Submissions from 2023

Preface, Supratik Kar and Jerzy Leszczynski

Responses of microbial communities in rhizocompartments of king grass to phytoremediation of cadmium-contaminated soil, Muhammad Khalid, Xinxin Liu, Saeed ur Rahman, Asad Rehman, Chang Zhao, Xiaoxiao Li, Bian Yucheng, and Nan Hui

Distinct climatic regions drive antibiotic resistance genes dynamics across public parks and pristine soil ecosystems, Muhammad Khalid, Xinxin Liu, Bangxiao Zheng, Lantian Su, D. Johan Kotze, Heikki Setälä, Mehran Ali, Asad Rehman, Saeed ur Rahman, and Nan Hui

Resilient based consensus of fractional-order delayed Multi-Agent Systems in Riemann-Liouville Sense, Asad Khan, Azmat Ullah Khan Niazi, Hassan Raza, Waseem Abbasi, and Faryal Awan

Modelling the impact of online learning quality on students' satisfaction, trust and loyalty, Eijaz Ahmed Khan, Andrew Cram, Xiaoxia Wang, Khanh Tran, Michelle Cavaleri, and Md Jahidur Rahman

Are we ready to combat the ecotoxicity of COVID-19 pharmaceuticals? An in silico aquatic risk assessment, Kabiruddin Khan, Supratik Kar, and Kunal Roy

The Nexus Between IT Capabilities and Firm Innovation Performance: The Mediating Effect of Supply Chain Agility, Kashif Ullah Khan, Fouzia Atlas, Wajahat Ali, Usman Ghani, and Farhan Khan

Synthesis, molecular docking and ADMET studies of bis-benzimidazole-based thiadiazole derivatives as potent inhibitors, in vitro α-amylase and α-glucosidase, Shoaib Khan, Shahid Iqbal, Wajid Rehman, Nadia Hussain, Rafaqat Hussain, Mazloom Shah, Farhan Ali, Ahmed M. Fouda, Yousaf Khan, Ayed A. Dera, Mohammed Issa Alahmdi, Ali Bahadur, Hanan A. Al-ghulikah, and Eslam B. Elkaeed

Synthesis, in vitro biological assessment, and molecular docking study of benzimidazole-based thiadiazole derivatives as dual inhibitors of α-amylase and α-glucosidase, Shoaib Khan, Shahid Iqbal, Muhammad Taha, Rafaqat Hussain, Fazal Rahim, Mazloom Shah, Nasser S. Awwad, Hala A. Ibrahium, Mohammed Issa Alahmdi, Ayed A. Dera, Hayat Ullah, Ali Bahadur, Samar O. Aljazzar, Eslam B. Elkaeed, and Muhammad Rauf

The effect of perceived threat on online service reviews, Jong Min Kim and Eunkyung Lee

Bringing culture into the picture: cross-cultural differences in online customer reviews, Jong Min Kim, Eunkyung Lee, and Yeosun Yoon

Does change in the scoring system impact service evaluation? Evidence from, Jong Min Kim, Jiahao Liu, and Salman Yousaf

Systematic differences in online reviews of hotel services between business and leisure travelers, Jong Min Kim, Haoxiang Ma, and Sungjun Park

Do online review readers react differently when exposed to credible versus fake online reviews?, Jong Min Kim, Keeyeon Ki cheon Park, and Marcello M. Mariani

Does language shape the mind? Linguistic fluency and perception of service quality, Jong Min Kim and Sungjun Park

Social Support and Daily Life Activity: Determinants of Aging Well, Kyoung Tae Kim, Barbara A. Hawkins, Yong Ho Lee, and Hyangmi Kim

Habits and Routines of Adults in Early Recovery From Substance Use Disorder: Clinical and Research Implications From a Mixed Methodology Exploratory Study, Robert H. Kitzinger, Jennifer A. Gardner, Mariann Moran, Carly Celkos, Nicole Fasano, Eric Linares, Joyce Muthee, and Gabby Royzner

A case study on the integration of cannabis law enforcement in New Jersey, Claudia Knezek, Christopher Dudzik, M. Denise Gemmellaro, Roxie James, Nicholas Schock, and Brian W. Teasdale

