An Agent-Based Prototype for Enhancing Sustainability Behavior at an Academic Environment

  • N. Sánchez-Maroño
  • A. Alonso-Betanzos
  • O. Fontenla-Romero
  • V. Bolón-Canedo
  • N. M. Gotts
  • J. G. Polhill
  • T. Craig
  • R. García-Mira
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 156)

Abstract

A prototype of an Agent-based Model (ABM) for the LOCAW (LOw Carbon At Work) projet is presented. The main goal of LOCAW is foresighttoenhancebehavioralandsocietalchangesenablingthetransitiontowardssustainablepathsinEurope. It will involve examining large employer-organizations in six different countries. This paper presents a shared ontology created to ensure that maximum comparability of the case-studies is maintained.Next, a preliminary prototype, using one of the six organizations, the University of A Coruña, is shown.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Sánchez-Maroño
    • 1
  • A. Alonso-Betanzos
    • 1
  • O. Fontenla-Romero
    • 1
  • V. Bolón-Canedo
    • 1
  • N. M. Gotts
    • 2
  • J. G. Polhill
    • 2
  • T. Craig
    • 2
  • R. García-Mira
    • 1
  1. 1.University of A CoruñaA CoruñaSpain
  2. 2.The James Hutton Institute, CraigiebucklerAberdeenUK

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