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Digital Footprinting: Uncovering Tourists with User-Generated Content
October-December 2008 (vol. 7 no. 4)
pp. 36-43
Fabien Girardin, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Francesco Calabrese, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Filippo Dal Fiore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Carlo Ratti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Josep Blat, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Novel methods and tools are being developed to explore the significance of the new types of user-related spatiotemporal data. This approach helps uncover the presence and movements of tourists from cell phone network data and the georeferenced photos they generate.

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Index Terms:
pervasive user-generated content, reality mining, information visualization
Fabien Girardin, Francesco Calabrese, Filippo Dal Fiore, Carlo Ratti, Josep Blat, "Digital Footprinting: Uncovering Tourists with User-Generated Content," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 36-43, Oct.-Dec. 2008, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2008.71
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