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An Improved VIKOR Model for Ballistic Missile Threat Assessment And Ranking

Shi Qu, Tinxin Xu, Liang Ma, Jianxun Liu
For the problem which the subjectivity of confirming weight is too strong and depending on accurate data in VIKOR, we propose a method of ballistic missile threat assessment based on improved VIKOR. In our method, VIKOR is improved at two aspects. On the one hand, the algorithm of confirming weith is...

Research on the Acquiring Users’ Needs and Providing Precision Information Service by Sci-tech Novelty Search Training Course

Junbo Zhu
Understanding and acquiring the needs of readers is the prerequisite for developing user-driven information consulting services. In the field of library, the traditional ways of obtaining users’ needs mainly include reader consultation, library guidance, special training, librarian investigation and...

Effectiveness of Structured Learning Approach to Improve Counselor Competence in Applying Solutions-Focused Counseling

M. Ramli, Nur Hidayah, Lutfi Fauzan
This study aims to determine the effectiveness of a structured learning approach in improving competence for solution-focused counseling of laboratory junior and senior high School counselors of Universitas Negeri Malang (UM). To achieve this goal, research was carried out through the experimental one...

ARTERY Society guidelines for validation of non-invasive haemodynamic measurement devices: Part 1, arterial pulse wave velocity

Ian B. Wilkinson, Carmel M. McEniery, Giuseppe Schillaci, Pierre Boutouyrie, Patrick Segers, Anne Donald, Philip J. Chowienczyk, On behalf of the ARTERY Society
Pages: 34 - 40
The last 15 years have seen an explosion of interest in large artery haemodynamics, and arterial stiffness in particular. A number of devices are now available to assess arterial stiffness, and although many are in routine use, they do not necessarily provide identical information. The aim of this statement...

Research on Co-Movements Among Financial Markets of China and ASEAN Countries

Li Xinyu
The economic ties between China and ASEAN get increasingly close, and the co-movement among the financial markets shows a significant character of time varying. With the daily data from 2012 to July, 2019, this paper gives an empirical analysis to the volatility spillover among the stock markets of China...

The Study of Communication Styles of Teachers of Mountain Regions in the Context of New Preschool Education Standards

Z.V. Masaeva, Z.I. Gadaborsheva, A.V. Azhiev, B.S.-A. Kasumov, L.Ts. Kagermazova, Ts.A. Kalmanova
The readiness of teachers of mountain regions using different styles of pedagogical communication to ensure safety of educational activities in the context of new preschool education standards is a relevant issue. Various research methods were used: theoretical analysis, comparative analysis of empirical...

The Role of Leadership in the Context of Modernization of Housing and Utilities Sector of Russia

Yulia Posvyatenko
The paper considers the impact of leadership skills on successful housing and utilities sector’s reform in the Russian Federation. It’s noted that at the sharp increase in the number of property owners, the awareness of their rights and responsibilities for the maintenance of their principal residence...

The School Innovative Educational Model: Issues of Digitalization

T Boronenko, A Kaysina, V Fedotova
The purpose of the study is to build an innovative educational model of a digital school based on an analysis of the best practices in using digital technologies in the educational activities of the school. The study analyzes the practical experience of the leading schools of Russia implementing various...

Intervention of “Religious Activities” Instilling the Character of the Responsibility in Early Childhood to Welcome Revolution 4.0

Anti Isnaningsih, Arif Rohman
The aim of this article is to illustrate the role of “religious activities” in instilling children’s responsibility to face the industrial revolution 4.0. Character traits developed are responsibilities obtained through three approaches in developing Licona’s moral theory, namely the concept of morality,...

