SRA Conference: An Introduction to Tools for Social Media Research

When:
11 October, 2016
Time:
Full Day
Where:
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, UK NW1 2BJ
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Yeran Sun, UBDC Research Associate will be attending the #NSMNSS / SRA Conference as a speaker on 11 October in London. 

He will be presenting ‘How to use R and QGIS to find out tourism hotspots in cities’.

His presentation will focus on how to use open source tools to identify tourism attractions in cities from photo-sharing social media Flickr. This includes how to use free-to-use softwares R and QGIS to find out tourism hotspots within cities from geotagged images.

Specifically, Yeran's presentation will demonstrate:

  1. How to map geo-tagged images downloaded from Flickr by using QGIS
  2. How to use R to identify clusters of geo-tagged images within a city
  3. How to identify tourism hotspots from those clusters
  4. How to map tourism hotspots identified from Flickr images

 

 

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