Find a partial list of my academic publications below, sorted by areas of interest. Preprint PDFs are linked where available for your convenience.

Civic Tech

Knutas, A., Palacin, V., Maccani, G., & Helfert, M. (2019). Software Engineering in Civic Tech: A Case Study about Code for Ireland. In Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Software Engineering. (Preprint from arXiv)

Palacin-Silva, M. V., Knutas, A., Ferrario, M. A., Porras, J., Ikonen, J., & Chea, C. (2018). The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing: A Study In the Wild. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM. (ACM | Preprint from LUTPub)


Knutas, A., van Roy, R., Hynninen, T., Granato, M., Kasurinen, J., & Ikonen, J. (2018). A process for designing algorithm-based personalized gamification. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 1-20. (SpringerLink open access)

Knutas A., Hynninen T. (2018). The Impact of Gamification on Socio-technical Communities: A Case for Network Analysis. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Games-Human Interaction (GHITALY 2018). (CEUR-WS open access)

Kasurinen, J., & Knutas, A. (2018). Publication trends in gamification: A systematic mapping study. Computer Science Review, 27, 33-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosrev.2017.10.003 (ScienceDirect | Preprint from ResearchGate)

Knutas, A., van Roy, R., Hynninen, T., Granato, M., Kasurinen, J., & Ikonen, J. (2017). Profile-Based Algorithm for Personalized Gamification in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environments. In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Games-Human Interaction (GHITALY 2017). (CEUR-WS open access)

Knutas, A., Ikonen, J., Maggiorini, D., Ripamonti, L., & Porras, J. (2016). Creating Student Interaction Profiles for Adaptive Collaboration Gamification Design. International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP), 7(3), 47-62. DOI: 10.4018/IJHCITP.2016070104 (IGI Global | Request preprint from ResearchGate)

Knutas, A., Ikonen, J., Nikula, U., & Porras, J. (2014). Increasing collaborative communications in a programming course with gamification: a case study. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies (pp. 370-377). ACM. (ACM | ACM Authorizer open access service)

Smart Cities, Services and Environments

Knutas A., Pourzolfaghar Z., & Helfert M. (2017). A Meta-Level Design Science Process for Integrating Stakeholder Needs - Demonstrated for Smart City Services. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer-Human Interaction Research and Applications - Volume 1: CHIRA (pp. 75-84). DOI: 10.5220/0006512500750084 (ScitePress open access)

Ranta, T., Föhr, J., Karttunen, K., & Knutas, A. (2014). Radio frequency identification and composite container technology demonstration for transporting logistics of wood biomass. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 6(1). (AIP | Preprint from ResearchGate)

Ikonen, J., Knutas, A., Hämäläinen, H., Ihonen, M., Porras, J., & Kallonen, T. (2013). Use of embedded RFID tags in concrete element supply chains. Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 18, 119-147. (ITCON open access)

Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning and Software Engineering Education

Porras, J., Knutas, A., Ikonen, J., Happonen, A., Khakurel, J., & Herala, A. (2019). Code camps and hackathons in education-literature review and lessons learned. In Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. (ScholarSpace open access)

Herala, A., Knutas, A., Vanhala, E., & Kasurinen, J. (2017). Experiences from Video Lectures in Software Engineering Education. International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), 9(5), 17. DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2017.05.03 (MECS open access)

Knutas, A., Ikonen, J., & Porras, J. (2015). COMPUTER-SUPPORTED COLLABORATIVE LEARNING IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING EDUCATION: A SYSTEMATIC MAPPING STUDY. International Journal on Information Technologies & Security, 7(4). (IJITS Archive | Preprint from ResearchGate)

Other Social Network Analysis

Bergman, J. P., Knutas, A., Luukka, P., Jantunen, A., Tarkiainen, A., Karlik, A., & Platonov, V. (2016). Strategic Interpretation on Sustainability Issues–Eliciting Cognitive Maps of Boards of Directors. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 16(1). (Emerald | Preprint from ResearchGate)

Knutas, A., Hajikhani, A., Salminen, J., Ikonen, J., & Porras, J. (2015). Cloud-based bibliometric analysis service for systematic mapping studies. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies (pp. 184-191). ACM. (ACM | ACM Authorizer open access service)