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Book Chapter on Socially-Aware Traffic Management

posted Sep 30, 2014, 1:40 AM by M Seufert   [ updated Sep 30, 2014, 5:09 AM ]
The book "Socioinformatics - The Social Impact of Interactions between Humans and IT" (Editor(s):Katharina Zweig, Wolfgang Neuser, Volkmar Pipek, Markus Rohde, Ingo Scholtes) was published in August by Springer International Publishing, containing a chapter "Socially-Aware Traffic Management" by Michael Seufert, George Darzanos, Ioanna Papafili, Roman Łapacz, Valentin Burger, Tobias Hoßfeld.

Socioinformatics - The Social Impact of Interactions between Humans and IT

About the Book

Socioinformatics is a new scientific approach to study the interactions between humans and IT. These proceedings are a collection of the contributions during a workshop of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI). Researchers in this emerging field discuss the main aspects of interactions between IT and humans with respect to; social connections, social changes, acceptance of IT and the social conditions affecting this acceptance, effects of IT on humans and in response changes of IT, structures of the society and the influence of IT on these structures, changes of metaphysics  influenced by IT and the social context of a knowledge society.

Abstract of Book Chapter

Socially-aware traffic management utilizes social information to optimize traffic management in the Internet in terms of traffic load, energy consumption, or end user satisfaction. Several use cases can benefit from socially-aware traffic management and the performance of overlay applications can be enhanced. We present existing use cases and their socially-aware approaches and solutions, but also raise discussions on additional benefits from the integration of social information into traffic management as well as practical aspects in this domain.

Book Chapter