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Social Media as a Source of Sensing to Study City Dynamics and Urban Social Behavior: Approaches, Models, and Opportunities [chapter]

Thiago H. Silva, Pedro Olmo S. Vaz de Melo, Jussara M. Almeida, Antonio A. F. Loureiro
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The goal of this work is to survey approaches and models applied to PSSs data aiming the study city dynamics and urban social behavior.  ...  Particularly, the data sensed by PSSs is very interesting to study city dynamics and urban social behavior.  ...  This work is partially supported by the INCT-Web (MCT/CNPq grant 57.3871/2008-6), and by the authors individual grants and scholarships from CNPq, CAPES (scholarship 7356/12-9), and FAPEMIG.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-45392-2_4 fatcat:ma7tz746jvf5llczdnoltymv24

Travel Behavior Modeling: Taxonomy, Challenges, and Opportunities

Aman Sharma, Abdullah Gani, David Asirvatham, Riyath Ahmed, Muzaffar Hamzah, Mohammad Fadhli Asli
2021 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
A taxonomy was devised based on notable characteristics of TBM to guide the classification and analysis of these works.  ...  Existing travel behavior modeling (TBM) were focusing on assessing traffic trends and generate improvement insights for urban planning, infrastructure investment, and policymaking.  ...  Nowadays, social media usage serves as the prime data sources for analyzing travel behavior and experiences.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2021.0120590 fatcat:odklgqmwwrcotct3j64cgz5chu

Urban Form and Human Behavior in Context of Livable Cities and their Public Realms

Tigran H
2020 Scholarly Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences  
social media uses in public space both infrastructure such as WIFI and charging stations are needed as well as a design to enable behavior connected to social media use.  ...  of dynamic evolution, which makes urban form studies to become very rich content of the comprehensive social content.  ... 
doi:10.32474/sjpbs.2020.03.000167 fatcat:wrud4qno2fakzoq3wniuz34koy

Russian City as a Philosophical Category of Urban Studies

Svetlana Kasatkina
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The article evaluates the present state of Russian cities. Urban studies interpret urban space philosophically. A city is seen as a unique world of modern personality and society development.  ...  The progress of the urban space influences the level of Russian society development as a whole. It determines its achievements and prospects. Russian city is a unique phenomenon.  ...  The article reveals the typology of urban space in Russia from a philosophical point of view. The work aims to find out the features of the Russian city as a phenomenon of social life.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.11.769 fatcat:sznwp7pua5htnb7uajyceytj7a

Sensing and Modeling Human Behavior Using Social Media and Mobile Data [article]

Abhinav Mehrotra, Mirco Musolesi
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this article we discuss how the availability of new technologies such as online social media and mobile smartphones has allowed researchers to passively collect human behavioral data at a scale and  ...  In the past years we have witnessed the emergence of the new discipline of computational social science, which promotes a new data-driven and computation-based approach to social sciences.  ...  Through the analysis of social media it is possible to model the dynamics of election campaigns and map the public opinion of cities, regions and states.  ... 
arXiv:1702.01181v2 fatcat:pxgjufslorgttbvvj6lpdjgc5a

Stewardship of global collective behavior

Joseph B. Bak-Coleman, Mark Alfano, Wolfram Barfuss, Carl T. Bergstrom, Miguel A. Centeno, Iain D. Couzin, Jonathan F. Donges, Mirta Galesic, Andrew S. Gersick, Jennifer Jacquet, Albert B. Kao, Rachel E. Moran (+5 others)
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
We argue that the study of collective behavior must rise to a "crisis discipline" just as medicine, conservation, and climate science have, with a focus on providing actionable insight to policymakers  ...  The digital age and the rise of social media have accelerated changes to our social systems, with poorly understood functional consequences.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge the generous support of the  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2025764118 pmid:34155097 pmcid:PMC8271675 fatcat:kmgdwoy7tbcu7l42tlci2ucmwi

Toward a new normality in Via Paolo Sarpi (Milan, Italy)? Social behaviors and spatial transitions during and after the lockdown

Mario Paris, Fang Ying
2021 Journal of Human Behavior in The Social Environment  
a new approach to the urban planning and territorial governance in the next years.  ...  Regarding the rapid and profound transformation of social behaviors in Milan during the COVID-19 crisis, the research will be picking the focus on the street space as a suitable environment for converting  ...  approach, proposing an online survey and a semantic analysis of posts and status of neighbors in social media.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10911359.2020.1823295 fatcat:yzu6sn2bozcvpj3pt36tbfwp6u

