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ICT for sustainability: An emerging research field
KTH, School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Centres, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Centres, Centre for Sustainable Communications, CESC.
2015 (English)In: ICT Innovations for Sustainability, Springer, 2015, 3-36 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This introductory chapter provides definitions of sustainability, sustainable development, decoupling, and related terms; gives an overview of existing interdisciplinary research fields related to ICT for Sustainability, including Environmental Informatics, Computational Sustainability, Sustainable HCI, and Green ICT; introduces a conceptual framework to structure the effects of ICT on sustainability; and provides an overview of this book.

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Springer, 2015. 3-36 p.
, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, ISSN 2194-5357 ; 310
Keyword [en]
Decoupling, Dematerialization, ICT4S, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Technological substitution, Planning, Computational sustainability, Conceptual frameworks, Environmental Informatics, Interdisciplinary research
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Energy Systems Computer Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-167777DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-09228-7_1ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84924131386ISBN: 978-3-319-09227-0OAI: diva2:814122

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Available from: 2015-05-26 Created: 2015-05-22 Last updated: 2015-05-26Bibliographically approved

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