An Ethnographic Study of Collaborative Fashion Consumption: The Case of Temporary Clothing Swapping (open access)

An Ethnographic Study of Collaborative Fashion Consumption: The Case of Temporary Clothing Swapping

This article is the first research that has examined temporary swapping, a form of collaborative fashion consumption, that involves clothing exchange between two people that does not require the transfer of product ownership or monetary compensation. In this ethnographic study the authors explored benefits, risks, and the meanings constructed by eight women before, during, and after exchanging parts of their wardrobes with a swap partner.
Date: December 26, 2021
Creator: Karpova, Elena E.; Jestratijevic, Iva; Lee, JuYoung & Wu, Juanjuan
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Fashion consumption during COVID-19: Comparative analysis of changing acquisition practices across nine countries and implications for sustainability (open access)

Fashion consumption during COVID-19: Comparative analysis of changing acquisition practices across nine countries and implications for sustainability

Article explores and compares changes in clothing acquisition practices during COVID-19 across nine countries: the USA, the UK, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Iran, Czech Republic, India, and Hong Kong SAR.
Date: April 13, 2022
Creator: Vladimirova, Katia; Henninger, Claudia E.; Joyner-Martinez, Cosette; Iran, Samira; Diddi, Sonali; Durrani, Marium et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Aspect-Based Fashion Recommendation With Attention Mechanism (open access)

Aspect-Based Fashion Recommendation With Attention Mechanism

Article proposes an aspect-based fashion recommendation model with attention mechanism (AFRAM) to predict customer ratings based on online reviews of fashion products. The experiment results demonstrate that AFRAM is more effective in customer rating predictions, as compared to several state-of-the-art fashion recommenders.
Date: August 3, 2020
Creator: Xu, Bugao
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
A comparative study of electrospun polyvinylidene fluoride and poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) fiber webs: Mechanical properties, crystallinity, and piezoelectric properties (open access)

A comparative study of electrospun polyvinylidene fluoride and poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) fiber webs: Mechanical properties, crystallinity, and piezoelectric properties

Article is a study examining the fabrication and characterization of electrospun randomly oriented and aligned grooved polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) (PVDF-TrFE) fiber webs.
Date: July 29, 2020
Creator: Xu, Bugao; Zhang, Wenxin; Zaarour, Bilal; Zhu, Lei; Huang, Chen & Jin, Xiangyu
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Difference evaluation between plant dyed and industrial dyed cotton fabrics based on perceptual factors (open access)

Difference evaluation between plant dyed and industrial dyed cotton fabrics based on perceptual factors

Article studying the perceptual evaluation of consumers for different dyed fabrics. Results of plant dyed fabric and industrial dyed fabric are discussed.
Date: 2021
Creator: Yin, Wei; Lyu, Jia & Xu, Bugao
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Country Differences in Determinants of Behavioral Intention towards Sustainable Apparel Products (open access)

Country Differences in Determinants of Behavioral Intention towards Sustainable Apparel Products

This article explores determinants of behavioral intention toward sustainable apparel products (SAP). It examines both consumer characteristics (shopping values, consciousness of sustainability, perceived consumer effectiveness, and environmental knowledge) and marketing perspective (evaluation criteria of SAP) determinants for encouraging sustainable apparel consumption behaviors. Significant country differences emerge and validate that differentiated marketing strategies are required when targeting global consumers.
Date: January 8, 2021
Creator: Jung, Hye Jung; Oh, Kyung Wa & Kim, Haejung
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
3D Web Reconstruction of a Fibrous Filter Using Sequential Multi-Focus Images (open access)

3D Web Reconstruction of a Fibrous Filter Using Sequential Multi-Focus Images

Article presents an imaging method to reconstruct the 3D structure of a fibrous filter from its optical microscopic images.
Date: 2019
Creator: Yu, Lingjie; Wang, Guanlin; Zhi, Chao & Xu, Bugao
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Anthropometry for Children's Clothing: Difficulties and Limitations (open access)

Anthropometry for Children's Clothing: Difficulties and Limitations

Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper reports the difficulties and limitations experienced during data collection of the anthropometric study and the adjustments that were needed.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Bezerra, G.; Carvalho, M. A.; Rocha, M. A. V. & Xu, Bugao
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Sizing for the apparel industry using statistical analysis - a Brazilian case study (open access)

