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Volume 8, Issue 12 - Dec 2008
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Automatic Face Region Detection and Tracking for Robustness in Rotation using the Estimation Function
Kim, Ki-Sang ; Kim, Gye-Young ; Choi, Hyung-Il ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 1~9
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.001
In this paper, we proposed automatic face detection and tracking which is robustness in rotation. To detect a face image in complicated background and various illuminating conditions, we used face skin color detection. we used Harris corner detector for extract facial feature points. After that, we need to track these feature points. In traditional method, Lucas-Kanade feature tracker doesn`t delete useless feature points by occlusion in current scene (face rotation or out of camera). So we proposed the estimation function, which delete useless feature points. The method of delete useless feature points is estimation value at each pyramidal level. When the face was occlusion, we deleted these feature points. This can be robustness to face rotation and out of camera. In experimental results, we assess that using estimation function is better than traditional feature tracker.
Design and Implementation of Mobile RFID Middleware Modules for the Mobile Environments
Park, Byoung-Seob ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 10~18
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.010
The most critical element in the real-time operation of RFID application programs that are suitable for the mobile environment is the RFID middleware, made exclusively for mobile handsets, which processes collected data on a real-time basis and sends only the useful information to the application client. In this paper, we intend to design and implement a mobile RFID middleware system that supports the mobile handset environment for real-time based processing of the necessary data in the mobile environment. The proposed mobile RFID middleware system includes a mobile reader interface that collects the tag data, a mobile filtering engine that processes the tag data into more meaningful data that is sent to the application interface, and finally the mobile application interface that supports the m-SOAP application access protocol for interfacing with existing mobile applications. The filtering speed of the newly-developed middleware engine was found to be suitable for the characteristics of mobile handsets.
Discovery of Behavior Sequence Pattern using Mining in Smart Home
Chung, Kyung-Yong ; Kim, Jong-Hun ; Kang, Un-Gu ; Rim, Kee-Wook ; Lee, Jung-Hyun ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 19~26
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.019
With the development of ubiquitous computing and the construction of infrastructure for one-to-one personalized services, the importance of context-aware services based on user`s situation and environment is being spotlighted. The smart home technology connects real space and virtual space, and converts situations in reality into information in a virtual space, and provides user-oriented intelligent services using this information. In this paper, we proposed the discovery of the behavior sequence pattern using the mining in the smart home. We discovered the behavior sequence pattern by using mining to add time variation to the association rule between locations that occur in location transactions. We can predict the path or behavior of user according to the recognized time sequence and provide services accordingly. To evaluate the performance of behavior consequence pattern using mining, we conducted sample t-tests so as to verify usefulness. This evaluation found that the difference of satisfaction by service was statistically meaningful, and showed high satisfaction.
Implementation of the Shared Memory in the Dual Core System
Jang, Seung-Ju ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 27~33
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.027
This paper designs Shared Memory on the Dual Core system so that it operates a general System V IPC on the Linux O.S. Shared Memory is the technique that many processes can access to identical memory area. We treat Shared Memory which is SVR in a kernel step. We design a share memory facility of Linux operating system on the Dual Core System. In this paper the suggesting of share memory facility design plan in Dual Core system is enhance the performance in existing an unity processor system as a dual core practical use. We attemp a performance enhance in each CPU for each process which uses a share memory.
Method to Support Mobility using MPLS in IP Network
Choi, Yun-Jin ; Yu, Myoung-Ju ; Lee, Jong-Min ; Choi, Seong-Gon ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 34~41
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.034
Existing mobility support scheme like MIPv4 has the delay at data transfer and Triangle routing problem. This paper proposes the new mobility support scheme and method that can overcome the problem using MPLS LSP in Next Generation Network. The proposed scheme overcomes the problem by introducing the LMS(Location Management Server) managing the location of the mobile terminal and the MPLS LSP between FA for a tunneling. We shows on the mathematical analysis using the queuing theory that this proposed scheme is more superior to the existing method(MIP).
