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Daniel Gatica-Perez

Professor da Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne EPFL, Escola de Engenharia, Faculdade de Ciências Humanas, Diretor do Instituto de Humanidades Digitais, Diretor de Computação Social da Idiap
EPFL, Digital Humanities Institute & Idiap
Lausanne, Switzerland

https://people.epfl.ch/aplus_db_adminel.gatica-perez/?lang=en

https://www.idiap.ch/~gatica/publications/PelzelmayerEtAl-cg20.pdf

https://www.idiap.ch/~gatica/publications/PhanMuralidharGatica-imwut19.pdf


Combining social computing and the social sciences to create applications for social good.

About the work

Current research interests include: * Mobile crowdsourcing and social media analytics for social good* Social media* Ubiquitous computing* Crowdsourcing * Machine learning* Crowdsourcing for cities. * Social video analytics, with a focus on conversational behavior * Ubiquitous computing in face-to-face interaction * Analysis of ancient Maya hieroglyphic collections*.

Impact

Recent work includes: Youth Nightlife at Home: Towards a Feminist Conceptualisation of Home; Drinks & Crowds: Characterizing Alcohol Consumption through Crowd-Sensing and Social Media (as alcohol consumption in excess can lead to many adverse consequences, including violence and accidents), and multi-disciplinary SenseCityVity: Mobile Sensing, Urban Awareness, and Collective Action, a Swiss-Mexican collaborative project that seeks to engage citizens as factors of social change, through the use of mobile tech tools in improving the understanding of socio-urban problems in communities and cities. It has been developed by a group of specialists in information technologies, psychology, media, urbanism and the visual arts.

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