June 29, 2020

How to design shared spaces during COVID-19

A free, public talk on how to create space for the public to venture outdoors, while maintaining physical distancing

Hear how through the use of video data and computer vision techniques, guidelines for shared spaces can be developed.

Part of a five-part webinar series featuring Geography And Planning Students’ Society (GAPSS) and other students from the Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Alberta

Monday, June 29

It’s free.

*all registered attendees will receive the Zoom URL in an email the day before the event


Maged Gouda
Maged received his M.Sc. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2016. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta (U of A). Maged Gouda is a Research Assistant and Project Manager in the Centre for Smart Transportation at the U of A. His research area focuses on roadways design assessment in terms of readiness for the deployment of autonomous vehicles using LiDAR data.

His current research interests include machine learning, point cloud data processing, deep learning, computer vision, image processing, and road users’ behaviour in shared spaces during COVID-19.

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