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Volume 13, Issue 12 - Dec 2015
Volume 13, Issue 11 - Nov 2015
Volume 13, Issue 10 - Oct 2015
Volume 13, Issue 9 - Sep 2015
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Volume 13, Issue 7 - Jul 2015
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Regional Broadcasting Program Factors Influence Public Relations for The Traditional Market Unity: Focused on
Shin, Il-Gi ; Choi, Yun-Seul ; Shin, Hyun-Sin ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 1~8
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.1
To identify the satisfaction level towards Gwangju regional TV broadcasting company`s program, "I Like the Market" and the effect of market vitalization on the market merchants` public relationships, this study carried out survey targeting 256 merchants who are residing at the region. The research results demonstrated that the satisfaction level towards the program and market vitalization via the program exert significant effect on the public relationships. Specifically, satisfaction level towards the program for the vitalization of regional broadcast exert effect in the following order; devotion, relationship and reliability. Meanwhile, market vitalization exert positive effect on the relationship, reliability and devotion, in the order mentioned. This implies that the development of quality program for the regional residents plays an important role in the convergence of regional broadcast and in increasing broadcasting company`s brand image. Accordingly, positive interaction via regional vitalization when it comes to the formation of regional broadcast program going forth may be needed for regional broadcast policies.
A study about a convergence development plan of MOOCs based e-learning in university
Choi, Mi-Na ; Roh, Hye-Lan ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 9~21
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.9
Nowadays, within the paradigm shift of e-learning, MOOCs service has been expanded among a number of global leading universities and this has affected our domestic universities` e-learning to look for different possibilities and new challenges. In consideration of our domestic educational condition, it is required to contemplate how university e-learning can be changed and developed with focus on MOOCs from the perspective of convergence development. This study suggests plans for convergence development in university e-learning based on MOOCs with conceptual model. We conducted the studies on relevant literature of university e-learning and MOOCs, expert consultation, SWOT analysis, survey for those involved of e-learning centers, etc. Through this process, we developed a final plan which integrates `open advanced education course service`, `teaching and learning curation service`, `teaching and learning practice service`, `creative teaching and instruction method development and sharing service`, and `cloud based educational platform support service`, etc with the perspective of convergence development. Also we designed convergence development plan based on MOOCs. It is assumed that the result of this research provides advanced plans for development of university e-learning and the base for further discussion of introduction and application of MOOCs service in domestic university.
A Study on the socio-economic impact of 3D Printing
Kim, Hyeon-Chang ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 23~31
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.23
With the expiration of main patent of printing method, public interest now has shifted to 3D printing. In this, it needs to shine a light on the negative effects, particularly in the socio-economic aspect of 3D printing. By analyzing the existing research findings, policy reports and press releases, the negative effects of 3D printing and its countermeasures were derived. The main drawbacks of 3D printing includes the following: It might cause 3D printing-related crimes(e.g. printed weapons, intellectual property infringement, etc.) and it poses a big threat to other related business sectors.(e.g. potential job loss in molding and medical equipments manufacturing industries) What`s more, the nature of 3D printing that it is easy to operate attracts lots of people, which then leads to serious social and environmental problems-product liability, ethical issues, environmental pollution, and finally government`s blindly excessive investment in 3D printing. To avoid such potential risks, the government should establish and enforce the institutional law, and guidelines. Government`s rational investment decision is also inevitable for the short-term and long-term sustainability of 3D printing.
Non-regular Female Workers toward Convergence Era: Description and Unemployment Assistance
Yoo, Ji-Young ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 33~45
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.33
Present study aims to describe who are the non-regular female workers in South Korea. The dominant form of employment of Korean female non-regular workers is characterized by instable contract, low wage, long-time work and exclusion from the state and occupational welfare. Also, non-regular female workers are not homeogenous but there are various groups of women among female non-regular workers including young part-time workers, high educational middle class contract professionals, particular contract workers such as home-schooling teachers. However, it would worth noting that over 40s, low-educational, low income, breadwinning women who are working in sales, service, and simple handy job are most likely to become non-regular female workers in South Korea. Those women are the major group among non-regular female workers. The public assistance (in cash) for non-regular workers are necessarily needed for them at this point in South Korea.
A Study on the Standard Policy for the Development Cost of Media Convergence e-Learning Contents
Han, Tae In ; Noh, Kyoo-Sung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 47~55
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.47
In e-learning industry which represents the convergence of IT and education, the standard of e-learning content development cost has been calculated according to the guideline or standard of existing similar industries without considering the characteristics of the industry until today. The absence of contents development cost standard related to e-learning has been recognized as one of the most difficulties in e-learning industry. The calculation of the content development cost without reflecting the characteristics of e-learning industry has bad effects such as the degradation of content quality and development of e-learning industry, and the growth obstruction of them. This paper suggest a standard of development cost for e-learning content development considering the characteristics of e-learning industry. We analyse current problems and the characteristics in e-learning industry, and define the development cost standard. We propose the methodology for developing e-learning industry and for contributing quality improvement of e-learning content.
