Nobuo Kawaguchi
Professor, Graduate School of of Engineering, Nagoya University
Talk title
Crowdsourcing of Location based Information and OpenData Integration
Talk abstract
Internet and smartphone enable a new paradigm on Location based Information systems called "Crowdsourcing" or "Participatory sensing".  In this talk, the experiences through the crowdsourced "locky" project are intrduced. Our locky services are used by more than 2 million users in Japan. Integration with open-data and crowdsourced information enables cost-effective and sustainable information services.
Prof. Nobuo Kawaguchi received the B.E, M.E and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Nagoya University, Japan, in 1990, 1992, and 1997 respectively. Since 2009, he has been a Professor of Department of Computational Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University.  He developed a location based
timetable information system named "TimeTable.Locky" as an iPhone Application. The series of the system was downloaded more than 2 million times. Prof. Nobuo Kawaguchi has his research interest in the areas of Human Activity Recognition, Location Based System and Ubiquitous Communication Systems. He is now serving a chair person of a NPO Location Information Service Research Agency(Lisra), Japan.