This book presents an exposition of ongoing research in the fields of non-linear dynamic systems driven by the decisions of human beings and cognitive science as they relate to urban and regional analysis. It aims to illuminate the social and economic functioning of cities and regions.
Introduction 1. Asking Better Questions 2. Self-Organization and Evolution in Urban Systems 3. Public Transportation: A Dynamic Model of Mode Choice and Self-Organization 4. Adaptive Economics 5. Epistemological Aspects of Metropolitan Evolution 6. A Dynamical Analysis of Urban Systems 7. Computational Process Models of Individual Decision-Making Behavior