Publications

2021

Using Public-Private Data to Understand Compliance with Mobility Restrictions in Sierra Leone

Ndubuisi-Obi, Innocent, Ziyu Ran, Yanchao Li, Chenab Ahuja Navalkha, Sarah Williams, and Lily Tsai
Springer International Publishing, in Urban Informatics and Future Cities, pp. 33-49.
2021

Applying machine learning and geolocation techniques to social media data (Twitter) to develop a resource for urban planning

Milusheva, Sveta, Robert Marty, Guadalupe Bedoya, Sarah Williams, Elizabeth Resor, and Arianna Legovini
PLoS ONE
2020
2020

Can crowdsourcing create the missing crash data?

S Milusheva, R Marty, G Bedoya, E Resor, S Williams, A Legovini
Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies
2020

Applying Machine Learning and Geolocation Techniques to Social Media Data (Twitter) to Develop a Resource for Urban Planning

Sveta Milusheva, Robert Marty, Guadalupe Bedoya, Sarah Williams, Elizabeth Resor, Arianna Legovini
The World Bank
2019

Smart and Safe Kenya Transport (SMARTTRANS)

G Bedoya Arguelles, SP Milusheva, A Legovini, SE Williams
The World Bank
2019

Ghost cities of China: Identifying urban vacancy through social media data

S Williams, W Xu, SB Tan, MJ Foster, C Chen
Cities 94, 275-285
2019

Evaluating sensors for the measurement of public life: A future in image processing

S Williams, C Ahn, H Gunc, E Ozgirin, M Pearce, Z Xiong
Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science 46 (8), 1534-1548

2019

Commuting for women in Saudi Arabia: Metro to driving-Options to support women employment

S Williams, W Qiu, Z Al-awwad, A Alfayez
Journal of Transport Geography 77, 126-138
2019

Smart and Safe Kenya Transport (SMARTTRANS)

G Bedoya, A Legovini, S Milusheva, S Williams, R Marty

2017

Understanding Gendered Spaces Using Social Media Data

A Alfayez, Z Awwad, C Kerr, N Alrashed, S Williams, A Al-Wabil
International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media, 338-356

2017

Informal 2.0: Seeing and Improving Urban Informal Practices through Digital Technologies The Digital Matatus case in Nairobi

J Klopp, D Orwa, P Waiganjo Wagacha, S Williams, A White
Field Actions Science Reports. The journal of field actions, 39-43

2017

Benchmark: using sensors to study public space

MA Giampieri, S Williams, W Xu, H Gunc, CM Langston, DC Harvey
Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference Proceedings

2016
2016

Digital neighborhoods

L Anselin, S Williams
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability

2016

Towards Urban Tribes in Saudi Arabia: Social Subcultures Emerging from Urban Analytics of Social Media

Tariq Alhindi, Salma Aldawood, Jumana Almahmoud, Carlos Sandoval, Areej Al-Wabil, Mansour Alsaleh, Sarah Williams
International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media, 258-266

2016

The lottery is a mathematics powerball

V Lim, L Rubel, L Shookhoff, M Sullivan, S Williams
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 21 (9), 526-532
2016

The responsive city: The city of the future re-imagined from the bottom up

S Williams
Emergent Urbanism: Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change
2015

The digital matatu project: Using cell phones to create an open source data for Nairobi's semi-formal bus system

S Williams, A White, P Waiganjo, D Orwa, J Klopp
Journal of Transport Geography 49, 39-51
2015

Leveraging cellphones for wayfinding and journey planning in semi-formal bus systems: Lessons from digital matatus in Nairobi

J Klopp, S Williams, P Waiganjo, D Orwa, A White
Planning support systems and smart cities, 227-241
2015

Local Lotto: Mathematics and mobile technology to study the lottery

V Lim, E Deahl, L Rubel, S Williams
Cases on technology integration in mathematics education, 43-67
2015

Local Lotto

V Lim, E Deahl, L Rubel, S Williams
Hershey, PA: IGI Global
2015
2015

Maps, Mobile Tools, and Media Boards: Digital Technologies for Learning About Pawnshops

L Rubel, V Lim, M Hall-Wieckert, S Williams
International Society of the Learning Sciences
2014

Toward open source Kenya: Creating and sharing a GIS database of Nairobi

S Williams, E Marcello, JM Klopp
Annals of the Association of American Geographers 104 (1), 114-130
2014

Towards a Standard for Paratransit Data: Lessons from Developing GTFS Data for Nairobi's Matatu System

J Klopp, J Mutua, D Orwa, P Waiganjo, A White, S Williams
Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual MeetingTransportation Research Board
2014

City Digits: Local Lotto: Developing Youth Data Literacy by Investigating the Lottery

S Williams, E Deahl, L Rubel, V Lim
Journal of Digital Media Literacy
2014

Toward Open Source Kenya: Creating and Sharing a GIS Database of Nairobi

E Marcello, JM Klopp, SE Williams
Taylor & Francis
2012

Here Now!: Social Media and the Psychological City

S Williams
Inscribing a Square - Urban Data as Public Space, edited by Katja Schechtner and Dietmar Offenhuber, Springer
2010

The geography of buzz: art, culture and the social milieu in Los Angeles and New York

E Currid, S Williams
Journal of Economic Geography 10 (3), 423-451
2010
2006

Mobile landscapes: using location data from cell phones for urban analysis

C Ratti, D Frenchman, RM Pulselli, S Williams
Environment and planning B: Planning and design 33 (5), 727-748
2005

Understanding urban assets: using remote sensing to manage stormwater run-off

SE Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2005

Mobile landscapes

C Ratti, RM Pulselli, S Williams, D Frenchman
Environment and Planning B–Planning and Design
2003

Evolving metadata needs for an institutional repository: MIT's DSpace

M Branschofsky, R Lubas, MK Smith, S Williams
International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 237-238