SC16 Online Participative Systems for Sustainability

Description

Session 1:
- The environmental challenges we face
- The power of citizen science projects and participative systems
Session 2:
- Participative systems for social change
- The case of community-based food systems

Objectives

- Understanding the challenges/opportunities for technology for social participation.
- Introduction to concepts and tools to create platforms for online participation.

Literature

Hanappe P., Dunlop R., Maes A., Steels L. and Duval N. Agroecology: A Fertile Field for Human Computation. Human Computation Journal, 2016

Funabashi, M., Hanappe, P., Isozaki, T., Maes A., Sasaki, T., Steels, L. and Yoshida, K. Foundation of CS-DC e-laboratory: Open Systems Exploration for Ecosystems Leveraging. Proceedings of Complex Systems Digital Campus '15 (CS-DC'15), Phoenix, Arizona (USA), Sept. 28-Oct. 2 2015.
http://csl.sony.fr/downloads/papers/2016/hanappe-16a.pdf

Hanappe, P. Laptops Unite! Supercomputer for climate simulation. In Wynants, M. and Engelen, S., editor, We Can Change the Weather: 101 Cases of Changeability, Crosstalks, pages 46-47, VUBPress Brussels University Press. 2010. http://csl.sony.fr/downloads/papers/2010/hanappe-10a.pdf

Maisonneuve, N., Stevens, M., Niessen, M. E., Hanappe, P. and Steels, L. Citizen Noise Pollution Monitoring. dg.o '09: Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (Puebla,Mexico; May 17-20,2009), May 2009 Digital Government Society of North America / ACM Press. http://csl.sony.fr/downloads/papers/2009/maisonneuve-09c.pdf

Course location

Forum 2

Course requirements

None

Instructor information.