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The distorting lens of human mobility data

  title={The distorting lens of human mobility data},
  author={Riccardo Gallotti and David A Maniscalco and Marc Barthelemy and Manlio De Domenico},
The description of complex human mobility patterns is at the core of many important applications ranging from urbanism and transportation to epidemics containment. Data about collective human movements, once scarce, has become widely available thanks to new sources such as Phone CDR, GPS devices, or Smartphone apps. Nevertheless, it is still common to rely on a single dataset by implicitly assuming that it is a valid instance of universal dynamics, regardless of factors such as data gathering… 

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