Examining the sustainability impacts of mega-sports events: fuzzy mapping as a new integrated appraisal system
Dodouras, S and James, P 2004, Examining the sustainability impacts of mega-sports events: fuzzy mapping as a new integrated appraisal system , in: 4th International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment, 29th March - 2nd April 2004, Salford.
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Unlike other aspects of daily life and work, the pursuit of sustainable development in our communities requires an understanding of complex and sometimes counterintuitive processes that unfold over a long period of time. In order to develop these ideas it is necessary to find a situation, which is both complex and time constrained. Such a situation is found with mega-sport events and their host cities/regions. Many decision-making and problem-solving tasks are too complex to be understood quantitatively, however, people succeed by using knowledge that is imprecise rather than precise. Fuzzy logic is a powerful problem-solving methodology with a myriad of applications in embedded control and information processing. The authors report on progress towards their long-term objective of the development of an integrated appraisal system that can be considered as a new language; a new way of communication between academics, social, environmental scientists, politicians, decision-makers and the general public.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||fuzzy maps, integrated appraisal system, mega-sport events, sustainable development|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QH Natural history > QH001 General, inc. conservation, geographical distribution|
Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QH Natural history
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
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|Date Deposited:||03 Aug 2010 12:22|
|Last Modified:||08 Mar 2012 09:52|
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