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Modeling Vehicle Insurance Loss Data Using a New Member of T-X Family of Distributions

Zubair Ahmad, Eisa Mahmoudi, Sanku Dey, Saima K. Khosa
Pages: 133 - 147
In actuarial literature, we come across a diverse range of probability distributions for fitting insurance loss data. Popular distributions are lognormal, log-t, various versions of Pareto, log-logistic, Weibull, gamma and its variants and a generalized beta of the second kind, among others. In this...
Journal: eFood
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Bidens pilosa: Nutritional Value and Benefits for Metabolic Syndrome

Tien-Fen Kuo, Greta Yang, Tzung-Yan Chen, Yueh-Chen Wu, Hieu Tran Nguyen Minh, Lin-Shyan Chen, Wen-Chu Chen, Ming-Guang Huang, Yu-Chuan Liang, Wen-Chin Yang
The genus Bidens (Asteraceae) encompasses over 240 different species. One of them is Bidens pilosa L. which is an easy-to-grow perennial, and broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This plant has been regarded as an edible plant by the Food and Agriculture Organization...

A Fuzzy Framework to Evaluate Players' Performance in Handball

Francisco P. Romero, Eusebio Angulo, Jesús Serrano-Guerrero, José A. Olivas
Pages: 549 - 558
The evaluation of the players' performance in sports teams is commonly based on the opinion of experts who do not always agree on the importance of the chosen indicators. This paper presents a novel approach based on fuzzy multi-criteria group decision-making tools for selecting those criteria that...

On Learning Associative Relationship Memory among Knowledge Concepts

Zhenping Xie, Kun Wang, Yuan Liu
Pages: 124 - 130
A high-level associative memory modelling method was developed to explore the realization of associative memory. In the proposed method, two stage procedures are progressively performed to construct a unified associative knowledge network. In the first stage, some direct weighted associative links are...

Attitude of Russians Toward the Pension System and Pension Funds: Some Leading Trends

Sergey Shershen
In the Russian Federation, the pension system is undergoing some serious changes: freeze the pension in 2013, raising the retirement age in 2018, guarantee an annual indexing of pensions in the draft amendments to the Constitution in 2020 – all these changes influence on the pension system, pension funds...

Leading Role of the National Programs in the Development of Intelligent Transport Systems

Viacheslav Voronin
This paper focuses on the potential problems of the introduction of digital technologies in transport in the socio-economic and legal dimension based on the assessment of the current state and development trends of the info and communication in the transport infrastructure in Russia, foreign experience....

Leading Issues in Cybercrime: A Comparison of Russia and Japan

Nikita Simonov, Olga Klenkina, Elena Shikhanova
Nowadays, the pace of high technologies is going quick which causes a number of problems in the information sphere. Along with the globalization of the information space and digitalization, there are more opportunities for abuse in the information sphere. The reason for the popularity and rapid growth...

The Role of the Bologna Process in Changing the Quality Culture and Mindsets of HIE Leaders

Yulia Gruzina, Irina Firsova, Ksenia Shtanova
This paper focuses on assessing the past 20 years of Bologna Process and the effects and outcomes it had on the quality culture and mindsets of higher institutions of educations (HIE) and their leaders and stakeholders. Bologna Process has been an unprecedented project that aims at channeling the European...

Leading Trends in the Development of the Electric Power Industry

Mykola Kyzym, Inna Gryshova, Evgeny Lisin
Our paper aims at conducting a comparative analysis of the forecasts of the development of electric power and defining of its main trends. It was determined that formation of promising directions of energy development in separate countries should consider world progressive trends and the fuel and energy...

Leading Digital Technologies as a Means of Legal Support for the Activities of Commercial Organizations in Russia

Oksana Melentyeva
This paper elaborates on the development of the leading digital technologies in Russia and their application in business organizations as a means of legal support of activities of organizations. It is quite apparent that digital technologies as an object of legal support are currently not sufficiently...

Development of Digital Relations as a Leading Factor Providing Access to Justice

Larisa Maslennikova, Tatyana Vilkova
Our paper considers the analysis of international legal and constitutional legal interpretation of the concepts of access to justice and justice availability, as well as definition of the importance of digital relations development to ensure access to justice. The objective of the paper is to determine...

Success Factors of Social Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of the Russian Far East

Valentina Zhokhova, Daria Sokolova, Larissa Lehtyanskaya
When it comes to the social firms’ performance, currently there is a huge interest in this issue. Some authors suppose that there is a correlation between human capital and success. Although, the interrelation between human capital and the firm’s success is not known yet. Our paper aims to identify...

