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13:15 - 13:55 4 December 2012

Lunch Hour Lecture: Social physics in the big city

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre - access via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Martin Zaltz Austwick, Lecturer, UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

We live in an era of abundant data, and more data is being opened up to the world every day. More and more of us are handing over detailed personal and location data via social media and smartphones. How can researchers use this data to model and understand the way our cities and societies work? What do physics and maths have to offer? And how can we use this data to improve people’s lives?


Contact

Catherine Dean
020 3108 3838 | c.dean@ucl.ac.uk


Links

Click here to watch this lecture streamed live online at 1.15pm on the day


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