Characterizing Urban Landscapes Using Geolocated Tweets

  title={Characterizing Urban Landscapes Using Geolocated Tweets},
  author={Vanessa Fr{\'i}as-Mart{\'i}nez and V{\'i}ctor Soto and Heath Hohwald and Enrique Fr{\'i}as-Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={2012 International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and 2012 International Confernece on Social Computing},
The pervasiveness of cell phones and mobile social media applications is generating vast amounts of geolocalized user-generated content. Since the addition of geotagging information, Twitter has become a valuable source for the study of human dynamics. Its analysis is shedding new light not only on understanding human behavior but also on modeling the way people live and interact in their urban environments. In this paper, we evaluate the use of geolocated tweets as a complementary source of… CONTINUE READING
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