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Article
Publication date: 2 July 2018

Vipin Khattri and Deepak Kumar Singh

This paper aims to provide information of parameters and techniques used in the automated fraud detection system during online transaction. With the increase in the use of…

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to provide information of parameters and techniques used in the automated fraud detection system during online transaction. With the increase in the use of online transactions, the concerns regarding data security have also increased. To tackle the frauds, lot of research has been done and plethora of papers are available on the related topics. The purpose of this paper is to provide the clear pathway for researchers to move in the direction of development of automated fraud detection system to prevent the fraud during online transaction.

Design/methodology/approach

This literature review analyses and compares the different types of techniques for detecting fraud during online transaction. An in-depth study of the most prominent journals has been done and the core methodology of the papers has been presented. This article also shed some light on different types of parameters used in fraud detection techniques during online transaction.

Findings

There are vast varieties of various fraud detection techniques, and every technique has completed task in its own way. After studying approximately 41 research papers, 14 books and four reports, in total 30 parameters have been identified and a detailed study of the parameters has been presented. The parameters are also listed with their details that how these parameters are used in the security system for detecting online transaction fraud.

Research limitations/implications

This paper provides empirical insight about the parameters and their prominence in the development of automated fraud detection security system of online transaction. This paper encourages the researchers to development of improved fraud detection system.

Practical implications

This paper will pave the way for researchers to do a focused research on the fraud detection methodologies. The analysis will help in zeroing down the most prevalent topic of research in this field. The researchers will be able to understand the internal details of parameters and techniques used in the fraud detection systems. This literature also helps the research to think in a variety of ways that how these parameters will be used in the development of fraud detection system.

Originality/value

This paper is one of the most comprehensive reviews in its field. It tries and attempts to fill a void created because of lack of compilation of the laid fraud detection parameters.

Details

Journal of Financial Crime, vol. 25 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1359-0790

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Article
Publication date: 2 February 2022

Mahima Shukla, Richa Misra and Deepak Singh

Over recent years, brand semiotics have been gaining the marketing practitioners' attention for designing their brand strategy. Hence, to address this gap, the current…

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Purpose

Over recent years, brand semiotics have been gaining the marketing practitioners' attention for designing their brand strategy. Hence, to address this gap, the current study investigates the effect of semiotic product packaging on brand experience dimensions, brand trust and purchase intent of reputed major brands of fast-moving consumer good (FMCG) products.

Design/methodology/approach

The data for this study were collected by administering a questionnaire-based survey from 254 respondents from the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) of India, using systematic sampling. Structural equation modeling has been used to test the conceptual model and examine the hypotheses developed in the study.

Findings

The results present evidence of the growing influence of semiotic product packaging upon consumer brand trust and purchase intentions. The study suggests that brand semiotics positively influence customer brand experience, brand trust and purchase intention of FMCG products.

Practical implications

The research findings will benefit FMCG companies to identify how to apply semiotics in packaging to improve consumers' brand experience and influence intent to purchase.

Originality/value

Research in brand semiotics on product packaging is limited, as most prior studies focus on brand semiotics in advertising, product design improvement and retail design. The present study has investigated the impact of semiotics on brand experience dimensions in product packaging, which is emerging as a critical concern for the FMCG sector particularly in the post-COVID period.

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Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, vol. ahead-of-print no. ahead-of-print
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1355-5855

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Article
Publication date: 11 May 2020

Vipin Khattri, Sandeep Kumar Nayak and Deepak Kumar Singh

Currency usage either in the physical or electronic marketplace through chip-based or magnetic strip-based plastic card becoming the vulnerable point for the handlers…

Abstract

Purpose

Currency usage either in the physical or electronic marketplace through chip-based or magnetic strip-based plastic card becoming the vulnerable point for the handlers. Proper education and awareness can only thrive when concrete fraud detection techniques are being suggested together with potential mitigation possibilities. The purpose of this research study is tendering in the same direction with a suitable plan of action in developing the authentication strength metric to give weightage marks for authentication techniques.

Design/methodology/approach

In this research study, a qualitative in-depth exploration approach is being adapted for a better description, interpretation, conceptualization for attaining exhaustive insights into specific notions. A concrete method of observation is being adopted to study various time boxed reports on plastic card fraud and its possible impacts. Content and narrative analysis are being followed to interpret more qualitative and less quantitative story about existing fraud detection techniques. Moreover, an authentication strength metric is being developed on the basis of time, cost and human interactions.

Findings

The archived data narrated in various published research articles represent the local and global environment and the need for plastic card money. It gives the breathing sense and capabilities in the marketplace. The authentication strength metric gives a supporting hand for more solidification of the authentication technique with respect to the time, cost and human ease.

Practical implications

The research study is well controlled and sufficient interpretive. The empirical representation of authentication technique and fraud detection technique identification and suggestive mitigation gives this research study an implication view for the imbibing research youths. An application and metric based pathway of this research study provides a smoother way to tackle futuristic issues and challenges.

