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The Illusion of Agency: The Influence of the Agency of an Artificial Agent on Its Persuasive Power [chapter]

Cees Midden, Jaap Ham
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To investigate this question, we performed an experiment in which participants performed tasks on a washing machine and received feedback from a robot about their energy consumption (e.g., "Your energy  ...  These results suggest that the persuasive power of robot behavior is independent of the extent to which the persuadee explicitly ascribes agency to the agent.  ...  We would like to thank Corine Horsch and Bo Merkus for executing the research, and the TUe-HTI Persuasive Technology Lab group for scientific reflection.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31037-9_8 fatcat:32estbgbdjbclkvz5po46a5gpm

Exploring Persuasion in the Home: Results of a Long-Term Study on Energy Consumption Behavior [chapter]

Patricia M. Kluckner, Astrid Weiss, Johann Schrammel, Manfred Tscheligi
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The FORE-Watch aims at adjusting the consumption behavior of energy users in 24 multi-person households and persuading them to change their timing of consumption activities; half of them were shown a forecast  ...  This paper presents a seven-months field study on a persuasive ambient display in private households.  ...  This work is part of the PEEM-Project (Persuasive End-user Energy Management) and funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03647-2_11 fatcat:ibr7lsmom5exvaverpsf44wn5e

Gamification and Sustainable Consumption: Overcoming the Limitations of Persuasive Technologies [chapter]

Martina Z. Huber, Lorenz M. Hilty
2014 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
First, they are often based on the assumption that information (e.g., information on individual energy consumption) causes behavior change, or a change in awareness and attitude that then changes behavior  ...  The current patterns of production and consumption in the industrialized world are not sustainable.  ...  Gamification In the field of residential energy consumption, systems with the goal of motivating pro-environmental behaviors have evolved from eco-feedback technologies for electricity consumption such  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-09228-7_22 fatcat:7psn2owl6vegzprdrb7bi4qpjq

Persuasive Systems for Energy: Cartography of Design Spaces and Proposition of the UP+ Framework
Cartographie d'espaces de conception des systèmes persuasifs appliqués à l'énergie et proposition du cadre UP+

Van Nguyen, Yann Laurillau, Gaëlle Calvary, Joëlle Coutaz
2021 Journal d'interaction personne-système  
This article reviews surveys, design spaces, and frameworks related to the design of persuasive interactive systems, with a particular focus on energy.  ...  Most previous work focuses on persuasion principles but is difficult to apply for the software design and engineering of persuasive interactive systems.  ...  As EVs mostly focus on revealing energy consumption as a means to inspire behavior change, the design of feedback plays a crucial role.  ... 
doi:10.46298/jips.7100 fatcat:vrqeoirjvzatxo4ymjcz4utque

Applying social influence insights to encourage climate resilient domestic water behavior: Bridging the theory‐practice gap

Ellin Lede, Rose Meleady
2018 Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change  
In this paper, we consider the application of three social influence strategies to encourage water conservation: social norms; social identity; and socially comparative feedback.  ...  If we are to reduce water demand, it is essential that we draw on every tool in the box, including one that is underestimated and underutilized: social influence.  ...  In a study examining residential energy behavior, residents received one of four persuasive appeals encouraging them to reduce their consumption (social influence; environmental benefit; benefit for society  ... 
doi:10.1002/wcc.562 fatcat:s72ymqs6azamplzsf7vvancibq

Using mobile phones to support sustainability

Jesper Kjeldskov, Mikael B. Skov, Jeni Paay, Rahuvaran Pathmanathan
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '12  
The use of the system in 10 households was studied over 7 weeks. Findings provide insight into peoples awareness of electricity consumption in their home and how this may be influenced through design.  ...  With the emergence of new power meters units, information on electricity consumption is now available digitally and wirelessly.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to Modstrøm A/S and members of the 10 households participating in the study. We would also like to thank several reviewers for valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2207676.2208395 dblp:conf/chi/KjeldskovSPP12 fatcat:evqdc3s4szgqpkzpevr6m2rwce

Comparative Feedback in the Street: Exposing Residential Energy Consumption on House Façades [chapter]

Andrew Vande Moere, Martin Tomitsch, Monika Hoinkis, Elmar Trefz, Silje Johansen, Allison Jones
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This study investigates the impact of revealing the changes in daily residential energy consumption of individual households on their respective house façades.  ...  about consumption behavior, and the public character of the display prompted discussions in the wider community.  ...  We would like to thank all participants in the study; the City of Sydney for their support; Josh McInerheney and Damien Kwan for helping with the updates; and Dan Hill for his advice.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_39 fatcat:k5asjcwqq5hmtkdwpnnht2cd7m

Challenges in Improving Energy Efficiency in a University Campus Through the Application of Persuasive Technology and Smart Sensors

