Urban Mobility Study using Taxi Traces



In this work, we analyze taxi-GPS traces collected in Lisbon, Portugal. We perform an exploratory analysis to visualize the spatiotemporal variation of taxi services; explore the relationships between pick-up and drop-off locations; and analyze the behavior in downtime (between the previous drop-off and the following pick-up). We also carry out the analysis of predictability of taxi trips for the next pick-up area type given history of taxi flow in time and space.


Urban mobility, spatiotemporal analysis, taxi-GPS traces, naïve Bayesian classifier.


Urban mobility, spatiotemporal analysis, taxi-GPS traces, naïve Bayesian classifier.


International Workshop on Trajectory Data Mining and Analysis (TDM) in conjunction with the 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing 2011

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