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dc.contributor.authorHammam, Yasseren_NZ
dc.contributor.authorMoore, Antonien_NZ
dc.contributor.authorWhigham, Peter Aen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorFreeman, Claireen_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:01:58Z
dc.date.copyright2004-11en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationHammam, Y., Moore, A., Whigham, P. A., & Freeman, C. (2004). Irregular vector-agent based simulation for land-use modelling (pp. 103–116). Presented at the 16th Annual Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre (SIRC 2004: A Spatio-temporal Workshop).en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/713
dc.description.abstractUrban structures exhibit complex patterns made of heterogeneous and irregular objects. Few works in the computational urban modelling literature have considered and examined the real geometric boundary of the city’s objects. However, most of these works are driven by Cellular Automata (CA) as a spatial modelling vehicle. This model has had success, but also has its limitations regarding the study of urban dynamics in computer simulation. Extensive modification of CA or use of a different modelling paradigm should be considered. We argue here that, representational realism must be achieved in urban complexity. This paper is an attempt to fill this gap to address the rigid structure of CA: we present a novel technique called the “vector-agent based simulation”, which uses discrete irregular objects as an autonomous spatial entity beneath an agent modelling structure. Through computer simulation, this new technique has been applied to von Thunen’s theory of agricultural land use as a hypothetical environment for model verification. The findings demonstrate that our proposal can be a new paradigm for urban simulationen_NZ
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dc.relation.urihttp://www.business.otago.ac.nz/SIRC05/conferences/2004/24_Hammam.pdfen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshG Geography (General)en_NZ
dc.subject.lcshQA76 Computer softwareen_NZ
dc.titleIrregular vector-agent based simulation for land-use modellingen_NZ
dc.typeConference or Workshop Item (Paper)en_NZ
dc.description.versionPublisheden_NZ
otago.date.accession2005-12-06en_NZ
otago.relation.pages103-116en_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
dc.identifier.eprints149en_NZ
dc.description.refereedNon Peer Revieweden_NZ
otago.school.eprintsSpatial Information Research Centreen_NZ
otago.school.eprintsInformation Scienceen_NZ
otago.school.eprintsGeographyen_NZ
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otago.event.dates29-30 November 2004en_NZ
otago.event.placeDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
otago.event.typeconferenceen_NZ
otago.event.title16th Annual Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre (SIRC 2004: A Spatio-temporal Workshop)en_NZ
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