A Comprehensive System for Monitoring Urban Accessibility in Smart Cities
AbstractThe present work discusses the possibilities offered by the evolution of Information and Communication Technologies with the aim of designing a system to dynamically obtain knowledge of accessibility issues in urban environments. This system is facilitated by technology to analyse the urban user experience and movement accessibility, which enabling accurate identification of urban barriers and monitoring its effectiveness over time. Therefore, the main purpose of the system is to meet the real needs and requirements of people with movement disabilities. The information obtained can be provided as a support service for decision-making to be used by city government, institutions, researchers, professionals and other individuals of society in general to improve the liveability and quality of the lives of citizens. The proposed system is a means of social awareness that makes the most vulnerable groups of citizens visible by involving them as active participants. To perform and implement the system, the latest communication and positioning technologies for smart sensing have been used, as well as the cloud computing paradigm. Finally, to validate the proposal, a case study has been presented using the university environment as a pre-deployment step in urban environments. View Full-Text
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Mora, H.; Gilart-Iglesias, V.; Pérez-del Hoyo, R.; Andújar-Montoya, M.D. A Comprehensive System for Monitoring Urban Accessibility in Smart Cities. Sensors 2017, 17, 1834.
Mora H, Gilart-Iglesias V, Pérez-del Hoyo R, Andújar-Montoya MD. A Comprehensive System for Monitoring Urban Accessibility in Smart Cities. Sensors. 2017; 17(8):1834.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mora, Higinio; Gilart-Iglesias, Virgilio; Pérez-del Hoyo, Raquel; Andújar-Montoya, María D. 2017. "A Comprehensive System for Monitoring Urban Accessibility in Smart Cities." Sensors 17, no. 8: 1834.