Viewpoint An assessment of Public Participation GIS and Web 2 . 0 technologies in urban planning practice in Canela , Brazil

@inproceedings{Bugs2015ViewpointAA,
  title={Viewpoint An assessment of Public Participation GIS and Web 2 . 0 technologies in urban planning practice in Canela , Brazil},
  author={Geisa Bugs and Carlos Granell and Oscar Fonts and Joaqu{\'i}n Huerta and Marco Painho},
  year={2015}
}
Recent advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Web 2.0 technologies provide new ways of creating sophisticated Web applications that strengthen social interactions based on comments on online maps, which have the potential to improve Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) practices. In this paper, we address this promising approach to analyze the impact of collaborative Web 2.0 tools applied to PPGIS applications in urban planning actions. We develop a Web 2.0 PPGIS application through… CONTINUE READING
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