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Anthropometric data collection of Portuguese children using 3D body scanning: considerations about the scanning booth

Description: Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents some considerations regarding the scanning booth used in an anthropometric study done with a 3D body scanning technology.
Date: May 2017
Creator: de Campos, R.; Carvalho, M. A.; Lopes, H. P. & Xu, Bugao
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Bonding and Bridging Forms of Social Capital in Wildlife Tourism Microentrepreneurship: An Application of Social Network Analysis

Description: This article examines a network of wildlife tourism microentrepreneurs for bonding and bridging forms of social capital using a social network analysis approach.
Date: December 29, 2017
Creator: KC, Birendra; Morais, Duarte B.; Seekamp, Erin; Smith, Jordan W. & Peterson, M. Nils
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Ethics in Sustainable Tourism Development

Description: This paper discusses ethics in sustainable tourism development. The author is studying International Sustainable Tourism at the University of North Texas and is exploring how sustainable tourism can be a catalyst for positive change worldwide.
Date: February 2013
Creator: O'Neill, Kaitlyn Marie
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Factors Associated with Conservation Participation by Local Communities in Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project, Nepal

Description: This article examines how residents’ natural resource dependency and other social, economic, and access-related variables predict conservation participation.Overall, key findings suggest that conservation participation at Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP)—a newly designated mountainous protected area in Nepal— needs to be improved with multiple outreach activities, especially to resource-dependent households.
Date: July 22, 2018
Creator: Paudyal, Ramesh; Thapa, Brijesh; Shree Neupane, Suman & Birendra
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Generation Y consumers' value perceptions toward apparel mobile advertising: functions of modality and culture

Description: This article investigates Generation Y consumers' different value perceptions toward apprel mobile advertising according to cultures (i.e. The United States vs. South Korean) and modalities (short message service vs. multimedia messaging service).
Date: April 1, 2012
Creator: Koo, Wanmo; Knight, Dee K.; Yang, Kiseol & Zheng, Xiang
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence Approach for Pavement Distress Assessment (PICUCHA)

Description: This article proposes a new method named PICture Unsupervised Classification with Human Analysis (PICUCHA) to circumvent many of the limitations of existing approaches, based on a combination of human and artificial intelligence.
Date: July 2017
Creator: Salini, Reus; Xu, Bugao & Carvalho, Regis
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Impact of Image Resolution Pavement Distress Detection Using PICUCHA Methodology

Description: This article describes a study focused on the analysis of a newly-developed pavement distress classification algorithm, called the PICture Unsupervised Classification with Human Analysis (PICUCHA) method, particularly the impact of image resolutions on its classification accuracy.
Date: December 2016
Creator: Salini, Reus; Xu, Bugao & Souliman, Mena
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Impacts of sustainable value and business stewardship on lifestyle practices in clothing consumption

Description: This article tests the sustainable Values and Lifestyles Scale (VALS) framework by identifying the sustainable value and lifestyle practices, and examining the impacts of business stewardship on consumer sustainable practices.
Date: October 26, 2015
Creator: Hyun-Nam Lee, Stacy; Kim, Haejung & Yang, Kiseol
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Integrative Learning Approach

Description: This poster reports on using an integrative learning approach that incorporates various pedagogical styles such as problem-based learning, experiential learning, social learning theory, and cooperative learning to help students learn.
Date: April 12, 2013
Creator: Pookulangara, Sanjukta
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

“Namastey London”: Bollywood Movies and Their Impact on how Indians Perceive European Destinations

Description: This article analyzes the perception of European destinations through the eyes of Indian Bollywood film viewers to determine how perception is influenced by what is viewed in films. Results indicate differences in destination preference among Bollywood viewers and worldwide tourist trends. Findings indicate that prominently featuring a landscape within Bollywood films can significantly impact Indians’ perception on the destinations’ image.
Date: June 2014
Creator: Josiam, Bharath M.; Spears, Daniel L.; Dutta, Kirti; Pookulangara, Sanjukta & Kinley, Tammy
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Pavement Distress Detection with PICUCHA Methodology for Area-Scan Cameras and Dark Images

Description: This article discusses the test of the PICture Unsupervised Classification with Human Analysis (PICUCHA) performance with images taken with area-scan cameras and flash light illumination over a pavement with dark textures.
Date: April 2017
Creator: Salini, Reus; Xu, Bugao & Paplauskas, Paulius
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

I Really Should Change My Mind About These Vegetables - A Signature Assignment with Social Responsibility in Mind

Description: This poster describes an exercise in an undergraduate nutrition class that meets Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) social responsibility objectives and is assessed using a rubric adapted from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) VALUES rubrics. It was presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior 51st Annual Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from July 21-24, 2018.
Date: July 2018
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

A Signature Assignment Puts Vegetables on the Line

Description: This is an unpublished manuscript that delves into the use of Signature Assignments (SAs) which are real-world applications that embed curriculum learning objectives in routine classwork and facilitate assessment of outcomes across classes and disciplines. SAs tied to key learning objectives demonstrate student growth and reveal areas where instructional improvement might be needed. Additionally, SAs tied to curriculum objectives contribute to program and university understanding of teaching strategies that promote student success.
Date: April 19, 2020
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Sizing for the apparel industry using statistical analysis - a Brazilian case study

Description: Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents results from a study of the body measurements of Brazilian women using the Kinect Body Imaging system for 3D body scanning to understand the need for accurate measurements in the apparel industry.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Capelassi, C. H.; Carvalho, M. A.; Kattel, C. El & Xu, Bugao
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Sustainable Strategies in Merchandising: Experiential Learning in an Online Class

Description: This poster discusses experiential learning in an online class. The course for which the projects are proposed is 'Sustainable Strategies in Merchandising' where students are provided with the knowledge to adapt and apply fundamental business tools for the pursuit of sustainable development to business operation.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Kim, Jiyoung
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Tourist See Tourist Do: The Influence of Hollywood Movies and Television on Tourism Motivation and Activity Behavior

Description: Article investigates the influence of Hollywood movies and television (movies/TV) on US viewer’s motivation to travel to and participate in activities featured in Hollywood movies/TV productions. Findings identified a profile of Hollywood movies/TV viewers, sources of information used to determine destination choice, and level of involvement among viewers of Hollywood movies/TV productions. Additionally, this study explored the relationships between Hollywood movies/TV productions, tourist motivations, and the propensity to participate in activities featured.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Spears, Daniel L.; Josiam, Bharath M.; Kinley, Tammy & Pookulangara, Sanjukta
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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