Urban Modeling with Agent-Based System

Nov 30, 2015

This article describes research on using local interactions to generate intricate global patterns and emergent urban forms. An agent-based system (ABS) is used to optimize an urban network and construct the micro-level complexity within a simulated urban environment. The author focuses on how agent-driven emergent patterns can evolve during the simulation in response to the 'hidden hand' of macro-level goals.

keywords: self-organizing, agent-based system, space syntax, bottom-up, emergent

Author: 
Ming Tang, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP (University of Cincinnati)
Periodical: 
Perkins+Will Research Journal
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Perkins+Will
File: 

Community Reviews

0
No votes yet
Research Format: 
Research Use: 

Add comment

Log in or register to post comments