Design and Implementation of eRTOS Real-time Operating Systems for Wearable Computers
Cho, Moon-Haeng ; Choi, Chan-Woo ; Lee, Cheol-Hoon ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 42~54
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.042
In recent years, embedded systems have been expanding their application domains from traditional embedded systems such as military weapons, robots, satellites and digital convergence systems such as celluar phones, PMP(Portable Multimedia Player), PDAs(Personal Digital Assistants) to Next Generation Personal Computers(NGPCs) such as eating PCs, wearable computers. The NGPCs are network-based, human-centric digital information devices diverged from the traditional PCs used mainly for document writing, internet searching and database management. Wearable computers with battery capacity and memory size limitations have to use real-time operating systems with small footprints and low power management techniques to provide user`s QoS in spite of hardware constraints. In this paper, we have designed and implemented a low-power RTOS (called eRTOS) for wearable computers. The implemented eRTOS has 18KB footprints and the dynamic power management and the device power management schemes are adapted in it. Experimental results with wearable computer applications show that the low power techniques could save energy up to 47 %.
Research about Imaginary Line Extension Application in Composition of TV News - With Special Quality of Imaginary Line in Focus -
Lim, Pyung-Jong ; Kwak, Hoon-Sung ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 55~65
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.055
At these information age when the importance of news is of particular emphasis, the field of image-production for the news are being made rapid progressive by high-tech like multi-media, multi-channel digital system. Even experts who have engaged in the work of broadcasting in th field for a long time are perplexed with rapid development in Broadcasting equipments and expression techniques. The field of TV is characterized by the speed of change and the desire of viewers for new and interesting video images. The image expression system applying image line has ever existed as one of conventional image expression methods. Obsolete and old image expressions are paling into significance for viewers who want to access more information in a short time. but The change of image expression systems due to the progressive stream of time has forced existing imaginary to be changed constantly to accommodate the changing interests and expectations of the viewers. Therefore, in this treatise, we need a broad interpretation about the direction of this imaginary line for TV news image in that existing systems of image producing haven’t also been changed and adapted to the stream of time. In these days, image is defined as not only video, but also audio. also We need to reduce the confusion concerning the imaginary line and contribute to a correct understanding images of TV news for not only customers but also producer by extending and applying the concept of imaginary line to image producing.
Corelation of Television Drama`s Rating and Image Production Techniques - Mainly on the Home Dramas -
Park, Dug-Chun ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 66~73
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.066
Under the changing circumstances of broadcasting, this study aims at the corelation of television drama`s rating and television image production techniques, analyzing TV image production techniques and TV rating of drama, the highest rating genre. For this research, 6 dramas were selected as samples except the dramas about history and violence on the basis of the TNS media korea`s top 100 of the year 2007. This study analyzed camerawork, shot size, shot duration and scene duration with the contents of replay and manuscript viewing of broadcasting companys` homepages. As the result of the analysis of corelation, TV rating is inverse proportionate to multiple camerawork and shot average duration with a very close relationship, showing no relationship with other variables. The result of this study shows that multiple cameraworks and long durated shots should be avoided for higher TV rating.
Comparison of the Character Movements from Key-frame and Motion Capture Animation
Yoo, Mi-Ohk ; Park, Kyoung-Ju ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 74~83
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.074
In animation films, the movements of characters are exaggerated and comical. Traditional key-frame animation techniques allow to control exaggeration and comicality of characters at animators` wills. But, recently introduced motion capture techniques have limits on representing comicality and exaggeration although it is convenient to capture subjects` natural looks. This paper chooses two animations from key-frame and motion capture techniques and looks into comicality and exaggeration of characters by analyzing movements and motion of them Movements are classified as four fundamental motion elements - running, jump, gesture and walking - and are analyzed to compare the way of representation from two films. By studying similarity and differentiation of movements of two films, this paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of key-frame and motion capture techniques in terms of exaggeration and comicality. Comparison of the character movements from two techniques shows that there are common differentiations of those movements.
Developing an Independent Rendering Tool to Control Render Layer in 3D Animation Files
Kim, Ki-Hong ; Choi, Chul-Young ; Chae, Eel-Jin ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 84~93
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.084
Since 2005, the production of feature 3D animation has been growing up worldwide and technology of hardware and software has been advanced fully enough to get over the limitation of visual expression, so that rendering weight of the whole work process is getting more important. A final file in the state right before rendering increases. the data size gets bigger. Therefore, if such final file is rendered as it is, the production schedule may not be met. For, some needless time shall be spent to call and save a high-capacity file in amendment work and to execute the rendering entirely again in addition to amendment. In this study, Maya API was used to study the efficient information amendment method of extracting the rendering layers` files in order to develop a tool that executes rendering by applying such method. As the result, compliance to production schedule that is important in animation production can be done through the independent rendering tool based layer rendering that can maximize the efficiency of amendment work.
