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Cities and complexity : understanding cities with cellular automata, agent-based models, and fractals

Author: Michael Batty
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Viewing urban dynamics in the context of complexity theory; models and examples in scales from the local to the regional.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Batty
ISBN: 9780262524797 0262524791
OCLC Number: 144596149
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xxi, 565 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Understanding cities --
1. Urban change: complexity and emergence --
2. Cells and cities: the rudiments of computation --
3. Laboratories for growing cities --
4. Desktop simulators: hypothetical urban evolution --
5. Agents and cells, actions and interactions --
6. Local movement: agent-based models of street systems and buildings --
7. The dynamics of small-scale spatial events --
8. Polynucleated urban landscapes --
9. Modeling urban growth as a spatial epidemic --
10. Self-organized criticality and urban development --
11. The fractal city --
Conclusion: understanding models.
Responsibility: Michael Batty.

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