Complex Artificial Environments: Simulation, Cognition and VR in the Study and Planning of Cities / Edition 1

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Overview

This book explores the possibilities of applying the theories of complexity and self-organization developed to account for various phenomena in the natural science to artifacts traditionally the realm of humanities and social sciences. The emphasis of this volume is on the development of cities and the impact of these methods on urban simulation methods.

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"The book represents the current state of thinking in the use of complex systems theory with geospatial technologies for understanding cities. It is organized into five coherent parts. … the book as a whole a unique reference source. In summary, Portugali’s book can be valuable for researchers who deal with the modeling of complex land-use change processes in urban and regional contexts. It can also be used for advanced seminar courses on topics in geosimulation." (Suzana Dragicevic, Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 48 (2), 2008)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540259176
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 1/9/2006
  • Series: Springer Complexity Series
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 322
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

General Aspects of Complex Artificial Environments.- Specific Experiences.- Urban Simulation Models.- Cognition and VR.- Planning.

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