Originality/value

This research study represents comprehensive knowledge about the causes of the notion of plastic card fraud. The authentication strength metric represents the novelty of a research study which produced on the basis of rigorous documentary and classified research analysis. The creativity of the research study is rendering the profound and thoughtful reflection of the novel dimension in the same domain.

Article
Publication date: 5 September 2016

Richa Misra and Deepak Singh

Food gives us essential nutrients to lead a healthy lifestyle but lately it has been found that many food products have become hazardous due to contamination and lead to…

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Abstract

Purpose

Food gives us essential nutrients to lead a healthy lifestyle but lately it has been found that many food products have become hazardous due to contamination and lead to many diseases. The rampant use of pesticides and chemical-based fertilizers in agriculture has, increased the productivity but at the same time they have created an alarming situation for the environment. The demand of the hour is to therefore to encourage organic farming and offer a better choice to consumers as well as save the environment. The purpose of this paper is to explore and understand the factors affecting perception of consumers on organic food products in Indian context.

Design/methodology/approach

The study used a structured survey of 150 respondents covering Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) of Ghaziabad, Noida and Faridabad (India). Exploratory research was used to know the variables from the literature that affect the perception of consumers regarding organic food. Descriptive research was used to understand the demographic profile of the organic food consumer’s. Conclusive research design was used to test the hypotheses based upon the motivating and inhibiting factor in the growth of organic food.

Findings

The data collected from the survey were analyzed using t-test, χ 2 test, factor analysis and multiple linear regression tests. Results indicated that the intention to purchase organic products was impacted by the consumer’s belief on the safety and health aspect of the product, trust and certification, information and availability and lifestyle and are hence drivers of growth. And certain impeding factors were identified like doubt in the professed quality of organic food, lack of awareness and price parity.

Social implications

There are enough evidences of fertile land being converted into wasteland because of use of agro- chemical-based fertilizers in farming. There are also enough incidents of polluted water (ground and surface) due to agrochemical-based farming. Heavy use of pesticides leads to adverse effect on the health of farmers also. There were many reports of farmers committing suicide because of debt due to heavy investment on pesticides and fertilizers. Organic farming is a win-win proposition for environment, farmers and consumer’s.

Originality/value

The study was an effort to understand awareness and perception of organic food consumers in urban India post-agriculture revolution. The result would help the organic food producing and marketing companies to understand the factors that influence the belief of consumers when they purchase organic food and henceforth they can formulate communication strategies and marketing policy based on consumer’s expectations.

Details

British Food Journal, vol. 118 no. 9
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0007-070X

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Article
Publication date: 18 April 2016

Deepak B B V L and Pritpal Singh

In the previous decade, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have turned into a subject of enthusiasm for some exploration associations. UAVs are discovering applications in…

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Abstract

Purpose

In the previous decade, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have turned into a subject of enthusiasm for some exploration associations. UAVs are discovering applications in different regions going from military applications to activity reconnaissance. The purpose of this paper is to overview a particular sort of UAV called quadrotor or quadcopter.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper includes the dynamic models of a quadrotor and the distinctive model-reliant and model-autonomous control systems and their correlation.

Findings

In the present time, focus has moved to outlining autonomous quadrotors. Ultimately, the paper examines the potential applications of quadrotors and their part in multi-operators frameworks.

Originality/value

This investigation deals with the review on various quadrotors, their applications and motion control strategies.

Details

International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems, vol. 4 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2049-6427

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Case study
Publication date: 7 December 2018

Milind Chittawar and Srinivas Gunta

Teaching Note includes case synopsis, assignment/discussion questions, suggested readings, teaching plan, methodology, case analysis, what happened, references and data in…

Abstract

Supplementary materials

Teaching Note includes case synopsis, assignment/discussion questions, suggested readings, teaching plan, methodology, case analysis, what happened, references and data in exhibits.

Learning outcomes

Appreciating the role of process innovation in enabling growth; Understanding why replication is time consuming and not straight-forward; distinguishing formal and informal dimensions of coordination-mechanisms; Analyzing the differences in replication using template and principles.

Case overview/synopsis

Entrepreneurs desire to grow their businesses. They look for opportunities, in this case, when an opportunity came in year 2006, the entrepreneur successfully en-cashed. This lead to formation of a strategic business unit (SBU) that grew faster and also became role model. However the main SBU, for which the firm is known, continued past legacy. It is only when they found it difficult to grow, they decided to emulate. However, transition was not easy, it took much higher efforts. In the transformation, the older-SBU found that it is only inspiration, direction and fundamental principles that they can take from the newer-SBU. They have to fight their own battle and evolve solutions themselves. The older-SBU finally did succeed in the replication. The case experiences decision-making on template versus principle route to replication giving the participants enough exposure and thinking on the subject.

