Barriers Survey: A Tool to Support Data Collection for Inclusive Mobility
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- Prandi F., Andreolli M., Eccher M., di Staso U., De Amicis R. (2014) Barriers Survey: A Tool to Support Data Collection for Inclusive Mobility. In: Stephanidis C., Antona M. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Aging and Assistive Environments. UAHCI 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8515. Springer, Cham
In this paper we describe the potential for using the Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), and large crowd-sourced survey, in disable people mobility computing applications The challenge is to make these two concepts talking together exploiting the technologies in order to increase the public participation, and to move towards sustainable development. Our goal is to investigate how participative and people-centric data collection can be used to create a low-cost, open platform to survey, annotate and localise pedestrian mobility features and architectural barriers as it is perceived by the citizen themselves. The core of the project consists into the development and deployment of a mobile application and a web platform, which allow the users to collect and manage the information surveyed.
KeywordsVolunteered Geographic Information Mobile Application Pedestrian mobility Smart cities
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