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Aspect-Based Fashion Recommendation With Attention Mechanism

Description: Article proposes an aspect-based fashion recommendation model with attention mechanism (AFRAM) to predict customer ratings based on online reviews of fashion products. The experiment results demonstrate that AFRAM is more effective in customer rating predictions, as compared to several state-of-the-art fashion recommenders.
Date: August 3, 2020
Creator: Xu, Bugao
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A comparative study of electrospun polyvinylidene fluoride and poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) fiber webs: Mechanical properties, crystallinity, and piezoelectric properties

Description: Article is a study examining the fabrication and characterization of electrospun randomly oriented and aligned grooved polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) (PVDF-TrFE) fiber webs.
Date: July 29, 2020
Creator: Xu, Bugao; Zhang, Wenxin; Zaarour, Bilal; Zhu, Lei; Huang, Chen & Jin, Xiangyu
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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
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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
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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: Karpova, Elena E.; Jestratijevic, Iva; Lee, JuYoung & Wu, Juanjuan
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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
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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.
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Fashion consumption during COVID-19: Comparative analysis of changing acquisition practices across nine countries and implications for sustainability

Description: Article explores and compares changes in clothing acquisition practices during COVID-19 across nine countries: the USA, the UK, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Iran, Czech Republic, India, and Hong Kong SAR.
Date: September 24, 2021
Creator: Vladimirova, Katia; Henninger, Claudia E.; Joyner-Martinez, Cosette; Iran, Samira; Diddi, Sonali; Durrani, Marium et al.
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[Food Rule: Add a lot of food variety and color into your daily meals of intake instead of eating the same food all the time]

Description: Food rule written by a UNT student as part of a class assignment to create guidelines for healthier diet habits. This statement uses the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as well as Michael Pollan's book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, to support a rule that addresses the kinds of foods one should eat.
Date: Spring 2012
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[Food Rule: Add Color Taste the Rainbow]

Description: Food rule written by a UNT student as part of a class assignment to create guidelines for healthier diet habits. This statement uses the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as well as Michael Pollan's book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, to support a rule that addresses the kinds of foods one should eat.
Date: Spring 2012
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[Food Rule: After dinner, walk a mile]

Description: Food rule written by a UNT student as part of a class assignment to create guidelines for healthier diet habits. This statement uses the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as well as Michael Pollan's book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, to support a rule that addresses how one should eat.
Date: 2011
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[Food Rule Assignment]

Description: Guidelines for a "written statement" assignment as part of the UNT class Principles of Nutrition (HMGT 1450). It includes instructions about how students should complete the assignment and how it will be scored.
Date: September 2011
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
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[Food Rule: Avoid beverages that will rot your oral cavity with just one sip]

Description: Food rule written by a UNT student as part of a class assignment to create guidelines for healthier diet habits. This statement uses the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as well as Michael Pollan's book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, to support a rule that addresses the kinds of foods one should eat.
Date: 2011
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[Food Rule: Avoid drinking any juice less than 100%]

Description: Food rule written by a UNT student as part of a class assignment to create guidelines for healthier diet habits. This statement uses the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as well as Michael Pollan's book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, to support a rule that addresses the kinds of foods one should eat.
Date: Spring 2012
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