Category Archives: Fractals

Modelling Singapore

In our collaboration with the Complexity Group at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), we are involved in various simulations of development in Singapore. James Decraene, Chris Monterola, Gary Lee, Terence Hung, and myself have built a simple … Continue reading

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Foundations of Urban Science

CUSP –  New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress – in launching their Masters program in Applied Urban Science and Informatics, have put together a fascinating course called Foundations of Urban Science which is being taught this fall by … Continue reading

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Cities, Brains, Percolation

At ECCS ’13 this morning, Elsa Arcaute, Lecturer in Urban Modelling in CASA, is talking about our work on city size using percolation theory which has analogies to Hernan Makse’s work on percolation and the brain. Click here for the … Continue reading

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