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A New Age for Geosimulation

Jochen Albrecht
2005 Transactions on GIS  
Guest Editorial A New Age for Geosimulation In an attempt to learn more about me, an engineering colleague on a Ph.D. committee that we both serve on asked me recently what is currently hot in GIScience  ...  One of the more intriguing aspects of geosimulations is the opportunity they provide for testing geographic theory.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2005.00228.x fatcat:h36e72jzmjbjli5ewzvjf34txa

Geosimulation, Automata, and Traffic Modeling [chapter]

Paul M. Torrens
2004 Handbook of Transport Geography and Spatial Systems  
Geosimulation tools may well play a role in exploring and validating new theories.  ...  THE EMERGING GEOSIMULATION APPROACH Geosimulation is a catch-all phrase that can be used to represent a "new wave" of simulation that has come to prominence in recent years.  ... 
doi:10.1108/9781615832538-031 fatcat:ka2jcjvtgnhlrampgjmv3vafyq

Cellular Automata and Multi-agent Systems as Planning Support Tools [chapter]

Paul M. Torrens
2003 Advances in Spatial Science  
However, a 'new wave' of models is currently under development in academic circles, and it is beginning to find application in practical contexts.  ...  This chapter presents an overview of 'traditional' land-use and transport models as planning support tools and examines their fragilities before reviewing a 'new wave' of urban models.  ...  Geosimulation could be considered as a reconsideration of the goals of simulation, with a new emphasis on building scenario-generating games-tools to think with-rather than predictive models.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24795-1_12 fatcat:42gokth3arg63e4jmfvksg2dku

How Artificial Intelligent Agents Do Shopping in a Virtual Mall: A 'Believable' and 'Usable' Multiagent-Based Simulation of Customers' Shopping Behavior in a Mall [chapter]

Walid Ali, Bernard Moulin
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper aims to present a set of requirements for multiagent-based simulations in terms of 'believability' and 'usability'.  ...  It also presents how these requirements have been put into use to develop a multiagent-based simulation prototype of customers' shopping behavior in a mall.  ...  Belafkir for their work on various aspects of the MAGS platform.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11766247_7 fatcat:fjm7j4w4tre2xpgr5mwhihrovu

Association of Neighborhood-Level Disadvantage With Alzheimer Disease Neuropathology

W. Ryan Powell, William R. Buckingham, Jamie L. Larson, Leigha Vilen, Menggang Yu, M. Shahriar Salamat, Barbara B. Bendlin, Robert A. Rissman, Amy J. H. Kind
2020 JAMA Network Open  
The association between neighborhood disadvantage and Alzheimer disease neuropathology was evaluated via logistic regression, adjusting for age, sex, and year of death.  ...  The sample consisted of 447 decedents (249 men [56%]; mean [SD] age, 80.3 [9.5] years; median year of death, 2011) spanning 24 years of donation.  ...  If more widely available, such linkages could allow for new insight into the extent to which SDOH may affect risk for AD dementia and neuropathology.  ... 
doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.7559 pmid:32525547 pmcid:PMC7290421 fatcat:gwbp4zvvkzeqxojqbicarzrria

Generating a Close-to-Reality Synthetic Population of Ghana

Tyler J. Frazier, Andreas Alfons
2012 Social Science Research Network  
The purpose of this research is to generate a close-to-reality synthetic human population for use in a geosimulation of urban dynamics.  ...  Contingency coefficients, cumulative distributions, mosaic plots, and box plots are presented for evaluation in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of the new method in its application to Ghana.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Volkswagen Stiftung for their support of this research as well as associated project work related to simulating urban dynamics in the developing world  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2086345 fatcat:xmktkug6hfb5fdp7thl7asgpj4

The Future of Central European Cities – Optimization of a Cellular Automaton for the Spatially Explicit Prediction of Urban Sprawl [chapter]

Andreas Rienow
2016 Optimization Algorithms - Methods and Applications  
In the comparative analysis, the integrated modeling approach is carried out for a unique postindustrial European agglomeration: The Ruhr Area.  ...  Conceptually in SVMs, input vectors are projected in a higher-dimensional feature space in which an optimal separating hyperplane can be constructed for separating the input data into two or more classes  ...  Geosimulation -Using the AI of cells The new wave of urban simulation often goes under the name of geosimulation.  ... 
doi:10.5772/62424 fatcat:ergidrqg4vcynebsjfl3bhrn64

Spatially-explicit simulation of two-way coupling of complex socio-environmental systems: Socio-hydrological risk and decision making in Mexico City

