What mobile communications can tell us about users' movement and encounters in the city

Eamonn O’Neill, Department of Computer Science, University of Bath, & Cityware project
25 mins
Advances in mobile and wireless communications have enabled us to detect and record the presence and movement of users and their devices. These data provide a rich source of information for understanding people’s relationship with the city. An analysis of urban Bluetooth data and visualisation techniques can be used to model and make sense of the spatial and temporal patterns of mobility, presence and encounter within these data