A Study on the Influence of Job-Embeddedness to Innovation Behavior in the convergence age
So, Byung-Sam ; Lee, Sun-Kyu ; Kang, Eun-Gu ; Kim, Yuen-Kyu ; Ku, Seong-Deug ; Choi, Byung-Chul ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 57~67
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.57
Recently corporations are faced with the age of convergence technology, so manny corporations recognize the importance of human resources. Therefore, the organization has attracted and remained the necessary human resources to continued growth. Accordingly, This study investigated the impacts of Job embeddedness on Innovation Behavior. In addition, examined the moderating effects of Job Meaning. As a result, Job Embeddedness positively affected to Innovation Behavior, the moderating effect of Job meaning had significant effected. This research provides; 1) When the relationship is maintained stably, the organization`s innovation is promoted. 2) Job meaning with individuals can enhance the innovation.
The Impact of Convergence-type Conflict between Labor and Management on Union Participation Behavior and Turnover Intention
Han, Jin-Hwan ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 69~78
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.69
Labor and management relation rises as a key task to solve in order to ensure corporate`s sustainable competitiveness in a convergence global environment. The aim of this study is to examine the mediation effect of labor union participation behavior in the effect of convergence-type labor-management conflict on the turnover intention. Data was collected from 491 employees who were employed in medium and small enterprises in Daejeon, Chungcheongnam-do and Chungcheongbuk-do. The results are as follows. Firstly, labor-management conflict had positive (+) effect on labor union participation behavior. Secondly, labor union participation behavior had negative (-) effect on turnover intention. Thirdly, labor union participation behavior had mediating role in the relation between labor-management conflict and turnover intention. Therefore, it is necessary to respond profit and desire of the labor union members by union leaders and to enhance necessity and value of the labor union continually.
Convergence approach to weight control behavior and online clothing product shopping
Kim, Wha-Sun ; Lee, Kyu-Hye ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 79~88
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.79
This study focused on the idea that consumers who are dissatisfied with their body form tend to be more interested in weight control behavior. This research connects this relationship with consumers` risk perception on the internet and consequent decision hesitation behavior. Empirical results extracted three factors of weight control behavior: diet, physical treatment, and medication and exercise. Weight control behavior was different by gender but not by age. Consumers who were dissatisfied with their body form were likely to do exercise, but other types of dissatisfaction (weight dissatisfaction and height dissatisfaction) were not significantly related to weight control behavior. Weight dissatisfaction influenced perceived size risk significantly when shopping online. Diet, physical treatment, and medication had significant influence on perceived size risk when shopping online. Perceived size risk had significant influence on decision delay and offline switch behavior. This study took a convergence approach, which connects consumer characteristics with online shopping behavior.
Effects of Smart-Work IT-Resources on the Work Efficiency and Corporate Performance in Service Industry
Lee, Min-Woo ; Kim, Seung-Chul ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 89~97
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.89
With advances in IT Smart-Work is emerging as a new way of conducting business and several companies are considering to introduce the Smart-Work digital convergence technology. In this paper, we examined the effects of the Smart-Work IT resources on the work efficiency and the corporate performances in service industry by applying the Resource-Based View. The results of the structural equation modelling analysis showed that Smart-Work IT infrastructure and individual IT skills had positive influence on individual work efficiency while business application software and IT skills affected team work efficiency. Also, we confirmed that individual and team work efficiency positively affect financial and market performance of business firms. With the findings of the study, we expect that the introduction of Smart-Work would have positive effect, at least in service industry, on work efficiency and corporate performance, which will in turn lead to gaining competitive advantage for those firms adopting Smart-Work.
Understanding Korean College Students` Social Commerce Behavior through an Integrated Model of Technology Readiness, Technology Acceptance Model, and Theory of Planned Behavior
Joo, Ji Hyuk ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 99~107
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.99
When new information communication technologies(ICTs) have appeared, researchers and praticitioners have explored how to spread the technologies. In e-commerce, social commerce has been introduced recently and attempts to understand social commerce have proposed diverse research models. This study proposed a hypothetical model which integrates technology readiness(TR), technology acceptance model(TAM), and theory of planned behavior(TPB). Through PLS path modeling, we found that every hypothesis except social norm-intention path alone proved significant. This result means that integrated model is useful to understand the adoption of new ICTs including social commerce. Finally, based on the findings, suggestions for future research were discussed.
A Study on the Influencing Usage Intention of AT Certification program using WBI in the Digital Convergence Environment
Lee, Shin-Nam ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 109~116
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.109
This paper aimed to identify the relationship between satisfaction and continuous usage intention of AT(Accounting Technician) certification program using WBI(Web-Based Instruction) in the digital convergence environment. We extend satisfaction and continuous usage intention, technology acceptance model theory by adding usefulness expectation, program interface, expectation confirmation. This study was examined by using the SPSS 21.0 and AMOS 21.0. The results by analysis are as follows. First, usefulness expectation and program interface showed positive effect on the expectation confirmation, usefulness expectation had more significantly effect than the program interface. Second, expectation confirmation had significantly positive effect satisfaction, continuous usage intention. Also expectation confirmation was influenced by continuous usage intention rather than satisfaction. Third, satisfaction had positive sign on the continuous usage intention.
