FCL  Publications,  Reports,  and  media  coverage





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34. Andris C, Liu X and Ferreira Jr. J (2018) Challenges for Social Flows. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems[PDF



33. Andris C (2018) Measuring Geographic Pull Power: A Case Study of College Athletics. The Professional Geographer. [PDF] 


32. Liu X, Hollister R and Andris C (2018) Wealthy Hubs and Poor Chains: Constellations in the U.S. Urban Migration System. In: Perez L, Kim EK, Sengupta R (eds) Agent-Based Models and Complexity Science in the Age of Geospatial Big Data. Advances in Geographic Information Science. Springer. Pp 73-86. [PDF]


31. Rahimi S, Liu X and Andris C (2017) Using Yelp to Find Romance in the City: A Case of Restaurants in Four Cities. Proceedings of the ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Analytics (UrbanGIS '16). Nov 7, Los Angeles, CA. [PDF]


30. Pistner M and Andris C (2017) Measuring Attraction and Redistribution of Institution-Based Movements. Geocomputation 2017. Sept 6-8, Leeds, UK. OPEN ACCESS


29. Rahimi S, Martin M J R, Obeysekere E, Hellmann D, Liu X and Andris C (2017) A Geographic Information System (GIS)-Based Analysis of Social Capital Data: Landscape Factors That Correlate with Trust. Sustainability 9(3): 365. OPEN ACCESS


28. Andris C and Ruescas J (2017) Zootopia: Everything in Motion. Transfers (7)1: 141-144. [PDF]


27. Andris C (2017) Book Review: Modeling Cities and Regions as Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications. Environment and Planning B. 44(2): 385-386. [PDF]


26. Rahimi S,  Liu X and Andris C (2016) Hidden Style in the City: An Analysis of Geolocated Airbnb Rental Images in Ten Major Cities Proceedings of the ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Analytics (UrbanGIS '16). Oct 31, Burlingame, CA. [PDF]


25. Liu X and Andris C (2016) Migrant Routing the U.S. Urban System. GIScience, Sept 27, Montreal. [PDF]


24. Andris C, Alder L, Atwater C, Van Cleve J and O'Dwyer J  (2016) Assessing an Educational Mentorship Program in an Urban Context. Social Science Research Network (SSRN). OPEN ACCESS


23. Andris C (2016) A Computational Model for Dyadic Relationships. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI '16), Invited Paper, Jul 28, Pittsburgh, PA. 565 - 573. [PDF]


22. Andris C (2016) Integrating Social Network Data into GISystems. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 31(1): 2009-2031. OPEN ACCESS 


21. Andris C (2015) LBSN and the Social Butterfly Effect. Proceedings of the ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN '15), Nov 6, Bellevue, WA. [PDF]


20. Andris C and Cook C (2015) Using Migration Degree to Distinguish Post-Industrial U.S. Cities. Computing in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM) Jul 7-10, Cambridge, MA. [PDF]


19. Andris C and Andris Z (2015) Exploring Institution-Driven Mobility. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management 3rd Annual Workshop on Human Mobility Computing (HuMoComP '15), Jun 15, Pittsburgh, PA. 


18. Andris C, Frey N, Van Cleve J and O’Dwyer J (2015) Geocomputation Methods for Dyadic RelationshipsGeocomputation 2015. May 20-23, Dallas, TX. [PDF]


17. Andris C, Lee D, Hamilton MJ, Martino M, Gunning CE and Selden JA (2015) The Rise of Partisanship and Super-Cooperators in the U.S. House of Representatives. PLOS ONE [interactive web]  10(4):e0123507. OPEN ACCESS 


16. Wang Y, Kang C, Bettencourt LMA, Yu L and Andris C (2015) Linked Activity Spaces: A New Approach for Spatializing Social Networks. In: Helbich M, Arsanjani J, and Leitner M (eds). Computational Approaches for Urban Environments. Springer. Pp. 313-335. [PDF]


15.  Andris C (2014) Relevant Literature for Examining Social Networks in Geographic Space. Santa Fe Institute Working Paper. SFI WORKING PAPER: 2014-04-010 [PDF]


