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Modelling Urban Development with Geographical Information Systems and Cellular Automata

1st Edition

By Yan Liu

CRC Press

186 pages

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Urban development and migration from rural to urban areas are impacting prime agricultural land and natural landscapes, particularly in the less developed countries. These phenomena will persist and require serious study by those monitoring global environmental change. To address this need, various models have been devised to analyze urbanization a

Table of Contents

Urban Development Modelling and Cellular Automata. Simulating Sydney's Urban Development Using the Cellular Automation and Incorporating Fuzzy Set Approaches in a GIS.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply
TEC036000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems