Entries by Michael

Successful Project Meeting in London

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Collective Intelligence for the Common Good

The workshop Collective Intelligence for the Common Good features the CATALYST project. It was organised by the The Open University’s in its London campus on September 28-29, 2014, gathering people with complementary experiences and very keen to establish an Open Research and Action Community Network. Have a look at the participants: Ci4 cg madness We contributed to the […]

CAPS Conference 2014

Arno Scharl presented “DecarboNet in a Nutshell” during the CAPS 2014 Conference – The 1st International Event on Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation. The Conference took place in Brussels  in 1-2 July 2014.   Slides are available  at: DecarboNet CAPS 2014 Presentation

D5.1: Engagement Roadmap

Engaging people does not mean only attracting users to a social platform, but also getting them to use the platform and associated technologies to bring about improvements and social change. This report discusses engagement strategies with the energy saving issue.  

Paper published at WIMS 2014

Weichselbraun, A., Streiff, D. and Scharl, A. (2014). Linked Enterprise Data for Fine Grained Named Entity Linking and Web Intelligence. 4th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS-2014). Thessaloniki, Greece: ACM Press.

D1.2: Social Requirements Specification

Co-creation workshops were designed and organized in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Zurich to to have in-depth insight into the profiles, life-styles, needs, and motivations of the stakeholders with regards to energy awareness. This report documents this experience.

D2.1: Data Acquisition Infrastructure

Acquiring structured and unstructured data: Although there is a trend towards combining multiple data sources, integrated approaches tapping into multiple structured, unstructured, and social sources at various levels of abstraction are still scarce. DecarboNet addresses this shortcoming and builds upon the Media Watch on Climate Change1 when developing the required methods to contextualise environmental knowledge and […]

D1.1.1: Decarbonisation Methodology v 1.0

A study with people in the workplace to understand how they perceive and react to a suite of interventions towards behaviour change, such as tangible feedback, and social dynamics such as competition and collaboration to raise awareness collectively. View the report here.