Study on the Improvement of Communication Ability of Rehabilitation Technology Major Students in Higher Vocational Colleges by Experiential Group Counseling*

Peng Cheng
With the changes of disease spectrum and the aggravation of aging, rehabilitation medicine has become an important pillar to improve people’s quality of life and promote the construction of a healthy China. It is also a top priority to train a team of highly qualified rehabilitation therapists. It is...
Proceedings Article

The Anthropometric Profile and Motor Skill of Men Elite Volleyball Players

Nasuka Nasuka
Anthropometric profile and motor skill are dominant factors influencing the performance of volleyball players. The aim of the research was to know the anthropometric profile and motor skill of the club elite players. This study was a cross sectional study involving 45 men elite volleyball players of...

Effect of Seaweed Powder on the Quality of the Pineapple-Chili Sauce

Mansoor Abdul Hamid, Tan Pei Shan, Mazarina Devi, Wolyna Pindi, Jahurul Haque Akanda, Hasmadi Mamat, Fan Hui Yin
This study was conducted to produce pineapple-chili sauce mixed with seaweed (Kappaphycus alvarezii) based on the best formulation, to determine nutritional composition of the control and the best formulation and to determine the effect on quality of this product. A total of 3 formulations had been developed...

Tourism Communication 4.0 in Purwakarta Regency

Evi Novianti, Aat Ruchiat Nugraha, Lukiati Komala, Kokom Komariah
The current digital era or known as the 4.0 era, makes it easy for humans to communicate and interact indirectly in meeting their needs, one of them through browsing in the digital world. The digital world presents a variety of human needs about information, including tourism information. Tourism information...

Alternative Optimization of Hajj Fund Using Sharia Shares

Andre Zanij Deananda, Wirdyaningsih
Hajj fund management is the responsibility of the Haji Financial Management Agency (HFMA) since the enactment of Government regulations no. 5 of 2018 concerning Implementation of Law number 34 of 2014 about Management of Financial Hajj. Management in the form of Sharia Investment is the choice of HFMA...
Research Article

Relationship between Obesity Phenotypes and Cardiovascular Risk in a Chinese Cohort

Yueliang Hu, Shuping Zheng, Jiehui Zhao, Isabella Tan, Mark Butlin, Alberto Avolio, Junli Zuo
Pages: 34 - 41
Objective: The changing living patterns in China are accompanied by an increase in prevalence of cardiovascular disease for which obesity is a significant factor. This study investigated the association between obesity phenotypes and risk of cardiovascular disease in a Chinese cohort. Methods: A sample...

Study on the Relationship Between Self-Congruence and Marriage-Quality of Professional Women

Jun Xu, Jinxia Zhao
At present, the divorce rate is increasing year by year. The study on marriage quality and its influencing factors is crucial to the stability and harmony of family and society. Therefore, this paper is about investigation of relationship between self-congruence and marriage-quality among 245 married...

Kujang Rompang and Panceg Dina Galur are Propaganda Tools for Bandung’s Death Metal Community

Yayat Ahmad Hidayat
Purpose of writing this article is to inform the effectiveness of these two propaganda tools. This study is an efectivity measuring of the factors empathy, persuasion, impact, and communication with a quantitative paradigm. Data collection is done by questionnaire, observation, and literature study....

Developing Stratified Teaching to Improve Teaching Quality

Xiaofeng Zhu, Yongming Zhang, Lizhen Yang, Zhiyue Liu
At present, China’s higher education has entered the stage of popularization, and students’ mathematical foundations vary greatly, which brings many objective problems to the teaching work. To carry out the stratified teaching in mathematics education, students can be teached in accordance with their...

An Analysis of Condolences Speech Act by Indonesian Adolescents

Diah Nurlianingsih, Ernie D. Ayu Imperiani
This study aims to identify strategies in condolence expressions and explain the effect of power and distance on the choice of condolences strategies used by 20 Indonesian adolescents at the age of 11 to 19 years old. The study was employed by using a qualitative descriptive method. In the form of discourse...

Designing Business Model and Implementation of Sustainability Evaluation Model for B20 Biodiesel Machinery Industry

Arman Hakim Nasution, Dewie Saktia Ardiantono, Caesaratna Bunga Dwi Agusti
Biofuel is an alternative energy for fossil fuel. Indonesia has oil palm as the main commodity that can produce biofuels, especially biodiesel. Indonesia has implemented B20, 20% biodiesel and diesel. On September 1, 2018, Indonesia has carried out mandatory B20 with the aim of reducing fossil oil imports....

