You-Shyang Chen's research while affiliated with National Chin-Yi University of Technology and other places

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused a serious business recession in various walks of life, particularly in the full-service hotel industry. YouTube has one billion active users and is undoubtedly a social media platform that companies use to build relationships with customers and create value for brands. Marketers should be...
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Due to the social awareness of risk control, we are witnessing the popularization of the insurance concept and the rapid development of financial insurance. The performance of the insurance industry is highly competitive; thus, in order to develop new and old business from existing clients, information on the renewal of client premiums, purchase of...
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In recent years in Taiwan, scholars who study financial bankruptcy have mostly focused on individual listed and over-the-counter (OTC) industries or the entire industry, while few have studied the independent electronics industry. Thus, this study investigated the application of an advanced hybrid Z-score bankruptcy prediction model in selecting fi...
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In this study, a novel adaptive fuzzy weighted mean filter (AFWMF) model based on the directional median technique and fuzzy inference is presented for solving the restoring high-ratio random-valued noise in image processing. This study aims, not only to obtain information from each direction of the filtering window, but also to gain information fr...
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Tour traffic prediction is very important in determining the capacity of public transportation and planning new transportation devices, allowing them to be built in accordance with people’s basic needs. From a review of a limited number of studies, the common methods for forecasting tour traffic demand appear to be regression analysis, econometric...
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Storage devices in the computer industry have gradually transformed from the hard disk drive (HDD) to the solid-state drive (SSD), of which the key component is error correction in not-and (NAND) flash memory. While NAND flash memory is under development, it is still limited by the “program and erase” cycle (PE cycle). Therefore, the improvement of...
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An emerging problem regarding tea and health has been pyramidally addressed as research concerns from limited literature reviews to identify an important and interesting challenge. Although past studies activated for various topics and diverse purposes of tea and health, a gap for using hybrid intelligence-based techniques to discover useful inform...
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Since 2001, cardiovascular disease (CVD) has had the second-highest mortality rate, about 15,700 people per year, in Taiwan. It has thus imposed a substantial burden on medical resources. This study was triggered by the following three factors. First, the CVD problem reflects an urgent issue. A high priority has been placed on long-term therapy and...
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There are four motivations in this study. First, recent machine learning techniques, such as decision trees, multi-layer perceptron, and Bayesian methods, for empirical decision analytics approach are spanning a wide research interest to understand and solve a real-world complex problem and thus attract significant concerns for identifying performa...
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Traditional stationery industries base their sales forecasting by personal and subjective judgments, and such judgment depends heavily on manager’s experiences, historical sales data, and growth rate of expectancy; however, the forecasting result is often inaccurate and has severely disrupted corporate operating performance and development in the f...
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From the accident news, it is found that the occurrences of traffic accidents every year and the numbers of deaths and injuries have raised continually and have become a specific issue concerned in society in Taiwan. More seriously, the number of traffic accidents is positively increased with the increasing motorized vehicles. Thus, to reduce the i...
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Adopting the multidimensional balanced scorecard approach to improve project management and organizational performance can help reduce project risks and potential disasters in order to maximize the investment benefits and security of IT projects with high risks. We adopted the stimulus-organism-response (S-O-R) research context, whose stimulus, org...
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The purpose of this study is to identify a humanized computing model for solving ambient service location problems with a developed heuristic algorithm. In real situations, space constraints may result in a practical facility location planning problem in an urban environment. Because of space constraints, large warehouse facilities may not be alloc...
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As the number of motorized vehicles increases, so does that of traffic accidents involving these vehicles in Taiwan every year, including traffic violations, criminal behavior patterns, traffic-related incidents and DUIs. As an effort to deal with the poor quality of surveillance equipment and inefficient management, this paper was intended to inve...
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Although a successful new product development (NPD) can yield significant profits, it is a high-expenditure and high-risk investment. Thus, the related issues of the NPD success/failure are concerned by practitioners and academicians. With this reason, the research provides a NPD decision-making method to reduce the investment risk when implementin...
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Mobile Augmented Reality (MAR) has becomes more widely used and provides the great context of an immersive virtual learning environment. However, sometimes the learning effect is influenced by the pleasing value, which is always subjective and learning driven. In order to ensure a successful launch of the MAR cultural interactive learning tool, it...
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Medical applications on cardiovascular disease (CVD) for hybrid computing models are an emerging research area. The CVD, including stroke, hypertension, and high cholesterol, is one of 10 leading causes of death in Taiwan in middle-aged and elderly; in particular, the CVD has become the top killer in advanced countries. Thus, this serious but inter...
