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  • Contribution of Best Practices to Promote Sustainable Urban Freight

    • Authors: Tassia Faria De Assis; Victor Hugo Souza De Abreu, Pedro José Pires Carneiro, Marcio De Almeida D’Agosto
      Abstract: Urban logistics decision makers face serious challenges in trying to make urban freight transport (UFT) efficient and sustainable. Therefore, it is necessary to identify best practices (BPs) to promote improvements on activity levels, modal shifts to lower-carbon transport systems, lowering energy and intensity, and reducing fuel carbon intensity. This paper conducts an exhaustive literature review that seeks to identify that are directly applicable to BPs promoting sustainable UFT and that indicate the opportunities and challenges of urban logistics. The results indicate that, although BPs make sense for themselves, the most powerful effect occurs when two or more of them are used together, multiplying their strengths. Furthermore, there is an expressive participation of environmental and economic indicators (costs and service levels) to the detriment of social indicators, thus indicating a literary gap.
      PubDate: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • From Patterns to Freefall: Exposing the Vulnerability of Human Predicament
           in the Times of the Pandemic

    • Authors: Dr. Swapna Gopinath
      Abstract: COVID-19 demands a paradigm shift in modes of human interaction and challenges hegemonic social structures to adapt and evolve themselves to the altered reality of human existence. Across the world, these shifts have been triggered by the new social order threatening to erase existing social systems. My paper attempts to look at the lives of the precariats, caught up within neoliberal structures, assuming these structures to be hegemonic normative systems, and the manner in which they refuse to change, thereby putting the precariats into a more exploitative crisis situation, dehumanizing them, demonizing them, thereby risking their erasure from the socio-political and legal systems that rule the world. I have used the context of India to substantiate my argument. My paper is divided into the following sections: a reading into the concept of precarity and contextualizing it in the neoliberal framework, analysing the pandemic against precarity using examples from Indian society.
      PubDate: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Mapping Scientific and Technological Production Related to the MYC Gene

    • Authors: Fabio Pacheco Estumano Da Silva; Amanda Ramos Pereira, Adan Rodrigues De Oliveira, Carlos Alberto Machado Da Rocha
      Abstract: In appropriate activation of c-MYC proto-oncogene contributes to the development of human cancers. Searches for therapies that target genes and proteins related to neoplastic phenotypes have become frequent. Therefore, inhibiting c-MYC expression has been the target for developing and testing multiple drugs and strategies for the treatment of various human cancers. This study aimed to map scientific and technological productions on the MYC gene at the Scielo, PubMed and Orbit Intelligence platforms between 2000 and 2019. The scientific prospecting revealed 1,259 articles. The most detected categories were: molecular biology, MYC mutations and those addressing the MYC as a drug target or therapeutic strategies. A progressive increase in the number of articles in this last category was found. Technological mapping detected 10,059 patent documents, with 20.2% granted. China and the USA were the largest filers, accounting for more than 40%. Biotechnology was the field with the highest number of patents. Biotechnology and the pharmaceutical sector predominated in the second half of the period investigated, both in scientific and technological prospecting. Our study points to a scientific and technological effort in the development of therapeutic strategies against cancer, in which MYC is among the main targets.
      PubDate: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Logical Structure of Actions to Reduce the Impacts of Traffic Incidents

    • Authors: Marina Leite De Barros Baltar; Victor Hugo Souza De Abreu, Andrea Souza Santos
      Abstract: Traffic incidents (such as broken-down vehicles, accidents, flat tires and other) constitute an important concern in the urban context, impacting the sustainable development. Thus, currently, the proposition of efficient traffic incident management systems has been encouraged to re-establish road safety and restore the network's traffic capacity. Thus, this paper aims to investigate the main impacts of traffic incidents and elaborate a logical structure of actions that should be employed to improve their management. The results show that many impacts can be identified in the three spheres of sustainable development and improvement actions must accelerate responses to emergencies, invest in Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), develop urban planning with a focus on more roads secure and enforce existing laws and regulations.
      PubDate: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Emotional Advertising on Consumer Buying Behavior for
           Apparel Products in Gujranwala

    • Authors: Aysha Anwer; Muhmmad Farooq, Dr. Shahid Minhas, Hamza Rehman Butt
      Abstract: The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of emotional advertising on customer purchasing behaviour. High-end items, particularly garment companies, are the focus of research. It also intends to investigate the most effective advertising appeal for influencing customer purchase decisions. The question mark-based survey was done with a sample size of 150 respondents, and their reactions to various attractions such as love, joy, and excitement were recorded. Hypothetical models have been validated through the use of hypothetical analysis and structural equation modelling (SEM). The findings demonstrate that pleasant emotions such as love, laughter, and happiness have a beneficial influence on customer purchasing intentions. This study supports the favourable relationship between emotional advertising and consumer purchasing behaviour when it comes to clothing companies.
      PubDate: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Automatic Verbal Autopsy Classification Using Multinomial Logistic
           Regression Classifier by Using Recursive Feature Elimination

    • Authors: Zainab Mohanad Issa Ansaf; Dr. Shaheda Akthar
      Abstract: Verbal autopsy is one of the finest medical process to identify automatically the cause of a death afore medical ascendant entities will certify it. Identifying the exact cause is intricate and fuzzy in nature. The dataset with an exact cause of death is a paramount implement for every country to make the presage about the life style and medical facilities available to the people. Multinomial logistic regression was utilized in our study to relegate the exact cause of death. We used standard datasets like PHMRC and Matlab which were potentially accepted in medical field. The reason to utilize the Multinomial logistic Regression is that most of the dataset is consisting of 0 and 1 values which betoken the presence and absence of value in the attribute. We used three standard metrics like the sensitivity, Chance Corrected Concordance (CCC) and Cause-specific mortality fraction (CSMF) for a comparison of our model with precedent models like Insilico VA, Tariff and InterVA-4. Computed results show that proposed model is better than the precedent models.
      PubDate: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Content and Requirements for the Development of Environmental Competence
           in Future Teachers

    • Authors: Sadokat Asadullaevna Akbarova
      Abstract: Personal development in the education system is ensured by the formation of universal educational actions as the basis of the educational and upbringing process. The concept of universal learning activities takes into account the experience of the competence-based approach, i.e. using the acquired knowledge and skills in practice.
      PubDate: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Analytical Study of Ship Hull Insurance in the Liquidity and
           Profitability of the National Insurance Company

    • Authors: Warqaa Ahmed Irzooqi Al-Shaikhli; Dr. Tahani Mahdi AL-Yasiri, Dr. Hanan Abdullah Hassan
      Abstract: The sea is of paramount importance in the life of man and peoples. Since ancient times, it has represented a tool for communication between nations, a link for civilizational meeting between them, and a source of sustenance. Man’s need and interest in exploiting this wealth moves his curiosity and ambitions to think and search for means that contribute and help in expanding the scope of maritime exploitation and consolidating relations between countries more and more. The maritime field was among the important areas touched by industrial and technological development, especially in the field of maritime transport, which led to the emergence of giant ships capable of embarking on sea voyages and thus moving foreign trade in a positive way.
      The aim of the research is to know the extent to which ship hull insurance is related to the liquidity and profitability of the National Insurance Company, and where the main research problem is manifested in the extent to which ship hull insurance is linked to the liquidity and profitability of the National Insurance Company.
      Only the research relied on the questionnaire as a tool for all data and information from the sample of 64 and those who have responsibility are (General Director, Department Director, Division Officer, Unit Officer) and the statistical program was used spss 21 in the calculation standard deviation, simple linear regression, testF ) R² (.
      The conclusions reached by the research are the evaluation of the degree of risk surrounding the ship and the evaluation of the degree of classification in the classification record is based on which the insurance price for the structures of marine vessels is determined, which shows that the degree of risk varies up and down according to the type of ship, origin, shipping lines, and the experience of the crew and the master. The results of the study also showed the existence of a strong correlation between the liquidity variable and profitability in the respondents' response to the research sample in the National Insurance Company, as there is no profitability without the presence of liquidity and good liquidity expresses the company's ability to meet the payment of its obligations.
      (*) An extracted thesis, which is part of the requirements for obtaining a higher diploma equivalent to a master’s degree.
      There are also a number of recommendations, including; Adoption of a unified plan for all insurance branches. To measure the liquidity risk in order to ensure that the company is protected from bankruptcy or its exit from the insurance market in the event of a financial crisis again.
      PubDate: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Presenting a Favorable Model for Implementing the Cultural Policies of the
           Higher Education System in Line with the Cultural Policies of the Islamic
           Republic of Iran

    • Authors: Marzieh Seddighi; Sanjar Salajegheh, Mohammad Jalal Kamali, Zahra Shokouh
      Abstract: Higher education centers have become important social organizations that play a major role in the comprehensive and sustainable development of countries. The mission of universities as a learning organization has a great impact on micro and macro government decisions in the short and long term because the product of universities affects the knowledge, insight, characteristics and behavior of graduates as managers and current and future decision makers of the country. This research was conducted with the aim of presenting a favorable model for the implementation of cultural policies of the higher education system in line with the cultural policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Descriptive research method was used in this study. The statistical population of the study includes higher education staff in the southeastern provinces of the country. A questionnaire was used to collect data and SPSS software version 23 and AMOS version 23 software were used to analyze the data.
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Comparative Study of Health Services’ Management of Adolescents and
           Youth in Selected Developed Countries and Iran: Developing a Model for

    • Authors: Razieh Moghaddam; Seyed Jamaledin Tabibi, Leila Riahi, Kamran Haji Nabi
      Abstract: Introduction: Nowadays, adolescent and youth’s health has become increasingly important. The world health organization (WHO) emphasizes the importance of evaluating the structure, process, and outcome of health services. This study was conducted to design a health services’ management of adolescents and youth model for the Iranian population, to improve young people's health.
      Method: This study is a comparative, quantitative-qualitative study. Countries were selected by comparing adolescent and youth health indicators based on population and availability of information. By studying the health services’ management of adolescents and youth, essential variables and dimensions in the initial model were identified, and a preliminary questionnaire was developed and approved by experts. One hundred seventy-eight final questionnaires were completed by experts. Exploratory factor analysis was performed to determine the practical factors (SPSS 20), and the model’s fit was examined by confirmatory factor analysis (Amos 24).
      Results: A total of 6 factors were identified as effective in health services’ management of adolescents and youth, including, health service package, human resources, financial resources, equipment and services’ provision, data & statistics information resources, and health service delivery management of adolescents and youth, With a maximum 0.97 operating load had the highest and equipment and services’ provision (0.53), had the least impact.
      Conclusion: The proposed model has the most significant impact on the management of health services’ management of adolescents and youth components.
      PubDate: Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Comparative Study of Classification of Occupational Stress in the
           Insurance Sector Using Machine Learning and Filter Feature Selection

    • Authors: Arshad Hashmi; Waleed Ali, Shazia Tabassum
      Abstract: In recent years, occupational stress mining has become a widely exciting issue in the research field. The primary purpose of this study is to analyze filter feature selection methods for the efficient occupational stress classification model. We propose and examine seven different techniques of filter feature selection such as Chi-Square, Information Gain, Information Gain Ratio, Correlation, Principal Component Analysis, and Relief. The resultant selected features are then used with popular classifiers like Naive Bayes (NB), Random Forest (RF), Support Vector Machine (SVM), Artificial Neural Network (ANN), and Gradient Boosted Trees (GBT) for detection of occupational stress in the insurance sector. A survey-based psychological primary occupational stress data set is used to evaluate the relative performance of these methods. This study effectively demonstrated the significance of filter feature selection methods and explained how accurately they could help classify stress levels. This study showed that the Correlation-based feature selection with the SVM classifier obtained the best performance compared to other filter feature selection methods and classification models.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Technologic Prospection of Bioactive Compounds in Umbu Pulp (Spondias
           Tuberosa Arruda)

    • Authors: Carla Crislan De Souza Bery; Kyzzes Barreto Araújo, Ícaro Mota Oliveira, Crislayne De Souza Bery, Lília Calheiros De Oliveira Barretto, Andréa Gonçalves Bueno Freitas, Lisiane Dos Santos Freitas, Gabriel Francisco Da Silva
      Abstract: The Spondias tuberosa arruda is a fairly integrated type and known in the Brazilian semiarid, being present in the food of the population that lives there. About 18 fruits are in the genus Spondias, and it is known that some of them, like umbu, have antioxidant potential and applicability in several areas. In order to evaluate this potential, it is important a detailed study of all possible applications. This study analyzed the survey results for the bioactive compounds (phenolic compounds and antioxidants) present in umbu pulp (Spondias tuberosa arruda) through patent applications. To perform the patent search was used the bases of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the database of the brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) and the European Patent Office (Espacenet). This prospect has contributed to the knowledge of researches already developed, especially in order to identify the work in the area of use, characterization, possible applications and potential umbu, focusing on the identification of bioactive compounds and how promising and necessary is a research in that area.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Machine Learning based Crop Recommendation System for Local Farmers of

    • Authors: Sayed Mazhar Ali; Bhagwan Das, Dileep Kumar
      Abstract: Farming is one of the most fundamental and generally rehearsed work in Pakistan and it plays an imperative part in fostering the country. In Pakistan, the most part of the land is used for agriculture cultivation to meet the desires of nearby people and export want as properly. Therefore, the need of increasing crop production is the significant challenge for farmers. Crop cultivation anywhere in the world depends on the climate so called seasons and soil properties, however, the enhancing the production of crops depend on various factors like mainly on temperature. In order to address the issue of increasing crop production for Pakistan, a crop recommendation system is proposed in this work. In this work, idea of ideal harvest prior to planting it, it would be of extraordinary assistance to the farmers and others required to settle on fitting choices on upgrading the creation of yields for neighborhood utilization needs and may prompt the capacity and expanded fare choice for business. Our framework utilized Machine Learning procedures with the end goal that it proposes the appropriate corps dependent on the temperature. This framework subsequently diminishes the monetary misfortunes looked by the farmers brought about by establishing the ominous harvests and furthermore it gives the information on the occasional characterization of yields what harvest is reasonable for which season. It is concluded that proposed algorithm has an average accuracy of 90% on the given dataset. The achieved accuracy is more in comparison to existing work.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Menthol for the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: Generation and
           Technology Export

    • Authors: Rafael Leonne Cruz De Jesus; Fênix Alexandra De Araujo, Darizy Flávia Silva
      Abstract: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is considered a public health problem with numerous risk factors, such as hypertension. Besides the existing oral treatment for ED, there are individuals that do not respond to or present numerous side effects to this therapy. Changes in the TRP channels can lead to several clinical complications, such as hypertension. More specifically, the cooling-sensing TRPM8 channel could be a novel target for the development of new drugs. In this line, menthol, a natural product TRPM8 channel agonist may be a molecule for use to treat erectile dysfunction. Then, we conducted a patent review to evaluate the application of menthol focusing on the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The search was conducted on Espacenet® associating A61K31/045 and A61K36/534 codes or using keywords, “erectile dysfunction AND menthol”. We analyzed 1,331 patents, which fourteen patents were found with the use of menthol in the genitourinary system. Although the patents had menthol in their formulations, none went directly to the development of pharmaceutical applications to treat erectile dysfunction. Taking these data into account, the use of menthol in the treatment of erectile dysfunction has been underexplored and is an opportunity for research and technological development based on a high innovation potential.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Designing a Strategic Human Resource Management Model in the Ministry of
           Science with Emphasis on Strategic Thinking

    • Authors: Mahboobeh Bahrampour; Zahra Shokooh, Masoud Pourkiani, Mohammad Jalal Kamali
      Abstract: The present study aimed to design a strategic human resource management model in the Ministry of Science with emphasis on strategic thinking. The statistical population of the present study consisted of two groups, the first group included experts familiar with the subject under study and the second group included faculty members at universities in the southeast region of the country (Kerman, Sistan and Baluchestan, Hormozgan). Stratified sampling method in line with the volume of classes was also performed. At last, a total of 340 questionnaires were completed and collected. Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin (KMO) criteria were used to ensure the validity of the data and to examine the accuracy of the sampling before the factor analysis. Based on the findings, the value of KMO on strategic thinking, strategic human resources management were 0.903 and 0.913, respectively, which is an acceptable value. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 23 and AMOS version 23. In the present study, a significance level was considered 0.05. Statistical methods such as one-sample t-test, confirmatory factor analysis and structural equations were used to investigate the research questions. Results from the structural equation model demonstrated that there was a significant relationship between strategic thinking and strategic human resource management.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Technological Trends in the Use of Natural Marble Residue in the Cement
           Portland Production from Prospecting in Patent Documents

    • Authors: Luara Batalha Vieira; Giulia Costa Ghirardi, Josiane Dantas Viana, Larissa Da Silva Paes Cardoso, Cleber Marcos Ribeiro Dias
      Abstract: The civil construction industry affects the environment mainly due to the high generation of waste and extraction of natural raw materials. However, this industry is also responsible for absorbing a large part of the waste, not only generated by itself, but also those generated in other production cycles. These residues are often reused as an alternative raw material, after some treatment. The use of ornamental stone cutting waste has already been studied by many authors, and it is a technically viable alternative in cement matrix products for civil construction. Thus, this technological prospection work analyzed the technological trends regarding the use of marble waste in cement production, based on the registration of patents in recent years. For this, a search was carried out in the Brazilian Nacional Institute of Intellectual Property (INPI) and Dewert Innovation Index (DII) databases, in April 2021, with no period limitation. The main documents were found in the DII database, and the results showed that among the countries that filed a patent on this subject, China is the country with the highest number of filings, with the majority of these filings occurring between 2014 and 2020, suggesting a reflection of the current interest in ways to give an adequate destination to ornamental stone waste.
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Life Cycle Assessment Applied to Railway Infrastructure: A Proposed Method

    • Authors: Filipe Batista Ribeiro; Marcelino Aurélio Vieira Da Silva
      Abstract: Based on mitigation strategies for the rational use of resources and conscious consumption of inputs, it is important to develop tools that allow the measurement of environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emissions, for better decision-making in the planning of railway infrastructure activities. Therefore, this article presents a method for evaluating railway infrastructure projects, having as a parameter the potential impact of global warming when different materials are used in the sub-ballast, to improve the support capacity of the railway pavement. As a technical criterion for evaluation, the mechanical behavior of the subgrade was considered in a condition of moisture above the optimal level, with a sub-ballast composed of sandy material as a baseline for comparison. The results, considering the environmental impact, clearly indicated that the use of a soil-cement mixture in the sub-ballast was the best option. Furthermore, even in the face of more frequent renovation of the permanent way, the reference scenario was more attractive than those with use of a combination of soil-emulsion and hot mix asphalt.
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Media Marketing and its Role in Reducing Political Deception

    • Authors: Yousef Al-Taie; Ali Raheem Hussein Al-zurfi
      Abstract: The current study aims to diagnose the role of media marketing in reducing political deception. The study sample was selected, which consists of four media channels in Najaf province, namely (Al-Iraqiya Media Channel, Euphrates Media Channel, Karbala Media Channel, Local Wafa Channel). As the number of members of these channels amounts to (150) associates, the required sample size was calculated according to the sample calculation equations. It turns out that the required sample size is (108), and accordingly, the researcher distributed (140) forms of Estebe Inn as the retriever (117) forms. (8) have been excluded from forms that are not suitable for statistical analysis. Accordingly, the final sample size (109), after the statistical analysis was carried out by adopting the program (SPSS V23 and SMART PLS) to find appropriate solutions to the problem of study, which is to determine the relationship between the study variables. The study reached a set of conclusions from its concerns, which showed media marketing in dimensions (media innovation, media integration, media investment, media ideas, media participation, media interaction). It is a competitive weapon for organizations to help them cope with changes in the internal environment and make the necessary decisions, and know competitors that help them achieve a competitive advantage. It turns out that there is an increase in the value of media because it is a source of information. The news is interested in political affairs depends on the follow-up of the press, which is similar to the interest, economy, health, culture, entrepreneurship, and many areas that derive its information and the latest news from the media. I reached the need to focus on media marketing in its dimensions and make it a general culture among all customers in different departments and people. The need to look for the appropriate methodology that achieves a state of integration between media organizations and customer orientations.
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Credit Risk Management on the Moroccan Commercial Banking

    • Authors: Fatima Bellaali; Abdelhamid Al Bouhadi
      Abstract: The study aimed to analyze the credit risk management practices that the commercial banking sector in Morocco is committed to and their impact on the banking sector.Accordingly, the study reached many conclusions about the importance of applying the mechanism of transferring risks into credit opportunities in the market, which can be achieved through diversifying the bank’s revenue schemes in an optimal manner and correct compatibility with market requirements, which allows the bank to use different sources of interest and fees granted from other areas of service that provided by the Bank, rather than focusing primarily on loan portfolios. In addition, the study highlighted the importance of the relevant specialist within the Bank to deal with more macroeconomic research. Designed for market-based economies, other than adopting credit trend analysis alone, therefore, depreciation of bank assets comes from a variety of market drivers, which have a fundamental role in influencing the credit capabilities of the bank.
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Life, Activities and Views of Khoja Bahauddin Nakshband: Return to
           Gijduvani and Improvement of Nakshbandiya Teaching

    • Authors: Komiljon Rakhmatovich Rakhimov
      Abstract: Bahauddin Nakshband improved the teaching of Khoja Abdulkhaliq Gijduvani in the 12th century and made it one of the most influential teachings. Khoja Bahauddin Nakshband re-introduced the zikri khafi, which was introduced by Gijduvani but abandoned by the following pillars for the favor of zikri jahri. He also added three new rashha (wuqufi zamoniy, wuqufi abadiy, wuqufi qalbiy), to the existing eight rashha developed by Yusuf Hamadani and Abdulkhaliq Gijduvani, and increased the number of rashha to eleven. Bahauddin Nakshband denounced solitude and isolation, encouraged people to be professionally active, while not forgetting God for a moment.
      This article seeks to provide more accurate information about the life, activities and the doctrine of Khoja Bahauddin Nakshband, and draws new conclusions based on historical sources and contemporary research.
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Smart Education: A Proposed IoT based Interoperable Architecture to Make
           Real Time Decisions in Higher Education

    • Authors: Simmi Chawla; Dr. Parul Tomar, Dr. Sapna Gambhir
      Abstract: Smart education is a idea that defines studying in the digital age, has received growing interest that allows leading generation in instructional establishments. The purpose is to promote inclusive knowledge to cope with the various needs of students, via the use of latest information and communique technology. IoT in lecturers is a brand new revolution to the internet era which added “Smartness” in the whole IT infrastructure. IoT guarantees to equip college students with 21st century digital abilities and Universities ought to adapt computerized approaches which can help to beautify productiveness and their getting to know consequences to enhance students’ performance. then again the massive volume of information is produced through existing programs inside the education global. there may be usually a problem a way to effectively manipulate the generated facts. these days the quantity of current researches mentioned the position of large records analytics, but, existing research fail to address the unique troubles like interoperability, scalability, and versatility of the facts gathered and processing in training area. This paper is designed to encapsulate the function of IoT in education and advise an interoperable architecture which describes how the records accrued, processed may be analyzed and manage present troubles. We additionally described choice making technique for Universities or institutes to take decision timely. We additionally describe the feasible challenges and want for transforming the training area. despite the fact that IoT brings fantastic adjustments in adapting this revolution to the better education system, with the development of smart technologies in education system it lies in three factors: a) scholar’s progressive tracking and evaluation b) integration of IoT technology in cutting-edge teaching systems c) design and development of tutorial middleware. IoT impacts education in many methods that allow institutions to make greater knowledgeable decisions for you to enhance pupil gaining knowledge of, efficiency and campus protection and lots extra. net of factors isn't just a generation but it may lead to make bigger the complete training gadget and society.
      PubDate: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysis of Influencing Factors of Investor’s Perceptions on Indian
           Stock Markets

    • Authors: Dr.G.C. Venkataiah; M. Yellaiah Naidu, Dr.M. Paparao
      Abstract: Investing in the Indian stock market is a great way for groups of investors to pool their funds for a common goal. Stock market schemes in India are managed by companies sponsored by financial institutions, banks, private companies, or international companies. This study was conducted to learn more about people's attitudes toward investing in the Indian stock market. For this study, the researcher spoke with 101 people who have invested in stock markets such as the BSE and NSE. The study is empirical in nature, and the universe for this study is Hyderabad city investors, with convenient sampling as the sampling technique. This study relied on primary data gathered through a structured questionnaire. The findings of the study suggest that stock market investors should pay close attention to other factors such as currency fluctuations, international relationships, tax rates, inflation rates, and political decisions, as these factors have an impact on stock market prices at the BSE and NSE, and that international relationships, tax rates, and political decisions influence investor perceptions.
      PubDate: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Common Fixed Point Theorems for Six Self Maps in FM-Spaces Using Common
           Limit in Range Concerning Two Pairs of Products of Two Different Self-maps

    • Authors: Praveen Kumar Sharma; Shivram Sharma
      Abstract: In this article, we do a study of common fixed point theorems for six self-maps in FM-Spaces using common limit in range property concerning two pairs of products of two different self-maps. We use the properties (CLRTH) and (CLRSR) along with contractive type implicit relations to prove our results. In support of our result, an example has been provided. Our findings are like those of Kumar and Chouhan [12]. Kumar and Chauhan demonstrated their primary result in [12] by improving and generalizing Aalam, Kumar, and Pants' [1] results. In past, many authors have done study of common fixed point using (E-A) property (like Aalam et. al. [1] proved results using this property), and then these results were improved and generalized by using common (E-A) property as this property is superior to (E-A) property, as the closeness of subspace is required to prove a required result on common fixed point by using these properties, which is a drawback. We improve and generalize all results on these properties using common limit in range property. The goal of this note is to refine and generalize Kumar and Chauhan's [12] results on a common fixed point, as well as some earlier comparable results.
      PubDate: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Defining and Diagnosing Performance Standards

    • Authors: Maha Jawad Kadam; Zaman Imad Abd AL Ameer
      Abstract: The current research seeks to study and analyze performance indicators and standards and its variables, the research relied on the historical method in studying the previous indicators by returning to the measures related to indicators and performance standards presented by a different group of writers and researchers, performance criteria were analyzed to determine the level and size of the gap between actual performance and planned performance. The study reached a set of conclusions, the most important of which is that the concept of Performance and performance indicators are topics that are characterized by intellectual and cognitive richness. Perhaps the reason for this difference is due to the difference in the fields and areas in which researchers studied the concept and performance indicators. As well as the cognitive, cultural and intellectual differences of researchers in this concept. As for the most important recommendations of the research, it referred to the invitation of organizations to strive hard in determining their own performance indicators. The organization can stand alone from the competing organizations in defining special indicators to measure its performance that will enable it to achieve a competitive advantage.
      PubDate: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysing the Cognitive Dissonance Behaviour of a Customer before Buying
           Products in Retail Stores

    • Authors: Dr. Bhavika R Karkera; Dr. Vanitha Esaimani
      Abstract: Today, Indian retail is seeing unprecedented growth. India's sector has a larger customer base, it is very important for retail businesses to understand consumer behaviour very effectively. In the process of understanding consumer behaviour, it is vital to understand the cognitive dissonance behaviour of a customer before buying to retain the consumer for long term. Cognitive dissonance also can influence the perception and sense of oneself, which leads to poor self-esteem and self-worth. Cognitive dissonance has several consequences because people want to prevent this discomfort. Dissonance may affect people's behaviour, ideas and decisions. This research aims to study cognitive dissonance behaviour of customer before buying products in retail stores. The study used analytical and descriptive research methodology, all primary data was obtained by using structured questionnaires and secondary data collected from various published research papers from ProQuest and EBSCO databases. The study concludes that cognitive dissonance behaviour of a customer has an wider impact on buying behavior of retail customer.
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Analysis of Inter-Relationship among Commodities, Stock and Economic

    • Authors: Sahil Gupta; Madhvi Sethi
      Abstract: This research will concentrate primarily on commodity relationships, mainly, prices of oil (OP) and gold (GP), US stock market (S&P500), consumer confidence index (CCI), the US Dollar index (USDX), and the industrial production (IP). The purpose of the analysis is to study the dynamic interconnection between OP, USDX, CCI, GP, IP, and S&P500, by estimating the Vector Auto Regression (VAR) model. OP, CCI, GP, USDX, S&P500, and IP are the different variables used in this paper. Using monthly data from January 1971 to May 2020, this study applies the Granger causality test, Variance Decomposition (VDC) analysis, and Impulse Response Function (IRF). It can be inferred from the results that USDX has a significant relationship with GP and has a causal impact on GP. Industrial Production has also shown a significant relationship with S&P500 and has a causal impact on S&P500. The result also suggested that CCI and S&P500 share a unidirectional relationship; the volatility in CCI in the short run is due to the S&P500. Also, the variables do not have any other significant relationship. The findings also highlighted that USDX directly affected GP negatively. Industrial production directly impacted S&P500 in the short run, while a positive relationship is shared between CCI and S&P 500.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Blockchain in Stock Market Transformation: A Systematic Literature Review

    • Authors: Deona Noble; Kanchan Patil
      Abstract: Blockchain, which is the core technology for Bit coin and other digital currencies, is a disruptive technology, especially in the Stock Exchange Market. Although blockchain has much potential in transforming the traditional stock exchange market, blockchain research in this field is still in its infancy. Business scholars began publishing studies related to blockchain in the Stock market transformation in 2015. In this research, we did a PRISMA guided systematic literature review of blockchain in the Stock market transformation from 2015 to 2019. The results show that even though there is an increase in studies, more empirical research is required to utilize the potential of blockchain technology fully. The findings also provide important insights into the current state of a blockchain scholarly study, including its top advantages and legal obstacles, the risk associated with implementing this technology, and the identification of various promising blockchain models currently being proposed in the stock market. We find that blockchain transforms the stock market remains in an early-stage research domain in terms of theoretical basis, methodological diversity, and empirically grounded work. Hence, this research identifies the research gaps and highlights areas where we need a further study that researchers can utilize.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Advertising Narratives of Society and Politics: A Semiotic Analysis of
           Amul’s Print Ads

    • Authors: Kamya Pandey; Ruchi Jaggi
      Abstract: Contextual knowledge is the most important aspect of language comprehension. We define contextual knowledge as both general knowledge and discourse knowledge, i.e., knowledge of the situational context, background knowledge, and co-textual context. In this paper, we will discuss the significance of contextual knowledge in comprehending the humor found in Amul's cartoon advertisements in India. Throughout the process, we will analyze these advertisements and determine whether humor is an effective tool for advertising and, as a result, marketing. These bilingual advertisements also assume that the audience has the necessary linguistic knowledge, such as vocabulary, morphology, and syntax in English and Hindi. Various techniques such as punning, portmanteaus, and parodies of popular proverbs, expressions, acronyms, famous dialogues, songs, and so on are used to convey the message humorously. The current study will focus on these linguistic cues and the necessary context for understanding wit and humor. This study will also employ semiotics and sign methodology to analyze the message provided by the cartoons. According to the research findings, cartoons serve two purposes: political communication and advertising; however, advertising is camouflaged and not placed in an obvious manner.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of Financial Ratios on Stock Price: Evidence from Indian Listed
           Banks on NSE

    • Authors: Nitish Rane; Pooja Gupta
      Abstract: This study aims to examine the impact of financial ratios on the stock prices of companies listed on NIFTY Bank. Nifty Bank is a sub-index of NIFTY 50 and has various listed banks included based on the criteria given by NSE. This study data has been taken from the period 2010-2019 and taken from the company annual reports. The analysis is done using panel data regression and other tests to verify the best model for the dataset. The results obtained from this study show that the capital adequacy ratio and the dividend payout ratio do not impact the stock price. In contrast, earnings per share, net NPA ratio, and basic earnings per share, net profit margin, and net interest margin exhibited a relationship with the stock price. In the Indian context, there is less research available on this topic, and the idea chosen for the study is original. Along with this, the data collected for the study and the code used for analysis is original work. New investors can use the results of this study in the Indian stock market to analyze a stock and take proper investment decisions. Another practical usage of this study is that banking sector companies can improve their ratios to attract new investors.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Organizations Take Initiatives for the Development of Women Leaders

    • Authors: Saloni Bhardwaj; Vinita Sinha, Sucheta Mandal
      Abstract: Purpose:
      1. To Understand the male to female ratio prevailing in the organization
      2. To Understand how effective are women development initiatives in organizations from a women's perspective to determine if they will be appreciated and perceived as positive by the women.
      3. To understand if the presence of women leaders in the organization leads to better engagement.
      4. To understand, as suggested by research, are women leaders warmer and more male leaders more aggressive'
      Research Methodology: Sample - The sample size would be 50 men and women from all over India belonging to different age groups between 25-50 and are currently working in various corporations
      • Primary Research: In-Depth Interview, Survey.
      • Secondary research: literature review.
      • Analysis of the collected data.
      Practical Implications: This will help identify why, even though there is awareness about the importance of having women leaders, the initiatives were taken for their development have not contributed significantly. This paper will help understand if these initiatives are enough in the given culture of the organization that has pre-defined norms and expectations from a woman's standpoint of view.
      Originality: This research will mainly focus on the view of women about development initiatives in the organization.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • To Assess the Factors Affecting Employee Engagement in Organizations
           during a Crisis

    • Authors: Dasarapalli Venkata Subba Reddy; Vinita Sinha, Aluri Sriharsha
      Abstract: Purpose: To identify the steps taken by organizations during the time of crisis concerning Human Capital and understand the impact each of these steps has on the employee engagement for the employees within the organization.
      Proposed Design/Methodology/Approach: Post the literature review, qualitative research is conducted through in-depth interviews with the Managers, who were part of the decision-making, in the organizations that went through crisis period (Sample size: 20-30) and a quantitative study is conducted to capture the perspectives of the employees from those organizations (Sample size: 70-100).
      Practical/Theoretical Implication: The study results enable organizations to stay cognizant of the pros and cons of the decisions they make in terms of employee engagement, which helps in successfully overcoming the crisis with minimal traction.
      Originality/Value: While there are standalone papers on each topic, this paper converges them coherently to study the overall effect from both employee's and the organization's perspectives.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Everyday Life of Slum Children: A Case Study from Education Perspective

    • Authors: Aditi Deshpande
      Abstract: Every year, the city of Pune attracts migrant workers due to urbanization, and these migrants form residential pockets called slums. Today, around 40% of Pune's population lives in urban slums, around 11% of children, who have little or no access to education with the everyday hand-to-mouth struggle for survival. This study explores the lives of slum children and their educational conditions. Three case studies were conducted with three slums from uptown areas of Pune. Focus group discussions, interviews, and visual survey methods were employed, leading to qualitative analysis. Analysis threw light on the everyday challenges faced by slum children in accessing education. The visual studies imply the need for architectural intervention. The findings also suggest policy implications towards the provision of education towards the betterment of the lives of slum children. Working and learning are the two social processes; without breaking the legal structures on child labor, children working within the home as domestic labor or in the household enterprise is a common occurrence in urban centers, particularly among those who are household income is derived from the informal sector and who have lower income levels. Working modes and times differ depending on the situation. Owing to the size of India's informal economy and attempts to reduce child labor trafficking, a strong emphasis has been placed on developing and implementing social policies that address child labor.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Design for Difference: Cognitive Enhancement Toys for Children with
           Developmental Delays

    • Authors: Aditi Deshpande
      Abstract: Childhood is a phase where children explore, learn and enjoy. For some children, this phase is full of difficulties. These children suffer from either developmental delays or learning difficulties. According to sources, there is a iniquitousness of 1.5-2.5% of advancing delay in kids below 2 years of age in India. Development is described into five different domains - gross motor, fine motor, speech, and language, cognitive and socio-emotional. These children need help at an early age to overcome developmental delays and for cognitive enhancement. Both parents and teachers are involved with children right from an early age, and they can devise ways to help these children. Many schools adopt 'Play' as an important activity to help these children overcome developmental delays and "toys" are mostly central to the design of such activities.
      The paper describes the design research for designing toys for cognitive enhancement of children with developmental delays between 2 and 5 years. In the first phase of research, the interview method was used to understand what kind of learning difficulties children face and what kind of methods are employed to teach them and understand what types of toys they are using. The sample size of 20 comprising of teachers, therapists, and pediatricians from Special schools and departments for special need children in mainstream schools was used for the interview purpose. Observational studies with children (5 different classrooms with children between 3-5 years age) were carried out to understand how children learn and use the toys. At the end of the first phase, the qualitative analysis led to the shift from learning difficulties to developmental delays. In the second phase, a survey of available products in the market was conducted to understand what types of toys are used to address these children's developmental activity. Mapping the play methods employed by the teachers and therapists to the toys' activities led to finding the Design gap. The design process incorporated the research findings. The product is designed in the form of a Toy Box with a multi-utility set of toys for cognitive enhancement in children with developmental delays. The design (three sets of toys) addresses children's communication, spatial, cognitive, gross motor & fine motor skills with developmental delays. The designed product was put through user testing twice to incorporate the findings from the testing to make the design more user-friendly for the children and the teachers, therapists, and parents.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Importance of Toy Play in Special Education for young Children:
           Perspectives and Approaches

    • Authors: Aditi Deshpande; Vaibhhavi Ranavaade
      Abstract: Special needs children have different needs compared to typically growing children in various aspects of life. Their learning is hampered due to the difficulties they face in the normal way of learning. Special education practices have been adopting various play-based methods to address special needs children's difficulties and needs. This research reviews toy play as a learning method and its importance in young special needs children's education. The paper takes different perspectives on play and how it is characterized. A study of Toy Play taxonomies is also presented from the perspective of the learning needs of special needs children. Three prominent special education approaches are studied, and a synthesis of how to play fits into these approaches is presented. The future of toy play and further research areas is discussed. Early childhood play is a normal phenomenon that has much use in early intervention, early childhood special education, and early childhood education. Among these areas, there are still many disagreements about how to characterize and use play. These tensions jeopardize evaluation, action, and curriculum planning practices, as well as their links to science and practice. This essay examines play in early learning, early childhood special education, early childhood education, and how play is viewed and used in these settings.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study of the Perception of Indian Employees on Organizational Structure

    • Authors: Akanksha Vashisth; Lavina Sharma
      Abstract: This paper examines the perception of Indian employees on the role of organizational structure; it also aims to assess the impact of culture on the views of Indian employees regarding their choice of work environment and the feasibility of self-management practices in India. Despite widespread acknowledgment of the challenges presented by flat structures and hierarchical structures, little is known about today's Indian workforce's think and needs. The relationships between various factors on the employees’ orientation of the preferred organizational structure and its effect on their motivation are studied in this paper. The results reveal no great disparity in the views and choices of the employees who have an experience of flat structure and those who do not. However, it does indicate various other relationships between the factors that impact the organizational structure like Control and Capability, Reward-Systems and Organizational Levels, Culture and Reward Systems, Tendency to Explore and Reward Systems, Organizational levels and Motivation and lastly, Organizational Level and Culture. The results also suggest that Indian employees do want to have autonomy and responsibility in their work. However, they do believe that the different organizational levels have their role in managing the organization.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Prospects of Digital Currency in India - A Way Forward

    • Authors: Viraja Bhat; Jeevan Nagarkar, Ayushi Singh
      Abstract: The era of information and communication technologies has created many opportunities in every aspect. The field that has been benefitted the most from these recent developments in the financial and business sector. The scope and speed of evolution in technology, customer perception, and wide acceptance indicate that these technologies and disruptions will transform the finance and banking sector as we know it, providing both opportunities and challenges to financial institutions. Systems that have traditionally been used for savings, investments are not well suited given the scale and agility required for the digital age. Keeping in mind this array, financial institutions are responding with new digitization and innovation initiatives, using analytics, cloud technologies, and other new alternatives to respond to customer expectations. In a country like India, with a large economy and a despotic regime, the country shows decent economic growth even after having a complex system of arbitrary rules and regulations. Amidst all the growth, there is a huge scope of transforming the investment and lending patterns, with the help of technologies becoming more customer-centric and efficient. So, the technologies like blockchain are looking to drive innovation across various industries in India. In the era of blockchain, cryptocurrencies are the main part of it. They are said to be the most disruptive technologies in this area. This paper is an attempt to find the future of digital currency in India from the international experience.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Sociological Study on God Men: What Draws Devotees of Various
           Socio-Economic Groups to Ashrams in India'

    • Authors: Saikeerthi; Ramesh Menon
      Abstract: This paper observes the increasing influence of godmen in India and the socio-economic division among devotees that influences their decision to follow them. The study navigates through various social spheres and predominantly focuses on lower-income groups, middle-income groups, and upper-income groups to piece together the research paper. It focuses on in-depth interviews as a primary source of understanding these differences and is followed by possible deductions of the same, keeping in mind the hypothesis that there is a socio-economic divide in this seemingly secular framework of spirituality and religion, as defined by the devotees. These interviews are narrative analyzed to detect any recurring patterns within the economic groups and the following groups. Constructivism as a theory is used to understand how the arguments put forward by the interviewees are influenced by their social position in society and how they are inclined towards understanding reality on individual terms. The study's findings prove that a possible correlation can be derived between an individual's economic standing and expectations while following a certain godmen.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Emphasizing Health Insurance as Social Security System of Unorganized
           Sector in Maharashtra: The Case of the Ragpickers

    • Authors: Daniyal Jadhav; Shashikala Gurpur, Lasya Vyakranam
      Abstract: The Indian economy is categorized into two sectors, namely: organized and unorganized sectors. The unorganized sector consists of a pivotal part of the Indian economy. Ragpickers are that class of employees who can be considered as an organized-unorganized labor class. Ragpicking business entails collecting, sorting, and selling various waste materials, mainly plastics or metals. After doing all this work, they sell recyclable material to the junkyard dealers at very petty prices, making them economically poor. Ragpickers are a major contributor to the Indian economy, as they are involved in recycling. Ragpickers mostly work without being equipped with any protective gear and are exposed to many health hazards while doing their role. They suffer from occupational risks and are often found hospitalized paying their bills from their pockets. There are times when they even do not go to hospitals because of hospital expenses. The paper primarily focuses on analyzing the different health insurance schemes, which are provided as social security by the Maharashtra Government and tries to find out the possible loopholes in health insurance policies because of which the ragpickers are not able to utilize or avail the benefits of the policies for which they are eligible. For developing a better understanding of the subject, the researcher has conducted an empirical survey on the ragpickers of Pune. Based on this, the researcher has recommended some policy changes, which can prove beneficial for the welfare of the Ragpickers.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Constitutional and Political Intricacies Involved in Abrogation of Article

    • Authors: Dhanaji Mukund Rao Jadhav; Aiswarya Krishnan, Devi S Vijay
      Abstract: Original Article 370 of the Indian Constitution is temporary, transitional. Special Provision of the State of J&K, This provision grants J&K an autonomous status. In contrast, Article 35A is incorporated into the constitution in 1954, grants special rights and privileges to state citizens. Since its inception, Article 370 has been considered a controversial provision in the constitution. It has been politicized in one or another way. The abrogation of Article 370 cannot be viewed in isolation, as it has proximity with historical, political, and constitutional dimensions. The abrogation of Article 370 is a key issue so far as the autonomy of the people of J&K is a concern. The mode and manner in which Article 370 has been abrogated and the procedure adopted for making Article 370 virtually ineffective is of great concern from the constitutional law point of view. The alarming terrorism in Kashmiris is a persistent threat to the unity and integrity of the nation and Indian democracy. Undoubtedly human rights violation of Kashmiri people through militant has always been an issue of great concern for Indian patriotism. In furtherance to the unity and integrity of the nation and to resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir with intent to have uniform opportunities of development, all the states, including Jammu and Kashmir, the Article 370 has been abrogated. Even though this decision was a courageous attempt on the government's part, it is not free from wide controversies. This paper examines the constitutional and political dimensions of the abrogation of Article 370 and its impact on the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The research paper examines the political, social, and legal intricacies, including the logical insight into how abrogation was politically judicious; however, the constitutionality is debatable. Paper squarely covers the historical, political, and constitutional dimensions of the abrogation of Article 370 and examines it from a constitutional point of view. The researchers have pertinently tried to analyze and evaluate the abrogation of Article 370 as a political necessity on the touchstone of constitutional principle and have correlated it with human rights.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study on the Influence of RSPO and RTRS in Indian Market

    • Authors: Debasmita Ghosh; Dipen Paul
      Abstract: This paper strives to study the presence and impact of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS) in India today. The reason for choosing these two roundtables is - India is one of the significant producers of soy oil and is one of the largest markets for palm oil globally. With the roundtables being established keeping in mind the case of sustainability for the procurement and usage of soy oil and palm oil, and India playing a major role in both, it becomes extremely important to study how sustainable the Indian market is in terms of product manufacturing and usage involving soy oil and palm oil.
      The previous papers have done an extensive study on RSPO in India, the global presence, and the impact of RTRS. They have a lot of quantitative and qualitative data regarding the presence of RTRS and RSPO. However, a gap exists, as RSPO and RTRS have not been analyzed together in the Indian context. Thus, this gap shall be addressed in this paper- we attempt to analyze the latest RTRS and RSPO in India by referencing previous papers and looking up the public domain for recent information specific to RSPO and RTRS in India.
      This paper is a literature review of previous papers on RSPO in Indian reference and RTRS and adds updated information. A comparative analysis of the presence of RSPO and RTRS in India is also added. Both RSPO and RTRS have a lot to increase their influence in the Indian market- especially RTRS.
      The paper concludes with recommendations for enhancing the influence and opens further discussion on implementing the recommendations and alternative recommendations, if any, in the future.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Regional Public Relations: A New Frontier of Growth in India’s
           Public Relations Landscape

    • Authors: Suchitra Bhargava; Josraj Arakkal
      Abstract: India - a land of vast cultural & linguistic diversity, where ‘word of mouth’ plays a crucial role in building brands. Public Relations have strongly emerged as an indispensable function for protecting and enhancing reputation. With 70% population of the nation living within the rural or semi-urban geographies, and nearly 34% of the same, annually migrating to urban cities in search of a better livelihood and employment, the role of regional Public Relations becomes more intrinsic to "Integrated Communications and Marketing strategies” for brands. The research paper attempts to understand the following: a) Evolution of consumer consumption and engagement through the lens of regional Public Relations in India.
      b) Introduction of the concept of G-LO-RI: Global – Local-Regional.
      c) Challenges faced by professionals/ agencies. The research aims to emphasize the need and importance of regional Public Relations. With the help of in-depth interviews and secondary data, the research will deduce the opportunities and scope to grow in this unorganized and untapped regional territories pan India. The research paper has considered variables - demographic factors, purchasing power, access and dissemination of information and news, effects of social channels and influencers, regional content consumption patterns, and urbanization. The qualitative study of these factors aims to share an outlook and future of regional Public Relations in India. As per existing information available at the time of drafting this research paper, there was no such material or reporting evidence in the context of the role and relevance of regional Public Relations in India. This research paper aims to highlight the current ecosystem, gaps, and key findings and showcase the importance, growth, and challenges of regional Public Relations in India. Interpretations/Implications: This study found that the Regional Public Relations industry has grown multi-folds in the past two decades. There have been many contributing factors instrumental towards this growth size, scale, and reach. This study included a mix of national public relations agency professionals and regional Public Relations agency owners/founders. They shared their journey and explained the concept, growth and evolution, agency revenue model, team size, opportunities, and challenges on the whole. The level of growth is varied region-wise, while Western, Northern, and Southern regions are hot spots of growth of regional Public Relations business, Eastern and North-East region remain a potential growth market. It was also observed that the affiliate model or the associate model of business is prevalent in the industry. The upcoming trends and practices were also discussed with the participants. The agencies have relied heavily on traditional media for a long time, but there is a gradual shift towards creating more digital content, which is data-driven. In due course of the study, it was evident that industry spending differed from one region to another. FMCG, followed by Automobile and Telecom, were the front runners in spends on regional Public Relations, Government and Education sectors have also caught up. The variation is observed due to the general demand and supply rule and socio-cultural factors, including language, customs, lifestyles & values, playing a crucial role. The researcher also came across some looming challenges that the industry currently faces, and recommendations have also been shared at the end of this paper.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Rock Music on Indian Young Adults: A Qualitative Study on
           Emotions and Moods

