Using the internet as a Collective Intelligence platform in harnessing issues on climate change

Saraswathy Shamini Gunasekaran, Salama A. Mostafa, Mohd Sharifuddin Ahmad

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Abstract

The Emergence of WEB 2.0 and social media technologies facilitates many social computing applications such as THREADLESS, WIKIPEDIA, GOOGLE and much more as a gateway of mediums in which vast amount of data is shared and discussed globally. These new internet technology platforms multiple broadways in which problems are shared and discussed, thus leveraging patron's globally to contribute collective synergy solutions. Subsequently, its intelligent revolution is aiding in solving world related problems. This paper discusses the topology of the collective intelligent mechanism and its influence in the internet technology. It provides a case structure of how CI is used as an online mechanism in improving issues related to climate change. As such the paper looks at the notion of Collective Intelligence from the perspectives of Social Sciences. It discusses the current state of climate change worldwide and shows evidence of how the matter of climate change can be solved collectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN
Subtitle of host publicationCultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages130-135
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781479954230
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2014
Event6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia, ICIMU 2014 - Putrajaya, Malaysia
Duration: 18 Nov 201420 Nov 2014

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN: Cultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014

Other

Other6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia, ICIMU 2014
CountryMalaysia
CityPutrajaya
Period18/11/1420/11/14

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems
  • Software

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Gunasekaran, S. S., Mostafa, S. A., & Ahmad, M. S. (2014). Using the internet as a Collective Intelligence platform in harnessing issues on climate change. In Conference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN: Cultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014 (pp. 130-135). [7066617] (Conference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN: Cultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIMU.2014.7066617