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Customer relationship management (CRM) traditionally uses software as a service (SaaS) technology in ubiquitous cloud computing SaaS CRM solutions. In this study, the opinions of experts and of three case companies in Internet application fields were studied. In cloud CRM projects, DEMATEL-based analytical network processes and the VIKOR technique...
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Although past studies have discussed related motivations of tourism, tourists’ interviews and experts’ questionnaires are rarely lessoned to explore the factors formulation of related factors in travel motivation from different perspectives of personal values. This study contributes application values on the computational intelligence paradigms in...
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Wearable symbiotic devices are fully functional, self-contained computer systems that can be worn, carried, or attached to the body, letting the user access information anytime and anywhere. Though the acceptance of information systems have been widely discussed and verified, unique features of wearable devices, such as the relocation of human-comp...
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To help people effectively control healthcare-related experience and expenditure, Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare launched the “My Health Bank” (MHB hereafter) system. This study focuses on important factors influencing acceptance intention of MHB, after extensive literature review, health belief model (HBM) combined with extended valence f...
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Traditionally, most studies highlight on exploring the critical success factors (CSFs) of ERP system implementation, and the lack of effective methods for identifying ERP system adoption. In addition, it is an important and interesting issue to help ERP system vendor selecting a suitable customer who will survey an appropriate decision to adopt ERP...
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Predicting EPS (earning per share) with financial ratios is of high practical value. In this study, we applied two methods of data mining to predict EPS and compared their performance. We used three classifiers to find rules for predicting EPS from financial ratios, and compared the difference of prediction performance with and without data discret...
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The development of electronic commerce (e-commerce) has brought new business opportunities for shopping; thus, electronic stores (e-store) become new marketing channels. Good service quality is basic services and essentials for e-store. In order to understand impact of business relationship between the customer and the e-store, we use fuzzy set qua...
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Adaptive learning for individual learners has recently become popular in education. This study aims to fill the void in the existing literature by building an adaptive elearning system with self-assessment rubrics based on the dynamic scaffolding theory in response to different student needs. Meanwhile, the purpose of this study is to explore the e...
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For both academia and industry, the exploration of new research applications to the nature of human beings from human-like intelligence is advantageous and challenging. Promoting the safety of hospitalized patients is particularly a top priority in the health-care industry. Thus, applications of a patient safety reporting system (PSRS) from the exi...
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Mining web facial images on the internet has become as a profitable and important paradigm towards auto face annotation technique. The unsupervised label refinement (ULR) is an effective method that can fix weakly labeled facial images data which are collected from the internet and included some images with wrong label. In order to improve the corr...
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In this study, advanced computing in fuzzy rule-based preprocessing classifier is used to categorize five distribution types that are identified as noise by noise detection from the service of next era cloud-empowered computing and techniques. The proposed method extracts useful local information from the corrupted image that is supported by filter...
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Information systems (IS) continually motivate various improvements in the state-of-the-art of issues and solutions for advanced geo-information technologies in cloud computing. Reducing IS project risks and improving organizational performance has become an important issue. This study proposes a research framework, constructed from the Stimulus-Org...
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The websites vigorously grow and inevitably need to provide consumers high-quality service to create excellent experience and win the customers’ heart to establish mutually beneficial and long-term relationship. Consequently, the e-service quality attracts priority-concerns. The research purpose differentiates three service quality models that make...
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Despite the widespread use of time series models in stock index forecasts, some of these models have encountered problems: (1) the selection of input factors may depend on personal experience or opinion; and (2) most conventional time series models consider only one variable. Furthermore, traditional forecasting models suffer from the following dra...
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The high prevalence and incidence of severe renal diseases exhaust constrained medical resources for the treatment of uremia patients. In addition, the problem of imbalanced-class data distributions induces negative effects on classifier learning algorithms. Hemodialysis is the most common treatment for uremia diseases due to the limited supply of...
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Background and objective: The HIV/AIDS-related issue has given rise to a priority concern in which potential new therapies are increasingly highlighted to lessen the negative impact of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) in the healthcare industry. With the motivation of "medical applications," this study focuses on the main advanced fea...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between intellectual capital and firm performance for pharmaceutical industry in Taiwan. As we know, the intellectual capital has becoming the main resource for creating companies’ value and the competitiveness of an enterprise. R&D productivity is often considered as the key success fact...