Financing Mechanism for Operating and Investment Activities in Agriculture of Russia

Inna Boldyreva, Viktoriya Tinyakova, Yekaterina Alpatova, Elmira Zhusipova
The article outlines conceptual foundations, features and contradictions of the financial mechanism of agricultural enterprise functioning. Global problems of financial support for the agricultural business, as well as specific financial problems of agricultural enterprises in Russia are identified....

Hospital Responsibilities in Blood Transfusion Services as a Patient Protection

Anggraeni Endah Kusumaningrum
The responsibility of the hospital in blood transfusion services is needed to provide protection to patients. Blood transfusion service is a series of activities that start from the planning, mobilization and preservation of blood donors, blood supply, blood distribution, as well as medical treatment...

Factors that Affect Behavioral Intention to Purchase Virtual Items on Free to Play Games Users in Jabodetabek

Melyana Puji Lestari, Mokhamad Syaefudin Andrianto
The game industry has a large growth rate and needs attention to help develop this industry further. In making games, game developers need to know their user’s behavior to build engagement so they will buy game content and virtual items in the game. This study is to determine the characteristics of the...

Creative Ceramics of Bayat Klaten: Craft Development in a Postmodern Context

Wiwid Safitri, Trie Hartiti Retnowati, Bambang Prihadi
The pottery craft in Indonesia faces a challenge in the postmodern era that demands them to self-adjust. This study uses qualitative approach in the case study of the Bayat Klaten’s pottery industry. Data were obtained through in-depth interviews, participatory observations, and documentation. Data analysis...

Business Model Generation for Industry 4.0: A “Lean Startup” Approach

Stratos Baloutsos, Angeliki Karagiannaki, Ioannis Mourtos
Pages: 34 - 45
The emergence of the industrial internet of things that drives the fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0 (I4.0), is bringing to the forefront the question of how industrial actors can capture value using such technologies. To answer this question, this paper follows a multidisciplinary...

An Overview of One Belt and One Road Initiative and the Sustainable Development Concept

Junjie Zhang
The transformation trend of business running around the One Belt One Road countries shows that the concept of sustainable development has gradually gained popularity. This paper focused on identifying the critical issues of sustainability through a literature review to provide supports for its transforming...

On the Reform and Development of Engineering Education Based on the Emerging Engineering Education

Wenbin Sun, Huasheng Sun, Wenhu Gu
With the acceleration of the new industrial revolution and the deepening of the globalization process, the development of a new economy and the complexity of modern situation need China to act on higher education of engineering and establish new engineering education. The evolution of discipline shows...

Podcasts? Why Not! – Perceptions of German Language Teachers

Dwi Putri Ningsih, Sonya P. Suganda
Technology and the internet affect the teaching of second/foreign language (L2). Podcasts have emerged as prominent tools for L2 extensive listening exercises. Data from several studies suggest that podcasts can be used in L2 learning to help learners improve their listening and speaking skills and promote...
Proceedings Article

Optimization of Annealing Temperature of HIF-1 A and 18s rRNA in Blood of Swimming Athletes Using RT-PCR

Siska Alicia Farma, Dezi Handayani, Dwi Hilda Putri, Argantos, Syahrastani
Gene expression is the process of reading from DNA into a functional product. Regulation of gene expression through complex mechanisms. HIF1-1α is one of the regulatory genes that regulates the return of homeostasis when there is a lack of oxygen (hypoxia). Hypoxia is often experienced by athletes during...

