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Wednesday, July 29 • 10:46 - 12:15
"Twitter data for urban policy making: an analysis on four European cities"

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Authors: Marta Severo, Timothee Giraud and Hugues Pecout

This communication will present the results of a project (called “Big data”) carried out in the context of the European programme ESPON. In this project, we test the interest of using Web 2.0 data for studying issues related to territorial development and cohesion. We focus on the possible uses of large sets of Twitter data for studying European cities. These data are expected to improve the study of the impact of the brand of a city at international and at local level.

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Marta Severo

Associate Professor, Université de Lille 3
Marta Severo is associate professor in Communication at the University of Lille 3 (Geriico laboratory). Her research focuses on digital methods for social sciences and representations of territorial phenomena based on digital data. She coordinates the “media and territory” research... Read More →

Wednesday July 29, 2015 10:46 - 12:15
(8th Floor) TRS 2-166 (Ted Rogers School of Management) 55 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5G 2C3

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