Human Sensors

  • Vassilis Kostakos
  • Jakob Rogstadius
  • Denzil Ferreira
  • Simo Hosio
  • Jorge Goncalves
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of how humans can themselves act as sensors—human sensing—for data collection by considering a variety of scenarios. We start by providing a survey of literature, followed by proposed guidelines, and lastly discussing case studies which exemplify using humans for sensing and data collection. We present human sensing in three technical domains:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vassilis Kostakos
    • 1
  • Jakob Rogstadius
    • 2
  • Denzil Ferreira
    • 1
  • Simo Hosio
    • 1
  • Jorge Goncalves
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Ubiquitous ComputingUniversity of OuluOuluFinland
  2. 2.Madeira Institute of Interactive TechnologiesUniversity of MadeiraFunchalPortugal

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