Procedural modeling of urban layout: population, land use, and road network

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Abstract

This paper introduces an urban simulation system generating urban layouts with population, road network and land use layers. The desired urban spatial structure is obtained by generating a population map based on population density models. The road network is generated at two spatial levels corresponding to the road hierarchy. The land use allocation is based on the What If? allocation model. The expected results are urban layouts suitable for academic scenario analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3333-3342
Number of pages10
JournalTransportation Research Procedia
Volume25
Early online date2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event14th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR 2016), 10-15 July 2016, Shanghai, China - Shanghai, China
Duration: 10 Jul 201615 Jul 2016
http://www.wctrs-conference.com/
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Keywords

  • land use
  • population
  • procedural modelling
  • road network
  • urban simulation

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