A tale of two cities

  title={A tale of two cities},
  author={Sibren Isaacman and Richard A. Becker and Ram{\'o}n C{\'a}ceres and Stephen G. Kobourov and James M Rowland and Alexander Varshavsky},
An improved understanding of human mobility patterns would yield insights into a variety of important societal issues such as the environmental impact of daily commutes. Location information from cellular wireless networks has great potential as a tool for studying these patterns. In this work, we use anonymous and aggregate statistics of the approximate locations of hundreds of thousands of cell phones in Los Angeles and New York City to demonstrate different mobility patterns in the two… CONTINUE READING
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