Visualizing the Data City

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Beschreibung

This book investigates novel methods and technologies for the collection, analysis and representation of real-time user-generated data at the urban scale in order to explore potential scenarios for more participatory design, planning and management processes. For this purpose, the authors present a set of experiments conducted in collaboration with urban stakeholders at various levels (including citizens, city administrators, urban planners, local industries and NGOs) in Milan and New York in 2012. It is examined whether geo-tagged and user-generated content can be of value in the creation of meaningful, real-time indicators of urban quality, as it is perceived and communicated by the citizens. The meanings that people attach to places are also explored to discover what such an urban semantic layer looks like and how it unfolds over time. As a conclusion, recommendations are proposed for the exploitation of user-generated content in order to answer hitherto unsolved urban questions. Readers will find in this book a fascinating exploration of techniques for mining the social web that can be applied to procure user-generated content as a means of investigating urban dynamics.

Describes new categories and original interpretations of social media data as a novel source of urban information

Presents two ongoing research projects (Telltale and Urban Sensing) and their results

Adopts a design-oriented approach



Autorentext

Paolo Ciuccarelli is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano and Chair of the Communication programs. His research activity focuses on the development of data, information and knowledge visualization tools and methods. He is also the founder and director of Density Design Research Lab.

Giorgia Lupi is an information designer and researcher at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Her work in information visualization frequently crosses the divide between digital and print, exploring visual models and metaphors to represent dense and rich data-driven stories. She is co-founder and design director at Accurat, an information design company based in Milan and New York.

Luca Simeone is a PhD candidate at Malmö University, Sweden. He is the founder of Vianet, an interaction design agency focused on delivering advanced technology and design solutions based on ethnographic research methods.



Inhalt
Introduction.- We Live in Informational Landscapes.- Depicting the Data City.- Methodological Framework.- Working in the Field.- Reflections on Potentialities and Shortcomings of Geo-Located Social Media Analysis.- List of Case Studies Used for Building the Matrix.- Excerpts from Conversations with Accurat, Lust and Mobivery.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Visualizing the Data City
Untertitel
A New Foundation for Planning and Decision Making
Autor
EAN
9783319021942
ISBN
331902194X
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Springer-Verlag GmbH
Genre
Informatik
Anzahl Seiten
75
Gewicht
149g
Größe
H235mm x B155mm x T5mm
Jahr
2014
Untertitel
Englisch
Auflage
2014
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