Geography

Measures of Human Mobility Using Mobile Phone Records Enhanced with GIS Data.

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Jul 21, 2015

In the past decade, large scale mobile phone data have become available for the study of human movement patterns.

PGMS: a case study of collecting PDA-based geo-tagged malaria-related survey data.

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Sep 04, 2014

Using mobile devices, such as personal digital assistants (PDAs), smartphones, tablet computers, etc., to electronically collect malaria-related field data is the way for the field questionnaires in the future.

Mobile devices for community-based REDD+ monitoring: a case study for Central Vietnam.

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Jan 24, 2013

Monitoring tropical deforestation and forest degradation is one of the central elements for the Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in developing countries (REDD+) scheme. Current arrangements for monitoring are based on remote sensing and field measurements.

Unique in the Crowd: The privacy bounds of human mobility.

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Mar 25, 2013

We study fifteen months of human mobility data for one and a half million individuals and find that human mobility traces are highly unique.

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The use of census migration data to approximate human movement patterns across temporal scales.

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Jan 17, 2013

Human movement plays a key role in economies and development, the delivery of services, and the spread of infectious diseases. However, it remains poorly quantified partly because reliable data are often lacking, particularly for low-income countries.

EpiCollect: linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection.

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Sep 16, 2009

BACKGROUND: Epidemiologists and ecologists often collect data in the field and, on returning to their laboratory, enter their data into a database for further analysis.

Information support for the ambulant health worker.

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Feb 03, 2005

Health workers are trained to work in information-rich environments. Nineteen medical students evaluated 2700 patients in four villages in Kenya where there was no power or phone.

Modern geographical reconnaissance of target populations in malaria elimination zones.

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Nov 08, 2010

BACKGROUND: Geographical Reconnaissance (GR) operations using Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have been conducted in the elimination provinces of Temotu, Solomon Islands and Tafea, Republic of Vanuatu.

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