A Convergence Study of Transformational Leadership on Organizational Devotion and Team Performance - Moderating Effects of Authenticity -
Park, Bong-Gyu ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 117~124
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.117
Recently the concept of authenticity has made an issue on the study of transformational leadership. Without authenticity of leader the effect of leadership nullifies the effectiveness of leadership for the followers. This study examines convergently the effect of transformational leadership on trust, organizational devotion, and team performance with the moderating effect of authenticity focusing 232 hotel team members in Busan using structural equation model. The results are as follows: First, transformational leadership has shown significantly effective toward trust and organizational devotion. Second, trust toward team leader has shown significantly effective toward team performance, while devotion has not shown dignificantly effective. Third, authenticity has shown significantly effective for moderating effect between leadership and trust, but not effective between leadership and devotion. This paper make significant contribution by testing the concept of authenticity.
A Convergent Study of Motivations, Success Factors and Issues of Foreign Entrepreneurs in South Korea
Walcutt, Brandon ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 125~136
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.125
Due to globalization, more foreign-owned small businesses have been joining the South Korean economy. In order to better support the growth, this study`s purpose is to identify foreign entrepreneur demographics and company information as well as entrepreneurial motivations and perceived success factors. To fulfill these goals, a survey of 98 immigrant entrepreneurs from 31 countries doing business within the local Korean market was conducted. The results show that most foreign-owned small businesses are service-oriented and primarily started for intrinsic reasons. It was also identified that the perceived business success determinants that the government can most directly affect are skills-based, rather than infrastructure or financially oriented. Furthermore, top issues include unreliable employees, language barrier and too much competition. The findings of this study are particularly relevant to both academics and policy makers alike because almost no prior foreign entrepreneur-focused research has been conducted in Korea.
The Influence of Health Apps Efficacy, Satisfaction and Continued Use Intention on Wearable Device Adoption: A Convergence Perspective
Park, Dong-Jin ; Choi, Joung-Hwa ; Kim, Do-Jin ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 137~145
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.137
Mobile`s health care and diagnostic capabilities are accepted as the most innovative sectors, and the combination with wearable device is being predicted as the future`s most promising industries. However, the level of consumer acceptance and utilization is still insufficient compared to the development of technology. This study explores the use intention of wearable device based on previous studies about health apps. In particular, health-related use efficacy of the app, app use intention and app satisfaction are analyzed through a structural equation model. The use of health-related apps revealed that there is a statistically significant relationship with the use of the wearable device. The results suggest that the importance of app use efficacy, satisfaction, apps use should be considered for the successful diffusion of wearable health devices.
The Effects of CEO`s Transformational Leadership on Members` Innovative Behavior and Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the ICT Industry: The Mediating Effects of Self-Efficacy
Hwang, Kyu-Ha ; Park, Hyeon-Suk ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 147~161
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.147
CEO`s leadership is considered most important to cope with the rapidly changing ICT industry environment. Thus, this study attempted to investigate the impacts of the CEO`s transformational leadership (referred to as "TL") on the organizational members` innovative/organizational citizenship behavior("IB/OCB") in the domestic ICT businesses. For this, this study conducted an on-line survey with the employees of businesses that belonged to the ICT industry, and received 417 valid responses. The analysis results by SPSS & Amos showed that the ICT business CEO`s TL had a significantly positive impact on the members` self-efficacy; the members` self-efficacy not only had a positive impact on their own IB/OCB, but also had a mediating roles in the relationship between CEO`s TL and IB/OCB. The Results indicated that the TL should be a CEO`s core competency to arouse the members` IB/OCB through members` self-efficacy in the ICT industry.
A Study on Drawing Priority of Main Certificates related to information support
Hwang, Jong-Ho ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 163~168
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.163
This study was done to find a way to resolve a problem in a periodical situation. Recently, the youth unemployment problem became a major factor in social issues. Regarding this issue and employment with high involvement, a new employee`s OJT fee acts as a burden. This research will focus on concrete solutions needed to resolve this problem. In terms of content for research, we will firstly analyze representative institutions(NCS) which is responsible for qualifications needed to collect information required to extract major license that carry an easy access to business matters. With a base on this, we will use AHP analysis technique and proposal of research format and extract major license that carry an easy access to business matters. This is considered to be a significant regulation for reducing OJT fee and selecting licenses necessary for getting a job; therefore, the objective of this research is providing a basic structure for sorting licenses with easy access to business matters out and proving grounds for decision in acquiring certifications.
A Fusion of the Period Characterized and Hierarchical Bayesian Techniques for Efficient Cluster Analysis of Time Series Data
Jung, Young-Ae ; Jeon, Jin-Ho ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 169~175
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.169
An effective way to understand the dynamic and time series that follows the passage of time, as valuation is to establish a model to analyze the phenomena of the system. Model of the decision process is efficient clustering information of the total mass of the time series data of the relevant population been collected in a particular number of sub-groups than to look at all a time to an understand of the overall data through each community-specific model determination. In this study, a sub-grouping of the group and the first of the two process model of each cluster by determining, in the following in sub-population characterized by a fusion with heuristic Bayesian clustering techniques proposed a process which can reduce calculation time and cost was confirmed by experiments using actual effectiveness valuation.
