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Our Goal

The goal of the VaVeL project is to radically advance our ability to use urban data in applications that can identify and address citizen needs and improve urban life. This project will develop a general purpose framework for managing and mining multiple heterogeneous urban data streams for cities become more efficient, productive and resilient. The framework will be able to solve major issues that arise with urban transportation related data and are currently not dealt by existing stream management technologies. The project brings together two European cities that provide diverse large scale data of cross-country origin and real application needs, three major European companies in this space, and a strong group of researchers that have uniquely strong expertise in analyzing real-life urban data. VaVeL aims at making fundamental advances in addressing the most critical inefficiencies of current (big) data management and stream frameworks to cope with emerging urban sensor data thus making European urban data more accessible and easy to use and enhancing

Kick-Off Meeting in Athens

Our kick-off meeting in Athens was a huge success! The gathering took place in the premises of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

All partners were represented and the agenda included fruitful discussion on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Overall Goals
  • Data Availability
  • Planning for first 9 and 18 months of the project
  • Work Package presentations
  • Administrative and Organizational Issues

Next meeting will be in Warsaw!

Kick-Off Meeting Coming Up!

We are all very excited that our first meeting is approaching. The Kick-Off Meeting of VaVeL will take palce in Athens, Greece, March 1 and March 2.

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