Location sharing services as sensors for analyzing airports’ traffic

Garofalakis, J. and Georgoulas, I. and Komninos, A. and Ntentopoulos, P. and 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. ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering), Belgium, pp. 395-396. ISBN 978-1-63190-039-6

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Abstract

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.