Martin Traunmueller

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What makes us feel safe when walking around our cities? Previous research has shown that our perception of safety strongly depends on characteristics of the built environment; separately, research has also shown that safety perceptions depend on the people we encounter on the streets. However, it is not clear how the two relate to one another. In this(More)
Most (mobile) online map services focus on providing their users the most efficient route to their target location. In this paper we investigate the relationship between the physical and digital urban navigation to improve wayfinding for pedestrians by enhancing their experiences when strolling through a city. With our application "Space Recommender System"(More)
Large public displays are becoming a ubiquitous resource in the urban environment. Interconnected over the Internet these hitherto isolated " ad displays " could become a novel and powerful communication medium – net-worked public displays. One example for such a novel type of communication is their use as community tools. Scattered across the urban(More)
Navigation systems like Google Maps and TomTom are designed to generate the shortest and less time consuming path for the user to reach a certain destination from his origin location, not taking into account the user's actual walking experience. This paper investigates physical and digital urban navigation and describes a new approach by implementing(More)
Introduction & Motivation Typical online map services, such as Google Maps, Tom Tom and others, were designed to deliver the most time, distance and fuel efficient route from point A to point B to car drivers. They have been extended to provide route description to pedestrians and cyclists using a similar algorithmic approach. These circumstances constitute(More)
! ! Prior work in architectural and urban studies suggests that there is a strong correlation between people dynamics and crime activities in an urban environment. These studies have been conducted primarily using qualitative evaluation methods, and as such are limited in terms of the geographic area they cover, the number of respondents they reach out to,(More)
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