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The new science of cities / Michael Batty.

By: Batty, MichaelMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, MA MIT Press c2013Description: xx, 496 pages illustratedISBN: 0262019523 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780262019521 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): City planning | Cities and towns -- Growth | Cities and towns -- Growth | City planning | Stadsplanering | StadstillväxtDDC classification: 307.1216 Other classification: 307 | Odg
Contents:
List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Preamble -- Prerequisites and foundations -- Building a science of cities -- EBB and flow : interaction, gravity, and potential -- Connections and correlations : the science of networks -- The science of cities -- The growth of cities : rank, size, and clocks -- Hierarchies and networks -- Urban structure as space syntax -- Distance in complex networks -- Fractal growth and form -- Urban simulation -- The science of design -- Hierarchical design -- Markovian design machines -- A theory for collective action -- Urban development as exchange -- Plan design as committee decision-making -- Conclusions: a future science -- References -- Author index -- Subject index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Preamble -- Prerequisites and foundations -- Building a science of cities -- EBB and flow : interaction, gravity, and potential -- Connections and correlations : the science of networks -- The science of cities -- The growth of cities : rank, size, and clocks -- Hierarchies and networks -- Urban structure as space syntax -- Distance in complex networks -- Fractal growth and form -- Urban simulation -- The science of design -- Hierarchical design -- Markovian design machines -- A theory for collective action -- Urban development as exchange -- Plan design as committee decision-making -- Conclusions: a future science -- References -- Author index -- Subject index

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