Towards a Mobile Crowdsourcing System for Collective Memory Management

  • Konstantinos KoukoulisEmail author
  • Dimitrios Koukopoulos
  • George Koubaroulis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11196)


Collective memory characterizes the behavior of certain groups of people that form communities inside an urban environment. Quality of life, as a smart city objective, should concern the understanding of diversity, reducing alienation and preservation of people’s intangible cultural heritage. In this paper we attempt to give a first answer to such problems proposing and implementing a trustworthy mobile crowdsourcing system for a collective memory management based on the needs of users, specialists or not. We demonstrate a basic usage scenario to show the strength of the implemented services, along with a first system evaluation showing positive results.


Collective memory management Mobile crowdsourcing systems 



The authors wish to thank postgraduate students of the Department of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies of Patras University and the members of the refugee community living in our area for their contribution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantinos Koukoulis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dimitrios Koukopoulos
    • 1
  • George Koubaroulis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New TechnologiesUniversity of PatrasAgrinioGreece

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