A team of researchers on social networks analysis from the “Institute for Cross-disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems” IFISC have studied how the “Via Catalana” can be depicted using geolocated tweets. “Via Catalana” was a human chain scheduled for yesteraday, September 11, the Day of Catalonia.
Researchers downloaded tweets mentioning “viacatalana” or including the hashtag #viacatalana, totaling about 175.000. They then selected those tweets that were geolocated, about 1000 for each two-hour period, and plotted the results on a map. It is important to remark that the data is unbiased and no processing was done prior to plotting.
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Over the past 5 years, IIASA researchers on the Geo-Wiki project have been leading a team of citizen scientists who examine satellite data to categorize land cover or identify places where people live and farm.
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