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A Collective Awareness Platform for Promoting Dark Skies in Europe


Second Intermediate Project Report

Second Intermediate Project Report at Month 30

Definition of Outreach, Dissemination and Training Strategies

This report provides the bases for the future communication strategies.

Marketing plan report

The report analyses the impact of the marketing plan for the duration of the project. The final report will be based on interim reports that monitor the sustainability and financial viability of the project throughout its lifetime.

STARS4ALL sustainability plan

The sustainability plan will propose models to attract and retain a sustainable number of contributors and explore the possible revenue streams to enable the STARS4ALL foundation to maintain its operational capacity to guide and represent the project's community at large. The sustainability plan will be composed of interim reports written throughout the duration of the project, the first of which will be presented to the foundation on M8.

STARS4ALL Periodical reports

Summary of the periodical reports published based on data generated.

Kick-off meeting report

Report of Kick-off meting

Games Design

Report on the gamification design and mockups

First Intermediate Project Report

First Intermediate Project Report at Month 18

Community engagement strategy and toolkit

This deliverable will describe our strategy, aligned with the other non-technical work packages, and will mark the launch of our online channels.

Data Management Plan (intermediate version)

Intermediate version of the DMP. Requirements for new LPIs will be incorporated.

Report on Expeditions

This report summarises all expeditions (see Statistics will be published on the communication channels after each expedition.

Data Management Plan (initial version)

Initial version of the DMP based on the initial LPIs.

Community engagement report

Summary of activities carried out in tasks T3.1, T3.2 and T3.3 and final assessments of impact factor. There will be periodically publications with statistics in all communication channels.

Games Release (final release)

Final release of the games

STARS4ALL data portal

This deliverable will comprise the portal for data management.

STARS4ALL crowdfunding platform

Release of the crowdfunding tool for funding CAs.

Photometer sensor (final version)

Final version of our sensor, ready to be produced for commercial use. As a open hardware device, all schematics and technological concepts will be available on the website.

Sensor API (final release)

Final release of the sensor API. This version will be able to integrate new sensors and manage them.

Communication modules (final version)

Final version of the communication modules , ready for commercial use. As a open hardware devices, all schematics and technological concepts will be available on the website.

Integrated tool to create and manage LPIs and CAs (initial release).

First release of the tool where users will be able to create LPIs and CAs.

STARS4ALL live dashboards (initial release)

First release of the dashboards, where users will be able to see an overview of the active LPIs and CAs, as well as first crowdsourcing activities.

STARS4ALL foundation

Statute of the foundation

STARS4ALL live dashboards (final release)

Final release of the monitoring dashboards. This version will include data gathered from sensors network and games.

Sensor API (initial release)

First release of the sensor API. This release will be able to process all data sent by sensors.

Games release (first version)

First release of the games

Methods for quality assessment, monitoring and control (initial release)

Algorithmic machinery in place ready to be used in the first games launched in WP4.

Integrated tool to create and manage LPIs and CAs (final release)

Final release with new functionalities to manage LPIs and CAs.

Models and methods for community health monitoring (initial release)

Complementary set of methods to D3.3, focusing on interactions within communities on LPIs.

Methods for quality assessment, monitoring and control (final release)

Updates and extensions of methods repertoire from D3.3 based on experiences so far.

Photometer sensor (prototype)

Prototype of our sensor without a communication module.

Communication modules (prototype)

Prototype of the communication modules (Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth). These modules will be attached to the sensors for sending all data gathered to our system.

Project presentation video and press-release

A presentation video in all consortium languages will be launched in all communication channels. Also, a press release will be created in all consortium languages and released by all partners institutions.

Set up of the communication and press office

Creation of the press office structure and communication channels.

STARS4ALL marketplace

The marketplace is operational and offering goods and services to the public at large.

Project Website

Project website and private wiki pages design and start-up.

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Human Computation vs. Machine Learning: an Experimental Comparison for Image Classification

Author(s): Re Calegari, Gloria; Nasi, Gioele; Celino, Irene
Published in: Human Computation Journal 5(1) 13-30, 8, 2018, ISSN 2330-8001
Publisher: Pietro Michelucci
DOI: 10.15346/hc.v5i1.2

Light pollution offshore: Zenithal sky glow measurements in the mediterranean coastal waters

Author(s): Xavier Ges, Salvador Bará, Manuel García-Gil, Jaime Zamorano, Salvador J. Ribas, Eduard Masana
Published in: Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 210, 2018, Page(s) 91-100, ISSN 0022-4073
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.02.014

LICA AstroCalc, a software to analyze the impact of artificial light: Extracting parameters from the spectra of street and indoor lamps

Author(s): Carlos Eugenio Tapia Ayuga, Jaime Zamorano
Published in: Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 214, 2018, Page(s) 33-38, ISSN 0022-4073
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.04.022

Evaluating the Association between Artificial Light-at-Night Exposure and Breast and Prostate Cancer Risk in Spain (MCC-Spain Study)

