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Towards Temporal Analysis of Integrated Scenarios for Sustainable Innovation

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We propose the TEMPORANA framework for analysis of integrated scenarios aiming at studying the possible effects on the society of sustainable innovation policies. The framework consists of a set of advanced temporal queries for scenario analysis and a software application. Integrated scenarios are possible future states of different aspects of the world (e.g., energy, environment, technology, economy, societal system) representing plausible conditions under different assumptions. Temporal scenario queries aim at detecting a specified behavior for the system over time and, hence, at verifying that a temporal property holds.


  • Environmental modelling
  • Temporal analysis
  • Scenarios management

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This work has been inspired by an ongoing project activity in favour of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE). Many enlightening discussions on these topics with Antonio Bartoloni (MiSE) are kindly acknowledged. Then we wish to acknowledge several ENEA colleagues who contributed to improving our work with their constructive comments: Natale Massimo Caminiti, Umberto Ciorba, Enrico Cosimi, Flavio Fontana, Maria Gaeta, Stefano La Malfa, Sergio La Motta, Tiziano Pignatelli, Giangiacomo Ponzo, Marco Rao, Maria Velardi, and Maria Rosa Virdis.

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Cuzzocrea, A., D’Elia, I., De Nicola, A., Maldini, H., Villani, M.L. (2016). Towards Temporal Analysis of Integrated Scenarios for Sustainable Innovation. In: , et al. Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2016. ICCSA 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 9790. Springer, Cham.

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