Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Dimensions of Place - Linking people through place and vice versa.

Event

Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Price: 
FREE with admission to Museum

By Grant McKenzie (Dept. Geography, McGill University)

With the increased availability of large, user-generated datasets, it has becoming increasingly apparent that the value of "big data" lies not necessarily in its size, but in its heterogeneity. In this talk, I highlight the value of this heterogeneity through the development of computational, data-driven models of human behavior, taking a multi-dimensional approach to investigating "place" and the activities people carry out in these places.

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