Aesthetic Review on the Apparatus Characteristics of the Hyperrealistic Digital Animation
Hyun, Seung-Hoon ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 94~100
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.094
These days, there are a lot of digital images, which are using to communicate with each other people, can make a liberal and creative media. In this environment, the studies on the digital animation would play a leading role of the aesthetic and technology developments for creative digital images. Digital animation images have their own aesthetics, and characteristics. They should be considered as a part of technology expansions. In particular, hyperrealistic digital animation should be more concentrated in the mutual relation between technology and aesthetic, because hyperrealistic digital animation has not only an appartus feature as a side of aesthetics, but a technology feature as a post modernistic media. Therefore the technology of digital animation as a the possibility of future growth for media should adhere strictly the peculiarity of digital aesthetics.
Job Analysis of Fashion Model`s
Yang, Eui-Sik ; Yang, Hae-Sool ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 101~114
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.101
This study has been carried out in an effort to bring light on the job scope which is required among the fashion models in Korea, then to sort out the concrete items of job pursuant to the job scope for the systemization of them. For this study, ten models who majored a fields of industry and the college in Korea, have gathered to analyze the job of the fashion models using the DACUM. As a result of it, the jobs of the fashion models have been classified into 7 duties and subsequent 86 tasks, while the fashion models entry jobs have been divided into 32 tasks(37.21%) that are necessary in the college before appointment. The result of analysis which investigates the relation between the significancy, the degree of difficulty and the frequency of the business, has it that the number of high-significancy business rises to 46 tasks(53.49%), high degree of difficulty business reaches to 21 tasks(24.41%), high frequency business is 18 tasks(20.93%), high degree of significancy and difficulty business stands at 13(15.12%), high significancy and frequency business amounts to 16 tasks(18.60%), and high degree of significancy, difficulty and frequency business reaches to 7 tasks(8.14%) respectively. These results should be actively reflected on the college curriculum before appointment, and on the job retraining courses for the incumbent fashion models, so as to enhance their job competency.
Study on the Film Industry Cluster through the Policy Comparison of Regional Film Industry - Focus on the Metropolitan, Busan, Jeonju Areas -
Kim, Jin-Hae ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 115~123
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.115
The purpose of this research is how to build the film industry cluster compare with the policies of metropolitan areas and local film industry. This research select four areas including Seoul and Kyunggi areas and Busan, Jeonju. And through the compare with the film industry infra & policies which results in as follows. This research suggest that film industry cluster devided into the two types. The one is the Film Industry Cluster Type and the other is Film Connected Tourism Business Cluster Type. Film Industry Cluster Type is devided into international competitive cities and domestic film industry cities. We suggest that Seoul, Kyunggi and Busan areas are designated to international competitive cities and Jeonju and Daejeon areas are designated to domestical cities. And the kwangwon, Chungcheng, Cheju Areas designated to Film Connected Tourism Business Cluster for location and open set business to improve the local development.
Effects of Reference Price Advertisements by Service Reputation
Park, Min-Sook ; Chun, Myung-Hwan ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 124~132
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.124
Price is an important marketing issue in current competitive environment characterized by various distribution channels such as economic circumstance and the Internet. Many companies, for their best profits, use a price discrimination strategy such as price discount that reinforces consumer`s purchasing behavior and they employ advertising strategy by presenting reference price with information of price discount in advertisements. Accordingly, many research verifies the advertising effects of presented reference price in advertisements, this study tries to expand the existing study area which is limited on reference price of product by examining the its effects on service area. It also aims to verify the effects of reference price advertisements by the level of service reputation. For this experiment, a factorial design with service reputation and presented method of reference pricewas used. The result of this study is that attitude toward price and use intention on presented reference price in service advertisements are higher than not presented it. In the case of high service reputation, advertising effect on presented reference price in service advertisements are greater than presented price discount rates in service advertisements. And in the case of low service reputation, advertising effects can be much greater by just presented reference price in service advertisements. Therefore, in service advertisements, strategic views on presented methods of reference price by the level of service reputation are essentially needed.
