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The elements of probabilistic time geography

Stephan Winter, Zhang-Cai Yin
2010 Geoinformatica  
Time geography uses space-time volumes to represent the possible locations of a mobile agent over time in a x-y-t space.  ...  This paper starts with the standard assumption of time geography (no further knowledge), and develops the appropriate probability distribution by three equivalent approaches.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been supported by grants of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Research Council (DP0878119).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10707-010-0108-1 fatcat:uljxy43hdngfvhyantx5gq7bga

Record Linkage of Health Care Insurance Claims

T. W. Victor, R. M. Mera
2001 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
A b s t r a c t Objective: This paper provides a detailed description of a method developed for purposes of linking records of individual patients, represented in diverse data sets, across time and geography  ...  The proposed method was designed to incorporate a combination of exact and probabilistic matching techniques.  ...  This paper describes a method developed for linking records of individual patients and health care providers across time and geography.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jamia.2001.0080281 pmid:11320072 pmcid:PMC131035 fatcat:toavnglaq5a5zirfbxhfnkrv2u

Directed movements in probabilistic time geography

Stephan Winter, Zhang-Cai Yin
2010 International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
The paper is a second, after introducing first probabilistic time geography for space-time cones. With cones and prisms, the elementary space-time volumes of time geography are provided.  ...  This paper studies probabilistic time geography for space-time prisms, i.e., for situations where observers know the location of an agent at one time and then again at another time.  ...  Stephan Winter has been supported by grants of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Research Council (DP0878119).  ... 
doi:10.1080/13658811003619150 fatcat:6m63thnuv5eshj43rebzoctih4

The Mental Map of Neighborhoods in Bucharest Introductive Study of Mental Geography

Cristian Ciobanu
2008 Human Geographies: Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography  
Mental geography appears where human geography meets psychology and studies the perception of space in all its forms.  ...  Being unofficial, the limits, names, and even existence of most of the neighborhoods are disputed.  ...  The studies of urban geography refer to functional areas and other elements of urban planning and the direct opinion of the inhabitants is neglected (Carter, 1990) .  ... 
doaj:a52a2bd76e8e462a9b90fee25c130873 fatcat:urjyjvesgvbkdbl4v4rntvctsq

PySTPrism: Tools for voxel-based space–time prisms

Rebecca Loraamm, Joni Downs, James Anderson, David S. Lamb
2020 SoftwareX  
The PySTPrism toolbox introduced in this paper provides a straightforward and open-source implementation of the Probabilistic Space Time Prism, in addition to related tools from Time Geography.  ...  Time Geography and related disciplines.  ...  The contents of this article are the responsibility of the Authors and do not reflect the views of the NSF.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.softx.2020.100499 fatcat:yjqva6verrdlxoa7wvarr4ecme

Managing Typhoon Related Crop Risk at WPC

Craig W. Tillman, Joel K. Sivillo, Sergei A. Frolov
2010 Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia  
Risk management of crop related exposures in coastal regions can be enhanced through a program of hazards modeling and real-time forecasting.  ...  This paper outlines a suite of techniques focused on building a probabilistic understanding of crop risk from tropical cyclones.  ...  The principal advantage of the ADCIRC comes from an adaptable finite element approach that allows very flexible assignment of grid density, according to the complexities of geography, bathymetry or loss  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.aaspro.2010.09.025 fatcat:w2jbbvvqqbeyfozulo2b5gvkua

A data driven approach to mapping urban neighbourhoods

Paul Brindley, James Goulding, Max L. Wilson
2014 Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems - SIGSPATIAL '14  
not only probabilistic and dynamic, but do not require a priori knowledge of neighbourhood names.  ...  Neighbourhoods have been described by the UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government as the "building blocks of public service society".  ...  within the address between street and city elements.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2666310.2666473 dblp:conf/gis/BrindleyGW14 fatcat:wyrjpaxosbc2dfr566iclzgwnq

