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Using interactive data visualisation to explore dynamic urban models

Dearden, J; (2012) Using interactive data visualisation to explore dynamic urban models. Doctoral thesis , UCL (University College London).

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Abstract

Dynamic urban models embody current theories about how urban systems evolve. To explore the consequences of this theory for a particular urban system requires an urban simulation because the theories are necessarily complicated to deal with the nonlinearity and complexity found in urban systems. Making sense of this output is challenging and in this thesis we explore using interactive visualisation and participation in a simulation to help a user interpret this output. Seven different simulation models are developed and explored using this methodology and applied to present day Greater London and South Yorkshire and the historical United States.

Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Title: Using interactive data visualisation to explore dynamic urban models
Language: English
Keywords: Urban, modelling, simulation, visualisation, participation, evolution
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of the Built Environment
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of the Built Environment > Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1356102
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