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IndAtlas: Technopolicies and Urban Territory Investigation Platform

Ana Isabel de Sá, Michele Brito, Christian Rezende Freitas, Natacha Rena


This article presents the urban research platform IndAtlas, currently in development by UFMG’s Research Group Indisciplinar. Through the association of crowdsourcing tools, a spatial database and visualizations, it is intended to create a Web platform for collecting, analyzing and depicting information about urban spaces. It is proposed that the phenomena (themes) investigated are approached mainly from four axes: 1) spatial / territorial; 2) temporal; 3) social; 4) communicational.

The article will address the development of Indisciplinar’s working method, which guided the proposal of the platform, as well as the functional and technical aspects to be observed for its implementation. Finally, the inquiries derived from the first test experiment of an IndAtlas test prototype will be presented.



IndAtlas; Crowdsourcing; Urban Technopolicies; Digital Cartographies; Spatial Data

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