    • Authors: Manaswini Tripathy; Mithunchandra Chaudhari
      Abstract: Music has proven to play a vital role in social and emotional development in teenagers and young adults. From contemplation, developing self-identity, understanding interpersonal relationships, and providing possibilities of experience mastery, agency, and self-control with the help of self-directed activities, music helps its audience develop in all aspects of life. In specific, Rock music, since its existence has been more than entertainment, artists expressed themselves and shared their opinions through their musical pieces. Infamous for promoting drugs and alcohol, Rock Music used its platform to enlighten the audience about taboo topics like racism, inequality, and other social issues. This research paper uses a qualitative methodology approach to understand Rock Music listeners’ points of view. Data was collected through ‘in-depth interviews’ of 15 participants hailing from different parts of the country. Rock Music has several positive effects on the listeners. Rock can elevate moods, induce emotions, helps the listeners be more productive and creative with their everyday work, and constantly motivate them to do better in every aspect of life. Rock provides a platform to express feelings and vent out all the angst, especially for those who otherwise do not voice their opinions because of their nature in general. Rock Music has been able to shape personalities, characteristics, and thought processes. Moreover, majorly, Rock Music helps people with anger management.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Online Sensory Marketing: Developing Five-Dimensional Multi-Sensory Brand
           Experiences and its Effectiveness

    • Authors: Shreya Kaushik; Nilesh Gokhale
      Abstract: The online environment has long been a sensory interaction between a brand or product and its consumers through visual imagery and sonic elements. While newer technologies have developed that cater to a customer's more psychological need for haptics (touch), gestation, and olfaction, brands have not explored its true potential. Immersions and other forms of Human-Computer interaction have vastly developed and present scope for more than just a single sense for online consumers. While brands are employing these multisensory interfaces (vs. single-sensory) in certain product categories, it remains to be seen whether customers who unknowingly experience sensations online want to adapt to it. Several product categories could find multisensory elements beneficial. This study aims to delve deeper and understand the motivations of such behavior and identify the need for a customer to engage all its senses beyond the traditional visuals and sound while interacting with brands virtually for a more holistic experience. While external environmental factors such as pandemics have resulted in the inevitable loss of physical touchpoints, the aim is to determine whether sensory elements beyond images and sounds will benefit customer engagement.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Decoding the Role of Advertisements and Exploring the Motivators that
           Influence the Perception of Self - Image

    • Authors: Niharika Thapliyal; Mun Mun Ghosh
      Abstract: The study of a person's opinion of their own body is the study of "body image." While the definition was not much complicated, the arguments around the "Body Image" have numerous folds, from weight and size to appearance and normality. There can be a long list of things that can affect a person's body image concept and make them feel good about themselves or even dread being in their bodies. The source can be anything from one’s peers to the brands advertising their products with the help of models and celebrities. In this research, we will focus on the advertisements impacting the self-body image. The advertisers take the help of models and celebrities to impact the minds of their viewers and nudge them to try their product. In today’s world, a consumer’s self-image is targeted by how an advertisement is made. The research used a mixed-method approach to imply the finding of the study. The study validated and established the identified and the proposed construct and implied that the advertisements impact the viewers to attain or aspire for the sure self-body image. However, for a brief period, the effect and impact it creates cannot be overruled entirely.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Exploring an Approach to Estimate Runoff in an Ungauged Mixed Urban Micro
           Catchment - A Case Study, Pune, India

    • Authors: Mugdha Kshirsagar; Rushikesh Satpute, Digant Chavda, Kanchan Khare
      Abstract: Sustainable and integrated water resource management needs an hour, and achieving accurate estimation of runoff is key. The decision-making on urban landscaping planning for low-impact development techniques depends largely on the accuracy of rainfall. The haphazardly developed cities in India are encountering flooding crises due to the unexpected expansion. These mixed urban catchments comprise a muddle of residential, commercial, urban-rural, and industrial zones in any combination. Due to this change in urban catchments, the hydrological cycle gets affected and results in elevated runoff volume. The solutions to these are therefore necessary to be planned at a micro catchment level. This paper aims to explore an approach to calculate the runoff of such a micro mixed urban catchment. The geographical scope of this study is the fringe boundary of Pune city. For this ungauged basin, the basic mass balance equation was used to estimate runoff values compared with the runoff values calculated from empirical equations previously developed. From this comparison, it is observed that runoff values obtained from empirical equations were underestimated, which may be due to rapid land-use caused by urbanization. Hence, a need was felt to re-evaluate the coefficients of these empirical models, which take into cognizance the current scenario and its allied changes over the years.
      An attempt is made to modify the coefficients of empirical equations considering precipitation as the primary parameter. These modified coefficients fetched better runoff results than the runoff results obtained from the coefficients of previously established empirical equations. However, even with these modified coefficients, the runoff results were underestimated, which may be because of not considering the physical characteristics of the catchment in these equations. Therefore, to increase the accuracy of these results, a numerical model that considers these catchment characteristics was chosen. In the present study, a dynamic rainfall-runoff model - stormwater management models (SWMM) is used and compared to assess runoff for an ungauged micro-catchment. The runoff results achieved from these SWMM models better reproduced the hydrologic and hydraulic behavior of the study area (with RMSE of 2.51) by considering detailed catchment characteristics compared to those obtained from all the other empirical models.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Sustaining Higher Education during a Pandemic a Bibliometric Analysis

    • Authors: Snehal Hirve; Netra Neelam
      Abstract: Purpose: The purpose is to map the research work stating the readiness or responsiveness of the higher education institutions towards pandemics and identify the patterns of academic research.
      Design/Methodology/Approach: Bibliometric analysis is done to map and evaluate the outcomes in the form of the documents published, stating the development of research and understanding the patterns of publication.
      Findings: Uncommon examinations are attempted to give a multi-faceted technique required to sustain the crisis and build a robust education system in the long run. Likewise, embraced shared research should be empowered and upheld at various levels.
      Practical implications: The brief interferences provided will enable the readers to get quick and valuable insights into the nature and attributes of academic publishing. Thus, benefiting the researchers in developing their future research agenda and come up with some more innovative ideas.
      Originality/value: Rare studies using bibliometric analysis are directed to identify the higher education institutions' responses to the pandemic or efforts required for supporting the" New Normal" in post-pandemic, which is a candid and resourceful exercise to contribute to the existing pool of literature.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Psychological Attributes - Violation of
           Right to Live with Dignity

    • Authors: K. Shanthi; Saritha Nittala
      Abstract: Human Rights are inalienable. As stated by the UN Charter, gender equality is the fundamental right of every human being. As stated by the Vienna Declaration, women's and girls' rights are inalienable, integral, and form an indivisible part of universal human rights. The entire world has raised its voice and has reached its peak in the 1990s. India, precariously being a male-dominated society, has always looked down on a woman as a vulnerable group, to be dependent, owing to certain sociological, political, and biological conditions. Gender-based violence, as stated by the UN declaration, includes violence against women. It brings within it the broader framework of gender-based discrimination.
      In every nook and corner, we see and hear about violence against a girl child/ women irrespective of their age, caste, creed, social and economic conditions, and the happenings that shackle all humanity with ignominy. These instances profligately eliminate their basic human rights. Intimate Partner Violence is such a kind of violence, which is distinct from domestic violence and is most common among couples. It is a behavior prevailing in an intimate relationship that leads to physical, psychological, or sexual harm. It is restricted to marital status and extends to non-marital, extramarital relationships, dating couples, live-in relationships, and non-discriminatory. There are instances where women also abuse men in intimate relations. In cases of self-defense, women can be more violent against men. However, overwhelming instances illustrate women as victims in the hands of their male partners, existing or ex-partners. Though attached a social stigma to these relationships, the abuse meted in the hands of their perpetrators affects the physical and psychological traits.
      This paper mainly emphasizes the nature of Intimate Partner Violence, its instincts, the psychological disorders, and its effects on their right to live with dignity and concludes with possible suggestions and recommendations.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Effects of the Stakeholders Relationship Management on Organization

    • Authors: Mohammad Salim Aslami; Aakanksha Uppal
      Abstract: Partner management, partner relationship management examines have a significant spot in writing. We looked for their effect on organization performance through the Employee and Social parts of Company Evaluation interceding factors. Laborers were chosen to accomplish the objectives of the examination. Employees hold and as they are the internal stakeholders. Thus, it becomes necessary to explore their effect in stakeholder relationship management on organizational efficiency, which is highly competitive. The staff was essential to cover the organization's accomplishments. If they functioned as a gathering, the impact might be exceptional. The organization's management would comprehend the workers' prerequisites and aspirations, and a management style of advanced organization systems was resolved. It was found from the investigation that inside partner relationship management framework is organizational performance. Via the eyes of European multinational organizations, the thesis examines the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) and organizational success. Furthermore, the study investigates the role of corporate reputation as a moderator in the CSR-organizational performance linkages. The final data set included 340 responses from senior executives/managers at European multinational corporations.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • To Analyze the Level and Factors of Job Satisfaction Across Different
           Generations in India

    • Authors: Amisha; Philip Coelho, Sanjay Bhattacharya
      Abstract: Firstly, the motive behind this research is to know about the factors that lead to Job Satisfaction; secondly, the most authoritative factor of Job Satisfaction; thirdly, to find out which generation is the most satisfied with their current job across different generations of people. The study provides a descriptive and comparative analysis of working professionals from all domains, industries, gender, age, and sectors across India selected based on random sampling using quantitative research methods. It aims to analyze the results on SPSS based on a survey in a close-ended and Likert-scale based questionnaire. Baby boomers are the most satisfied with their job. Generation X is satisfied but lesser than Baby Boomers. Generation Y and Generation Z are not satisfied. Still, Millennials are more satisfied than Generation Z. Their dominant factor for job satisfaction is Job Security, Work Culture, Equality, and Career Growth Opportunities. Not much research has been done on Gen Z by researchers, as they are young and will be entering the market. This study focuses on Gen Z. The findings will help analyze people of different ages to their work and participation levels. The HR could formulate their policies and practices according to the findings generated, which will help reshape their reward structure, decide how they can manage talent, control bad attrition, and a basis for further research, if anyone wants to study particularly about one factor.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study to Identify the Possibilities of Implementing Robotic Process
           Automation for the Processing of Loans in Banks

    • Authors: Varsha Menon; Avinash Aslekar
      Abstract: Today, various studies are going on in every part of the globe to minimize operational costs, increase efficiency, and improve the Return on Investment by almost all organizations. Technology is one of the key factors that aid in the change process happening all over the world. Today, organizations are ready to implement any technology to help them maintain their market position in this highly competitive environment. Robotic Process Automation is a technology that could be considered of prime importance. It can solve these issues in an organization once it is implemented efficiently.
      RPA finds use in those organizations. The amount of manual processes is more, and the works are repetitive and time-consuming. Financial institutions are among those organizations that can take advantage of having RPA improve their operational efficiency. Financial institutions contain a lot of manual and repetitive tasks in several departments. This paper is based on the study conducted to find out the key areas in which RPA can be implemented so that it helps the financial institutions to make their lending process easier.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Training and Motivation on Employee Performance in the
           Banking Sector

    • Authors: D. Subha; Sonali Bhattacharya
      Abstract: The concept of Training, Motivation, and Performance are the variables examined under the study to evaluate their effect in the Banking Sector. Productivity is one of the most significant elements that influence the organization's general performance, which compromises with different elements like training, attitude, motivation, and work environment for creativity contribute to the overall success of the employees. The current examination explores the impact of worker proficiency and efficiency of training and motivation. A questionnaire was administered to employees of the banking sector to identify the perceived level of training and motivation that emphasizes the overall performance. The three variables were estimated on a five-point Likert scale choice. Five were the most important (strongly agree), and one being the least important (strongly disagree). The sample of the questionnaire schedule was self-prepared. The study result shows that training and motivation positively impact the effectiveness and efficiency of the employees. Also, the study features the training and development procedure of the financial area that should utilize to proper workers and increment their performance and analyzes the needs of training and motivation in the workplace.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Reflections on the Symptoms of Humanitarian Principles in the
           Investigations of International Crimes – A Study on Admissibility of
           Electronic Evidences in International Trials

    • Authors: Pankaj Umbarkar; Priyanka R Mohod
      Abstract: The establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal's post-World War II is the clear sign of augmented figure of International Crimes especially. The culmination of flagship tribunals like Yugoslavia and Rwanda opened the new phase for several significant questions such as the maintenance of humanitarian principles throughout the investigation, relevancy of evidence, authenticity, and overall mechanism and its legality too. The chances of an independent investigation mechanism for international crimes may also not be denied. Under such a state of affairs, the issues of collection, preservation, and scrutiny of the evidence of the most serious International Crimes and violations of normative principles set out by International Criminal Law becomes crucial to know to ensure fair and transparent justice. Indeed, the investigation procedure required for such fairness and transparency demands unequivocal maintenance of humanitarian principles throughout the process and legality for the sake of legal authority behind. Consequently, the present paper counts the impact of the investigation mechanism on criminal for international crimes and the existence of the symptoms of humanitarian principles with its legality by analyzing several International Instruments, Judicial Decisions, and other fact findings on the record.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Employer Branding-An Employer Attractiveness Tool, Attractiveness Factors
           for Millennial

    • Authors: Pankhuri Jaswal; Sonali Bhattacharya
      Abstract: Purpose: In a VUCA world and growing competition within organizations to attract the right talent, it is of extreme importance for the organizations to build employer branding strategies. Organizations need to know these strategies should be based on what factors. This study aims to understand how employer branding can be used as a tool to promote employer attractiveness. The study specifically explores the preferences of Millennial when they are looking for an employer. The study was done on MBA and BBA students, with and without work experience to know perspectives of both fresher’s who without having any experience aspire and wish their organizations to be of a certain kind and students with work experience who tend to eliminate difficulties they faced in previous organizations and prefer for certain values in their new organizations. 200 students took the survey. This study shows what factors the organizations or brand-building vendors should work on to target the right talent pool.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Islamic Perspective Review on Organizational Ethics

    • Authors: Nizaita Omar; Zulkifly Muda, Mahamad Naser Disa, Nur Syahirah Mohammad Nasir, Nurshuhada Mohamed, Kauthar Razali
      Abstract: Ethical culture and integrity values are the bases that a nation needs to establish in order to achieve optimum development. A nation’s identity and reputation will become tarnished if the two elements are not presented in at least, adequate scale. Ethics that are meant to bring eminence in an organization have to be expanded to form a high-minded society, in accordance with the concept of Islam which is progressively being put into practice today. This paperwork is going to deepen and analyse Islamic sources which are al-Quran, al Hadith and Seerah Nabawiyyah (Biography of Muhammad PUBH) with specificity in the particular topic discussed here, which is organizational ethics. Related verses from al-Quran and hadiths will be scrutinized. This will include the bases, purposes and demands of ethical forming. Concepts and principles of organizational ethics will be explained in details by which verdicts from former and current scholars are made reference to. It is hoped that through the ethical approaches suggested in this paperwork, outstanding and productive organizations can be deftly produced in the future.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Radio Frequency Identification System and IoT based Tech Genix Lock

    • Authors: Sabari L. Umamaheswari; Thota Dhana Sekhar, S. Guna Saideep, S. Joshua, Arimani Munirakesh, T. Jebamani
      Abstract: In this paper a Door lock system using RFID and IOT Technologies. Using smart phone with Blynk App the Admin or owner can remotely monitor, control (ON & OFF the access) and can get Blynk notifications from the door lock when someone try to access it or if any suspicious activity happens (someone try to break the it). The registered User will receive Gmail’s when he tries to unlock the door.
      Other features are the admin or owner can remotely unlock and lock the door from any place, and he can disable the switch which is used for getting out from the room, for blocking the unknown persons who went with theft RFID card, it is done by seeing the notifications send to the user when door is unlocked with his card through Admin. For authorized person the lock will be opened and closed automatically after a predetermined delay. If it is an unauthorized person tries it alerts the admin and neighbors through a Blynk notification and buzzer sound. Thus, once implemented, the system will prove An Effective security with minimum cost and increase in comfort for system users and also more efficient compared to existing cost ineffective systems.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Internet of Things-based Smart Street System

    • Authors: Chandla Ellis; Tirumala Raju Vineetha, Segu Sravana Keerthi, S.P. Kalpana, R. Roshni Karen
      Abstract: Enormous amount of electrical energy is consumed in urban areas by means of street lights. Currently, the street lights are turned on and off manually which will lead to wastage of electrical energy. Due to inadequate dimming and low efficiency of lights, current is being wasted. The main aim of this smart LED system is to create a street light which will behave according to its surrounding. This LED will turn on automatically during dark time and off during bright time with the help of LDR. It will remain dim when there is no one near the light and turns on bright when people pass by it. By doing this, huge amount of energy is being saved. Though solar energy is efficient, it can’t work during rainy season. Thus, piezoelectric sensor is a good replacement of it. It converts the pressure that applied on it to electrical energy. This sensor is fixed in the road which will convert the pressure applied to it by the vehicles to electrical energy which can be utilized by the LEDs. Finally, this system aims to present an overview of a profitable and green solution to the energy consumption problem imposed by street lighting.
      PubDate: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Effectiveness of the Organization of Raising the Qualifications of
           Prosecutors by Distance and Mixed Forms

    • Authors: Askar Ibraymov
      Abstract: The article highlights the effectiveness of the introduction of distance and mixed learning technologies, a credit-modular system in the process of professional development of prosecutors. At the same time, special attention is paid to the implementation of distance and mixed professional development in formal, non-formal, informal forms of training.
      PubDate: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Improving the Research Competence of Students in Physics (On the Example
           of Teaching Semiconductor Physics)

    • Authors: Guljakhon Karlibaeva; Ruslan Ametov
      Abstract: The development of the didactic provision of an improved methodology for the formation and objective assessment of the level of preparation for research activities of future physics teachers based on a competency-based approach serves to develop the component nature of future physics teachers.
      This article provides information about the organization of experimental work on the formation of research competencies of future physics teachers, professional tasks of a research nature of various levels of complexity; mastery of research technology.
      PubDate: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Internal Marketing for Human Resources on Strategic
           Flexibility An Analytical Descriptive Research in the Iraqi Ministry of

    • Authors: Ruaa Abdel Moeen Hassan Al-Khateeb; Dr. Muhammad Yassin Rahim Al-Hashmawi
      Abstract: The current research aims to show the impact of internal marketing on human resources in its dimensions (training and development, incentives and rewards, internal communication, and empowerment) (as an independent variable in strategic flexibility, production) with its dimensions (Ministry of Health, flexibility, flexibility, market flexibility) The center of the ministry, specifically the administrative, financial and legal department, to represent the research community and implement the practical aspect. Where the research community reached (180) employees, while the size of the researched sample was (120) employees of the research community. The research problem was the weakness of incentives, rewards, internal communication and empowerment in the researched ministry. The researcher relied on the descriptive approach and dimensional analysis in completing the current research. The researcher used the questionnaire as a main tool, in addition to conducting field visits and personal interviews and collecting a lot of data by diagnosing the actual reality of the ministry under study. The researcher sought to use a set of statistical methods and measures such as the arithmetic mean, relative importance, standard deviation, and coefficient of variance to describe the answers of the sample. Has been tested hypotheses and (relationship correlation and influence) and reached the researcher to the group of conclusions, most notably there is the impact of internal marketing in strategic flexibility, and that the administration ministry surveyed more focused suspicion on the training and development of staff and its keenness to establish training courses for all categories within the internal marketing process, either Incentives and rewards are the least in terms of the focus of the ministry’s management, and recommendations have been developed based on the conclusions, including that the ministry maintains its focus on training and development of employees and increases its focus on internal marketing procedures for human resources, especially incentives and empowering workers and relying on focus on.
      PubDate: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Text Summarization Approaches Using Machine Learning & LSTM

    • Authors: Neeraj Kumar Sirohi; Dr. Mamta Bansal, Dr.S.N. Rajan
      Abstract: Due to the massive amount of online textual data generated in a diversity of social media, web, and other information-centric applications. To select the vital data from the large text, need to study the full article and generate summary also not loose critical information of text document this process is called summarization. Text summarization is done either by human which need expertise in that area, also very tedious and time consuming. second type of summarization is done through system which is known as automatic text summarization which generate summary automatically. There are mainly two categories of Automatic text summarizations that is abstractive and extractive text summarization. Extractive summary is produced by picking important and high rank sentences and word from the text document on the other hand the sentences and word are present in the summary generated through ive method may not present in original text.
      This article mainly focuses on different ATS (Automatic text summarization) techniques that has been instigated in the present are argue. The paper begin with a concise introduction of automatic text summarization, then closely discussed the innovative developments in extractive and abstractive text summarization methods, and then transfers to literature survey, and it finally sum-up with the proposed techniques using LSTM with encoder Decoder for abstractive text summarization are discussed along with some future work directions.
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • External Debt Management and Economic Development in Nigeria

    • Authors: Ugwuanyi; Geogina Obinne, Ugwuanyi, Wilfred, N.J, Efanga, Udeme Okon, Agbaeze, Clifford Chilasa
      Abstract: This study empirically analyzed external debt management and economic development in Nigeria. The data employed in this study were collected from the CBN statistical bulletin annual report. The study employed Real Gross Domestic Product as the independent variable, while External Debt service, Balance of Payment, External Debt, and Exchange Rate were used as independent variables. The estimation technique employed in this study was Ordinary least squares (OLS) multiple regression method. The findings of this study revealed that external debt management recorded a positive and significant impact on economic development in Nigeria over review period. The study recommended that government of Nigeria should strike a balance between the acquisition of external debt and usage of same for projects that will culminate to enhancement of economic growth and development in Nigeria.
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Role of Monetary Policy in Activating the Bank Credit Channel: Iraq
           Case Study

    • Authors: Mustafa Mohammed Sabri; Dr. Afra Hadi Saeed
      Abstract: The main objective of the research is to find out how monetary policy has influenced the support and promotion of bank credit to promote the economy by creating jobs and addressing unemployment, where the central bank after2003 played a leading and active role in supporting commercial banks and promoting bank credit ‘One of the central bank's important objectives is to stabilize the overall level of prices set out in law No 56 For the year ( ( 2004 Article (3) The Central Bank of Iraq has used the policy of stability in the exchange rate of the dinar as a key tool in stabilizing prices in Iraq through the window of selling foreign currency.
      PubDate: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Postmodernism: The American T.V. Show, 'Family Guy, As a Politically
           Incorrect Document

    • Authors: Tyron Tyson Smith; Ajit Duara
      Abstract: Postmodernism is a movement that grew out of modernism. Movements in art, literature, and cinema focused on a particular stance. The visual artists who created entertainment focused on expressing the creator herself/himself beginning from German expressionism to modernism, surrealism, cubism, etc. These art movements played an important part in what an artist (literature, art, and visual) portrayed to his or her audience.
      As perspectives played an important part, an understanding of what the artist needed to portray was critical. Modernism dealt with this portrayal, which came about due to the changes taking place in society. In terms of the industry, where the overall product dealt with features like individualism, experimentation and absurdity, modernism dealt with a need to overthrow past notions of what painting, literature, and the visual arts needed to be. "After World War II, the focus moved from Europe to the United States, and abstract expressionism (led by Jackson Pollock) continued the movement's momentum, followed by movements such as geometric abstractions, minimalism, process art, pop art, and pop music."
      Postmodernism helped do away with these shortcomings. An understanding of postmodernism is explored in this paper. The main point which sets it apart is concepts like pastiche, intersexuality, and spectacle. Concerning pop culture, an understanding of referencing is a constant trait used by postmodern art.
      Postmodern television and the central part of this study applied to the popular animated American TV show, 'family guy' is a postmodern show in its truest form, while attempting to use certain aspects of postmodernism tropes to help emphasize that visual art can be considered a historical document while doing an in-depth analysis of the visual text of 'family guy by itself, several other research papers were used to help further put in stone that 'family guy' is a true representation of postmodern television. It is divided into two phases of data collection: context analysis, which involves a qualitative study. The second being in-depth interviews (also qualitative) which in itself helps give a subjective view of participants between the ages of 20 and 28. These comprise students who are familiar with the show and the concepts of the show. All of them, both frequent viewers of the show and those also politically informed of world politics, helped further emphasize the concept of the paper, which was the idea of how a television show in all its absurd narrative and pastiche functions as a historical document.
      The purpose of this study, along with the results for this research, is to help bring about the comprehension of how postmodern shows are influenced by other past events, figures of history, etc.; this understanding can explain how a television show like 'family guy could be considered a historical document – by its narrative, by the cultural references connected to these said events, and also with the help of paintings, which the makers of the show use to design the episode of the show, and which reflect and refer to the actual historical figures. Historiography is being proven to be biased in more ways than one, which leads us to an understanding of a different narrative depending on one’s own opinions of history and historical documents as we know it.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Identity and Access Management: High-level Conceptual Framework

    • Authors: Sanket Devlekar; Vidyavati Ramteke
      Abstract: Information security is shifting from a traditional perimeter-based approach to an identity-based approach where the organization's boundaries are where their digital identities exist. The organization has multiple stakeholders having access to various organization resources. Systems and applications are part of organization resources that help them achieve their business goals. These systems and applications are internally or externally exposed to allow all stakeholders to have seamless access, thus making identity and access management a big challenge. Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a fundamental part of information security. It plays a critical role in keeping the organization's information security posture resilient to cyber attacks. This paper will identify various components of an IAM solution that are essential and should be considered while implementing and assessing the IAM solution and provides a high-level IAM framework that will allow information security professionals to assess the IAM security posture of an organization.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Implications of GDPR on Emerging Technologies

    • Authors: Surya Prakash Biswal; Mugdha S Kulkarni
      Abstract: In the present digital era, organizations worldwide are facing several opportunities and challenges in safeguarding and preserving significant data that are essential in the efficient functioning of organizational activities. Organizations have realized and understood the importance of data collection and analysis to influence target achievements and meet futuristic demands. Many small-scale enterprises and start-ups have also initiated decisions to implement technologies that enable a positive long-term impact. Due to these requirements, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation has become a necessity to ensure future sustenance and functionality of existing and growing organizations. The operational activities in the organizational environment are forced to comply with the general data protection regulation policies and framework. The European Union general data protection regulation, which was imposed in May 2018 (European Union General Data Protection Regulation, 2016), has proven to be effective, both within the country's internal boundaries and globally. However, many organizations are still not familiar with the general data protection regulation compliance policies. The emergence of general data protection regulation has been a recent interest in the activities of various organizational sectors as they are attempting to understand the policies and compliance requirements on the implementation of GDPR applications. The research intends to explore the implications between the GDPR and emerging technologies and suggests various recommendations for organizations to implement and follow the GDPR guidelines that could enhance organizational activities.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Assessment of Smart Home: Security and Privacy

    • Authors: Akshat Goyal; Mugdha S Kulkarni
      Abstract: Home automation is now extremely common in Internet of things services and devices with a range of assurances to improve health, lifestyle, and customer wellbeing. In terms of its success and apparent utility for humans, intelligent homes possess various safety concerns resulting from the diversified, vast-range, and nuanced nature of IoT. Previous studies have talked about security and privacy issues. However, we observe that they have not addressed the risk assessment of each smart home component and corresponding security objective along with additional factors that affect a smart home security posture. In this study, we have proposed a framework defining a standard level of security and then analyzing each component concerning it. There are so many vulnerabilities, but all cannot be assessed due to the heterogeneity of devices and their connection in a small network. IoT can support a wide range of technologies and programs in various domains, including smart cities and smart houses. For monitoring, data exchange, and other operations in the given service, IoT smart objects communicate with other elements such as proxies, mobile devices, and data collectors. While such components help solve various social issues and provide consumers with modern advanced services, their restricted computing capacities render them vulnerable to well-known protection and privacy risks.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Effective DevSecOps Implementation: A Systematic Literature Review

    • Authors: Dhaval Anjaria; Mugdha Kulkarni
      Abstract: Adopting DevOps means increased collaboration between development and operations teams and faster release cycles through a shift to automation. Using Dev Ops brings with it several advantages in the development of software. Security, however, is often neglected in DevOps due to the fast release cycle. Therefore Dev Sec Ops has emerged as an extension to DevOps that attempts to integrate security with Dev Ops practices, which is not without its challenges. DevOps, and by extension Dev Sec Ops, represents a significant change in the culture, tooling, and processes used in software development. Therefore, when implementing DevSecOps, teams and their organizations need to be aware of the challenges it brings and how to address those challenges for a DevSecOps implementation to be effective. Literature on DevSecOps exists that outlines practices and principles to do this. This paper uses a grounded theory approach to do a systematic literature review of academic literature to find the factors that contribute to an effective DevSecOps implementation. It attempts to reconcile the challenges of DevSecOps with ways of mitigating them and the advantages that a DevSecOps implementation can bring. The paper thus outlines methods of effectively implementing DevSecOps as described in academic literature.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Overcoming Trusting Barriers in Inter-organizational Identity Theft
           Prevention in Knowledge Sharing: A Case of UK Retailing Industry

    • Authors: Dr. Rozina Chohan; Engr. Murk Chohan, Irfan Mir Chohan, Farhana Mir Chohan
      Abstract: Inter-organizational knowledge sharing basically connects two or more firms with one another in exchange relationship for skills, expertise and knowledgeable personnel. Knowledge plays a key role in organizational performance but it is given a very little attention in terms of information security and requires addressing security concerns due to following reasons: First, because retailing is the most victimized channel due to online trade. Second, if organizational criminal wings can compromise the information system of one firm, they can attack other firms too. Hence, identity theft is a collective problem. A security breach is among the top three business stories and identity theft is the key reason why it occurs in online retailing. Identity theft is a serious issue of society at a large and its prevention requires knowledge sharing by several actors. Through different case studies, interviews and theoretical and empirical analysis, this study highlights some unknown side of prevention collaboration in the retail industry in the United Kingdom (UK) which is of theoretical and practical importance. This paper theoretically furthers our understanding of how communication of organizations with comparable goals is handled differently in information security management. Practically, it evaluates relationships of retailing firms, online fraud forums and law enforcement departments in the fraud prevention process. Our research outlines how retailers' partnerships with different stakeholders will help them solve and reduce identity theft by presenting a structure for inter-organizational fraud prevention in retailing organizations.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Exercise on the Rate of Self-esteem and Motivation on the
           College of Education Students’ Achievement during Covid 19 Pandemic

    • Authors: Salem M. Alshammari
      Abstract: Undoubtedly, and according to what many studies have proven about the relation between sport practice and physical, mental and mental activity, and according to the health and psychological repercussions caused by the Corona virus pandemic, the importance of sports activity for students was as necessity, accordingly, the study aimed to identify the impact of students’ practice of physical activity on the level of cognitive achievement. Self-esteem and motivation to learn To achieve the goal of the study, the descriptive approach and the quasi-experimental approach were used by applying a measure of the level of cognitive achievement and motivation to learn and self-esteem on the 190 male and female students regularly practicing sports, compared to 170 male and female students who do not regularly engage in sports activity from the students of the College of Education at Kuwait University.
      The results of the study proved that there is a significant effect of the practice of sports activity on the total score of the scale for students in addition to an effect on the increase in the average score of the scale. The researcher recommended A channel specialized in sports activities for students and the creation of advertising campaigns for social media to encourage students to practice sports.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Liquidity and Banking Performance and their Impact on the Profits of the
           Banking Sector in the Iraqi Stock Exchange for the Period 2015-2018

    • Authors: Sarah Hayder Lateef; Dr. Ayad Taher Mohammed
      Abstract: The research aims to measure the performance of the banking sector for the Iraqi market for securities, as well as to measure the profits of the research sample banks. The research community was represented in the Iraqi Stock Exchange, and the research sample was represented by (13) banks within the banking sector of the Iraqi Stock Exchange for the period 2015-2018, and a set of financial methods were used, represented by (cash to deposits ratio, cash to assets ratio, loans ratio To the assets, the ratio of loans to deposits, the rate of return on assets, the rate of return on equity), the statistical program (SPSS V.26) was used to analyze the relationship between the variables and test the research hypotheses. The main banker of the research sample banks, which reflected negatively on banking profits.
      PubDate: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Performance Analysis of Closed Loop Operation of BLDC Motor

    • Authors: CH.N. Narasimharao; G. Durga Sukumar, Y. Sinivasarao
      Abstract: Industrial applications requires the minimized torque ripple along with the motor stable operation. The Hysteresis and pulse width modulation methods are used to obtain improved performance of BLDC motor. The torque ripples, speed control and the stability of BLDC motor were observed. The proposed system is mainly focused on the parameters such as motor speed; Stator current and Back EMF are to increase the performance level. The MATLAB/SIMULINK models of closed loop and dynamic modeling for stability are also presented.
      PubDate: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Analysis of Physical Appearance in Al Quran Al-Karim

    • Authors: Mohd Ala-uddin Othman; Zawawi Ismail, Che Mohd Zaid, Mohammad Rusdi Ab Majid, Nordin Halias, Mohammad Ibrahim Al Jarrah
      Abstract: Al-Quran is a compilation of Allah s.w.t.’s words which covers all fields of science, which engages scientists at continously studying the contents of the Qur'an. This rigor at exploring the knowledge contained in the Qur'an remains endless has provided numerous discoveries of various disciplines in knowledge, including in the field of communication. This is because the written Quranic verses is one form of communication. As such, this qualitative paper analyzed Quranic verses with an aim to study one of the channels of nonverbal communication found in the Qur'an, which is physical appearance. This study analyzed and extracted the Quranic verses which are related to physical appearance, besides describing its meanings that are interpreted through the Quranic verses. This study found out that the physical appearance as mentioned in the Qur’an is in the following forms, namely (1) appearance, which shows glory and humiliation, beauty and ugliness, strengths and weaknesses and hairstyles; form (2), which refers to the clothing that does not only cover the aurat but also serve as an identity and status recognition as well as a membership of Heaven and Hell. In addition, form (3) refers to a variety of colours, namely white, black, green, yellow, blue and red. While form (4) is accessories, such as furniture, gems, vessels and jewelries which are made of gold, silver and crystal. Next, form (5) refers to appearance based on age i.e. infant, child, young, adult and elderly. This study proves the existence of nonverbal communication – physical appearance, which is clearly stated in al-Quran al-Karim.
      PubDate: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Knowledge of Nonverbal Communication in Friday Sermons

    • Authors: Mohd Ala-uddin Othman; Zulazhan Ab Halim, Mohd Shahrizal Nasir, Mohd Fauzi Abd Hamid, Mohd Firdaus Yahya
      Abstract: This study identified the level of nonverbal communication knowledge (KNV) among Friday sermon orators. Friday sermons are observed to be an important medium at conveying important messages and reminders to the Muslim community, which is held every Friday. The technique of delivering a sermon will have a great impact on the congregation who listens to the sermon. This is becasue an impactful verbal delivery which is accompanied nonverbally, will provide an optimal impact to its audience. The combination of nonverbal and verbal communication will also increase the effectiveness of the sermon. This is because KNV is an important factor in attracting the audience’s interest and attention at continuing to listen to the sermon while receiving the conveyed message. Therefore, KNV is essentially needed by an effective sermon orator. This study is a quantitative research, which used a survey method involving 82 orators who responded to the questionnaire in order to find out the level of their on KNV. The findings show that the KNV among these Friday sermon orators who are based in Hulu Terengganu District achieve an overall mean which is at a moderately high level of 3.42, namely physical appearance 3.72, limb movement 3.28, facial expression 3.28, occultic 3.09, vocal 3.52 and chronological 3.60. Findings from this study is expected to encourage sermon orators to pay more attention on KNV during sermon delivery so that important messages can be effectively conveyed to the Muslim community and achieve the desired goals.
      PubDate: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impacts of Internet Banking on Customer Satisfactions in Rawalpindi &

    • Authors: Abdul Rauf Kashif; Dr. Manzoom Akhtar, Dr. Numair Ahmed Sulehri, Dr. Mumtaz Ali, Akmal Shahzad, Babar Younus
      Abstract: It presents how e-banking affects customer satisfaction in verified traditional banking administration, its relationship with age, occupation and education, its effect on branch visits, customer's understanding of e-banking, possibilities and difficulties, etc. of electronic banking. -banking. This article attempted to view all of the above out of 200 successfully completed and returned questionnaires from e-banking customers. In this study, tables, graphs, standard deviations, normality tests, and correlations were used to examine whether customers visit branches when e-banking is important and the qualitative relationship between segments and e-banking according to regression analysis. The test was carried out. Clarify the factors that determine customer satisfaction in e-banking. The findings inferred that the majority of e-banking customers are younger people, well-informed, paid and personalized agents, financial professionals, and women who are not effectively using e-banking assistance and there is also a link between e-banking and the segment. Electronic banking has further developed customer satisfaction, reduced the frequency of bank lobbies for bank administration, reduced the permanence of the space, and made it an ideal opportunity for customers. E-banking customers, bank customer satisfaction has expanded as a result of becoming e-banking customers, educated customers to control the evolution of records, and is likely to grow bank management electronics in the country.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Completion of the Law on State Audit in Vietnam

    • Authors: Dr. Thai Vinh Thang
      Abstract: The Law on State Audit plays a particularly important role in the organization and operation of the State Audit Office. The author analyzes the role of this law in determining the legal status of the institution as an independent constitutional agency. The Law on State Audit defines the functions, tasks, powers and legal validity of the audit reports, the audited entities, the operation principles, the prohibited activities and the organizational system of this agency. On the basis of analyzing the provisions of Vietnam’s and foreign laws on the organization and operation of the State Audit Office, the author suggests some recommendations to complete the Law on State Audit so as to enhance the function and operation of this institutional organization.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysis of the State's Macroeconomic Policy

    • Authors: Konstantin Kurpayanidi; Nilufar Nabiyeva, Shokhistakhon Akhunova, Mukhayyo Tukhtasinova
      Abstract: In this article, the authors propose to bring macroeconomic policy to the level of state policy by studying various approaches to the concept of macroeconomic policy in order to reduce unemployment and inflation, support an increase in macroeconomic indicators, prevent economic crises and ensure sustainable functioning of the economy. An analysis based on the example of Uzbekistan shows what measures are being taken by the government to digitalize the economy during a pandemic and what needs to be done by the government. Based on the analysis of the branches of macroeconomic policy on the example of the Republic of Uzbekistan, some measures are proposed for the optimal solution of problems associated with macroeconomic policy.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • On the Formation of Technogenic Changes in the Geological Environment in
           the Deposits of the Almalyk Mining Region

    • Authors: Akhmedov Mukhammadzhakhongir Kidirbaevich; Isomatov Yusuf Pulatovich
      Abstract: The article deals with the issues of the emergence of a new stressed state of rocks during the development of deposits and the formation of several deformations of the sides of the quarries. It is noted that among which gravitational slope deformations in the form of landslides, talus and mudslides are of decisive importance. All these types of deformation are observed in the Sary-Cheku, Kalmakyr, Kurgashinkan and others deposits. As a result of the analysis of the deformation of the quarry walls, the main conclusions were made, which can serve as a basis for the study and forecasting of landslide and other types of deformations.
      The issues of the technogenic (anthropogenic) impact of industrial enterprises and quarries of the Almalyk region on the environment are also considered. As a result of the infiltration of polluted waters of quarries, dumps, slag ponds and tailing dumps of factories, there is a penetration of polluting components into underground groundwater. Under the influence of the infiltration flow, the chemical composition of soils changes, and several polluting chemical compounds accumulate on their solid particles. Surface wastewater associated with the washing out of sludge and slag from industrial waste storage facilities is also susceptible to pollution.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Oil and Gas Potential in the Territory of the South-Eastern Part of the
           Bukhara-Khiva Region

    • Authors: Odiljon G. Khayitov; Gulnarakhon K. Salizhanova, Marhamat A. Mutalova, Sevara I. Aminzhanova, Malika Y. Mishareva
      Abstract: The article analyzes the oil and gas content of the southeastern part of the Bukhara-Khiva region. It is shown that this territory is the main promising target for prospecting for new oil, gas and hydrocarbon deposits. It was revealed that the main productive deposits are carbonate deposits. It has been established that the most widespread and large ones are massive deposits in traps of the structural-lithological type, confined to the Callovian-Oxfordian reef deposits and distinguished by high capacity and filtration properties. It is argued that the lower part of the reservoirs is flooded in all fields of this type. The characteristic is given of 44 open oil, oil and gas condensate, gas condensate and gas fields of the specified region. Pre-Jurassic deposits contain hydrocarbons. The features of the structural plans of carbonate and salt-anhydrite formations and their influence on the location of oil and gas deposits within the southeastern part of the Bukhara-Khiva region for increasing hydrocarbon reserves have been determined. The fields under development in the stage of deep drilling have been clarified. Recommendations for deepening geological exploration are offered.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Incorporation of Privatization Commission of Pakistan and the Impact of
           Privatization of SOEs on the Economic Conditions of Pakistan

    • Authors: Saqib Ejaz Malik; Dr. Muhammad Awais, Dr. Numair Ahmed Sulehri, Muhammad Mohsin, Manzoor Ali
      Abstract: Privatization is an initiative or process in which the selling-off of the state owned enterprises (SOEs) occurs. This process can also be seen when the government of a certain country contract outs the state services. Pakistan, as one of the developing country in the world enjoys a specific status due to its geographical locations, does not stand as a nation that participates unduly in privatizing the government assets. Today, despite the government's urge, some unforeseen circumstances and incidents that happen in Pakistan are not to attract the foreign direct investment from the investors, who desire to invest in SOEs. The aim of this research is to explain the impact of the incorporation of Privatization commission of Pakistan and the impact of selling-off of SOEs on the economic growth of the country and on other macroeconomic indicators. The data has been collected from different articles and from the government released statistics keeping in view the reviews of international organization such as World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), catering the time period from 1991 to 2018. The figures of revenue from the sale of SOEs in different time periods are taken from the annual report of 2018 from the ministry of Privatization and could be relied upon. The research study has found a consistent rise, over the period of time, in rate of GDP, while the floats of privatization remained unsteady.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Migration Processes as a Reflection of International Relations

    • Authors: Shakirdjan Zakirov; Abdukayum Abdukadyrov, Avazbek Djuraev, Bakhtiyor Kayumov
      Abstract: This article attempts to review the analysis of migration processes in relation to interethnic relations. After gaining independence, the new Uzbekistan faced not only economic problems but also social, including ethno-social nature. It is acknowledged that during the time of the Soviet republic, when carrying out the national-territorial delimitation, attention was paid to such factors as economic gravity, approximate national borders, administrative convenience of management, ethnographic-territorial areas, the geographic location of the republic, etc. As a result, many representatives of the Central Asian nations found themselves not on "their" territory. Uzbekistan has become one of the republics with the most variegated ethnic composition of the population. And therefore, research in this direction is relevant.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Study of Interpretability in ML Algorithms for Disease Prognosis

    • Authors: P. Archana Menon; Dr.R. Gunasundari
      Abstract: Disease prognosis plays an important role in healthcare. Diagnosing disease at an early stage is crucial to provide treatment to the patient at the earliest in order to save his/her life or to at least reduce the severity of the disease. Application of Machine Learning algorithms is a promising area for the early and accurate diagnosis of chronic diseases. The black-box approach of Machine Learning models has been circumvented by providing different Interpretability methods. The importance of interpretability in health care field especially while taking decisions in life threatening diseases is crucial. Interpretable model increases the confidence of a medical practitioner in taking decisions. This paper gives an insight to the importance of explanations as well as the interpretability methods applied to different machine learning and deep learning models developed in recent years.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Gateway based Trust Management System for Internet of Things

    • Authors: Madhura Apte; Supriya Kelkar, Aishwarya Dorge, Shilpa Deshpande, Pooja Bomble, Anushka Dhamankar
      Abstract: Internet of Things (IoT) a growing phenomenon, refers to the seamless integration of things into the information network. The security in IoT is tampered because of the various attacks which happen due to resource constrained nature of the devices in the network. Thus, although IoT is evolving as an attractive next generation networking paradigm, it can be adopted only when the security issues are resolved. This implies that, in a dynamic and collaborative IoT environment, the devices need to be trustworthy. This paper proposes a gateway based trust management system and an algorithm for computation of trust for the devices. The system focuses on making the computations on the devices lightweight and the network robust. The proposed system is tested against various IoT attacks and results demonstrate that it can clearly identify the malicious device if any, in the IoT network.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Effect of Supply Chain Resilience on Organizational Performance through
           Knowledge Sharing

    • Authors: Mohammed Taj Hejazi
      Abstract: Supply chain mitigation strategies have not received much attention from researchers and practitioners on how to manage the supply chain risk in the turbulent business environment. There is little awareness and understanding in supply chain risk management literature on the concept of supply chain resilience (SCR). SCR has been emphasized throughout the past decade, and organizations are aware of its influence on organizational performance. As a result, SCR is essential as it influences organizational performance. The literature indicates that a lack of SCR negatively affects organizational performance. However, the literature does not theorize and provide theoretical evidence on how SCR affects organizational performance with the help of knowledge sharing. This study aims to examine the influence of SCR on organizational performance with the effect of knowledge sharing. Research questions include: 1 How SCR contributes to organizational performance' 2 Does knowledge sharing influence organizational performance' 3. How does knowledge sharing affect the relationship between SCR and organizational performance' This study, based on available literature, will present the research model of how SCR affects organizational performance. Examples of small case studies will also include for better understanding. This study will also provide some important pieces theoretical and practical implications.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Socio – Economic Impacts of Prolonged Little Dry Season (August Break)
           in a Climatic Changed Era in Agrarian Communities of Anambra River Basin,
           Anambra State, Nigeria

    • Authors: Romanus Udegbunam Ayadiuno; Dominic Chukwuka
      Abstract: The food supply and demand situation for the 2020 fiscal year concerning the main seasonal crops in Nigeria was unpredictable due to the effect of Covid-19 pandemic. Federal and state governments laid much emphasis as a result on agriculture, especially crop production in order to produce food enough to ameliorate hunger, which is one of the negative effects of Covid-19. Nigeria been a rain fed dependent agricultural nation, follows the dictate of weather and other weather elements in her agricultural activities. With climate change and the effect of Little Dry Season, there was a reduction in rainfall in mid-July through August 2020.
      Rice and Maize which are among the staple foods in Nigeria requires about 750mm to 1200mm of rainfall to thrive. The mean monthly rainfall recorded in our study area (part of Anambra River Basin) consisting of Ayamelum, Anambra West, Anambra East, Oyi and Dunukofia local government areas are 21.15mm and 3.25mm for July, 2020 and August, 2020 respectively. As a result of the shortage of rainfall in these two months, the farmers and the authors observed these negative outcomes which are early maturity of crops; early harvesting of crops as well as poor yields for early season crops. While during the late season planting, farming was affected by the hardening of the ground as a result of absence of rainfall; undissolved fertilizers in farm lands; partial germination of scattered seedlings; Ant, Birds and Rodent infestation and stunted growth. Base on our observation, it was concluded that yields and harvest would be poor and subsequently there would be shortage of food and price hike in food items. The paper recommends for the revitalization of the moribund irrigation facility in Omor, Ayamelum local government area to provide for the shortfall in moisture that is likely to occur in the absence of rainfall.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Bibliometric Analysis of Economics and Business Research Trends in

    • Authors: Nguyen Minh Sang
      Abstract: The study applies the bibliometrics method to analyze 5,389 publications of research institutions in Vietnam for the economic and business field in the Scopus database.
      The results of the study provide an overview of publishing trends in the business and economic field in Vietnam such as the most cited articles, the network of these publications, the most productive authors, the most influential journals, the keywords co-occurrence network and the research cooperation between Vietnam and other countries.
      The purpose of this study is to provide a comprehensive picture of the current state in the field of economics and business research in order to suggest future research directions.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Survey-based Study of Psychological Impact of Lock Down Due to COVID 19
           Pandemic on Indian Working Class Using Statistical Design

