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Civic Media, Mobile Crowdsourcing, and the Public Good: A Framework for Urban Data Science

Civic Media, Mobile Crowdsourcing, and the Public Good: A Framework for Urban Data Science

Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez (Social Computing Group) gave a talk about his work in Latin America and Switzerland at the First European Seminar on Urban Data Science in Amsterdam.

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Idiap’s SenseCityVity project presented at the House of Switzerland in Mexico

Idiap’s SenseCityVity project presented at the House of Switzerland in Mexico

An innovative project on mobile sensing and youth participation between Switzerland and Mexico will be presented on November 8 at the House of Switzerland in Mexico, Mexico City.

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Keynote on Civic Multimedia at CBMI 2016

Keynote on Civic Multimedia at CBMI 2016

Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez gave a keynote talk on "Civic Multimedia, Crowdsourcing, and the Public Good" at the 14th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI) in Bucharest, June 16, 2016.

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SenseCityVity presented at UNIL Seminar on Practices of Digital Humanities

SenseCityVity presented at UNIL Seminar on Practices of Digital Humanities

Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez introduced the SenseCityVity project in an invited talk at the University of Lausanne Seminar on Practices of Digital Humanities on May 25, 2016

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SenseCityVity presented at Tech4Dev International Conference

SenseCityVity presented at Tech4Dev International Conference

Darshan Santani presented the SenseCityVity project at the Tech4Dev International Conference held at EPFL on May 2-4 2015.

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SenseCityVity presented at CICESE, Mexico

SenseCityVity presented at CICESE, Mexico

Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez talked about SenseCityVity in an invited talk on Civic Multimedia he gave at CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico on April 6, 2016.

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SenseCityVity on EPFL Flash Newspaper

SenseCityVity on EPFL Flash Newspaper

The SenseCityVity project on mobile crowdsourcing, urban perception, and collective action was featured on EPFL Flash.

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SenseCityVity presented at EPFL Essential Talks Series

SenseCityVity presented at EPFL Essential Talks Series

The SenseCityVity project was presented at the Essential Talks Series organized by the EPFL Center for Cooperation and Development on March 3 2016.

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SenseCityVity in Mexican TV news

SenseCityVity in Mexican TV news

The SenseCityVity project (Idiap-IPICYT) was featured on Mexican TV news.

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SenseCityVity expands work in Mexico

SenseCityVity expands work in Mexico

Collaborative research in Mexico by the Social Computing Group at Idiap engages citizens as factors of social change and expands to several cities.

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SenseCityVity presented at Youth Institute of Guanajuato

The SenseCityVity project was presented during the The Second Symposium on Youth Research organized by the Youth Institute of Guanajuato (INJUG) in Mexico.

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SenseCityvity Leon: a new initiative on urban awareness and youth action

Our colleagues Hector Gomez and Victor Islas (Iberoamerican University & ITSI) present an overview of their initiative with students in Leon City, Mexico.

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SenseCityVity presented at meeting on Observatories for Tourism in Mexico

SenseCityVity was presented by Salvador Ruiz-Correa at the Third Meeting of Observatories for Tourism in Guanajuato City, Mexico, on September 7-8. The meeting was co-organized by the National Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR) and the State Ministry of Tourism of Guanajuato.

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SenseCityVity presented to local government in Mexico

SenseCityVity presented to local government in Mexico

The SenseCityVity project was presented by Dr. Salvador Ruiz-Correa at IPLANEG (Institute of Planning, Guanajuato State, Mexico.)

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SenseCityVity: study about the urban geography of Guanajuato

The SenseCityVity project was featured in CONACYT News (Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology).

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SenseCityVity program concludes its first year

After a year of work, the results of the SenseCityVity project were presented at the Don Quixote Iconographic Museum by the team lead by Dr. Salvador Ruiz Correa.

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Results of SenseCityVity presented in Guanajuato

Results of SenseCityVity presented in Guanajuato

Supported by institutions in Mexico and Switzerland, the results of the SenseCityVity project were presented by Dr. Salvador Ruiz Correa, Co-Principal Investigator. Students from CECYTEG Campus Guanajuato conducted a study using mobile devices, which were used to document socio-urban problems in the city.

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SenseCityVity+ starts today

SenseCityVity+, the new phase of the SenseCityVity project, has started today under the support of EPFL Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV)

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A success: project about students filming city problems

News coverage of the results of SenseCityVity appeared on Periodico Correo in Guanajuato City.

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SenseCityVity Documentary Film Festival

The SenseCityVity Documentary Film Festival took place at Centro de Estudios Cientificos y Tecnologicos (CECYTEG), Guanajuato City, on February 10, 2015.

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SenseCityVity at DigitalPolis, Paris

Daniel Gatica-Perez discussed the work done in the SenseCityVity project at the DigitalPolis Symposium in Paris, France, Jan 29-31, 2015. The symposium gathered a multidisciplinary audience developing theoretical and technical approaches to understand digital cities.

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SenseCityCity at Symposium PI on Art and Technology

Our work on mobile crowdsourcing for urban awareness was presented at the Symposium PI in Monthey on Friday 28th November.

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SenseCityVity presented at EPFL CODEV Conference

The results of the SenseCityVity project were presented at the EPFL Center for Cooperation and Development (CODEV) Seed Money Conference, held on October 30, 2014.

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SenseCityVity presented at Telefonica Research

Daniel Gatica-Perez, co-leader of SenseCityVity, gave a talk about the project at Telefonica Research (TID) in Barcelona, Spain on October 14.

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SenseCityVity researchers attended EPFL Round Table on Latin America

The partners of the SenseCityVity project attended the EPFL Round Table on Swiss Scientific Collaboration with Latin America, held on September 9, 2014.

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SenseCityVity donates two smart whiteboards to high-school, Periodico Correo, Mexico

The SenseCitiVity project donated two smart boards to the School of Scientific and Technological Studies of Guanajuato State (CECYTEG), through the Institute for Scientific and Technological Research of San Luis Potosi (IPICYT).

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SenseCityVity seeks to address social problems, with support of young students and mobile devices Zona Franca, Mexico

León, Guanajuato- "This is an initial project that seeks to understand how mobile devices can be used to analyze problems in the urban-social context". This is a pilot project that will be done with the participation of a group of students from the CECYTEG high school in the city of Guanajuato.

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SenseCityVity: new project is presented in Mexico EN-CONTRADOS Magazine

“Observe, feel, and share” Is the slogan of the new collaborative project between Mexico and Switzerland, SenseCityVity, presented on Monday evening in the city of Guanajuato by Dr. Salvador Ruiz Correa, Co-Director of the Center for Mobile Life Studies (CMLS), researcher at CIMAT and Professor at IPICYT (Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica.) The objective of this project is to get young people of Guanajuato city to improve the urban surrounding using mobile devices, focusing around a methodology where both scientific thinking and community action join forces for the greater good.

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