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Call for Chapters
Open Cities | Open Data: Collaborative Cities in the Information Era
The UNSW Smart Cities Research Cluster is preparing an edited book entitled Open Cities | Open Data: Collaborative Cities in the Information Era to be published in mid 2018 by Palgrave Macmillan. The editors call for authors to submit chapters presenting innovative ways to open-up data and to use it in new applications to create smarter, more open cities. Each chapter is to be 5000-6000 words (excluding references) and will be categorised into one of four thematic sections: (1) Collaborative Cities; (2) Transparent Cities; (3) Adaptive Cities; (4) Liveable and Sustainable Cities.
- Submit EOI: 15th May 2017
- Chapter Submission Date: 30th Oct 2017
- Chapter Peer Review: 1st Nov - 15th Dec 2017 (please note, all chapters will be blind peer reviewed)
- Chapter Decision: 20th Dec 2017
- Author submission of revised chapters: 28th Feb 2018
- Publication: Mid 2018
DOWNLOAD CALL FOR CHAPTERS HERE.
Open Cities | Open Data Workshop
Keynotes- The Urban Future of Open Data
- Professor Chris Pettit- On the Completeness of Open City Data for Measuring City Indicators
- Professor Marcus Foth- Youth Entrepreneurship with Open Data: Providing New Career Pathways for Young People
- Greg Stone- Setting data free with “adult supervision” via APIs
- Pia Waugh- Open data for Open Cities: linking governments, citizens and business in Australia- Part 1- Part 2 - Part 3
Parallel Session A- Collaborative Cities
- Ben Cooper‐Woolley- Open Data and Urban Visualisations: connecting citizens and government
- Baki Kocaballi- A Survey of Spatial Collective Intelligence at Different Urban Scales
- Homa Rahmat & Dr Scott Hawken- Tweets, Cites and Cities: slow and fast information sources and the shape of the smart cities conversation
- Chris Bamborough- Maker Cities and Open Data
- Andrew Dingjan- The future of large scale urban infrastructure decision making : opportunities through open data
Parallel Session A- Transparent Cities
- Dr Sarah Barns- When two worlds collide: supporting strategic urban planning through open data and transparent performance monitoring
- Dr Scott Hawken- Evolving Knowledge Cities and Intelligent Urban Districts through Open Data
- Linlin Ge, Xiaojing Li & Alex Hay‐Man Ng- Urbanisation as Seen from Open Satellite Imagery
- Dr Shanaka Herath- Modelling Urban House prices Using Open Data
- Christopher Heard- Realtime Visualisation of Smart Buildings and Cities
Parallel Session B- Adaptive Cities
- Jacina Leong- Open Minds, Digital Youth: Digital and Design Literacy for Tomorrow’s Urban Citizens
- Dr Hoon Han- Human Interaction and Decision Making with Media Façades: a case study from Central Park, Sydney
- Soheil Sabri, Chris Pettit, Ian Bishop, Abbas Rajabifard- Challenges for Integrating Subjective and Objective Measures in Urban Quality of Life Appraisal for Future Smart Living
- Queenie Tran- Developing Communities through Assistive Technologies
- Dr Hank Haeusler & Luke Hespanhol- Using Typology as a Starting Point for Autopoietic Content Development in Public Transport
Parallel Session B- Liveable Cities
- Dr John McKibbin- Open Data and the Emergence of Ecohacking : a preview of Sydney’s new environmental sustainability data platform
- Dr Paul Osmond, Assoc/ Prof John Blair & Sumita Ghosh- Greening grey infrastructure: potential of Sydney rail reserves for carbon sequestration & sustainability co-benefits
- Dr Matthias Irger- Cool Cities: Climate Data, Open Data and Inclusive Cities
- Dr Lan Ding, Peichun Xiao & Prof Deo Prasad- A Collective Intelligence Framework for Energy Efficiency in Smart Districts
- Rohan Wickramasuriya, Ma, J., Safadi, M. & Perez, P.- Don’t lock that data away: Role of data analytics in the continuity of Resource Efficiency Programs
The publications on this section present an introduction to the concept of Smart Cities and a guide to students and academics wishing to participate in research and activities with the Smart City Cluster.
- Allwinkle, S. & Cruickshank, P. (2011) Creating smart-er cities: An overview, Journal of Urban Technology, 18(2), 1-16.
- Batty, M. (2013) Big data, smart cities and city planning, Dialogues in Human Geography, 3(3), 274-279.
- Batty, M. (2013) The new science of cities. Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press.
- Batty, M., Axhausen, K. W., Giannotti, F., Pozdnoukhov, A., Bazzani, A., Wachowicz, M., Ouzounis G., & Portugali, Y. (2012) Smart cities of the future, The European Physical Journal Special Topics, 214(1), 481-518.
- Bekkers, V. & Homburg, V. (2007) The Myths of E-Government: looking beyond the assumptions of a new and better government. The Information Society, 23(5), 373-382.
- Bertot, J. C., Jaeger, P. T., & Grimes, J. M. (2010) Using ICTs to create a culture of transparency: E-government and social media as openness and anti-corruption tools for societies, Government Information Quarterly, 27(3), 264-271.
- Brabham, D. C. (2009) Crowdsourcing the Public Participation Process for Planning Projects, Planning Theory, 8(3), 242-262.
