Creating Responsive Maps with Vector Tiles
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by doublebyte
1w ago
Vector tiles have been around for a while and they seem to combine the best of both worlds. They provide design flexibility, something we usually associate to vector data, while enabling fast delivery, like we generally see on raster services ..read more
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Community resilience to wildfires: A network analysis approach by utilizing human mobility data
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by Unknown
1M ago
Quantifying community resilience especially after a disaster is an open research challenge. However, with the growth in mobility datasets such as SafeGraph we are being given new opportunities to study how communities rebound from disaster. & ..read more
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Evaluating the incentive for soil organic carbon sequestration from carinata production
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by Unknown
7M ago
Over the years we have developed several agent-based models that have explored various aspects of farming, ranging from farmers selling their land for development to that of water reuse. Keeping with this theme, we have a new paper with Kazi Ullah and ..read more
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Leveraging newspapers to understand urban issues
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by Unknown
8M ago
In the past, this blog has explored several aspects of Detroit, such as how well its covered with Volunteered Street View Imagery or how through the use of agent-based models one can explore issues with urban shrinkage. Keeping up with the theme of shr ..read more
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Editorial: Urban analytical approaches to combating the Covid-19 pandemic
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by Unknown
11M ago
While there has been a lot written about COVID-19 Angela  Yao, Bin Jiang, Jukka Krisp, Xintao Liu, and Haosheng Huang and myself have just recently wrapped up a special issue in Environment and Planning B and how it can be studied through the lens ..read more
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C*Sci 2023 and the new name of the (US) Citizen Science Association
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by mukih
1y ago
At the end of May, the Citizen Science Association (CSA) celebrated its 10th year anniversary in its conference – C*Sci 2023, held at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Arizona. The conference (22-26 May) provided the opportunity to meet face-to-face colleagues in the area of citizen science, which I haven’t had a chance to talk ..read more
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Geocoding in QGIS with OpenCage
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by doublebyte
1y ago
Anyone working with geospatial data, had probably encountered at some point the need for geocoding. The task of transforming an address (e.g.: a placename, city, postcode) into a pair of coordinates (e.g.: a point geometry) is called forward geocoding, while ..read more
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Mesa-Geo: ABM and GIS in Python (A Update)
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by Unknown
1y ago
A couple of months ago we had a post about Mesa-Geo but only a short one. Now we want to go into more detail as we (Boyu Wang, Vincent Hess and myself) just presented a paper about it at the 5th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Geospatial Simul ..read more
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Modeling Farmers’ Adoption Potential to New Bioenergy Crops
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by Unknown
1y ago
Close on the heals of the last post on farming, we have a new paper co-authored with Kazi Masel entitled "Modelling Farmers’ Adoption Potential to New Bioenergy Crops: An Agent-based Approach" which was presented at the 2022 Computational Social Scienc ..read more
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Urban life: A model of people and places
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by Unknown
2y ago
We have just wrapped up project that created a simple agent-based simulation of urban life as part of DARPA's Ground Truth Program. To this end we have just published a  new paper entitled "Urban life: a model of people and places" published in C ..read more
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