Technology-supported Citizens Participation in Taiwan

Shen, Ken-Ping (2016) Technology-supported Citizens Participation in Taiwan. REAL CORP 2016 – SMART ME UP! How to become and how to stay a Smart City, and does this improve quality of life? Proceedings of 21st International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society. pp. 709-717.

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The use of Internet technology and smart mobile devices had inspired and changed the public awareness and attitudes of urban planning and architecture. One of the big changes is that people no longer gather their information through a single source. Instead, information is published and shared by different organizations and people who have access to the Internet. People not only share information, but also amend the data provided by each other. Through the various functions of smartphones, people can provide and edit the received information. By continuously editing, publishing, and revising the information online, more people could understand the topics. The same concept applies to data collection, analysis, establishing theory and collective realization. As the process undergo constant discussion, urban planning and architectural problems can be properly recognizing and to uncover appropriate solutions. This also led to people willing to actively participate in planning. In recent years, people in Taiwan influence the status of the political, economic and society through the internet. With some cases, such as student movement and emergency relief, will shown how people use the internet and smart mobile device. At the same time investigate in which kind of information can be effectively, properly communicated to the public and influence public participation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: participation, smart mobile devices, Taiwan, data collection, establishing theory
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: REAL CORP Administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2016 13:57
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2016 13:57

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