Privacy and Social Values in Smart Cities

Abstract: Privacy, a fundamental human right, is a key nonfunctional requirement to every electronic service and applications designed for smart societies. Informational privacy, the right of individuals to control information related to them, in smart societies is at the core Continue reading

2 SmartSociety proposals win FETLaunchpad innovation funds

Two proposals originating from our project have successfully acquired innovation funds from FETLaunchpad! SmartNurse and WhiteRabbit were among the 16 proposals accepted from the very first Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Innovation Launchpad call, and invited to grant agreement preparation. Brief Continue reading

Ontology-Based Obfuscation and Anonymisation for Privacy

Abstract: Healthcare Information Systems typically fall into the group of systems in which the need of data sharing conflicts with the privacy. A myriad of these systems have to, however, constantly communicate among each other. One of the ways to Continue reading

SmartSociety: Collaboration Between Humans and Machines, Promises and Perils.

Abstract: As the European Union (EU) funded SmartSociety project aims to create a toolset for rapidly and systematically engineering collective intelligence systems to support daily living, it simultaneously wants to ameliorate the risks to individuals of participating in these types Continue reading

Privacy for Peer Profiling in Collective Adaptive Systems

Abstract: In this paper, we introduce a privacy-enhanced Peer Manager, which is a fundamental building block for the implementation of a privacy-preserving collective adaptive systems computing platform. The Peer Manager is a user-centered identity management platform that keeps information owned Continue reading