Understanding Cities through Social Big Data

Gigabytes of data about urban activities and social interactions are produced every day. Learn how SocialGlass can help policy-makers make better sense of it.

International Collaborations

SocialGlass has been embraced by several stakeholders in various application domains. From human activity dynamics and crowd management during City-scale events through to city area characterisation and energy consumption monitoring.

Research and Education

Publications, Dissertations, Masters theses, Courses, Student projects

Highlights

Alessandro Bozzon speaking at the first HComp-NL Symposium

In the context of the first anniversary of the inaugural lecture of prof. dr. Lora Aroyo entitled “Data Science with Humans in the Loop“, Dr. Alessandro Bozzon gave a talk entitled "Weaving the Internet of People and Things for Intelligent Cities". ...

SocialGlass is featured on Het Parool

Het Parool (the main Amsterdam daily newspaper) features an interview with Dr. Alessandro Bozzon about SocialGlass and the research work of the team. The August edition of De Ingenieur features an extensive interview of Dr Achilleas Psyllidis about SocialGlass. The...

SocialGlass is featured in the August edition of De Ingenieur

The August edition of De Ingenieur features an extensive interview of Dr Achilleas Psyllidis about SocialGlass. The article describes how SocialGlass paves the way for smarter cities, by offering a pioneering toolbox that helps governments, planners, and wider...

SocialGlass is nominated for the Accenture Innovation Awards 2017

SocialGlass is nominated for the Accenture Innovation Awards 2017 under the Perfect Cities theme. "Perfect Cities" focus on urban innovations and smart city technologies that help transform city life. Besides the main award, SocialGlass also competes for the Public...

AMS Summer Event 2017

The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute) is celebrating its third year of existence with a festive summer event on June 29, 2017 at Hotel Arena in Amsterdam [Map]. The summer event will host more than 200 CEOs of private companies,...

SocialGlass at the TU Delft Research Exhibition

On the 6th, 7th and 8th of June 2017, the largest Scientific Expo in the Netherlands will take place at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). For the third year in a row, SocialGlass has been selected as one of TU Delft's most innovative research projects and...

Achilleas Psyllidis speaking at the BOLD Cities anniversary meet-up

In the context of the first anniversary of the Centre for BOLD Cities, Dr Achilleas Psyllidis will be giving a talk about "Understanding and predicting urban dynamics through new forms of geo-social data: The SocialGlass system and its applications".   When:...

SocialGlass at The Next Web Conference

We are delighted to demonstrate SocialGlass at The Next Web Conference – Europe's leading tech festival. You may find us in the StartupAmsterdam booth, where we will be representing the AMS Institute. The demonstration takes place on May 19, 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00....

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