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Will You Come Back/Check-in Again? Understanding Characteristics Leading to Urban Revisitation and Re-check-in

Z Chen, H Cao, H Wang, F Xu, V Kostakos, Y Li

Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive Mobile Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies | ACM | Published : 2020

Abstract

Recent years have witnessed much work unraveling human mobility patterns through urban visitation and location check-in data. Traditionally, user visitation and check-in have been assumed as the same behavior, yet this fundamental assumption can be questionable and lacks supporting evidence. In this paper, we seek to understand the similarities and differences of visitation and check-in by presenting a large-scale systematic analysis under the specific setting of urban revisitation and re-check-in, which demonstrate people's periodic behaviors and regularities. Leveraging a localization dataset to model urban revisitation and a Foursqaure dataset to delineate re-check-in, we identify feature..

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