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Bicycle cycles and mobility patterns - Exploring and characterizing data from a community bicycle program

@article{Kaltenbrunner2008BicycleCA,
  title={Bicycle cycles and mobility patterns - Exploring and characterizing data from a community bicycle program},
  author={Andreas Kaltenbrunner and Rodrigo Meza and Jens Grivolla and Joan Codina and Rafael E. Banchs},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2008},
  volume={abs/0810.4187}
}
This paper provides an analysis of human mobility data in an urban area using the amount of available bikes in the stations of the community bicycle program Bicing in Barcelona. The data was obtained by periodic mining of a KML-file accessible through the Bicing website. Although in principle very noisy, after some preprocessing and filtering steps the data allows to detect temporal patterns in mobility as well as identify residential, university, business and leisure areas of the city. The… 

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