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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 foresight to enhance behavioral and societal changes enabling the transition towards sustainable paths in Europe. 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.

Keywords

Agent Base Modeling Everyday Practice Ecological Footprint Acquisition Phase Social Dilemma 
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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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