Information Systems for Urban Planning

Information Systems for Urban Planning : A Hypermedia Cooperative Approach

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Urban planners who need to design information systems require an understanding of systems analysis, data acquisition and Geographical Information Systems(GIS). In recent years the need has emerged for computer-based maps using GIS, but planners now also require tools for co-operative work using groupware systems and the Internet, for global visualisation and real-time monitoring of urban activities and phenomena. Planners have moved beyond drawing land use plans, to examining the evolution of urban activities and to monitoring and analysing urban societal and environmental problems.Information Systems for Urban Planning will be of use for both students and practitioners alike. It will be particularly useful for those looking to design and use computer systems for the development of maps and written statements for city planning and public participation.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 25.4mm | 725g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • further reading
  • 0748409637
  • 9780748409631

Table of contents

1. Systems Analysis of Urban Planning Processes 2. Design Methodologies for Information Systems 3. Data Acquisition in an Urban Environment 4. Quality Control and Multisource Updating of Urban Databases 5. Hypermaps and Intranets for Urban Planning 6. From Urban Knowledge to Spatial Metainformation 7. Visualisation for Displaying and Accessing Urban Information 8. Groupware in Urban Planning 9.Computer Systems for Urban Planning 10. Computer Architecture for Urban Planning 11. Realshow more

About Robert Laurini

Laurini; Robert INSA de Lyon, France,show more