A Study on APC-MPC in 8kbps of Convergence System
Lee, See-Woo ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 177~182
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.177
In a MPC(Multi-Pulse Coding) using excitation source of voiced and unvoiced, it would be a distortion of voice waveform. This is caused by normalization of synthesis speech waveform of voiced in the process of restoration. To solve this problem, this paper present APC-MPC of amplitude-position compensation in a multi-pulses each pitch interval in order to reduce distortion of synthesis waveform. Also, I was implemented that the APC-MPC in coding system. And I evaluate the SNRseg of APC-MPC in 8kbps coding condition of convergence system. As a result, SNRseg of APC-MPC was 13.9dB for female voice and 14.3dB for male voice respectively. And so, I expect to be able to this method for cellular phone and smart phone using excitation source of low bit rate.
A Study on the Audit Model of Outsourcing Operation based on Availability Metrics in perspective of Service Level Agreenment
Kim, Dong-Soo ; Kim, Hee-Wan ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 183~196
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.183
In order to perform a successful outsourcing, we needs the SLA through improving the quality of IT services. In particular SLA metrics and evaluation criteria is an important factor as to substitute the IT viability of the company to promote IT Outsourcing. SLA metrics consist of technical, managerial, user perspective items, and has been managed to aim to provide reliable and continuous quality improvement of IT services. This study focuses on the HW availability metrics of SLA indicators of IT outsourcing. We propose the Infra availability criteria for the HW configuration level to meet the SLA contract and evaluation. We offer the Infra configuration standards of SLA contract, and propose criteria to determine the suitability of the target levels in IT operations audit environment. The proposed model was verified the necessity and effectiveness of the Infra configuration standards and operation audit check items through the surveys of experts and users.
A Study on Integrated ID Authentication Protocol for Web User
Shin, Seung-Soo ; Han, Kun-Hee ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 197~205
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.197
Existing Web authentication method utilizes the resident registration number by credit rating agencies separating i-PIN authentication method which has been improved authentication using resident registration number via the real name confirmation database. By improving the existing authentication method, and it provides the available integrated ID authentication on Web. In order to enhance safety, the proposed authentication method by encrypting the user of the verification value, and stores the unique identifier in the database of the certificate authority. Then, the password required to log in to the Web is for receiving a disposable random from the certificate authority, the user does not need to remember a separate password and receives the random number by using the smart phone. It does not save the user`s personal information in the database, and it is easy to management of personal information. Only the integration ID needs to be remembered with random number on every time. It doesn`t need to use various IDs and passwords if you use this proposed authentication methods.
The Method of Localization using Radical Line among Sensor Nodes under the Internet Of Things
Shin, Bong-Hi ; Jeon, Hye-Kyoung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 207~212
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.207
The sensor network that is component of the Internet of Things require a lot of research to select the best route to send information to the anchor node, to collect a number of environment and cost efficient for communication between the sensor life. On the sensor network in one of the components of IOT`s environment, sensor nodes are an extension device with low power low capacity. For routing method for data transmission between the sensor nodes, the connection between the anchor and the node must be accurate with in adjacent areas relatively. Localization CA (Centroid Algorithm) is often used although an error frequently occurs. In this paper, we propose a range-free localization method between sensor nodes based on the Radical Line in order to solve this problem.
Effect of HPM Factors on Adoption Attitude of u-Health System: Moderating Effects of Gender
Yang, Youngbae ; Kim, Mincheol ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 213~221
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.213
The aim of this study is to find the factors affecting attitude on u-health system using Pender`s Health Promotion Model (HPM) and also, analyze the moderating effect of gender variable in research model. To assess the proposed research model based on HPM, this study adopted Partial Least Square (PLS) method using Smartpls 2.0 version for the evaluation of research model. Thus, this study used survey questionnaire in order to collect useful data to potential users of u-health system. As a result of analysis, the examined variables explain 29% of variance on attitude to use of the u-health system. According to the PLS analysis, self efficacy and perceived benefits showed significantly positive relationship on attitude to use of u-health system. In addition, on the moderating effect of gender variable, female had more interest on self efficacy for positive attitude on use of u-health system.
The Effects of Strength Note Program on Mental Health of University Students in Convergence Age
Lee, Ye-Jong ; Park, Sung-Joo ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 223~228
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.223
This study aims to verify the effect of the strength note program by comparing and analyzing the effect of the strength note program on self-esteem and self-efficacy of university students in Convergence Age. This study targeted 70 male and female university students in G area and the subjects were asked to find their and other people`s positive characteristics or strengths once a week and record them. For analysis of the collected data, frequency and percentage analysis and paired-t-test were conducted using SPSS WIN 20.0. As the result, the strength note program significantly influenced the improvement in self-esteem and self-efficacy of university students. This result demonstrates the necessity of the strength note program for improving self-esteem and self-efficacy of university students. Therefore, there is a need to provide a specific and systematic strength note program to help university students get over diverse problems. It is considered that this will help mental health, academic achievement and career search of university students and contribute to the enhancement in happiness and the quality of life. Also it will be the basis for future longitudinal studies through interdisciplinary convergency research.
