Université de Fribourg

CrimeTelescope: crime hotspot prediction based on urban and social media data fusion

Yang, Dingqi ; Heaney, Terence ; Tonon, Alberto ; Wang, Leye ; Cudré-Mauroux, Philippe

In: World Wide Web, 2017, p. 1–25

Crime is a complex social issue impacting a considerable number of individuals within a society. Preventing and reducing crime is a top priority in many countries. Given limited policing and crime reduction resources, it is often crucial to identify effective strategies to deploy the available resources. Towards this goal, crime hotspot prediction has previously been suggested. Crime hotspot...