Analyzing the prospects and acceptance of mobile-based marine debris tracking

Thanacoody, Ashley, Bekaroo, Girish ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1753-4300, Santokhee, Aditya ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0220-9257 and Juddoo, Suraj (2019) Analyzing the prospects and acceptance of mobile-based marine debris tracking. Smart and sustainable engineering for next generation applications. In: International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (ELECOM) 2018, 28-30 Nov 2018, Mauritius. ISBN 9783030182397, e-ISBN 9783030182403. ISSN 1876-1100 [Conference or Workshop Item] (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-18240-3_24)

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Abstract

Marine litter has been considered as a growing concern within different coastal areas around the world and to address this issue, there have been apprehensions from various stakeholders including international regulatory bodies and governmental institutions, among others. Amongst the different technologies being promoted by key stakeholders, mobile-based marine debris tracking is being promoted due to the widespread utilization of mobile devices. However, although a few mobile based marine debris reporting, and tracking tools have emerged, limited research has been undertaken about the acceptance of such solution by end users. Assessment of acceptance of this technology is important in order to understand aspects that impact future adoption. To address this gap, this paper investigates and analyses the acceptance of mobile-based marine debris tracking. In order to achieve the purpose of this paper, an application called “Mau Marine-Litter Watch” was developed and assessed through application of the Technology Acceptance Model.

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Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 29763
Depositing User: Girish Bekaroo
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2022 10:01
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2022 19:08
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/29763

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