    • Authors: Sambit Prasad Kar; Nirmal Kumar Rout, Jonathan Joshi
      Abstract: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19), identified within the Wuhan, Hubei Province of China in November 2019, needs distinct attention because of its fatal nature. The spreading of any infectious diseases is generally prevented by quarantine and containment or locking down of the populations in danger. Countries suffering from COVID-19 are declaring the country lockdown and restricting public movement. India also has declared full lockdown and restricted public movement to a large extent. Such drastic steps have a severe psychological impact on populations. Being locked up for weeks in a very confined space with the same group of individuals being depressed, nervous, and tired, which is further aggravating various domestic and interpersonal issues. A web-based survey was formed which supported a cross-sectional sampling method and collected data across different working-class population groups in India. The responders had a beginner level of knowledge about the COVID-19 infection and adequate knowledge about its preventive aspects was unknown. Results indicate that 13% of the respondents experienced severe anxiety, 11% moderate anxiety, and 28% are mildly anxious. The results suggest that governments should find effective ways to disseminate unbiased COVID-19 knowledge to reduce population insecurity and provide the best mental equipment to cope with the pandemic.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Does Creditors Terms and Accounting Process Affect MSMEs Debtor’s
           Management' The Need for Novel IT Tools

    • Authors: Mohammed Muneerali Thottoli; Aisha Hamed Al-Shukaili, Maha Ali-Alalawi, Fatema Khamis Al-Amri
      Abstract: The objective of the study is to know whether creditors terms and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) accounting process affect MSMEs debtor’s management and to know the need for novel Information Technology (IT) tools. This study proposes a definite set of survey questionnaires to measure variables such as the influence of suppliers’ credit policies and the accounting process of selected MSMEs. The sample size of this study focuses on various MSMEs owners or accountants in Oman. The questionnaire survey findings are based on 44 MSMEs that responded. The study used Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) to analyze creditors terms, accounting process of MSMEs with its impact on MSMEs debtors’ management. MSMEs' accounting process and suppliers' credit policies do influence MSMEs debtors’ management. Increased working capital risks due to inefficient debtors’ management may lead MSMEs to be resource-efficient in managing their accounting process by using IT tools. The practice of using IT tools by MSMEs can scientifically manage their outstanding debtors which leads to a higher level of hostile working capital management and MSMEs sustainable development. MSMEs play a key role in the development of the national economy, there is a dearth of similar published MSMEs broad studies in Oman that validates the importance of the current research.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Evaluation of Raw Material Inventory in Socks Home Industry Using Economic
           Order Quantity (EOQ)

    • Authors: Haridhsah Hilmi Septiawan; Rorim Panday
      Abstract: This study aims to evaluate purchasing raw materials and the Home Industry Socks by using the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) method and the compare to the company's actual method. And to find out whether the EOQ method is effective to be applied to the company. The data used in this study are in the form of notes, reports, and company documentation for the period 2017, 2018, and 2019 provided by the owner through observation, interview, documentation, and literature study. Meanwhile, the usage data, raw material prices, and raw material purchase data are obtained from company records. The analysis technique in this study used EOQ formula, standard deviation, safety stock, Total Holding Cost, Total Ordering Cost, and Total Inventory Cost. The result of this research is that EOQ method is effective to be applied to socks home industry companies to control inventory more efficiently because it can minimize inventory costs.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Classroom Discourse as Institutional Interaction: From the Perspective of
           Conversation Analysis

    • Authors: Hanifah Nur Zulkifly; Nizaita Omar, Zulkifly Muda, Nabilah Ismail@Abd.Latif, Farah Diana Mohmad Zali, Mohd. Firdaus Jusoh
      Abstract: In this study, classroom discourse is chosen as the subject to be analysed in terms of the basic structures of conversation analysis (CA) which are turn-taking organisation, sequence organisation, repair and action formation, as developed principally by Harvey Sacks, Emanuel Schegloff and Gail Jefferson. As a form of educational talk, classroom interaction should be scrutinised not only in a conversational perspective, but also from an institutional view. Many controversies and debates regarding this particular discourse are present from the conversation analytic point of view, indicating that it is indeed an important subject that need extended studies on. This study analyses learner-learner interaction in task-oriented, learner-centred classrooms, instead of traditional classroom interaction, from the conversation analytic perspective. It helps expanding the research on this subject to a new focus, which is modern classroom interaction.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • From Government Funding to Crowdfunding: Identifying Approaches and Models
           for Universities

    • Authors: Suhaili Alma’amun; Mohd Khairy Kamarudin, Nur Saadah Rozali, Shifa Mohd Nor, Nur Adyani Sabarudin, Fatin Atirah Rosli
      Abstract: Malaysian public universities are bracing for funding cuts and moving towards autonomous status causing them to be more innovative in generating income. Crowdfunding has been part of the solutions. Unfortunately, the emerging of university crowdfunding platforms in Malaysia is relatively slow as compared to the universities in the U.K. and U.S. This study aims to explore approaches and crowdfunding models used by the universities. This study highlights different approaches used by the universities in incorporating crowdfunding into their funding strategies, which can be differentiated into two main groups, namely setting up a university-operated crowdfunding platform and using existing third-party platforms. The investigation on the Skolafund crowdfunding shows that it could be an example of which the crowdfunding model fits Malaysian universities. The findings in this paper can help the universities to ease the burden due to the budget cut impact by utilising crowdfunding.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Judicial Evidence as a Means of Proof before the Administrative Judge “A
           Study in the Saudi System”

    • Authors: Dr. Duaa Mohammed Ibrahim Badran
      Abstract: The judicial evidence - as a means of proof before the administrative judiciary - being built on the constructive role that the administrative judge enjoys, who is not a captive to the texts when considering a litigation of unequal parties regarding their legal positions, as he interferes with a positive and full authority. In fact, judicial evidence leads to creating a balance between the different legal positions of the litigants regarding the administrative lawsuit.
      Judicial evidence has an effective role in the process of proof and attribution of right and contributing to the balance between the public interest and the private interest, thus it requires the care of the administrative judge.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Imperfect Debugging Software Reliability Growth Model: Optimal Release

    • Authors: Ahmad Raad Raheem; Dr. Shaheda Akthar, Dr. Shaik Mohammad Rafi
      Abstract: Software come to be an important element in recent times, from small residence hold gadgets to large machinery wishes fine software. software development is a technical oriented system where range of quantitative and qualitative duties have been completed parallel a good way to meets the needs of the consumer. Many people play a vital role within the improvement of software program product, consequently there is chance of committing errors by way of these humans and these errors becomes faults in later stages. Computing software program cost for the duration of software development can facilitate us predicting the time of release of the software. In this paper we have investigated release time of software program by way of considering the imperfect debugging software program reliability growth model and cost model.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Legal Issues Vis a Vis Online Contracts in Global Scenario

    • Authors: Neha Saini; Prof. Dr. Arvind P. Bhanu
      Abstract: E-contract is a new phenomenon which has grown due to E Commerce. E commerce has created new domains which has no limits in terms of commercial & business transactions. There are no territorial limits in the domain of e-contracts. Physical presence is not a major requirement in e-contracts. However, at the same time the need to govern E contracts has also raised.
      E contracts are vital part of the E Commerce which cannot be left in vacuum or unregulated. There are major challenges which are posed while transacting at the electronic medium. These issues and challenges need to be addressed properly in order to create a safe and secure electronic platform. The current research paper shall be discussing the basics of e contracts with the major issues and challenges faced while contracting electronically. The author shall be incorporating a few suggestions at the end to secure electronic contracts regime.
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Assessing the Attitude of the Physicians towards e-prescribing in Chennai

    • Authors: M. Poojitha; Dr.A. Bhoomadevi
      Abstract: Electronic prescribing simply means writing the prescriptions with the support of hand held personal digital assistant and touch screen or it could be typed in using a laptop or a personal computer. E-prescribing also is referred to as a means of sending prescriptions electronically from a doctor to a pharmacist or a patient. However, in either case, there should be minimal or no usage of paper is strictly adhered to (Spooner, 2005). Although e-prescription has many benefits associated with it, the adoption rate in the country is very less. Many factors could be attributed to the slow adoption of e-prescription out of which the attitude of physicians play a major role. Therefore the study aims to assess the efficiency of using e-prescribing facility. This is a descriptive study which involves analysis of the collected data through questionnaire. Simple random technique of selecting the samples was used. Hundred physicians were approached with the help of the consultancy, out of which 90 physician responded. Survey was also conducted through mail. The result shows that majority of the physicians had positive attitude towards e-prescription. The experience of the physician and E-prescribing facility helps to spend lesser time on prescribing the drugs when compared to hand written prescribing (P<0.05). The electronic prescriptions will improve the competence of health care system, when the physicians start using it in their practice. The greatest challenge in e-prescribing is there is no standard guidelines, cost incurred, security and confidentiality of the information prescribed by the physician.
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of Covid-19 on the Future of HR in India's Service Sector

    • Authors: N. Suresh Kumar; Dr. Shikha Kapoor
      Abstract: With the transition of working pattern from physical workplaces to remote workplaces amid COVID-19, there has been existence of imbalance in business organizations due to lack of effective communication channels. For continued importance and relevance in modern workplace, it is essential to upgrade the human resources management function such that these issues can be addressed. Thus, this study aims to determine the impact of COVID-19 on the human resource policies and practices in the Indian service sector. For this examination qualitative analysis has been conducted based on 10 HR managers of IT and hospitality industry in Bengaluru, India. Herein, it was observed that HR managers struggled to engage their employees in disciplined manner and there was high resistance in employees to cope up with the newly developed remote working culture of the firms. The interviewees affirmed that several online opportunities like hybrid approach or people centric working style can lead to better management of employees’ wellbeing and derive effectiveness.
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Study of the Alkaloid Polyneuridine as a Drug Candidate for Therapy of
           Alzheimer's Disease

    • Authors: Viviane Lima Silva; Valéria Lima Silva
      Abstract: Alzheimer's disease is characterized by the progressive and irreversible loss of natural cognitive functions in most elderly people. There is currently no cure for this neurodegenerative disorder, but there are therapies available on the market based on substances that inhibit acetylcholinesterase and cognitive symptoms as a way to improve cholinergic hypofunction. Polyneuridine is the main indole alkaloid extracted from the bark and leaves of Aspidosperma polyneuron, a brazilian plant species popularly known as peroba-rosa. The objective of this work is to investigate, through a scientific prospection, the polyneuridine alkaloid, as well as its anticholinesterase property, since it is known that the therapy of this disease is based on cholinesterase inhibitors. To carry out the study, two of the main publication databases of journals such as PubMed and Web of Science were analyzed. To search for scientific production, we inserted the following keywords combined with the terms in english to carry out the search in international databases: “Polyneuridine”, “Polyneuridine AND anticholinesterase properties”, “Polyneuridine AND Alzheimer's disease”. The need for studies on this alkaloid is urgent, especially since Brazil holds the plant species that produces the most polyneuridine, but the plant species Aspidosperma polyneuron is on the red line of extinction due to the unbridled exploitation of its wood. It is concluded that if this exploration scenario continues, Brazil will lose a very important pharmacological genetic resource of its plant flora.
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Application of Solar Energy in Production and Life in Ho Chi Minh City

    • Authors: Nguyen Tan Danh
      Abstract: Solar energy is one of the largest energy sources that people can take advantage of as it is a clean, almost endless source of energy and easily applied in many places. This energy source is used more and more to replace traditional energy sources that are gradually becoming scarce and exhausted, and also contribute to saving energy and reducing emissions to the environment. Therefore, it is necessary to develop renewable energy sources to meet the electricity demand for economic activities, people's living activities as well as ensure environmental safety in the context of global warming. This article will present research results on the application of solar power in life and production in Ho Chi Minh City. The equipment system includes a mirror to concentrate solar radiation, the great potential and deployment direction of solar power application in the future urban model of Ho Chi Minh City as well as other provinces in Vietnam.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Kurdish Community from the Abbasids to Safavids; Sharafkhan
           Bedlisi’s Perspective

    • Authors: Dr. Nariman Abdalla Ali
      Abstract: Sharafkhan Bedlisi began writing Kurdish historiography in the late sixteenth century by writing Sharafnama. Sharafnama includes the history of the Kurdish emirates from the Abbasid caliphates to the end of the years (1596-1597), i.e. until the Safavid era. Sharafnama is basically a continuation of the same method of traditional Islamic historiography, i.e. political, military and family event writing. However, the introduction of Sharafnama regarding the characteristics of Kurdish people and the Kurdish society from the Abbasid to Safavid eras can differentiate this historical work from the contemporary and earlier historical works. In this regard, Sharafnama can be considered as a work different from the tradition of Islamic historiography. Sharafkhan Bedlisi maintains that religionism, irrationality, chaos (lack of concentration), lack of unity thoughts, fratricidal desires, lack of foresight, importance of warrior-ship and unwillingness to establish a local government are the most important characteristics of Kurdish people and Kurdish society from the Abbasid to Safavid eras. The present study attempts to discuss the aforementioned characteristics in a descriptive-analytical manner.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Fractional Land Cover Classification and Temporal Change Evaluation of Deh
           Akro-II Wetland Complex and Chotiari Wetland Complex, Sindh, Pakistan,
           Using Google Earth Engine

    • Authors: Samawia Rizwan; Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Dr. Sajid Rashid Ahmad, Dr. Shafiq Ur Rehman
      Abstract: Wetlands are one of the most important and rich eco system. Deh akro II wetland complex is unique inland type of wetlands comprise of 35 wetlands in middle of Nara desert on bank of Nara Canal. They face a lot of degradation because of anthropogenic activities in the surrounding areas and lack of rainfall in last 2 decades. Chotiari wetland complex located in south east of Deh akro II wetland complex, it comprises of several fresh water lakes converted into reservoir in year 2003 for better irrigation purposes. This conversion of wetlands into reservoir does not did very well for surrounding agricultural lands and natural vegetation. So in this study two technique of Fractional cover mapping were used to classify three types of land covers in both study areas. Temporal analysis was performed using the Landsat 7 ETM+ image of year 2000 and Landsat 8 OLI image of year 2018. For better results NDVI, EVI and NDWI were also calculated. For Deh akro II wetland complex Kappa accuracy statistics for year 2000 is 84% and for year 2018 its 87%. Several changes were recorded in this time span of 18 years as 42% of water bodies area has been decreased, 48% of Agriculture area has been increased and 68% of natural vegetation area has been increased. Increase in amount of vegetation and agriculture indicates that with better management and planning, effects of climate change over the area can be minimized. Kappa accuracy statistics for Chotiari Wetland complex for year 2000 is 71% and for year 2018 it’s 73%. Enormous changes were noted in 18 years as Agriculture area has been decreased up to 91%, water area has been increased up to 15% and vegetation has unluckily decreased up to 98% in reservoir area. This huge decrease in Agriculture and natural vegetation is an alarming situation for the wildlife and native population as well as authorities of Chotiari wetland complex.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Diabetes Related Morbidity. Causes of Diabetes Related Hospital
           Admissions: A Cross Sectional Study

    • Authors: Abdul Sattar Jabbar Yousif; Abdul Fattah Ali, Alhasan Mujtaba Al-Mudhaffer
      Abstract: Diabetic patients have a high morbidity and mortality related directly or indirectly to their hyperglycemia. The increase in prevalence of diabetes combined with the aforementioned fact puts an increasing burden on the healthcare system and its budget. Strategies to estimate global and local diabetes complications might offer insights to better allocate budget and resources in the future.
      Method: This is a cross sectional study performed in a teaching hospital from December 2020- to January 2021. Hospitalized patients in medical and critical care units are collected to estimate the incidence of diabetes related morbidity. Two hundred and twenty patients were admitted in this period, two thirds of the admissions were classified as diabetes related. Conclusion: Diabetes carries a higher burden in our cohort compared to global rates and strategies to minimize their complications is urgent and necessary.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Role of Enterprise in Training and Developing Human Resources in Vietnam

    • Authors: Doan Van Truong
      Abstract: After 35 years of national renovation and the implementation of the industrialization and modernization policy, our country has initially gained very important achievements in social-economic development. Striving target by 2030 Vietnam fulfills the goal of industrialization and modernization. However, to achieve this, we need to have skilled labor professionally trained to be able to compete in international markets. The role of vocational training is to train people for the labor market and meet the needs of the enterprise which plays an important part in promoting economic growth and job creation. Therefore, the cooperation of the business in vocational training and human resource development is extremely important and becoming more and more urgent.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Creative Industries in Russian Regions: Challenges of Establishment and
           Conditions for Development

    • Authors: I.S. Glebova; S.S. Berman, N.A. Semenоva, R.R. Galiachmetov
      Abstract: The most important pillar in the strategy for modernizing resource-based economies is the transition to a new, creative model of socio-economic development. It is the ability of creative and technologically dynamic countries to develop new ideas using advanced technologies.
      However, under current circumstances, the creative economy is not the main driving force of the Russia's economic growth. This is largely due to the insufficient degree of creative initiatives in most regions and, in general, their creative underdevelopment. Creative industries in Russia are still not considered as an object of management research; there is no system for regulating the creative sector of the economy at both federal and regional levels. The choice of methodology remains an open-ended question, since there is no single approach to defining the concept and estimating creative industries. The need to fill the methodological, organizational, and managerial gaps in the sphere of the Russian creative economy proves the relevance of the chosen topic and requires its in-depth research.
      In the article, the researchers present the calculation of the Сomposite Сreativity Index for the regions of the Russian Federation in dynamics for a nine-year period based on the methodology developed by the authors. The purpose of the study is to test the proposed methodology and search for effective organizational and managerial tools for the creative industries development in the Russian regions to establish the programs of territories socio-economic development.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Technology for a Systems Approach in the Development of Military Education
           under the Rapid Development and Growth of Armaments and Equipment

    • Authors: Vadym Ryzhykov; Kira Horiacheva, Oleksandr Bondarenko, Oleg Prokhorov, Anatolii Yurkov
      Abstract: Research on military education under the rapid development and growth of armaments and equipment is booming. The field is continually gaining more key insights about this important and complex pedagogical problem. Academic interest on the systemic approach in the development of military education has consistently been a multidisciplinary effort. But perhaps systemic approach in pedagogic researchers are particularly well situated to be the leading voices on the public’s understanding of military education and many are heeding the call. With that responsibility in mind, in this paper, we offer to consider four elements of the educational process for the future of pedagogic research that we believe can help focus this line of inquiry to better ensure we address some of the most pressing problems. Based on critical assessments of the gaps in the literature, the paper cites the need to combine all elements of the educational process into a single system to achieve a focused result in the training of military personnel in educational institutions. Our list is not exhaustive, nor do we suggest that areas we do not cover are not important. Rather, we make these observations with the goal of spurring a conversation about the future of military education research, but especially a systemic approach in the development of military education.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Regulation of Educational Activities as a Factor in Ensuring the Quality
           of Higher Education under Restrictions (COVID-19)

    • Authors: Sergey Sergeevich Zenin; Elena Vasilievna Kaimakova, Oleg Nikolayevich Makarov, Yulia Lenarovna Vysochina, Sergey Anatolyevich Makushkin
      Abstract: The article presents the results of the study of standard-setting activities of higher education institutions (certain aspects of said activities under the conditions of the pandemic). The authors conclude that the conditions of the pandemic and the transition to remote work determined the need for corrections in the legislation governing the activities of educational institutions to maintain the level of quality of higher education. In particular, due to students’ mass transition to distance learning, there is a need to create quality standards for distance education and the attestation procedure for universities using blended and distance learning.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Data Analytics in Education and Management Decision Styles in the
           Evidence-based Development of Education

    • Authors: Olga А. Fiofanova; Galina P. Savinykh
      Abstract: Introduction: The development of data culture is considered today as a social norm of the "information society". The leaders of education systems are faced with the task of consolidating the activities of "data evangelists", "it-evangelists" (technology evangelists) in education quality management systems. Data analyst competencies should dominate management decision-making. When examining the influence of relevant competencies on the style of management decision-making, we proceed from the existing technological data infrastructure in Russia, and also take into account the role of the public sector in quality control of education.
      Materials and methods: A review of foreign and domestic sources on the problems of evidence-based management in education has been undertaken. Various aspects of the problem are compared: intercountry and subnational contexts; revealed the role of international comparative research in the development of data analytics competencies. It was studied, using the Alan Rowe methodology, the influence of data analytics competencies on the style of making management decisions. The study sample consisted of 350 people. The author's case simulators were used for the built-in diagnostics of data analytics competencies.
      Results: The empirical facts of the change in the style of making management decisions under the influence of the competencies of data analytics have been obtained. The relevant competencies were the subject of training for the heads of regional education systems on the basis of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. The connection between the competencies of data analytics of the conceptual and analytical style of making management decisions with the content and methodology of training managers has been substantiated. A list of competencies of data analytics for scaling in the practices of training subjects of management of educational systems has been formulated.
      Discussion and conclusions: The novelty of our proposed solutions lies in the substantiation of the influence of data analytics competencies on the style of management decision-making. We expand the boundaries of the data-driven paradigm of education quality management and consider such systems in the logic of the information-analytical paradigm, where the competence of data analytics is both a condition and a resource for evidence-based education development. Conclusions are formulated about the development of a new type of culture in public administration - data-culture. Data as a valuable asset in a state with a developed data culture changes the ontology of the information state and logically leads to the idea of a new social contract.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Effect of Remote Work on the Successful Development of Engineering

    • Authors: Anna Evgenievna Gorokhova; Elman Said-Mokhmadovich Akhyadov, Andrey Nikolaevich Shishkin
      Abstract: The purpose of the present study is to identify the main advantages and problems of remote work for both employers and employees, and possible ways to solve them.
      The article shows a significant number of studies dealt with non-standard forms of labor organization, clarifies the essence of remote work, and examines the main aspects for its effective organization. The main advantages and problems of remote work for employers and employees, as well as possible ways to solve them, are identified based on an expert survey involving 36 experts.
      According to the conducted study, it can be concluded that the acceleration of scientific and technological progress and adverse epidemiological conditions contribute to the spread of remote work worldwide. This phenomenon has two aspects. On the one hand, remote work, firstly, reduces the unemployment rate and improves the image of the company; secondly, offers flexible working hours; thirdly, protects/retains customers and saves time/transport costs. On the other hand, remote work is associated with the difficulty in maintaining efficiency and teamwork at a high level; secondly, it restricts communication, makes it impossible to perform certain tasks at home; and thirdly, remote work leads to insufficient physical activity, causes difficulties with integration into the corporate culture, etc.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Sino-Soviet Border Conflict in the Middle of the XX Century

    • Authors: Elena Chernysheva; Vera Budykina, Ekaterina Shadrina
      Abstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of the peculiarities of relations between the USSR and the PRC in the middle of the XX century. In a short historical period, two countries with a similar ideology and political system shifted from relations of friendship and mutual assistance to military-political confrontation, which culminated in the armed conflict on Zhenbao (Damansky) Island in March 1969. A special interest of the Chinese side in good-neighbourly relations with the Soviet Union at the initial stage of the existence of the PRC (1949-1955) is described. The authors analyze the circumstances of the deterioration of relations between the two countries since Nikita Khrushchev assumed leadership of the USSR and the condemnation of the cult of personality of Joseph Stalin. Special attention is paid to the border issue in the relationship between the two countries. It presents the different views of the PRC and the Soviet Union on the tsarist treaties with China concluded in the second half of the XIX century. Moreover, the problem of ideological confrontation between the Soviet and Chinese leadership is considered; the publications of Soviet historians which assess the actions of the PRC leadership against the Soviet Union are analyzed. The nature of "cartographic aggression" and "great power chauvinism" is revealed. Besides, typological rhetoric, common and specific features in mutual accusations of the Soviet and Chinese sides are shown. The illegality of the territorial claims of the PRC, the betrayal of socialist ideals by its leadership, attempts to discredit the Soviet Union in the international arena, and the desire to undermine the world communist movement used to be the main theses in the research of the Soviet historians of the 1960s-1980s. It is concluded that the interpretation of Sino-Soviet relations in Soviet historiography was primarily propagandistic and closely related to the state interests of the Soviet Union.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Digitalization on Social Work Development

    • Authors: Margarita V. Vdovina; Mikhail V. Firsov, Anastasia V. Karpunina, Valeria V. Sizikova, Denis S. Bogatov
      Abstract: The article presents the results of an empirical study conducted by the authors according to the method of an online questionnaire survey (N=157) in 2020. The respondents are Russian social workers. The study is aimed at identifying the specifics of the use of digital technologies in the professional activities of social workers and managers in the social sphere. The authors raise the question of what is the real goal of introducing digital technologies: to provide assistance to service recipients or to solve organizational problems. The article analyses the effectiveness of the use of digital tools and highlights the problems in this activity. The authors also try to identify ways of solving these problems for the possible increase of the efficiency of digitalization in social work. The analysis of the respondents’ opinions has shown that among the main advantages are the increase in the efficiency of a labour organization (acceleration of data processing, automation of document management, online purchases and delivery) and obtaining the necessary information, including from other departments. The main disadvantages are technical problems: failures leading to duplicate information and software imperfections.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Evaluating Employee Innovation and Creativity Towards Employee Turnover
           Intention in the Malaysian Hospitality Industry

    • Authors: Diyana Kamarudin; Xiaojie Hu, Yasmin Hussain, Yee Kai Ling
      Abstract: Hospitality industry plays a main role and has become a major sector in Malaysia’s economy. However, there are some challenges in the hospitality industry such as employee turnover which could have various consequences to organizations. The purpose of this research is to investigate the factors affecting employee turnover intention, either directly or indirectly. Previous studies have suggested that employee turnover intention could be affected by factors such as leadership, motivation, communication, work environment and infrastructure both directly and indirectly. Employee innovation and creativity as a mediating factor could also affect its relationship with turnover intention of employees. The research design for this study was quantitative research method using questionnaires as the data collection method. Purposive sampling was used to sample 152 hotel employees within the West of Malaysia. Structural Equation Modelling was used to analyze the data using SmartPLS software. Results indicated that leadership, motivation, communication, and work environment and infrastructure had significant relationship with employee innovation and creativity. Apart from that, leadership, motivation and communication also have significant relationship with the employee turnover intention. Turnover is a major issue within companies not only for the company’s sustainability, but also for the health and wellbeing of their employees. As an implication, organizations should understand that their leadership characteristic and environment has a tremendous impact to burnout and employee performance.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Input Fields Recognition in Documents Using Deep Learning Techniques

    • Authors: Atharv Nagarikar; Rahul Singh Dangi, Samrit Kumar Maity, Ashish Kuvelkar, Sanjay Wandhekar
      Abstract: Identification of input fields that appear on a document is a crucial requirement while digitizing any document. This paper presents a Deep Learning based approach to detect input fields from a form or document which consists of text, images and input fields like textbox, checkbox. The forms have been crawled and labelled manually to generate a dataset for training Deep Learning models. The YOLO V3 model is trained on the labelled dataset having four classes (static text, static image, input text, checkbox) with 1500 instances. We used bounding box techniques to label the dataset. The paper presents detection of limited types of input fields generally appearing on printed forms. We also discussed how such detection models can scale and sustain higher loads. If given the labelled dataset for other types of input fields, the existing YOLO V3 can be trained for them as well. The model is trained for 3500 iterations and the accuracy achieved is 71 percent.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Cloud based Vehicle Tracking System

    • Authors: N. Chitra Kiran; Subham Kumar Pandey, Mohamed Amir Ahmed Abdalla, Suhas Suresh, Mutaman Amir Ahmed Abdalla
      Abstract: Vehicle tracking is beneficial for a variety of purposes, including personal vehicle security, public transit systems, fleet management, and more. Furthermore, the number of automobiles on the road is predicted to increase considerably internationally. As a result, a cloud-based vehicle tracking system based on the Global Positioning System (GPS), Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) modem, and the Raspberry Pi processor board is being developed with the goal of allowing customers to easily and conveniently find their automobiles. The GPS and GSM modules in the tracking system are used to readily find the user's vehicle. The GPS module is used to track the vehicle's location using information such as latitude and longitude. These values are sent to the user through SMS using a GSM modem. Alcohol consumption is detected with the MQ-3 Alcohol sensor. The user can monitor the sensor data via the thingspeak channel. The latitude and longitude coordinates, as well as a webpage to plot the exact position of the vehicle, will be supplied to the user by e-mail. The Raspberry Pi processor board receives the data and outputs the result. The hardware prototype for a cloud-based vehicle tracking system is shown in this study. The GPS receiver module, GSM module, I2C Protocol, Raspberry Pi board, camera, and MQ-3 alcohol sensor are the system's primary hardware devices.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Antecedents of Employees Work Engagement: A Study on an Ethiopian
           Universities in Case of Amhara Regional State

    • Authors: Zeleke Wale Kassahun; Dr. Manju Shree Raman
      Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the antecedents influencing employees’ engagement at universities in Amhar Reginal state Ethiopia. The study used descriptive and explanatory research designs. A total of 320 academics staffs were taken from ten Amhara Reginal State public Universities as a sample and 282 valid questionnaires collected. Convenience and snowball sampling were used to select the employees from each University. Also, cross sectional survey method applied to collect data via Likert scale questionnaire. Correlation and multiple regression modeling were used to appraisal association and predict the relationships. Initially, a pilot test was a sampled of 30 instructors to check data scale reliability. The study found that all the independent variables (work environment, leadership, reward, organizational support, work motivation) variables had statistically significant correlation with employees’ engagement. Morover the study founded that all the studied variables were predictors of workers engagement(R2= 0.662); but the predictors that had foremost influence were working environment, leadership and work motivation. Remarkable emphasis and devotion is required particularly on variables such as working environment, leadership and work motivation as they have reveled significantly greater influence on employees engagement. Universities shall focus on creating better work environment, working on instructors motivating factors and more work is required to improve the leadership to boost work engagement.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Efficient Multi-linear Key Pairing Cryptosystem for Reliable Cloud-based
           Service Provisioning

    • Authors: Dr. Sabout Nagaraju; S.K.V. Jayakumar, C. Swetha Priya
      Abstract: Cloud computing has gained rapid growth in the development of different fields of science and engineering. However, due to the distributed nature of cloud computing, session key generation and establishment is the pressing issue. Session key management plays the utmost important role in the secure exchange of sensitive login credentials and transaction information. Moreover, conventional session key management mechanisms are inadequate and cannot be directly adopted in cloud-based environments. Hence, session key management is very much solely needed solution for reliable cloud-based service provisioning. In mutual authentication, bi-linear key pairing cryptosystem plays a critical role to generate and establish a session key. The existing mutual authentication schemes fail to support true mutual authentication in cloud-based environments as they are vulnerable to secret key leakage, perfect forward secrecy, and untraceability. To mitigate the effect of these attacks, this research develops an efficient multi-linear key pairing cryptosystem. In this cryptosystem, challenge-response messages are used for generating and establishing a one-time shared session key. Furthermore, the performance analysis of the proposed cryptosystem depicts a significant reduction of computation cost, authentication accuracy rates, and resistance to the aforementioned attacks.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Solar Panels and their Diverse Characteristics: An All-Inclusive Study

    • Authors: S.V.G.V.A. Prasad
      Abstract: In recent years the use of solar energy is found to have grown by a large amount. Solar energy is renewable energy and the demand for it as clean energy shows its growth by nearly 50 percent in the past decade. It is estimated that the sun is able to generate energy within 24 hours that the entire population of the world could consume in 27 years. Solar power is the energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy. The energy harnessed from the sun's rays is used for a variety of applications like electricity generation, to provide light for the interior environment, and many other domestic, commercial, and industrial purposes. Usage of fossil fuels for electricity production results in increased pollution and this mandates many governments to encourage moving to electricity generation using solar power. The large amount of solar energy that is available is found to be the most appealing source of electricity. Solar panels form a major part of the solar energy setup. Hence in this article let us review the various types of solar panels. This paper also deals with comparing the merits and demerits of the different types of solar panels that are available in the market. A section that presents the efficiency of the different kinds of the solar panel is also present in this paper. The role of temperature coefficient, fire rating, and hail rating in the performance of the solar panel is also addressed in this paper.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Threshold Compare and Load Balancing Algorithm to for Resource
           Optimization in a Green Cloud

    • Authors: Nagamani H Shahapure; P.M. Rekha, N. Poornima
      Abstract: The reduction in the consumption of energy by the cloud data centers is called as green cloud. Green cloud also helps in restraining the waste disposed to the environment. With the increasing demand in cloud computing, there has been an increase in the energy consumption. Green cloud can be achieved by server consolidation and proper load balancing techniques using virtual machine (VM) migration. It is a feature provided by virtualization. The virtual machines are transferred from one host to another. The overhead associated with migration is performance degradation. This can be overcome by proper load balancing techniques. This helps to curtail the number of VM migrations as well as the energy consumption. In this paper, a technique called as threshold compare and load balance algorithm (TCLBA) is proposed for optimization of the resources at the cloud provider. Two types of threshold are defined for load balancing, namely the lower and upper threshold. This algorithm works on the principle of shifting the load from a server if the load is above the upper threshold or shifting to the server if its load is below the lower threshold. The load is balanced by migrating the VMs. The workload is consolidated to smaller number of hosts such that the remaining hosts are shut down. This method solves the purpose of effective utilization of available resources with lesser energy consumption.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Identifying Barriers to the Establishment of Strategic Management based on
           the SWOT Model

    • Authors: Morad Kordi; Mehrdad Abedini
      Abstract: In the current unstable world, where environmental changes and changes are accelerating, effective management of organizations is not possible except with a proper understanding of the conditions and requirements around them. The management of today's and tomorrow's organizations will face challenges that solutions based on past experiences and old teachings will not meet the truth that is accepted in a universally accepted interpretation as "strategic" management and strategic planning. The purpose of this study is to identify and investigate the various dimensions of the process and barriers to the establishment of strategic management in knowledge-based companies located in the science park based on the SWOT model. Therefore, the statistical population of this study consists of managers working in knowledge-based companies located in the science park, whose number is 250 people, so we obtained a sample size of 123 people with Cochran's formula. The method of the present research is a descriptive survey and applied in terms of purpose. The researcher-made questionnaire is based on the Likert five-dimensional spectrum, the validity, and reliability of which were confirmed. To analyze the research questions, a one-group t-test was used. The research findings showed that internal and external factors are effective in the establishment of strategic management in knowledge-based companies located in the science park. "Training of all managers and employees on the importance of strategic management" and the most important role of external factors "full reliance of the country's economy on export earnings" on the establishment of strategic management in knowledge-based companies located in the science park.
      PubDate: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Organizational Spirituality on Successful Policy
           Implementation in the Light of Mediating and Moderating Variables with the
           Islamic Approach

    • Authors: Habibollah Taherpour Kalantari; Seyyed Mohammad Zahedi, Seyyed Habibollah Mirghafouri, Masoud Ahmadkhani
      Abstract: In this study, it has been attempted to identify the factors affecting policy executive performance with the Islamic approach and then to evaluate the relationship between them. The statistical population includes the staff and managers of the selected governmental organizations in Yazd. The sampling was done by cluster sampling method. The research was applied in terms of purpose and correlational in terms of the research method, which was collected through using a valid and reliable questionnaire and survey method. Due to the sample size required, 392 questionnaires were distributed. The results of the validity and reliability of the questionnaire were also acceptable. The constructs of the conceptual framework variables were identified using exploratory factor analysis. The identified factor structure was then considered as the base of the definition of hypotheses that indicate confirmation of the relationships between structures and components. These assumptions were tested through confirmatory factor analysis using LISREL 8.5 software. In this study, PLS software was used to measure the fit of the research model. The results indicated that the dimensions of spirituality had a direct impact on job satisfaction, work-family interaction, organizational culture, organizational commitment, and servant leadership. In addition, job satisfaction, organizational culture and servant leadership had a direct and significant impact on policy executive performance.
      PubDate: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • What Stops the Internationalization of Emerging Market Multinational
           Corporation (EMNCs): Designing a Strategic Framework for Global Business

    • Authors: Muhammad Awais; Sayed Fayaz Ahmad, Luigi Pio Leonardo Cavaliere
      Abstract: The aim of the study is to formulate strategic guidelines for organizations to achieve successful globalization. The study is mainly focused on organizations for emerging markets or underdeveloped economies that have the capacity to grow globally and capture international market share. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, a questionnaire has been adopted and data was collected from a business market. Regression analysis, Pearson correlation, and descriptive analysis have been applied to collected data. Results of the study reveal that all of the three variables Foreign Regulations (FR), Institution support (IS), and Corporate Strengths and Competencies (CSC) have a positive and significant relationship with corporate globalization. Results of the study may be used for the strategy formulations process for globalization and companies may adopt the results for strategic decision-making.
      PubDate: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Green Communication in Wireless Power Consumption and Energy Efficient

    • Authors: G. Chenna Kesava Reddy; Dr.A.A. Ansari, Dr.S. China Venkateswarlu
      Abstract: Energy efficiency is a significant issue in portable wireless networks since the battery life of versatile terminals is restricted. Protection of battery power has been tended to utilizing numerous procedures. Wireless sensor networks (WSNs), framed by various little gadgets fit for detecting, processing, and wireless correspondence are arising as a progressive innovation, with applications in different territories. The novel highlights of wireless sensor networks have carried new difficulties and issues to the field of conveyed and communitarian data preparing. In the light of the importance of reducing operating consumpt and maintaining cellular network profitability, energy efficiency in cell networks has received a crucial consideration from both scholars and the business, despite the fact that these networks are “green communication.” Since the base station is the most important energy buyer in the business, efforts have been undertaken to review the use of the base station and to identify ways to energy efficiency improvements. The trade-offs between energy utilization and throughput, under nearby just as under helpful detecting, are portrayed. The Energy efficient tradeoffs have been arranged dependent on every convention layer and examined its effect in the organization energy efficiency.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Subband Adaptive Filter in Signal Processing Application

    • Authors: Syed Raheem; Dr. Subhashish Bose
      Abstract: Owing to the powerful digital signal processors and the improvement of advanced edge adaptive algorithms there are an extraordinary number of various applications in which adaptive filters are utilized. Subband adaptive filtering algorithms can build the assembly pace of framework ID undertakings when the info signal is hued. The adaptive filter can filter the dubious noise signal, track the difference in the signal, and consistently change the boundaries to accomplish the ideal filtering impact. Another standardized subband adaptive filtering algorithm has been proposed, whose primary benefit is the lower computational intricacy when contrasted with best in class subband approaches, while keeping up comparable union execution. A connection between the adaptive subband coefficients and the ideal full band move work is determined, and the algorithm is demonstrated to create an asymptotically unprejudiced arrangement. The proficiency of the adaptive filters basically relies upon the plan procedure utilized and the algorithm of variation. The adaptive filters can be analogical plans, digital or blended which show their benefits and inconveniences, for instance, the analogical filters are low power consuming and fast response, however they address balance issues, which influence the activity of the variation algorithm.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Security Enhancement in Data Propagation for Wireless Network

    • Authors: M.D. Zainlabuddin; Dr. Neeraj Sharma
      Abstract: Wireless communication technology is rapidly progressing due to its high quality and high speed of information transfer from one location to another. It is necessary to ensure the safety of wireless sensor networks with this progress. One of the main security concerns in WSNs is eavesdropping, an intrusion that collects information from other devices across the network. Eavesdropping attacks are insidious and it is hard to realise that they happen. When connected with a network, users can feed sensitive information inadvertently, such as passwords, account numbers, browsing, email content, etc. Security improvement in wireless network communication is therefore required.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • How to Reduce MSME Non – Performing Loans in Emerging Countries' A
           Study with Analytical Hierarchy Process

    • Authors: Aristo Purboadji; Dedi Budiman Hakin, Hermanto Siregar, Roy Sembel
      Abstract: This study aims to examine how to reduce MSME Non Performing Loans, especially in developing countries by using the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP). The sample of this research is Bank DKI (11 clusters) in DKI Jakarta Province. The data used are quarterly with the period January 2014 – December 2018. There are two methods used, namely regression test to determine the factors; and an Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP) was used to develop the strategy. The results of this study indicate that the Non-Performing Loans (NPL) of MSMEs can best be reduced by restructuring and intensive collection. Restructuring can be done by rescheduling and reconditioning where both can be done separately or simultaneously. Restructuring can be effective if followed by intensive collection by means of periodic billing with a short time frame so that customers know the seriousness of the matter, to convert a problematic loan back to good status.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Entrepreneurial Competencies on Organizational Success

    • Authors: Raad Khudair Abbas Al-Jourani; Dr. Ali Mawat Al-Sudani
      Abstract: The research, represented by (the effect of entrepreneurial Competencies on organizational success), aims to know the extent of the impact of entrepreneurial Competencies in achieving organizational success, as (10) private colleges in Baghdad were selected. In the statistical analysis appropriate to the nature of the research, a number of statistical tools were used to process the data, including the arithmetic mean, coefficient of variation and standard deviation for sample description and analysis, and the simple linear correlation coefficient (Pearson) to test correlation hypotheses and to test Direct and indirect influence hypotheses, as well as the t-test for the purpose of testing the credibility of the research hypotheses. The results showed that entrepreneurial Competencies have a direct impact on organizational success.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Strategic Improvisation and its Relationship to the Dimensions of
           Organizational Sustainability for Banks / Applied Research on a Sample of
           Iraqi Private Banks

    • Authors: Sarah Saad Abd Ali; Dr. Bydaa Staar Lafta
      Abstract: The aim of the research is to clarify the correlation between strategic improvisation and its dimensions represented by (improving cultural appropriateness, internal and external communications, generating future visions, organizational transformation) and the dimensions of organizational sustainability for banks represented by (bank orientation, moral stance, regulation, behavior, and evaluation), as it was applied Research in each of the banks (Iraqi Middle East Investment, United Investment, Business Bay, Al-Mansour Investment Bank, across Iraq for investment), and the questionnaire was adopted as a main tool for data collection from the research sample of (152) who are at a job level (high management Middle management, executive management) and the statistical program ((spss) was used in calculating (arithmetic mean, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, Pearson correlation coefficient, t-test) and the research reached a number of conclusions, the most prominent of which were: -) There is a strong positive correlation between strategic improvisation in general with organizational sustainability and its dimensions).
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Border Protection and Sea Defense in the South Viet Nam of the Nguyen
           Dynasty in the First Half of the 19th Century

    • Authors: Luu Van Quyet; Vo Van Sen, Nguyen Thi Anh Nguyet, Vo Phuc Toan
      Abstract: From distant past to present day, the Southern region has been playing an important role in national defense and foreign affairs, with great potential to create a breakthrough for the socioeconomic development of Vietnam. However, due to historical conditions and geographical location, political instabilities were frequently seen in the Southern region under the rule of the Nguyen lords and the early Nguyen Dynasty (early 19th century), especially the instability of the relationship between three feudal countries: Dai Viet (Vietnam), Chenla (Cambodia) and Siam (Thailand) from the 17th century to the first half of the 19th century. In its Southern defense strategy to prevent Siamese invasions and maintain its position as the "protector" of Chenla as well as to develop the new land, the Nguyen Dynasty focused on building border defense formation on land and sea in the South, with the defense system on the border area of Chau Doc, Ha Tien and the Southwestern sea in the Gulf of Thailand as the focus. The Nguyen Dynasty's proper implementation of policies in the border and sea areas had brought great effects and contributed to the strong protection of Dai Viet's sovereignty over the Southern land.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • IoT based Pollution Monitoring Device for Rooftop Plants

    • Authors: K. Sudhakar; J. Leo Amalraj, M. Srinath, M. Sanjay, A. Sirajudeen, Dakshin Raja
      Abstract: Nowadays people living in urban are highly increasing than in rural areas. Because of the increase in population, the air which we inhale is also getting contaminated; the people who live in the rural areas want all their needs to be satisfied. Due to air pollution, people suffer from heart disease, lung cancer, and other respiratory diseases. Air pollution has a negative impact on the growth of plants. When the leaves are in close contact with the atmosphere, many pollutants interfere with the growth.[1] Because of this greediness, they set up many industries around their living areas. These industries not only satisfy their needs but also increase pollution. People are afraid of this pollution. It not only affects human beings but also the plants which give us oxygen, some of the plants can hold only a certain amount of humidity, if it increases then the plant will die. The plants in the route will also get affected by the vehicle which passes by the road. While passing the road it emits a lot of harmful gases which affect the plants in our house. So, we decided to stop these actions and thought to bring a healthy life to the plants. We come across a device that measures the pollutants in the air, it gave us some spark. And then we invented a device using IoT (Internet of Things) technology. This device helps us to find the harmful substances in the air so that we can stop the cause of air pollution and give a healthy life for the plants. It will also help us on the rooftop by providing more oxygen. Using smart wireless sensors, we can check the places. [2]
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A New Indirect Sensitive and Green CFIA Method for Assay of
           α-cypermethrin Insecticide in Pure Form, Biological and Industrial
           Samples Using N-Bromo Succinamide as Oxidizing Agent in Acidic Medium

    • Authors: Mohaned R. Mohamed; Bushra B. Qassim
      Abstract: A new simple, sensistive and green environmental method of Flow-injection/merging zones technique was developed for indirect determination of α-cypermethrin pesticide in pure form, industrial and biological samples. This method based on oxidation reaction of pesticide (α-cypermethrin) with a calculated increase of N-bromosuccinamide (NBS) in acidic medium then react with Tartrazine dye (TART) and estimation of the excess of the oxidizing agent by measuring the residual absorption of TART (yellow color) at λmax = 430nm, this method is a green chemistry, low cost and less consumption of poisonous chemical reagents. The limit of detection and limit of quantification for this method are 0.05 μ and 0.17 μ respectively, RSD% = 0.69% and the recovery is about = 102.15%. Chemical and physical parameters was optimized that effect on the pesticide reaction. The calibration curve was linear within concentration range (0.5 – 30) μg.mL-1 with sampling through put is about 65 sample.hour-1; the results of determination were compared with those given by trusted method (HPLC). No significant differences between both methods regarding in terms of accuracy and precision at 95% dependability level.
      PubDate: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Issues of Improvement of Environmental Reporting on the Basis of
           International Standards

    • Authors: Misirov Kamoliddin
      Abstract: The article is devoted to the study of the relationship between financial and environmental reporting indicators in accordance with international standards, which highlights aspects related to the proper disclosure of information on the environmental responsibility of business entities. Improved reporting of environmental costs in line with international standards.
      PubDate: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Improving the Staffing of the Agro-industrial Complex of the Belgorod
           Region on the Basis of Partnership between Education and Business

    • Authors: A.A. Belov; E.V. Belova, I.V. Gordienko, E.V. Shvarev
      Abstract: In this article, the authors investigate an urgent problem for the Belgorod region related to the provision of the agro-industrial complex of the region with highly qualified and innovation-oriented personnel. The results of the sociological research carried out by the authors convincingly indicate the existence of a significant gap between the requirements of modern employers to workers and the quality of knowledge, skills and abilities that university graduates currently possess. The overly theoretical nature of the education received and its isolation from the realities of production activity are noted. To eliminate the gap that has arisen, according to the authors, it is possible only if the mechanisms of social partnership between education and business are actively developed. On the example of the Belgorod State Agrarian University named after V.Ya. Gorin, the authors of the article investigate a successful example of organizing such a partnership.
      PubDate: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Innovations in Economic Development in the Modern Conditions of
           Globalization: Experience of Kazakhstan and Foreign Countries

    • Authors: Dugalova Gulnar; Tuzubekova Madina, Belgibaeva Kuralay, Sarybayeva Inara, Yesturliyeva Aigul, Zhumagulova Aliya, Uteubayev Talgat
      Abstract: In this article, the authors conducted a study and analysis of the impact of innovations on the economies of countries, the current state and development of innovative activities, the introduction of new technologies, characterized by an increase in the role of their results in the life of mankind. The mechanisms of support from the state and business of research work, the creation of special educational programs for young scientists and innovators, and spaces where they could develop innovative technologies are considered. At a certain stage of innovation, the role of innovation, the introduction and widespread distribution of new products, is a key driver of growth.
      PubDate: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Ensuring Sustainable Employment of Personnel in the Context of
           Digitalization of the Economy

