Adventures in spatial analysis

Ben Ben Follow Mar 17, 2017 · 1 min read
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Related to my project with Data 4 Democracy, I’ve started compiling some scripts for spatial analysis. Particulary interesting (at least to me) is a bit of TSPLIB I adapted for use with the awesome osmnx library.

Check it out.

This is actually some synergy between the D4D project and the health violation prediction model I worked on. The idea here is to maximize “risk” coverage and minimize distance. Ideally, a reinforcement learning project. For now, though, to maintain my sanity, I’m having it as a single-agent problem.

Written by Ben Follow
I am the type of person who appreciates the telling of a great story. As a data scientist, I am interested in using AI to understand, explore and communicate across borders and boundaries. My focus is on Natural Language Processing and the amazing ways it can help us understand each other and our world. The material on this blog is meant to share my experiences and understandings of complex technologies in a simple way, focused on application.