Urban Civics

The unprecedented democratization of urban data fueled by open data channels, social networks and crowd sourcing enables not only the monitoring of the activities of the city but also the assessment of their nuisances based on their impact on citizens, thereby prompting social and political actions.

Urban Civics introduces an urban middleware for the collection and aggregation of heterogeneous urban data sources toward understanding and prompting solutions to urban nuisance.

Read more about related Research on Urban Sensing within the CityLab@Inria initiative.