Call for Papers: International Workshop on Agent-based modelling of Urban Systems (ABMUS2017)

The ABMUS2017 workshop on Agent-based modelling of urban systems will be held at the AAMAS2017 conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 8-9 May 2017. Researchers and practitioners who use agent-based models and agent systems to understand, explore, and manage cities and urban infrastructure systems are invited to submit papers to ABMUS2017. The overarching theme for […]

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 […]

AAG 2017 Call for Papers: Agents – the ‘atomic unit’ of social systems?

Call for Papers – Symposium on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities: Agents – the ‘atomic unit’ of social systems? We welcome paper submissions for our session(s) at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting on 5-9 April, 2017, in Boston. Session Description: By defining a social system as a collection of agents, individuals […]

GIScRG: Call for Sessions, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2016

The Geographical Information Science Research Group (GIScRG) of the RGS-IBG would like to invite you to submit session proposals for next RGS-IBG annual international conference. The conference will take place in London at the Society from Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016 with workshops and opening events on Tuesday 30 August. The chair […]

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 […]

Call for Papers: New Directions in GeoSpatial Simulations

First Call for Papers:  AAG Chicago, April 21 – 25 2015 NEW DIRECTIONS IN GEOSPATIAL SIMULATION The geospatial simulation community has enjoyed steady growth over the past decade as novel and advanced forms of agent-based and cellular automata modeling continue to facilitate the exploration of complex geographic problems facing the world today. It is now […]

Lipari School on Computational Social Science

I recently presented at the Lipari School on Computational Social Science in the workshop Modeling Spatio-Temporal Reasoning in Complex Social Systems. It was a great summer school with very well known speakers, including Prabhakar Raghavan (Vice President of Strategic Technologies, Google), Carlo Ratti  (Director of the Senseable City Lab, MIT) and Prof. Claudio Cioffi-Revilla (George […]

Introductory R for Spatial Analysis. 6th December, 2013 in Leeds

As spatial datasets get larger, more sophisticated software needs to be harnessed for their analysis. R is now a widely used open source software platform for statistical analysis and is increasingly popular for those working with spatial data thanks to its powerful analysis and visualisation packages.  This one-day course introduces the basics of how R […]