The impact of COVID-19 on American Society for Public Administration's scholar and practitioner membership, Claire Connolly Knox, Kim Moloney, Rebecca M. Entress, Tonya E. Thornton, Bok Gyo Jeong, and Nathalie Bernier

Social capital and regional innovation: evidence from private firms in the US, Nada Kobeissi, Iftekhar Hasan, Bo Wang, Haizhi Wang, and Desheng Yin

Engineering Ag43 Signal Peptides with Bacterial Display and Selection, Darius Wen Shuo Koh, Jian Hua Tay, and Samuel Ken En Gan

Correction to: Dynamic Multiple-Message Broadcast: Bounding Throughput in the Affectance Model (Theory of Computing Systems, (2023), 67, 4, (825-854), 10.1007/s00224-023-10131-1), Dariusz R. Kowalski, Miguel A. Mosteiro, and Kevin Zaki

Dynamic Multiple-Message Broadcast: Bounding Throughput in the Affectance Model, Dariusz R. Kowalski, Miguel A. Mosteiro, and Kevin Zaki

H1DBi-R Net: Hybrid 1D Bidirectional RNN for Efficient Diabetic Retinopathy Detection and Classification, Sujatha Krishnamoorthy, Yu Weifeng, Jingling Luo, and Seifedine Kardy

AO-HRCNN: archimedes optimization and hybrid region-based convolutional neural network for detection and classification of diabetic retinopathy, Sujatha Krishnamoorthy, Yu Weifeng, Jin Luo, and Seifedine Kadry

GO-DBN: Gannet Optimized Deep Belief Network Based wavelet kernel ELM for Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy, Sujatha Krishnamoorthy, Yu Weifeng, Jin Luo, and Seifedine Kadry

Neglected no longer: Phylogenomic resolution of higher-level relationships in Solifugae, Siddharth S. Kulkarni, Hugh G. Steiner, Erika L. Garcia, Hernán Iuri, R. Ryan Jones, Jesús A. Ballesteros, Guilherme Gainett, Matthew R. Graham, Danilo Harms, Robin Lyle, Andrés A. Ojanguren-Affilastro, Carlos E. Santibañez-López, Gustavo Silva de Miranda, Paula E. Cushing, Efrat Gavish-Regev, and Prashant P. Sharma

A step toward tourism development: do economic growth, energy consumption and carbon emissions matter? Evidence from Pakistan, Tafazal Kumail, Wajahat Ali, Farah Sadiq, and Syed Mudasser Abbas

The impacts of tourism development on income inequality: how does tourism capital investment contribute to income distribution? Tourism Agenda 2030, Tafazal Kumail, Muhammad Sadiq, Wajahat Ali, and Farah Sadiq

A survey on attribute-based encryption for Internet of Things, Dilip Kumar, Manoj Kumar, and Gaurav Gupta

A Testing Framework for AI Linguistic Systems (testFAILS), Y. Kumar, P. Morreale, P. Sorial, J. Delgado, J. Jenny Li, and P. Martins

A Testing Framework for AI Linguistic Systems (testFAILS), Yulia Kumar, Patricia Morreale, Peter Sorial, Justin Delgado, J. Jenny Li, and Patrick Martins

Advancements of remote data acquisition and processing in unmanned vehicle technologies for water quality monitoring: An extensive review, Da Yun Kwon, Jungbin Kim, Seongyeol Park, and Seungkwan Hong

Reference prices and withdrawn acquisitions, Shaojie Lai, Xiaoling Pu, Qing Wang, and Jianing Zhang

Acculturation stress and social support for international students' adjustment in Malaysia: does language proficiency matter?, Sana Anwar Lashari, Rosna Awang-Hashim, Tahira Anwar Lashari, and Amrita Kaur

Application of electrically conductive membrane contactor in the carbon dioxide stripping process for mitigation of fouling induced by flue gas, Seonkyu Lee, Jungbin Kim, Junghyun Kim, and Seungkwan Hong

Information asymmetry, east–west cultural differences, and divergence in investor reactions, Seungho Lee, Thomas Walker, Aoran Zhang, and Yunfei Zhao

North of America: Loyalists, Indigenous Nations, and the Borders of the Long American Revolution by Jeffers Lennox (review), Mark Edward Lender