    • Authors: N.D. Guskova; A.V. Erastova, D.V. Rodin, Slushkina Yu. Yu
      Abstract: Aim. In the article is conducted a study aimed at identifying areas for ensuring sustainable employment in the context of the digitalization of the economy. Methodology. The authors carried out a critical review of the literature on the issues under study and identified the main participants that influence the provision of sustainable employment, such as government authorities, educational institutions, employers and staff of the organization. In the course of the study, an online survey was conducted, which included representatives of the real sector of the economy, government officials, students, university professors and temporarily unemployed citizens from different regions of the country, enterprises and organizations of different sizes and forms of ownership, as well as spheres of activity. Results. The opinion of the respondents was revealed on a number of important issues related to the modern transformation of the economy and the formation of new labor relationships that affect the sustainable employment of the country's population. Demand, from the point of view of employment and importance for society as a whole, according to the respondents, will be those who have and form the necessary and appropriate “digital competencies”. It was also found that the digital economy will lead to a change in the value attitudes of employers, staff and the organization as a whole. At the same time, it is necessary to preserve a humanistic approach to personnel, emphasizing the advantages of a person in interaction with information technologies.
      PubDate: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Social Capital as the Basis of Intersectoral Social Partnership

    • Authors: Alexey Ivanovich Plotnikov
      Abstract: This article considers social capital as the basis for intersectoral social partnership based on the interpretation of the essence of social capital, indentifyning its main features: non-monetary nature, trust, ability to self-growth with increasing frequency of use, allowing successful solving of social problems. Particular attention is paid to trust as the foundation of the organization of social interaction and an indicator of the size of social capital. As a result of comparing the concepts of social capital and intersectoral social partnership, the author identifies a key feature characterizing social capital and intersectoral social partnership – interaction with the goal of development, which in turn allows us to consider social capital and intersectoral social partnership as intercomplementary processes. Based on the consideration of the main features of social capital, its structure and essence as a process, the author concludes that social capital is the basis of intersectoral social partnership, its integral part and necessary basis for the development of civil society and the formation of a social state.
      PubDate: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Behavior of the Company in the Conditions of Monopoly. Antitrust
           Policy of the State

    • Authors: Borobov Vasily Nikolaevich; Bodnaruk Nikolay Mikhailovich, Budanova Irina Mikhailovna, Golovin Vladimir Valerievich
      Abstract: The scientific article reveals the essence of monopoly, its types, the behavior of the company in the conditions of monopoly. The role of the state in regulating the activities of monopolies is considered. A set of measures on antimonopoly policy is proposed.
      PubDate: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Correlative Dynamic Mapping based Optimization (CDMO) for Optimal
           Allocation in Cognitive Radio Sensor Network

    • Authors: Kumaresh Sheelavant; R. Sumathi
      Abstract: The data communication in the sensor networking system with cognitive radio sensor network increases the speed of packet transmission by the optimal spectrum allocation among available channel. For a large size of network architecture, the routing system needs to manage the packet transmission in an efficient routing path with optimal allocation of channel to the sensor nodes. In these optimal network allocation and routing system, the methods need to be modeled based on the parameters of channel capacity and other routing properties. In this paper, a novel optimization algorithm was proposed to estimate the dynamic change of network parameters. This can be achieved by the enhanced model of Correlative Dynamic Mapping based Optimization (CDMO). In this, it analyse traffic level in a network path and the availability of spectrum channel present at each time instant for the sensor nodes and estimate the availability if channel in it. The proposed system estimates the correlation factor between the sensor nodes and with the weight value of dynamic traffic occurs in the routing path. From these estimated properties, the optimization method selects the best attributes from overall feature set of the node arrangement. The CDMO algorithm performs the prediction of relative feature attributes and form as a clustering architecture to represent the high data transmission by reusing the spectrum of channel. The best fitness value of the convergence graph at every iteration of the optimization algorithm represents the best routing path. From the fitness of the objective function in CDMO, the best routing path and the availability of spectrum for a node can be analysed at each time instant. The experimental result justifies the efficiency of proposed work comparing to other state-of-art methods for routing and channel allocation system.
      PubDate: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Biometric Security: A Review to Future

    • Authors: Tushar Sharma; Upinder Kaur
      Abstract: This paper presents the different biometric with their limitations and introduces their alternative in form of brain biometric, Breath biometrics, and Tongue biometrics. Brain biometric uses brain wave while breath biometric uses one’s breath and tongue biometric uses a tongue’s shape and variation to distinguish them and present a good alternative for the presently used biometric like fingerprint, iris recognition, face recognition.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Evaluating Word Embedding Models for Malayalam

    • Authors: Merin Cherian; Kannan Balakrishnan
      Abstract: An evaluation of static word embedding models for Malayalam is conducted in this paper. In this work, we have created a well-documented and pre-processed corpus for Malayalam. Word vectors were created for this corpus using three different word embedding models and they were evaluated using intrinsic evaluators. Quality of word representation is tested using word analogy, word similarity and concept categorization. The testing is independent of the downstream language processing tasks. Experimental results on Malayalam word representations of GloVe, FastText and Word2Vec are reported in this work. It is shown that higher-dimensional word representation and larger window size gave better results on intrinsic evaluators.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Flexible Vulnerability Reduction System Using Machine Learning

    • Authors: Dr. Shaji. N. Raj
      Abstract: The human system have an ability to adapt dynamically and protect against biological viruses is amazing. Computer security faces an ever-increasing threat and a system which can prevent any viruses coming in, is an open research problem. We propose a new model, called (RI Secure Web),
      whic h can be resilient and immune to web application vulnerability for injection and URL manipulation for injection methods using an agent based machine learning system The ability of human immune system to survive and maintain body from different damages and its self curing capabi lity inspires the development of a resilient and adaptive cyber security system. Such system functions proactive and defends itself against viruses as human immune system does.
      In this paper, an architectural view of a system for reducing application level vulnerabilities to protect cyber attacks, particularly injection method is proposed.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Comprehensive Study on the Importance of the Elbow and the Silhouette
           Metrics in Cluster Count Prediction for Partition Cluster Models

    • Authors: A.A. Abdulnassar; Latha R. Nair
      Abstract: Proper selection of cluster count gives better clustering results in partition models. Partition clustering methods are very simple as well as efficient. Kmeans and its modified versions are very efficient cluster models and the results are very sensitive to the chosen K value. The partition clustering algorithms are more suitable in applications where the data are arranged in a uniform manner. This work aims to evaluate the importance of assigning cluster count value in order to improve the efficiency of partition clustering algorithms using two well known statistical methods, the Elbow method and the Silhouette method. The performance of the Silhouette method and Elbow method are compared with different data sets from the UCI data repository. The values obtained using these methods are compared with the results of cluster performance obtained using the statistical analysis tool Weka on the selected data sets. Performance was evaluated on cluster efficiency for small and large data sets by varying the cluster count values. Similar results obtained from the three methods, the Elbow method, the Silhouette method and the clustering by Weka. It was also observed that the fast reduction in clustering efficiency for small changes in cluster count when the cluster count is small.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Survey on Applications of Blockchain in E-Governance

    • Authors: Shabna Salam; K. Praveen Kumar
      Abstract: Block chain is a distributed ledger that offers secure and immutable storage. E–governance allows exchange of information between government and citizens or organizations through latest information and communication technologies. The E governance services facilitate efficient and fast access of services; on the other hand it raises potential risks of breaching into privacy and Security. Blockchain based e-governance system offers secure and transparent services without intermediary. This paper investigates the scope and challenges of adopting blockchain technology as a platform for E-Governance.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Blockchain Technology Adoption and Implementation for Securing IoT Devices

    • Authors: Maha Mohamed Ahmed Al Habsi; Smitha Sunil Kumaran Nair, Said Juma Said Juma Al Sulti, S. Adarsh
      Abstract: The rise of connected world is a reality through Internet of Things (IoT) technology and is increasingly changing the way people live, communicate and work. Perhaps, for a continued support to be delivered efficiently and effectively in terms of the services IoT offers, there are some challenges which need attention. This is basically the security aspects pertaining to the data the IoT devices generate, collect and process. In the recent years, blockchain technology gained attention in cutting edge solutions based on securing IoT devices. However, it is observed that adoption of blockchain technology is limited in several countries. The proposed research aims to investigate potential barriers to adopting blockchain technology in smart city applications through a qualitative study. In addition, a stake algorithm to demonstrate the security aspect in IoT device is presented.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Towards Detecting Flooding DDOS Attacks Over Software Defined Networks
           Using Machine Learning Techniques

    • Authors: Ancy Sherin Jose; Latha R Nair, Varghese Paul
      Abstract: Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS) has emerged as a major threat to cyber space. A DDoS attack aims at exhausting the resources of the victim causing financial and reputational damages to it. The availability of free software make launching of DDoS attacks easy. The difficulty in differentiating a DDoS traffic from a legitimate traffic burst such as a flash crowd makes DDoS difficult to be identified. A wide range of techniques have been used in conventional networks to detect and mitigate DDoS attacks. Though the advent of Software Defined Networking (SDN) makes a network easy to be managed even SDN is vulnerable to DDoS attacks. In this case, the controller of the SDN gets overloaded with the incoming packets from the switches. In fact, a solution based on security analytics can be put in place to ward off this threat as a proactive security measure using the flow level statistics available from the SDN. Compared to the packet analysis used in traditional networks which is resource expensive the flow level statistics is relatively inexpensive. This paper focuses on the design and implementation of an attack detection system for detecting the flooding DDoS attacks TCP SYN flooding attacks, HTTP request flooding attacks, UDP flooding attacks and ICMP flooding attacks over SDN network traffic. The system uses various classification algorithms to classify a traffic into normal or attack. The feature sets for classification were arrived at using a feature selection module with ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) F-Test statistical method. Performance evaluation of each of the classifiers was carried out for the three feature sets obtained from the feature selection module using various performance measures and the results have been tabulated. The feature set which gives the best performance in detecting malicious traffic has been identified.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study of Impact of Online Education on Mental Health and Academic
           Performance of Children of Project Affected People Studying at
           Undergraduate Level in Navi Mumbai

    • Authors: Dr. Deepti Deshpande; Chandrakala Kaluram Mhatre
      Abstract: Online platforms for education have affected a student’s life from different perspectives. It has broadly affected the student’s mental health as well as academic performance. The present study was undertaken to find out the impact of online education on mental health and academic performance of children of project-affected people studying at the undergraduate level in Navi Mumbai. The analysis of the data collected through Google questionnaire showed that students from project-affected families are facing difficulties in online learning due to most of the financial reasons as their financial condition does not allow them to get better digital devices and sufficient internet data and internet connectivity which affect their learning ability and lead to mental stress among the students which affect their academic performance. To overcome this problem, the government should initiate necessary provisions related to education in case of the project affected people.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review of Literature and an Empirical

    • Authors: Bharat Chavan Patil; Dr. Safia Farooqui
      Abstract: Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a buzzword worldwide. Today many organizations are facing challenge of integration of CSR in business. Stakeholders expect some more from businesses organization than merely pursuing growth and profitability. In the year 1946, the Fortune released a story that said the owners of businesses were answerable to the outcomes of their deeds beyond a much wider scope than their bottom-line figures. This is the time when the term CSR was given so much focus. More than Ninety percent of the owners who read this, agreed to it. Bowen (1953) and Carroll (1999) have also highlighted in their research that the question is, as owners of businesses what kind of rational accountability do they have to presuppose towards the society at large' It was also defined by Bowen that, owners are expected to practice those strategies, resolutions and deeds that put them in an advantageous position and align their goals to all those important purposes which society holds.
      Social Responsibility has also gained popularity in academics as well as practical propositions since it has been found that more than ninety percent of the top 500 fortune companies portrayed CSR as a very important goal and vigorously endorse their socially responsible programmes in their annual reports. As per the Legislative bill passed by the Indian Government, all topnotch organizations are obliged to contribute at least 2 percent of their proceeds to Social responsible activities. The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is old in India since many years. It arose from the 'Vedic period' when history was not recorded in India. In those days Kings had a limitation towards society and merchants displayed their own small business responsibility by building places of worship, education, inns and wells.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Exploration of the Internet Influence amongst School Going Children

    • Authors: Dr. Manisha Shukla; Dr. Manisha Laxman Waghmode, Dr. Anjali Kalse
      Abstract: Objective: To explore the influence of internet on the school going children.
      Methods: A descriptive study was conducted with the help of questionnaire administered on the parents of children exposed to internet and are going to school in Navi Mumbai between ages of 6-12 years. The sample size for the study is 502.The statistical analysis was carried by means, standard deviation, t-test and Chi-Square.
      The study identified that the three most important reasons for browsing the internet are identified (need) as due to Status Symbol, due to peer pressure and because family members are busy. It is also revealed that school assignment is least important reasons for browsing internet. The results showed that internet has influenced the children more on development as compared to behaviour and learning.
      This study brings to limelight some important reason of the children using internet and their usage pattern. This research attempts to further study the effect of various demographic factors age and gender on the reason of the children using internet. It is found that internet has influenced the children development.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of Economic Sanctions on the Volume and Structure of Russia's
           Foreign Trade Turnover

    • Authors: Natalya N. Shchebarova; Nadezhda L. Tropnikova, Andrey R. Gafurov, Mariia A. Utkova, Anna Yu. Fofanova, Elena O. Chepurina
      Abstract: The goal is to present a comparative analysis of statistical data on the indicators of the foreign trade turnover of the Russian Federation under the conditions of economic sanctions and anti-sanctions, as well as the results of expert assessments on the current import substitution policy.
      Design/methodology/approach – methods for comparing and grouping indicators that allow comprehensively and dynamically considering the state of Russia's foreign trade turnover, taking into account changes in the country and commodity aspects in the volume of exports and imports in the context of economic sanctions and a counter food embargo.
      Conclusions – the paper proves that the decline rate in foreign trade turnover in relation to the pre-sanctioned 2013 has slowed down, which indicates the relative adaptation of the Russian economy and the effectiveness of the anti-crisis measures taken. The main recommendations have been formulated that require the concentration of protective adaptation measures on the instruments of selective protectionism with free trade measures. Originality/significance – the paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of economic sanctions on the volume and structure of Russia's foreign trade in the context of growing pressure on foreign trade in a gradual increase in sanctions, and this trend should be timely detected.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Energy Value, Economic and Ecological Meaning of Perennial Leguminous and
           Legume-cereal Agrocoenoses in the Central Non-Black Soil Area of Russia

    • Authors: Vladimir N. Lukashov; Alexander N. Isakov, Alexey A. Slipets, Svetlana D. Malakhova, Vera A. Vasilyeva, Yulia V. Leonova
      Abstract: The research is important because it is necessary to get the perennial leguminous grasses and the legume-cereal grass mixtures involved in the wide production.
      In this connection, this paper is aimed at discussing evident advantages of growing the perennial leguminous grasses and the legume-cereal grass mixtures in terms of energy, protein and economic efficiency, their use as the main link during the agriculture biologization an ecologization in the Central Non-black soil area of Russia.The major method of researching this problem was the field experiments carried out using the facilities of Kaluga Agriculture Research Institute, which allowed implementing the comprehensive comparison of the annual and perennial fodder crops and their mixtures.
      The paper covers comparative data on energy and monetary expenditures on growing the annual and perennial fodder crops and their mixtures, recoupment of them by harvesting the gross and exchange energy. The energy and economic efficiency of producing the exchange energy and crude protein during growing the various fodder crops and mixtures was calculated. Advantages of growing the perennial leguminous grasses and the legume-cereal grass mixtures in the Central Non-black soil area of Russia were substantiated experimentally.
      The paper materials are of practical value to the plant growing branch in selecting the crops to be grown and forming the crop rotations in Russia’s Central part.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Provision of Population with Drinking Water in OSH

    • Authors: Ayperi Bayish Kyzy; Munarbek B. Nazymov, Turganbay Zhusupali Uulu, Sveta S. Toktobaeva, Ashirbek B. Topchubaev
      Abstract: The underground waters of the Ak-Buura valleys located among the mountains and the Mady underground water deposit located on the southern out skirts of the Mady village are of great value in providing clean drinking water to the city of Osh.
      The water horizons of the alluvial-proluvial plains in the Ak-Buura river valley and the Mady ground water deposit are of great importance to the use of ground water to provide the population with clean drinking water.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Risk Factors in Progressive Arterial Hypertension (Systemic Analysis)

    • Authors: Maryam H. Kurdanova; Ilyas A. Beslaneev, Madina H. Kurdanova, Luisa M. Batyrbekova, Husein A. Kurdanov
      Abstract: The present research aimed to access the significance of arterial hypertension risk factors and their relationships in the high-mountain villages of the Elbrus region (2100–3500 m above the sea level). For this, 260 patients were examined in total, 190 with arterial hypertension (hereinafter AH) of the 1, 2 and 3 degrees and 70 healthy individuals.
      Methods. All the participants underwent complex examination: echocardiography; assessment of nitric oxide (NO) metabolites in the blood; heart rate variability (HRV); blood plasma lipid spectrum. Microsoft Statistica v. 10.0.1 software package was used for statistical processing. Multiple regression equations reflected the dynamics of relationships of three or more parameters (significant differences at p <0.05). Results. AH patients showed a progressive decrease in NO, an increase in sympathetic and HRV indicators, in left ventricular (LV) myocardial mass and atherogenic plasma index. The dependence of HRV indicators, LV morphofunctional parameters, hemodynamics, plasma lipid profile on NO level was revealed.
      Decreased significance of modifiable risk factors and increased lesions of ‘target organs’ with the progression of arterial hypertension were found; this explains complexity of prevention and possible therapeutic strategies.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Influence of Social Psycholinguistic in the Interpretation of
           Inscription Stone of Machap Melaka 1907

    • Authors: Rohaidah Kamaruddin; Mohd Rizal Helmi A Razak, Nurul Ain Ahmad, Siti Izarina Yajib, Nalmon Goyi, Saiful Nujaimi Abdul Rahman, Tuan Nur Aisyah Tuan Abd Hamid
      Abstract: Psycholinguistics is a knowledge field that describes speech processes while a person speaks. Besides that, this field also study how human acquire speaking ability to extend of influencing the listener or reader. The field also play as the medium to connect language function with human thoughts. Social psycholinguistic is a subtopic in psycholinguistic field that relates basic mentality and society, between psychology, linguistic and social discipline. Social psycholinguistic is not only discussing about language aspect, but also about the relation of social language aspect. The researcher will carry out a study on the psycholinguistic influences in the Batu Bersurat Machap Melaka 1907 interpretation. The objective of this study is to identify and analyse social psycholinguistic influence in the Batu Bersurat Machap Melaka interpretation. Batu Bersurat Machap is one of the research materials and the researcher uses content analyse method to find the data. The findings show that there are social psycholinguistic influences in the interpretation of Batu Bersurat Machap especially from their belief aspect that has been practiced by Malay society especially in the use of 'keramat' and 'pelaris' in their business.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Empirical Study to Analyze Challenges Associated with Solar Products
           Purchase Intention for Domestic Usages in Telangana

    • Authors: Sunali Verma; D. Sreeramulu
      Abstract: Solar energy and other renewable energy technologies have a great potential to solve long-term electricity and climate problems in India and across the world. This study was aimed to look into the challenges and factors which may influence customers’ buying decision for solar energy for domestic purposes in the state of Telangana. This study is completely based on quantitative methodology where we used questionnaires to collect the data through Google Forms.
      We gathered some demographic information along with survey data from 130 respondents who were analyzed to find a concluding result. The findings suggest that environmental concern, performance perception, and ease of use play a vital role in customers’ attitude towards solar energy. This study may hopefully be helpful for policymakers and researchers to further explore customers’ purchase behavior and challenges in wide-scale adoption of solar panels for domestic purposes.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Optimization Software in Operational Research Analysis in a Public

    • Authors: Nancy Alejandra Ochoa Sotomayor; Luis Alfredo Zúñiga Fiestas, Juan Méndez Vergaray, Edward Flores
      Abstract: The objective of this research was to determine the influence of the Invessoft program in the use of Solver, POM-QM and Lingo as didactic resources for problem solving in operations research in students of a public university in Lima, Peru. This decision was made because the participants had difficulties in solving problems with the use of traditional strategies. The quantitative, applied research had 80 participants (40 in the experimental group and 40 in the control group). The research adopted a quasi-experimental design with measurement only after. The experimental group applied the program for 12 weeks, while the control group continued with traditional methodology. To measure the achievements, a performance test was used, which underwent a content validity by expert judgment that evidenced 0.94 in Aiken's V; while the reliability kr21=0.965. The results evidenced significant differences between both groups at a confidence level p<0.05, being that the students of the experimental group showed better performance than the control group. In conclusion, the use of digital tools facilitates the resolution of operational research problems.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Adaptive Task Partitioning for Performance Evaluation in Cluster based
           Heterogeneous Environments

    • Authors: Gosula Anitha; Dr.K. Vengatesan, Dr. Neeraj Sharma
      Abstract: Due to continual server replacement, datacenter-scale clusters are developing toward heterogeneous hardware designs. Meanwhile, datacenters are frequently used by a variety of users for a variety of purposes. Due to multi-tenant interferences, it frequently exhibits high performance heterogeneity. When contrasted to in-house dedicated clusters, deploying MapReduce on such heterogeneous clusters poses major hurdles in attaining adequate application performance. Heterogeneity can cause significant performance degradation in job execution, despite current optimizations on task scheduling and load balancing, because most MapReduce implementations were developed for homogeneous contexts. To make scheduling decisions, the majority of extant adaptive strategies assume a priori knowledge of particular job characteristics. However, without spending a significant cost, such information is not readily available. The suggested framework Adaptive Control Self-tuning provides a significant improvement over existing methods at moderate to high system utilizations, according to the evaluation results.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Adjective and Adverbial Analysis of Consumers’ Reviews on Online
           Products: A Technological Perspective

    • Authors: Muhammad Ajmal; Dr. Tribhuwan Kumar
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to analyze the reviews of online product consumer on The main focus of this study is to investigate and examine the tendency of most frequent and common use of verbs, frequency of adverbs and adjectives. The use of more adjectives, adverbs and the collocations which are used along with them are examined in this study. The approach of this study was quantitative with survey design. The data collection was done keeping in mind specified Apple products such as iPhone 7, Apple Air pods, Apple Watch series 3 and Apple Watch 1. For the calculation of frequency of verbs, adverbs and adjectives a descriptive analysis was used. After investigation and through analysis of data it was found that generally most of the consumers prefer to use particular verbs, adverbs and adjectives in a certain context. This study may be helpful in understanding the consumer’s linguistic background and their linguistic capability. This study also found that it was observed that some verbs, adverbs and adjectives were intentionally used by the consumers.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Distributed Observer-based Cyber-security Control of Complex Dynamical

    • Authors: M.D. Nazmoddin; Dr. Neeraj Sharma
      Abstract: A large number of interconnected nodes in which each node is a nonlinear dynamic system is a complex dynamic system. Complex cyber physical system refers to a new generation of complex systems which depend on close interactions between their physical components and cyber components. Many modern critical infrastructures as complex cyberphysical systems can be appropriately modelled. Distributed network is used in computer distribution. The distributed network infrastructure in the computer application, software and its data is distributed across many computers. The objective of the distributed network to share the resource, usually with a specific or comparable objective. With a lower transmission implication and computation costs in CPS, the proposed distributed cyber-physical algorithms will converge fast and thus increase the reliability. The results of the simulation verify the feasibility of the solution proposed.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Security Enhancement in Data Propagation for Wireless Network

    • Authors: M.D. Zainlabuddin; Dr. Neeraj Sharma
      Abstract: Wireless communication technology is rapidly progressing due to its high quality and high speed of information transfer from one location to another. It is necessary to ensure the safety of wireless sensor networks with this progress. One of the main security concerns in WSNs is eavesdropping, an intrusion that collects information from other devices across the network. Eavesdropping attacks are insidious and it is hard to realise that they happen. When connected with a network, users can feed sensitive information inadvertently, such as passwords, account numbers, browsing, email content, etc. Security improvement in wireless network communication is therefore required.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Anthropology of Consumption, Fashion and Identity in Emerging Class

    • Authors: Nicolás Ortiz Esaine
      Abstract: Study on young people and the influence of fashion consumption in the formulation of their identity and culture; seeking to understand the interrelationships between consumption and identity. The focus is on fashion consumption (clothing and personal appearance) as it is a representative consumption of contemporary society; also for its intensity in containing the dynamics of supply and demand and, furthermore, its potential to encompass symbolic elements in its purchase, use and subsequent experience.
      The present study has the utility of being able to reconfigure identity typologies in social spaces, for the study of contemporary young people, incorporating the contingency created by the contexts and roles played by the subjects. This provides an observable method of the public, since the superficiality in the society of images and stimuli, carries its own depth and complexity of analysis variables in itself.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Influence of New Biologically Active Additive from Brewer’s Yeast on

    • Authors: Yulian Stepanovich Yurku; Grigore Efimovich Darie, Galina Vladimirovna Osipchuk, Pavel Sergeevich Kobylyatsky, Vyacheslav Anatolievich Karatunov, Razin Mirzekerimovich Ragimov, Naida Murtazalievna Abdullaeva, Marina Nikolaevna Verevkina, Sergey Nikolaevich Povetkin
      Abstract: In consequence of experimental researches on the study of new biologically active medication on brewer’s yeast, which were in the conditions of growing and dairy cattle’s operation in Moldova, and in the number of livestock breeding farms in the Stavropol Territory of the Russian Federation the physiological indicators were obtained and statistically processed in 2020. During the experiment, the cows from the first and the second lactation and herd replacements of the Holstain breed were involved. The researches included the study of the effect of the medication on mature animal and young cattle. According to the research result, the claimed medication which is used in feeding pregnant cows and rearing cows has a positive effect on some aspects of reproductive indicators in the postpartum period and contributes to the growth and development of young cattle.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study of Copy Image Detection Using the Model of Raspberry Pi Machine
           Learning Process

    • Authors: Arunkumar Lourembam; K.M.V. Madan Kumar, Thounaojam Rupachandra Singh
      Abstract: Many physical gadgets are associated to the internet shaping. They are known as the Internet of Things. These gadgets are developing a calculation of useless and useful data. The preparing and transmission of this data was an investigating task. Various internets of things are talked in the current research work. A sector of security was the unmistakable application in the internet of things system. It was efficient to reduce the crime and provides security to individuals form business, home, military and so on. This research paper consumes the Raspberry Pi Internet of things basic characteristics the representation for the machine learning process. It ends the request of customer employments for instance, to transmit information safely by the process of internet of things engineering. It analyzes for normal internet of things, very low manageable and finance process depend upon the structure of security learning process that aids detectable 97% proof, nearby identification and outsiders verification. These arrangements develops by using the USB web camera as an image capturing unit, door hit through electrical way that provides APIs, to accumulate preparations that was perfect along with the structure of internet of things for improving the video graph arrangement for Raspberry Pi app.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Computational Neural Model of Visual Cortex for an Image Quality

    • Authors: Dr.G. Sivaraman; P.V. Nandha Kumar
      Abstract: A standard method designing towards an IQA set of rules that considers the bodily houses of photos that people can agreeable or disagreeable. By expertise how those bodily adjustments bring about perceptual adjustments, it's far viable to begin growing an estimate of photo best primarily based totally on measurements of the bodily adjustments [1, 9]. The belief evaluation, generally taken below attention for an Image Quality Assessment (IQA) set of rules. It is an simple truth that positive areas of a photograph will cover distortion better than exclusive areas, a locating as a way to be attributed to visible overlaying evaluation. It ambitions to deliver a miles higher understanding of a Human Visual System (HVS) [3] through pertaining to adjustments withinside the bodily houses of seen records to corresponding adjustments in mental responses. Mask difference is straight away calculable; difference overlaying has been utilized in an exceeding sort of an IQA and photo processing strategies [2]
      The proposed Computational Models of this type preliminary cypher sculptured neural reactions to the reference photo (masks), then cypher sculptured neural reactions to the vague photo (masks + goal), so view the distortions (goal) major if the two units of neural reactions safely take issue. The Quality will calculably supported through predicted covert thresholds with the difference in replicated neural reactions. [5]
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • nCOVID-19 Detection with Frontal Chest X-Ray Scans Using Deep Learning

    • Authors: M. Naresh Kumar; P. Sreeparna, Ch. Aishwariya, K. Brahmini, S. Mithila Sudheera
      Abstract: The novel coronavirus (nCOVID-19) epidemic, which has infected millions of people and killed a large number of people throughout the world, was immediately declared a global emergency. This disease is caused by the highly infectious virus ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus-2 (SARS-COV-2)’, in which infection with cryptogenic organizing pneumonia can be spread even from asymptotic patients during the incubation stage. According to the expert's perspective, the virus mainly affects the human respiratory tract, causing severe bronchopneumonia with fever, dyspnea, dry cough, tiredness, and respiratory failure. For identifying nCOVID-19, the usual ‘Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)’ clinical confirmatory test is manual, complex, and time-consuming. One of the key reasons for the need for a faster and easier method of diagnosing infected individuals to be separated and cared for is the limited availability of domain experts and test kits in hospitals. An automatic screening method may act as a second opinion for medical practitioners to rapidly identify infected individuals who require immediate isolation. Additional clinical confirmation is necessary when there is a transitory spike in the number of infected patients. We are proposing a deep learning technique to detect the nCovid-19 using frontal Chest X-ray scans.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Quantum Statistical Information Grid Clustering for Early Esophageal
           Adenocarcinoma Detection

    • Authors: G. Vani; Dr.A. Hema
      Abstract: Recent advances in the field of digital endoscopy have recognized as a primary key knowledge for medical screening of presence of diseases at its earlier stages and minimal invasive surgery. Many research works are done on automatic analyzing and detection of early esophageal adenocarcinoma which is not easy to detect at its primary stage. Because the esophageal images are naturally indeterministic and it is uncertain to detect its earliest appearance more precisely at its right stage of diagnosis. Thus, in this present research work the statistical information-based grid clustering is developed by empowering its clustering capability using Quantum mechanism. The conventional STatistical INformation Grid Clustering (STING) reduces the computation complexity of the clustering process, but outlier detection and uncertainty handling are very challenging, because it partitions the Eshophageal image in the layer by layer levels. Each layer is divided into cells and they are known as child cells. The relevant child cells alone are used to determine the statistical information about the entire image and based on the spatial information the similarity measure among two images are determined. The distance measure and the neighborhood pixel information are computing using quantum theory to overcome the uncertainty and parallel processing is done for concurrency based early esophageal adenocarcinoma prediction. The Barret’s Esophageal images are used for clustering the cancerous and noncancerous images. The simulation results proved that the proposed Quantum STatistical INformation Grid Clustering produce better result in detection of Early Esophageal Adenocarcinoma detection compared to other standard clustering models.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Investigation on the Combined Effect of Information Exchange and Supply
           Chain Integration (SCI) on Supply Chain Performance

    • Authors: Dr.A. Shameem; P.K. Dhanalakshmi
      Abstract: In recent years due to advancement in Science and Technology, Information systems have acquired an inevitable place in the overall operational management. Successful Supply chain management also includes the activity of maintaining the supplier buyer relationship. In the competitive global arena, Supply chain management becomes an USP for the companies in achieving a differential edge over competitors. To survive in today’s tough core competition, supply chain partners need to improve their competitive advantages by information exchange. From the previous studies, it is proved that information exchange for process integration between key suppliers and buyers in the chain can reduce operational cost and enhance the value addition process. It is thereby creating a differential advantage for the producer and increases the end value obtained by the customer. This paper attempts to explore the level of combined effect on the supply chain performance. The final results indicate that Information exchange is positively related to supply chain integration and it is a vital factor to improvise the supplier buyer relationship. Likewise, the findings on Supply chain integration show that SCI is positively related to the Supply chain performance and escalates the level of the firm to a different level.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Survey on Different Methods for Medicinal Plants Identification and
           Classification System

    • Authors: Maibam Maikel Singh; Thounaojam Rupachandra Singh
      Abstract: Medicinal herbs are getting popular in the pharma industry because they have minimal side effects and become less expensive than contemporary pharmaceuticals. Several people have indicated a strong interest in the topic of automated medicinal plant identification as a result of these findings. There's several avenues for progress in developing a strong classification that can reliably recognize medicinal herbs in real - time basis. The effectiveness and reliability of many machine learning techniques for plant categorization employing leaf pictures which have been employed in recent years are discussed in this paper. Also included are assessments of their advantages and disadvantages. For certain machine learning methods, the study provides the image processing techniques that are employed to identify leaf and retrieve significant leaf attributes. The effectiveness of these machine learning algorithms while identifying leaf images depending on typical plant properties, such as form, vein, texture, and a mixture of numerous aspects, is categorized. The leaf datasets that are publicly accessible for computerized plant identification are also examined, and the article closes with a summary of existing study and potential for improvement in this field.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Sustainability in Banking Industry: A Study with Special Reference to
           Public Sector Banks in Chennai City

    • Authors: Dr.G. Manoj
      Abstract: Banking Sustainability is a more composite word that concerns itself with, initiatives, processes and features that aid the banking sectors reach a level of sustainability in the forums of economy, environment and societal segments. It aims to perform banking practices and innovative initiatives using information technology and physical infrastructure efficiently and effectively with minimum impact on the environment. Technological development has played a vital role in the current business world. The advancement in the Technology has changed the entire process of banking practices. The research article intends to identify sustainability practices and its implementations in public sector banking industry. This empirical study is based on the data gathered from the people of Chennai who work in banks of public sectors.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Uplink and Downlink Channel Capacity of Massive MIMO Enabled UAV
           Communications Links

    • Authors: Rajesh Kapoor; Aasheesh Shukla, Vishal Goyal
      Abstract: Enhanced communication support to UAV networks can be achieved by integrating UAVs into existing cellular networks as aerial users. But there are many challenges and inadequacies in integrating UAVs with cellular networks. By utilizing multiple antennas at ground base stations, these inadequacies of existing cellular networks can be mitigated. With the use of massive MIMO technology, wherein cellular base stations are mounted with hundreds of antennas, the performance of UAV communication links gets significantly improved. In this article, we present performance evaluation of massive MIMO enabled UAV communication links, by initially covering UAV cellular communications along with its potential benefits and challenges. We then carry out the performance evaluation of UAV communication links by using basic multiple antenna techniques, shortcomings of using point to point MIMO and Multi user MIMO (MU-MIMO). Lastly we derive uplink and downlink channel capacity expressions for evaluating massive MIMO enabled UAV communication links along with few numerical results.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Analysis of Road Accident Patients Problems in Private Multispecialty
           Hospitals in Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India

    • Authors: R. Kavitha; G. Palraj
      Abstract: According to the World Health Organization, globally almost 1.24 million people die yearly on the world’s roads. In the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, there were roughly 57 thousand traffic accidents in 2019. Every year, traffic inconsistencies are a major cause of death, injury, and property damage. Vehicle over speeding was the leading cause of road accident fatalities in 2019. In World Road Statistics that year, the South Asian country ranked first out of 200 for the number of road accident deaths. With the growing growth of the population and a lack of healthcare facilities in government hospitals, private hospitals have become increasingly important. Vehicle accidents have been increasing in recent years for a variety of causes, including excessive speeding, alcoholic driving, driver distractions, red light jumping, avoiding safety equipment such as seat belts and helmets, non-adherence to lane driving, and improper overtaking. Accident patients choose a hospital according to various reasons such as high-quality treatment, reputation, experienced doctors, nearby accident places and infrastructure facilities. Though the patients are facing some important problems in multispecialty hospitals after met the road accident such as advance payments, high cost of treatments, careless of doctors and nurses and lack of cleanliness of hospitals, etc. That is the reason an attempt has been made to analyse the problems. It is found that high cost, poor quality of treatment, delay for discharge are major issues while taking treatment in the hospitals. Hence, management should avoid these issues to sustain the reputation in the future.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Influence of Consumer Buying Behaviour on GST among FMCG Organic Products
           in Namakkal District of Tamil Nadu

    • Authors: A.T. Jaganathan; M. Sakthivel
      Abstract: The study an attempt has been made on the influence of consumer buying behaviour on GST among FMCG organic products in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. The study has investigated the FMCG organic food products after GST. Data was collected from 240 respondents through a questionnaire. ANOVA was utilised to analyse the data in this study. Aside from examining influence levels, the study discovered a link between demographic characteristics and influence levels regarding FMCG organic food goods after GST. Gender, family income, education, and employment status differentiate consumers of FMCG organic food goods after GST, according to the study.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Consequences of Covid- 19 in Hindu Pilgrimage Tourism Places in Tamil
           Nadu, India

    • Authors: R. Kavitha; A. Sugapriya
      Abstract: This paper explores the COVID-19 pandemic impacts and overview of related literature on pilgrimage tourism and it also aims to give suggestions for future rejuvenation of Hindu pilgrimage tourism. Tamil Nadu is a southern Indian state noted for its temples dedicated to numerous Hindu gods and goddesses. The state has towering temples with magnificent architecture, paintings, sculptures, different cultures, fairs and festivals which attract millions of tourists every year. Pilgrimage tourism is one of the most profitable and positive economic outcomes for the state, especially it helps to increase in Gross Domestic Product, to earn foreign exchange earnings, to create direct and indirect employment for the people and to create a market for local handicrafts. The COVID-19 pandemic impacts every sector in the world; especially the tourism industry in developed and developing countries are badly affected because of universal speared. It has enforced the worldwide curfew which is highly impacted on tourism-related services like transportation, accommodations, hotels and restaurants, tour operators and travel agents, tourists guide, small and medium businesses and petty shops in and around the pilgrimage sites. The religious sites have closed their doors for devotees and many religious leaders appealed to their followers not to perform their spiritual spreading of the virus is high due to overcrowding as well as religious mass gathering and pilgrims come to take bath in the holy water in reveres which was stopped for the precautionary measure when the people come back from mass gathering to their home town to control the spread of the pandemic. The pandemic impact on religious tourism has been immeasurable and many religious places are also changing their rituals and have altered the thinking and beliefs of religious leaders and pilgrimage visitors worldwide.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Evaluation of New Method in Treatment of Amblyopia between Adults and

    • Authors: Wesen. A. Resheed
      Abstract: Amblyopia (lazy eye) is a condition of cortical visual impairment, clinically occurs as a unilateral or bilateral decrease of visual acuity (VA). Since the age of patients directly influence in the treatment of amblyopia. This study sought to evaluate the effectiveness of stimulator device in amblyopia treatment for children and adults in total 38 patients using stimulator at least one times weekly with follow up reached to 4 months. There was a significance differences in VA improvement using stimulator at (P ˃ 0.05), as well as there was a significance differences between two age group (younger age less than 13 years and older age more than 13 years) at (P ˃ 0.05) that improvement increased in younger aged, Usage of vit. A tab during course of treatment enhance and accelerate the improvement of VA.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Cognitive Abilities in Mathematical Problem Solving of Future Elementary
           Teachers: A Causal-Comparative Research

    • Authors: Edwin D. Ibañez; Gener S. Subia, Sheralyn Medrano-Allas, Joy I. Mendoza
      Abstract: The cognitive abilities in mathematical problem solving of 88 potential elementary teachers enrolled in the College of Education at Central Luzon State University in Nueva Ecija, Philippines, were examined in this causal-comparative analysis.
      The study found out that the majority of the respondents were females, had graduated from public high school, lived in rural areas, did not participate in recreational activities, had parents with a high school diploma, and came from a low-income background. In terms of mathematical problem solving, the respondents have average cognitive abilities. As to the respondents' observed socio-demographic characteristics, ANOVA, Tukey HSD test, and multiple linear regression analysis revealed that participation in leisure activities, the mother's educational attainment, and monthly family income significantly affected and predicted the students' mathematical cognitive abilities.
      This paper had pedagogical repercussions as well as suggestions for future research in this area.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Solar UPS Powered by Lithium Ion Battery

    • Authors: Dr. Geetha Ramadas; M. Vimala, T.R. Surya, A. Thulasimani, A.M. Venkatesh, Sivaprakashraj, Geetanjali Baskar
      Abstract: This project presents a plan for cost-efficient small-grid electricity production in a residential location high-powered by alternative energy sources A electrical phenomenon (PV) star grid is employed to convert solar energy, that may be a concept of DC power generation from solar lightweight falling onto a solar grid and changing it to AC power with the assistance of an electrical converter in low budget. Associate in Nursing integrated chip controls the voltage and frequency. It changes the frequency point depending on the energy of the battery, which slows down the charging or discharging of the battery. This project is an attempt to overcome the energy challenge, particularly in developing countries. The simulation model of the system is developed in the "EVERY CIRCUIT APPKICATION" environment of mobile software
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Grid Integrated Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

    • Authors: M. Thiyagesan; S. Balaji, S.P. Balasuriyan, D. Jayakar Victor, S. Manikandan, T. Meeran Moideen
      Abstract: This paper deals with an idea of grid integrated charging station for electric vehicles with flyback converters. Keeping union budget 2021 in mind, as older engine based vehicles are going to be converted into electric vehicles, we believe that this project will provide us great exposure to the current technology, electric vehicles. This paper will help a lot in charging the electric vehicles in a simple way. This paper also proposes the idea that, whenever there are no electric vehicles for charging, then the power will be fed to the grid, similarly when there is a need for more power, then the power from the grid can be used. It helps us to design a simple and efficient charging station to charge electric vehicles. This paper deals with solar-based applications, hence it helps us to prevent the environment from pollution. It is also integrated with the grid to meet the current trend. Making use of flyback converters have many advantages like few components compared to other converters, a wide range of input voltage, single control, makes the system more simple and efficient
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Water Tank Electricity Generator

    • Authors: Y. Sukhi; S. Abishek, R. Ajaykumar, R. Bharath, M.M. Chandrasekar
      Abstract: Water tank Electricity generator is the most efficient type of renewable energy Source. Through this paper the design and structural unit of water tank power generation system using household tank water. Water flows through the household pipes has kinetic energy that has the potential to generate electricity for general uses like garden lighting. According to the above detail, electricity generation is challenging once. To overcome this drawback a three existing components namely the air bladder nozzle for water pressure maintenance, U-tube piping, and broad nozzle pipe are connected at the end. These help us to give better resultant in electricity generation. This method is used to reduce a small amount of fuel consumption like coal and petroleum. By Arrange the required component the electricity is generated in case if the overhead household tank is kept at a minimum of 3 meters or more than 3 meters then the kinetic energy produce by the water in a pipeline is high. Hence this paper gives an idea to develop a small amount of electricity using a household water tank in daily life.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Bidirectional DC-DC Converter Using Zero Voltage Switching

    • Authors: Y. Sukhi; Y. Jeyashree, A. Jenifer, S. Anita, A. Fayaz Ahamed
      Abstract: DC-DC Converters are used for storage of energy from renewable energy resources. These converters uses zero voltage switching concept to reduce the losses. In order to increase the operating range of the converter duty ratio is varied using effective control technique. By changing the duty ratio with transformer in the output, zero switching losses can be obtained over the full range of duty cycle by the voltage second balancing. Analysis of two port and three port converters is done and simulated to verify the analysis.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Smart Power System for Electric Vehicles Using Three Port Bi-Directional

    • Authors: M. Perarasi; J. Vignesh, V. Srish, S. Vishnu, Siva T Lalith Kumar, M. Athavan
      Abstract: The proposed system is used to deliver an uninterrupted power supply to the motor in electric vehicle with reduced switching losses. A PV Panel is combined to the load as a secondary power source in addition to the primary Energy Storage System (ESS) which is connected together using a three port DC-DC converter. The converter boosts output from the respective sources and regulates constant supply to the load in a single stage of transmission. Phase shifted Pulse Width Modulation (PPWM) technique reduces the harmonics which in order reduces the switching losses and makes switching instant, resulting in fast dynamic response. The secondary source can also be used to charge the battery through bidirectional converter. A fuel cell connected to a converter which is interfaced with the load through a separate circuit acts as an additional backup at situations to maintain continuous power supply in case of failure in both the primary power source and the panel circuits.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Enhancement of Power Quality in Transmission Network Using TCSC

    • Authors: K. Naresh Kumar; K. Mohith Chowdary, S. Haribalan, M. Harish, R. Jagathesan
      Abstract: The thyristor-connected series capacitor (TCSC) lowers transmission losses, boosts functional potential, and boosts the transmission community's overall power. In this post, the transmission group of the strength system is equipped with a thyristor switched collection capacitor. The system's performance in the presence of TCSC was investigated using a variety of strength machine fluctuations, such as voltage amplitude variance, weight turning off and on, output and synchronization of the generator with the grid, as well as voltage, energy glide, and impedance are taken as the variables. The tests are checked in the MATLAB/Simulink setting using a review gadget that is integrated with the TCSC. In the proposed method of TCSC the results are demonstrated the usefulness of this proposed TCSC method.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Wireless Hand Gesture Controlled Robotic ARM

    • Authors: A. Jenifer; V. Deepak
      Abstract: This paper presents constant hand signal acknowledgment for controlling automated Arm. A couple of extraordinary application in military along with bomb arranging with the guide of bomb removal robot, human oversee is needed for the mechanical arm on apex of it. Nonetheless, the bomb removal robot regularly constrained by uncommon plan joystick or gaming control center, for example, Play station regulator, the control of those regulator for the mechanical arm is confounded and unintuitive. In this venture a 6-axis automated arm is fabricate and executes signal control into it.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Robotic Cubes for the Intellectual Simulation of Kids

    • Authors: M.S. Kavitha; M. Maadhavan, C. Karthick, K. Nithish Kumar, S. Mohit Aksha, G. Praveen Kumar
      Abstract: Block bots are modular mechanical robotic cubes, permitting children to create solid computational
      thinking abilities. The blocks are constructed with PCB boards, each of size7*7, which makes it
      simpler to play with. Similar to the arrangement of building cubes, these automated blocks should be
      associated in their proper positions to make it work. In this fun based learning project, 6 blocks have
      been designed, with specific function. Those functions will inspire children to play and enhance their
      desire to innovate.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Knock based Security Console with Fingerprint Sensor

    • Authors: M.S. Kavitha; S. Navin Vaishnav, U. Nikhil Surendar, R. Mohamed Atheeq, G.R. Lokgesh, E. Santosh
      Abstract: The idea is to fabricate a knock recognizing entryway lock which can distinguish the particular knocking example and open the entryway if the example is right. This entryway knocking framework gives a lot of security than other frameworks which are in the market. When there are numerous clients who utilize the entryway, problems may occur because there is just one key to open the door. However, here in this entryway locking framework this sort of issues may not happen because the clients who realize the knocking example can open the door any time without a key. In supplement to that, knocking framework is joined with finger impression for biometric confirmation which is unique to every individual and the utilization of unique finger impression as the way to entryway locks can conquer the security issue of unapproved individuals intruding to our homes, shops, workplaces, and so on.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Smart Waste Detection and Segregation

    • Authors: E. Elakkia; S. Anita, J.S. Snegaa, Shrilekha, Swathi, Yashwanthi, B. Nandini
      Abstract: Waste is becoming a potential contributor to environmental pollution. The perk of waste management is significantly increasing with the growing population. This would have never been an issue if we would have segregated the waste at home, in the first place. This ignorance and indifference has led us to ‘SMART WASTE SEGREGATION SYSTEM'. The smart waste segregation system is built with an array of sensors. They are inductive proximity, IR and moisture sensors which will segregate the collected wastes into dry and wet waste. In this approach, first waste is sent in the conveyor belt through inductive proximity sensor that detects and segregates metallic waste which can be sent to scrap recasting units. Then the non-metallic waste is sent through IR sensor that separates plastic waste and finally moves through moisture sensor using which wet waste can be collected which are used for making manure or biogas and remaining miscellaneous waste like medical waste can be disposed or incinerated ethically. Waste management is essential to maintain an ecological balance, and this approach can make it time conservative and efficient.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Optimization of Hybrid Microgrid of Renewable Energy Efficiency Using
           Homer Software

