Entropy as a measure of attractiveness and socioeconomic complexity in Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area

23 Mar 2020 Lenormand Maxime Samaniego Horacio Chaves Julio C. Vieira Vinicius F. da Silva Moacyr A. H. B. Evsukoff Alexandre G.

Defining and measuring spatial inequalities across the urban environment remains a complex and elusive task that has been facilitated by the increasing availability of large geolocated databases. In this study, we rely on a mobile phone dataset and an entropy-based metric to measure the attractiveness of a location in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Area (Brazil) as the diversity of visitors' location of residence... (read more)

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