Complexity, Cognition and the City / Edition 1
  • Complexity, Cognition and the City / Edition 1
  • Complexity, Cognition and the City / Edition 1

Complexity, Cognition and the City / Edition 1

by Juval Portugali
     
 

This book aims to foster a deeper understanding of urbanism, invoking the contributions both the hard and soft sciences have made, and are still making, in grappling with the many issues and facets of regional planning and dynamics.See more details below

Overview

This book aims to foster a deeper understanding of urbanism, invoking the contributions both the hard and soft sciences have made, and are still making, in grappling with the many issues and facets of regional planning and dynamics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642194504
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
07/19/2011
Series:
Understanding Complex Systems Series
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.-Preface.- Introduction.- Part I: The Culture of Cities.- The Two Cultures of Cities.- The First Culture of Cities.- The Second Culture of Cities.- Complexity Theories of Cities (CTC).- Complexity Theories of Cities Have Come of Age: Achievements, Criticism, and Potentials. Part II: Complexity, Cognition and the City.- Cognition, Complexity and the City.- SIRN – Synergetic Inter-Representation Networks.- Shannonian Information and the City.- Semantic Information and the City.- Notes on the Category ‘City’.- Complex Artificial Environments.- Part III: Complexity, Cognition and Planning.- The Two Cultures of Planning.- Complexity, Cognition, and Planning.- Learning from Paradoxes about Prediction and Planning in Self-Organizing Cities.- CTC, Social Theory Oriented Urban Theory, and Planning.- A Self-Planned City.- Part IV: Complexity, Cognition and Urban Simulation Models.- Revisiting Cognitive Dissonance and Memes-Derived Urban Simulation Models.- CogCity (Cognitive City): A Top-down-> Bottom-up USM.- Pattern Recognition, SIRN and Decision Making.- Decision Making, Conflicts and Time in a Synergetic City.- Concluding Notes: Complexity Theories of Cities at the Gate of the 2010s.- Bibliography.

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