Orlando – AMA Winter Educators’ Conference

Four members of N/LAB attended the American Marketing Association Winter Conference, held in Orlando, Florida. The team gave two talks that made a valuable contribution to the Big Data theme; based on work being undertaken […]

International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM)

This week N/LAB attended ICDM in Barcelona, presenting work by Dr. James Goulding (N/LAB), Dr. Simon Preston (School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham) and Dr. Gavin Smith (N/LAB). The paper, titled Event Series Prediction via […]

OSM: Going Back in Time

I’ve been playing around with the full planet file to look at going back in time in OSM. Mainly, this is to look at how Ramani Huria’s data has evolved over time and is all […]

Presentation to the Satellite Catapult

Today N-Lab Director Prof Andrew Smith and Geospatial Lead Dr Mark Iliffe met with the Satellite Catapult at the Harwell Space Campus to discuss the next generation of mapping in light of the Sustainable Development […]

Big Human Data: What are Call Detail Records?

Around the world, we all love to talk, text and browse the internet with our mobile phones. Whenever we use the phones in our pockets to send SMS, make phone calls, send money or use […]

Newton Fund Project in the UK popular press

The lab’s Newton Grant examining how big data analytics can contribute to understanding and prediction of Dengue Fever in Malaysia has gotten a mention in the UK popular press. The article is part of a […]

Fusing Community Mapping and Remote Sensing

Maps are crucial to the development of a country. But often in the emerging world they don’t exist. In Tanzania this gap is being bridged through communities coming together and mapping their own communities. This […]