Saturday, 20 February 2021

Call for Papers _ IJEPR Vol. 11 (2022)

 

                                                       

                                                        Call for Papers for Volume 11 (2022)

                                                     Call for Special Issues Volume 11 (2022)

 

     See  more here: https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-planning-research/44994

Thursday, 31 December 2020

IJEPR conversion to Gold Open Access in 2021



The International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) will convert from Hybrid Open Access to Gold Open Access starting 1st January 2021. 


This occurs when the IJEPR has just completed and published, in December 2020, its entire Volume 10 (2021), a volume that marks its first decade of existence. All papers published in Volume 10 (2021) are open access.

 

All papers submitted from now on will follow the new conditions of the Gold Open Access publishing mode. The first volume published in Gold Open Access mode will have a 2022 copyright year. 


All relevant information on this is available in the IJEPR Portal, here:  https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-planning-research/44994 

 


Thursday, 17 December 2020

IJEPR Reviewers for the 2021 - Acknowledgment





INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF E-PLANNING RESEARCH (IJEPR)

 VOLUME 10 - 2021


ACKNOWLEDGMENT


IJEPR Reviewers for the 2021 Issues**

 

Abderrahmane Diafat, University Ferhat Abbas Setif 1, Algeria

Aija Staffans, Aalto University, Finland

Alexandre Repetti, Repetti sàrl, Switzerland

Anastasia Stratigea, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Anna Trono, University of Salento, Italy

Barney Warf, University of Kansas, United States

Bauke de Vries, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Claudia Vicentelo, LAB ICT - Innovation, Cities and Technology Laboratory, Chile

Dai Teqi, Beijing Normal University, China

Fabiano Rogerio Corrêa, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Falguni Mukherjee, Sam Houston State University, USA

Georg Gartner, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Jiří Pánek, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic

John Danahy, University of Toronto, Canada

Jon Corbett, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada

Karl Benediktsson, University of Iceland, Iceland

Lawrence Harvey, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

Lech Janczewski, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Marco Picone, University of Palermo, Italy

Maria Rita Dionisio, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Mohamed El-Mekawy, Stockholm University, Sweden

Nadia Chabi, Salah Boubnider Constantine 3, Algeria

Outi Autti, University of Oulu, Finland

Padraig Wims, University College Dublin, Ireland

Pilvi Nummi, Aalto University, Finland

Rogério Palhares Araújo, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Said Madani, University Ferhat Abbas Setif 1, Algeria

Sławomir Palicki, Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland

Soon Ae Chun, City University of New York, Staten Island, United States

Stuart Charter, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Sylvie Occelli, IRES - Istituto di Ricerche Economico Sociali del Piemonte, Italy

Teresa Graziano, University of Catania, Italy

Verna Nel, University of the Free State, South Africa

Vít Pászto, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Wim G. M. van der Knaap, Wageningen University, The Netherlands


** - in Editorial Preface, IJEPR Vol 10 (4), 2021.




INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of E-PLANNING RESEARCH (IJEPR), Volume 10, Issue 4, October - December 2021

 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF E-PLANNING RESEARCH (IJEPR)

Volume 10, Issue 4, October - December 2021

 

Open Access 

Indexed by: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
Published: Quarterly in Print and Electronically
ISSN: 2160-9918; EISSN: 2160-9926Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA
www.igi-global.com/ijepr

 

Editor-in-Chief: Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

 

Big Data, Gaming and Smart City: opportunities for innovation in Urban e-Planning - Editorial Preface

Carlos Nunes Silva, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

Addressing global climate change with big data-driven urban planning policy

John Zacharias, Peking University, China

 

From Open Data to Smart City. Governing Innovation in the Rennes Metropolitan Area (France)

Marie-Anaïs Le Breton, University of Rennes / ESO Laboratory, France

Mathilde Girardeau, University of Rennes / PREFics Laboratory, France

Helene Bailleul, University of Rennes / ESO Laboratory, France

 

Thinking together & governance in transport planning: can we strengthen the connections?