Impacting Sustainable Behavior and Planning in Smart City

Nasrin Khansari, Ali Mostashari, Mo Mansouri
2014 International Journal of Sustainable Land Use and Urban Planning  
There is an explicit need to understand the impact of smart cities on urban environmental, social and economic sustainability from a holistic perspective.  ...  In the recent literature, the concept of "smart", "intelligent", or "cognitive" cities has gained increasing attention as an approach for addressing the challenges of urban management.  ...  They impact urban infrastructures such as systems of water and land use, energy, and transportation, encouraging the use of renewable energy sources as a path to sustainable development.  ... 
doi:10.24102/ijslup.v1i2.365 fatcat:7ddjctty7jczdf2p73qsgwjqeu

A comparison of Foursquare and Instagram to the study of city dynamics and urban social behavior

Thiago H. Silva, Pedro O. S. Vaz de Melo, Jussara M. Almeida, Juliana Salles, Antonio A. F. Loureiro
2013 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGKDD International Workshop on Urban Computing - UrbComp '13  
Social media systems allow a user connected to the Internet to provide useful data about the context in which they are at any given moment, such as Instagram and Foursquare, which are called participatory  ...  We analyze those datasets to investigate whether we can observe the same users' movement pattern, the popularity of regions in cities, the activities of users who use those social networks, and how users  ...  Section 3 briefly describes social media as a source of sensing and its importance to urban computing.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2505821.2505836 dblp:conf/kdd/SilvaMASL13 fatcat:cr2kc3xfjfgo5l55zngbny7xfa


Namig Isazade
2021 Zenodo  
SOCIAL RESEARCH & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES  ...  In addition, Ukrainian cities will need a comprehensive management model and a systematic approach.  ...  Thanks to smart networks, smart administration, a system of "smart" urban transport, water supply and waste management, as well as the safety of the city, they strive to achieve sustainability of development  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5781845 fatcat:n4amrc7ypfa6ri5htbvbxoerni

New Studies in Behavioral Science and Public Policy

1960 American Behavioral Scientist  
So- ciety Proceedings, CIV (Oct. 60), 444-66. ethnography; recent studies have focussed on the diffusion of urban traits in the rural communities, particularly the kolkhozy, reports e behavior of a model  ...  for sentence pro- and - extension of the Russian social- nts o1§ duction leads to a hypothesis and to a ist-urban way of life to the cultures of number of specific predictions concerning ethnic and tribal  ... 
doi:10.1177/000276426000400410 fatcat:y3cxqipiebhnhag7yc7qagawf4


2019 2019 6th International Conference on Behavioral, Economic and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC)  
Talk Abstract: Big data presents unprecedented opportunities to understand human behavior on a large scale.  ...  It has been increasingly used in social psychological research to reveal individual differences and group dynamics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/besc48373.2019.8963347 fatcat:qdcitnnnxvdi3okxvfqx4j46te

The Network in the Garden: Designing Social Media for Rural Life

Eric Gilbert, Karrie Karahalios, Christian Sandvig
2010 American Behavioral Scientist  
To address this gap, the present empirical article investigates behavioral differences between more than 3,000 rural and urban social media users.  ...  The article concludes with a discussion of the design implications drawn from these findings; most important, designers should reconsider the binary friendor-not model to allow for incremental trust building  ...  Declaration of Conflicting Interests The authors declared no potential conflicts of interests with respect to the authorship and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0002764210361690 fatcat:egdklxycwrexjhldi7djrrzm3m

Understanding User Economic Behavior in the City Using Large-scale Geotagged and Crowdsourced Data

Yingjie Zhang, Beibei Li, Jason Hong
2016 Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '16  
Our study demonstrates the potential of how to best make use of the large volumes and diverse sources of crowdsourced and geotagged user-generated data to create matrices to predict local economic demand  ...  Our study is instantiated on a unique dataset of restaurant bookings from OpenTable for 3,187 restaurants in New York City from November 2013 to March 2014.  ...  (i) We propose a fast and effective way to leverage large-scale data from geotagged and crowdsourced social media to learn user economic behavior and local demand in the city.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2872427.2883066 dblp:conf/www/ZhangLH16 fatcat:ckwqod7msjbidpq6laq4kwsj6y

Interaction of Outdoor Advertising Improved by Innovative Methods with Digital Art

Ayşe Nesrin Akören
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Thus, the rapid development of information and communication technologies as a result of increased production, begins to create new marketing models for itself.  ...  The analysis of 'Next Generation Advertising' makes serious awareness and difference, over access in urban furniture and also individual social networks.  ...  As a result scientists and artists are forcing to pass through a digital world with their stable experimental approach.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.06.178 fatcat:vog7nj52xvecfnyaoiszcq2ihi
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