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Thakuriah, Piyushimita (Vonu)

Seeing Cities Through Big Data

Thakuriah, Piyushimita (Vonu) - Seeing Cities Through Big Data, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Seeing Cities Through Big Data: Research, Methods and Applications in Urban Informatics
Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah, Nebiyou Y. Tilahun, Moira Zellner

2. Big Data and Urban Informatics: Innovations and Challenges to Urban Planning and Knowledge Discovery
Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah, Nebiyou Y. Tilahun, Moira Zellner

Part I. Analytics of User-Generated Content

3. Using User-Generated Content to Understand Cities
Dan Tasse, Jason I. Hong

4. Developing an Interactive Mobile Volunteered Geographic Information Platform to Integrate Environmental Big Data and Citizen Science in Urban Management
Zhenghong Tang, Yanfu Zhou, Hongfeng Yu, Yue Gu, Tiantian Liu

5. CyberGIS-Enabled Urban Sensing from Volunteered Citizen Participation Using Mobile Devices
Junjun Yin, Yizhao Gao, Shaowen Wang

Part II. Challenges and Opportunities of Urban Big Data

6. The Potential for Big Data to Improve Neighborhood-Level Census Data
Seth E. Spielman

7. Big Data and Survey Research: Supplement or Substitute?
Timothy P. Johnson, Tom W. Smith

8. Big Spatio-Temporal Network Data Analytics for Smart Cities: Research Needs
Venkata M. V. Gunturi, Shashi Shekhar

9. A Review of Heteroscedasticity Treatment with Gaussian Processes and Quantile Regression Meta-models
Francisco Antunes, Aidan O’Sullivan, Filipe Rodrigues, Francisco Pereira

Part III. Changing Organizational and Educational Perspectives with Urban Big Data

10. Urban Informatics: Critical Data and Technology Considerations
Rashmi Krishnamurthy, Kendra L. Smith, Kevin C. Desouza

11. Digital Infomediaries and Civic Hacking in Emerging Urban Data Initiatives
Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah, Lise Dirks, Yaye Mallon Keita

12. How Should Urban Planners Be Trained to Handle Big Data?
Steven P. French, Camille Barchers, Wenwen Zhang

13. Energy Planning in a Big Data Era: A Theme Study of the Residential Sector
Hossein Estiri

Part IV. Urban Data Management

14. Using an Online Spatial Analytics Workbench for Understanding Housing Affordability in Sydney
Christopher Pettit, Andrew Tice, Bill Randolph

15. A Big Data Mashing Tool for Measuring Transit System Performance
Gregory D. Erhardt, Oliver Lock, Elsa Arcaute, Michael Batty

16. Developing a Comprehensive U.S. Transit Accessibility Database
Andrew Owen, David M. Levinson

17. Seeing Chinese Cities Through Big Data and Statistics
Jeremy S. Wu, Rui Zhang

Part V. Urban Knowledge Discovery Applied to Different Urban Contexts

18. Planning for the Change: Mapping Sea Level Rise and Storm Inundation in Sherman Island Using 3Di Hydrodynamic Model and LiDAR
Yang Ju, Wei-Chen Hsu, John D. Radke, William Fourt, Wei Lang, Olivier Hoes, Howard Foster, Gregory S. Biging, Martine Schmidt-Poolman, Rosanna Neuhausler, Amna Alruheil, William Maier

19. The Impact of Land-Use Variables on Free-Floating Carsharing Vehicle Rental Choice and Parking Duration
Mubassira Khan, Randy Machemehl

20. Dynamic Agent Based Simulation of an Urban Disaster Using Synthetic Big Data
A. Yair Grinberger, Michal Lichter, Daniel Felsenstein

21. Estimation of Urban Transport Accessibility at the Spatial Resolution of an Individual Traveler
Itzhak Benenson, Eran Ben-Elia, Yodan Rofe, Amit Rosental

22. Modeling Taxi Demand and Supply in New York City Using Large-Scale Taxi GPS Data
Ci Yang, Eric J. Gonzales

23. Detecting Stop Episodes from GPS Trajectories with Gaps
Sungsoon Hwang, Christian Evans, Timothy Hanke

Part VI. Emergencies and Crisis

24. Using Social Media and Satellite Data for Damage Assessment in Urban Areas During Emergencies
Guido Cervone, Emily Schnebele, Nigel Waters, Martina Moccaldi, Rosa Sicignano

Part VII. Health and Well-Being

25. ‘Big Data’: Pedestrian Volume Using Google Street View Images
Li Yin, Qimin Cheng, Zhenfeng Shao, Zhenxin Wang, Laiyun Wu

26. Learning from Outdoor Webcams: Surveillance of Physical Activity Across Environments
J. Aaron Hipp, Deepti Adlakha, Amy A. Eyler, Rebecca Gernes, Agata Kargol, Abigail H. Stylianou, Robert Pless

27. Mapping Urban Soundscapes via Citygram
Tae Hong Park

Part VIII. Social Equity and Data Democracy

28. Big Data and Smart (Equitable) Cities
Mai Thi Nguyen, Emma Boundy

29. Big Data, Small Apps: Premises and Products of the Civic Hackathon
Sara Jensen Carr, Allison Lassiter

30. Erratum to: Planning for the Change: Mapping Sea Level Rise and Storm Inundation in Sherman Island Using 3Di Hydrodynamic Model and LiDAR
Yang Ju, Wei-Chen Hsu, John D. Radke, William Fourt, Wei Lang, Olivier Hoes, Howard Foster, Gregory S. Biging, Martine Schmidt-Poolman, Rosanna Neuhausler, Amna Alruheil, William Maier

Keywords: Geography, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Transportation, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Environmental Geography, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Geography
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319409023
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-40900-9

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