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The Hofstede model in the study of the impact of Sevilla Expo 92
García del Junco, Julio,Dutschke, Georg,Petrucci, Marina
PASOS : Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural , 2008,
Abstract: This paper takes a multiple approach towards the study of the impact of Seville Expo 92. We start by identifying the social and cultural values of 50 professionals from the Sevilla, using the Hofstede model, adding some exploratory questions about the event, allowing understanding the perceived impact of the exhibition. We then have analyzed the Expo 92 reality through the case method by using longitudinal information. Results demonstrate how the socio and cultural values of Sevilla inhabitants have influenced the Expo 92 during its realization, but also after the event. Conclusions identify relevant con-tributions for future study on city events.
Expo e-Learning 2005
Sara Bozzini
Bollettino del CILEA , 2005, DOI: 10.1472/bc.v99iottobre.1216
Abstract: Si è svolta a Ferrara (Ottobre 2005) la seconda edizione dell Expo e-Learning, ottima occasione per uno scambio di esperienze tra gli operatori del settore e per discutere delle linee guida per il futuro dell e-learning a livello nazionale e internazionale. The second edition of the Italian Expo e-Learning took place in Ferrara (October 2005). It has been an excellent opportunity for exchange of experiences and for discussions about the Italian and international guidelines for the future of the e-learning.
Optimization of Tourist Organization in Expo based on ANN  [PDF]
Zhou Bowen,Niu Yifan,He Sihong,Yan Jiao
Information Technology Journal , 2012,
Abstract: The tourist organization of the International Horticultural Expo will deeply reflect the green Expo. In this paper, we focus on characteristic of the Expo, according to the related research and practical survey, propose an organization solution. On the basis of artificial neural network, regard the tourist flow as electric current, the sight spot as exciting point. Firstly, figure out the occupant density, construct standard ?k and the density curve. Then draw the tourist exciting curve by questionnaire and statistic. Finally, design the solution based on changing the exciting point and exciting degree.
Expo e sistemi innovativi per la mobilità Mega Events and innovative mobility system: the Expo transport lessons
Enrica Papa
TeMA : Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment , 2008,
Abstract: Il grande evento è stato definito come una forma di “accelerazione” per la trasformazione dei sistemi urbani (Boeri, 2008) e per la costruzione di importanti opere nelle città ospitanti. Questo termine risulta ancora più appropriato se si fa riferimento ad una particolare categoria di infrastrutture: le attrezzature per la mobilità. Il lavoro proposto, partendo da una analisi di casi di studio internazionali, dimostra come la costruzione di sistemi di trasporto in occasione dei grandi eventi risulti occasione di sperimentazione e di costruzione di opere innovative e decisamente orientate ad una mobilità del futuro (Richards, 2001). L’analisi comparativa evidenzia come la costruzione di nuove opere e nuovi servizi di trasporto costituiscano icone mediatiche del grande evento e simboli della città ospitante, contribuendo alla diffusione di soluzioni innovative per la mobilità urbana. Il grande evento in sintesi diventa opportunità per la messa in pratica di prototipi di nuove forma di mobilità, la diffusione e la sperimentazione di nuove tecnologie. Mega events have been defined as a form of “speeding up” for urban system transformation (Boeri 2008) and for the implementation of ground-breaking policies in host cities. This term is even more appropriate if is referred to the construction of pioneering mobility systems. Big events and in particular Expo constitute opportunities for the building up of innovative solution for urban mobility, the diffusion and the testing of new technology and prototypes. This article, starting from a review of international study cases, shows how the construction of mobility systems for International Expo is an occasion of testing and constructing innovative transport infrastructures oriented to the mobility of the future (Richards 2001). The article illustrate this phenomena trough the study of the evolution during the last fifty years of transport planning and design in ten different Expo, describing the main mobility challenges and the proposal for the mobility of the future. The study defines three different cluster of Expo: the first group of Expo is called the “progress and speed” Expo and reflect the general approach of mobility planning in the ‘60 and ‘70 Expo; the second cluster include the ‘80 and ‘90 Expo, that are defined as the “automobile dependence” Expo, in which the innovation for urban public transport was limited by the huge diffusion of cars in these decades. The last cluster are the new millennium Expo: the “zero emission” Expo, where the research for green mobility is the main transport challenge. Mega e
Research on the visitor flow pattern of Expo 2010  [PDF]
Chao Fan,Jin-Li Guo
Computer Science , 2011,
Abstract: Expo 2010 Shanghai China was a successful, splendid and unforgettable event, remaining us with valuable experiences. The visitor flow pattern of Expo is investigated in this paper. The Hurst exponent, mean value and standard deviation of visitor volume prove that the visitor flow is fractal with long-term stability and correlation as well as obvious fluctuation in short period. Then the time series of visitor volume is converted to complex network by visibility algorithm. It can be inferred from the topological properties of the visibility graph that the network is scale-free, small-world and hierarchically constructed, conforming that the time series are fractal and close relationship exit between the visitor volume on different days. Furthermore, it is inevitable to show some extreme visitor volume in the original visitor flow, and these extreme points may appear in group to a great extent.