    • Authors: A. Fayaz Ahamed; R.M. Rakesh Vibahar, S. Purusothaman, M. Gurudevan, P. Ravivarma
      Abstract: This paper focuses on modelling an optimization of hybrid microgrid of renewable energy efficiency with HOMER software, using solar photovoltaic power (PV), wind power for a real time data of selected location which has future use in relation to increased demand for energy. The size of hybrid microgrid system components and factors like system cost, fuel cost, cash flow, and stability must all be optimized. The optimal sizing of Hybrid Microgrid system (PV/Wind) is conducted for our college campus. The cost of energy is based on peak load demand profiles considered for residential, industrial, commercial sectors and fuel cost, initial capital cost and operational and maintenance cost. It is also essential that hybrid system modules of optimal specifications be selected to ensure the minimal energy cost and efficiency of all load demands.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study on the Operational Efficiency of Online Food Delivery Executives

    • Authors: Dr.R.S. Lekshmi; Dr.K. Jawahar Rani, Dr.G. Arasuraja
      Abstract: India's online food sector will have grown to a $8 billion sector due to rapid digitization and an increase in both online buyer base and spending. Individuals can order and receive food products at their doorstep via online meal delivery services. It includes going to the website or app, choosing from a large range of cuisines, and paying using various methods. The user is informed about the expected time for food preparation and delivery via the website/application and food delivery platforms in India provide lucrative jobs to the unemployed youth, which does not require any special educational qualifications just armed with a smart phone and driving license. The objective of the study is to understand the socio demographic profile of delivery executives and the issues they encounter identify training needs based on the issues they experience and assess the effectiveness of the training programme and its influence on operational metrics
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Simplified Design Process for Thermal Supplementation of a Medium Sized
           Aquaponics System to Ensure Sustainability

    • Authors: C.A. Van Beukering; P.E. Hertzog, A.J. Swart
      Abstract: Growing climate change awareness incentivizes establishment and implementation of efficient alternative food production methodologies such as aquaponics, with potentially high yield versus reduced footprint, urban implementation and local food security and employment. Viably maintaining such systems during freezing winter climate necessitates thermal supplementation to maintain biological viability of the fish stock and bio-filter micro-organisms. The purpose of this study is to present a simplified baseline approach for determining thermal supplementation for establishing sustainability of a medium sized aquaponics system. An existing aquaponics system is examined and described through historical temperature data, system thermal interaction via mass-flow loop energy transfer and a physical layout. Applicable historical measurements for initial supplementation determination are be listed. The chosen solar supplementation source is discussed in terms of cost and energy input. Further examination of study data informs system energy interaction and system micro-biota viability. The presented method results in an inter-cold-front positive system temperature recovery slope of 0.278˚C per day and an extrapolated temperature buffer recovery in 15 days, validating the viability of the method as presented. The value of adopting this method lies in promoting aquaponics system adoption by simplifying system-viability supplementation estimation where direct grid energy unit-cost comparison allows for informed decisions. Adopting the method for the Bloemfontein area, or locations with similar climate, is thus recommended.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Survey of Feature Extraction for Pap-Smear Image Classification

    • Authors: K. Shanthi; S. Manimekalai
      Abstract: Pap smear is a screening procedure for the cervical cancer. It is used to detect precancerous and cancerous in the cervix. High grade changes can be detected through a Pap smear test and the treatment can prevent the growth of cancer. This paper describes many features of single-cell images that is used to extract relevant and informative data. The features were used for the cervical cancer classification and their limitations are also discussed in detail.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Survey on Feature Extraction for Leukemia Detection in Blood Microscopic

    • Authors: P. Aiswariya; S. Manimekalai
      Abstract: Leukemia is a kind of blood cancer that can harm a person's organs severely. Numerous types of blood cells, such as WBC, RBC, Plasma, Platelets, can be seen in microscopic photographs of blood. WBC can be classified into various types and subtypes. The three main types of WBC are monocytes, lymphocytes, and granulocytes. Monocytes are differentiated into dendritic cells and macrophages, among other types of cells. Different strategies for detecting WBC have been proposed in this research. Segmenting, detecting groups of leucocytes, and extracting their characteristics are some of the approaches used.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Detecting Ddos Attack Using Adaptive Boosting with Software Defined
           Network in Cloud Computing Environment

    • Authors: Sisay Wayu Tufa; Mesay Mengstie, Haftom Gebregziabher, B. Ravindra Babu
      Abstract: Cloud computing is most widely used platform in past decade for computational operations in the computers and which offers the cost effective system with the measurable results. Cloud computing and software defined network (SDN) combination gives the better environment which reduces the difficulties with the cloud network and improves the dynamism, programmability, scalability and manageability of the cloud. Several weaknesses are attacked on one side by changing the SDN pattern into the centralized architecture namely as Distribute denial of service (DDoS) attacks. So these interrupts are detected and then prevented in SDN with the technology. Detecting of DDoS attack by using anomaly-based adaptive boosting in SDN cloud environment is presented in this paper. By coordinating the SDN features with the adaptive boosting algorithm, the cloud environment of SDN system DDoS attacks are noticed and prevented. Decision stump is used to generate the learning data and serves huge data to the servers within less time which is used as the prediction data. Predictions are can be processed by the formation of learning data. The experimental test results show that the adaptive boosting algorithm with SDN features has effectiveness in detecting attacks with high accuracy and in the SDN the DDoS attacks are detected even in the low communication.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Inefficiency of External International Financial Assistance on the Example
           of its Implementation in the Kyrgyz Republic

    • Authors: Tolobek K. Kamchybekov; Akylbek U. Japarov, Bakhtyiar Bakas Uulu
      Abstract: The resent research is an analytical review of international assistance provided to the Kyrgyz Republic in the course of fundamental political and economic reforms. The volume of assistance, its main directions, its effectiveness and results are investigated. The republic, as a developing country, continues to accept foreign aid, yet the results of the overall development remain an acute issue.
      The external assistance provided to the Kyrgyz Republic did not significantly increase the flow of external and internal investments, did not lead to an increase in the share of the gross product per citizen, and ultimately did not reach its goal of reducing poverty. Instead, the country is gradually plunging into the debt hole, entering into a cyclical pyramidal dependence on additional external financial resources necessary to service the current debt itself.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Economic Growth of the Russian Empire as Per Financial Reporting of the
           Ufa Branch of the Volga-Kama Commercial Bank

    • Authors: Mikhail I. Rodnov
      Abstract: A branch of the Volga-Kama Commercial Bank operated in the city of Ufa from 1873 to 1916. This large private bank, with headquarters in Saint Petersburg, occupied a 60% financial market share in the Ufa Governorate. The annual financial reports of the Ufa branch were analyzed to assess the economic development of the region. The capital turnover of the Ufa branch suggests that the local economy was growing until 1905. However, from 1906 to 1915 the capital turnover was decreasing, and on the threshold of World War I the economy of the South Urals was in the state of stagnation.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Sociological Analysis of Documents on Countering the Ideology of Terrorism
           in Modern Russia

    • Authors: Valery A. Lapshov
      Abstract: This paper expounds the results of a sociological analysis of the legal documents related to counteracting the ideology of terrorism in the Russian Federation in the 20s of the XXI century. Based on opinions from experts, the author examined such doctrinal documents of the Russian Federation as the concepts of counteraction to terrorism and public security, strategies of national security and counteraction to extremism, federal laws on countering extremist activities and terrorism. He also analysed comprehensive plans to counter the ideology of terrorism in the Russian Federation for 2013-2018 and 2019-2023. Scientific novelty of this work lies in the fact that sociological analysis of documents on countering the ideology of terrorism in the Russian Federation is carried out for the first time. In the research the author used expert survey, traditional analysis and content analysis of documents. He clarified the operational definitions of the research subject. The obtained results allowed making a conclusion about the need of further adjustments in the general methodological approaches that ensure unity of actions and timely codification of the Russian legal framework regulating counteraction to the ideology of terrorism.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Measures Ensuring Security of Participants of Criminal Proceedings:
           International Legal Aspect

    • Authors: Oleg A. Zaytsev; Aleksandr Yu. Epikhin, Anna A. Dmitrieva, Andrei V. Mishin
      Abstract: The article describes international legal positions ensuring the safety of participants in criminal proceedings. The international community has developed documents that provide states with unified and universally accepted legal provisions to regulate the statutory position of a participant in criminal proceedings. The national legislation should be brought in line with the global requirements. Generalizing the existing international legal instruments, the authors identify universal safety measures protecting participants in criminal proceedings. The protection of witnesses and victims is a guarantee of establishing the defendant’s guilt. Assistance in criminal proceedings facilitates the effective and timely collection of evidence.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Defining the Areas of Cooperation between Russia and China Within the SCO:
           Organizational and Economic Aspects

    • Authors: Dong Zhao; Sergey A. Orekhov, Vladimir V. Velikorossov, Roman V. Glazov, Igor B. Khmelev
      Abstract: Purpose. The article discusses the interaction of Russia and China within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and the formation and development of legal relations in the context of goals, objectives and functions defined by the SCO Declaration. The article characterizes the regulatory aspects of the priority directions and the prospects of Sino-Russian cooperation, in particular in the sphere of security and stability in the Central Asia.
      Design/methodology/approach. The SCO constituent instruments and statistical information on the Sino-Russian relations were analyzed.
      Findings. Russia and China’s common objectives in their joint activities were defined. The differences were indicated in the approaches to the further development of the SCO in the near future. The legal instruments regulating multilateral cooperation of the SCO member states, including Russia and China as major actors, require further dynamic improvement. The Sino-Russian relations transformed the SCO into a multi-sectoral eclectic structure. Although these two countries have significantly different interests in the SCO, contradictions can be resolved through bilateral agreements.
      Originality. The study points to the problem that international treaties that formalize the cooperation of the SCO member states, including Russia and China despite their leading role, need robust improvement, and the international treaty framework should evolve multilaterally.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Cost Management Strategy as a Determining Factor of the Corporate Business
           Quality in the COVID-19 Pandemic Context

    • Authors: Dong Zhao; Sergey A. Orekhov, Vladimir V. Velikorossov, Roman V. Glazov, Anzor U. Soltakhanov
      Abstract: This article examines the importance of managing the costs of modern corporate structures at a strategic level, in the context of the specific crisis caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The strategic cost management system is considered as a complex tool for improving the efficiency of the corporate structure. We made the analysis of this system from three positions: the concept of the value chain, the concept of strategic positioning, the concept of factor analysis. We introduced a new notion of “business quality” which is applicable to modern corporate structures at the strategic level. The notion is characterized by two main approaches: from the point of view of internal mechanisms of corporate governance (an objective approach based on obtaining comprehensive information) and from the point of view of external mechanisms (a subjective approach based on the attitude of external stakeholders to the value of corporate securities).
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Applying the ‘Uncertainty-Strategy-Actions’ Model in the Export
           Strategy Analysis of PJSC Gazprom in the European Gas Market

    • Authors: Liudmila L. Razumnova; Tatiana E. Migaleva, Galina V. Podbiralina, Valeria A. Romashkina, Adilya R. Byasharova
      Abstract: The study tested the ‘uncertainty-strategy-actions’ model by K.P. Coyne and S. Subramaniam, which the authors proposed earlier as a theoretical basis for analyzing the export strategy of the Russian company PJSC Gazprom in the European gas market. The conclusion was as follows: the company will act as a balancing supplier in the European market in the medium term, maintaining a stable level of exports and diversifying supplies along three routes, and in the long term, the unified Eurasian gas transmission system created within the framework of the company’s forming strategy will become an energy ‘bridge’ between the markets of Europe and Asia.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • "Holy Russia" In English Literature: Concept Development during
           the 1870S–1910S

    • Authors: Svetlana B. Koroleva
      Abstract: The idea of Holy Russia is one of those most significant spiritual phenomena of Russian culture which are difficult to define. The issues addressed in the article are of particular relevance due to the growing scholarly interest in the identification of the concept of Holy Russia and its place in the national cultural identity. The study aims to reveal the content of the concept in the first half of the 19th century in different discourses of the Russian culture and to define the specific features of two early stages of its perception in the English literature. The methodology chosen by the author corresponds to the complexity of the research objectives: interdisciplinary in nature, it combines the method of comparative conceptology with the methods of comparative literary criticism and theoretical concepts of imagology.
      The article demonstrates that the concept of Holy Russia receives new impulses for development within the framework of Russian culture in the 19th century. That was a period of intensive search for a national idea and ideology, a unique "Russian spirit" and the national character of the Russian people — search that was oriented in the direction set by the concept of Holy Russia. Reflections on Holy Russia for the first time became an integral part of Russian historical, political and philosophical discourses; in literary texts, they not only correlated with new motives of personal responsibility, prayer aspiration and the national ideal, but also partly lost their axiological uniqueness.
      The article proves that the content of the Russian concept of Holy Russia was in stark contrast to the content of the concept of Holy Russia emerging in the British culture around the 1870s. Initial interpretation of the latter was largely determined by the nature of British-Russian political relations. In the context of Russophobic sentiments in Britain, the term "Holy Russia" was originally interpreted in English journalism and literature (Swinburne, 1884) as a smokescreen, hiding the murderous tyranny of the tsarist regime.
      The article describes the significant changes that the concept of Holy Russia was undergoing by the end of the 19th century, which was partly due to the ideological pressure of the Russian political emigration on the English intellectual elite. Thus, for example, F. Adams in his poem ‘Holy Russia’ portrays the Russian people very sympathetically, in the allegorical image of a woman tormented by a powerful snake and, at the same time, illuminated with spiritual light and belief in the possibility of liberation from terrible bonds. Each of the main versions of the Holy Russia concept, formed in the English culture by the 1910s, finds its reflection in the novel "Joan and Peter" by H.G. Wells.
      The materials analysed in the article can have practical implications for historical, literary and cultural research on the Russian culture and the Anglo-Russian cultural and literary ties.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Monumental Sculpture in the Semantic Structure of a Provincial Russian

    • Authors: Boris P. Borisov; Natalya B. Akoeva, Nikolay G. Denisov, Tatyana A. Kovelina, Aleksey V. Oposhnyansky, Karina B Sadim
      Abstract: The rapidly growing cultural globalization, while strengthening the foundations of totalitarianism in social management, reveals the effect of losing the already not very bright identity of 'an ordinary' (and sometimes also 'historically young') provincial Russian city, even if this city has a significant name in history. This process is objective, natural, and needs to be understood. Understanding its basis is a necessary condition for managing its flow.
      Urban monumental sculpture is an important area that can be explored to aid this understanding.
      The subject of research is the historical evolution of the monumental and sculptural decoration of 'the capital of the Kuban Cossacks: Ekaterinodar/Krasnodar. The purpose of the study is to understand the processes that determine the historical variability of the 'soul of the city"', i.e. the most important indicator of its identity.
      The analysis shows that the essential basis of the process is the combination of the determining aspects of the 'spirit of citizens' and the 'spirit of the city administration'. In different historical periods, the juxtaposition of opposites changed. If the relative unity of 'administrative spirit of the city' and 'elements of the aggregate of the souls of the citizens is typical for the beginning of the city history, if the Soviet historical period is typical of the severe suppression of administrative-command management of manifestations of 'soul of people, the XXI century is characterized by the eclectic parallelism of opposite worlds. One of the worlds is filled with the 'spirit of the empty official pomposity', while the other shows the 'lightheadedness eclectic incarnation of sentiment'.
      Spontaneously, in such conditions, the identity of the city and the spirit of the historical center of culture of the Kuban Cossacks can no longer be restored. The development trend of the 'soul of the city', which is involved in the active processes of economic and cultural globalization, does not contain any other way of forming a 'Cossack identity', except through the artificial creation of its simulacrum.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Distinctive Features of Human Adaptation to the Environment of the Arctic
           Zone of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

    • Authors: Svetlana A. Lozovskaya; Nataliia G. Stepanko, Aleksandr B. Kosolapov
      Abstract: The paper gives a medico-geographical analysis of various Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of Yakutia, namely, the city of Yakutsk, the town of Nam of Namsky District and the rural town of Tiksi of Bulunsky District. A new methodological approach and methods are suggested for assessing the adaptation process of residents of Russia’s Eastern Arctic using the medico-ecological screening of the population. This procedure found the general adaptation syndrome among the residents of Yakutia’s sub-Arctic and Arctic areas. A survey was used to investigate the impacts of different environmental factors on adaptation indicators among various groups residing in some of Yakutia’s districts. Adaptation parameters were defined among indigenous and non-indigenous groups living in various Arctic areas in terms of extreme environmental conditions affecting human adaptation to changing environments.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Does a Modern European State Need a Law on Legal Acts' What Shall be
           the Law on Legal Acts in Ukraine'

    • Authors: Illya D. Shutak; Vitaliy M. Kosovych, Mykhail Kelman, Natalia N. Radanovych
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine whether a modern European state needs to adopt a law on legal acts as a document that primarily sets out the statutory rules for law-making, which is necessary in order to adapt Ukrainian legislation to the European legal standards.
      For analytical purposes, we have determined that the European legal framework encompasses special laws on legal acts as well as laws establishing the rules for law-making methods. Research has been done on doctrinal approaches to the legal method issues. In addition, we have made a brief analysis of the European Union legal framework concerning the law-making rules and studied the respective law-making legislation of Ukraine.
      It has been concluded that the adoption of a special law on legal acts is not a priority task in the field of legal regulation for modern European states, although it is highly desirable in order to develop, amid academic pluralism, approaches to understanding legal methods and the need to compile a list of law-making tools for the purposes of regulatory definition and standardisation of types, forms and rules for evaluating adopted legislation (ex-post evaluation). To make law-making activities efficient in the states that used to be part of the socialist legal system in the past, legal formalisation is required, especially in post-Soviet states, such as Ukraine.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Brave Deeds of the Highlanders of the North-Western Caucasus in the
           Partisan Movement on the Territory of Belarus

    • Authors: Zemira H. Tekeeva; Larisa K. Tekeeva, Dahir Dzh. Chotchaev
      Abstract: The aim of this study is to highlight the heroic exploits of the highlanders of the North-West Caucasus in the partisan movement in Belarus on the basis of available literature and archives. The methodological basis of the research uses the principles of historicism and objectivity, general scientific methods of scientific knowledge, and special methods of historical research such as comparative-historical and causal analyses of relations between historical events, system method, and method of typology and comparison. The study notes that the highlanders of the North Caucasus made a significant contribution to the process of organizing a partisan war on the territory of Belarus.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Heart Disease Prediction Using Machine Learning

    • Authors: K. Bharathi; M. Udaya Naga Bhagyasri, Garnepudi Maha Lakshmi, Hanmath Sai Javvaji
      Abstract: CVD is the one of the main reason of death compared to other diseases globally. Nearly 17.9 million people die every year because of this disease. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION predicts that the deaths will increases by 24.5 million in 2030. Heart diseases involve diseases of the guts and blood vessels/artery. Four out of five deaths are occurs due to heart attacks. Nearly One-third of those deaths occur under the age of 70. The most of the people died in developing countries only. India is also comes under this category. For heart disease identification by examining the symptoms we need vascular specialists, which are very finite number in developing nations. Also, the medical tests/procedures for heart diseases are that’s a bit steep; At times out of the range for patient’s family. Early recognition is important in these type of diseases with low cost forecasting. In these days ML algorithms are used for forecasting of many other applications. These algorithms can be used for forecasting of CVD. The timely prediction of the heart diseases helped in taking decisions about the patients which resulted reduction of their risks. This project proposes a prediction model to predict whether patient have a heart disease or not by using entered symptoms in webform and to give an awareness on heart disease and some useful tips on heart disease.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Moderating Role of Virtual Teams on the Relation between Cultural
           Intelligence and Strategic Excellence

    • Authors: L. Mustafa M. Al Somaidaee; Prof. Dr. Ghani Dhhamm AL-Zubaidi
      Abstract: Based on the theoretical review of researches and studies concerned with virtual teams in organizations, it was found that the role of virtual teams varies from case to another, and it may be positive or opposite. The purpose of the current research is to examine the role of virtual teams in the impact of cultural intelligence on the strategic excellence of Zain worldwide Group. An electronic questionnaire was designed through the (Google) and (Microsoft) forms, and distributed then on a sample of (146) participants with a high organizational level of the HRM departments within the group. The results showed that there was a positive moderator role of virtual teams in the relationship of cultural intelligence and strategic excellence in Zain, as well as improving all effect relationships within the model.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Flexibility in Developing New Sustainable Cities

    • Authors: Amna Hussein Sabri Ali; Ruqaya Aad AL-Ridha Ghali
      Abstract: The objective of this document is to present the formatting norms for articles to be submitted to the Innovation, Technology and Management Journal. This document adopts the standard guidelines normally used for research articles, and thus, should serve as a reference for formatting and presentation. This sample article provides instructions to authors on some considerations to bear in mind. We request that it observes with attention the indications contained here, therefore a correct formatting contributes for a good evaluation of its article.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Electric Vehicle – A Review

    • Authors: N. Jayanthi; S.M. Chitra, B. Vignesh Prabhu, S. Thirumal, R. Muthukumar
      Abstract: In this paper we are going to see about the history and evolution of electric vehicle in the environment. This electric vehicle plays a vital and important role in the environment which reduce the common pollution in the world, but it also has some disadvantages which is impact to the environment. However, technology is enriching the features of that which are also adoptable to the devices and we can modify to use. What are all the materials and why we are all using these materials to make' these are all we are going to see in this paper. The principle and mechanisms used also discussed in this paper. The electric vehicles types are also discussed and the features, efficiency of E vehicles, cost efficiency, stability, range, environmental aspects, battery management, and improvement also reviewed in this paper.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Musically-acoustic Thesaurus as Spatial Dimension of Cognitive Process

    • Authors: Mariya P. Kalashnyk; Uriy I. Loshkov, Oleksandr V. Yakovlev, Anton O. Genkin, Hanna S. Savchenko
      Abstract: The article considers musically-acoustic thesaurus of collective and individual, a complex structure, which composition of multiple parts is effectuated by multiple channels of receiving information from the outside and ways of manipulation with it, that is turning of separate facts into systematic knowledge stored in memory. This structure consists of two groups with duplex connection. The first one is the knowledge of the world as a sonic phenomenon and of human auditory activity, as well as of the experience of absorbing the information received, principles of manipulation with it, overall – fulfills inherent inclination of individual towards usage of auditory images as a requirement for appearance of musical ones. All the sonorities are bracketed in two groups: extra-musical and musical itself. The latter group consists of musical units of acoustically-sonic environment, having utility, practical significance for a person, allowing orientation in given spacetime. At the same time, they are potentially opened to emotional experiences and aesthetic approach towards them. Acoustically-sonic environment possesses basic traits of organization, being reflected in mind by such characteristics as cyclicity, variability, combinationalism, montage structure, simultaneity, interdependency of “shape” and “background”. In a thesaurus of a collective and individual external environment is imprinted in two ways: as undifferentiated background noise and as separate units, creating relief. The memory contains them both, creating thus sonic image of the world. The knowledge, appearing thus, is stored in thesaurus in compressed type, acquiring its full and kinetic form in cases of contact with reality.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Security Logical Subjectivity of Mental and Behavioral Disorders and their
           Social and Specialized Correction

    • Authors: Sergii Boltivets; Oleksiy Gonchar, Tymur Gonchar, Lyudmila Uralova, Yuliya Chelyadyn
      Abstract: The number of people who suffer from various types and forms of mental disorders is growing rapidly every day. The problem definition by the statistical methods only just outlines the quantitative relations between the numbers of registered mental illness cases and the overall number of people suffering from them. However, it doesn’t answer the main questions of the public safety and of the safety of the abovementioned persons as it fails to account for the exogenous factors of the manifestation of the genetically determined and inborn mental disorders that incapacity mostly the children population. In this regard, a necessary condition for public safety is a scientific solution to the problem of the securitylogical subjectivity of the person with mental and behavioral disorders. One of the main reasons for the heavy illnesses of the central nervous system (CNS) and psychic disorders is perinatal cerebrovascular lesions and hypoxic-ischemic cerebrovascular injuries. The problem is, on the one hand, a subject of interest for the psychological, medical and social sciences, and on the other opens the dimensions of both special and social correction. Psychic disorders resulting from the perinatal cerebrovascular lesions and their psychotherapeutic correction are discussed in this article. Clinical investigation of the perinatal cerebrovascular lesions has been conducted using radio diagnostics tools, the mental and behavioural disorders were studied, and the correction methods were presented.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Development of Future Physicians Self-Improvement by Means of
           Information Technology

    • Authors: Olha A. Haborets; Victoria V. Krasnoschok, Myroslava V. Pyshnohub
      Abstract: The conception of modernization of higher medical education in Ukraine is focused on the model of training physicians who have a broad outlook, able to integrate their potential into the activities of all medical workers, meet the current level of medical science and society, capable of self-improvement and self-development using innovative information technologies. The modern health care system is in need of specialists capable of continuous professional growth and self-improvement. The aim of the article is the formation of future physicians self-by means of information technology (IT). In the article review importance of IT in the professional activities of doctors, the prospects for the development of computer technology; formation and development of the knowledge base, skills and abilities necessary for the effective use of modern programs; development of the ability to independently master software and update and integrate the acquired knowledge. In a modern information society that is constantly evolving, it is important to develop the skills of IT skills among future doctors to make important decisions.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Interconnection of Personality Self-affirmation Strategy with Time

    • Authors: Iryna M. Yevchenko; Andrii M. Masliuk, Nataliia M. Podolyak, Olena L. Girchenko
      Abstract: Self-affirmation acts as one of the main determinants of the formation of a person, who can be socially active, have his or her own position and views, be able to defend and prove them, know the rights, adequately evaluate opportunities and be responsible for the actions. With the help of the questionnaire "Strategies of self-affirmation of personality" (N.E. Harlamenkov, E.P. Nikitin), we found out the strategies of self-affirmation of students. This knowledge will enable us to work properly to optimize the choice of strategies for self-affirmation by young people. For a harmonious existence of the personality, a consistent approach to different time perspectives is required. For a psychologist to work with a person it is important to understand the priority of the temporal perspective, because the time perspective reflects the settings, beliefs and values associated with time. With the help of the questionnaire "The Time Perspective of Personality" by F. Zimbardo, we outlined the time perspective of the respondents with different strategies of self-affirmation, and we conducted a comparative analysis of the results obtained at different time intervals. The results of the conducted study will provide further development of the training program for the formation of the student’s ability to constructive self-affirmation.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Teaching Foreign Languages to Students of the Philological Direction Using
           the Academic Language

    • Authors: Oksana V. Asadchykh; Liudmyla H. Smovzhenko, Iryna V. Kindras, Ihor I. Romanov, Tetiana S. Pereloma
      Abstract: Modern socio-educational student environment, which stands on communication is based on the exchange of visual images and philological units. Philology students see in communicating with foreign language communicants an opportunity to develop the spoken language of a non-native language, as well as to supplement this knowledge with cultural characteristics and new images. The perception of academically correct lexical group is relevant in combination with spoken language. The novelty of the study lies in the fact that the authors go beyond the stereotype, according to which the academic language is conventionally considered an anachronism and, in general, not an effective means to expand linguistic competence. The article proves that students are ready to learn the academic language not only ion the cultural plane, but also with the help of pedagogical methods. The study also confirms the authors' assertion that it is advisable to introduce an extended learning format into the curriculum in line with the techniques of linguistic learning. The practical value of this article lies in the fact that the study of the academic language by philology students will help them apply the acquired knowledge and skills in different social situations, which are often based on in-depth historical linguistic knowledge.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Fundamental Elements of Rhethoric and their Impact on Music Art

    • Authors: Oleksandr L. Oliinyk
      Abstract: The article is devoted to the fundamental positions of rhetoric and their embodiment in music, which corresponds to the modern conditions of performing art activity. The methodological basis of the article is the position of linguistic musicology, presented by the heirs of B. Asafiev’s school in Ukraine, in which the concept of “musical vocabulary of the era” holds an honorable place. Particular attention is devoted to the features of stringed and plucked instruments, which make up the specifics and emblem of national Ukrainian art. The laws of rhetoric, especially the inventio principles, fixing the tone-sound specifics of expressive sound production were studied. The intensity of the artistic component in the creative construction of the instrumental playing and in the essence of the artist’s performing position was determined. The scientific novelty of work determined theoretical innovation for the Ukrainian musicology of the problem of rhetorical inventio in music and its application in musicological discourse.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Academization of the Ukrainian Bandura by the Proficient
           Bandura-Craftsmens of the XX – Early XXI Centuries

    • Authors: Iryna Ya. Zinkiv
      Abstract: Among the main signs of Ukrainian culture, its instrumental artifact, the bandura, which is the nation-building component of Ukraine, holds a significant place. The proposed paper attempts to characterize the bandura development from the diatonic instrument at the beginning of XX century, developed by the prominent Ukrainian bandura craftsmen in their creative activity – O. Korniievskyi, I. Skliar, V. Herasymenko, – to the modern “chromatic” instrument with dual-diatonic scale, wide sound range and technical characteristics. Only two from among several play methods that existed in the traditional popular-professional performance of the past epochs became firmly established before the twenties of XX century – Chernihiv method, subsequently named as Kyiv method, and Kharkiv method. Each was associated with different way of holding the instrument – perpendicular to and parallel to the performer's body. In both cases, the performers held the bandura vertically, pointing the neck upwards, which was consistent with the stable parameters of the national instrumental tradition of performing on zittern-like instruments. Starting with psalters depicted, in particular, on the fresco “Musicians” at the Cathedral of St. Sofia and other iconographic artifacts of the Middle Ages and Baroque era. The paper considers the academicization of both bandura types in terms other prominent bandura craftsmen activity, who worked during the Soviet period as part of big associations – Chernihiv and Lviv Factories of Musical Instruments. Particular emphasis is placed on the activities of craftsmen of the Chernihiv Academic Bandura – O. Korniievskyi, designer of one of the first modern hybrid instruments, and V. Tuzychenko, an adherent of the Chernihiv Bandura. The development of not only the Chernihiv-Kyiv but also the Kharkiv bandura types is associated with the name of I. Skliar. The work of Lviv craftsman and prominent bandura player V. Herasymenko on the creation of the Lviv-type bandura and new models of Kharkiv diatonic and “chromatic” bandura, which are nowadays adapted to the tradition of modern bandura performance, became the turning point in the activity of prominent Ukrainian craftsmen.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Axiological Aspect of Professional Training of Future Pedagogues

    • Authors: Volodymyr Z. Antoniuk; Nadiya I. Alendar, Oksana S. Bartkiv, Olha V. Honcharuk, Oksana L. Durmanenko
      Abstract: This scientific research examines the issues related to the axiological aspect of the professional training of future teachers. The relevance of the stated research topic is determined by the urgent necessity to increase the importance of high-quality professional training of future representatives of pedagogical professions, in the context of changes taking place in the modern education system. The purpose of this research work is to identify and state the main components of the axiological aspect of the professional training of future workers in the pedagogical industry, which is able to impart integrity to the entire process of their training. The leading approach in this scientific study is a combination of quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches to the study of issues related to the axiological aspect of the professional training of future workers in the pedagogical industry, in order to determine the main components of the factors affecting the quality and effectiveness of this training and further professional activities of teachers. The main results of this research work were: a statement of the necessity to develop and take a set of measures to clarify the existing value criteria of the education system to future teachers at the stage of their university preparation, as well as the acceptance of the fact of the need for the constant practice of future teachers in instilling in students respect for existing values in the context modern education system. The applied value of this study is determined by the possibility and urgent need to apply in practice the recommendations obtained as a result in order to get practical outcomes expressed in a real increase in the quality of professional training of future teachers, primarily in terms of increasing the value of their profession and their awareness of the value orientation of their activities. Further scientific research within the framework of the stated topic will help to fully reveal the essence of the axiological approach to the system of professional training of future teachers and supplement the existing ideas about the value of teacher education, in the context of the real state of affairs in the modern education system in Ukraine.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Ethno-Confessional Education of the Mennonite Colonists in the South of
           Ukraine in the ХIХ Century: A Historical and Pedagogical Analysis

    • Authors: Svetlana Brezhnieva; Natalia Seheda, Olga Funtikova
      Abstract: The aim of the research is to highlight the main German philosophical, pedagogical, didactic ideas, the regulatory foundations of the organization of the school business, the leading principle of compulsory youth education and chronological presentation of major socio-cultural events that directly influenced the formation of ethno-denominational educational results in the South of Ukraine in the ХIХ century. On the basis of interdisciplinary approach, the complex of general scientific and special methods is used: historical and comparative analysis and historical and genetic analysis, systematization of scientific, educational and methodical literature, documents, periodicals. The authors comprehensively substantiated anthropotheological goal, ideas, regulatory principles of the organization of training, training of teaching staff, system-building principle, as the observance of the basic provision on compulsory education of young people, strengthening the material infrastructure of schools in the South of Ukraine. The historical genesis of the beginning of formation, prosperity and the first signs of neglect of ethno-confessional education of the Mennonite-colonists in the South Ukrainian lands during the studied period demonstrates the purposeful influence of the ideals, traditions, beliefs and public perceptions of the development of economic welfare. Negative changes are also noted, that is, the gradual loss of ethno-confessionality, as the central structure of the creative component of the model under the influence of the birth of a new industrial council and the onset of foreign technological culture in the early ХХ century.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The State of Music Semiology Development

    • Authors: Olga B. Solomonova; Galyna F. Zavgorodnia, Olha V. Muravska, Alla D. Chernoivanenko, Oksana O. Aleksandrova
      Abstract: The terminology of music semiology, which is an academic discipline with a significant educational resonance and a necessary component of music and educational practice at its higher educational and qualification levels, lies at the intersection of the main aspects of musicology such as the history of music, the theory and analysis of musical forms, music aesthetics and the theory of music interpretation, and others. Music semiology covers the transitional methodological abilities due to its subject reference points and the wide range of the material involved in the cognitive field. Music semiology can be considered a necessary basic discipline for the professional training of musicologists and practicing musicians of any programme. There is no doubt about the importance of mastering the language system, which is fundamental in the chosen field of communication. As an academic discipline, music semiology can be presented according to the way its terminology is built, it includes three main themes among which each of the following continues the meaning of the previous one by deepening and enlarging, detailing in an analytical way. Scientific novelty is determined by the fact that unlike music semiotics and the theory of music semantics, semiology is looking for a way not only to expand culture, but also the metacultural ontological and transcendental premises of human thinking and communication, it refers to the experience that is the "starting point for all beginnings" while explaining the reasons for any human activity related to signs, the needs of the human community in the development of language and in linguistic being. But most of all, it is determined by the need to identify the origins of the musical language as the language of consciousness, which reveals its true reality of creating meaning to a person. Therefore, the study within music semiology focuses on specific ways of organising the sign form and meaning-designated content. The practical significance of the study is determined by the fact that the sociocultural nature of humans, which is integral to the natural and biological conditions of one’s existence, is merged with human speech.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Ukrainian Naval History as a Component of the Maritime Code of the Nation

    • Authors: Oleksandr O. Kalinichenko; Maryna O. Yelesina, Nataliia B. Smyrynska, Olena O. Syniavska, Halyna O. Leonova
      Abstract: This study is based on the information from different textbooks and manuals on the Naval and Navigation History. The Ukrainian publications on the history of navigation and naval history of Ukraine intended for teaching this subject in higher educational institutions are considered. The primary purposes of this study are: firstly, the emphasis is on the argumentation and reliability of historical constructions depending on the maritime professionalism of the researcher; secondly, the visualisation of historical material is presented clearly in the form of both photographs and relevant informative tables, which facilitate the perception of information, and in some cases replace a large number of narrative texts; thirdly, the author’s version of the structuring of the naval history of Ukraine was developed in tabular form. The study uses the statistical, chronological, and comparative approaches. As results, several tables and visual information were compiled, which could replace descriptive verbal historical texts. The connection between the national history of navigation and the Maritime Code of the Nation is established. The conclusion on the security of the state from the maritime threats was made due to the motivation of its defenders due to the professional study of the naval history of Ukraine. Recommendation – the practical significance of the study is to form a historical basis for adjusting the Ukrainian Navy’s Development Programme.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Role of Supervisory Board in Corporate Governance in Vietnam: From
           Legal Regulations to Practice

    • Authors: Dr. Phan Thi Thanh Thuy
      Abstract: Good corporate governance is always associated with an effective internal control system, which is expected to quickly forecast and detect the infringements of laws and the company's charters committed by the main corporate governance bodies like the board of directors, the general director, and provide timely advice on remedial solutions. Following this theory, since the adoption of the first Vietnamese company law in 1990, the supervisory board, a special body of Vietnamese corporate governance structure, has formed and become a traditionally internal control body in joint-stock companies (JSCs). However, supervisory boards seem not to promote their effectiveness as expected. Many major violations conducted by the board of directors and the CEO took place in large companies, where the supervisory boards did not detect or were complicit in these violations. Most recently, the trend of replacing supervisory boards with independent directors and audit committees has occurred in many public companies in Vietnam. This paradox raises questions about the ineffectiveness of supervisory boards and the reasons causing the situation. To find the answers, the article will focus on analyzing the role of the supervisory board in Vietnamese JSCs compared with international practices. Thereby, to find out the reasons for the limitations of supervisory boards in both legal provision and practice. To conclude the research, the article will make some suggestions for reforming the supervisory board so that this internal control body could bring its effectiveness.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Exercising Precautions and Supervising Inspection, Supervising Judgment of
           Cases of Violating the Order of Economic Management

    • Authors: Mai Dac Bien
      Abstract: Crimes of infringing upon economic management order are specified in Section 1, Section 2, Section 3 Chapter 18 of the 2015 Penal Code, including 48 crimes, divided into 3 groups of crimes. According to the provisions of the 2013 Constitution, the 2014 Law on Organization of the People's Procuracy and the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code, the People's Procuracy exercises the right to prosecute and supervise judicial activities to ensure all legal rights and interests. Criminal acts must be detected, investigated, prosecuted and adjudicated in a timely manner, without causing unjust, wrong, or omission of criminals and at the same time not causing injustice to innocent people. The article presents the crimes of infringing upon the economic management order specified in the 2015 Penal Code, the prosecutor's exercise of the right to prosecution and judicial supervision during the investigation period; prosecuting and adjudicating cases of infringing upon economic management order.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Rocchio Nearest Centroid and Normalized Neural Network based Lead
           Generation in Social Media Marketing

    • Authors: K.S. Narayanan; Dr.S. Suganya
      Abstract: The employment of the internet and social media has transposed consumer behavior and the methods in which business organizations carry over their business. Social and digital marketing recommends noteworthy changes to business establishments via cost curtailment, enhanced brand understanding and surged sales. Despite enormous amount of potentialities, noteworthy disputes subsist from gloomy digital oral message in addition to trespassing and troublesome online presence of brand. Deep learning (DL) has fascinated escalated awareness owing to its notable processing power in tasks, to name a few being, speech, image, or text processing. Due to its aggressive evolution and extensive accessibility of digital social media (SM), examining these data utilizing conventional materials and methods is substantial or even complex. Also with the large growth in the volume of data, the multifariousness in data heterogeneity, are the most distinguished reasons, why and how the SM data mounted. In this paper we study the impact of tweets on distance learning to understand people’s opinions and to discover facts. However, adding redundant features minimizes the generalization capability of the model and may also minimize the overall accuracy of a classifier. We introduce Rocchio Nearest Centroid Laplacian Feature Selection model that combines Rocchio Nearest Centroid and Laplace function for selecting relevant features or tweets. Next an Arbitrary Normalized Attention-based Recurrent Neural Network Lead Generation algorithm is designed aggregating characterizations from preceding and succeeding tweets while generating lead via digital marketing tweet funnel. We validate and evaluate our method using data from distance learning dataset. Experiments and comparisons on distance learning data show that, compared to existing SMM methods, considering generalization capability and digital marketing tweet funnel results in improvements in processing time, lead generation accuracy and precision to a significant extent.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysis of Circular Elevated Service Reservoir Using STAAD Pro by
           Considering the Effect of Continuity

    • Authors: Priyanka M. Mankar; H.R. Nikhade, Er. Minal Dehadrai, Khalid Ansari
      Abstract: In most regions of the country, early damage of elevated water tanks during their service life is becoming an increasing concern. The majority of damage occurs in tanks due to a lack of knowledge in design and ignoring continuity effect. Elevated water tank are used for storage of water at certain height and supplying water for essential usage. Hence damage of such structure endanger supply of drinking water and severe economical losses. The main purpose of this research is to determine the importance of continuity analysis in practical application and use of staadpro software to analyse an elevated circular water tank. The bottom joint of water tank is examined using continuity effect. This is the common joint where base slab, wall, bottom rings beam, gallery, column and base beam join. water tank is subjected to self-weight and hydrostatic Pressure due to water. Continuity effect increase stress, Hoop tension, BM hence its necessary to consider its effect while designing the tank. The results obtained from staadpro software is nearly same with manual result. This indicated that staadpro is suitable for design and analysis of water tanks. Three model having capacity of 55 m3, 125 m3 and 221 m3 situated in yavatmal, buldana and ramtek district is taken for analysis. Seismic analysis and wind analysis is also carried out on this model for safety purpose.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Financial Planning through the Liquidity Ratios for HDFC and SBI Banks

    • Authors: Dr.M. Geeta; Dr.C. Nagasivanand
      Abstract: Financial planning and Analysis plays a vital role in the evaluation of Budget and forecasting for the future periods. One of the tools is financial planning through the liquidity ratios calculation and Analysis of the ratios. The present study concentrates on current ratio and Cash ratio of both banks for evaluating the cash fluidness. The analysis of current ratio infers about the liquidity position of the firm, which is crucial in paying short-term liabilities. The current ratio is calculated by dividing current assets with current liabilities. The current ratio is called as “current” because it includes all current assets and current liabilities for a particular accounting year. A current ratio which is less than the industry average is an indicator of risk of default and distress. A high ratio indicates that the organization is utilizing the assets efficiently. The current ratio is used as yardstick for short term solvency of the firm. A high current ratio enables the firm to cover all the current liabilities of a particular accounting year. But it is also an indicator of non efficient usage of short term assets. A current ratio of 1.5 indicates that for 1.5 current assets to 1 current liabilities. The current assets are those assets which can be converted in to cash within the specified year. The second objective of the study is to compare the liquidity stand of the banks through analysis of cash ratio’s of the selected banks. The cash ratio helps the banks to is identify the deposited amount which can be used for the credit lending purposes for an accounting year. The cash ratio is calculated by dividing cash equivalents plus cash with current liabilities. The present study is financial planning through current ratios for HDFC and SBI banks operating in India. The data is collected through the official websites of banks. The data is collected for the years from March 16 to March 20. The analysis is done through the calculation of current ratio, descriptive statistical analysis, bar charts for both the banks.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Iconic Architecture in Morocco Two Pioneering Cities, Two Singular Towers

    • Authors: Tlemçani Mekaoui Nezha
      Abstract: In town planning as in architecture, space is a true transcription of civilizational trends, the expression par excellence of civilizations, continues to develop through the spaces they close, the buildings that it includes and that take shape over time. In this sense, Morocco, an emerging country, is beginning to build a modern image for itself, in the face of time by having recourse to its two pioneer cities, Casablanca and Rabat-Salé. In doing so, many spectacular constructions of iconic buildings have emerged there, the work of star architects using designs distinguished by their complex structures and using innovative materials. This article deals with the design of two buildings through the combination of two concepts grouped together in their designs, namely, the singularity of their architectures in relation to their urban environment and their sought-after technological prowess. The choice fell on the CFC tower (Casablanca Finance City) located in the new urban center "Casablanca finance City" and the Bank of Africa tower also called Tour Mohammed IV, located in Bouregreg, emblematic site of the Rabat-Salé conurbation.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Essential Soft Skills for Workplace Success

    • Authors: Dr. Pusuluri Sreehari
      Abstract: Employers assess and judge their employees on their knowledge of both technical skills and soft skills. Until the recent past, technical skills were given top priority. However, that perception has changed over time. The knowledge of soft skills is now being considered as important as or more important than technical knowledge. Professional success depends upon a host of parameters such as experience, expertise, skill level, personality traits, work style, communication style, and work-life balance. Soft skills have also become a key parameter of professional success. This paper looks at the factors that have contributed to the acknowledgment of the significance of the soft skills at workplace and also presents the ways in which the knowledge of the soft skills could be enriched to go up the career ladder. It proposes a list of key soft skills such as self-awareness, emotional intelligence, team work, cross-cultural communication and personal accountability, which are expected to be the game changers. It is hoped that the employees’ knowledge about essential soft skills would enable them to become productive and mindful professionals at their workplaces. It is also implied that employees view soft skills as valuable assets rather than extraneous matters in their professional success. The insights presented in the paper, if deployed diligently, could augur well for career growth and enable the employees to remain relevant even if the job and technology scenario keep changing.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Service Sector - Role Played in Economic Development

    • Authors: Dr.M. Geeta; Dr.C. Naga Sivanand
      Abstract: The services sector has grown phenomenally over the past decades and accounts for more than 60 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the developed economies. The most marked change in the structure of developed economies in the twentieth century, particularly in the later half, has been the transformation from an emphasis on the manufacture of physical goods to the production of intangible services. The work force distribution is also more for service sector. The present study is to identify the role played by service sector in the economic development of any country. India is no exception to this paradigm change. While a little over a decade ago the three main sectors of economic activity-agriculture, industry and services- had roughly equal shares in the GDP, the service sector has now left the other two far behind. According to the national income estimates for 2020, the GDP is 54.77% and 32.33 % share in total work force distribution. The study relates to the service sectors share in GDP and through which increase in Employment rate in service sector. The study also enlightens upon the importance of services in Banking sector, a major contributor in Services sector. Banking is considered as mirror of economy. The study is based on mainly on secondary data from the websites, international journals, and blogs. The study is descriptive and various descriptive statistical methods are followed for better analysis of the data.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Insertion of the Nurse in a Project Management Team

    • Authors: Denila Bueno Silva; Maria Lúcia Alves Pereira Cardoso
      Abstract: The nurses are in many hospital sectors and can take on many different responsibilities and activities. The hospitals that develop social’s projects have to include nurses in their team’s projects. The objectives are to characterize these nurses about gender, age, education, professional experience time and to know the nurse’s motivation and perception about working in a project management tea. The study is exploratory and descriptive, with a quantitative and qualitative approach through applying a questionnaire sent to 26 nurses that work in two hospitals in São Paulo. In the qualitative axis, content analysis was used, according to Bardin, and a statistician analyzed the quantitative axis with descriptive analyzes of the variables. There is a 77% presence of women in the teams; most of them are over 40 years old, with an average experience of assistance of 12 years. As a motivation, nurses work in project management for having received an invitation and also for the opportunity to work on projects related to Brazilian Health Unic System. Nurses point out that their activities consist of planning and executing the project itself, team management, and the applicability of their care knowledge. The nurses have essential characteristics, since their graduation, that enables their presence in project management.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Comparative Analysis on Machine Learning Models for Accurate
           Identification of Medical Plants

