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The New Science of Cities.

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Author/Creator:
Batty, Michael.
Publication:
Cambridge : MIT Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (519 pages)
Subjects:
Cities and towns -- Growth.
City planning.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A proposal for a new way to understand cities and their design not as artifacts but as systems composed of flows and networks.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Preamble
I Foundations and Prerequisites
1 Building a Science of Cities
2 Ebb and Flow
3 Connections and Correlations
II The Science of Cities
4 The Growth of Cities
5 Hierarchies and Networks
6 Urban Structure as Space Syntax
7 Distance in Complex Networks
8 Fractal Growth and Form
9 Urban Simulation
III The Science of Design
10 Hierarchical Design
11 Markovian Design Machines
12 A Theory for Collective Action
13 Urban Development as Exchange
14 Plan Design as Committee Decision Making
Conclusions: A Future Science
References
Author Index
Subject Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Batty, Michael The New Science of Cities
ISBN:
9780262318235
9780262019521
OCLC:
863047511
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