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Nabil Arhab, Md Saroar Jahan, Mourad Oussalah, Car Parking User’s Behavior Using News Articles Mining Based Approach, Transportation Research Procedia, Volume 55, 2021, Pages 26-33, ISSN 2352-1465,

Car parking user’s behavior using news articles mining based approach

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Author: Arhab, Nabil1; Jahan, Saroar1; Oussalah, Mourad2
Organizations: 1Research Assistant, University of Oulu, CMVS, 90570 Oulu, Finland
2Research Professor, University of Oulu, CMVS, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Elsevier, 2021
Publish Date: 2021-10-04


Studying individual’s parking choice behavior can considerably contribute towards evidence-based policing in urban area. This study investigates evidence gathered by mining Finland news article API concerning car parking associated topics in order to comprehend user’s behavior and identify potential unforeseen circumstances that may impact users’ decisions and preferences. The study follows a natural language processing research pipeline, emphasizing word co-occurrence analysis, sentiment score and named-entity monitoring. The results can be exploited by local authorities to develop further evidence based policing in city urban planning.

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Series: Transportation research procedia
ISSN: 2352-1457
ISSN-E: 2352-1465
ISSN-L: 2352-1457
Pages: 326 - 333
DOI: 10.1016/j.trpro.2021.07.087
Host publication: 14th International Scientific Conference on Sustainable, Modern and Safe Transport, TRANSCOM 2021
Host publication editor: Bujňák, Ján
Conference: International Scientific Conference on Sustainable, Modern and Safe Transport
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 113 Computer and information sciences
Funding: This work is supported by the ERDF IPaWa (2019-2022) project that investigates car parking infrastructure development in Oulu region, which is gratefully acknowledged.
Copyright information: 2021 The Authors. Published by ELSEVIER B.V. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (