Special Issue "Digitalisation, Green Deal and Sustainability"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022.
Interests: social informatics; social media; social networking; online learning; technology acceptance; credibility of online information
Interests: social informatics; social computing; web applications; intelligent systems; human–machine interaction; multimodal interaction; sketch-based interfaces; multimedia applications; user modeling; knowledge bases; spatial data; geographic information systems; responsible research and innovation; ethics; risk management; web 2.0; Internet of the future; social networks
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Interests: social informatics; social computing; web applications; intelligent systems; data and knowledge bases; human-machine interaction; user–machine natural interaction; user modeling; visual interaction; sketch-based interfaces; geographic information systems; medical informatics
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The pandemic crisis is accelerating the need for a more digitalized and green world. The European Commission is making a strong effort in this direction toward “the dual-transition for a more sustainable and digitalised recovery plan” (https://www.ceep.eu/the-place-of-the-eu-green-deal-and-digitalisation-in-the-eu-recovery/) identifying as objective the EU climate neutral by 2050.
The importance and urgency of addressing digitalization challenges jointly with the green deal and sustainability issues have been recognized by policymakers, industry, academia, and all societal actors.
ICTs and the digitalization process play a crucial role as an enabler for the whole economy in the green transition, implementing more sustainable and energy-efficient solutions. For this reason, the scientific community, companies, policymakers, and societal actors are interested in discussing and developing new theories, methods, models, and tools enabling a digitalization process that facilitates addressing green deal challenges.
We need to develop and adopt innovative and low-carbon digital solutions that on one hand enable ICT researchers and industry answering to the growing demand for digital services and on the other hand enable researchers and industry of other sectors to provide services with less CO2 emissions.
This Special Issue aims to cover theoretical aspects and applications of ICTs and the Green Deal; topics include but are not limited to the following:
- New methodologies and models for data of resources management;
- Smart infrastructures;
- Industry 4.0;
- Digitalization and circular economy;
- Cloud services for the safe storage and sharing of data;
- Reliable and energy-efficient cloud and edge infrastructures;
- The Internet of Things (IoT) and green deal;
- Digital social services;
- Innovations to the market;
- Impacts and new scenarios.
The goal of the Special Issue is to bring together interdisciplinary research dealing with Green ICT. The Special Issue welcomes theoretical and practical contributions as well as current trends, research challenges, and future developments.
Dr. Tiziana Guzzo
Dr. Patrizia Grifoni
Dr. Fernando Ferri
Manuscript Submission Information
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- knowledge management
- digital industry
- cloud computing
- smart energy grids
- edge computing
- Internet of Things
- green industry
- high-performance computing (HPC)
- big data management