Supplementary materials

Teaching Notes are available for educators only. Please contact your library to gain login details or email support@emeraldinsight.com to request teaching notes.

Complexity academic level

For MBAs and working professional’s training.

Subject Code

CSS 3: Entrepreneurship

Details

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, vol. 8 no. 4
Type: Case Study
ISSN: 2045-0621

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Article
Publication date: 7 September 2015

Floran Martin, Deepak Singh, Anouar Belahcen, Paavo Rasilo, Ari Haavisto and Antero Arkkio

Recent investigations on magnetic properties of non-oriented (NO) steel sheets enhance the comprehension of the magnetic anisotropy behaviour of widely employed electrical…

Abstract

Purpose

Recent investigations on magnetic properties of non-oriented (NO) steel sheets enhance the comprehension of the magnetic anisotropy behaviour of widely employed electrical sheets. The concept of energy/coenergy density can be employed to model these magnetic properties. However, it usually presents an implicit form which requires an iterative process. The purpose of this paper is to develop an analytical model to consider these magnetic properties with an explicit formulation in order to ease the computations.

Design/methodology/approach

From rotational measurements, the anhysteretic curves are interpolated in order to extract the magnetic energy density for different directions and amplitudes of the magnetic flux density. Furthermore, the analytical representation of this energy is suggested based on statistical distribution which aims to minimize the intrinsic energy of the material. The model is finally validated by comparing measured and computed values of the magnetic field strength.

Findings

The proposed model is based on an analytical formulation of the energy depending on the components of the magnetic flux density. This formulation is composed of three Gumbel distributions. Every functional parameters of energy density is formulated with only four parameters which are calculated by fitting the energy extracted from measurements. Finally, the proposed model is validated by comparing the computation and the measurements of 9

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loci for NO steel sheets at 10 Hz. The proposed analytical model shows good agreements with an average relative error of 27 per cent.

Originality/value

The paper presents an original analytical method to model magnetic anisotropy for NO electrical sheets. With this analytical formulation, the determination of H does not require any iterative process as it is usually the case with this energy method coupled with implicit function. This method can be easily incorporated in finite element method since it does not require any extra iterative process.

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COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, vol. 34 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0332-1649

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Book part
Publication date: 1 November 2018

Zhongzhi (Lawrence) He, Martin Kusy, Deepak Singh and Samir Trabelsi

The Canadian mutual fund setting is unique in that two governance mechanisms – corporate and trust – coexist. This study empirically examines the impact of each mechanism…

Abstract

The Canadian mutual fund setting is unique in that two governance mechanisms – corporate and trust – coexist. This study empirically examines the impact of each mechanism on fund fees and performance. We find that corporate class funds charge higher fees but deliver superior fee-adjusted returns than trust funds. We then analyze the impact of various board characteristics on fees and performance for corporate class funds. We find that a board with smaller size, CEO duality, and a higher percentage of independent directors is more likely to charge lower fees. In addition, smaller boards are strongly associated with higher fee-adjusted performance. Our study supports agency theory over stewardship theory and provides valuable guidelines for Canadian investors and regulatory agencies.

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International Corporate Governance and Regulation
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78756-536-4

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Article
Publication date: 8 September 2022

Zeyang Zhou and Jun Huang

The purpose of his paper is to study the radar stealth performance of a Y-type quadrotor with coaxial rotors and parallel rotors.

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of his paper is to study the radar stealth performance of a Y-type quadrotor with coaxial rotors and parallel rotors.

Design/methodology/approach

This Y-type quadrotor is designed as an aerodynamic layout with parallel twin rotors at the front and coaxial twin rotors at the rear. The multi-rotor scattering (MRS) method based on multi-rotor dynamic simulation (MRDS) and electromagnetic scattering module (ESM) is presented. MRDS is used to simulate the complex rotation of parallel rotors and coaxial rotors. ESM is used to calculate the instantaneous radar cross-section (RCS) of the quadrotor.

Findings

For a single rotor, the minimum period of the RCS curve at a given azimuth is equal to the basic passage time of the blade, where increasing the speed can shorten this minimum period. When the elevation angle increases, the forward RCS fluctuation of the quadrotor increases, while the average RCS decreases. The change of the roll angle will affect both the mean and the maximum difference of the RCS–time curve at the given lateral azimuth. The increase of the pitch angle will enhance the dynamic amplitude of the RCS–time curve under the forward azimuth.

Practical implications

The research in this article can provide reference for the stealth design of the Y-type quadcopter in the future.

Originality/value

The originality is the establishment of the MRS method. This method could provide value for dealing with the electromagnetic scattering problem of coaxial rotors and parallel rotors.

Details

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, vol. ahead-of-print no. ahead-of-print
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1748-8842

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Book part
Publication date: 1 November 2018

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Details

International Corporate Governance and Regulation
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78756-536-4

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