Capturing Urban Dynamics with Scarce Check-In Data

Journal Article

Published in:

Pervasive Computing, IEEE, Volume 12, Issue 4, p.20-28 (2013)


Context awareness, social networks, urban social context


An analysis of three months’ worth of Foursquare check-in data for a city in Greece shows that although the data generated by the citizens is scarce, it’s sufficient to build a good model of the city’s dynamics.