Multi-perspective Analysis of Mobile Phone Call Data Records: A Visual Analytics Approach

  • Gennady AndrienkoEmail author
  • Natalia Andrienko
  • Georg Fuchs
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 205)


Analysis of human mobility is currently a hot research topic in data mining, geographic information science and visual analytics. While a wide variety of methods and tools are available, it is still hard to find recommendations for considering a data set systematically from multiple perspectives. To fill this gap, we demonstrate a workflow of a comprehensive analysis of a publicly available data set about mobile phone calls of a large population over a long time period. We pay special attention to the evaluation of data properties. We outline potential applications of the proposed methods.


Visual analytics Mobility data Call data records 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gennady Andrienko
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Natalia Andrienko
    • 1
    • 2
  • Georg Fuchs
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute IAISSchloss BirlinghovenSankt AugustinGermany
  2. 2.City University LondonLondonUK

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