Book Reviews

2010 Geographical Analysis  
These topics are given only a brief presentation, and the reader is left with the impression that these are the only areas of probabilistic modeling in geography.  ...  The subject matter of Spatial Time Series is located at the interface between geography and systems engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1538-4632.1981.tb00736.x fatcat:p7dpxxukbjft3o2vkolt732opm

Logic of Simpson paradox

Jacek Malinowski
2005 Logic and Logical Philosophy  
The main aim of this paper is to elucidate, from a logical point of view, the phenomenon of Simpson reversal -the paradox of a statistical reasoning.  ...  We define a binary relation of supporting in the following way: a sentence A supports a sentence B if and only if the probability of B is higher when A is true, than when A is false.  ...  its negation on the whole population and at the same time E is less probable than its negation on all the elements of some partition of the whole population.  ... 
doi:10.12775/llp.2005.013 fatcat:57useojfhffijn6msdu75j4bai

Simplicity

W. Bunge
2010 Geographical Analysis  
Time will tell. Probabilists miss certain common interests, notably the search for the uniform plain. The liberating “distorted” maps are never appealed to in the probability approach.  ...  That two such seem- ingly antagonistic view points should provide the elements of the key recombination is very much in keeping with the history of such prog- ress.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1538-4632.1969.tb00633.x fatcat:2r5jyvbwojg7zn7jstqpentgzy

A Probabilistic VDTN Routing Scheme Based on Hybrid Swarm-Based Approach

Youcef Azzoug, Abdelmadjid Boukra, Vasco N. G. J. Soares
2020 Future Internet  
The probabilistic Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) routing has been adjusted for vehicular network (VANET) routing through numerous works exploiting the historic routing profile of nodes to forward bundles  ...  In this paper, we propose a new hybrid swarm-inspired probabilistic Vehicular DTN (VDTN) router to optimize the next-SCF vehicle selection using the combination of two bio-metaheuristic techniques called  ...  Soares for ensuring the availability of the GeoSpray router's ONE source code for the proposed solution's coding and the simulation comparisons.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi12110192 fatcat:xzsmw6ae2rgw5ft5bw7d6gexhm

The Evaluation of Laws of Geography

2018 International Journal of Research in Geography  
, which apply microscopically; and the "probabilistic quantum laws" which refer to the behaviour of individual particles.  ...  THE QUANTITATIVE REVOLUTION The quantitative revolution responded to the regional geography paradigm that was dominant at the time.  ... 
doi:10.20431/2454-8685.0404002 fatcat:sz7ruamcy5fzrdiglt5lqsv6ta

Dimensional Variation Estimation: A Methodological Comparison

David B. MacKay
2010 Geographical Analysis  
the elements of d are thus no longer independent.  ...  At the same time, the estimated points are in a Euclidean space and do possess the triangle inequality property.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1538-4632.1991.tb00220.x fatcat:5lsfuaqav5bfbjsyetoi636t4q

Source geography estimation for web pages

Davide Bardone, Elias S. G. Carotti, Juan Carlos De Martin
2009 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT)  
The training set, consisting of a number of features extracted from web pages and the corresponding source-geography label (i.e. the country of origin of the web page) is automatically built by exploiting  ...  In this paper we propose a technique, grounded into the machine learning theory, to estimate source geography of web pages by means of a classifier learned on a specially constructed training set.  ...  The Content-Language meta element and the HTTP header are specifically designed to express the language of the intended audience and they typically consists of set of values (i.e.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isspit.2009.5407588 fatcat:degpcn7l4nfx3ecvlkgc6xhdsy

Comparison of probabilistic and deterministic record linkage in the development of a statewide trauma registry

D E Clark, D R Hahn
1995 Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care  
The outcomes using our data were similar, but we expect the probabilistic program to be more adaptable for general use, especially if large amounts of data must be linked.  ...  Using the same data preprocessing and linkage strategy, we programmed the probabilistic software to perform the matching step and compared the results with those obtained from the previously tested program  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by a grant from the Maine Medical Center Research Trust Fund.  ... 
pmid:8563310 pmcid:PMC2579122 fatcat:rrqykujwkreupdruur6wmrtfle
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