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dc.contributor.authorRistea, Alina
dc.contributor.authorAndresen, Martin A
dc.contributor.authorLeitner, Michael
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-21T05:39:31Z
dc.date.available2020-02-21T05:39:31Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn0008-3658en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/cag.12463en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/391787
dc.description.abstractThe use of social media data for the spatial analysis of crime patterns during social events has proven to be instructive. This study analyzes the geography of crime considering hockey game days, criminal behaviour, and Twitter activity. Specifically, we consider the relationship between geolocated crime‐related Twitter activity and crime. We analyze six property crime types that are aggregated to the dissemination area base unit in Vancouver, for two hockey seasons through a game and non‐game temporal resolution. Using the same method, geolocated Twitter messages and environmental variables are aggregated to dissemination areas. We employ spatial clustering, dictionary‐based mining for tweets, spatial autocorrelation, and global and local regression models (spatial lag and geographically weighted regression). Findings show an important influence of Twitter data for theft‐from‐vehicle and mischief, mostly on hockey game days. Relationships from the geographically weighted regression models indicate that tweets are a valuable independent variable that can be used in explaining and understanding crime patterns.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherWiley Blackwellen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom338en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto351en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue3en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalThe Canadian Geographer/ Le Geographe canadienen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume62en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPhysical Geography and Environmental Geoscienceen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchHuman Geographyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0406en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1604en_US
dc.subject.keywordsSocial Sciencesen_US
dc.subject.keywordsGeographyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsspatial crime analysisen_US
dc.subject.keywordsTwitteren_US
dc.subject.keywordshockeyen_US
dc.titleUsing tweets to understand changes in the spatial crime distribution for hockey events in Vancouveren_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationRistea, A; Andresen, MA; Leitner, M, Using tweets to understand changes in the spatial crime distribution for hockey events in Vancouver, The Canadian Geographer/ Le Geographe canadien, 2018, 62 (3), pp. 338-351en_US
dcterms.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en_US
dc.date.updated2020-02-21T05:35:40Z
dc.description.versionPublisheden_US
gro.rights.copyright© 2018 The Authors. The Canadian Geographer / Le Geographe Canadien Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of Canadian Association of Geographers / l’Association canadienne des geographes. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.en_US
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