Ear-phone: an end-to-end participatory urban noise mapping system

  title={Ear-phone: an end-to-end participatory urban noise mapping system},
  author={Rajib Kumar Rana and Chun Tung Chou and Salil S. Kanhere and Nirupama Bulusu and Wen Hu},
A noise map facilitates monitoring of environmental noise pollution in urban areas. It can raise citizen awareness of noise pollution levels, and aid in the development of mitigation strategies to cope with the adverse effects. However, state-of-the-art techniques for rendering noise maps in urban areas are expensive and rarely updated (months or even years), as they rely on population and traffic models rather than on real data. Participatory urban sensing can be leveraged to create an open… CONTINUE READING
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