Sizing for the apparel industry using statistical analysis - a Brazilian case study

Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents results from a study of the body measurements of Brazilian women using the Kinect Body Imaging system for 3D body scanning to understand the need for accurate measurements in the apparel industry.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Capelassi, C. H.; Carvalho, M. A.; Kattel, C. El & Xu, Bugao
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Anthropometric data collection of Portuguese children using 3D body scanning: considerations about the scanning booth (open access)

Anthropometric data collection of Portuguese children using 3D body scanning: considerations about the scanning booth

Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents some considerations regarding the scanning booth used in an anthropometric study done with a 3D body scanning technology.
Date: May 2017
Creator: de Campos, R.; Carvalho, M. A.; Lopes, H. P. & Xu, Bugao
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Pavement Distress Detection with PICUCHA Methodology for Area-Scan Cameras and Dark Images (open access)

Pavement Distress Detection with PICUCHA Methodology for Area-Scan Cameras and Dark Images

This article discusses the test of the PICture Unsupervised Classification with Human Analysis (PICUCHA) performance with images taken with area-scan cameras and flash light illumination over a pavement with dark textures.
Date: April 2017
Creator: Salini, Reus; Xu, Bugao & Paplauskas, Paulius
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence Approach for Pavement Distress Assessment (PICUCHA) (open access)

Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence Approach for Pavement Distress Assessment (PICUCHA)

This article proposes a new method named PICture Unsupervised Classification with Human Analysis (PICUCHA) to circumvent many of the limitations of existing approaches, based on a combination of human and artificial intelligence.
Date: July 2017
Creator: Salini, Reus; Xu, Bugao & Carvalho, Regis
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Impact of Image Resolution Pavement Distress Detection Using PICUCHA Methodology (open access)

Impact of Image Resolution Pavement Distress Detection Using PICUCHA Methodology

This article describes a study focused on the analysis of a newly-developed pavement distress classification algorithm, called the PICture Unsupervised Classification with Human Analysis (PICUCHA) method, particularly the impact of image resolutions on its classification accuracy.
Date: December 2016
Creator: Salini, Reus; Xu, Bugao & Souliman, Mena
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Shifting paradigms for fashion: from total to global to smart consumer experience (open access)

Shifting paradigms for fashion: from total to global to smart consumer experience

This review discusses how consumers, the retail industry, and business strategies contribute to the fashion paradigm shift from Total to Global (TCE) to Smart Consumer Experience (SCE) concepts,
Date: October 24, 2014
Creator: Kim, Haejung; Ahn, Soo-Kyoung & Forney, Judith C.
Object Type: Review
System: The UNT Digital Library
Impacts of sustainable value and business stewardship on lifestyle practices in clothing consumption (open access)

Impacts of sustainable value and business stewardship on lifestyle practices in clothing consumption

This article tests the sustainable Values and Lifestyles Scale (VALS) framework by identifying the sustainable value and lifestyle practices, and examining the impacts of business stewardship on consumer sustainable practices.
Date: October 26, 2015
Creator: Hyun-Nam Lee, Stacy; Kim, Haejung & Yang, Kiseol
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Generation Y consumers' value perceptions toward apparel mobile advertising: functions of modality and culture (open access)

Generation Y consumers' value perceptions toward apparel mobile advertising: functions of modality and culture

This article investigates Generation Y consumers' different value perceptions toward apprel mobile advertising according to cultures (i.e. The United States vs. South Korean) and modalities (short message service vs. multimedia messaging service).
Date: April 1, 2012
Creator: Koo, Wanmo; Knight, Dee K.; Yang, Kiseol & Zheng, Xiang
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Integrative Learning Approach

This poster reports on using an integrative learning approach that incorporates various pedagogical styles such as problem-based learning, experiential learning, social learning theory, and cooperative learning to help students learn.
Date: April 12, 2013
Creator: Pookulangara, Sanjukta
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Historical Studies Pave the Way for European Study Abroad Tour Survey of Historic and Contemporary Styles

This poster discusses a project on historic and contemporary styles offering students to design a complete exhibition from the procurement of garments to its final promotion in an international environment.
Date: April 12, 2013
Creator: StrĂ¼bel, Jessica
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library