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    Oggionni, Tiziana
    This study reports an investigation of the business-to-business (B2B) relationship between Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) and hotels. Whereas it is clear that, by promoting the destination, DMOs bring business to hotels, the focus of the s . . .
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    Kim, Max
    The purpose of this paper is to visualize and find important trendy patterns in a dataset that contains house sale prices and their features for King County in Washington between May 2014 and May 2015, which was obtained from Kaggle, a website that sh . . .
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    Amador, Trey
    Robot localization is the process by which robots ascertain information about their position and orientation relative to the external environment through the use of sensors, a competency which is necessary for autonomous navigation. Previous research . . .
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    Gutierrez, Luis
    Electroencephalography (EEG) data describe the activity of neuron populations in the brain and are acquired via electrodes placed on specific positions of the skull. EEG signals have been shown to be sufficiently different between individuals and ther . . .
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    Chaurasia, Vaishali
    Nowadays as technology is advancing things around human beings have become more easy and accessible. Within blink of an eye, you can get anything at your door step by just clicking few button or using internet. Human lives have become easy with the he . . .
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    Burrell, Matthew
    Inflation has become more difficult to forecast since the early 1980s, but Matheson and Stavrev (2013) find that a traditional Philips curve models the behavior of inflation well since the early 1960s. The authors use a non-linear Kalman filter to cap . . .
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    Rios, Kevin
    In 2015 Rolando Peláez aspired to create a model that predicted recessions using only easily accessible and readily available data. This paper aims to explore inflation as a critical missing condition of his proposition, the Recession-and-State Foreca . . .
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    Khalil, Nasser
    The early development of the Capital Asset Pricing Model(CAPM) by William Sharpe, John Lintner, and Jan Mossin created a tool for modeling and observing risk and return in an asset. Systematic risk is assumed to be measured by the coefficient beta, wh . . .
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    Nguyen, Nhi Hoang Yen
    The purpose of this study is to examine destination image of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam on the Internet by studying content of selected reviews on TripAdvisor website. UNESCO listed Ha Long Bay twice as a World Heritage Site in 1994 and 2000, respectively. . . .
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    Zhang, Liang
    In this project, a website (AlgoHub) is implemented, which mainly hosts contents of algorithms, such as title, algorithm description, applications, and so on. From the functionality perspective, modules like adding, modifying, searching, fulfills the . . .
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    Bhagtani, Pratik
    In India, middle class and even high-class housewives make their small group of friends and hang out at least once every month. This even is Known as kitty Party. In this Kitty Party, each member has to contribute a small amount of fees. This fee is c . . .
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    Nguyen, Thi
    This paper addresses the impact of the recent tax reform on homeownership. The deductible mortgage cap reduction has lowered the cutoff value at which individuals can fully obtain the favorable benefit of housing ownership-tenure. Introducing limitati . . .
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    Dobaria, Hemanshi
    Nowadays, indoor farming and small backyard farm setups are booming. Also, people have more plants in the home than before. But oftentimes, it is not possible to water plants on time because we forget, or we are not at the place to physically deliver . . .
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    Ambriz-Sanchez, Jesus
    In this paper, both national- and state-level models on presidential outcomes in the U.S. from 1912 to 2016 are developed and analyzed using standard OLS and pooled panel data analysis. All new testing coincides with variables from Fair (2018) and is . . .
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    Soundara, Pavan
    Everybody loves to be recognized and appreciated for the work and effort they put in a project. It could be a painting or a music video or a paper art or anything. Kids, of all the people, are to be recognized and appreciated more for the effort they . . .
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    Jiang, Yuxiu
    The aim of this paper is to investigate the shopping behaviors of Chinese tourists in Los Angeles in terms of their overall spending patterns, shopping preferences, and perceptions of important shopping attributes and barriers. A secondary aim is to m . . .
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    Li, Yuancheng
    When I tried to look for some inspirations about a good project idea, the most common tip I found is to find something bothering or annoying people every day, and then make an app that makes the problem easier. So, the motivation of this project is ba . . .
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    Liu, Henry H.
    Mobile facial recognition application has become more and more popular. Machine learning is widely used in this area to get accurate results. To get accurate recognition results, a large-scale image data would be required. Customers, however, may want . . .
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    Huang, Yushu
    In the early 1960s, China’s total fertility rate reached more than six births per woman. The government instructed that it was necessary to control population growth. In 1979, the one-child policy was frst introduced. It set a limit on the number of c . . .
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    Perez, Jose
    A city’s transportation infrastructure directly affects the mobility of the people, goods, and services, of all who live within its’ limits. Bus transit lines are a key element of a balanced transportation system that can improve or detract from the q . . .
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    Kanduri, Veeresh
    The eCommerce business industry is currently at its peak. New online stores are emerging every single day. They rely on a B2C (business-to-consumer) model, meaning that there are no alternatives to the user’s role – he is a consumer, the buyer of the . . .
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    Ure, Emily
    This paper examines the relationship between forward rates and economic news. The model uses time series data from 2010 to 2020 and regresses daily changes in one-year forward rates on the surprise component of macroeconomic data releases and monetary . . .
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    Wang, Michael
    Chinese wine culture has been flourishing recently, with more and more Chinese consumers wanting to purchase and consume wine. The U.S., being the largest consumer nation for wine in the world, still fails to significantly impact the Chinese wine mark . . .
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    Thakar, Vatsal
    Before social networking apps, the only way to meet new people and make new friends was through common friends or joining a group or at an event or party. It wasn’t the case like where you know someone from facebook and never actually seen them in rea . . .