Leadership of Big Tech Companies in the Data Market: Legal Opportunities and Antitrust Frameworks

Juliya Kharitonova, Larissa Sannikova
Digital markets development all over the world reveals trends of Big Tech companies’ enhancement therein, both transnational and domestic. Applying innovations Big Tech companies can accumulate their users’ data enormously and then process them, which finally constitutes a highly demanded product known...

Leading Forensic and Sociological Aspects in Investigating Computer Crimes

Nina Olinder, Aleksej Tsvetkov
Our paper discusses the leading features of the formation and functioning of a criminal group when committing crimes with the help of electronic payment systems. Currently, there is an increase in the number of computer crimes around the world. According to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation,...

Tax Amendment as a Mechanism of Economic Leadership: A Case Study of Ukraine

Halyna Rossikhina, Iryna Bondarenko, Dmytro Kobylnik
Our paper considers the problem of economic leadership in the context of modernization of the state tax system. The authors conduct a study through the prism of tax optimization and reform of the tax system of Ukraine. A comparative and statistical method is used. Using comparative studies, the economic...

Modes of Leadership in Soviet School: Exploring the Soviet Painting of the Mid-20th Century

Irina Khmyrova-Pruel, Aleksey Smirnov, Olga Bezzubova
Soviet painting of the mid-twentieth century relating to the genre of socialist realism allows for the possibility of scientific interpretation in the context of cultural research and visual anthropology. The purpose of such research is to determine the visual (visual) means used to solve the artistic...

Formation of Effective Leading Project Teams: A Multi-Objective Approach

Dmitriy Pavlov, Irina Yahontova
The formation of project executives is the most important task facing the project manager and a project leader. Indeed, it is possible to formulate goals correctly, set tasks correctly, choose appropriate management methods and mechanisms, but all this may be in vain if not enough attention is paid to...

Leading Strategic Planning and Management of a Holding Based on Informational and Cognitive Technologies

Eugeny Lutsenko, Valerii Loiko
This paper develops the methodology of a leading strategic planning and management of a holding using the automated system-cognitive analysis (the ASC-analysis) as a theoretical base. This methodology considers the holding as a complex, multiparametric and nonlinear system. The relevance of the research...

An Introduction: COVID-19 Pandemic and Academic Leadership

Wadim Strielkowski, Jing Wang
In general, any form of leadership, either social, economic, or academic is determined by the quick response to the social and economic changes. The leaders are the ones who seek to exploit the creative destruction brought about by the unexpected events. The events of the recent months have changed...

Feasibility of Improving the Leading Regulatory and Technical Framework for the Digitalization in Modern Legal Reality

Alexander Ivanov, Gulchachak Galeeva
This paper focuses on the digitalization in modern legal reality with a stress on the feasibility of improving the leading regulatory and technical framework for the development of environmental management technologies. An urgent problem of modern law enforcement is the use of digital technology. Neither...

Career of Young Scientists: Leadership, Professional Competence, and Social Status

Elmira Akhmetova, Dilara Yagafarova, Nailya Shamsutdinova
Over the past few years, systemic and structural-functional transformations in science have taken place in the Russian Federation: the reorganization of the Russian Academy of Sciences, reforms in the activities of dissertation councils, a reduction in the funding of scientific foundations, jobs in budgetary...

Enabling Favourable Investment Climate in the Leading Agrarian Sector of the Ukrainian Economy

Vitaliy Rusan
The agrarian sector now represents the leading engine for the development of the national economy that provides a significant contribution to the GDP, over 40% of foreign exchange earnings, as well as food security of the state. At the same time, the lack of stable positive dynamics of production in...

Prognostic Approach to Equipment Maintenance as a Leading Element of Digitalization of Production Processes

Irina Reznikova, Irina Rashoyan
This paper aims at analysing the advantages and disadvantages of various approaches to equipment maintenance. The advantages and disadvantages of the traditional approach to equipment maintenance and the reliability-oriented approach are considered. The purpose of the study is to attempt to analyze...

Leading Digital Technologies in the Industrial Safety Management

Oksana Nurova
The development of the modern digital economy predetermines the necessity for the effective use of technologies in enterprise management, ensuring labor protection and the safety of technological processes in manufacturing. The aim of the current study is to identify the peculiarities of industrial enterprise...

