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Dimosthenis Kotsopoulos, Cleopatra Bardaki, Thanasis G. Papaioannou, Stavros Lounis, Katerina Pramatari
2018 IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet  
Furthermore, we have followed an Iterative & Incremental Agile User Centered Design (UCD) approach towards designing a gamified IoT-enabled mobile app that provides energy consumption-related feedback  ...  Energy conservation in workplace environments is recognized as both important and impactful towards reducing worldwide CO2 emissions and protecting the environment.  ...  at the workplace through IoT-enabled gamification.  ... 
doi:10.33965/ijwi_2018161101 fatcat:n7yzt2pl3nduhosmzdbjlnk7qi

Gamification Reloaded

Athanasios Mazarakis
2021 I-COM: A Journal of Interactive and Cooperative Media  
Technical and less technical areas, which are the fields of work and research in gamification, are demonstrated.  ...  The extraction of current and future trends in gamification is the result of this.  ...  Internet of Things The Internet of Things (IoT) enables linked devices to record, communicate, and gather data via a network using a variety of sensors, laying the groundwork for appli-cations such as  ... 
doi:10.1515/icom-2021-0025 fatcat:nmh5cbxdnvf7jmsuo5gp4lqsem

A Deep Learning and Gamification Approach to Energy Conservation at Nanyang Technological University [article]

Ioannis C. Konstantakopoulos, Andrew R. Barkan, Shiying He, Tanya Veeravalli, Huihan Liu, Costas Spanos
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We propose the design and implementation of a large-scale network game with the goal of improving the energy efficiency of a building through the utilization of cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) sensors  ...  By modeling user interaction as a sequential discrete game between non-cooperative players, we introduce a gamification approach for supporting user engagement and integration in a human-centric cyber-physical  ...  Also, we want to thank Energy Research Institute (ERI@N) at Nanyang Technological University. Geraldine Thoung, Patricia Alvina and Nilesh Y.  ... 
arXiv:1809.05142v2 fatcat:6uoezuft7ngp3mirqapwkylade

Mobile Gamification Applied to Employee Productivity in Companies: A Systematic Review

Miguel Angel Cardoso Miranda, Alfredo Daza Vergaray
2021 TEM Journal  
Due to the paucity of studies on mobile gamification at work productivity, this work also points the way to new research.  ...  The main goal of this article is to identify the use of gamified mobile applications and their impact on work productivity.  ...  for Energy Conservation The study proposes the use of gamified applications to motivate energy savings in their work centers.  ... 
doi:10.18421/tem104-50 fatcat:hxexpfkj2nbwba5efm74cfaicu

Enabling Sustainability and Energy Awareness in Schools Based on IoT and Real-World Data

Georgios Mylonas, Dimitrios Amaxilatis, Ioannis Chatzigiannakis, Aris Anagnostopoulos, Federica Paganelli
2018 IEEE pervasive computing  
APIs for data access, supplemented by a software toolset aiming at both helping in educating students on energy and environmental matters, and at achieving better energy efficiency.  ...  This deployment has been developed in the context of the GAIA (Green Awareness In Action, EU project.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been supported by the EU research project "Green Awareness In Action", funded under H2020 and contract number 696029.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2018.2873855 fatcat:ufzsnxoij5bbrcrc6wqqr2udae

Behavioral Change towards EE by Utilizing ICT Tools

Albert Hoffrichter, Evangelos Zacharis, Angelina Katsifaraki, Ashley Morton, Gloria Calleja, Federica Fuligni, Marko Batic, Marina Dorokhova, Niall Castelli, Konstantinos Kanellos, Thanh Nguyen
2020 Proceedings (MDPI)  
Due to end-users' habit being one of the prominent factors influencing building performance, changing user behavior to encourage energy efficient habits has tremendous potential to facilitate energy savings  ...  results of their ICT solutions, which have also been presented at Sustainable Places 2020 conference.  ...  energy conservation measures to end-users in close to real-time (2-3 s).  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2020065010 fatcat:apfmtcpcbvcmxfingsalso3txq

An IoT-Based Gamified Approach for Reducing Occupants' Energy Wastage in Public Buildings

Thanasis Papaioannou, Nikos Dimitriou, Kostas Vasilakis, Anthony Schoofs, Manolis Nikiforakis, Fabian Pursche, Nikolay Deliyski, Amr Taha, Dimosthenis Kotsopoulos, Cleopatra Bardaki, Sarantis Kotsilitis, Anastasia Garbi
2018 Sensors  
The framework leverages IoT-enabled low-cost devices, to improve energy disaggregation mechanisms that provide energy use and-consequently-wastage information at the device, area and end-user level.  ...  This paper describes a gamification framework that aims to facilitate achieving greater energy conservation in public buildings.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18020537 pmid:29439414 pmcid:PMC5855919 fatcat:rpjcib65dzdjplbqm4kwojevli

Intelligent Gaming for Mobile Crowd-Sensing Participants to Acquire Trustworthy Big Data in the Internet of Things

Maryam Pouryazdan, Claudio Fiandrino, Burak Kantarci, Tolga Soyata, Dzmitry Kliazovich, Pascal Bouvry
2017 IEEE Access  
In the proposed framework, users are incentivized by running sub-game perfect equilibrium and gamification techniques.  ...  In mobile crowd-sensing systems, the value of crowd-sensed big data can be increased by incentivizing the users appropriately.  ...  Center of Security, Reliability, and Trust.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2017.2762238 fatcat:vil4mck4dzeh7j6ybwhm54tnxq

