Open Data for Territorial Specialization Assessment Territorial Specialization in Attracting Local Development Funds: an Assessment. Procedure Based on Open Data and Open Tools

  • Giuseppe Las Casas University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT
  • Silvana Lombardo University of Pisa, LISTA
  • Beniamino Murgante University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT
  • Piergiuseppe Pontrandolfi University of Basilicata, DICEM
  • Francesco Scorza University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT
Keywords: Territorial specialization, New Cohesion Policy, Regional Development, Impact assessment, Open Data, Open-Cohesion

Abstract

The New Cohesion Policy opens to an integrated place-based approach for the improvement of territorial and social cohesion. The issue of territorial impact assessment of regional development policies highlight that data availability, open access to datasets in “near real-time”, participation, knowledge sharing, assumed importance within the development planning process. The contribution of ‘open data’ appears to be mature and in this paper we present an application of spatial analysis techniques for the evaluation of spatial effects of EU funds starting form open data by open-coesione. The application regards an internal areas of Basilicata Region: the Agri Valley. A complex contests in which an environmental and agricultural traditional vocation conflicts with a recent development of oil extraction industries. Conclusions regard further applications and perspectives for improving and supporting regional development planning considering the exploitation of open data sources and spatial analysis.

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Author Biographies

Giuseppe Las Casas, University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT

Full Professor at la Scuola di Ingegneria dell’Università della Basilicata, teach Territory Engineering and develops many researches programmes on rationality in planning. He is author of many papers on this issue under both, the theoretical and technique aspects.

Silvana Lombardo, University of Pisa, LISTA

Full professor at the School  of Engineering at the Pisa University. She was president of the doctoral school Scienze e Metodi per la Città  e il Territorio e Europei, is author of seminal works on spatial interaction in territorial systems and in A.I. application to evaluate regional dynamics.

Beniamino Murgante, University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT

Researcher at Scuola di Ingegneria dell’Università della Basilicata, teach Regional  Planning, is member of a lot of scientific board in particular ICCSA conference and author of many papers and on the geographic knowledge management for regional and urban planning and guest editor of relevant books and special issues on this issue considering both theoretical aspects and implementation.

Piergiuseppe Pontrandolfi, University of Basilicata, DICEM

Associate professor at the Architecture faculty at the University of Basilicata, teach urban planning and develops research on urban management  and  is the supervisor of laboratory dealing with participation in urban planning. He is author of  many works on urnan planning and management.

Francesco Scorza, University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT

Ph.D in Urban and Regional Planning (university of Pisa) work in the Laboratory of Engineering of Regional Systems (LISUT) at the School of Engineering at the University of Basilicata  on the scientific issues concerning regional programming and its territorial effects. He published a lot of works on the Ontological Approach to the  knowledge management for regional planning.

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Published
2014-05-18
How to Cite
Las Casas, G., Lombardo, S., Murgante, B., Pontrandolfi, P., & Scorza, F. (2014). Open Data for Territorial Specialization Assessment Territorial Specialization in Attracting Local Development Funds: an Assessment. Procedure Based on Open Data and Open Tools. TeMA - Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment. https://doi.org/10.6092/1970-9870/2557