Sylvie Occelli, Istituto di Ricerche Economico Sociali del Piemonte, Italy

Simone Landini, Istituto di Ricerche Economico Sociali del Piemonte, Italy

 

We Are Martinsville (WAM) Leveraging Mobile Gaming for Community Engagement and Improving Health

Mona El Khafif, University of Virginia School of Architecture, USA

Kathy Hsu Wibberly, University of Virginia Center for Telehealth, USA

Elgin Cleckley, University of Virginia School of Architecture, USA

Tho H Nguyen, University of Virginia Department of Computer Science, USA

Marcus H Divers, University of Virginia Center for Telehealth, USA

 

Smartization in Gatchina: A Case of a Russian Town

Olga V. Vorobeva, North-West Institute of Management RANEPA, Russia

Ekaterina A. Manzhula, ANCO Competence Center of Leningrad Region, Russia

 

BOOK REVIEW

Book review - 'Planning Theory'

Carlos Nunes Silva, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal





Monday, 14 December 2020

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of E-PLANNING RESEARCH (IJEPR), Volume 10, Issue 3, July - September 2021

 
  International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR)
Volume 10 (3)  July - September 2021

Commemorative Special Issue - "A decade of Urban e-Planning"


Open Access 


Indexed by: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
Published: Quarterly in Print and Electronically
ISSN: 2160-9918; EISSN: 2160-9926Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA
www.igi-global.com/ijepr

 

Editor-in-Chief: Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

 


Editorial Preface - A decade of Urban e-Planning >>

Carlos Nunes Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

Urban digital infrastructure, smart cityism and communication: research challenges for Urban e-Planning

Scott McQuire, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Digital Citizenship and Digital Communities:  How Technology Matters for Individuals and Communities

Karen Mossberger, Arizona State University, United States

Caroline J. Tolbert, University of Iowa, United States

 

Digital urban planning platforms: the interplay of digital and local embeddedness in urban planning

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, Tampere University, Finland

 

Framework for Smart City Model Composition: Choice of Component Design Models and Risks Soon Ae Chun, City University of New York, Staten Island, United States

Dongwook Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea

Jun-Suh Cho, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea

Michael Chuang, University of Illinois Springfield, United States

Seungyoon Shin, Seoul National University, South Korea

Daesung Jun, Jeonju University, South Korea

 

How to include omnichannel services in land-use policy? E-planning holds the key

Lukasz Damurski, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland

 

E-government, Corruption Reduction and the Role of Culture: A Study Based on Panel Data of 57 Countries

Haoyu Zhao, University of Massachusetts Boston, United States

Michael J. Ahn, University of Massachusetts Boston, United States

Aroon P. Manoharan, University of Massachusetts Boston, United States

 

Participatory Mapping and PGIS. Secerning Facts and Values, Representation and Representativity Michael McCall, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

 

BOOK REVIEW

 

Book review - 'Planning History'

Carlos Nunes Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of E-PLANNING RESEARCH (IJEPR), Volume 10, Issue 2, April - June 2021



Special Issue on Covid19


Open Access
 


International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR)

Volume 10,
Issue 2, April - June 2021




Indexed by: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of
Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)


Published: Quarterly in Print and Electronically

ISSN: 2160-9918; EISSN: 2160-9926


Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA

www.igi-global.com/ijepr


Editor-in-Chief: Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)


EDITORIAL PREFACE


Urban
E-Planning and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Public Health Response and Transformative
Recovery
Carlos Nunes
Silva (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Universidade de Lisboa,
Lisbon, Portugal)


ARTICLE 1


Successful
Government Responses to the Pandemic: Contextualizing National and Urban
Responses to the COVID-19 Outbreak in East and West
Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko (Tampere University, Finland)
This article discusses national and local strategies for confronting
COVID-19 pandemic. The analysis sheds light on how societal context,
institutional arrangements, knowledge culture, and technology deployment
manifest in national responses to the pandemic. Discussion describes country
cases from East and South East Asia, on the one hand, and from Europe and
Asia-Pacific, on the other. The overall impression is that Asian cases reflect
proactivity and diligence, while Western responses are reactive and more often
than not slightly delayed. Both country groups include successes, while the
overwhelming majority of global benchmarks are Asian. As the management of
COVID-19 crisis is essentially a multi-level governance issue, discussion about
national strategies is supplemented with a glance at the role of cities. The
COVID-19-related urban challenges revolve around increased interest in urban
safety, creative approaches to and the uses of urban space, the rise of digital
urban platforms, and deeper insights on citizen engagement.


To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/successful-government-responses-to-the-pandemic/262504


To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262504&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 2


Building
Resilient, Smart Communities in a Post-COVID Era: Insights From Ireland
Aoife Doyle (Future Analytics Consulting Ltd., Ireland), William Hynes
(Future Analytics Consulting Ltd., Ireland), Stephen M. Purcell (Future
Analytics Consulting Ltd., Ireland)
The COVID-19 pandemic spread rapidly throughout the world in early 2020.
Beyond the substantial health impacts, the crisis has served as a catalyst for
a dramatic shift in working practices, a greater reliance on technology, and a
subsequent reduction in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in the most
heavily populated parts of the planet. Indeed, the crisis has highlighted the
interconnected nature of society's vulnerabilities while also demonstrating
that transformational change is possible. These rapid changes have ignited
debate around how to build more resilient societies and the role of planning in
promoting equitable and sustainable recovery. This article presents key
insights from Ireland, as policymakers grapple with these questions and the
role of technology in ensuring ongoing delivery of services and a continuation
of democratic processes. Specifically, this short article focuses on the impact
of the pandemic on town centres and regional growth in Ireland and the
potential interventions which can aid in addressing recently intensified local
challenges.
To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/building-resilient-smart-communities-in-a-post-covid-era/262505
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262505&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 3


