Touristic site attractiveness seen through Twitter

@article{Bassolas2016TouristicSA,
  title={Touristic site attractiveness seen through Twitter},
  author={Aleix Bassolas and Maxime Lenormand and Bruno Gonçalves and Ant{\`o}nia Tugores and Jos{\'e} J. Ramasco},
  journal={EPJ Data Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-9}
}
Tourism is becoming a significant contributor to medium and long range travels in an increasingly globalized world. Leisure traveling has an important impact on the local and global economy as well as on the environment. The study of touristic trips is thus raising a considerable interest. In this work, we apply a method to assess the attractiveness of 20 of the most popular touristic sites worldwide using geolocated tweets as a proxy for human mobility. We first rank the touristic sites based… 
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