The Use of Historical Information to Support Civic Crowdsourcing

  • Tomoyo SasaoEmail author
  • Shin’ichi Konomi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9749)


Context-aware notifications cannot be designed easily without knowing which context-aware notifications will be triggered and responded in time. In this paper, we discuss methods to improve the design of context-aware notifications. Using the data from our prior experiment, we identify main factors that influence citizens’ responses to notifications and evaluate the predictability of quick responses using a simplified method. We then propose a model for designing civic crowdsourcing tasks based on historical information. We believe that creating well-designed notifications can decrease receivers’ workloads and simultaneously expands the positive impacts of civic crowdsourcing on the quality of life in the city.


Civic crowdsourcing Context-aware notification Design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Socio-Cultural Environmental StudiesThe University of TokyoKashiwa, ChibaJapan
  2. 2.Center for Spatial Information ScienceThe University of TokyoKashiwa, ChibaJapan

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