14. Andris C and Bettencourt LMA (2014) Development, Information and Social Connectivity in Côte d’Ivoire. Infrastructure Complexity. 1(1): 1-18. OPEN ACCESS


13. Andris C and Ferreira J (2014) Visualizing Commuting in Singapore. Environment and Planning A. 46(11): 2543-2545. [PDF]


12. Andris C, Wittenbach J and Cowen D (2013) Support Vector Machine for Spatial Variation. Transactions in GIS. 17(1): 41-61. [PDF]


11. Andris C (2012) Neighborhood Differentiation and Travel Patterns in Singapore. Technical Report, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) - Future Urban Mobility Internal Research Group, 1-39. [PDF]


10. Guo D, Zhu X, Jin H, Gao P and Andris C (2012) Discovering Spatial Patterns in Origin-Destination Mobility Data. Transactions in GIS. (3): 411-429.


9. Andris C, Halverson S and Hardisty F (2011) Predicting Migration Dynamics with Conditional and Posterior Probabilities. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Spatial Data Mining and Geographic Knowledge Discovery (ICDSM '11). Jun 29-Jul 1, Fuzhou, Fujian, P. R. China, 192-197. [PDF] 


8. Andris C (2011) Weighted Radial Variation for Node Feature Classification [arXiv: 1102.4873v1 physics.data-an] OPEN ACCESS 


7. Liu L, Andris C, Biderman A and Ratti C (2010) Revealing a Taxi Driver’s Mobility Intelligence Through his Trace. In: Wachowicz, M (ed).  Movement Aware Applications for Sustainability Mobility: Technologies and Approaches. Hershey: IGI Global. Pp. 105-120.


6. Liu L, Andris C and Ratti C (2010) Uncovering Cabdriver Behavior Patterns from their Digital Traces. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 34(6): 541-548.


5. Martino M, Calabrese F, DiLorenzo G, Andris C, Liu L and Ratti C (2010) An ocean of information: Fusing Aggregate & Individual Dynamics for Metropolitan Areas. Proceedings of the 14th International ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI ’10). Feb 7-10, Hong Kong, China, 357-360.


4. Ratti C, Sobolevsky S, Calabrese F, Andris C, Reades J, Martino M, Claxton R and Strogatz S (2010) Redrawing the Map of Great Britain from a Network of Human Interactions. PLOS ONE 5(12). OPEN ACCESS [Youtube] 


3. Andris C and Austin T (2009) Alternative Financing for Schools. Land Development. 22(2).


2. Andris C, Biderman A, Calabrese F, Nabian N and Ratti C (2009) City Gravity. Seed Magazine 24-26 (invited).


1. Andris C (2008) Interactive Site Suitability Modeling. ArcUser 11(1). OPEN ACCESS



Andris C (2011) Methods and Metrics for Social Distance. Doctoral Dissertation Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning [PDF] OPEN ACCESS



In the works! Manuscripts available upon request (clio@psu.edu)


Andris C, et al. Mentoring Relationships. Journal Topic: Urban Planning 


Rahimi S, et al. Chain Restaurant Measurement. Journal Topic: Geography


Liu X, et al. Representation Learning in Urban Planning. Journal Topic: GIS



Media Coverage and Videos



2016 Bloomburg, Centre Daily Times, The Daily Collegian 

2015 Politico, Washington Post, Laboratory Equipment, Science Daily
2013 Radio Guest on KVSF 101.5
 She Blinded Me with Science @ 88.00
2013 Hack-a-thon MIT Transportation Club

2013 Event aims to humanize science to lure girls Albuquerque Journal, Jackie Jadrnak, 9-27

2013 Defining Personal Space Santa Fe Institute Update, March / April.
2011 Social and Spatial Patterns in the U.S. House of Representatives. WIDS-Workshop in Decision Support for Network Science MIT CSAIL-Media Lab. Cambridge, Massachusetts.




Andris C (2012) Neighborhood Differentiation and Travel Patterns in Singapore. Technical Report, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) - Future Urban Mobility Internal Research Group, 1-39 [PDF]