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Discovering air quality patterns in urban environments

Luca Cagliero, Tania Cerquitelli, Silvia Chiusano, Paolo Garza, Giuseppe Ricupero
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct - UbiComp '16  
This paper proposes a new data mining engine to discover air quality patterns from air pollution-related data.  ...  Monitoring air quality is currently a critical issues in smart cities. Air pollution-related data are commonly acquired through sensors deployed throughout the city area.  ...  Several data mining solutions have been proposed to analyze pollutant data in the urban environment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2968219.2971458 dblp:conf/huc/CaglieroCCGR16 fatcat:t5ufgh3oxjarfexfsmewfttdwi

Adaptive Sampling for Urban Air Quality through Participatory Sensing

Yuanyuan Zeng, Kai Xiang
2017 Sensors  
In urban air participatory sensing, we encourage people join in sensing tasks and be aware of the ambient air environment.  ...  In this paper, we propose an Adaptive Sampling Scheme for Urban Air Quality (AS-air) through participatory sensing.  ...  The above shows that people have the willingness to participate in urban air quality sensing and make contributions to the urban environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17112531 pmid:29099766 pmcid:PMC5712849 fatcat:dab2ukonejacdkpbgn7gyz7kvu


F. Samadzadegan, H. Zahmatkesh, M. Saber, H. J. Ghazi khanlou
2013 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The extracted air quality status is processed for discovering emergency situations, and if necessary air quality reports are sent to the authorities.  ...  Urban air quality monitoring systems using functionalities of geospatial information system as a platform for analysing, processing, and visualization of data in combination with Sensor Web for supporting  ...  for monitoring urban air quality and discovering emergency situation by processing sensor data stream (Resch et al 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-1-w3-459-2013 fatcat:pzhjguznvffspd3qtu62p2vdqu

Impacts of Built Environment on Risk of Women's Lung Cancer: A Case Study of China

Hongjie Xie, Rui Shao, Yiping Yang, Ramio Cruz, Xilin Zhou
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Besides air quality, built environment factors were found to have a weak but clear impact on lung cancer incidence.  ...  The air quality indicator (PM2.5) and other built environment data are obtained from the China Statistical Yearbook and other official approved materials.  ...  Air quality plays a vital role in lung cancer incidence.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19127157 pmid:35742401 pmcid:PMC9223189 fatcat:gr62fcqzoreenoqpaktdsooflu

The impact of remote sensing on the everyday lives of mobile users in urban areas

Andreas Kamilaris, Andreas Pitsillides
2014 2014 Seventh International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU)  
Increasing urbanism creates serious ambient problems that downgrade the quality of life of citizens.  ...  The Web of Things is becoming a reality, as embedded sensors are being deployed in urban areas for environmental monitoring.  ...  [6] use a Bluetooth-based infrastructure to identify characteristics of urban environments such as mobility patterns, social and spatial structures etc.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmu.2014.6799087 dblp:conf/icmu/KamilarisP14 fatcat:zar6nitnanae3b4k4hoktjh5vi

Effects of urban expansion on environment by morphological study

Wei Dai, Wenzhan Dai
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
In this paper, the effects of urban expansion on environment are studied by morphology in order to link the knowledge of environment with urban planning/design.  ...  Urban expansion in recent decades brought about profound nature environmental effects such as heated island, flooding, soil erosion, air pollution and biodiversity loss.  ...  Air environment The relationship between urban expansion and air environment mainly can be presented from the aspects of air quality and heat island. Land use form can influence air environment.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/227/5/052004 fatcat:porypo5qtne3riehetzlpxadea

Spatial Analysis of Built Environment Risk for Respiratory Health and Its Implication for Urban Planning: A Case Study of Shanghai

Lan Wang, Wenyao Sun, Kaichen Zhou, Minlu Zhang, Pingping Bao
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
With the assistance of geographic information system and Geo-Detector, this paper identifies certain built environments that are correlated with the distribution pattern of lung cancer cases in Shanghai  ...  Urban planning has been proven and is expected to promote public health by improving the built environment.  ...  This study discovers that the risk in outer suburbs presents as significantly higher than that in urban peripheries.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph16081455 fatcat:556iqwb2azda5nyeekx7f6w32m

A Review of Human Mobility Research Based on Big Data and Its Implication for Smart City Development

Anqi Wang, Anshu Zhang, Edwin H.W. Chan, Wenzhong Shi, Xiaolin Zhou, Zhewei Liu
2020 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
These studies contribute to (1) discovering the spatial-temporal phenomenon, (2) identifying the difference in human behaviour or spatial attributes, (3) explaining the dynamic of mobility, and (4) applying  ...  Along with the increase of big data and the advancement of technologies, comprehensive data-driven knowledge of urban systems is becoming more attainable, yet the connection between big-data research and  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors appreciate the help of the interviewees in presenting their opinions on smart city development. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10010013 fatcat:inl7acoekrgcdknlpds37jbzyy

