News tagged with geographic information systems

Mapping the Twitterverse

( —What does your Twitter profile reveal about you? More than you know, according to Chris Weidemann. The GIST master's student has developed an application that follows geospatial footprints.

dateAug 28, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Clickable history

( —Geographic information systems – once limited to the domain of physical geographers – are emerging as a promising tool to study the past, as researchers are discovering for medieval history.

dateMay 10, 2013 in Other
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Sex offenders are on the move

Convicted sex offenders continue to move freely within communities, including in restricted areas, despite laws designed to limit their movements. A new study, by Alan Murray from Arizona State University and colleagues, ...

dateJan 29, 2013 in Social Sciences
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