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  1. A color is a powerful tool used to attract people’s attention and to entice them to purchase a product. However, the way in which a specific color influences people’s color selection and the role of their eye ...

    Authors: Bo Wu, Yishui Zhu, Keping Yu, Shoji Nishimura and Qun Jin

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:48

    Content type: Research

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  2. Interactive visualizations are external tools that can support users’ exploratory activities. Collaboration can bring benefits to the exploration of visual representations or visualizations. This research inve...

    Authors: Lei Chen, Hai-Ning Liang, Feiyu Lu, Konstantinos Papangelis, Ka Lok Man and Yong Yue

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:47

    Content type: Research

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  3. With recent advances in deep learning research, generative models have achieved great achievements and play an increasingly important role in current industrial applications. At the same time, technologies der...

    Authors: Yin Xu, Yan Li and Byeong-Seok Shin

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:46

    Content type: Research

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  4. Pose-invariant face recognition refers to the problem of identifying or verifying a person by analyzing face images captured from different poses. This problem is challenging due to the large variation of pose...

    Authors: In Seop Na, Chung Tran, Dung Nguyen and Sang Dinh

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:45

    Content type: Research

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  5. The latest research on smart city technologies mainly focuses on utilizing cities’ resources to improve the quality of the lives of citizens. Diverse kinds of control signals from massive systems and devices s...

    Authors: Euhee Kim, Sejun Jang, Shuyu Li and Yunsick Sung

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:44

    Content type: Research

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  6. A Vehicular Ad hoc NETwork (VANET) is a self-organized network formed by connected vehicles, which allows the exchange of useful traffic information in a timely manner. In such a context, evaluating the relia...

    Authors: Ryma Abassi, Aida Ben Chehida Douss and Damien Sauveron

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:43

    Content type: Research

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  7. In the context of MapReduce task scheduling, many algorithms mainly focus on the scheduling of Reduce tasks with the assumption that scheduling of Map tasks is already done. However, in the cloud deployments o...

    Authors: Neda Maleki, Hamid Reza Faragardi, Amir Masoud Rahmani, Mauro Conti and Jay Lofstead

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:42

    Content type: Research

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  8. Smart devices are effective in helping people with impairments, overcome their disabilities, and improve their living standards. Braille is a popular method used for communication by visually impaired people. ...

    Authors: Sana Shokat, Rabia Riaz, Sanam Shahla Rizvi, Abdul Majid Abbasi, Adeel Ahmed Abbasi and Se Jin Kwon

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:41

    Content type: Research

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  9. The fast propagation of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has driven to the development of collaborative healthcare frameworks to support the next generation healthcare industry for quality medical healthca...

    Authors: Abdul Rehman Javed, Muhammad Usman Sarwar, Mirza Omer Beg, Muhammad Asim, Thar Baker and Hissam Tawfik

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:40

    Content type: Research

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  10. Analysis of time series data has been a challenging research subject for decades. Email traffic has recently been modelled as a time series function using a Recurrent Neural Network (RNN) and RNNs were shown t...

    Authors: Khandu Om, Spyros Boukoros, Anupiya Nugaliyadde, Tanya McGill, Michael Dixon, Polychronis Koutsakis and Kok Wai Wong

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:39

    Content type: Research

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  11. The basic idea behind the vehicular ad-hoc network (VANET) is the exchange of traffic information between vehicles and the surrounding environment to offer a better driving experience. Privacy and security are...

    Authors: Saad Ali Alfadhli, Songfeng Lu, Abdulaziz Fatani, Haider Al-Fedhly and Mahmut Ince

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:38

    Content type: Research

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  12. Vehicular cooperation mechanisms are known to provide efficiency and scalability benefits but for the mechanisms to be human-centric, there is a need for them to be robust and resilient to anti-social behaviou...

    Authors: Ali Aliedani, Seng W. Loke and Sebastien Glaser

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:37

    Content type: Research

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  13. Today, many people use dashcams, and videos recorded on dashcams are often used as evidence of accident fault. People can upload videos of dashcam recordings with specific accident clips and share the videos w...

    Authors: Taehyoung Kim, Im Y. Jung and Yih-Chun Hu

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:36

    Content type: Research

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  14. The existing action recognition systems mainly focus on generalized methods to categorize human actions. However, the generalized systems cannot attain the same level of recognition performance for new users m...

    Authors: Sunder Ali Khowaja, Bernardo Nugroho Yahya and Seok-Lyong Lee

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:35

    Content type: Research

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  15. Cloud computing can provide users with basic hardware resources, and there are three instance types: reserved instances, on-demand instances and spot instances. The price of spot instance is lower than others ...

    Authors: Wenqiang Liu, Pengwei Wang, Ying Meng, Caihui Zhao and Zhaohui Zhang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:34

    Content type: Research

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  16. Email is of critical importance as a communication channel for both business and personal matters. Unfortunately, it is also often exploited for phishing attacks. To defend against such threats, many organizat...

