Social Information Improves Location Prediction in the Wild

  title={Social Information Improves Location Prediction in the Wild},
  author={Jia Li and Ivan Brugere and Brian D. Ziebart and Tanya Y. Berger-Wolf and Margaret Crofoot and Damien Roger Farine},
How can knowing the location of my friends be used to more accurately predict my location? This paper explores socially-aware location prediction under a particularly challenging setting where the underlying interactions and social network are unknown and must be inferred over continuous spatiotemporal data. Our method samples inferred network topology using a linear regression model to predict future individual locations. We present an in-depth empirical study comparing different network… CONTINUE READING
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