Inaugural lecture Nanda Piersma: urban analytics for smart cities

On 17 April 2018, Nanda Piersma will give her inaugural lecture titled ‘Through the clouds, urban analytics for smart cities’. Piersma is part of CWI’s Intelligent and Autonomous Systems research group and professor by special appointment at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Publication date: 10-04-2018

On 17 April, Nanda Piersma will give her inaugural lecture titled ‘Through the clouds, urban analytics for smart cities’. Piersma is a researcher in CWI’s Intelligent and Autonomous Systems research group and she is professor by special appointment at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Data has been collected since mankind, but in the recent years the technical innovations enable us to collect exponentially growing amounts of data through the use of sensors, smart devices and other sources. In her lecture Piersma will explore the role of big data in urban environments. She will give an introduction to the world of big data and smart cities, and an assessment of the role that data analytics plays in the current state of the digital transformation in our cities. Examples are in the field of energy and mobility. Additionally, she will address how urban analytics research contributes to the international network of researchers and stakeholders of data science.

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Source: Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences