed or passed privacy-related regulations, including General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Illinois Video Interview Act...
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AI-Assisted Dynamic Modelling for Data Management in a Distributed System
There are many interdependent computers available in distributed networks. In such schemes, overall ownership costs comprise facilities, such as computers, controls, etc.; buying hardware; and running expenses such as wages...
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Research on the Uniqueness and Characteristic Development of University Library Cultural Services
Xincai Wang, Xin Xie
Jan 01, 2020
Characteristic development is a process of intentionally solidifying and cultivating something's uniqueness. This article analyzes the uniqueness of university library cultural services in comparison with those provided by other...
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An Empirical Study on Impact of Management Capabilities for the Multinational Company's Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Ke Zong, Zheng Wang*
Mar 22, 2022
Based on the deep learning (DL) theory, the study takes the multinational corporation technology company A as the research target, and explores the impact of information technology (IT) management capabilities on the sustainable...
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The Agglomeration Mechanism of Network Emerging E-Eommerce Industry Based on Social Science
Jiali Wang, Yixin Dai
May 01, 2022
Network emerging e-commerce refers to the development of wireless broadband technology, smart terminal technology, near-field network, etc. as the driving force. It is the emerging e-commerce represented by the continuous...
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Book Review: Understanding Metaphor Through Corpora
Yanwei Wang
Jul 01, 2021
The significance of Patterson's work Understanding Metaphor Through Corpora: A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing is that only through corpus linguistics have we been able to apply real empirical evidence to...
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In Other Words
This empirical study takes a cognitive perspective and examines the translation of metaphors in speeches by Chinese President Xi Jinping as collected in the first volume of the book The Governance of China published in 2014. The...
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Performance, Motivation, Engagement, and Interactions in MOOC-Based Learning
Zhonggen Yu, Min Wang
Jan 01, 2022
With the rapid development of information technologies, the new decade has been witnessing an advancement of massive open online courses (MOOCs)-based learning. However, MOOCs are infamous for the lower engagement and completion...
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Algae Involved Generation of Compost
This research investigated the potential application of blue-green algae to improve the quality of composts generated from multiple waste streams including- fly ash, fish waste, and sludge from a local wastewater treatment...
High-Efficiency Multihomed Multimedia Transmission in Wireless Sensors
For real-time video transmission in multimedia sensor networks, efficient and reliable communication is very important. However, under actual conditions, when the sensor transmits data to the sink node, the link between the...
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Firefly Algorithm Based on Euclidean Metric and Dimensional Mutation
Jing Wang, Yanfeng Ji
Oct 01, 2021
Firefly algorithm is a meta-heuristic stochastic search algorithm with strong robustness and easy implementation. However, it also has some shortcomings, such as the "oscillation" phenomenon caused by too many attractions, which...
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Research on Hybrid Immune Algorithm for Solving the Location-Routing Problem With Simultaneous Pickup and Delivery
Xiaowei Wang
Feb 21, 2022
In the simultaneous pickup and delivery problem, every customer has both delivery demand and pick-up demand, and both demands need to be served simultaneously.Under this condition, a location-routing problem with simultaneous...
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