Study of Sensory Marketing Strategies in Retailing Business

Swaroop Simha
“Sensory marketing” has been defined as “marketing that engages the consumers’ senses and affects their perception, judgment and behavior.” (Aradhana Krishna, in her book Customer Sense- How the five senses influence the buying behavior, Kindle edition [2]) From a managerial perspective, sensory marketing...

k-Metric Dimension of Generalized Fan Graph and Cm ∗2 Kn Graph

Nur Hidayah, Tri Atmojo Kusmayadi
Let G be a simple connected graph with the vertex set V(G) and the set edge E(G). The set S ⊆ V(G) is called the k-metric generator on G if and only if every two different vertices in G are distinguished by at least k elements in S, in other words for every two different vertices u,v ∈ V(G), there are...

Specificity of Buddhist Morality within the Framework of Vietnamese Culture

Le Thi Hong Phuong, Mai K Da, Sergei Nizhnikov
Buddhist morality has asserted a profound influence on the life of the Vietnamese people. Buddhism is one of the vital cultural resources of the Vietnamese nation (along with Taoism and Confucianism), which has been creating history together with it and has simultaneously become a condition for promoting...

Knowledge, Perception, Attitudes and Behavior on Influenza Immunization and the Determinants of Vaccination

Khalil Choucair, Jack El Sawda, Sarah Assaad, Nadim G. El Chakhtoura, Habiba Hassouna, Nisreen Sidani, Mohamad Yasmin, Ali Rteil, Souha S. Kanj, Zeina A. Kanafani
Pages: 34 - 41
Background: We sought to determine the knowledge of, perception, attitudes, and behaviors toward influenza virus and immunization, and the determinants of vaccination among students, patients, and Healthcare Workers (HCWs) at the American University of Beirut and its affiliated Medical Center. Methods:...

Meaning of Writing in “Arbitration Agreement”; Current Development

Gunawan Widjaja
”arbitration agreement”, in order to be enforceable must be made in writing. The “arbitration agreement” itself can be incorporated in the main agreement as arbitration clause, that made the main agreement must be made in writing; or specifically made in a form of a separate agreement from the main agreement....

Querying Automotive System Models and Safety Artifacts: Tool Support and Case Study

Alessio Di Sandro, Sahar Kokaly, Rick Salay, Marsha Chechik
Pages: 34 - 50
The automotive domain has recently increased its reliance on model-based software development. Automotive models are often heterogeneous, large and interconnected through traceability links. When introducing safety-related artifacts, such as Hazard Analysis, fault tree analysis (FTA), failure modes and...

The Application of OBE in Business Education

Min Lu, Chao Li
It is not only the policy guidance of China’s higher education but also the internal demand for the development of colleges and universities to comprehensively improve the level of specialty construction and accelerate the connotation construction. This paper attempts to use the OBE education concept...

Discussion and Analysis on the International Education in Shanghai and Jiangsu Province

Guangbo Chen
Education is highly emphasized by people in the modern society. With the growing international communication, studying abroad has become a choice for many prospective students. With this need, receiving international education in high schools is highly suggested. In this paper, types of high school international...

EFL University Students’ Errors in Constructing Complex Sentences in Academic Writing

Paradise Princess, Hermawati Syarif
Writing in academic purposes becomes a big challenge for EFL students since they are required to produce their S1 thesis as one of the fulfillments to graduate from their study. In this academic writing, using different types of sentences as one of its characteristics is often found difficult for the...

Risk-Taking Behavior and Entrepreneurship Intention in Indonesia

Mukhammad Kholid Mawardi, Sujarwoto
The linkage between risk behavior and entrepreneurship has long been discussed, but there are limited empirical evidences examined in developing country contexts. In order to fill the gap, this study examines the linkage between risk behavior and entrepreneurship based on population data from Indonesia....