Changing Trends in Radiographic Education: A Comparison of Korean, Australian and the United States of America Radiographic Education Systems
Choi, Ji-Won ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 133~138
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.133
This study is designed to outline the major differences between the current radiographic programs of Korean, Australian, and the American radiographic programs. Through thorough comparison of these programs, the Korean curriculum is criticized and strategies put forth to improve the current radiographic educational curriculum which is currently employed in Korea.
Verification System Necessity and Enforcement Device about Police Merit Rating System
Kim, Joung-Gyu ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 139~149
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.139
The Police are classed special service on civil service system. Most of special service officers are applied special personal law. It is reason that organization and mission are different from general public officials. The police performance evaluation is enforced in dissimilar form with another civil services for these cause. This study proposed to verification formality about appraisal result to desirable operation of police performance evaluation system. At system enforcement early, it may be desirable that verification is limited finally supervisors rating.
Work and Family Role Conflict and Management Strategies of Women Entrepreneurs in Contents Business
Chun, Bang-Jee ; Han, Mee-Ra ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 150~165
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.150
We examine how women entrepreneurs in contents business experience work/family role conflict and then reveal what kind of conflict management strategies they adopt in varying external and internal conditions. A critical problem faced by female entrepreneur is the tension that exists between their personal lives and business role. This tension is viewed as a form of inter-role conflict in which the role pressure from work and family competes for women`s limited time and energy. First, we probe the content and nature of work- family role conflict on the part of female entrepreneurs. Second, we closely look at the three strategies of work/family role manipulation. Family role reduction strategy, work role reduction strategy, and work/family role sharing strategy are identified. Third, we discuss how the choice of the three strategies is affected by internal family salience and the external resources including spouse, family, and financial resources.
Analysis of Factors that Affect the Learning Effect of Cyber Education and Training in Local Civil Servants - Focusing on the Recognition of Chungnam Civil Servants -
Ko, Seung-Hee ; Ryu, Sang-Il ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 166~171
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.166
The present study purposed to analyze factors affecting the effect of cyber education and training in local civil servants focused on the perception of civil servants in Chungcheongnam-do, and to make suggestions for improving cyber education and training for local civil servants. According to the results of analysis in this study, many of the respondents replied that the effect of cyber education was moderate in general (3.0726 on the average). In addition, the effect of cyber education was significantly different according to age and position. That is, the older civil servants were and the higher their position was, the more highly they perceived the effect of cyber education and training. In addition, the result of cyber education and training was affected most by the community of teachers and learners, and next by the contents of education. In order to improve the effect of cyber education, most of all, the contents of education should be diversified, and furthermore, it is keenly required to expand accessibility to cyber education and to deploy personnel exclusive for cyber education.
Analysis on the Business Model of Korean Home Network Industry by Participating Enterprises
Noh, Mi-Jin ; Kim, Ju-Seong ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 172~184
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.172
The purpose of this study analyzes services and the markets creating the profit of the national home network industry and the promotion strategy will be proposed. First, the technologies and products of the home network industry are analyzed, and the value chain of this industry is grasped. Second, the home network industry is classified into the communication common carrier, the construction carrier, the content/solution carrier, and the electronic business carrier. Third, The business model of the home network industry reconstructed based on the researches of Morris et al.(2005) and Chesbrough and Rosenbloom(2002), and the strategies are analyzed. We performed the industrial analysis as the company environment analysis, factor analysis of the value creation, business strategy analysis and so on.
Proposals for the Coexisting of Legal Units and Living Measures
Sohn, Jin-Hyeon ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 185~193
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.185
The Korean Government is regulating using traditional measures such as ‘pyeong` or ‘don` in commercial transactions not also as a standard but also as a subsidiarity since the first of July, 2007. However, contrary to our expectation, the measures ‘pyeong’ and ‘don’ are used in other forms because the living measures are convenient for our living and they have useful meanings. In this article, we propose an idea that makes the convenient living measures and the legal units coexist.
