A tale of one city: Using cellular network data for urban planning

Richard A. Becker, Ramón Cáceres, Karrie Hanson, Ji Meng Loh, Simon Urbanek, Alexander Varshavsky, Chris Volinsky

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Abstract

Cellular data from call detail records can help urban planners better understand city dynamics. The authors use CDR data to analyze people flow in and out of a suburban city near New York City.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5928310
Pages (from-to)18-26
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Pervasive Computing
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

Keywords

  • Large-scale opportunistic sensing
  • call detail records
  • cellular data
  • people flow
  • pervasive computing
  • urban planning

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