"Human dynamics"

Temporal Patterns of Emergency Calls of a Metropolitan City in China

Quantitative understanding of human communication behavior, one of the fundamental human activities, is of great value in many practical problems, ranging from urban planning to emergency management. Most of the recent studies have focused on human …

A Comparative Analysis of Intra-City Human Mobility by Taxi

Quantitative understanding of human movement behaviors would provide helpful insights into the mechanisms of many socioeconomic phenomena. In this paper, we investigate human mobility patterns through analyzing taxi-trace datasets collected from five …