    • Authors: Prabhat Kumar Thella; V. Ulagamuthalvi
      Abstract: Plants are essential for human life. They help people breathe, provide food, clothing, medicine, and fuel, and also safeguard the environment. Plants can be loaded with medicinal properties and possess active substances that can be used for medical purposes. Several beneficial plant species are disappearing as a result of such factors as global warming, increasing population, professional secrecy, insufficient government support for research efforts, and the lack of public understanding of medicinal plants. It takes time to identify medicinal plants, therefore use professionals to assist you. For better benefit to humankind, a new method to identify and classify therapeutic plants must be developed. Because of the advanced technology in our day and age, medicinal plant identification and classification is an important subject of research in the field of image processing. Feature extraction and classification are the most important components in the process of identifying medicinal plants and classifying them. This research examines methods used in identifying and classifying medicinal plants as well as the medicinal properties of plants that have become increasingly relevant in the recent past. There is a vital importance placed on identifying the suitable medicinal plants in the creation of an ayurvedic medication. In order to identify a medicinal plant, look for these three features: leaf form, colour, and texture. From the both sides of the leaf, there are both deterministic and nondeterministic factors that identify the species. In this study, a combination of traits is designed that is said to identify a single tree the most effectively while minimising errors. The database is made up of scanned photos of both the front and back side of ayurvedic medicinal plant leaves, which is an ayurvedic medicinal plant identification database. In leaf identification, rates as high as 99% have been found when tested on a wide range of classifiers. Extending the prior work by using dried leaves and feature vectors results in identification using which identification rates of 94% are possible.
      Identification of the correct medicinal plants that goes in to the preparation of a medicine is very important in ayurvedic medicinal industry. The main features required to identify a medicinal plant is its leaf shape, colour and texture. Colour and texture from both sides of the leaf contain deterministic parameters to identify the species. This paper explores feature vectors from both the front and back side of a green leaf along with morphological features to arrive at a unique optimum combination of features that maximizes the identification rate. A database of medicinal plant leaves is created from scanned images of front and back side of leaves of commonly used ayurvedic medicinal plants. The leaves are classified based on the unique feature combination. Identification rates up to 99% have been obtained when tested over a wide spectrum of classifiers. The above work has been extended to include identification by dry leaves and a combination of feature vectors is obtained, using which, identification rates exceeding 94% have been achieved.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Real Time Face Mask Detection and Thermal Screening with Audio Response
           for COVID-19

    • Authors: M. Sivasankara Rao; K. Tejasree, P. Sathwik, P. Sandeep Kumar, M. Sailohith
      Abstract: The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is continuously spreading until now everywhere on the earth, and causing a severe health crisis. So the helpful and safe-keeping method is wearing a face mask in all areas where people are gathered, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Along with the face mask, body temperature and sanitization also plays a vital role in being safer. Thus, monitoring the individuals that are wearing the mask or not is more significant. In this paper, we propose a system that uses TensorFlow, Keras, MobileNetV2, and OpenCV to detect the face mask. A dataset contains images of persons with and without masks obtained from multiple sources and trained on a deep learning model. Then the automatic temperature checking and Sanitation are done. Finally, the proposed system gives an audio/voice output whether the face mask is present or not, the person's body temperature. Our approach would be beneficial in reducing the spread of this infectious disease and will encourage people to use face masks, getting regularly sanitized and monitoring the temperature can keep the workplace safe.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Multiobjective Optimization Using Modified Binary PSO for Reduction of
           Sidelobe Level of the Thinned Array Antenna

    • Authors: A. Gayatri; M. Surendra Kumar, A.M. Prasad
      Abstract: To design an efficient communication system, controlling the energy present in the side lobes of the far-field pattern is essential with a considered antenna array. This paper discussed one method for synthesizing a thin antenna array for optimizing three objectives simultaneously. They are several active elements, peak SLL and FNBW. All these objectives are in contrast in nature. This multi-objective technique furnishes appreciable flexibility for any specified application. A planar array antenna of 20X10 and 10X10 is synthesized using modified BPSO and in the position updating equation, a modified sigmoid function is used, including spread distance. Numerical results state that MBPSO performs well, and the array antenna of 20X10 with 54% filled aperture (108 elements) produces maximum PSLL and FNBW of -19.28dB and 280 in the remaining ∅ plane, respectively. The pattern representation in the far-field at three cutting planes with low PSLL’s of -20dB.Whereas 10X10 planar array antenna with 52% thinning percentage produces the best PSLL of -22.04 dB and -23.44 dB in ∅=00 & 900principal planes, respectively. The FNBW has observed in two planes is around 310. And also achieved a compromised solution of PSLL and FNBW of -19.28 dB and 270, respectively.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Intelligent Traffic Control System Using ARM7 Controller and Image
           Processing Techniques

    • Authors: Dr.E.V. Krishna Rao; N. Alekhya, K. Rupa, M. Sai Sujith, Sk Abdulla Aman Ahmed
      Abstract: The urban traffic congestion is being increased day by day due to large number of vehicles are used by dense people in cities. In the current model of the Traffic Control System, the time delay of each signal light is static which leads to lot of waiting time and was tage of fuel. To overcome this problem, intelligent traffic management system of controlling the traffic lights using the ARM 7 controller and camera sensor is proposed. The camera which is installed along the pavement captures the real time video of the road. The video is then processed indifferent stages to find the number of vehicles in that particular lane using Convex hull technique and accordingly the time delay of the traffic signals has been changed dynamically. Incase, if an emergency vehicle like ambulance is detected by RF434 in a particular lane then automatically this lane will be given the highest priority to clear the traffic. Another feature is if any vehicle violates the traffic line that can also be identified by the RFID reader and automatically and an alert message will be sent to registered mobile number through GSM module which is interfaced with LPC2148.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Design of High Speed and Low Area Confined Multiplier on FPGA

    • Authors: Kandagatla Ravi Kumar; Cheeli Priyadarshini, Kanakam Bhavani, Ankam Varun Sundar Kumar, Palanki Naga Nanda Sai
      Abstract: In this Advanced world, Technology is playing the major role. Most importantly development in Electronics field has a large impact on the improved life style. Among the advanced applications, DSP ranks first in place. Multipliers are the most basic elements that are widely used in the Digital Signal Processing (DSP) applications. Therefore, the design of the multiplier is the main factor for the performance of the device. Using RTL simulation and a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), we compare the performance of a serial multiplier with an advanced multiplier. Many single bit adders are removed and replaced with multiplexers in this project. So that the less often used FPGAs are fully used by occupying fewer divisions and slices. The use of multiplier architecture results in significant reductions in FPGA resources, latency, area, and power. These multiplication approaches are created utilizing RTL simulation in Xilinx ISE simulator and synthesis in Xilinx ISE 14.7. Finally, the Spartan 3E FPGA is used to implement the design.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Smart Crop Monitoring and Automation Irrigation System Using Machine
           Learning and IOT

    • Authors: Y.S.V. Raman; P. Suresh, P. Jnana Sudheer, P. Prudhvi, S. Gopi, A. Narendra Babu
      Abstract: Agriculture is still a major occupation in rural areas of India. Increase in technology creates many opportunities in different fields and attracts human resources from rural areas. Farmers are facing sever human and natural resource problems. Monitoring crops with low man power is the major problem. Smart crop monitoring and automation irrigation system deals with these problems by developing a mobile application which helps farmer to get detailed information about plant diseases and to use irrigation system efficiently. This model uses image processing techniques to identify the picture of the leaf and also provides information about temperature and moisture on field. The Raspberry Pi is the project's control unit, which controls and executes the entire system's operation. Pi camera is placed at the face of the moving vehicle to take the pictures of the leaves. These pictures are analyzed using convolution neural network which is an efficient machine learning algorithm. If the captured leaf image has a disease that is already in the given dataset then farmer will get output message which contains disease cause and pesticide or fertilizers we need to provide to eradicate the disease. Mobile application also sends the data which is sensed using sensors.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Effect of Marketing Strategies on the Tourism Development of
           Archaeological Sites

    • Authors: Mohanad Jameel Kadhim; Saadoon Hammoood Chitheer, Kadim Samukh Mohsin
      Abstract: The current study aims to test the impact of marketing strategies on tourism development, as well as to identify the nature of the practice and interest of the Antiquities and Heritage Authority and its affiliated sites, as the importance of the study stems from the limitations of previous studies that tried to identify and know the type of relationship between research variables (marketing strategies, tourism development) Add to this the researcher's attempt to address a realistic problem that mainly affects the tasks and work of the Antiquities and Heritage Authority at the near and far level, so the study adopted the intentional stratified sampling method, and distributed (100) questionnaires as a main tool for data collection, to (director, assistant director, head of department, responsible (Division, employee) at the headquarters of the Commission, and the number of recovered persons was (86), of which (79) were a questionnaire suitable for statistical analysis. Analytical, historical method, and statistical methods were used to analyze the practical aspect (weighted mean, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, relative importance, T-test, simple correlation coefficient Pearson, regression etc. The simple and multiple folding), and the descriptive and inferential statistical analysis has concluded the most prominent result, by employing the Antiquities and Heritage Authority for marketing strategies in tourism development, especially when it uses the market-oriented strategy, focusing on the main customers, and organizational efficiency in promoting the tourism development of the Authority.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Shop Weatherly – A Weather based Smart E-Commerce System Using CNN

    • Authors: Jawaria Sallar; Sallar Khan, Shariq Ahmed, Parshan Kumar, Hasham Faridy, Mahaveer Rathi
      Abstract: In this current era of modern online shopping, people want to spend as little time as possible when it comes to buying products, therefore they prefer online shopping. People go shopping when the weather gets changed. For travelers, there is no such E-commerce platform that can recommend clothes according to any city weather. Even when people want to gift clothes to someone living in another country there is no such platform that gives recommendation of clothes according to that city's weather. They usually face problems when they want to buy weather-based products from various E-commerce platforms where they see mixed clothes of all types of weather which is very time-consuming, they become so confused most of the time that they think about whether they should buy or not. In this paper, we proposed a novel idea by using Convolutional Neural Network Algorithm of deep learning for developing an e-commerce platform that is unique in a way that it recommends clothes according to the city weather which provides hassle-free environment eventually saves customer's time thereby increasing customer satisfaction.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Predictors of Employee Mindset towards Employee Innovativeness: A
           Comparative Study between Two Government-Linked Companies in Malaysia

    • Authors: Narehan Hassan; Mohd Safwan Ramli, Mazuin Mat Halif, Rozilah Abdul Aziz, Noor Zalina Zainal
      Abstract: This pilot study was conducted to identify the predictors of employee mindset towards employee innovativeness at two government-linked companies in Malaysia which were Tabung Haji and Felda Berhad. The main purpose is to investigate the effects of employee mindset on employee innovativeness. In addition, it also seeks to have a deeper understanding on one of the main issues of GLCs performance in Malaysia which is the deficiency in innovativeness among their employees. The study found that all seven dimensions of employee mindset which were cosmopolitanism, cognitive complexity, creative thinking, work culture, entrepreneurial mindset, boundary spanning and adaptability were related to employee innovativeness, while four of these variables were the predictors towards employee innovativeness. Two sub-variables were found to be the positive predictors (cosmopolitanism and work culture) while two others (entrepreneurial mindset and work culture) were found to be the negative predictors towards employee innovativeness. It was also found that Tabung Haji employees were significantly influenced by cosmopolitism and work culture traits while entrepreneurial mindset trait had negative influenced toward their employee innovativeness. Meanwhile for Felda Berhad’s employees, only cosmopolitanism attribute had significantly influenced innovativeness while creative thinking and work culture traits had negative influence toward employee innovation. Employee innovativeness is critical for GLCs’ success; cosmopolitanism and work culture appeared to be the important orientation for management and employees to foster. To assist managers to deliver superior products and services, they must be courageous enough to enhance cosmopolitanism and work culture attributes to their employees as a means to increase profits for the GLCs.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of Civil Society in Policy and Governance: How Art Impacts the
           Society’s Awareness

    • Authors: Kshitij Naikade; Pragya Bansal
      Abstract: As we progress towards an informed and participatory society, we seek more creative ways to express our support or dissent towards the state or our fellow citizens. Arts provide a unique platform for such expressions and have been influencing the collective conscience of people for generations. It has given a voice to the people against injustice and political apathy and has been building a stronger community that stands against the wrath of the government. In December 2019, when the Indian Parliament approved the Citizenship Amendment, the nation witnessed a massive surge in reliance on different forms of art to raise awareness and bring people together. The Internet and social media have propelled these artworks to the global arena and have made protesting more accessible. From human rights violations to corruption, art has touched every arena of social activism. This paper seeks to explore the influence of arts on society and how it has been a catalyst for social change.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of Social Media Satisfaction on Brand Experience

    • Authors: Dr. Ruhi Bakhare; Avinash Shende
      Abstract: This study is significant in in the area of identifying the specific way discussion or chats happen between consumers and companies which is a very vital element of advertising. Nowadays, with the increase in the use of social media, these communications may have more members, who may join the conversation across any network from anywhere, and that too instantaneously. The various social media platforms like Facebook, twitter, YouTube etc. offer an opportunity for many companies to get involved with consumers. These company may use multiple mediums of communication on social media platforms and permit consumers to get connected with each other as well as brand representative. Thus, it becomes vital for the companies to know the effectivity of these social media platform as a communication tool and to what extent it affects the consumer’s brand experience. Indeed, it is a common practice adopted by all the consumers to browse about the product or service which they intend to buy on various social media and check the reviews or comments made about them before buying. This study tries to identify whether there is any positive impact of Brand Experience has on Social Media Satisfaction.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Energy Efficiency Analysis of LoRa and ZigBee Protocols in Wireless Sensor

    • Authors: K. Raghava Rao; D. Sateesh Kumar, Mohiddin Shaw, V. Sitamahalakshmi
      Abstract: Now a days IoT technologies are emerging technology with wide range of applications. Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are plays vital role in IoT technologies. Construction of wireless sensor node with low-power radio link and high-speed processors is an interesting contribution for wireless sensor networks and IoT applications. Most of WSNs are furnished with battery source that has limited lifetime. The maximum operations of these networks require more power utility. Nevertheless, improving network efficiency and lifetime is a curtail issue in WSNs. Designing a low powered wireless sensor networks is a major challenges in recent years, it is essential to model its efficiency and power consumption for different applications. This paper describes power consumption model based on LoRa and Zigbee protocols, allows wireless sensor nodes to monitor and measure power consumption in a cyclic sleeping scenario. Experiential results reveals that the designed LoRa wireless sensor nodes have the potential for real-world IoT application with due consideration of communicating distance, data packets, transmitting speed, and consumes low power as compared with Zigbee sensor nodes. The measured sleep intervals achieved lower power consumption in LoRa as compared with Zigbee. The uniqueness of this research work lies in the review of wireless sensor node optimization and power consumption of these two wireless sensor networks for IoT applications.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Deepening Analysis on Internal Control Procedures of Cost Estimation
           Design in Road and Bridge Construction Units - and the Relation with
           Internal Audit

    • Authors: Pham Thi Hong Nhung; Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy, Vu Quynh Nam, Hoang Thanh Hanh
      Abstract: Our study will specify solutions for internal control of cost estimation design in road and bridge construction units in Hanoi-Vietnam.
      Authors mainly use methods of comparison, analysis and synthesis; investigate; summarizing experience; The above methods are used in combination for the purpose of reviewing and evaluating the problems of the research object of the article: theory and practice of internal control for the estimating design of bridge - road in construction units based in Hanoi, period 2015 to 2020.
      Our research findings show that we need to invest in information technology, purchasing modern computers and backup equipment. Especially those who operate, repair computers and update basic information for design software. Also, the contractor's personnel organization must be flexible to changes in the policy mechanism, i.e interchangeable in the professionalization posture.
      Finally, author also propose other solutions for better internal control.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Factors Affecting Spontaneous Buying Behavior of Consumers at Bach Hoa
           Xanh System in Ho Chi Minh City

    • Authors: Hang Le Cam Phuong; Vo Anh Tung
      Abstract: The study is carried out to achieve the following objectives: Identify the factors affecting the spontaneous purchasing behavior of consumers at stores of the Bach Hoa Xanh system in Ho Chi Minh City. around the original factors: In-store atmosphere, promotions and shopping emotions; Measure the influence of the identified factors; Using qualitative and quantitative research methods, the study surveyed 213 customers who have experienced shopping at stores of the Bach Hoa Xanh chain in Ho Chi Minh City by convenient sampling method. With the support of SPSS software version 22 and Amos version 20, the author carried out the steps of descriptive statistics, exploratory factor analysis (EFA), confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and linear structural analysis (SEM).
      Research results have shown two factors that have a direct impact on the spontaneous purchasing behavior of Bach Hoa Xanh consumers in Ho Chi Minh City, including: Promotions (standardized regression coefficient of 0.170) and shopping sentiment (standardized regression coefficient reached 0.478). The dependent variable shopping emotion is affected by 2 independent factors: Atmosphere at the store and promotions. The impact of these two factors is quite strong, reaching 0.627 and 0.336, respectively. Atmosphere factor at the store does not directly affect spontaneous purchasing behavior but indirectly through the mediated variable shopping emotion. All accepted hypotheses reached the 95% confidence level. The author's research will be a source of documents and information for managers of the Bach Hoa Xanh chain in Ho Chi Minh City to adjust business strategies to suit each business period.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Stochastic Network Calculus Model for Delay Distribution of Time Division
           Multiple Access and Carrier Sense Multiple Access in Underwater Acoustic
           Wireless Communication

    • Authors: M. Saravanan; Rajeev Sukumaran, M.R. Christhuraj, T.T. Manikandan
      Abstract: Underwater Acoustic wireless communication becomes a popular research area for transmitting and receiving data between the communicators in the ocean environment. High accuracy in data communication can be succeeded by proficient modeling of carrier sense multiple access and time division access. For such innovations, the system has to proceed with an appropriate framework to make constant data traffic and limitations on start to finish data traffic delays. There are two major wireless communication multiple access methods that can be utilized in real-time underwater networks. One of the multiple access schemes is TDMA and another one is CSMA/CA. This paper concentrated on the modeling of TDMA and CSMA/CA also proposes the comparison of delay (end-end) of both multiple access protocols. The results using SNC to obtain delay bounds and are associated with simulation. The results show TDMA has a lesser efficiency than CSMA/CA in the acoustic environment.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Assessment of Factors Impeding Technological Development of the Electric
           Power Complex (The Russian Case Analysis)

    • Authors: Ludmila V. Obolenskaya; Evgenia L. Moreva, Aleksandr S. Voronov, Vladimir V. Vorozhikhin
      Abstract: The research covers the factors that hinder technological development of the electric power complex. The purpose of it is to assess the significance of these factors further to consider while the industrial policies targeting. The research is realized by means of matrix models and mathematical processing of statistical data methods, the ranking, grouping, and comparative analysis incl. The analysis methodology is based on the analysis of the topical publications considering the classical matrix models and metrics of factors impeding the technological development modeling.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Health Care Reforms on Improving the Quality of Medical
           Services: International Experience

    • Authors: Evgeniy V. Kirichenko; Elman Said-Mokhmadovich Akhyadov, Oksana Sertakova
      Abstract: The study of foreign experience in the field of reforming the medical industry is relevant at the present stage. Therefore, the purpose of the article is to summarize the experience of countries that have successfully implemented the reform of the health system, to identify mechanisms and tools for improving the quality of medical services.
      The article examines the concept of "quality of medical services". Based on the expert survey, the directions of improving the quality of medical services in the process of implementing health care reforms have been identified. Following these directions, the international experience of reforming the health care system to improve the efficiency of the use of budget funds for the provision of medical services, ensuring equal access to medical services for urban and rural populations, and the development of primary health care has been considered.
      The study concludes that improving the quality of medical services in the process of health care reforms is possible with the implementation of specific activities based on the use of international experience in health care reform.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Megapolis Residents’ Readiness to Participate in Megaprojects Under the
           Conditions of the Digitalization of the Economy and the Use of Artificial

    • Authors: Mikhail V. Vinichenko; Marina V. Vinogradova, Galina Yu. Nikiporets-Takigawa, Sergey A. Makushkin, Arseny A. Maksimov
      Abstract: The goal of the article is to determine and evaluate the readiness of megapolis residents to participate in megaprojects in the context of the digitalization of the economy and the use of artificial intelligence. The main empirical methods are a questionnaire survey, in-depth interviews, and a focus group conducted using distance instruments due to the pandemic-related restrictions. The study demonstrates that the readiness of megapolis residents to take part in megaprojects under the conditions of the digitalization of the economy and the use of artificial intelligence is ambiguous. Obtaining the necessary human resources is often critical for the organizers of megaprojects. For the first time, the authors identify the main factors of the attractiveness of participating in megaprojects for megapolis residents: the opportunity to get the experience of working in a large project, interest in communicating with different people, and the opportunities to make a career and get a good salary. The important factors also include satisfaction from participating in a grandiose megaproject and becoming a pioneer in a big business. The factors of negligible importance are the opportunities to implement one’s professional skills and communicate in a foreign language in a foreign company, having access to information, and avoiding deployment in the army. The main advantage of the study is the systemic approach to evaluating the readiness of megapolis residents to participate in megaprojects, as well as the identification of the trends of the fragmentary and temporary readiness of megapolis residents for participation in megaprojects and the striving of young megapolis citizens to obtain new professional skills and abilities in megaprojects. Labor activity of megapolis residents in megaprojects is found to be contingent on their age, The obtained results can be used to improve the state personnel policy and the system for the formation of personnel potential in a megaproject.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Affordable Roofing System with Square and Rectangular Dome Panels

    • Authors: M.N. Harshitha; S. Vivek
      Abstract: Affordable roofing is a word, which refers to residence units or habitation units whose prices are assumed/expected to be affordable or economical to a category of community with an identified remuneration limit or scale. Structural roofs are taken in to computation for considerable or valuable price of building in ordinary condition. Thus some savings accomplished in roofing operation or roofing system, significantly decreases the price of the structural units or building unit. In India, BMTPC (Building material and technology promotion council) and HUDCO ( Housing and urban development corporation limited) are the main tow organization or council who have been advertising or promoting appropriate building material and construction technologies in different territory or division of the country. In this roofing, systemized, standardized, advanced roofing units or parts have been used to avoid the temporary structures like shuttering. Hence, the roofing will be economical and progress of work is fast which ensures better in quality. Even though the studies, experiments or researching on this affordable roofing system as not been completely utilized as in other sector or region, a concentrated examination or exploration is to be done to verify the prefabricated roofing which would change the common roofing procedure. The major requisite of choosing affordable roofing system is to develop or advance the rapidity in construction and to decrease the price. In the current work, staadpro software is used for designing the precast RCC roofs and analysis of joist by analytical study using the finite element method. The outcomes which manifest the satisfactory volume of price or cost depletion for various set of panels. In this design, we have considered two least dimensions of 0.5m and 0.75m panels. The aspect ratios which is varying from 1 to 2 and the price depletion is of 0.4% to 9.4% for the least dimension of 0.5m panels. Likewise aspect ratio varying from 1 to 2 with a price depletion from 19.7% to 34.7% for a least dimensions of 0.75m panel size. As the size of the panels increases it becomes cost effective. The preferred roofing system was found to be more cost beneficial as compared with regular RCC roofing system with the increase in dimension of the slab. The roofing system is designed considering M20 concrete and fe415 steel. The beam system panels are precasted and can be easily placed in the position. 3 to 5 masons are enough to easily handle the loads of panels and primary, secondary beam because of weights of panels are less as compare to Conventional slabs. The affordable roofing systems requires lesser time for construction when compare to conventional RCC slab. The major advantage of this roofing is that false roofing works is not required for the dome shaped portion. This dome shaped portion sealing gives good attractive or decorative appearance. The cost analysis made between conventional roofing system and proposed roofing system indicates a cost reduction or depletion of 40% when compare to RCC slab of same size.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysis of Airconditioning System Using Single-Rotor Wind Turbine Power,
           Dual Rotor Wind Turbine Power, and Ducted Dual Rotor Wind Turbine Power As
           Input to Compressor

    • Authors: Vinay Mishra; Dr.H.K. Paliwal
      Abstract: As vapor compression refrigeration system is the best-suited system used in the present scenario due to its various advantages, in the present paper MATLAB analysis is done for the analysis of simple VCR to calculate COP and refrigeration the present paper R134a refrigerant is used as a we know a certain amount of power is used to drive the compressor input in conventional VCR system uses electrical power to convert into mechanical shaft rotation with certain rotation, power and this paper specific power torque and rotation is given to the compressor without any electrical motor. the power obtains from an SRWT, DRWT, and DDRWT with specific torque power and rotation. then after analysis is carried out to get the COP and Refrigeration Effect.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Identifying Disease Comorbidity Patterns Using Centrality Measures in

    • Authors: Zahra Batool; Muhammad Junaid, Muhammad Naeem, Mehmood Ahmed, Luqman Shah, Yousaf Saeed, Ali Imran Jehangiri, Fahad Ali Khan
      Abstract: Social network analysis has been increasingly employed to study patterns in diverse areas of disciplines such as crowd management, air passenger and freight transportation, business modelling and analysis, online social movements and bioinformatics. Over the years, human disease networks have been studied to analyze Human Disease, Genotype, and Phenotype networks. This study explores human Disease Network based on their symptoms by employing different social network analysis such as centrality measures of network, community detection, overlapping communities. We studied relationships of symptoms with diseases on meso-level in order to detect comorbidity pattern of communities in disease network. This help us to understand the underlying patterns of diseases based on symptoms and find out that how different disease communities are correlated by detecting overlapping communities.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Features Selection for Supervised Learning Using Centrality Measures

    • Authors: Saba Saleem; Mehmood Ahmed, Luqman Shah, Ali Imran Jehangiri, Muhammad Naeem, Yousaf Saeed, Muhammad Junaid, Fahad Ali Khan
      Abstract: The data mining methods have been extensively used in the process of decision making. The popularity of data mining methods is due to availability of high speed algorithms, processing and storage power of computers. The effective use of data mining methods help in mining datasets and taking better decisions. The data need to be preprocessed before applying data mining methods. Some datasets require little preparation like dealing with missing and redundant instances while some high-dimensional datasets require strong processing like dimensionality reduction. One of the techniques used for dimensionality reduction is feature selection. This study uses graph based centrality measure for feature selection. Graph based centrality measures are used for ranking features which is used for removing irrelevant attributes. After comparison of results with other approaches, it has been found that the proposed approach results in reduction of feature space without compromising accuracy. The results also shows that proposed approach performs better than some other feature selection approaches not only in terms of accuracy but also on the basis of larger reduction in feature space.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Indigenous Solution for SYN Flooding

    • Authors: Muhammad Junaid; Fahad Ali Khan, Ali Imran Jehangiri, Yousaf Saeed, Mehmood Ahmed, Luqman Shah, Muhammad Naeem
      Abstract: SYN flooding is one of the most challenging problems that many networks applications face, particularly those that are security-related. Disrupting a server's daily function and assigning it to other tasks leaves it a constantly busy server that processes little usable data. In this research, a comprehensive INDIGSOL approach is demonstrated that not only detects SYN flooding but also prevents the attacker(s) from making such attempts in the future. The designed approach has four modules such as node registration and validation, packet capturing, dynamic check system, and hook activation. The approach is further checked and compared with some state-of-the-art baselines on various parameters like detection time, response/processing time, and number of malicious packets detection. It is observed that INDIGSOL performed better than other baselines with an average accuracy of 99% malicious packet detection in six scenarios along with 13.4% faster detection time and 11.2% faster response/processing time. Overall, the provided solution is scalable, robust, and highly accurate that prevents SYN flooding in a timely manner.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Recognition of Images Formed in Pho on the Eyes of different Subjects

    • Authors: Muhammad Junaid; Luqman Shah, Ali Imran Jehangiri, Fahad Ali Khan, Yousaf Saeed, Mehmood Ahmed, Muhammad Naeem
      Abstract: With each passing day resolutions of still image/video cameras are on the rise. This amelioration in resolutions has the potential to extract useful information on the view opposite the photographed subjects from their reflecting parts. Especially important is the idea to capture images formed on the eyes of photographed people and animals. The motivation behind this research is to explore the forensic importance of the images/videos to especially analyze the reflections of the background of the camera. This analysis may include extraction/ detection/recognition of the objects in front of the subjects but on the back of the camera. In the national context such videos/photographs are not rare and, specifically speaking, an abductee’s video footage at a good resolution may give some important clues to the identity of the person who kidnapped him/her. Our aim would be to extract visual information formed in human eyes from still images as well as from video clips. After extraction, our next task would be to recognize the extracted visual information. Initially our experiments would be limited on characters’ extraction and recognition, including characters of different styles and font sizes (computerized) as well as hand written. Although varieties of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) tools are available for characters’ extraction and recognition but, the problem is that they only provide results for clear images (zoomed).
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Review of the Use of ICT Techniques for Teaching Gifted Students

    • Authors: Rabee Alqahtani; Mohammed Alqahtani
      Abstract: The issue examined in this systematic review was the current status of research on the use of ICT techniques in the education of gifted children. After defining gifted children, the need for separate consideration of educating them and the appropriate method of educating them led to considering ICT as a promising method to teach them. The review found that some recent research has reported models of appropriate education using ICT. However, mere models are not going to achieve anything. Facilitation of ICT at the school level and training of teachers to teach gifted children using ICT is also important. As with any other case, factors and challenges determine the success of ICT use in educating gifted children. Early identification of gifted children, self-regulation and self-efficacy of gifted children to focus on the relevant topics, individualised programmes and lastly, the impact of the current Covid-19 pandemic have been discussed by the other papers that were reviewed. Overall, it can be deduced that ICT is indeed a useful avenue to teach gifted students, but it needs to be used in conjunction with other educational interventions/programs to ensure its effectiveness. These findings have practical implications for improving the education of gifted students.
      PubDate: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Design of Two Element Triple Band MIMO DRA with Enhanced Isolation for LTE

    • Authors: Varakumari Samudrala; Vinay Kumar Pamula
      Abstract: A new two element hybrid MIMO DRA is presented for LTE operation. The presented MIMO having two elements excited with CPW feeding. This is operating under hybrid TM mode. MIMO is intended on partial ground with thickness of 0.035 mm, substrate (FR-4) with dielectric constant (εr) of 4.6, thickness 1.6 mm and loss tangent 0.019. The DRA is placed on the two elements individually. The dimensions of the presented MIMO are 90 X 107.8 X 13 mm3. The antenna gives a multiband to covers 0.8 GHz, 1.5 GHz, and 1.7 GHz for S11 ≤ -10 dB. The proposed MIMO can cover LTE Band 5 and Band 6 at 0.84 GHz with operating band width of 83.2 MHz (0.8106 – 0.8938 GHz), LTE Band 21 at 1.5 GHz with operating band width of 45.4 MHz (1.4825 – 1.5279 GHz) and LTE Band 9 at 1.7 GHz with operating band with is 72.6 MHz (1.7382 – 1.8108 GHz). The simulated isolation of -74.96 dB, -75.53 dB and -81.41 dB are obtained with respect to the mentioned frequencies, respectively. MIMO provides very good radiation efficiency >140 % at band-1, > 81% at band-2 and >82% at band-3. The proposed antenna is discovered to attain good isolation, better impedance matching, low Envelope Correlation Coefficient (ECC) and adequate gain. Hence, This MIMO suitable for LTE applications. The HFSS software is used for the simulation.
      PubDate: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of Digital Finance Technologies on Agricbusiness Development in

    • Authors: Kingsley Nwagu; Okanya, Ogochukwu Chinelo, M. C. Okafor
      Abstract: This study investigates the impact of digital finance technologies on agribusiness in Nigeria between 2001 and 2019. The design adopted for this study was ex-post-facto, and elicited data used for analysis was from the Central Bank Statistical Bulletin. Following extensive empirical and theoretical reviews, a model was formulated. Credit to the Nigerian agric sector was used as a proxy for agribusiness (the dependent variable). In contrast, the various digital finance technology platforms such as point of sales payment system, mobile money payment system, and automated teller machine payment system are used as a proxy for digital finance technologies (independent variables). For data analysis, the Auto-Regressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) model was deployed while diagnostic tools such as the test of Normality, Serial correlation, Autocorrelation test, Ramsey reset test, and Heteroskedasticity test were applied. The tests confirmed the validity and reliability of the model employed. Inferential results suggested that both point-of-sales payment and mobile money payment systems had a positive impact on agribusinesses in Nigeria, while the automated teller machine payment system had a negative impact on agric businesses in Nigeria. The study recommended that financial inclusiveness in the rural and agricultural-dominated areas in Nigeria should be encouraged to sustain the positive impact digital finance technologies has on Nigerian agribusiness.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Indian Society, Infertility, and Infidelity in Manju Kapur’s Fiction

    • Authors: Kuntal Beniwal; Dr. Ritu Sharma
      Abstract: In the contemporary era, women’s liberation can be interpreted as the most prevalent phrase in literature. The status and condition of women is constantly changing with the influence of information and education today. Indian society has been referred to as a closed-minded society, yet the women here are able to break those glass ceilings and gracefully handle constraints put by the patriarchal structure in quest of marking a mark for them and create an identity of their own. In the novels of Manju Kapur, we come across female characters that are struggling enough to stand tall as their male counterparts. In her novel, Custody Manju Kapur delivers acumen about the female psyche by raising serious issues like liberalization, globalization, infertility, and meaninglessness in marriages. She also explores the impact of divorce on children. Even after India got its independence, the condition of the women has not changed much in Indian society. Manju Kapur openly discusses the conditions women live in modern times and challenges they face. This is her fifth novel that largely talks about the outlook of both men and women on infidelity and infertility and its outcome and impact. This research aims at the martial relation with a completely new vision.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysis of Automated differential Multi-gauging System through Gauge
           Repeatability and Reproducibility (GRR)

    • Authors: Nishant Neve; Dr. Vijay Kurkute
      Abstract: Automated Differential Multi-gauging system is a very complicated and critical tool to measure some casting and machining parts. Hypoid pinion assembly has two taper rollers bearing with assembly play or gap. The differential assembly checking will be on three stages as P is housing and Q is hypoid pinion and the gap between both parts. The differential multi-gauging system needs to evaluate and analyse these critical parameters firmly is very important. So, after manufacturing and assembly of these automated differential multi-gauging system analysis confirmed by Gauge repeatability and reproducibility i.e. GRR. For the GRR method, we can take multiple experiments on the machine as many trials with the different number of parts and operator then that data will be analysed through this method. After analysing the result and accuracy of the measurement system by repeatability trials. The GRR results will be below 10 % is required then and then the only gauging system is Acceptable. The GRR will generate proper graphs and report which shows how multi-gauging system will ready to take thousands of parts checking accurately and precisely in the industry. This research will help anyone to how to analyse and evaluate the multi-gauging system result through GRR.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Conversion of Unstructured to Structured: A Solution Using Data Science
           and NOSQL

    • Authors: Shagufta Praveen; Mazhar Afzal, Aamir Khan
      Abstract: Exponentially rise of unstructured data is a question to all data scientists today. The graph of unstructured data is at such height that it consumes most of the storage of all clouds present today. Analysis through unstructured data is not easy due its high complexity and abstraction computations. There are different forms of unstructured data found inside web and different operations are done for their conversion. In this paper we tried to touch most of the unstructured data types and their related solution for specific conversion using data science analytics. Mongodb, famous for horizontal scaling is also used here for collection and storage of scalable and high volume data.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Design of Secure Elastic Timer Protocol in IoT-Comparative Analysis

    • Authors: Kapil Mehta; Yogesh Kumar
      Abstract: IoT is a most integral part of every day’s life where everyone has to access the real-time information that makes people lives much more convenient through a network of digitally connected devices. In the present age, IoT protocols are designed to operate in multiple layers that allows devices to communicate wherever security is of much concern. IoT is much vulnerable to attacks due to the decentralization. During Communication between devices over an IoT network, Synchronization and Security are the main concerns and failing so, devices may miss the messages, collide with other messages or waste the energy to get back in sync. Data Exchange through IoT requires synchronization of real time aspects with network model of Internet. For the execution of synchronized tasks, synchronization of clocks of IoT is of extreme importance to allow the sequential ordering of information. There are various research studies on synchronization approaches so far. Elastic Timer Protocol is proposed that is beneficial as compared to standard Time-Lay Clock synchronization technique in case of energy consumption and convergence time. This Paper introduces the Elastic Timer Protocol that uses RSA to ensure the security of a network that works in the better form in case of reduced Energy Consumption and convergence time. The Comparison of the proposed Elastic Timer Protocol in comparison with Time Lay clock synchronization is also presented in terms of various performance metrics like Energy Consumption, Delay, Throughput and Loss Rate of Packets. Moreover, the simulation results revealed that the proposed work in terms of performance metrics mentioned above, performs better with superior performance characteristics.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Execution Evaluation of AODV Protocol Using NS2 Simulator for Emergency

    • Authors: Chetana Hemant Nemade; Dr. Uma Pujeri
      Abstract: The Ad-hoc On-Demand Distance Vector (AODV) routing protocol have being invent into be used current ad-hoc portable structures. Mobile ad hoc network (MANETs)) speak to complex disseminated frameworks that contain remote versatile hubs which can powerfully self-sort out into subjective and impermanent. This permits individuals and gadgets to flawlessly internetwork in regions with no prior correspondence framework. A portable hub is an assortment point in the organization which utilizes a specific convention to advance information from source to objective. The hubs are allowed to move about and sort out themselves into an organization. Productive course foundation between couples of hubs is the essential objective of directing convention. This paper is a recreation put together investigation of Ad hoc with respect to request Distance Vector (AODV). The versatility models utilized in this work is Random Waypoint utilizing network recreation apparatus NS2. The outcomes introduced in this work outline the exhibition of AODV routing protocols in an ad hoc climate.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • GS-FrFT Algorithmic Method for Measurement of CD in Fibre Optics

    • Authors: Ravi Sankar Mandavilli; Sreenivas Alluri
      Abstract: The migration of present data network to the IoT interface, witty utilization of huge liable Single Mode Fiber rather than re-installing the whole network with Dispersion Shifted Fiber for their upgrading to ultra data speed Optical Fiber System based MPLS network for countering the main impediment of Chromatic Dispersion by estimating the real foe and compensating it at the receiver end and hence results the system more efficient with the existing Fiber network. The present scanning method of Fractional Fourier Transform (FrFT) to measure the Chromatic Dispersion (CD) encounters constraints of high latency time along with worst dispersion estimation error 250 picoseconds/nanometre which can be drastically improved with Golden Scan Search (GS) FrFT based algorithm method with 5 to 6 sec latency time and estimation error improved and obtained less than 80 picoseconds/nanometre.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Enhanced Optimization in DCNN for Conversion of Non Audible Murmur to
           Normal Speech based on Dirichlet Process Mixture Feature

    • Authors: T. Rajesh Kumar; Arumbaka Srinivasa Rao, K. Kalaiselvi, S.S. Manivannan, C. Shahul Hameed, C.M. Velu
      Abstract: In various applications towards mobile communication, the recognition of speech automatically plays a vital role. The user communication devices for interaction require a large amount of vocabulary recognition system, more preciseness and real time less power consuming schemas. The miniaturized battery controlled devices suffer with power consumption and large memory bandwidth. Also the speech challenge people's mobile devices require more attention. Therefore, a useful technology is proposed to convert non-audible murmur to normal speech, based on Stochastic Biogeography-based WOA (SBWOA) integrated with Dirichlet process mixture. The features like spectral skewness, Taylor AMS, spectral centroid, pitch chroma and newly developed Dirichlet Process mixture features are extracted from the input murmured speech signal and trained in the DCNN. The identification of speech is based on Deep Convolutional Neural Network (Deep CNN), which is trained by the proposed Stochastic Biogeography WOA (SBWOA). The stochastic gradient descent method, Biogeography-based optimization (BBO) and Whale optimization algorithm (WOA) are combined together to improve the results in metric analysis. The TRP, FPR and Accuracy shows the improved results of 0.9, 0.001 and 0.99 respectively.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Analysis of Welded Connection Plates by Using ANSYS (Comparative Study –
           Finite Element Analysis with Elastic Analysis)

    • Authors: B. Vamsi Krishna; T. Shanthala, P. Sudheer Kumar, S. Bhoomesh
      Abstract: Structural analysis of the loaded welded connection of plates requires the determination of the design strength of the plate specially in bridge Structures. Simple welded shear tab connections are used regularly in structural engineering practice. Many engineers who still use Allowable Stress Design use the elastic method in designing these connections. To determine the stresses in a plate at the welded joint of a simple shear tab connection using finite element analysis, and to compare those results to the simplified elastic analyses used in structural engineering practice. In particular we will look at the tension and compression stresses at the extreme fibers of the weld connection along with the shear stress at the middle of the weld. ANSYS will be used for the finite element analysis. In conclusion, both the finite element analysis approach and the allowable stress design approach result in almost identical maximum shear stresses in the plate at the welded joint. The two approaches do not provide similar results for the maximum tension and compression stresses at the ends of the joint.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Psychosomatic Factors Impinge on the Medical Students’ Choice of Rural
           Practice – A Systematic Review

    • Authors: J. Shanmugapriya
      Abstract: There will be a great shortage of 4.3 million Doctors in 2030 in world level stated by WHO, their shortage in remote areas is an immense challenge. This review examines the evidence base of factors and preferences influencing medical students towards rural placements as they are the future workforce. The study adopted the PRISMA protocol. The factors reasoned for their aversion were formed into the framework of Alderfer’s ERG needs and classified based on positively and negatively perceived. Poor living conditions and social isolation is the major cause for the aversion of rural placements. But the proximity of the village and less competition were positively perceived in terms of existential needs. Family relationship, administrative hurdles and communication with rural people were perceived negatively perceived relationship needs, except availability of more support staff. The growth needs such as serving for poor, social status, Knowledge on rural diseases in an altruistic way, but only by rural background/rural upbringing students, Yet the urban origin students have a strong dislike for the reasons of professional stagnation, fewer career advancements, insufficient learning, and research opportunities in rural placements.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Analysis of Financial Knowledge and Financial Behaviour of Teachers
           Working in Higher Learning Institutions in Hyderabad

    • Authors: Gutti R.K. Prasad; Prof. Byju John
      Abstract: In todays' complex and fast-changing economy, financial literacy is an essential skill, especially for the economically deprived. Due to the recent pandemic Covid - 19, the importance of financial knowledge and behaviour occupied a prominent place in India and worldwide. Many individuals suffered during this pandemic period since they do not have sufficient savings and investment to use critical situations and do not have regular earnings. But financial education is not the only skill needed to have appropriate economic behaviour. The study's objective is to analyse and understand teachers' financial knowledge and behaviour working in higher learning institutions in Hyderabad since they are instrumental in moulding their student community to uplift the economy. Adopted a structured questionnaire for this study, which contains two sections: section 1 contains Socio-demographic variables, and section 2 consists of variables relating to financial numeracy, knowledge, attitude and behaviour. Descriptive analysis has been used to analyse the data and found that only 21% of the teachers' possess a higher level of financial numeracy skills, 23% have a higher level of knowledge in finance. Concerning financial behaviour, 48.5% of teachers working in higher learning institutions in Hyderbad have high financial behaviour. This study can help different stakeholders such as policymakers, academic institutions, and corporate entities enhance literacy levels in finance in general and teachers working in higher learning institutions to improve individuals' economic wellness.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Proving Rural and Urban Telemedicine with Improved Diacom Image
           Compression Using EXI Mechanism

    • Authors: Manvi Mishra; S.S. Bedi, Prabhakar Gupta
      Abstract: Digital Imaging and Communication (Diacom) is a medical image format used in telemedicine. Telemedicine is the core of the modern age. A physician in one area uses a telecommunications device to provide a patient with treatment at a distant site. It's a substitute horizon that the globe publicly pays attention to. Throughout telemedicine sessions, access to personal patient health records and health trackers is on the market, helping you diagnose and efficiently manage patients. It is the main task to reduce each measure of storage and transmission data required for communication. Diacom Image Compression (DIC) is primarily based on the new Efficient Extensible Interchange (EXI) mechanism to realize this goal. Efficient Extensible Interchange is a very lightweight, high-performance XML representation that was designed to function well in a wide variety of applications. It boosts performance while slashing bandwidth requirements, all while preserving other resources including battery life, code size, computing power, and memory. The proposed work focuses on advance compression methodology for patient’s historical data, electronic medical records of clinical information, and diagnostic test record. The results of the simulation recommends that the outcome of the proposed mechanism is better than the current approach. The present work compares the proposed methods with existing methodology and experimental analysis depicts that EXI based compression methodology is far better than traditional SVD compression methodology.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Changing Trends in Advertising, Anti-Covid Products and Brand Promotion

    • Authors: Dr.P. Chitra
      Abstract: The tools, techniques as well as the platform have shifted for the advertisement during the Covid 19 pandemic. Sudden rise in the net worth of OTT platforms, Pharmaceutical, Insurance and Health care Companies reflects the change in market dynamics. Home delivery of various items, work from home and lockdowns lead to the emergence of some new sectors in the market. Spending of hygiene, immunity booster and home luxury products has not remain the choice of Urban population only, rather it has became a crucial need of the whole country. Online Gaming, social media platforms, and digital marketing is experiencing a surge in it’s demand and expecting competitors in the market (Oesterkloeft, 2020). Marketers would need to build much more fast reaction industry trends within and with agency, so that innovative messaging change quickly. As the situation deepens, distant manufacturing and creativity resources are becoming more and more vital. For instance, Nike swiftly took on a new slogan: "Play inside, play outside." (Konig et al., 2020).As India is witnessing the 2ndphase of the covid lockdown, the govt and the public need to figure out which of these improvements will last and affect media consumption trends in the long run. The prolonged shutdown is being expected to put declining pressure on consumer buying power, resulting in continued low spending on discretionary and planned purchases. The most gain will come from e- content exposure and e-commerce, which will see a staticgrowing change in the baseline. Consumers would place a higher value on brands that demonstrate credibility, genuine experience, unprejudiced patriotism, and social responsibility.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Behavioural Economic Perspective of Looking at Distress Migration: A
           Case Study

    • Authors: Simanchal Bag; Dr. Uma Charan Pati
      Abstract: Distress migration is a socio-economic issue which has perennially attracted the attention of policy makers, planners, researchers and the media all along. Besides some other anomalies, the most backward KBK region of Odisha has been witnessing the problem of distress/forced migration for quite a long time now. The standard socio-economic theorizing has pinned on the dominant presence and applicability of the traditional push-pull hypothesis in explaining the very nucleus of the problem. But of late, the behavioural dimensions of migration decision making has started staring at the archaic push-factor dominated hypothetical undertone. Moving deep into the core of the monster brings forth the inherent presence of behavioural factors like emotions, cognitive biases, perception-based exclusions and own identity in the overall societal structure of the probable migrants. This study has adopted a direct interview method of collection of primary data from the Balangir district and has used various statistical methods like descriptive statistics, info-graphic analysis of the problem, rank analysis, emotional intelligence scale of measurement, logistic regression and so on to disentangle the behavioural factors influencing the decision to migrate. The study also includes one section on the quantitative beneficial impacts of distress migration in the same study area i.e. the KBK region of Odisha.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Competence in Cybercrime: A Review of Existing Laws

    • Authors: Nibras Salim Khudhair
      Abstract: Transformational cyber security and training programmes are urgently required to produce individuals and workforce capable of addressing company risks posed by existing and emerging cyber threats. This paper presents a cyber security model of India and give an analytical approach to the competence with the crime, a continuous hierarchy of learning. The chapter combines the cyber-security domain, academic development, and the pyramid of learning continuum, as well as cyber-security standards from state, to create a model of cyber-security skills appropriate for people’s education and the broader workforce. This fundamental approach to building cyber skills and training programmes results in trained individuals and workers who can reduce cyber hazards in the business environment throughout the globe. In popular culture, such experts are sometimes depicted as lone hackers. Cybersecurity specialists, on the other hand, must communicate with a variety of people all of the time. They must also have a high level of personal integrity. The practise of cyber hunting is a different approach to traditional cyber security, in which technologies and human intelligence are used to discover potential threats. Using firewall, antivirus, and intrusion detection software, this strategy seeks to detect penetration and prevent hacker penetration.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Does the Innovation Capability and Competency Affect the Innovation
           Performance of Malaysian’s SMES'

