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Structure and Dynamics of Cities : Urban Data Analysis and Theoretical Modeling (Hardcover) (Marc

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"With over half of the world's population now living in urban areas, the ability to model and understand the structure and dynamics of cities is becoming increasingly valuable. Combining new data with tools and concepts from statistical physics and urbaneconomics, this book presents a modern and interdisciplinary perspective on cities and urban systems. Both empirical observations and theoretical approaches are critically reviewed, with particular emphasis placed on derivations of classical models and results, along with analysis of their limits and validity. Key aspects of cities are thoroughly analyzed, including mobility patterns, the impact of multimodality, the coupling between different transportation modes, the evolution of infrastructure networks, spatial and social organisation, and interactions between cities. Drawing upon knowledge and methods from areas of mathematics, physics, economics and geography, the resulting quantitative description of cities will be of interest to all those studyingand researching how to model these complex systems"--
Number of Pages: 294
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Marc Barthelemy
Language: English
Street Date: January 31, 2017
TCIN: 51556598
UPC: 9781107109179
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-5474
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