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    Yao, Di
    Since the E-commerce developing rapidly, More and more people choose to shop online. Sometimes people will need a locker to receive their packages, instead of shipping the packages to their home. As the largest online retailer, Amazon provides nationw . . .
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    Shimpi, Shubhangi
    Electroencephalogram (EEG) data includes information of electrical activity of a brain; thus is commonly used to diagnose any underlying neurological condition such as epilepsy. Epileptic patients are at risk of facing life threatening incidents when . . .
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    Wagner, John
    In 2012, after pursuing non-empirical methods of testing Ricardo's trade model of comparative advantage, Costinot & Donaldson used “novel” agricultural production data (from 1989) to assemble a per-land-parcel-per-crop productivity data set which pred . . .
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    Mracek, Jack Jr.
    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline is about 800 miles long with 420 miles of it elevated by about 78,000 support assemblies. These piles were installed into bored holes and then cemented in place with a slurry of water and sand. Once the slurry is frozen, the . . .
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    Muniz, Antonio
    The purpose of this study was to identify what types of information on a candidate’s Social Media Profile (SMP) are particularly helpful for Human Resource (HR) managers’ in making a hiring decision. A qualitative approach was adopted in the investiga . . .
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    Yuan, Lishun
    Knowing the factors influencing the real estate market is not only beneficial for realtors to complete the sales, but also helpful for buyers to have a thorough view of the real estate market and evaluate the properties in a better way. There are many . . .
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    Fry, Chantal
    Recommender systems were developed to assist users in making choices when presented with a large number of selections. Well known for their use in e-commerce, they have now become common throughout many other application areas including content provid . . .
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    Gaukel, Hunter
    Started in 2015, the Smartphone Security lab is an ongoing research project aiming to provide the ability to control Android devices through a web browser to learn about mobile security. By mirroring physical Android device’s screens to a web browser, . . .
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    Kueffler, Benjamin
    Reduced instruction set computers (RISC) have benefitted embedded platforms for decades, allowing devices to gain software support with minimal cost in hardware implementation. Stemming from this success, the open source RISC V instruction set archite . . .
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    Zhong, Minhui
    Hospitality companies face the challenge of high employee turnover. Research shows a negative correlation between a company’s four aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) — namely, economic – ECSR; legal – LCSR; ethical – ETCSR; and philanthr . . .
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    Gashgari, ashwag
    Saudi Arabia is one of the most resource rich countries that would like to use all possible ways to improve its educational system. Each student learns most effectively in a different way, and teachers needs to address this diversity and develop appro . . .
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    Adzhemyan, Arsen
    This study focuses on the performance of sliding friction seismic base isolation systems. Full-scale mono-directional tests are performed on double concave friction bearings in accordance with ASCE7-10 testing protocols. An existing experimental model . . .
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    Hernandez, Mallorie
    Sporting events comprise a major part of the hospitality industry, entertaining fans of all ages and promoting tourism worldwide, by bringing awareness and business to hosting destinations, as fans travel both near and far to see their favorite athlet . . .
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    Villanueva, Rainier
    The purpose of this research was to thoroughly analyze existing literature, such as articles and books, for prominent training methods and extract themes using a content analysis that is applicable to the training of casual dining restaurants. This co . . .
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    Laurel J. Fish
    California’s AB 1887 has banned state-funded travel from California to ten other states in the United States. This article uses passenger air travel data in difference-in-differences analyses to ascertain the potential impact, if any, of California’s . . .
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    Zhang, Ling
    There is no consensus in the field of economics on the relationship between population growth and the economy. In some countries, population growth has a positive effect on economic growth, while in other cases, it does not. This paper aims to analyze . . .
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    Mahfouz, Afnan
    Although females constitute more than half of the population of the world, they are still underrepresented in labor forces across the world. In this study, we follow similar steps as \citet{Goldin1994} but use time series data for Saudi Arabia instead . . .
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    Sui, Cong
    President Donald Trump recently advocated increased funding for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol programs, which has caused enormous debate in Congress. Many natives are now expressing great concern about the effect of immigr . . .
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    Stinson, Mark
    This paper investigates the connections between homeless rates and housing and labor market conditions in California. Annual data from 2007-2017 is derived from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) annual point-in-time count of t . . .
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    Wei, Xinpeng
    With the progress and development of our society, the sports industry has attracted more attention than ever before. When it comes to the National Basketball Association (NBA), the value of superstar athletes has also become more prominent as they are . . .
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    Tran, Michael
    New technology has emerged to allow early prototyping in design. For instance, interface designers, whom lack experience in content generation and programming, can use “drag-and-drop” approaches to construct and test prototype concepts. This paper pro . . .
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    Hillis, Bradley
    Miscommunication is a significant error in aviation operation with many potential contributing factors. Roughly 10% of all recorded aviation accidents are at least partially caused by some form of miscommunication. The purpose of this project is to id . . .
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    Weng, Shih Cheng
    Airbnb, the dominant room-sharing website, has made disruptive impacts to the lodging industry by adding over three million listings in the market. While current literature has reported the reasons why people choose to stay in an Airbnb facility, few . . .
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    Li, He
    As drunk-driving remains a tremendous threat to public safety and costs tax-payer billions of dollars yearly in economic losses, many states have begun to hold licensed liquor establishments as well as the offending individuals themselves liable for p . . .
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    Alfred-Stewart, Lester
    In any business, the main goal is to make a profit on any product or service being offered. Hotel loyalty programs were created out of a need to try to build customer loyalty. Millennials are the generation that the hotel industry is currently paying . . .
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    Jin, Lei
    Traveling from China to the United States has become more and more popular in the past few years. The number of the visitors from China is growing rapidly. According to a study from United States Travel Association(USTA), China was the fourth largest . . .