Detecting Themed Streets Using a Location Based Service Application
AbstractVarious themed streets have recently been developed by local governments in order to stimulate local economies and to establish the identity of the corresponding places. However, the motivations behind the development of some of these themed street projects has been based on profit, without full considerations of people’s perceptions of their local areas, resulting in marginal effects on the local economies concerned. In response to this issue, this study proposed a themed street clustering method to detect the themed streets of a specific region, focusing on the commercial themed street, which is more prevalent than other types of themed streets using location based service data. This study especially uses “the street segment” as a basic unit for analysis. The Sillim and Gangnam areas of Seoul, South Korea were chosen for the evaluation of the adequacy of the proposed method. By comparing trade areas that were sourced from a market analysis report by a reliable agent with the themed streets detected in this study, the experiment results showed high proficiency of the proposed method. View Full-Text
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Ji, B.; Lee, Y.; Yu, K.; Kwon, P. Detecting Themed Streets Using a Location Based Service Application. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2016, 5, 111.
Ji B, Lee Y, Yu K, Kwon P. Detecting Themed Streets Using a Location Based Service Application. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 2016; 5(7):111.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ji, Byeongsuk; Lee, Youngmin; Yu, Kiyun; Kwon, Pil. 2016. "Detecting Themed Streets Using a Location Based Service Application." ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 5, no. 7: 111.