A Study on Convergence National Competency Standards(NCS) Development for Medical Record Specialist
Choi, Eun-Mi ; Lee, Hyun-Ju ; Kim, Oak-Nam ; Choi, Youn-Hee ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 229~238
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.229
This research is aimed to develop a National competency standards(NCS) as a method of job standardization, and then to be applicated as a baseline data on overall university curriculum by using the NCS. Study period is from June 21, 2014 to November 30, 2014. To accomplish the aims, a pool of researchers and experts like as industrial site experts, education training experts, and job analysis specialists was formed. Job title to be conducted in medical record is defined as medical information management and NCS was developed through deducing 12 competency unit, 43 competency unit elementary and competency unit each career during lifelong. And finally the developed standards proposal was completed to be NCS after verification by on-the-spot specialists.
The Relationship Between Psychological Health and Self-rated Oral Health on Convergence Study
Won, Young-Soon ; Kim, Ji-Hyun ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 239~248
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.239
This study is conducted to confirm a correlation between psychological health and self-rated oral health on. 3,591 people aged from 19 to 55 were studied through the Korean National Health and Nutrition Survey. Self-rated oral health risk in relation to psychological health and 95% confidence interval are calculated through multi-variate regression analysis, and the results were as in the following. Self-rated oral health OR was the most when subjects had felt stressed. Toothache experience, OR was the most when subjects had suffered depression more than 2-weeks straight. In terms of mastication problem, OR was the most when subjects had had psychological consultation experience. In terms of TMJ symptom experience, OR was the most when subjects had suffered depression more than 2-weeks straight. In terms of talk problem, OR level was particularly high when subjects had had psychological consultation experience. Therefore, daily stress, depressed conditions, and psychological consultation experience have a correlation with self-rated oral health. developing a oral health promotion program considering psychological health would help those two domains.
Affecting factors of the Drinking Behavior of Liver Cirrhosis Patients The Aspects of Convergence of Drinking Behavior and Disease-related of factors
Seo, Young-Sook ; Do, Eun-Su ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 249~258
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.249
This study was conducted to determine the affecting factors among patients with drinking behavior of liver cirrhosis. Data were collected by questionnaire from 157 patients who were diagnosed with liver cirrhosis at a tertiary hospital located in D-city. Measurements included patients` demographic characteristics, clinical characteristics, disease-related of symptom experience, emotional-factors of anxiety-depression and social-factor of social support. Data were analyzed using t-test, and logistic regression analyses. The incidence rate of drinking behavior was 31.8%. Multivariate analysis revealed that smoking(yes), men, symptom experience, social support and anxiety were more likely to report high level of drinking behavior. Future research should consider managing drinking behavior as an essential component of comprehensive care for patients with liver cirrhosis.
A study of the impacts of medical institution information on daily medical expenses and medical expense reduction rate in convergence age
Yang, Yu-Jeong ; Lee, Hye-Seung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 259~268
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.259
This research grasped the difference of between the daily medical expenses and the medical expenses reduction rate also the cause of change. In the centre, it was conducted in order to offer the necessary basic data to a recuperation pay management solution`s establishment. This research surveyed across the country`s urban region 50-general hospital`s the infective enteritis disease for a year. Then it was conducted the average daily medical expenses and the average medical expenses reduction rate as a distinguishable survey that is a hospitalization and an outpatient the result is followed. The inpatient daily medical expenses correlated with the total number of medical institution personnel, and the outpatient daily medical expenses correlated with the number of beds.. Inpatient medical expense reduction rate was correlated with number of beds and the total number of medical institution personnel. The interaction between medical institution information and daily medical expenses was found to have a positive (+) effect on the total number of medical institution personnel, as well as the numbers of inpatients vs. outpatient. This research about the medical expense reduction rate and daily medical expense help medical institution`s efficient, rational decision making and it will be an important basis of a priority recuperation pay`s policy.
The Development of Hemodiafiltration Treatment Compliance Indicators and Discriminant Standards, Development of Hemodiafiltration Treatment Compliance Measurement - Convergent Form(HDFTCM-CF) : Focused on On-line Hemodiafiltration
Hur, Jung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 269~282
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.269
This study is to define the hemodiafiltration treatment compliance indicators and discriminate standards for hemodiafiltration patients and development of hemodiafiltration treatment compliance measurement-convergent form. Date was collected from 300 on-line hemodiafiltration patients. To verify the hemodiafiltration treatment compliance indicators and discriminate standards, used construct validity and content validity by clinical professional group. Discriminant ability of 3 indicators-interdialysis weight gain rate(IWGR), serum phosphate level, rate of self change of total hemodiafiltration treatment time(SCR-HEFTT)- is 95.6%(wilks ramda
Complex impact of Patient Safety and Medical Quality on Hospital Management Activities due to Healthcare Accreditation Adoption
Yoo, Jin-Yeong ; Lee, Jong-Hwa ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 283~292
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.283
The purpose of this study was to confirm the complex relationship between patient safety-medical quality and hospital management activities to observe the mediating effect of organizational culture in the relationship due to healthcare accreditation adoption. For this, we conducted a 4 weeks survey, from September 22, 2014 to October 17, 2014 to the employees of 6 hospitals that could accommodate less than 300 patients or more than 300 patients located in Daegu and Gyeongbuk. The study includes 377 participants who have worked for more than one year in the hospital. All of hospital with less than 300-beds or more than 300-beds, such as patient safety-medical quality, organizational culture, hospital management activities found a positive correlation among variables. The mediating effect of organizational culture in the relationship between patient safety-medical quality and hospital management activities was shown by the partial mediating effect and high causal effect. Therefore, these study suggest that patient safety-medical quality due to healthcare accreditation adoption has the potential to improve hospital management activities.