Medical Illegality and Errors in the Leading Legal Practice

Liudmyla Dobroboh, Andrii Kuchuk, Volodymyr Pimakhov
The lack of a unified approach to understanding and tackling medical errors is a factor in the failure of the established leading legal practices of national courts. Under the Article 140 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine there exists a responsibility for improper performance of professional duties by...

Leading Role of Internet in the Lawyer’s Professional Secrecy

Antonina Taran
Our professional life, including our professional activities, cannot be imagined without using the Internet information system. The standards of professional ethics of representatives of various professions should be fully observed on the Internet. Among the requirements for lawyers, their observance...

University’s Export Capacity Building as Driver for Increasing Competitiveness and Leadership in Higher Education

Nelli Kozlova, Svetlana Golovkina, Zarina Asadova
The global education market in the framework of modern economy development is the most promising and rapidly developing field of activity. Under the boost of the information economy and a challenging job market for young people, higher education has never been more important than it is today. The concept...

Artificial Intelligence in the Criminal Justice System: Leading Trends and Possibilities

Tatyana Sushina, Andrew Sobenin
This paper focuses on the transformation of criminal proceedings in the framework of the development of digital technologies in the international space, in which a significant place belongs to artificial intelligence. We demonstrate that a variety of digital tools in legal proceedings is used by the...

Risk-Based Approach to the Audits of Employers and Leading Automated Occupational Safety Management Systems

Tatiana Freze, Artem Freze, Larisa Gorina
With the introduction of a risk-based approach by the Russian Federal service for labour and employment in 2018, it is assumed that the more often a company violates labour law, the more often state inspectors will come to it. And the higher the risk category of the organization, the more often checks...

Development of Leading Approaches for Risk Assessment of the Renewable Energy: Some Recommendations

Galina Chebotareva
Renewable energy (RE) technologies are gradually taking over the world amid a lack of effective specific risk assessment tools, which is an important element of the strategic development of this sector. Meanwhile, the significant impact of state support on the industry, on the one hand, as well as the...

Leading Information and Communication Transport Infrastructure in the Context of Digital Economics

Irina Grebenkina, Svetlana Grebenkina, Alla Blagodir
Despite understanding the importance and leading position of digital transformation of transport infrastructure as the fundamentals of health and safety, social and economic development of the state, the issues of technical, legal and financial regulation of relations of transport system digitalization,...

Leading Opportunities for Fighting Cyberterrorism Using Blockchain Technology

Olga Vorobyova, Julia Polyakova, Olga Borzenkova
This paper focuses on the leading opportunities of applying the blockchain technology for tackling cyberterrorism. Originally developed for the digital currency called Bitcoin, blockchain technology created a platform for a new segment of Internet, influenced the decentralization of the network by the...

Legal Regulation of Personal Data in the Digital Economy: Leading Problems and Prospects

Tatiana Efimtseva, Stanislav Shadrin
In the digital economy, information became the major leading commodity that is freely available on the market. However, this type of information, such as personal data, is an essential element of a person’s private life, and therefore the state should ensure the protection of such information by means...

Experience in Innovative Leadership in the Banking Business

Natalia Goncharova, Dmitrii Rodionov, Tatiana Bogacheva
The paper is aimed at formulating, investigating, comparing and defining the qualitative characteristics and competences of leadership which help to discover the most effective financial strategies that can be applied for promising financial innovations to be used and developed in banking business. The...

Efficiency and Optimization of Enterprises Based on an Assessment of Its Leading Structural Elements

Natalya Efanova, Elena Ivanova, Daniil Emelianov
The purpose of this paper is to develop models to improve the efficiency of project teams based on its leading structural elements. There is a quantitative the efficiency indicator corresponding to the number of works performed. At the same time, the efficiency indicator is the sum of the effectiveness...

Digital Gamification as a Leading Factor in the Educational and Learning Process of Law Students

Irina Chebotareva, Olesya Pashutina, Veronika Makhova
The relevance and the leading role of gamification in the educational and learning process is caused by the fact that traditional teaching techniques are no longer as effective as they were considered previously. Moreover, the reduction of the contact hours in the master course content does not allow...

Symbolic Leadership in the Organizational Culture in the Context of Transformation

Dina Aslamazishvili, Valentina Ignatova, Anastasiya Smirnaya
Put to their definitions in substitution ‘leadership’, ‘strategy’, and ‘culture’ sound almost as the same concepts. One may easily interchange them and get the same understanding directions. Regardless to the sameness and disadvantages of their definitions, these super popular terms obviously engine...

