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Urban information models for city planning

Hamilton, A, Wang, H, Tanyer, AM, Arayici, Y, Zhang, X and Song, YH 2005, 'Urban information models for city planning' , Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITCon), 10 Special isssue , pp. 55-67.

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Abstract

City planning is a complex task and therefore needs to consider the interplay between multi-aspects of a city, for example, transport, pollution, and crime. A city model is important to representing urban issues in a clear manner to the relative stakeholders. Although some city models have been used in the planning process, they are often based on narrow data sets. When sustainability and the quality of urban life generally is considered a more holistic analysis of city issues during the planning process is needed. It calls for city models to be based on integrated data sets. The paper describes the concept and challenges of nD urban information model. The research work on how to develop an nD urban information model to accommodate data sets relevant to different aspects of city planning is presented.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science > QA076 Computer software
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Information Technology in Construction
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITCon)
Publisher: International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 14006529
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2007 13:50
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:48
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/599

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