Pagliara, Francesca, Preston, John, Simmonds, David (Eds.)
2010, VIII, 252 p.
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Shows that forecasting and complex interdependencies are represented in complex computer models
Presents state-of-the-art models in residential location choice
Illustrates the range of choices modellers must make in order to represent residential choice behaviour
The effective planning of residential location choices is one of the great challenges of contemporary societies and requires forecasting capabilities and the consideration of complex interdependencies which can only be handled by complex computer models. This book presents a range of approaches used to model residential locations within the context of developing land-use and transport models. These approaches illustrate the range of choices that modellers have to make in order to represent residential choice behaviour. The models presented in this book represent the state-of-the-art and are valuable both as key building blocks for general urban models, and as representative examples of complexity science.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Complex systems - Land-use models - Location choice - Residential location - Transportation modelling - development - modeling - planning - transport