Simulation of the complexity of cities with cast

Jankovic, Lubo, Hopwood, Bill and Alwan, Zaid (2005) Simulation of the complexity of cities with cast. In: ESM 2005 Proceedings. EUROSIS, pp. 56-58. ISBN 90-77381-22-8

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This paper presents the experience of development and operation of CAST - a City Analysis Simulation Tool. The work is based on collaboration between researchers, urban practitioners and computer scientists. The underlying principles of CAST are designed to capture the complexity of cities through a component based approach driven by an extended Cellular Automata model structure. The system model obtained through the interaction of components addresses the key aspects of the complexity of cities by integrating economics, land use, transport and population dynamics. Operation of the model will be tested using data from several local authorities. CAST allows the rapid exploration of many 'what-if' scenarios including the impact of possible development and policy changes.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This paper was presented at the ESM 2005 Conference, October 24-26 2005, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Uncontrolled Keywords: City modelling, complexity, emergence, integration, land use
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2015 11:55
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 22:54

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