HotCity: enhancing ubiquitous maps with social context heatmaps

  title={HotCity: enhancing ubiquitous maps with social context heatmaps},
  author={Andreas Komninos and Jeries Besharat and Denzil Ferreira and John D. Garofalakis},
In this paper we present HotCity, a service that demonstrates how collecting and mining the interactions that users make with the urban environment through social networks, can help tourists better plan activities, through sharing the collectively generated social context of a smart, connected city, as a background layer to mapped POI. The data for our service stems from the collection and analysis of 1-month worth of collected human-physical environment interactions (i.e., Foursquare check-ins… CONTINUE READING