    Authors: Daniel Jampen, Gürkan Gür, Thomas Sutter and Bernhard Tellenbach

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:33

    Content type: Review

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  17. Wi-Fi-based indoor positioning for determining accurate wireless indoor location information has become crucial in meeting increasing demands for location-based services by leveraging the Internet of Things (I...

    Authors: Tran Trong Khanh, VanDung Nguyen, Xuan-Qui Pham and Eui-Nam Huh

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:32

    Content type: Research

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  18. Parameterized computation theory has developed rapidly over the last two decades. In theoretical computer science, it has attracted considerable attention for its theoretical value and significant guidance in ...

    Authors: Wenjun Li, Yang Ding, Yongjie Yang, R. Simon Sherratt, Jong Hyuk Park and Jin Wang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:29

    Content type: Research

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  19. The possibility of performing complex data analysis through sets of cooperating personal smart devices has recently encouraged the definition of new distributed computing paradigms. The general idea behind the...

    Authors: Federico Concone, Giuseppe Lo Re and Marco Morana

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:28

    Content type: Research

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  20. Unhealthy behaviors regarding nutrition are a global risk for health. Therefore, the healthiness of an individual’s nutrition should be monitored in the medium and long term. A powerful tool for monitoring nut...

    Authors: Federica Gerina, Silvia M. Massa, Francesca Moi, Diego Reforgiato Recupero and Daniele Riboni

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:27

    Content type: Research

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  21. Artificial intelligence is one of the key technologies for progression to the fourth industrial revolution. This technology also has a significant impact on software professionals who are continuously striving...

    Authors: Dong-Gun Lee and Yeong-Seok Seo

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:26

    Content type: Research

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  22. To develop a realistic simulator for autonomous vehicle testing, the simulation of various scenarios that may occur near vehicles in the real world is necessary. In this paper, we propose a new scenario genera...

    Authors: Mingyun Wen, Jisun Park and Kyungeun Cho

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:24

    Content type: Research

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  23. Crowdsourcing and crowd computing are a trend that is likely to be increasingly popular, and there remain a number of research and operational challenges that need to be addressed. The human-centric computatio...

    Authors: Zhiyong Zhang, Junchang Jing, Xiaoxue Wang, Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo and Brij B. Gupta

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:23

    Content type: Research

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  24. Due to single-time registration, the multi-server authentication provides benefit for getting services from different servers through trusted agent. Generally, users feel hesitation for registering themselves ...

    Authors: Muhammad Arslan Akram, Zahid Ghaffar, Khalid Mahmood, Saru Kumari, Kadambri Agarwal and Chien-Ming Chen

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:22

    Content type: Research

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  25. As cloud computing technology matures, along with an increased application of distributed networks, increasingly larger amounts of data are being stored in the cloud, and are thus available for pervasive appli...

    Authors: Chin-Ling Chen, Po-Tsun Huang, Yung-Yuan Deng, Hsing-Chung Chen and Yun-Ciao Wang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:21

    Content type: Research

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  26. The technology of Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings tremendous possibilities for autonomous vehicle applications. One of the essential tasks of autonomous vehicle is environment perception using machine lear...

    Authors: Mingfang Zhang, Rui Fu, Yingshi Guo, Li Wang, Pangwei Wang and Hui Deng

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:20

    Content type: Research

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  27. With the wide application of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) in the collection of high-precision environmental point cloud information, three-dimensional (3D) object classification from point clouds has be...

    Authors: Wei Song, Lingfeng Zhang, Yifei Tian, Simon Fong, Jinming Liu and Amanda Gozho

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:19

    Content type: Research

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  28. Navigation systems help users access unfamiliar environments. Current technological advancements enable users to encapsulate these systems in handheld devices, which effectively increases the popularity of nav...

    Authors: Jayakanth Kunhoth, AbdelGhani Karkar, Somaya Al-Maadeed and Abdulla Al-Ali

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:18

    Content type: Review

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  29. The performance of a CNN based medical-image classification network depends on the intensities of the trained images. Therefore, it is necessary to generalize medical images of various intensities against degr...

    Authors: Dong-Ho Lee, Yan Li and Byeong-Seok Shin

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:17

    Content type: Research

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  30. The transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a kind of sudden disease, which has the characteristics of short duration and high frequency. Since most patients can return to normal after the onset of the disease, it ...

    Authors: Qing Zhang, Yajun Li, Fadi Al-Turjman, Xihui Zhou and Xiaodong Yang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:16

    Content type: Research

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  31. The necessity to improve security in a multi-cloud environment has become very urgent in recent years. Although in this topic, many methods using the message authentication code had been realized but, the resu...

