By Paolo Ciuccarelli, Giorgia Lupi, Luca Simeone
This publication investigates novel equipment and applied sciences for the gathering, research and illustration of real-time user-generated facts on the city scale to be able to discover strength situations for extra participatory layout, making plans and administration methods. For this objective, the authors current a collection of experiments carried out in collaboration with city stakeholders at a number of degrees (including electorate, urban directors, city planners, neighborhood industries and NGOs) in Milan and big apple in 2012. it truly is tested no matter if geo-tagged and user-generated content material might be of worth within the construction of significant, real-time symptoms of city caliber, because it is perceived and communicated by way of the electorate. The meanings that individuals connect to locations also are explored to find what such an city semantic layer feels like and the way it unfolds through the years. As a end, innovations are proposed for the exploitation of user-generated content material in an effort to resolution hitherto unsolved city questions. Readers will locate during this ebook a desirable exploration of innovations for mining the social net that may be utilized to obtain user-generated content material as a method of investigating city dynamics.