The Uncertainty of Identity: Linking Spatiotemporal Information between Virtual and Real Worlds

The University College London (Geography), Birmingham University (Computer Science), and City University London (Engineering), in partnership with experts in Visual Analytics at Purdue University and Arizona State University in the United States want to link information pertaining to human characteristics in real and virtual worlds in order to better understand and manage the uncertainties inherent in establishing human identity in different geographic locations. All comes together in the project Uncertainty of Identity.

Top Twitter Names in LONDON

They downloaded approximately 4 million geo-tagged tweets during August to November, 2012. ‘User names’ associated with the geo-tagged tweets were analysed to produce a map of ‘Top Twitter Names in London’.

Click here to view the map.

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