Street Computing: Urban Informatics and City Interfaces (BOK)

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This book develops tools and techniques that will help urban residents gain access to urban computing. Metaphorically speaking, it is taking computing to the street by giving the general public - rather than just researchers and professionals - the power to leverage available city infrastructure and create solutions tailored to their individual needs. It brings together five articles that are based on presentations given at the Street Computing Workshop held on 24 November 2009 in Melbourne in conjunction with the Australian Computer-Human Interaction conference (OZCHI 2009). This volume focuses on applying urban informatics, urban and community sensing and open application programming interfaces (APIs) to the public space through the delivery of online services, on demand and in real time. It then offers a case study of how the city of Singapore has harnessed the potential of an online infrastructure so that residents and visitors can access services electronically. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Urban Technology.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415843362 Antall sider 128
Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 1,5cm Vekt 408 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Marcus Foth, Markus Rittenbruch, Ricky Robinson, Stephen Viller
Emner og form Library & information sciences, Urban & municipal planning, Urban communities