LIDA Seminar: Crime Analytics, Thursday 20th October 15:30 (Leeds)

If you’re in Leeds on 20th October, come to the next LIDA crime seminar on Crime Analytics: The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is pleased to present another seminar from our series showcasing data analytics on Thursday 20th October 2016 at 15:30 at the Clarendon Wing Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds campus. Our main […]

AAG2016 Sessions: Urban Analytics and Space-Time Crime

I’m involved in organising two sessions for the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in San Francisco next February: Symposium on Human Dynamics Research: Urban Analytics http://surf.leeds.ac.uk/announce/2015/09/17/AAG2016-UrbanAnalytics.htm A deluge of new data created by people and machines is changing the way that we understand, organise and model urban spaces. New analytics are required to […]

New Paper – Using Social Media to Estimate the Number of Potential Crime Victims

Malleson, N. and M.A. Andresen (2015) Spatio-temporal crime hotspots and the ambient population. Crime Science 4(1) [URL (open access)] [DOI:10.1186/s40163-015-0023-8] It is well known that different types of crime will have different impacts on different groups of people. For example, some groups of people will have higher risks of becoming victims of street crime simply […]

Seminar: Researcher and Practitioner Approaches to Linking Acquisitive Crime

Location: Birmingham, 17th June 2015 (free places available) Police practitioners wanted! The seminar is the second in a series of three seminars focusing on linking acquisitive crime using offence behaviour. The two main aims of this seminar are: for practitioners to share the methods and approaches they use when linking acquisitive crime in practice to […]

Seminar @ Leeds: Applying Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM) to Crime Analysis and Intervention

Applying Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM) to Crime Analysis and Intervention Prof. Leslie W. Kennedy, Director of the Rutgers Center on Public Security Time / Location Wednesday 15th October, 5:30pm. School of Geography Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds. The event is free and there is no registration. Seminar Abstract I will describe research that is being […]

Agent-Based Modelling in the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Springer have just released the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. I have a couple of entries in there about agent-based modelling and model calibration: Agent-Based Models to Predict Crime at Places [PDF] Calibration of Simulation Models [PDF] There are also some other interesting agent-based chapters: Agent-Based Modeling for Understanding Patterns of Crime (Elizabeth R […]