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With the rise of the Internet, e-commerce vigorously grows and more and more websites gradually emerge. If the websites want to keep competitive advantage and sustainable development in the highly competitive environment, they inevitably need to provide consumers with high-quality service to create excellent experience for consumers and win the cus...
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In recent years, cloud technology has been widely used, including enterprise CRM systems. To reduce the cloud CRM project risk, that improves organizational performance, so it has become an important issue. In this study, a research framework is constructed by the Stimulus-Organism-Response (S-O-R) framework, that through DANP (DEMATEL based ANP) a...
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Reducing information system project risks and improving organizational performance has become an important research issue. In this study, a research framework is constructed from the Stimulus-Organism-Response (S-O-R) framework, comprising the stimulus of project risk, the organism of project management, and the response of organizational performan...
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This study investigates whether voluntary disclosure provides future earnings information to investor in the capital market of Taiwan. Using 165 firm-year observations collected from the Taiwan Economic Journal (TEJ) financial database for companies listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange and Gre Tai Securities Market in 2005 with December as the fisca...
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Since 2008, soaring international oil prices and environmental awareness have pushed bicycle to be a green transport vehicle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as a significant global trend. Consequently, Taiwan’s bicycle industry earned the “bicycle kingdom” has entered a new peak period of demand under popular social trends of bicycling for healt...
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Energy profiling and estimation have been popular areas of research in multicore mobile architectures. While short sequences of system calls have been recognized by machine learning as pattern descriptions for anomalous detection, power consumption of running processes with respect to system-call patterns are not well studied. In this paper, we pro...
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Traditionally, a per-song-purchased base recommendation system is used on most music websites, but this method produces unsatisfactory results under various situational practices. This study proposes a hybrid procedure that includes both an expert-attributes selection capability and a mood/situation-attributes categorization functionality. This pro...
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Human resource capability is valuable, rare, irreplaceable, and difficult to imitate; therefore, it is crucial for creating sustainable competitive advantages. Human resource capability can be appropriately used to improve the performance of an organization. This study adopted a process perspective to propose an integrated model that comprehensivel...
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Service-dominant (S-D) logic is a service science framework that is more robust than the traditional goods-dominant (G-D) logic. It emphasizes the importance of operant resources and value Cocreation. This study employs social cognitive theory to explore the triple reciprocity of organizational value Cocreation behavior. Further, this study uses DE...
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This research has collected sample data through the social network Ask Yahoo! From the 308 effective samples, it shows that community members’ attitude toward knowledge sharing certainly constitutes positive impact on the members’ willingness to participate in the sharing and be loyal to the aggregative social network behavior. However, the mutual...
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Fuzzy time series models that have been developed have been widely applied to many applications of forecasting future stock prices or weighted indexes in the financial field. Three interesting problems have been identified in relation to the associated time series methods, as follows: (1) conventional time series models that consider single variabl...
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As one of the emerging SaaS in cloud computing, cloud customer relationship management (Cloud CRM) is even more appealing comparing to the traditional module in the enterprise systems to small and medium-sized businesses which often are short of resources to invest on their own hardware and software. Since the discipline of information systems conc...
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Healthcare problems observed in the majority of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients regarding hemodialysis (HD) treatment are serious issues for the Taiwanese healthcare services, and an interesting topic is thus the adequacy of HD therapy. This study successfully models a hybrid procedure to measure HD adequacy to assess therapeutic effects an...
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Banks are important to national, and even global, economic stability. Banking panics that follow bank insolvency or bankruptcy, especially of large banks, can severely jeopardize economic stability. Therefore, issuers and investors urgently need a credit rating indicator to help identify the financial status and operational competence of banks. A c...
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Education is recognized as the key to individual success. Particularly, elementary education is vital for providing students with basic literacy and numeracy, as well as establishing foundations in mathematics, language, science, geography, history, and other social sciences. Mathematics is fundamental to numerous fields with real life applications...
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Ecological degradation is an escalating global threat. Increasingly, people are expressing awareness and priority for concerns about environmental problems surrounding them. Environmental protection issues are highlighted. An appropriate information technology tool, the growing popular social network system (virtual community, VC), facilitates publ...
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Due to the importance of slack time utilization for power-aware scheduling algorithms, we propose a work-demand analysis method called parareclamation algorithm (PRA) to increase slack time utilization of the existing real-time DVS algorithms. PRA is an online scheduling for power-aware real-time tasks under rate-monotonic (RM) policy. It can be im...
