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Introduction to Urban Science by Luis M. A. Bettencourt
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Introduction to Urban Science by Luis M. A. Bettencourt
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Aug 17, 2021 | ISBN 9780262046008

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Table Of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
1 Why Cities? What Is Urban Science?
2 Classical Models of Cities and Urban Functional Definitions
3 Complex Networks and Urban Scaling
4 The Statistics of Urban Quantities. Predictability, Identity and Universality
5 Diversity and the Productivity of Cities
6 Neighborhoods and Human Development
7 Cities the Origins of Settlements in History
8 Urban Systems, Demography and the Laws of Geography
9 Growth, Information and the Emergence of Institutions
10 What Are Cities for? The Challenges Ahead
Appendix A: Background Derivations for the Core-Periphery Model
Appendix B: Urban Economics Models
Appendix C: Overview of the Ergodic Theorems of Demography
Appendix D: General Probability Solution for Geometric Random Growth
Notes
References
Index

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