In this article, we discuss what are the methods used to analyse mobile positioning data for transportation, traffic and spatial planning. Our team has summarised the research behind these methods, validation and success case studies of the use of MPD in this field.Read more
With this article, we begin a new series called Methodology Talks, in which we discuss the science and research behind the methodology we have worked or collaborated on for the use of mobile positioning data for generating statistical insights.
In light of the recent global impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have put together an overview, which highlights the technical and analytical capabilities of mobile positioning in controlling the spread of the infectious diseases SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19. Broadly, there are many options. The key question, however, is which of the options would be the most beneficial in controlling the spread of the virus.