Complex Network Tools to Understand the Behavior of Criminality in Urban Areas

@article{Spadon2016ComplexNT,
  title={Complex Network Tools to Understand the Behavior of Criminality in Urban Areas},
  author={Gabriel Spadon and Lucas de Carvalho Scabora and Marcus V. S. Araujo and Paulo H. Oliveira and Bruno Brandoli Machado and Elaine P. M. de Sousa and Caetano Traina and Jos{\'e} F. Rodrigues},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1612.06115}
}
Complex networks are nowadays employed in several applications. Modeling urban street networks is one of them, and in particular to analyze criminal aspects of a city. Several research groups have focused on such application, but until now, there is a lack of a well-defined methodology for employing complex networks in a whole crime analysis process, i.e. from data preparation to a deep analysis of criminal communities. Furthermore, the “toolset” available for those works is not complete enough… 

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