Luis A. Bojórquez-Tapia, Marco Janssen, Hallie Eakin, Andres Baeza, Fidel Serrano-Candela, Paola Gómez-Priego, Yosune Miquelajauregui
2019 Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling  
Hence, its computational framework involves the implementation of a suite of system models, geographic information system-multicriteria decision analysis, and geosimulation.  ...  MEGADAPT represents Mexico City as a self-organizing system.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by the National Science Foundation (CNH Grant 1414052), and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (CRN3108).  ... 
doi:10.18174/sesmo.2019a16129 fatcat:ldbegjwio5etfjpern5jfbta3e

Introduction to Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases [chapter]

Dongmei Chen, Bernard Moulin, Jianhong Wu
2015 Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics  
In the United States about 20 million new STD infections occur each year, in which half occur among young people aged 15-24 (CDC 2013b).  ...  create and explore new simulation models; and the ZoonosisMAGS software coded in C++ to develop full-scale geosimulations of VDB spread.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118630013.ch1 fatcat:yn4houf56bdlbaag4c5wyfi5ji

A Geosimulation Approach for Data Scarce Environments: Modeling Dynamics of Forest Insect Infestation across Different Landscapes

Taylor Anderson, Suzana Dragicevic
2016 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
The objective of this study is to develop a geosimulation approach to overcome the challenge of data scarcity and represent EAB infestation at a regional scale.  ...  Simulation results represent EAB propagation and indicate different dynamics of spread for each landscape. Urban environments are identified as being at the greatest risk to the infestation.  ...  The authors are thankful to Meg Krawchuk and Tina Semeniuk for providing feedback at an earlier stage of this research and for the feedback from the anonymous reviewers during the revision process.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi5020009 fatcat:2knfrjk3gverfjjpwvzf243tbi

Space Matters: extending sensitivity analysis to initial spatial conditions in geosimulation models [article]

J. Raimbault, C. Cottineau, M. Le Texier, F. Le Néchet, R. Reuillon
2018 arXiv   pre-print
for public policy, the validity of generative models is uncertain unless their results are proven robust and representative of 'real-world' conditions.  ...  Although simulation models of geographical systems in general and agent-based models in particular represent a fantastic opportunity to explore socio-spatial behaviours and to test a variety of scenarios  ...  We thank the European Grid Infrastructure and its supporting National Grid Initiatives (France-Grilles in particular) for providing the technical support and infrastructure.  ... 
arXiv:1812.06008v1 fatcat:56vfqufnnrhh5pvwc7ffgwapj4

Editorial: Some thoughts on geospatial analysis and modeling

Bin Jiang
2007 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems  
The theme papers demonstrate partially recent developments in geospatial analysis and modeling for uncovering knowledge for various applications.  ...  The challenge for the research is to go beyond the conventional cartographic and geographic (mainly statistics-based) methods, and to develop more advanced and robust models for analyzing and mining geospatial  ...  Many new methods have been developed under the different flags of spatial data mining, geocomputation, geosimulation, and geovisualization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2007.08.001 fatcat:tfymiqkvcndfjbls6mnzlmdfcy

The Agent Visualization System: A Graphical and Textual Representation for Multi-Agent Systems

Hala Mostafa, Reem Bahgat
2005 Information Visualization  
As scientists from various domains increasingly resort to agent-based simulation for a more thorough understanding of real-world phenomena, the need for a simulation environment that facilitates rapid  ...  The proposed system is a generic add-on that equips a simulation environment with a rich set of visualization facilities offering a variety of textual and graphical browsers that allow the modeler to detect  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Fredrik Holmgren of the Distributed Systems Lab at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) for the numerous fruitful discussions with him during the design phase of the  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.ivs.9500093 fatcat:244b6svwyrbedm62quvq56xu5m

Perspectives on urban theories [article]

Denise Pumain, Juste Raimbault
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In a first part we replace them in relation to a few principles that were experimented in our program, and in a second part we situate them with respect to a broader view of international literature on  ...  At the end of the five years of work in our GeoDiverCity program, we brought together a diversity of authors from different disciplines.  ...  This evolution lasted a few millennia, with many new arrivals and disappearances of cities, though not exceeding a proportion of about 10% of the total world population in the pre-industrial ages (Bairoch  ... 
arXiv:1911.02854v1 fatcat:kxtrult4wbbjjm6cdgvru5dgja

Agent-based geographical modeling of public library locations

Franc J. Zakrajšek, Vlasta Vodeb
2020 Library & Information Science Research  
Agent-based geographical modeling is a method for simulating complex urban environments using heuristic and approximated algorithms.  ...  Results suggest that agentbased geographical modeling is a promising method for research in the field of library and information science.  ...  Open source software for the development of web-based mapping applications created another potential opportunity for LIS research and spatial analyses (Agee, Vodeb, & Vodeb, 2015) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2020.101013 fatcat:khgc7m7umva7jd6ozhu4vapxky
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