SRA Conference: An Introduction to Tools for Social Media Research
- 11 October, 2016
- Full Day
- Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, UK NW1 2BJ get directions
Yeran Sun, UBDC Research Associate will be attending the #NSMNSS / SRA Conference as a speaker on 11 October in London. He will be presenting ‘How to use R and QGIS to find out tourism hotspots in cities’.
His presentation will focus on how to use open source tools to identify tourism attractions in cities from photo-sharing social media Flickr. This includes how to use free-to-use softwares R and QGIS to find out tourism hotspots within cities from geotagged images.
Specifically, Yeran's presentation will demonstrate:
- How to map geo-tagged images downloaded from Flickr by using QGIS
- How to use R to identify clusters of geo-tagged images within a city
- How to identify tourism hotspots from those clusters
- How to map tourism hotspots identified from Flickr images