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Social Electricity: The evolution of a Large-Scale, Green ICT Social Application through two Case Studies in Cyprus and Singapore

Andreas Kamilaris, Andreas Pitsillides, Christos Fidas, Sekhar Kondepudi
2015 Proceedings of EnviroInfo and ICT for Sustainability 2015   unpublished
We provide findings from two case studies performed in Cyprus and Singapore for six months, involving 198 and 175 participants respectively.  ...  In this paper, we discuss our experiences from the threeyear development and management of Social Electricity, a largescale green online social application which targets influencing people to reduce their  ...  We thank also the citizens of Cyprus who are users of Social Electricity, especially those who participated in our online questionnaires and the focus groups.  ... 
doi:10.2991/ict4s-env-15.2015.16 fatcat:mfv3brx3urhcvhtjrvgjrobaei

Montenegro: Preparing for Prosperity

Zeljko Bogetic, Sanja Madzarevic-Sujster, Arye L. Hillman, Ioannis N. Kessides, Israel Osorio-Rodarte, Velimir Sonje
2013 Social Science Research Network  
The General Case for Infrastructure Connectivity A large number of studies have uncovered solid empirical evidence of the important economic benefits of infrastructure in general.  ...  to better leverage the local SME sector and access a wider range of agile, cost-effective and responsive ICT application suppliers.  ...  The coded information is normalized over a scale of 0 to 6, reflecting increasing restrictiveness of regulatory provisions for competition.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2276180 fatcat:aog732dcvnc2fhqhqgnoourgia

Social media and news media: Building new publics or fragmenting audiences? [chapter]

Kathryn Bowd
2016 Making Publics, Making Places  
To view a copy of this licence, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons,  ...  This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License.  ...  The significance of connectedness We take up the above concerns and explore them in relation to three properties of connectedness which have emerged from our study.  ... 
doi:10.20851/publics-08 fatcat:rahwycul35e6rdw75j2nn4taie

The Challenges for Active Travel in the Islands of Malta [chapter]

Maria Attard, Suzanne Maas, Carlos Cañas
2022 Towards Sustainable Transport and Mobility. Perspectives on Travelling and Commuting in Small Island States  
This goal is attached to efficiency in terms of time and money (Rodrigue, Comtois, & Slack, 2016) .  ...  , and technical parameters (Barr, Prillwitz, Ryley, & Shaw, 2017).The purpose of transportation is to overcome space.  ...  Challenges in adoption of BEVs on a large scale are real but can be overcome by strategic and financed policy actions.  ... 
doi:10.15460/hup.261.2021 fatcat:emjx3qo4dbh23igeajwzuk67di

National E-Commerce Strategy [chapter]

Zheng Qin, Yang Chang, Shundong Li, Fengxiang Li
2014 E-Commerce Strategy  
36 level and determine the fate of a country to a large extent. Therefore it is entrusted with historical significance.  ...  From the standpoint of an academic study of strategies, researchers should have a vision broad enough to analyze e-commerce strategies on three levels: national level, sector of activity and type of enterprise  ...  means a social personality and vitality springing up through ICTs, creating new business forms and services, and creates a new social system and values which means that it activates resources to promote  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39414-0_2 fatcat:hwb76wmttnctrkxdqxhj5lfxpu

Investing in the Future of Jobs and Skills; Scenarios, Implications and Options in Anticipation of Future Skills and Knowledge Needs - Sector Report Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Rubber & Plastic Products

Frans van der Zee, Felix Brandes, Jos Sanders, Dirk Maier, Elbert Dijkgraaf, Geert Vissers, Maarten Van Gils, Wim Zwinkels
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Contributors to this study This report appears in a series of 11 sector reports on the future jobs and skills commissioned by the European Commission and executed by a core consortium of TNO (Delft/Leiden  ...  The report on the chemicals sector was prepared by the core TNO-SEOR-ZSI consortium in joint collaboration with MICORD Radboud University of Nijmegen staff (subcontractor).  ...  the build-up of efficient large-scale capacity elsewhere in the world.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1579302 fatcat:mob53mxtpfbcrcgss3tsvt4h24

Cyber-Physical Power System (CPPS): A Review on Modelling, Simulation, and Analysis with Cyber Security Applications

Rajaa Vikhram Yohanandhan, Rajvikram Madurai Elavarasan, Manoharan Premkumar, Lucian Mihet-Popa
2020 IEEE Access  
The MATLAB Simulink and OPNET are integrated to study the ICT impacts on the reliability of WAMS applications [174] .  ...  The frequency of intrusions through various paths and the loss of load probabilities are estimated. A more realistic probabilistic model for large-scale CPPS is needed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3016826 fatcat:caax2ubyyrclhj37g5ynvlm66q

Economic Integration in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

Michael Gasiorek, Rym Ayadi, Luc De Wulf, Ahmed Farouk Ghoneim, El Elj Moez, Javier Lopez Gonzalez, Selen Sarisoy Guerin, Peter Martin Holmes, Hammad Kassal, Maryla Maliszewska, Mahmut Tekce
2009 Social Science Research Network  
The study was conducted by a consortium of CASE and CEPS. CASE was responsible for the management of the project and the desk research.  ...  Luc De Wulf Project Manager, Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) Executive Summary This study evaluates the effects of the current Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement for the EU and  ...  Appendix 1 Assessing the Trade and Welfare Effects of Euro-Mediterranean Integration Appendix 2 Selection for Sectors for NTB Studies Appendix 3 EU-MED Trade Potential and the Impact of the EU-MED FTAs  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1526992 fatcat:2p2r4exbkve7rlqtmucxyqu2iu

Embracing Children's Right to Decisional Privacy in Proceedings under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth): In Children's Best Interests or a Source of Conflict?

