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Simulating urban growth by integrating landscape expansion index (LEI) and cellular automata

Xiaoping Liu, Lei Ma, Xia Li, Bin Ai, Shaoying Li, Zhijian He
2013 International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
This paper proposed a novel model called LEI-CA which incorporates landscape expansion index (LEI) with CA to simulate urban growth.  ...  Our experiments illustrate that the LEI-CA model not only overcomes the deficiencies of traditional CA but might also better understand urban evolution process.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41171308) and a Foundation for the Author of National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of PR China  ... 
doi:10.1080/13658816.2013.831097 fatcat:dwwegmaiubcedhdtv7et25jgue

A Dispersion Index for the Analysis of the Distribution of Activities in the Tunisian Coastal City of Nabeul

Narjiss Bakhtyari, Asma Rejeb Bouzgarrou, Christophe Claramunt, Hichem Rejeb
2022 Geomatics  
This research investigates the duality of the spatial organization and urban activities generated by the coastalization processes of the city of Nabeul.  ...  The first part of the study analyzes the city's fragmentations of the urban landscape using a novel generic index of directional dispersion and a set of space syntax metrics.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/geomatics2020010 fatcat:qallzbggozhntin3ubfttx525q

Urban Landscape Quality Index – Planning Tool for Evaluating Urban Landscapes and Improving the Quality of Life

Athanasios Alexandru Gavrilidis, Cristiana Maria Ciocănea, Mihai Răzvan Niţă, Diana Andreea Onose, Irina Iulia Năstase
2016 Procedia Environmental Sciences  
The expansion of urbanized areas has increased people's access to modern facilities and urban infrastructures but decreased the quality of life due to social imbalances characterizing large cities.  ...  Our study proposesed the assessment of urban landscape using an Urban Landscape Quality Index (ULQI) used for mapping the landscape quality within a city.  ...  for evaluating the potential of urban green infrastructures for sustainable planning.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2016.03.020 fatcat:4endx5omezexlhzz2veha33wha

Territorial Differences of Human Development Index in Romania

2011 Romanian Review of Regional Studies  
At an international level, the Human Development Index is usually used for measuring and comparing these issues.  ...  The measuring of human capital, human development from both a quantitative and a qualitative point of view is difficult, the problem being further complicated if we consider regional and territorial approaches  ...  in the proximity of bigger cities.  ... 
doaj:a199942c2e8a4dfeb9d4d2a295a36fa4 fatcat:ho7jzr7zerasfn3pbcd73u6sze

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2007 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
##1018-186·284A Integrated delivery systems An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Sudden Cardiac Death Improves Survival in an Urban Setting##1019- 196·230A Impact of Coordinated Process of Care  ...  ·226A An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Sudden Cardiac Death Improves Survival in an Urban Setting##1019- 196·230A Bedside Prediction of Elevated Filling Pressures With Acoustic Cardiography  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2007.01.047 fatcat:w6ingwinqrckdghdkhndushcfq

Identifying the Social Urban Spatial Structure of Vulnerability: Towards Climate Change Equity in Bogotá

Vasco Barbosa, Mónica Marcela Suárez Pradilla
2021 Urban Planning  
Consequently, the question arises as to how the urban spatial structure and organization contribute to an inclusive and equitable socio-spatial evolution, considering climate change impacts.  ...  We propose a methodological approach of analysing spatial syntax and the (social) intensity of activities and infrastructure, which enables us to characterize the urban structure itself and identify vulnerable  ...  The authors wish to express their thanks to the Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de La Sabana, and to the Department of Civil Engineering, Colombian School of Engineering Julio Garavito.  ... 
doi:10.17645/up.v6i4.4630 fatcat:pc4d2cnrkrg6rbx7ioxwugcwie

Creative City Index

John Hartley, Jason Potts, Trent MacDonald
2012 Cultural Science  
The index will be used as follows: • to provide a more comprehensive rank of a subset of global cities; • to improve policymaking and implementation; • to foster the expansion of creativity and innovation  ...  This analytical approach makes our framework superior to the aggregation-based approaches of other creative city index designs.  ... 
doi:10.5334/csci.41 fatcat:uo5nmnkq7nabvcxu6nhatuphdq

Understanding the Urban Sprawl in the Mid-Size Latin American Cities through the Urban Form: Analysis of the Concepción Metropolitan Area (Chile)

Carolina Rojas, Iván Muñiz, Joan Pino
2013 Journal of Geographic Information System  
So our principal findings include: an increment of nearly 100% in the urban surface, the importance of a polycentric urban structure in the process of consolidation as a support for analyzing different  ...  The present work analyzes urban sprawl through an urban form in the Concepción Metropolitan Area, Chile, between 1990 and 2009, considering local aspects that may have played a role in the process.  ...  Aproximaciones desde su Sostenibilidad y Evaluación Ambiental Estratégica" (Evaluation of the metropolitan territory by means of sustainable approaches and strategic environmental assessment).  ... 
doi:10.4236/jgis.2013.53021 fatcat:eueywy433nfjvj72bbtlhi7vmi

