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Introduction to start-up creation for the smart ecoefficient built environment [chapter]

F. Pacheco-Torgal
2020 Start-Up Creation  
Chapter 2 focuses on the nature of business-planning activities from an engineering entrepreneurial perspective.  ...  shows the consequences of a high entangled world economy addicted to nonrenewable resources located in one of the most unstable regions in the world are especially severe for poor people.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-819946-6.00001-1 fatcat:m2uhwipcobg3jnlrygkigofdoq

A Survey of Enabling Technologies for Smart Communities

Amna Iqbal, Stephan Olariu
2020 Smart Cities  
The stated goal of Society 5.0 is to meet the various needs of the members of society through the provisioning of goods and services to those who require them, when they are required and in the amount  ...  The second objective and contribution of this survey paper is to review known technologies that, in our opinion, will play a significant role in the transition to Society 5.0.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities4010004 fatcat:47msfdkyczbj3k37b4h7swexwm

Report from Dagstuhl Seminar 13361 Crowdsourcing: From Theory to Practice and Long-Term Perspectives 13361-Crowdsourcing: From Theory to Practice and Long-Term Perspectives 1 Executive Summary

Tobias Hoßfeld, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Maja Vukovic, Tobias Hoßfeld, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Maja Vukovic, Dagstuhl Reports, Tobias Hoßfeld, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Maja Vukovic
The impact of crowdsourcing from different perspectives has been discussed, by participants' viewpoints stemming from societal, business, economic, legal and infrastructure perspectives.  ...  The different aspects of crowdsourcing were discussed in more detail in four different working groups formed during the seminar: (W1) long-term perspectives & impact on economics in five years, (W2) theory  ...  The discussions in the focus group on long-term perspectives, ethical issues, social aspects & impact in 5 years on economics lead to the following conclusions: -Crowdsourcing is sustainable in the future  ... 

Efficient algorithms, architectures and implementations in internet of things and smart environments

Napoleon-Orestis Evangelatos, Jose Rolim
This thesis tackles various challenges and proposes some efficient solutions in the domains of WSN, IoT and Smart Buildings, Crowsourcing and Crowdsensing and Wireless Power Transfer.  ...  Although Nikola Tesla performed experiments in wireless power transmission at the turn of the 20th century, only recent advances in computer science, electronics and material engineering have started to  ...  of the Mobile Crowdsensing Syndesi 2.0 smartphone application.  ... 
doi:10.13097/archive-ouverte/unige:78835 fatcat:hypyab65wzajppi64e6jqkhgga

Developing Future Human-Centered Smart Cities: Critical Analysis of Smart City Security, Interpretability, and Ethical Challenges [article]

Kashif Ahmad, Majdi Maabreh, Mohamed Ghaly, Khalil Khan, Junaid Qadir, Ala Al-Fuqaha
2021 arXiv   pre-print
As the globally increasing population drives rapid urbanisation in various parts of the world, there is a great need to deliberate on the future of the cities worth living.  ...  In the light of these observations, addressing the philosophical and ethical questions involved in ensuring the security, safety, and interpretability of such AI algorithms that will form the technological  ...  Rapid urbanization is driven by economic incentives but it also has a significant collateral environmental and social impact.  ... 
arXiv:2012.09110v4 fatcat:yxh5tvpehbgldcblweoovbvdsq


2020 2020 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - Taiwan (ICCE-Taiwan)  
In this paper, we study a real-time traffic condition assessment method on the basis of taxi GPS data of Dongguan city by a new sensing form-crowdsensing.  ...  In this paper, we propose a fine-grained PM2.5 detection method based on crowdsensing technology.  ...  Finally, we confirmed that the incentive mechanism can stimulate user's cooperation in MANET.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icce-taiwan49838.2020.9258230 fatcat:g25vw7mzvradxna2grlzp6kgiq

Computational Analysis of Urban Places Using Mobile Crowdsensing

Darshan Santani
Acknowledgements The long winding PhD journey began on a cold January day in 2012, when I first met Daniel Gatica-Perez for a chat at EPFL to explore the possibility of pursuing doctoral studies in his  ...  Jason Woodard hired me as a research engineer at the School of Information Systems at SMU (Singapore) in 2006.  ...  In mobile crowdsensing research and to the best of our knowledge, incentive mechanisms have been less studied for participant recruitment.  ... 
doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-7243 fatcat:7qhb7ocezzbuvpjqewy7a7xij4

Understanding Eating And Drinking In Context From Crowdsourced Data

Thanh Trung Phan
Their support in the discussion and also in collaboration with writing for my research have been great contributors to the completion of this thesis.  ...  I would also like to thank the other members (including alumni) of the Social computing group (Dr.  ...  Acknowledgements Acknowledgements Third, we combine mobile crowdsensing data with social media to retrieve the multi-factorial characteristics of drinking events depending on the type of beverage (multiple  ... 
doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-7674 fatcat:hiqb7xy54bcw3atnlr4uqllbwa

Market engineering [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, Technische Universität Berlin, Henner Gimpel, Jan Krämer, Dirk Neumann, Jella Pfeiffer, Stefan Seifert, Timm Teubner, Daniel J. Veit, Anke Weidlich
Markets are powerful and extremely efficient mechanisms for coordinating individuals' and organizations' behavior in a complex, networked economy.  ...  In an increasingly digital world, it is more essential than ever to understand the life cycle of information from its creation and distribution to its use.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Kopernikus project SynErgie by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the project supervision by the project  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-14970 fatcat:z4rgi7krlvfkxjyqwjoy3jvzha

Privacy Leakage And the Manipulation of Public Opinion in Online Social Networks

Luca Luceri, Torsten Braun
2020 unpublished
I have to thank him for all the (countless) things I have learned from him. He has been fundamental in broadening my horizons in research and in looking at problems from a different prospective.  ...  Dedicated to my Family and intuitions, which have been of huge impact on the outcome of this work.  ...  Acknowledgements The work here presented was carried out during my doctoral studies at the University of Bern and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), whose collaboration  ... 
doi:10.7892/boris.142613 fatcat:ewpaf2h46nbctjsmjkdsa5ly44

Dagstuhl Reports, Volume 3, Issue 09, September 2013, Complete Issue [article]

in the context of the Smart Grid.  ...  In the context of the Smart Grid, network overlays can play a key role, for enabling the management of resources in an adaptive fashion.  ...  The impact of crowdsourcing from different perspectives has been discussed, by participants' viewpoints stemming from societal, business, economic, legal and infrastructure perspectives.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.3.9 fatcat:oilweqoffjbx7bjnxvg6vorrzu