Vito Gentile and Vasiliki Mylonopoulou. 2017. Exploiting social comparison using pervasive displays and mobile notifications for reducing energy consumption. In Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 22, 2 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3078810.3084350
Exploiting social comparison using pervasive displays and mobile notifications for reducing energy consumption
|Author:||Gentile, Vito1; Mylonopoulou, Vasiliki2|
1Università degli Studi di Palermo, viale delle Scienze, ed. 6 - 90128 Palermo, Italy
2University of Oulu P.O.Box 4500, Fin-90014 Oulu, Finland
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe201706267473
Association for Computing Machinery,
|Publish Date:|| 2017-06-26
Public displays have been used as a persuasive technology in many prior works. In this paper, we describe a persuasive pervasive system aimed at influencing users’ behavior for reducing energy consumption in buildings. This system exploits a pervasive display that visualizes the energy consumption in different levels (rooms, floors, and buildings), exploiting social comparison techniques. Moreover, our system may be extended by means of a mobile application that sends persuasive personalized messages to the users regarding their energy consumption. We then present our evaluation study design, aimed at comparing the effectiveness of three possible implementation of our system: one based only on the use of displays, a second one that relies only on mobile notifications, and a third solution that combines both these approaches.
Proceeding PerDis '17 Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
|Type of Publication:||
A4 Article in conference proceedings
|Field of Science:||
113 Computer and information sciences
This work has received funding from the European Union's
Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme – the
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions grant agreement no.
676201 - CHESS - Connected Health Early Stage
Researcher Support System.
|EU Grant Number:||
(676201) CHESS - Connected Health Early Stage Researcher Support System
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