Large scale geospatial analysis on mobile application usage
Several studies indicate that mobile usage habits can be affected by the user’s location, such as rural areas and points of interest (schools, airports).
In this work we consider a novel approach of collecting usage information from mobile devices, correlating it with other data sources such as Open StreetMap and integrating it in spatiotemporal data warehouse. From there we can identify signatures of such usages and the impact of usage time and location.
One result of this experimental study detects increased usages in villages and lower ones in big cities during holiday periods.
Full abstract in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/NGMAST.2014.38
Simon Moritz, Maria Gerontini - Carbone
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