Cartografías de la ciudad nocturna a través del Big Data

Cartographies of nightscapes using the Big Data

atNight project has been featured in Volume 6 of Obra Digital. Obra Digital is an international open access journal focusing on research in Digital Communication from a broad perspective. This issue ‘Narratives and Digital Design’ offers a miscellany of articles featuring digital content from different angles: the display of cartographic design and artificial spaces, the construction of narrative and the production of video game.

Data visualization has emerged as a key tool in the thinking of urban design used to explain the relationship between citizens and their environment. The article ‘Cartographies of nightscapes using the Big Data’ explores the potential of techniques representing the city image by developing digital cartographies that enable us to assign geometry to this large volume of data. atNight project uses data analysis and visualization to propose a possible interpretation of urban nightscape.

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