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Title: The potential impact of urban growth simulation on the long-term planning of our cities
Authors: Waldeck, L
Keywords: Urban growth
Urban Growth Simulation
Cities
Smart cities
Compact cities
UrbanSim
Sprawl
MATSim
Mass transit
Urbanisation
Issue Date: Oct-2012
Citation: Waldeck, L. The potential impact of urban growth simulation on the long-term planning of our cities. 4th CSIR Biennial Conference: Real problems relevant solutions, CSIR, Pretoria, 9-10 October 2012
Abstract: In this talk, the authro describes how the platform, currently consisting of UrbanSim and MATSim (both open source software) is being adapted to South African conditions, how it has been validated in three metropolitan municipalities and the potential impact that such technology could have on the long term planning and sustainability of our cities.
Description: 4th CSIR Biennial Conference: Real problems relevant solutions, CSIR, Pretoria, 9-10 October 2012
URI: http://www.conference2012.csir.co.za/sites/default/files/CSIR%20Conference%202012%20Waldeck%20V2.pdf
http://hdl.handle.net/10204/6183
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