Research projects

Reintegration in BOLD cities
Reintegration in BOLD cities

This project revolves around researching and designing personalised reintegration strategies, based on the individual capabilities of urban residents who are entitled to benefits. The personalisation will be developed through anonymised linkage of various data sources.
Data walks
Data walks

Small groups of city users or city makers follow a route in an urban environment, setting out to discover what they know and think about the presence of data in their everyday environment.

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SPOW
SPOW: Safeguarding Data Protection in an Open Data World

How can the interests of the right to data protection be balanced with the interests of open data into a legal construct that enables the fulfilment of smart city objectives?

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READ-Urban
READ-Urban

Focusing on using aggregated data for urban policy-making, READ-URBAN aims to use a combination of traditional urban data (e.g. survey data) and more dynamic sources of information to support urban decision-making processes. 

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SmartGov
SmartGov: Advanced decision support for Smart Governance

SmartGov focuses on creating new governance methods and supporting ICT tools based on fuzzy cognitive maps, and on simulating the impact of policies for urban planning.

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SocialGlass
SocialGlass

SocialGlass is a framework aimed at simplifying the process of social data investigation by facilitating the analysis, visualisation, and value assessment of social data with respect to a reference reality.

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Volvo Ocean Race (© Ernie Cate)
Computer Science for Volvo Ocean Race

Seven Leiden University students in Computer are participating in this project on big data and event management, which will result in a tool that can be applied at the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race.

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