A place-based model of local activity spaces: individual place exposure and characteristics

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Hasanzadeh, Kamyar
dc.contributor.author Laatikainen, Tiina
dc.contributor.author Kyttä, Marketta
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-21T10:33:55Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-21T10:33:55Z
dc.date.issued 2018-07
dc.identifier.citation Hasanzadeh , K , Laatikainen , T & Kyttä , M 2018 , ' A place-based model of local activity spaces: individual place exposure and characteristics ' JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL SYSTEMS , vol. 20 , no. 3 , pp. 227-252 . DOI: 10.1007/s10109-017-0264-z en
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/35727
dc.description.abstract Researchers for long have hypothesized relationships between mobility, urban context, and health. Despite the ample amount of discussions, the empirical findings corroborating such associations remain to be marginal in the literature. It is growingly believed that the weakness of the observed associations can be largely explained by the common misspecification of the geographical context. Researchers coming from different fields have developed a wide range of methods for estimating the extents of these geographical contexts. In this article, we argue that no single approach yet has sufficiently been capable of capturing the complexity of human mobility patterns. Subsequently, we discuss that reaching a better understanding of individual activity spaces can be possible through a spatially sensitive estimation of place exposure. Following this discussion, we take an integrative person and place-based approach to create an individualized residential exposure model (IREM) to estimate the local activity spaces (LAS) of the individuals. This model is created using data collected through public participation GIS. Following a brief comparison of IREM with other commonly used LAS models, the article continues by presenting an empirical study of aging citizens in Helsinki area to demonstrate the usability of the proposed framework. In this study, we identify the main dimensions of LASs and seek their associations with socio-demographic characteristics of individuals and their location in the region. The promising results from comparisons and the interesting findings from the empirical part suggest both a methodological and conceptual improvement in capturing the complexity of local activity spaces. en
dc.format.extent 26
dc.format.extent 227-252
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL SYSTEMS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 20, issue 3 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Geography, Planning and Development en
dc.subject.other Earth-Surface Processes en
dc.subject.other 520 Other social sciences en
dc.title A place-based model of local activity spaces: individual place exposure and characteristics en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering
dc.contributor.department Department of Built Environment en
dc.subject.keyword Activity space
dc.subject.keyword Local activity space
dc.subject.keyword PPGIS
dc.subject.keyword Modeling
dc.subject.keyword Neighborhood
dc.subject.keyword Mobility pattern
dc.subject.keyword Geography, Planning and Development
dc.subject.keyword Earth-Surface Processes
dc.subject.keyword 520 Other social sciences
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201812216736
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s10109-017-0264-z
dc.date.embargo info:eu-repo/date/embargoEnd/2019-07-01


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