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


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)

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 | Request preprint from ResearchGate)

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 | Preprint from ResearchGate)

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, June). 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 | Preprint from ResearchGate)

Smart Cities, Services and Environments

Knutas A., Pourzolfaghar Z. and 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 | Preprint from ResearchGate)

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 | Preprint from ResearchGate)


Knutas, A., Hajikhani, A., Salminen, J., Ikonen, J., & Porras, J. (2015, June). 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 | Preprint from ResearchGate)

Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning and Software Engineering Education

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 | Preprint from ResearchGate)

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)

Ikonen, J., Knutas, A., Wu, Y., & Agudo, I. (2015). Is the world ready or do we need more tools for programming related teamwork?. In Proceedings of the 15th Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research (pp. 33-39). ACM. (ACM | 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 | ResearchGate)