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Data from: Chatty maps: constructing sound maps of urban areas from social media data

Aiello, Luca Maria; Schifanella, Rossano; Quercia, Daniele; Aletta, Francesco;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Dryad Digital Repository
Abstract
Urban sound has a huge influence over how we perceive places. Yet, city planning is concerned mainly with noise, simply because annoying sounds come to the attention of city officials in the form of complaints, whereas general urban sounds do not come to the attention as they cannot be easily captured at city scale. To capture both unpleasant and pleasant sounds, we applied a new methodology that relies on tagging information of georeferenced pictures to the cities of London and Barcelona. To begin with, we compiled the first urban sound dictionary and compared it with the one produced by collating insights from the literature: ours was experimentally more valid...
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free text keywords: urban informatics, soundscape, mapping, Life sciences, medicine and health care, Life sciences, medicine and health care, Medicine
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EC| SONORUS
Project
SONORUS
The Urban Sound Planner
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 290110
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP3 | PEOPLE
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Social Science and Humanities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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