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SMART PROJECT SELECTED IN TWITTER DATA GRANTS PILOT

SMART's Map Jakarta (petajakarta) project has been selected as one of only six world-wide and the only Australian entry, to receive free datasets in the first ever Twitter #DataGrant project from social media giant.

Map Jakarta is a web-based platform used to harness the power of social media to gather, sort, and display information about flooding for Jakarta residents in real time. The platform runs on the open source software platform CogniCity - a GeoSocial Intelligence Framework developed at the SMART Infrastructure Facility - which allows data to be collected and disseminated by community members through their location-enabled mobile devices.

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Simulation: Using the latest scientific simulation tools to plan more liveable and productive cities and regions

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Modelling: Using state of the art integrated land use and transport modelling tools to inform policy makers of the full range of infrastructure options

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Analysis: Evidence based 'what if' scenarios to identify and support best possible infrastructure futures

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Research: Can we build infrastructure to meet the needs of twice today's population with half the resources and twice the liveability? Factor 8

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Teaching: Equip the next generation of infrastructure leaders to adapt and respond to radical social and technological change
The key to a better future is to engage the community AND POLICY MAKERS about planning, the future and how we meet their needs
the core of our research is to understand the critical interconnections AND interdependencies of the infrastructure network and the importance of feedback effects