    Authors: Leila Megouache, Abdelhafid Zitouni and Mahieddine Djoudi

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:15

    Content type: Research

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  32. Object detection methods aim to identify all target objects in the target image and determine the categories and position information in order to achieve machine vision understanding. Numerous approaches have ...

    Authors: Danyang Cao, Zhixin Chen and Lei Gao

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:14

    Content type: Research

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  33. Cascade prediction helps us uncover the basic mechanisms that govern collective human behavior in networks, and it also is very important in extensive other applications, such as viral marketing, online advert...

    Authors: Yun Liu, Zemin Bao, Zhenjiang Zhang, Di Tang and Fei Xiong

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:13

    Content type: Research

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  34. Melanoma is considered to be one of the deadliest skin cancer types, whose occurring frequency elevated in the last few years; its earlier diagnosis, however, significantly increases the chances of patients’ s...

    Authors: Tallha Akram, Hafiz M. Junaid Lodhi, Syed Rameez Naqvi, Sidra Naeem, Majed Alhaisoni, Muhammad Ali, Sajjad Ali Haider and Nadia N. Qadri

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:12

    Content type: Research

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  35. The contact list size of modern mobile phone users has increased up to hundreds of contacts, making contact retrieval a relatively difficult task. Various algorithms have been designed to predict the contact t...

    Authors: Shamaila Hayat, Aimal Rextin, Adnan Idris and Mehwish Nasim

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:11

    Content type: Research

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  36. Data fusion has always been a hot research topic in human-centric computing and extended with the development of artificial intelligence. Generally, the coupled data fusion algorithm usually utilizes the infor...

    Authors: Liangfu Lu, Xiaoxu Ren, Kuo-Hui Yeh, Zhiyuan Tan and Jocelyn Chanussot

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:10

    Content type: Research

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  37. With the advancement of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the proliferation of sensor technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT) is now being widely used in smart home for the purposes of effi...

    Authors: Younghun Lee, Shailendra Rathore, Jin Ho Park and Jong Hyuk Park

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:9

    Content type: Research

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  38. The quality and quantity of participation supplied by human beings during the different phases of the design and development of a software artifact are central to studies in human-centered computing. With this...

    Authors: Marco Roccetti, Catia Prandi, Silvia Mirri and Paola Salomoni

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:8

    Content type: Research

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  39. The continuous advancement in the Internet of Things technology allows people to connect anywhere at any time, thus showing great potential in technology like smart devices (including smartphones and wearable ...

    Authors: Mohammed A. Alqarni, Sajjad Hussain Chauhdary, Maryam Naseer Malik, Muhammad Ehatisham-ul-Haq and Muhammad Awais Azam

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:7

    Content type: Research

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  40. In recent years, statistics have confirmed that the number of elderly people is increasing. Aging always has a strong impact on the health of a human being; from a biological of point view, this process usuall...

    Authors: Giovanni Cicceri, Fabrizio De Vita, Dario Bruneo, Giovanni Merlino and Antonio Puliafito

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:5

    Content type: Research

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  41. The latest shifts in technology have brought about new kinds of users who occasionally access unfamiliar systems in new scenarios. This way of use should not request any learning curve. There have been many at...

    Authors: Antonio L. Carrillo and Juan A. Falgueras

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:4

    Content type: Research

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  42. The prediction of individual interpersonal communication skills and personality traits is a critical issue in both industrial and organizational psychology and affective computing. In this study, we invited 11...

    Authors: Hung-Yue Suen, Kuo-En Hung and Chien-Liang Lin

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:3

    Content type: Research

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  43. Applications of localization range from body tracking, gesture capturing, indoor plan construction to mobile health sensing. Technologies such as inertial sensors, radio frequency signals and cameras have been...

    Authors: Manni Liu, Linsong Cheng, Kun Qian, Jiliang Wang, Jin Wang and Yunhao Liu

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:2

    Content type: Research

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  44. The proliferation of social media enables people to express their opinions widely online. However, at the same time, this has resulted in the emergence of conflict and hate, making online environments uninviti...

    Authors: Joni Salminen, Maximilian Hopf, Shammur A. Chowdhury, Soon-gyo Jung, Hind Almerekhi and Bernard J. Jansen

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2020 10:1

    Content type: Research

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  45. Content cache as well as data cache is vital to Content Centric Network (CCN). A sophisticated cache scheme is necessary but unsatisfied currently. Existing content cache scheme wastes router’s cache capacity ...

    Authors: Hsin-Te Wu, Hsin-Hung Cho, Sheng-Jie Wang and Fan-Hsun Tseng

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2019 9:44

    Content type: Research

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  46. Unlike retail stores, in which the user is forced to be physically present and active during restricted opening hours, online shops may be more convenient, functional and efficient. However, traditional online...

    Authors: Huiyue Wu, Weizhou Luo, Neng Pan, Shenghuan Nan, Yanyi Deng, Shengqian Fu and Liuqingqing Yang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2019 9:43

    Content type: Research

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