Activity Recipe: Spreading Cooperative Outdoor Activities for Local Communities Using Contexual Reminders

  • Tomoyo Sasao
  • Shin’ichi Konomi
  • Keisuke Kuribayashi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9189)


Recently, many civic engagement platforms have appeared on the web and for mobile devices to collect public comments and local information. However, it is difficult to cope with diminishing civic engagement due to the loss of diverse outdoor activities in towns using existing civic engagement platforms. In this paper we present Activity Recipe, a framework for supporting citizens to create and share activities in public spaces and thereby promoting their cooperative outdoor activities. We discuss the methods to ‘spread’ effective activities for local communities and cultivate citizens’ awareness for these activities based on Activity Recipe.


Activity recipe Mobile phones Civic engagement Community development Sharing citizen’s activity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomoyo Sasao
    • 1
  • Shin’ichi Konomi
    • 2
  • Keisuke Kuribayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Socio-Cultural Environmental StudiesThe University of TokyoKashiwaJapan
  2. 2.Center for Spatial Information ScienceThe University of TokyoKashiwaJapan

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