Location sharing services can be seen as “social sensors” that provide data revealing real world interactions. In this paper, we examine the case of foursquare check-ins at airports and we show that these data can be indicative of the passengers’ traffic, while their number is hundreds of times lower than the number of actual traffic observations.
|Title of host publication||MOBIQUITOUS '14 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems|
|Subtitle of host publication||Computing, Networking and Services|
|Place of Publication||Belgium|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2 Dec 2014|
- information systems
- database analysis
- traffic analysis
- airport traffic
Garofalakis, J., Georgoulas, I., Komninos, A., Ntentopoulos, P., & Plessas, A. (2014). Location sharing services as sensors for analyzing airports’ traffic. In MOBIQUITOUS '14 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (pp. 395-396). Belgium.