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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
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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
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Country Differences in Determinants of Behavioral Intention towards Sustainable Apparel Products

Description: This article explores determinants of behavioral intention toward sustainable apparel products (SAP). It examines both consumer characteristics (shopping values, consciousness of sustainability, perceived consumer effectiveness, and environmental knowledge) and marketing perspective (evaluation criteria of SAP) determinants for encouraging sustainable apparel consumption behaviors. Significant country differences emerge and validate that differentiated marketing strategies are required when targeting global consumers.
Date: January 8, 2021
Creator: Jung, Hye Jung; Oh, Kyung Wa & Kim, Haejung
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
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An Ethnographic Study of Collaborative Fashion Consumption: The Case of Temporary Clothing Swapping

Description: This article is the first research that has examined temporary swapping, a form of collaborative fashion consumption, that involves clothing exchange between two people that does not require the transfer of product ownership or monetary compensation. In this ethnographic study the authors explored benefits, risks, and the meanings constructed by eight women before, during, and after exchanging parts of their wardrobes with a swap partner.
Date: December 26, 2021
Creator: Jestratijevic, Iva; Karpova, Elena E.; Lee, JuYoung & Wu, Juanjuan
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
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Faith in Fat: A Multisite Examination of University Students’ Perceptions of Fat in the Diet

Description: Article examining college students’ perceptions of health among foods with no fat relative to foods with different types of fats (unsaturated and saturated). Findings suggest that college students lack knowledge regarding the vital role played by the type and amount of fats within a healthy diet.
Date: July 9, 2020
Creator: Landry, Matthew J.; Olvany, Jasmine M.; Mueller, Megan P.; Chen, Tiffany; Ikeda, Dana; Sinclair, Danielle et al.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
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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
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The Impact of Disasters on a Heritage Tourist Destination: A Case Study of Nepal Earthquakes

Description: Article examining the degree of macroeconomic recovery of the Nepal tourism industry after a natural disaster using the autoregressive integrated moving average model (ARIMA). The study investigated the case of Nepal’s earthquakes in 2015 and examined the impact of the earthquakes on tourism inflows and GDP using time series data from 1990 to 2018.
Date: July 29, 2020
Creator: Min, Jihye Ellie; KC, Birendra; Kim, Seungman & Lee, Jaehoon
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
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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
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“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
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Numerical Simulation of Fiber Motion in the Condensing Zone of Lateral Compact Spinning with Pneumatic Groove

Description: This article creates a new fiber model to simulate the agglomeration process, to analyze yarn properties of the lateral compact spinning with pneumatic groove, and to compare with other spinning yarns through a series of tests. The experiments demonstrated that the lateral compact spinning with pneumatic groove can improve the yarn properties: increase the yarn twist, enhance the yarn strength, and reduce the yarn hairiness.
Date: July 16, 2021
Creator: Lyu, Jindan; Cheng, Longdi; Xu, Bugao & Hua, Zhihong
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
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