publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2017

Early detection of properties at risk of blight using spatiotemporal data

Blancas Reyes, Eduardo; Helsby, Jennifer; Rasch, Katharina; van der Boor, Paul; Ghani, Rayid; Haynes, Lauren; Cunningham, Edward P.;
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  • Published: 21 Apr 2017
Abstract
Urban blight is a domino effect phenomenon: properties first fall into disrepair, then land values decline, and finally home abandonment and vacancy follows. This effect spreads from one home to another in the neighborhood, depressing values of nearby properties [8]. In partnership with the City of Cincinnati Office of Performance and Data Analytics and their Department of Buildings & Inspections, we used geographical data from the city and historical data on home inspections to train a Machine Learning model to provide proactive suggestions for property inspections targeted at catching blight early. Our best model reaches a precision of 70% for the top 6,00...
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free text keywords: Social Good, Urban Blight, Supervised Learning
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publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2017

Early detection of properties at risk of blight using spatiotemporal data

Blancas Reyes, Eduardo; Helsby, Jennifer; Rasch, Katharina; van der Boor, Paul; Ghani, Rayid; Haynes, Lauren; Cunningham, Edward P.;