[MGI31-P03] Using SNS Log Data in Understanding Geopark Visitors
Keywords:Geopark, Geotourism, Social Networking Service, Behavior Analysis, Big Data
This study’s target is two-fold. To understand where visitors to Biei-Kamifurano come from, by finding the center of the user’s posts but with a robust estimate that remove the effect of user’s occasional trips away from home. After distinguishing visitors and local residents, locations where visitors visited (and posted) within Biei-Kamifurano is revealed. This study considers how the behavioral information of the visitors retrieved by these methods can be used to various aspects such as “geo-conservation”, “local promotion and tourism” and “disaster prevention”.