Study on Sustainable Development of Shenyang Expo Park and Innovation of Management  [cached]
Miao-yan LI,Fan YANG
Canadian Social Science , 2008,
Abstract: Shenyang China International Horticulture Exposition 2006 was a world meeting, which gains most public attention in the world. Taking this chance, Shenyang shows to the whole world its new image as a modern metropolis. In order to do further research about the development of Shenyang Expo Park; this article explore and study from the following four aspects, in terms of the awareness of sustainable development, sustainable increase factors, the issues of sustainable and innovation of management, ultimate goal lies in offering a clear idea for the healthy, sustainable and steady development of Shenyang Expo Park. Key words: Shenyang, Shenyang Expo Park, Sustainable Development Résumé: L’exposition internationale de l’horticulture de Shenyang en Chine 2006 est une réunion mondiale, qui attire l’attention du public dans le monde. En profitant de cette occasion, Shenyang expose au monde entier sa nouvelle image comme un métropole moderne. Afin de mener des recherches approfondies sur le développement du Parc d’expo de Shenyang, le présent article procède à l’étude sous les quatre aspects suivants : la conscience du développement durable, les facteurs de croissance durable, le résultat du développement durable et l’innovation de management. L’objectif ultime consiste à offrir une idée claire du développement sain, durable et stable du Parc d’expo de Shenyang. Mots-Clés: Shenyang, Parc d’expo de Shenyang, développement durable
El pabellón de Venezuela en la EXPO'92. Una estructura desplegable en duraluminio  [cached]
Hernández, Carlos,Escrig, Félix
Informes de la Construccion , 1994,
Abstract: It is the first time that an expandable structure made of alluminium is built for architectural use. In this case, a model based on accordion-like folding system is conceived to cover a span of 30 x 20 m2. The setting up was done in only a few hours and folding was also possible to reuse the structure in another place. Characteristics of this structure are explained with some drawings and pictures to show its behaviour. Es la primera vez que una estructura extendible de aluminio es construida para uso arquitectónico. En este caso, un modelo basado en la desplegabilidad a través de un sistema de acordeón fue concebido para cubrir un espacio de 30 x 20 m2. El montaje se hizo en sólo unas horas, e igualmente el desmantelamiento, plegando la estructura para su futuro uso en otro sitio. El articulo explica las características de la obra con dibujos y fotos que muestran su comportamiento.
A Positive Study on the Residents' Tourism Expectation of Shanghai EXPO  [PDF]
CHEN Nan,QIAO Guang-hui,ZHANG Yun-yao
Journal of Chongqing Normal University , 2010,
Abstract: The attitude, cognition and expectation of residents in certain eventholding destination play a significant role to the success of this mega-event. This research analyzed the expectation of Shangehai residents, as well as the interdependent relationship between residents' expectation and 2010 Shanghai EXPO focusing on 2010 Shanghai EXPO. This study revealed that factor analysis selected 5 tourism expectation factors (infrastructural& environmentalfactor;positive attitude;social phenomenal;economic and price & real estate).Among Shanghai residents' demographic characteristics, except gender, the otherdemographic variables like age,educationallevel, marital level and profession all have obvious differences with the 5expectation factors.multi-regression analysis also revealed that Shanghai residents' expectation has apositive correlation with the active participating attitudes.Inthe end the insufficiency of this study is put forwardand recommendations on the futurestudyare alsogiven.
