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Observation of Human Dynamics in Cote d’Ivoire Through D4D Call Detail Records
Ken Wakita, Ryo Kawasaki, Masanori Takami

Last modified: 2013-06-28


The article outlines how we have identified the cities, city population, strength of social ties among cities, urban mobility in the largest city of Abidjan, and locations of residential and work areas. To deal with otherwise inadequate information contained in the D4D call detail records we introduced some daring assumptions and invented approximation techniques. Although further investigation and assessment are required, these techniques let the dataset illustrate the societies found in the nation.


Population estimation, Human dynamics, Urban mobility, Spatio-temporal reasoning, Cote d'Ivoire

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