The 2023 ACM international joint conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) and the 2023 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computing (ISWC) will be held on October 8th-12th in Cancun, Mexico.
UbiComp / ISWC is a premier interdisciplinary venue in which leading international researchers, designers, developers, and practitioners in the field present and discuss novel results in all aspects of ubiquitous, pervasive and wearable computing. This includes the design, development, and deployment of ubiquitous, pervasive and wearable computing technologies and the understanding of human experiences and social impacts that these technologies facilitate.
The following research result will be presented at the conference.
We propose a novel demo application named CityScouter that utilizes multimodal data to analyze various aspects of urban characteristics quantitatively. Existing studies have proposed systems to examine either the physical characteristics of cities or the nature of people residing there. However, there is a lack of systems that analyze the characteristics of cities from both the physical and the residents’ aspects. CityScouter addresses this challenge by leveraging computer vision technologies to quantify the quality of the urban landscape atmosphere and combining it with location information and user search history to reveal the desires of people visiting the area. The application is user-friendly and compatible with mobile devices, enabling users to conveniently enhance their understanding of cities while exploring them. Additionally, we provide reviews from urban development experts, offering insights into the applicability of our application. Furthermore, we showcase the usefulness and user experience of CityScouter through live demonstrations at the conference venue.
Demo information (Program)
CityScouter: Exploring the Atmosphere of Urban Landscapes and Visitor Demands with Multimodal Data
Yuki Kubota*, Soto Anno*, Tomomi Taniguchi†, Kosei Miyazaki‡, Akira Tsujimoto§, Hiraki Yasuda§, Takayuki Sakamoto§, Takaaki Ishikawa¶, Kota Tsubouchi¶, Masamichi Shimosaka*
*: Tokyo Institute of Technology
†: TANIGUCHI TOMOMI DESIGN
‡: Hyogo University
§: Nikken Sekkei Ltd
¶: Yahoo Japan Corporation