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Título: Cities in Citizens’ Hands
Autor: Morgado, Leonel
Rodrigues, Rui
Coelho, António
Magano, Olga
Calçada, Tânia
Cunha, Paula Trigueiros
Echave, Cynthia
Kordas, Olga
Sama, Sara
Oliver, Jennifer
Ang, Jim
Deravi, Farzin
Bento, Ricardo
Ramos, Luís
Palavras-chave: Urban planning
Smart cities
Gestural interaction
Augmented reality
Shamanic interface
Interactive storytelling
Data: 2015
Citação: Morgado, Leonel [et al.] - Cities citizens’ hands. "Procedia Computer Science" [Em linha]. ISSN 1877-0509. Vol. 67 (2015), p. 430-438
Resumo: We propose a new paradigm for public participation in urban planning, a field which presents significant challenges for public understanding and participation. Our approach is based on leveraging the rich diversity of meaning associated with cultural gestures, traditions, folklore, and rituals, and using them in augmented reality systems, in order for citizens’ to explore, understand, and communicate the complex, systemic ideas and concepts associated with urban planning. At an immediate level, this approach holds the potential for enabling increased public awareness of what is at stake in urban planning - both on the part of citizens and on the part of public officials, policy-makers, and decision-makers – and consequently enhancing understanding and improving participation in public life and citizenship. It may also open up a new field of research and development in human-computer interaction, to leverage the richness of meaning and modes of expression which exist in various cultures and societies, rather than ignoring them and imposing dumbed-down or prescribed command methods. Thus, it aims to facilitate new levels of empowerment of users in the use of digital systems and data. The active utilization of cultural meaning in gestures, rituals, and social practices may also support and promote better inclusion and participation of minority groups and migrant communities in contemporary, technology-rich life.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.2/4698
ISSN: 1877-0509
Aparece nas colecções:Informática e Sistemas de Informação - Artigos em revistas internacionais / Papers in international journals

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