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Tweeting Over The Border: An Empirical Study of Transnational Migration in San Diego and Tijuana

@article{Martinez2015TweetingOT,
  title={Tweeting Over The Border: An Empirical Study of Transnational Migration in San Diego and Tijuana},
  author={Victor R. Martinez and Antonio Mancilla and V. Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1507.05989}
}
  • Victor R. Martinez, Antonio Mancilla, V. González
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Sociological studies on transnational migration are often based on surveys or interviews, an expensive and time consuming approach. On the other hand, the pervasiveness of mobile phones and location aware social networks has introduced new ways to understand human mobility patterns at a national or global scale. In this work, we leverage geo located information obtained from Twitter as to understand transnational migration patterns between two border cities (San Diego, USA and Tijuana, Mexico… CONTINUE READING

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