Assessing the Impact of Individual Attitude towards Otherness on the Structure of Urban Residential Space: A Multi-actor Model
André Ourednik, 2009, « Assessing the Impact of Individual Attitude towards Otherness on the Structure of Urban Residential Space: A Multi-actor Model », in O. Gervasi et al. (Eds.): Computational Science and its Applications — ICCSA 2009, Part I, LNCS 5592, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag,pp.189-204.
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.abstract : One of the main challenges of today’s analytical geography is the back-linking of observed phenomena to individual actions, as not determined by individuals’ structural situation in a one-goal society but by their very choice of spatial goals, i.e. by what shall be called individuals’ actor-dimension. In this paper we present an actor-based model of urban residential mobility. Results show that public policies in urban development must take into account and act on this actor-dimension if they are not to obtain effects opposite to their aims.
.keywords : Actor-based modeling - urban development - residential space - theory of action
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