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Fostering off-line interactions through local ubicomp systems: The case of urban development

Weise, Sebastian and Hardy, John and Agarwal, Pragya and Coulton, Paul and Friday, Adrian and Chiasson, Mike (2012) Fostering off-line interactions through local ubicomp systems: The case of urban development. In: UbiComp '12 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. ACM, New York, pp. 804-805. ISBN 9781450312240

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Abstract

While many global internet services today could be perceived as being largely managed top-down without much appreciation of local control, recent examples such as location-based data stores implemented in cities around the world suggest opportunities for novel forms of management of data with relevance to a local context. We argue that such localization of ubiquitous system management provides an opportunity in supporting local off-line interaction and ‘community building’ and that urban development, which requires interaction between members of different communities, presents an interesting case to support this claim.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
ID Code: 56425
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 30 Jul 2012 14:31
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 11:12
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56425

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