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Professional Team Sport and Twitter: Gratifications Sought and Obtained by Followers
Without exception, all professional sport teams in North America use social media to communicate with fans. Sport communication professionals use Twitter as one of the strategic tools of engagement,Expand
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The design of smart homes for people with dementia—user-interface aspects
This paper reports on the user requirements analysis, design and evaluation of smart home solutions for people with dementia. In order to be appropriate for people with dementia, smart homeExpand
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Pricing in the sharing economy: a hedonic pricing model applied to Airbnb listings
ABSTRACT This paper examines the impact of a variety of variables on the rates published for Airbnb listings in five large metropolitan areas in Canada. The researchers applied a hedonic pricingExpand
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Use of dynamic pricing strategies by Airbnb hosts
The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive analysis of dynamic pricing by Airbnb hosts.,This study uses attribute and sales information from 39,837 Airbnb listings and hotel data fromExpand
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A Phenomenological Investigation Into How Twitter Has Changed the Nature of Sport Media Relations
This article uses the phenomenological method to explain how Twitter has changed the nature of sport media relations. The research was based on semistructured interviews with 18 Canadian and U.S.Expand
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Drivers of Responsive Website Design Innovation by Destination Marketing Organizations
Mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers are becoming an integral part of how people consume travel destinations. With the tremendous growth in mobile devices for travel planning andExpand
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Social media usage in hotel human resources: recruitment, hiring and communication.
Purpose – The purpose of this study is to explore the use and non-use of social media (SM) by North American hotels for human resource (HR) activities. Design/methodology/approach – This exploratoryExpand
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Stylized rendering for multiresolution image representation
By integrating stylized rendering with an efficient multiresolution image representation, we enable the user to control how compression affects the aesthetic appearance of an image. Adopting aExpand
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User Evaluation of Smart Flats for People with Dementia
This paper describes work in progress evaluating a smart flat for people with dementia that is part of an Extra-Care development in London. The flat has been let to a permanent tenant who hasExpand
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An experience-based taxonomy of branded hotel mobile application features
Increasing ownership of smartphones and availability of mobile travel solutions have driven the hotel industry to respond with creating mobile applications (apps). Research on mobile applications inExpand
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