Surveillance
in the COVID-19 Normal: Tracking, Tracing, and Snooping – Trade-Offs in Safety
and Autonomy in the E-City
Michael K.
McCall (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico), Margaret M. Skutsch
(Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico), Jordi Honey-Roses
(University of British Columbia, Canada)
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of surveillance
technologies in cities around the world. The new surveillance systems are
unfolding at unprecedented speed and scale in response to the fears of
COVID-19, yet with little discussion about long-term consequences or
implications. The authors approach the drivers and procedures for COVID-19
surveillance, addressing a particular focus to close-circuit television (CCTV)
and tracking apps. This paper describes the technologies, how they are used,
what they are capable of, the reasons why one should be concerned, and how
citizens may respond. No commentary should downplay the seriousness of the
current pandemic crisis, but one must consider the immediate and longer-term
threats of insinuated enhanced surveillance, and look to how surveillance could
be managed in a more cooperative social future.
To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/surveillance-in-the-covid-19-normal/262506
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262506&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 4


COVID-19
Contact Tracing: From Local to Global and Back Again
Teresa Scassa (University of Ottawa, Canada)
This article surveys the rise of contact tracing technologies during the
COVID-19 pandemic and some of the privacy, ethical, and human rights issues
they raise. It examines the relationship of these technologies to local public
health initiatives, and how the privacy debate over these apps made the
technology in some cases less responsive to public health agency needs. The
article suggests that as countries enter the return to normal phase, the more
important and more invasive contact tracing and disease surveillance
technologies will be deployed at the local level in the context of employment,
transit, retail services, and other activities. The smart city may be co-opted
for COVID-19 surveillance, and individuals will experience tracking and monitoring
as they go to work, shop, dine, and commute. The author questions whether the
attention given to national contact tracing apps has overshadowed more local
contexts where privacy, ethical, and human rights issues remain deeply
important but relatively unexamined. This raises issues for city local
governance and urban e-planning.
To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/covid-19-contact-tracing/262507
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262507&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 5


Pandemic-Driven
Technology Adoption: Public Decision Makers Need to Tread Cautiously
Pamela Robinson (Ryerson University, Canada), Peter A. Johnson (University
of Waterloo, Canada)
During the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, around the world,
evidence is mounting as to the unenveness of impacts across communities. There
are disproportionately more impacts on people who are elderly, economically
marginalized, immunologically compromised, and members of racialized and equity-seeking
communities. As part of the COVID-19 response, virus transmission mitigation
efforts including the use of new technology tools like contract tracing apps
are being explored. There are significant implications to the use of these
tools, including how they impact different community members and exacerbate
digital divide, exclusion, and surveillance issues. This article brings forward
a citizen participation framework that is instructive for decision-makers
charged with pandemic-driven technology adoption.
To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/pandemic-driven-technology-adoption/262508
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262508&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 6


Changing
Mobility Lifestyle: A Case Study on the Impact of COVID-19 Using Personal
Google Locations Data
Vít Pászto (Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic & Moravian
Business College Olomouc, Czech Republic), Jaroslav Burian (Palacký University
Olomouc, Czech Republic & Moravian Business College Olomouc, Czech
Republic), Karel Macků (Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic)
The article is focused on a detailed micro-study describing changes in the
behaviour of the authors in three months before and during the COVID-19
pandemic. The study is based on data from Google Location Service. Despite the
fact it evaluates only three people and the study cannot be sufficiently
representative, it is a unique example of possible data processing at such a
level of accuracy. The most significant changes in the behaviour of authors
before and during the COVID-19 quarantine are described and interpreted in
detail. Another purpose of the article is to point out the possibilities of
analytical processing of Google Location while being aware of personal data
protection issues. The authors recognize that by visualizing the real motion
data, one partially discloses their privacy, but one considers it very valuable
to show how detailed data Google collects about the population and how such data
can be used effectively.


