CraftQuest—Mobile App for Collecting Craft Village Data

  • Binh Thanh NguyenEmail author
  • Adriana Gómez-Sanabria
  • Mathias Karner
  • An Ha Truong
  • Trung Quang Nguyen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1013)


Craft villages are significant contributors to environmental pollution in Vietnam. Yet, there is still a gap in craft village data availability for environmental impact analyses. In this paper, a new data collection approach using a mobile phone application (CraftQuest app) has been studied and applied to improve the understanding of air pollution in craft villages in Vietnam. The linkage between the information collected by the mobile app and the GAINS model aims to close the current gaps in terms of data availability, as well as to enhance the quality of local emission estimations. More accurate emission estimations will allow for a better understanding of the source-pollution relationship, improving the analysis of the possible strategies which could be implemented to tackle pollution in craft villages.


Craft village Data collection Mobile app Data warehouse Air pollution Emissions 



This work is partly supported by the VAST-QTAT01.01/17-19 project and by the IIASA GAINS Vietnam project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Binh Thanh Nguyen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Adriana Gómez-Sanabria
    • 1
  • Mathias Karner
    • 1
  • An Ha Truong
    • 2
  • Trung Quang Nguyen
    • 2
  1. 1.International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Center for Research and Technology Transfer, Vietnam Academy of Science and TechnologyHanoiVietnam

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