    • Authors: Fadhilahanim Aryani Abdullah; Nik Maheran Nik Muhammad, Nik Alif Amri Nik Hashim, Zul Karami Che Musa, Munirah Mahshar, Nor Dalila Marican
      Abstract: This paper intends to address how SMEs perceive the importance of the innovation-based capability and competency elements in their operations. Before any effort is made on improvising the SMEs’ performance, their perceptions of the importance of the innovation-based capability and competency elements must be understood by the change agents. Only upon understanding their perceptions can appropriate remedial and advisory steps be taken to assist them in their businesses. The issues of innovation have attracted much attention from research and industry in recent years; however, research has mostly focused on large enterprises with more resources, infrastructure, and capabilities, which leads to establishing innovation management. The combination of organisational, financing, owner, product or process, performance, and creative output elements has been considered significant in achieving success in SME businesses. The methodology used in this study includes purposive sampling involving 213 SME owners/managers selected from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s (MITI) list as the respondents of the study. The data were collected through survey questionnaires, while the frequency and descriptive analysis were used to derive the findings. The findings indicated that SME owners place the right importance on the elements of innovation capability, innovation competency. Meanwhile, for innovation output, they place the right importance on performance but less importance on creative output. Hence, the change agents must develop more awareness among SME owners regarding the importance of creative outputs as the most important determinant in the sustainability of innovation in their businesses.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Individual’s Own Consent and External Support Shape Consumer Decision
           towards Healthy Packaged Food Intention

    • Authors: Muhammad Zeeshan Zafar; Hasan Zahid, Imran Arshad, Muhammad Imran, Saira Muzaffar, Loh Chik Im
      Abstract: The increasing percentage of processed food has transformed human diseases trends from acute to chronic diseases which are the cause of unhealthy food choices. To educate consumers the food label is the most suitable source of information. The primary objective of the current study is to examine how external factors encourage consumers to purchase package food and to what extent consumers’ inner voice reply. The model was tested on 467 sample size. For the final analysis SEM AMOS was employed. Results have unfolded the fact that there is partial mediation exist. Conscientiousness has made relation weaken which indicates that although external factors such as attitude towards food label and subjective norms are decisive for informed food choices but personality traits’ role is inevitable. The current study has contributed in existing literature but a comprehensive model required in developing consumers’ awareness towards selection of right amount package food. Practical: Food processing companies are designing easy to interpretive labels but the understanding of consumers’ personality traits can give them competitive edge in market.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Abstractive Summarization Using Categorical Graph Network

    • Authors: R. Senthamizh Selvan; Dr.K. Arutchelvan
      Abstract: The rapid development of technologies produce enormous amount of data which have lot of hidden insights. Extracting these hidden insights are challengeable for researchers and industrialists. Most of the data are in textual and unstructured format. Text mining is the prominent research area that has being utilized for the textual data analysis. Document summarization is an effective application which provides the summary of given content. This research work mainly focused on generating abstractive summarization from the multiple documents. It contributes abstractive summarization using the cate-gorical graph network. Lot of duplicate or redundant sentences are there in the multiple documents. Proposed CATSum, which is a graph based abstractive summarization technique that identifies the duplication based on the similarities of the sentences. The proposed technique used ALBERT encoder model to train the datasets. Then it has built the content summary based on the connection between the sentences. The proposed work is measured using the ROUGE-1, ROUGE-2 and ROUGE-L metrics and produced better accuracy than the baseline methods.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Geographical Indicated (GI) Products of the Regional Ethnocentrism of
           Kerala Prudently Influences Consumer Behaviour

    • Authors: U. Priyanka; Dr.V. Vimala
      Abstract: GI tagged products consists of agricultural and handicrafts products and are registered under the Geographical Indication Act of 1999. Kerala consists of 28 Gi tagged products, thereby having immense potential. Regional ethnocentrism is a noble concept developed by Shimp and Sharma in 1987. A 17 point “CETSCALE” was developed to measure ethnocentrism, and it holds a strong place in marketing literatures. By identifying the research gap, this study emphasises the influence of regional ethnocentrism towards the purchase of Geographical Indicated (GI) tagged products. A sample of 102 consumers was randomly chosen from the central zone of the state of Kerala. A reduced version of the six-point scale validated and introduced by Klein et al. 2006 and Fernández-Ferrín et al., 2019 was adopted in this study to examine the regional ethnocentrism towards GI Tagged products. Based on the findings, highly valuable suggestions were imparted to the producers to market regional geographical indicated products effectively. Regional ethnocentrism can be adopted as an appealing and victorious strategy, thereby enabling the smaller producers to survive in this globalised world of technology.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Growth and Prospects of Natural and Synthetic Rubber Production and
           Consumption in India

    • Authors: Dr.T. Amutha
      Abstract: Rubber has an essential role in today’s society. Rubber industry can be separated into two main sectors, specifically tire manufacturers and industrial rubber manufacturers. It produces a wide variety of products that people normally rely on in their daily life. The rubber products are either used as tires, hoses or as sealing material on windows. Automotive industry is the most significant market for both tires and industrial rubber products. In India, over the last three decades, the numbers of vehicles have approximately doubled and further increases are expected over the next decade. This trend will eventually increase the consumption of rubber products, which will also augment the use of non-renewable resources, emissions to the air, water and soil during their manufacturing and usage stages. The Indian rubber industry has performed reasonably well, the industry has been growing further during the current financial year, both with respect to total turnover and exports. Though the overall balance of trade in rubber products is in favour of the country, the data indicates that India is becoming a favourable destination for rubber products. It is also noticed that while tyres/tubes, beltings etc are being imported to the country, the bulk of the imports comprises technical goods, sheeting’s etc. Today the amount of rubber used in tires represents approximately 60% of the total rubber consumption in the world. About 25% of the remaining 40% of industrial rubber production is also utilized by automotive industry. This paper focuses on the growth and prospects of natural and synthetic rubber production and consumption.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Social Listening Cloud Service for Referrals and Generate Leads

    • Authors: Pruthvi Raj Venkatesh; Chaitanya Kanchibhotla, P. Radha Krishna
      Abstract: Huge competition in the market has made it difficult for enterprises to generate leads and acquire new customers. On the other hand, recent technological advancements have made accessing and disseminating information easy. Online social networking systems have been successful in capturing information about users and their social contacts. Such a network allows companies to effectively target the end customers due to intimate knowledge of their preferences and shared needs during social conversations. This paper presents a cloud-based social listening system that leverages such soft data to unfold lead generation. We demonstrate our approach using the Facebook data interface and carry out a socio-temporal analysis of the social interactions captured from customers' social networks and messages exchanged in that network. The proposed setup enables acquiring new customers effectively through referrals by utilizing online social channels.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Features of Pedagogical Practice in the Process of Professional Training
           of a Future Teacher

    • Authors: Olena S. Khmelnytska; Yuliia M. Bahno, Olena M. Serhiychuk, Larysa V. Tkachenko, Svitlana M. Tanana
      Abstract: Teaching practice in pedagogical institutions of higher education is an organic part of the educational process. It provides a combination of psychological and theoretical readiness of future teachers for future practical activities. The pedagogical practice contributes to the formation and development of pedagogical erudition, pedagogical goal setting, pedagogical thinking, intuition, ability to improvise, pedagogical optimism and pedagogical reflection. pedagogical specialties during educational and industrial practice in secondary schools. To accomplish this task, the authors distinguished educational-productive practice, because this type of practice, at the educational level of the bachelor, is provided in the final, 4-th course, after all the students have already a certain base of theoretical and practical knowledge. Research methods were theoretical: analysis, generalization, comparison; empirical: observation, studying of the products of students ’activity, questionnaires, conversations, interviews, discussion, testing, pedagogical prognostication, pedagogical experiment for revealing the results of experimental work; methods of mathematical statistics. Based on the results of the practice, as well as taking into account its organization and implementation, the authors conclude that the study is thorough, as well as its effectiveness for the formation of motivational-target, creative, practical, value-oriented, communicative competencies in graduates. As a result of the research, the criteria of the future teacher's activity in schools were derived (emotional-reflective; resultant-evaluative; motivational-prognostic; cognitive-cognitive), as well as levels for determining the quality of the student's teaching activity (adaptive, creative, sufficient). Besides, the study showed that students have profound and qualitative knowledge in specialized subjects (pedagogy, psychology, teaching methods, etc.). The conducted research proves once again that practical training is an important component in teachers’ preparation and their self-affirmation.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Role of Arts Education in Today's Educational Process

    • Authors: Olha Muzyka; Yurii Lopatiuk, Tetiana Belinska, Anna Belozerskaya, Iryna Shvets
      Abstract: At present, there are discussions and research on the renewal of teaching methods in modern education. This explains the relevance of the study. In connection with the renewal of the teaching principle, it is necessary to introduce a new teaching method in educational institutions. The procedure for the implementation of the foundations of goal-setting also of the current school self-awareness changes the figures, the essence and the ways of educational work of students, the main transformations of educational activity. This work aims to study the problem of art education in the current realities, as well as outline the prospects for its development based on this. The problem was studied by using art as a teaching method. As a result, the authors came to a consensus that there can be only one way out of this situation – a fundamental shift towards weakening and increasing the humanity of the educational strategy. As a result, there is the restructuring and renewal of the entire machine of the educational process in the development of new educational concepts, areas of improvement, updating of existing aspects, as well as non-traditional forms of education. Prospects for the further development of the education sector are primarily in solving the identified dilemmas, namely, increasing the importance of art and aesthetic education at the state level, as well as qualitative and quantitative changes in the program for the creative and aesthetic profile and art.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Axiology of Music and Pedagogical Education at the University

    • Authors: Tetiana A. Smyrnova; Nataliia K. Bilova, Alla F. Lynenko, Tatyana V. Osadchaya, Irina M. Levytska
      Abstract: For students of music specialties, important aspects are values and meanings, which can be called the basis of music education in general. The axiological approach, according to the authors, is an effective way in music and pedagogical education, which explains the relevance of this research. In this work, considerable attention is paid to international research by scientists related to the theory and practice of using the axiological approach in universities. To prove the expediency and effectiveness of the axiological element in the methodology of teaching musical disciplines, the experimental method was used. In this study the authors also used the methods of questionnaires, pedagogical observation, testing, interview. As a result of the research, the characteristic features and principles of the axiological approach were identified for use in teaching students of musical specialties. The authors see the prospects for further work in the study of the introduction of cultological and systemic approaches from a methodological point of view, as a result of which the structural and semantic characteristics of the value sphere of music and pedagogical education will become more versatile.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Digital Logistics as a Factor of Increasing the Volume and Quality of
           Transport Services

    • Authors: Atadzhanova Zulfiya Saparbaevna; Umarova Dilfuza, Rakhmanberdiev Ravshan Raxmatullayevich, Muradov Abdurakhim Soyibovich
      Abstract: In this article, the advantages of digital logistics in transport activity, the hierarchy of digitization of railway transport, the importance of the level of Internet access in the Republic in the organization of services through e-commerce areas of structural subdivisions of its lower stage, the effectiveness of digital logistics are given information.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Implementation of the Monetary Policy of the Soviet Government in the
           Economic Life of TASSR (1917-1924)

    • Authors: Rano Nortokhtaevna Tukhtaeva
      Abstract: This article is based on the fact that the impact of the financial and monetary policy of the Soviet government in 1917-1924 on the economic sphere led to a crisis in the circulation of money. In the early years of Soviet power, the factors that led to the growing tendency of the dependent countries to pursue political independence and to issue their own money as a symbol of its economic independence due to the instability of political power.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Decentralization as a Component Euroregional Development in National
           Economy of Ukraine

    • Authors: Viktor Tsekhanovych; Dmytro Bizonych, Nataliia Larina, Svitlana Moskalenko, Dmytro Snizhko
      Abstract: The purpose of the article is to determine the possibility of decentralizing state power through the functioning of such a form of cross-border cooperation as the euroregion. The analysis of the legislative norms regulating the creation and functioning of the euroregion and the role of local authorities in these processes is carried out. At the present stage of development of Ukraine, the issue of decentralization of power is extremely acute. The problem of taking into account the interests of the regions, paying attention to the peculiarities of their economic, social, and cultural development was not fully solved due to the rigidly built vertical of the central government. Recognizing the need for structural reforms of state and local administration, it should be noted that the legal system of Ukraine in its modern form offers ways to expand a number of opportunities for local authorities. An example is cross-border cooperation, which is implemented in the form of functioning of euroregions. The practical consequences of decentralization reform in Ukraine should be considered as part of a broader strategy territorial development and public administration in general.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Managerial Accounting Approach of Customer Relationship Management; An
           Analytical Study

    • Authors: Reza Sotudeh; Hadi Bakhshesh Tanyani, Amrollah Zeynali Kermani
      Abstract: As competition in the business environment increases, retaining valuable customers for organizations becomes more important; therefore, organizations try to maintain their long-term and valuable relationships with customers by making changes in interactive practices. Although customer relationship management has been one of the research priorities in the field of marketing; But researchers and marketing managers have not properly understood these distinct communication priorities. This research is intended to explore the managerial accounting approach of customer relationship management; an analytical study. Improving customer relationship was identified as a consequence of applying a comprehensive customer relationship management strategy with a post-purchase dissonance reduction approach.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Exploring Psychological Stress among Health Care Worker AMID Pandemic
           COVID-19 in Malaysia

    • Authors: Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz; Nathratul Ayeshah Zulkifli, Mohd Faizal Kasmani, Aqeel Khan
      Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic is a novelty that is affecting everyone. Pandemic-related problems, such as isolation and quarantine, social distance, economic and social pressure, may arise to cause major psychological problems specifically to those whom get infected by COVID-19, followed by frontliners such as health care workers and generally public. Thus, this study was conducted to explore psychological stress among health care worker amid COVID-19 pandemic, coping strategies and needs required by health care workers. This qualitative method, using purposive sampling with semi-structured via phone/online interviews among thirteen health care worker who worked in Government Clinic and Hospital in one of the District in Pahang state, Malaysia. Data was analysed using thematic analysis. 13 health care personnel were participated in this study with at least about 10 years working experiences. Demographic data include various variable such age, gender, role, marital status, working experiences and their original department. Data analysis discovered that 3 major themes capturing the important elements involves and contributed to psychological stress among health care worker during COVID-19 pandemic from this cohort group. The themes were classified as COVID-19 implications, coping strategies and needs. Each of the themes are further elaborated in details through the identification of sub-themes which consist of Psychological Effect, Working Environment, Social Effects, Self-care, Expression of Feelings (Emotion focused), Problem-focused coping strategie, Psychosocial support and Resource Management. Therefore, it is important to deal and recognize the ongoing distress that could be negatively impaired frontliners. Regular contact between support person should be consider to improve better self-adaptation, positive coping skills and self-care strategies. Nevertheless, consideration among policy makers and government are highly expected in serving frontliners while facing struggles and challenges during present pandemic. Implementation of services and targeted policy turn pivotal thus would protect frontliners, mentally and physically, to maintain the functioning of our nation’s healthcare.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Factors affecting the Tedency of Drug Addiction among Malays in

    • Authors: Ridhuan Tee Abdullah; Rahimah Embong, Nizaita Omar, Razi Yaakob, Hanif Md Lateh, Ruhaizan Sulaiman, Iskandar Hasan Tan, Ruzaini Sulaiman, Low Yong San, Zamri Chik
      Abstract: Drug addiction is a very serious issue in Malaysia that has been declared as the number one enemy and the main agenda of this country. Hence, the National Anti-Drugs Agency is committed to eradicate drugs through the campaign of total fight against drugs. It is a fact that drug addicts among Malay ethnic more than other ethnics. Various other factors may influence this tendency of drug addiction such as culture, economy, environment and religion. Therefore, this article aimed to measure the level, pattern and influence of the constructs of religion, socio-culture, socio-economic and environment, and identify factors that affect the tendency of drug addiction among Malays in Malaysia. This study used quantitative approach with research design of survey used questionnaires as research instrument. The location was divided by zones, namely northern, western, southern, east coast and Sabah. It involved 13 National narcotics addiction rehabilitation centres and three (3) private drug rehabilitation centres. A total of 674 respondents comprising 549 Malay clients were selected randomly as research sample. The obtained data had been analyzed using the IBM-SPSS-AMOSversion 21.0 to run Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) analysis which consists of two main models: measurement model and structural model. Prior to the SEM test, several adaptation tests were conducted to ensure that the tested indicators truly represented the measured construct. The findings of the study have shown that the factors of religion, socio-cultural, socio-economic and environment have positive and significant impact on Malay drug addicts. Socio-cultural factor is the most significant, followed by the environment, socio-economic and religion. This implies that the lack of religious teachings also affects the tendecy of drug addiction among Malays.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Fatigue and Stress Analysis of a Load Carrying Car Chassis with Reinforced
           Joint Using Finite Element Method

    • Authors: Arash Babamiri; Shaghayegh Hadian, Greg Wheatley
      Abstract: In this article, a case study of a load-carrying vehicle chassis with various loading conditions in six maneuvers has been conducted. These maneuvers include acceleration and deceleration in a loaded and un-loaded situation, drops, pothole, turn, and sinusoidal obstacles. Finite element analysis has been implemented in order to calculate stress distribution and fatigue life. Stress analysis indicated that the joints stiffness is higher where the auxiliary profiles were utilized. However, this procedure is cumbersome and auxiliary plates would be a more efficient strategy. The effects of using auxiliary plates have been investigated in the fatigue and stress distribution of the aforementioned chassis. The analysis revealed that the 300 mm drop has the maximum tension and accordingly embodies the shortest fatigue life. Furthermore, for welding joints, three different strategies for geometry configuration including welding bead, reinforcing plates, and extra auxiliary profiles under the welded joints were assumed.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Smart Proactive Warning System for Early Prediction of Potato Late Blight
           Via Machine Learning

    • Authors: Samer I. Mohamed
      Abstract: Precision agriculture is one of the applications which may use the Machine learning technology to maximize the crops productivity, optimize the quality of the crops, and minimize the negative environmental impact like crops diseases. Crop diseases are generally one of the most critical problems that threaten the worlds agriculture, causing large losses in agricultural production of about 25% per year. Some metrological data like relative humidity, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and pressure play an essential role in the creation and spreading of late blight disease of potato. The proposed system aims to predict a potato late blight using a machine learning (ML) IoT based system trained on dataset collected from field sensors at crops environment through forecasting weather data from weather stations. The proposed system is designed based on Logistic regression and Neural Networks where model results show performance and accuracy improvements compared with the result of built in service created on Microsoft Azure cloud using the same data set.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of the Digitalization Process and Investment on the Structural
           Changes of the Economy

    • Authors: Avazov Nuriddin; Azimova Lola, Saidjon Khayitov
      Abstract: This article analyzes the impact of digitalization on the structural changes of the economy on the example of Uzbekistan. The degree of effectiveness of the investment factor in such circumstances is also considered. The research work of a number of scientists has been studied and the necessary aspects for research have been presented. The main factor determining the level of digitalization is the gross value added of the digital economy to GDP. The next factor influencing structural change is the inflow of investment in fixed assets. An econometric analysis was performed to determine the relationship between the factors and a conclusion was drawn based on the results. The study was conducted for the period 2016-2020 of the Uzbekistan’s economy. The article also theoretically explores and analyzes structural changes in the economy, its impact on economic development, factors influencing structural changes, and the impact of investment flows on the economy and structural changes. The study found a strong correlation between GDP and gross value added in the ICT sector. In addition, the analysis found that investment has a positive effect on structural changes, as a result of increased investment in fixed assets increases both the volume of GDP and the level of structural change.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study on Factors Influencing of Emotional Intelligence of Arts and
           Science College Students in Kanyakumari District

    • Authors: A. Sathya; Dr.V.P. Velmurugan
      Abstract: The study's primary objective is to determine the difference in Emotional Intelligence between male and female students, as well as between rural and urban students. The study surveyed undergraduate and postgraduate students currently enrolled in academic programmes in the Kanyakumari district. The current study sampled 150 male and female students (100 undergraduate, 50 postgraduate) from a variety of educational backgrounds (pure sciences, commerce, and arts). The data collection methods used were non-random convenience sampling and snowball sampling. It is concluded that there is no statistically significant difference in how self awareness, self motivation, social skills, and empathy factor influence the emotional intelligence of arts and science college students. There is a significant difference in how self-management and relationship management factors influence the emotional intelligence of arts and science college students. It is discovered that there is a significant correlation between students' emotional intelligence and their family background.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Study on Factors Determining Entrepreneurial Aspirations of Arts and
           Science College Students in Kanyakumari District

    • Authors: A. Sathya; Dr.V.P. Velmurugan
      Abstract: The study's primary goal is to identify the factors that influence entrepreneurial aspirations among arts and science college students. The structure questionnaire was used to collect primary data about creative thinking, leadership, commitment, communication skills, and achievement motivation factors determining entrepreneurial aspirations for this study. All data was collected and analysed using a five-point Likert scale, with 1 representing "strongly disagree" and 5 representing "strongly agree." For this study, the researcher employed the purposive sampling technique. The sample size for this study was 150 college students from the arts and sciences. It is concluded that the factors of creative thinking, leadership, commitment, communication skills, and achievement motivation influence the entrepreneurial aspirations of Kanyakumari district arts and science college students. It has been discovered that the variables creative thinking, leadership, commitment, communication skills, and achievement motivation are closely related and have an impact on the entrepreneurial aspirations of Kanyakumari district arts and science college students. The study's findings will assist planners and policymakers in taking the necessary steps to promote entrepreneurial intelligence among arts and science college students.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Entrepreneurship: Problems of Development in the Modern Economy of the
           Russian Federation

    • Authors: S.V. Iudina; O.N. Mingazova
      Abstract: The authors propose an interpretation of the "entrepreneurship" term that is relevant for the current moment with the aim of a new understanding and clarified interpretation. The article analyzes the industry specifics of the Russian national economy, identifies the problems of the development of small and medium-sized businesses in Russia. Weak representation in the economy as a whole, lack of drivers for growth, low innovation, and profitability. All this does not allow Russian small and medium-sized enterprises to take any significant place in society. Recommendations for changing the situation should begin with a deep diagnosis of problems. The authors present the first results of their initiative research.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Strategic Capital Management in Insurance Organizations

    • Authors: Olga Alekseevna Okorokova; Yuliya Makhdievna Makhdieva, Mikhail Gennad'evich Rusetskiy, Evgenia Nikolaevna Kovtun, Olga Nikolaevna Korotun
      Abstract: The actualization of the study is due to the need for a critical understanding of the capital management of insurance organizations at the present stage. The authors consider the mechanism of state regulation of the formation and strategy of capital management in insurance organizations in Russia, identifies the key parameters of financial stability, and evaluates the dynamics and structure of insurance reserves, as well as the profitability of their investment. The purpose of this study is to identify and analyze the development of the insurance market and its investment potential. The original approach of the mechanism for justifying the optimization of the capital of an insurance organization has been proposed. The authors prove that the expansion of the investment potential of insurers will increase the profitability of the use of capital. The authors rely on the regulatory framework. The empirical basis for the study has been presented from official sources and financial statements of insurance organizations. The article is debatable; the provisions and conclusions require further research.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Flight Insurance: National and International Regulatory Experience

    • Authors: Roman Viktorovich Seryshev; Anna Evgenievna Gorokhova, Umalt Umarovich Abdulkadyrov
      Abstract: The article considers the legal regulation and the specifics of aviation insurance in Russia. Currently, the use of air transport is growing all over the world, including Russia. Accordingly, the likelihood of risks that threaten the property, health and life of aircraft owners, users of air transport services and third parties increases. The study aims at examining the legal regulation of aviation insurance, revealing its issues and searching for their solutions. It dwells on both general and special insurance legislation and its principles. The authors of the article analyze the basic insurance laws concerning the regulation of relations arising from flight insurance. They disclose the essence of compulsory civil liability insurance of aircraft owners that consists in the fact that the object of this insurance is exclusively compensation for property damage, while health, life and moral damages are not reimbursed. The authors highlight the specifics of the aviation insurance system. They describe the issues of flight insurance and the international experience of their solution. Certain aspects of international insurance regulation are compared with the Russian insurance legislation.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Blockchain Impact on the Efficiency of Public Administration in the Sphere
           of State and Municipal Services

    • Authors: M.V. Afonin; Julia Valerievna Plaksa, Roman Viktorovich Seryshev, Daria Vladimirovna Tavberidze, Roman Petrovich Sklyarenko, Vladimir Dmitrievich Sekerin
      Abstract: State and local governments have stepped up research on innovative approaches to the provision of basic public services. The purpose of this study is to determine the blockchain impact on the efficiency of public administration in the sphere of state (municipal) services.
      The study illustrates the advantages and problems of blockchain on the example of its application and implementation in government bodies at various levels with an analysis of international experience. According to international experience, new technologies can improve the efficiency of service delivery, therefore, this study appeals to the importance of supportive policies for improving the results of using blockchain in the sphere of public administration of state (municipal) services.
      In the end, the authors determined that the introduction of blockchain in the sector of state (municipal) services, on the one hand, has several advantages (cost reduction, immutability (minimization of the risk of losing documents), elimination of intermediaries (network decentralization), distribution of information storage (lack of a single center vulnerability), openness of transactions and demonstration of innovative potential), on the other hand, several problems (the problem of trust and security, invasion of privacy and violation of constitutional rights, inequality in access to technology, changing legislation in accordance with new technologies, slow and costly implementation process).
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Molecular Investigation of Heat Shock Protein (HSP 70) among Persons
           Infected with the Parasite Giardia lamblia in Najaf Province

    • Authors: Lubna A.M. Al-Madani; Jassim H.R. AL-Khuzaie
      Abstract: The current study was conducted in Najaf Province for the period from the beginning of September 2020 to the end of May 2021 to investigate the parasite Giardia lamblia Among the patients admitted to hospitals and health centers located in Najaf Province, a questionnaire was prepared for each patient to study the factors that may affect the prevalence of infection such as age, gender, treatment of injury, place of residence and occupation. The study included the collection of 350 stool samples from people with diarrhea, whose ages ranged from less than five years to 68 years, and a microscope was used to detect parasites. The results of the current study showed that the number of samples infected with intestinal parasites was 163, with a rate of 46.57%. The percentage of non-infected people was 187, or 53.43%, and it appeared that the symptoms were caused by other factors.
      The results of the extraction of 57 positive stool samples for patients, whose microscopic examination showed the presence of a parasite In Giardia lamblia, 40 samples of them contained the genetic material of the parasite DNA at a rate of 41%. The results of the PCR examination that were statistically analyzed showed that there were significant differences at the probability level of P < 0.05, as the highest percentage of infection with genotype (B) compared to genotype (A) which amounted to 61.54% and 38.46%, respectively. The current study showed that the amount of heat shock protein HSP70 by using the (ELIZA) test in infected persons and comparing them with healthy samples resulted in an increase in the concentration of HSP70 protein in the serum of persons infected with Giardia lamblia compared with the percentage of its presence in the control group with a significant difference of 0.01 <p. 28.04 ng / ml %, while the percentage in healthy samples was 3.98% ng / ml.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Sentinel – A Neighbourhood based Live Location Streaming Safety APP
           for Women and Children

    • Authors: K. Mohamed Haris; Dr.N. Sabiyath Fatima
      Abstract: The most cruel problems in the world are the ones that happens beyond our sight in the dark. There are some savage monsters in this beautiful world that does kidnapping, harassment and what not. There are apps out there which gets the location and sends a message to the nearby police station, family and friends but these kind of things always tend to happen when they're all away. So it will be too late for the police to reach the scene. Have any kidnaps been seen nearby a police station' Of course not!. They dare to do these by thinking that no one sees them. Well let's say no to that anymore.
      The solution is ‘SENTINEL’. The Sentinel app alerts the locals of that particular area where the victim is stuck with just a click of a button. It will keep the victim informed about how may rescuers are alerted, how many are on-scene and whether the police are alerted or not. The locals are responsible to keep their area safe. So in turn this app gives them a chance to prove it and be the hero of their own locality.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Enhancing Leadership Roles under Effects of Micro and Macro Economic
           Factors in Vietnam – A Case of Coteccons in Construction Industry

    • Authors: Nguyen Thanh Hai; Nguyen Thuy Duong, Tran Duc Thang
      Abstract: In Vietnam construction industry, Coteccons Group (CTD) established fifteen years ago, got brand name with big projects and became one of leading corporations.
      In our study, We will use OLS regression on CTD net profit to draw discussions.
      Research results present that CTD Net profit (Y) has negative correlation with lending rate, inflation, VNIndex and exchange rate.
      We imply that we need to reduce CPI and exchange rate to be in favor of net profit of CTD.
      Next, a policy of reducing lending rate and increasing risk free rate also push CTD net profit. There is management implications from this discussion.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • An Analytical Study of Factors Affecting Online Shopping in Ambala

    • Authors: Kapil Sharma; Yogesh Kumar, Rajiv Khosla
      Abstract: Identification of requirements and needs of the consumers and satisfying these needs defines the concept of marketing. This explanation of marketing is true only when the preference and taste of a consumer are not dominated by any internal or external factor. There is no doubt that the environment of businesses today is changing rapidly, with the involvement of media, and communication technologies changing the way of interaction and persuading the consumers to buy their products or to change the choices of the customers. With time and such advances, many researchers have attempted to study the many behaviors the customers show while buying products or services online to find out what are the factors that have an influence on the behavior of purchasing. The most common aspect linked with this is the motivating factors, which are linked with the changes in the purchasing decisions of the consumers when buying online. Following are the findings of many theories of motivating factors, the consumers can clearly know what aspects might result in higher purchases. Knowing the many motivating factors associated with online shopping helps in boosting the selling confidence of the online sellers hence making them have a strong believe in E-commerce. The research is carried out to analyze the many motivating factors of online shopping in the Ambala district of Haryana. Data was gathered by a survey involving filling up of questionnaires by respondents and the questions aimed to collect information regarding factors that increased online buying.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Evaluation of the Level of some Immunological Parameters in Patients with
           Gastrointestinal Disorders Infected with the Blastocystis Hominis Parasite

    • Authors: Dr. Jameel Jerri Yousif; Zahra Abdul Khader Hashem
      Abstract: Objectives: The current research was conducted to investigate the Blastocystis hominis parasite in the stool of patients with gastrointestinal disorders and to detect some immunological effects.
      Methodology: Descriptive case-control study design, the study included collecting 75 stool and blood samples from patients with gastrointestinal disorders and 75 stool and blood samples from healthy people. The ages of patients and healthy ranges from 10-70 years .
      Results: The results of immunological examinations using the ELISA technique revealed a significant increase of P˂0.05 in the level of IL-1 beta and IL-6 in the serum of patients with gastrointestinal disorders compared to control. There was a positive correlation between the IL-1 beta and IL- 6 in patients with gastrointestinal disorders infected with B. hominis parasite. The results of the immunological tests also showed a significant increase of P˂0.05 in the level of IgG and IgM and a significant decrease in the level of IgA antibody in patients with gastrointestinal disorders with B. hominis compared to control.
      Conclusion: Infection with the B. hominis parasite has an effect on stimulating the cellular immune response by increasing the level of IL-1 beta and IL-6 and stimulating the humoral immune response by increasing the level of IgG and IgM antibodies in patients with gastrointestinal disorders infected with B. hominis parasite compared to control.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Problems of Energy Saving at Grain Processing Enterprises

    • Authors: Palvan Iskandarovich Kalandarov; Zieviddin Mamurovich Mukimov, Sherkul Raxmanovich Rakhmanov, Dilbaroy Аmonbaevna Abdullaeva, Aziz Maxkamovich Nigmatov
      Abstract: The article considers the problems of energy saving on the example of JSC "GALLA-ALTEG", where the main energy - intensive processes are the grinding of grain and intermediate products. The energy consumption of technological equipment, including mills for multi-grade grain grinding, is analyzed, the capacities spent on specific loads on the technological process systems, as well as the grinding of grain and intermediate products are studied. To reduce the power consumption, the technological processes of regulating them by humidity are considered.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Transparency and Management of Derivatives Market in the Era of
           Digital Transformation in Vietnam

    • Authors: Nguyen Duc Tai; Nguyen Thi Hang, Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy
      Abstract: In the globalization and integration era with 4.0 industry, global derivative markets have certain impacts on opportunities and challenges, and roles of speculators who are main players in the derivative market. Derivative instruments will benefit investors in some aspects: risk prevention and help them to finalize profits before unexpected fluctuations, exchange rate gap limitation and avoiding risks from exchange rate movements, or speculators will prefer earning profits in selling or buying within short time. Moreover, transparency on the derivative market need to be enhanced for investor information reliability. In the development trend of digital transformation, digital economy and e-commerce 4.0, internet of things and Digital technology platform has supported much for the development of derivatives market, as well as data privacy solutions for investors. One of our study purposes is aiming to enhance management following digital economy and the connection between e-commerce 4.0 and derivative market in Vietnam. This study uses mainly quantitative analysis combined with qualitative analysis, synthesys, analytical and dialectical materialism method. We run regression with Eviews software to measure the impacts of multi factors on derivative markets.
      PubDate: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Optimal Controllers for Grid Connected Re System and their Challenges: A
           Brief Review

    • Authors: P. Lakshminarayana; K. Mercy Rosalina, M. Umamaheswara Rao, K. Bala Krishna
      Abstract: A conquest for Science and also Technology and also the ever-growing planet of innovation trigger numerous innovations. Currently India demandingly picking to beat non-renewable fuel sources sparsity issues along with Renewable Energy Sources (RES). Renewable Energy Sources needs intricate innovations for the usage. Renewable resource resources and also modern technologies possess prospective to supply options to the enduring electricity troubles being actually experienced due to the establishing nations. The renewable resource resources like wind power, solar power, geothermal power, electricity, biomass electricity and also energy tissue innovation may be made use of to get over electricity lack in India. To overcome the power demand for such a fast-growing economic climate, India will certainly need an ensured source of 3- 4 times extra power than the overall power consumed today.
      This work reviews different control techniques and proposes a new control technique Optimal Recurrent Neural Networks (ORNN) based Controller to mitigate the power quality (PQ) disturbances of power system. In the proposed approach, optimal weight selection is employed for enhancing the learning procedure of RNN (ORNN). Here, ORNN technique is utilized for selecting the ideal control signal of grid inverter through optimal adjustments of the control variables in the power system. The proposed strategy creates the ideal control of the grid inverter which tries to enhance the power quality of a power system and manage the line voltage by providing reactive power compensation. This paper reviews several papers with different control strategies applied to the grid connected inverter.
      PubDate: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Electric Field Stress Control on FGM Spacer with Particle in a Three-Phase
           GIS Using Metal Inserts for Sustainable Agriculture

    • Authors: Yogesh Sambhana; Sravana Kumar Bali, V.S. Polamraju. Sobhan, G.V. Nagesh Kumar
      Abstract: Recently, this kind of agriculture is in danger of threatening its future since it depends upon industrial agriculture to provide the bulk of the food we eat. In high-voltage applications, the three-phase Gas Insulated Busductor (GIB) is considered to be the most important to fulfill high demand. Due to numerous flaws like as delamination, protrusion, etc. induced during the switching process, GIB is shown to have insulator failures. Those flaws have a significant impact upon the distribution of the electric field across the distance and hence on the entire GIB system, which causes enormous economic losses. This paper provides a post-type spacer for a three-phase GIB of delamination with a Functionally Degraded Material (FGM), an additional particle introduced at high voltage for the analysis of the adverse behavior of the spacer and subsequent insertion of metal inserts minimize the stress of the electronic field. By doping it with varying permittivity values to provide uniform electric field stress using a Finite element procedure, FGM is spatially dispersed with various filling materials. Simulation with planned spacer is performed as faults at various voltages and FGM grades with delamination and particle. With the insertion of the metal insert in the FGM spacer type postal insert, the influence of aluminum particles with varying delamination sizes is reduced and the findings obtained are given.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Design, Fabrication and CFD Analysis of Jet Impingement Solar Dryer for

    • Authors: M. Kannan; P.M. Venkatesh, A.R. Vijay Babu, Vibha Parmar
      Abstract: This Paper attempts to study the variation of simulation and fabricated jet impingement dryer to define how to increase efficiency, temperature and best quality of the dryer. The jet impingement is helps to increase the overall temperature of the exhaust air. where increasing the temperature slightly and velocity ranges of drying time as been reduced. The experimental process has been carried in the copra.
      From the CFD analysis end results establish the flow jet impingement processing on the absorber where a strong function of heat transfer enhancement. The present process concludes that the mass flow ranges of air as been influence the heat transfer rates. At solar radiation 500-1000 (W/M2), 348K ambient temperature and 0.048(Kg/S) mass flow ranges has been get at the end analysis.
      Now a day the new model innovations are needed in solar dryer to fulfil the requirements of drying industrial and agricultural products. The new design process analysis and assumptions are very necessary to design any system. By comparison solar drying fulfil the requirements than sun drying processing. Under the such process and conditions Effect of mass flow ranges of air, solar radiation on exit air temperature, and efficiency has been analyzed.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Cultural Tourism Development and Folk Festivals Management in North of
           Vietnam - Ha Long Bay, Thai Nguyen City and Hanoi

    • Authors: Leng Thi Lan; Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy, Nguyen Hang Phuong
      Abstract: We mention a value chain approach in analyzing activities of cultural tourism and folk festivals management in the North of Vietnam, Esp. In cases of Thai Nguyen city, ha Long Bay - Quang Ninh and Ha noi Vietnam.
      Authors use scientific methods including: studying the relationship between legends and folk festivals as an interdisciplinary study, then use combination of methods of related sciences such as history, culture... is necessary to identify and solve research problems. We also use combination of methods: systematic approach, statistics, analysis, comparison... to have research results that are both general, qualitative and valuable and specific, quantitative.
      Folkfore festivals in Ha Long, Thai Nguyen and Hanoi have played vital role in cultural life and ind of the people in local community and we need systematic solution approach to develop and connect with cultural tourism.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Study on Wild Pork and Pigs in Thai Nguyen, Vietnam - and Pork Meat Export
           Criteria to Europe

    • Authors: Bui Thi Thom; Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy
      Abstract: Feeding wild pigs and managing wild pork meat quality is meaningful in Vietnam, esp. In Thai Nguyen province as pork products can offer variety of tastes due to food processing and suitable for Vietnamese tastes and can export to the world widely.
      At present, most pig breeds are selected and raised in accordance with local conditions, especially wild boar and hybrids are very popular with people, the demand for products is increasing day by day. But raising pigs is also facing many obstacles, because wild boars are wild, domesticated more difficult than foreign pigs, and require a large area of land and a rich source of green food. Wild boars have good characteristics of adaptability, tolerance to harsh conditions in mountainous areas, taking advantage of natural food sources and low technical requirements.
      Authors use statistical data and qualitative analysis to draw conclusion. The study find out that Softness, the amount and structure of collagen Then The cut of the meat is dry, the meat is slightly hiss, the muscle is a bit tight; And Fresh color - Healthy pork is usually light pink to crimson in color. This parameter is an important food quality standard.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Assessing the Roles of Entrepreneur's Psychology and Competencies:
           The Critical Analysis Factors of Emergence E-Commerce New Ventures in

    • Authors: Ahmad Firdause Md Fadzil; Mahwish Jamil, Mohd Rafi Yaacob, Anis Amira Ab Rahman, Nora'ani Mustapha
      Abstract: The leading agent of entrepreneurship is an entrepreneur who is accountable for the creation of a new venture. A plethora of research is conducted on entrepreneurial cognitive, personality traits, and motivation that creates new ventures creation, but the previous researcher ignores e-commerce. The previous researchers paid the least concern for entrepreneurial skills that contribute to new venture developments in e-commerce. The purpose of this study is to see the role of entrepreneurs' psychology and competencies towards the emergence of e-commerce ventures in Malaysia. Twelve entrepreneurs were interviewed by using the case study method from May 2013 to December 2014. The study resulted that personal background, work, and business skills are essential in establishing new e-commerce ventures in Malaysia. Seven factors of personalities such as creativity, risk-taking, inspiration, need for autonomy and freedom, tolerance of ambiguity, hardworking and persistence, and optimism are vital aspects of developing an e-commerce new venture in Malaysia. The motivation of the study has two types of internal and external motivation. Internal motivation includes (a) the need for achievement, (b) interest. In contrast, external motivation resulting from interactions with conducive environments such as consumers, members of the family, and industries increased the entrepreneurs' motivation impacting business success.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Volatility Analysis of Select Blue Chip Companies Listed in Nifty 50 Index
           of India

    • Authors: Dr.R. Shankar; Dr.L. Nanda Gopal
      Abstract: The stock market is sometimes referred to as a "mirror" of the country's economic health since it acts a barometer to measure the economic growth. A potential buyer sets a price, known as an offer price, for a share of stock in the stock market, and a potential seller asks for a fixed price for it. When buying or selling in the market, both the buyer and the seller agree on the asking price or bid price. A trade occurs when the bid and ask prices are equal. As a result, stock valuation is extremely important in day-to-day stock exchange transactions. A company's success is reflected in its stock price. Companies with strong results are thought to have strong demand for their stock, which will drive up the price, and vice versa. Stock price fluctuations are influenced by rumours, speculation, and short-selling, among other manipulation practices. The present research on the above backdrop will make an analysis on the volatility of blue chip companies listed in the NIFTY 50 of National Stock Exchange in India.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Prerequisites for Winning a League Using Data Analytics

    • Authors: Karthik Garimella; Rishave Kumar, Dr.K. Kalaiselvi
      Abstract: Over the past decade, Data Analytics has been increasingly utilized for the purpose of predicting how a team sets itself up, how it scores goals and how it concedes goals. Many football clubs use such techniques to improve their game and play better against opposition. Data Analysis in Football helps in clubs in performing better and mitigating their deficiencies. Our research highlights how football has changed over the years i.e. which type of playing style has bestowed success upon teams. The research would exhibit many trends such as in goal scoring pattern, winning runs, expected goals for and against, etc. which will be demonstrated using regression analysis, qualitative comparison analysis, quantitative analysis, statistical analysis and radar charts. Finally, our study uncovers common themes required for a football club to win the league.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Early Prognosis of Diabetes Using Supervised Learning Techniques: A
           Comparison of Performance

    • Authors: H.S. Niranjana Murthy
      Abstract: Supervised machine learning algorithms have been a predominant technique in information mining field. Disease forecast utilizing health information has shown a potential application region for these techniques. This investigation centers to distinguish the vital patterns among various kinds of supervised learning and their performance and utilization for diabetes prognosis. The point of this work is to analyze the performance of various machine learning (ML) classifiers. These ML classifiers are k-Nearest Neighbors, Support Vector Machine, ANN, Logistic Regression, Decision Tree and Ensemble classifiers which are applied on diabetes datasets for evaluating performance. The ML models are trained and tested with Pima Indian Diabetes dataset. The exploratory outcomes uncover that the SVM classifier beat the different classifiers with a most noteworthy accuracy of 83% in detecting diabetes.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • A Review on Air Quality Parameters for Ambient Pollution Management

    • Authors: S. Sivakumar; Dr.V. Ramya
      Abstract: Pollution is the addition of perilous substances in to the environment that creates harmful atmosphere to human and other living creatures. Pollutants are components of solids, liquids or gases specifically emitted beyond the normal threshold level of concentrations that affects the atmosphere’s quality to a considerable extent. PM is one of the common air pollutants which is a combination of suspended solid and liquid particles in the air. PM2.5 pollution is becoming a severe problem due to automation of industries and more energy consumption. Because of this, the people will be affected by breathing issues leading to in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) due to the requirement of air cleansing. This paper assesses and evaluates the foundations of indoor and outdoor PM2.5 and the effect of PM2.5 pollution on surrounding prominence, occupational health and residents conduct.PM2.5 mainly creates heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and other main health hazards. Inhaling SO2 induces irritation to the nose, eyes, throat and lungs. When someone inhales NO2, the gas rapidly dissolves into the blood stream and hits the brain within seconds. Low amounts of O3 can cause chest pain, coughing and shortness of breath and throat infection. Further studies will forward us to a broad movement for the impact of PM2.5 towards health issues.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Study on the Knowledge about Intellectual Property with Design Graduates
           in a Bachelor's Course in Pernambuco

    • Authors: Danielle Silva Simões- Borgiani; Pedro Henrique Sobral De Souza Azevedo Mayrinck, Ramon Leandro Ferreira
      Abstract: This research presents a study carried out with students from a Design course in the University from Pernambuco on their knowledge about intellectual property protection. The protection of Intellectual Property is very necessary for the economic and innovative growth of a nation, and sometimes it isn’t discussed or presented in training courses for professionals who will work in the creative economy producing innovations, as through industrial design, creation of trademarks, copyright or patents, as is the case with the training of designers. To carry out the research and measurement, resources as forms, and bibliographic (theoretical references) and documentary surveys (of the curricular structure of the course) were used. The results suggest that the acquaintance is timid, inexpressive, and that it is urgently necessary to bring the knowledge of Intellectual Property closer to training in Design.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm based Task Scheduling Mechanism for Resource
           Allocation in Cloud Environment

    • Authors: M. Bala Krishna
      Abstract: Distributed computing, grid computing, and virtualization have all resulted in the growth of cloud computing.. The existing research work, introduced a strategic theory (ST) based Improved Elephant Herd Optimization (IEHO) for feasible allotment procedure where the result function confess a straight payment system to meet the users requirements. However total users is huge in cloud computing, total tasks and total data are as well vast. Because the cost of every work on cloud services varies, client task scheduling in the cloud is not like conventional scheduling approaches. In a cloud computing system, it's critical to figure out how to effectively schedule work. As a results, the research proposes an unique Task Scheduling Mechanism (TSM) was proposed, which may suit users' needs while also improving resource usage and so improving the overall performance of the cloud cloud computing. The goal of this project is to plan task groups in a cloud computing platform with varying resource costs and computational performance. The suggested cloud scheduling solution uses an enhanced cost-based scheduling scheme to efficiently map workloads to existing cloud services. The scheduling technique, that is founded on Hybrid Evolutionary (HE)algorithms, increases the computation/communication proportion by combining user jobs as per a cloud resource's processing capacity and sending the aggregated activities to the resource. The simulation experiments show that the proposed Hybrid Evolutionary based Task Scheduling Mechanism (HE-TSM) is efficiently schedule the tasks along with both costs and performance in the cloud computing environment.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Selecting the Proper Model for Risk Management

    • Authors: Navid Jamshidnejad
      Abstract: The sets of activities performed across all organizational levels can include the opportunities, risks, and uncertainties that may affect goal realization, prompting executives to identify and manage them at different levels within a risk management framework. Risk management requires steps and measures that can be best taken by following the models and standards developed by different researchers and institutes based on extensive experiences and studies. However, the review of these studies and instructions indicated considerable differences and similarities, something which can cause confusion in the selection of the best risk management model to address current needs and organizational conditions. With a thorough review of literature, this paper analyzes the studies, models, and standards of risk management and highlights their differences in definitions and processes. Finally, a solution is offered to select the right model which can properly satisfy the current needs for risk management.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Organizational Innovation in Accounting Services: Analysis of Virtual
           Accounting Offices in Brazil

    • Authors: Ademir Círico Junior; Carlos Rafael Galvão
      Abstract: The study aims to identify the current profile of virtual accounting offices in Brazil through the analysis of the business model of the offices selected for accessibility, considering that there is no specific and exact quantitative about virtual accounting offices in the Council's database Federal Accounting (CFC) in the session "How much we are", item "Statistical data" on accounting organizations. The survey presented the corporate structure, business size, life span of the companies analyzed, location, economic activities and what are the services provided by these companies. This research contributes to the presentation of the technological innovations present in accounting entrepreneurship regarding the transformations in the practices of doing business in accounting. As for the results, it was found through the web search on the Google tool with the keyword "online accounting offices" that of the 76 virtual accounting offices that were analyzed, 21% have activities for the development and licensing of customizable computer programs among the secondary economic activities present in the National Register of Legal Entities (CNPJ), representing business self-sufficiency in terms of support in Information and Communication Technology (TIC) to serve customers nationwide.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Ultra-Lightweight Block Cipher in Medical Internet of Things for Secure
           Machine-to-Machine Communication Using FPGA

