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Verga, Simona

Works: 2 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 51 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV7431, 364.40971
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Publications by Simona Verga
Most widely held works by Simona Verga
Pairing fluctuations and the pseudogap by Simona Verga( Archival Material )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Closed-Circuit TV Surveillance Evaluation by Simona Verga( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This paper reports on the statistical analysis conducted on crime data provided by the Toronto Police Services in order to assess the impact on crime after implementing the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) pilot initiative. Over the period May 2007 to October 2008, the Toronto Police Services installed CCTV cameras in a number of selected areas for periods of time between six months and one year. This report documents the results of the application of standard statistical techniques to determine the effectiveness of surveillance cameras in reducing crime, and compares them with findings from previous research studies. The analysis is based on data derived from the Toronto Police Services call-for-service ACCESS database, a comprehensive, geo-coded database that includes all records of demands for policing services involving events of a violent nature from 1995. This report addresses questions related to crime reduction in the targeted areas and diffusion of benefits beyond the targeted areas, and makes some general considerations about displacement and dispersion
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