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Title: Designing a smart phone app for sustainable cooking
Authors: Oliveira, Luis C.R.
Mitchell, Val
May, Andrew
Editors: Mattern, F
Santini, S
Keywords: Persuasive technology
Behaviour change
Cooking appliances
Energy saving
Mobile phone application
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: © ACM
Citation: OLIVEIRA, L.C.R., MITCHELL, V. and MAY, A., 2013. Designing a smart phone app for sustainable cooking. IN: UbiComp '13 Adjunct. Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication, 8th-12th September 2013, Zurich, Switzerland. New York: ACM, pp. 585 -588
Abstract: This research is focusing upon the human-computer interaction (HCI), evaluating the relationship between users and cooking appliances mediated by information-communication technologies (ICTs) applications designed specifically to motivate energy saving. User observation, energy monitoring and semi-structured interviews helped to understand user behaviours and its respective determinants. Group discussions and large scale surveys were used to evaluate the acceptance of energy saving techniques and intervention methods. This knowledge informed the development of a persuasive electronic energy saving intervention in the form of a mobile phone application, which is being tested.
Description: This conference paper is closed access. The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2494091.2497315
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1145/2494091.2497315
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13158
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2494091.2497315
ISBN: 9781450322157
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