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Imagining the City: The Cultural Dimensions of Urban Computing
September 2006 (vol. 39 no. 9)
pp. 38-43
Amanda Williams, University of California, Irvine
Paul Dourish, University of California, Irvine
Much urban computing research focuses on cities as generic settings and containers of action. However, cities can also be viewed as products of historically and culturally situated practices and flows. When we view urban areas in this context, rather than as collections of people and buildings, infrastructure and practice are closely entwined.
Index Terms:
urban computing, Pervasive computing
Citation:
Amanda Williams, Paul Dourish, "Imagining the City: The Cultural Dimensions of Urban Computing," Computer, vol. 39, no. 9, pp. 38-43, Sept. 2006, doi:10.1109/MC.2006.313
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