- Caragliu, A., Del Bo, C., & Nijkamp, P. (2011) Smart Cities in Europe, Journal of Urban Technology, 18(2), 65-82.
- Carter, L. & Bélanger, F. (2005) The Utilization of E‐Government Services: citizen trust, innovation and acceptance factors, Information Systems Journal, 15(1), 5-25.
- Chun, S. A., Shulman, S., Sandoval, R., & Hovy, E. (2010) Government 2.0: Making connections between citizens, data and government, Information Polity, 15(1), 1.
- Deng, W., Prasad, D. K., & Osmond, P. W. (2011) Improving sustainability decision-making information at neighbourhood level: A new framework for performance assessment based on China’s Small Residential District. The international Journal of Environmental, Cultral, Economic and social sustainability, 7(2), 235-252.
- Evans-Cowley, J., & Hollander, J. (2010) The New Generation of Public Participation: internet-based participation tools, Planning, Practice & Research, 25(3), 397-408.
- Foth, M. (2011) From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen: urban informatics, social media, ubiquitous computing, and mobile technology to support citizen engagement. Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press.
- Foth, M. (Ed.). (2008) Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: the practice and promise of the real-time city, New York, IGI Global.
- Fountain, J. E. (2004), Building the Virtual State: information technology and institutional change, Washington, Brookings Institution Press.
- Graham, S., & Marvin, S. (2002) Telecommunications and the City: electronic spaces, urban places. New York, Routledge.
- Greenfield, A. (2010) Everyware: The dawning age of ubiquitous computing. Berkeley, New Riders.
- Gudes, O., Kendal, E., Yigitcanlar, T., Han, J., & Pathak, V. (2011) Developing a Competitive City through Healthy Decision-Making. In M. Bulu (Ed.), City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications (pp. 107-121). Hersey: Information Science Reference.
- Haeusler, M. (2014) Interchanging – Future designs for responsive transport environments (first ed.). N. Gardner, M. Haeusler, & B. Mahar (Eds.), Bamberg, Germany: Spurbuch.
- Haeusler, M., Tomitsch, M., & Tscherteu, G. (2012) New Media Facades - A Global Survey (1 ed.). Ludwigsburg, Germany: avedition.
- Han, H. H., Hawken, S., & Williams, A. (2015) SMART CCTV and the management of urban space. In Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Creative Technologies. IGI.
- Hollands, R. G. (2008) Will the Real Smart City Please Stand Up? intelligent, progressive or entrepreneurial? City, 12(3), 303-320.
- Janssen, M., Charalabidis, Y., & Zuiderwijk, A. (2012) Benefits, Adoption Barriers and Myths of Open Data and Open Government, Information Systems Management, 29(4), 258-268.
- Kingston, R. (2007) Public Participation in Local Policy Decision-Making: the role of web-based mapping, The Cartographic Journal, 44(2), 138-144.
- Kitchin, R. (2014) The Data Revolution: big data, open data, data infrastructures and their consequences. Los Angeles, Sage.
- Kitchin, R. (2014) The Real-Time City? Big data and smart urbanism, GeoJournal, 79(1), 1-14.
- Lee, J., & Zlatanova, S. (2008) A 3D Data Model and Topological Analyses for Emergency Response in Urban Areas, Geospatial Information Technology for Emergency Response, 143, C168.
- Linders, D. (2012) From E-Government to We-Government: defining a typology for citizen coproduction in the age of social media, Government Information Quarterly, 29(4), 446-454.
- Mayer-Schönberger, V., & Cukier, K. (2013) Big Data: a revolution that will transform how we live, work, and think. New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
- Nam, T. & Pardo, T. A. (2011) Smart City as Urban Innovation: focusing on management, policy, and context, In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (pp. 185-194), ACM.
- Pentland, A. (2014) Social Physics: how good ideas spread-the lessons from a new science. Victoria, Scribe.
- Schaffers, H., Komninos, N., Pallot, M., Trousse, B., Nilsson, M., & Oliveira, A. (2011) Smart Cities and the Future Internet: Towards Cooperation Frameworks for Open Innovation, The Future Internet, 6656, pp 431-446
- Seltzer, E. & Mahmoudi, D. (2012) Citizen Participation, Open Innovation, and Crowdsourcing: challenges and opportunities for planning, Journal of Planning Literature, 28(1), pp. 3–18.
- Townsend, A. M. (2013) Smart Cities: big data, civic hackers, and the quest for a new utopia, New York, WW Norton & Company.
- West, D. M. (2004) E‐government and the Transformation of Service Delivery and Citizen Attitudes, Public Administration Review, 64(1), 15-27.
- Xiao, P., Ding, L., & Prasad, D. (2014) Modelling Adaptive Building Energy Systems and Human Behaviour: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach. In Grand Renewable Energy 2014 Proceedings. Tokyo Japan.
- Zhao, W., Ding, L., Cooper, P., & Perez, P. (2014) Smart Home Electricity Management in the Context of Local Power Resources and Smart Grid. Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, vol. 2 (no. 1), 73-79.
- Zlatanova, S., & Li, J. (Eds.). (2008) Geospatial Information Technology for Emergency Response, London, Taylor and Francis.
- Zlatanova, S., Rahman, A. A., & Shi, W. (2004) Topological Models and Frameworks for 3D Spatial Objects, Computers & Geosciences, 30(4), 419-428.