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

AMS Seminar on Urban Data Science

The AMS Social Urban Data Lab (SUDL) is organizing the 1st European Seminar on Urban Data Science on December 4, 2017 at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS). With modern-day cities comes a diverse array of geosocial big data from...

Dr Achilleas Psyllidis gave an invited lecture at the Smart City Conference 2017

On September 28, 2017, Dr. Achilleas Psyllidis gave an invited lecture at the Smart City Conference 2017 that was held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. His lecture, titled "Spatial Data Science for Smart Cities", emphasised the importance of spatial data science in...

Alessandro Bozzon selected for IBM 2017 Faculty Award

Alessandro Bozzon has been selected for the IBM Faculty Award, which is a competitive worldwide program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research. Alessandro  Bozzon received the award in the...

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...

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