Towards a Micro-Contribution Platform That Meshes with Urban Activities

  • Shin’ichi Konomi
  • Wataru Ohno
  • Kenta Shoji
  • Tomoyo Sasao
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 435)


In this paper, we discuss a mobile, context-aware platform for people to request and/or carry out microtasks in urban spaces. The proposed platform is based on our analysis of the activities of people in urban spaces including public transport environments, and considers various contextual factors to recommend relevant microtasks to citizens.


Urban Space Urban Context Spare Time Urban Activity Task Recommendation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shin’ichi Konomi
    • 1
  • Wataru Ohno
    • 2
  • Kenta Shoji
    • 2
  • Tomoyo Sasao
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Spatial Information ScienceThe University of TokyoKashiwaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Frontier SciencesThe University of TokyoKashiwaJapan

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