    • Authors: Mahendra Balkrishna Salunke; Parikshit Narendra Mahalle, Gitanjali Rahul Shinde
      Abstract: With the swift growth of internet applications with the Internet of Things (IoT), medical sensors and online medical service has become mandatory part of every use case in the recent years. The health care system has become more connected with the increasing use of IoT devices, and these medical devices introduce vulnerabilities into health care organizations. Recently, there are significant cyber-threats against the medical IoT and some resisting elements of cryptosystem that cloud help to combat these threats. Hence, in medical IoT, security and privacy of patients are among the major areas of concern. However, such methods are very complex to implement in Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) platforms. This paper proposes an ultra-lightweight block ciphers (ULBC) for medical IoT applications. The first contribution of ULBC algorithm is to propose the chaotic Whale optimization (CWO) algorithm for key management, which improves the security and reduce hardware cost by reducing the number of iteration rounds. The second contribution is to introduce the flexible design of modified ULBC algorithm that provides an area, power and delay efficient design with attack free feature. The flexible design avoids the reconfigurable runtime, power; and it is surely different from existing block ciphers. Finally, the ULBC algorithm is synthesized in Xilinx tool with different FPGA families and the performance is compared with existing lightweight ciphers in terms of maximum clock frequency, power consumption and hardware utilization.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Presenting a Model of Good Corporate Governance as a Controller of
           Political Behavior of Human Resources in Tehran Province Water and
           Wastewater Company

    • Authors: Ghazaleh Nazari Aref; Behzad Farokh Seresht, Ghorban Ali Agha Ahmadi, Saeed Eslami
      Abstract: Employees' political behavior is one of the critical and undeniable challenges regarding human resource management, with many solutions proposed and used to prevent it. Here, as a model for sustainable human resource development, good corporate governance (GCG) can probably mitigate the effects of political behavior in the organization. The study has tried to examine the effect of each of GCG constituent elements on reducing political behavior in the organization by presenting an indigenous model of GCG. The method was applied in terms of purpose and descriptive and survey in terms of the data collection method. The study was qualitative using semi-structured interview tools with eleven senior managers of Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company (TPWWC) and faculty members selected using the snowball method. The results finally led to the identification of eight main components and twenty-three sub-components for GCG. 1) Sovereignty consciousness, 2) organizational culture, 3) disclosure of information, 4) responsiveness, 5) a network of relationships, 6) board size, 7) justice and fairness, and 8) ownership structure were identified as the main building blocks of GCG and the findings revealed that these components are solutions to prevent political behavior in organizations.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Effect of Consumers’ Demographic Characteristics on Infomercial
           Characteristics and Purchase Intention towards Infomercial Advertised

    • Authors: Siva Krishna Goud. Jampani; Dr.T. Elanchezhian
      Abstract: Companies target consumers to advertise their products and one such way is through Infomercial advertising. They give awareness about the product and provide sufficient information which will make them to buy the advertised products or services. Companies target the audience by considering their demographic characters, so that they segment the audience and focus their attention effectively. In order to make the effectiveness of the infomercials, companies concentrate on the different characteristics of the infomercials, and identify the purchase intention of consumers towards infomercial advertised products. Six demographic characters have been considered namely, gender, age, occupation, education, income and family type. Infomercial characteristics consists of eight dimensions namely Perception of Advertising Effectiveness, Comments and Demonstration, Payment Information, Recognition, Comparison and Extras, Internal Knowledge, Reputation, Media Richness, and Appeal. How demographic characteristics will have effect on infomercial characteristics and purchase intention is important for the researchers to study. With the above background, the aim of this article is to find out the effect of consumers’ demographic characters on infomercial characteristics and their intention to purchase infomercial advertised products. Responses have been collected from 397 customers who have purchased products after seeing infomercials. After careful analysis, the result concludes that occupation alone has effect on infomercial characteristics, whereas, gender, age, education, occupation, family type and income have effect on purchase intention.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Common Attacks and Trends in Web Application

    • Authors: Emad Shafie
      Abstract: This aim of this paper is to review the available literature on the recent trends in web application vulnerabilities. Google Scholar was used as the main search database for the review. Studies from the last few decades to analyse the trends in web application vulnerabilities over the years, especially since they are a relatively recent phenomenon. Using a set of criteria, approximately 400 scholarly works were initially selected and then reduced to a smaller number which was then explored in detail. It was found that there are a variety of forms in which attacks on web applications may take place. These attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated with advancements in technology. Additionally, novel ways of attacking users have been developed in order to do so without tricking the user. Given the influx of technology and web applications in every aspect of life, this makes the user especially vulnerable. This means that web application developers must treat security as a priority rather than solely focus on usability.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Optimization Techniques for Detection and Recognition of Plant Leaf
           Diseases Using IOT and Image Segmentation

    • Authors: I. Chandra; M. Krishnamurthy, A. Raja, M. Abirami Pradisha, R. Aishwarya, S.T. Esvarya Sree
      Abstract: On the earlier days, considerable effort has been put into building a database of plant diseases that is sufficient to develop effective methods for the detection and recognition of plant diseases. Since then, nutrition become an important factor throughout Asia, where the poorest people live. At the moment, the main purpose of agriculture is to produce and nourish the nation. Diagnosis and identification on a very large scale area through automated procedures is very helpful as it reduces labor, time and cost of diagnosing and diagnosing disease symptoms. The project reports on the novel's method of diagnosing diseases in rice leaf by employing an advanced algorithm such as the modified SqueezeNet to enhance accuracy to a greater stage. Incorporating the loss reduction process as one of the categorical cross entropy to enhance accurate level. An improved application is being developed where we can capture the image of the affected crop and propose the type of chemical fertilizer that will be used by the farmer to reduce crop losses due to improper fertilizer use.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Experimental Studies on Geometrically Changed Thermosiphons Using Al2O3

    • Authors: C. Ramesh; C. Mohanraj, A.E. Hariraj, B. Kaushiik, A.A. Raja Pugalarasu
      Abstract: Objectives: To understand the two-phase closed thermosiphons (TPCT) which is being used nowadays to reduce heat by using thermosiphon.
      Methods: The experiment is carried out with different inclination angles and by calculating the heat transfer parameters (mention them) 0°,45°,90° with the heat input of 50-250w and compare with previous results.
      Findings: The TPCT mainly has many advantages, having the capacity of transferring a high amount of heat in a small size. Nanofluid play an important role in the aluminum oxide (Al2O3) Nanofluid is used because of high thermal conductivity and low thermal resistance, Due to the presence of this Nanofluid, the heat transfer rate in the evaporator section gets decreased and at the time of applying the highest heat flux the thermal resistance tents to be low.
      Novelty: Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) Nanofluid was tested in the various setting angles 0°, 45°,90°. Among these 45° have shown better performance in all the properties such as low temperature and high heat transfer rate and high thermal conductivity. So the 45° have shown better performance compared to the other two setting angles.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Academic Procrastination and the Stress of University Students of
           Electronic Engineering from the Callao Region

    • Authors: Selene Mercado-Vinces; Juan Carlos Cotrina Aliaga, Jhon Alberth Rengifo Castillo, Yolvi Ocaña-Fernández
      Abstract: The purpose of the study is to establish correspondence between procrastination and academic stress in students of the School of Electronic Engineering of a public university in the Callao Region. The research was developed under the positivist approach, quantitative methodology, and basic type, non-experimental and transversal design. The sample consisted of 205 students calculated by simple random probabilistic sampling. Two questionnaire s were applied to evaluate procrastination and stress which were validated by Cronbach alpha with values of .853 and .943 respectively. The results confirm the correspondence between procrastination and academic stress in students (Spearman's Rho,841). The work concludes that greater dilatory behavior, indecisions, lack of punctuality and lack of planning will tend to increase levels of academic stress.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Pedagogical Management and Teacher Satisfaction in Public School at Covid
           19 Times

    • Authors: Rosa Alegría- Donayre; Nancy Trujillo- Mariño, Roger Simón Chipana- Coarite, Margarita Gutiérrez –Avellaneda
      Abstract: Pedagogical management is one of the functions that the principal must fulfil in the school, consists of accompanying and monitoring his teachers to strengthen his professional practice, also involves that in his institution students get adequate learning experience, and thus contribute to the teaching satisfaction. This study was carried out in public educational institutions in Peru, which encounter a number of difficulties such as: low budget to the education sector and low wages, problems that have become exacerbated in 2020 with the establishment of the health emergency. So, the objective of this study was to determine the impact of pedagogical management and teacher satisfaction on public school in Covid 19 times. A quantitative approach study, of explanatory descriptive design, was applied, which took as a study population 120 teachers from state schools. The results of descriptive and explanatory statistics, using logistic regression, made it possible to check the incidence in the study variables. Which made it possible to conclude in establishing that there is an impact of pedagogical management on teaching satisfaction; however, the perception of teachers was at a low level.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Knowledge about COVID-19 in Young Lmeños University Students

    • Authors: Dennis Arias-Chávez; Julio E Postigo-Zumarán, Yanina Gallardo-Lolandes, José Valqui – Oxolón
      Abstract: Millions of cases of people infected with the Covid-19 virus in the world have been reported today, so knowing about its implications is vitally important not only to prevent contagion, but also to combat the fake news that is created about this virus. Therefore, this study aims to determine the level of knowledge about coronavirus in young limeños university students in 2020. The study was descriptive of non-experimental design. An online questionnaire evaluating the level of knowledge, previously validated by factorial analysis, was applied as an instrument. The exhibition consisted of 700 young university students from the first academic cycles between the ages of 16 and 25 (350 male and 350 female) from five universities in the city of Lima. The results show an average level of knowledge with 60%, followed by a low level with 20.4% and a high level with only 19.6%. This study is the first to investigate informational aspects related to Covid-19 and some associated socio demographic characteristics among the university population of an important city in Latin America.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Strategy Perspective I Learn at Home in Distance Education

    • Authors: Liliana Elizabeth Siesquen García; Héctor Santa María Relaiza, Ulises Córdova García
      Abstract: The Estrategia Aprendo en Casa is a tactical direction adopted by the Ministry of Education due to the pandemic that was generated in to do the world. This study set out to determine the perception of parents of familia about the estrategia Aprendo enCasa in relation to education to distance through a cross-cutting descriptive study. A Likert-typequestioning has been used with 14 questions; this esudio showed that the parents of Familia work with thee strategia Aprendo at Home, these results are consistent with those carried out by Bustamante (2020) although the circumstances are not the same by which it can be concluded that this strategy is an alternative to continue the teaching-learning process and the parents of f amilia approve the strategy using it since they carry out activities fundamental to the well-being and development of students; proposes to collect evidence of the work done, as well as guiding families on the use of the devices.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Copenbildo as a Mechanism for Citizen Participation

    • Authors: Carmen Elena Valladolid Zegarra; Tito Capcha Carrillo, Francisco Almeyda Chumpitaz, Ulises Córdova García, Jessica Paola Palacios Garay
      Abstract: Open lobbying, as mechanism for citizen participation, it was seen promoting in application of the General Law of Municipalities; it implies that the neighbors of that community a reintegrated into the objectives for the development of the district, it ervining directly with opinions and suggestions at a public hearing convened to discuss or discuss a specific topic that, with the participation of the neighbors and rulers, would contribute to making wise decisions for the good of the good. With this research, it is intended to analyze how open lobbying is a mechanism of participation in the district. The present research is of qualitative approach, from a phenomenological perspective, based dose on personal experience; it has as ample of 18 people: 02 neighbors representing the 09 sectors that counts the district. It is concluded that open lobbying is a mechanism of citizen participation formed under the Political Constitution of Peru and developed through the General Law of Municipalities; however, this medium, mainly, is used for accountability, neglecting educational issues of neighborhood incidence; that is, it ignores the importance of intervention by neighbors for cooperative work that allows the development of the district.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Blockchain Impact on Public Administration Processes in the Digital

    • Authors: Aleksandra Igorevna Makarova; Igor Borisovich Khmelev, Anatoly Dmitrievich Ten, Svetlana Pivneva, Nataliaya Vitkovskaya
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine the blockchain impact on public administration processes in the digital economy.
      The study presents approaches to the transformation of the public (state) governance mechanisms using blockchain. Blockchain systems are classified according to four types: “inclusive-public”, “inclusive-closed”, “exclusive-public”, and “exclusive-closed”. For the information and communication (digital) systems of public authorities, the priority is the exclusive-public or exclusive-closed blockchain. The priority areas of their application in the field of public administration and the main risks of using blockchain systems by public authorities are identified.
      In the conclusion, the authors determine that the blockchain introduction into the field of public administration will help to increase trust in public authorities, provide high-quality public services, reduce the level of corruption and bureaucracy, protect data from damage or theft, and reduce the risks of data forgery.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Modeling Consumer Behavior in a Market Economy

    • Authors: Irina Anatolievna Kiseleva; Vladimir Ivanovich Kuznetsov, Natalia Alekseevna Sadovnikova, Irina Sergeevna Androshina
      Abstract: The article deals with the current topic of modernity – modeling of consumer behavior. The instability of a complex socio-psychological system, such as consumers, which is virtually impossible to completely study and understand, increases in the context of a market economy. Making adequate decisions requires a deep, comprehensive assessment of the situation and a reliable forecast of the course of events. A firm that has managed to correctly predict the situation receives an additional profit compared to the one that refrained from forecasting. A firm that made the wrong forecast loses the most. The present work considers the main consumer behavior models, as well as factors influencing decision-making, and consumers/ preferences. The authors carried out a comparative analysis of the consumer behavior models. The approaches used in the work were the cognition method, retrospective and documentary analysis, as well as synthesis, generalization, and systematization.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Influence of Digitization on Staff Training for Tourism and
           Hospitality Industry

    • Authors: Elena Yurievna Nikolskaya; Natalia Leonidovna Avilova, Natalia Iosifovna Kovaleva, Elena Evgenievna Konovalova, Pavel Nikolaevich Sharonin
      Abstract: This article estimates the influence of digitization on staff training for tourism and hospitality industry. It is established that every entity of higher education, irrespective of selected strategy, should perform digital transformation, which stipulates for implementation of more flexible processes, modification of corporate culture, optimization of processes upon staff training for tourism and hospitality industry. It has been proved that digitization of educational environment leads to improvement of staff competitiveness, creation of value added and attraction of students. It has been detected that the issues of digitization of tourism and hotel education should include training and advanced training of teaching staff in the field of digital technologies for their application in educational process, implementation of digital technologies in education, provision of opportunity of shared use of digital resources and free access to them in cloud services.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Principles of Project Management During the Design and Implementation of
           the Defense Industry Development Programs

    • Authors: Andrey Aleksandrovich Efremov; Sergei Sergeevich Golubev, Vladimir Dmitriyevich Sekerin
      Abstract: One of the most important tasks in the field of ensuring the defense and security of the Russian Federation in the modern economic conditions is the transition to a new competitive look of the defense industry complex (DIC). The decisive factor for the stable development of defense industry enterprises is their high-quality innovative and investment activities. The development of project management in the defense industry, which contributes to more efficient development of defense industry enterprises and increases the level of control over their innovative and investment development, can be an efficient tool for its development and improving the efficiency of project implementation, which positively influences the growth of the innovation implementation efficiency.
      Project management has been successfully applied in the activities of companies for many years. The history of project management is presented, the world and domestic practices of project management are analyzed, conceptual approaches to the implementation of project management principles in the defense industry are proposed, and a change in the corporate governance system when implementing project management is illustrated in the present work.
      The goals of implementing project management in the defense industry development have been considered, the specifics of project management in the defense sector have been revealed, and the possibilities of using the project approach in the defense industry development have been considered in the discussion. Specific examples of project management in the defense sector have been provided in the present work.
      Project management is an efficient tool for preparing and implementing innovative and investment activities in the development of the Russian defense industry. The use of project management in the field of defense industry development can significantly save the time and money spent on projects and programs development in the defense industry of Russia.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Main Aspects of Regional Investment Climate Development in the Russian

    • Authors: Vladimir Mikhailovich Kurikov
      Abstract: Significant regional differentiation by socioeconomic development levels is observed today, specifically, in terms of the volume of incoming investment determined by the investment attractiveness of a region.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Regional E-Commerce Development in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

    • Authors: Svetlana Viktorovna Panasenko; Ibragim Agaevich Ramazanov, Leonid Aleksandrovich Bragin, Anastasiya Vladimirovna Boykova, Anna Viktorovna Surdina
      Abstract: The use of e-commerce technologies in trade has been developing for several decades. Nevertheless, often the share of online purchases in the total retail trade turnover in some regions remains insignificant. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a strong driver for increasing the digital development of the population, including in the use of e-commerce. The article analyzes the direct impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the development of e-commerce, using the example of the regions of the Russian Federation, and compares the corresponding growth rates. It is concluded that e-commerce has the greatest potential for its development in the case of initially low development in the region, due to the involvement of new users, rather than in more developed regions.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Influence of the Main Economic Factors on the Diesel Fuel Pricing

    • Authors: Ilya Alexandrovich Davydov
      Abstract: The article considers the features of diesel fuel pricing and studies the correlation level between the price of diesel fuel in Russia, its gross domestic product, the price of oil and the volume of diesel fuel production. As a result, it concludes, that according to the correlation matrix, all regressors effect the price of diesel fuel, i.e. real GDP, the price of oil and the volume of diesel fuel production correlate with the price of diesel fuel. The existence of a correlation between regressors is also noted.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Transformation of Goods Supply Model Under Conditions of Digital Economy

    • Authors: Elena Anatol’evna Krasil’nikova; Svetlana Viktorovna Panasenko, Vyachelav Petrovich Cheglov, Alexander Fedorovich Nikishin, Olga Alexandrovna Boris
      Abstract: Digitization has become a determining factor of transformation of supply formation model. Taking into account the Covid-19 pandemic affecting all main spheres, the analysis of such transformations is especially urgent. Nowadays digital technologies are considered as strategic weapon in competition. Competitiveness management on the basis of digital technologies will provide operation efficiency and continuity due to integration of processes. The epidemiologic situation of 2020 provided the necessary impetus for adoption and implementation of smart technologies in trading. Digitization influences structural changes of economy, industry efficiency, development of goods circulation, development of infrastructure, positioning of developing countries in global markets. Foreign trade turnover increases due to increase in export from developing to developed countries. There is no reverse relation. In addition, the experimental results demonstrate that the increasing index of penetration of global information networks, the index of wideband networks in Ghana, Kenya, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania lead to increase in export from these countries. Such transformations modify global international trade relations, including those based on denationalization of competitive advantages. Globalization of world trade, in its turn, enhances exchange with digital technologies, which predetermines high rate and extent of development of world economy. Reduction of transaction expenses due to global digitization forms economic integration of isolated territories, which a priori influences transformation of goods supply model at world markets. Marketplaces significantly reduce transaction barriers, costs of goods circulation, and form new systems of goods supply with participation of developed and developing countries on a parity basis. Analysis of such trends has resulted in detection of goods supply model under conditions of digital economy.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Blockchain in Trade in the Digital Economy

    • Authors: Svetlana Viktorovna Panasenko; Irina Borisovna Stukalova, Victoria Petrovna Kurenkova, Alexander Vladimirovich Mironov, Anzhela Alexandrovna Bezvesilnaya
      Abstract: The study is devoted to innovative technologies in trade in the digital economy. To perform all operations using blockchain, jobs must be created and appropriate programs developed, which is impossible without qualified, well-trained personnel. The possibilities of using blockchain are huge, but it is difficult for enterprises to integrate it into their systems. Blockchain will be necessary for those companies that intend to track the implementation of the supply chain and want to be more transparent in their business operations. Blockchain is not a universal solution, suitable for any enterprise, and the imperfection of the legal framework for the functioning of new technological approaches is a serious obstacle to the implementation of blockchain technology.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Economic and Legal Support of Marketing Communications in the Tourism

    • Authors: Victor Ivanovich Gladkikh; David Isakovich Aminov, Alla Borisovna Konovalova, Pavel Nikolaevich Sharonin, Sergei Vladimirovich Feoktistov
      Abstract: The article deals with the economic and legal support of marketing communications in the tourism sector. It is established that marketing communications in the tourism sector consist in making the tourism enterprise, as well as corresponding tourism products and services recognizable and attractive to consumers at the national and international level. It is determined that marketing communication covers any activity of a travel company, informing and reminding consumers and the market about its activities and the provision of tourism services. Currently, the creation of a regulatory framework for marketing communications can be affirmed; however, the topic of marketing communications in the tourism sector is not sufficiently covered and regulated, especially in the advertising field. Among the variety of laws regulating marketing communications in the tourism sector, one can find particular articles concerning communication activities, although the specifics of regulating the process of promoting the sale of tourism products are not legally enshrined.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Essential Characteristics and Factors of Development of Territorial Tax

    • Authors: Ruslan Vakhaevich Batashev; Nataliya Vladimirovna Vysotskaya, Vladimir Dmitriyevich Sekerin
      Abstract: This paper aims to analyse the theoretical and methodological foundations of the development of tax potential at the subfederal level. Systems approach, grouping and comparative methods were used among other general scientific methods. A comparative analysis was conducted to weigh the views of Russian scholars concerning the essential characteristics of territorial tax potential and groupings of its driving factors. Consequently, it was established that objective factors make the basis of territorial tax potential development, while subjective factors facilitate the advancement and realisation of territorial tax potential. The conclusion is drawn that territorial tax potential is an integral measure of the territory's economic progress and an instrument to stimulate transformational processes across industries of the regional economy.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Establishing the Copyright Ability of TV Formats in Cross-Border Private

    • Authors: Oksana Lutkova; Anna Ananeva
      Abstract: The global market of copyrights on TV formats has been growing and developing since the 1950s but their proper understanding has not been officially consolidated in positive law. The study subject is cross-border relations that identify TV formats as copyrightable intellectual property. The article aims at determining approaches to establishing protectability of foreign TV formats as copyrighted works in different jurisdictions. To attain this end, the authors used formal-legal and comparative-legal methods, as well as methods of legal modeling and historical analysis. Based on the study results, the authors have developed the term "lex media" (media law) to denote the usages that formed in the cross-border circulation of rights to TV formats and determined a list of the main social relations regulated by lex media, its main sources and correlation with lex mercatoria. Due to lex media, TV formats join not only positive copyrights, but also common format rights, and in the transnational relations, TV formats are recognized as a quasi-copyrightable intellectual property.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Institute for Returning of a Criminal Case by the Prosecutor to the
           Investigator as Implementation of the Processive Function of the

    • Authors: Lilia Ramilevna Mullagaleeva; Vitaliy Fedorovich Vasyukov, Tatiana Ivanovna Bondar, Elena Pavlovna Lucenko, Maria Alekseevna Kochkina
      Abstract: The article deals with issues related to the adoption of a procedural decision on the return of the criminal case by the prosecutor to the investigator for additional investigation. The analysis of the provisions of the current criminal procedure law allowed the authors to analyze the existing problems in the implementation of the procedural function of the prosecutor to return the criminal case to the investigator for additional production.
      It has been proved that the return of a criminal case for additional investigation acts as a means of correcting the violations committed by the investigators in the course of their additional investigation. The meaning of this institution is formed by the powers of the prosecutor to return criminal cases for additional investigation in cases when the criminal case cannot be sent to court.
      One of the main goals of the additional investigation is to establish the truth, which, as a result, contributes to the protection of the rights and freedoms of the participants in criminal proceedings, the adoption by the court of a legal and well-grounded decision.
      The authors substantiated the conclusion that criminal prosecution and supervision over the execution of laws are two independently existing state-power functions of the prosecutor's office, with their own tasks, goals, content and subject of legal regulation.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Economic and Legal Regulation of Tourist Enterprises as a Direction of
           Social Policy

    • Authors: Galina Ivanovna Avtsinova; Elena Nikolaevna Redikultseva, Liudmila Viacheslavovna Stakhova, Olga Vladimirovna Dmitrieva, Sergei Vladimirovich Feoktistov
      Abstract: The article is dedicated to the development of approaches to the economic and legal regulation of tourist enterprises as a direction of social policy. It has been found that social tourism is able to significantly increase the volume of domestic tourism in the coming years and make a significant contribution to the development of the tourism sector of the economy and to the implementation of the country's socioeconomic development strategy. It has been revealed that the state significantly influences the development of tourist enterprises through the statutory regulation of the corresponding activity by defining the foundations of economic, customs, and tax policy, and sociocultural priorities. It has been proved that the mechanisms of legal regulation of tourist enterprises should have a consumer in the center of attention, and the efforts of the state should be focused not only on limiting the monopoly in the supply of tourist services but also on increasing the social responsibility of entrepreneurship.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Problems and Prospects of the Development of the
           Sanatorium-and-Health-Resort Industry in Russia in the Context of the
           Covid-19 Pandemic

    • Authors: Alexandra Vladislavovna Afanasieva; Ernest Enverovich Ibragimov, Usnie Rustemovna Bayram, Albina Kazimovna Ganieva
      Abstract: The sanatorium-and-health-resort industry plays an important role in the life of modern society as it performs the function of restoring the health of the population, and as a consequence of improving the welfare of the country and productivity. The sanatorium-and-health-resort industry in the Russian Federation is a special complex, the principles of which were laid down in the Soviet period. However, it can be said that the industry has developed several problems, which in some ways was aggravated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Closed borders stimulate the development of domestic tourism, and quarantine restrictions in large cities have led to the demand for suburban areas for recreation, and also led to the popularity of sanatorium-and-health-resort institutions located within them. Despite the crisis phenomena in the industry, in general, the investment attractiveness of sanatorium-and-health-resort facilities is growing. A load of health resorts during the New Year holidays is more than 80-90%, in addition, many places in the health resorts of key regions are already booked almost 100% for the upcoming holidays. Prices for sanatorium-and-health-resort services have increased significantly despite the crisis. However, it is impossible to say unequivocally that this indicates a positive trend in the development of the industry as a whole. Therefore, the article is aimed at studying the problems in the sanatorium-and-health-resort industry both in the pre-pandemic period and during the period of quarantine restrictions, identifying the factors that affect its functioning. The study of the state of the industry is based on the study of the performance indicators of health resorts at the end of 2019, as well as on the opinions of tourists, which are published in the form of reviews on different sites. Expert opinions on concerns about the prospects for the development of the industry in the post-pandemic period have also been studied, their validity and the reasons why they were justified or not have been considered.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Improving State Regulation of Agricultural Production

    • Authors: Vladimir Ivanovich Gayduk; Anna Viktorovna Kondrashova, Yulia Aleksandrovna Nikiforova, Yuri Rashidovich Achokh, Anna Evgenievna Gorokhova
      Abstract: The authors present the analysis of the theoretical foundations of state regulation of agricultural production, clarify the role of state regulation of the agricultural sector of the economy in ensuring food security in Russia, analyze the status and development trends of agricultural production in the Krasnodar Territory. The authors developed recommendations for improving the state regulation system of agricultural production, identified intra-production factors to ensure import substitution of food products, and gave recommendations for their use. The authors propose also a developed classification of state policy types in the field of agricultural production regulation (protectionist, moderate, and market-oriented).
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Methodological Approaches to Assessing the Development of the Food Complex

    • Authors: Marina Alexandrovna Zhukova; Vadim Anatolyevich Zhukov, Tatiana Sergeevna Markova, Olga Ruslanovna Tsabolova, Pavel Nikolaevich Sharonin
      Abstract: The article considers methodological approaches to assessing the development of the food complex. The authors have revealed that the functioning of the food complex is associated with a food-related problem. The algorithm for its solution depends on such aspects as population growth (a factor in increasing food demand), the use and conservation of land (the most important natural source that satisfies the needs of humankind for food). The analysis of food consumption by the population of the Russian Federation has shown that certain types of products did not achieve production volumes that would correspond to the physiological norms of nutrition. Regarding crop production in the Russian Federation, potatoes, grapes, sunflower seeds and sugar beets had high profitability. Livestock products experience a different situation. This negatively affects the sphere of agricultural production, i.e. it weakens the effect of financial encouragement for workers; the costs of purchased resources prevail; there is a simplification of production technology (primarily in crop production), which leads to a decrease in crop yields and reduces the quality and competitiveness of products.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Informative Features Selection for Building an Optimization Model of the
           Aluminum Electrolytic Cell Thermal Regime

    • Authors: I.P. Rozhnov; L.A. Kazakovtsev, M.V. Karaseva
      Abstract: Mathematical modeling is the main tool for optimizing the operation of aluminum electrolytic cells. It helps to get answers to important questions to developers of complex systems in the aluminum industry. It contributes to the intensification and improvement of these systems development in the quality with minimal resources and time. One of the main parameters characterizing the process of aluminum electrolysis is the current efficiency, an output indicator that evaluates the efficiency of the aluminum electrolytic cells. The paper proposes to use modeling regression equations for automatic control of the electrolyte temperature according to the statistical parameters of voltage fluctuations. It helps to control the technological process of electrolysis with correction for the melt temperature quickly. The authors propose a mathematical model of the thermal regime of an aluminum electrolytic cell based on an estimation of the relationship between the melt temperature and the main indicators of the electrolysis process (melt temperature and composition, concentration of dissolved alumina, cryolite ratio, anode-cathode-distance (ACD) and voltage fluctuation parameters.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Impact of Digital Technologies on the Transformation of the Tourism
           and Hospitality Industry

    • Authors: Elena Yurievna Nikolskaya; Elena Vadimovna Zakharova, Dmitriy Valerievich Galkin, Natalia Iosifovna Kovaleva, Nataliia Alekseevna Panova
      Abstract: The article deals with the assessment of the impact of digital technologies on the transformation of the tourism and hospitality industry. It is established that the tourism and hospitality industry is information-rich since it is characterized by a variety of business relationships with partners, dynamic character of business processes, customization of tourist and hotel services, technological improvement, and a highly competitive environment. It is proved that the development of the tourism and hospitality industry becomes impossible without the implementation of state-of-the-art digital technologies that provide integration and communication, improve service quality, and transfer a significant amount of information. The authors note that various types of digital technologies are used in the practical activities of enterprises in the tourism and hospitality industry, such as global distribution systems, booking and reservation systems, electronic information systems, management information systems, mobile communication systems, and global computer Internet services.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Importance of Information Technologies in the Formation of
           Professional Legal Awareness of Future Lawyers

    • Authors: Alexandra Michailowna Drozdova; Igor Vladimirovich Zhuzhgov, Vladimir Viktorovich Kovalev
      Abstract: The article has been devoted to the theoretical and legal analysis of the professional legal consciousness of law school students, the peculiarities of the influence of information technologies on it. The article analyzes the features of the formation of students' legal awareness in the process of professional training at the university. The aspects of the development of technologies in the modern information society have been discussed separately. Certain provisions of the current Russian legislation implementing legal regulation in the field of information society development have been analyzed. The article deals with the peculiarities of the training of the teaching staff in connection with the need to use information technologies in professional activities.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Public Procurement in the Construction Sphere

    • Authors: Nikolai Vladimirovch Pavlichenko; Vladimir Fedosovich Gaponenko, Yuri Gennadievich Naumov, Elena Vasilievna Egorova, Leonid Olegovich Evraev
      Abstract: The construction market in Russia is characterized by weak financial stability of construction companies. However, this situation can be changed with the help of financial regulation instruments, one of which is public procurement. This paper considers the problems of financial regulation of construction companies through public procurement. The main research method was a systematic approach. In the course of the study, conclusions were drawn about the need to increase the thresholds for unregulated public procurement, introduce flexible rules for processing applications, simplify the rules for planning public procurement, etc.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Influence of Individual Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment of the
           Population on the Formation of Labor Relations

    • Authors: Irina Anatolyevna Taskina; Yuri Arsentevich Yelbaev, Galina Yurievna Lizunova, Elena Yuryevna Kudryavtseva, L.D. Rudenko
      Abstract: The purpose of this work is to study the positive and negative consequences of the involvement of the population in non-standard forms of employment for the establishment of optimal, balanced labor relations. It has been noted that non-standard labor relations are gradually beginning to prevail among the employed population. Both positive and negative consequences of this process have been highlighted. The positive ones have been presented in the form of flexible working hours, increased freedom of decision-making for the employee; reduced production costs, and the use of flexible wage systems, etc. The lack of basic social guarantees and official labor relations, secondary employment, etc. have been highlighted among the factors that negatively affect the quality of working life of the working population. The authors assess the direction of the influence of individual entrepreneurs and the self-employed persons on the formation of labor relations in different ways and show that today, with the current regulation, it is rather negative for the latter.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • The Features of the Environmental Behavior of the Urban Population and the
           Mechanisms of its Improvement

    • Authors: Suzana L. Balova; Nafset Shumafovna Blyagoz, Tatiana Ivanovna Zvorykina, Marina Martynova, Irina Eduardovna Korotaeva, Vladimir Aleksandrovich Biryukov
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to characterize the environmental behavior of the population and attempt to identify its models, as well as develop directions and mechanisms for improving urban environmental policy based on levers of influence on existing patterns of behavior, considering the goals of sustainable development. To solve the objectives set in the study, general scientific methods were used: theoretical: analysis of peer-reviewed scientific sources on the research problem to clarify the features of the environmental behavior of the urban population and empirical: a survey method.
      It has been proven that the mechanisms of direct involvement of citizens in environmental actions and resource-saving practices are effective, since they become the beginning of a dialogue between the main stakeholders of the process: local and central authorities and public organizations of various orientations.
      Periodic studies of the environmental friendliness of the behavior of the city’s population in the future will make it possible to assess the effectiveness of the city authorities and become the basis for future management decisions.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Marketing Research into Youth Tourist Preferences

    • Authors: Tatyana Nikolaevna Poddubnaya; Vladimir Gavrilovich Minchenko, Elena Leonidovna Zadneprovskaya, Svetlana Sergeevna Voevodina, Nadezhda Alexandrovna Ilyinova, Natalia Vladimirovna Abregova
      Abstract: The article contains the results of the marketing study of youth tourist preferences. The relevance of the study is determined by the growing need for youth tourism development as a promising direction for promoting regional tourist services.
      The issue under consideration is as follows: what are the tourist preferences of youth in modern sociocultural conditions' The purpose of the study: describe the results of research into youth consumer preferences in the modern tourism service market. Results: the essence of youth tourism is revealed; the prerequisites are identified for popularizing youth tourism in the modern tourism service market; the results of the marketing study of youth tourist preferences in the tourism service market are presented. The results of the study may become a foundation for forming a strategy to create and promote a competitive tourist product for youth by developing a marketing complex of the territory.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on the Development of the German Tourism

    • Authors: A.D. Chudnovskiy; M.A. Zhukova, V.A. Zhukov, G.V. Mokhova, O.R. Tsabolova
      Abstract: The years preceding the outbreak of the pandemic were the heyday of the German tourism industry. However, the end of 2019 marked a milestone in its successful development. The crisis caused by the COVID-19 virus has hurt all sectors of the world economy, including tourism. The year 2020 has become the most difficult for the German tourism and hospitality industry in many years and has forced a new assessment of the path traveled and the prospects for further development of this industry. People stopped traveling, visiting relatives, going to theaters and restaurants for a long time. Distance learning and the transfer of some employees to remote work are also controversial. However, in modern conditions, the acceleration of digitalization and the introduction of new technologies is an inevitable process.
      At the same time, the crisis allows the earth's ecosystem to recover, as production is partially stopped and carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere have significantly decreased. The pandemic forces people to think about the future and take the necessary measures for survival, realizing that they are part of a single ecosystem of our planet.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Legal Support of Consumer Rights Protection in the Tourism Sector

    • Authors: Aleksandr Vladimirovich Shelygov; Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kodolov, Vladislav Victorovich Gorovoy, Nina Gennadievna Troitskaya, Marat Venerovich Arifullin
      Abstract: The article deals with the legal support of consumer rights protection in the tourism sector. It is established that the protection of tourism services consumers is becoming increasingly important for society. Consequently, this factor results in strong need for regulations in the tourism sector, aimed at protecting the consumer rights that directly affect their quality of life, play the role of a regulator in the tourism sector, determining the satisfaction of the real needs of tourists in the context of constantly increasing service standards. It is proved that the legislative and institutional system of protection of tourism services consumers is a complex mechanism for promoting and consolidating loyal competition in the market, which is a decisive factor for reducing corruption, having a positive effect on the protection of the legitimate rights and interests of tourism services consumers.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Development of Goods Circulation under the Influence of Digitization and
           Technological Transformations

    • Authors: Elena Anatol’evna Krasil’nikova; Svetlana Viktorovna Panasenko, Ibragim Agaevich Ramazanov, Vyachelav Petrovich Cheglov
      Abstract: Development of goods circulation sphere is characterized at present both as trend-predicative and, at the same time, as hyperconversive process under modern conditions of economy digitization. The significance of circulation sphere and, hence, directions of its transformation increases with increase in goods supply, expansion and deepening of assortment of consumer goods, development of production and reproduction process. Changes in purchase model of final consumers (B2C, C2C, O2O), B2B procurement mechanisms exert obvious impact on formation of modern goods circulation sphere, including the frames of e-trading segment. Digitization and technological development of global scale transform without exclusion all life spheres of the world's population, all sectors of world economy, and directly or indirectly influence numerous processes. Innovative activity of participants in goods circulation sphere is determined by the factors of implementation of digital technologies in all processes of goods supply both at macro- and at mesolevels. It is quite obvious that for transformation and improvement of competitiveness of both single companies and whole industries, the most important significance under the modern conditions is their active interaction (integration and accompanying participation in the chains of goods circulation sphere) with hi-tech rapidly developing segments. Implementation of digital technologies will promote development of trading, significant increment in the share of online trading, modification of circulation structure in offline–online trading. This article discusses the trends of development of trading, e-trading in the Russian Federation, the development dynamics are described, the factors of digitization and technological development of various segments of national economy are formulated, as well as their influence on goods circulation sphere. Proliferation of globalization, including information one, determines nowadays the trends of transformation of consumer demand, formation of supply under the conditions of digital economy. Analysis of such trends has determined development of multiplicative model of influence of factors of digitization and technological development on goods circulation sphere.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Smart Region Conceptual Model: Evolution of Approaches, Architecture,

    • Authors: Julia Vladimirovna Lyshchikova
      Abstract: Relevance of the work is stipulated by the fact that currently, under the influence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, digitization and convergence of technologies, the previously established paradigm of sustainable development is transformed into smart sustainable development at all levels including regional. The aim of this article is to develop a conceptual model of stratified architecture of smart region on the basis of analysis, generalization, and systematization of scientific investigations and established regional practices of formation, institutionalization and implementation of new forms of spatial development of territories under conditions of digital transformation of economy. The empirical base of the research is presented by laws and regulations of national and regional level in the sphere of social and economic, spatial development and digitization, as well as by the rating data of innovative development of entities of the Russian Federation by Higher School of Economics. The methodological base of the research includes historical and evolutional, and ecosystem approaches, dialectic, categorial, subject–object, retrospective and monographic methods, terminological, comparative, and content analysis of scientific publications and empirical sources, methods of generalization, typology, classification, and systematization, principles and approaches of system engineering in building digital system architectures of various objects. In the course of the research, the genesis, evolution of successful practices, problems and discussion issues of implementation of new forms of spatial development have been generalized and analyzed in the context of Smart Sustainable Development; the architectural stratified model of smart region has been proposed combining a set of basic principles of its technological organization implemented in the form of digital technologies, interrelation of the technologies with each other and ambient environment. It has been concluded that formation and development of smart region model with accounting for all considered factors should be based on modern methodological achievements of system engineering allowing to consider smart region as a complicated architectural stratified sociotechnical and economic system, its practical implementation is significantly influenced by established traditions of state and regional management as well as interaction of state with population and business.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Conditions for the Organization of Inclusive Education in General
           Education Institutions of the Russian Federation

    • Authors: N.A. Bereza; A.A. Kvitkovskaya, N.P. Konstantinova
      Abstract: This article examines the issues of justification and expediency of applying the socio-pedagogical approach (position) in the organization of inclusive education in educational organizations, including the need to develop appropriate technology for organizing and implementing inclusive education in general education organizations. The author also defines a set of socio-pedagogical conditions necessary for the development and implementation of inclusive education in educational organizations of the Russian Federation and presents the stages of the development and implementation of inclusive education. The authors take the position that the creation of a socio-cultural educational environment in a comprehensive school is a means and tool for organizing a new educational landscape that contributes to the effective implementation of an inclusive approach in the Russian education system. An important task of the development of inclusive education is also the training of personnel: managers of inclusive educational institutions, teachers, and specialists who implement the practice of inclusive education.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Development of Domestic Tourism in Pandemic Environment: National Programs
           of Support for the Industry

    • Authors: Dmitriy Ivanovich Ryakhovsky; Tatiana Ivanovna Zvorykina, Margarita Dmitrievna Lagutkina, Muhana Lujin, Petr Ya. Meshkov
      Abstract: This work is aimed at determination of the most promising trends and measures of support for tourism in modern environment. The reasons are summarized, due to which the indicators of Russian tourism are significantly behind those of leading countries in the scope of tourism. The major measures of governmental support for domestic tourism in Russia and some countries are analyzed. The main bottlenecks of tourism industry in crisis environment are evaluated, the experience of support for tourism sector under current conditions is systemized. The practical importance of the work is in systematization and upgrading of theoretical approaches to analysis of possible trends of recovery and further development of tourism in the Russian Federation.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Tools for Ensuring and Assessing the Economic Security of Enterprises of
           the Fuel and Energy Sector of the Northern Resource-Extracting Region
           Based on their Network Interaction

    • Authors: Vadim Faruarovich Islamutdinov; Anastasiya Nikolaevna Ustyuzhantseva
      Abstract: The article outlines the role of the economy of the northern resource-extracting regions in the system of national and economic security of the country, examines the current problems of the fuel and energy sector that pose threats to the economic security of enterprises of the fuel and energy sector of the northern resource-extracting region, as well as considers the need to apply new approaches to the issues of ensuring the economic security of enterprises. The reasons and advantages of using network interaction to neutralize the threats that have arisen in the industry are identified based on the abstract-logical approach. The expert assessments, as well as tools for ensuring the economic security of enterprises of the fuel and energy sector of the northern resource-extracting region, have been developed using the methods of statistical and economic analysis. This concerns the developed algorithm for assessing the economic security of an enterprise, a system of indicators, and threshold values for economic security, criteria for determining the level of economic security, and a corresponding conceptual model, allowing to quickly identify threats to the economic security of the internal environment, near and far environment (network), identify strategies and measures to maintain or improve economic security.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Flipped Learning for Preservice Teachers in Distance Education: First

    • Authors: Maria P. Prokhorova; Tatiana E. Lebedeva, Evgeny E. Egorov, Angelika A. Shkunova, Tatiana N. Tsapina
      Abstract: The article describes an experimental work on training preservice teachers using the flipped learning model in distance education. The study defines the content and essential characteristics of the flipped learning model, highlights the experience of implementing this model in professional training, and describes the possibility and features of using flipped learning to train preservice teachers. The ex-perimental work presented in the article was carried out during one term with full-time students. In the course of the work, a learning and teaching support kit has been developed that contains the nec-essary guidance materials, which is the main means of implementing the flipped learning model in practice. During this work, indicators were noted that show the students' performance, students' ac-tivity during classes, and the need for extra guidance. We also compared the results of students' training using the flipped learning model with the traditional one. The conducted research confirms the great potential of the flipped learning model for teacher training, identifies its advantages, and estimates its efficiency.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Problems of Legal Qualification in Private International Law

    • Authors: Yury Alexandrovich Svirin; Alexandr Anatolievich Mokhov, Elena Vladimirovna Fomenko, Eduard Eduardovich Artyukhov, Sergej Nikolaevich Shestov
      Abstract: When resolving cross-border disputes, courts inevitably face the need for legal qualification of the dispute. The complexity of the process of qualifying disputed legal relations is due to many reasons, such as the need to consider the content of foreign law, the presence in different jurisdictions of different mechanisms of the legal qualification of legal relations, as well as the level of development of private international law in a particular country. The features of various types of qualifications have been studied in this paper, taking into account the current trends in the development of private international law. Methods: The disclosure of the topic was carried out from the standpoint of general scientific methods (sociological, systemic, structural-functional, historical), the method of theoretical analysis, special scientific methods (comparative jurisprudence, technical and legal analysis, concretization, interpretation). The methodological basis of the study was the method of the theory of knowledge. The purpose of the study: To determine the essence of the legal qualification of private international relations, analyze the various stages of the legal qualification of cross-border relations in the Russian jurisdiction, identify their features, and formulate the rules of qualification that have applied significance based on the norms of positive law and the Russian doctrine. Results: The stages of the legal qualification of cross-border relations were identified, its essence was determined, and the signs of legal qualification for certain contractual obligations were revealed. The paper analyzes the current capabilities of the lex fori and lex causae qualification methods, as well as justifies the prospects and advantages of independent qualification methods.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Institution of Conciliation Procedures in the Russian Federation: Problems
           of Doctrine and Law Enforcement

    • Authors: Yury Alexandrovich Svirin; Liudmila Valentinovna Inogamova-Khegai, Vladislav Petrovich Sorokin, Marina Andreevna Simanova, Catherina Aleksandrovna Kukhturskaya
      Abstract: The judicial system is experiencing an increase in the workload in almost all countries due to the increase in the number of cases being considered, which certainly affects the quality of the administration of justice. In 2019, about 19 million cases in Russia were considered in the courts, with a population of about 140 million. In such circumstances, increasing the staff of the judicial staff is costly for the budget and senseless, which means that it is necessary to implement various conciliation procedures in the Russian legal system. Russia adopted a law in 2019 that establishes the institution of pre-trial and judicial reconciliation, but its effectiveness is almost zero. The authors analyze the epistemological essence of conciliation procedures and their applied significance at the doctrinal level in this article. Methods: the disclosure of the topic was carried out from the standpoint of general scientific methods (sociological, systemic, structural-functional, historical), the method of theoretical analysis, private scientific methods (comparative jurisprudence, technical and legal analysis, concretization, interpretation). The methodological basis of the study was the method of the theory of knowledge. The purpose of the study: To determine the essence of such categories as conciliation procedures; alternative dispute settlement procedures; pre-trial, out-of-court, and judicial dispute settlement procedures; to identify the relationship between conciliation procedures and civil proceedings; to determine the reasons for the low effectiveness of the use of conciliation procedures in Russia. Results: the gnoseological essence of conciliation procedures was revealed; their relationship with alternative dispute settlement procedures, the relationship between conciliation procedures and the civil procedure was shown, the reasons for the low efficiency of the application of conciliation procedures in Russia were revealed.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Trademark Development (Compositional Techniques of Creating a Trademark)

    • Authors: E.E. Nemtchinova; Tatiana Stanislavovna Bastrykina, Daria Yurievna Ermilova, Nadezhda Borisovna Lyakhova, Nina Viktorovna Dmitrieva
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to consider techniques of creating trademarks and examine the main aspects of the composition of combined brand names. Compositional features of logos are considered separately. Various graphic elements of the creation of trademark, and the most common stylistic and compositional techniques for creating trademarks, as well as the use of dominants in logos and brand names are analyzed. The dominant and its location in trademarks are investigated, and the means of highlighting the dominant in trademarks are analyzed. The theme and style are considered as the key concepts of a company’s aesthetic strategy.
      The purpose of this study is to analyze the creation of composition in the development of trademarks and the role of the dominant. The provisions of the study are of methodological value when choosing compositional techniques of creating trademarks, as well as researching the dominant in trademarks in graphic design.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000
  • Tax Regulation of Transfer Pricing: National And International Specifics

    • Authors: Dmitriy I. Ryakhovsky; Irina Albertovna Duborkina, Nadezhda Nikolaevna Kozhukhova, Andrey Nikolaevich Zharov
      Abstract: This article studies the main provisions and features of transfer pricing regulation in the Russian and international tax practice. In the context of the transition to the digital economy, the current transfer pricing methods fail to match modern business models in terms of approaches to value creation. Thus, it is necessary to examine the main aspects of developing the state regulation of transfer pricing in the Russian Federation to determine the main shortcomings of the Russian price control in controlled transactions. The article presents the typical features of controlled transactions and the prospective use of blockchain technology in the management of transfer pricing.
      PubDate: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +000