AJIBM  Vol.7 No.5 , May 2017
High-Speed Railways’ Impact on the Connection of Cities along the Line Based on the Analysis of Micro-Blog Data
Abstract: Based on micro-blog big data, this article will conduct an analysis on the follow-up data of every prefecture-level city’s micro-blog data and these cities all lie along the Beijing-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway. Then we found that the asymmetry lied in the connection between these cities and there was a provincial-level barrier among them. By comparing the situation before and after the operation of high-speed railway, we realize that this kind of provincial-level barrier still exists. Meanwhile, as the Beijing-Guangzhou High-Speed railway is put into operation and the connection among the cities along the railway has been strengthened, the connection presents the tendency of decentralization.
Cite this paper: Li, C. (2017) High-Speed Railways’ Impact on the Connection of Cities along the Line Based on the Analysis of Micro-Blog Data. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 7, 566-580. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2017.75042.

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