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Data security governance in the era of big data: status, challenges, and prospects

At present, the global big data industry is experiencing vibrant development with technological evolution and application innovation speeding up side by side. Novel technologies for data storage, computing...

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Machine learning-based prediction models for patients no-show in online outpatient appointments

With the development of information and communication technologies, all public tertiary hospitals in China began to use online outpatient appointment systems. However, the phenomenon of patient no-shows...

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What does Uber bring for consumers?

This paper estimates the consumer surplus that Uber brings for consumers. The estimation uses three datasets: individual-level choice dataset—the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) data of 2008–2009,...

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Analyzing potential tourist behavior using PCA and modified affinity propagation clustering based on Baidu index: taking Beijing city as an example

In recent years, when planning and determining a travel destination, residents often make the best of Internet techniques to access extensive travel information. Search engines undeniably reveal visitors'...

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The effect of online reviews on addressing endogeneity in discrete choice models

This paper investigates the effectiveness of online reviews on addressing price endogeneity issue in an application to consumer demand for smartphone. We consider review variables as the substitutes...

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An exploratory study of the growth of the Accountable Care Organization and its impact on physician groups’ profit: a complex adaptive system approach

The emergence of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the landscape of the U.S. healthcare system marks a paradigm shift in healthcare operations. The potential impact of ACOs has been a topic of...

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Improving Google Flu Trends for COVID-19 estimates using Weibo posts

While incomplete non-medical data has been integrated into prediction models for epidemics, the accuracy and the generalizability of the data are difficult to guarantee. To comprehensively evaluate...

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Effects of information quality on information adoption on social media review platforms: moderating role of perceived risk

With the integration of social media and e-commerce, social media review platforms provide consumers with a place to share information and create electronic word of mouth (e-WOM). Information from e-WOM...

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Data science: connotation, methods, technologies, and development

The rapid development of big data breeds data science. Understanding and mastering the internal pattern of the value generation of big data is important for improving digitization and the covergence...

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The impact of consumer perceived value on repeat purchase intention based on online reviews: by the method of text mining

The progress of IT technology such as social network and mobile payment and the change of social economic environment promote the emergence of sharing economy. As a subversive business model, the sharing...

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A review on the gray market business using a data-driven approach

This study provides a systematic overview of the literature in gray market business using a data-driven approach and points out several future research directions. The emergence of gray markets is discussed...

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Comparative study of three stochastic future weather forecast approaches: a case study

Weather forecasting is an essential component of different hydrological studies. This article compares the weather prediction performance of various machine learning models like k-nearest neighbours...

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Four major tasks of data science

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Data analytics for optimizing extreme fast charging: a survey

Electric vehicles have become a trend as a replacement to gasoline-powered vehicles, and been promoted by worldwide policy makers as a solution to combat environmental problems and stimulate economy....

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Novel information fusion model for simulating the effect of global public events on the Sino-US soybean futures market

Trade frictions and global public health security events have made it more difficult for investors to generate positive returns from the Sino-US soybean futures markets. This paper employed deep learning...

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Profiling the digital divide of the elderly based on Internet big data: evidence from China

The integrated development of population aging and digital information age has brought an insurmountable “digital divide” to the elderly. We propose a method to profile the digital divide of the elderly...

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An interview with Shouyang Wang: research frontier of big data-driven economic and financial forecasting

The development of big data generation, acquisition, storage, processing, and other technologies has greatly enriched our sensory world and fundamentally changed the basis of traditional economic and...

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Heterogeneity in individual beliefs and its implication for valuing willingness to pay

This study conducts an experimental analysis of risky travel choice behaviour, while accounting for the trade-off between attributes, nonlinearity in utility specification and perceptual conditioning....

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Tourism demand forecasting and tourists’ search behavior: evidence from segmented Baidu search volume

Given the importance of web search volume for reflecting tourists' preferences for certain tourism services and destinations, incorporating these data into forecasting models can significantly improve...

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