A multi-source dataset of urban life in the city of Milan and the Province of Trentino

Gianni Barlacchi, Marco De Nadai, Roberto Larcher, Antonio Casella, Cristiana Chitic, Giovanni Torrisi, Fabrizio Antonelli, Alessandro Vespignani, Alex Pentland, Bruno Lepri

Abstract

The dataset is composed of mobile phone telecommunications, weather, news, social networks and electricity data from the city of Milan and the Province of Trentino. The unique multi-source composition of the dataset makes it an ideal testbed for methodologies and approaches aimed at tackling a wide range of problems including energy consumption, mobility planning, tourist and migrant flows, urban structures and interactions, event detection, urban well-being and many others.

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