Leading Provisions of the Digitalization, Law, and Science

Natalya Bobrova, Vladimir Sidorov
This paper analyses the digital economy, digital science, and the digital criteria for measuring scientific results, as well as their importance in the fight against corruption. Dialectical methods of paired categories are used: essences and manifestations, content and form, transfer quantity to quality,...

Application of Leading and Innovative 3D Technologies for Crime Investigation

Anastasiya Kovaleva, Elena Frolova, Yury Demidchenko
Until recently, 3D scanning, modeling and virtual reality technologies were associated exclusively with a spectacular picture on the PC screens. However, today each of us is faced with this kind of technology in our everyday lives. In particular, such leading technologies can be used to restore the...

Systematic Transformation Processes of Crime in the Financial and Economic Spheres and the Prevention of Criminal Leadership

Serhii Lukashevych, Valeriy Obolentsev, Yuriy Ponomarenko
Our paper analyzes the system, criminal law and criminological properties of crime in the financial and economic sphere; the thesis of heuristic validity of the application of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of crime in this field was put forward and proved; the epistemological expediency...

Digital Minimalism as a Leading Limitation of Media Communications in the Heyday of Digital Culture

Maria Skivko, Elena Korneeva, Marina Kolmykova
Digitalization today affects almost all spheres of human activity, including business and personal communications. At the same time, individuals increasingly use restrictions on the media presence of their and others in the space online. Such restrictions can be expressed in the form of a “digital diet”...

Leading Potential for the Intensive Development of a City

Alexander Paraskevov, Anna Chemarina
Common principles and rules for urban development have almost never existed. The way (in a geometric sense) a settlement should be depends on many disparate factors. The landscape component, transport factor, and resource factor play a role. When there are natural barriers (forests, mountains), it has...

Leadership in the Development of Infrastructure Systems in the Region

Nadezhda Surnina, Elena Shishkina
Our paper discusses the theoretical aspects of researching the leadership of regional infrastructure systems. The purpose of the work is to study the leadership of the region’s infrastructure systems, refine its criteria and assessment indicators. The methodological basis of the study was the principles...

Electronic Format of Criminal Cases as a Leading Trend in Modern Criminal Proceedings

Tatiana Kalenteva, Viktoria Bolgova
The development of information technologies is consistently included in all branches of law. Nowadays, the law enforcement officials are all facing the issues of implementing information technologies which becomes a leading trend. In many countries, the transition to the electronic format of criminal...

Leadership in the Client-Centred Service of Hospitality

Liudmila Bovsh, Larysa Hopkalo, Igor Komarnitskyi
In the last few years, leadership theory has evolved under the influence of technological innovation and the growing role of impression marketing in shaping business-concepts. In this regard, the hospitality industry, which is one of the largest in terms of activity and number of staff involved today,...

Leadership in Innovation: A Case of the High-Tech Sector in the Krasnoyarsk Krai

Anastasiya Latynina, Oksana Ryzhkova, Svetlana Mikhailova
This paper aims at analyzing the determinants of leadership in innovation using a case study of the high-tech sector in the Krasnoyarsk region of the Russian Federation. The effectiveness of innovation is assessed through the analysis of patent applications, granted patents and trademark applications....

Leading Digital Technologies and the Optimization of Processes in Occupational Safety

Larisa Gorina, Tatiana Freze
Statutory regulation of processes managing safe working conditions includes the procedure of special assessment of working conditions. Implementation of this procedure involves processing considerable volume of input and output information by task performers and responsible parties. The volume of information...

Electronic Workbooks: A Comparative Analysis of Problems and Leading Prospects

Elena Chuklova, Olesya Repeteva
The purpose of this paper is to identify the prospects for the transition to electronic workbooks, based on world practices in the legal regulation of their use, and the problems of such a transition. The article analyses the practice of using electronic labour books and electronic document management...

Leaders of Georgian Romanticism in the European Literary Social Thinking

Eka Vardoshvili
The foundations of Georgian Romanticism crated the national literary tradition, shaped up the socio-political situation in Georgia at the beginning of the 19th century and linked them to the European literary and philosophical thinking. In European literary-public thinking, Leist was the first, who gave...

Smoothing Social Inequality as a Factor in Ensuring Sustainable Development in Russia

Natalia Putinceva, Elena Ushakova, Olga Kim
In March 2018, Russian authorities set the task of bringing Russia to an average global GDP growth rate by the end of 2024 (3.5-4% of GDP growth per year) and to firmly establish itself in the world’s top five economies. However, the accumulated challenges and threats in Russia may make the head of state’s...