NCRM podcast: Simulation of daily patterns of commuting and social activity

Martin, David (2013) NCRM podcast: Simulation of daily patterns of commuting and social activity. [Audio]

Related URLs:

Full text not available from this repository.

Official URL: http://www.ncrm.ac.uk/resources/podcasts/view.php/...

Abstract

A unique collaboration between two NCRM nodes - Talisman and the Hub is working on new methods for the simulation of 'social networks' in UK cities in order to show how individual people move around and are brought together within different residential and non-residential environments. The aim is to produce a simulation which maps individuals not just by their place of usual residence (as in the Census for example) but traces their movement patterns around the city in small parcels of elapsed time. The research could ultimately have useful applications in a range of areas from flood defence to emergency planning. In this podcast NCRM's Co-Director Professor David Martin explains the background to the project, the opportunities and challenges around using phones and Twitter in the research and talks about some of the innovative ideas being explored by early career researchers using the models created in the project.

Item Type:Audio
Subjects:2. Data Collection > 2.11 Online Data Collection
5. Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis > 5.9 Spatial Data Analysis
5. Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis > 5.13 Simulation
ID Code:3171
Deposited By: Mrs Kaisa Puustinen
Deposited On:20 Aug 2013 10:32
Last Modified:04 Aug 2014 14:26

Repository Staff Only: item control page