Early warning

Predicting subway passenger flows under different traffic conditions

Passenger flow prediction is important for the operation, management, efficiency, and reliability of urban rail transit (subway) system. Here, we employ the large-scale subway smartcard data of Shenzhen, a major city of China, to predict dynamical …

A mobility network approach to identify and anticipate large crowd gatherings

The study of large crowd gatherings combines aspects of longer-range human mobility with site-specific pedestrian dynamics. Recently, substantial progress has been made in understanding the collective behaviors of crowds on the site-specific scale. …