FCL  Publications,  Reports,  and  media  coverage



27. Liu, X, Hollister R and Andris C (In Press) Wealthy Hubs and Poor Chains: Constellations in the U.S. Urban Migration System. Agent-Based Models and Complexity Science in the Age of Geospatial Big Data. Eds. L Perez, E-K Kim, R Sengupta. Springer.


26. 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.

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

24. Rahimi S  Liu X and Andris C (2016) Hidden Style in the City: An Analysis of Geolocated Airbnb Rental Images in Ten Major Cities. UrbanGIS '16 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Analytics. Oct 31, Burlingame, CA.

23. Liu X and Andris C (2016) Migrant Routing the U.S. Urban System. GIScience, Sept. 27, 2016, Montreal.  (Book chapter forthcoming via Springer)

22. 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).

21. Andris C (2016) Book Review: Modeling Cities and Regions as Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications. Environment and Planning B. 44(2): 385-386. 


20. Andris C (2016) A Computational Model for Dyadic Relationships. IEEE Information Reuse and Integration (IRI '16), and Invited Paper, Jul 28, Pittsburgh, PA.  565 - 573.

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

18. Andris C (2015) LBSN and the Social Butterfly Effect. ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN '15) Nov 6, Bellevue, WA.

17. 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..

16. Andris C and Andris Z (2015) Exploring Institution-Driven Mobility. 3rd Annual Workshop on Human Mobility Computing (HuMoComP '15) at the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management  Jun 15, Pittsburgh, PA.

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

14. 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.

13. Wang Y, Kang C, Bettencourt LMA, Yu L and Andris C (2015) Linked Activity Spaces: A New Approach for Spatializing Social NetworksComputational Approaches for Urban Environments Ed. Helbich M, Arsanjani J, and Leitner M. 13:313-335, Springer.

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

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

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

9. 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.


8. 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 2011) Jun 29-Jul 1, Fuzhou, Fujian, P. R. China, 192-197.

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


6. Liu L, Andris C and Ratti C (2010) Uncovering Cabdriver Behavior Patterns from their Digital Traces. CEUS: Computers, Engineering 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. ACM Proceedings of the 14th International 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). VIDEO

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).



Technical Reports & Reviews


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


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

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



In the works! Unpublished reports are available upon request (clio@psu.edu)


Andris C Geographic Pull Power of Student Athletes to U.S. Institutions. Journal Topic: Geography.


Andris C, Ferreria J and Liu X Social Flow Challenges. Journal Topic: GIS.

Andris C, Liu X, Mitchell J, et al. Mentoring Relationships as Neighborhood Bridges. Journal Topic: General Science

Rahimi S, Liu X and Andris C Using Yelp to Uncover Romance in the City.  Conference Topic: Applied CS Y


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.