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Due to the importance of resource allocation and energy efficiency, this paper considers minimizing priority inversion and energy consumptions in the embedded real-time systems. While dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) is known to reduce dynamic power consumption, it also causes increased blocking time of lower priority tasks and leakage energy consumpt...
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Performance evaluation of suppliers is increasingly recognized as a critical indicator in supply chain cooperation. Traditional performance evaluation methods have the problems of a simple buy/sell relation and in one’s subjective views between manufacturers and suppliers, and they lack objective automatic evaluation processes in the supply chain c...
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In this paper, we propose two techniques to solve a 2-covered path problem. Given a set of n antennas with m available radii and two points A and B on the plane, our goal is to find a suitable radius p∈m (as well as transmission power) for each antenna so that the active antennas in a 2-covered path with endpoints A and B consumes minimum transmiss...
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When banks experience financial scandals or insolvency, panic typically ensues and, in the worst case, leads to systemic banking crises, they are clearly vital to financial market stability, particularly large bank. Therefore, developing an indicator that represents the financial status and operational competence of Asian banks is urgently needed f...
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A critical option of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is considered only when tried more conservative treatments but continued to have pain, stiffness, or problems with the function of ones hip. THA plays one of major concerns under the waves of the rapid growth of aging populations and the constrained health care resources in Taiwan. Moreover, prior s...
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Consumers have different purchasing behaviors. In order to understand their differences, the individual characters and background are the main factors to be analyzed. This study investigated the consumer purchasing behaviors on cosmetics in two different consumer groups: the counter cosmetic consumers and the open-stack cosmetic consumers. The part...
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The incidence and the prevalence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Taiwan are the highest in the world. Therefore, hemodialysis (HD) therapy is a major concern and an important challenge due to the shortage of donated organs for transplantation. Previous researchers developed various forecasting models based on statistical methods and artificial...
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In the financial markets, due to limitations of the noise caused continuously by changing market conditions and environments, and a subjective sentiment or other factors unrelated to expected returns on investment decision-making of investors, there is a growing consensus designing and employing a variety of soft computing systems to remedy the afo...
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In this paper, we focus on the pinwheel task model with a variable voltage processor with d discrete voltage/speed levels. We propose an intra-task DVS algorithm, which constructs a minimum energy schedule for k tasks in O(d+k log k) time We also give an inter-task DVS algorithm with O(d+n log n) time, where n denotes the number of jobs. Previous a...
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Identifying patients in a Target Customer Segment (TCS) is important to determine the demand for, and to appropriately allocate resources for, health care services. The purpose of this study is to propose a two-stage clustering-classification model through (1) initially integrating the RFM attribute and K-means algorithm for clustering the TCS pati...
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Three hybrid models are proposed for solving the practical problems of fore-casting quarterly PGR (profit growth rate) and based on six essential components: expe-riential knowledge (EK), feature selection method (FSM), discretization method (DM), fuzzy set theory (FST), rule filter (RF) and rough set theory (RST). Following the Part I (the previou...
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After the globalization of macroeconomic, the each country economy has the comprehensively inseparable interrelationships. Therefore, in order to fully ascertain the developed pulsation and tendency of the international finances, the global investors need to take vigorous tactics to face the competition for globalization. Financial investment envir...
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Although Asia is at the forefront of global economic growth, its investment environment is very risky and uncertain. Credit ratings are objective opinions about credit worthiness, investment risk, and default probabilities of issues or issuers. To classify credit ratings, analyze their determinants, and provide meaningful decision rules for interes...
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This study proposes an integrated procedure based on four components: experiential knowledge, feature selection method, rule filter, and rough set theory for forecasting quarterly profit growth rate (PGR) in the financial industry. To evaluate the proposed procedure, a called PGR dataset collected from Taiwan’s stock market in the financial holding...
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Enterprises have always sacrificed the benefits of the human and environmental causes in order to pursue the maximization of companies’ profits. With more awareness of the concept of environmental protection and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), enterprises have to commence to take the potential duty for the human and the environment beyond t...
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In the appearance of the lowest profitable manufacture epoch, a financial influence has been the most key-point in the supply chain management; Therefore, it is the core-issue for manufacturers and companies that how to increase the positively financial benefits and to decrease the negatively financial impacts in their supply chain. However, in ord...
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This work presents a scheduling algorithm to reduce the energy of hard real-time tasks with fixed priorities assigned in a rate-monotonic policy. Sets of independent tasks running periodically on a processor with dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) are considered as well. The proposed online approach can cooperate with many slack-time analysis methods ba...