Street CORNERS: Real-Time Contextual Representation of Sensor Network Data for Environmental Trend Identification

Patricia Morreale, Feng Qi, Paul Croft, George Chang, Justin Czarnik, Nick Doell, Jhon Espin, Ryan Suleski
2009 2009 International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops  
threats such as declining air quality and urban flash floods.  ...  Street CORNERS is presented in two parts.  ...  The repetitive nature of threats to environmental sustainability in urban environments, such as the underpass that consistently floods during heavy rains, or the air quality that predictably degrades over  ... 
doi:10.1109/waina.2009.67 dblp:conf/aina/MorrealeQCCCDES09 fatcat:2r7vpchoajf5bl36yhngnhhnqq

Identifying urban built environment factors in pregnancy care and maternal mental health outcomes

Yiye Zhang, Mohammad Tayarani, Shuojia Wang, Yifan Liu, Mohit Sharma, Rochelle Joly, Arindam RoyChoudhury, Alison Hermann, Oliver H. Gao, Jyotishman Pathak
2021 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
In comparison to women living in higher-quality built environments, we hypothesize that women who reside in lower-quality built environments experience different patterns of clinical events that may increase  ...  Results We discovered prenatal care patterns that were summarized into three common types.  ...  Built environment qualities that were identified in a structural equation model include LUM and RetFAR as indicators for walkability and street connectivity, and air quality.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12884-021-04056-1 pmid:34481472 pmcid:PMC8417675 fatcat:mnpdmho4bfeqxow5ojcq4q3f2u

Gis And Remote Sensing: A Review Of Applications To The Study Of The Covid-19 Pandemic

Quoc-lap Kieu, Tien-thanh Nguyen, Anh-huy Hoang
2021 Geography, Environment, Sustainability  
In the study of COVID-19, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) have played an important role in many aspects, especially in the fight against COVID-19.  ...  In this study, two themes of GIS and RS-related applications are grouped into the six categories of studies of the COVID-19 including spatio-temporal changes, WebGISbased mapping, the correlation between  ...  One of the Google Scholar rankings of most highly cited studies on spatio-temporal patterns of COVID-19 impact on human activities and environment in mainland China using nighttime light and air quality  ... 
doi:10.24057/2071-9388-2021-054 fatcat:juel5xrngjhxhalrzltio53udq

Spatiotemporal evolution of urban air quality and socioeconomic driving forces in China

Xueqin Lin, Dai Wang
2016 Journal of Geographical Sciences  
and technological progress are the major factors in the worsening of urban air quality, economic development is a significant driver for the improvement of that quality. (6) Influenced by resources, environment  ...  pollution shows a spatial pattern of "heavy in the east and light in the west, and heavy in the north and light in the south". (4) The overall extent and distribution of regional urban air pollution have  ...  To discover the overall pattern of urban air quality in China, we divided the 161 cities by region (Figure 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11442-016-1342-8 fatcat:zeevjdybvzgizkatskgtxxpgi4

Page 75 of Scholarly Books in America Vol. 11, Issue 2 [page]

1969 Scholarly Books in America  
The Quality of the Urhan Environment: Essays on "New Resources" in an Urban Age. 332 p. 7 X 10 in.  ...  Paper, $6.50 JOHNS HOPKINS, 69-16858 The future quality of life may well de¬ pend on discovering new resources, such as pure air and water, free space, and amenity resources.  ... 

Spatio-Temporal Air Pollutant Characterization for Urban Areas

Nurainshafika Sahak, Arnis Asmat, Noor Zaitun Yahaya
2022 Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection  
The study identified that Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO 2 ), and Ozone (O 3 ) are the major air pollution that has contributed to degrading air quality in the Klang Valley due to the vehicles  ...  The effect of urban air pollution in developing countries, on the other hand, has not been adequately addressed in the data Spatio-temporal time series.  ...  Our profound gratitude also goes to the Malaysian Department of Environment (DOE) for air quality data.  ... 
doi:10.4236/gep.2022.101015 fatcat:5n7zzl2akjdghlylpfwnfr2r5y

AI and Deep Learning for Urban Computing [chapter]

Senzhang Wang, Jiannong Cao
2021 The Urban Book Series  
Finally, we discuss the applications of urban computing including urban planning, urban transportation, location-based social networks (LBSNs), urban safety and security, and urban-environment monitoring  ...  AbstractIn the big data era, with the large volume of available data collected by various sensors deployed in urban areas and the recent advances in AI techniques, urban computing has become increasingly  ...  Noisy and incomplete data: Most data in urban computing are generated by urban sensors which are deployed in an open environment (e.g., the air-quality sensors deployed on the field).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-15-8983-6_43 fatcat:uq7j3hvsvzfl5lq33omx64un3i
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