Gamified Approaches for Water Management Systems: An Overview [chapter]

Andrea Castelletti, Andrea Cominola, Alessandro Facchini, Matteo Giuliani, Piero Fraternali, Sergio Herrera, Mark Melenhorst, Isabel Micheel, Jasminko Novak, Chiara Pasini, Andrea-Emilio Rizzoli, Cristina Rottondi
2018 Smart Water Grids  
The most important is ubiquity: thanks to the proliferation of mobile and wearable devices, smart meters and home-devices interconnected by means of IoT technologies, people can be targeted at any place  ...  with water information services, conducting knowledge transfer from energy management systems to water management systems, enabling sharing of water information services across communities of users, and  ... 
doi:10.1201/b21948-7 fatcat:236ilp2b5zgujh2euh5tcatgny

Providing Personalized Energy Management and Awareness Services for Energy Efficiency in Smart Buildings

Eleni Fotopoulou, Anastasios Zafeiropoulos, Fernando Terroso-Sáenz, Umutcan Şimşek, Aurora González-Vidal, George Tsiolis, Panagiotis Gouvas, Paris Liapis, Anna Fensel, Antonio Skarmeta
2017 Sensors  
Initial results from the usage of the proposed energy aware IT ecosystem in a pilot site at the University of Murcia are presented along with a set of identified open issues for future research.  ...  Novel information and communication technologies (ICT) are exploited towards this direction, related mainly to the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), data modeling, management and fusion, big data  ...  George Tsiolis designed and implemented the ENTROPY user interface; and Paris Liapis and Anna Fensel contributed to the definition of the ENTROPY semantic models and the design of the recommendation engine  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17092054 pmid:28880227 pmcid:PMC5620952 fatcat:ctkvbkujj5gedhdfjybwcs2k2y

Smart City Services over a Future Internet Platform Based on Internet of Things and Cloud: The Smart Parking Case

Jorge Lanza, Luis Sánchez, Verónica Gutiérrez, José Galache, Juan Santana, Pablo Sotres, Luis Muñoz
2016 Energies  
The trial has been carried out at Santander's (Spain) downtown area. The trial takes advantage of both available open data sets as well as of a large-scale IoT infrastructure.  ...  The paper highlights how IoT creates the basis permitting integration of current vertical city services into an all-encompassing system, which opens new horizons for the progress of the effectiveness and  ...  Writing of the paper was shared between the authors. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Energies 2016, 9, 719  ... 
doi:10.3390/en9090719 fatcat:fqxlhyup6jfb5peoknyolorw64

A Systematic Content Review of Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things Applications in Smart Home

Samad Sepasgozar, Reyhaneh Karimi, Leila Farahzadi, Farimah Moezzi, Sara Shirowzhan, Sanee M. Ebrahimzadeh, Felix Hui, Lu Aye
2020 Applied Sciences  
This article would enable researchers and professionals to fully understand those gaps in IoT-based environments and suggest ways to fill the gaps while designing smart homes where users have a higher  ...  The literature presented various applications, systems, or methods and reported the results of using IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), and geographic information system (GIS) at homes.  ...  at IoT.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10093074 fatcat:53obuaixbre45mi56jrdyoemoa

Uses of the digital twins concept for energy services, intelligent recommendation systems, and demand side management: A review

Abiodun E. Onile, Ram Machlev, Eduard Petlenkov, Yoash Levron, Juri Belikov
2021 Energy Reports  
This is achieved by means of a content analysis of the state-of-the-art works, focusing on the IEEE Xplore and Scopus databases.  ...  Innovative solutions targeting improvements in the behavior of energy consumers will be required to achieve desired efficiency in the use of energy.  ...  Work Kychkin and Nikolaev (2020) proposed DT enabled IoT-based ventilation control for energy saving in mining operation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egyr.2021.01.090 fatcat:pkb3bqfwqjakfpkgs6m5h6jyau

Promoting Sustainable Energy Consumption Behavior through Interactive Data Visualizations

Thomas Rist, Masood Masoodian
2019 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
In this paper, we survey several categories of existing interactive energy visualizations and through a number of selected examples in each case, identify possible potentials for supporting any user behavior  ...  With an increasing worldwide need for energy and the ever-decreasing availability of energy resources, a wide range of interactive visualizations are being developed to allow people to use energy more  ...  With the widespread availability of easy-to-assemble and use tools from the Internet of Things (IoT) domain, as well as many WiFi-enabled energy measurement components and sensors, increasing number of  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti3030056 fatcat:2fbej72gsjewxdt2mqgkh4skre

Sustainable Technologies for Older Adults

Jorge Morato, Sonia Sanchez-Cuadrado, Ana Iglesias, Adrián Campillo, Carmen Fernández-Panadero
2021 Sustainability  
It also looks at lines of research into transversal characteristics of technology.  ...  Our analysis showed that publications mentioning sustainability technologies for older adults have been growing progressively since the 2000s, but that the big increase in the number of research works  ...  The data presented in this study are openly available in Wok of Sciences and Scopus repositories, being analyzed and summarized and including this data in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13158465 fatcat:qnhum6dnmzdclmks2ckfdkhtzi
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