Computing Community Consortium Blog

The goal of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is to catalyze the computing research community to debate longer range, more audacious research challenges; to build consensus around research visions; to evolve the most promising visions toward clearly defined initiatives; and to work with the funding organizations to move challenges and visions toward funding initiatives. The purpose of this blog is to provide a more immediate, online mechanism for dissemination of visioning concepts and community discussion/debate about them.



Great Innovative Idea- Flexible Road Trains in Autonomous Public Transportation

February 2nd, 2017 / in CCC, Great Innovative Idea / by Helen Wright

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Stephan Winter from the University of Melbourne. Winter along with his coauthors Niels Agatz from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Ana Bazzan from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Ronny Kutadinata from the University of Melbourne, Dirk Christian Mattfeld from University of Braunschweig, Monika Sester from Leibniz University Hannover, and Ouri Wolfson from University of Illinois at Chicago were among the winners at the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) sponsored Blue Sky Ideas Track Competition at the ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems 2016 (SIGSPATIAL 2016) in San Francisco, CA. Their winning paper is called Autonomous Public Transportation: Flexible Road Trains. The Innovative Idea The team was fascinated by a […]

Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track held at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2016

December 8th, 2016 / in Announcements, Research News / by Helen Wright

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 24th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, October 31- November 3, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The purpose was to bring together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners in relation to novel systems based on geo-spatial data and knowledge, and fostering interdisciplinary discussions and research in all aspects of geographic information systems. The goal of this track was to present visionary ideas at the conference. 1) First Place- Autonomous car and ride sharing: flexible road trains Niels Agatz, Erasmus University Rotterdam Ana Bazzan, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Ronny Kutadinata, The University of Melbourne Dirk Christian Mattfeld, […]