Analysis on Evolution Characteristics and Dynamic Mechanism of Urban Green Innovation Network: A Case Study of Yangtze River Economic Belt

Ren-Jie Zhang, Hsing-Wei Tai, Kuo-Tai Cheng, Zheng-Xu Cao, Hui-Zhong Dong, Jun-Jie Hou
2021 Sustainability  
Node proximity and connection symmetry inhibit the growth and development of networks, and knowledge flow cooperation networks can accelerate the evolution of green innovation networks.  ...  of green innovation network expansion using a spatial econometric model.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14010297 fatcat:sdpbmhbalngpdo5fdl2dvfkija

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1993 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
Urban Coronary Intensive Care Unit 951-121. 414A Evaluation of the Extent of Infarcted Myocardium Measured by Gd-DTPA Enhanced MR Imaging 948-91 • 407 A Evolution of Lp(a), and Apolipoproteins B and A-I  ...  Proximal to the Interaction of Human Plaque Smooth Muscle Cells With Extracellular Matrix Components: Expression of Cell Surface Proteins With Relation to Cellular Locomotion 783·3. 322A Procedures: An  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(10)80312-2 fatcat:it6q4uxdhvc4jghxldtyvubrja

Evaluating the Impact of China's Rail Network Expansions on Local Accessibility: A Market Potential Approach

Wenjie Wu, Yutian Liang, Di Wu
2016 Sustainability  
This paper uses a market potential approach to examine the evolution of the rail transport network of China and its spatial distributional impacts on local accessibility, with a particular focus on high-speed  ...  The results point to the profound implications of railroad network expansion on the accessibility dynamics in periphery regions relative to core regions.  ...  In a similar vein, Wang [6] used the distance-based proximity index to measure the evolution of rail networks across 330 prefecture cities in China between 1906-2000.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8060512 fatcat:v6mzs52mt5gxpjnxyfjexj5nky

A New Urban Index for Expressing Inner-City Patterns Based on MODIS LST and EVI Regulated DMSP/OLS NTL

Yangxiaoyue Liu, Yaping Yang, Wenlong Jing, Ling Yao, Xiafang Yue, Xiaodan Zhao
2017 Remote Sensing  
Consequently, we propose an NTL-based city index that utilizes the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Land Surface Temperature (LST) and Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) images to regulate  ...  However, the pixel saturation phenomenon leads to a serious limitation in mapping luminance variations in urban zones with nighttime illumination levels that approach or exceed the pixel saturation limits  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors wish to thank the China Knowledge Center for Engineering Sciences and Technology (No.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9080777 fatcat:v33ifoquk5fblfx5aie67pqnzi

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2001 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
for the Treatment of Recurrent Syncope in Patients With a Positive or Negative Response to Head-Up Tilting Test 1099.48-159A An Integrated Clinical Approach to Predicting the Benefit of Tirofiban  ...  Financing Administration (HCFA) Initiative to Improve Out-Patient Care 1247.5*512A Can the External Peer Review Process Provide Adequate Feedback co Sustain the Implementation of the Heart Failwe  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(01)80011-5 fatcat:t24gdzhxbnerfiwpio32xzznyu

Mapping and Evaluating the Urbanization Process in Northeast China Using DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data

Kunpeng Yi, Hiroshi Tani, Qiang Li, Jiquan Zhang, Meng Guo, Yulong Bao, Xiufeng Wang, Jing Li
2014 Sensors  
In this paper, an Urban Light Index (ULI) is constructed to facilitate analysis and quantitative evaluation of the process of urbanization and expansion rate by using DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data during  ...  A unit circle urbanization evaluation model is established to perform a comprehensive analysis of the urbanization process of 34 prefecture-level cities in Northeast China.  ...  In China, urbanization is characterized by a large migration of rural populations to urban areas, which might result in the constant expansion of these urban areas.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s140203207 pmid:24553086 pmcid:PMC3958282 fatcat:xd3dvherkzaadjqgs4ikpo4wai

Sprawl and Density, Towards a Dispersed Urban form The Case of Córdoba City - Argentina

M. Cecilia Marengo
2015 Journal of Engineering and Architecture  
Finally, the conclusion mentions the need for new approaches in physical planning to address the problems arising from the evolution of ongoing processes.  ...  Numerous studies confirm as a feature of the current development model, the evolution of land use patterns towards a dispersed form and the decline of gross densities associated to the process of sprawl  ...  Later the Municipality disaffected 1.238 hectares initially planned as areas of future expansion due to the proximity with an area of hazardous industrial uses (explosives).The land affected to urban use  ... 
doi:10.15640/jea.v3n2a5 fatcat:gjuzkctjnrgtrp4rlhngf2oy6e
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