Effects of Computer Based Virtual Reality Program on Clinical Rehabilitation in Korea: A Meta-analysis
Kwon, Jae-Sung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 293~304
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.293
Meta-analysis was conducted to examine effects of computer based virtual reality on clinical rehabilitation in Korea. The data were analyzed as the ICF categorizations. The papers used in this study were located through domestic data search engines. The fifteen studies were selected among the studies published between 1995 and 2014. The PEDro score was used for qualitative assessment. The sample size and the average and standard deviations of pre and post tests were analyzed through a meta-analysis. The PEDro scores of the selected studies were 6 points higher and 338 participants were involved. The effect size of combined data was 1.030, activities and participation 1.120, sensory function 1.199 as indicated by a "large effect size" and the effect size of mental function was 0.557 as indicated by a "medium effect size." As a result, virtual reality program as a adjunctive therapeutic methods has proven the effect. In particular, the effects were demonstrated in activities and participation, sensory function. However there was no evidence of the effectiveness of mental function.
The Relationships among Happiness, Happiness promotion activities and Self-reflection in the Convergence Society
Cho, Mee-Kyung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 305~313
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.305
This study was conducted to investigate the relationship of happiness, happiness promoting activities and self-reflection. Need of happiness is as important as right of life and freedom in the convergence society and heating up according to appearance of positive psychology. Subjects were 366 nursing students. Data were collected Oct. 2-8(2014), and analyzed using t-test/ANOVA and correlation by SPSS. Self-reflection showed statistically significant differences according to grade, and experience of practice. Happiness and happiness promotion activities showed statistically significant difference according to economic state. Happiness promotion activities were positively correlated with self-reflection and happiness. The factors affecting happiness were happiness promotion, economic state, and self-reflection which accounted for 26.3%. Repeated research which include various variables of happiness and self-reflection is needed, and suggest qualitative research about happiness.
Research on International Cooperation Education Plan in game design
Ryu, Seuc-Ho ; Kyung, Byung-Pyo ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 315~322
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.315
Since 2012, the government has attempted to stimulate the human resources businesses need and substantial R&D technology by promoting "Leaders in INdustry-university Cooperation" (LINC). They use the natural the relationship between industry and university develop and spread a variety of industry-university cooperation for mutual growth model leading universities and industries of the region. More than recent cooperation education, at the level of practical use, field oriented talent needed in the industry demand Internationalized talent which can become members of a global community cultivated with International perspective and insight. Furthermore, while currently each university`s circumstances and the position is different, and while this strategy, each unique, individual, specific international level`s Cooperation Education Plan is Established and operating actively, Governments and businesses will be able to train desired international academic centers` advanced talent. We have come to hope that this will act as an important factor in furthering national competitiveness.
Study of GUI design convergence guideline for the users of aged generation
Jeon, In-Kyu ; Chung, Jean-Hun ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 323~331
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.323
21st Century is getting into Super aging society worldwide basis. Among those population, silver(aged) generation users` physical condition, such as sight, hearing and body, is getting older, especially sight ability which processes 80% of input data, it requires us studying new smartphone GUI designs convergence for the elderly. In light of this social phenomenon, this study suggests smartphone GUI designs convergence guideline for the silver generation through the research of text, icon which are basic elements of smartphone GUI with proper visual attributes. I had inferred UX designs, expert group and evaluation categories from existing papers, related books and designed some displays for the survey. I also offered this guideline with the deep survey of 101 people over 65 years old.
Proposal Convergence profitable model of mobile games that utilize the mileage system
Kim, Tae-Gyu ; Heo, Tae-In ; Jeong, Hyung-Won ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 333~340
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.333
Mileage system in some online media, I have a lot of use. In addition, there are a lot of companies that are making money by using the mileage system. A mileage system is the first airline in such a way that the service in the late 1980s, many states now listed sungineung and features. In addition, there are many industries that reported good results using a mileage system used by carriers in other industries. However, mileage of the current game industry has not been introduced, it is not the service by using the concept of point returning to the user is purely a function of mileage. So a lot of developed payment systems in the mobile industry since 2010, proposed a better and more current online payment systems industry has an easy hybrid revenue model for mobile games service convergence mileage using this system.
A Study on Multi-Object Control Method Using Smartphone Bluetooth Communication and the Methodologies of Convergence Research
Kang, Hee-Ra ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 341~347
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.341
Since the advent of Apple`s iPhone, the smartphone industry has been producing new technologies and concepts at an accelerated pace. The speed of progress in this sector is exponentially increasing in accordance with Moore`s Law, and smartphones are rapidly changing various aspects of human life. Especially, object control technologies using smartphones are being utilized in various sectors, including robots, home automation, and smart objects. However, the current smartphone object control technology is limited in terms of multicontrol. This study proposes the combined usage of the Bluetooth and Zigbee Modules for multiple object control using smartphones, and presents the necessary application design properties and the methodology for Zigbee communication. The study is an attempt at a territorial expansion of design, as a proposal of new methods for utilizing smartphones in the age of smart objects.
