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How to Weigh Values in Value Sensitive Design : A Best Worst Method Approach for the Case of Smart Metering. / van de Kaa, Geerten; Rezaei, Jafar; Taebi, Behnam; van de Poel, Ibo; Kizhakenath, Abhilash.

In: Science and Engineering Ethics, 04.2019.

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title = "How to Weigh Values in Value Sensitive Design: A Best Worst Method Approach for the Case of Smart Metering",
abstract = "Proactively including the ethical and societal issues of new technologies could have a positive effect on their acceptance. These issues could be captured in terms of values. In the literature, the values stakeholders deem important for the development of technology have often been identified. However, the relative ranking of these values in relation to each other have not been studied often. The best worst method is proposed as a possible method to determine the weights of values, hence it is used in an evaluative fashion. The applicability of the method is tested by applying it to the case of smart meters, one of the main components of the smart grid. The importance of values is examined for three dimensions of acceptance namely sociopolitical, market, and household acceptance.",
keywords = "Best worst method, Smart metering, Technology acceptance, Value, Values",
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year = "2019",
month = "4",
doi = "10.1007/s11948-019-00105-3",
language = "English",
journal = "Science & Engineering Ethics",
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