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Digital Social Research

I3 aims at developing computational models of collective behaviors and human dynamics in and through socio-technical systems: from the analysis of small group dynamics to the understanding of broader (digital) communities.



Mobile Territorial Lab aims at creating an experimental environment to push forward the research on human-behavior analysis and interaction studies of people while in mobility. MTL has been created by Telecom Italia SKIL Lab, in cooperation with Telefonica I+D, the Human Dynamics group at MIT Media Lab, the Institute for Data Driven Design (ID³) and Fondazione Bruno Kessler.

Fitcity is a two-years project started in January 2013 and aimed at promoting a physically active lifestyle through the use of a mobile application that integrates scientifically based fitness assessments and workout routines, gamification techniques, psychological theories and peer-pressure mechanisms. 

I dati a servizio del cosumatore: LivLab è un laboratorio di sperimentazione per i servizi dedicati alla spesa basati sui Big Data. Il laboratorio è nato dlla collaborazione tra UniCoop, CNR, Telecom Italia e FBK. Si tratta di un'iniziativa che vede protagonisti un centinaio di soci Coop della città che stanno utilizzando in via  sperimentale innovativi servizi in grado di gestire la "memoria" delle loro spese e dei loro movimenti.

Main activities

Public display systems are an encouraging technology for public and semi-public spaces. Since 2010, i3 has devoted part of its research to investigating how people engage with digital displays in public spaces and to designing novel interfaces and interaction techniques.