The Study on Positioning of Giant Characters of Sci-Fi Movies & Games in Media Convergence Ages
Joo, Jin-Su ; Oh, Seung-Hwan ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 349~357
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.349
Giant character used various SF movies and games in media convergence ages, and is essential for giant character in success contents. It This study defined giant character of SF movies and games, it analysed the eight of external characteristics and internal characteristics of giant character in SF movies and games. The external characteristics defined shape, silhouette, size and color, the internal characteristics defined fear, satanism, image and story focus, playfulness. Above, it was structured positioning model of giant character based eight characteristics and analyzation of example of SF movies and games. The elements of positioning model of giant characters are darkness, huge, abnormal, human, animal, fear, satanism, story focused, image focused and playfulness, and this study was proposed these model of elements of eight in SF movies and games.
Effect of teenager media usage control in the era of media convergence
Lee, Hwan-Soo ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 359~366
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.359
The media addiction of teenagers became a social problem in the era of media convergence. With the national efforts, parents has limited their children`s media usage for proper parenting. However, current media environment where personalized media devices such as smartphone and tablet PC are common raises questions about whether the problems of media addiction can be solved with previous approaches. Thus, this study examines how the parental controls to teens` media usage affect their media usage and emotions. According to the results that analyzed 884 teens` responses, the parental controls did not affect their usage. On the other hand, it was appeared that excessive parental controls stimulated to teens` negative emotions. These results show that parental controls are not longer effective in current media environment, which implies that new efforts from their family or government are required in order to prevent teens` media addiction.
Study on Fun factor in Smartphone Convergence Game - Focusing on the Defense and Plunder
Kim, In-Su ; Jung, Hyung-Won ; Kim, Tae-Gyu ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 367~372
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.367
Smartphone game market, smart phone appeared on the market and soon developed rapidly, generation change is happening. Generally, Smartphone games are only short-lived super cell`s Clash of Clans is gaining popularity for over two years. So Clash of Clans this game with hold most characteristic elements of the defense and plunder on the subject analyzed the fun factor. In order to analyze the defense and plunder elements were prepared Clash of Clans and Kings of Thieves in cases. Two of the cases, depending on the fun theory Preparation, A sense of space, A solid core machanic, A range of challenge, A range of abilities required to solve the encounter and Skill required in using the abilities were evaluated in the fun factor analysis of defense and plunder elements.
Kinetic comparative analysis of tennis backhand stroke for interdisciplinary convergence research
Cha, Jung-Hoon ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 373~380
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.373
This study which was conducted on male tennis player on one hand(OH) & two hand(TH) backhand stroke and how both motion differed on low extremity movement with each feature analyzed in detail, the result as follow. The motion of TH based on resultant velocity, appeared to be a higher than OH, which was important variable in determining the ball speed. Contrary to TH where the player minimized the motion in the lower body and finalized a stroke through the turn of the trunk as if sticking the ball closed to the body, OH was carried out such that the player appeared to chase the ball. Whereas in OH, the knee joint extension moment was not found to be larger than TH, the opposite result came out for abduction moment and internal rotation moment. In the case of hip joint, consisted of extension, abduction and internal rotation moment, the outcome emerged to be greater for TH with conspicuous difference in abduction moment. Flection moment for TH overwhelmed in TH though both adduction and external rotation moment brought about similar outcome for both strokes.
Impacts of Wellness Components on Individuals` Wellness Status for Wellness Convergence Systems
Choi, Moon-Jong ; Lee, Dong-Ha ; Kang, Won-Seok ; Ha, Yeong-Mi ; Kim, Sang-Hyun ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 381~391
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.381
Today, individuals` psychological attitude toward health has been changed from passive to active and dynamic way of thinking. This trend has made attention to wellness more interesting. However, prior studies regarding wellness have been limited in developing indices to measure status of individuals` wellness. Thus, this study adopts five major components of wellness, including physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and occupational wellness in order to examine their effects on individuals` wellness state. The data from 494 employee at various organizations were analyzed to test proposed hypotheses. The results reveal that five components of wellness have a significant influence on wellness status. Based on the findings, academic and practical implications for wellness convergence systems are discussed.
Effects of Stressors on the Depression of Users of Individual Rehabilitation System : Focusing on the Moderating Effects of Hope
Jeon, Byeong-Joo ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 393~402
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.393
This study used 236 users of individual rehabilitation system in the regions of Daejeon, Sejong, Chungnam and Chungbuk to review the effects that stressors have on the depression. During this process, the moderating effect of the factor, `perception of hope`, was verified. The data were analyzed using PASW Statistics 18.0. Major findings are as follows; First, the depression found in study subjects was higher than average. Second, there was a significant difference in the depression across groups in accordance with age, residential area, education level, social participation. Third, factors affecting the depression were identified to be residential area, social participation, health, economy and family of stressors, hope. Fourth, hope appeared to have a moderating effect in the relation between health, economy, family of stressors and depression. Based on these findings, the study presents practical and integrated measures to deter depression users of individual rehabilitation system.
