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2008 International Conference on Management Science and Engineering 15th Annual Conference Proceedings

10-12 Sept. 2008

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  • [Title page]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): I
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  • [Copyright notice]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): II
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  • Proceedings contents

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): III
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  • Conference committee

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):IV - V
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  • Organizing Committee

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): V
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  • Plenary and invited speakers

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):VI - VII
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    Provides an abstract for each of the plenary presentations and a brief professional biography of each presenter. The complete presentations were not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Technical co-sponsors

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): VIII
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):I - XIV
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  • Sentiment classification for Chinese product reviews using an unsupervised Internet-based method

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3 - 9
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    Sentiment classification aims at mining opinions of customers for a certain product by automatically classifying the reviews into positive or negative opinions. With the fast developing of World Wide Web applications, sentiment classification would have huge opportunity to help automatic analysis of customerspsila opinions from the web information. Opinion mining will benefit both consumers and se... View full abstract»

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  • Mathematical modeling of strategic commitments and piracy in Windows/Linux competition

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):10 - 12
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    The paper is motivated by Microsoft Windows and Linux competition at the server operating systems market. Microsoft/Linux mixed duopoly dynamics is analyzed using optimal control mathematical model where Microsoft is considered as a profit-maximizing competitor while Linux as an open source software project is assumed non-for-profit. The conditions when Linux And Windows coexist at the market and ... View full abstract»

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  • An intelligent appraise algorithm for non economic part of relationship value in business markets

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):13 - 18
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    Value creation is considered as key to collaborative relationships. Though the body of literature in the area of relationship value is growing fast, most research is of conceptual nature including definition and construct. As long as measuring relationship value remains scarce, it will be criticized for its operational ambiguity. The relationship value incorporates both economic and non economic v... View full abstract»

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  • Can bidder’s buying patterns affect the price in online auctions for heterogeneous goods?

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):19 - 24
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    Until recently, there have little reason for any one to pay much attention to what factors will affect the final transaction price in online auctions. While almost all of the existing papers on the determinants of price are based on homogeneous goods, this paper investigates the determinants of the price for heterogeneous goods contained in some categories which are sold at the eBay website from t... View full abstract»

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  • Study of personal credit evaluation under C2C environment based on support vector machines ensemble

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):25 - 31
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    With the rapid developing of the Internet, more and more business websites are appearing all around the world. As the proportion of C2C business mode increasing, the problem about personal credit evaluation in the business websites also becomes more critical. The deal methods are very different between the C2C mode and the traditional enterprises in evaluating the credit rank due to the feature of... View full abstract»

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  • An empirical investigation on the determinants of e-procurement adoption in Chinese manufacturing enterprises

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):32 - 37
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    This paper reports an empirical investigation conducted to identify the major factors that impact the adoption of electronic procurement in Chinese manufacturing enterprises. A research model inspired by the technology-organization-environment framework is postulated. Logistic regression is used to examine the relationships between the technological, organizational and environmental characteristic... View full abstract»

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  • Context of the concept drift in data mining: An empirical study on the regional economic influence to the relation between demographic attributes and credit card holder’s loyalty

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):38 - 43
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    In data mining field, concept drift means that the original rule can not adapt to the sample. Concept drift will make the rules unable to be used widely. Recent works supposed the concept drift was influenced by many hidden factors which is called context factor, but did not give evidence. Based on the concept drift theories, this paper carried on the empirical study with Chinese credit card holde... View full abstract»

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  • A new method to measure the information society in China

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):44 - 49
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    We are entering an age of global information society (IS), which built on digital communication networks and information technologies. More and more organizations (governments, regions and cities) are using reliable data and comparable indicators of information and communication technologies (ICT) to measure information society. Considering some new ICT indicators in this digital society, we estab... View full abstract»

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  • Comparison study of duration and bid arrivals in eBay auctions across different websites

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):50 - 55
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    Recently, there are some concerns in auction duration and bid arrivals in study of online auctions. In online auctions, seller selects duration, and the bid arrivals pattern is deemed to the indicator of bidding strategies and behaviors of bidders. The best known phenomenon in bid arrival is the late bidding (also called last minute bidding, or sniping), which describe the following bidding strate... View full abstract»

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  • Barriers and solutions of e-commerce in China: An exploratory study

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):56 - 63
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    Due to the considerably big marketplace, enterprises seek to benefit from e-commerce in China. But up to now very few of them have been successful, because some successful business models and strategies in developed countries can not be applied in China. This study examines obstacles on e-commerce development in China and attempts to find out some solutions to overcome these barriers. The relevant... View full abstract»

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  • The evaluation index system of enterprise informatization based on competition principle

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):64 - 71
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    Based on analyzing the research status of the evaluation index system of enterprise informatization, the paper puts forward new principles for constructing the evaluation index system of enterprise informatization, which are taking the enterprise as the core and changing the subject of the evaluation, with fully reflecting the competitive power of the enterprise as the starting point. Then, the pa... View full abstract»

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  • Mobile commerce website selection base on fuzzy set theory and TOPSIS

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):72 - 77
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    Mobile commerce is considered an excellent alternative for enterprises to reach new customers. However, many mobile commerce websites have a short life because they donpsilat meet the userspsila requirements. This paper presented the consumer-oriented criteria for mobile commerce website evaluation and developed a model, including four dimensions: mobile web site quality, enjoyable shopping experi... View full abstract»

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  • The application of data mining to customer credit analysis in medicament enterprise

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):78 - 82
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    Credit sale acts a very important role in the operation of one company. Nowadays, in order to reduce the credit risks, ensure the benefits of companies, and communicate effectively with the customers, analysis of customerspsila credit has become a very popular research question. In this paper, the author develops a credit evaluation model for medicament enterprise based on data mining methods clus... View full abstract»

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  • Research on supply chain optimal capacity combination based on hybrid Petri nets

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):83 - 88
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    Supply chain systems are hybrid dynamic systems composed of continuous elements such as supply, production, distribution performed by supplier, manufacturer, distributor, discrete element such as transportation, demand performed by logistics company, consumer. Traditional method of modeling supply chain looking supply chain as discrete event system or continuous time system canpsilat reflect dynam... View full abstract»

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  • Study on CVaR forecasts based on weighted realized volatility

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):91 - 96
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    Value-at-Risk (VaR), as a a risk measure, has been widely accepted all over the world. However, VaR is not the best risk measure. VaR is not sub-additive. Moreover, it doesnpsilat indicate the size of the potential loss. Conditional Value-at-Risk (CVaR) is the most attractive coherent risk measure and has been studied by many authors. In this paper, we study on CVaR calculations. In addition, we s... View full abstract»

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  • How does goal orientation affect job involvement? A dynamics perspective

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):97 - 103
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    This study explores the dynamic nature of goal orientation and researches how goal orientation influences employee job involvement. The mediating effects of employee intrinsic motivation on the relationships between goal orientation and job involvement are examined. The results show that: Employee learning goal orientation is positively related to intrinsic motivation and job involvement; Teamwork... View full abstract»

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  • A combination classification method of multiple decisions trees-based on generic algorithm towards customer behavior

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):104 - 108
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    In order to solve the classification problems of customer behaviors with randomicity and non-conformability, a combination classification method is proposed of multiple decision trees based on genetic algorithm. In this method, multiple decision trees that adopt the method of probability measurement level output are combined in parallel. Genetic algorithm is utilized to optimize connection weight ... View full abstract»

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