The Platial Analysis Lab is a research group based out of McGill University at the intersection of geoinformatics and quantitative behavioral geography…

As the name suggests, the Lab pulls apart the concept of place, taking a data-driven and behavioral approach to understanding the dimensions of our world.

Platial Lab at SIGSpatial 2019

…while the main conference always has a range of interesting talks one of the more disturbing trends I noticed this year was a move from “identifying fake content” to “generating fake content”…

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New Editorial on GeoAI

Professor McKenzie and colleagues wrote an editorial on GeoAI for a special issue of the International Journal of Geographical Information Sciences. Click through to read a pre-print…

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New short paper at the MOVE++ workshop

Professor Grant McKenzie will present a short paper during the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Computing with Multifaceted Movement Data (MOVE++ 2019) in Chicago on November 5th.

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E-scooters in Canada

It has been a whirl-wind few weeks for shared mobility, and specifically Lime scooters, in Canada. Professor Grant McKenzie was asked to provide some insight into the future of e-scooters in Canada…

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