Effect of CIMT on the Functional Improvement and BDNF Expression in Hemiplegic Rats Whose Somatomotor Area was Removed
Lim, Chang-Hun ; Hwang, Bo-Gak ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 194~203
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.194
CIMT(Constraint Induced Movement Therapy) is to improve the function and use of damaged upper limbs by not only confinement of unaffected limbs` exercise but also inducement of affected limbs` one. The purpose of the study is to verify the effect of CIMT by means of motor behaviour test and immunohistochemistry, using animal models. This study was analyzed using 40 male Sprague-Dawley rats as the experimental groups and 40 ones as the control groups. The rats were divided into two random groups : one group as an experimental group which was operated on under anesthesia and removed somatomotor regions with CIMT and the other as the control group without CIMT.Postural Reflex Test, Beam Walking Test, Limb Placement Test and Immunohistochemistry were run on the day 1, 3 , 7 and day 14 following surgery to each 10 rat. As a result, this study demonstrates that CIMT might be an effect method to verify the plasticity of central nervous system as motor behaviour test made all high scores (p<.05) and BDNF was high too in experimental groups.
Mediation Effect of Trust on Leadership Influence of Organizational Citizenship Behavior
Cho, Byung-Ha ; Yang, Hae-Sool ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 204~217
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.204
This study is designed for the purpose to provide realistic way for the increasing of organizational citizenship behavior(OCB) through the experimental analysis regarding the mediating role of variables of trust. It also aimed to find out the effect that main subordinate variables of transformational leadership and empowerment leadership are influenced on the subordinate variables of organizational citizenship behavior. The result of study is summarized as followings. First, individual consideration of transformational leadership has a positive effect on the knowledge based trust.. It also impact of empowerment leadership has a positive effect on the knowledge based trust. On the other hand ,analysis show the knowledge based trust has a positive effect to altruism, civic virtue and sportsmanship of OCB. Second, individual consideration of transformational leadership has no effect to altruism, civic virtue and sportsmanship of OCB. The impact of empowerment leadership has a positive effect only on the civic virtue, other two hypothesis are not selected due to ineffective factors. The result, accordingly, of this study indicate that the knowledge based trust has a mediating role between leadership(transformational, empowerment leadership) and organizational citizenship behavior.
Prosperity of Korea Casino Industry
Lee, Jung-Chul ; Shin, Chul-Ho ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 218~225
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.218
The flow of world casino industry come to function of resort, theme park and convention. Thus, Current casino industry coming to total entertainment. But our casino industry impose legal controls on speculation industry till now. So, This is study on the casino industry with tourism. Result of this study presents thirds proposals. First, We have to a correct understanding about casino industry is not speculation industry but tourism industry. Seconds, We have to strengthen the competitiveness of our casino on international markets. For example, Introduce new advanced technology, Improve the nation’s foreign investment environment and Strengthen the competitiveness. Thirds, Constant efforts of casino business and government for attract foreign tourists to casino business.
Development of the Automobile Industry and Capitalism in Korea
Kim, Jung-Ihl ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 226~233
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.226
The objective of this study is to use the Korean Automobile Industry to exemplify typical problems with Korean capitalism by studying the structural characteristics of the Asian New Industrialization movement and analyzing the establishment and reorganization of the Korean Big Three System. Through comparative analysis taken from previous research, it was found that the Asian New Industrialization movement emphasized not only exports also but also included the importing of parts to Japan. Additionally, the pattern of development, technical accumulation, and other characteristics of the automobile industry were analyzed from the perspective of the Asian New Industrialization movement. Since the start of this movement is closely associated with the history of Korean capitalism, we have also analyzed the structural characteristics of the Korean New Industrialization movement. Through this analysis, that the study clearly shows that the Korean Automobile Industry has the framework characteristics of the Asian New Industrialization movement.
Development of Management Performance Index Building BSC System
Chung, Tae-Woong ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 234~241
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.234
The feature of the hotel business as a labor intensive industry and its heavy dependence on man power is relatively bigger than other industries. the important factors influencing the customer`s decision making are tangible facilities and intangible service qualities. however, the changes in economic situation are also seriously influencing them. So hotels are started to find other IT(information technology) systems. BSC which has been recognized as one of barometers to establish management performance is one of them. The purpose of this study was to develop KPI(key performance indicator) by using the BSC(Balanced Scorecard) for evaluating hotel management performance. This thesis presents customer performance, inner process performance, learning and growing performance as non-financial factors and tries to examine the cause and effect in the hotel industry. Hotels have to know nonfinancial performance which has positively relate to financial performance. To introduce BSC system is not to lead increasing income and bettermenting service quality, satisfacting customer needa for hotels, But to lead developing value enhancement to hotel enterprises and present process.
