News tagged with human mobility

NRL designs robot for shipboard firefighting

(PhysOrg.com) -- In both war and peacetime scenarios, fire in the shipboard environment is serious and frequently results in excessive damage and high repair costs because the fire is not detected or controlled ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Robotics
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EU Commissioner calls for new tools for bloggers

(AP) -- The European Union should help teach bloggers living under oppressive regimes how to communicate freely and avoid detection, and develop technology to help them, the bloc's digital affairs commissioner ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Study finds human communication is 'bursty'

Researchers in Spain have investigated the temporal patterns of human communication and how the latter impacts the spread of information in social networks. The results, published in the journal Physical Re ...

dateSep 14, 2011 in Mathematics
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Doing the math on where people go

Network scientists at Northeastern University have created a mathematical model that can simulate human mobility over the course of several months or even years.

dateSep 15, 2010 in Mathematics
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