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Urban analytics / Alex D. Singleton, Seth E. Spielman, David C. Folch.

By: Singleton, Alex David [aut]
Contributor(s): Speilman, Seth E [aut] | Folch, David C [aut]
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Spatial analytics and GIS seriesPublisher: 2017Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications Ltd, 2018Description: xvi, 176 sidor illustrationer 17.2 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781473958630; 9781473958623Subject(s): Geografiska informationssystem | Matematiska modeller | Städer | Spatial analysis | Cities and towns -- Research -- Technological innovations | City planning -- Technological innovations | Urban policy -- Research | Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Research | Cities and towns | Geographic information systems | Mathematical modelsDDC classification: 307.76 LOC classification: HT153 | .S554 2018Other classification: Oabba Online resources: Supporting materials Summary: "An explosive new interdisciplinary field of urban research. This textbook delves into the challenges and opportunities of using new and emerging forms of data to study cities. Topics explored include: data and urban computing infrastructure; sensors and human dynamics; urban modeling; agent-based modeling; [and] visualization and GIS. Over recent years, the way that data are used to understand urban systems has changed dramatically. Cities are constantly adapting to incorporate new technology, and this has fast become a key tool to analysing how cities work. Spanning current and future cities, interviews with key urban analysts, reflective questions and technical case studies, 'Urban analytics' equips the reader with a greater understanding of theory and the technical skills needed for practice." -- rear cover.
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"An explosive new interdisciplinary field of urban research. This textbook delves into the challenges and opportunities of using new and emerging forms of data to study cities. Topics explored include: data and urban computing infrastructure; sensors and human dynamics; urban modeling; agent-based modeling; [and] visualization and GIS. Over recent years, the way that data are used to understand urban systems has changed dramatically. Cities are constantly adapting to incorporate new technology, and this has fast become a key tool to analysing how cities work. Spanning current and future cities, interviews with key urban analysts, reflective questions and technical case studies, 'Urban analytics' equips the reader with a greater understanding of theory and the technical skills needed for practice." -- rear cover.

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