CitySkin: which color is your city?

Paiva, Isabel and Fernandes, Tiago (2020) CitySkin: which color is your city? EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 7 (25). p. 165962. ISSN 2409-9708

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This paper discusses an experimental mobile application named CitySkin. The application uses mobile phones for data retrieval and mapping, to design an invisible skin of a city (an output map) following a user journey at a given moment in time. The project explores relations between subjectivity and raw data by combining hard data with visual mapping. Cities and their intrinsic diversity can be compared. Slightly different input variables can present greater changes in a recurrent path. CitySkin records the mood of a specific dérive and prompts consideration of the cultural implications of computing and the design of its ubiquity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Data Visualization, Mapping, Ubiquitous Computing, Digital Art, GPS referencing
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2021 06:55
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2021 06:55

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