The Use of Video Applications on Enhancing Students’ Dance Learning

Ziyan Zhou
This article focuses on analysing and evaluating how video applications can promote students’ dance learning. Using these applications has many beneficial effects on improving the overall danceability. Initially, it is a student-centred learning strategy that can provide learners with flexibility. However,...
Proceedings Article

Evaluation of Two Housekeeping Gene in Diagnosis of Helicobacter Pylori and Compare It to another Routine Test

Saja A. Al-Jumaili, Amina N. Althwani, Nawal M. Al-Khalidi
Helicobacter pylori consider as one of the major components of the stomach microbiome, this bacterium is prevalent worldwide and more than half of the world populations are infected with it. Various methods have been developed for the diagnosis and detection of infection with H. pylori by using molecular...
Proceedings Article

The Prevalence of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Melaka State, Malaysia

Selamat Yasin, Mohd Said Nurumal, Muhammad Lokman Isa, Khamarul Arifin Arif, Anuwar Arif Mohd Omar, Ting Seng Kiat, Syamsul Ahmad Arifin
The prognosis following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is often very poor. The outcomes, as well as the essential needs of public area rescue workers will influence the effectiveness and possibly improve the survival rate. This is a retrospective study using representative data through screening...
Proceedings Article

Investigation of Thermal Behavior of Paraffins, Fatty Acids, Salt Hydrates and Renewable Based Oils as PCM

Evdoxia Paroutoglou, Alireza Afshari, Peter Fojan, Göran Hultmark
Latent heat thermal energy storage (LHTES) using phase change materials (PCM) is a renewable energy solution that is applicable for implementation in space cooling due to its high energy storage density. A novel thermal energy storage which will encapsulate a PCM layer to absorb the rejected heat from...

A Survey Report on the Improvement of Pragmatic Competence Under the Circumstances of Smart Learning Environment

Xiuxian Mo, Lixiang Lu, Fangting Liu, Yuwei Qin, Lanlan Liu, Lu Wen
This study adopts the method of questionnaire to research the improvement of college students’ English pragmatic competence on the effect of online course learning platforms and APPs and so on. The results show that college students are more inclined to use APPs for English learning, and their English...

Analysis and Comparison of Securitization Cases About Tourist Attractions

Chen Huang
With the rise of tourism, China, as a country famous for its tourism, has attracted more and more attention on financing. Starting with securitization of assets, this paper collects securitization cases about tourist attractions. Through analysis and comparison of various cases, it finds out the financing...

The Relevance of E-Module Based on Problem Based Learning in the Era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0

Devi Cahyaningrum, Ahmad Jaenudin
This study aims to test the socio-cognitive theory by implementing e-module economic learning based on problem-based learning to improve student learning outcomes. The design used in this study was a quasi-experimental design with a pretest - posttest control group design model. In this study, collecting...
Research Article

Association of Patient-Reported Physical Activity on Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Outcomes

Reena V. Jayani, Joseph Pidala, Heather Jim, Junmin Whiting, Qianxing Mo, Asmita Mishra
Pages: 34 - 39
Background: Physical function prior to allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) is associated with survival and may be associated with patient physical activity (PA). Tools to evaluate PA prior to HCT are scarce. We aimed to evaluate the impact of easily obtained patient-report of PA prior to HCT...
Research Article

Bangla Text Sentiment Analysis Using Supervised Machine Learning with Extended Lexicon Dictionary

Nitish Ranjan Bhowmik, Mohammad Arifuzzaman, M. Rubaiyat Hossain Mondal, M. S. Islam
Pages: 34 - 45
With the proliferation of the Internet's social digital content, sentiment analysis (SA) has gained a wide research interest in natural language processing (NLP). A few significant research has been done in Bangla language domain because of having intricate grammatical structure on text. This paper...

Pedagogical Problems of E-education

Guliya Akhmetzyanova, Angelina Bagateeva, Alexey Petrov, Alfia Gazizova
The article deals with various approaches to Informatization of education as one of the most important processes of Informatization of society. The purpose of the research was to analyze and generalize various psychological and pedagogical researches, scientific and pedagogical literature, and own experience...

The Application of Input and Output Theory to Primary English Teaching

Li Wanlu
Primary school is a critical period for children’s language learning, so foreign language teaching in this period is particularly important. Primary school English education is an important part of the nine-year compulsory education in China. It is also very important for junior high school and high...