Pabellón de Gran Breta a en la Expo-92 de Sevilla  [cached]
Grimshow, Nicholas
Informes de la Construccion , 1992,
Abstract: This article contains the description of the composition and functioning of the glazed fa ade of the British pavilion in the EXPO'92 World Fair in Seville. A panel of 70x 18 m serves as a base for a large waterfall which will soothe the heat of Seville. The dimensions of the glass pieces are 2.5x1.8 m and they are 12 mm thick with a small spotted weft occupying 20% of the surface. The structural silicone is the only unifying element used. The hanging structure, to which the panels are tied, is reticulate and is composed of: Vertical ties of 8 mm of diameter, horizontal aluminium profiles, bracing pieces made of stainless stell and fitting pieces in the upper part. Another prominent feature of this fa ade is the integration of the whole system of pipework and tubes necessary for the functioning of the waterfall. Se exponen en estas páginas la composición y funcionamiento de la fachada acristalada del pabellón de Gran Breta a en la EXPO'92 de Sevilla. Un gran pa o de 70 x 18 m que sirve de base para una gran cascada de agua, que temple el calor sevillano. Las piezas de vidrio son de 2,5 x 1,8 m de tama o, con un espesor de 12 mm y una peque a trama de puntos en su superficie del 20%. Se utiliza la siIicona estructural como su único elemento de unión. La estructura colgante, a la que se anclan los paneles, es reticular y se compone de: Tirantes verticales de 8 mm de diámetro, perfiles horizontales de aluminio, las piezas de anclaje en acero inoxidable y las de ajuste en la parte superior. También se destaca en esta fachada la integración de todo el sistema de tuberías y conductos necesarios para el funcionamiento de la cascada.
Sarcoidose no sul do Brasil: estudo de 92 pacientes
Silva, Luiz Carlos Corrêa da;Hertz, Felipe Teixeira;Cruz, Dennis Baroni;Caraver, Fernanda;Fernandes, Juliana Cardozo;Fortuna, Fabrício Picoli;Irion, Klaus;Porto, Nelson da Silva;
Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia , 2005, DOI: 10.1590/S1806-37132005000500007
Abstract: objective: this case study, conducted in the state of rio grande do sul (rs), brazil, aims to determine the local profile of sarcoidosis, describing patient characteristics, clinical presentation and pulmonary function, as well as analyzing the results of radiological, histopathological and biochemical tests, at the time of diagnosis in a series of sarcoidosis patients. methods: a retrospective study of 92 patients with sarcoidosis treated on the pavilh?o pereira filho (pereira filho [respiratory diseases] ward) of the hospital santa casa, in the city of porto alegre, rs, between 1990 and 2003. the protocol included the collection of clinical, biochemical, radiological, spirometric and histological data. results: there was no significant gender-based difference in frequency (men, 42%; women, 58%). mean age was 41.8 ± 14.1 years, with 87% of patients being between 20 and 60 years old. caucasians predominated (84%). most patients (61%) had never smoked, 29% were former smokers, and 10% were current smokers. the majority (33%) of the diagnoses were made in winter. among the clinical findings, it is of note that 12% were asymptomatic, 18% presented pulmonary symptoms only, 22% presented extrapulmonary symptoms only, and 48% presented pulmonary and extrapulmonary symptoms. spirometry was performed in 79% of patients at the time of diagnosis. in 45% of those patients, abnormal results were obtained: a restrictive pattern was seen in 23%, an obstructive pattern in 18% and a mixed pattern in 4%. classification by radiological type revealed that 30% were stage i, 48% were stage ii, and 22% were stage iii. conclusion: the findings of this study are quite similar to those of other studies in the literature, particularly those conducted in europe.
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