Anthony Emeakaroha, Chee Ang, Yong Yan
2012 Challenges  
Therefore, innovative solutions are required to change students' energy consumption behavior, and one promising part of the solution is to present real-time electricity consumption data to students in  ...  The impact of energy consumption and carbon emission in the UK poses a grave challenge.  ...  on 50 students living in the hall of residence, motivating factors are individual, internal drivers of students' behavior.  ... 
doi:10.3390/challe3020290 fatcat:t4o7ldrxqvbbxcrbubmznffhwa

Persuasive Cities for Sustainable Wellbeing: Quantified Communities [chapter]

Agnis Stibe, Kent Larson
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Technology, and the Schoeller Research Center, for their support and contribution to this research.  ...  Chin, Stefan Seer, Chengzen Dai, Felipe Lozano-Landinez, Francesco Pilla, Rosalind Picard, Pattie Maes, Kevin Slavin, Liz Voeller, Christiana von Hippel, Leo Brown, Shin Bin Tan, Austrian Institute of  ...  The power of persuasive technology lies in its customizability and opportunity for scale. Persuasive cities research takes advantage of digital platforms to influence impact to the individual.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44215-0_22 fatcat:jkioryapf5dctivsvvstkrrbce

Incorporating persuasion into a decision support system: The case of the water user classification function

Kim Perren, Lili Yang, Jinjin He, Shuang-Hua Yang, Yixing Shan
2016 2016 22nd International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC)  
This limits the DSS's capacity to utilize two of the most powerful behavior change strategies; inconsistency and normative influence (see strategies H and I). A.  ...  On the basis of spatio-temporal data retrieved, consumption feedback and advice (in the form of tips) is presented to the household, in near real time, via a mobile application (app).  ... 
doi:10.1109/iconac.2016.7604957 dblp:conf/iconac/PerrenYHYS16 fatcat:sbgkemkopjbalmcpyix53qbkka

The Constructive, Destructive, and Reconstructive Power of Social Norms

P. Wesley Schultz, Jessica M. Nolan, Robert B. Cialdini, Noah J. Goldstein, Vladas Griskevicius
2007 Psychological Science  
The results offer an explanation for the mixed success of persuasive appeals based on social norms and suggest how such appeals should be properly crafted.  ...  Despite a long tradition of effectiveness in laboratory tests, normative messages have had mixed success in changing behavior in field contexts, with some studies showing boomerang effects.  ...  Acknowledgments-Funding for this study was provided by a grant from the Hewlett Foundation  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.01917.x pmid:17576283 fatcat:3bazh4pcjbbglm56v6hrndnhci

Cultivating energy literacy

Tobias Schwartz, Sebastian Denef, Gunnar Stevens, Leonardo Ramirez, Volker Wulf
2013 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13  
The HEMS used in this study allowed householders to monitor energy consumption both in realtime and in retrospective on the TV and on mobile devices.  ...  We conclude that literacy in energy consumption has value on its own and explain how eco feedback system designs can benefit from this understanding.  ...  This research is partially funded by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and the European Commission in the context of the Ziel 2 framework (  ... 
doi:10.1145/2470654.2466154 dblp:conf/chi/SchwartzDSRW13 fatcat:iilevn2mmbft7a4whzmhz7xt5e

The design of eco-feedback technology

Jon Froehlich, Leah Findlater, James Landay
2010 Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '10  
Eco-feedback technology provides feedback on individual or group behaviors with a goal of reducing environmental impact.  ...  The history of eco-feedback extends back more than 40 years to the origins of environmental psychology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Carrie Armel, Morgan Dixon, James Fogarty, Travis Kriplean, Shwetak Patel, Tony Tang, and Mike Toomim for their thoughtful comments on earlier drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753326.1753629 dblp:conf/chi/FroehlichFL10 fatcat:usx6bjbt2bff3ft4z5gg4356fi

Motivating Energy-Efficient Behavior with Green IS: An Investigation of Goal Setting and the Role of Defaults

Claire-Michelle Loock, Thorsten Staake, Frédéric Thiesse
2013 MIS Quarterly  
In particular, we consider the effectiveness of goal setting functionality and defaults in influencing energy conservation behavior.  ...  behavior, and the moderating role of feedback on goal choice.  ...  He is also director of the Bits to Energy Lab, a joint research initiative of ETH Zurich, the University of St. Gallen, and the University of Bamberg.  ... 
doi:10.25300/misq/2013/37.4.15 fatcat:uixo5rm3dvcrlpeppn4s6alcym

Look Back before Leaping Forward: Four Decades of Domestic Energy Inquiry

Mike Hazas, Adrian Friday, James Scott
2011 IEEE pervasive computing  
James Scott is a researcher at Microsoft Research's Cambridge (UK) lab, in the Sensors and Devices group.  ...  Look Back before Leaping Forward: Four Decades of Domestic Energy Inquiry the AUTHORS Mike Hazas is a lecturer in Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications.  ...  . 32 In the context of both individual behavior and sociotechnical approaches, Tracey Crosbie provided a review of home energy consumption. 33 As she pointed out, of the more than 30 years of quantitative  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2010.89 fatcat:z2xq6kjaxbgvpdxfndyukr3qeu
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