Analyzing 170,000,000 NYC Taxi trips

Data on cab rides in NY is available at the level of individual rides. These authors, for example, tried to predict tip amounts. Others have used them to study flow patterns at different time of day, in different weather, etc.

Because of the huge size and detailed granularity of the data, it provides lots of opportunities for computer science-y analysis.

Author: Roger Bohn

Professor of Technology Management, UC San Diego. Visiting Stanford Medical School Twitter =Roger.Bohn

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