Effect of Customer Orientation on Employees` Satisfaction - Focusing on the Telemarketer of the Hotel and Insurance Company -
Shin, Chul-Ho ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 242~250
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.242
The purpose of this study is to verifying the differences of the customer-orientation according to the business characteristics and the relations between customer-orientation and employees` satisfaction focused on the two groups of the service business. The results of the analysis are as followings : The customer-orientation of two groups are very similar to each other because of the job characteristics of the telemarketers. And only the difference of the real customer-orientation factors is significant on the relations between customer-orientation and employees` satisfaction. The results of the analysis reveal that the controls and the efforts of the telemarketers on the real customer-orientation factors are necessary. This study is meaningful because it brings the practical importance of the telemarketing and expands the scope of the study connecting the importance of the customer-orientation theories.
Relationship among Role Conflict, Ambiguity, Overload and Service Delivery Level of Tour Conductor
Jee, Jin-Ho ; Kim, Pan-Young ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 251~258
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.251
Many approaches exist for studying travel service quality, employee`s satisfaction, and traveler` satisfaction. Although tour conductor play an important role in travel service, there is a lack of research on how to conceptualize and measure tour conductor`s role, role stress and service delivery level. So this paper presents a conceptual framework and research approach for examining the role conflict, ambiguity, overload, and service delivery level of tour conductor in group package and the impacts of role stress on service delivery level. Results indicate that there are significant affection on service delivery level of TC among the role conflict, ambiguity, and overload. For the most part, the role conflict and ambiguity more impacted on responsibility and empathy with service encounter, the role overload affected on professional and tangibles. In conclusion, the studies reported here highlight the importance of individual effort as well as organizational police in reducing strain and improving service delivery level.
Impact of Switchover Barrier, Switchover Intention and Willingness to Revisit on Customer`s Characteristics - Comparison between Travel Agency and Airlines -
Chung, Ung-Young ; Moon, Hye-Young ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 259~273
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.259
This study aims to identify of customer features control the effect on revisit intention and switching intention. The statistical techniques used for this empirical analysis are frequency analysis, technology analysis, reliability analysis, factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis along with path analysis and moderate regression analysis, which are based on structural model From the effect that customer features control the effect on switching barrier by switching intention, travel agencies has a control effect on `financial switching costs` and `relational switching costs`, and airlines show they have control effect on `relational switching costs.` In diversity pursuit factors, `financial switching costs` and `attractiveness of alternatives` have a meaningful control effect for travel agencies customers, while `procedural switching costs` for airlines customers. In the analysis result of the effect that customer features control the effect on revisit intention by switching intention, `percept` and `diversity pursuit` have a meaningful control effect in travel agencies customers and airlines one, respectively.
Geoid Heights of Provinces in South KOREA by Earth Gravitational Models
Lee, Yong-Chang ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 274~280
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.274
The new high order Earth`s gravity Model(EGM2008) are expected to improve the application about the Earth`s global gravity field. The objectives of this research are to present characteristics on the geoid heights of provinces in South KOREA which calculated from the height anomalies by Earth Gravity Models. For this, seven EGMs (EGM2008<2,190>, EGM2008<360>, EGM96, EIGEN-GL04C, EIGEN-CG03C, EIGEN-GL04S1, and ITG-Grace02S) selected. Geoid heights of fifty BM check points by GPS/levelling are compared with those by NORI-05 model and seven EGMs. And also, geoid heights of 30"
30" grid points in land(sixes blocks ;
sampled) and sea (four blocks ;
sampled) areas of South KOREA by EGM2008 are compared with those by NORI-05 and six EGMs. The results show that geoid heights obtained from EGM2008(2,190) of NGA displayed the nearest results to those by GPS/levelling.
Effects of Visual Organizer for supporting Web-based Instruction
Han, Ahn-Na ;
The Journal of the Korea Contents Association, volume 8, issue 9, 2008, Pages 281~292
DOI : 10.5392/JKCA.2008.8.9.281
The purpose of this study is to implement a visual organizer which enables learners to support web navigation as well as visual understandings in the electronic document space. I developed a visual organizer according to design principles of visual organizer, and then analysed the effect of a visual organizer on the students` disorientation, perceived usefulness, perceived usability, satisfaction and use intention. According to the result, using the visual organizer was more effect than conventional web-based instruction in view of navigation and visual understandings.