Author(s): Ariadna Garcia-Saenz, Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel, Ana Espinosa, Antonia Valentin, Núria Aragonés, Javier Llorca, Pilar Amiano, Vicente Martín Sánchez, Marcela Guevara, Rocío Capelo, Adonina Tardón, Rosana Peiró-Perez, José Juan Jiménez-Moleón, Aina Roca-Barceló, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Trinidad Dierssen-Sotos, Tania Fernández-Villa, Conchi Moreno-Iribas, Victor Moreno, Javier García-
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives, 126/4, 2018, Page(s) 047011, ISSN 0091-6765
Publisher: US Department of Health and Human Services
DOI: 10.1289/EHP1837

STARS4ALL Night Sky Brightness Photometer

Author(s): Jaime Zamorano, Cristóbal García, Carlos Tapia, Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel, Sergio Pascual, Jesús Gallego
Published in: International Journal of Sustainable Lighting, 18, 2016, Page(s) 49-54, ISSN 2586-1247
Publisher: Dorin Beu
DOI: 10.26607/ijsl.v18i0.21

Using microtasks to crowdsource DBpedia entity classification: A study in workflow design, Semantic Web Journal

Author(s): Qiong Bu, Elena Simperl, Sergej Zerr and Yunjia Li
Published in: Semantic Web Journal, 2016, ISSN 1570-0844
Publisher: IOS Press

Sky Quality Meter measurements in a color changing world.

Author(s): Alejandro Sánchez, Jaime Zamorano (UCM), Carlos Tapia (UCM)
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2017, Page(s) 1-15, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.

Interplay of Game Incentives, Player Profiles and Task Difficulty in Games with a Purpose

Author(s): Gloria Re Calegari, Irene Celino
Published in: Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - 21st International Conference, EKAW 2018, Nancy, France, November 12-16, 2018, Proceedings, 11313, 2018, Page(s) 306-321, ISBN 978-3-030-03666-9
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-03667-6_20

A Framework to Build Games with a Purpose for Linked Data Refinement

Author(s): Gloria Re Calegari, Andrea Fiano, Irene Celino
Published in: Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing - 17th International Conference, ICAISC 2018, Zakopane, Poland, June 3-7, 2018, Proceedings, Part II, 10842, 2018, Page(s) 154-169, ISBN 978-3-319-91261-5
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00668-6_10

STARS4ALL TESS-W night sky brightness photometer

Author(s): García, Lucía; Zamorano, Jaime; García, Cristóbal; Tapia, Carlos; González, Rafael; Pascual, Sergio; Gallego, Jesús; González, Esteban; Corcho, Óscar
Published in: 1, 2018
Publisher: International Astronomical Union
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2546832

Involving people in Citizen Science through game incentives: the case of the STARS4ALL project on Light Pollution

Author(s): Celino, Irene; Re Calegari, Gloria; Fiano, Andrea
Published in: 2, 2018
Publisher: Human Computation Conference
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2358386

Cobwebs from the Past and Present - Extracting Large Social Networks using Internet Archive Data

Author(s): Miroslav Shaltev, Jan-Hendrik Zab, Philipp Kemkes, Stefan Siersdorfer, Sergej Zerr
Published in: Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '16, 2016, Page(s) 1093-1096, ISBN 9781-450340694
Publisher: ACM Press
DOI: 10.1145/2911451.2911467

The Impact of Outdoor Lighting on Ecosystem Function – Gaining Information with a Citizen Science Approach Using a Questionnaire

Author(s): Sibylle Schroer, Franz Hölker et al.
Published in: Austrian Citizen Science Conference, 2016, Page(s) 8-13
Publisher: Frontiers Environmental Science.

From Crowd to Community - A Survey of Online Community Features in Citizen Science Projects

Author(s): Neal Reeves, Ramine Tinati, Sergej Zerr, Max G. Van Kleek, Elena Simperl
Published in: Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing - CSCW '17, 2017, Page(s) 2137-2152, ISBN 9781-450343350
Publisher: ACM Press
DOI: 10.1145/2998181.2998302

Manual de uso, fotómetro TESS-W

Author(s): Lucía García; Jaime Zamorano; Carlos Tapia
Published in: 1, 2018
Publisher: STARS4ALL
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1492291

TESS Photometer Manual

Author(s): Lucía García; Jaime Zamorano; Carlos Tapia
Published in: 1, 2018
Publisher: STARS4ALL
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1492284

Verlust der Nacht

Author(s): Sibylle Schroer
Published in: Garten + Landschaft, 2016, Page(s) 6-7
Publisher: Georg D.W. Callwey GmbH & Co. KG

The Impact of Citizen Science on Research about Artificial Light at Night

Author(s): Sibylle Schroer, Franz Hölker, Oscar Corcho
Published in: Environmental Scientist, 2016, Page(s) 18-24, ISSN 0966-8411
Publisher: The Institution of Environmental Sciences