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Understanding mass participatory pervasive computing systems for environmental campaigns

Alan Chamberlain, Mark Paxton, Kevin Glover, Martin Flintham, Dominic Price, Chris Greenhalgh, Steve Benford, Peter Tolmie, Eiman Kanjo, Amanda Gower, Andy Gower, Dawn Woodgate (+1 others)
2013 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
These experiences use a three-layered structure for campaigns that draw on experts, local groups and the general public, who engage through a combination of playful characterisation and social networking  ...  Participate was a 3-year collaboration between industry and academia to explore how mobile, Web and broadcast technologies could combine to deliver environmental campaigns.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Technology Strategy Board (TSB) for funding this work through the Participate  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-013-0756-x fatcat:x5tsrvcv4rdihaiqwt7ycl74fa

Using Reputation Management in Participatory Sensing for Data Classification

HaoFan Yang, Jinglan Zhang, Paul Roe
2011 Procedia Computer Science  
Participatory sensing enables collection, processing, dissemination and analysis of environmental sensory data by ordinary citizens, through mobile devices.  ...  This study proposes using reputation management to classify the gathered data and provide useful information for campaign organizers and data analysts to facilitate their decisions.  ...  Definition and basic procedure of participatory sensing The pervasive computing of the embedded network sensing has successfully shifted from the laboratory to the environment [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.07.026 fatcat:esbuk2yk5bgjpizb6fviqwftmy

Engaged Communication Scholarship for Environmental Justice: A Research Agenda

Chad Raphael
2019 Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture  
The article reviews prior engaged communication scholarship on environmental justice, and proposes four streams of future research, focused on news and information, deliberation and participation, campaigns  ...  As a discipline of crisis and care, environmental communication needs to address questions of environmental justice.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at Santa Clara University. Thanks to Deja Thomas and Nicholas Spinelli for research assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17524032.2019.1591478 fatcat:zbfijdwojjeexb72tuhw6tir7q

The political sensorium

Martyn Dade-Robertson, Nick Taylor, Justin Marshall, Patrick Olivier
2012 Proceedings of the 4th Media Architecture Biennale Conference on Participation - MAB '12  
The paper is written from a UK perspective, although the ideas have a broader relevance for relatively developed western democracies.  ...  Following a brief description of the problem domain we briefly give an outline of an ongoing project Viewpoint which has created a mobile voting system which we are currently deploying in various locations  ...  The viewpoint devices offer a compelling stating point for this research and insight into an important topic for pervasive computing and architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2421076.2421084 dblp:conf/mab/Dade-Robertson012 fatcat:hd6dincve5bgxlvxfkg4youwym

Who are those Green Guys? Understanding Online Activism in Chile from a Communicational Perspective

Daniel Halpern, Andrés Rosenberg, Eduardo Arriagada
2013 Palabra Clave  
The primary objective of this study is to understand how activists in Chile are using the Internet and social media to learn about large-scale environmental projects and to make their voices heard in this  ...  Through a survey that represents the Chilean population of online users, the study provides a view of these activists, explaining the differences and similarities among those who use social media for such  ...  Social Media as Catalysts for News Consumption and Political Discussion A deeper understanding of how the online population is consuming information on environmental projects and discussing it through  ... 
doi:10.5294/pacla.2013.16.3.3 fatcat:347brlt6njf7xccknyd2jwjvie

Materials sovereignty: Pathways for shaping nanotechnology design

Akos Kokai, Alastair Iles
2020 Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene  
; and building accountability systems.  ...  We identify three key elements of materials sovereignty: participatory knowledge systems, which create multi-directional flows of knowledge and agency; the embedding of citizen voices into design processes  ...  In addition, AK was supported by a National Science Foundation IGERT Fellowship at the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry.  ... 
doi:10.1525/elementa.410 fatcat:rf4rxk5rsncnneeu3qyfyaomqa

Green Computer and Video Games: An Introduction // Vídeo juegos y juegos de ordenador verdes: Una introducción

Alenda Chang, John Parham
2017 Ecozon@  
Introduction for Green Computer and Video Games  ...  Milenko Tunjic for their generosity in allowing us to use Eco concept art for the cover of this issue.  ...  Acknowledgements The editors would like to thank Bianka Ballina Calderon for her translation assistance, as well as Strange Loop Games' CEO John Krajewski and artists Robert Mangano, Lachlan Creagh, and  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2017.8.2.1829 fatcat:at4qnahacbcwve25aijoxn5xhi