Decade long upsurge in mutations associated with pyrethroid resistance in bed bug populations in the USA, Cari D. Lewis, Brenna A. Levine, Coby Schal, Edward L. Vargo, and Warren Booth

Signature Pedagogies versus Trauma Informed Approaches: Thematic Analysis of Graduate Students’ Reflections, Zahava L. Friedman

CEOs’ multicultural backgrounds and firm innovation: Evidence from China, Kailun Li, Yifei Xia, and Jianing Zhang

Analysis of the relationship between bitcoin, oil prices, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average using a wavelet-based approach, Linxuan Li and Zheng Tao

Subtle distinction in molecular structure of flavonoids leads to vastly different coating efficiency and mechanism of metal-polyphenol networks with excellent antioxidant activities, Na Li, Zeyu Shou, Siyun Yang, Xinxiu Cheng, Chun Chen, Shengwu Zheng, Yelu Shi, and Hongli Tang

The Demand for Big Data Skills in China, Xinyuan Lin, Wenjun Wang, and Fa Hsiang Chang

Degradation of bisphenol A by Fe-doped BiOBr enhanced UV/persulfate system: Significant role of superoxide radicals, Zezheng Lin, Yang Guo, Xiaoxuan Qu, Yuying Xiang, Shuwen Shen, and Xin Zhu

A Systematic Comparison on Prevailing Intrusion Detection Models, Jianxuan Liu, Haotian Xue, Junfeng Wang, Shuo Hong, Hao Fu, and Omar Dib

COVID-19 lockdown anxiety harms newcomers' job satisfaction: A cross-lagged panel analysis during snap lockdowns in China, Su Liu, Lu Zheng, Alexander Scott English, Thomas Talhelm, Junjie Sun, and Shuhong Xu

Correlation Analysis and Prediction Between Bitcoin Price and Its Influencing Factors, Yinhao Liu

Harnessing Transfer Learning for Alzheimer's Disease Prediction, Yukun Liu, Chengxuan Zheng, and Baha Ihnaini

Global centralised and structured discriminative non-negative matrix factorisation for hyperspectral unmixing, Xue Li, Sifan Cao, Dan Huang, Ming Zhang, and Yiwei Li

The pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease: the inflammation, Zihang Li

Synergetic effect of high dose rate radiations (10× FFF/2400 MU/min/10 MV x-rays) and paclitaxel selectively eliminates melanoma cells, Niraj Lodhi, Poonam Nagpal, Sreeja Sarojini, Michaela Keck, Yuk Ming Chiu, Zeenath Parvez, Laura Adrianzen, and K. Stephen Suh

Reimagining Affection in a Changing Shanghai: A Rhizomatic Young Cartography of Birdhead’s Contemporary Photography, Joaquin Lopez Mugica and Thomas William Whyke

Identifying unknown specimens using predictive phylogenies for remote forensic education, Nicholas S. Lorusso and M. Denise Gemmellaro

Entropies of the Y-Junction Type Nanostructures, Ricai Luo, Aisha Javed, Muhammad Azeem, Muhammad Kamran Jamil, Hassan Raza, and Muhammad Yasir Ilyas

Experiential Marketing, Customer Engagement, and Brand Loyalty in the Luxury Fashion Industry: Empirical Evidence from China, Shiwen Lu, Rob Kim Marjerison, and Juergen H. Seufert

Leveraging Inverse Probability Weighting Method to Missing Not at Random Problem, Zihan Lyu, Yutian Zhang, Siyuan Zhang, Yuewen Yang, and Xijia Cao

What Does an Engaged Preschool Classroom Look Like? Teachers’ Conceptions of Student Engagement-Voices from Malaysia, Armeetaa Kaur Mallanhanse, Amrita Kaur, Rosna Awang Hashim, and Mohammad Noman

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Local Directional Extrema Number Pattern: A New Feature Descriptor for Computed Tomography Image Retrieval, Adhiyaman Manickam, Rajkumar Soundrapandiyan, Suresh Chandra Satapathy, R. Dinesh Jackson Samuel, Sujatha Krishnamoorthy, Usha Kiruthika, and Rishin Haldar

