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Business, computer science faculty publications are announced

3/25/2013 —

The research of Talha Harcar, associate professor of business, and David R. Paoletti, assistant professor of computer science at Penn State Beaver, recently appeared in several publications.

Harcar was co-editor of Advances in Global Research, a book published annually by IMDA Press. The theme was “Global Competitiveness in a Time of Economic Uncertainty and Social Change: Challenges and Opportunities-Current Issues and Future Expectations.”

In addition, Harcar co-authored a refereed journal article, “American Consumers’ Attitudes Towards Different Airline Companies Channels: A Comparison of Transaction Methods,” which appeared in PASOS-Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage.

Harcar also co-authored three conference proceedings. “Consumer Taste Preferences for Soft Drinks: Country-of-Origin Impact” and “The Determinants of Mobile Advertising Success in Morocco" appeared in Advances in Global Management Development published by IMDA Press. “User Behavior of Peer-to-Peer Music File Sharing Technology: A Cross-National Comparison of American and Moroccan University Students” was published in the Business Research Year Book through the International Academy of Business Disciplines.

Paoletti was the primary author of a refereed journal articles, “Inferring the Number of Contributors to Mixed DNA Profiles,” which was published in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

Harcar holds a doctorate in business administration, a master’s degree and two bachelor’s degrees in marketing from Istanbul University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and received the 2010 Penn State Beaver Advisory Board Faculty Excellence in Research Award.

Paoletti earned a doctorate in computer science from Wright State University, a master’s degree in computer science from Michigan State University and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Harcar can be contacted at tdh13@psu.edu or 724-773-3892, and Paoletti can be reached at drp15@psu.edu or 724-773-3972.


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