Miniaturized Pervasive Sensors for Indoor Health Monitoring in Smart Cities

Marco Carminati, Ganesh R. Sinha, Samrudhi Mohdiwale, Silvia L. Ullo
2021 Smart Cities  
In this paper, a brief review focusing on pervasive sensors used for health and indoor environment monitoring is given.  ...  This bird's eye view suggests that solid-state pervasive sensors have become essential parts of all emerging applications related to monitoring of health and safety.  ...  Extensive data were collected in real time, in an experimental campaign carried out for a few months in the field (a pilot network of three nodes) in North Italy [2] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities4010008 fatcat:y2rmiy6dyjeobnjh4ptjd4wrbi

Emotions in context: examining pervasive affective sensing systems, applications, and analyses

Eiman Kanjo, Luluah Al-Husain, Alan Chamberlain
2015 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
pervasive computing.  ...  Pervasive sensing has opened up new opportunities for measuring our feelings and understanding our behavior by monitoring our affective states while mobile.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the following people for their insightful comments to this piece: Dr Andy Crabtree, University of Nottingham; Prof Alan Dix, University of Birmingham; Professor Sumi  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-015-0842-3 fatcat:oyckgu4hmnbgdb3u4mgmbmip2u

Reputation modelling in Citizen Science for environmental acoustic data analysis

HaoFan Yang, Jinglan Zhang, Paul Roe
2012 Social Network Analysis and Mining  
This study aims to investigate techniques to enhance the reliability of data contributed by general citizens in scientific research projects especially for acoustic sensing projects.  ...  particular, we propose to design a reputation framework to enhance data reliability and also investigate some critical elements that should be aware of during developing and designing new reputation systems  ...  The process of recruiting participants for their participatory sensing campaigns is analogous to recruiting participants in non-virtual environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13278-012-0087-3 fatcat:vxfhyzuiqfexzehouurumc2f7y

Values Levers

Katie Shilton
2012 Science, Technology and Human Values  
Legibility was necessary to help users understand and benefit from their data, and concerns about legibility were reflected in user interface design for health and environmental software applications,  ...  They never will understand the system and the things that they are concerned about just make me sad.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0162243912436985 fatcat:gozjyiekr5e5zejdkkivy3q3qe

Paying Attention: Big Data and Social Advertising as Barriers to Ecological Change

Kaitlin Kish
2020 Sustainability  
Online platforms have become the largest canvas for advertising, and the most profitable commodity is users' attention.  ...  I provide a series of solutions to this problem at the institutional, research, policy, and individual levels and areas for future sustainability research.  ...  Acknowledgments: I owe a great deal of gratitude to Jim and Andy Kish for my understanding and appreciation of technology. Conflicts of Interest: The author declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su122410589 fatcat:27eculvzdfd3xjpf4kardjomfe

Monitoring the Application [chapter]

Adam Shackelford
2015 Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js  
PART 06.2 Approach Participatory sensing systems gather many kinds of data for diverse health, wellness, and environmental outcomes.  ...  Supporting the development of curriculum for a new high school computer science course, CENS developed a six-week module that directly involves high school students in a participatory sensing campaign,  ...  According to the AP, The system was inefficient and time consuming for employees who needed to be constantly on the move.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4842-0653-9_7 fatcat:b6s3wv3jcvf6xiniouokdhwtba

New Frontiers for Crowdsourcing: The Extended Mind

Roger M. Whitaker, Martin Chorley, Stuart M. Allen
2015 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This phenomenon means that human computation is embedded in data and devices, representing a new way through which human cognition can be accessed for collective discoveries.  ...  We relate EMC to existing sociological and psychological concepts and argue that it lies at the intersection of human computation, social computing and crowdsourcing.  ...  closely linked to participatory computing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2015.197 dblp:conf/hicss/WhitakerCA15 fatcat:tyg4qkwsjrgf5c5wwxamr3tivy

Citizens' campaigns for environmental water monitoring: lessons from field experiments

Thaine H. Assumpcao, Andreja Jonoski, Iouliani Theona, Chrysovalantis Tsiakos, Maria Krommyda, Stefano Tamascelli, Andreas Kallioras, Marian Mierla, Harris Georgiou, Mary Miska, Christos Pouliaris, Cristian Trifanov (+7 others)
2019 IEEE Access  
This article first introduces the challenges of designing citizens' campaigns for collecting data on environmental waters.  ...  citizens in more participatory water resources management processes.  ...  Yannis.She is currently a Software Developer with the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS).  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2939471 fatcat:7grizmvik5adlo23efeosdxexe
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