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Issue No. 04 - October-December (2008 vol. 7)
ISSN: 1536-1268
pp: 44-51
Roger Silverstone , London School of Economics
Zoetanya Sujon , London School of Economics
Karen Martin , Proboscis
Sarah Thelwall , Proboscis
Dikaios Papadogkonas , Birkbeck College, University of London
George Roussos , Birkbeck College, University of London
Nick West , Proboscis
Alice Angus , Proboscis
George Papamarkos , Birkbeck College, University of London
Giles Lane , Proboscis
Urban Tapestries is an exploration into the potential costs and benefits of public authoring, that is, mapping and sharing of local knowledge using pervasive user-generated media. The aim of this investigation is to reveal the potential of pervasive computing to create and support relationships that extend beyond established social and cultural boundaries and enable the development of new practices based around place, identity and community. In this paper, we report on the work carried out within UT since its inception in 2002 discussing all relevant aspects from its background, approach and its technical development. We also identify the main findings of this work related to the use of pervasive computing to support pervasive user-generated content and identify some of the main questions that require further investigation.
Ubiquitous computing, Mobile Computing, Communication/Networking and Information, Technology, Human- centered computing
Roger Silverstone, Zoetanya Sujon, Karen Martin, Sarah Thelwall, Dikaios Papadogkonas, George Roussos, Nick West, Alice Angus, George Papamarkos, Giles Lane, "Urban Social Tapestries", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 7, no. , pp. 44-51, October-December 2008, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2008.84
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