To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/changing-mobility-lifestyle/262509
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262509&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 7


Smart
Technologies, Back-to-the-Village Rhetoric, and Tactical Urbanism: Post-COVID
Planning Scenarios in Italy
Teresa Graziano (Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
University of Catania, Italy)
This viewpoint article is aimed at critically scrutinizing both institutional
and bottom-up narratives about post-COVID planning scenarios in Italy. Through
a critical multimedia discourse analysis, the article tries to deconstruct the
most recurring narratives about the future of cities in Italy, particularly
those interlacing smart city rhetoric with alternative models of settlements
and “soft” planning micro-actions, in order to highlight both conflictual
perspectives and new potential paths to follow for a more inclusive tech-led
urban development.
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262510&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 8


Exploring
the Smart Future of Participation: Community, Inclusivity, and People With
Disabilities
John Bricout (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, USA), Paul M. A. Baker
(Georgia Institute of Technology, USA), Nathan W. Moon (Georgia Institute of
Technology, USA), Bonita Sharma (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on civic life, including public
services, governance, and the well-being of citizens. The pace and scope of
technology as a force for problem solving, connecting people, sharing
information, and organizing civic life has increased in the wake of COVID-19.
This article critically reviews how technology use influences the civic
engagement potential of the smart city, in particular for people with
disabilities. The article aims to articulate new challenges to virtual
participation in civic life in terms of accessibility, usability, and equity.
Next, the article proposes a framework for a smart participation future
involving smarter communities that utilize universal design, blended bottom-up,
and virtual community of practice (VCoP) approaches to planning and connecting
citizens with disabilities to smart cities. Policy and ethical implications of
the proposed smart participation future are considered.
To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/exploring-the-smart-future-of-participation/262511
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262511&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 9


Technology
Use by Urban Local Bodies in India to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic
Falguni Mukherjee (Sam Houston State University, USA)
This article provides a comprehensive review of the use of information and
communication technologies by urban local bodies in India in their war against
the COVID-19 pandemic based on a detailed survey conducted during the pandemic
period. India reported its first case of COVID-19 in late January, and
government authorities have been on a war footing since then to curb the spread
of the virus. Following a tradition that has been instilled within government
agencies since the Modi Government came into power in 2014, local, state, and
central government agencies turned to a widespread use of geospatial,
surveillance and information and communication technologies as part of a
strategy to monitor and track movement, manage individuals, and enforce
quarantine norms. However, several important questions arise from the blind use
of technology that remain unanswered. The use of technology by government
agencies raise key questions on privacy, civil liberties, and suitability and
viability of their use.
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262512&isxn=9781799862536


ARTICLE 10


Communicative
Governance to Mitigate the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Delhi, India
Nidhi Vij Mali (University of Mississippi, USA), Srinivas Yerramsetti
(Independent researcher), Aroon P. Manoharan (University of
Massachusetts, Boston, USA)
Emerging democracies are handicapped by systemic weaknesses such as
inadequate healthcare safety nets, weak administrative capacities, and rigidly
hierarchical bureaucracies and conflicts between levels of political
leadership. The COVID-19 pandemic creates an urgent need for governments to
overcome these structural limitations and facilitate responsive governance.
This article uses the lens of communicative governance to describe how
governments respond to the emerging health emergency and its challenges. It
uses the case of the state of Delhi in India to analyze how the tools of
government were operated to govern during the early stages of an escalating health crisis. It documents
the unique policy and administrative practices that are driving the response to
the COVID-19 pandemic in the global South. In doing so, it points to the ways
in which urban e-planning can foster transformative capacities to support local
communities.


To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/communicative-governance-to-mitigate-the-covid-19-pandemic/262513
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262513&isxn=9781799862536 


ARTICLE 11


Recombining
Place: COVID-19 and Community Action Networks in South Africa
Nancy Odendaal (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
The lockdown response taken by many governments in flattening the curve of
coronavirus infections has of course increased the reliance on digital tools to
enable work (for those able to do so) and social interaction. There are
emergent, somewhat contingent, and coproductive dynamics at work between
platforms and urban life and space with the contextual specificities of each,
no doubt, leading to different ICT-informed solutions. In South Africa, the
state has taken a phased but stronghold approach with unfortunate impacts on
livelihoods and food security, especially those in the informal economy and
those with part-time or insecure employment. The community action network (CAN)
initiative started as a means to enable neighbourhood assistance through
WhatsApp groups in Cape Town. In this article, the author reflects on how this
initiative reflects the early hopes of William Mitchell (and others) that saw
the potential for informational spaces to become more democratic as interfaces
of connection. In Cape Town, one may see Mitchell's vision fulfilled.
To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/article/recombining-place/262514
To read a PDF sample of this article, click on the link below.

www.igi-global.com/viewtitlesample.aspx?id=262514&isxn=9781799862536