An Analysis of the Importance-Satisfaction of Convergent Medical Tourism Service Quality
Han, Jin-Young ; Choi, Eun-Mi ; Ji, Ke-Yung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 403~412
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.403
In this study, IPA(Importance-Performance Analysis) techniques were used to suggest improvement plans and implications for convergent medical tourism services which medical tourists can be satisfied in Medical institutions. For this study, a total of 244 questionnaires among collected data for customers who experience a medical tourism service (a health checkup) at four hospitals located in Gangneung, Gangwon Province from September 1, 2014 to October 30, 2014 was to ensure a valid sample. As a result of the experiments which conducted by paired sample t-test analysis to learn corresponding to the difference between importance and satisfaction of the medical tourism services, it shows significant differences in all entries In the importance and satisfaction of the medical tourism services. As a result of the experiments which conducted by the IPA, the importance is high awareness but among service items which satisfaction is not actually high, service items that requires intensive care in the future are derived in items of "exact medical tourism services", "rapid response to the needs of the patient", "rapid medical tourism services", "communication with medical tourism coordinator". Therefore, medical institutions may need to be arranged in the Medical Tourism Coordinator with the agility and expertise of the medical tourism.
An exploratory study for conceptualizing a communication model in choral music
Kim, Hyung-Il ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 413~422
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.413
This study is conducted for the purpose of conceptualizing a choral communication model. first, the musical communication models analyzed to know how it can apply in the choral music. As a result, we take the music communication is the interaction between composers, performers and audience. But the choral music have properties not found in the general music. The choral music is the need for internal communication process before performing music. First, the conductor is to interpret the music. Next, choral members are shared the interpretation of music. This internal communication be conducted properly, musical communication with the audience will be successful. The trial model provided for in this study will be a guideline for successful communication in the choral music, theoretically or practically.
Effect of dance sports on physical self-efficacy in post-menopausal depression obese women
Kim, Jee-Youn ; Sim, Young-Je ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 423~429
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.423
The purpose of this research was to examine the effect of dance sports for twelve weeks on physical self-efficacy in post-menopausal depression obese women. A total 38 women participated in this study, and they were divided into three groups: mild-depression group(n
Fusion-Complex Activity of Camellia extract
Seo, Young-Ok ; Kim, Chun-Dug ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 431~436
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.431
To determine fusion-complex activity of Camellia extract extracted hot water, this study was conducted. Special catechin was identified at this extract by analysis of catechin. In analysis of antioxidant activity, the extract was contained antioxidant material and flower among the other parts showed high antioxidant activity. flavonoid showed most high content of Camellia. Flavonoid content was found to be
to measured most high to stem, a control group was measured Green tea new leaves
. Total polyphenol content exhibited most high content at new leaves and flavonoid showed most high content at stem.
-Amino butyric acid (GAVA) among the free amino acid showed highly at all parts.
Mediating Effects According to Family Type in the Complex Relationship between Psychological and Material Factors and Depression in the Elderly
Yang, Kyung-Hee ; Jeong, Mun-Gyung ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 437~444
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.437
The aim of this study is to investigate influential factors for depression with respect to mental health in the elderly and present the groups in order to develop intervention strategies with human for the prevention of depression and suicide. For this purpose, this study held interviews using a questionnaire targeting normal elderly above the age of 65 who did not use social welfare services living in Seoul, Gyonggi and Jeonnam. The data collected was analysed with the use of a frequency test, a descriptive statistical analysis, a correlation analysis and a multi-regression analysis. The results of the study show that the influence of psychological factors in the subjects on their depression was significant. That is, Depending on your type of psychological factors of family influences the sense of difference of melancholy. Second, the influence of material factors of the subjects on their depression was significant depending on their family type. That is, the influence of material factors in the elderly on their depression differed depending on family type.
The Effect of Convergency : Using Digital Contents Action Observation Educations and Task-Oriented Occupational Therapy on Activity of Daily Living and Upper Extremity Function in Patients With Stroke
Kim, Ko-Un ; Kim, Tae-Sue ; Oh, Hye-Won ;
Journal of Digital Convergence, volume 13, issue 7, 2015, Pages 445~452
DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.7.445
This study examined the effects of task-oriented occupational therapy without action observation training and action observation on hemiplegic patients` upper extremity functions and activities of daily living. The stroke patients were randomly and equally assigned to an experimental group (action observation) and a control group (task-oriented occupational therapy). They received the intervention five times per week, 30 minutes per each time, for five weeks. In order to look at upper extremity functions of the paretic side before and after the intervention, Jebsen-Taylor Hand Function Test (JTHFT) and Box and Bock Test (BBT) were conducted and in order to compare activities of daily living, Korean-Version of Modified Barthel index (K-MBI) was examined. According to the results, upper extremity functions and activities of daily living in both groups increased and there was no difference between the two groups. Therefore, action observation and task-oriented occupational therapy had positive effects on stroke patients` upper extremity functions and activities of daily living.