Spatialization of user-generated content to uncover the multirelational world city network

@article{Salvini2016SpatializationOU,
  title={Spatialization of user-generated content to uncover the multirelational world city network},
  author={Marco M. Salvini and Sara Irina Fabrikant},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  year={2016},
  volume={43},
  pages={228 - 248}
}
In this paper we tackle a fundamental and long-time challenge in urban geography, to uncover a functionally differentiated global city network. To this day, the empirical investigation of a global multifunctional city network remains a challenge given the scarcity of appropriate relational and multifunctional data sources. To overcome this research gap, we present an interdisciplinary network modelling approach that integrates methods from geographic information science with social network… 

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