geocomputation

Malleson, N., Vanky, A., Hashemian, B., Santi, P., Verma, S.K., Courtney, T.K., Ratti, C.. (2018). The characteristics of asymmetric pedestrian behavior: A preliminary study using passive smartphone location data. Transactions in GIS. DOI: 10.1111/tgis.12336 Understanding the movements of people is essential for the design and management of urban areas. This...

Mustafa, Ahmed, Alison Heppenstall, Hichem Omrani, Ismaïl Saadi, Mario Cools, Jacques Teller (2017) Modelling built-up expansion and densification with multinomial logistic regression, cellular automata and genetic algorithm. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 67 147–156 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0198971517302405 This paper presents a model to simulate built-up expansion and densification based on a combination...

Authors: Richard Harris, David O’Sullivan, Mark Gahegan, Martin Charlton, Lex Comber, Paul Longley, Chris Brunsdon, Nick Malleson, Alison Heppenstall, Alex Singleton, Daniel Arribas-Bel, Andy Evans (2017) Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science 44(4), pp. 598 – 617 http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2399808317710132 Abstract: This year marks the 21st anniversary of the...

Author: Professor Alison Heppenstall. I attended the International Congress on Agent Computing at George Mason University (US) last month.  It was organised to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Robert Axtell and Joshua Epstein‘s landmark work,  Growing Artificial Societies and as such was both a celebration and a reflection on how far the discipline has...

Author: Andy Evans. In many respects, GeoComputation is a field whose time has come. If we take GeoComputation to be “The Art and Science of Solving Complex Spatial Problems with Computers”1, GeoComputation is now the go-to area for both professional analysts and the public. 20 years ago, in 1996, when...