Rob Kitchin

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA

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Maynooth, County Kildare

Ireland

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Real-Time City? Big Data and Smart Urbanism

A revised version of this paper, including two new sections, has been published in GeoJournal 79(1):1-14, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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big data, smart cities, urbanism, real-time analysis, data analytics, ubiquitous computing

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Towards Critical Data Studies: Charting and Unpacking Data Assemblages and Their Work

The Programmable City Working Paper 2; pre-print version of chapter to be published in Eckert, J., Shears, A. and Thatcher, J. (eds) Geoweb and Big Data. University of Nebraska Press. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Rob Kitchin and Tracey Lauriault
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA and Carleton University - School of Journalism and Communication Studies
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big data, critical data studies, data assemblages, data infrastructures, civil liberties

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Thinking Critically About and Researching Algorithms

The Programmable City Working Paper 5
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Oct 2014
Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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algorithm, code, epistemology, research

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Data-Driven, Networked Urbanism

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Aug 2015
Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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big data, data analytics, governance, smart cities, urban data, urban informatics, urban science

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Small Data, Data Infrastructures and Big Data

GeoJournal 80(4): 463-475, 2014, The Programmable City Working Paper 1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2016
Rob Kitchin and Tracey Lauriault
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA and Carleton University - School of Journalism and Communication Studies
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big data, small data, data infrastructures, data politics, spatial data infrastructures, cyber-infrastructures, epistemology

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Big Data and Official Statistics: Opportunities, Challenges and Risks

Statistical Journal of the International Association of Official Statistics 31(3): 471-481, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2016
Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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big data, official statistics, national statistical institutions, opportunities, challenges, risks

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Housing in Ireland: From Crisis to Crisis

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Rob Kitchin, Rory Hearne and Cian O'Callaghan
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA, Maynooth University and Maynooth University
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house prices, supply, vacancy, social housing, private renting, mortgage debt, mortgage arrears, negative equity, homelessness, unfinished estates, land prices

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From a Single Line of Code to an Entire City: Reframing Thinking on Code and the City

The Programmable City Working Paper 4
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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code, city, software, programmable urbanism, software studies, smart city, urban studies, assemblages

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The Diverse Nature of Big Data

Big Data & Society 3: 1-10, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2016
Rob Kitchin and Gavin McArdle
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA and University College Dublin (UCD) - UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics
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big data, ontology, taxonomy, types, characteristics

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The Praxis and Politics of Building Urban Dashboards

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2015
Rob Kitchin, Sophia Maalsen and Gavin McArdle
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of the Built Environment and University College Dublin (UCD) - UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics
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assemblage, dashboard, data, Dublin, politics, smart city

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Mapping Experience: Crowdsourced Cartography

Environment and Planning A 45(1) 19-36, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2016
Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin
University of Manchester - School of Environment and Development - Department of Geography and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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cartography, crowdsourcing, Internet, Web 2.0, authorship, ontology, representation, temporality

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Improving the Veracity of Open and Real-Time Urban Data

The Programmable City Working Paper 13
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Gavin McArdle and Rob Kitchin
University College Dublin (UCD) - UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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open data, big data, realtime data, veracity, quality, fidelity, metadata, urban data

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Understanding Spatial Media

This paper is a modified version of a chapter that will be published in Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M.W. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media. London: Sage, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jun 2016
Rob Kitchin, Tracey Lauriault and Matthew Wilson
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA, Carleton University - School of Journalism and Communication Studies and University of Kentucky - Department of Geography
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spatial media, locative media, geoweb, neogeography, volunteered geographic information, space, mapping, mobility, knowledge, spatial data

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Towards Touch-Free Spaces: Sensors, Software and the Automatic Production of Shared Public Toilets

TOUCHING SPACE, PLACING TOUCH, Mark Paterson and Martin Dodge, eds., Ashgate, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2011
Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin
University of Manchester - School of Environment and Development - Department of Geography and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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toilets, automation, software, sensors, code/space

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Solutions, Strategies and Frictions in Civic Hacking

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 May 2015
Sung-Yueh Perng and Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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friction, solutions, strategies, civic hacking, apps, smart city

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Locative Media and Data-Driven Computing Experiments

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Sung-Yueh Perng, Rob Kitchin and Leighton Evans
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth), National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA)
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Data analytics, computing experiments, locative media, location-based social network (LBSN), staging, urban future, critical data studies

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A Smart Place to Work? Big Data Systems, Labour, Control and Modern Retail Stores

New Technology, Work and Employment, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 44-57, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Leighton Evans and Rob Kitchin
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
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retail, control, discipline, code/space, labour, big data, automation.

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Digital Turn, Digital Geography?

Posted: 16 Oct 2015
James Ash, Rob Kitchin and Agnieszka Leszczynski
Newcastle University - Department of Media, Culture and Heritage, National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA and University of Auckland, School of Enviornment

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digital, geography, computing, digital turn, digital geography