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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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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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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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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
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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
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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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“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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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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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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[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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Avoid Foods with Adjectives in Front of the Food Name]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Avoid Frozen Dinners]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Avoid Pre-Cooked Frozen]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Avoid Vending Machines]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Be Gluten Free]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Be proactive as opposed to reactive and develop self control]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Beware of Food Amounts]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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[Food Rule: Calories consumed is just as important as physical activity]

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
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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