Georgina Dimopoulos
2018 Social Science Research Network  
The RAIS Conferences encourage academics and researchers from around the world to share their experiences, achievements, research findings, and to discuss and exchange ideas on issues in the field of social  ...  The RAIS Committee received 105 submissions. The papers were reviewed by at least two independent reviewers under a double-blind peer review process.  ...  Kelli Everton, you were the first to find worthwhile in my writing and have remained a constant source of unyielding faith and support.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3303395 fatcat:zzdl7susi5duxegqmc5htrhxeu

Relationship of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) to other international skills surveys [chapter]

2013 The Survey of Adult Skills  
In addition, two partner countries participated in the survey: Cyprus* and the Russian Federation. a Data are not applicable because the category does not apply.  ...  1 CYSTAT -Census of Population (2001) updated with Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) registry (2010) CYSTAT -Census of Population (2001) updated with Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC)  ...  The precision of the scale is a function of the number of items in the scale, which is again independent of the choice of RP value.  ... 
doi:10.1787/9789264204027-8-en fatcat:cipvtz4ffbdffjaub35fatipou

Ascent after decline: regrowing global economies after the great recession

2012 ChoiceReviews  
If the social capital literature is today a mature and infl uential subfi eld in economics, few studies explore the mechanisms through which social capital accumulates (a recent exception being Jacob and  ...  For instance, a study of electricity generation in England and Wales showed similar coordination problems (Acutt and Elliott 1999) .  ...  These are some of the fundamental questions triggered by the crisis, and the questions taken up in this book. An important contribution to a much-needed intellectual and policy reconstruction."  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.49-6379 fatcat:kp7uuq6u7jcyzmb4xn3ufp2ncy

A Comparison of Recruitment Methods for an mHealth Intervention Targeting Mothers: Lessons from the Growing Healthy Program

Rachel A Laws, Eloise-Kate V Litterbach, Elizabeth A Denney-Wilson, Catherine G Russell, Sarah Taki, Kok-Leong Ong, Rosalind M Elliott, Sharyn J Lymer, Karen J Campbell
2016 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Her work includes the use of mobile phone for a tracer study and use of ICT in teacher education and monitoring and evaluation.  ...  models in large-scale implementations.  ...  Information and Communications for Development 2012: Maximizing Mobile analyzes the growth and evolution of mobile telephony, including the rise of data-based services delivered to handheld devices through  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.5691 pmid:27634633 pmcid:PMC5043120 fatcat:rbg45p6xzzcgxe3b43jnav7nuy

Description of the R&I ecosystem landscapes of Grand-Est, Styria and Värmland. DigiTeRRI Deliverable 2.3

Manfred Paier, Andrea Kasztler, Stéphanie Toussaint, Barbara Heller-Schuh, Edgar Schiebel, Georg Zahradnik, Malin Stegmann McCallion
2020 Zenodo  
Mapping of the territorial R&I ecosystems Grand Est, Styria and Värmland in a comparative perspective, with respect to (i) R&I governance, strategies and actors, and (ii) regarding their R&I activities  ...  and the role of digitalisation therein.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors owe special credits to Helen Vogelmann and Anders Olsson (Region Värmland), for the provision of regional R&I project data and their great support, Lundin Reine (Uddeholm) and  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4467756 fatcat:efabfii33zbuvd7yo3xv23txy4

Urban heat island mitigation technologies: Case studies [chapter]

2016 Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques  
Case studies demonstrate the success and applicability of these measures in various cities throughout the world.  ...  Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and examples of best practices for the improvement of the urban  ...  ., and Marras, S., 2009. ICT for urban metabolism: the case of BRIDGE. In: Wohlgemuth, V., Page, B., and Voigt, K.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315765839-17 fatcat:iu3sjwp2tndxbja2f3iff4izwu

Public Transit Challenges in Sparsely Populated Countries: Case Study of the United States [chapter]

Warren S. Vaz
2022 Transitioning to Affordable and Clean Energy  
was born in Edinburgh but grew up in Hastings. He studied chemistry at Oxford, where he gained a B.A. and D.Phil.  ...  He moved to the University of Cambridge before being appointed to a University Lectureship and Fellowship of Robinson College in 1984.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are indebted to Fundação Fernando Pessoa for supporting this investigation in the scope of the research program of the FP-ENAS Research Unit.  ... 
doi:10.3390/books978-3-03897-777-3-9 fatcat:esatzvyts5bmtazixgldebr3qi
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