Spatio-Temporal Analysis

Connecting Mobility to Infectious Diseases: The Promise and Limits of Mobile Phone Data.

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Aug 23, 2017

Human travel can shape infectious disease dynamics by introducing pathogens into susceptible populations or by changing the frequency of contacts between infected and susceptible individuals.

Supersampling and Network Reconstruction of Urban Mobility.

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Aug 15, 2015

Understanding human mobility is of vital importance for urban planning, epidemiology, and many other fields that draw policies from the activities of humans in space.

Using mobile phone data to predict the spatial spread of cholera.

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Mar 09, 2015

Effective response to infectious disease epidemics requires focused control measures in areas predicted to be at high risk of new outbreaks. We aimed to test whether mobile operator data could predict the early spatial evolution of the 2010 Haiti cholera epidemic.

Happiness and the patterns of life: a study of geolocated tweets.

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Sep 12, 2013

The patterns of life exhibited by large populations have been described and modeled both as a basic science exercise and for a range of applied goals such as reducing automotive congestion, improving disaster response, and even predicting the location of individuals.