The embodiment of shell housing: collective creativity for customising dwellings, Goran Ivo Marinovic

Investor Behavior during Periods of Crises: The Chinese Funds Market during the 2020 Pandemic, Rob Kim Marjerison, Leqi Han, and Jingjing Chen

Improvement in a post-stroke pediatric patient with hemiplegia: Use of a hand-arm bimanual intensive therapy with hybrid assistive limb, Yoko Matsumoto, Yuji Yoshii, Akiyo Ikutomo, Mariko Yagi, Mio Nishimura, Yoko Kawasaki, Amanda Sarafian, Heakyung Kim, David P. Roye, and Hiroko Matsumoto

Social Determinants of Health: Implications for Voice Disorders and Their Treatment, Geneva V. Mayne and Mahchid Namazi

Development and validation of the sources of parental anxiety in children's education scale, Sijia Mei, Amrita Kaur, Ai Yang, Kewei Xu, Wenting Wu, Tiantian Zheng, Liang Ying, Yang Zou, Zizheng Ji, Yiduo Ye, and Li Chen

The influence of green innovation on default risk: Evidence from Europe, Antonio Meles, Dario Salerno, Gabriele Sampagnaro, Vincenzo Verdoliva, and Jianing Zhang

School Starting Age, Female Education, Fertility Decisions, and Infant Health: Evidence from China’s Compulsory Education Law, Chen Meng

The Roles of Coenzyme A Binding Pocket Residues in Short and Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Synthetases, Yu Meng, Cheryl Ingram-Smith, Oly Ahmed, and Kerry Smith

Therapeutic advantages of cannabimimetic plants: Can they substitute medical cannabis?, Sasmita Mishra, Kayla V. Barreto, Michael Ezzat, Joanna Denis, and Brian Teasdale


Enhanced antibacterial and anticancer activities of plant extract mediated green synthesized zinc oxide-silver nanoparticles, Siti Nur Amalina Mohamad Sukri, Kamyar Shameli, Sin Yeang Teow, Jactty Chew, Li Ting Ooi, Michiele Lee-Kiun Soon, Nur Afini Ismail, and Hassan Moeini

Measure of indigenous perennial staple crop, Ensete ventricosum, associated with positive food security outcomes in southern Ethiopian highlands, Nathan Morrow, James S. Borrell, Nancy B. Mock, Lucie Büchi, Andrea Gatto, and Ermias Lulekal

Bioglass-polymer composite scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration: a review of current trends, Ali Motameni, İsmail Seçkin Çardaklı, Rıza Gürbüz, Ammar Z. Alshemary, Mehdi Razavi, and Ömer Can Farukoğlu

Pre-K and Kindergarten Teacher Perception of School Readiness During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Kayla Murphy, Keri Giordano, and Tanaysha Deloach

The Art and Science of Demand and Supply Chain Planning in Today’s Complex Global Economy, Paul Myerson

Asymmetric efficiency in petroleum markets before and during COVID-19, Muhammad Abubakr Naeem, Saqib Farid, Imran Yousaf, and Sang Hoon Kang

Comparing asymmetric price efficiency in regional ESG markets before and during COVID-19, Muhammad Abubakr Naeem, Imran Yousaf, Sitara Karim, Aviral Kumar Tiwari, and Saqib Farid

Tail-event driven NETwork dependence in emerging markets, Muhammad Abubakr Naeem, Imran Yousaf, Sitara Karim, Larisa Yarovaya, and Shoaib Ali

Collective Resilience and Coping Mechanisms Among International Faculty Members Amid Snap Lockdowns During the Delta and Omicron Variant Outbreaks in East China, Benjamin H. Nam and Alexander S. English

Subjectivities and the future of comparative and international education: teacher researchers and graduate student researchers as co-constructive narrative inquirers, Benjamin H. Nam, Alexander S. English, Xiaoyoun Li, Hong Hanh Van, and Johanna K. Nyman

Immunomodulatory Actions of Cannabinoids: Clinical Correlates and Therapeutic Opportunities for Allergic Inflammation, Ajay P. Nayak, Cali Loblundo, and Leonard Bielory

