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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 13

Communication Papers of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

WaterSocial.org as the social platform aimed to promote an efficient water use

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2017F281

Citation: Communication Papers of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 13, pages 277284 ()

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Abstract. ISS-EWATUS is a EU founded project which aims to increase the effectiveness of water saving awareness. One of its key components is the social media platform, along with connectors and information exchanging throughout whole system. In this paper, the brief description of this platform is stated, as well as the dissemination results of a whole ISS-EWATUS project.


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