Reflection on visioning as a leadership practice, Mohammad Noman

Undergraduate capstone projects in information technology course: bridging the gap between theory and practical skills, Mohammad Noman and Mohd Khairudin Kasiran

Navigating New Terrain: First-Year Chinese Students’ Transitionary Experiences In a Sino-US Joint Venture University In China, Mohammad Noman, Amrita Kaur, Jahirul Mullick, and Liu Ran

Breaking the silence: exploring the challenges of oral participation faced by Chinese undergraduate students in a Sino-US university in China, Mohammad Noman and Ruman Xu

A novel secure cryptography model for data transmission based on Rotor64 technique, Ibrahim Obeidat, Ala Mughaid, Shadi AlZu’bi, Ahmed AL-Arjan, Rula AL-Amrat, Rathaa AL-Ajmi, Razan AL-Hayajneh, Belal Abuhaija, and Laith Abualigah

Turkish currency crunch: Examining behavior across investor types, Cagri Berk Onuk and Andrew Fodor

Grassroots mobilization for a just, green urban future: Building community infrastructure against green gentrification and displacement, Emilia Oscilowicz, Isabelle Anguelovski, Melissa García-Lamarca​, Helen V.S. Cole, Galia Shokry, Carmen Perez-del-Pulgar, Lucía Argüelles, and James J.T. Connolly

Brain-bound vs. extended: Contrasting approaches to second-language research writing in digital environments, Matthew Overstreet, Diana Akhmedjanova, and Silvia Vaccino-Salvadore

The “Multimodal Spiral”: Rethinking the Communication Curriculum at an English as a Medium of Instruction Institution, Matthew Overstreet, Curtis Carbonell, and Diana Akhmedjanova

Connecting Beyond the Classroom: Use of Viber as a Support Tool for Enhancing Essay Writing Skills and Online Language Learning Engagement among Students, Rosalie Muertigue Palaroan, Anabella Rizal Gimeno, Gilbert C. Biňas, Ramon Atacador Boloron, Xerxes Mateo Budomo, Lemar Cardenas De Guia, Leonilo B. Capulso, Mersin Cardeno Villagonzalo, Elbert M. Galas, Harsandaldeep Kaur, and Nazila Heidarzadegan

Decarbonising Europe – EU citizens’ perception of renewable energy transition amidst the European Green Deal, Demetrio Panarello and Andrea Gatto

Identifying Racial and Socioeconomic Biases iNew Jersey Special Education Eligibility, Megan Theresa Papandrea, Mahchid Namazi, Iyad Ghanim, and Sarah Patten

Ethical leadership and follower unethical pro-organizational behavior: examining the dual influence mechanisms of affective and continuance commitments, Jong Gyu Park, Weichun Zhu, Bora Kwon, and Hojin Bang

The effect of mobile device usage on creating text reviews, Keeyeon Park, Hye Jin Kim, and Jong Min Kim

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship between attitudes toward socially responsible corporations and purchasing intentions, Meungguk Park, Morgan Chitiyo, Kihwan Kim, and Taeho Yoh

Embedding Equitable Design in the CS Computing Curricula, Pankati Patel, Patricia Morreale, Yulia Kumar, Daehan Kwak, Jean Chu, Rose Garcia, and Margaret Burnett

Scoping review of research practices in the investigation of bilingual effects on inhibition and attention in young people, Adam John Privitera and Brendan Weekes

Inhibitory control as a significant predictor of academic performance in Chinese high schoolers, Adam John Privitera, Yu Zhou, and Xiaoyi Xie

Transition metal doped CeO2 for photocatalytic removal of 2-chlorophenol in the exposure of indoor white light and antifungal activity, M. Tariq Qamar, Shahid Iqbal, M. Aslam, Ahmad Alhujaily, Anum Bilal, Komal Rizwan, Hafiz Muhammad Umer Farooq, Tahir Ali Sheikh, Ali Bahadur, Nasser S. Awwad, Hala A. Ibrahium, Rasmiah S. Almufarij, and Eslam B. Elkaeed

Effects of spatial bottom friction parameterization scheme on the tidal dynamics in the macrotidal East China Seas, Suhui Qian, Yunfei Du, Zilu Wei, Jicai Zhang, Jun Cheng, Daosheng Wang, and Ya Ping Wang